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Neddy Cut

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Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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28 Customer Reviews

  • "Amazing accommodation, beautiful surroundings, quiet and peaceful location."

    Accommodation was finished to highest standard and the owner was very helpful. We will be visiting again.

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Jun 2023

  • "Fantastic property, very secluded, everything you could want in a holiday house."

    Loved the hot tub.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Jun 2023

  • "The lodges were lovely particularly the bathrooms."

    Very well maintained gardens. It was very peaceful and relaxing. The hot tub was a great bonus, again very well maintained. Three couples in the lodge felt very spacious. I would highly recommend and hope to return. The owners are very friendly and helpful. Thankyou for a lovely stay.

    Reviewed by Lynne5.0Sep 2022

  • "Lovely stay and we would like to return."

    The accommodation was clean, comfortable and had everything we needed. Kath was extremely helpful in the lead-up to our stay and the videos she sent were very helpful. The location was ideal once we found our bearings as it is quite tucked away in a lovely spot. Neddy Cut is slightly overlooked by two similar buildings but all are well separated so it still feels quite private. Slight damp smell at times but this was not a big issue, just an observation (possibly linked to warped wooden boards in the corner of living room, where we presumed the boiler to be). Very warm but this is a good thing when weather not so great. The boiler/ ventilation systems can be a little noisy at times for reasons we couldn’t quite figure out (in terms of when they came on). I was also pleased to note that during our stay no work was done on the adjacent building which is under construction. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Paul4.7Aug 2022

  • "Thank you for an amazing holiday."

    We loved the property - the hot tub was a favourite with the young kids and grandparents alike. The property was excellent in all regards and check in and check out was made efficient, clear and made easy. The location and local walks from the property were an added bonus. We would definitely recommend you (actually already have!) to others - many thanks for a very relaxing stay. NB: We stayed in Silly Knott not Neddy Cut (thanks for that change of property, it was a lovely location and useful to have the back garden).

    Reviewed by Emily5.0Jul 2022

  • "Spent an amazing Easter at Neddy Cut, the property was very clean with fantastic facilities."

    Easily the best holiday home I have ever rented, so peaceful. Went Segway riding in nearby Cartmel and had some of the best sticky toffee pudding ever. Fabulous base for exploring the lakes and some great walks on your doorstep.

    Reviewed by Maxine5.0Apr 2022

  • "Lots of small things add up to the best imaginable stay at Otter Tarn 5* Lakeland Retreat."

    On our arrival to meet and greet us was not only the wonderful owners with their warm welcome and a bottle of Prosecco along with sweet treats which were gratefully received after a long drive. The standard and attention to detail is outstanding within the property. The location is idillic providing a peaceful tranquil place to stay. A truly hidden gem and we would highly recommend to anyone wanting to stay in a 5* property and location so close to all of the Lakeland attractions. We will definitely be back next year.

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Nov 2021

  • "This place was amazing I couldn’t of asked for anything better if ur thinking about just booking just do it u won’t regret it."

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Nov 2021

  • "The property is outstanding for it's facilities, the general layout and the location."

    Also the videos sent to us by the owner prior to our stay were super helpful. Unfortunately, there was a problem with the heating system - on the Sunday of our stay, the heating was on full and would not turn off at the thermostats, resulting with the overnight temperature being unbearably hot in the bedrooms. We had to try to sleep with the outside doors to the bedrooms open, and walking to the bathroom with bare feet was almost impossible due to the temperature of the floor. We contacted the owner who tried her best to resolve, suggesting we turned the heating off at the boiler and putting it back on when required as she could not get anyone to look at the boiler till the last day of our visit. Also work on a build next to our lodge was quite distracting. Overall would recommend the property if heating is fixed and build next to it is completed.

    Reviewed by Allan4.4Oct 2021

  • "This is a great house in a gorgeous location, and ideally positioned for seeing the best of the Lake District while avoiding the crowded towns and villages."

    We loved our stay.

    Reviewed by Louise5.0Jul 2021

  • "The owners and all staff are friendly and helpful."

    The location is private and at the same time in easy driving distance of all the Lakes have to offer. Cartmel is small but has great food and drink to offer. The Belted Galloways are oblivious to the cars going through their pasture and will move out of the way when they decide to, not when the driver wants them to; added to the fun and kept the pace down to a real holiday level. Some good walks and runs to be had starting from the accommodation.

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Aug 2020

  • "A great property, beautifully presented and very clean."

    The owners were very friendly and extremely helpful.

    Reviewed by Sandy5.0Jun 2019

  • "⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ What a wonderful place and wonderful people."

    When my partner first shown me this place I nearly ruled it out due to having young children 1 and 4, I thought the out door space may have been an issue. I am so glad we decided to book as it was not an issue at all, was amazing and our children loved it, such a sense of space, playing freely on the grass, meeting the farm animals and even feeding the lambs which our daughter absolutely loved. They gave us lots of ideas for days out we could do in the area with the children which was great and we enjoyed some great family days. And when their day was done and fast asleep, we could spend our time relaxing in the hot-tub admiring the views and cozying up on the couch with a glass of wine and amazing cheese board from a shop they recommended in cartmel (so delicious). I would definitely recommend staying here the properties are immaculate, the people are lovely and the balance of time with the children and for ourselves was perfect. We will definitely be returning.

    Reviewed by Neil5.0May 2019

  • "A stunning and beautiful location."

    So peaceful and quiet. Facilities in the accommodation were truly 5 star, with added attention to details - like the decor, TV's in each room, one disabled friendly bathroom, everything one would need for a break away. Not to mention the hot tub tucked away behind dry stone walls! And the tasty fruit cake left as a welcome gift!

    Reviewed by Brenda5.0Mar 2019

  • "Great place to relax"

    Reviewed by Aamir4.7Mar 2019

  • "The accommodation lived up to 5 star rating."

    An unexpected welcome pack awaited us which was a very kind thought. Kath (the owner) was very accommodating and extremely helpful in sorting out queries and problems, also very friendly. The hot tub was excellent and checked every day to make sure it was clean, A lovely relaxing location

    Reviewed by Guy5.0Dec 2018

  • "We had a surprise 40th get together at Neddy Cut."

    Kath who owns the property and Tim the manager were fantastic at helping to make sure every detail was perfect. The property is every bit as nice as the pictures on the website. The surrounding area and the estate were beautiful and tranquil. We would definitely return to Otter Tarn. The location is perfect for getting to Cartmel and Grange-Over-Sands. The information pack supplied when we booked was extremely helpful.

    Reviewed by Rohan5.0Nov 2018

  • "Stunning location and an amazing place."

    .Once in it you don’t want to go out of it..Very peaceful and quiet..Kath and family the owners r always on hand to help..Strongly recommended and definitely coming back..

    Reviewed by Imdaad5.0Apr 2018

  • "We had a fantastic time in a beautiful holiday home, in wonderful surroundings."

    The property was perfect for our needs and enabled us to have a fulfilling and comfortable family holiday.

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Mar 2018

  • "We had a fantastic week at Neddy Cut."

    Kath was very welcoming and helpful. The location was ideal for exploring the surrounding areas. Everything in the lodge is well thought out and high quality. Coming back to the hot tub in the evening was the icing on the cake. The pictures of the surrounding area don’t do it justice - a beautiful place to go a relax!

    Reviewed by Gemma5.0Feb 2018

  • "This was a spacious lodge for 6 people with everything you could possibly need."

    Everything was spotless and very well decorated. We went for the Christmas week and Kath even provided an aluminium roasting tin and foil. The lodge was decorated for Christmas with a real tree with lots of Christmas extras . It was very thoughtful of the owners. We enjoyed using the hot tub even though the weather was cold and frosty. I could sing lots more praises about this property and it is a little more expensive than some but the standard is much better than most lodges. Next time we have a family get together I well definitely book there.

    Reviewed by Pauline5.0Dec 2017

  • "Fantastic location nice and quite ,cottage owner extremely helpful nothing to much trouble really enjoyed stay could not fault."

    CLose to lake winderme easy access by car.

    Reviewed by Tony5.0Jul 2017

  • "A beautiful holiday home in a great location and the service provided by the owners is just excellent!"

    Reviewed by Nils5.0Jan 2017

  • "Really nice,warm and comfortable accommodation run and owned by very nice helpful people."

    We would highly recommend a stay at this location.

    5.0Dec 2016

  • "Great place for a peaceful getaway."

    Lodge had great facilities including the hot tub & the host was great.

    Reviewed by Jaspal4.8Nov 2016

  • "Great property."

    Kath the owner was fantastic and very helpful and friendly.

    Reviewed by Michael4.8Oct 2016

  • "A luxurious lodge which lived up to its expectations."

    Beautiful surroundings and very peaceful. Excellent location for visiting various places in the south lakes and beyond. Perfect directions given by owner who met us and showed us around. Hot tub was great, as was all the top quality appliances. Would recommend and love to return.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Aug 2016

  • "House was very luxurious and welloyds located."

    Reviewed by Lee5.0Aug 2016

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  • Three ground floor bedrooms with Smart TV: 2 x super-king size double with en-suite monsoon shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with 60'' Smart TV and woodburning stove.
  • Gas underfloor heating throughout with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge with ice maker and water chiller, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, 4 x Smart TVs with Freeview, Blu-ray, Bluetooth speaker, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available to hire
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Private patio with furniture and BBQ and shared use of extensive lawn and grounds
  • Private hot tub
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 1.6 miles
  • Note: Fly fishing available on-site, environmental licence required
  • Fishing free for one rod on a catch and release basis, at extra cost for more rods and there's an extra cost if you wish to keep any of the fish
  • Note: Due to fly fishing lake on-site, children must be supervised at all times
  • Note: Although this property has wheelchair access, there are steps down from the property to the hot tub
  • Note: WiFi is suitable for general browsing only, not downloading or live streaming
  • Note: Max 6 people, plus 1 infant
  • Note: Check-in 4pm
  • Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

The property

Standing close to the lake, Neddy Cut features a photo of an otter to represent its idyllic position.

Inside, the fabulous, sociable open living area has a glass-effect wall and the cottage is furnished with comfortable sofas, a woodburning stove and underfloor heating.

Two super king-size double bedrooms with en-suite shower rooms and one twin bedroom with an en-suite bathroom all help to make this cottage an ideal base for a relaxing break.

Outside you can find a hot tub surrounded by a marvellous decking and shared lawns, set within an encapsulating dry stone for ultimate privacy where you can enjoy the sun for most of the day next to the lake and woodland views.

Neddy Cut is a wonderfully inclusive holiday home offering a fun-filled trip for all guests. Note: This cottage can be booked with Refs - 918617 , 931530, 931531, 981166, 981167 Total occupancy 36. Property ref 923450 is a short walk away sleeping an extra 8

Otter Tarn Holiday Cottages

Backbarrow 1.5 miles. Perfectly situated in the stunning Lake District National Park, this exclusive group of properties is set in a small, prestigious development set in idyllic countryside on the owner's working livestock farm, near the villages of Backbarrow, Newby Bridge and Cartmel. With woodland views, these luxury cottages have been furnished and equipped with every comfort in mind. Each has been finished to the highest standard with beautiful, hand-crafted fittings throughout and original art work, all with a woodburning stove, underfloor heating and en-suite accommodation to provide a superb base for couples wishing to escape or for families or friends who simply want to spend time together in beautiful surroundings. Each has a private hot tub which has been cleverly set in a dry stone wall, extensive open decking which runs all around each cottage and shared lawns. Just a short walk away is a private lake where guests can wander and admire the scenery, fly fish and possibly catch a glimpse of the otter. Haverthwaite Steam Railway is 6 minutes' drive away, where you can catch the steam train to Lakeside, then catch the Windermere Steamers to Bowness-on-Windermere and Ambleside. Also younger visitors will love the Aquarium of the Lakes at Lakeside. The pretty, priory village of Cartmel is three miles away and has a fantastic collection of inns, award-winning restaurants and shops, Cartmel Priory and children's playground, and the last weekend of May is the start of the racing season. These very special cottages offer fabulous accommodation all year round and will leave guests wishing they could stay forever.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


Newby Bridge 1 mile; Bowness-on-Windermere 10 miles.

The small village of Backbarrow sits by the banks of the River Leven and the southern tip of Lake Windermere. The famous Haverthwaite Steam Railway runs close by the village between Haverthwaite and Lakeside. Enjoy magnificent views across Windermere and the surrounding fells, or visit the Aquarium of the Lakes, where the naturally themed habitats bring the history of the Lakes vividly to life. Bowness-on-Windermere provides a lovely day out, and the picturesque village of Hawkshead still retains the charm and character that so endeared it to its most famous residents - William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter. Set amidst the charm of the Lake District, close to the fringe of Windermere, this attractive village makes an inspiring choice from which to forage further into a magical heartland of silver lakes, lofty towering peaks and lonely gorse clad moors.

Note: Max 6 people, plus 1 infant.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter