The House By The Lakes
House with 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and shared pool in Lechlade, England
From £2,630 per week
House to rent in Lechlade, England
Quality in Tourism 5* Gold Award 2019
A perfect retreat overlooking the finest British countryside, this is a haven for anybody that is looking to really detach themselves from the hustle and bustle.
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House overview - owner's description
The Lakes is set in the heart of the Cotswolds, between the towns of Lechlade on Thames and Fairford.
You have the classic British countryside on your doorstep, the estate provides access to a simpler rural life that revolves around charming local pubs, antique fairs and village fetes.
It is a food lovers paradise, a region where local produce is literally grown on your doorstep.
Weekends spent browsing local farmers markets and farm shops replace the supermarket run and fresh produce can be delivered directly, probably by the butcher or cheese maker themselves.
There is so much to do in this beautiful area and to list just a few of the wonderful activities, there is: Ballooning, Gliding, Rally Driving, Polo, Shooting, Climbing, Water Polo, Bowling, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Course Fishing, Knee Boarding, Wake Boarding and many more. Whatever you are looking for, whether it's to be active or simply relax, this wonderful area will be sure to provide you with the perfect escape.
SPA facilities also available on site - concierge details will be provided for full access to all amenities. There is a £60 induction fee for the Spa for the house. The price is fixed and it doesn't matter whether only one or all guests access the Spa.If you are lucky enough to stay over a weekend - every Saturday there is a guests and residents BBQ! This is already paid for so please go and enjoy. You are welcome to bring your own food to BBQ after 7pm. Mikey will BBQ between 6pm-7pm the food supplied by The Lakes.
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Local pubs within walking distance include The Swan at Southrop. Look out for Richard and Emma Keene’s Cotswold Premium Lager, sold by the keg to a handful of local pubs. Like most of the fantastic local produce here, the Keenes like to keep their lager seasonal – wheat beer in the spring and a darker ale for the winter months.
The nearest farm shop, and one of the areas best butchers is called Foxbury, just north of The Lakes.
Daylesford Organic, a few miles away, specialises in everything that is fresh, seasonal, local and organic; handmade cheeses, bread, pastries, chef’s dishes and kitchen garden produce. Locally produced organic apple juice is available to buy from Benson’s Farm which can be delivered by the case.
Trout and smoked fish products are available in nearby Northleach, where Col Valley Smokery still uses bespoke traditional methods and brick kilns and supplies top retailers including Harrods. Of course we also have our own smokery near the fishing hut.
Nearby Bamford Barn sells luxurious homeware and contemporary clothing, whilst Cotswold Woollen Weavers in Filkins have their own looms producing traditional tweeds – suits, jackets, and hats in bespoke colourways, plus a garden and cafe attached. Their quality is renowned and Olga Polizzi, sister of Rocco Forte uses them to supply blankets for their hotels.
Antiques hunting will take you right across the country, though some of the best dealers are concentrated in Burford and Stow on the Wold. Visit Cirencester for traditional crafts including glass blowing, pottery, and one of the Cotswolds’ oldest saddle makers, Sydney Free (sculpture image by Caroline Sharp, exhibiting at The New Brewery Arts, Cirencester).
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Outside this house in Lechlade, EnglandThis house is in the countryside and in a quiet area. It has a shared pool, a balcony, a barbecue, outside lighting and a garden. Car hire is necessary as the renter will need a car to get about for shopping, eating out and the beach; however parking is available if required.
Prices and availability
Updated 12 March 2020
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 8 July 2020 - 8 July 2022: changeover day is Friday and the minimum stay is 2 nights.
- 17 July - 31 August 2022: changeover day is Friday and the minimum stay is 2 nights.
- 15 December 2022 - 5 January 2023: changeover day is Friday and the minimum stay is 2 nights.
- 10 April - 19 April 2023: changeover day is Friday and the minimum stay is 2 nights.
Long stay discounts
- Arrive between 4 January - 11 April and receive 15% off if the booking is for 7 days or more.
If more than one discount matches your arrival date, please be aware that only one discount of the highest amount will be applied to your booking.
4 bedrooms, Sleeps 8:
- 1 king size bed and en suite
- 1 double bed
- 1 king size bed
- 1 bunk bed (sleeps 2)
There is also 1 cot
4 bathrooms including 1 en suite
DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet, Radio, TV Languages in English, Satellite / cable
Living area seats 8, Dining area seats 8, Air conditioning throughout property, Central heating, Open fire, Clothes drier, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, High chair, Car hire essential
Cooker, Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer, Kettle, Microwave, Oven, Pots / pans
Balcony or terrace, Barbecue, Outside lighting, Parking, Private garden, Sea view
Gym, Jacuzzi, Sauna, Snooker / pool table
Children's club, Gym, Spa
Children, Infants, Single gender groups
Private Owner From London, United Kingdom Member since Oct 2019
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Last seen: 12 days ago
Number of properties: 3