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Sleeps 12 adults Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms 7 Pets 2 Welcome Region Cumbria & The Lake District Town/village Ullswater
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Luxury Lakeland Retreat, near Ullswater (1182LL)

This eclectic detached 17th century Lakeland residence occupies a sublime, secluded setting within 26 acres of private grounds with 1/2 mile of lake shoreline, commanding simply breath-taking uninterrupted panoramic views as far as the eye can see.

Highlights include mouth-watering views over the lake, a feeling of your very own peninsular setting in a secluded yet easily accessible gorgeous spot, a boathouse and jetty affording access onto the water, your own Spa & Wellness Sanctuary featuring a holistic laconium and bar leading out to a yoga infinity terrace with hot tub, a cinema and every mod con you may wish for and parking space for your helicopter, are but a few to boast?

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 this holiday home with the most breath-taking views ever. Leave aside the 'million dollar views and setting' for a moment and stroll throughout its sleek sophisticated interior styling and perfectionist attention to detail ensures that this luxury self-catering home stay will inspire even the most discerning guest. 

Please note this property can be booked in conjunction with 1184LL, a four bedroomed luxury converted barn, which combined can accommodate groups of 20.  

OUTSIDE

Approached via a long sweeping driveway enjoying 1/2 mile of lake frontage in 26 acres of private grounds, circumscribed by open Lakeland countryside backing onto Hallin Fell, a security entry gated system leads you past the converted barn to a terraced driveway parking directly outside the property plus ample further parking adjacent. Should you be arriving by helicopter or yacht, please make contact to discuss your arrangement. Wander to the shoreline with boathouse and private jetty, if you bring a boat or hire one for your stay, this is ideal.

There are infinity terraces overlooking the lake together with external hot tub on a private balcony terrace. A fully equipped barbeque terrace complete with washing facilities, externally stored crockery etc. - bliss. Bike and canoe storage facilities. The peaceful and majestic waterfront location means that the only disturbance at your otherwise idyllic sanctuary will be hearing the ducks land upon the water, and the gentle tinkling of boat masts in summertime.

LIVING SPACE

Sociable spaces: a rich array of reception rooms to spread out and relax in; sumptuously furnished with real flair and meticulous attention to detail springs to mind, the large drawing room admires the magnificent views as does every room throughout The Property, this room is sophisticatedly themed and designed for total relaxation by the large wood burning stove; the cinema room is a place to completely unwind watching your favourite movie or Sky Sports or whatever you prefer with simply eclectic designer furnishings and mood lighting all controlled by iPad simple yet ingenious technology - all mod cons are provided with Wi-Fi throughout and an integrated music system, all your own devices will Bluetooth to everything - more bliss. There are various other intimate and mezzanine sociable spots throughout The Property and sliding full height glass doors afford access to the sophisticated kitchen / dining area, walls of glass gaze out and bi-folding doors lead to a glazed terrace, this is indeed a spectacular space. Enjoy the super telescope or sink into the Duresta Suite, we know these 'spaces' will heal.

Spa & Wellness Sanctuary featuring a laconium and bar; soothing luxury, maybe between 4pm and 6pm with a G&T from your bar, a while to ponder life in the external hot tub, complete with underwater mood lighting and waterfall effect, admiring the ever changing vistas, possibly a spot of yoga on the infinity balcony / terrace and some more time to reflect in the holistic laconium with aromatherapy option together with twinkling star lighting, by 6 you will be ready for the evening ahead! There is a stone monsoon facility on this level to freshen up when the mood takes.

BEDROOM SUITES

Bedroom suites and bathrooms: there are two elegant bespoke staircases to the first floor with 5 luxury bedroom suites and 1 further bedroom suite on the ground level; each unique and individually themed with glorious views and with complete pampering heaven in mind - uninterrupted night's sleep guaranteed! Luxury handcrafted 'And So To Bed' furnishings further complemented with ViSprung Elite comforts ensure our last statement and each unique room is individually named; Pikeawassa / Fusedale / Martindale / Hallin / Boredale / Bonscale; there are two super king size; 3 king size and one double and we shall let you fight over which room is best for you! Each room has the most luxurious of bathrooms, either stone or porcelain and each individually designed, some with glorious designer baths overlooking the lake, all with a mix of monsoon & raindrop shower facilities and one even has a sunken water resistant bath TV! Don't forget the Spa facility also has a luxury wet room facility and there is a cloakroom / 8th WC / wash basin on the ground level off the 'Mud Room'.

PETS

Four legged friends (maximum, 2 well behaved' dogs); the 'mud room' has been luxuriously created for your pets with underfloor heating and a magnificent mountain view, oak gates and facilities essential for pampering your loved ones - please respect our request to keep pets in the mud room only.

ECO FRIENDLY

This five star holiday home is heated in one of the most efficient and certainly one of the very best environmentally friendly systems on the planet, you can't get a fresher source of water, straight from the fellside behind the property?

THINGS TO DO IN THE AREA

The most popular pastime is simply gazing out across the lake at the stunning Lakeland scenery, as William Wordsworth may have once enjoyed while composing the famous romantic poem, Daffodils. You might also like to stroll through the beautiful Lake District countryside that inspired Beatrix Potter to write her children's books.

The property boasts a private jetty and boathouse and there are 26 acres of gardens and grounds with half a mile of lake shore where you may wander at leisure.

Ullswater is the second largest lake in the English Lake District and is widely thought to be the most picturesque, being ideal for a self-catering Lake District holiday. Travelling from the central Lakes over the stunning Kirkstone Pass you will drop down into the beautiful glacial carved landscapes surrounding the Lake itself, with many quaint villages along its shore line. 

At the southern end of the Lake you will find Glenridding, a popular little village and an excellent base to explore plentiful challenging peaks but especially Helvellyn and Striding Edge. Pooley Bridge is a picturesque village at the northern most point of the lake and only 4 miles from The Property; from here you can visit the wonderful market towns of Penrith and Keswick.

Getting on the water is easy especially from this holiday home with your very own Lake Frontage! You can take a boat cruise on one of the five beautiful steamers in the Ullswater Steamer fleet. They run the boats from Glenridding, with piers also at Pooley Bridge and Howtown. It's a great way to see the lake from a different perspective and well worth taking a camera.  Boat hire is readily available, where you have a varied selection of craft on offer including kayaks, sailing boats and little motorboats, along with hire of fishing tackle and licenses.

  • Accommodation, ground floor
  • Cot
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Garden Furniture
  • High chair
  • Hot Tub
  • TV
  • Wireless Broadband
  • Water Views
  • Garden
  • Central Heating, Oil fired
  • Patio
  • Visit England Gold Award
  • Parking, Private
  • TV, Sky or Freeview

Conditions

Check in / Check out

Standard check-in is 4pm and standard check-out is normally 10am on your day of departure. In some cases these times vary. Always check your booking confirmation paperwork for correct timings.

Pets Welcome

A maximum of 2 pets are welcome at this property. Typically pet charges apply but please contact the office for details.

LocationCumbria & The Lake District

The rural county of Cumbria is one of the most attractive in England. It contains the whole of the area known as the Lake District, as well as the northern part of the Pennines mountain range and, somewhat counter-intuitively, a part of the Yorkshire Dales.

The county is replete with attractions for the visitor, its historic heritage ranging from houses and gardens to stone circles and activities ranging from walking and climbing to watersports and fishing. Cumbria's lakes, valleys and fells can loosely be broken down into eight areas.

The North Lakes are the most popular with the serious outdoor enthusiast and the South Lakes draw most of the holidaymakers. The Western Lakes are less busy but still hold some varied attractions and appeal to the walkers as well as families and groups. They are home to England's tallest mountain, known as Scafell Pike.

East Lakes has its quota of mountains too, including the well-known Helvellyn, and is a fairly quiet area. Visit the Eden Valley and North Pennine area for wilderness, castles and rural villages, or perhaps consider North and South Cumbria. In the former we find Hadrian's Wall and the city of Carlisle. In the latter, coastal resorts and the biggest town, Kendal. Finally, the edge of the Yorkshire Dales is a beautiful part of Cumbria with country pubs, easy walking, and a thriving arts scene.

Area Cumbria & The Lake District Nearest pub 1 miles

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