The award-winning and innovative house design of Aspen Manor is fabulous, offering stylish contemporary living at its best. With five very attractive bedrooms, this sensational holiday home sleeps 10 guests though an extra 2 adults can sleep on a luxury sofa bed plus there are two toddler beds and travel cots available on request. Aspen Manor boasts stunning south-facing views across the beautiful Mintey Lake from many of the rooms and from the beautiful decked terrace. Mintey Lake is situated on an exclusive, prestigious development in the Cotswolds where guests are offered a fantastic range of facilities for the whole family amongst stunning landscapes, nine lakes, two rivers, woodland, lakeside trails and hundreds of acres of lush greenspace. The development is prestigious, upmarket and offers both supreme relaxation and adventure in equal measures.
Aspen Manor benefits from a large plot that neighbours the nature corridor on the estate. With uninterrupted scenic views, you will feel away from it all and enjoy the great outdoors. Designers have worked their magic with Aspen Manor. It is stunning with natural colour palettes throughout, luxury furnishings and the very best technology. It boasts an incredible Home Cinema room to provide families with an exceptional entertainment experience as well as a Sonos sound system throughout the whole house and 4k televisions in each room. Most of the lakeside elevation is glazed making the most of the spectacular vistas and illuminating the rooms. The front of the property features warm timber cladding and beautiful, honey coloured Cotswold stone. The blend of textures and materials is delightful.
The ground floor is home to the stunning Home Cinema room with sumptuous sofa seating along the length of two walls, a Samsung 65 inch 4k LED TV with 5.1 AV receiver which is connected to 5 high performance in-wall speakers to provide a high quality cinema surround system experience. There is also a utility room with laundry facilities and an American style fridge freezer, a cloakroom and the vast open plan living space. The contemporary two-tone kitchen is a chef’s dream with outstanding appliances including a wine fridge and Nespresso coffee machine. It features a large central island with bar seating for 5, perfect for a chat while your dinner is being prepared. The dining table and sumptious sofa arrangements are perfectly positioned to take advantage of the sensational lake views as well as the contemporary log burning stove. The stove is a focal point, built into gorgeous Cotswold stone pillar. With floor-to-ceiling glass doors and windows all around, the living space is bright and beautiful and steps straight onto the wrap around deck.
Aspen Manor boasts five exceptional bedrooms, four of which enjoy the added attraction of private balconies overlooking the lakes. There are also five immaculate bathrooms across the two upper floors. The first floor master bedroom suite is a splendid, luxurious retreat with a super king bed, ensuite bathroom, 4k television and its balcony. There are two further exquisite king bedrooms on the first floor with ensuite bathrooms and balconies. The lovely twin bedroom features zip and link beds which can be converted to a super king if you wish. The family bathroom is stunning with a large bath. The final king bedroom is found on the second floor with luxury linens, private balcony, luxury ensuite bathroom and 4k television. The Sonos sound system is available in all of the bedrooms. How lovely to be able to laze in bed listening to your favourite tunes! Every room in Aspen Manor is beautifully furnished and decorated with elegance.
Outside, guests can enjoy the quality wraparound deck with its alfresco dining, barbecue, outdoor heater and ambient lighting. It is surrounded with a glass balustrade and beyond is a lush lawn stretching to the lake. What a spot for a delicious supper watching the sun go down over the lake!
The estate facilities and activities include an award-winning spa which offers wonderful treatments, a steam room, sauna and three swimming pools including a bracing eco-pool naturally filtered by water lilies. The estate also enjoys a library, a ‘restful reading’ lounge, tennis courts, a children’s playground, restaurant, shop, watersports tuition, a Technogym, fishing, kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding, children’s clubs in peak holidays and so much more. This is definitely the perfect location for multi-generational holidays and meeting up with friends.
Aspen Manor enjoys a very special lakeside location within a gated resort in the heart of the Cotswolds. Just south of Cirencester, guests enjoy many entertainment options within the development as well as being located on the doorstep of fabulous Cotswolds attractions. Villages and towns such as Bourton-on-the-Water, Stow-on-the-Wold, Tetbury, Cirencester, Malmesbury and Lacock are all close by and the regency pleasures of Cheltenham and the Georgian glories of Bath are less than twenty miles away.
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.
Tetbury is another historic wool town. It is an architectural gem with many of the wool merchant’s houses remaining the same as they were in the 16th and 17th centuries. The Parish Church of St Mary’s has one of the tallest and most elegant spires in the UK. Tetbury is popular for its independent shops including antique shops, vintage and interior shops, exclusive boutiques and the Highgrove shop. Tetbury holds many regular events including the May Day Wacky Races, the Spring Bank Holiday Woolsack Races when contestants carry 65lb woolsacks up and down the 1 in 4 hill, the August Summer Show, the September Food and Drink Festival, the October Tetbury Music Festival and the Christmas Lights Switch-on.
Close by, visitors can enjoy the stunning botanical experience of the National Arboretum at Westonbirt, the glorious Elizabethan Chavenage House used for many famous films and TV series, the beautiful Arts and Crafts Manor at Rodmarton, the 13th century Lacock Abbey and HRH Prince of Wales’ stunning garden at Highgrove. Local equestrian events such as the Badminton Horse Trials, Gatcombe Festival of British Eventing and Beaufort Polo are all popular.