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Lakeside house in Cotswold nature reserve w/pools

View from the balcony
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View from the balcony
Living area with wood-burning stove
Living area with deck and lake beyond
The lake view from the rear deck
The sunny rear deck overlooking the lake
Hoopoe Cottage
Bedroom 1 with balcony overlooking the lake
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 3
Bedroom 4 with balcony overlooking the lake - bed can be either a single or a double
Open plan dining area
Well-equipped kitchen
Family bathroom
Ensuite to Bedroom 1
Gorgeous sunsets from the west-facing rear deck
Indoor pool at The ArtSpa
Covered seating area by the ArtSpa outdoor heated pool
Eco swimming pond at the ArtSpa
Children's play areas
The new Lower Mill restaurant, Ballihoo.
A great place for a special celebration
Rabbits playing by our deck at dusk
A safe and friendly environment for families wildlife alike.
Beautiful walks to explore
Secluded lakeside picnic spots can be found all over the Estate
Stunning autumn colours - the Estate is beautiful al year round.
Beautiful lakes with gorgeous wildlife
Some lakes at the Estate are perfect for fishing
The Estate is fun all year round
Winter views from the deck
Canoes can be rented on site and used on several lakes
Fun at the annual duck race on the Estate
Lake swimming at nearby Cotswold Country Park and Beach
Local outing - The Vale of the White Horse
Local outing - the stunning Westonbirt Arboretum
Local outing - the Roman Amphitheatre in Cirencenster
Local outing - Gloucester Cathedral and the cloisters where they filmed Harry Potter
Local outing - the maze at Painswick Rococo Garden
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4 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 9
Somerford Keynes, Cirencester, Cotswolds, England
Hoopoe Cottage is a delightful lakeside 4 bedroom house in the award-winning Lower Mill Estate . It sleeps 9 adults very comfortably, and we can also provide a travel cot for a baby or toddler. It's a great place for extended family groups or two families holidaying together as two of the large bedrooms have ensuites.

The large rear deck faces west, perfect for sunset drinks, and the living area and two of the bedrooms have stunning views over Clear Lake. The kitchen is fully equipped and there is a wood-burning stove in the living room fireplace, as well as Freeview TV and a DVD player. The house also has complimentary wireless broadband. Bedroom 4 has a second TV/DVD player plus play table and stools and access to a secure balcony, so that it can be a playroom or tv snug during the day.

The private country estate and nature re...
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Listing #HL6839581
About the Owner
Victoria B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed July 27, 2017

It is a good place for families to have a break. My daughter and God-daughter enjoyed watching and chasing the ducks. The only downside to me is that the indoor pool is not children friendly though they have a very nice outdoor pool for kids.More

Thank Jasmin B
Management response:Responded August 1, 2017

So glad you had a good time and that the children enjoyed the birds and wildlife on the Estate! I'm sorry you felt the indoor pool wasn't child friendly - children of every age are welcome in all the pools but one of the outdoor...More

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Gym
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (9)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Playground
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Sauna
  • Shared Indoor Pool
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shared Tennis Court
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
No large single gender groups permitted by the Estate.
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Queens
    3 Twins
    1 Full
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
Jul 20, 2018 -
Sep 2, 2018
High Season 2018
3 nights
Sep 3, 2018 -
Oct 18, 2018
Mid Season
3 nights
Oct 19, 2018 -
Nov 5, 2018
October Half term
3 nights
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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.
  • Damage Deposit: $261 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighborhood
Lower Mill is set within the Cotswold Water Park, where 150 lakes offer a wide range of watersports, including sailing, fishing, waterskiing and windsurfing. There's a lakeside sandy beach at the nearby Cotswold Country Park and miles of bicycle trails through the area.

The heart of the Cotswolds is also nearby, with picturesque villages, traditional country pubs, bustling market towns and graceful stately homes. It is one of the lovliest parts of England and offers a huge number of different places and activities to explore. The area's stunning countryside hosts many seasonal events such as the Enchanted Christmas walk at Westonbirt Arboretum, or the exciting races of the Cheltenham Festival.
Getting around
Nearest station is Kemble with a direct service from London and the rest of the country accessible via changing at Swindon.
Car advised
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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