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28 Howells Mere, Lower Mill Estate

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Overview
4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
8 guests
1 night minimum
Holiday Rental House
NO HENS OR STAGS. Discreet GATHERINGS ONLY Howells Mere 28 is a 5 star, architecturally stunning 2 storey /4 bedroom/3 bathroom (2 ensuite ) lakeside south west facing house, sleeps 6 adults in 2 doubles and 1 twin bedroom and 2 children in the bunk bedded room.. Beautiful freshwater Lake on a Luxury 2nd home Development Lower mill Estate, takes advantage of access to a world renowned 4 million Spa with its heated 20 meter indoor and outdoor pools, gym, sauna, steam room and range of bookable treatments, Howells Mere 28 combines the tranquillity of the beautiful Cotswold countryside with the very best of contemporary design whilst offering full width, full height, and floor to ceiling panoramic glazing with amazing views. The property is located within minutes' drive of many traditio...NO HENS OR STAGS. Discreet GATHERINGS ONLY Howells Mere 28 is a 5 star, architecturally stunning 2 storey /4 bedroom/3 bathroom (2 ensuite ) lakeside south west facing house, sleeps 6 adults in 2 doubles and 1 twin bedroom and 2 children in the bunk bedded room.. Beautiful freshwater Lake on a Luxury 2nd home Development Lower mill Estate, takes advantage of access to a world renowned 4 million Spa with its heated 20 meter indoor and outdoor pools, gym, sauna, steam room and range of bookable treatments, Howells Mere 28 combines the tranquillity of the beautiful Cotswold countryside with the very best of contemporary design whilst offering full width, full height, and floor to ceiling panoramic glazing with amazing views. The property is located within minutes' drive of many traditional Cotswolds villages with a good range of shops and other facilities. Howells Mere 28 is a 5 star, 140m2, architecturally stunning 2 storey / 4 bedroom / 3 bathroom (2 en suite) lakeside south-west facing house, sleeps 6 adults in 2 doubles and 1 twin bedroom and 2 children in the bunk bedded room. -Sonos sound system in the kitchen/ lounge and 2 double rooms. - Apple TV -nest heating control system. -built in night light in bunk room This lakeside self-catering accommodation overlooks the serene waters of Howells Mere Lake and boasts some of the most enviable views. The fusion of stylish interiors and luxurious fittings create a most note-worthy home stay perfect for family self-catering boating holidays and romantic getaways alike. The light and airy open-plan living area opens out to a balcony which overhangs the lake and truly makes the most of the ethereal setting. Ground Floor Bedroom First Bedroom Twin-bedded room. Positioned to the front of the property & fitted out with twin single beds. Second Bedroom Master/Double bedroom with built-in wardrobe cupboards, patio doors and en-suite bathroom. Positioned 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 (decking is closed off) Third Bedroom This double on suite shower/WC bedroom with built-in wardrobe cupboards, 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 (decking is closed off) Family Bathroom Bathroom Lakeside deck First Floor Upside-down living featuring a spacious double-storey height open-plan living room and kitchen/dining area, well-equipped kitchen with granite worktops. Opening directly onto a private balcony overlooking on the bank of Howells Mere Lake. Full panoramic views with double glazing, sliding glass doors opening directly onto the enclosed private timber decked sun trap balcony. Kitchen area Living area Fourth Bedroom This is a bunk bedded room at the rear of the property. More
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About the Manager
Kasha Grimes (Property Manager Cotswolds Spa Holidays Limited)
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2008
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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 6 adults and 2 children in a bunk bed. 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 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
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Date of stay: April 2019
Reviewed 20 February 2019 via mobile

The apartment was fantastic. Really clean, airy and fantastic location with gorgeous views over the lake. Wouldn’t hesitate to go again!

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Ceoconnell
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Reviewed 19 February 2019

Superb accomodation in a wonderful setting. Even though Feb we could appreciate the wonderful surroundings and imagine how great it would be in summer. As we were on the scottish half term had the place to ourselves which was great - would imagine perhaps gets...More

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank gavin A
Reviewed 18 February 2019 via mobile

We had a fab girls weekend in the apartment, it was perfect for four of us and could fit a few more in the single room and bunk room. The view over the lake is lovely!

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Jlo22212
Reviewed 17 February 2019 via mobile

This property is simply perfection. Having seen the stunning photographs of the house, I anticipated that perhaps they had used a skilled photographer, with great lighting & deceptive angles ... so I prepared myself that it wouldn’t be quite as beautiful as the photos. I...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank holiki
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Paper Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
Water Park Nearby
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Playground
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Shared Tennis Court
Trampoline
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Swingset
Cooker
Sauna
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Gym
Central Heating
Water Views
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Waterfront
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Shared Indoor Pool
Fireplace
Deck
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Arranged over two floors with 2 decking's and offering flexible accommodation this fully gas centrally heated property offers: Ground Floor (Fully carpeted) Twin room Family bath 1st Waterfront double with en suite bathroom with direct access to the closed off decking. 2nd Waterfront double with en suite shower with direct access to the closed off decking. Stairs to first floor 1st Floor (oak floor throughout) 1 bunk bed sleeps 2 children Open plan kitchen/dining living room with full panoramic glazing and pitched roof. Study area with a desk. Balcony with glass balustrade. A major feature of the property is its favoured position on the west bank of Howells Mere Lake with unobstructed west facing views. The property is orientated such that the sun rises to the front of the property which can be viewed through the kitchen and dining area windows of the open plan first floor during the morning and from the lounge or the private ground floor terrace or first floor balcony, to the west facing fully glazed rear of the property from mid morning until sunset affording you the opportunity (weather permitting) of tracking the sun throughout the day & watching the sunset over Howells Mere Lake each evening. Offered fully equipped and well appointed with oak flooring on the first floor (open plan living with magnificent views) and carpeted on the ground floor, quality finishes throughout benefiting from granite work surfaces and stainless steel appliances to the modern fitted kitchen with the bath/shower rooms fitted out with Mira power showers and Trevi glazed shower enclosures, wireless broadband (extra charge £5 to £25 month), TV, ipod in the first floor The open plan living/kitchen boasts a designer glass table with 8 Kartell “Ghost chairs”, two 3 seater sofas, open plan fire, study area with table and chair. The west facing rear wall of the property consists of full width panoramic double glazing incorporating sliding patio doors giving unobstructed views of Howells Mere Lake from both rear facing ground floor bedrooms with direct access to ground floor deck, & the open plan double storey height open plan living/study, which open directly onto the enclosed private timber decked balcony offering unobstructed westerly facing views over Howells Mere Lake. Ground Floor Ground Floor First Bedroom Twin-bedded room. Positioned to the front of the property & fitted out with twin single beds. Second Bedroom Master/Double bedroom with built-in wardrobe cupboards, patio doors and en-suite bathroom. Positioned 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 (decking is closed of) Third Bedroom This double on suite shower/wc bedroom with built-in wardrobe cupboards, 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(decking is closed of) Family Bathroom First Floor Upside-down living featuring a spacious double-storey height open-plan living room and kitchen/dining area, well-equipped kitchen with granite worktops. Opening directly onto a private balcony overlooking on the bank of Howells Mere Lake. Full panoramic views with double glazing, sliding glass doors opening directly onto the enclosed private timber decked sun trap balcony. Fourth Bedroom This is a bunk bedded room at the rear of the property. Children Friendly Wi-Fi (Provided by Cotswold Wireless at extra cost)
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About the neighbourhood
We are within a short walk to Somerford Keynes, a local village with a Quality Pub and a number of other small villages are within 5 minutes drive, offering local amenities like: Post office, Grocery shop and more Pubs.The estate is located within the Cotswold Waterpark which provides numerous opportunities to explore either on foot, by bike or watercraft, seasonal cable skiing is also on offer as are sailing, canoeing and windsurfing tuition/hire.The are several golf courses locally.An artificial beach on one of the lakes within the Keynes Country Park will keep the children entertained as will the local Butts Farm whilst Magicland in Cirencester is available for very young children if the weather is poor.Horse riding and bycicle hire is
How to get there
Getting there On the map: In the heart of the Cotswolds between Cheltenham (30minutes) and Oxford By Car: Just 90 minutes from London (130km) and 40 minutes from Oxford (40km)By Train: From Paddington/London to Swindon station (1 hour) approx 20 minutes away (20km) By Air: Domestic and international flights to London Heathrow (120km/75mins) and Bristol (100km/75mins)<Helipad: Yes on site by arrangement
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