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Luxury Cottages In The Lake District To Rent

Luxury Cottages in the Lake District

The Lake District is a dream destination for a luxury holiday. The magnificent snow-topped peaks, sweeping uplands and romantic lakes make this National Park truly incredible, perfect for an adventure, spot of romance, or simply an escape from the stresses and strains of day-to-day life. There are some amazing luxury cottages in the Lake District, benefitting from home comforts, all modern conveniences, and awe-inspiring locations.

Lake District luxury cottages take things to the next level think king sized beds, wood-burning stoves and log fires, lots of space and tasteful décor. You’ll find luxury cottages in the Lake District that boast heated swimming pools and hot tubs, and even pet friendly options, because, of course, there’s nothing more luxurious than unwinding in your home from home while your dog’s curled up by a roaring log fire!

Things to do on your luxury Lake district cottage holiday

You’ll find lots of great Lake District luxury cottages located in the region’s amazing smaller villages. These picturesque villages are full of charm and character, light on amenities but big on peace and quiet. Stunning villages like Ambleside, Hawkshead and Keswick are perfectly located if you’re looking to explore the stunning wilderness that characterises this picture-perfect region.

If there’s one thing that draws people from all over the world to the Lakes, it’s the sublime majesty of its natural landscapes. An inspiration to artists, writers, and poets like Wordsworth, the Lakes is easily one of the most scenic places in the world. Visit the incredible lakes like Windermere and Ullswater and you can even enjoy an excursion on a water steamer. If hiking is more your thing, you’ll find some top-notch hiking trails in the region, as well as England’s tallest peak Scafell Pike.

There’s no reason to jet to the other side of the world for a luxury holiday experience. The beauty and romance of the Lake District is ideal for an unforgettable getaway, whether you’re looking for a honeymoon or adventurous family trip, you’ll find an excellent choice of amazing Lake District luxury cottages.

Lake District Cottages

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    • Big Cottages - Superb Eskdale Cottage S18460

    Superb Eskdale Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria Copeland District Eskdale

    S18460

    The tranquil village of Waberthwaite, spectacularly situated between the mountains and the sea, is the setting for this holiday property.
    The tranquil village of Waberthwaite, spectacularly situated between the mountains and the sea, is the ...

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    • Big Cottages - Captivating Broughton In Furness Cottage S18365

    Captivating Broughton-in-furness Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Broughton in Furness

    S18365

    This very attractive 1672 coaching inn, is in the heart of Broughton-in-Furness, and is perfectly placed for outdoor pursuits.
    This holiday property is situated in the heart of the historic, 11th-century village of Broughton-in-Furness, whic...

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    • Big Cottages - Wonderful Glenridding And Southern Ullswater Cottage S18466

    Wonderful Glenridding and Southern Ullswater Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria Eden District Glenridding

    S18466

    Super location within woodland and a SSSI. Teaming with wildlife but just a short stroll from amenities at Glenridding.
    Conveniently set among the woodland on the edge of the village of Glenridding, this detached Lakeland cottage stands in a...

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    • Big Cottages - Quaint Windermere Cottage S18729

    Quaint Windermere Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Windermere

    S18729

    Cosy Lakeland stone cottage conveniently located in the heart of Windermere with easy access to shops, pubs and restaurants.
    This charming Victorian Lakeland stone terrace cottage stands in the very heart of Windermere. The property has been...

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    • Big Cottages - Attractive Lowick Cottage S18588

    Attractive Lowick Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Lowick

    S18588

    Ideal for groups, this holiday property is located in beautiful countryside, just 2 miles from the shores of Coniston Water.
    Down a quiet leafy lane in beautiful countryside just 2 miles from the shores of Coniston Water ,</stro...

    Sleeps 13

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    • Big Cottages - Luxury Glenridding And Southern Ullswater Cottage S18468

    Luxury Glenridding and Southern Ullswater Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria Eden District Glenridding

    S18468

    A traditional mid terrace cottage situated on the southern shores of Ullswater with superb fell views and walks from the door.
    Standing in a short row of cottages, just a stone’s throw from the southern shore of Ullswater, this comfort...

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    • Big Cottages - Inviting Pooley Bridge And Northern Ullswater Cottage S18649

    Inviting Pooley Bridge and Northern Ullswater Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria Eden District Pooley Bridge

    S18649

    Ideal for family groups, and converted from an attractive Victorian school building, this property is quietly situated close to Ullswater.
    Quietly situated close to magnificent Ullswater, this single-storey holiday home with large, enclosed ...

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    • Big Cottages - Charming Pooley Bridge And Northern Ullswater Cottage S18648

    Charming Pooley Bridge and Northern Ullswater Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria Eden District Martindale Howtown

    S18648

    A lovely 1750’s Bothy combining charm and character with modern day facilities. Excellent views and Lakeside walks from the door.
    S18648, circa 1750, is a traditional, semi-detached, stone built holiday home which stands in a tranquil,...

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    • Big Cottages - Luxury Chapel Stile  Rental S25345

    Luxury Chapel Stile Rental

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Elterwater

    S25345

    S25345 was built in the 1850s on the small road leading up to Holy Trinity Church. The cottage is spread over 4 levels, entrance is into a small hallway then open plan lounge, kitchen and dining area. Comfortable seating for six surrounds the o...

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    • Big Cottages - Splendid Chapel Stile  Rental S25359

    Splendid Chapel Stile Rental

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Elterwater

    S25359

    A spacious terraced house spread over three levels. Situated on the outskirts of Chapel Stile, large windows take in the stunning views over Baysbrown and the valley towards Lingmoor Fell. Excellent walking and cycling from the doorstep.
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    • Big Cottages - Captivating Little Langdale Rental S25367

    Captivating Little Langdale Rental

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Lakes Little Langdale

    S25367

    S25367 is a beautiful 17th century luxury Lakeland cottage nestled in an idyllic setting by the banks of the River Brathay and set amongst an acre of gorgeous gardens and tranquil woodland. It lies just a few minutes easy walk outside the prett...

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    • Big Cottages - Splendid Cockermouth Cottage S59591

    Splendid Cockermouth Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria Allerdale District Cockermouth

    S59591

    Wood Hall is situated in an amazing position overlooking the mountains of the Western Lake District just two miles from Cockermouth and 20 minutes from the beautiful town of Keswick.

    Cockermouth is a pretty market town with a wide, tree...

    Sleeps 18

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    • Big Cottages - Tasteful Hawkshead, Near And Far Sawrey Cottage S18507

    Tasteful Hawkshead, Near and Far Sawrey Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Hawkshead

    S18507

    A stunning feature of this property is the south-facing terrace, which takes full advantage of the panoramic views.
    Formerly a barn, this delightful detached property has been tastefully converted to a high standard and is one of three situa...

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    • Big Cottages - Wonderful Eskdale Cottage S18444

    Wonderful Eskdale Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria Copeland District Eskdale

    S18444

    Delightful spacious cottage with beams, surrounded by natural parkland with nature trails and Eskdale miniature steam railway nearby.
    Irton Hall is a stunning holiday location with an impressive history, set in the foothills of the western f...

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    • Big Cottages - Luxury Grange Over Sands Apartment S18487

    Luxury Grange-over-Sands Apartment

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Grange-Over-Sands

    S18487

    Very spacious first floor country house apartment near Cartmel and Lake Windermere, offering a Juliet balcony and excellent unspoilt views.
    Less than a mile from Grange-over-Sands and set in extensive grounds with panoramic views over coast ...

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    • Big Cottages - Wonderful Eskdale Cottage S18457

    Wonderful Eskdale Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria Copeland District Eskdale

    S18457

    Situated in the western Lake District, this cottage is in a stunning location opposite a golf course in the Esk Valley.
    In a stunning location opposite a beautiful golf course, S18457 lies at the heart of Eskdale Estate which is set within t...

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    • Big Cottages - Captivating Windermere Cottage S18744

    Captivating Windermere Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Windermere

    S18744

    A superb Victorian House finished to an exceptionally high standard and enjoying an ideal location down a quiet street.
    Within walking distance of all Windermere’s facilities. Tucked away on a quiet road, S18744 is a five star, 5 bedro...

    Sleeps 10

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    • Big Cottages - Beautiful Broadgate Cottage S129018

    Beautiful Broadgate Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria Copeland District Millom Without Duddon

    S129018

    S129018 is beautifully located within surrounding magnificent scenery in this part of South Lakeland, where the fells meet the sea.
    This detached, traditional former farmhouse, accessed by a gravelled track, is full of old world charm with s...

    Sleeps 10

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    • Big Cottages - Superb Bowness On Windermere Cottage S24434

    Superb Bowness-on-Windermere Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Bowness-on-Windermere

    S24434

    A modern and well-kept holiday home right by Windermere Marina – a fantastic leisure complex.
    A spacious and contemporary holiday home situated next to Windermere Marina, ideal for guests who are boating enthusiasts wishing to launch ...

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    • Big Cottages - Charming Eskdale Cottage S18465

    Charming Eskdale Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria Copeland District Eskdale

    S18465

    Lying on the edge of a golf course, this property is located a few hundred yards from the River Esk.
    In an area of sparkling beauty, S18465 Cottage lies at the heart of Eskdale Estate which is set within the peaceful Eskdale Valley. It is a ...

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    • Big Cottages - Exquisite Windermere Cottage S18734

    Exquisite Windermere Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Windermere

    S18734

    This holiday property is suitable for couples or family groups who wish to discover the Lakes.
    This charming, spacious house has been totally refurbished and provides an excellent standard of holiday accommodation in the heart of the attract...

    Sleeps 12

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    • Big Cottages - Splendid Keswick Apartment S18547

    Splendid Keswick Apartment

    Lake District Cumbria Allerdale District Keswick

    S18547

    Situated in the Lake District town of Keswick, this apartment has views of the nearby Lakeland Fells, providing ample walking opportunities.
    This lovely well appointed and spacious first floor apartment is centrally situated in the popular L...

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    • Big Cottages - Gorgeous Eskdale Cottage S18455

    Gorgeous Eskdale Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria Copeland District Eskdale

    S18455

    An open plan cottage with balcony overlooking gardens on a former farmstead. Peaceful rural retreat close to both coast and country.
    Surrounded by dramatic scenery. Wonderful walks from the door. Featuring beams taken from shipwrecks on the ...

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    • Big Cottages - Excellent Eskdale Cottage S18454

    Excellent Eskdale Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria Copeland District Eskdale

    S18454

    Surrounded by stunning dramatic scenery, this delightful holiday cottage is in an ideal location for walkers and nature lovers alike.
    Surrounded by stunning dramatic scenery, these delightful 17th-century holiday cottages (ref LVL and LZL) l...

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