The Hideaway at Higher Longtail

Up to 4 guests

From £285 per night


Nestled just outside the vibrant town of Bowness which overlooks the iconic Lake Windermere, find The Hideaway at Higher Longtail – the perfect idyllic retreat in the heart of the Lake District. Step into the comfort and relaxation of this modern home where every detail has been carefully crafted to elevate your stay, including a modern private spa room.

The Space

Step directly from the patio, just a few steps from the parking area up to the front door and enjoy a warm entry to the property directly off the dining area.

Begin your journey in the heart of the home – the open-plan kitchen and dining area on the ground floor. Here, you’ll find a fully stocked kitchen equipped with all the essentials to satisfy your culinary desires. From the Sage coffee machine to the wine cooler, every amenity has been thoughtfully selected to enhance your culinary experience. Pool-safe glassware and utensils are also provided, perfect for enjoying drinks and snacks in the garden area or while relaxing in the hot tub, part of the custom spa room overlooking the garden.

Guests can relax around the dining table, where up to four people can comfortably enjoy a meal together. A cosy log burner shares the space, adding warmth and ambiance to your dining experience.

Venture upstairs to discover the cosy living room, where comfortable seating invites you to unwind beside the rustic fireplace. A Smart TV provides entertainment for quiet evenings in. Step out onto the balcony overlooking the garden and soak up the sunshine in warmer weather.

Both bedrooms await upstairs, each offering the comfort of a king-size bed adorned with large throws for added cosiness. Open storage and storage baskets provide ample space

for your belongings, while LED lighting around the beds adds a touch of ambiance to your evening retreat.

While only one of the comfortable upstairs king bedrooms boasts an en-suite bathroom with a large rainfall shower, WC, basin, and heated towel rail, providing a luxurious sanctuary for your daily rituals. The second bedroom can enjoy the downstairs bathroom with a spacious bathroom featuring micro-cemented walls, a freestanding bath, WC, large mirror, basin, and invigorating shower, complete with underfloor heating for added comfort. Both bathrooms are stocked with indulgent Bath House soaps, shampoos, and shower gels, ensuring a pampering experience for every guest.

For the ultimate relaxation, step outside to the custom spa room that overlooks the garden, accessible from the ground-floor patio. Here, you’ll find outdoor seating, four-person hot tub, and a custom-built sauna – the perfect retreat for soothing tired muscles and rejuvenating the soul.

Escape to The Hideaway at Higher Longtail and experience the perfect blend of comfort, luxury, and tranquillity.

The Neighborhood 

Nestled on Higher Longtail in the charming town of Bowness-on-Windermere, amidst the breathtaking landscapes of the Lake District, The Hideaway at Higher Longtail offers a serene escape for those yearning for tranquillity and natural beauty. Set against the

backdrop of the majestic Lake Windermere, this delightful self-catering accommodation embodies a sense of seclusion and privacy, enveloped by the stunning scenery of the region.

Higher Longtail, situated in close proximity to the bustling town centre of Bowness-on-Windermere, provides a peaceful retreat away from the hustle and bustle, where quaint cottages and picturesque landscapes define the surroundings. With easy access to the town’s amenities and attractions, including charming cafés, boutique shops, and scenic walking trails along the lake, guests can enjoy the perfect balance of convenience and relaxation.

Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Lake District as you explore the nearby attractions and landmarks. From leisurely strolls along the shores of Lake Windermere to exhilarating hikes in the surrounding countryside, there’s something for every nature enthusiast to discover.

Experience the harmonious blend of modern comfort and rustic charm at The Hideaway at Higher Longtail, where the allure of the Lake District awaits just beyond your doorstep. Indulge in the tranquillity of this enchanting retreat, where the beauty of nature unfolds in every direction, promising an unforgettable escape amidst the timeless splendour of the Lake District.

Guest Access

We kindly request that guests refrain from bringing pets or infants to ensure a peaceful and relaxing environment for all our visitors. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation in maintaining the ongoing tranquillity of our space.

Please note that our hot tub is intended for the use of guests aged 16 and above only. We appreciate your cooperation in ensuring the safety and enjoyment of all our visitors.

Getting Around

Train: The Windermere Train Station is the closest station to Higher Longtail. It provides excellent connections to major cities such as London, Manchester, and Edinburgh. Additionally, the station serves as the main bus hub with numerous mainline changes and destinations for both bus and rail travelers. Alternatively, the Oxenholme Train Station can be found in Kendal.

Bus: The area is well-served by bus services, offering convenient routes connecting nearby towns and attractions. Kendal and Windermere have bus stations that provide access to various destinations within the Lake District.

Taxi Services: For those seeking more flexibility during their travels, local taxi services are readily available in Bowness-on-Windermere. Guests can easily arrange for taxi pickups and drop-offs directly from Higher Longtail, ensuring hassle-free transportation to desired destinations.

Parking: Just a stone’s throw away from the front door, parking for up to three vehicles is provided. The space is conveniently overlooked by the house, ensuring easy access on your way in or out to explore the surrounding area.

Additional Information

This property upholds a strict non-smoking policy, ensuring a fresh and clean environment for all guests.

Also, linens and towels are provided for our guests’ convenience, ensuring a comfortable stay throughout their visit.

While The Hideaway at Higher Longtail provides a serene retreat, guests may wish to stock up on groceries or dine out at local restaurants. The nearby towns of Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, and Kendal, as well as the surrounding areas, offer a range of amenities, including shops, pubs, and dining options, ensuring convenience and accessibility during your stay.

Key Information

The Hideaway at Higher Longtail

Check-In & Out
  • Self-check-in & check-out with lockbox

  • Check-in on the date of arrival at 4:00 PM

  • Check-out on the date of departure is 10:00 AM

  • Off-street parking for up to three cars
  • Late check-out available for an additional charge

  • Private Entrance

  • Stove

  • Oven

  • Microwave

  • Toaster

  • Wine Cooler

  • Fridge-Freezer

  • Hot Tub Appropriate Glassware

  • Pots & Pans

  • Bottle Opener

  • Salt & Pepper

  • Dining Table 
    (Seats x4)

  • Sleeps x4

  • Bedrooms x4

  • Bed Linens

  • Hangers

  • Outdoor Area

  • Garden Furniture

  • Hot Tub

  • Sauna

  • 2x Bathrooms Throughout

  • 2x Ensuite Bathrooms Upstairs

  • 1x Downstairs Bathrooms

  • Towels

  • Bath House Products Throughout
Living Space
  • Fireplace

  • Smart TV

  • WIFI

  • Laptop Friendly Workspace

  • Balcony

  • First Floor Living Rooms

  • First Aid Kit

  • Fire Extinguisher

  • Carbon Monoxide Alarm

  • Smoke Alarm

  • Non-Smoking

  • Pet Free Property

  • Hot Tub for guests aged 17 and over