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Carp's Rise

Somerford Keynes, Gloucestershire (Ref. 980194)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Swimming Pool Swimming pool
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

This cosy thatched cottage rests within in the Lower Mill Estate, at Somerford Keynes in the Cotswolds.

With the River Thames tumbling alongside the mature garden, and a stylish interior enhancing your holiday mood, this well-presented cottage makes the perfect base for families, couples and friends.

Make your way inside to find an open-plan living room sweeping across the ground floor, forming a complete circle with the entrance hallway.

The sunny sitting area comes with a woodburing stove set back in the inglenook of the room with a stone surround uplifting the space.

Patio doors lead outside in all directions, allowing the natural light to flow through the interior.

Well-appointed with a set of modern fitted units, the kitchen assists you morning through to evening with a dining area fulfilling each mealtime.

Upstairs the master bedroom boasts an en-suite bathroom, waking you up with a refreshing set of contemporary fixtures.

The double doors open out onto a Juliet balcony offering pleasant views over towards the water, with the sounds of nurturing wildlife rustling through the trees.

Another double and a twin room complete the upper level with a family bathroom serving the two.

To the exterior is a decking area made complete with patio furniture for alfresco dining and a garden bench for gathering your thoughts amidst a calming atmosphere.

The Bakers Arms is a chocolate-box pub to be found in the village situated within the beautiful Cotswold Water Park, where you can enjoy a well-earned pint and a spot of lunch.

The Water Park offers plenty to do, with rowing boats, birdwatching and walking trails to discover as well as abundant flora and fauna benefitting a protected Nature Reserve.

Take pleasure in many an afternoon stroll and admire the waterside.

This superb getaway makes the ideal base for you and your loved ones.


  • Three bedrooms: 2 x double (one with en-suite bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC), 1 x single with trundle
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC, ground floor shower room, with shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Electric heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine
  • TV, DVD player, CD/iPod player, WiFi, selection of CD's and DVD's
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire/stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Designated parking space for 1 car
  • Private lawned garden with decking, patio furniture and garden bench
  • Sorry, no pets, no smoking
  • Shop 2.5 miles, pub 15 mins walk
  • Note: Property/Estate is closed from 6 January - 6 February each year
  • Note: On-site facilities available include; Shared outdoor heated pool, sauna, tennis court, children’s playground, canoeing, fishing and boarding
  • Please note: This property is for holiday makers only.

Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


Cirencester 5.7 miles; Swindon 17.2 miles

This small Gloucestershire village, is about 5 miles south of Cirencester against the Wiltshire border.

Home to a Grade II listed manor house, parish church and The Baker Arms country pub, it is in the ideal location for touring The Cotwolds.

The River Thames flows freely alongside the village, making its way through The Cotswolds Water Park, with plenty of interesting places to visit and explore.

From watersports and birdwatching to walking and cycling, you can enjoy many a day out together at the park.

Hire a rowing boat or pedalo and spend a summers' afternoon on the water, canoes and kayaks are even provided for all capabilities.

Take a gentle stroll over one of the many circular walks, with a variety of landscapes, winding river trails, mature woodland, and flower rich meadows to absorb.

There is a fabulous choice of pubs and restaurants along the way, allowing you to rest those legs and enjoy a pint of something cold or a nibble on something delicious.

Choose from snug cosy corners and open fires in winter, to family friendly pub gardens with lovely views in summer.

Cirencester hosts an assortment of attractions worth a visit including; Church of St.

John the Baptist, Abbey Grounds Park and Cirencester Park, as well as many shops, bars and restaurants to suit many different tastes.

Somerford Keynes makes a wonderful base the year-round..

Region Information

Please note: This property is for holiday makers only.

Following the Government announcement that the UK is moving out of the contain phase and into delay, in response to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak as of today we will be asking every person entering the spa to complete the health questionnaire before they are allowed access. This form will be sent to you, prior to your stay.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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