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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.

Available From£10475
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £465 to £419
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car

This romantic lakeside retreat nestles in the sleepy hamlet of Staveley-in-Cartmel, only a few hundred yards from Fell Foot park on the peaceful southern shores of Lake Windermere. With enviable lake views from the living room, furnished patio and picturesque garden, Headswood Cottage is hard to leave behind at any time of year.

Available From£375
Special Offer
Swallows Nest Ambleside
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car

In a truly romantic rural setting outside Ambleside village, Swallows Nest is an enchanting hideaway within a contemporary Lakeland barn and complete with roses around the door. Escape together and soak up the atmosphere of panoramic fell views and glimpses of Lake Windermere. You'll fall in love with the interior of this topsy turvy, sumptuous and cosy retreat.

Available From£350
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £885 to £752
Kelbarrow Grasmere
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars

This elegant 5 star holiday home is part of a magnificently converted Lakeland residence just a pleasant stroll from Grasmere village, with outstanding views of Grasmere Lake on the approach to the property and from the master bedroom. Peaceful, secluded and sharing the view only with a few other similar properties, Kelbarrow displays a perfect combination of Victorian splendour and contemporary luxury.

Available From£625
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £1495 to £1347
Birch House Langdale
  • Sleeps 14
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • 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.

Available From£1250
Special Offer
Courtyard Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Gas Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car

A secluded and romantic retreat, with a village centre location that's hard to beat... Ambleside is bustling and vibrant throughout the year and from Courtyard Cottage you never have far to go to reach your favourite restaurant or bar or see the latest films. Conveninent yet secluded from the hustle and bustle, Courtyard Cottage is a real find.

Available From£360
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

This detached Lakeland cottage was once the post house for the area, now providing contemporary cottage life oozing enchanting charm and found on the fringe of Lakeside surrounded by picturesque countryside in a peaceful setting designed for Westmorland relaxation.

Available From£399
Special Offer
Birkwray Farmhouse Ambleside
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • Infants welcome

This is a beautiful 17th century farmhouse. The essence of old Lakeland charm and character, cosily tucked away in a picturesque setting and presiding over a quiet courtyard. Birkwray Farmhouse effortlessly blends old lakeland charm with the 21st century and here is a place to relax, unwind and spend precious time together soaking up this idyllic location.

Available From£599
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • Infants welcome

An outstanding lakeside residence with breathtaking panoramic views set on Lake Windermere. Step inside and catch your breath as you gaze through walls of glass out over Lake Windermere. This attached Period Gentleman's residence was designed to take full advantage of the view and it does!

Available From£799
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £575 to £489
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • Infants welcome

Quintessential Lakeland on the outside, chic and luxurious within, this converted barn in the Lyth Valley has been refurbished with undeniable contemporary flair. You'll never forget the character of the place, with its old oak beams, vaulted ceilings and traditional gas fire log effect stove to complete the cosy country lifestyle.

Available From£395
Special Offer
Smithy Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Wi-Fi

This 'chocolate box' Lakeland cottage is something really special for couples, tucked away in central Ambleside yet slightly elevated giving fabulous fell views. It's a traditional blacksmith's cottage, elegantly refurbished with slate floors and white sheen, bursting with creative flair. Just look at that stunning spiral staircase and decadent bathroom.

Available From£365
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

With a peaceful garden and superb countryside views from every window, this traditional Lakeland cottage is tucked down a peaceful country lane in the hamlet of Crook. Inside the cottage, a homely interior welcomes you as latch doors lead through stone flagged floored rooms, with exposed beams and wood burning stove.

Available From£499
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

This contemporary retreat enjoys an absolutely magical setting on the banks of the River Leven, at the southern tip of Lake Windermere. Part of an original Lakeland barn, Riverbank Retreat is ingeniously converted to create stylish, soothing accommodation that really makes the most of the location. Here, al-fresco living has a whole new meaning with the enormous balcony overlooking the river.

Available From£325
Special Offer
Wheatlands Cottage Windermere
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

Capturing the very essence of the Lake District this conveniently located contemporary detached Lakeland cottage has been stylishly refurbished to provide a truly sophisticated Lake District retreat. This pretty Lakeland slate cottage is only a stone's throw from the absolute heart of Windermere village and short walk to the shores of the lake.

Available From£365
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

This enchanting 17th century Lakeland cottage has had an indulgent contemporary refurbishment, creating an oasis of luxury in a breathtaking rural setting. The sublime location has to be experienced to be appreciated; a walker's paradise of lush green valley that's still only a few miles from the villages of Broughton and Coniston.

Available From£449
Special Offer
Lazy Bay Cottage Windermere
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Infants welcome

Capturing the very essence of the Lake District this conveniently located contemporary cottage has been beautifully refurbished to provide a truly sophisticated Lakeland retreat. Tucked away in a peaceful backwater, close to both Windermere and Bowness villages and the shores of the lake.

Available From£375
Special Offer
Thie Loghey Hawkshead
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • Infants welcome

Style, serenity and scenery are at the heart of this luxury Lake District lodge, one of only five lodges set in a rural location and only a 10 minute walk from Hawkshead, yet surrounded by idyllic Lake District walking landscapes. This superb retreat is light, airy and spacious providing flexible self-catering accommodation for couples or families. In the wonderful living area, luxury furnishings, extensive entertainment system and cosy woodburning stove are all set on elegant oak floors.

Available From£435
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Located on the edge of the Lyth Valley, in the pretty village of Underbarrow, Ellerbeck Bridge offers excellent accommodation, with beautiful views in an excellent location.

Available From£595
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £855 to £775
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Parking for 2 cars

A contemporary, detached Lakeland retreat with a peaceful south-facing garden, located just a short level stroll from the centre of Grasmere yet surrounded by lush green countryside. Rowanberry Cottage is modern and in a very quiet location with an incredibly relaxed atmosphere. It is one of our most popular holiday homes and a great place to escape to!

Available From£460

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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.