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Puffin House

Cotswold Water Park, Gloucestershire (Ref. 988601)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Swimming Pool Swimming pool
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Mrs Evans

    “We have stayed at lower mill estate many times and used manor cottages who I cannot fault, but puffin house is a little tired and needs a little TLC, the balcony was really dirty, the bench outside was really bad and unable to be sat on, the WiFi was down which the owner did know but only informed the estate on the Friday, my brother in law relies on this for his business while away and so lost work during our stay, the property wasn’t as clean as all the others we stayed in.”

    The food served in restaurant on sight on the Friday we arrived was awful even the kids said it wasn’t good. And the shop which is now so small has been moved to the restaurant and isn’t adequate for the whole estate, especially when there was absolutely nothing in the cupboards at puffin house, all the rented places we have stayed in has some essentials left by previous tenants like salt pepper, etc and cleaning stuff, this one had absolutely nothing when we arrived, had we know this we ...

    The food served in restaurant on sight on the Friday we arrived was awful even the kids said it wasn’t good. And the shop which is now so small has been moved to the restaurant and isn’t adequate for the whole estate, especially when there was absolutely nothing in the cupboards at puffin house, all the rented places we have stayed in has some essentials left by previous tenants like salt pepper, etc and cleaning stuff, this one had absolutely nothing when we arrived, had we know this we would have bought these little essentials with us

The property

Puffin House is a striking and stylish lakeside home that sits, literally, overlooking the water!

A large, detached house that is located down a little path, within this exclusive eco holiday estate, we absolutely love this property and believe you will too.

Surrounded by lakes and 450 acres of private, nature-rich countryside, this attractive and uber-contemporary holiday home offers exceptional self catering accommodation that is ideal for families and groups.

Inside there is vast glass wall that lets the light flood in and gives great views the "reverse living" style means you really get to enjoy the outside all day long and then the stars in the evening.

The owners have provided modern fixtures, mixed with traditional touches like a wood burning stove and oak flooring to create a unique appeal - one we loved.

There are external terraces and balconies on the ground and first floor too.

Situated lakeside and within an unspoilt countryside, you are spoilt for choice when it comes to walks or bike rides there is an abundance of wildlife, nature or alternatively if you fancy being a little more adventurous how about sailing or fishing.

Not only all of this, but you can use the swanky pool and spa as often as you like and these are just 5 mins walk away!

This home is a joy, for families, for children, for friends and a chance to sample one of the Cotswolds most attractive locations. Please note Updates for on-site facilities following the latest Government Guidelines: The government has confirmed that the Spa, indoor pool and gym facilities must remain closed until further notice. Outdoor pools open with restrictions and time slot must be pre booked. Play Areas: The Government has confirmed that we may re-open outdoor play areas. Soft Play Area: The Government has confirmed that this must remain closed until further notice. Open Water: Whilst we understand that the swimming pool facilities will be closed upon a return to the Estate, and you may then be tempted to swim in the lakes, we must remind you that open water swimming on the lakes at Lower Mill Estate can be dangerous and if any person chooses to partake in open water swimming, they must be aware of the following: 1.

The open water bodies are NOT supervised by LME staff 2.

British Standard buoyancy aids must be worn by all Homeowners, Guests and Renters wishing to use the lakes and users are encouraged to make themselves aware of the location of throw lines which are situated at appropriate locations at the edge of lakes 3.

Swimmers should ensure that they do not enter the water bodies without supervision from others of their household 4.

Swimmers will be asked politely to leave the water bodies if it is believed that the activities taking place are dangerous or no buoyancy aids are worn 5.

No inflatables to be used on the lakes at any time

Summary

  • Reverse-level accommodation
  • Four bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double with en-suite bathroom with bath, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor double with en-suite bathroom with shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor twin, 1 x first floor bunk
  • Ground floor family bathroom with bath, basin and WC
  • First floor open-plan living room with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Gas central heating, wood burning stove
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, TV, DVD player and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc.in rent
  • One pet welcome
  • No Travel Cot available at this property
  • Off-road parking
  • Property has direct lake frontage, with a grass area leading down to the waterside
  • Guests are welcome to enjoy the whole of Lower Mill Estate, a 450 acre private nature reserve with multiple lakes and walks
  • Unlimited access to Artspa is included in the stay
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.5 miles, Pub 1.5 miles
  • Note: This property requires a refundable Good House Keeping Bond of £500 paid in advance of arrival. Please note Updates for on-site facilities following the latest Government Guidelines: The government has confirmed that the Spa, indoor pool and gym facilities must remain closed until further notice. Outdoor pools open with restrictions and time slot must be pre booked. Play Areas: The Government has confirmed that we may re-open outdoor play areas. Soft Play Area: The Government has confirmed that this must remain closed until further notice. Open Water: Whilst we understand that the swimming pool facilities will be closed upon a return to the Estate, and you may then be tempted to swim in the lakes, we must remind you that open water swimming on the lakes at Lower Mill Estate can be dangerous and if any person chooses to partake in open water swimming, they must be aware of the following: 1
  • The open water bodies are NOT supervised by LME staff 2
  • British Standard buoyancy aids must be worn by all Homeowners, Guests and Renters wishing to use the lakes and users are encouraged to make themselves aware of the location of throw lines which are situated at appropriate locations at the edge of lakes 3
  • Swimmers should ensure that they do not enter the water bodies without supervision from others of their household 4
  • Swimmers will be asked politely to leave the water bodies if it is believed that the activities taking place are dangerous or no buoyancy aids are worn 5
  • No inflatables to be used on the lakes at any time

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £500.

About the location

COTSWOLD WATER PARK

Cirencester 4 miles.

Situated in the heart of the Cotswolds, The Cotswold Water Park is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, covering 40 square miles and made up of over 140 lakes surrounded by picturesque Cotswold villages, historic market towns and an area of lakes larger than the Norfolk Broads. The Cotswold Water Park is Britain's largest water park and offers a wide range of activities including boating, water skiing, fishing (some of the finest trout fishing in the country), cycling, walking, golf and horse riding. Also on the estate can be found a swimming pool, sauna, tennis courts, croquet lawn, children's play area and for nature lovers the water park offers an abundance of bird and animal life on the three nature reserves, which can be observed throughout the year. The beautiful Roman town of Cirencester, Gateway to the Cotswolds, is just 4 miles away with excellent shopping, restaurants, ancient buildings and museums.

Note: This property requires a Good House Keeping Bond of £500 paid in advance of arrival.

This property does not accept hen or stag parties. The estate is particularly peaceful and geared for familes. If you are a single sex party we can accept no more than 6 people in your booking.

Travel Cot and Highchair available at a cost of £10 per stay.

Hot Tub now available at a cost of £120.00 per holiday, payable at the time of booking.

Please note:-
Please note:-
Following the latest Government Guidelines, Habitat Escapes have published new check in procedures.

Track and Trace: For Habitat Escapes to support the NHS track and Trace system, EVERY person entering Lower Mill Estate must have completed our Track and Trace Health Questionnaire, we must have details for every single person attending site. Without this information, entry may be declined until the information has been submitted. The information MUST be submitted at least 48 hours before arrival. Please click on the link and complete https://form.jotform.com/201762305867357.

Parking Permits must also be completed prior to arrival. These will be sent near to your arrival date.

Due to the current climate, Habitat Escapes will not be able to give persons the form or parking permits on arrival and guests will be asked to remain outside of the Estate until they have been submitted. For ease of use we have created a digital form for all to use. https://form.jotform.com/201762305867357

Please ensure all forms are completed prior to arrival, failure to do so may mean you are denied entry and turned away. Please note no refunds will be given if entry is denied due to non-completion of forms.

Updates for on-site facilities following the latest Government Guidelines:
Social Distancing: Please respect social distancing of 2m for all staff and any other site users unless permission has been given and additional safety measures are utilised.

The government has confirmed that the Spa, indoor pool and gym facilities must remain closed until further notice.
Outdoor pools open with restrictions and time slot must be pre booked.
Play Areas: The Government has confirmed that we may re-open outdoor play areas.
Soft Play Area: The Government has confirmed that this must remain closed until further notice.

Open Water: Whilst we understand that the swimming pool facilities will be closed upon a return to the Estate, and you may then be tempted to swim in the lakes, we must remind you that open water swimming on the lakes at Lower Mill Estate can be dangerous and if any person chooses to partake in open water swimming, they must be aware of the following:
1. The open water bodies are NOT supervised by LME staff
2. British Standard buoyancy aids must be worn by all Homeowners, Guests and Renters wishing to use the lakes and users are encouraged to make themselves aware of the location of throw lines which are situated at appropriate locations at the edge of lakes
3. Swimmers should ensure that they do not enter the water bodies without supervision from others of their household
4. Swimmers will be asked politely to leave the water bodies if it is believed that the activities taking place are dangerous or no buoyancy aids are worn
5. No inflatables to be used on the lakes at any time

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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