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Somerford Cottage

Malmesbury, Wiltshire (Ref. 988624)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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31 Customer Review(s)

  • Joanne

    “We had lovely few days in Somerford Cottage, a great base for exploring this beautiful area.”

    After a warm welcome from Fuchsia she had some good walk recommendations based on the book in the cottage, always good to have a pub half way round.

    After a warm welcome from Fuchsia she had some good walk recommendations based on the book in the cottage, always good to have a pub half way round. The charming cottage was very comfortable albeit some things a little tired, however, it gets away with it and has everything we needed for a relaxing break away. Would recommend and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.

    - Joanne, October 2021

    Thank you for your feedback. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and would love to welcome you back to Somerford Cottage any time in the future. Property Owner

The property

Somerford Cottage is a quintessential English country cottage set in the heart of a beautiful and classic Cotswold village, itself located in the southern Cotswolds.

The property, which has a history dating back hundreds of years, was once part of the village's Manor House, offers lovely large rooms throughout, all presented in an attractive and stylish fashion, with careful attention given to mixing contemporary furniture with traditional cottage features.

Of particular appeal is the spacious living area, which is light, airy and invitingl !

Locally, the village of Great Somerford is a thriving community with an excellent local shop and The Volunteer pub both within a 5 minute walk.

There is also the Somerford Arms in the next village of Little Somerford about a mile away, this has recently been refurbished and serves excellent food and real ales.

We consider this holiday cottage as ideal for families or small groups who want to enjoy a traditional Cotswold location with good facilities nearby and good access to a wealth of local attractions. To keep you busy whilst staying here, you can explore the wonderful National Trust property of Sutton Lane Meadows, right on your doorstep you will find gems such as Castle Combe, Lacock, Avebury Malmesbury, Tetbury, & Westonbirt with its stunning arboretum Offering easy access for international travellers (1 hour from Heathrow 40 mins Bristol Airport) the local train station in Chippenham is only 10 mins away.

Park your car and hop on the 10 minute train ride to the magnificent city of Bath.

Somerford Cottage is a delightful base for exploring the wonders of the Cotswold.

A real gem!


  • Three bedrooms 2 x king-size (one can be made into twin beds upon request) leading to 1 x twin beds
  • Shower room with shower, basin and wc
  • Cloakroom with basin and wc
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area with wood burning stove.
  • Heating with wood burning stove
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, large fridge and separate freezer section, washing machine, and dishwasher
  • TV with freeview, DVD, Wifi
  • Fuel and power included in the rent
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent
  • Cot and high chair
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Private courtyard area with furniture
  • Sorry no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 minutes walk
  • NOTE: Wifi suitable for browsing only
  • NOTE: Maximum party size is six people plus one infant.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

About the location


Chippenham 11 miles; Cirencester 13 miles; Bath 23 miles; Tetbury 5 miles.

Dating back to the Iron Age and reputedly the oldest borough in England, the pretty market town of Malmesbury is located on a hilltop in the southern Cotswolds. Malmesbury is steeped in history and offers visitors over 400 listed buildings, a 15th century Market Cross, a ruined 7th century Benedictine abbey, an annual carnival and many independent shops, cafes and traditional pubs. Abbey House Gardens, home to 'The Naked Gardeners' can also be found in Malmesbury (Note: The gardeners are clothed during normal opening hours) and the annual Womad Music Festival is close by at Charlton Park. The area offers many country houses, including Rodmarton Manor and Gardens, and Chavenage House, a fine example of a Cotswold manor unchanged for 400 years. Just a short drive away is The Cotswold Water Park, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, covering 40 square miles and offering a wide range of activities, including boating, waterskiing, fishing, cycling, golf and horse riding, plus Bath, Cirencester and Tetbury are all within easy reach and well worth a visit.

NOTE: Maximum party size is six people plus one infant.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas