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Good 3.5/5 Score from 5 reviews

Tennyson House

from £72 /night help Price for guests, Nights

Good 3.5/5 Score from 5 reviews

Good 3.5/5 

from £72 /night help Price for guests, Nights

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Tennyson House overlooks Mill Lake

Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 7

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Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 7

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome

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)
Access Car advised
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
Pool Shared outdoor pool (heated)
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, Double beds (1), Single beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared outdoor pool (heated), Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, Private tennis court, Trampoline, Private fishing lake or river
Access Parking
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.

Further details

We ask for 100 pounds deposit to secure the dates you require, with Balance to be paid 4 weeks before arrival.

About this location

The 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.

Somerford Keynes

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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5 Jan 2015

2/5

"Would we go back? ...NO..."

I am acutely aware that in order for any review to hold any sort of credibility it must be balanced. So let me start with the positive. Good location for the Cotswolds water park (granted not much use… More

The fire had been working perfectly well the week before (christmas week)
We did try and get the chimney swept but it was new years day when we were informed it had become blocked and very hard to get hold of a chimney sweep on a public holiday.

30 Nov 2014

5/5

"Absolutely amazing!"

We stayed at this lovely cottage over a long weekend. It was the perfect getaway for a relaxing weekend. The cottage itself was fantastically kept, with underfloor heating for those cold autumn months. It was extremely homely and fully equipped with anything one may possibly need (including plenty of board games). We went as a couple but can imagine it would be perfect for a family as well, as there is plenty of space/bathrooms.

Would wholeheartedly recommend this to any travelers or anyone seeking respite from busy city life. The location is stunning with beautiful walks and lakes dotted all around with small, cute villages only a short drive away.

3 Oct 2014

4/5

"Very Sweet Ideally Located Cotswolds Water Park Cottage"

This lovely cottage is located in a holiday village in the Cotswolds Water Park. The water park is a very picturesque series of man made lakes with extremely tasteful holiday cottages built sensitively around them with loads of wildlife and polite families. The cottage is very sweet and the owner runs it with ease and the minimum of fuss. The cottage is not located in the typical Cotswold pretty old villages but it is within close driving distance of Bibery and other old river towns. For people with young kids, the nearby canoeing, water boarding and go-cycle are ideal and I would definitely recommend.

14 Sep 2014

2/5

"Drab, dull, dingy."

We had high hopes for this rental property. Sadly, it was a somewhat tired place desperately in need of a lick of paint. It was very dark in the property due to the trees immediately outside and qui… More

19 Dec 2013

5/5

"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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      • 2 Years listed

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      Calendar last updated:06 Apr 2015

      Based in New Zealand

      Languages spoken
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