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The Paddock Pods

Kendal, Cumbria

Three lovingly hand-built tiny-house style self catering pods set on a family farm in the Lake District National Park.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
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£90-140 per night

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Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 2 nights

How to book

The Paddock Pods is owned and managed by Lorna Thompson.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Lorna Thompson.

Request To Book
£90-140 per night
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The highlights
  • Designed to remain cosy in the colder months and breezy in the summer, two of the pods are even warmed throughout by underfloor heating.
  • All three pods have access to a shared washer/drier in a dedicated space, meaning you can have clean and fresh gear whatever the weather, using sustainable detergent packaged in refill containers.
  • Despite the remote location, the pods have speedy WiFi and each benefits from a Smart TV, meaning rainy afternoons can be spent watching a favourite movie in style.
  • The pods can be booked together, meaning pairs of couples can strike out on walks and eat together in the evening while retaining separate facilities and their own space.

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You should know
  • One well behaved dog is permitted in one of the pods, but must be kept on a leash while on the farm, and isn't allowed on the furniture.
  • Although they are set on separate footprints, the three pods are within fairly close distance, and the other is likely to be occupied.
  • The pods are on a working farm.

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The detail

Nestled on the sprawling green fields of a beautiful patch of farmland a few miles from Kendal, The Paddock Pods are three beautifully designed small and unique homes. All of these pods are capable of accommodating a couple comfortably, with additional space on a pull-out sofa bed if needed. Designed with luxury, comfort and elegance in mind, and built to the owners' specifications, the Paddock Pods combine tiny-house style living with some of the loveliest landscapes in the region, making for a truly special getaway which will stay with you long after your trip is over.

The architecture of each pod cleverly maximises the view of hills, pasture and grazing farmland, while the natural light pours in through the large windows. Vaulted roofs, neutral tones and sharp, clean lines combine to create a sense of contemporary and urbane style, while elegant design principles have been employed throughout.

Despite the compact footprint of the pods, each has a full fitted kitchen with a double electric hob, fridge/freezer and microwave. This means that you're guaranteed to eat well, whether you're tucking into a slap up breakfast before a long hike, preparing a picnic to take with you into the hills, or whipping up a romantic supper for two using local ingredients from one of the region's many delis.

Sharing the communal living space with the kitchen, you'll also find a low, comfortable sofa, table, and the bed tucked back in an alcove behind the door. This room benefits from great natural light, and the fitted bathroom is in a separate room. A winning feature of the pods is the spacious decking which has direct access from the main living space, and comes with its own outdoor dining furniture. On clear bright mornings and starry evenings there really is nothing like enjoying a cup of coffee or glass of wine out there as you chat with your partner or enjoy a book. The pods even come with an additional patio where there is lounge chairs and a firepit complete with a BBQ swing arm.

Located on a farm in Selside, the Paddock Pods are perfectly located for ramblers, birdwatchers, nature enthusiasts and wild swimmers. Either on foot or by bicycle you can reach excellent vantage points, and being on the edge of the Lake District National Park, you have easy access to the pubs, restaurants and independent shops of charming towns like Kendal and Windermere.

Whether you're a foodie or architecture enthusiast, fisher or someone who loves perusing second hand bookshops, the quaint and friendly small towns which make up this corner of the world are abundant in charm and character, and there's excellent food to be had in the cheery and atmospheric pubs, many of which are within easy hiking distance.

Features
Essential
  • Dog Friendly
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Baby Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Heating
  • Strictly No Single Night Stays
  • Underfloor Heating
  • No Smoking
Living Spaces
Kitchen/Utility
  • Fridge
  • Washing machine
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Tumble dryer
  • Highchair
Bed/Bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Cot
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
Tech
  • Smart TV/FireStick
Outside
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
  • Firepit
  • BBQ
Also Available
  • Off road free parking
Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • Pub/Bar
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Walking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Wildlife
  • Fishing
  • Supermarket/food shop
  • Bird watching
  • Swimming pool (public)
  • Horse riding
£90-140 per night
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Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 2 nights

SAVE TO WISHLIST
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How to book

The Paddock Pods is owned and managed by Lorna Thompson.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Lorna Thompson.

Request To Book
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Additional £30 per trip for a pet

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