DESIGN & BUILD YOUR DREAM COUNTRY HOME IN GLOUCESTERSHIRE WITH THE LAKES BY YOO
The Lakes by yoo
With interiors designed by Kate Moss, Elle MacPherson, Jade Jagger, Kelly Hoppen, Phillipe Starck & the Yoo Studio the Lakes by yoo are a gorgeous design-led holiday and weekend home destination within a spacious yet truly private countryside environment .
The Lakes By yoo is an idyllic, 850-acre second home estate in the Cotswolds, less than a 90 minutes’ drive from London, the perfect spot for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. This spot is a perfect retreat for families, groups & couples alike.
- Located in the glorious Cotswold water park, featuring freshwater lakes
- 30 minutes from Cheltenham, Stow on the Wold & Bourton, & only 15 minutes from Cirencester and 1.5 hours from London
- A full security and concierge service
- Events management
- A bespoke activities team
- Plenty of spacious stretches of woodland perfect for long walks and bike rides through the estate
- Access to a luxurious spa, The Orchard, with Bamford & Oskia therapies
- A kids’ club with plenty of outdoor and indoor activities such as zip lining, sailing, fishing, biking and canoeing
- Available close by: golf, polo, water skiing, horse riding diving, knee boarding, wake boarding and rally driving
The concept of the Lakes is to create luxurious and contemporary, designer lakeside and woodland second homes in a peaceful, secure estate perfect for families seeking peace of mind, relaxation, concierge service and on-site activities.
How It Works
- The estate has space for 160 homes, with around 40 plots left available to buy.
- There are nine base designs for houses at the Lakes by yoo.
- Houses must adhere to sustainability standards – but that’s more or less it when it comes to design regulations at the estate.
- Once a plot has been selected the in-house architect will work with the owner to create their dream home, whilst championing sustainable building at the same time.
- House frames are made of stress-graded timber and clad in high-quality Russian larch, house foundations are steel-reinforced. As a result, all homes meet very high standards of energy efficiency and the exteriors are simple to maintain.
- Most homes range from 1300 – 7000 sq feet however, all homes are customised according to buyer’s needs and wishes.
- Residents at the Lakes by yoo have added a wealth of individual innovations and features to their properties, from sustainable technologies to private lakes and rooftop pools.
- The estate also features the Barnhouse with interior design by Kate Moss (photographed).
- Maintenance doesn’t need to be a worry of the new home owner, as the Lakes by yoo offers a full concierge service that not only helps residents to quickly feel at home – the team also looks after everything from child-care, housekeeping and professional chefs to home maintenance.