4 Br Private Vacation Home Vacation Rental In Somerford Keynes, Gloucestershire - Vrbo Property # 1302526

Vacation Rentals

Updated on Jan 22, 2023

48Howells Mere 3 Storey/4 Bedroom /4 Bathroom/mid terrace/spa/pools/restaurant

Type Private vacation home
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 4
House Rules
  • No pets
  • Children welcome
  • No smoking
  • No parties or events
Max Occupancy 9
Property Id 1302526
Located in: United Kingdom, UN
48 Howell’s Mere is set in the heart of a nature reserve overlooking a small freshwater lake, 3 storey, 4 bedroom/4 bathroom, +WC, mid terrace, sleeps 8 plus a child in a cot (free of charge, bedding for cot NOT supplied) or z-bed at a supplement of £25.00 (bedding supplied). Ideal for romantic getaways, family holidays, friends’ get-togethers.

Access to Spa (3 minutes walk from the house), with heated indoor and outdoor pools, gym, sauna, steam room and bookable treatments.

Living area

The covered porch opens into the entrance hall which has oak flooring and a downstairs WC, access to the living area and kitchen.
The open plan living area has full height / full-width glazed windows with views over the lake. Sliding doors open with access to the south-west facing deck. The living area provides ample space for family life, entertaining, dining and catching the evening sun. A contemporary "Scandi" style wood burning stove (logs not included) provides the focal point of the sitting area which has a 6 seat corner sofa with chaise longue and additional footstool.

Blu-ray/DVD player provided with a selection of family movies, guidebooks and board games. A Samsung 43 inch TV with Ultra HD content, Smart Channels including Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+ and Apple TV (subscriptions required) with Bose SoundBar, Smart channels. Free high speed fibre broadband wi-fi provided throughout.

Outside deck area to rear of property with 8 seat rattan cube set. Includes table, 4 armchairs and 4 stools which can be used as footstools or as additional seats, one of which opens up as an ice bucket to store cold drinks. Deck area which is shared with neighbouring properties is partitioned with trellis to allow privacy overlooking the shared lawn area and the lake.

Well-equipped kitchen with fridge and a freezer. Granite work surfaces. The kitchen is also complete with dishwasher as well as a washing machine with dryer. Neff gas hob with an electric oven and a microwave oven.

Toilet on the ground floor

Stairs to first floor

Oak floor to 1st floor bedrooms and carpets on 2nd floor.

Family bathroom. Bath with shower, shower screen and heated towel rail.

First floor:

Bedroom 1 – Two single beds with fitted oak wardrobes, bedside table and lamp. Main internet modem.

Bedroom 2 – Double bed with ensuite shower, large bedside tables with lamps. Balcony with uninterrupted lake view, two Kettler lounge wing-back chairs, two footstools and a side table.

Second floor:

Large landing with sky-light window.

Bedroom 3 Double bed with ensuite bath with shower, shower screen and heated towel rail. Bedside tables with lamps and fitted oak wardrobes.

Bedroom 4 – Lake view, king size bed with ensuite bath with shower, shower screen and heated towel rail. Two large chest of drawers, bedside tables with lamps and desk/ dressing table and chair.

Complimentary access to the spa and pools. Complimentary access to the spa and pools. Guests are able to book swimming slots for 90 minutes per day per property including spectators. Availability is released 16 days prior to your arrival. Please book promptly to avoid disappointment.

Dogs are not allowed at this property.

A guaranteed late pm check out is available on Sunday at no extra cost, as late pm as you wish.

Please note that from 1st October to 31st March access to the lakes is suspended in order to protect the over-wintering bird population. This restriction applies to kayaking, boating, fishing and swimming.

Bookings are accepted as follows:
7 nights from Monday to Monday or Friday to Friday
4 nights midweek minimum from Monday to Friday
3 nights weekend from Friday to Monday
2 nights weekend minimum from Friday to Sunday or Saturday to Monday
During peak holiday times a minimum of 3 nights from Friday to Monday applies
We may be able to be flexible on the above during low season, please ask when sending in your enquiry.

There is 1 allocated parking space per property with additional parking available in the overflow carpark within just a short walking distance.


Located in Cirencester, this vacation home is in a rural area and on the waterfront. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Cotswolds and Neigh Bridge Country Park, while Corinium Museum and Royal Wootton Bassett Old Town Hall are cultural highlights. Traveling with kids? Consider Combat Splat, or check out an event or a game at Cirencester Park Polo Club. Jet skiing and kayaking offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hunting and ecotours nearby.
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