The Estate

Welcome to the lakes

Lower Mill Estate is set in hundreds of acres of idyllic Cotswolds countryside, known for its beautiful rolling hills, quaint villages and historic market towns. Mindfully designed around freshwater lakes, rivers and acres of untouched woodland, this natural idyl ensures guests enjoy downtime from their busy lives.

Holiday Homes in The Cotswolds

Luxury lakeside holiday homes

We strive to positively impact everything we do, respecting nature and the wider community. Our modern countryside estate provides access to a simpler rural life, where family and friends can embrace time together and switch off from the outside world, enjoying everything the natural environment offers. 

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Calm fresh water lakes and waterways with sweeping views.

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Lower Mill Estate Map

We've created PDF and interactive maps to help you find your way around the estate. Use the maps to find all of the best nature walks, the Spa, Activity Hub and our favourite cycle routes. You might also find downloading our Lower Mill Estate app useful here.

 

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Calm fresh water lakes and waterways with sweeping views

LOCAL AREA

Exploring The Cotswolds

The Cotswolds is a beautiful part of the country, with a rich heritage of country houses, nature reserves and picture-perfect villages. Spend your days exploring the natural beauty of the Cotswolds countryside; visit historical towns like Cirencester for a traditional pub lunch or a mooch around the boutiques, or enjoy the stunning architecture and world-class horse racing Cheltenham offers.

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Family Business

From our family to yours

Habitat First Group is a family-run business. Having launched Lower Mill Estate in The Cotswolds in 1999, the company went on to launch Silverlake, Dorset in 2011 and has a number of other exciting projects in the pipeline, including Birchwood Estate in North Devon.

 

The Estates combine ecology, architecture and community to help your family to thrive and enjoy a holiday surrounded by nature.

 

The Paxton family continue to run Habitat FirstGroup to this day and the family touch can be felt in everything that we do. 

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Cotswolds Area & Attractions

Introducing

Our Other Estates

Silverlake, Dorset

Lower Mill Estate has two sister estates: Silverlake, a lakeside country estate in the heart of Dorset and Birchwood, just outside Barnstaple, close to North Devon’s glorious beaches. All of the estates have been developed under the careful stewardship of our parent company, Habitat First Group

Birchwood is currently in its infancy and more exciting news will be available about its development soon.

Lower Mill Estate News

Inspired and informed

Lower Mill Estate: New and improved website

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Tour de HFG – Cycle hats at the ready

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Inspiring days out near Lower Mill Estate

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Destination spa breaks at the award-winning at Lower Mill

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Our Estate Hub is now open at Lower Mill Esate

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Investment opportunity; own a Cotswold holiday home

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Koto: Introducing Falcon House

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5 Cotswolds Walks Under 15 Miles

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Lower Mill Estate and Silverlake, Dorset both awarded wins at this year’s UK Property Awards

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A tale from the allotment

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