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This contemporary property, situated in Clearwater Village on Lower Mill Estate, is furnished to a high standard and extensively equipped to cater for family gatherings to satisfy everyone in your party and to enhance your enjoyment throughout the duration of your stay regardless of the weather. It is afforded access to the exclusive spa.
Comprising five bedrooms and four shower/bathrooms making it ideal for either family groups or couples. At 170m2, arranged over three floors and offering flexible accommodation this fully gas centrally heated property offers 5 bedrooms, 2 en-suite (one with bath and one with shower) incorporating fitted oak wardrobes with 2 further flexible family/children’s bedrooms, 2 family shower rooms. The fifth bedroom converts into a cinema room with an overhead ...This contemporary property, situated in Clearwater Village on Lower Mill Estate, is furnished to a high standard and extensively equipped to cater for family gatherings to satisfy everyone in your party and to enhance your enjoyment throughout the duration of your stay regardless of the weather. It is afforded access to the exclusive spa.
Comprising five bedrooms and four shower/bathrooms making it ideal for either family groups or couples. At 170m2, arranged over three floors and offering flexible accommodation this fully gas centrally heated property offers 5 bedrooms, 2 en-suite (one with bath and one with shower) incorporating fitted oak wardrobes with 2 further flexible family/children’s bedrooms, 2 family shower rooms. The fifth bedroom converts into a cinema room with an overhead projector.
A major feature of the property is its favoured position on the west bank of the lake with unobstructed west facing views over the lake to the rear of the property and affording views over Somerford lagoon to the front.
Fitted out in a sleek contemporary uncluttered style with oak flooring & oak wardrobes throughout and benefiting from wireless broadband, iPod docking station and X Box connect, Apple TV, Chrome cast, Bose docking station.
The open plan first floor double storey height lounge at the rear of the property has full width panoramic double glazing.
Relax in front of a large 42 inch TV with Xbox, apple TV, Chrome Stream, Sky sports and kids channels on a 3/4 seater large leather, and 2/3 seater, chaise lounger, large armchair sits 1/2 , 2 bean bags. Take in floor to ceiling uninterrupted views or venture through two secure, sliding patio doors (onto a full width private south west balcony with a spiral staircase leading to the ground floor
The covered balcony, accessed though secure patio doors at the rear of the property, has a cocktail table and a pair of bar stools for a couple to take some fresh air without too much effort.
The modern kitchen, at the front of the property, comes complete with quality granite worktops and lots of cutlery, crockery, pots and pans.There is plenty of cupboard space, a fridge freezer, 5 gas burner stove incorporating central wok burner, electric fan oven and microwave all complimented by a limited selection of cookery books should you wish to experiment on your other guests. A dishwasher takes care of the washing up, and there is a washing machine for your laundry (A tumble dryer is available on the ground floor).
The open plan dining area accommodates 10 guests at the spacious oak dining table with 6 oak chairs (supplemented by 2 further versatile oak benches for accommodating the remaining guests) with views through the lounge to the lake.
Family shower room (first floor)
Shower, basin, WC, heated towel rail, shaver point/light and mirror.
Terrace (part covered)
The terrace, at the rear of the property, provides an opportunity to dine alfresco or just relax with a drink or a book where you will surely be enchanted by the resident wildlife and the spectacular views.
Marble table and 8 rattan chairs can be complimented with further chairs as required.
Master bedroom leading onto the lakeside decking with safe glass balustrade
The Master bedroom, at the rear of the property, has full width glazing and overlooks the lake across the terrace, which can be accessed through the full height glazed patio door.
There is a 6ft double bed with wardrobe cupboards either side of the bed and a premium 32″ LCD television on the opposite wall.
The en-suite bathroom incorporates full length bath, basin, WC, heated towel rail, shaver point & mirror.
A travel cot can be provide in this room, if required.
Ground floor family WC/Shower room.
Shower, basin, WC, heated towel rail, shaver point/light and mirror.
Second Bedroom – Twin Bedroom
This bedroom is at the front of the property and is fitted out with twin single beds and a wardrobe cupboard.
An additional “Z” bed can be provided for this room by arrangement for the 2nd child.
Third Bedroom,This bedroom, at the rear of the property, is ideal for families, provides some flexibility with the sleeping arrangements, has full width glazing and overlooks the lake across the terrace, which can be accessed through the full height glazed patio door.
There is a 4ft 6″ double bed with a single bunk bed over and a wardrobe/cupboard that also houses a condensing tumble dryer.
Second Floor/Fourth Bedroom/ This bedroom has a vaulted ceiling incorporating a glazed roof light with two further windows one to the side of the property and direct access to Jack and Jill shower room shared with bedroom 5.There is a 6ft double bed with generous wardrobe space.
Fifth bedroom / converts to Cinema room/6ft double bed with and lake views and wardrobe space. This bedroom converts to a cinema room with a projector and blu-ray player. Jack and Jill family shower point,
Please check the maximum occupancy for adults and children. We reserve the right to cancel the booking if the house occupancy conditions are not met. This property sleeps a max of 10 adults and 2 kids. We do not accept hens and stags, the estate permits a maximum of 6 of the same gender party providing it is a discreet, mature gathering. Exceptions may be made for a max of 8 with our and estate approval only. Joint house rentals are only permitted for family gatherings.
1 Attached (ensuite), 3 Showers
About the Owner
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2017
Interaction with guests:
Bookings available: ( unless agreed otherwise prior to booking)
Fri to Sun (late pm check out on Sunday guaranteed)
2 nights at weekend min in low and mid season
3 nights Fri to Mon in school and bank holidays
4 nights Mon to Fri
7 nights starting Mondays or Fridays
The house was very clean, comfortable and had everything we could need.
Our stay was at the bank holiday weekend and it was fantastic weather.
We were a family of 8 of various ages including a 5 year old.
The Waitrose delivery organised for an...More
Cirencester is the nearest town and is only 10 minutes drive, where you will find large Tesco, Waitrose, M&S and a good variety of shops/boutiques, pubs and restaurants.The town of Cirencester (formerly named Corinium was the second largest town in Britain during Roman times) is home to the Corinium Museum, the Cirencester Abbey (the longest known Saxon church in England) and host to regular market days.Golf at Wrag Barn or Burford Golf Club Gliding at Cotswold Gliding Club. Polo at Cirencester Polo Club. Shooting at Clay Pigeon Shooting Cotswolds Water skiing and sailing, climbing, river cruises, rally driving. For those adrenaline seekers try some off road driving or perhaps a balloon ride.
How to get there
Velvet Lodge is located on a private gated Lowermill Estate nr Somerford Keynes. We are within easy reach of the M4 and M5 (11 miles from junction 15 of the M4 and 18 miles from M5. The nearest rail station Kemble is only 4 miles away and offers frequent services to Swindon, Gloucester, Cheltenham as well as a regular service to London, Paddington