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Lynn Rawcliffe

Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english

5 bed, 4 baths luxury, wifi, sky, hot tub, garden, dog run,free leisure fac

32 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Kendal & South Lakes House Rental Photos and Description

Free leisure facilties, wifi, sky, wii, parking, garden,views, enclosed dog run.

This spacious holiday home has a contemporary open plan interior with luxury fixture and fittings. It is located at Newby Bridge, only a 15 min drive to Bowness and 5 mins to lake Windermere. There is ample parking for up to 5 cars, a landscape garden with hot tub. its set amongst open fields with the hills as the perfect backdrop. It has 5 bedrooms, 3 en suite, and 1 bathroom downstairs, also, open plan living area, added to which is a spacious conservatory with a second wall mounted plasma TV which overlooks the spacious garden with fire pit. The open plan lounge and dining area has bi-fold doors which when folded back, open out to a sunny patio, with its feature stone walls and lush planting. It is a perfect retreat for families, or couples, who wish to have that added luxury whilst staying in such a beautiful location. The property has full Sky HD, Wii console and games, internet access. Dogs welcome if supervised, with separate, enclosed dog run. Guests also have free entrance to the White water Hotel leisure facilities, located at Back barrow.. Fell foot park is next door and can be accessed directly from the property, via a gate at the bottom of the garden. I also offer in house massage service which previous guests have found to be of value after walking the fells, this requires to be pre booked.

Also more pics on Facebook page./Rawcliffe leisure.

Newby bridge is an outstandingly beautiful part of the lakes, and the property is located right at the heart of this location, yet only a short stroll away from the Swan and the Newby Bridge hotels, which both have good restaurants. The quaint village of Cartmel is only a 15 min drive away, which is where you can find the famous Michelin star, l'enclume restaurant.

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  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Lynn Rawcliffe (Property Manager)
Member since: 2006
Call Manager
Speaks: english

About Lynn Rawcliffe

I have been letting holiday cottages in the lakes since 2004 and offer luxury holiday accommodation. I am very keen to ensure that all my guests in all my cottages are always very well satisfied and depart the cottages having had a marvelous holiday. I decided quite early on to offer accommodation which allows guests to bring their dogs whilst still enjoying luxurious surrounding, I am a dog owner myself and always found it difficult to find good quality holiday lets that also allow dogs. I am very proud of the fact that I have managed to combine both.

Lynn Rawcliffe purchased this house in 2007

Why Lynn Rawcliffe chose Kendal & South Lakes

The Haven is a very special property, it took me a full year to renovate and enlarge to add on a large extension and conservatory which now capture the magnificent views, which no matter what time of year it is, always remain spectacular. The house is modern with open plan living, which has proven to be successful when occupied by large groups or large families. I always prefer to meet and greet guests to offer that personal touch and to offer ideas of where to go in the surrounding area, as Newby bridge has a lot to offer.

What makes this house unique

As previously mentioned, the views from every window are very special, the walks and the fact that fell foot park is right next door and can be accessed via the field and walk which runs by the river. the garden is great for entertaining and the fire pit at the bottom of the garden is always a hit with guests. there is also a spacious hot tub which is available to guests all year round..


based on 32 traveler reviews

5 bed, 4 baths luxury, wifi, sky, hot tub, garden, dog run,free leisure fac
average rating of 4.84375 based on 32 reviews
Lancaster, UK

Great house for large groups

  • 4 of 5

Ten of us stayed 3 nights and had a great time. Communication with Lynn was very smooth and the full breakages deposit refunded on the day we checked out. Although the house is right next to a fairly noisy, fast road, the traffic was barely audible once inside or when sitting at the back of the house. We really enjoyed making use of the hot tub. Our only slight disappointments were that (1) we couldn't use the BBQ as it hadn't been cleaned by the previous guests which is a requirement and we didn't have the appropriate products to do this ourselves. (2) we couldn't use the bath tub in the Master Suite as the tap wasn't working. All in all we would recommend The Haven.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Great for a large group

  • 5 of 5

We are a group of young graduates who came to the Haven for a reunion. The house was perfect for us - big enough that we were not on top of each other and with great spaces for socializing together. Everything was as expected - the photos are pretty accurate (although I think some of the furniture has moved/changed since they were taken). The location is also very good, in short driving distance from hiking (we did Scafell Pike) and other activities and a walk to a cute park where we went boating. Lynn was easy to communicate with and fast to resolve an issue we had with the hot tub. We would definitely recommend the Haven!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Great Place, Booking facility lousy.

  • 3 of 5

We had a great weeks stay at this place. Lives up to its pictures.

Delightful, luxury home. Took ten adults with ease.

BUT - amazed that they would not take credit card booking. Demanded bank transfer which is very hard to arrange from New Zealand and Lynne was Not helpful. 4 emails later I got enough details of their bank to transfer the money.

Rebate of Bond has been non-existent however despite MANY emails. Just no reply. If I lived in England I would take legal action but just too hard from the other side of the world.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Amazing stay

  • 5 of 5

Stopped at the Haven for three nights. House was a lot bigger than expected and don't think the photos do it justice.

Would recommended the house to anybody and the other guests also thought the house was a great find.

Also had great communication with Lynn as well in the lead up to the stay and during the stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Great weekend away with friends - Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a long weekend stay with friends at The Haven. Lynn was there to meet us & showed us round. The house is lovely, clean, comfortable & well equipped with everything you could possibly need for a weekend away. We made good use of the hot tub in the very pleasant & private gardens. As a group of 4 couples, the house was more than large enough for us all to stay & have a thoroughly great time but have our privacy too. The surrounding area is beautiful & although the weather was mixed we managed to get out every day & fulfill our plans. We had an amazing day on the Saturday with beautiful weather & a great trek up Crinkle Craggs in the Langdale valley to experience the most amazing, beautiful scenery from the top. Most special for 4 of our group for whom the Lake District was their first visit.

All in all a fantastic weekend was had by all.

The only problem we encountered was our inability to be able to get a Taxi or a Takeaway on Saturday evening - but this situation could have been avoided by a bit more forward planning by us. So just a little warning for future guests to be well organised!!

I would definitely recommend this place & would have no hesitation in a future return visit.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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North Yorkshire

Great place for a large family group

  • 5 of 5

Lovely place to stay if you are a large family group. Large open plan living / dining / cooking area so no one has to feel left out. Plenty of comfortable bedrooms and bathrooms so that everyone can have their own privacy and the outside space is great too. Safe garden for children to play in, large hot tub and lots of outdoor seating to enjoy. We were blessed with perfect weather for the whole of our stay and loved opening the bi-fold doors to the garden area so we could enjoy the sunshine both morning and evening. There's lots to do in the local area, Windermere boat trip just round the corner at Newby Bridge, small shop at petrol station just up the road and only a short drive to Ambleside, Bowness and Windermere if you need more shopping, easy walks and bike rides from the house, but the best bit of all was the beautiful countryside all around. A great holiday, we all loved it!

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Car: necessary

Newby Bridge is close to many attractions, including haverthwaite steam trains, the lakeside cruises, sea world, Cartmel village, Fell Foot Park, backbarrow for canoeing and many more.

Other Activities: hot air balloon rides from lakeside. Fell Foot Park 5mins away on the Lake.


Rates & Availability

Lakeside & Newby Bridge House Rental Rates

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Jul 1 2016 - Sep 2 2016
3 night minimum stay
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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $33
Refundable damage deposit $265

Prices exclude xmas and new year and are subject to change before confirmation of booking. Dogs are welcome but must be supervised at all times.


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Kendal & South Lakes House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , wet room
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , tub , downstairs bathroom
  • All bathrooms have good quality fittings and natural stone tiles. all have underfloor heating, except the downstairs bathroom. towels are provided.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , en suite wet room
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , en suite
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , en suite
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 child bed , bunk beds
  • The master bedroom is located upstairs and has a 6ft bed and french doors with balcony and stunning views, it also has a raised bath which is placed next to a large picture window, which allows for a very pleasant bathing experience, this room also has a large en suite wet room, with spacious closet space, underfloor heating, large wash hand basin and WC. Next door to the master is a lovely twin-bedded room with an en suite bathroom with bath, WC and basin. Across the landing is the guest room with a double bed and en suite shower room, it has two large windows allowing light to flood in, making this room a very pleasant room to stay in. Downstairs are 2 extra bedrooms, which include one double and a bunk bed room next door. Three of the bedrooms have TVs The bunk beds are suitable for adults.
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • spelunking
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
We do have a no smoking policy, and request guests who smoke to do so outside in respect for future guests who may stay at the property who do not smoke. in the garden is a firepit with 10 log stools to sit around whilst having a glass of vino infront of a fire!!!

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