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The Boathouse, Pullwood

Pullwood Bay, Ambleside/Troutbeck

Ref: 1295

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Changeover: Friday


There can be few more idyllic locations in the Lake District than this stunning boathouse right on the shores of Lake Windermere in the heart of the Pullwood Bay Estate. Built in the 19thC this charming detached boathouse was once used by the owners of the original mansion house, now it has been beautifully renovated with all modern facilities and everything you need for your holiday enjoyment. Perfect for your honeymoon or any other special occasion or even just for a treat - this is truly a place to relax, unwind and take in the beautiful surroundings. If you are looking to get away to somewhere truly special then we are sure you will love The Boathouse.

Grounds extend to fifty one acres with mature woodland a home to wild deer, squirrels and a wonderful selection of birdlife. There is half a mile of lake frontage, a private jetty for dinghy launching and a shingle beach at the foot of the formal gardens. Pullwood Bay Estate is just two miles from Ambleside and within walking distance of the famous Drunken Duck a favourite with visitors throughout the year. 

Accommodation : Enter the boathouse at ground level where you will be able to see into the boathouse itself ( not part of your accommodation). Stairs lead you to the first floor where you will find a delightful and spacious open plan living area with a magical light ambience. Wide doors open onto the glass fronted balcony to take in the stunning lake views.  The first twin/king bedroom is on this level together with en-suiteshower room (shower, basin and wc).  A modern glass and steel staircase leads you to the master super-king on the top floor which has its own stunning lake views and bathroom (double ended bath,shower cubicle, basin and wc).

Furnishings throughout are modern and stylish. Underfloor heating throughout.

Outside : Guests have use of the fifty acres of wonderful grounds, wide lawns and sweeping lake frontage. Dinghy/ canoe launching by arrangement from the private jetty.

*Sorry no pets * duvets with all bed linen and towels supplied * all fuel included * underfloor heating throughout * electric oven * halogen hob * fridge/ freezer *microwave *dishwasher * washer/dryer * drying cabinet * bedroom safe * wi-fi  * parking for two/three car guest parking * extensive grounds * lake frontage * launching * lake shore beach * Nespresso Machine ( 4 starter pods provided)  * £200 returnable security deposit



  • Multiple Bathrooms
  • Shortbreaks
  • Sorry no pets
  • Views
  • Electric cooker
  • Coffee Machine
  • Outside Space
  • Drying Cabinet
  • Parking
  • Luxury property
  • Quiet location
  • Wi-Fi
  • Lake Views
  • Semi-rural
  • Friday Changeover
  • Lake Access
  • Luxury apartment
  • Walk to pub
  • Towels Inc
  • Gold Award
  • Visit England Graded
  • Non Smoking
  • Duvets/beds made up for arrival
  • Dishwasher
  • Washer/dryer
  • Microwave
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Electric hob
  • Electric fan oven
  • Shower

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Property Reviews

The boathouse is perfection in every way...Mrs Roberts
Very high end property. They have thought of everything for a very comfortable stay.Mrs Cooke
Lovely property in incredible location over Lake Windermere.Dr Washington
An excellent property in a fabulous setting and booking was very easy with the key left in a safe place ready for our late arrival.Miss Sweeney
Have already booked for next yearHutchins