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Wreay Farmhouse in Watermillock, Cumbria

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sleeps 16
8 rooms

Wreay Farmhouse description

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. 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 Brackenrigg 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 ½ mile.Ground floor: Living room. Second living room. Dining room with beams. Kitchen. Conservatory. 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. Wi-fi. Enclosed feature garden and furniture. Terrace. BBQ. Ample parking.


  • Barbecue
  • Cot Available
  • Detached Property
  • Dishwasher
  • Fuel and Power Included
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
  • Open Fire
  • Shower
  • Television
  • Wifi
  • Short Breaks All Year
  • Bed Linen & Towels Included
  • Washing Machine
  • Car Parking - On Site
  • Owner Services Region
  • Brand Migration

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