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Low House

Watermillock, Ullswater/around

Ref: 6009

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Changeover: Friday


An impressive detached, single storey house formerly two Lakeland barns which were converted and extended in 1991. Low House stands in a delightfully private rural location with panoramic views of Ullswater. A track across an adjoining field leads to the private lakeshore frontage with private jetty, from where small boats and canoes can be launched. The large grassed area and shallow 'beach' is ideal for picnics or paddling, the perfect location for a 'Swallows and Amazons' holiday.

Walkers and climbers will find Low House a truly delightful base throughout the year, ideally placed for exploring the whole of the Lake District National Park and Eden Valley. A mere ten minute drive from Penrith with its wealth of independent shops and supermarkets, the whole area offers a range of pubs and restaurants including the renowned Sharrow Bay Hotel.

Accommodation: The whole house is spacious and stylishly furnished offering an ideal holiday destination for an extended family or a number of couples wishing to stay together. Front door entrance into main hallway. The unusually spacious sitting room has a wood burning stove and every form of entertainment, Sky TV (full package), DVD, CD player, radio, free Wi-Fi, a large range of books, local interest guides, CDs and numerous games. This leads through to the very large dining room. Newly fitted, large and well-equipped breakfast kitchen has a four door electric Ever Hot cooker and door leading out to the patio terrace. A separate children's playroom is equipped with table football and a TV and has a door to the patio terrace.

All four bedrooms are en-suite - the master bedroom en-suite has a six foot wide French style sleigh bed and lake views (bath with hand-held shower, basin and wc). The second en-suite front bedroom with lake views is a twin with the beds arranged together (bath with hand-held shower, basin and wc). The third bedroom to the rear of the house is a twin (large walk in shower, basin and wc). The fourth bedroom is also a twin (shower, basin and wc). There is a useful additional utility room with laundry facilities and towel radiator. The boiler room has useful drying area and boot storage. Fitted carpets throughout and oil fired central heating. Low House is beautifully presented with care and thought for your holiday enjoyment.

Outside: Sunny garden terrace with lake views and garden table and chairs provided, perfect for al fresco dining. Other garden areas are on split level with steps and pathways. To the rear of the house is a separate former barn that is lockable providing useful storage for bikes etc. and includes a table tennis table and dart board. Lake access by car or on foot is via a private lane across the neighbouring field, perfect for boat launching, picnicking and paddling.  There is a jetty available for guests use. There is ample parking for several cars and boats etc. at the house.  Local Inn less than half a mile, nearest shopping is in  Pooley Bridge approx 2.5 miles.

Note: Two travel cots and high chairs included - but please order.  First basket of logs provided.

Sorry no pets * non-smokers only * duvets/beds made up for arrival * towels provided  * electric cooker and hob * dishwasher * microwave * fridge/freezer * washing machine * tumble dryer * oil fired central heating and hot water * oil and electricity included * logs for wood burning stove available - first 'big basket' included and then charged as used * free Superfast Wi-Fi broadband 


  • Grnd Flr/One Lvl
  • Multiple Bathrooms
  • Shortbreaks
  • Travel cot available to order
  • High chair available to order
  • CD player
  • Sorry no pets
  • Fuel for fire available locally
  • Sky package
  • AGA
  • Outside Space
  • Parking
  • Rural
  • Log burner or fire
  • Detached Property
  • Quiet location
  • Wi-Fi
  • Lake Views
  • Friday Changeover
  • Lake Access
  • Low occupancy tariff for 4
  • Walk to pub
  • Towels Inc
  • Non Smoking
  • Duvets/beds made up for arrival
  • Utilities included
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Electric hob
  • Electric fan oven
  • Oil central heating
  • TV
  • DVD

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Property Reviews

The photos didn’t do it justice! The location and standard of the property were stunning.Mrs Hopkinson
Excellent locationMr Blackley