Stunning lighting both inside and outside the Loft. Light, bright and airy detached cabin with solid wood flooring, modern ceiling & wall lighting, fab comfy double bed with memory foam & feather & down topper, comfy seating and occasional table, flat screen TV, blu-ray player. This room has patio doors leading on to a sunny balcony which has bistro table & chairs & overlooks a quiet private courtyard with a relaxed atmosphere. The compact kitchen has bright contemporary lighting and marble flooring with underfloor heating, butchers block, microwave with grill, kettle, toaster for guests to prepare breakfast & snacks. There's also a dishwasher & large fridge. Beautiful ultra-modern shower room with underfloor heating, amazing power shower, heated towel rail, illuminated mirror. This stunning hideaway offers a couple those rare commodities of peace & tranquillity - wonderful cosy retreat.
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Longtail Loft is in a beautiful peaceful location about 10 minutes walk (about £4 by taxi) from the bustling village of Bowness and the stunning scenery of Lake Windermere. It's a great retreat to escape for a short break or holiday in wonderful surroundings where you will really feel you have escaped the pressures of everyday life. It's the ideal base for couples who want to explore the National Park with all it has to offer and return to a cosy apartment with state of the art spa hot tub.
Be one of the first to enjoy this unique experience in the Lake District.
Feedback from our first guest read: - "great pad with fab hot tub, will recommend to everyone".
2 nights minimum stay from £180 for 2 adults with a 3rd night at £65 extra. Unbeatable value for money in gorgeous detached cabin in this area. £100 deposit payable by BACS secures a booking
This is one of the Lake District's most popular areas and there is much to do close to the water. Enjoy a pleasure boat cruise across Lake Windermere to Lakeside where there is a steam railway and a car museum a short drive away. Take the boat north to Ambleside, another popular Lakeland tourist hot spot. Lots more to see including the Beatrix Potter attraction Bowness, Beatrix Potter house, boat hire, open top tour bus, and plenty of local villages to explore. Interesting local shops, farm shops with local produce, private marina (10 minutes walk) with restaurant and bars open to the general public.
Nearest Train Station or Airport: Windermere Railway station
Recommended Places to Visit: Take the open top tour bus, drive or walk, visit Ambleside and Wateredge, Lakeside with Aquarium and steam trains, Wray Castle, Low Wood Watersports Centre, Keswick steam boat, Staveley brewery, Distillery at Keswick. One of the most spectacular places to visit for scenery is Wrynose Pass & Hardknott.
Annual Events: The popularity of the Lake District ensures a range of events all year round including sheep dog trials, food fayres and Christmas events. May is a good month to visit Bowness-on-Windermere and the Lake District because the many rhododendron bushes are in full bloom, filling gardens with masses of colour.
Recommended Places to Eat Out: There are around 200 eateries within Bowness village & around Lake Winderemere. There is everything from an afternoon tea, pub lunch to gourmet meals. Eating out and discovering the best places to eat is one of the pleasures of the Lake District. Remember to try the famous local gingerbread in Ambleside & Carmel Valley Sticky Toffee Pudding.
Local Sports: Lake Windermere offers a great choice of water sports: sailing, motor boating, kayaking, rowing, wake-boarding, water ski-ing, fishing, Go Ape in Grizedale Forest, mountain biking & electric bikes for hire , walking, horse riding across countryside, 4 x 4
Bowness is a beautiful traditional illage on the shores of Lake Windermere in the heart of the Lake District World Heritage Centre. With a lovely church at its centre the village is busy & vibrant all year round with lots of quirky local shops & a host of great cafes, bars & restaurants to suit all tastes & budgets. Lake Windermere with stunning scenery offers visitor attractions all year round with pleasure boat cruises, watersports, sailing, canoeing & many other activities..... it really is a place with something for everyone
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