The concept of a staycation has never been more desirable, and thanks to the amazing rental properties available from The Lakes by yoo it can be done in just as much style as an overseas 5* break. A perfect antidote to the stresses of long-haul flights and infuriating exchange rates, the range of properties available mean whatever the size of your family or friendship group there is one to suit your needs, ideal for immersing yourself in the beauty of England.
Tucked away in the picturesque Cotswolds countryside, The Lakes by yoo development is just a 90 minute journey from the bustle of London. Boasting a range of luxurious and exclusive homes, many of which have exceptional interiors as created by a leading team of designers including Philippe Starck, Kelly Hoppen and Kate Moss. There are eleven of these prestigious properties that are now available for private rental. Guests can enjoy a full concierge service, activities team, kids club and access to the luxurious spa, making it the ideal retreat for families, groups & couples alike. A great base for exploring the local area it’s situated just 30 minutes from Cheltenham, Stow on the Wold & Bourton, & only 15 minutes from Cirencester.
Claydon Lodge is one of our favorite holiday rental properties available, sleeping up to six people and pet friendly it’s the perfect place for friends or family to enjoy lazy summer days. A beautifully modern three bedroom, three bathroom, two story lodge, it is ideally located on the Warren Cross Lake. Close to the meadow, it features tennis courts and a trampoline, perfect for children and big kids alike. The house was designed by one of The Lakes by yoo signature designers, Jade Jagger. She created a property which is full of light, playful accessories, and an ambience that’s comfy and approachable. The interior features a tranquil colors palette, with neutrals and browns accented with turquoise. Additional features such as a log fire in the lounge and striking outdoor terrace make this a perfect home away from home.
When it comes to dining there are several options to choose from, including Elsa’s. New for 2016, they pride themselves on authentic & understated food. Open for supper and lunch, with all dishes available for takeaway, Elsa’s effortlessly combines the romance of a French bistro with the magic of the British countryside. There is also the convenient option for Private Catering, with a selection of Chefs that represent the finest the Cotswolds has to offer. With backgrounds ranging from exquisite boutique hotels to multi-award winning delis their collection experience is second to none.
Whilst enjoying the range of luxury properties available for rent at The Lakes by yoo there are plenty of activities to try out too. Start the day collecting eggs from the free range chickens that roam the estate, then take a look around and enjoy the range of fun filled activities from kayaking, sailing, zip-lining and fishing. The 650 acre estate is the ideal way to enjoy the British summertime, surrounded by meadows, woodland and lakes.
The award winning Orchard Spa is also on hand for guests to enjoy blissful pampering treatments. There’s a vast range on offer, from the signature facial to one of the ultimate full body massages, perfect after a day spent exploring the grounds. As evening approaches watch the sunset on Huntsman’s Lake, where you can enjoy your own personal mixologist arranged by the exclusive concierge service.
Enjoy a luxury home away from home this year with the perfect summer staycation options from the The Lakes by yoo.