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Ullswater - The Lake District

Inspiring holiday homes for large groups with breathtaking views of Ullswater and decadent five star gold accommodation.

  • Sleeps: 8 - 12 per property
  • Bedrooms: 10
  • Bathrooms: 11
£2800-17700 per week
Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 3 nights

How to book...

Waternook is owner and managed by Dominic

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Dominic

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  The Highlights...

  • Five star gold accommodation offering the height of luxury and comfort- available to hire separately (Waternook sleeps 12 and The Great Barn sleeps 8) or together they sleep 20.
  • These country houses have been awarded the highest accolade by Visit England - 5 Star Gold and have won numerous other prestigious awards including Winner of the Cond Nast Johansens Award for Excellence, a Visit England ROSE Award for Service Excellence [an award that can only be won once] and won the 2016 Cumbria Tourism Awards.
  • Unrivalled setting with a private 27 acre estate, over half a mile of lake frontage and breathtaking panoramic views of Ullswater and the surrounding mountains.
  • Supreme interior with fabulous comfy living space, super-modern kitchen and incredible dining area.
  • Kingsized bedrooms with luxurious en-suite natural stone bathrooms with underfloor heating and monsoon and raindrop showers.
  • Make the most of the private cinema, reading room and the spa and wellness centre complete with Laconium and hot tub.
  • Guests can also make the most of private chef service, butlers, yoga lessons, beauty treatments, sailing lessons and private helicopter tours in Waternooks luxury concierge service range.
  • Set in the Lake District National Park, an area of gorgeous scenery that you simply must explore.

  You should know...

  • Two well behaved dogs are allowed on the property and even have their own room with underfloor heating and mountain views.

  The Detail...

Waternook and The Great Barn offer guests true five star comfort right on the edge of Ullswater. This 17th Century property offers exclusive, presidential accommodation with a sublime interior, comfy furniture and incredible views out onto the lake. This self catering accommodation also comes with optional high-end concierge services, ensuring guests have everything they need at their disposal for a fabulous holiday.

Waternook sleep 12 people in six gorgeous suites. It sits within 26 acres of private grounds and has beautiful terraced gardens that offer breathtaking views of the lake and the mountains beyond. The dramatic setting makes for a truly remarkable holiday on the edge of one of Britains favourite lakes.

Not only is Waternook sat in a million dollar setting with inspiring views, but the interior is also sleek and elegantly designed with outstanding attention to detail. Guests can make use of the private cinema room; the super-comfy lounge complete with log burning fireplace; the reading room; and the state-of-the-art kitchen with dining terrace. Theres even a spa and wellness sanctuary on the site where you can switch off and zone out before enjoying a glass of bubbly in the lake view hot tub. The bedrooms are all beautifully designed with luxury hand-made beds and pretty en suite bathrooms complete with a mixture of powerful showers or decadent free standing bath tubs.

Adjoining Waternook is The Great Barn. This sleeps 8 people in similarly lavish comfort, with 8 deluxe suites with bathrooms. These properties can be hired together or separately, making for a truly memorable gathering.

Although this property is self-catering, guests are able to make the most of a number of additional services from private chefs and butlers, to beauty treatments and personalised yoga lessons. You can even head out for private helicopter tours and sailing lessons on the water.

Be sure to venture out and explore the rest of the estate, taking in the sights and sounds of the Lake District. But its also worth venturing further afield and seeing more of what this incredible part of the country has to offer. The jewel in the British crown, the Lake District has plenty to see and do. Hike the mountains and breathe the air, or gaze down at the picturesque lakes below. Head out on horseback or bike, or simply on foot as you take in all before you. Spread out over 912 square miles, the Lake District National Park is home to some of Britains highest peaks, deepest lakes and an amazing array of wildlife.

Waternook has recently been awarded the Visit England Rose Award for service excellence". This award is given annually to 100 Visit England quality assessed accommodation businesses that go the extra mile in order to provide excellent customer service. It also recently won the the prestigious Cond Nast Johansens Award for Excellence Best Serviced Accommodation in UK & Ireland.


Essential Features
  • Baby Friendly
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Heating
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
Living Spaces
  • Games/Books
  • Open fire/Woodburner
  • Coffee machine
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Highchair
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Bath
  • Cot
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
  • Computer games console
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite TV/Freeview
  • Stereo music system
  • Television
  • BBQ
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Chef for hire
  • Off road free parking
  • Sauna

Waternook Lakeside Accommodation is an exclusive super-luxury five star destination with concierge services in the UK. Residences are set within a private and secure 26 acre lake-fronting estate in the heart of the English Lake District National Park a World Heritage Site. In this utterly unique location luxury and privacy are complemented by an array of perfectly curated services and experiences. We are proud of our name in the travel industry for exclusive luxury accommodation and we are here to help make your stay special and provide the perfect holiday experience. We pride ourselves in offering a personal service with a passion for quality.


  • Beach (lake)
  • Bird watching
  • Boat trips
  • Cooking classes
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Historical sites
  • Horse riding
  • Markets
  • Massage
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Walking
  • Museums/Galleries
  • Nightlife (lively)
  • Nightlife (low key)
  • Pub/Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Spa
  • Supermarket/food shop
  • Swimming pool (public)
  • Tennis
  • Wellbeing
  • Wildlife
  • Wine tasting
  • Yoga

We are proud to complement our accommodation with a luxury concierge service range offered through external service providers. Please see our website for a list of concierge services

  On the map...

  Nearest Airport

Manchester. 1.5hrs

Further Information

  Detailed Pricing Information...

** PLEASE NOTE: Friday and Monday changeover days so bookings accepted are:

- Friday to Monday
- Friday to Friday
- Monday to Friday
- Monday to Monday

WATERNOOK (sleeps 12)
Prices start at £4800 for a 3 day weekend in low season through to £8900 for a week in high season.

THE GREAT BARN (sleeps 8)
Prices start at £2800 for a 3 day weekend in low season through to £5100 for a week in high season.

Prices for hiring both properties start at £7600 for a 3 day weekend in low season through to £14,000 for a week in high season and £17,700 for Christmas and New Years.



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£2800-17700 per week
Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 3 nights

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Waternook is owner and managed by Dominic

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