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Cotswold Water Park - Mill Village Pike House - Somerford Keynes, Cotswolds, Gloucestershire

The Mill Village Cottages at Lower Mill Estate in the Cotswold Water Park
Mill Village Pike House within the Lower Mill Estate Mill Village Pike House - Sleeping up to 8
Mill Village Pike House - Decking area Mill Village Pike House - Decking and small garden
Mill Village Pike House - Cosy wood burning stove Mill Village Pike House - Open plan living area
Mill Village Pike House - Living area opening on to the decking Mill Village Pike House - Open plan living room furnished with cosy wood burning stove
Mill Village Pike House - Open plan dining and kitchen area Mill Village Pike House - Fully equipped kitchen
Mill Village Pike House - Double bedroom Mill Village Pike House - Master double bedroom
Mill Village Pike House - Twin bedroom Mill Village Pike House - Family bathroom
Mill Village Pike House - Bunk bedroom Mill Village Pike House - Shower room
Lower Mill Estate - Outdoor pool and sauna available to guests
Mill Village Cottages on The Lower Mill Estate with plenty of on-site facilities
The Artspa is just a few minutes walk from your own front door The Artspa - Unwind in one of the two heated pools
  • Located within the Lower Mill Estate, a large nature reserve within the Cotswolds Water Park
  • Pike House has 4 bedrooms & 3 bathrooms, sleeping 8
  • 1 x ensuite double, 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x bunk bedroom
  • Free access to the ARTSPA - facilities include an indoor heated pool and treatment rooms, steam room, sauna and gym
  • Set in 550 acres of private nature reserve, including 7 lakes and 3 rivers
  • Easy access to the whole beautiful Cotswolds region
  • Excellent and varied fishing on 6 of the 7 lakes
  • Facilities onsite include outdoor heated pool, sauna, tennis
  • The Ballihoo Clubhouse & Restaurant & General Store on-site
  • Brief walk to the local pubs & amenities in Somerford Keynes
  • Situated on The Cotswold Water Park consisting of 150 Lakes
  • Located just 4 miles from Cirencester
  • On site fishing - well stocked lakes & idyllic rural setting
  • Many water sports locally - canoeing, water ski, sailing
  • Wonderful nature reserves, cycling & walking trails
  • WiFi available
Sleeps:
8
Bedrooms:
4
Bathrooms:
3
Pets:
No
Short Breaks:
Yes
Start Days:

Fri/Mon

Click here for terms & conditions of hire
Property Overview
Property Location

The Cotswold Water Park is a wonderful place to stay for a holiday or short break and is easily accessible from most of the UK. With over 140 different lakes, ancient woodland, and open countryside, also where the infant Thames starts its path and is attracting more visitors and holiday-makers every year.

Set on the borders of Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Oxfordshire and within the popular Cotswolds region, the Cotswold Water Park offers so much for everyone. The adventurous will enjoy a tremendous range of watersports and activities that are available.

One of the best ways to get to see the wonderful wildlife, stunning lake views and pretty Cotswolds village is by bike or on foot on one of the many purpose built trails. Take out a canoe or rowing boat and explore one of the larger lakes, the fishing is excellent and the number of waterbirds is incredible.

Cotswold Water Park Holiday lodges & cottages - There are a great choice of lovely waterside lodges & cottage holiday options throughout the Cotswold Water Park, the majority sit right by the water offering great views and are available for short breaks. groups and family holidays all year round. From fishing holidays, spa breaks, romantic escapes to sporting weekends away for friends there is a wealth of good value and high quality & stylish holiday accommodation available.

The Mill Village Cottages at Lower Mill Estate are traditionally styled Cotswold stone holiday cottages set in lovely natural surroundings with 550 acres of private parkland to explore by bike or on foot. This self contained community has an on-site shop where you can pick up a range of local and fresh produce as well as your everyday essentials.

There are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors of the Lower Mill Estate with facilities including an outdoor tennis court; children's play area, trampoline, canoeing, table tennis and outdoor swimming pool with sauna (open Easter to the end of October and over Christmas and New Year). Fishing is also available on 6 of the 7 lakes. This area is also rich in rare wildlife (including a protected colony of beavers).

Lower Mill Estate Fishing: - Guests are permitted to fish on 6 out of the 7 lakes within The Lower Mill Estate. This includes 'Somerford Lagoon' which the cottages overlook (here the coarse fishing season runs 1st June - 12th May, and Pike 1st Oct - 14th March), however please note it is not possible to fish in front of your cottage or from the decking. For further details on fishing please click here for more information.

Step outside the estate, and the attractions of the Cotswolds and the Gloucestershire countryside are on your doorstep.

Click here for a map of the Cotswold Water Park - Mill Village is shown as lake number 57 on this map

Other accommodation at Mill Village includes:
Mill Village Horse Shoe Cottage - Sleeps 5, 2 bedrooms + camp bed
Mill Village Tide Cottage - Sleeps 6, 3 bedrooms
Mill Village Damsel Cottage - Sleeps 6, 3 bedrooms
Mill Village Fishermans Cottage - Sleeps 6, 3 bedrooms
Mill Village Dragonfly Cottage - Sleeps 6, 4 bedrooms


View Mill Village Holiday Cottages - Somerford Keynes, Cotswold Water Park, Gloucestershire in a larger map

The Cotswold Water Park - One of the fastest growing tourist areas in the UK, the Cotswold Water Park has for a long time been kept as a best kept secret and it seems that the secret is now out and is now becoming a major tourist destination! South of Cirencester and north of Swindon the Cotswold Water Park covers just over 40 square miles. The whole area which is made up of 150 different lakes, a series of lovely old Cotswold villages, the infant Thames is a haven for a wonderful array of wildlife and leisure activities.

Key information:

  • 150 different lakes
  • Created from over 50 years of limestone extraction
  • Covering 14 different villages
  • 150 km of pathways, bridleways and cycle paths
  • 74 different fishing lakes – many stocked with specimen fish
  • 10 lakes specified as ‘Sites of Special Scientific Interest’ (SSSI)
  • Home to over 20,000 waterbirds
  • Range of protected Nature Reserves
  • Great selection of lakeside holiday cottages and lodges
  • Wonderful choice of watersports and activities

Fishing: The area is rich with fishing options throughout, from river fishing in the Thames, coarse fishing, specimen carp lake fishing to fly fishing for trout there is something for everyone from the novice to expert. The many different fisheries offer day tickets and club membership facilities. The Tackle Den fishing specialists will help ensure you have all the right equipment and bait to enjoy your day. Many holiday cottages and lodges offer fishing right from the doorstep.

For details of the various different fishing lakes and options available please 'Click Here' for fishing options.
Property Facilities
Artspa
  • Click here for a site plan of the Cottages available at this location - Pike House is marked as no. 50
  • First Floor
  • Bedroom 1: Master double bedroom (4'6") has lake views from small balcony & is furnished with a wardrobe & hooks on the back of the door
  • This bedroom also has an ensuite shower room with WC & wash basin
  • Bedroom 2: Double bedroom (4'6") with drawer unit
  • Bedroom 3: Twin bedroom (2 x 3" single beds) with a balcony, limited storage, hooks on the back of the door & an ensuite shower room with WC & wash basin
  • Bedroom 4: Bunk bedroom (3') with limited storage & hooks on the back of the door
  • Family bathroom - bath with shower over, WC & wash basin
  • Ground Floor:
  • Cloakroom with WC & wash basin
  • Open plan living & dining area
  • Furnished with a cosy log burner
  • 1 x 2 seat sofa & 2 x armchairs
  • 22" TV with Freeview, DVD
  • Dining area with seating for 6 people
  • Patio doors to sun deck
  • Fully equipped galley style kitchen
  • Furnished with single oven with four ring hob, separate fridge & freezer, dishwasher, microwave, washing machine, tumble dryer & breakfast bar
  • Kitchens are fully stocked with all equipment and utensils
  • Bed linen, duvets and towels provided
  • Beds made up for your arrival
  • All heating and electricity included
  • Cots, highchairs & stair gates available - £10 per item
  • Extra camp beds can be provided where space permits - £25 charge (bedding & bed linen provided)
  • Sorry no pets
  • WIFI available

    On-site Facilities:
  • Access to the ARTSPA with an indoor heated pool & an eco pool together with treatment rooms, steam room, sauna & gym - Click here for brochure
  • Tennis court
  • Childrens play area
  • Outdoor trampoline
  • Table tennis
  • Outdoor Pool - Open Easter to the end of October and over Christmas and New Year
  • Sauna
  • 7 lakes and 3 rivers
  • Fishing is free of charge for guests staying at Mill Village
  • Fishing on Somerford Lagoon - coarse fishing season runs 1st June - 12th May and Pike runs 1st Oct - 14th March. Please note it is not possible to fish in front of your cottage or from the decking. For details on more fishing options click here for more information
  • Spinney Lake is available for non-powered water sports throughout the year
  • Estate Shop, Mill, Livery and Organic Farm
Just a few minutes walk from your own front door. A spa reserved exclusively for you, your family, and a select group of like-minded residents from a safe gated community.

Unwind in one of the two heated pools, cleanse and clear your pores in the sauna or steam room, or sweat it out in our technogym, making your time cooling off in the lily-filtered outdoor eco-pool or relaxing in the lounge hard-earned and much deserved.

In tranquil treatment rooms, scented with essential oils, there are over sixty gentle therapies to sample. Try a luxurious hot stone massage, an exfoliating body wrap and facial, or a de-stressing pedicure and manicure. Each of these treatments are designed to relax and rejuvenate body and mind, using soothing, harmonious and natural Pevonia Botanica ingredients. There really is nowhere better to unwind and recharge.

Please note: only 2 passes are ever handed out and these are sufficient for the entire party. There is a £25 charge to replace any lost passes.
Local Area & Highlights
Local Facilities
Options & Additional Information
  • The Ballihoo Clubhouse & Restaurant is onsite & offers breakfast, lunch & dinner as well as takeaway options
  • Somerford Lagoon - International important site for wintering wildfowl, can only be used for non-powered water sports between 1st April - 30th September. The footpath to the Southern & Eastern edge of Somerford Lagoon is not accessible from 1st October - 31st March, in order to minimize disturbance to the wintering wildfowl
  • Many good local pubs & restaurants available locally
  • 'Tesco Extra' - short drive away for all provisions
  • Gateway Visitor Centre & tourist information centre
  • Excellent BBQ & picnic areas all about on Cotswold Water Park
  • Shopping - good shopping & Factory retail outlets nearby
  • Cycle Paths and Walks - The National Cycle Path, Bicycles are welcome at all of the locations and provide a great way of traveling around the area - Cycle hire can be arranged for you
  • The Cotswold Water Park has every possible water & outward bound activities available
  • On water:-
  • Boat trips
  • Canoeing & Kayaking, Ringo rides
  • Sailing, Windsurfing, Wakeboarding & Waterskiing
  • Lake swimming & beach at Somerford Keynes Country Park
  • On land:-
  • Fishing - excellent fishing on many local lakes, rod licence required
  • Walking, Birdwatching- Many wildlife trails exist with excellent bird watching facilities and nature reserves
  • Horse riding
  • Several good Golf courses nearby
  • Guided walks, Nature Reserves, Farm visits & Picnic Areas
  • Excellent wildlife park at nearby Burford
  • Paintballing, Aerial adventure available locally
  • There are a wide selection of waterside holiday lodges & cottages available locally - Cotswold Water Park Holiday Lodges & Cottages
  • 30% Deposit is required on booking, balance is due 6 weeks beforehand
  • £200 Refundable security deposit required with each booking (£150 covers breakages/damages and £50 covers the 2 x Spa passes if lost)
  • Please note: only 2 passes for the Artspa are ever handed out and these are sufficient for the entire party. There is a £25 charge to replace any lost passes.
  • Arrival from 4.00pm & 11.00am departure
  • Electricity is included in price shown
  • Cots, highchairs & stair gates available - £10 per item
  • Extra camp beds can be provided where space permits - £25 charge (bedding & bed linen provided)
  • All duvets, linen towels are provided
  • Sorry no pets
  • No smoking please
  • We regret that we cannot accept bookings which are, or which we deem to be, hen or stag parties
  • No large single sex parties are permitted on site
  • Weekly breaks: Fri - Fri or Mon - Mon
  • Weekend breaks 3 nights: Fri - Mon
  • Midweek breaks 4 nights: Mon - Fri
  • Booking Terms: Click here to view full booking and hire conditions

 

 

For further information please contact Waterside Breaks on 01252 339020