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Juniper House - holiday cottage and private on-site Spa

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4 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
6 guests
Minimum stay varies
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Situated on the private Lower Mill Estate in Somerford Keynes, Juniper House is a traditional Cotswold stone cottage, set beside a water lily and reed-rife water garden, under the shadow of willow trees. The house affords open-plan living, with 4 bedrooms - so plenty of space and conveniently located for a perfect holiday-break. Guests of Juniper House, also have free access to the on-site private Spa, comprising indoor & outdoor heated swimming pools, bracing eco pool naturally filtered by lilies, sauna & steam room, gym and spa treatments (treatments are extra and by arrangement). There are also tennis courts, football nets, a children’s play area, canoe and bike hire and some 450 acres of nature reserve right on your doorstep. There is a further heated outdoor pool, with sauna & s...Situated on the private Lower Mill Estate in Somerford Keynes, Juniper House is a traditional Cotswold stone cottage, set beside a water lily and reed-rife water garden, under the shadow of willow trees. The house affords open-plan living, with 4 bedrooms - so plenty of space and conveniently located for a perfect holiday-break. Guests of Juniper House, also have free access to the on-site private Spa, comprising indoor & outdoor heated swimming pools, bracing eco pool naturally filtered by lilies, sauna & steam room, gym and spa treatments (treatments are extra and by arrangement). There are also tennis courts, football nets, a children’s play area, canoe and bike hire and some 450 acres of nature reserve right on your doorstep. There is a further heated outdoor pool, with sauna & showers at Mill Village. The Cotswold Water Park is an adrenaline junkie’s dream, with activities including wake boarding, water-skiing, windsurfing, canoeing, kayaking, paint-balling, cycling. For more leisurely holidaymakers, Lower Mill Estate makes for fantastic rambling walks & exploring. Huge numbers of water birds make their homes in the 150 lakes within the nature reserve every year, making it a hot-spot for birdwatchers. There is an on-site private restaurant/bar, Ballihoo, offering breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks and takeaway menu, sourcing local produce to bring you a flavour of the Cotswolds, the General Store is also located inside Ballihoo and stocked with essential provisions. Please note: Ballihoo and the General Store are normally closed on a Tuesday & Wednesday, except during School Holidays. THE AREA & SURROUNDS The Cotswolds, stretches from the northern gateway of Broadway to the Roman Town and Georgian City of Bath on the southern fringes. Lower Mill Estate, is centrally placed and an ideal base to easily explore the southern areas, Cirencester, Tetbury, Painswick, Cheltenham, Bath. Further afield, travel through to the northern fringes – Winchcombe, Moreton-in-Marsh, Stow-on-the Wold and on to Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon. ACCESS / TRANSPORT * Car advised. * Airports: Heathrow (130 km approx), Bristol: (75 km approx), Birmingham (130 km approx) * Railway: Kemble: 10.0 km (approx), direct trains from London Paddington - taxi from Kemble takes approx 10 mins. ***GENERAL BOOKING INFORMATION GUIDE*** (please contact me if you have any queries) * For weekly rentals, the changeover day is normally a Friday * 2 Night weekend stays (Friday-Sunday) - flexible check-out time * 2 Night week stays (Monday - Wednesday) - flexible check-out time (please enquire for price) * 3 Night stays (Monday - Thursday), or (Friday - Monday) * 4 Night stays (Monday to Friday) I can accommodate other days/duration stay, pending time of year, please contact me for enquiries. The house accommodates 6 Guests (excluding infants). On booking confirmation, I will send through to you details of the house and other information. Refundable damage security deposit of £250, paid directly to me and due 3 days prior to arrival - details will be sent in the welcome pack. Important Note: Lower Mill Estate is a quiet tranquil Estate and in accordance with Estate Rules, there is no excessive noise past 11 pm and we cannot accept bookings from Hen/Stag parties, or contractors - any queries ahead of booking please let me know. There is an owners kayak and this is not to be used by Guests, as it's preferable to hire from the on-site Activity Hub, together with life jackets and equipment. More
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caroline v
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2015
Interaction with guests
I can meet Guests at Juniper House on arrival, or if preferred I can leave a key and once you have settled, I can schedule a time to pop in say hello and go through a few things in the house and any questions etc you may have.
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Reviewed 22 April 2019

We had a wonderful weekend in juniper house, which is a beautiful holiday rental on the Lower Mill Estate. The house is equipped to a really high standard with everything you could need. The house feels spacious and comfortable and the estate itself felt peaceful...More

Date of stay: April 2019
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carolinev2598, VR Owner at Juniper House - holiday cottage and private on-site Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2019

Thank you for your review, much appreciated. I'm pleased you had a great time and perfect sunshine too.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Safe
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Playground
Horse Riding Nearby
Shared Tennis Court
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Sauna
Fishing Nearby
Gym
Central Heating
Water Views
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Shared Indoor Pool
Fireplace
Deck
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Does this holiday rental have a steam room?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Lower Mill Estate is a fantastic base for exploring the local area, with many countryside walks, country pubs and fine food and of course the facilities available at Lower Mill Estate. The Cotswolds, stretches from the northern gateway of Broadway to the Roman Town and Georgian City of Bath on the southern fringes. Further afield, travel through to the northern fringes to Winchcombe, Moreton-in-Marsh, Stow-on-the Wold and on to Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon. I
Getting around
A car is essential if you want to explore areas beyond Lower Mill Estate. There are local taxi firms who will take you out-and-about and if you do not fancy the drive take a taxi to Kemble Train Station some 10 minutes away (they do have parking facilities if want to park & train), regular trains pass through to Bath, Cheltenham, London.
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