Its wooden floorboards and inglenook style fireplace with wood burner make for the perfect country retreat all year round. The property benefits from three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Keynes Cottage is one of only a handful of properties within Mill Village to benefit from access to the onsite Spa facilities.
Keynes Cottages has recently made some home improvements such as re-tiling in the bathroom and paintwork to the lounge
Learn more about this property in the "Accommodation" section below
Downstairs provides a WC, open plan living and dining area to seat 6 people, and a compact kitchen with all the essential utensils to fully cater for its occupancy. Double doors lead onto a south-facing veranda and a small bridge enticing you over the stream to Mill Village green.
Comfy carpets lead upstairs to 3 bedrooms comprising of 1 twin room, 1 children’s bunk room (2’6″ beds), and 1 double room with an en-suite bathroom, providing a white suit with an over the bath shower. There is a further family bathroom providing a walk-in shower and a pretty white suite.
Keynes Cottage benefits from a south-facing deck looking out over Mill Village green offers al fresco dining and BBQ. The perfect spot for you to sit back, relax and enjoy the local wildlife we have on offer at Lower Mill.
Property is self-catered. The house is fully equipped with cutlery and crockery
Spa use included but subject to availability (contact Spa directly for opening times). Pool towels can be rented from the Spa, please contact the Spa directly to arrange this. (01285 862640)
On-site restaurant and small market shop with seasonal opening hours. Availability can book up in peak weeks so contact Ballihoo prior to arrival to not miss out. (01285 840181)
Bike and watercraft hire are available at the Activity Hub as well as lessons. Please follow the link for more information: https://lowermillestate.com/activities/
Not all properties have lake access even though they are listed as lakeside. If you are unsure on whether this property has lake access please check with our team.
Please be aware that the vegetation surrounding the property is subject to change according to the time of year. This may mean that the views represented in the photos above may vary depending on the season in which you stay with us.
Normal check-in is from 4 pm. Out of peak season, early check-in of 2 pm may be available (at an additional fee). Please contact our office team to enquire.
Check out during off-peak dates is by 10 am on the day of departure. During peak dates (school holidays) check out is at 9 am.
£500 refundable damage deposit is due the week before your arrival. You will be contacted regarding this.
Travel cot and highchair are available for £10, subject to availability. Please advise at the time of booking. Guests to provide their own linen and mattress for the travel cot.
There is an 11 pm noise curfew on the estate.
There are 3 electric vehicle charging points on the estate that operate on a first come first use basis.
All our properties are non-smoking.
Somerford Lagoon Lake is closed from October – March due to nesting birds. The nearest canoe launch point is located near Mill Village as marked on the Estate Map.
The Somerford Nines (Clearwater 1-9). The private outdoor pool closes after the October half term and does not re-open until Easter.
The Miss Mouse Trail, run by the activity hub closes for the winter months. This is from 1st November to the Easter holidays.
Not Pet Friendly
One designated parking space – please use the overflow car park for additional cars.
If you are looking to book multiple properties with us we have some lovely properties that are close to Keynes Cottage.
Misty Lodge - Situated in Mill Village, just a couple of minutes walk from Keynes Cottage. | Sleeps up to 7
Ruby Cottage - Situated in Mill Village, just a minutes walk from Keynes Cottage. | Sleeps up to 4
The Mallards - Situated in Mill Village, just a few minutes walk from Keynes Cottage. | Sleeps up to 6
Please contact a member of our team if you have any questions on booking multiple properties.
The following information will help you to locate Keynes Cottage upon your arrival at Lower Mill Estate.
Your property Keynes Cottage is based in the Mill Village area at Lower Mill.
Mill Village 20
Finding your Property
When you arrive at the main gates of Lower Mill, please follow the road over the bridge around to the left past some visitor parking, and turn left at the crossroads to enter Mill Village. Follow the road for about 10m and you will see a parking area on your left-hand side. Please park in the designated car parking spot for Mill Village 20 (you will see a sign saying '20' at your space) or any of the nearby visitor parking spaces (these have a 'V' on the parking spaces).
Once you are parked, please continue to walk down the road you were driving along and go over a bridge that sits between the activity hub and the Estate Management building. On your right-hand side, you will see a barn, keep walking along keeping this property on your right-hand side. Just after this barn, you will see a turning to your right which leads to some Mill Village properties. Take this right turning and follow the path and properties along until you reach Keynes Cottage which is the second from the far end.
Please use the below links to see the exact position of Keynes Cottage on Google maps and what3words.