The Mallards is one of only a handful of properties within Mill Village to benefit from access to the award-winning Lower Mill Estate spa, it is perfect for anyone looking for a more relaxing holiday.
If you are looking for an active break instead then look no further as the property is situated only a short walk away from the Mill Village pool, tennis court, Somerford Lagoon, and the Activity Hub, making it the perfect base for an adrenaline-filled holiday break.
Sleeping up to 6 guests across 3 bedrooms, The Mallards is perfect for families looking for a countryside getaway. What's more, you can also bring your four-legged friends with you (two dogs max).
Learn more about this property in the "Accommodation" section below
As you enter The Mallards you are greeted by an open plan lounge and dining area that opens out onto a south-facing enclosed decking with views of Somerford Lagoon. Here you can fire up the gas BBQ and utilise the outdoor dining furniture for 6 to make the most of those beautiful British Summer days.
Explore the nature reserve that is at your door here at Lower Mill Estate with picturesque winter walks before warming up in front of the feature wood-burning stove in the lounge.
The kitchen is set up to cater to your self-catering needs and includes built-in appliances such as a fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer dryer, and single oven with a ceramic hob. Don't worry coffee lovers there is also the bonus of a Nespresso coffee machine.
Completing the ground floor, is a WC with a small shower cubicle.
Here the property's 3 bedrooms are found, starting with the master bedroom which benefits from a king bed and an en-suite bathroom with a bath, WC, and basin.
The second bedroom is a twin and the final bedroom is a bunk bedroom with views over the lake. These bedrooms make The Mallards perfect for families with younger and older children.
To complete the property is a family shower room, recently refitted with a large shower cubicle, WC, and hand basin.
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 – March due to nesting birds. The nearest canoe launch point is located near to 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.
Please be aware that there is no waterside access to Swillbrook Lake as this is a nature conservation lake.
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 The Mallards.
- Situated just a minute's walk from The Mallards. | 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 The Mallards upon your arrival at Lower Mill Estate.
Your property The Mallards is based in the Mill Village area at Lower Mill.
Mill Village 53
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 a visitor car park, when you reach the 4-way crossroads continue straight on. Follow the road, passing through the two wooden gates until you reach both left and right turnings. Take the road to the right and follow the properties along until you reach the next turning on your left-hand side. Take this turning and you will see The Mallards as the first property on the right.
Your parking spot isn't right next to the property so instead of taking the last left turn please continue along the road a little further until you reach your parking spot labelled 53.
Please use the below links to see the exact position of The Mallards on Google maps and what3words.