- At a Glance
- Our Review
GUESTS COME TO HIDEOUT HOUSE TO PLAY – and you've never seen anything quite like the Play room at this glamorous private house near Windermere, complete with a lavish jacuzzi cinema.
Numerous top footballers have checked in here – and WAGs will adore the the high glam factor at this one-of-a-kind, couples-only luxury domain that has just about everything you'd expect from a luxurious five star Lake District address.
Hideout House takes the luxury hotel concept to a new level. Packed with cool gadgets and bursting with with deluxe features to lose yourselves in, it’s a brilliant place for an indulgent minimoon or birthday treat – in fact many guests never even go out!
This glamorous home-from-home allows you to close the door to your own private world with all the usual hotel services on call.
Stunning jacuzzi cinema
Packed with Wow factor is the stunning cinema bathroom designed by Majik House. This incredible space has a super-size jacuzzi bath for two with underwater lighting and intelligent iPad controls to create your chosen lighting mood and entertainment.
Think shamelessly upmarket bordello – you'll even find silver and black can-can girls adorning the walls. There’s a 65 inch cinema screen, 3D smart TV with full internet and Apple TV apps, Netflix Movies, Sonos music (so you can stream all the tracks on earth), an iPod dock to play your own music and a huge selection of DVDs. Just pour yourselves a cocktail – your complimentary bar is loaded with spirits, mixers and ice – and kick back in the jacuzzi. There's also a large chromotherapy shower enclosure and underfloor heating, naturally.
Upstairs, you’ll find a seductively decorated bedroom done out in wall-to-wall faux tiger prints with a tempting kingsize four poster bed and luxury goose down duvet with pure cotton bedding. There’s a wall mounted TV, DVD player and iPod dock, plus a dressing area with a wealth of luxuries. There is also a shower room on this floor with fluffy robes and lotions and potions,
Head up to the next floor and you’ll find a second cinema room/lounge area with a 55 inch Sony smart 3D television with Blu-Ray DVD player, linked to a Bose surround sound system with iPod docking station. Designer wall coverings, remote control mood lighting and an in-wall feature fire complete the scene. Step outside onto the balcony to enjoy a glass of champagne in the fresh air.
Should you feel like rustling up some eats, there’s a fully equipped kitchen and dining area with mood lighting. Continental breakfast is supplied, and you can always take a short walk to the nearby Cranleigh hotel for a full English. There’s a Nespresso coffee machine and bottled water.
Any more? Well, there’s free wi-fi throughout the property, an optional daily maid service and access to a 400-strong DVD library. Guests get free use of the nearby £3 million Old England health club (five minutes walk), where there’s a swimming pool with views over Lake Windermere, steam room, high tech gym and treatment rooms.
This highly individual and very private pad – billed as the ultimate in luxury relaxation – is set in a street of townhouses in the village of Bowness on Windermere. Arguably the glammest place to stay in the north of England, The Hideout is just five minutes walk from the village of Bowness, set along the shores of Lake Windermere. Should you actually want to leave, that is.
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Hideout House was reviewed for Room for Romance by Tammy Heyton