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7 Nights See prices

  • £1500  to  £2800


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  • £215 p/night
    Off peak
    (2 night min)
  • £400 p/night
    Peak season
    (2 night min)

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    4 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    2 (all year)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    1 Dog

  • Bathrooms


  • Access


  • Swimming Pool

About Merlin House

Merlin House is pure Cotswold magic. The lakefront holiday home enjoys fantastic views and plenty of space for eight people in four highly comfortable bedrooms. As part of the prestigious Lower Mill Estate in the Cotswold Water Park, it offers superb features to families and friends, including an enclosed deck with a gas BBQ for outdoor entertaining, an EV charging point, and free access to the on-site pool and spa facilities. If you're searching for a stylish yet relaxed Gloucestershire holiday rental with plenty to do without driving for miles, you'll love Merlin House.

Lower Mill Estate boasts some of the most desirable holiday homes in the Cotswolds. Spend even an hour here, and you'll understand why. Once a quarry for the world-famous, honey-hued Cotswold stone, it is now a tranquil nature reserve that provides a haven for a wealth of flora, wildlife and migrating birds and is a place of peace and beauty for holidaymakers. Bring your binoculars to spot nightingales, water voles, sandpipers, cuckoos, house martin and, if you're lucky, shy beavers. Lower Mill has walking and cycling routes, an award-winning spa with pools, a sauna and steam room, and luxurious treatments. There is direct lake access from behind the house and you can also use the estate's tennis courts, playgrounds, SUP and canoe hire, and a family-friendly restaurant.

Cirencester is only a few miles from Merlin House. In addition to having one of the oldest polo clubs in Britain, the town has a wide array of places to shop and eat and an excellent Corinium Museum showcasing its Roman history. Other Cotswold attractions to visit include WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, Blenheim Palace and Gardens, Westonbirt Arboretum, Cotswold Wildlife Park, Cotswold Falconry Centre, and the Model Village in Bourton-on-the-Water. Broadway Tower is a favourite walking destination, as is Batsford Arboretum and Cerney House.

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Owner details:

Suus Paris joined Independent Cottages in July 2020

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Swimming Pool
  • Spa Onsite
  • Log Burner
  • Waterside Location
  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Tennis Onsite
  • Fishing Onsite
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Smart TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi
  • Family Activity
  • Electric Vehicle Charging

Location (The Cotswolds)

Accommodation Comprises:

Merlin House is a stylish lakeside holiday home with a contemporary flair. It faces west to make the most of the beautiful setting. Accommodation is over three levels.

Ground Floor:

  • Natural light and high quality furnishings are features of the open-plan ground floor. It's a fantastic space where everyone can gather to cook, eat, and socialise. Huge glazed doors open onto the expansive enclosed deck for the ultimate indoor/outdoor living in summer.
  • The kitchen has everything but the groceries, and you can arrange for a supermarket delivery to make catering even more relaxed.
  • A separate room provides space for quiet reading or work. Ultrafast Broadband will keep even the most gadget-addicted teen happy.
  • There's a handy WC.

First Floor:

  • Bedroom One is front facing, with a deck, large built-in wardrobe, and tranquil views. It has a lovely ensuite shower room. All bedrooms are beautifully furnished. Beds have high-quality mattresses, bedding and linen so guests can sleep soundly all night, every night.
  • Bedroom Two has a king-sized bed and built-in storage.
  • Bedroom Three is decorated for children with fun wallpaper and bunk beds. There is a Juliet balcony and a wooden cot.
  • A family bathroom has a shower, WC and a handbasin.

Top Floor:

  • Bedroom Four is another superb master bedroom with gorgeous views, air-conditioning, and an ensuite shower room.

Outside: A large deck is ideal for lazy summer dining. The detached holiday home has parking, overnight EV charging, and racks for bike storage.

Additional Information: You'll need to bring swimming and dog towels, but all other linen and towels are included, as are utilities, WiFi, and overnight EV charging. One well-behaved dog is welcome. Smoking and stag/hen parties are not allowed.

Merlin House Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms (3 King & 1 Bunks)
1 dog welcome
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Credit / Debit Card, Bank Transfer
Group Booking Details:
All male groups - Yes
All female groups - Yes
Catering available - Yes (by arrangement).
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)1285 339008 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Children must be supervised when around / using the swimming pool.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

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Suus Paris
Member Since July 2020

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