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Burnt Mill Cottage

Sedbergh, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1097951)


Lakelovers rating

  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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15 Customer Review(s)

  • Jeanie

    “This cottage is a gem of a find!”

    There were 8 adults… plenty of room! The kitchen/ dining was so practical and stylish … plenty of utensils etc… so many dinners made there. Lovely and warm ( the weather was cold and wet some of the days)… a very useful utility for coats/ shoes etc.. a good sized garden at the back which our dog loved… I can’t recommend this cottage enough… 5*

    There were 8 adults… plenty of room! The kitchen/ dining was so practical and stylish … plenty of utensils etc… so many dinners made there. Lovely and warm ( the weather was cold and wet some of the days)… a very useful utility for coats/ shoes etc.. a good sized garden at the back which our dog loved… I can’t recommend this cottage enough… 5*

    - Jeanie, April 2024

    Dear Jeanie & Brian, thank you so much for your kind and generous words. We’re ’made up’ that you all had a wonderful time. Hope to see you again soon. Take care, David & Andi Property Owner


  • Over three floors
  • Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x king-size, 1 x second-floor king-size, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating
  • Range cooker with electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher
  • Smart TV & decent WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available on request
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars on raised driveway (suitable for a high clearance vehicle such as an SUV or 4x4), and an additional 2 spaces in front of Burnt Mill Cottage
  • Enclosed rear garden with patio, lawn, furniture and lockable bike storage
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles and pub 1.7 miles
  • Note: Approximately six steps down to access the property, please take care
  • Note: The stairs to the attic bedroom are steep and may not be suitable for guests with lower mobility
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out at 10am

The property

Experience the tranquil allure of Burnt Mill Cottage, a historic 17th-century gem nestled in the breath-taking Yorkshire Dales National Park, less than two miles from Sedbergh. Situated on the outskirts of town, this charming cottage offers a convenient location just a short drive from the M6, ensuring easy access to explore the wonders of the surrounding countryside. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Howgills as you gaze out from the cottage, while the rear reveals captivating views of Frostrow. Inside, you'll be enchanted by the cottage's character, featuring exposed stone walls, rustic beams, and captivating feature fireplaces, and with four well-appointed bedrooms, Burnt Mill Cottage is an ideal retreat for families or friends seeking to embark on adventures in the area. After a fulfilling day exploring the majestic Howgills or nature-filled Dales, allow the warmth of the woodburning stove to embrace you, as you unwind with ease; meanwhile, the designated chef of your group can prepare a hearty meal in the well-equipped kitchen, featuring a Range cooker. Indulge in a leisurely dinner around the generous eight-seater dining table before venturing outside to bask in the fading sunlight on the patio, overlooking the charming rear garden, and as the night sky unfolds, revel in the celestial display of stars overhead. Burnt Mill Cottage resides just a short drive from Sedbergh's town centre, where you can stock up on essential supplies or enjoy a delightful evening at one of the inviting pubs such as The Red Lion, The Black Bull, or The Dalesman Country Inn, not to mention the authentic Italian cuisine of Il Forno. Just remember to bring a torch for your return journey! When sleep calls, select from two delightful king-size rooms, one of which offers a convenient en-suite shower room, a twin bedroom on the first floor or the additional king-size room on the second floor, each offering a unique haven, providing ample space to recharge before your next escapade. Outdoor enthusiasts will find themselves in paradise here, as the Howgills and Yorkshire Dales offer a plethora of captivating walks, trails, and cycling routes, many of which are easily accessible from your doorstep and cater to various skill levels. For the more adventurous, consider tackling the renowned Cautley Spout or embark on a picturesque walk over Frostrow to Dent, where you can saviour a delightful lunch before circling back via Dentdale. Golf enthusiasts will find the picturesque Sedbergh Golf Course within easy reach, while during the summer months, the village bowling green welcomes visitors on non-match nights. Additionally, a challenging 9-hole, 3-par course awaits at the nearby Ravenstonedale (equipment for these activities is available for borrowing from the owner). A scenic drive will transport you to the captivating Lake District National Park, where you can lose yourself in the idyllic lake towns of Ambleside and Windermere. Choose to explore the iconic lakes via kayaks, paddleboards, rowing boats, or take a memorable cruise. For literary enthusiasts, a visit to Grasmere is a must, offering rich literary history at the former home of Wordsworth, now transformed into a captivating museum. Prepare for an unforgettable getaway filled with nature's splendour and captivating experiences at Burnt Mill Cottage.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £450.

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About the location


Kendal 11.5 miles; Kirkby Lonsdale 11.8 miles, Hawes 15.8 miles.

The attractive old market town of Sedbergh (pronounced Sed-Ber), with its old-world atmosphere, is not only set in the magnificent western dales of the Yorkshire Dales National Park but is also close to the rugged eastern fells of the Lake District. The town, with its narrow streets, little shops, traditional pubs, famous school dating back to 1525 and its 12th century church, has been a thriving community for hundreds of years, with a market dating from the 13th Century. Leading from Sedbergh is Dentdale, the jewel of the Yorkshire Dales with its rolling hills and dry-stone walls, stretching 14 miles from the windswept moors below Whernside to the confluence of the Rivers Dee and Rawthey. At the centre of the dale is Dent, with its cobbled streets, which has existed since Norman times and nearby Dent railway station is on the renowned Settle-Carlisle railway line. There are three golf courses nearby, as well as tennis, riding, and fishing, and the area is a paradise for walkers, ramblers, runners, and cyclists. This, together with the tranquillity of the surrounding valleys, the two National Parks and it being England's book town, makes an ideal year-round holiday destination.

Please note: W/C 7th June 2024 - owner can only accept a week long booking,

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas