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  • VisitEngland 5 Star Self-catering
  • VisitEngland Gold Award
  • Member of Cumbria Tourism
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Self-catering with 2 units £0-£8400 pupw sleeps 8-12

The Waternook Estate

The Waternook Estate

Our private and secure 26 acre estate comprising of Waternook [sleeping 12] and The Great Barn [sleeping 8].
The Waternook Estate

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Waternook & The Great Barn offers weekly bookings starting on Friday.

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Children of any age are accepted.

The Great Barn
(house sleeps 8)
£3995.00
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The Great Barn, sleeping 8 over 4 luxury suites, exudes five star luxury and overlooks the serene waters of lake Ullswater in the Lake District National Park, arguably boasting some of the most enviable views in the Lake District National Park. The Lake District was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site on Sunday 9 July 2017. It now joins other wonders of the world like the Taj Mahal, The Great Wall of China and Machu Picchu with the status.
This quintessential 17th century converted barn, has seductively leapt into the 21st century with true flair and sophistication, providing outstanding quality and presidential luxury. Set within 26 acres of private grounds with ½ mile of lake shoreline enjoying uninterrupted panoramic lake views across Ullswater to the Lakeland Fells beyond.
Taking advantage of its original design as a Bank Barn, The Great Barn fits comfortably into the landscape and its split level layout exploits both its secluded position and walls of glass almost bring the outside in! Whether you access The Great Barn by road, water or air the scenery is stunning whatever the season. With the majestic landscape as the backdrop, relax on the patios, feast on the views, and enjoy the great outdoors. Experience a taste of Ullswater and Cumbria.
Back inside The Great Barn offers a truly magnificent and memorable setting whatever the occasion. The interior design is luxurious and inspiring, incorporating the latest state of the art technology, so whether you are celebrating a happy event, searching for the perfect setting for an intimate wedding or just spending time with your favourite people, this is a sophisticated and luxurious property that is designed to make you want to return time and time again!
Both The Great Barn and Waternook were National finalists in the Self Catering Holiday Provider of the Year category at the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2017, rated "Top 50 Best Cottages in the UK & No.1 in The Lake District” by The Times, “Top 12 Party Pads” by The Sunday Times, rated Visit England 5* Gold and we have just won the 2016 Cumbria Tourism Awards and been featured on ITV’s This Morning and Lorraine.
To complement your stay, our super-luxury self catering accommodation offers an array of luxury concierge services suited to the most discerning of guests. These range from private chefs and butlers to beauty treatments, personalised yoga lessons, sailing lessons and helicopter tours.
All bookings are made in accordance with our standard Terms and Conditions which can be found on our website. If you have any special requirements please contact us to discuss your personal needs prior to booking.
The Great Barn offers short breaks and weekly bookings starting on either a Friday or a Monday.

All bookings are made in accordance with our standard Terms and Conditions.

The Great Barn offers weekly bookings starting on Friday.

Facilities: Ground floor bedroom, King-sized bed, Non-smoking unit, Scenic view, Shower

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Waternook
(house sleeps 12)
£6480.00
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5 Star opulence on lake Ullswater, Waternook is a 17th Century property offering exclusive presidential super-luxury self catering accommodation with an array of luxury concierge services. Situated in heart of The Lake District National Park Waternook is quite simply outstanding and luxurious in every way. The Lake District was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site on Sunday 9 July 2017. It now joins other wonders of the world like the Taj Mahal, The Great Wall of China and Machu Picchu with the status.
Waternook, sleeping 12 over 6 luxury suites, occupies a sublime, secluded setting within 26 acres of private grounds and terraced gardens commanding simply breath-taking views of lake and mountain. Waternook's dramatic setting is complimented by half a mile of lake Ullswater shoreline, and a boathouse with private jetty.
Your Waternook experience is further enhanced by a private cinema room with state of the art technology, lounge and reading rooms; state of the art kitchen and dining terrace with awe-inspiring views; Spa and Wellness Sanctuary featuring Laconium and bar area leading onto the Yoga terrace where there is a lake view hot tub.
Gazing out through the array of glass, or indeed in the fresh-air gardens with terraces, it would be easy to imagine, this plethora of mountains on display have been carefully arranged to provide Waternook with the most breath-taking views ever. Experience a taste of Ullswater and Cumbria right now by watching this short video [also featuring Waternook].
Leave aside the 'million dollar views and setting' for a moment and stroll throughout Waternook; sleek sophisticated interior styling and perfectionist attention to detail ensures that this luxury self-catering home stay will inspire even the most discerning guest. Whether you are celebrating a happy event, searching for the perfect setting for an intimate wedding reception or just spending time with your favourite people, here is a magical treat delivering sheer luxury and matching your high expectations.
Both Waternook and The Great Barn [sleeping 8] were National finalists in the Self Catering Holiday Provider of the Year category at the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2017, rated “Top 50 Best Cottages in the UK & No.1 in The Lake District” by The Times, “Top 12 Party Pads” by The Sunday Times, rated Visit England 5* Gold and won the 2016 Cumbria Tourism Awards and been featured on ITV’s This Morning and Lorraine.
To complement your stay, our exclusive self-catering accommodation offers an array of luxury concierge services suited to the most discerning of guests. These range from private chefs and butlers to beauty treatments, personalised yoga lessons, sailing lessons and helicopter tours. Please contact us to discuss your personal needs.
All bookings are made in accordance with our standard Terms and Conditions which can be found on our website. If you have any special requirements please contact us to discuss your personal needs prior to booking.
Waternook offers short breaks and weekly bookings starting on either a Friday or a Monday.

All bookings are made in accordance with our standard Terms and Conditions.

Waternook offers weekly bookings starting on Friday.

Facilities: Accepts pets, Bath, Ground floor bedroom, Hot Tub, King-sized bed, Non-smoking unit, Scenic view, Shower, Spa bath

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    5 star opulence on lake Ullswater, The Waternook Estate is quite simply outstanding and luxurious in every way, probably the most prestigious super-luxury self catering experience with luxury concierge services in the British Isles. Exclusively yours this magnificent private estate situated in the heart of The Lake District National Park comprises two 17th Century properties of presidential luxury: Waternook, accommodating 12 guests, and The Great Barn, accommodating 8 guests. The Lake District was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site on Sunday 9 July 2017. It now joins other wonders of the world like the Taj Mahal, The Great Wall of China and Machu Picchu with the status.

    Both residences occupy a sublime, secluded setting within 26 acres of private grounds with ½ mile of lake shoreline, commanding simply breath-taking uninterrupted panoramic views of lake Ullswater and the surrounding mountains. Both residences were National finalists in the Self Catering Holiday Provider of the Year category at the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2017, have also been rated “Top 50 Best Cottages in the UK & No.1 in The Lake District” by The Times, “Top 12 Party Pads” by The Sunday Times, rated Visit England 5* Gold and won the 2016 Cumbria Tourism Awards and been featured on ITV’s This Morning and Lorraine.

    Exclusive use of the estate includes these highlights: boathouse and jetty; private cinema; Spa and Wellness Sanctuary featuring a Laconium and bar leading out onto an infinity terrace with hot tub and views over Ullswater; fully fitted outdoor kitchens and barbecue terraces, outdoor lakeview dining and function suite with Minstrel's Gallery in The Lake Room, perfect to indulge your special celebration, intimate wedding reception or luxury conference.

    Leave aside the 'million dollar views and setting' for a moment and stroll through Waternook and The Great Barn - their sleek sophisticated interior styling and perfectionist attention to detail ensures that these super-luxury self-catering homes will inspire even the most discerning guest.

    Whether you are celebrating a happy event, searching for the perfect setting for an intimate wedding reception or just spending time with your favourite people, here is a magical treat delivering sheer luxury on a presidential scale matching your high expectations.

    To complement your stay, our luxury self-catering accommodation offers an array of luxury concierge services suited to the most discerning of guests. These range from private chefs and butlers to beauty treatments, personalised yoga lessons, sailing lessons and helicopter tours. If you have any special requirements please contact us to discuss your personal needs prior to booking.

    Facilities

    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • TelephoneTelephone
    • RadioRadio
    • TelevisionTelevision
    • Satellite TVSatellite TV
    • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
    • Travel agent bookingsTravel agent bookings
    • Health/beauty facilities onsiteHealth/beauty facilities onsite
    • Private parkingPrivate parking
    • GardenGarden
    • Building of historical interestBuilding of historical interest
    • Central heatingCentral heating
    • Laundry facilitiesLaundry facilities
    • FreezerFreezer
    • Microwave cookerMicrowave cooker
    • DishwasherDishwasher
    • Linen providedLinen provided
    • Sauna onsiteSauna onsite
    • FishingFishing
    • Pony trekking/horse-ridingPony trekking/horse-riding
    • ShootingShooting
    • Water sports onsiteWater sports onsite
    • Cleaning serviceCleaning service
    • Visa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedVisa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
    • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangementDogs/pets accepted by arrangement
    • American Express acceptedAmerican Express accepted
    • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
    • DVD playerDVD player
    • CD playerCD player
    • Evening mealsEvening meals
    • HairdryerHairdryer
    • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
    • Cots availableCots available
    • Real log/coal firesReal log/coal fires
    • BarbecueBarbecue
    • Drying facilitiesDrying facilities
    • Washing machineWashing machine

    Children welcome from any age.

    Contact

    Waternook,
    Howtown,
    Ullswater,
    Cumbria,
    CA10 2ND

    07709 098507

    Address

    Waternook,
    Howtown,
    Ullswater,
    Cumbria,
    CA10 2ND

    Location

    Directions

    Plan route to Waternook and The Great Barn using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

    Map reference: NY 440199  Lat: 54.57188 Long: -2.86710

    Helicopter - Please contact us to discuss your personal arrangements.

    Yacht - Please contact us to discuss your personal arrangements.

    Car - From the M6. Exit at junction 40 and take the exit signposted A66 towards Keswick. At the roundabout take the second exit past the Rheged Centre towards Ullswater on the A592. At T-junction turn left onto the B5320 to Pooley Bridge. Continue to a small roundabout and take the second exit towards Howtown. At the junction turn right and follow the road for approximately four miles. You will pass over a small bridge, take your first right down a private road to Waternook.

    Train - The nearest station is at Penrith [20min drive]. We can arrange a chauffeur car to collect you. Please contact us should you wish to arrange this option.

    Ferry - We are a 500 yard walk from the Ullswater Steamer Pier at Howtown.

    Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

    Parking

    • Parking for Single unit properties:
      • YesParking space provided
      • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
    • Parking for Multiple unit properties:
      • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
    • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
      • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
    • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
      • YesFlat (i.e. without steps)

    Access

    • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls

    Bed/ Bathrooms

    • YesBedrooms available with non-allergic bedding (ie non-feather pillows)
    • Bathrooms available with:
      • YesSeparate shower unit
      • YesWet room

    Entrance

    • YesEntrance is well lit

    Kitchen

    • YesSeating available in kitchen

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