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7 Nights See prices

  • £1500  to  £2500

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Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    5 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    127 (all year)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    No Dogs

  • Access


  • Swimming Pool
  • Log Burner

About Goose Nest House

Goose Nest House is a superb property in a highly desirable waterside location on the Lower Mill Estate on the Cotswold Water Park. It's hard to picture a more perfect setting for your next family holiday than this well-appointed property which sleeps ten people (eight adults and two children) in five bedrooms with space for a travel cot if required. As part of the private estate, guests at Goose Nest House have access to excellent amenities that include free use of the on-site spa with indoor and outdoor swimming pools reserved for the exclusive use of residents of the estate. There is also a family-friendly restaurant and a well-stocked "village" shop.

The Lower Mill Estate is part of a beautiful 550-acre nature reserve with miles of footpaths leading around seven lakes and two rivers. The area is a haven for an enormous variety of water birds, especially in autumn when they stop off en-route to warmer climates, as well as otters and beavers. Guests not only have use of the spa and swimming pools but can hire a kayak or a paddle-board, play tennis or 5-a-side football on the all-weather multi-purpose games court, or take the children to the adventure playground. Boating, fishing, cable skiing and golf are also accessible, and the Cotswold Country Park is a mile away.

If you want a fun and relaxing holiday for everyone, not only the kids, then Goose Nest House is ideal. You could easily park the car and not look at it for the duration of your stay. However, if you're a family who enjoys discovering new places, then you'll find the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the doorstep. The market town of Cirencester is only ten-minutes away, with a rich array of Roman artefacts and stylish boutiques and fantastic restaurants. The region is incredibly picturesque, with pretty towns and villages like Bourton-on-the-Water, Stow-on-the-Wold, and Tetbury being some of the most photographed areas in Central England. Bath and Blenheim Palace are both around an hour's drive from Goose Nest House, while the National Trust village of Lacock and Westonbirt Arboretum are even closer.

You'll never have to compromise when you stay at Goose Nest House. The owners have created a welcoming space where families can relax and enjoy easy access to fun activities, beautiful sights and favourite attractions.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Madeleine Durie & Paul Shearer joined Independent Cottages in February 2021

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Swimming Pool
  • Log Burner
  • Waterside Location
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Pub Nearby
  • Tennis Onsite
  • Fishing Onsite
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • iPod Docking
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite/ cable TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi
  • Family Activity

Location (The Cotswolds)

Accommodation Comprises:

Goose Nest House is a spacious, modern family home with accommodation over three levels.

Ground Floor:

  • Step into the welcoming entrance hall where a hallway leads to three bedrooms and a bathroom.
  • Waterfront double bedroom with a kingsize bed, bedside tables with reading lights, and proper storage. Guests in here also have a DAB digital radio and a TV with Freeview channels. Glass sliding doors frame views of the lake and slide open onto the sundeck. It has an ensuite with a power-shower over the bath, WC and a handbasin.
  • Twin bedroom with two full-sized single beds separated by a bedside table with a reading light. This room also has fantastic views of Somerford Lagoon and sliding doors that open onto the deck.
  • Bunk room with single bunk beds suitable for children. There is room for a cot and a choice of toys appropriate for young and older children.
  • Shower room with a shower, WC and a handbasin.

First Floor:

  • Having the living area on the upper level makes it even easier to enjoy the fantastic views all day long. Most of this level is taken up with an L-shaped communal area consisting of a living room, dining space and a kitchen. A wall of glass overlooks Somerford Lagoon, with glazed doors sliding open onto the balcony. The balustrade is toughened safety glass to prevent anything from blocking the natural light and the views while you're seated indoors. There are stylish hardwood floors throughout.
  • Seating area with sofas and armchairs and a TV with Freeview channels. In summer, slide the doors open onto the deck for a fantastic indoor/outdoor living space. In winter, light the log burner and settle back in comfort.
  • Kitchen fitted with a double oven and five-burner gas stove for efficient family cooking. There's an integrated dishwasher for fast cleaning up, while the large fridge freezer will store all of your groceries.
  • Dining table with seating for 10 people and views over the lagoon.
  • Twin bedroom with two full-sized single beds, built-in storage, and a DAB radio.

Top Floor:

  • Double bedroom with a kingsize maple bed, spacious built-in wardrobes, a TV with Freeview channels, DAB radio and a hairdryer. The ensuite has a power shower, WC and a handbasin. This suite has an internal window that overlooks the living room and lagoon. It's perfect for multi-generational family holidays as it provides grandparents with a peaceful retreat.

Outside: The house has a ground-floor sundeck with a barbecue and seating. The first-floor balcony has an outdoor dining table and chairs. There is parking next to the house with further parking a short walk away.

Additional Information: All utilities, WiFi, bed linen and bath towels are provided. Guests to bring towels for use by the pool or lakes if they are required. Two travel cots (no bedding) are available - please request these when booking. An initial supply of logs for the wood burner is provided in winter. More wood and barbecue fuel are available from the on-site shop. Smoking is not permitted. Changeover days are usually Monday and Friday, and Saturday in the summer school holidays but the owners can be flexible. Sorry but no hen or stag parties.

Goose Nest House Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Mon, 25th Apr 2022 - Thu, 26th May 2022
Changeover: Mon / Fri, Min Nights: 2
Short break prices:
2 nights: £1,150 | 3 nights: £1,200 | 4 nights: £1,200

7 Nights

2 Nights

Fri, 27th May 2022 - Sun, 5th Jun 2022
Changeover: Mon / Fri, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £1,800 | 4 nights: £1,800

7 Nights

3 Nights

Mon, 6th Jun 2022 - Thu, 30th Jun 2022
Changeover: Mon / Fri, Min Nights: 2
Short break prices:
2 nights: £1,150 | 3 nights: £1,200 | 4 nights: £1,200

7 Nights

2 Nights

Fri, 1st Jul 2022 - Thu, 21st Jul 2022
Changeover: Mon / Fri, Min Nights: 2
Short break prices:
2 nights: £1,350 | 3 nights: £1,400 | 4 nights: £1,400

7 Nights

2 Nights

Fri, 22nd Jul 2022 - Fri, 26th Aug 2022
Changeover: Sunday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Sat, 27th Aug 2022 - Thu, 1st Sep 2022
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 4
Short break prices:
4 nights: £2,000 | 5 nights: £2,200 | 6 nights: £2,350

7 Nights

4 Nights

Fri, 2nd Sep 2022 - Thu, 13th Oct 2022
Changeover: Mon / Fri, Min Nights: 2
Short break prices:
2 nights: £1,150 | 3 nights: £1,200 | 4 nights: £1,200

7 Nights

2 Nights

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 10 in 5 bedrooms (2 Kings, 2 Twins, 1 Bunk)
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Not suitable for wheelchair users
No smoking
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Paypal, Cheque, Credit / Debit Card, Bank Transfer
Group Booking Details:
All male groups - Please enquire with owner.
All female groups - Please enquire with owner.
Catering available - No.
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)1590 622360 before paying by bank transfer.
Children must be supervised when around / using the swimming pool.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

Madeleine Durie & Paul Shearer
Member Since February 2021

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