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View Across the Lake
View of house across Clearwater Lake
View of the living room
Luxury Kitchen
The kitchen
Luxury Dining
The decking area
Bedroom 3
Bedroom 4
View Looking Down From the Master Bedroom
The ArtSpa
Master bedroom
Wine on the Balcony with Candles
Bedroom 2
Sunset view from the house
Swans and cygnets outside house
The Lounge Overlooking the Lake
The Nearby Baker's Arms
Winter View
The Playground
The Estate Shop
Balcony View of the Lake
One of the Nearby Lakes
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4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Cirencester, Cotswolds, England

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Rochester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 July 2012 for a stay in June 2012

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Liked best: Communal living area comfortably accommodated all 10 of our party.
Liked least: What's not to like - except perhaps being woken at 5am by the grandchildren!
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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New Forest, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 June 2012 for a stay in December 2011

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Liked best: The superb log burner!
Liked least: having to go home again!
Travelling group: Family with Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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MG72
Berkshire, UK
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“Excellent holiday rental - beautiful area and so much thought put into it”
Reviewed 17 February 2012 for a stay in February 2012

We've had a week at Cuckoos Nest, sharing with another family, making 4 adults and 4 children (ages 5 - 3) in total. The accommodation was excellent - plenty of room and floor space, and very well equipped. Particularly helpful was the broad selection of toys and books, and the very well equipped kitchen, with masses of pots, pans, utensils, etc. For even younger children there was a high chair, stair gates, monitor, sterilizer, etc.

We had snow at the beginning of the week, so although we had a few chilly (short) walks, we stayed in a lot, and didn't find we were under each other's feet. Later in the week it thawed, so we could take more advantage of the playgrounds and trampolines on-site. We also did further gentle walking - from the doorstep - there is plenty of opportunity in such a lovely area.

Lower Mill Estate is a gated estate with 'architect designed' homes - and it really is stunning. During peak periods (like half term) there is a small on-site shop open daily (less often in low season), and there is a Spa, and both indoor and outdoor swimming pools that the whole family can use. Although it was half term we never felt like the pool was too busy, although the changing areas were a bit small.

We tried several of the Spa treatments between us, and can highly recommend those as well.

Overall the location, with lots of lakes and interesting houses, was great - and the house itself very well kitted out and presented. We thoroughly enjoyed the week.

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Liked best: How well equipped the property was.
Liked least: Waste disposal was a bit of a chore - a good 5 minutes walk away to the communal bins. But not a major issue having said that!
Travelling group: Family with Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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worcester
Reviewed 14 September 2011 for a stay in June 2011

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Liked best: Sunrise on misty lake viewed from living room
Liked least: Art Spa closing at 5pm
Travelling group: Family with Young Children
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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Ringwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2011 for a stay in August 2011

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Liked best: The Lower Mill estate.
Liked least: We ran out of things to do with the kids
Travelling group: Family with Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Oxfordshire
Reviewed 7 August 2011 for a stay in August 2011

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway A romantic getaway
Older travelers Families with young children
Families with teenagers Tourists
Large groups Luxury-minded travelers
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Surrey
Reviewed 24 July 2011 for a stay in May 2011

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Liked best: Location
Travelling group: Family with Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
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