Longtail Loft

Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria, England

Cosy eco cabin with hot tub for a couple - peaceful location near Lake Windermere & bustling Bowness village.

Key Points

  • Modern cabin with hot tub within easy walking distance of Lake Windermere offers a tranquil stay for 2.
  • Inside there is a living / bedroom area with double bed, TV, comfy armchairs and an occasional table which leads onto a sunny balcony.
  • There is also a luxury shower room with power shower and underfloor heating.
  • When it comes to cooking you can use the kitchenette area or enjoy cooking al fresco on the BBQ.
  • Enjoy the countryside views from your balcony or have some privacy in the courtyard.
  • Bowness-on-Windermere is within easy walking distance and has many restaurants, cafes and bars for your enjoyment.



Full refund or transfer of deposit if Covid causes more disruption.

Quirky rural completely detached retreat for a couple in a peaceful & private location within easy walking distance of Lake Windermere & bustling Bowness village in the Lake District. This contemporary bolthole is surrounded by greenery & benefits from a private outdoor hot tub under cover, perfect for all year round use.

The property has a private entrance and off-road parking space, it's detached and all on one level with a cosy cabin feel to it - you can totally isolate yourself here with your partner if you wish. There's a contemporary living area/bedroom with wall mounted smart TV, double bed with memory foam mattress & comfy armchairs with an occasional table. This room has double glazed patio doors opening onto a lovely sunny balcony with rattan armchairs & bistro table and overlooking a private courtyard with a peaceful and relaxed atmosphere. It's a great place to sit and chill out and you can happily while away your time here delighting in the peace and tranquillity.

The private outdoor area also incorporates a state of the art hot tub which is undercover & literally on your doorstep. There's also a bistro table & chairs undercover and a charcoal BBQ (uses picnic type trays) for guests to enjoy some al-fresco dining. The spa hot tub is a great way to relax & unwind with your partner after a busy day in the lakes & as it's under permanent cover it's available to enjoy at any time of year regardless of the weather. All outdoor areas have interesting contemporary lighting.  

There's a luxury contemporary shower room with underfloor heating, a power shower, heated towel rail & illuminated mirror. Towels, bathrobes & hairdryer are provided.

The kitchen area has cabinet lighting, underfloor heating and a fridge & dishwasher, there's a butcher's block and a microwave oven with grill, kettle & toaster for guests to prepare breakfast & snacks (please note there's no conventional cooking equipment). Crockery, cutlery and cleaning materials are all provided.

Longtail Loft is the perfect base for a couple wishing to explore the Lakes & return to a cosy retreat with a private spa hot tub.

The nearby tourist village of Bowness-on-Windermere is within easy walking distance (about £4 by cab) has an abundance of restaurants, cafes & bars to suit all tastes & budgets & you'll find some interesting individual shops & many cultural activities. Lake Windermere offers cruises that operate daily taking in some amazing scenery & wonderful tourist attractions. Alternatively the more adventurous can try their hand at a range of different sporting activities including canoeing, kayaking, sailing or rowing on the Lake. Cycling, horse riding, 4x4 off-roading & golf are all readily available nearby.


Hot tub use is from 10am - 10pm and music outdoors is restricted to use only with headphones as it's a peaceful area.

No children or pets. Not suitable for people with limited mobility as there are a number of steps leading to the Loft.

Longtail Loft is serviced self-catering accommodation for 2 adults only.

Minimum 2 night stay. Get an instant price by clicking Check Availability and selecting your dates. There is a reduction for longer durations. Valentines and Christmas & New Year may carry a supplement. 



Room Types




 Not suitable for those with mobility issues



 Hot water







 Heating - underfloor

 Plug sockets

Paid Extras


 Decoration for celebrations





 Dining area

 Fairy lights


 Seating area

Nearby (within 5 miles)

 Country walks


 Lake / River

 Local shop

 Pub / Bar

 Pub within walking distance

 Public transport






 DVD player

 Mobile - Strong mobile signal

 TV - Smart



 Private Hot Tub

On Arrival

 Included - Linen

 Included - Towels






 Kitchenware / Utensils




 Free parking

 Guaranteed parking space

Nearest Airport/s

Carlisle / Manchester


  • Suitable for Adults only  
  • Huts & Cabins  
  • Romantic breaks  
  • Rural Retreat  

Content updated on 25th January 2022 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom in collaboration with Suzy Whitehead from Longtail Loft