Applegarth Villa, Windermere
Situated in a quiet street within walking distance of the town, Applegarth Villa in Windermere is a boutique, adult only hotel with luxury rooms and hot tub suites. Looking out onto the fells, yet easy accessible from the A591, Applegarth is ideally located for a break in the Lake District.
- Hot Tub Suites
- Ultimate Rooms
- Adult Only
- Outdoor Private Hot Tub
- Spa Treatments
- Dog Friendly
- Adults Only
- Afternoon Tea
- Central Windermere
Remaining sympathetic to the building’s Victorian heritage, the villa retains its parquet flooring, stained glass windows and oak panelling. The boutique makeover has brought the villa into the 21st century and given it a swanky and glamorous feel without going overboard.
This small luxury hotel has some serious style, but because it is family run, it still possesses that homely feel that makes you want to keep going back. Applegarth may be classy but its relaxed atmosphere means you don’t have to put on any airs and graces. With such stylish interiors and unique charm, this is quite possibly the best boutique hotel in Windermere.
Rooms at Applegarth Villa were designed to be talked about, with their bold, contemporary design, showstopping features and luxurious furnishings. But the seven Applegarth Villa Suites have really made an impact with their private hot tubs and state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems. What’s more, this is an adult only hotel so whichever room you choose, you can enjoy pure relaxation and tranquility.
Applegarth Villa Restaurant is one of Windermere’s finest places to dine. Hearty but beautifully presented dishes are infused with the freshest flavours of Cumbria. Peppered slithers of venison or smoked pancetta guinea fowl are the kind of divine dishes you will find on the menu.
From the mood lighting and underfloor heating, to the oversized baths and complimentary butler trays, you can expect nothing short of impressive here.
The hotel also caters for guests with dogs and has two dog friendly suites available.
If you’re looking for a luxury adults only hotel break in the Lake District, facilities at Applegarth Villa provide you with everything you need for the perfect stay.
Food and Drink
Enveloped by the distinctive fells of the Lake District, Applegarth Villa Restaurant not only boasts imposing views, it has also become one of the best places to eat in Windermere. Sourcing the freshest ingredients from Cumbria’s giant outdoor larder, Head Chef John Kelly uses local produce, modern cooking techniques and endless passion to rustle up inspired dishes such as turkey escalope stuffed with puy lentils and chestnut mushrooms. Guests can also indulge in afternoon tea at the villa.
The Villa Bar is a cool, laid back space where you can sample the extensive wine list, real ales, whiskeys and a wide selection of spirits.
If you feel like really pushing the boat out during your stay at Applegarth Villa, why not book a luxury treatment which you can enjoy in the privacy of your suite? The professional therapist offers a Swedish massage and Deep tissue massage.
Being right in the heart of Windermere, Applegarth is an ideal base for enjoying the many activities and attractions in the Lake District. Whether you love putting on your walking boots and hiking among the fells, or discovering the history and culture of the area, there is a wealth of things to do on the doorstep. Just a walk from the hotel, Bowness-on-Windermere is one of the most popular towns. Visit the World of Beatrix Potter, explore Wray Castle or amble around the independent shops.
If you want to venture further afield, why not take a trip to Levens Hall, Rheged Centre or Muncaster Castle.
Choose from two rooms; Suite 1 with its spa bath, lounge area and sun terrace, or Room 2 with its circular bed and Bluetooth sound system.
There are six Luxury Rooms to choose from, each with its own unique style. Whether you prefer an air spa bath, wet room, slipper bath or four poster room with Lakeland views, you will find it all in these rooms.
Spacious with seating area and stylish ensuite bathrooms, Superior Rooms are perfect for romantic breaks in the Lake District.
Cosy and perfectly formed, these are the smaller of the rooms but they are just as stylishly appointed with all the latest facilities.
The piece de resistance at Applegarth Villa, each of the seven lavish suites has been designed to impress. Expect stunning bathrooms with duet sinks, freestanding baths and walk in rain showers. Located in the Coach House next to the main building, the Suites boast private terrace or balcony with hot tub.