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Wreay Mansions

Watermillock, Penrith

Wreay Mansions, once a hunting lodge where the Duke of Norfolk would retreat is situated in the hamlet of Watermillock and looks over Ullswater, the second largest lake in the Lake District.

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The Experience

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!

The property is set over 3/4 Floors:

Ground floor: Master bedroom with 6′ bed and en-suite bathroom with bath, separate power shower.

Large twin bedroom with 3′ single beds which can convert to a 6′ double on request.

Short staircase to upper ground floor: Single bedroom with 3′ bed, shower room with power shower.

Stairs from upper ground to first floor: Kitchen. Separate laundry room with washer and tumble dryer. Cloakroom with wc.

Second floor: Open plan living and dining room with three double doors opening onto a balcony.

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Such a beautiful house

This was a fantastic holiday property. The views were exceptional and the whole experience of staying in such a beautiful house was memorable. Particular mention must go to whoever put the welcome hamper together it was quite simply the best we have ever had.
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Superb property

Superb property - great location. So comfortable with excellent facilities.
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Great balcony

Fabulous property. The highlight was the great balcony - what a view!
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Within easy reach of numerous outdoor activities including boating, golf, fishing, horse trekking, paragliding and even hot air ballooning!. Perfectly placed to visit Keswick, Windermere, Buttermere, Grasmere and numerous Lakeland villages.

Stunning walks can be taken directly from the front door.

Getting around the Lake is enhanced by the Ullswater Steamers, which sail year round.

Mountain bikers will be spoilt for choice.

Within easy reach of the historic forts of Hadrians Wall, Gretna Green and the charming Eden Valley.

At a glance





Idyllic setting
Luxurious property
Amazing views
Beautifully appointed
Close to Lake
Outdoor activities
Private parking



Home Highlights

30 foot long balcony
Stylish, spacious living

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Wreay Mansions
Watermillock, Penrith

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