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Wreay Mansions - A lake district cottage in Watermillock

Here are the details for Wreay Mansions ideal for a cottage holiday in Watermillock, Cumbria. To book or find out more please use the Booking Info or Availability buttons below.

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Wreay Mansions (once a hunting lodge where the Duke of Norfolk would retreat), situated in the hamlet of Watermillock, was no doubt chosen for its prime elevated site.

This unique property provides exceptional views of Lake Ullswater and the surrounding scenic fells, whatever the season. Immaculately presented, the accommodation offers luxurious, spacious living, carefully designed to take full advantage of the fabulous vistas. The 30 foot long sheltered balcony provides the ultimate place to relax and enjoy the great outdoors of the English Lakes.

There are numerous renowned restaurants and gastro pubs nearby in addition to a large choice of local farm shops, market town butchers, bakers and purveyors of Lakeland produce including the noted Cumberland sausage. This very popular tranquil retreat offers the perfect location for a family holiday. The views have to be seen to be believed, pictures cannot capture the true panorama. The only way to experience it, is to see it for yourself!

This holiday at a glance

  • Sleeps five guests.
  • Three bedrooms, one en-suite bathroom and one family shower room.
  • Stunning location set over four floors with the main reception rooms at higher levels for the best views.
  • Aga.
  • 30 foot balcony with seating to enjoy the breath-taking views.
  • Cobbled patio and lawned garden.
  • Parking for two vehicles.
  • Sorry, no pets.
  • WiFi.
  • Minimum of a two night stay.

Additional features

  • Ground floor bedrooms have french windows which open onto a cobbled patio and lawn to front of the property.
  • Electric feature stove.
  • Gas hob and electric oven, electric Aga (this may be turned off during exceptionally hot weather), microwave, fridge/freezer, wine fridge, dishwasher.
  • Washing machine, tumble dryer.
  • TV (in sitting room and bedrooms), Freeview, DVD, CD player.
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request.
  • Cycle storage.

This unique property near the hamlet of Watermillock, Ullswater, was once the hunting lodge for the Duke of Norfolk. Its elevated site provides exceptional views of Lake Ullswater and the surrounding fells. The spacious accommodation is immaculately presented featuring a 30 foot sheltered balcony.

Wreay Mansions has the following Facilities

Keen on fishing? there is fishing on site or nearby

Short Stays
This cottage can be booked for a short break

Family Breaks
This cottage sleeps more than 2 - perfect for families of all ages

Pets are not permitted at this cottage


Price: £ from £ 602.00

This cottage Sleeps

Cottage address

Wreay Mansions


Cottage rental includes
  • Some ground floor
  • Dog Free
  • Baby Welcome
  • On Site Parking
  • Wifi
  • Children Welcome
  • Hamper
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Walking


As you can see Wreay Mansions is located in a great location. The perfect base for any holiday around Watermillock. And well suited to explore the whole of Cumbria.

Important note: All information provided about Wreay Mansions are for guidance only. is an independent site bringing you details of a wide range of cottages in Cumbria and the Lakedistrict. The aim of the information provided is to allow you to compare a range of properties. Once you have chosen a cottage that suits your requirments you can book the holiday via the booking links provided which is either the cottage owner direct or a reputable booking agent.