3 (all year)
Cygnet Lodge is located at the Isis Lakes Resort within the Cotswold Water Park and offers you the opportunity to experience a unique lakeside holiday in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is perfectly located within the Cotswolds and ideal for using as a relaxing retreat from which to escape the pressures of every day life or as a base for exploring the many attractions and places of interest that the Cotswolds has to offer.
Modern and well presented throughout, Cygnet Lodge accommodates parties of up to six guests and is ideal for families or friends with three bedrooms and two bathrooms.
A natural lake with reeds around the edge, Isis Lake sits in a tranquil waterside setting close to Cirencester with a good range of activities available for guests pleasure included in the rental price. All activities are situated in their own special area which is surrounded by large, green open spaces and well groomed communal gardens, thus ensuring a peaceful and tranquil atmosphere. Here you can enjoy: three tennis courts (all weather with one floodlit); children’s adventure playground; two fishing lakes (a licence is required for fishing for trout and carp); lawn for croquet and boules; table tennis; games room for indoor activities including tables for footie and pool, plus a soft play area for tiny ones; nets to practice volleyball, badminton and golf, as well as a goal for football enthusiasts - all within a gated resort which benefits from its own twenty four hour security.
Ideally placed centrally in the Cotswolds, just four miles from Cirencester, Cygnet Lodge is an easy stroll from South Cerney which offers three village pubs, a Post Office, village store for stocking up on provisions and takeaways. Isis Lake is one of over one hundred and forty lakes in the Cotswold Water Park which spans a vast area of over forty square miles.
Guests are able to enjoy a wide range of sports and leisure activities within the Water Park area and there are a wide range of outdoor pursuits nearby including country parks, nature reserves, water activities, fishing, walking, cycling, golf and horse riding (charges apply).
Whether you plan to explore the beautiful Cotswold countryside with its market towns and villages, relax with a book on the sun deck or take part in more active pursuits, there is something here for all the family to enjoy at any time of the year.
Emma Hindmarsh joined Independent Cottages in February 2009
Additional information: Free Wi-Fi internet access available. Parking for two cars is available at the front of the cottage. There are steps which take you up to the porch at the front of the property and also down from the sun decking (which has a gate) to the rear. A travel cot and high chair can be provided. Prices include linen and towels together with the use of all the facilities around the lake. The cottage will be prepared and all beds made up for your arrival. Friday and Monday changeovers offered. Short breaks available - please enquire with the owner. Bikes can be stored on the decking area over night. One well-behaved dog welcome by arrangement at a small additional charge.
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ARRIVAL / DEPARTURE DAYS: Friday or Monday. SHORT BREAKS: Fri-Mon and Mon-Fri, charged at 75% of the weekly rate. BANK HOLIDAYS: Special break options available.