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Scandinavian style log cabin with private hot tub, Windermere, Lake District

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bed 2 bath pet friendly log cabin with hot tub in magnificent mountain setting 5 minute walk to pet friendly pubs

Limefitt Lodge is a contemporary Scandinavian style, pet friendly, log cabin with private hot tub located within the prestigious 5 star rated Limefitt Park just 3 miles from both Ambleside, Windermere and close all major attractions, the perfect place to explore and enjoy the magic of the Lake District.

Tucked away in the tranquil Troutbeck Valley and with direct access to the fells for fantastic walks it provides a uniquely peaceful environment set in some of the Lake District's most spectacular and majestic moutain scenery. The lodge occupies an attractive corner site, has 3 bedrooms and comfortably sleeps 6, master with ensuite, 2 twin rooms ( one can be made into a double on request ), 2 bathrooms, spacious open plan living room with vaulted wood ceiling, well equipped modern fitted kitchen, gas central heating, double glazing, log effect fire, large French windows open onto large sunny deck with outdoor furniture and hot tub. Flat screen TV, DVD player, iPod docking station. Free w-fi ( it's the Lakes so can be intermittent ) Private parking next to the lodge. Short stroll to shop and character cosy, pet friendly pub with woodburning stove, comfy armchairs, great local beers and good food.

Limefitt Park is very close to several well known gastro pubs including the famous Mortal Man and the Queen's Head. Limefitt Lodge really is the perfect base for families, groups of friends or couples to explore the beautiful Lake District or simply just kick back and relax away from it all. There is a sports field, children's play area, a pretty river running through the park and horse riding is available. Many lovely walks and bike rides start directly from the park. Pets welcome ( max 2 at an extra £10 each ).

Short breaks with minimum 3 night stay are welcome most of the year Mon-Fri ( 4 nights ) and Fri-Mon ( 3 nights ) please contact us in first instance for up to date prices and availability.

Free Health Club Membership for all our guests !

We have arranged passes for all our guests at a brand new luxury health club only 5 minutes from the lodge, just down the road at Troutbeck near Windermere.

Guests ( including children ) enjoy unlimited use of the indoor heated pool, gym, sauna, steam room and studio classes, spinning etc. The gym, the largest and best equipped in the Lakes, features the latest cardio equipment available today including personal TV screens. There is also coffee lounge area where guests can relax afterwards.

For families or larger groups who like to holiday together our 2 bed lodge with hot tub situated just next door offers combined accommodation for a total of 10 ( see property ref E6702 for photos/details ) We also own a 3 bed and a 2 bed lodge at nearby White Cross Bay on shores of Lake Windermere ( property refs E7568 and E5450 ) Limefitt closes each year between January 14 and February 9.

More Details

Owner
Tony Mole
Member since: 2012
Speaks english, french
Calendar last updated:
27 May, 2018

About Tony Mole

I recently moved back to Cumbria after spending 8 years in the South of France where I set up and ran a property business. Before moving to France I was owner of a graphic design studio and worked for many national and international clients. Ex-rugby player and keen on all sports including skiing,

mountain biking, rowing and walking. We hope you enjoy them as much as we do!

Tony Mole purchased this cabin in 2012

What makes this cabin unique

Our guests ( including children ) enjoy unlimited free use of a new health club in Windermere only 10 mins from the lodge. State of the art gym, indoor pool, hot tub, sauna and steam room. A great place to relax after a hard day on the fells or somewhere to burn off a few holiday calories on a wet day.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Tony

I just wanted to message to say thank you very much for letting us hire your lodge on limefitt park this weekend! Me and my family had a fantastic time (the amazing weather definitely helped) but the lodge was fab. It had everything we needed and the hot tub was a definate bonus! I'm sure you will hear from us soon to book it again.

Thank you again
May 2018
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in Windermere, United Kingdom

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21 ...
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
Kitchen:
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
    Shower room 1 - shower enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom with wc and shower. Second bathroom with bath/shower over. wc.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, private en-suite, TV, fitted wardrobes. Bedroom 2 and 3 both twin bedded with fitted wardrobes, share second bathroom, full size bath with overhead shower.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Veranda / Loggia ...
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Outside: The lodge has a large sunny deck with hot tub and great views. Outdoor furniture is provided. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are provided at no extra cost, changed weekly or fortnightly depending on length of stay. A maid service and more frequent changes by arrangement at nominal extra cost.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Scandinavian style log cabin with private hot tub, Windermere, Lake District
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 14 reviews
5

Lovely family holiday

  • 5 of 5

Limefitt Lodge is lovely. Looks gorgeous on the outside and is very nice on the inside. The layout is lovely. Added bonus of the hot tub which was installed after we booked the lodge! The kids loved it and so did we although when in there on an evening it's not overly private. There is fencing around the hot tub but not so that people can't see you. We had a couple looking in on us as their living room faced the hot tub through big double doors. The site is gorgeous but if you need shopping then you are going to have to travel as the onsite shop literally has a few essentials. The pub onsite is lovely and the staff couldnt do enough for the kids (we have 4). You could relax while the kids played with the toys in there or even watch a DVD in the kids corner. The play park is great and the beck for the kids to splash in is good too, lovely on a hot day! We did not do the pony rides as i thought at £25 per child it was pretty steep to be honest. Nice walks leading off the park and only 10 minutes in the car to Windermere. The only things i would say about the lodge is that the cleaners could have done a better job (i fully appreciate this is not the owners fault at all)... we left the lodge far better than it was when we arrived. There was a lot of dust around, the windows had not been cleaned (marks all over them), the kitchen blinds need cleaning attention and we wouldn't clean those. Also, the windows in the bedrooms do not lock from the inside which was a concern for us as we have 3 girls aged 2 - 5 and once they found out they could open the windows themselves from only sitting on the beds... well we had a few attempted escapes. The decking when wet (which was at least once per day when we were there - we expected this being in the lakes though) was very very slippery and slimy also. Could do with a very good scrub down to avoid the slime build up. Having said all of that, we would of course attend the lodge again the in the future although i would feel safer if the windows locked from the inside as mentioned before.

The location of the lodge is on the corner of a row and the site is very quiet throughout the day and in the evening too. We hardly heard anything actually which was nice. As a family we all 100% enjoyed our stay and have already recommended to friends and family.

Nice contact with the owner throughout the year while paying for the holiday and always received payment receipts to keep record of.

  • Review Submitted: 23/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to submit such a comprehensive review we really value feedback and will address any issues raised to ensure future guests enjoy they stay. I was very pleased you and your family enjoyed the lodge and the hot tub and had a fantastic holiday at Limefitt Lodge. As you say the hot tub was only installed recently and we are aware privacy needs improving, I'm actually taking some tall bamboo plants to the lodge this Saturday which will greatly improve things and make the hot tub area much more private. The question of locks on the bedroom windows hasn't arisen before but it's an excellent point and I'll look into seeing what can be done about it. Your comments on the cleaning have been noted and passed onto my cleaning company who are normally very reliable and well aware of the high standard we expect, apologies for this aspect of your stay. On their own initiative they put a note in the lodge last year requesting guests to phone them if not entirely satisfied with any aspects of cleaning on arrival, they live locally and will always return within an hour to rectify any issues. It does rain quite a lot in the Lakes and the decks do get slippery we regularly power wash them and will arrange to get it done again very soon. Thanks again for your review and very constructive comments and we look forward to welcoming you back soon !
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4

Fantastic stay

  • 4 of 5

We have just returned from 3 nights in this lodge and we had a fantastic time. The lodge is perfectly located, just 10-15 minute drive from all the main towns The site is lovely and very well kept with a lovely dog friendly pub on site.

The lodge itself is lovely. It is a little tired around the edges and could do with a little updating but it in no way affects your stay. It had everything we needed, plenty of space and the hot tub was fab, we spent a lot of time in there. The decking was completely dog proof so the dogs were able to safely wander around out there when we were in the hot tub. It was great value for money and we will definitely he returning

  • Review Submitted: 07/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Place

  • 5 of 5

The lodge was clean, and very spacious. Had good communication with the owner and everything was as described. The hot tub was fantastic, it even snowed whist we were sat in it looking up at the hills around that were tipped with snow. The lake district is a beautiful place and this lodge is situated on a site that gives easy access to nearby towns, villages and walks.

The on site pub does good food although when busy there can be over an hour wait for food.

The lodge itself, although not the most up to date lodge; it is showing slight signs of wear in places.....This did not in any way stop us from enjoying our stay and would definately book again as the four days we had was never enough time to vist everywhere we wanted to go.

I would reccommend this lodge to freinds or family wishing to stay in the lake district.

Thanks for a wonderful holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 18/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Padiham
5

Lovely log cabin

  • 5 of 5

Great cabin loved the area and the walks with the dog and kids and lucky to have a snow day there as well as the hot tub while it's cold out side and the only let down is the DVD player was faulty (8 year old girl not happy ) which was reported to the contact that was left to us but nothing was done

But overall the trip was great

  • Review Submitted: 16/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to write a review we really do appreciate the feedback. Very pleased to hear you enjoyed the lodge, the hot tub, the great walks and you had a lovely snowy day to add to the fun. I must apologise about the DVD player I've spoken to my maintenance man James and for some reason he didn't receive your message. He said he has a spare one at home and would have brought it straight round, any faulty items are always replaced immediately so please apologise to your daughter ! Thanks again and hope to welcome you back soon.
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Fab time in a perfect place

  • 4 of 5

We have had a perfect short stay at limefitt lodge, hot tub was amazing, pub on site was lovely and all necessities were at hand. The lodge itself is a little dated and could do with modernising, however very clean and comfortable, would definitely stay again

  • Review Submitted: 12/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your feedback it's much appreciated. Delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay and made use of the brand new hot tub and the on-site pub. The lodge is very popular all year round and with a short gap before the season really gets going again we are in the process of refurbishing and updating it. As I write this the decorators are in at we have new furniture on order ! Thanks again for your valuable comments and look forward to welcoming you back soon !
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Nice size accommodation

  • 3 of 5

We stayed here last weekend and I was a little disappointed with the first impressions not the cleanest of accommodation spiders web as you walk through the door and dust a plenty. On the plus side the location is brilliant the crockery and cutlery etc was plentiful. We loved the site and all of its facilities just thought the accommodation could be cleaner.

  • Review Submitted: 12/04/2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to write a review we really value feedback from our guests. I must apologise if you were a little disappointed with the cleanliness of the lodge on arrival. My cleaners ( on their own initiative ) placed a sign in the lodge asking guests to contact them immediately on arrival if they were not 100% happy with any aspect of the lodge. They live locally and guarantee to come back within the hour to rectify any issues. I provide the same information in the pre-arrival documentation. On the plus side I was pleased you thought the lodge was well equipped and enjoyed the site, the facilities and its magnificent location. Thanks again.
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Map

Car: recommended

Travel:

Limefitt Park is easily accessible from the North or South via the M6 motorway. A car is essential to explore this spectacular area although there is public transport throughout the Lake District.

Distances:

Limefitt Park is well situated to explore the magnificent Lake District National Park with its large variety of places of interest. Windermere and Ambleside are both 3 miles away, lively towns with great pubs, restaurants and shops. Limefitt is in the heart of superb walking country so don't forget to bring your boots !

Further Details:

Although a secluded, tranquil setting, Limefitt is close to every facility and convenience. Banks, petrol, supermarkets, restaurants etc are all within a short and very scenic ! ) drive. All outdoor activities are available nearby, mountain biking, sailing, canoeing, pony trekking etc.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cabin in Windermere, United Kingdom

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Early Summer
21 May 2018 - 15 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$211
From
AU$211
Fri,Sat,Sun
AU$1,145
 
 
Summer
16 Jul 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$294
From
AU$381
Fri,Sat,Sun
AU$1,727
 
 
Early Autumn 2018
3 Sep 2018 - 18 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$211
From
AU$229
Fri,Sat,Sun
AU$1,233
 
 
End of October 2018
19 Oct 2018 - 1 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$241
From
AU$294
Fri,Sat,Sun
AU$1,603
 
 
Autumn 2018
2 Nov 2018 - 16 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$203
From
AU$247
Fri,Sat,Sun
AU$1,066
 
 
Christmas and New Year 2018
17 Dec 2018 - 7 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
AU$396
From
AU$467
Fri,Sat,Sun
AU$1,674
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
AU$203
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee AU$17.62
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$176.21

Booking Notes: A £50 deposit is required to confirm your booking, and the balance is due 4 weeks prior to your stay. Payment can be made by cheque or bank transfer.
4 night breaks (Mon- Fri) and 3 night breaks ( Fri -Mon) are available all year. 7 night breaks are either Mon-Mon or Fri-Fri.
Please call me on 07712 806368 for prices for 3 or 4 night stays or if you have any enquiries.

Changeover Day:
7 nights Friday/Friday or Monday/Monday
4 nights Monday/Friday
3 nights Friday/ Monday
Arrival time 3.30pm
Departure time 10am

Notes on prices:
Prices include all bedlinen, towels and tea towels, gas and electricity and free wifi which is provided by the Park.
There is a £ 10 charge per dog to cover extra cleaning costs
Owner's Cancellation Policy
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date ( deposit non-refundable )

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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