Welcome to Waternook - the ultimate place to relax! This divine, five-star luxury Lake District wonder on the shores of Ullswater is situated in 26-acres of private grounds with half-a-mile of private access to England’s ‘most beautiful’ lake. And you don’t just get stunning views - there are social spots galore including mezzanines, a private cinema room and a bar which leads to a terrace with a hot tub overlooking the grounds of the glamorous estate. For a bit more indulgence, relax in your own Spa and Wellness Sanctuary, which features a holistic, aromatherapy laconium and a yoga infinity terrace.
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, this magical treat delivers sheer luxury and matches your high expectations…
Opulence meets grandeur on Ullswater's shoreline beneath soaring peaks. Sublime and secluded within a 26-acre slice of the English Lakes, its terraced gardens command simply breathtaking views of lake and mountain. Waternook’s dramatic setting is complemented by half a mile of Ullswater shoreline, and a boathouse with private jetty.
And inside? Sleek sophisticated interior styling and perfectionist attention to detail ensures that our luxury self-catering home will inspire even the most discerning guest. Simply outstanding and luxurious in every way, the 17th century property provides plenty of room for 12 plus pooch. Your experience is enhanced by a private cinema room with Sky Sports and Movies; drawing and reading rooms with wood burner; a state of the art kitchen and dining terrace with awe-inspiring views; Spa and Wellness Sanctuary featuring laconium and bar area leading onto the hot tub terrace. Then there's the six luxury bedrooms with en suite stone and porcelain bathrooms with monsoon and rain showers.
To complement your stay, the luxury self-catering accommodation offers an array of luxury concierge services. These range from private chefs and butlers to beauty treatments, personalised yoga lessons, sailing lessons and helicopter tours. In fact, Waternook is only too happy to help source your perfect activity or interest.
Your four legged friends are well catered for too, with luxuriously created accommodation in the boot room, which benefits from underfloor heating, facilities essential for pooch pampering and stunning fell views.
It’s not surprising that Waternook keeps picking up award after award.
Lake view kitchen with state of the art appliances, dining table and chairs seating 12 and stunning panoramic views of Ullswater and the fells beyond. With folding glass doors opening on to the infinity terrace ideal for alfresco dining on warm summer days.
There is a choice of sumptuously furnished lounge areas to spread out and relax in; the large drawing room with wood burning stove and magnificent view; the reading room with fell-side views and a super telescope to take in Ullswater’s wildlife.
Luxuriously comfortable private cinema room with a choice of eclectic designer seating and incorporating cinema surround sound, ultra cool mood lighting with a Blu-ray DVD player and Sky Sports and Sky Movies. From the moment you walk in and step on the deep shag-pile carpet the hardest decision you will have to make is what to watch.
There is a rich variety of other intimate and mezzanine sociable spots throughout.
Spa & Wellness Sanctuary with holistic laconium spa with aromatherapy option together with twinkling star lighting.
Pet-friendly room with underfloor heating and plenty of storage for boots and coats.
Pikeawassa – Lake view double bedroom with 6’ super king bed with Vispring Elite mattress and en suite natural stone bathroom with raised bath and separate monsoon and raindrop shower. Soak up breathtaking panoramic views of the lake and mountains from 3 luxury spaces; your reading area, raised designer bath (with TV), or super king bed. Mood lighting.
Fusedale – Lake view double bedroom with 6’ super king bed with Vispring Elite mattress and en suite natural stone shower room with monsoon and raindrop shower. Overwhelmed by the panoramic views of Ullswater, watch the steamers come and go. Fusedale brims with style and elegance. Mood lighting.
Martindale – Lake view double bedroom with 5’ king size bed with Vispring Elite mattress and en suite natural black stone shower room with monsoon and raindrop shower. Overflowing with history, this room dates back to the 17th Century. Whether it’s bird spotting, deer watching or just relaxing with a good book, you will feel more than comfortable in Martindale.
Boredale – Lake view double bedroom with 5’ king size bed with Vispring Elite mattress and en suite natural stone shower room with monsoon and raindrop shower. Dating back to the 17th Century, Boredale is a truly unique bedroom offering unparalleled lake views, balcony and private access to Waternook’s Spa and Wellness Sanctuary and outdoor hot tub with lake views.
Hallin – Double bedroom with 4’6″ bed with Vispring Elite mattress and en suite natural stone shower room with monsoon and raindrop shower. This quaint and homely 17th Century room benefits from sensational views up Hallin Fell which towers above Waternook. Lay back and watch the Herdwick sheep grazing outside your window; counting sheep will do wonders to help you sleep.
Bonscale – Lake view double bedroom with 5’ king size bed with Vispring Elite mattress and en suite subterranean natural stone bathroom with bath and separate monsoon and raindrop shower. Overflowing with opulence, Bonscale is sure to surpass the highest of expectations.
IN A NUTSHELL
Six double bedrooms, all of which are en suite; two super king, three king and one double
Six luxury stone and porcelain en suite bathrooms with invigorating monsoon or rain showers. Designer baths in two bedrooms
Suitable for children and baby (two travel cots and two highchairs available)
Up to two well-behaved dogs welcome* (see Visitors’ Notes)
Pet-friendly room with underfloor heating
Private cinema with Sky Movies and Sports
Half a mile of lake frontage and 26 acres of private estate grounds
Lake view terraced gardens with seating
Barbecue terrace with all you require – just add food and drink
Boathouse with private jetty
Infinity terrace with lakeview hot tub
Spa and Wellness Sanctuary
Additional luxury concierge services available on request including arrival by helicopter or yacht; country pursuits; wellness & cosmetic treatments; private butler service; chauffeur services; in-house cuisine; classic car hire; sailing school; private flying lessons; and child’s concierge & babysitting
Sweeping private drive with secure parking. Security gate entry system
Welcome hamper, linen and toiletries
Underfloor heating, wood burning stove in drawing room
Microwave, 2 dishwashers, 2 ovens, induction hob, coffee machine
2 fridges, freezer, salad drawer and warming drawer
Red & white wine temperature storage
Instant hot water tap
Food waste disposal units
Utility room/boot room with washing machine, tumble dryer, sink and underfloor heating
The very best flatscreen TVs, including a TV in all bedrooms
WiFi internet access throughout*
Bluetooth hubs, mood lighting
Sunken iPods in the walls drawing from an extensive bank of music
Fully equipped barbecue complete with washing facilities and externally stored crockery
Travel cot and highchair available on request (x 2 each)
Dog beds provided on request
Secure bike and canoe storage
Security gate entry system
Ample on-site parking
Folding glass doors lead directly from Waternook’s luxury kitchen onto an infinity terrace offering dining for 12 and spectacular views of Ullswater and the mountains
Fully equipped lake view barbecue terrace complete with washing facilities and externally stored crockery
A further terrace offers social seating outside on the Spa terrace – enjoy the serene views of the lake, mountains and all the wildlife around. With hot tub complete with underwater mood lighting and waterfall effect
Boathouse with private jetty
Access to the lake front of Ullswater Lake
You will have the whole house to yourselves and complete privacy.
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An information folder is provided at the cottage. I am happy to answer any questions at all before you book and send you information about the area to help you plan your trip.
A complimentary welcome hamper awaits your arrival
A damage deposit of £1000.00 will be requested one week before arrival. Full details will be provided along with the directions
Guests are advised to take care when by the lakeside water’s edge. Children must be supervised at all times
Waternook has its own private boathouse and jetty. Please speak to a member of the Bookings Team to discuss your requirements if you wish to bring a boat
Two well-behaved dogs are offered accommodation in the boot room (dog beds provided on request), which benefits from underfloor heating and fell views. Please keep pets in the boot room only
Minimum 3 night weekend stay, 4 night mid-week stay or 7 night week long stay. Although there is a Friday and Monday changeover, we accept requests
No fireworks please
Not suitable for hens and stag parties
Check-in is after 4PM
Enjoy your stay, thank you!
We're Lin & Charlie Millward and we launched Staycation Holidays in October 2015. Having spent over 15 years within the holiday and tourism sectors, our passion is to deliver a friendly, fresh approach and the very best levels of service to our guests. On a daily basis, we strive to deliver on all the details, to ensure that you, our guests, enjoy a home from home experience and ultimately a memorable break.
Our properties suit a wide range of budgets and we regularly feature special discounts. Everyone on our team has an in-depth knowledge of our cottages along with the local area and events to help you get the best out of your break. We’re here to offer help and advice whenever you need it, 24/7 - we aim to respond within the hour (unless it's the middle of the night!). We also take a flexible approach to bookings so that you can book from as few as two nights, up to 28 nights and offer unique arrival days too.
Thank you for visiting us!
Lin & Charlie