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Lake View

Watermillock, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 984069)

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    • “A beautiful property! A group of 8 of us had an amazing weekend. I would highly recommend it.”

    Mr Whiting, Wetherby, November 2018

    • “This is a very beautiful house with fantastic views from the kitchen, dining area and lounge across to the lake and mountains. The modern design and facilities are like something from 'Ideal Home' yet we immediately felt comfortable and relaxed. It is furnished to the highest standards. We loved the big live-in kitchen and the separate lounge. Great bathrooms and showers. Few very minor suggestions such as a BBQ and some partial screening for the outside table from the road. The location is great especially if you like to be away from the crowds. Views are fantastic. The pub almost next door is handy with fun pub quiz yet doesn't impact in terms of noise at all. In terms of value for money, the price we paid was just right. A great holiday. Would definitely consider staying again.”

    Dr Forster, Christchurch, August 2018

    • “Plenty of flies around as in a farming state .”

    Dr Bitat, Chelmsford, July 2018

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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Special Offers

  • £1209 off

    Fri 4th Jan to 15th Feb 2019

The Property

You will find this luxuriously modern cottage resting on the banks of the picturesque Ullswater in the North East corner of the Lake District National Park. Offering fabulous and flexible accommodation for eight guests and coming within touching distance of some superb Cumbrian facilities, this is the perfect stay for couples, friends and families looking to get away for the cottage holiday of a lifetime. Be immediately impressed by Lake View as you are greeted by its lavish open-plan living area. A pristine,bespoke contemporary kitchen with island incorporating a breakfast bar comes well-equipped and with a refreshing white finish to bring a real exquisite feel. The other side of this marvellous layout provides a cosy seating area benefiting from a woodburner, as well as a wonderful dining area enhanced by the most picture-perfect views of the idyllic surrounding area. For a cosy, quality night in with the family, head into the more comforting sitting room which is dominated by its snug U-shaped sofa while also boasting a modern electric fire and a Smart TV. Also on this level, discover a lavish family bathroom, a twin bedroom that has a rural outlook, with zip/link beds and a tasteful king-size bedroom with far stretching views of Ullswater lake, hosting a sumptuous en-suite shower room. A separate ground floor bathroom with shower over the bath, hand basin and WC. Head up to the first floor to reveal Lake Views from the further two bedrooms, a king-size with en-suite shower room, hand basin and WC and a twin bedroom with zip/link beds are both furnished elegantly. A stylish bathroom which offers a roll top bath and a separate shower cubicle, hand basin and WC. The upstairs of the property displays simply breath-taking vistas. The supremacy of this getaway continues to its exterior, here you will find a patio and a well-kept lawn engulfed in unimaginable rural views. Stroll along the banks of Ullswater to reach the popular village of Pooley Bridge, a quaint spot lined with charming inns and tea rooms. This is a magnificent base to explore the breath-taking waking and cycling opportunities of the Lake District, while the fascinating towns of Keswick and Penrith are also easily reachable. Lake View is a first-class holiday home for you and your loved ones to make the most of all-year-round.


Four bedrooms: 1 x ground floor king-size bedroom with en-suite shower, hand basin and WC, 1 x ground floor twin bedroom (zip/link, can be super king-size on request), 1 x first floor king-size bedroom with en-suite shower, hand basin and WC, 1 x twin bedroom (zip/link, can be super king-size on request). First floor bathroom with a roll top bath, separate shower, hand basin and WC. Ground floor bathroom with a shower over bath, basin and WC. Open-plan living area with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area with wood-burning stove. Sitting room with electric fire.


  • Gas central heating, woodburning stove, electric fire
  • Electric double oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, wine fridge, dishwasher, washer/dryer, 2 x Smart TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and cot available on request
  • Ample off-road parking for up to 6 cars
  • Enclosed patio and lawn with furniture
  • Pub 100 yards from the property
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking

Regional Information

WATERMILLOCK Pooley Bridge 2.5 miles; Glenridding 6.2 miles; Penrith 8.5 miles. The elevated scattered village of Watermillock runs parallel to the main road alongside Ullswater Lake and is mainly a farming community. Just 2.5 miles away is Pooley Bridge with its array of amenities which sits on the northern shore of the lake in the Lake District National Park. The name Pooley originated due to the forming of a large pool, which was left by the fast flowing River Eamont. Pooley Bridge has many traditional inns and tempting tea rooms, plus the Ullswater Steamers depart from the village, from where a tranquil cruise down the lake to the villages of Glenridding and Howtown can be enjoyed. Glenridding (meaning glen overgrown with bracken) is a small tourist village with a range of local shops, cafes and restaurants. There are numerous walks with breathtaking views nearby, plus a short walk up to Dunmallard Hill reveals fascinating Iron-Age remains, whilst the towns of Penrith and Keswick are within driving distance. Watermillock is an ideal base for a cottage holiday stay in the stunning Lake District.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.