We are pleased to be able to offer, this highly individual property which has been custom-built to the homeowner’s exacting standards.
Sleeping accommodation is split across the ground and first floor for 10 adults and a child’s bunk room. The main living areas are on the second floor.
The accommodation comprises two king lakeside bedrooms, one with an en-suite WC, a further children’s bunk room, and a family shower room with a walk-in shower on the ground floor.
To the first floor
Master en-suite lakeside bedroom – Spacious bedroom with seating area and ceiling fan. Door to a balcony enjoying westerly views across Swillbrook Lake. Outdoor furniture. Door to en-suite with separate bath, double shower, WC, and hand washbasin.
King bedroom – ceiling fan. Door to snug.
Snug – Shared between two bedrooms comprising sofa, coffee table, and wall-mounted TV.
Twin bedroom – Zip Lock Twin beds which can be put together to form a Superking bed upon request. Bedside cabinets with table lamps, ceiling fan, and roman blinds to windows. Built-in wardrobe. Door to snug.
Shower room – Step-in double shower, WC, and hand wash basin. Airing cupboard.
On the second floor, there is spacious open-plan accommodation comprising two separate living areas with comfortable seating and a TV, one with access to the west-facing balcony with outdoor furniture. Feature wood-burning stove, two fireside chairs, dining table, and chairs seating 12.
Kitchen area with tall fridge, separate under-counter freezer, single oven, grill combination oven. Toaster, five-ring gas hob, granite work surfaces. Fully equipped for 12 guests.
Roof terrace – accessed from an external staircase from the ground floor. BBQ and garden furniture. Stunning views of the Swillbrook Lake and the wider Estate.
The rear balconies are connected via a spiral staircase rising from the ground floor. Please be aware that there is no direct waterside access from this property. There are various entry points to the lakes around the wider estate.
Bath, hand, and tea towels are provided as well as bed linen, bin liners, and dishwasher tablets.
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.
The following information will help you to locate One One Eight upon your arrival at Lower Mill Estate.
Your property One One Eight is based in Howell's Mere
Howell's Mere 118
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 Howell's 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 turn right through a couple of wooden gates. Keep following the road looking at the house numbers on your right-hand side and they will increase in number until you get to 118. Your parking spot is right in front of the house also numbered 118.
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 One One Eight on Google maps and what3words.