The homeowners have worked closely with the architects to create a substantial and spacious home offering modern-day kitchen, dining, and living areas with home automation including a Home Cinema Room to provide a great family entertainment experience.
From double-width windows for exceptional views across the lakes, wrap-around decks with ambient lighting, to a bespoke top-of-the-range entertainment system which includes a Sonos music system throughout and 4k TV’s across the house. The homeowners have taken great care over the internal and external furnishings in addition to high-quality fixtures and fittings throughout.
The property comprises five bedrooms, four of which have private balconies that benefit from views across the lakes, five bathrooms, and one separate W/C spread across three floors. This property will comfortably accommodate ten adult guests and two further adult guests on a king-sized sofa bed (available upon request) . There are two additional travel cots and one toddler bed available for which guests must bring their own linen. Spacious ground floor living, dining & kitchen opening onto the lakeside decking to provide alfresco dining.
Benefiting from south-facing views this property boasts an array of stylish and comfortable furniture that adds to the contemporary feel throughout the property.
There is the added bonus of a hot tub for 6 persons which make for an extra special enjoyable occasion, for both splashing around in the afternoon or relaxing into the late evening whilst watching the sun come down.
There is a complementary Type 2 EV charger only for guests staying at The Cotswold Manor. Guests will be provided with a fob alongside their house key that will start the EV charger.
Learn more about this property in the "Accommodation" section below
Spacious open plan living with a fully fitted designer kitchen equipped with fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, oven, warming drawer, Nespresso machine, and wine cooler. Kitchen table seats 10 with an additional 4 bar stools at the kitchen island.
Living area with the wood-burning stove which leads onto the large south-facing extended decking.
Sliding doors open to the home cinema room that benefits from a Samsung 65″ inch 4K Smart LED TV with 5.1 AV receiver which is connected to 5 high-performance in-wall speakers to provide a great quality cinema surround sound experience.
There is also a separate utility room with a sink, washing machine, tumble dryer, an American-style fridge freezer, and a separate W/C accessed from the entrance hall.
On the first floor, you will find the master king en-suite bedroom with a 4k TV and private balcony. There are then two further double en-suite bedrooms with private balconies and a twin bedroom, which can be converted to a super king (through a zip-lock mechanism), should guests require it. This bedroom also has a 4k TV. All of the bedrooms have been fitted with a Sonos music system. You will also find a family bathroom fitted with a large bath on this floor along with ample storage throughout. All key living areas and all bedrooms benefit from air conditioning.
The second floor is home to a king-sized en-suite bedroom with a private balcony and 4k TV along with a Sonos music system. There is a large en-suite with a double walk-in shower.
This property benefits from having a large plot that neighbours the nature corridor set with its own private jetty for direct lake access. The ground floor opens out onto a large decked area furnished with seating to accommodate 12, a BBQ surrounded by a glass balustrade. Situated at the top of Mintey Lake you are in an ideal location to enjoy all the estate has to offer. Whether that be taking a relaxing dip in one of the spa’s heated pools or letting the children burn off some energy at the play park whilst the adults grab a coffee at Ballihoo.
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.
The sofa bed, is available upon request .
There is an 11 pm noise curfew on the estate.
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 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.
Please be aware that there is no waterside access to Swillbrook Lake as this is a nature conservation lake.
Not Pet Friendly
The driveway can fit up to three cars – please use the overflow car park for additional cars.
Underfloor heating throughout.
If you are looking to book multiple properties with us we have some lovely properties that are close to The Cotswold Manor.
Spinney Lake 5 - Situated just along and opposite to The Cotswold Manor. | Sleeps up to 10
The Hangout - Situated just round the lake, a few minutes walk from The Cotswold Manor. | 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 locate The Cotswold Manor upon your arrival at Lower Mill Estate.
Your property The Cotswold Manor is based in the Minety Lake area of Lower Mill
Minety Lake 26
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 Cotswold Manor on Google maps and what3words.