“Amazing place, amazing views, amazing walks, amazing place to lay your sleepy head!! What more can I say….”
Waternook – 5 Star Gold Luxury Lake District Self-Catering Accommodation on Ullswater.
The Times Top 50 Best Cottages in Great Britain & No. 1 in the Lake District
Visit England 5 Star “Gold Award” Self Catering
Cumbria Tourism 2016 Self Catering Holiday of the Year Winner
LUX Hotel & Spa Awards: Best Luxury Self-Catering Accommodation 2016 – The Lake District
LUX Venue Award: Best for Weddings – The Lake District
Featured on Lorraine & ITV This Morning
5 Star opulence on Ullswater, The Waternook Estate is quite simply outstanding and luxurious in every way. This magnificent private estate comprises Waternook (accommodating 12) and The Great Barn (accommodating 8). Both properties can be booked separately or as one giving total exclusivity.
We now offer bookings form a: Friday to Monday, Friday to Friday and Monday to Friday.
Please call or email your particular request and we will work hard to oblige you.
Waternook (sleeps 12)
5 Star opulence on Ullswater, Waternook is quite simply outstanding and luxurious in every way.
Waternook occupies a sublime, secluded setting within 26 acres of private grounds and terraced gardens commanding simply breath-taking views of lake and mountain. The dramatic setting is complimented by half a mile of Ullswater shoreline, and a boathouse with private jetty.
Your Waternook experience is further enhanced by a private cinema, lounge and reading rooms; state of the art kitchen and dining terrace with awe-inspiring lake views; Spa and Wellness Sanctuary featuring Laconium and bar area leading onto the hot tub terrace.
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.
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 or just spending time with your favourite people, here is a magical treat delivering sheer luxury and matching your high expectations.
A luxury concierge service range is offered at both properties.
“From the moment you arrive at the gates you know that you are in for a real treat staying at Waternook! The work that has gone into the building and the Great Barn can only be described as pure craftsmanship! Each bedroom has its own personality and feel with every room having fabulous views of the Lakes.”
“Best accommodation in The Lake District”
“This place is a little gem, its beautifully done out with sensational views a real 10/10. I went here with my partner and it was the most romantic place we have ever stayed”
“The most beautiful place to stay in The Lakes”
“The best place I have stayed in in The Lakes”
“Inspired and Inspiring”
“My (now fiance) booked Waternook for us so that he could propose!!! Dominic went above and beyond and helped him plan the whole thing to perfection. He put the Champagne at the end of the jetty in time for sunset and the impending proposal, he helped make the whole experience magical!! I cannot rave about both Dominic and Waternook enough, the setting is beautiful, the rooms are gorgeous.”
“Waternook is a hidden gem! Everything about this place oozes with excellence… Its location alone fronting Ullswater with Hallin Fell literally in its backyard by itself is a driving point to stay here. The grounds of Waternook are also something to admire as we spent much of our break from our amateurish hiking loitering around the grounds and enjoying the landscape. Think counting sheep on the hills (High Street) from our window, or spotting the fish jumping out of the surface of Ullswater every now and then. These are things, when in the context of such a beautiful area, sound natural and common sense. For the far more adventurous visitors, you’ve got the countless fells to hike to, just ask Dominic!”