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Tim Haywood - Property Manager

Member since: 2013
Call Manager
Speaks English

Contemporary Glass Fronted Lakeside Villa, With On-site Luxury Spa & Hot Tub!

5 Reviews
People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 30 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday home in Malmesbury - Osprey Lodge, Lower Mill Est.

4 Bedroom Luxury Villa - Perfect for Families & Larger Group - Sleeps 8+2 Cots

Osprey Lodge is a 4 bedroom detached property offering spacious accommodation, arranged over 2 floors, with 2 levels of fantastic outside living space.

This beautiful property, designed by an award-winning architect Richard Reid, is the ultimate in contemporary living with a double height vaulted ceiling, electric opening roof system, full height & full width, panoramic glazed elevations and fantastic external terraces. It really is simply stunning.

Guests are quite literally bathed in the abundance of amazing natural light within the villa, which provides the most dramatic, almost theatrical viewing platform to the vistas beyond. Enjoy the setting sun from your private balcony, cold drink in hand, whilst gently rocking back and forth on the funky outdoor swinging seats.

We challenge you not to feel relaxed !

Please Note:

Osprey Lodge is a very popular property and runs at 100% occupancy rates year on year, we would recommend an early booking to avoid any disappointment.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Tim Haywood - Property Manager (Property Manager)
Call Manager
Speaks English

About Tim Haywood - Property Manager

Hello! - Great that you stopped by to take a wee peek at our luxury holiday villas, thank you for your interest - I am rather flattered!

So let me share with you a little about the uniqueness that is the Lower Mill Estate.

WARNING: Reading in could seriously change your holiday habits!

Tim Haywood - Property Manager purchased this house in 1997

Why Tim Haywood - Property Manager chose Cotswold district

Osprey Lodge is a unique holiday villa, situated on the prestigious Lower Mill Estate, the UK's first and as far as I am aware, only, residential nature reserve.

The estate is a real haven of peace and tranquillity and in my opinion, the perfect antidote to the stresses + demands of everyday life and forgive me for perhaps being presumptuous, but I do think you are going to absolutely love it!

What makes this house unique

Osprey Lodge is a chic glass fronted 4 bedroom property, presented over two floors, within a truly wonderful lakeside setting - on the beautiful & mature Clearwater Lake.

Thoroughly contemporary in its exterior and interior styling - with 2 x double bedrooms, two of which benefit from direct access onto a private balcony area, with beautiful views over the Clearwater Lake, this is a really spectacular property.

Enjoy of the wood burning stove for cosy nights in, whilst looking out on the majesty of your very own nature reserve !

- Located within the Lower Mill Estate. Osprey Lodge is a lovely 4 bedroom glass fronted property, with a great position on the Clearwater Lake - Furnished in a contemporary style & with a gas fire burning stove. Secure car parking & just 3 minutes walk from the Spa facility.

- World Class award winning, £ 6.5m on-site private spa complex, fully included in your holiday - Sleeps 9.

Guestbook comments from the manager

“Relaxing family weekend away in luxury pad with hot tub”



“Just back from a very relaxing weekend at Osprey Lodge Lower Mill Estate. The house is amazing, it sits on a lovely plot overlooking the lake. It is huge, with great space downstairs and 4 big bedrooms upstairs and numerous luxury bathrooms. The two big double rooms have great views and balconies overlooking the lake. ?The outside space is perfect for families with young children as all the doors lead on to decking which is surrounded by a glass barrier. The outdoors is topped off by the awesome hot tub which we used throughout our break.?The facilities on the estate are amazing with a great spa with large indoor and outdoor pools., which we perfect for the rainy days. There are a couple of playgrounds on site with trampolines and tennis courts. There is also a handy shop where we got our morning papers and supplies. The grounds and lakes in the estate are great for walking, scooting and cycling round. There is a great pub which is just 15minutes walk away in the local village.?Would definitely love to go back but just hope for better weather next time so we can enjoy the outside space more.”



Reviewed by smuggles_13 from London - Posted & Verified on Trip Advisor™ 4th April 2014
Mar 2014
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Reviews

5
based on 5 holidaymaker reviews

Contemporary Glass Fronted Lakeside Villa, With On-site Luxury Spa & Hot Tub!
average rating of 5.0 based on 34 reviews
5

Large and luxurious!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful weekend stay at Osprey which is a large and modern property. It is a lot larger than we expected with plenty of space for both adults and children to relax. It is well stocked with all we needed for cooking including a BBQ and a lovely deck to eat it on. The hot tub is an added bonus, lovely being able to sit in it out on the deck watching the view.

We love the facilities that Lower Mill Estate has to offer including the pool and spa plus the new restaurant that opened the day we arrived. We enjoyed coffee and cake there while the kids could play at the playground right next door. Brilliant! The whole estate is child friendly and has a safe feeling to it which we love.

Communication with Lakeside Spa Holidays was great including initial email communication and then communication with Jamie the guest relations manager. Jamie came to get us settled into the house plus was available on phone and text throughout the weekend.

Thanks for a great weekend.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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5

Osprey Lodge - what a find!

  • 5 of 5

This was our third stay at Lower Mill, but the first one at Osprey Lodge. This was easily the best house we have stayed in, anywhere. Yes, it is vast (especially with only 3 of us staying), but it felt like home straight away. Oak floors throughout, granite worktops, Nespresso machine and Neff appliances in the kitchen, decent wifi, comfortable beds, John Lewis china. But the most fabulous thing was the amount of light which floods into the house. On our first morning there was heavy rain and a gale blowing outside, but it felt so cosy and bright inside that it was quite a shock when we braved it outside to visit Cirencester! The weather just got better and better, so we were soon eating our meals outside on the terrace or on the upstairs balcony. We used the Spa every day, and usually had it to ourselves. We walked around the lakes - but failed to spot the elusive beavers. But our favourite thing about our stay was just looking across the lake from the house and feeling at peace with the world......

Tim at Lakeside Spa Holidays was very helpful when we made the booking, and answered our queries promptly. Jamie met us at Osprey Lodge and showed us around, which saved us a lot of time as he showed us how everything worked. He was also very prompt in responding to queries later on in our stay, and was very knowledgeable about the property. We'd not had anyone to meet-and-greet us on previous trips, and it certainly helped us to settle in quickly. A big tray of goodies was provided - Nespresso capsules, biscuits, upmarket teas, dishwasher tablets, etc, which was a lovely touch.

Overall, a brilliant few days away, in a beautiful place and a wonderful house. We shall be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
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5

Relaxing stay in peaceful surroundings.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Osprey Lodge. The estate was so peaceful and we must have been in the hot tub every day enjoying the view across the lake with the swans and ducks sitting on the grass in front of the house.

Tim and Steve couldn't have been any more helpful and accommodating. Thank you so much for a wonderful holiday with my husband and our friends.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
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5

Absolutely out of this world

  • 5 of 5

I wanted a special place for a gathering of friends, and found this place online. The modern, luxury feel with lots of light worked really well, we felt very glamourous!! I felt extra special in the 4 poster bed with those views over the lake. This is a one off, the location in the reserve is a wonderful setting, great to walk around, or use the on site facilities. We did try the Spa, they were very friendly and helped us choose some nice treatments. Can't really say we didn't like anything, maybe the wifi could be a bit faster. I have recommended to my parents for their next break, they would love the wildlife.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 22, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your holiday, these reviews are really useful to potential guests who are considering our lodges for their forthcoming short break. We are really delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you would recommend our bespoke luxury accommodation to other travellers. We very much look forward to welcoming you back to the estate in the not too distant future.
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House and estate were stunning!

  • 5 of 5

Well, this place is a bit special! Choose it for a family gathering and made the right choice. The villa was so nicely done out and the space was great, enough for us all to be comfy. Too comfy as it was hard to get out of those beds! Everything was there that was described far as we could tell. We stayed in more than out due to the weather but could still enjoy the nature on our doorstep outside due to the use of lots of glass and super hot fire inside. Such a peaceful setting, the estate has a great Spa by the way, we had a girls treatment day and the prices were very reasonable and so relaxing (hot tub on the balcony was hard to beat though!). Will def re-book.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
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Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your holiday, these reviews are really useful to potential guests who are considering our lodges for their forthcoming short break. We are really delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you would recommend our bespoke luxury accommodation to other travellers. We very much look forward to welcoming you back to the estate in the not too distant future.
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Location

Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
The Bakers Arms - Less than 1 mile away
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Oaksy 9 Hole - Around 3 miles away
Nearest Train
4 Kilometres
Kemble Station -3 miles or Cheltenham 15 miles
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
M5 - Junction 11a
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
The Bakers Arms - Less than 1 mile away
Nearest Beach
0.5 Kilometres
Kemble Country Park - Manmade, but fun!
Car: recommended

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- The Lower Mill Estate | Residential Nature Reserve with onsite Luxury Spa - The Cotswolds.

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Osprey Lodge is located in the prestigious Lower Mill Estate, residential nature reserve & private gated community within the cotswolds.

Lower Mill is an award winning community of sustainable vacation homes, set in a private 550-acre reserve in the heart of the Cotswolds.

Surrounded by beautiful untouched woodland, our homes are located around 8 lakes on the estate & all are within a few minutes walk from the onsite world class Luxury Spa facility, which is at the centre of the estate.

There are many pretty cotswold villages to explore from the estate including Bibury, Stow on the Wold, Bourton on the Water & Broadway. In short, you'll find our luxury holiday lodges are the perfect place to relax, unwind and explore the cotswolds.

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The Lower Mill Estate is situated 4 miles from Cirencester, the gateway to the cotswolds in Gloucestershire. The regency town of Cheltenham Spa is only 18 miles away, and the beautiful city of Bath just 25 miles away.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Malmesbury, Cotswold district

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
- Sept'16 / Weeks 3 & 4
16 Sep 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
£240
for 2 nights
From
£100
From
£385
Fri,Sat
£1,190
 
 
- October 2016
1 Oct 2016 - 20 Oct 2016
Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
£240
for 2 nights
From
£100
From
£322
Fri,Sat
£1,034
 
 
- October 2016 HALF TERM
21 Oct 2016 - 27 Oct 2016
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£453
for 3 nights
From
£348
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,634
 
 
- November 2016
1 Nov 2016 - 30 Nov 2016
Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
£240
for 2 nights
From
£100
From
£347
Fri,Sat
£1,134
 
 
- December'16
1 Dec 2016 - 19 Dec 2016
Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
£240
for 2 nights
From
£100
From
£347
Fri,Sat
£1,034
 
 
- Christmas Week 2016
20 Dec 2016 - 26 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£2,034
for 7 nights
£2,034
 
 
- New Year Week 2016
27 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,034
for 7 nights
£2,034
 
 
JANUARY - ESTATE IS CLOSED
6 Jan 2017 - 5 Feb 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
30 night minimum stay
£4,325
for 30 nights
£1,040
 
 
- February 2017
6 Feb 2017 - 9 Feb 2017
Changeover Day: Monday
3 night minimum stay
£1,036
for 3 nights
From
£332
£1,434
 
 
- Feb '17 HALF TERM
10 Feb 2017 - 19 Feb 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£415
for 3 nights
From
£298
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,434
 
 
- Feb 2017
20 Feb 2017 - 2 Mar 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£444
for 3 nights
From
£248
Fri,Sat,Sun
£984
 
 
- March 2017
3 Mar 2017 - 2 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
£240
for 2 nights
From
£100
From
£322
Fri,Sat
£1,034
 
 
- EASTER 2017
3 Apr 2017 - 23 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£714
for 3 nights
From
£332
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,934
 
 
- April 2017
24 Apr 2017 - 27 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Monday
4 night minimum stay
£688
for 4 nights
From
£162
£1,634
 
 
- May Bank Holiday 2017
28 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£340
for 3 nights
From
£398
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,634
 
 
- May 2017
1 May 2017 - 21 May 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
£240
for 2 nights
From
£100
From
£384
Fri,Sat
£1,134
 
 
- May'17 HALF TERM
22 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£894
for 3 nights
From
£418
Fri,Sat
£2,034
 
 
- June 2017
2 Jun 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
£240
for 2 nights
From
£100
From
£447
Fri,Sat
£1,434
 
 
- July 2017
30 Jun 2017 - 13 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
£240
for 2 nights
From
£100
From
£447
Fri,Sat
£1,434
 
 
- July 2017 SHOULDER WEEK
14 Jul 2017 - 20 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
£240
for 2 nights
From
£100
From
£497
Fri,Sat
£1,634
 
 
- July'17 SCHOOL HOLIDAYS
21 Jul 2017 - 30 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
£240
for 2 nights
From
£100
From
£597
Fri,Sat
£2,234
 
 
- August'17 SCHOOL HOLIDAYS
31 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
£240
for 2 nights
From
£100
From
£597
Fri,Sat
£2,234
 
 
- Sept'17 / Weeks 1 & 2
1 Sep 2017 - 14 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
£240
for 2 nights
From
£100
From
£410
Fri,Sat
£1,284
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£1,090
for 3 nights
From
£350
From
£350
Fri,Sat,Sun
 

Additional pricing information

Booking Fee £40

MID-WEEK BREAKS - 4 x NIGHTS MINIMUM:

There is a MINIMUM stay of 4 x NIGHTS for the MID-WEEK breaks, MONDAY to FRIDAY & a minimum holiday cost of £ 500.00 applies.

Please send an enquiry & we will forward you a quote by return.

CREDIT & DEBIT CARDS:

We accept all major credit & debit cards - surcharges do apply.

DEPOSIT & PAYMENT TERMS:

The deposit payment is payable at the time of booking & is calculated at:

- £300 for weekend & mid-week holidays
- £500 for weekly & bank holiday & half term holidays

The full balance is due for payment 12 weeks prior to your holiday start date.

EXTRA CHARGES:

- The reservation of the HOT TUB is charged at £ 85 regardless of the holiday duration & the tub will be heated to a toasty 40 degrees for your arrival.

- A booking fee of £ 39.50 is applied to all bookings.

- There is a larger party supplement of £ 75 applied to all party sizes over 5 x guests

* SORRY WE ARE STRICTLY UNABLE TO ACCOMMODATE 'STAG' or 'HEN' PARTY GROUPS *

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Malmesbury in Gloucestershire

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 195 m²
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Holiday Complex
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Beautiful ground floor bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Top floor bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Master Bedroom Ensuite
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Second master ensuite
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - DOUBLE (Lakeside, with Terrace) - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , First floor DOUBLE bedroom, with lake & garden views
    Bedroom 2 - DOUBLE (Lakeside, with Terrace) - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , First floor DOUBLE bedroom, with lake & garden views
    Bedroom 4 - (TWIN BEDROOM) - 2 Single Bed , First floor TWIN Bedroom, with 2 x Single beds
    Bedroom 3 (Twin BEDROOM) - 2 Single Bed , First floor TWIN bedroom, with family bathroom opposite
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Boat
  • Terrace
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Housekeeping
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Osprey Lodge is a beautiful & luxurious holiday villa of the very highest standards. The lodge also benefits form its own private HOT TUB,located on the private terrace area, with views across the Clearwater Lake & heated to a toasty 40 degrees. Occupying an enviable location on the more mature Clearwater Lake and is quite literally a minutes walk from the on-site Luxury Spa complex. - - The Lower Mill Estate | Residential Nature Reserve with onsite Luxury Spa - The Cotswolds. - Osprey Lodge is located in the prestigious Lower Mill Estate, residential nature reserve & private gated community within the cotswolds. Lower Mill is an award winning community of sustainable vacation homes, set in a private 550-acre reserve in the heart of the Cotswolds. -

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