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Waternook Lakeside Accommodation is an exclusive super-luxury five star destination with concierge services* in the UK. Two residences are set within a private and secure 26 acre lake-fronting estate in the heart of the English Lake District National Park – a World Heritage Site. Residences can be booked independently or together for complete exclusivity. In this utterly unique location luxury and privacy are complemented by an array of perfectly curated services and experiences offered through external service providers. You can choose to self-cater, add in the concierge services you like or why not go full service with chef, waiting staff and housekeeping.

What makes a stay at Waternook unique?

Waternook, sleeping 12 over 6 luxury suites, occupies a sublime, secluded setting within 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. The 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. For the music lover Waternook is powered by a state-of-the-art 9 zone SONOS invisible multi-room system complemented by KEF in ceiling speakers.

What is the capacity for Waternook?

Waternook sleeps 12 over 6 sumptuous suites. Waternook also accept two well behaved dogs.

What can guests enjoy when staying in the Ullswater area?

With its central location, Ullswater provides the perfect base for getting out and about and exploring. Whether you want to take in the breathtaking views from some of the UK’s highest peaks, take a trip on the steamer across the lake, or abseil down a cliff there is something to keep everyone occupied. The area boasts a range of unique visitor attractions and places to visit, as well as some fantastic independent shops. If relaxing and unwinding is your thing, then Ullswater provides unrivalled tranquillity; perfect for putting your feet up and escaping.

Other Information

This property can be booked on its own or with The Great Barn residence for exclusivity of the estate. Concierge Services To complement your stay, details of third-party suppliers that can offer you an array of perfectly curated services and itineraries that range from private chefs, to beauty treatments, helicopter tours and close-protection security teams can be provided. Further information can be found on the website but please note Waternook does not accept liability for the activities of any third-party supplier [this being a matter between you and the supplier] and written consent is required by Waternook before a guest engages with any third-party suppliers. Please see the Terms and Conditions for further information before booking.

Top facilities

Award Winning

Free WiFi

Dog/Pet friendly

Whirlpool Spa Baths, Hot Tubs

Facilities & information


17th century buildings

Parking (free)

No smoking

Dog/Pet friendly

5 Star Official Rating

Historic property


Free broadband access (wifi)

Shared gardens

Private/enclosed garden

Outdoor terrace

Garden furniture

Children's cots

Award Winning

Bathroom & Laundry

Children's highchairs

Woodland walks

Chef available


Sky Television

Cooking Classes

Health & Beauty Treatments

Book library

Heli-pads, Private Airfields

Corporate bookings welcome

Luggage storage

Whirlpool Spa Baths, Hot Tubs


Private Jetty, Mooring, Pontoon

High Chair


Kitchen Facilities

Parking Available

Linen included

Towels included

10+ People Capacity

Sitting room

Iron/ironing board

Hair dryers

DVD player

Clothes dryer

Washing machine

Central heating

Open log fire

Bicycle storage


Archery, Crossbows

Bicycling, Cycling


Climbing, Abseiling


Flying, Hang gliding, Paragliding, Hot Air Ballooning

Horse Riding, Equestrian

Jogging, running

Motor racing, go-karting, quad bikes, tanks

Rafting, canoeing, kayaking, rowing, punting

Sailing, boating, cruises, yachts

Shooting, Clay Shooting, Stalking

Other Activities (generally outdoor)

Wildlife, bird watching

Recommended walks

Pub (a short drive)

Museums (a short drive)

Historic houses

Golf course (a short drive)

Recommended restaurants (a short drive)


Picnic area

Electric oven

Electric hob




Extra info

Nearest Airport: Manchester Aiport

Nearest Airport Time: 2 hours 0 minutes

Nearest Airport Distance (in miles): 42

Nearest Train Station: Penrith

Nearest Railway Time: 25 minutes

Open Times: Always open

Room Details: 6 Suites

Gas & Electric Included: Yes

Star Rating: 5

Vendor Accreditation: Visit England

Number of rooms: 12

Price Per Week From: 6,800.00

Price Per Week To: 11,000.00

Arrival information and directions

Address: Howtown, Ullswater, Lake DistrictCA10 2ND, United Kingdom

The nearest train station is just under 10 miles away [Penrith] and Manchester Airport is just under 2hrs to drive. Waternook are proud to welcome guests by private helicopter. Please get in contact to discuss your personal needs.

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