Tranquil setting at the heart of award-winning Lower Mill Estate (private residential nature reserve) in the Cotswold Water Park. Short walk to charming village pub (Baker's Arms) in Somerford Keynes. Even shorter walk to onsite SPA (included in rental cost). Cornerstone is built in a traditional Cotswold style, and is equipped and furnished to high standards making it ideal for your holiday. The living room has an 'inglenook' fireplace, and is equipped with a flat screen 'Freeview' digital TV, DVD and CD music system, with iPod dock, WI-FI. Living room doors give onto a large sun deck with table, chairs, and a charcoal BBQ for your use. A well-equipped kitchen gives onto the dining area. A toilet is off the hallway.Two ensuite double bedrooms with balconies (with baths and overbath showers. One bath is a Jacuzzi style spa bath). Two bunk-bed rooms. Most guests use these rooms for children, the beds are also suitable for adults if preferred. Shower room with wc. Baby pack can be provided on request (travel cot with cot sheet, high chair, child's potty, change mat, toddler back carrier). As a guest at Cornerstone, you will be able to use "Artspa", Lower Mill's Onsite Spa. Also shared outdoor swimming pool, tennis and sauna, play area, indoor table tennis, trampoline and football pitch. Many beautiful walks & cycle paths very close by. The Thames Path runs through the estate, and there are several lakes as well. Fishing on site, several other lakes nearby, some with Watersports. Excellent local Pub with good food.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 en suites and 1 shower room|
|Check in time:||16:00|
|Check out time:||10:00|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Heathrow 130 km, Nearest railway: Kemble 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Sauna, Fireplace, Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Shared indoor pool, Shared outdoor pool (heated)|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Table tennis, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Super King Beds (1), Bunk Beds (2), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (heated), Shared indoor pool, Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set, Trampoline, Private fishing lake or river|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
Cornerstone makes a great base for exploring the Cotswolds, an area known for its beautiful hills and charming villages just a short drive away.
Playwright and author, J.B Priestly described the Cotswolds as
"the most English and the least spoiled of all our countrysides”
Lower Mill Estate is a nature reserve and part of The Cotswold Water Park - Britain's largest water park with fishing, boating, fishing, golf, tennis, walking and cycling among many other activities.
is located in the heart of the Cotswolds, covering 40 square miles and made up of over 140 lakes.
Lower Mill Estate is the UK’s only residential nature reserve, within a Site of Special Scientific Interest. LME has 450 acres of abundant wildlife, lakes and countryside and is part of the Cotswolds Water Park.
Among many who have commented on LME, Kevin McCloud wrote:
“There are exemplary developments such as the Lower Mill Estate in Gloucestershire, where sustainable construction, ecology and design come together in one feel-good eco cuddle”
Kevin McCloud of Grand Designs, The Sunday Times
Guests at Cornerstone have access to a heated exterior pool and sauna.
The pool is open through most of the season (April to October) it is heated to a comfortable 28-29oC, with poolside loungers. Other activities and facilities include boating, canoeing, nature trails, hard tennis courts, cycle tracks, trampoline, children’s play area and fishing.
The Lower Mill Estate Shop is open at various times depending on the season, stocking luxury ready meals as well as basic supplies, beers, wine and toiletries. Newspapers may be bought but it is best to order the day before to guarantee your paper. It also runs a delivery box scheme of fresh organic vegetables and high quality meat all sourced locally from Chesterton Farm. The shop also stocks seasoned logs for use in wood burning stoves, harvested from the estate’s woodlands. Phone the shop in advance for orders (01285 869817).
A private catering service is also available through the shop. More info 01179 555 271, 0782 7777 998.
‘The Baker’s Arms’ is our local pub which prides itself on its beer, drinks and food, a pleasant 15 minute walk.
Cirencester is our nearest town, 6 miles away. A delightful market town, which was Britain’s second city in Roman times. There are many historic sites & interesting shops.
See also www.cirencester.co.uk, www.cirencester.gov.uk/index.php/discover-cirencester .