About the home
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.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedroom|
|Nearest beach:||Weston-super-Mare, 96km|
|Will consider:||Corporate lets|
Nearest amenities: 5km
|Family friendly?||Not suitable for children|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool:||Shared outdoor pool (heated)|
|General:||TV, CD player, Wi-fi available|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||1 Bedroom, 2 bathrooms of which 1 en suite and 1 shower room|
|Furniture:||Double beds (1), Dining seating for 4, Lounge seating for 3|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Shared outdoor pool (heated), Balcony / Terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Shared tennis court on site, Private fishing lake / river, Climbing frame, Trampoline|
Further details indoors:
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.
Further details outdoors:
Front Courtyard Seating area.
Rear orchard with wooden table, parasol and chairs
Use of heated swimming pool, exclusive to Mill Village guests, sauna (seasonal), tennis courts and children's play area. On site shop
Nearby lakes for fishing and boating.
Numerous private nature trails - resident wildlife including Beaver, Otter colony,wildfowl, migratory birds, and bats.
Rare and protected habitat.
The lower mill estate is the UK first private residential nature reserve with 450 acres of lakes, and woodland walks, perfect for a relaxing break. The cottage backs onto a secluded orchard which is bounded by the River Thames.
Starter logs / kindling available, but kindly ask that this is replenished before your leave.
We generally have a no pets rule, as the cottage has white flooring and is only really suitable for two adults.
No Stag or Hen Breaks allowed on the estate.
£100 breakages deposit with booking which will be returned after rental period is complete.
The Central England / Cotswolds / Gloucestershire region
The Cotswold's is one of the most unspoilt regions of England, being the country's largest Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Gentle hillsides, river valleys, lakes and ancient limestone sleepy villages. Centrally positioned with good road access to many places of interest. Neolithic, Roman, Iron Age & Saxon sites can all be found, as can some of the most spectacular English country homes & castles, such as Warwick Castle & Blenheim Palace.
The historic cities of Bath & Oxford are readily accessable.
Local events include: Bath and Cheltenham Literary Festivals, Cheltenham Gold Cup Races, Badminton and Gatcombe Park Horse Trials, Kemble Air Day, Royal International Air Tattoo, Jazz Festivals, The Festival of the Tree at the world famous Westonbirt Arboretum.
The area contains some fabulous local pubs with great food, great ale, & wonderful local hospitality.
Many of the local market towns play host to local farmers markets, with wonderful fresh produce.
The Cirencester / Lower Mill area
Lower Mill Estate is a 450 acre nature reserve, offering the perfect location to unwind, relax & enjoy natures secrets. It has some of the rarest habitat in the the uk, with fantastic resident wildlife including bats, rabbits,otters, beavers & many migratory birds & water fowl.
For the more active, the nearby Cotswold Water Park offers beach, water skiing, jet skiing, wake boarding, sailing, fishing, bike hire, pay as you go golf & lots more
Close to beautiful market town of Cirencester with its cafes & restaurants, galleries & antique shops. Here, in the old Corn Hall there are regular antique & craft markets where it is possible to seek out a bargain or two.
The nearest pub can found in Somerford Keynes, which is walking distance from the cottage.
Nearest Rail Station can be found in Kemble which offers direct links to London Paddington.
How to get there
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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 near Cirencester
Tennis in town
Golf less than 15 mins walk
Rural / countryside retreats
Beach or lakeside relaxation
03 Mar 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... more
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... more
21 Feb 2013
We stayed for 3 night during Feb 2013. The accommodation is finished to a high standard. The decor is modern as are the appliances. The cottage is very cosy indeed and is ideal for a romantic... more
Many thanks for your comments
I am sorry that you found an issue with the wifi in the cottage. The cottage wifi is offered by an external company, and is simply boosted within the property. Being... more
02 Oct 2012
Me and my partner came to hobbys rest at the end of september for a 3 night break. We were worried that it might have been a bit to quiet for us as we are quite a young couple but we had such an... more
Thanks for your kind words, and thanks for leaving the cottage spotless.
We are glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 2|
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|Unavailable||5 Jan 13||8 Feb 13||£ 0||-||-||1 Week|
|A||8 Feb 13||29 Mar 13||£ 455||£ 85||£ 85||3 Nights|
|B||29 Mar 13||3 May 13||£ 525||£ 95||£ 95||3 Nights|
|C||3 May 13||6 Sep 13||£ 595||£ 105||£ 105||3 Nights|
|B||6 Sep 13||1 Nov 13||£ 525||£ 95||£ 95||3 Nights|
|A||1 Nov 13||20 Dec 13||£ 455||£ 85||£ 85||3 Nights|
|D||20 Dec 13||3 Jan 14||£ 665||£ 110||£ 110||4 Nights|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
£100 damages deposit required with booking, refundable one week after end of holiday.<BR>Payment by bank transfer or paypal with balance of Booking to be paid 4 weeks before arrival date.<BR>Weekend bookings from Friday 3pm to Monday 10am. <BR>Weekday bookings from Monday 3pm to Friday 10am.<BR>Minimum stay 3 nights <BR>(Nighly rate decreases £5 per night for 3-7 nights<BR><BR>2013 per night 3 night 4 night 5 night 6 night 7 night<BR>Low Season £85 £80 £75 £70 £65 <BR>Med Season £95 £90 £85 £80 £75 <BR>High Season £105 £100 £95 £90 £85<BR>Xmas £n.a £110 £105 £100 £95<BR>Book
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