Limes Lodge is a beautiful lakeside lodge, set in an area of outstanding natural beauty in the heart of the Cotswolds.
What is it that you want to do with your time off ? relaxing on a deck looking out over a glistening lake ? Walking in the countryside? Cycling round Cotswold villages? Playing on the water on a wake board or water skis ? Tennis or the gym ? Or simply a 2 minute walk to the brassiere/sports bar for someone to pour you a drink and enjoy the view? Do any of these tick your boxes ?
We invite you to Limes lodge, to enjoy an abundance of leisure activities right on your doorstep, surrounded by breathtaking scenery and at the end of the day, when you are ready to come back to your lodge, you will find all the facilities you would expect of a modern rental property and enjoy the large, South facing private patio deck, overlooking the lake, just perfect for winding down into the sunset.
The property is located in the heart of the Cotswold Water Parks, constructed in a New Hampshire style, two story, open plan on the ground floor with 3 bedrooms upstairs and a bathroom on each floor.
The ground floor has a modern kitchen off the lounge/dining area, fully fitted with quality appliances including a double oven and hob, fridge freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher and microwave. The kitchen offers underfloor heating for the cooler months and is very well equipped for a comfortable self-catering holiday.
The large open plan lounge/diner has almost an entire wall of double glazed panes offering uninterrupted views out onto the lake with large patio doors leading onto a large private deck with two small steps down to a large lawn leading down to the water’s edge. Both inside and outside living areas comfortably accommodate up to 6 adults, with outdoor furniture for alfresco drinks and meals. There is a large flat screen TV and wireless internet connection throughout the property.
Limes lodge offers a downstairs bathroom with wc and hand basin as well as a newly refurbished upstairs bathroom with a large walk in shower, wc, hand basin and underfloor heating... lovely for when you walk out of the shower !
The master bedroom has a large picture window with breathtaking views overlooking the lake, recently fitted with new bedroom furniture, a king size bed and clothing rails and set of drawers.
The double bedroom, overlooks the front of the property, with views over a sailing lake, has a new comfortable 4’6” double bed and mattress. There is limited walking space around the bed but plenty of storage drawer space plus a hanging rail.
The twin bedroom, also with views over the sailing lake has 2 comfortable full size single beds.
The Lodge is set in well-tended communal gardens, the Spring Lake site has a Brasserie bar and restaurant, a large enclosed timber play area for children, a 10pmh speed limit for vehicles and private security patrols.
The Lodge has one allocated parking space immediately outside the front of the property with plenty of additional parking available close by on a first come basis.
One set of bed linens, bath and hand towels for indoor use are provided for the duration of your stay, addition linen and towel changes can be arranged for an additional charge.
Changeover days are flexible, the minimum booking is 3 nights except bookings between July, September and Xmas/New Year, when the minimum is 5 nights unless advertised differently.
Our guest information folder contains all the information you will need about the property and appliances, directions to shops and supermarkets, petrol stations and cash machines etc. and our recommendations for pubs, restaurants and places to visit. We are happy to provide our mobile numbers to answer any queries you may have and have a nominated occupier on Spring Lake who can attend the property should the need arise.
Out and about you will discover the Cotswold Water Parks is an amazing place, more that 150 lakes over an area of more than 40 miles, with a huge diversity of leisure activities available for all ages to enjoy. On the water you can hire boats, canoeing/kayaking, inflatable rides, sailing, swimming, wakeboarding, windsurfing and waterskiing. On land there is angling, archery, fabulous birdwatching opportunities, cycling routes, walking routes, horse riding, paintballing, rally driving, golf, picnic sites and nature reserves.
Arrival time is after 4.00pm and departure time by 10.00am, we may be able to negotiate these times, dependent on other same day bookings, it might be possible to arrange an earlier check in or later check out at no extra charge. Access is via a key safe, therefore it does not matter if you are arriving late at night.
How to get here:
Airport: Bristol: 45 miles
Railway: Kemble: 4 miles, Swindon: 11 miles
By car (recommended):
From M4 or the South - Leave the M4 at Junction 15 (Swindon) and head North on the A419 for about 14 miles. Take the B4696 signposted Ashton Keynes / South Cerney / Cerney wick. Take the first left at the roundabout onto the Spine Road East. Follow this for just over half a mile, passing Isis / Windrush Lakes on your right and The Four Pillars Hotel on your left. After passing Summer Lake on your left, take the next right (Station Road), signposted for South Cerney, the Lakeside and the Watermark. Take the first left into the development after a few hundred meters and turn left when through the gates. Follow the road around to the left, Limes Lodge, 27 Spring Lake is just after the second speed bump!
From the M5 or North – Leave the M5 southbound at junction 11A onto the A417. Take the third exit at the roundabout after a few miles continuing on the A417. Stay on the A417 / A419 for 15 miles passing Cirencester. Leave the A419 following signs for South Cerney and the Cotswold Water Park. Head right over the flyover and straight on at the second roundabout following signs for the Watermark and Cotswold Water Park. Follow this road (Spine Road East) for just over half a mile, passing Isis / Windrush Lakes on your right and The Four Pillars Hotel on your left. After passing Summer Lake on your left, take the next right (Station Road), signposted for South Cerney, the Lakeside and the Watermark. Take the first left into the development after a few hundred meters and turn right when through the gates. Follow the road around to the left. Follow the road around to the left, Limes Lodge, 27 Spring Lake is just after the second speed bump!Get the full listing »