Cotswolds, United Kingdom

Huntsman Lakehouse

Rates per night from$1,174.34

Price information

If you haven’t entered any dates, the rate shown is provided directly by the hotel and represents the cheapest double room (including tax) available in the next 60 days.

Prices have been converted from the hotel’s local currency (GBP937.50), via openexchangerates.org, using today’s exchange rate.

Style

Hip hygge hideaway

Setting

Lady of the lake

Sleeps

8

The Huntsman Lakehouse, a three-storey luxury villa in the Cotswolds, topped with a solarium suite, shows off the artistic mettle of the Yoo Design Studio’s creatives. There’s ample country cosiness, with armchairs by the fire, tactile fabrics and barnwood furnishings, but charcoals enhanced with splashes of acid yellow and dainty knits matched with industrial lamps and teal-lacquered finishes add modernity. An adorably dressed children’s room makes this family friendly, and terraces overlook tranquil Huntsman Lake.  

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First Glance

  • A modern villa (312sq m) decorated in modern country style by the Yoo Design Studio.
  • There’s a large, light, open-plan living, dining and kitchen area with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Huntsman Lake and opening out to a furnished terrace.
  • One living area has industrial-style scuffed metal walls with an in-built fireplace, that’s surrounded by soft, tartan-upholstered sofas and leather, mid-century modern armchairs.
  • A second living area has a charcoal-grey wraparound sofa lined with lemon-yellow and taupe cushions. There’s a TV, footstool and doors opening out to the terrace.
  • Guests dine at a long, pendant-light-lit, barnwood table (with space for up to eight guests), sat on sheepskin-lined benches.
  • The modern kitchen is set behind the living area. It has clean white units, a floating island, wine rack, and all you need for cooking.
  • A study and library leads off from the main living area. A sofa runs along one wall, and guests can play chess or strum an acoustic guitar. This room can be used as an extra bedroom, on request.
  • Powder room on the ground floor.
  • There’s a shower room on the first floor.
  • Laundry room.

Villa highlights

  • Cute children’s room
  • Contemporary cosiness
  • Suite with 360-degree views

Sleeping arrangements

  • Bedroom 1 (around 40sq m), the villa’s master bedroom and solarium suite, sits on the top floor. Decorated in a modern style by Yoo Design Studio, there are flashes of neon brights, a cow hide-print rug, large flatscreen TV and a log-burning fireplace. A 360-degree terrace overlooks the lake and surrounding greenery. There’s a super king-size bed and an ensuite with a bath tub and shower.
  • Bedroom 2, the second Master Suite, is on the first floor. It’s outfitted in bright Scandi style, with white walls, organic elements (knitted pillows, sheepskin throws) and industrial lighting. There’s a king-size bed and an ensuite bathroom with a bath tub and shower. Floor-to-ceiling windows overlook Bowmoor Lake.
  • Bedroom 3 is cosy and cool, with hints of tartan and fluffy pillows on the king-size bed. This room shares an ensuite shower room with bedroom 4. Floor-to-ceiling windows overlook Bowmoor Lake.
  • Bedroom 4, on the first floor, is the children’s bedroom. It’s sweetly dressed in wool and sheepskin, with a Miffy lamp, fluffy ‘rocking sheep’ and a wigwam. There are bunk beds built into this room, two twin beds, which can be used on request, and this room shares an ensuite shower room with bedroom 3.

Key kit

  • Flatscreen TVs with Sky TV channels.
  • Bluray players.
  • Nespresso machine.
  • Board games.
  • Free WiFi throughout.
  • Gas barbecue.
  • Highchairs.
  • Two rollaway beds.
  • Security alarm.

Grounds

  • The villa sits on a 650-acre estate.
  • Parking for up to two cars on site.
  • Bike shed.
  • Furnished terrace overlooking the lake on the ground floor.

Location

  • The villa sits by Huntsman Lake on the lushly landscaped Lakes By Yoo estate.
  • The main reception, pool and spa are a 10-minute walk away.
  • Attractive villages Thornhill and Claydon are a five-minute drive away; Cirencester is a 15-minute drive from the entrance; and Cheltenham, Bourton-on-the-Water and Stow-on-the-Wold are 30-minutes by car.
  • London Heathrow is the closest international hub, a 90-minute drive from the Lakes By Yoo.

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