Lodge / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome

A new England style luxury 3 bedroomed timber lodge on the edge of a lake. An idyllic setting in the heart of the Cotswold Water Park and villages, whilst also having the benefit of the famous Watermark club amenities and facilities, including; tennis, water skiing, fishing, sailing and a lakeside Brassiere which transforms into a bar in the evenings and hosts great live bands on Friday/Saturday nights.

You can use this lodge as either a romantic retreat, a weekend filled with friends, or for an activity weekend with the family. Cirencester and Cheltenham are close-by, offering designer shopping, cinema, restaurants, theatre and the sophistication of the contemporary world. If you'd prefer to be off the beaten track, there are hundreds of secluded walks around the lakes and countryside, dappled with country pubs with roaring fires, offering traditional Sunday lunches and ales. Other local activities include clay pigeon shooting, horse riding, quad-biking and cylcling to name but a few. There is a luxury on-site spa if you wish to relax and replenish the soul, offering a state of the art gym, a hydrotherapy pool, sauna, steam and flotations rooms and signature treatments such as chocolate delight, hot stone body massage, mani/pedicures and facials.

The lodge itself has quality furnishings throughout, which include LCD TV and DVD player, Plasma in master b/room. Comprising entrance hall, downstairs shower room, large sitting/dining room, fully fitted kitchen with all mod cons, 3 bedrooms, large decking with BBQ & dining furniture over looking the lake. The master bedroom looks directly over the lake and if you can lock the kids up, the view is unsurpassable as the sun sets in the evening and the moon rises over the water.

If you wish to use it for that ever elusive romantic weekend, a fine restaurant in Cheltenham named Gusto http://gusto-deli.com will take your order for dinner before you arrive, and will deliver and set out the candle-lit table (on the terrace, if you so choose) in readiness for your arrival and to launch your escape in style.

The Cotswold's are one of the most picturesque and delightful areas of Britain only 75 minutes drive from London and within easy reach of major transport routes. Cotswold towns and villages such as Burford, Bibury and Bourton-on-the-water are the epitome of the quintessential English rural scene. There are many excellent pubs and restaurants in the area. Close by is Cirencester, a delightful town with one of the oldest street markets in the country. Cheltenham, another elegant spa town, lies just a few miles to the west and is famous for its regency architecture. With more than 130 lakes and covering 40 square miles, the cotswold lakes offer the widest possible choice of recreational activities. Whether it is water sports, angling, walking, cycling – no matter what your particular interest you are sure to find it here. Keynes Country Park is also close by which is a great place for sunbathing and swimming.

Pool/Spa access at the local Four Pillars Hotel : Includes hydrotherapy and flotation pools, hot stone body massage, rasul therapy, sauna and steam rooms, facial and body wrap treatments, mani and pedicures and male grooming.

Other Facilities: Situated on the Resort of Windrush Lake the following facilities are available – Tennis, Children's play area, Croquet, Boules, Coarse and Fly Fishing, Table tennis, Pool Table Cricket and Golf Practise Nets, Football goal and Volley Ball Net. The Lakeside Brasserie situated overlooking Spring Lake is a perfect venue for all the family, it provides everything from snacks to lunches and evening meals and during the summer there are often BBQs and entertainment on the outdoor terrace.

The Watermark: The Watermark is a tranquil and select second home complex, spread over some six lakes and 500 acres of land, offering a range of leisure facilities including fishing lakes, water-skiing club, sailing lakes, tennis courts and a health and fitness club, as well as two golf club affiliations. This has to be one of the most perfect places for a holiday as it really does have something special for everyone.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Keynes Country Park 3.5 km
Will consider House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest railway: Kemble - London to Kemble 1 hr 15 min 9 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 DVD player
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, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Double beds (2), Single beds (2)
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The Cotswolds region

The Cotswold’s are one of the most picturesque and delightful areas of Britain only 75 minutes drive from London and within easy reach of major transport routes. Cotswold towns and villages such as Burford, Bibury and Bourton-on-the-water are the epitome of the quintessential English rural scene. There are many excellent pubs and restaurants in the area. Close by is Cirencester, a delightful town with one of the oldest street markets in the country.

Cheltenham, another elegant spa town, lies just a few miles to the west and is famous for its regency architecture. With more than 130 lakes and covering 40 square miles, the cotswold lakes offer the widest possible choice of recreational activities. Whether it is water sports, angling, walking, cycling – no matter what your particular interest you are sure to find it here. Keynes Country Park is also close by which is a great place for sunbathing and swimming.

South Cerney

Pool/Spa access at the local Four Pillars Hotel : Includes hydrotherapy and flotation pools, hot stone body massage, rasul therapy, sauna and steam rooms, facial and body wrap treatments, mani and pedicures and male grooming.

Other Facilities: Situated on the Resort of Windrush Lake the following facilities are available – Tennis, Children’s play area, Croquet, Boules, Coarse and Fly Fishing, Table tennis, Pool Table Cricket and Golf Practise Nets, Football goal and Volley Ball Net. The Lakeside Brasserie situated overlooking Spring Lake is a perfect venue for all the family, it provides everything from snacks to lunches and evening meals* and during the summer there are often BBQs and entertainment on the outdoor terrace.