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Longtail Lodge

Bowness on Windermere, Cumbria, England
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Luxurious contemporary log cabin with private Hot Tub, romantic breaks for a couple in peaceful location near to Bowness & lake.

Luxurious log cabin tailor-made for a couple, specialising in short breaks & Celebrations it's perfect for a romantic getaway & sits just a short stroll from Lake Windermere & Bowness village. Enjoy life's luxuries with an outdoor heart-shaped hot tub under permanent cover & with hydro-massage technology and mood lighting it's perfect for a spot of stargazing with a glass of bubbly. 

Bowness is just a 15-minute walk from the property and here you can find everything you need to make your stay perfect, including a wide selection of restaurants, bars and cafes to suit all tastes & budgets. You can sit and watch the world go by or alternatively there is plenty to keep you busy with some amazing visitor attractions close by. Watersports & equipment for hire on the lake including sailing, wakeboarding, kayaking or fishing. There's also golf, cycling & horse riding and 4x4 off-roading vehicles for hire.

The lodge has private undercover parking and is accessed via a stone stairway. It's a beautiful unique log cabin contemporary in design & with a romantic ambience, it's the perfect retreat for that celebration weekend break. It has been finished to a very high standard and features a lounge with leather double bed & memory foam mattress, two comfortable contemporary velvet chairs, flat screen wall mounted smart TV with Blu-ray player, Blu-tooth sound system and romantic mood lighting. There are double glazed French doors opening onto a private balcony perfect to enjoy breakfast on a warm morning. The heart-shaped hot tub is also under permanent cover & on your doorstep & with contemporary lighting in the evening It's the ideal retreat to relax & unwind after a busy day in the Lakes. 

There's a large shower room with tiled floor with underfloor heating, heated towel rail, a vanity sink unit with illuminated mirrors, circular power shower and toilet, plus a selection of luxury toiletries & a generous supply of towels - bathrobes are also provided. 

The kitchenette has enough facilities to prepare a delicious breakfast or snack (kettle, toaster, dishwasher & fridge), all crockery, cutlery & cleaning materials are provided. There is also a large all -weather outdoor terrace which is partially under cover & heated & has a complete full outdoor kitchen with sideboard & rattan and glass dining furniture. This outdoor kitchen is now available for use all year round and includes a charcoal BBQ (uses picnic type trays), an induction hob, microwave oven with grill, mobile food preparation station, fridge, and sink with H & C water, there's also a bar area with bar stools & table. This is a great place from which to admire the stunning views of mature gardens and mountain range whilst dining al fresco from the outdoor kitchen. 

Personalised Celebration Packages start from £45 - please enquire when booking. 

No pets or children. Please note the outdoor kitchen & BBQ are now available all year round. 

2-night minimum stay with prices starting from £250, with an extra night at £75. A weeks break for 2 costs from £795 - £1050.

This property is not suitable for the less mobile.

The Lodge, hot tub & outside areas are for the use of 2 paying guests only. The hot tub is available for private use from 10am until 10pm and outdoor music is restricted to use only with headphones as it's a peaceful area.

A non-refundable deposit of £100 payable by BACS secures a booking.

Room Types

Double Ensuite

Nearest Airport/s

Durham Tees / Manchester