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Luxury Self-Catering Cottages

Luxury Self-Catering in the UK

Luxury self-catering is for holidaymakers looking for something a little extra. Space is one of the main reason for choosing a self-catering holiday and with a luxury option, you get stacks of it! Couples can bask in style in a 1 bedroom luxury apartment or luxury interior designed lodge, in a desirable location and with exclusive access to private grounds. For groups and visitors looking for properties to suit several families, Lakelovers luxury self-catering accommodation could be just the tonic for a hassle-free experience.

Stacks of Space

A holiday in Lake District gives you over 3,000 kilometres of rights of way, 12 of the UK’s largest lakes and over 200 peaks. This is some of the very best breathing space in the UK and so it’s easy to understand why holidaymakers choose this beautiful region when looking for some space to let go, relax and have some fun.

Whether you are a top of Scar Fell Pike, wandering the historic hamlets of Grasmere and Hawkshead, or on a cruise gliding over Lake Windermere, the Lake District gives you space to breath.

And space is something that Lakelovers luxury cottages in the UK have in abundance. We have great big banquet dining tables for celebratory meals that run into the early hours. Accommodation offering suites for several families, with private sleeping and bathrooms and open-plan socialising spaces are perfect for get-togethers. Sprawling detached barn conversion with acres of private land and gardens are ideal for guests to spread out.

Plus, with self-catering you can enjoy your holiday to your own agenda. Breakfast at midday, why not. Lunch outside, whilst the kids play in the private gardens, of course. Don’t want to eat out every day? Self-catering is great as you can make delicious packed lunches to take with you as you enjoy the adventures and activities that fill the Lake District.

The Lake’s has become famous for award-winning producers and artisan delights, and we’d recommend you sampling some.

Try the cheeses from Cartmel, the famous Herdwick lamb, Cumberland Sausage, Hawkshead Relishes, Morecambe Bay cockles, and not to mention the alluring range of micro-breweries and regional distilleries, such as the award-winning Lakes Distillery in Bassenthwaite.

If you’re planning a holiday away with a large group but luxury isn’t a priority our large cottages in the Lake District may be of interest. All of our cottages are independently regulated by VisitEngland and are 3-5 star rated. This doesn’t mean we don’t welcome pets, as we have a great selection of dog friendly luxury cottages.

Whether you’re looking for large 5 star luxury cottages or luxury cottages for two, we have been providing quality self-catering in the Lake District for over 40 years and have gained an enviable reputation that you can trust, especially with your luxury break that we know means so much to you.

Hot Tubs & Health Suites

Looking for self-catering with hot tub, sauna, indoor pools, beauty and health suites and leisure club access? With Lakelovers luxury self-catering accommodation this is exactly what you can expect.

A day enjoying the boutique shopping of upmarket Bowness-on-Windermere, a cruise across Lake Windermere, and a lazy, sociable luncheon at the stylish Angel Inn would be perfectly complete with a soak in your very own private hot tub enjoying a glass of sparkles and the heady views out onto the spectacular Lake District landscape.

The Lake District is the UK’s premier adventure capital. Whether you are passionate about outdoor adventure or not, when you visit the unique landscape of the Lake District, you’ll want to get stuck in. There are all-weather and all-ability activities and we all know that time spent outdoors has restorative and health-giving benefits.

For exercise buffs, the opportunity to fill your lungs with fresh air on an early morning wild run or adrenalin rush of the hairpins and mountain terrain of Whinlatter or Grizedale Forest mountain bike trails, is like no other. As an extra for our luxury self-catering guests, many of our luxury cottages have inclusive leisure club access where you can get up a sweat in one of the region’s premier clubs, before returning for a relax in your holiday cottage.

You could then set the health benefits of your rural retreat deeper still with some luxurious pampering. Lakelovers luxury customers often choose to book our in-house beauty service, where our professional pampering service is delivered right to your holiday cottage. This is a particularly nice extra touch for making a celebration that bit more special and also perfect for a romantic holiday. Please ask our customer service team for more information about My Personal Sanctuary.

Cinema & Concierge

Whilst we can dream of being Batman and having our very own butler, Alfred, you can still have all of your holiday desires met with a luxury self-catering Lake District break. Our luxury cottages feature the very best in technology and entertainment. Think flat screens in opulent bathrooms, cinema rooms and wireless music systems. Wine coolers, range cookers and coffee makers in a chic designer kitchen makes cooking a real pleasure. Interior designers make sure every comfort is met, from window seats and al fresco dining to top of the range bathroom suites.

We have hand-picked the very best locations to offer secluded and private accommodation with the convenience and buzz of nearby towns, where rich breakfast’s, light luncheon’s and fine dining await.

Authentic Lake District

It is the Lake District’s rich and unique culture and heritage that draws many to come and explore this popular UK holiday destination.

The spectacular mountainous landscape, the result of 500 million years of breathtaking natural processes, and its unique communities, have been inspiring some of the most famous pieces of literature and art for decades.

And the remarkable landscape and its traditional customs in many parts remains very much as it did in the 19th Century when this was an artist’s idyll, where poets wondered the fells and sat for hours taking in the landscape that was so different from the bustle of urban and industrial life.

A self-catering holiday puts you in the very heart of all of this, giving you a truly authentic experience of this special part of the world. Bask in the tranquil sounds of distant fell sheep and the clinking of sailboats bobbing on crystal clear waters. Walk the well-trodden paths of literary greats, like Wordsworth, Keats and Coleridge, drinking in the views of jagged mountains and rolling countryside. And enjoy the hive of activities that this unique landscape is famous for – on foot, bike, sail or saddle – there’s space for all.

If you need further advice about the range of extra’s that we offer our luxury accommodation guests, please contact our helpful customer service team on 015394 88855 or enquiries@lakelovers.co.uk.

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Goody Raise Grasmere
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot Tub
  • Private parking for 3 cars
  • Infants welcome

This outstanding luxurious detached residence, now under new ownership and fully refurbished in the spring of 2017, occupies a sublime setting in an acre of glorious gardens, complete with slate terrace and external hot tub, watched over by the famous "Lion and Lamb" summit. Its situation on the lane to Easedale Tarn is a perfect starting off point for many local walks or for the short stroll into the heart of Grasmere village. There are breathtaking views in every direction from Goody Raise - what a soothing way to unwind and soak up the sheer luxury that this wonderful place offers.

Available From£995
Special Offer ***Special Offer! 7 Nights reduced from £825 to £750***
Crag Head Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • Infants welcome

This charismatic and distinctly luxurious Lakeland cottage is a worthy winner of the Tourist Board 5 star. Believed to be over 400 years old, Crag Head Cottage has a divine location within the tiny hamlet of Clappersgate - only a mile from vibrant Ambleside and providing a gateway to the breathtaking Langdale Valley. Retaining all its 'olde worlde' charms, this property has been refurbished with such impressive attention to detail that you'll be won over the moment you enter.

Available From£525
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Gas Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot Tub
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

A boutique old shippon designed with romance in mind, The Shippon is externally a traditional Lakeland bolthole with a modern Italian twist. Amidst a secluded private 17th century estate, circumscribed by landscaped informal gardens leading to an arboretum and tarn at the foot of the Kentmere valley lies this dynamic and unique architect-designed luxury cottage.

Available From£890
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

This is a luxury Lakeland bolt-hole, a place where magic and romance seem to sit side by side. Set above picture perfect Elterwater, commanding breath-taking views, yet only a few minute's stroll from this Langdale valley oasis.

Available From£495
Special Offer
Bracken Ground Coniston
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot Tub
  • Private 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.

Available From£1750
Special Offer
Oakbank Langdale
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • Infants welcome

This is a magical cottage in the Lake District, occupying a sublime setting above picturesque Elterwater, a sleepy hamlet at the heart of the magnificent Langdale valley, commanding breath-taking views.

Available From£595
Special Offer Reduced from £735 to £550!
Valentine Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

True to its name this charming, charismatic 5 Star Cottage is a romantic hideaway like no other. The interior has been designed for couples who want their time together at home to be as special as their time exploring the lake district. Within the conservation area yet only two minutes into the many delights available including restaurants, pubs and local shops.

Available From£399
Special Offer Was £1280 now £1024, 20% discount applies for this week due to the leisure…
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Gas Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot Tub
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

A stylishly appointed cottage themed on a lake-house, with exposed oak beams and dark wood flooring. This unique architect-designed luxury cottage lies at the foot of the Kentmere valley and is set in the secluded informal three-acre gardens of Mirefoot, complete with arboretum and wildlife pond. If searching for sublime relaxation and escapism on the doorstep of ever popular Windermere, look no more?

Available From£960
Special Offer Was £1050 now £840, 20% discount applied due to the leisure facilities…
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot Tub
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • Infants welcome

Oozing contemporary minimalist design; a fusion of wood, glass and slate combine at this luxury self-catering hideaway evoking a rustic Lakeland's shepherd's bothy. Amidst a secluded private 17th century estate, circumscribed by landscaped informal gardens leading to an arboretum and tarn at the foot of the Kentmere valley lies this dynamic and unique architect-designed luxury cottage.

Available From£890
Special Offer
The Great Barn Ullswater
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Electric Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private 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.

Available From£3995
Special Offer
Upper Longsyke Grasmere
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • Infants welcome

This ravishing boutique Lakeland residence combines contemporary luxury with cosy styling set only a few minutes stroll away from the absolute heart of picturesque Grasmere village centre- what a breathtaking setting and with 360 glorious views of the stunning surrounding scenery. Soaking up the very best of both worlds; strolling distance from bustling Grasmere and the shores of the lake, yet in a peaceful spot perfect for exploring straight from your doorstep.

Available From£595
Special Offer
Townfoot Farmhouse Troutbeck
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 3 cars
  • 2 pets allowed

The farmhouse is a 17th century detached property exuding character which effortlessly mixes with its 21st century indulgences; ecologically warmed throughout and sleeping up to 8. Luxuriously furnished for relaxation and completed with true flair, creating the perfect holiday home for the Lakes in this sublime setting. The interior, although oozing character, is designed and executed to the highest standard.

Available From£995
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 3 cars

Nestled in the Vale of Grasmere yet quietly tucked away in a charming backwater close to the centre of the village, Rowan at Grasmere offers one of the finest accommodations in the heart of Lakeland. Newly refurbished and designed with exceptional attention to detail blending traditional and quality materials with luxury amenities, Rowan at Grasmere has been crafted to offer the ultimate Lake District holiday.

Available From£950
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Electric Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • Infants welcome

Old Ambleside House is a very special property. Its origins lie in the late 16c-18c and situated less than 150 yards from the centre of town. With parking for 2 cars it could not be better placed. Presented as an upside down house, three of the fabulous bedrooms are on the ground floor each with en-suite facilities, the forth bedroom is off the lounge on the first floor, also with an en-suite. The first floor opens up to create an amazingly bright and spacious open plan living area with dining and kitchen, that offers an excellent social space to get the most out of your stay.

Available From£945
Special Offer
Brunt House Langdale
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private 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.

Available From£1595
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private 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.

Available From£1095
Special Offer
Haystacks Troutbeck
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars

Haystacks is quite simply a gorgeous eclectic Lakeland find occupying a picture postcard outstanding setting with breath-taking panoramic views towards Lake Windermere.

Available From£595
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 3 cars

If you're looking for a true Lakeland character property in a world-renowned location, at the heart of the Lakes and immersed in the landscapes that have inspired artists and poets for hundreds of years, then Stone Arthur Cottage will leave you enchanted. A detached 17th century cottage, refurbished to elegant 5 star standards and boasting unforgettable views in every direction; to fells, valley and Grasmere Water itself.

Available From£625
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £795 to £717
Home Farm House Ullswater
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 3 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Home Farm House is a lovingly restored 19th century building set in the beautiful countryside of the north east Lake District just a few minutes' drive north of the shores of Ullswater. It was once a working farm but now has been converted into a charming holiday retreat. With an eye to detail and quality, the owner has created a highly desirable and luxurious holiday home that is now available for you to enjoy and to form the basis of many happy and fond holiday memories.

Available From£625
Special Offer
High Stile Bowness
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Electric Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 1 car

Located midway between Windermere and Bowness, this luxurious ground floor apartment offers a very high quality retreat, whilst being only ten minutes easy walk from either of these two popular and vibrant villages and the shores of Lake Windermere.

Available From£425

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Luxury Self-Catering Cottages

Luxury Self-Catering in the UK

Luxury self-catering is for holidaymakers looking for something a little extra. Space is one of the main reason for choosing a self-catering holiday and with a luxury option, you get stacks of it! Couples can bask in style in a 1 bedroom luxury apartment or luxury interior designed lodge, in a desirable location and with exclusive access to private grounds. For groups and visitors looking for properties to suit several families, Lakelovers luxury self-catering accommodation could be just the tonic for a hassle-free experience.

Stacks of Space

A holiday in Lake District gives you over 3,000 kilometres of rights of way, 12 of the UK’s largest lakes and over 200 peaks. This is some of the very best breathing space in the UK and so it’s easy to understand why holidaymakers choose this beautiful region when looking for some space to let go, relax and have some fun.

Whether you are a top of Scar Fell Pike, wandering the historic hamlets of Grasmere and Hawkshead, or on a cruise gliding over Lake Windermere, the Lake District gives you space to breath.

And space is something that Lakelovers luxury cottages in the UK have in abundance. We have great big banquet dining tables for celebratory meals that run into the early hours. Accommodation offering suites for several families, with private sleeping and bathrooms and open-plan socialising spaces are perfect for get-togethers. Sprawling detached barn conversion with acres of private land and gardens are ideal for guests to spread out.

Plus, with self-catering you can enjoy your holiday to your own agenda. Breakfast at midday, why not. Lunch outside, whilst the kids play in the private gardens, of course. Don’t want to eat out every day? Self-catering is great as you can make delicious packed lunches to take with you as you enjoy the adventures and activities that fill the Lake District.

The Lake’s has become famous for award-winning producers and artisan delights, and we’d recommend you sampling some.

Try the cheeses from Cartmel, the famous Herdwick lamb, Cumberland Sausage, Hawkshead Relishes, Morecambe Bay cockles, and not to mention the alluring range of micro-breweries and regional distilleries, such as the award-winning Lakes Distillery in Bassenthwaite.

If you’re planning a holiday away with a large group but luxury isn’t a priority our large cottages in the Lake District may be of interest. All of our cottages are independently regulated by VisitEngland and are 3-5 star rated. This doesn’t mean we don’t welcome pets, as we have a great selection of dog friendly luxury cottages.

Whether you’re looking for large 5 star luxury cottages or luxury cottages for two, we have been providing quality self-catering in the Lake District for over 40 years and have gained an enviable reputation that you can trust, especially with your luxury break that we know means so much to you.

Hot Tubs & Health Suites

Looking for self-catering with hot tub, sauna, indoor pools, beauty and health suites and leisure club access? With Lakelovers luxury self-catering accommodation this is exactly what you can expect.

A day enjoying the boutique shopping of upmarket Bowness-on-Windermere, a cruise across Lake Windermere, and a lazy, sociable luncheon at the stylish Angel Inn would be perfectly complete with a soak in your very own private hot tub enjoying a glass of sparkles and the heady views out onto the spectacular Lake District landscape.

The Lake District is the UK’s premier adventure capital. Whether you are passionate about outdoor adventure or not, when you visit the unique landscape of the Lake District, you’ll want to get stuck in. There are all-weather and all-ability activities and we all know that time spent outdoors has restorative and health-giving benefits.

For exercise buffs, the opportunity to fill your lungs with fresh air on an early morning wild run or adrenalin rush of the hairpins and mountain terrain of Whinlatter or Grizedale Forest mountain bike trails, is like no other. As an extra for our luxury self-catering guests, many of our luxury cottages have inclusive leisure club access where you can get up a sweat in one of the region’s premier clubs, before returning for a relax in your holiday cottage.

You could then set the health benefits of your rural retreat deeper still with some luxurious pampering. Lakelovers luxury customers often choose to book our in-house beauty service, where our professional pampering service is delivered right to your holiday cottage. This is a particularly nice extra touch for making a celebration that bit more special and also perfect for a romantic holiday. Please ask our customer service team for more information about My Personal Sanctuary.

Cinema & Concierge

Whilst we can dream of being Batman and having our very own butler, Alfred, you can still have all of your holiday desires met with a luxury self-catering Lake District break. Our luxury cottages feature the very best in technology and entertainment. Think flat screens in opulent bathrooms, cinema rooms and wireless music systems. Wine coolers, range cookers and coffee makers in a chic designer kitchen makes cooking a real pleasure. Interior designers make sure every comfort is met, from window seats and al fresco dining to top of the range bathroom suites.

We have hand-picked the very best locations to offer secluded and private accommodation with the convenience and buzz of nearby towns, where rich breakfast’s, light luncheon’s and fine dining await.

Authentic Lake District

It is the Lake District’s rich and unique culture and heritage that draws many to come and explore this popular UK holiday destination.

The spectacular mountainous landscape, the result of 500 million years of breathtaking natural processes, and its unique communities, have been inspiring some of the most famous pieces of literature and art for decades.

And the remarkable landscape and its traditional customs in many parts remains very much as it did in the 19th Century when this was an artist’s idyll, where poets wondered the fells and sat for hours taking in the landscape that was so different from the bustle of urban and industrial life.

A self-catering holiday puts you in the very heart of all of this, giving you a truly authentic experience of this special part of the world. Bask in the tranquil sounds of distant fell sheep and the clinking of sailboats bobbing on crystal clear waters. Walk the well-trodden paths of literary greats, like Wordsworth, Keats and Coleridge, drinking in the views of jagged mountains and rolling countryside. And enjoy the hive of activities that this unique landscape is famous for – on foot, bike, sail or saddle – there’s space for all.

If you need further advice about the range of extra’s that we offer our luxury accommodation guests, please contact our helpful customer service team on 015394 88855 or enquiries@lakelovers.co.uk.