General

Windrush Turret Lodge is set in a gated development of landscaped surroundings overlooking three natural lakes. This lovely three bedroom 'turret style' lodge is set on the banks of Windrush Lake. Furnished to a high standard this lodge offers a spacious open plan living/dining area which is ideal for groups of friends or family groups to socialise. French doors open out onto an enclosed, furnished decking area complete with private hot tub and gas BBQ.

A short walk will take you to The De Vere Hotel, brasserie, bar and Spa 6 and a little further you will find the pretty village of South Cerney with a shop and good pubs/restaurants.

There is a range of free facilities and activities available on the Isis & Windrush development making it ideal for families with children of all ages. Three all weather tennis courts (1 is floodlit), children’s adventure playground, football goals, croquet, table tennis, boule and an indoor games room with pool table, table football and video games etc. offers something for everyone, whatever their age.

Inside, the lodge is furnished beautifully and sleeps up to 6 comfortably in one double en-suite bedroom and two twin bedrooms (one ensuite).

Bedrooms & Bathrooms

Second Floor: Twin bedroom (can be made into a King size double on request with the addition of a mattress topper), 32″ TV, ensuite shower room with hand basin & W/C.

First Floor: Master double bedroom (King size bed), 32″ TV & an ensuite shower room with hand basin & W/C.

First Floor: Twin bedroom (can be made into a King size double on request with the addition of a mattress topper).

Ground Floor: W/C with wash basin.

Pets

Sorry, no pets permitted

Terms & Conditions

25% Deposit is required on booking, balance is due 4 weeks beforehand

£250 refundable security deposit

Arrival from 3.00pm & 10.30am departure

Electricity included in price

All duvets, linen towels are provided

2 cots & 2 highchairs available

Weekly breaks: Fri - Fri or Mon - Mon
Weekend breaks 3 nights: Fri - Mon
Midweek breaks 4 nights: Mon - Fri

Location Information

Windrush Turret Lodge is located in The Cotswold Water Park, close to South Cerney in Gloucestershire. South of Cirencester and north of Swindon the Cotswold Water Park covers just over 40 square miles. The whole area is made up of 150 different lakes, a series of lovely old Cotswold villages and the infant Thames, the area is a haven for a wonderful array of wildlife and leisure activities.

With 150 different lakes created from over 50 years of limestone extraction, it covers 14 different villages, 150 km of pathways, bridleways and cycle paths; 74 different fishing lakes – many stocked with specimen fish. 10 lakes are specified as ‘Sites of Special Scientific Interest’ (SSSI). It is home to over 20,000 waterbirds over protected Nature Reserves. The area as a great selection of lakeside holiday cottages and lodges, with a wonderful choice of watersports and activities.

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Optional Extras

  • 2 Cots and 2 highchairs available upon request.
  • 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.

Terms & Conditions


CHARGES & TERMS:
A deposit of 25% per break/holiday secures the reservation. The full cost of the holiday is payable 4 weeks before arrival. If you book less than a month prior to your holiday, we will require full payment at the time of booking.

CANCELLATION:
Cancellation after final payment made results in loss of all rental fees unless another guest is found in which case only the deposit is lost. If you cancel more than 4 weeks before the start date your deposit will be forfeited. If this is a concern guests may wish to take out holiday insurance.

REFUNDABLE SECURITY DEPOSITS:
A refundable security deposit of £250 will be payable by you when the balance is due. This charge will be held to cover or part cover any breakages, excess cleaning costs or damage to the property. The deposit will be returned within 10 days of the end of the rental period subject to inspection by the owners, less any deductions to cover the cost of replacement or repair.

PAYMENT:
At time of booking, you will be requested to pay a booking deposit of 25%, or the full balance if the start date is within 4 weeks from the time of booking. Payment is made online at time of booking.

OCCUPANCY:
Occupancy shall be from 3pm on the day of arrival to 10.30am on the day of departure.

GROUP BOOKINGS:
The owners reserve the right to refuse group bookings or other persons who in their opinion are unsuitable for the accommodation. No single sex groups or stag / hen parties permitted

COTS & HIGH CHAIRS:
These are all available on request free of charge.

PETS:
No pets permitted.

CARS:
There is car parking available alongside the property for a maximum of 3 cars.

BED LINEN & TOWELS:
All bed linen, hand and bath towels are included in the holiday price, but no bedding is provided for cots.

ELECTRICITY & GAS:
Included in the hire charge.

SMOKING:
For the comfort of all guests NO SMOKING is allowed in this property.

IN CASE OF COMPLAINT:
While it is unlikely that you should have a complaint about our holiday home, occasionally things do go wrong. If you have a problem during your stay, you MUST inform the owners immediately who will endeavour to rectify the matter. The owners will not accept liability for any dissatisfaction or other complaint not reported during your stay.

Property Features

  • Three storey, three bedroom 'turret style' lodge is set on the banks of Windrush Lake.
  • SECOND FLOOR:
  • Twin bedroom (can be made into a King size double on request with the addition of a mattress topper), 32″ TV, ensuite shower room with hand basin & W/C.
  • FIRST FLOOR:
  • Master double bedroom (King size bed), 32″ TV & an ensuite shower room with hand basin & W/C.
  • Twin bedroom (can be made into a King size double on request with the addition of a mattress topper).
  • GROUND FLOOR:
  • W/C with wash basin.
  • Spacious open plan living/dining area, ideal for groups of friends or family groups.
  • 2 large leather sofas & 2 single leather chairs.
  • 46″ TV with with Amazon Firestick channel options, DVD & surround sound.
  • Dining table with seating for 6.
  • French doors open out onto an enclosed, furnished decking area .
  • Complete with private hot tub, gas BBQ, table & seating for up to 6 with lake views.
  • Fully equipped kitchen - oven, hob, dishwasher, washer-dryer, microwave, fridge/freezer & coffee machine.
  • Washer dryer in cupboard.
  • Bedding, bed linen & towels provided.
  • Beds are made up for your arrival.
  • All heating & electricity included.
  • Cots & highchairs available.
  • WiFi.

Local Fishing Information



Windrush Turret Lodge Fishing

Important Information

  • Two (coarse) fishing lakes at Windrush and Isis Lakes and a specialised Trout Lake
  • Stocked with Carp (up to approx. 43lbs), Catfish (one is known to be 48lb), Perch, Roach & Trout.
  • Please note there is no fishing 1 hour after dusk.
  • Fishing from designated pegs on the lakes or from the bankside by the lodge, there are reed beds here.
  • Fishing is included in the holiday price.
  • Fishing available all year.
  • The Tackle Den fishing specialists will help ensure you have all the right equipment and bait to enjoy your day.

Local Attractions

Windrush Turret Lodge

Local Supermarkets - 'Tesco Extra' & Waitrose in Cirencester (10 minute drive).

Somerford Keynes Village - The Bakers Arms pub.

South Cerney Village - There are 3 pubs - Old George Inn, Eliot Arms & The Royal Oak. There is also a Post Office, Co-op, pharmacy, Indian restaurant/takeaway, fish & chip shop.

Pretty Cotswolds Villages & market towns nearby - Bibury, Bourton on the Water, Lechlade, Moreton in Marsh.

Gateway Visitor Centre - Visit here for all local tourist information. There is also a café overlooking the lake. Open 7 days a week from 9am – 5pm.

Cycle routes in the Cotswold Water Park - The area is very flat so is perfect for cycling. Whether you choose the country lanes, bridlepaths or permissive cycle paths, theres something for everyone. The National Cycle Route 45 also goes right through the Cotswold Water Park, from Salisbury to Cirencester.

Bike Hire - Go-By-Cycle offers cycle hire by the hour & cycle repairs.

Cotswold Country Park & Beach - Great location for a picnic with BBQ stations available for hire & a children’s swimming/paddling lagoon. There is a volley ball court, adventure playground as well as swan pedaloes, rowing boats, SUPs, Kayaks & Canadian canoes available for hire. WIBIT AquaVenture is a giant inflatable AquaVenture with over 20 action packed obstacles.

London & Birmingham - Just 90 minutes away.

Tackle Den - Carp & coarse fishing specialists with a huge range of tackle & bait in the Cotswold Water Park.

Swindon Town & Designer Outlet Shopping Centre - 9 miles.

Tewkesbury - an ancient abbey town standing between the Severn and Avon rivers.

Horse Riding - Rein and Shine Equestrian Centre offers horse and pony riding for children from 4 years old to adults of all ages.

Steam Museum of the Great Western Railway - Find out the stories of the men and women who built, worked and travelled on the Great Western Railway.

Ashdown House - National Trust Dutch-style house on the Berkshire Downs which was built for the Queen of Bohemia.