Wreay Farmhouse Ullswater

Wreay Farmhouse Ullswater

United Kingdom

3 Star Award
This Holiday Cottages /Apartments sleeps up to 16 persons
over 8 Bedrooms
With 7 Bathrooms

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An inscription over the lake-facing door dates Wreay Farmhouse to 1787, but parts are much older and the house is mentioned in documents from the 13th century. This detached holiday home is full of character with beams, it commands views over Ullswater. Seven of the eight bedrooms overlook the lake. There is a large library of books, videos and classical CDs with good playback equipment in the public areas (where smoking is allowed only). The living room with its open fire is cosy, and the conservatory facing south-east catches the morning sun. Watermillock is admirably placed for visiting the Northern Lakes and fells, with excellent walking and cycling amid splendid scenery. Water sports nearby, and steamers cruise the lake throughout the year. The Brackering Inn (10 mins walk) is noted for its food and the picturesque village of Pooley Bridge (3 pubs) is 2 miles away. The lakeside road meanders over the Kirkstone Pass. Enjoy the spectacular scenery, then drop down into Ambleside and Windermere and Grasmere nearby. Shops 2 miles, pub 0.5 mile.

Ground floor: Living room. Second living room. Dining room with beams. Kitchen. Conservatory. Sun room. Utility room. 3 double bedrooms, two with en-suite shower room and toilet. Shower room with toilet. First floor: 5 double bedrooms, one with additional single (for alternative sleeping) and en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and toilet, one with additional single (for alternative sleeping) and en-suite shower room with toilet, one with en-suite shower room and toilet. Bathroom with shower over bath, bidet and toilet.

Open fire in living room inc. Oil CH, elec, bed linen and towels inc. Cot. H/chair. Video and small library. Stereo/CD and small library. Dual fuel Range cooker. 2 m/waves. W/machine. T/dryer. D/washer. 2 freezers. Payphone. Piano. Enclosed feature garden and furniture. Terrace. BBQ. Ample parking. Friday to Friday.

This property is at an elevation of approximately 538 feet / 164.1 metres above sea level

Facilities at the Cottage

Ensuite to Rooms - please confirm with accommodation 1 Ensuites
Baby's Welcome Babys Welcome
Children Welcome Children Welcome
Cot and/or Highchair available Cot or Highchair
Dogs Welcome Dogs Welcome
WiFi Available WiFi
conservatory Conservatory

Kitchen Appliances
Kettle Kettle
Toaster Toaster
Microwave Microwave
Cooker Cooker
Washing Machine Washing Machine
Dishwasher Dishwasher
tumble dryer Tumble Dryer
fridge Fridge

Enclosed Garden Enclosed Garden
Patio Table Garden Furniture
Barbeque Barbeque
Parking Onsite Parking Onsite

Facilities Nearby
Bar / Pub nearby Bar / Pub
Walking countryside Walking countryside
Cycling countryside Cycling countryside


Holiday Cottage Travel & Directions Hub
Distances are direct straight line
...International Airports
Newcastle Airport
Woolsington Tyne and Wear
NE13 8BZ
55.0 miles
Leeds Bradford International Airport
Leeds West Yorkshire
LS19 7TU
69.6 miles

... Local Airports
Carlisle Lake District Airport
Carlisle Cumbria
24.2 miles
Barrow/Walney Island Airport
Barrow-in-Furness Cumbria
LA14 3YS
36.2 miles

... Motorways
M6 Junction 40
Penrith, Keswick
5.7 miles
M6 Junction 41
7.4 miles
M6 Junction 39
10.3 miles

... Railway Stations
station code = PNR
CA11 7JQ
6.2 miles
station code = LGW
CA10 1NA
10.4 miles

... Ferry Ports
Heysham Port sailing to ->
Douglas Isle of Man
South Quay, Heysham
38.8 miles
Port of Tyne International Passenger Terminal sailing to ->
Ijmuiden (Netherlands)
Royal Quays, North Shields
Tyne and Wear
NE29 6EE
62.5 miles

Local Attractions

Attractions & places to see nearby

Ullswater Lake
Referred to as just "Ullswater" this is the second largest lake in the Lake District after Windermere and 7.3 miles long. Popular for its beauty and gentle water pursuit's and steamer service that glides majestically along the lake.
1.2m / 1.9km - - Walking time 18 minutes walk

Rookin House Activity Centre
For people of all ages and a myriad of different outdoor activities to participate in
4.3m / 6.9km -

Little Mell Fell
Little Mell Fell is a small fell at 505 metres 1657 feet, part of the Eastern Fells
heightElevation = 505 Meters / 1656.8 Feet
1.7m / 2.7km - - Walking time 26 minutes walk

Place Fell
This fell overlooks Patterdale and Glenridding from the east of Ulswater
heightElevation = 657 Meters / 2155.5 Feet
4.4m / 7.1km -

Grade I listed country house near Ullswater in the English Lake District
3.1m / 5km - - Walking time 47 minutes walk

The Rheged Centre
Grass-roofed Lakeland heritage centre
4.8m / 7.7km -

Aira Force Waterfall
The waterfall, owned by the National Trust formed from Aira Beck, and with a 70 foot fall. Located on the western side of Ullswater with a car park nearby for the falls
3.2m / 5.1km - - Walking time 48 minutes walk

Rheged Visitor Centre
Grass-roofed Lakeland heritage centre and gallery
4.8m / 7.7km -

Great Mell Fell
A rounded fell, that rises from a plain in isolation from other high points in the area
heightElevation = 537 Meters / 1761.8 Feet
3.6m / 5.8km - - Walking time 54 minutes walk

Ullswater Steamers
Lake cruises on what is reputed to be Englands most beautiful lake. via heritage steamers
4.9m / 7.9km -

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