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Luxury family owned 5 bed home - Lower Mill Estate

Spring at Songthrush - the back of the house
Lounge with wood burning stove
Kitchen and dining area
Master Bedroom, 2nd floor
Bedroom with balcony & ensuite, 1st floor
Ensuite bathroom 1st floor
Front of house
Lounge, from dining area
View from the deck
Stream at the back of the house
Part of the children's play area
View from the decking
The Artspa
Sunbeds at the spa
Twin bedroom
Skylights in the Master Bedroom
Bedroom 2 with balcony, 1st floor
1 of 17Spring at Songthrush - the back of the house
Holiday Rental House -
5 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 9
Cirencester, Cotswolds, England
Songthrush is a spacious, family-owned contemporary home on the private Lower Mill Estate nature reserve in the Cotswolds Water Park. A fabulous property set in a quiet cul-de-sac location and overlooking a small reeded stream, you have miles of scenic walks from the front door and an abundance of local sporting, sightseeing and relaxing activities.

The house is a firm favourite with families and friends alike. Open plan living spaces make the property a very sociable option. The design mixes the warmth of wood floors with the clean-cut simple style of contemporary furnishings. Families are particularly welcomed; there are plenty of activities for all ages (see below). Children are well catered for with toys, games and books, and you are welcome to bring your well behaved dog.

You have free, unlimited access to the award-winning Arts...
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About the Owner, Liz W
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Calendar Updated: 6 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2010
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 73 reviews and 2 properties
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Sam P
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 for a stay in April 2018

This is our second stay at Songthrush and what a pleasant experience it has been again. This house is very well equipped and catered for all 3 generations of our family. We have had another lovely stay at Songthrush again this year and we would definitely book again. A few minor adjustments we think would improve the house: 1. Get...

Management response:

Hi Sam So pleased you had another great stay at Songthrush, we love to welcome our guests back and many come back year after year. We also really appreciate your recommendations. Thanks for mentioning the bits that need attending to. I regularly top up the teaspoons, I'm not sure what happens to them but they consistently disappear. I'll just have...


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178 reviews
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 for a stay in December 2017

We had a great family get together at Songthrush, what an excellent place to achieve this, plenty of space for everyone including the dog, roaring fire on cold winter evenings, and in a great part of the world to visit some of the South Wests great cities. i would imaging this to be absolutely stunning in the summer as it...

Helen H
Gosport, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 for a stay in December 2017

Songthrush provided our family with a rare opportunity to be all together for Christmas. This wonderfully comfortable home provided us with everything we needed for our stay, and its proximity to the Spa, Pool, Restaurant and wonderful walks around the estate made it a trip to remember. The wildlife and peaceful countryside makes it a special place and we have...

Management response:

We're so pleased you have a wonderful Christmas at Songthrush. It's a great place for families to come together to relax and enjoy their time together. Best wishes for 2018


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Gym
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Playground
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Sauna
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Indoor Pool
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shared Tennis Court
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Songthrush offers a very high standard of accommodation throughout:Ground Floor comprises a hallway with cloakroom (WC/washbasin), opening into a spacious living, dining and kitchen area. The living area has a wood-burning stove as a central feature, and is furnished with two sofas, leather chairs, flat screen TV with Freeview and a DVD recorder.

Dining area has seating for 10 +high chair.The kitchen is large, and as we use it a lot ourselves (and are a foodie family) it is well equipped with plentiful crockery, cutlery, utensils and serving bowls, it has things like decent knives that you don't always find in a rental property. There is a large fridge/freezer, microwave/oven and full-sized oven, kettle, toaster, blender and expresso-maker. There are spices and salt and pepper suppli...
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
No hen or stag parties are allowed on Lower Mill Estate. Minimum age to book: 25 Guests need to sign up to the Estate Code of Conduct, and complete a Guest Information Form...
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    1 King
    2 Fulls
    2 Twins
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 1 night
R 4 998
-- --
25 May 2018 -
31 May 2018
Summer Half Term
7 nights -- --
R 27 358
£1 642
1 Jun 2018 -
12 Jul 2018
Early Summer
3 nights
R 3 782
R 6 998
R 26 525
£1 592
13 Jul 2018 -
30 Aug 2018
Summer Holidays
7 nights -- --
R 33 573
£2 015
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: R 4 165 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
We do not charge extra for items such as cleaning, linen, winter fuel.
The only variations to the prices shown is an extra cleaning dog fee, or if we supply you with beds/towels additional to our standard offer.
Monday and Friday are changeover days for arrivals and departures. Please enquire if you gave other needs as the website does not always calculate these accurately.
Weekend breaks are 3 nights to allow you to enjoy the whole of Sunday. SORRY, WE DO NOT OFFER 2 NIGHT STAYS AT WEEKENDS
BANK HOLIDAY WEEKENDS are extended to cover the additional day (4 night stay), and special rates apply.
Well behaved dogs are welcome. We charge a £25 flat fee to cover the additional cleaning required.
Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
A returnable 'Damages Deposit' of £250 is also taken.
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About the neighbourhood
There are many beautiful Cotswold villages to explore (by car or bike), each with picturesque local pubs – many of which serve extremely good food - we are building a pretty good list in our Welcome Pack which we send to you when you book.

For the hyperactive, there are comprehensive water-sports centres nearby, as well as jet skiing, cable skiing, waterskiing, paintballing, sky diving, hot air ballooning, riding and golf.

After all that activity the Artspa at Lower Mill offers relaxing and reviving spa treatments to help you recover!

For families, 10 minute walk, or a short bike-ride from Lower Mill is The Cotswolds Country Park & Beach, where you can hire cycles and boats, have a sailing or windsurfing lesson, fish, play on the sandy beach or test your climbing skills at “Head 4...
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How to get there
Railway: Kemble: 5.0 km
Our nearest railway station is Kemble (approx 3 miles), or Swindon (approx 10 miles). Both have direct trains from London Paddington.

1.5 hours drive from London on the M4/A419. Easy access from the M5.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.5 km.
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