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Hobby's Rest

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    Cotswold Stone Cottage
    Cotswold Stone Cottage
    Cotswold Stone Cottage
    Entrance Courtyard
    View to Private Orchard
    Orchard View of the Cottage
    Gateway to relaxation
    Property description
    Rental Home – 
    1 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 2
    Perfect for those wanting to relax & enjoy fabulous lakeside walks on 450 acre nature reserve.
    Contemporary cottage completely renovated in March 2012, with wood-burning stove, well equipped modern kitchen, diner, lounge, shower room, King size bedroom with en-suite cloakroom.
    Bedlinen and towels provided.

    Wide screen TV, DVD player & MP3 Dock, DAB radio.
    Board games, books, & selection of DVD's.
    PAYG WIFI with cotswold wireless.
    Private orchard with outdoor seating, and a BBQ.
    Outdoor facilities in the Lower Mill Estate include outdoor shared pool (seasonal), Sauna, Table Tennis and Tennis courts.
  • Amenities & details
    • Balcony
    • Dining Seats (4)
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(1)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • En Suite Rooms (1)
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (3)
    • Microwave
    • Playground
    • Private Fishing Lake/River
    • Refrigerator
    • Secure Parking
    • Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
    • Shared Tennis Court
    • Shared Yard
    • Shower Rooms (1)
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • Trampoline
    • TV
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Additional amenities & feature info
    The recently renovated cottage, has a king size bed with memory foam mattress, small wardrobe with drawers.
    In the lounge there is a two seater sofa, with additional chairs, TV/DVD and contemporary wood burning stove. There is a main shower room and an ensuite. The new kitchen, installed in March 2012 comes with washer dryer, dishwasher, fridge freezer, microwave, oven and hob.

    The cottage facilities are all at ground floor level only, and are only suitable for 2 adults or 2 adults with small baby, but we do not supply cots or additional bedding.

    Bed linen and towel are provided for lead guests.

    Wifi is available courtesy of PAYG via cotswold wireless, which offers 15 minute free access per day.

    Please be aware that mobile phone reception around the cottage is limited for most carriers...
    Listing #HL118166 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
    High May 2, 2014 Sep 4, 2014 3 nights
    Med Sep 5, 2014 Nov 6, 2014 1 night
    Low Nov 7, 2014 Dec 18, 2014 3 nights
    Xmas Dec 19, 2014 Jan 5, 2015 3 nights
    Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    £100 damages deposit required with booking, refundable one week after end of holiday.
    Payment by bank transfer or paypal with balance of Booking to be paid 4 weeks before arrival date.
    Weekend bookings from Friday 3pm to Monday 10am.
    Weekday bookings from Monday 3pm to Friday 10am.
    Minimum stay 3 nights
    (Nighly rate decreases £5 per night for 3-7 nights

    2013 per night 3 night 4 night 5 night 6 night 7 night
    Low Season £85 £80 £75 £70 £65
    Med Season £95 £90 £85 £80 £75
    High Season £105 £100 £95 £90 £85
    Xmas £n.a £110 £105 £100 £95
  • Property location
    Things to Do
    Car advised
    How to get there
    Airport: Bristol: 59.7 mi
    Railway: Kemble: 3.1 mi
    Ferry: Portsmouth: 72.7 mi
    Less than 20 minutes' drive from the M4 and M5 Motorways with their direct links to London, the SouthWest and Central England.

    By train direct from London Paddington to Kemble Station which is a short (10 minute) taxi ride away although if you are wanting to visit the beautiful Cotswolds your own car is advisable.

    Nearest airport - Bristol or Birmingham
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 59.7 mi.
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English first
Birmingham, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013 for a stay in December 2013

We spent Xmas here and we loved every minute of it. Hobby's Rest is a lovely place to stay, set in Lower Mill which is a huge private estate with beautiful walks. There is a pub in the nearest village (10 minute walk) and Cirencester is only 5 miles away with supermarkets, banks etc. Its a very friendly and warm... more

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013 for a stay in July 2013

Our large extended family enjoyed a week's summer holiday in a large house on the nearby lake and at the end of each day we (the grandparents) were able to return to this close, quiet, well equipped, stylish and very comfortable retreat. more

Kerry H
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013 for a stay in February 2013

Location ideal for the Peace & Tranquilty which was what we were after . Get back to the Cottage after a walk next to lakes & put log burner on & relax with bottle of wine . Lots of small villages with quaint pubs for eating out & shopping. All in all very relaxing hoilday . more

Management response:

Glad you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. It is the ideal place to switch off, and lack of mobile phone signal in the cottage (3ft thick walls) , while a hinderance to many, may be a blessing to others. more

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