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Bowmoor Edge

Bowmoor Edge

Welcome to the epitome of Lakeside luxury. Be prepared to be totally blown away by the sensational Bowmoor Edge by Birch Stays. Tucked away on the serene Bowmoor Lake, amidst 850 acres of breath-taking Cotswolds woodland on the esteemed Lakes by Yoo private estate, this magnificent residence offers accommodation for 15 guests in absolute splendour across 6 stunning bedrooms.

It is the ideal destination for families or a group of friends to embark on adventures, unwind, and create lasting memories.

Bowmoor Edge has been designed to connect relaxed luxury, all year round entertaining and lakeside living. The open plan ground floor seamlessly flows onto the entertaining deck that boasts an outdoor kitchen equipped with a pizza oven, fridge, gas barbeque, and sink. Sit back and watch the family enjoy the lake from the formal outdoor dining table or sofa loungers, or even from the vantage point of the penthouse master suites private deck.

The home is located on a remarkable resort that combines luxury accommodation with an incredible range of facilities for guests to enjoy. These include a variety of water sports such as paddle boarding, canoeing, and kayaking, (with paddle boards, 3 kayaks, Canadian canoe and life jackets provided at the home) all enjoyed and accessed directly from the home’s lakeside deck.

Fishing enthusiasts can try their hand at fly, lure, and pole fishing, all from their own deck and the catch of the day straight on to the barbeque. For those who prefer land activities, there are options like cycling, ziplining, shooting, trapeze, horse riding, dune buggies, paintballing, tennis courts, cricket batting nets and climbing walls. Additionally, the resort provides numerous workshops and a children’s club to keep everyone entertained both during and out of school holidays. To unwind and relax, guests can indulge in luxurious wellness treatments at the Orchard Spa, which features a 17-meter heated swimming pool, a gym, treatment rooms, sauna, and steam room.

The impressive property features numerous expansive freshwater lakes, meadows, and woodland, creating a sanctuary for wildlife, within the Gloucestershire countryside. Situated in the charming and historically significant village of Lechlade, The Lakes by Yoo is nestled in an Area of Natural Beauty along the River Thames, a mere ninety-minute journey from London. The estate offers an abundance of walking trails, an arboretum, a vegetable patch and herb garden, a hennery where guests can collect fresh eggs, a bird hide, and even a small beach.

Additionally, The Lakes provides a private dining menu that showcases seasonal, locally sourced ingredients of the highest quality, making it an ideal choice for leisurely lunches or celebratory evenings. Should you be willing to depart from this idyllic estate, many of the Cotswold’s prominent attractions can be reached within a short fifteen-minute drive.

 

The House

Located directly on Bowmoor Lake, offering southeast aspect with stunning full-height floor to ceiling windows showcasing amazing uninterrupted panoramic water views from almost any point in the home.

The highly impressive kitchen and dining area is at the heart of the house equipped with a wide array of state-of-the-art Miele appliances. The giant central island seating has everything you need for gourmet living. A large walk-in pantry and a separate utility room are added bonuses. The wine fridge can be quickly filled with your favourite selections.

The designer dining table and chairs are perfectly positioned so that you can dine with a view, opening the doors in summer months to listen to the lake’s soundtrack of a gentle hush with the occasional swoop of a bird. The dining area flows to the living room with a large 65” television located to the right of the wood burning fire. A sumptuous sofa and additional seating making this an ideal area for relaxation. Underfloor heating downstairs and air conditioning through-out most of this property ensures the perfect temperature whatever the weather.

Your second living space boasts a deep corner sofa, a cosy spot for a read of the Sunday newspapers or perhaps a snug area for tired children to watch a movie and play on the foosball table.

The ground floor is completed by a downstairs washroom and storage cupboards located in the entrance hall, downstairs. From the entry hall the staircase leads to the second and third floors that is drowned by natural light from the ceiling window.

The Sleeping Spaces

This 6 bedroom and 4 bathrooms (3 on suite, 1 family bathroom+ 1 WC) residence sleeps up to 15 with the ultimate kids / family room. Connecting 5 of the bedrooms on the first floor is the open plan hallway big enough to house a full-size pool table.

There is large family bathroom comprising standalone bath and large shower that services the twin bedroom and the bunk bedded room that can sleep up to 5 across 1 double bottom bunk and 3 single bunks.

On this floor two of the bedroom suites include king sized bedrooms with vast en-suites and have direct access onto the decking terrace overlooking the lake. Both bedrooms large enough to have their very own sofa/ chill out areas in-front of smart TVs. Again, the full height windows provide the perfect views across the lakes regardless of the time or season. The fifth bedroom is a beautifully decorated king bedroom framed by a single glazed opening.

The master is simply astounding with 600 sqft of stunning space and floor-to-ceiling glass walls that make you feel as though you are sleeping outside. It offers walk-in wardrobe, studio kitchen area, private lounge area with 55-inch TV, log burner and a luxurious bath that sits next to the glass for breath taking views over the lake, a huge rain shower and his and hers vanity units. The room is completed with an office desk overlooking the lakes beyond the large private balcony with sun loungers and additional seating.

Ground Floor

Open plan living area with 2 seating areas, log burner, utility room and pantry Fully equipped kitchen with Miele appliances Dining area with terrace access, and huge glass doors that open up fully Second snug/ TV room with foosball table

W/C and cloakroom The wrap around terrace has access to the lake and the lower deck

First Floor

2 x king bedroom suites with luxury en-suite bathrooms and seating / sofa areas Family bathroom suite

Bunk bedroom that can sleep 5 with TV and sofa area Twin bedroom Pool table

Second floor

Master penthouse bedroom suite

Super king bedroom

Studio kitchen and walk in wardrobe

Bathroom suite

Sofa and seating area with log burner and 50-inch TV

Private outdoor terrace that wraps around the entire house

Exterior Grounds

Wrap-around terrace Roof terrace with panoramic lake views Barbecue Pizza oven Private garden

Outdoor dining table

Outdoor sofa loungers

Dog washing area

Water sports: paddle boards, 2 single kayaks, Canadian canoes and life jackets provided at the home)

Racket sports: there are some tennis rackets and cricket sets in the house

Parking for 4 cars

 

Features

· 6 bedroom detached lakeside house sleeps 15 guests

· On-site spa facilities including indoor heated pool, techno gym, bookable spa treatments and yoga studio

· Tennis courts, picnic areas, man-made beach, play area, basketball court, tree house, football pitch, mini kids farm and cricket & golf nets

· Onsite restaurant and bar

· Under floor heating

· Four allocated parking spaces with further parking available in the overflow

· 2 Paddle boards

· Canadian canoe

· 2-man kayak & 2 single kayaks

· Selection of life jackets

· 2x Nespresso coffee machines

· Miele kitchen appliances & Miele dishwasher

· Miele washing machine and dryer

· Dining table

· 65” Sony tv

· 2x 55″ Sony tv

· Children’s pates, cutlery

· 2 baby travel cots (bedding not supplied)

· 1 highchair

· Sonos music system

· Gas BBQ

· Pizza oven

· Cinema room with 86” Sony tv

· Table football

· Snooker table

· Games

· Pet friendly with prior permission

· Please note that from October to April access to the lake is suspended in order to protect the over-wintering bird population. This restriction applies to kayaking, boating, fishing and swimming.

Lakes by Yoo 

Bowmoor Lakes at The Lakes by Yoo offers an incredible list of entertainment. Although the dreamy Cotswolds villages are nearby, you may not even want to leave the estate. The Orchard Spa offers a wellness escape like no other. With a holistic approach to wellbeing, the estate’s panoramic views provide the inspiration for relaxation, healing and recuperation. The spa boasts a 17 metre pool, a brilliantly equipped gym, treatment rooms, a sauna and steam room. The spa is open for guests who want to indulge in luxury, bespoke facials and massages, reflexology and body treatments, beauty, waxing and tailored therapies.

To enjoy the wildlife and unique Cotswold reed beds up close, guests can use the provided paddle boards and kayaks to take to the lakes. The lakes are teeming with trout, pike, perch, bream and roach. At the fishing hut, you can hire tackle, rods and other equipment or arrange lessons for fly, lure and pole fishing. There are other amazing outdoor activities including bike hire, horse riding, dune buggies, paint balling, climbing, shooting, trapeze and ziplining. Should you be interested, the team can also arrange workshops including woodworking, arts and crafts, raft building and even cocktail classes. Perhaps something to consider if you are celebrating a special occasion! During the school holidays, there is a little lake’s explorers children’s club for children aged four and over. It gets booked quickly though!

Resort Features

· On-site spa facilities including indoor heated pool, techno gym, bookable spa treatments, yoga studio and ice baths

· Tennis courts, picnic areas, man-made beach, play area, basketball court, tree house, football pitch, kids mini farm and cricket & golf nets

· Children’s play area

· Kids club and school holiday adventure camps

· Tree top adventures and Zip Wire

· Bike Hire

· Bird hide – that includes binoculars, educational books as well as a burning fire and comfy sofas

· Onsite restaurant and bar

· Seasonal supper clubs

· Arts and crafts clubs

· Swim in the freshwater lake

· River and lakeside walks

· Tree houses and dens

· Nature trails and walks

· Fishing hut – arrange lessons or hire tackle, rods and equipment

· Catch the “big one” whilst fly fishing on the banks

15

 guests

6

 bedrooms

5

 bathrooms

Tennis Court

What's Included?

  • Bath
  • Bed Linen
  • Board Games
  • Books and reading material
  • Children's Books & Toys
  • Dining table
  • Dishes and silverware
  • Dishwasher
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Fire Pit
  • Fishing Lake
  • Free parking
  • Freezer
  • Garden Lounge Sofas
  • Indoor fireplace
  • Kayak
  • Kids Playground
  • Lake View
  • Long-term stays allowed
  • Luggage drop-off allowed
  • Netflix
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor Kitchen
  • Outdoor Shower
  • Oven
  • Paddle Boarding
  • Patio or Balcony
  • Pet Friendly
  • Pool Table
  • Private Lake
  • Refrigerator
  • Shampoo
  • Smart TVs Throughout Home
  • Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarm
  • Sound system
  • Swimming Pool (covered)
  • Tennis Court
  • Top Floor Lounge
  • Travel Cot
  • TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wine Glasses
  • Woodland

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The Cotswolds

The Cotswolds boasts numerous picturesque English villages and towns, offering exquisite dining options, artisanal markets, and a plethora of activities. Nearby, you can explore Bourton-on-the-Water, Burford, Bibury, and the Slaughters. Within this extraordinary region, you will encounter charming thatched cottages, abundant honey-colored Cotswold stone, rolling fields adorned with sheep, and charming narrow lanes bordered by dry stone walls.

Bourton-on-the-Water, like most of the Cotswolds, lies in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is the Venice of the Cotswolds with beautiful bridges crossing the River Windrush. Gorgeous cosy cafes line the pretty streets together with houses made with enchanting honey coloured Cotswold stone. Stow-on-the-Wold is a delightful market town, the highest of the Cotswold towns exposed on the 800 feet high Stow Hill at the crossroads with the Roman Fosse Way. The town boasts a fascinating history. At the height of the Cotswold wool industry, it held annual fairs where as many as 20000 sheep were sold at one time. The Market Square is very attractive with its ancient cross, town stocks and an elegant array of Cotswold town houses and shops. You will find many fine antique shops, art galleries, gift and craft shops.

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