Waternook, luxury lakeside accommodation
5 Star Gold & rated as “Top 50 best cottages in Great Britain” by The Times
5 star opulence on Ullswater, The Waternook Estate is quite simply outstanding and luxurious in every way, arguably the most prestigious self-catering experience in the Lake District. Exclusively yours this magnificent private estate comprises Waternook, accommodating 12 and The Great Barn 8.
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 as far as the eye can see.
Exclusive use of the estate includes these highlights: boathouse and jetty; spa and wellness sanctuary featuring a Laconium and bar leading out onto an infinity terrace with hot tub; function suite with minstrel’s gallery in the Lake Room, perfect to indulge your special celebration, intimate wedding or luxury conference; cinema; and fully fitted barbecue terrace.
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 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 or just spending time with your favourite people, here is a magical treat delivering sheer luxury and matching your high expectations.
Waternook offers its guests secure gated access, helicopter landing, Spa and Wellness Sanctuary, cinema, terraces and an array of concierge services. Please contact us to discuss your personal needs.
The Waternook estate offers two exclusive luxury self-catering properties that can be booked separately or as one giving total exclusivity:
• 6 luxury ensuite bedrooms • Spa & Wellness Sanctuary with hot tub terrace and Laconium • Bar • Cinema with Sky package • luxury kitchen and lake view dining terrace • drawing and reading room with wood burning stove • mud room • underfloor heating • surround sound • mood lighting • iPad controls • Bluetooth • telescope • Private BBQ area • Child friendly • Waternook offers accommodation for two dogs in the [underfloor heated] mud room
The Great Barn
• 4 luxury ensuite bedrooms • luxury kitchen and lake view dining room • lake view terrace • underfloor heating • surround sound • mood lighting • iPad controls • Bluetooth • Entertainment Room • Minstrels Gallery & reading lounge • Child friendly • Regretfully, pets are not allowed in The Great Barn
Arriving at Waternook
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.