Lodge / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Stunning views across Spring Lake can be enjoyed from the sunny deck, living area and main bedroom. Whatever the season the view is eye catching.

At the lake is a children's play area, gym (chargeable), water sport centre and lakeside brasserie serving good food and providing occasional evening entertainment. Spring Lake is on the outskirts of South Cerney, a picturesque Cotswold village. In the village is a shop and a highly rated foodie pub. We are four miles from Cirencester, the "Capital of the Cotswolds" for chic shopping and good eating places in a lovely setting .

Spring Lake is in an area of the Cotswolds called the Cotswold Water Park. Named for the 140 lakes stretching across 40 square miles, Spring Lake is surrounded by beautiful countryside. There are many footpaths and cycle ways in the immediate vicinity to take advantage of the scenery and the many lakes.

Wakeboarding, water skiing and ringo rides are available on Spring Lake (seasonal). There are opportunities for sailing, wakeboarding (cable), fishing and kayaking ten minutes walk plus the Spa at the local hotel is also in walking distance if you fancy a treatment or two. Golf, paddle boarding, water zorbing, horse riding and a variety of other water and land based activities are within a couple of miles.

Ideally placed for touring the Cotswolds and the many picturesque towns and villages such as Bibury, Cirencester and Stow-on-the-Wold.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Check in time: 16:00
Check out time: 10:00
Will consider Corporate bookings
Access Car advised
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Furniture King Beds (1), Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Climbing frame
Access Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Open plan living/ dining room overlooking the lake. There are two cosy sofas, a couple of leather chairs, dining table for six, flat screen 32" TV with Freeview, DVD player and DAB radio. A selection of books and recent DVDs are available. The rear wall of the ground floor is virtually all glass to make the most of the view. The fully equipped kitchen opens onto the dining/ living area with a cooker, fridge/ freezer, microwave, kettle, toaster, washer/dryer and a selection of cook books. Also downstairs is a shower room with shower cubicle, WC and basin.

Upstairs there are three bedrooms and a bathroom. The main bedroom overlooks the lake with a floor to ceiling window with a view across the lake. There is a TV, large double wardrobe, chest of drawers and king size bed. Second bedroom has a double bed, chest of drawers and hanging rail. Third bedroom has two single beds, hanging rail and chest of drawers. Bathroom has bath with rose head shower over, basin and WC.

Outside is a fabulous deck overlooking the lake with steps down to the charcoal BBQ, lawn and lake. There is a gate. On the deck is a dining table and chairs for six, parasol and lounge set.

Travel cot, high chair, bed guard, changing mat and flexi gate are available at no extra charge.

Bed linen, tea towels and towels for indoor use are provided.

Arrival time is after 4.00pm and departure time by 10.30am (unless agreed otherwise with the owner). Access is via a key safe, therefore it does not matter if you are arriving late at night.


Maximum occupancy throughout the period of rental is six persons and one baby (under 18 months).

Heating is included in the rental price.

Nantucket has free wireless internet access.

There is free parking in front of the lodge.

No smoking is permitted in the lodge and on the decks. No pets.

Initial Consumables:

A small quantity of initial consumables is provided (eg. coffee, tea, sugar, soap, toilet rolls, cleaning products), however you should not expect the quantity of these provisions to last the length of your stay.

Accessibility, health and safety

The lodge is on stilts so access from front and rear is up fours steps which could pose difficulty to guests with limited mobility, or carrying babies both in terms of their general movement and their ability to quickly exit the lodge in an emergency.

The smoke detectors operate on sound only basis and therefore those who have serious impairment of hearing may not be able to hear the alarm and could be at risk.

Please note there is a lake very close to the lodge. Young children need to be supervised to ensure they stay away from the unfenced lake edge.

Further details outdoors

On Spring Lake there is a brasserie and gym (fee payable) both with views over the lake, a childrens play area and the opportunity to waterski or wake board on the lake in the warmer months. Within a 15 minute walk from Spring Lake is a hotel Spa, for a relaxing treatment or a dip in the pool. Sailing, kayaking, fishing lake and tackle shop are also in walking distance. Horseriding, paintballing and golf are a short drive away as well as as the largest inland beach in the UK and ariel adventures at the Country Park.

Spring Lake is on the outskirts of South Cerney, a traditional Cotswold village with three pubs, newsagent, shop and many lovely old cottages to admire.

Four miles way is Cirencester, the capital of the Cotswolds with its farmers market, museum, designer shops and beautiful buildings. Chedworth Roman villa is on the outskirts of Cirencester.

Also nearby are many lovely villages such as Bibury and Tetbury, plus Bath and Cheltenham.

The Cotswolds region

What better place for a relaxing break than a cottage in the Cotswolds? Located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty the Cotswolds is one of the top five places travellers from overseas visit in the UK.

Explore the quintessentially English honey-coloured villages that punctuate the Cotswolds landscape - Broadway, Stow-on-the-Wold, Bourton-on-the-Water, to name but a few. Explore their pretty streets, brimming with delightful shops selling antiques, gifts and other quality goods, along with fine dining restaurants, traditional pubs and olde-worlde tea shops. There are some splendid towns and cities too such as Oxford, Bath and Cheltenham.

Must-see places include Westonbirt Arboreteum, the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, Hidcote Manor and Gardens, Berkeley Castle and Malmesbury Abbey. Family-friendly options include Cotswold Farm Park, the 'Home of Rare Breed Conservation' and Cotswold Country Park, home to the UK's biggest inland beach, with water sports, fishing, toddlers' paddling and play area, adventure centre and lakeside walks and cycle paths.

Walk the Thames Path, enjoy a day at Cheltenham Races, watch a game of polo or perhaps a day of pampering at the thermal Roman baths in the city of Bath.

Or if leisure activites are your choice the Cotswold Water Park with over 140 lakes offers plenty of land and water based sporting activities from waterskiing and wakeboarding to angling and hiking or cycling around the lakes, rivers (including the Thames), Thames and Severn canal and three nature reserves.

The Cotswolds offers something for everyone from plentiful leisure activities to beautiful countryside, picturesque villages to good family entertainment, great food to watersports at the Costwold Water Park.

South Cerney

Spring Lake is located on The Cotswolds Water Park , 6 kms/ 4 miles from the historic town of Cirencester. The Water Park covers 40 sq miles with 140 lakes and offers a wide range of activities and facilities ranging from waterskiing, wakeboarding, sailing, kayaking and fishing to relaxing in some of the beautiful country pubs and restaurants. There are many cycle trails and beautiful walks including the Thames Path and the Thames and Severn canal. Also in the Water Park is the largest inland beach, paintballing, paddleboarding, nature events and an aerial adventure centre. There is plenty to do for children and adults alike.