HOWELLS MERE & CLEARWATER

Idyllic retreat within stunning nature reserve – Ideal for group accommodation Cotswolds

Howells Mere and Clearwater are two stunning freshwater lakes, located within the 550 acre, luxury, second home development at The Lower Mill Estate. Settled within the Cotswold Water Park, the lakes boast a spectacular collection of contemporary, glass fronted, lakeside houses with exclusive access to the award winning ArtSpa, making them a superb option for Cotswold spa breaks. A perfect retreat for families, couples or friends, this idyllic location has something for everyone. 

Key features at Clearwater – Lakeside Spa Holidays

  • Contemporary, glass fronted, luxury holiday homes
  • Exclusive access to award winning ArtSpa
  • Sleeping between 7 and 10 people
  • Private, nature reserve
  • Family friendly
  • Dogs allowed in some properties
  • Excellent for group holiday bookings
  • Located in the Cotswold Water Park
  • Next to the village of Somerford Keynes

THE ACCOMMODATION

Howells Mere and Clearwater offer an outstanding collection of modern architecture and are designed to maximise the use of natural light and allow you to enjoy stunning views over the mirror like surface of the lakes. There is a range of different accommodation and property sizes start from 4 bedrooms (please see below for more details). Each one of these luxury holiday homes has a large, open plan living/kitchen/ dining area, nestled around a quaint log burner, overlooking the lake. There are two balconies, located on the ground and first floor, to make excellent use of the stunning landscape for alfresco dining or to simply to enjoy lakeside life.

Please note: There is an extra charge for accommodating a pet due to the additional cleaning required.

ONSITE

The Lower Mill Estate is a peaceful, nature lover’s paradise within the already abundant Cotswold Water Park. The estate’s eco team work hard throughout the year to maintain the estate, encourage wildlife habitats, and educate its residents. As a result you might be lucky enough to encounter the resident beavers or catch a glimpse of deer first thing, from the comfort of one of these luxury holiday homes. The infant Thames runs through the edge of the estate where you can pick up the Thames Footpath. There is also a network of private, estate footpaths available to explore. Located within the village part of the estate, there is an outdoor swimming pool, a café (open in main season), a shop selling locally sourced, organic goods and produce, and a children’s play area.

Please note, the Lower Mill Estate will not accept large single sex parties.

ARTSPA

Included within your stay is access to the onsite, award winning ArtSpa. The spa boasts a heated 20 metre indoor and outdoor eco-pool, a gym, sauna, steam room and offers a range of bookable treatments. Cleanse, clear and collect as part of a truly idyllic escape, a mere 10-15 minute stroll from your property. There are over sixty therapies to choose from, each designed to rejuvenate your body and relax your mind, all using calming Pevonia Botanica ingredients. The facilities and setting rank these luxury holiday homes amongst the premium Cotswold spa breaks. For more information contact the spa on 01285 862640.

THE AREA

The Lower Mill Estate borders the Cotswold village of Somerford Keynes and is surrounded by an abundance of traditional, country pubs, eateries and attractions. 10-15 minutes from the estate is Go-By-Cycle, a local bicycle rental company, who can provide you with a set of wheels for the duration of your stay and allow you to get right into the heart of the Cotswold countryside. For more information visit here. Howells Mere and Clearwater is also very close to the Cotswold Country Park and Beach, which offers a range of water sports, climbing and adventure activities. There is also crazy golf, BBQ hire, play areas and an inland beach. Visit their website here. These luxury holiday homes are a 20 minute drive from the market town of Cirencester, the self proclaimed “capital of the Cotswolds”, –  a fantastic base from which to explore the Cotswold Water Park from. For more things to do visit our Around & About section. 

 

 

 

 

 

Howells Mere 26, Swans Down (P)

Sleeps 8 Adults & 2 Children
• Spa membership included
• Gym, indoor & outdoor pools

• Hot Tub
• Broadband included
• 5 x bedrooms, 4 x bathrooms
• 3 x doubles, 1 x 3' twin, 1 x 2' 6" twin rooms
• Charcoal BBQ
• Pets welcome (charges apply)
• Linen, towels and utilities included
• £300 refundable security deposit required

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Howells Mere 27, Crane Lodge

Sleeps 8 Adults & 1 Child
• Spa membership included
• Gym, indoor & outdoor pools

• Hot Tub
• Superfast fibre broadband
• 4 x bedrooms, 4 x bathrooms
• 2 x doubles, 1 x triple and 1 x 2' 6" twin rooms
• The 2' 6" twin can be configured as a 5' double
• Private pontoon with direct access from the deck
• Charcoal BBQ
• Sorry, no pets allowed
• Sorry, no smoking indoors
• Linen, towels and utilities included
• £300 refundable security deposit required

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Howells Mere 47, Robin Lodge

Sleeps 8
• Spa membership included
• Gym, indoor & outdoor pools

• 4 x bedrooms & 4 x bathrooms
• 3 x doubles & 1 x twin bedroom
• 1 x double can be configured as 2 x 3' singles
• Broadband included
• Charcoal BBQ
• Sorry, no pets allowed
• No smoking indoors
• Linen, towels and utilities included
• £300 refundable security deposit is required

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Howells Mere 70, Sunnybank

Sleeps 8 adults & 1 child
• Spa membership included
• Gym, indoor & outdoor pools

• Superfast fibre broadband
• 4 x bedrooms, 3 x bathrooms
• 3 x 6' Doubles & 1 x 5' double
• The 3 x 6' doubles can be configured as 3' twins
• Gas BBQ
• Sorry, no pets allowed
• Sorry, no smoking indoors
• Linen, towels and utilities included
• £300 refundable security deposit required

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Howells Mere 88, Tranquility (P)

Sleeps 6
• Spa membership included
• Gym, indoor & outdoor pools

• 1st Floor Apartment
• 3 x Bedrooms & 2 x bathrooms
• 2 x Doubles & 1 x bunk bed
• Superfast fibre broadband
• Pets welcome, charges apply
• Gas BBQ
• No smoking indoors
• Linen, towels and utilities included
• £300 refundable security deposit is required

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Howells Mere 90, Crows Nest

Sleeps 4
• Spa membership included
• Gym, indoor & outdoor pools

• Penthouse 2nd floor Apartment
• 2 x Bedrooms & 2 x bathrooms
• 2 x Double beds
• 1 x double can be configured as 2 x 3' singles
• Broadband
• Sorry, no pets allowed
• No smoking indoors
• Linen, towels and utilities included
• £300 refundable security deposit is required

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Howells Mere 97, Cygnet Lodge

Sleeps 10
• Spa membership included
• Gym, indoor & outdoor pools

• Dual aspect doors allowing ventilation
• Broadband included
• 5 x bedrooms, 3 x bathrooms
• 3 x doubles, 2 x 3' twins
• Charcoal BBQ
• Sorry, no pets allowed
• Sorry, no smoking indoors
• Linen, towels and utilities included
• £300 refundable security deposit required

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Clearwater 28, Wild Briar (P)

Sleeps 6
• Spa membership included
• Gym, indoor & outdoor pools

• Contemporary glass fronted lake side home
• 4 x bedrooms, 2 x bathroom
• 2 x doubles and 2 x singles
• Pets welcome (charges apply)
• Broadband included
• Charcoal BBQ
• Sorry, no smoking indoors
• Linen, towels and utilities included
• £300 refundable security deposit required

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Clearwater 31, The Lakehouse

Sleeps up to 8
• Spa membership included
• Gym, indoor & outdoor pools

• Contemporary glass fronted lake side home
• 3/4 x bedrooms and 3 x bathrooms
• 2 x doubles, 2 x singles and a sofa bed
• Gas BBQ
• Air-conditioning in the twin and top floor bedrooms
• Sorry, no pets allowed
• Superfast fibre broadband
• Sorry, no smoking indoors
• Linen, towels and utilities included
• £300 refundable security deposit required

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Clearwater 67, Ortolan Villa (P)

Sleeps up to 8
• Spa membership included
• Gym, indoor & outdoor pools

• Sunken Hot Tub
• Super fast fibre broadband
• 4 x Bedrooms & 3 x bathrooms
• 3 x Double Beds & 1 x twin
• 1 x Twin can be configured as 6' double
• Charcoal BBQ
• Pets welcome (charges apply)
• Sorry, no smoking indoors
• Linen, towels and utilities included
• £300 refundable security deposit required

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Clearwater 74, Goldcrest (P)

Sleeps 8
• Spa membership included
• Gym, indoor & outdoor pools

• Hot tub with lake views
• Contemporary glass fronted lake side home
• 4 x Bedrooms and 3 bathrooms
• 3 x Doubles (1 can be configured as 3' twins)
• 1 x 3' twin (can be configured as a 6' double)
• Pets accepted – subject to prior agreement
• Superfast fibre broadband
• Charcoal BBQ
• Sorry, no smoking indoors
• Linen, towels and utilities included
• £300 refundable security deposit required

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Clearwater 86, Clouds Keep (P)

Sleeps 6 + 1
• Spa membership included
• Gym, indoor & outdoor pools

• Hot Tub
• South facing
• 3 x bedrooms & 2 x bathrooms
• 2 x doubles & 1 x twin (with extra pull out bed)
• Pets allowed (Charges apply)
• Superfast fibre broadband
• Charcoal BBQ
• No smoking indoors
• Linen, towels and utilities included
• £300 refundable security deposit is required

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