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Luxury Five Star

Luxury Holiday Cottages in the Lake District

Invitation from Lakelovers

Welcome to our exclusive Lakelovers luxury cottage collection; we’ve hand-picked the finest locations and luxury cottages in the Lake District so you can discover your perfect Lakes getaway. As the Lake Districts’ oldest and most prestigious self-catering accommodation, it’s our pleasure to invite you on an exclusive journey to experience the very best of luxury accommodation in the Lake District. 500m-year-old mountains, breathtaking hideaways and sparkling lakes that inspire and invigorate; a quiet tranquillity that soothes; gourmet food and indulgent spas that revitalise; welcoming communities, artisans and craft-makers, that delight.

This is your unforgettable Lake District brought to you by Lakelovers’ luxury Lake District cottages.

For celebratory family gatherings, romantic getaways, special occasions with friends or just ‘because’, with the Lakelovers premium range, specially selected by our expert portfolio curators, you uncover your dream Lake District getaway.

5 Star Cottages in the Lake District

Melt into stylish décor, luxurious spaces and inspiring locations with all of our 3* and above cottages. But by choosing from our luxury collection you’ll be the custodian of some of the finest Visit England Gold awarded Five Star Cottages the Lake District has to offer.

Our luxury portfolio comes with unrivalled promises guaranteeing you an extra- special Lake District holiday.

Select from the exceptional facilities ready to welcome you into our collection of luxury Lake District cottages. For the ultimate in relaxation and indulgence enjoy additional features like underfloor heating, relaxing outdoor hot tubs and soothing saunas, sociable sun terraces, private pools, tennis courts and game rooms. Don’t miss out on gourmet experiences such as priority booking in Michelin star restaurants, exquisite four-poster beds, bath and bedroom TVs, Sky Sports and many more leisure and comfort facilities all exclusive to Lakelovers premium collection.

Prestigious Locations in the Lake District

Your luxury dream holiday doesn’t stop with our properties; you’ll also enjoy some of the most exclusive locations in the Lake District.

Discover Lake Windermere’s impressive Pullwood Bay residence, which floats serenely on the Lake’s glistening shores, surrounded by scenic grounds and formal gardens, and boasting over half a mile of private lake frontage.

Bask in the tranquillity of 400 acres of glorious grounds including a private lake with Rainbow Trout fishing, alongside a working Belted Galloway farm, in our Mungeon Barn residence.

Dine al-fresco alongside your very own private river view, with a luxury riverside property, like the architect-designed Rosewood by the River.

Or idle away in a 200-year-old luxury cottage – Poppy Cottage – nestled so intimately into the craggy slopes that your holiday has its own private Lake District backdrop together with bluebell woods and historical copper mine.

Whatever you Lake District dream, dream it with Lakelovers’ luxury accommodation in the Lake District.

Exclusive Experiences in the Lake District

The Lake District is a magical place of unrivalled scenery, award-winning gastro-pubs, Michelin star restaurants and tranquillity like no-other.

With our luxury properties you get to experience the very best and more that the Lakes has to offer. Let’s take a saunter through some of the exclusive experiences awaiting you from your Lakelovers luxury holiday.

Whilst we offer the best in luxury self-catering, Lake District living is at its ultimate with the Lakes finest catering supplier to hand also. We’ve partnered with The Lakes Catering Company to offer exquisite seasonal menus for you and your guests.

So, stay close to your secluded hot tub and sauna, private gardens and vistas and enjoy truly private dining.

For special family dining, party canapés, stylish à la carte dinners and desserts, our catering company’s impeccable cooking and serving staff will make your sublime holiday even more perfect, relaxing and memorable.

Our hand-picked cottages are not alone in their exclusivity, so too is our partnership with luxury beauty and massage therapy service My Personal Sanctuary.

Indulge in real luxury with award-winning Neal’s Yard Remedies, warming deep tissue massage, replenishing facials and holistic full body journeys, heated beds, carefully selected therapists, all brought to you in the comfort of your Lakelovers cottage.

Nurturing family packages, pampering celebratory treatments, comforting baby shower soothers, stress management and well-being programmes – all exclusively available to our luxury guests to make you holiday supremely special.

Don’t just sample luxury, we invite you to live it with Lakelovers luxury cottages in the Lake District

Hand-picked by Experts

Our property portfolio of 400+ cottages, all VisitEngland graded 3 stars or above, and reaching across the sweeping hideaways of the stunning Lake District, through North, Central and South Lakes, reflects our passion for the Lake District and for crafting the very best luxury holiday cottage experience.

Hand-picked by our experts, the Lakelovers luxury cottage portfolio includes a truly unique range of luxury self-catering properties and locations in the Lake District, to guarantee your perfect experience of the mesmerising Lakes.

From gentleman retreats, luxe modern suites, historical rarities and grand stately homes, each with their own character, lavished with extra features and facilities, our properties suit all tastes and reflect the spectacular nature of the Lake District.

To all our distinguished guests, whether staying with us for the first time or a long-standing aficionado of Lakelovers luxury accommodation, get in touch via email or call with your enquiry.

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  • Sleeps 20
  • 10 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot Tub
  • Parking for 10 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

5 star opulence on Ullswater, Waternook Estate is quite simply outstanding and luxurious in every way, arguably the most prestigious self-catering experience in the Lake District or possibly the British Isles. Exclusively yours this magnificent private estate comprises of Waternook, accommodating 12 and The Great Barn 8.

From £10475 Per Week
Special Offer
Waternook Ullswater
  • Sleeps 12
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot Tub
  • Parking for 6 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

5 star opulence on Ullswater, Waternook is quite simply outstanding and luxurious in every way, arguably the most prestigious self-catering experience in the Lake District or possibly the British Isles. 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.

From £6480 Per Week
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £3995 to £3396
The Great Barn Ullswater
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Electric Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

The Great Barn exudes five star luxury and overlooks the serene waters of Ullswater in the Lake District National Park, arguably boasting some of the most enviable vistas imaginable anywhere in the world. This quintessential 17th century converted barn, has seductively leapt into the 21st century with true flair and sophistication, providing outstanding quality and luxury.

From £3995 Per Week
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £1999 to £1699
Lowtherwood Ambleside
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 6 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

The height of Lake District luxury, with breathtaking views over Lake Windermere and a prestigious location on the edges of cosmopolitan Ambleside village. Relax together in outstanding living space, with dramatic vaulted ceiling, woodburning stove and a wall of glass opening out to a balcony. Rest-up in sleek 5-star bedroom suites with balconies and private viewing patios.

From £1999 Per Week
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £1995 to £1797
Le Chalet Langdale
  • Sleeps 12
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 5 cars

This luxurious and truly mesmerising detached residence occupies a sublime setting within the heart of picturesque Elterwater. The surrounding iconic Langdale Pikes and Loughrigg Fell provide breath-taking views from almost every pane of glass. Whether you're celebrating a happy event or looking for a well-earned escape with friends, Le Chalet is a special place designed for spending precious relaxation time in sheer luxury and comfort.

From £1750 Per Week
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £1595 to £1356
Bracken Ground Coniston
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot Tub
  • Parking for 10 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Just south of Coniston you'll find both luxurious retreat and nature-lovers' paradise; perfect for family and friendly gatherings in this spectacular area of the Lake District. Almost a year was spent nurturing Bracken Ground as a contemporary 5 star property that would sit beautifully in its wild and wonderful surroundings.

From £1595 Per Week
Special Offer
Bracken Howe Ambleside
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot Tub
  • Parking for 5 cars
  • Infants welcome

This luxuriously elegant Period Lakeland residence occupies a perfect and peaceful setting just off the centre of the ever popular village of Ambleside and only a short stroll from the shores of Lake Windermere at Waterhead. For a holiday with 'wow factor' - this is a special place and one to spend your precious time together soaking up Lakeland's luxuries.

From £1550 Per Week
Special Offer
Brunt House Langdale
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 3 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

This outstanding luxurious Period Lake District residence, which has been professionally interior designed and renovated, occupies a sublime setting in the dramatic entrance to the Langdale Valley, with quite simply breath-taking panoramic views. As well as traditional Victorian elegance and large rooms, you'll enjoy the best of modern convenience and luxury.

From £1495 Per Week
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £1250 to £1125
Birch House Langdale
  • Sleeps 14
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • Infants welcome

A magnificent Lake District farmhouse dating back to the 18th century, surrounded by breathtaking countryside in the hamlet of Little Langdale. Once a local Staging Inn, Birch House has been beautifully refurbished to provide an exceptional standard of self-catering accommodation for groups of up to 14 people.

From £1250 Per Week
Special Offer
Loughrigg Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • Infants welcome

This luxuriously elegant detached Period Lakeland residence occupies an idyllic setting with simply breathtaking views on the banks of the River Rothay close to the famous 'Stepping Stones', within the hamlet of Rydal at the foot of Loughrigg Fell.  This is truly Lakeland luxury at its very best in one of the most romantic setting within the British Isles.

From £1250 Per Week
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 12
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 7 cars

An adorable group of four Lakeland properties that are all set within a pretty courtyard amongst two acres of grounds, including a natural woodland and ponds in this picturesque and sleepy setting between Coniston Water and Lake Windermere, circumscribed by glorious open countryside.

From £1245 Per Week
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • 2 pets allowed

This luxuriously eclectic Lakeland barn conversion occupies a sublime setting adjacent to 'The Eltermere Inn' on the fringe of picturesque Elterwater in the heart of the Landgale Valley surrounded by the famous Langdale Pikes and with uninterrupted breathtaking views and seasonal views over the lake.

From £999 Per Week
Special Offer
Fair Rigg Hawkshead
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • Infants welcome

Fair Rigg is an outstanding detached Gold Star Lakeland residence with breathtaking views over Lake Windermere. The shores of Lake Windermere are but a few minutes away on foot with direct access to the water, perfect for canoeing or a host of waterborne activities as there is ample storage for all sorts of equipment within Fair Rigg. This charismatic property provides a unique retreat no matter how active, relaxed or sophisticated your gathering.

From £999 Per Week
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars

This outstanding luxurious riverside detached residence, which has been professionally interior designed and renovated to the highest standards, occupies a sublime setting alongside the picturesque Skelwith Bridge, a sleepy hamlet at the opening to the magnificent Langdale valley. This eclectic architect-designed retreat sits on the banks of the River Brathay, what a soothing way to unwind and soak up the sheer luxury this wonderful place offers.

From £999 Per Week
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 3 pets allowed

From the moment you walk into this outstanding detached property you will be impressed by the quality, the open plan living but most of all the stunning views from every room.

From £995 Per Week
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £950 to £855
Domvs Windermere
  • Sleeps 12
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • Infants welcome

This magnificent period residence is a castle in its own right and proudly exhibits the original tower, now a magical bedroom, with panoramic and simply breathtaking views, arguably the best from anywhere in The Lake District and probably the British Isles. Aptly named this sumptuous place literally has it all and translated the Latin meaning 'LARGE HOUSE', we think this sums it up to a tee!

From £950 Per Week
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £899 to £809
Rockwood Bowness
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • Infants welcome

Wow - what a find... this outstanding detached country residence simple has it all - Contemporary Lakeland and a special place to spend precious time together occupying an idyllic secluded setting circumscribed by glorious countryside and a host of welcoming country pubs.

From £899 Per Week
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £899 to £764
Birkwray Barn Ambleside
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 3 cars
  • Infants welcome

This luxuriously eclectic detached Lakeland barn conversion occupies a sublime setting within gorgeous countryside between Ambleside and Hawkshead, set in beautiful gardens commanding simply breathtaking uninterrupted panoramic views as far as the eye can see... For a holiday with 'wow factor' - this is a special place and one to spend your precious time together soaking up Lakeland's luxuries.

From £899 Per Week
Special Offer
Far Nook Ambleside
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 5 cars
  • Infants welcome

Far Nook is a beautifully presented, traditional, stone built Lakeland house set in attractive gardens, within convenient and level walking distance of Ambleside village and with ample parking for a number of cars. Beautifully finished to a very high standard the property offers high quality accommodation in the heart of the Lake District. With four bedrooms and bathrooms, the house is ideally suited to special occasions, social gatherings and family holidays.

From £865 Per Week
Special Offer
River Lodge Ambleside
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Gas Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Overlooking the River Rothay, this impressive house is enviably located only a short riverside walk away from Ambleside Village.  River Lodge takes the lion's share of an impressive Lakeland residence, once home to Queen Victoria's physician. Now sympathetically restored, extended and styled with immaculate country house chic and Farrow & Ball colours, River Lodge provides luxurious holiday living in this fantastic location.

From £799 Per Week

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Waternook | Luxury 5 Star Cottages

Luxury Five Star

Luxury Holiday Cottages in the Lake District

Invitation from Lakelovers

Welcome to our exclusive Lakelovers luxury cottage collection; we’ve hand-picked the finest locations and luxury cottages in the Lake District so you can discover your perfect Lakes getaway. As the Lake Districts’ oldest and most prestigious self-catering accommodation, it’s our pleasure to invite you on an exclusive journey to experience the very best of luxury accommodation in the Lake District. 500m-year-old mountains, breathtaking hideaways and sparkling lakes that inspire and invigorate; a quiet tranquillity that soothes; gourmet food and indulgent spas that revitalise; welcoming communities, artisans and craft-makers, that delight.

This is your unforgettable Lake District brought to you by Lakelovers’ luxury Lake District cottages.

For celebratory family gatherings, romantic getaways, special occasions with friends or just ‘because’, with the Lakelovers premium range, specially selected by our expert portfolio curators, you uncover your dream Lake District getaway.

5 Star Cottages in the Lake District

Melt into stylish décor, luxurious spaces and inspiring locations with all of our 3* and above cottages. But by choosing from our luxury collection you’ll be the custodian of some of the finest Visit England Gold awarded Five Star Cottages the Lake District has to offer.

Our luxury portfolio comes with unrivalled promises guaranteeing you an extra- special Lake District holiday.

Select from the exceptional facilities ready to welcome you into our collection of luxury Lake District cottages. For the ultimate in relaxation and indulgence enjoy additional features like underfloor heating, relaxing outdoor hot tubs and soothing saunas, sociable sun terraces, private pools, tennis courts and game rooms. Don’t miss out on gourmet experiences such as priority booking in Michelin star restaurants, exquisite four-poster beds, bath and bedroom TVs, Sky Sports and many more leisure and comfort facilities all exclusive to Lakelovers premium collection.

Prestigious Locations in the Lake District

Your luxury dream holiday doesn’t stop with our properties; you’ll also enjoy some of the most exclusive locations in the Lake District.

Discover Lake Windermere’s impressive Pullwood Bay residence, which floats serenely on the Lake’s glistening shores, surrounded by scenic grounds and formal gardens, and boasting over half a mile of private lake frontage.

Bask in the tranquillity of 400 acres of glorious grounds including a private lake with Rainbow Trout fishing, alongside a working Belted Galloway farm, in our Mungeon Barn residence.

Dine al-fresco alongside your very own private river view, with a luxury riverside property, like the architect-designed Rosewood by the River.

Or idle away in a 200-year-old luxury cottage – Poppy Cottage – nestled so intimately into the craggy slopes that your holiday has its own private Lake District backdrop together with bluebell woods and historical copper mine.

Whatever you Lake District dream, dream it with Lakelovers’ luxury accommodation in the Lake District.

Exclusive Experiences in the Lake District

The Lake District is a magical place of unrivalled scenery, award-winning gastro-pubs, Michelin star restaurants and tranquillity like no-other.

With our luxury properties you get to experience the very best and more that the Lakes has to offer. Let’s take a saunter through some of the exclusive experiences awaiting you from your Lakelovers luxury holiday.

Whilst we offer the best in luxury self-catering, Lake District living is at its ultimate with the Lakes finest catering supplier to hand also. We’ve partnered with The Lakes Catering Company to offer exquisite seasonal menus for you and your guests.

So, stay close to your secluded hot tub and sauna, private gardens and vistas and enjoy truly private dining.

For special family dining, party canapés, stylish à la carte dinners and desserts, our catering company’s impeccable cooking and serving staff will make your sublime holiday even more perfect, relaxing and memorable.

Our hand-picked cottages are not alone in their exclusivity, so too is our partnership with luxury beauty and massage therapy service My Personal Sanctuary.

Indulge in real luxury with award-winning Neal’s Yard Remedies, warming deep tissue massage, replenishing facials and holistic full body journeys, heated beds, carefully selected therapists, all brought to you in the comfort of your Lakelovers cottage.

Nurturing family packages, pampering celebratory treatments, comforting baby shower soothers, stress management and well-being programmes – all exclusively available to our luxury guests to make you holiday supremely special.

Don’t just sample luxury, we invite you to live it with Lakelovers luxury cottages in the Lake District

Hand-picked by Experts

Our property portfolio of 400+ cottages, all VisitEngland graded 3 stars or above, and reaching across the sweeping hideaways of the stunning Lake District, through North, Central and South Lakes, reflects our passion for the Lake District and for crafting the very best luxury holiday cottage experience.

Hand-picked by our experts, the Lakelovers luxury cottage portfolio includes a truly unique range of luxury self-catering properties and locations in the Lake District, to guarantee your perfect experience of the mesmerising Lakes.

From gentleman retreats, luxe modern suites, historical rarities and grand stately homes, each with their own character, lavished with extra features and facilities, our properties suit all tastes and reflect the spectacular nature of the Lake District.

To all our distinguished guests, whether staying with us for the first time or a long-standing aficionado of Lakelovers luxury accommodation, get in touch via email or call with your enquiry.