Enjoying gorgeous contemporary design, vaulted ceilings to the stunning living space, a rear elevation made almost entirely of glass, a modern log burning stove for cooler evenings, lakeside decks complete with alfresco dining, a separate mezzanine lounge, three delightful bedrooms and fabulous lake views of Howells Mere, Wings is a wonderful base for a family or friends holiday. Wings is just a 5 minute wander from the on-site restaurant and award-winning spa.
This detached gem has been very well maintained and is furnished to a high standard. The accommodation is incredibly spacious and feels airy and bright with the glazed rear elevation. All three bedrooms are located on the ground floor. You will find a delightful twin at the front of the house and two fabulous king bedrooms enjoying immaculate en-suite bathrooms and access to the enclosed, furnished ground floor terrace. The twin has use of the pristine, contemporary family bathroom.
The first floor is home to the striking open plan living space which takes full advantage of the stunning views with its fully glazed rear elevation. This double height aspect with glass reaching the vaulted ceiling, illuminates this stunning room and creates a cavernous, airy space. Sumptuous sofas and chairs surround the modern wood burning stove, a lovely spot for family games or chatting about the day’s activities. You can dine with a view or pop out to the balcony to relax and enjoy the panoramic views of Howells Mere Lake. There is also a recently added, first floor balcony to the front of Wings to enjoy the late afternoon and evening sunshine. The kitchen offers dazzling white high-gloss cabinets, a Nespresso coffee and excellent appliances. Guests can pull up a stool and chat to the chef while they are busy preparing a meal. The first floor is also home to an office.
Stairs lead to the open mezzanine area which boasts extraordinary views through the apex windows. It is a wonderful spot to rest with the Sunday newspapers. The vaulted ceilings are a very attractive feature. There is an additional bathroom on this level.
Wings is part of a first-class development just south of Cirencester where you will find a perfect balance of blissful relaxation and exciting adventure. Within hundreds of acres of lush green space, you will discover nine beautiful lakes, two rivers including The Thames, beautiful picnic spots and miles of lakeside and river trails, suitable for hiking or biking. Guests can enjoy canoeing, kayaking and fishing, the luxury spa, the on-site restaurant, a Technogym, tennis courts, the library, the ‘restful reading’ lounge and the fabulous children’s playpark. The spa offers fantastic luxury treatments, a steam room, sauna and three gorgeous swimming pools, one of which is a bracing eco-pool naturally filtered by water lilies plus there is an indoor and outdoor pool. During peak holiday seasons, children can attend children’s clubs with a huge range of fun activities. On your doorstep, you can also enjoy the the delights of the Cotswolds. Charming villages, historic towns, gorgeous gardens and gourmet restaurants all await.
Wings enjoys a impressive lakeside position 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. The Cotswolds boasts idyllic villages, historic towns, a rich heritage of country houses, stunning gardens, wildlife parks, arboretums and enchanting nature reserves. Popular visits are to Bourton-on-the-Water, Stow-on-the-Wold, Tetbury, Cirencester, Malmesbury and Lacock as well as the regency pleasures of Cheltenham and the Georgian glories of Bath which 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.
At Excellence Luxury Villas we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the
concierge request form or contact Excellence Luxury Villas Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:
- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport transfers
- Babysitting/childcare services
Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact Excellence Luxury Villas Concierge Team.
Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!