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Waternook Lakeside Accommodation

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Summary Waternook offers exclusive luxury self-catering accommodation, intimate weddings and retreats for those wishing to escape the crowd. Set within a private 27 acre estate, Waternook is nestled at the foot of Hallin Fell, and enjoys over half a mile of Ullswater lake frontage with boathouse and private jetty. Waternook offers its guests secure gated access, helicopter landing, Spa and Wellness Sanctuary, cinema, terraces and an array of concierge services. Please contact us to discuss your personal needs.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Hot Tub
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
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Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Great View
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The most amazing location with incredible views in a totally peaceful and secluded setting. The accommodation is gorgeous. Lovely rooms, such comfortable beds, sumptuous furnishings - the list goes on. Attention to detail is perfect. Thank you for a wonderful stay.
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We recently stayed at Waternook for a long weekend to celebrate our wedding. We held a humanist wedding ceremony on the beautiful terrace in front of the house - you couldn’t find a more beautiful outdoor setting for a romantic wedding. Our party of 12 who stayed at the house
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Imagine waking every morning in a Japanese water colour, such is the calm beauty of views from Waternook. It is in an insanely beautiful location that is secluded yet nestled in the foothills of Helvellyn. The house has clearly been developed to a very high standard and is big
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What a fantastic spot! Accommodation immaculate and to a very high standard. Fantastic views over the lake and surrounding landscape. We will be returning again in the near future that is for sure. nothing more to say than try it for yourselves and I am sure you will have
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We spent a fantastic week at Waternook (and the Great Barn) with family and friends. Despite the age difference - 72 years between the youngest and the eldest - everyone thoroughly enjoyed it .. it is hard not to if you look at the setting!! Despite a mix of weather we were
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View from “Martindale” bedroom in Waternook.
View from the front porch
Waternook from Hallin fell and the view of Ullswater from the side of Waternook
Waternook from Hallin fell and the view of Ullswater from the side of Waternook
I would say all rooms are blissfully quiet as Waternook sits on its own private estate away from cars and the public... However it's no longer a B&B its top end self-catering but with lots of extra services available.
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"All the rooms were lovely"
"All the rooms within Waternook are exceptional. However, the Pikeawassa room has a separate and HUGE free-standing lake view bath."
"All rooms are good"
"It's a 4 bed barn conversion"
"All the rooms are lovely. Pikewasa is the most lovely."
US$743 - US$1,487 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandLake DistrictHowtown
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