Lake Lodge has been subject to a complete overhaul by the new owners to include total redecoration throughout including new carpets and furniture to create a clean and modern feel to the property and the addition of a new ground floor room known as The Den, complete with table football and a TV.
Learn more about this property in the "Accommodation" section below
The property consists of three floors, with each floor enjoying a south-facing lakeside balcony.
There is a king bedroom that benefits from direct access to a lakeside balcony and hot tub through glass doors. This bedroom also has access to a shower room. The Den, is a new addition to the property and features table football, a sofa, TV and access on to the balcony.
There is a king bedroom with an ensuite, along with two twin bedrooms, and a family bathroom on the first floor. Two of the bedrooms open out onto a balcony overlooking the beautiful Howell's Mere Lake.
The open plan living/dining and kitchen area is to be found on the second floor with a large balcony with views across the lake. Here there is an outdoor dining table and chairs, and a BBQ for you to make the most of the Great British Summer.
As we take pride in prepping the hot tub for each guest stay the water may not be up to temperature by the time you arrive on site, but rest assured, that the water will be blissfully warm and enjoyable for your second night with us.
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 direct lake access even though they are listed as lakeside. If you are unsure 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 to 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 outdoor Mill Village 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 Lake Lodge.
Barn Owl - Situated right next door to Lake Lodge. | Sleeps up to 8
Summer Breeze - Situated just a minutes walk from Lake Lodge. | Sleeps up to 8
Thistledown - Situated just a minute or so walk from Lake Lodge | Sleeps up to 8
Please contact a member of our team if you have any questions on booking multiple properties.
The following information will help you to locate Lake Lodge upon your arrival at Lower Mill Estate.
Your property Lake Lodge is based in Howell's Mere
Howell's Mere 10
Finding your Property
From the Main Entrance where the security hut is positioned, drive through the gate and bear left, drive through the car park ahead, and exit right when you get to a four-way crossroads for Clearwater and Howells Mere properties.
Continue forward over the bridge taking the immediate right towards Howells Mere and Clearwater properties. Continue along this road and you will get to a point where the road splits off either left or right. Bear left and continue along the road passing the Spa and Tennis courts on your right and houses on your left. At the end of this road, you will see a bridge in front of you. Cross over this bridge into Howell's Mere and take the immediate left turning. The parking spot is immediately on your left-hand side labeled with the number 10. Your property is the eighth property on the right-hand side.
To assist you during darker evenings, you would be advised to bring a torch with you as there is no street lighting permitted on the Estate other than low-level lighting.
Please use the below links to see the exact position of Lake Lodge on Google maps and what3words.