Lake View, Lower Mill Estate
House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7
Lake View is a stunning contemporary property occupying a truly exceptional position within the exclusive Lower Mill Estate. Our home is one of only four South facing properties on the 'peninsula', a quiet private backwater with completely uninterrupted views of the largest lake on the estate, and direct lake access. A stunning position.
The house sleeps up to seven people with a spectacular double height first floor living/dining/kitchen area with a balcony spanning the full width of the property to take advantage of the fabulous views and open plan living. A spiral staircase goes down to the sunny garden and lakeside decked area to the front of the house with a large dining table for al fresco entertaining.
The Lower Mill Estate comprises approximately 550 acres of beautiful countryside just outside Cirencester in Gloucestershire and is a wildlife haven with eight lakes and two rivers, including the upper reaches of the Thames, together with acres of woodland and countryside all of which are there to be explored!
For those seeking relaxation of a more sedate kind, a luxurious spa is available to our guests which offers an extensive range of health and beauty treatments. The spa also offers an indoor and outdoor heated pool, an unheated 'eco' pool, sauna, steam room and fully equipped gymnasium.
Whether you are seeking complete relaxation in beautiful natural surroundings, or an activity-packed adventure, we are confident that you should be able to find both by staying at our lakeside home!
Please contact Patrick for further details or to make a booking call 07930 434285, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest railway: Kemble 6 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|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, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared indoor pool, Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Trampoline, Private fishing lake or river|
The Central England/Cotswolds region
Lower Mill Estate sits in the heart of the Cotswolds, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. A rural idyll less than two hours from the bustle of London, the Cotswold area has for many years been a popular weekend destination for prosperous residents of the capital. The estate is secure, secluded and in the middle of a nature reserve, but within easy reach of all the Cotswolds has to offer, including Michelin-starred restaurants, fascinating craft and antique fairs, farmers' markets, country pubs and tempting delicatessens. Nearby historic towns include:
CIRENCESTER: This is the 'local town' (10 minutes drive) and is a prime example of a traditional Cotswold market town with a lovely variety of shops restaurants and cafes and a weekly market. Waitrose, M&S and Tesco are all within a 10 minute drive of the house. The town has a vibrant history stretching back to Roman times when it was a thriving centre for the wool trade, and most recently it played an important role in the Arts and Crafts movement.
BOURTON-ON-THE-WATER: Famously picturesque, Bourton-on-the-Water is sometimes referred to as the 'Venice of the Cotswolds' thanks to the many low stone bridges that cross the River Windrush which runs through the town. It is known for the distinctive architecture of its 17th century buildings, the Dragonfly Maze – a yew maze partly designed by the artist Kit Williams – and its 1930s model replica of the village.
CHELTENHAM: Just over 25 miles north of Lower Mill Estate, on the edge of the Cotswolds, lies Cheltenham, a large spa town that's been a popular holiday resort since mineral springs were discovered there in 1716. Cheltenham plays host to a number of international festivals (literature, jazz etc) and hosts one of the most famous meetings in the horse-racing calendar. The town is also known for its Regency architecture its diverse galleries and museums, and boasts excellent shopping and restaurants.
BATH: To the south west of Lower Mill Estate is Bath, another spa town famous for its architecture. Bath is a World Heritage Site and major tourist destination due to its cultural and historical significance. It offers visitors the opportunity to bathe in naturally heated spring waters, have tea in the famous pump-rooms, and has five theatres, and a number of music, film, literature and food festivals.
THINGS TO DO
Whether you are seeking peace and tranquility in beautiful surroundings, a culturally enriching experience or an action-packed adventure, our house at Lower Mill provides the ideal base from which to enjoy it all.
At Lower Mill itself, some of the things to enjoy include:
Sailing, windsurfing and canoeing from the end of the garden!
A haven for nature lovers, there is a wonderful diversity of bird and wildlife throughout the year including the only 'wild' beaver population in the UK, deer, migrating geese and other waterfowl, otters and much more. Observation hides are situated on some lakes
Tennis on the all-weather outdoor court
Cycling tracks and footpaths throughout the estate
Trout, coarse and carp fishing on their respective lakes
The on-site Artspa that provides a wide range of beauty and well-being treatments, indoor and outdoor heated pools, an unheated eco-pool, sauna, steam room, fully equipped gymnasium and adult-only library/chill-out room
Small shop with cafe next to the old mill
Childrens play area with trampoline, swings etc
Other nearby attractions include:
Waterskiing/wakeboarding (both conventional and cable) available on the Cotswold Waterpark
Sailing and windsurfing tuition and courses
A 10 minute walk from Lower Mill is Cotswold Country Park and Beach, where you can hire cycles and boats at go-by-cycle, have a canoeing, sailing or windsurfing lesson at Waterland, fish, play on the sandy beach or be a daredevil with the professional instructors at the Aerial Adventure Centre.
Beautiful and varied walks and cycle routes throughout the local area
The internationally renowned Cotswold Wildlife Park near Burford
Butts Farm, a ten minute drive away, where visitors can feed the baby animals and shop at the award-winning farm shop and butcher
These are just a few examples to whet your appetite and give you an idea of the range and diversity of what the area can offer.
Details of many attractions, restaurants and suchlike can be found in the guest folder at the house.
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29 Jun 2014
"Great place to stay"
A wonderful property in a great location. The view from the lounge/dining room is wonderful and the location so peaceful and quiet. (but we had 8 days of wonderful sunny weather when we stayed)The pro… More
8 Mar 2014
"Perfect property in the perfect location"
Wonderful property in the most perfect location for a relaxing family break. The children of the party enjoyed the pool on site and adults the spa facilities that complimented perfectly the relaxed a… More
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