Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Mallard is a new centally heated apartment finished with a great deal of care to a high specification, it is sunny and south facing and is sited up a short flight of stairs. Awarded an AA 4 Star rating.
We are in the heart of the Cotswolds close to Cirencester, Northleach, Lechlade, Burford and many other pretty places and idealy placed for local walking.
The Royal International Air Tattoo based at Raf Fairford each July is only 10 minutes away. If you love the turf we are a 45 minute drive away from Cheltenham for the March race meeting.
We have Carp and Course fishing on the doorstep and Golf within 9 miles.
Outside is here is a large lawn and patio area for guests to enjoy, childrens play eqipment and also, of course, the lake to sit by and while away the hours. There is a wealth of local pubs and resaurants in the nearby villages with supurb food on offer.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol 60 km, Nearest railway: Swindon or Kemble 12 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared garden, BBQ, Swing set, Trampoline|
|Further details indoors|
Large Kitchen/Living/Dining room, ceramic hob, small oven with grill, microwave, kettle and toaster, and well equipped with plenty for five
Bedroom 1 has a double bed and bedroom 2 has a Triple Bunk, full size double with a single over the top, both bedrooms have ample wardrobe and draw space.
In the Bathroom, bath with shower over and glass screen, WC and wash basin and heated towel rail.
All bed linen is fine 400 thread count egyptian cotton, and large fluffy towels
High chair and cot are available at no extra charge.
Smoke and heat alarms.
No Pets and No Smoking..
Heating and electric inluded all year.
Welcome pack of Tea, Coffee and Cookies provided.
We are pleased to offer you free WI-FI.
|Further details outdoors|
Ample parking in the adjacient anglers car park
Fishing tackle shop on site, also selling cold drinks and snacks.
A welcome food pack can be provided on request
We have no specific change over days and are very flexible.
Outside security lighting.
BBQ provided but please bring your own charcoal.
Owners live on site, we can provide any information you may need,and generally point you in the right direction.
You will spot many water birds on the lake, Swans, many Ducks, Grebes, Moorhens and Coots plus many babies in the spring. We are also home to wild Deer, Rabbits and Squirels
Outside is a dedicated patio area for guests with BBQ and garden furniture, a large lawned area and childrens swings and slide set on rubber safety chips, a trampoline and see-saw. There is a lakeside area set aside for guests to use and of course the rest of the lake walks on site and nearby to enjoy.
Fishing on our day ticket lake, there will be a charge for this.
We are next door to Water Skiing and Banana Boat rides, there is also a charge for this.
You will find a Nature Reserve 200 yards away with plenty to see in the bird hide.
At Lechlade Marina, 4 miles, have a canal boat ride during the summer months.
The Central England/Cotswolds region
We are: Lakeview Holidays.
You will find us just off the A417 near Fairford.
We are surrounded by many places to visit, Fairford and its famous church windows, the Roman capital of Cirencester, historic Burford, Lechlade with lovely walks along the River Thames, Northleach and its famous Wool Church, Bourton on the Water and The Rissingtons plus many other pretty places all within easy reach.
For those who like to shop we are close to the Swindon Outlet Centre, Witney, and Cheltenham.
There are quiet walks to be had locally round our local Lakes here and along the River Coln.
Cirencester, our local town, is famous for its Roman connections. The museum is a good day out with many Roman artifacts to see plus Saxon remains found in Lechlade during building works.
Each year in July we have the FAIRFORD AIR TATTOO (RIAT), (the airfield is not operational now except for the Tattoo), we are ideal for Air Show Planespotters. (2Miles)
Each March is Horse Racing at the CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL (26 miles)
Fairford is only 2 miles away and has all you need for Food shopping , Retaurants, Pubs and many Takeaways.
In Oxford, about 25 miles, you can ride on the open top bus and find out all the rich history of the city, most Universities are open to visitors and the Ashmoleum and Pitt River museums are worth a visit.
Golf is nearby, there are two pay and play 9 hole courses in Highworth (9 miles) with others, 18 hole, at Faringdon (9 miles) and Lyneham (22 miles).
We have Carp and Course Fishing on site and Trout fishing at Bibury (6 miles) and Lechlade (4 miles).
There is an indoor Swimming Pool at Cirencester (9 miles) and Swindon (9 miles).
Next door to us is a lake offering Water Skiing.
Sailing at Lechlade (3 miles).
Ten Pin Bowling and Multi Screen Cinemas at Swindon (10 miles).
Bird Spotting Hides at our local Nature Reserve (5 minutes on foot).
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9 Sep 2013
"Quiet location, ideal getaway"
Spotlessly clean - it felt brand new. Milk, coffee, tea and biscuits were provided - a nice, welcoming touch. Situated right by the fishing pools - very peaceful and beautiful. Plenty of parking. Gre… More
15 Aug 2013
"Excellent, all around"
We highly recommend this accommodation as a central 'homebase' in the Cotswolds. In particular, if you enjoy a good bath - I know it sounds silly - stay here. Although there are no jacuzzi j… More
2 Aug 2013
"Good facilities but not friendly.."
My wife and I brought my two daughters (11 and 5 years old) stayed 5 nights in Jul13. The environment and facilities are good, but the owner I have to say, is not friendly. The lady was generally lack of smile on her face. On the last evening of our stay, when my 5 years old daughter walked close to the owner's house alone while we were sitting at the lakeside, the lady suddenly opened the door and shouted "get off the window, this is private" and then shut the door heavily. My daughter was terrified and felt hurt. What a surprising behavior which totally ruined our holiday mood. Even the little girl's behavior was not appropriate (she is only 5 years old), why not telling my wife or myself to educate her, or pointing out directly but in a polite way. In any case, bullying a child is not acceptable not to mention in such a service industry. No matter how good the facilities are, if the owner is not friendly, it is hard to become a good choice.
We welcome guests from all over the world here and do provide an information sheet in each property clearly available to read with guidelines on fire regs, rubbish etc. and clearly stating the private areas of garden. I had to ask a guest to stop looking in the windows of our private home and to politely point out the very roomy seating, garden and patio area available for guests.
23 Aug 2012
"Lovely Cottage in stunning surrounds"
Beautifull cottage with absolutely everything we could have wished for. My Wife & I went with our 5 year old daughter & stayed for 3 nights but we wished it was a fortnight!! Lots to do & see in nearby locations & a trampoline & a swing in the courtyard which was a huge hit with our daughter...!! We're sure to book again...!
9 Aug 2011
"excellent accommodation, clean and comfortable. Very comfortable beds."
We had a lovely weekend here , visiting Raf Fairford for Riat, accommodation excellent. Very clean and comfortable accommodation. The only downside was no proper oven only microwave/ oven which I am useless with. Lovely location , stunning views .
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