House | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10
Beaver Brook is a stunning architect-designed holiday home located on a secluded 500 acre nature reserve in the heart of the Cotswolds Water Park. It is located just moments from the ArtSpa(TM), overlooking a trout pond and beside one of the many streams that cross Lower Mill. Beaver Brook sleeps up to ten guests. There is a large open plan living/dining/kitchen area on first floor with impressive vaulted ceiling and overlooking the trout pond, and a first floor balcony and decked/lawned area at ground level. There is also flat screen TV with VCR/DVD and Freeview box, ipod dock and dedicated wifi. Gorgeous contemporary woodburning stove.
Beaverbrook has 2 high chairs, wooden cot and travel cot (bring linen), Fisher Price Baby Gym, baby bouncer chair, Avent Steam steriliser, baby monitor and stairgates, on and off road pushchairs by arrangement, potty, toy and book boxes - perfect for families with young children or babies.
The Lower Mill Estate benefits from an abundance of activities for all age groups, including sailing, fishing, and animal and birdwatching. Guests also have unlimited access to the exclusive, world class ArtSpaTM which offers a full range of fitness options including three swimming pools, sauna, steamroom and fully equipped gym, as well as a range of rejuvenating spa treatments.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Will consider||House swap, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol Airport 100 km, Nearest railway: Kemble 5 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
|Luxuries||Sauna, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Shared indoor pool|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared indoor pool, Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set, Trampoline|
|Further details indoors|
- Two double bedrooms with en suite bathrooms
- Further double bedroom
- Two bunk bedrooms (one is only suitable for two children OR one adult)
- Family bathroom.
- Large open plan living/dining/kitchen area on first floor with impressive vaulted ceiling and overlooking the trout pond
- First floor balcony with cafe style table and chairs and decked/lawned area at ground level.
- Fully equipped kitchen with breakfast bar
- Woodburning stove
- Contemporary furniture throughout
|Further details outdoors|
The house is located on a 500 acre nature reserve including many walks, 8 lakes for non motorised watersports (fishing, sailing, canoeing etc). Bird watching hides and an abundance of nature including amazing birds, otters, deer, bats and the UK's only "wild" beaver population.
Guests have use of the ArtSpa - two outdoor (April to October only) and one indoor pool, gym, steam room, sauna and relaxation area. Treatments also available for an extra charge. There is a children's playground, shared tennis courts, trampoline and treehouse!
Lots of activities locally for all the family and access to many pretty Cotswold villages. Please see our website for more details.
Sorry, we are unable to accommodate stag or hen groups, or all adult groups of more than 8. As there are two bunk rooms the house is more suited to family groups
No pets or smoking in the house please.
The Central England/Cotswolds region
The Cotswolds area is a popular area for its picturesque towns and rolling fields with beautiful towns such as Cheltenham and Cirencester, and many stunning villages such as Bibury, Stow-on-the-Wold, Burford and Moreton-in-the-Marsh.
Cheltenham became a popular spa in the 18th century, and its Regency architecture remains very well preserved, and it also offers an abundance of boutique shopping and restaurants.
Tewkesbury is home to the beautiful Abbey, one of the most popular spots in the Midlands for visitors. Stow-on-the-Wold is the highest point on the Cotswolds and Gloucester has a magnificent cathedral.
Lower Mill is located five miles south of the historic Roman town of Cirencester, making it an excellent base for exploring the wider Cotswold area. There are many beautiful villages within a short drive.
Much of the 500 acre estate is given over to natural habitat and there are several sites of special scientific interest. Lower Mill takes its name from the historic water mill found at the entrance, one of only two still working on the river Thames, which flows through the area.
Lower Mill is within the Cotswolds Water Park holiday area with lots of water based activities from a man made beach to waterskiing, angling and sailing.
There are many picturesque local pubs and restaurants within a short drive and The Bakers Arms in Somerford Keynes (serving food all week) is within walking distance. An organic shop is also located by the water mill for daily essentials. As well as a wide variety of birdlife on the eight lakes found at Lower Mill, other residents include barn owls, deer, otters and the only "wild" beaver population in the UK.
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9 Jun 2011
"Great family holiday destination"
this house is great for family gatherings. Loads of room and really well equipped. Lots to do on the Estate and it is only a 2 min walk (30 second scoot ...) to the Spa swimming pool.
All in all, a great week, all the more memorable for having 3 beaver sightings!
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