About this property
Complimentary Welcome Hamper
A complimentary welcome hamper will be awaiting you on your arrival containing milk, tea, fresh coffee, bread, butter, eggs, juice, wine and cheese, along with other essential items to prepare a light snack or breakfast. There may be some regional variations.
The Lakes by yoo is a gated community where nature and design work in harmony to provide the ultimate rural retreat and lifestyle. A private estate set amongst 650 acres of idyllic Cotswold countryside just 90 minutes from London. The Lakes enables owners to experience the very best of the British seasons. By collaborating with ecologists and conservationists, our architects and designers have complemented the estate's natural assets and landscape, ensuring a masterplan that is environmentally sound, breathtakingly beautiful and functional. A playground for all ages to enjoy and discover.
A four bedroom, three bathroom, two-storey ‘Jade Jagger’ Lodge, located on Warren Cross Lake. The Jade has a glorious south facing deck, with barbecue and comfortable outdoor furnishings and is close to the meadow, with tennis courts. football pitch & trampoline. The Jade’s interiors and structure was designed by one of our signature designers, Jade Jagger, and is unique in our portfolio. With a double height ceiling over the dining space, spacious eat in kitchen with Aga, snug & sitting room area, it is the perfect space for entertaining. Upstairs, the master suite features a beautiful en-suite with folding doors opening the bath into the bathroom. There is a further upstairs bathroom and a downstairs shower room. The house is eclectic and playful, with punchy pinks, turquoises, contemporary furnishings and artwork.
This holiday lodge at a glanceSleeps eight guests.
Four bedrooms, three bathrooms.
Log fire in the sitting room.
Unfortunately this property is not suitable for pets.
60 ft outdoor terrace and garden overlooking stunning lakes.
Minimum stay of two nights.
Additional featuresConcierge Menu available, including fridge stocking, fire lighting and bike hire for which additional charges apply.
Security is on call 24/7 at the gated entrance. Concierge will meet and greet upon arrival, and show around the property.
Catering - We are proud to present our range of Chefs and their teams, and most importantly, their food. Our Chefs represent an edit of the finest the Cotswolds has to offer, and with backgrounds ranging from a top-notch boutique hotel to a multi award-winning deli, their collective experience is nothing short of extraordinary.
On site spa offering treatments, with a gym, heated pool, sauna, steam and hot tub, for which additional charges will apply.
Nanny services are available with professionally qualified childcare professionals, as well as the 'Yoo' kids club which encourages children to take part in outward bound adventures, with some groups and activities being unattended by parents, allowing you some precious 'me' time. Highlights include Ben Fogle's School of Wild, a challenging and exciting series of bush-craft activities, our School of Rock and our residential Summer Camp. Onsite pets corner, hen house and herb garden. Onsite woodland zip wire for which additional charges will apply.
Travel cot and highchair are available upon request, please note additional charges apply.
Kitchen equipment including an AGA oven and a Nespresso machine.
Outdoor terraces with a barbecue.
Sky TV, DVD player, Sonos system with a library of books, DVD's, music and board games are available.
Onsite tennis courts, fishing, baoting and wild swimming - all within the estate.
Lake swimming, row boats and canoes are available in season.
Attractions and nearby amenitiesWhether your preference is a pint by the fire or a Pimms in the garden, there are some wonderful pubs close by. The Five Alls in Filkin and The Swan at Southrop are worth particular mentions. The Swan's within walking distance and home to Keene's Cotswold Premium Lager. Try the wheat variety in Spring and the dark ale when the nights are drawing in.
The Cotswolds is crisscrossed with waterways. The Thames, Avon and Severn all run through the region and the Coln and Leach join the Thames at Lechlade. That makes the town a favourite mooring place for narrowboats as well as a hub for cruises. You can tour up-river on a Thames Launch or charter your own craft and spend a day, enjoying the world glide by.
The nearby villages are idyllic. The market town, Lechlade, is home to a popular family-friendly music festival and a churchyard that inspired Shelley. Burford, a picturesque medieval town, featured in Forbes list of Europe's loveliest places to live. Filkins was part of the estate of Sir Stafford Cripps and Southrop has a beautiful 12th century church
With 3000 miles of public footpaths and an idyllic, and flat, landscape, the Cotswolds is a walker's paradise. An afternoon stroll will take you past honey-coloured cottages, along drovers' tracks and through ancient beech and oak woodland. Or if you're feeling ambitious, why not spend a few days walking the length of the Gloucestershire Way: 100 miles from the Forest of Dean to Tewkesbury Abbey?
Food lovers are spoilt for choice. For meat, try Foxbury the butcher just north of the estate. Daylesford Organics specializes in handmade cheeses, breads and pastries as well as homegrown garden produce. For fish, head to Col Valley Smokery in Northleach which still uses brick kilns and other traditional methods. And top it all with fresh organic apple juice delivered direct from Benson's Farm.
The Cheltenham Festival, The Gold Cup, is upon us again in March. Our luxury holiday rentals are the perfect base to enjoy the festival from - a 5 star hotel experience, with the privacy of your own lodge.
For a great family day out, visit the Cotswold Wildlife Park to get up close and personal with rhinos, lions, camels, penguins, actual wolverines and more!
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