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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.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, German, Dutch, Polish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
7 April, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Malmesbury in Cotswold District

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
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 Enclosure , En-suite to Master Bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Washing Machine and separate Dryer
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , On 3rd floor
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , TV in room, ensuite bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , Large room with space for a cot
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)

Contemporary Cotswold lakeside home set in over 550 acres of countryside
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews

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.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: 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

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: 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.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: 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!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent holiday home

  • 5 of 5

The house was amazing, the view over the lake was lovely. It was a shame the weather was so wet we couldn't make use of any of the well furnished balconies. The house was warm, we loved the log burner, and very well equipped. The owner, Robert, always replied promptly to any queries.

The description of the house was accurate and it was clean and well maintained.

The swimming pool was enjoyed by my children and grandchildren.

I would definitely recommend the property to friends.

Margaret Briggs

  • Review Submitted: Jan 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic property and vacation home

  • 5 of 5

We're regular renters on Homeaway at places around the world and this was by far the best property that we've ever had the pleasure of staying. The property itself is in beautiful condition. The furnishings are top-shelf, the floor layout is ideal for 3 generations especially the loft area upstairs which doubles as a bedroom and play area. And the master bed is the most comfortable we've ever had in a vacation home.The view across the lake truly wonderful. As advertised, the amenities of the private property were well used... The tennis court, football pitch and swimming facilities, including the eco-pool (which is outdoors and was much used by our 10 year-old granddaughter). We also made good use of Ballihoo, the on-site restaurant for dinner. There is a delightful village feel to Lower Mill Estates.

The property is well situated in the region which allowed us short drives to nearby Cotswold towns, villages, Wildlife Park, and even Bristol to see Brunell's SS Great Britain. The Bakers Arms pub is a perfect walking distance in nearby Somerfield Keynes and had good dining as well as drink. Nearby Cirencester has quaint shops and a beautiful church as well as multiple grocery shopping and delivery services.

Thanks to Robert, the owner for the welcome basket which made a lovely start to our Christmas holiday in the Cotswolds. We hope to return to the Cygnet lodge for a summer retreat sometime in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Malmesbury, Gloucestershire

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Jun 1/2 term
26 May 2017 - 4 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Summer Holidays
21 Jul 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Oct 1/2 term
20 Oct 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
22 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £500
Pet Fee £35
Linen Fee £150

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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