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Fun for all the Family…

Dawnchorus, Somerford Keynes, Cirencester

This detached, family owned, glass fronted property is located in the heart of a privately owned nature reserve overlooking the Somerford Lagoon. Set within Lower Mill Estate amongst 500 acres of unspoilt countryside, the property features heated swimming pools, gym and tennis courts – enough to keep the whole family entertained. Dawnchorus is situated on one of the largest and most glorious lakes renowned for wildfowl in the Southwest. The property is light, airy and very spacious and its surroundings are breathtakingly beautiful.
The large timber decked terrace is a spectacularly relaxing location to enjoy the magnificent lake views over a delicious chilled glass of wine or candlelit dinner. Family activities are available all year round including; kayaking, canoeing, boating, sailing, nature trails, bird and beaver watching, fully equipped gym, outdoor pool, indoor pool, beauty salon, trampoline, football pitch, cycling, horse riding and even art studios. Dawnchorus is also an ideal location for Badminton Horse Trials, Cirencester Park Polo Club, Beaufort Park and Cheltenham Race Course. Guests have exclusive access to the Spa, less than two minutes walk away, with three pools, sauna, and steam room plus a wide selection of beauty treatments.
Sleeps up to 8, from £950 per week

The Anchorage, Budock Vean, Falmouth
This fabulous, waterfront country house has a 200ft frontage to the Port Navas Creek, an arm of the beautiful Helford River tidal estuary on Cornwall’s, Mediterranean-like, south coast. It has its own private shingle beach and lies within a nationally renowned area of outstanding natural beauty. It is exquisitely situated down an exclusive, quiet, private lane and is set in its own two acres of magical, sub-tropical gardens and woodland. The large, west facing patio has glorious views of the creek and the hills beyond and is beautifully positioned to catch the warm afternoon sunshine and romantic sunsets. The house features 5000sq ft of luxury and has eight Bedrooms, six Bathrooms, a large lounge and sunroom, a dining room, a fully equipped kitchen, a pool and spa room, a delightful games room with a snooker table, an Xbox 360 games console and LCD TV. There is an open, log burning fireplace in the lounge, a 40" LCD TV in the lounge and TVs in all the bedrooms, two DVD/CD players, complimentary wireless broadband internet access and Sky+ High Definition TV. For alfresco dining there is a large outdoor table with chairs and gas fired barbeque and grill.
Sleeps up to 20, from £4000 per week

Sea Angel Beach Chalet, Hayle, Cornwall
Sea Angel is a place to step back in time. An original 1930’s seaside beach chalet, set in an exquisite location with glimpses of the sea - perfect for an old fashioned family holiday. It is privately owned and loved - a place to escape to and live out your childhood seaside memories. The property is just a few minutes walk through paths and sand dunes to the most breathtaking and amazing secret beach in West Cornwall. The area is a magical place full of legend, sacred sites and miles of unspoilt beaches. Sea Angel is central for visiting all that West Cornwall has to offer. Cornwall has the best beaches for surfing and meditating and is wonderful for bobble hat and log holidays in the winter.
Sleeps up to 4, from £255 per week

Flat One, Tower Bridge, Central London
Flat One is located at the heart of fashionable Bermondsey Street. Part of a Victorian building, this bright and newly fully renovated apartment is in a prime central location for family holidaymakers looking to take in the glamour that London has to offer. Flat One boasts modern touches such as a large plasma wide-screen TV, a free wireless broadband connection and a luxury bathroom. The interior is stylishly furnished with original features, reclaimed wooden floors and large comfortable carpeted bedrooms. The Garden Room, with leather sofa and Italian marble floor leads to a very large decked garden terrace with BBQ, gas heater, shower and even a daybed. The amazing apartment will give you all the style and luxury of a boutique hotel but at a fraction of the cost. Local family tourist attractions include gym and swimming pool, tennis courts (free to use, with racquets and balls provided), Tower Bridge, The Tower of London, Borough Market, London Dungeons and HMS Belfast. Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, Tate Modern, Millennium Bridge, St Paul's Cathedral, The London Eye, Trafalgar Square, Buckingham Palace, Baker Street, Covent Garden and London's Theatre District are also only a few Tube stations away.
Sleeps up to 5, from £1519 per week

Sussex, Mayfield, Fair Oak Farm
Fair Oak Farm is made up of several converted Grade II listed farm buildings, which can sleep from 10 to 16 people. The grounds are home to beautiful landscaped gardens with summerhouse, pond and games room, all offering spectacular views. The owners have reintroduced farming with chickens and alpacas and can offer chef hire with home cooked organic food. Cycling, horse riding, camping and clay pigeon shooting are all offered on site. East Sussex has more woodland than any other county, making it a wonderful place to explore during your holiday. There are plenty of tiny Saxon flint stone churches and timbered country pubs dotted throughout the picturesque villages nestling at the foot of the Downs. Some of the UK's finest castles, beautiful gardens, National Trust properties, family attractions and of course, the wonderful Ashdown Forest can be found in the region.
Sleeps up to 16, from £245 per week


For more information, contact:

Kate Stinchcombe
PR Officer Holiday Lettings Ltd.
01865 312010


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