• About Buddy’s Cottage

    Nestled in the centre of the market town of Kendal, this cosy cottage is perfect for small families looking to explore the Lake District.

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      Cottage

    • Asset 46

      2 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 4 people

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      1 pet(s) allowed

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    Cottage features
    • Fuel and power included
      Fuel and power included
    • Golf nearby
      Golf nearby
    • Pub within 1 mile
      Pub within 1 mile
    • Television
      Television
    • Woodburning stove
      Woodburning stove
    • WiFi
      WiFi
    • Short breaks all year
      Short breaks all year
    • Bed linen & towels included
      Bed linen & towels included
    • Washing machine
      Washing machine
    • Car parking - on site
      Car parking - on site
    • Station within 1 mile
      Station within 1 mile
    Safer Stays

    We have encouraged all of our owners to adapt their cleaning routine. The provider of this accommodation has confirmed they are following the Safer Stays principles, which include:

    • Extra cleaning and sanitisation
    • Extra time for property to air
    • Safe key collection and key drop
    • Hand soap or sanitiser provided
    • Social distancing guidance
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    Customer reviews by Reevoo
    Hoseasons "Nestled in the centre of the market town of Kendal this cosy cottage is perfect for small families looking to explore the Lake District.\n\n\nGround Floor \n\n\nLivingdining room\n With wood burner 32 Freeview TV DVD player and wooden floor.\n\nKitchen \nWith electric oven electric hob microwave fridge freezer and tiled floor.\n\nUtility room \nWith washerdryer.\n\n \nFirst Floor \n\n\nBedroom 1\n With kingsize bed.\n\nBedroom 2\n With twin beds.\n\nBathroom \nWith shower over bath and toilet.\n\n \n\n \n\n \n\nElectric central heating electricity bed linen towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack. \n\n Bike store. Parking permit for 1 car. No smoking. \n\n Buddy’s Cottage is a cosy traditional Cumbrian home quirky and characterful. There is a large utility room where you can leave your coats muddy boots and bikes after a day of exploring the area. The well-equipped kitchen has everything you will need on your Lake District holiday and the spacious living room complete with a cosy corner sofa and warming wood burner makes the perfect space to end your day. There are two sweet bedrooms and a modern bathroom.\n\nBuddy’s Cottage is centrally positioned in the historical market town of Kendal the third largest town in Cumbria offering an array of independent cafés bars and shops supermarkets and breweries. With the River Kent running through the middle of the town it offers some lovely riverside walks while the ruins of Kendal Castle at the top of the hill provide stunning panoramic views. Just a 20-minute drive away is the popular village of Windermere where you can enjoy the local shops cafés and bars on offer. Cruises on Lake Windermere can be accessed from Bowness-on-Windermere which is also just a short drive away. Beach 13½ miles. Shop pub and restaurant 100 yards. " https://img.chooseacottage.co.uk/Property/106/840/10642791.jpg UK10318

    Buddy’s Cottage reviews collected by Reevoo

    7.7 out of 10 – based on 5 reviews

    Overall rating

    7.7

    Comfort and Equipment

    7.5

    Location

    9.2

    Cleanliness

    9.2

    Value for money

    9.3

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    7
    out of 10

    On the positive side: the bed is super comfy and the cottage has everything you may need. It's super central as well so you can walk to the centre and there are enough shops around in case you need groceries, etc. The cottage has some board games which were actually nice. On the negative side: The instructions were not very clear. We got the key and were trying to open the front door (which we realised later is actually blocked from the inside) so the entrance is on the back. The parking permit was by the washing machine and we completely missed it. I would expect this to be by the house rules/instructions. Also, the cottage is cold. This is not particularly surprising but the heating is timed (only from 6:30am to 8:30am and then again in the afternoon) and the log burner is definitely not enough to keep it warm. If you are a person who struggles in the cold (like my partner) bring extra layers.

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    2020-03-03

    9
    out of 10

    We had a lovely long weekend in this cosy cottage. Location was ideal, just a very short walk to restaurants and shops which was handy with the wet weather we had. The cottage was lovely and well equipped. Only very minor inconvenience was the parking as although there was on street parking directly outside the cottage, this was taken up entirely with large vans for the duration of our stay. This meant we had to park quite a distance from the cottage which made unloading and packing the car in the rain a bit of a pain. However I suppose this is to be expected with a town centre location and was not the end of the world. We would definitely recommend this cottage to any other family with young children, in addition to having all the things Kendal town has to offer, it was only a short drive to other attractions such as Beatrix Potter World, Windermere and the Lakeside railway and aquarium (all good for rainy days with kids!)

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    2020-02-29

    8
    out of 10

    Enjoyed a family break here over new year for a week. Lovely cosy little cottage very close to local amenities-bars and shops literally on your door step! Parking was a problem and the property was noisy on an evening due to it not having double glazing. Twin bedroom could benefit from black out blinds too. However beds were very comfy and we loved the log burning stove. We’d recommend the cottage to anyone. Thank you x

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    2020-01-12

    6
    out of 10

    My friend and I had this cottage for a few days in November. Unfortunately we were frozen. There was nothing to light the wood burner with on the first night even though it said there would be. The central heating wasn’t on and when we did find where to put it on the radiators were barely warm and there was no indication of how we could turn the heating up. We turned the thermostatic radiator controls to max but it made no difference. The radiators were big enough to heat the room so maybe they need attention. When we did get the fire going each night we burnt through a bag of logs per night with little effect unless we stood 6 inches away. We couldn’t work out where the heat was going. We followed the instructions and called friends with log burners for advice. We bought thermal vests, hand warmers, thick socks and used blankets every night to keep warm. The bedding was warm enough and the beds comfortable though getting out of the shower was freezing. We laughed about it and it would be a lovely place to stay in better weather. The kitchen is well equipped and the bottle of Prosecco a nice touch.

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    2019-12-01

    10
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    2019-10-07

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