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Contemporary Cotswold lakeside home set in over 550 acres of countryside

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Cygnet Lodge is a modern luxury home set in natural surroundings

Cygnet Lodge is a modern home set in natural surroundings on Lower Mill Estate: an exclusive award winning private estate alongside the River Thames, located in the heart of the Cotswolds.. UK. The contemporary home overlooks a lakes on a 550 acre nature reserve, offering stunning views of the Cotswold lakes and countryside.

Facilities include canoeing, sailing, kayaking and fishing on the lakes, playing tennis, or spend time cycling or walking whilst wildlife spotting around the nature reserve. The reserve is home to all sorts of birds, fish and insects and beavers.

There's a luxury family spa within the grounds of Lower Mill Estate with two indoor swimming pools and one outdoor eco pool. The spa also has a sauna, steam room and gym and a wide range of therapeutic treatments available. There are tennis and multi-sport courts, play areas for the kids as well as an onsite shop, bakery and café within the 24 hour security complex.

There are four bedrooms and three bathrooms set over three floors, with a day bed best suited kids in the open-plan games room.

The child friendly games room is equipped with a Wii, Air hockey, table-football and board-games.

Nearest station is Kemble with direct trains to Paddington.

There is a 3 night minimum during school holidays, and a 7 night minimum over the Christmas / New Year period.

The cleaning fee covers the cost of fresh linen & towels, and bathroom & kitchen disposables. Guests are expected to leave the property as they found it.

A cleaning facility is available on departure at a charge of £40-80 if required. This will be charged if the house is left in a messy or unacceptable state.

The loss of a Spa card will incur a charge of £30.00.

House trained pets are allowed on the premises with agreement with the owner.

There is a pet surcharge of £35.00

A surcharge of £180 is charged if any evidence of smoking is found.

BBQ cleaning fee is £15.00

The lakes and the pools are unsupervised and children must be supervised by a responsible adult at all times.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french, german, dutch, polish
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 17, 2017


Somerford Keynes House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , En-suite to Master Bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , Washing Machine and separate Dryer
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , On 3rd floor
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , TV in room, ensuite bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , Large room with space for a cot
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Contemporary Cotswold lakeside home set in over 550 acres of countryside
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews

Great location

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely weekend, started with a lovely welcome from Penny and gift basket from Robert and the resort is a great place to spend time together. The house was very well equipped. with wifi, bluetooth speakers and games. The rooms were comfortable, bathrooms clean and the kitchen very well equipped. We did paddleboarding on site so really easy as no moving people around and the lesson was fun so thank you to Jenny from the family adventure store. The spa on site had some refurbishment going on but this did not affect us as. Definitely recommended for families and small groups wanting a relaxed time together! Enjoy!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Good Accomadation

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay & also had good weather. The children had lots of things to do so did not get board thank you very much.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Modern property with good customer service

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this property from Friday the 10th to Sunday the 12th of February. The property is modern and stylish and well maintained. It was very clean and the owner provided good customer service. We enjoyed the facilities on site and the swimming pool and the SPA was big favourite. I will without any hesitation recommend this property to anyone.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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Modern, spacious holiday villa

  • 4 of 5

Excellent lakeside property , beautifully equipped for a family holiday. Peaceful but lively environment. Would come again

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Beautiful location, gorgeous retreat, perfect stay

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this property for a weekend break. I can honestly say that it's a perfect location. The spa, pools and other facilities on site really add to the luxury appeal.

We went for a very low key retreat, but if you are more active or are hoping for a more adventurous break there are a plethora of activities that you can take part in or sign up for.

The house was gorgeous, light, airy, spacious and modern. The bathroom to bedroom ratio was perfect for our group of seven.

We loved it so much, we would come back again and are currently talking about making Lower Mill an annual break. Definitely would recommend.

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous family week end - highly recommend this property!

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely long week end stay at Cygnet Lodge in Somerford Keynes with 3 generations of family present to celebrate a 70th birthday.

The property was superb, plenty of room for us all, with a great kids escape/play area on the top floor mezzanine where they could be kept an eye on from the ground floor. The house was very clean and well equipped and has fantastic views across the lake and a superb deck for outdoor sitting/eating etc. It is also well located for the swimming pool/gym/spa and the on-site restaurant all of which were great and much fun was had in the pool.

We made use of the on-site walking and cycling trails and also headed out to nearby Bourton on the Water and enjoyed the maze, river and restaurants there, as well as visiting the Cotswold Farm Park which is a great interactive day out for the kids.

The owner was extremely helpful in promptly answering queries pre-booking, pre-arrival, making arrangements for arrival, during and after our stay - a pleasure to deal with.

We would definitely and highly recommend this property to others, especially families or small groups of friends and hope to visit again soon!

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Linen Fee $198.7
Pet Fee $46.36
Refundable damage deposit $662.34

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.