Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7
There are 3 bedrooms, one double, one with 2 singles (best suited as a children room), and a single. There is also a sofa bed downstairs if needed to sleep total of 7. The cottage is fully equipped, and has a wood burning fire. There are many walks around the estate and beyond, as well as a lovely pub and restaurant within easy walking distance. There are some areas of special interest for wildlife enthusiasts and birdwatchers, and also carp, coarse and trout fishing available on the lakes. There is an organic farm shop on the estate selling local organic and general produce. Hot food, firewood and wine. The cottage does have Wi-fi internet access.
The pool is heated, and there’s also a sauna. Its shared and a short walk from the cottage. There is also a children play area, trampoline, tennis court, cricket nets and picnic area by the pool. Great area for cycle rides and walking, both round the estate and nearby area's.
Property is next to the Thames path.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||There is a beach at one of the waterpark lakes 5 km|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Heathrow 129 km, Nearest railway: Kemble 5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Sauna, Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Table tennis, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, Private tennis court, Trampoline, Private fishing lake or river|
|Further details outdoors|
Parking for one car directly by the cottage. Some additional parking may be available by the tennis courts.
The estate is very proud of its untouched nature reserves, and has areas of some significance when it comes to bird and wildlife.
Late in 2005 the first European Beavers introduced back into England were released and are thriving in a far corner of the estate.
There are viewing hides from where they can be watched.
The estate is also home to a wide range of Bird life, from waterfowl to owls.
Details of guided walks and the best spots are available from the property or the estate office.
There is some excellent fishing on the estate, both coarse fishing and fly fishing.
The coarse fishing is specialised and mostly specimen fishing, and the lakes would be classified as 'challenging' and not really suitable for beginners. As a tenant you are able to fish (within the estate fishing rules) details of which are available at the house. The fishing is managed by a permanent tenant on the estate, who will be happy to point you in the right direction, and show you the hotspots.
We ask for 100 pounds deposit to secure the dates you require, with Balance to be paid 4 weeks before arrival.
The Central England/Cotswolds region
The Lower Mill Estate is on the edge of the Cotswold village of Somerford Keynes. The village amenities include a public house with a restaurant. The town of Cirencester is approx. 6 miles to the North and has a comprehensive range of shopping and leisure activities, and provides easy access to explore the whole Cotswold region. There is plenty to explore on your doorstep, with fantastic walk around the lakes within the estate, fishing, cycling and exploring the water park region of the Cotswolds.
There is a small farm shop on the Estate supplying local produce and supplies, firewood, wine and some home cooked food and bakery items
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19 Dec 2013
"Idyllic location, excellent fully equipped accommodation, really supportive landlord"
We stayed at Tennyson House for 3 months with our children. We would recommend the cottage for short and longer term stays. The Cottage is in a quiet and idyllic location for walking, jogging enjoyi… More
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