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BOATHOUSE DUKE OF PORTLAND, Pooley Bridge, Nr Ullswater -

  • Property description
    Pooley Bridge
    Holiday Rental House – 
    1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
    This unique, iconic, luxury Lake District cottage is an 'ideal honeymoon cottage in a location to die for', stunning views of Lake Ullswater and the fells can be viewed whilst relaxing on the balcony of this traditional boathouse or from the bedroom through the patio doors.
    The Duke of Portland Boathouse has been voted the best waterside retreat by BBC Country file magazine and its location at the top of Lake Ullswater gives it superb un-paralleled views.
    It is one of the most iconic and most photographed and painted buildings in the Lake District, it originally belonged to the 3rd Duke of Portland in the 18th Century.
    Its interior design and furnishing provide an ideal honeymoon / romantic break for those seeking to indulge themselves at any time of the year.
    So striking is the de...
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago for a stay in March 2015
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I am not a serial reviewer but this place definitely deserves a mention. My wife and I have just returned from an amazing 3 night stay in The Duke of Portland Boathouse. Credit must go to the owners who have done a great job in offering self contained luxury without detracting from any of the original charm. The accommodation provides... more

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Thank you for your feedback following your stay at Boathouse Duke of Portland, Pooley Bridge. Thank you for recommending Boathouse Duke of Portland to others! We are delighted you found your stay at the property to be very clean, found the property to have spectacular views and that you wish to return. We have passed on your review to the... more

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 11 January 2015 for a stay in January 2015
person found this review helpful

After such an amazing stay in 2012 when we got engaged in this boathouse we couldn not wait to return. On the first occasions we stayed in this picturesque location with arguably the most beautiful surroundings in the country it was without doubt faultless. This time returning in the winter again the surroundings gave breathtaking views across the lake from... more

Management response:

Thank you for your feedback following your second stay at Boathouse Duke of Portland, Pooley Bridge. We are delighted you enjoyed the views from the boathouse, liked the interior design and decided to return to the Boathouse Duke of Portland after your first visit. Since your visit, the floor throughout the boathouse has been sanded and varnished, walls painted and... more

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 22 December 2014 for a stay in October 2014
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Great place, lovely atmosphere and well done to the person who have done the interior design for this Boathouse. Very comfortable and good quality bed and bedding. Too many pillows for such a small place. Not very clean for our arrival, dirt behind sofa, hairs on the carpet,.... The big problem for us was the Bathroom, hairs in the bath... more

Management response:

Thank you for taking the time to inform Lakes Cottage Holidays of your feedback following your stay at Boathouse Duke of Portland, Pooley Bridge. We are pleased to hear that you liked the interior design at the boathouse, found the bedding to be a good quality and enjoyed the location. We are sorry to hear about the comments you have... more

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Listed since : Sep 2014
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