Island Lodge is an exceptionally spacious (270 square meters), 4 bedroom detached house built on a private, stylish, boutique, luxury development, The Lakes by Yoo. With 5 Lakes on this exclusive second home development and currently only 40 properties, occupied mainly at weekends, this remarkably secluded, tranquil nature reserve offers a truly memorable experience.
This brand new property offers an idyllic waterside location set in 650 acres of nature heaven, surrounded by six clear water lakes and established woodland.
A stunning contemporary detached eco property in this truly private community Island Lodge is a superb masterpiece created by a world renowned designer in partnership with an international design group. It makes the most of its location with full height south-west facing panoramic double glazing affording uninterrupted views from the edge of the lake - guaranteed to wow the fussiest and even the most enthusiastic luxury seekers.
Minimalistic but stylish eco lakeside living combines the tranquillity of the beautiful Cotswold countryside with the very best of contemporary design in a truly remarkable location offering timeless elegance to those seeking dazzling lake views, with privacy, to indulge their senses.
“Amazing”, “exquisite”, “simply elegant” are the words that describe Island Lodge, an oasis of luxury – built on quite simply one of the most magnificent 2nd home developments in the UK, offering luxury living of the highest quality.
Full concierge facilities are offered (available at extra cost - hire a private jet or arrive via helicopter at the on-site helipad or book a chef offering a master class in home cooked meals bespoke to you).
Island Lodge is 270 square meters of pure heaven. It exudes luxury in a very chic upmarket way and offers stunning contemporary 4 bedroom/4 bathroom accommodation that sleeps 8 adults with the option of an additional “z” bed or a cot if required.
Enter this detached south west facing, glass fronted home via its own foot bridge/boardwalk.
The front entrance door opens into the hallway.
Hallway leading into the open plan lounge/kitchen/dining room (leading to double bedroom, separate utility room & shower room/wc) with large sliding glass patio doors spanning the whole length of the lodge offering 20 meters of private decking with a ground mounted hammock, outdoor table and chairs, secure balustrade, the perfect place for alfresco dining/ barbecues.
Savour the truly breath-taking panoramic views from every room, offering a real sense of space and natural light, with walls decorated in a neutral white to enhance the effect even further.
The spacious Lounge is very tastefully appointed with a pair of three seater stylish lounge suites and two large armchairs spread out in front of an open fire place and TV/DVD player with Freeview+, a Sonos surround system as well as table football.
Lake views from the living area. Enjoy the warmth of real fire in the winter months and cool off with the air-conditioning in the summer.
Dine at a large designer dining table for eight with stylish Thonet chairs and two magnificent ceiling lights by Skandia will add real ambience to your dining.
The spacious, fully equipped Kitchen with large breakfast bar is the envy of any master chef and has all modern facilities. Fitted with a host of Miele appliances including dishwasher, very large four plate induction hob, extractor, separate combination/grill oven, full size fridge and separate freezer and a Samsung microwave.
Miele standalone washing machine & dryer in utility room.
The ground floor double bedroom has direct access to the decking with adjacent toilet & shower room.
Choose from three waterfront bedrooms each offering breath taking tranquil views from the floor to ceiling full width panoramic glass windows. These bedrooms are spectacular with fitted wardrobes, Egyptian cotton bed linen provides the ultimate in quality & style, all with en-suite bathrooms incorporating luxury slate tiling, ceiling height mirrors over basins, tiled with natural slate, heated floors and heated towel rails.
Master Bedroom Suite (65m2) with lakeside views comprises of dressing room, living space with a sofa and two armchairs designed by Maxalto, stylish double bed with exquisite bedding.
Open plan bathroom boasts deep freestanding bath, double basins, large shower, and separate w/c with a further basin.
The twin waterfront bedroom enjoys an adjacent shower room with basin and toilet.
Spacious and beautifully presented double bedroom with low level oak bed offering an en-suite bathroom incorporating bath, shower and double basin, creates a romantic feel with creams and golds, projecting a calm and sophisticated look.
Stained dark oak flooring throughout this luxurious lakeside home, slate tiling to bathrooms, under floor heating to the ground floor and all the bathrooms with radiators on the 1st floor.
White linen, full length, curtains throughout the house (black outs in upstairs bedrooms).
Wireless broadband included.
Air conditioning system throughout the house.
24 hour on site security within gated, secure community.
Two allocated parking spaces with further 2 parking spaces available in the overflow car park, 10 minutes walk from the house.
Travel cot and stair gates can be provided upon request.
Logs and kindling supplied.
Island Lodge is strictly a non smoking and no pets establishment.
No Stag or Hen parties.
Please note that from October to March access to the lake is suspended in order to protect the over-wintering bird population - this restriction applies to kayaking, boating, fishing and swimming.
Island Lodge is located within the private and prestigous Lakes By Yoo development. You will have access to the whole estate which is one big garden of around 650 acres
Most weekends the estate management organises numerous, free activities:
archery, fly fishing, bush craft sessions, BBQ's at the fishing Hut using crayfish and trout caught on site, sailing, Zip Wire, Power kiting, yoga, films for all ages in the fishing hut etc.
There is an Executive Club Lounge with a designer piece pool table, pc and internet access, plasma TV, honesty bar, library, south facing veranda.
Also on site you will find:
Outdoor tennis court (lessons from a Pro available)
Man made lakeside beach
Freshwater lake swimming with diving platform
Bike hire (at extra cost)
River and lakeside walks and Nature trails
Children's play area & trampolines, tree houses and dens
Petting shed with resident guinea pigs and rabbits
If you find time to explore the surrounding Cotswolds after all of the on-site activities, within a short drive you can visit the abundence of farmers markets offering fresh and often organic home-grown produce, grab a bargain at Bicester Village, offering designer clothes at discounted rates or have a spot of lunch at one of the fabulous restaurants or pubs that the Cotswolds is so well known for.
Full spa facilities due for completion by spring 2012:
The spa will include a 20 metre heated indoors pool, fully equipped gym, sauna, treatment rooms and outdoor cedar hot tub as well as an executive club house with fireplace and lounge seating area. Within the grounds there will be a basketball court, barbecue area, children’s play area and tree house. The spa will be set in an orchard and arboretum of apple, plum, cherry, giant redwood, copper beech and whitebeam. Induction charges may apply.
Please note, 4 night rates apply to mid week bookings only.
A fully refundable security deposit is required for this property.