Sundowner | 3 x Bed Apartment | Sleeps 8
Situated in the village of Howells Mere, this professionally designed 3 x bedroom first floor apartment offers stunning views of Swillbrook Lake and Nature Reserve beyond. Sitting on the banks of a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), this results in the most glorious of uninterrupted views and spectacle of resident birds and wildlife – from families of swans, moorhens, coots, and otters, the lake also has a visiting family of osprey in a quiet corner. The large private balcony is covered and is a space to be utilised during any point of the day. This private and secure balustraded area is large enough to house both a separate outdoor dining space for 6-8 people, plus a comfy sofa and chairs to enjoy your morning breakfast or fresh coffee. However, it is late afternoon when the balcony really comes alive - providing the perfect spot from which to sit back and relax with family and friends, when finally, the sun drops below the horizon having given you the most stunning of sunset.
The property is reached by accessing the private coded apartment building. With space to kick off wellies and coats and to a spot to leave your bikes, it's a lovely and sympathetic space. Being a first-floor apartment, please note that there is a staircase to ascend before you get to the front door. Upon entering the apartment, you are greeted by a long entrance hallway with some lovely welcoming features that instantly allow you to relax and unwind. To the right is the first of the 3 bedrooms; the triple bunkbed room (double bed with full size single above). With a double integrated wardrobe, stylish design and a futon that can be made into an additional single bed for a child or small teenager, straight away you are offered a place for calm and peacefulness. A further bunkbed with 2 full size single beds can be found in the next bedroom, adjacent to the family bathroom with bathtub and shower above. The master bedroom has a double bed, integrated double wardrobes, and a walk-in shower ensuite wrapped around great design and stylish handpicked artwork - a theme that is followed throughout the entire apartment.
The lounge and living space are the hub of the property and is once again carefully and thoughtfully laid out. The large corner sofa, beanbags, and a further two armchairs, offer guests a space to converse and relax in each other's company, whilst enjoying an environment that feels personally hand selected and loved with guests’ enjoyment at its centre. With a Smart TV and super fast fibre WiFi available, children (small & large) will have plenty to do! The well equipped - and appointed - kitchen is part of the fully open plan living design, alongside a dining area for 7/8 people. Natural light pours through the glazed floor to ceiling balcony doors - opening these doors fully allow a continuation of the entertainment space and living area. Due to the apartment’s aspect and raised level, this further affords light to envelope the entire room depending on the time of day - from the bright midday sunlight to an amber hue as the sun begins to goes down.
Sundowner comes with super-fast WiFi and is a short walk to the Luxury Spa complex, of which you get full rental access during your stay, allowing you and your family and/or friends use of the indoor and outdoor swimming pools. You will also be able to book yourselves some of the amazing treatments the Spa have to offer. Please visit our dedicated Lower Mill Spa page where you will also find lots of information on treatments and swimming pools available to you and your guests during your stay with us. There is also a further heated outdoor pool in Mill Village that can be used all year-round during daylight hours. With a 'French camp site' feel, it really is a favourite with families visiting the Estate. Sundowner has dedicated parking for one car - other vehicles can make use of visitor 'V' spaces, or the overflow car parks.
Bedroom 1: Triple bunkbed; double bed with single on top (+ Z bed)
Bedroom 2: Standard bunkbed; 2 x single beds
Bedroom 3: Double bedroom with ensuite shower
1 x family bathroom with shower
1 x en-suite shower room
Please note: (1) the 'single Z bed' would only fit in bedroom 1. This option, however, is not suitable for an adult; we would recommend using this as a single bed for child or teenager only. (2) due to the configuration of the bunkbeds, we would recommend a maximum of 5 x adults in this property.
SLEEPS a MAX. of 8 | Plus COT (infant)
MAX of 5 x ADULTS
Polite Notice: Please note that we are strictly unable to accommodate large all adult parties, unless the party is made up of a multi-generational family group. Sorry.
Please note that specifications may change from the items listed here. Please check prior to booking if you require any further clarification or confirmation of important items.
Please note that due to insurance restrictions & potential health & safety compliance issues, we had to remove the BBQ's from each property. Therefore our lodges do not have a BBQ, so please remember to pack your own or alternatively purchase a disposable BBQ for alfresco cooking
SSSI NOTE: The actual height of the water reeds will vary dependant on the season & the cycle of the water reed cut back during your stay. This process is governed by strict regulatory restrictions set by the local overseeing environment agency, which the estate is legally bound to comply with. As this area is a site of special scientific interest (SSSI) this could very well affect the view of the lake from, the property, which as a result could vary from the video footage & images depicted on this website