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3 Lake Cottages

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Prestbury, Gloucestershire Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • lovely (4)
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  • food (3)
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8 Customer Reviews

  • "We enjoyed a lovely week."

    Quaint, cosy cottage - perfect for a few days exploring the area. Warm, comfortable & clean. The stairs take a bit of getting used to and their steepness wouldn’t be for everyone. We also wondered, as the small box room upstairs can be used as a dressing room, whether a larger double bed could be accommodated. Royal Oak ( good food ) & Plough pubs within easy walking distance. Some great walks from the front door up into Southam and onto Cleeve Hill. Also ideal for heading into the Cotswolds to the likes of Stow & Bourton-on-the-Water. A mile walk to the racecourse which for us was the main reason for staying.

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Nov 2023

  • "Very nicely presented cottage in peaceful location."

    Plenty to do and see in the local area. Great pubs for food in walking distance.

    Thanks Gwen for your lovely review. I'm glad you enjoyed the local pubs and restaurants - it's great to have them within easy walking distance and also to be in such a peaceful spot. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Gwen5.0Jul 2023

  • "We really enjoyed our stay in this lovely, comfy cottage."

    Everything we needed and so nice to have the garden to sit out. The stairs are steep so you just need to be careful. Great location in a lovely village. We will definitely be going back for a longer stay.

    Thank you Robin for your lovely feedback. We are glad to hear you will be returning for a longer stay and it was great that you made use of the garden and summerhouse. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Robin4.7Jul 2023

  • "The property was ideal for me as a single visitor and ideal for a couple"

    Thanks Alan for your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hopefully we will see you again soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Jun 2023

  • "Great place."

    Very happy with everything.

    Thank you Jacqueline for your positive feedback. We are looking forward to seeing you again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jacqueline5.0Feb 2023

  • "Had a very pleasant stay at Lake Cottages."

    The cottage is in a very convenient position for walking the northern section of the Wolds Way.

    Thank you Barry. We are very pleased you both managed to walk so much of The Cotswold Way without the use of your own transport! Hope to welcome you back soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Barry4.7May 2022

  • "Fantastic little cottage, perfect for 2."

    Having the bathroom downstairs was no bother, just your head if tall. There is a little study upstairs, which gives an extra room if you need it to chill out. Bed was really comfortable and plenty of cupboard space for clothes. Kitchen has everything you need and the garden was a lovely suntrap. I went for a break from busy family life and I will definitely be going back.

    Thanks Sara for your feedback. We are really pleased you had a great break and we provided everything you needed in the cottage. The garden is certainly a suntrap and the summerhouse gives a warm outside space even on a cooler day. We're looking forward to having you back again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sara5.0Apr 2022

  • "This cottage is in an ideal location for the Racecourse and for visiting Cheltenham."

    Three lovely pubs within walking distance all serving food. The property is immaculate, with sufficient equipment to be able to cook for 2 people, with full oven, hob, dishwasher and small fridge, with a small frozen food compartment. The bed was very comfortable, however it should be noted that the bathroom is downstairs and the staircase is fairly steep. So visits to the bathroom during the night need to be taken with care. Parking outside was no problem.

    Thank you Jill for your feedback. It's great that you were very pleased with your long stay at 3 Lake Cottages. We appreciate your comments as we have aimed to make the property as immaculate as possible. Locals are definitely blessed with having three historic pubs within easy walking distance and the historic five star Ellenborough House Hotel with a longer walk across the fields. For a treat it's a great place to dine, have afternoon tea or book a spa treatment. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jill5.0Dec 2021

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  • One double bedroom
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine
  • Smart TV, WiFi, Chromecast
  • Fuel and power inc. In rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. In rent
  • Roadside parking available
  • Enclosed garden with table and chairs
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.5 miles, pub 0.1 miles.

The property

This quaint, semi-detached cottage rests within the old village of Prestbury, on the edge of Cheltenham, immersed within the stunning Gloucestershire countryside.

3 Lake Cottages has been finished to a lovely standard and offers a welcoming accommodation for a couple, providing easy access to Cheltenham and the beautiful Cotswolds.

Park directly outside the property on the roadside, before stepping into the delightful lounge, where you can put your feet up as you relax on the sofa, tuning into the Smart TV and watching your favourite shows.

Continue through to the kitchen, where a good set of appliances shall assist with your cooking; dust off those cooking books and aim to impress your partner, whipping up your go-to dish or trying something new.

Completing the ground floor is the bathroom, complete with bath and shower over so you can decide how best to prepare for the day.

Upstairs there’s a refreshing double bedroom with cute sash windows and a neutral colour scheme, perfect for catching up on your rest.

Head outside to the rear enclosed garden, perching on the bistro table and chairs as you catch the last of the evening sun, or relax in the summer house when it gets a bit chilly.

Those looking to get their steps in can find the Cotswold Way footpath running nearby, offering scenic walking and cycling routes, before refuelling with a hearty meal at a local gastro pub or restaurant.

Take in the culture of Cheltenham with a visit to its wonderful art gallery and museum, housing a collection of important Dutch paintings dating from the 17th to the 19th century.

Why not catch the iconic Cheltenham Festival, running in March each year, while there’s plenty of other iconic festivals in the town, including literature, jazz, science, cricket, food and drink and comedy to name but a few!

Head to Pittville Park, the largest ornamental park in Cheltenham, featuring its magnificent Grade II listed Pump Room and lakes.

For an unforgettable break to a lovely region of England, choose 3 Lakes Cottages.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Cheltenham 2 miles; Tewksbury 10 miles; Gloucester 12 miles; Cirencester 16 miles.

The historic Cotswold village of Prestbury lies on the edge of the spa town of Cheltenham, surrounded by beautiful Gloucestershire countryside and claims to be the most haunted village in England! The village offers a range of amenities including a village shop, traditional village pubs and a local butcher. Prestbury Park, home to Cheltenham Racecouse, is ideally located below the escarpment of the Cotswold Hills and plays host to the annual, world famous Gold Cup races, as well as numerous other horse racing events throughout the year. This regency spa town boasts historic Georgian architecture and an incredible range of shops, cinemas, theatres, restaurants, pubs and visitor attractions. Other festivals in this vibrant town cover literature, jazz, science, cricket, food and drink and comedy to name but a few! The whole area offers excellent walks and bridleways, with the Cotswold Way within easy reach, or for something a little different, why not try your hand at polo, at the nearby Longdole Polo Club. The historic city of Gloucester offers Roman foundations, Victorian Docklands and a magnificent Norman cathedral, whose cloisters where used as a location in the Harry Potter films, plus a bustling city centre. Many unspoilt Cotswold towns and villages lie to the east of Prestbury, whilst to the west lies the magnificent Royal Forest of Dean and the Slimbridge Wetland Centre. The beautiful World Heritage city of Bath, Shakespeare's birthplace of Stratford-upon-Avon and Warwick, with its magnificent castle, are all within an hour’s drive of Prestbury, making it the perfect base for a holiday exploring the Cotswolds, all year round!

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