Experience lakeside luxury in this exquisite 4-bedroom holiday haven with a sunny south-facing orientation and lake vistas. Spanning over two floors, its open-plan layout exudes a bright and airy ambiance. Delight in the idyllic rooftop terrace, a perfect sanctuary to unwind and soak up the sun's warmth.
A short stroll away from the on-site restaurant and spa, this holiday home features extended decking, leading to a private jetty. Notable highlights also include wooden floors with underfloor heating and a Sonos sound system amplifying the indoor and outdoor spaces.
When you arrive, you'll be greeted by a dual gravel driveway with ample space for 2-3 cars and an open front deck complete with convenient bike storage and space for paddle boards for your lakeside adventures.
Step inside the bright and airy entry hall with inspiring quotes adorning the walls, setting the tone for your lakeside retreat at Lower Mill Estate.
Learn more about this beautiful property in the ‘Accommodation’ section below.
This larger than average holiday home feels tastefully opulent and yet comfortable enough to relax with the whole family.
The spacious entry hall leads to a TV room with a desk, providing a versatile space.
Further down the hall you’ll find a utility room, complete with a separate washing machine, dryer and handy bar fridge. Here you will also find a convenient downstairs WC with basin, under stairs storage and a substantial cloakroom.
The heart of this lakeside haven is the galley-style kitchen, seamlessly integrated into an open plan living room. The kitchen offers a wide range of built-in NEFF appliances including two ovens, a microwave, a fridge freezer, a dishwasher and a wine cooler. Gather around the dining table or on the bar stools at the wide breakfast bar, where culinary delights are prepared with ease. Relax on the expansive sofa, in front of the wood fire burner, and enjoy entertainment on the large wall-mounted TV.
Venture upstairs to the first floor, where four beautifully appointed bedrooms await:
Twin bedroom with built in robes and a desk, perfect for the kids to escape and draw or for those seeking solitude.
Double bedroom with a dressing table, built in robe, ensuite shower room and your own balcony with stunning view across Spinney Lake.
Another twin bedroom with built in storage.
A family bathroom offering both a refreshing shower, and a deep indulgent bathtub.
At the end of the hall is the king bedroom, boasting stunning views over Minety Lake to the south. This luxurious retreat features a dressing table, ensuite bathroom with separate shower, and a deep relaxing bathtub to unwind in after a day adventuring on Lower Mill’s 450-acre nature reserve. You’ll also have the privilege of your own balcony, perfect for morning coffee, or stargazing.
Dual aspect ceiling to floor glass sliding doors seamlessly blend indoor and outdoor living, revealing a generous timber deck with outdoor modular seating and grand BBQ. Here, you’ll feel as though you’ve almost found your own corner of Minety Lake, where beyond the deck is a beautiful grassy space with private lake access via a jetty, inviting leisurely moments.
From the first floor, feel like James Bond as you press a button to open and ascend to the roof terrace, where a bar table with 4 chairs invites you to sip cocktails and savour alfresco dining.
Lounge in comfort as you soak in the breathtaking sunrise and sunset views overlooking both Minety and Spinney Lakes, and revel in the opulent atmosphere that defines a lakeside escape.
Your stay at 'Minety Lake 25' welcomes not only comfort and convenience but also a touch of opulence that will make your Cotswold escape truly unforgettable.
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/
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 a strict 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.
This is property is not pet friendly.
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 Miss Mouse Trail, run by the activity hub closes for the winter months. This is from 1st November to the Easter holidays.
The following information will help you locate Minety Lake 25 upon your arrival at Lower Mill Estate.
Your property The Cotswold Manor is based in the Minety Lake area of Lower Mill
Minety Lake 25
Finding your Property
From the main entrance where the security hut is positioned drive through the gates and cross the first bridge. Take the first right turning you reach and go over the next two bridges in front of you. Just after the second bridge, the road will split off left and right. Please take the road on the right through the car park area and continue straight, ignoring the next left-hand turning. Continue on, and on both sides, you will see houses, follow the properties along and you will find number 26 (The Cotswold Manor), on your left-hand side just before the next bridge. The driveway can fit up to three cars depending on size.
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 position of Minety Lake 25 on and what3words.
If you are looking to book multiple properties with us we have some lovely properties that are close to Minety Lake 25.
The Cotswold Manor - Situated next door to Minety Lake 25 - | Sleeps up to 12
Spinney Lake 5 - Situated just along and opposite to Minety Lake 25 | Sleeps up to 10
The Hangout - Situated just round the lake, a few minutes walk from Minety Lake 25 | Sleeps up to 8
Please contact a member of our team if you have any questions on booking multiple properties.