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8 Guests
8 Max Adults
4 Bedrooms
Welcome to Yellowhammer. Situated within an area of the Estate known simply as 'The Nines', this highly exclusive and enviable private enclave is home to just 9 properties, and is completely separate from the rest of the Lower Mill Estate via gated access.

  • Bedroom 1: Double - with use of family bathroom
  • Bedroom 2: King - with ensuite shower room
  • Bedroom 3: King - with use of family bathroom
  • Bedroom 4: Super King - with ensuite shower room

  • Within the Exclusive & Gated Somerford Nines Enclave
  • Access to Private Outdoor Heated Pool and Gym Exclusive to 'The Nines'
  • Huge Bifold Doors Opening Onto Large Private Decking
  • Uninterrupted Views of Somerford Lagoon - Lower Mill Estate's Largest Lake
  • Large Communal Living Area
  • Nespresso Machine (standard capsules)
  • Full Rental Access to Lower Mill Spa & Pools
  • Super Fast Fibre WiFi Included

SLEEPS 8: Max. of 8 Adults + COTS
VILLAGE: Somerford Nines, Clearwater
ASPECT: East Facing / Lakeside

Shared with 8 properties, the additional outdoor pool, sauna and gym facilities is a treat for all occupants within the The Nines, of which guests to Yellowhammer have full use. Yellowhammer is a large 4-bed detached home arranged over 3 floors, providing stunning views across the Estate's largest freshwater lake, Somerford Lagoon. Sit back, relax and watch the sun rise with a morning coffee.


GROUND FLOOR: Accessed across a private footbridge over a small waterway, the home is set back and nestled between the trees and the village's mature - and well-established - flora. An undercover porch affords the perfect spot to unravel and leave wellies on the doorstep before stepping foot inside. Upon entering the property, a welcoming hallway and cloakroom greets its occupants with an open, light, and airy touch. Swinging open the internal glazed double doors and into the main hub of the lodge, the open plan ground floor living space provides the first opportunity to view the most spectacular views of Somerford Lagoon - the largest and most stunning freshwater lake on Lower Mill Estate. With armchairs and large sofas, guests can sit back, relax and gaze across the uninterrupted - all except for resident wildlife - views spanning across to the nature reserve and beyond. Huge bifold doors connect the comfort of indoors to outside living, to the expansive ground floor decking and private garden. Creating one large and unique entertainment space between inside and out, the gardens hedgerow and borders provide privacy and seclusion. The built-in contemporary gas fire - just stunning when lit - provides the centre piece to the living space. A large Smart TV and bookcase, with books, completes this area. Binoculars are provided to allow a spot of birdwatching across the large and expansive lake in front of you. With dining space for eight, further bifold doors can open up to connect the two spaces again. The beautiful horseshoe rattan outdoor sofa is perfect for lounging. A modern and contemporary kitchen that is well equipped and appointed complete the ground floor.

FIRST FLOOR: The first floor has three of the lodge's four bedrooms. A double bedroom at the top of the staircase has a double wardrobe and views across the front of the property and the impressive Somerford Nines. The family bathroom - with shower - is at the end of the landing and serves both the double bedroom and king-size bedroom next door. This large room has double wardrobes and access to a balcony through the double panoramic glazed doors, which provides its occupants some of the best views on the Estate - the uninterrupted Somerford Lagoon. This large balcony serves both this and the final bedroom on the first floor, a further king-size bedroom. A beautifully contemporary designed walk-in shower room compliments the room, and the large balcony - again via panoramic glazed doors - has a bistro set for those early morning coffees and croissants. The stunning views may be absorbed directly from bed - it is time to slow down and take life a little slower...

SECOND FLOOR: Finally, at the top of the house you find the master suite - comprising a super-king bed, wardrobes, and a private shower ensuite. With windows spanning the full length of the entire second floor, the light pours in yet the clever design of this home allows its occupants the privacy and vista that won't be beaten. The patio doors directly from the room lead onto the second-floor decking and offers further outdoor seating under the canopy of the balcony. A secure and gated spiral staircase to the left wraps and hugs the full height of the of the lodge’s exterior wall, so guests can walk freely between the ground floor and the second floor, without traipsing through the house.

Properties within the Somerford Nines have direct access to the lagoon via a connected footbridge that lead to the shores of lake. An ideal spot from which to launch your kayaks and paddleboards!

POLITE NOTICE: PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE STRICTLY UNABLE TO ACCOMMODATE LARGE PREDOMINATELY ALL ADULT PARTIES, UNLESS THE PARTY IS MULTI-GENERATIONAL and/or MULTI GENDER GROUP. SORRY NO HEN/STAG GROUPS. By making a reservation you are accepting the Lower Mill Estate's Code of Conduct as per the Terms & Conditions on behalf of yourself and your guests. STATED GROUP SIZE: Bookings are accepted on the group size & configuration stated at the time of booking. Any changes to this would require permission. Lower Mill Estate is a gated and warden controlled private estate and we provide the Estate with all guest group sizes and group dynamics prior to arrival, which are confirmed at the time of booking. DAY VISITORS: Day visitors to the Property may be permitted with our prior consent, at our discretion, provided that the total group (including visitors) does not exceed the maximum occupancy of the Property. SPA ACCESS: All but a 4 minute walk to the Luxury Spa complex, of which you get full rental access during your stay, allowing you and your family and friends to use the indoor and outdoor swimming pools. Outdoor pools are closed during the low season. SOMERFORD NINES: The Nines pool is closed during the off peak winter months after October Half Term. The Somerford Nines facility is shared with 8 x other properties, and is available to residents staying within Somerford Nines ONLY and not with the wider Estate. The heated indoor pool at the Luxury Spa is open all year round and is just a few minutes walk from the Somerford Nines complex. NATURE FIRST: Lower Mill Estate is a nature first environment and we are all guests of nature. As such, things like certain lakes being closed in off season for nesting, low level lighting at night, reeds being left to grow to full height, is part of managing the unique environment and eco system. PARKING: Each property on the Estate has one designated parking space within a few yards of their front door. Yellowhammer’s is within the gated community of the Somerford Nines where there are also a number of visitor parking spaces available with further spaces available on the Estate overflow car parks. TRAVEL COT OPTION: We are unable to supply bedding or a mattress thicker than the ‘wrap around base’ that the travel cot comes with. For your reference, the approx. size of a standard travel cot is 60-65cm x 95-100cm. BBQs: Due to insurance restrictions & potential health & safety compliance issues, we have removed BBQs from each property. Therefore, please remember to pack your own, or alternatively purchase a disposable BBQ for alfresco cooking. LAKE SAFETY: The garden/decking areas could be open to the water, so additional care must be taken at all times. SPECIFICATIONS: may change from the items listed here. Please check prior to booking if you require any further clarification or confirmation of important items.

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