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Stable Cottage

Worton, Wiltshire (Ref. 1003301)

  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Stable Cottage stands in the grounds of an impressive Grade II listed mansion in the small village of Worton, 6 miles from the attractive market town of Devizes.

Stylishly presented, the accommodation comprises the smaller part of the former Carriage House, which has been carefully restored by its current owners.

Ideal for families or friends to explore this gorgeous part of Wiltshire.

Guests will have access to parts of the extensive grounds surrounding the main house, including use of the hard tennis court, the adjoining, secluded walled garden and former deer park beyond.

The main house and garden is of considerable architectural and historical interest.

Built in the early 20th century, it was reputedly used by Churchill, Eisenhower and Sikorsky for secret meetings during the 2nd World War.

Enter into a modern, recently refurbished and well equipped kitchen (which also gives access to a separate w.c.).

On the ground floor there is a large and very comfortable lounge area with open fire, dining table and comfortable seating for 6 guests.

On this floor you will also find a single bedroom.

Upstairs you will find two further bedrooms; a large room with king-size double, and a room which can also be set up as a king-size double or 2 single beds (please advise of your preference at the time of booking).

On this floor you will also find the family bathroom (bath with shower over, w.c.

and wash basin).

Outside, enjoy a cobbled courtyard garden area immediately in front of the cottage with garden furniture as well as access to parts of the grounds around the main house.

The house provides an ideal base from which to explore the many attractions of this fascinating part of Wiltshire.

The area is rich in prehistoric sites such as Avebury Stone Circle, Silbury Hill and Kennet Long Barrow and is also of interest for its industrial past ­Crofton Beam Engines and a working windmill at Wilton.

Narrow boat trips can be enjoyed on the nearby Kennet and Avon Canal and there is plenty of good walking on Salisbury Plain with immediate access onto a public footpath from the house.

The historic towns of Bradford­-on­-Avon, and Marlborough, well known for their antique shops, pubs and restaurants, are a short drive from Worton,while the Georgian city of Bath, a World Heritage site, the cathedral city of Salisbury and Stonehenge are within half an hours' drive.Further afield, The Cotswolds and Oxford are within reach for a day's excursion.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size double (zip/link can be twin on request), 1 x king-size double, 1 x ground-floor single bedroom. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting/dining room with open fire.

Amenities

  • Oil central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and halogen hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, Smart HD 40” TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books & games
  • Fuel and power, starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot & high chair
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Courtyard with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles and pub 1 min walk

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About the location

WORTON

Devizes 4 miles.

The parish of Worton is located in the centre of Wiltshire and is nearly four miles southwest of Devizes and 10 miles northeast of Westbury. The land is approximately 200 metres above sea level. The village is home to a primary school, public house and village hall, and comes surrounded by wonderful countryside. Close by you will discover the historic market town of Devizes, which boasts a thriving weekly market. The town also features a wealth of facilities, beautiful craft and speciality shops, restaurants, hotels, and numerous leisure facilities along with a cinema. Marlborough, Salisbury Plain and the Vale of Pewsey are all within a short distance providing numerous walkways. Mainline railway links run from nearby Chippenham, to London Paddington, whilst Bath and Swindon are easily accessible.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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