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The Little Paddock

Malmesbury, Wiltshire (Ref. 1062893)


Manor Cottages rating

  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • Clare

    “I highly recommend Little Paddock.”

    We thoroughly enjoyed our week. It's a beautiful property with many thoughtful extras provided by the very friendly and helpful owners. The beds were very comfortable, everywhere was very clean. The hot tub and boules court were a bonus and good fun. Thank you! .

    We thoroughly enjoyed our week. It's a beautiful property with many thoughtful extras provided by the very friendly and helpful owners. The beds were very comfortable, everywhere was very clean. The hot tub and boules court were a bonus and good fun. Thank you! .

    - Clare, June 2024


  • All-ground-floor main house and first-floor annexe
  • Four bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request) and Jack-and-Jill access to bathroom, 1 x ground-floor super-king-size with Smart TV and Jack-and-Jill access to bathroom, 1 x ground-floor king-size, 1 x annexe king-size with an en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Bathroom with roll-top bath, handheld shower, walk-in shower, double basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room
  • Sun room
  • Hot-tub
  • Games Room
  • Gym.
  • Oil central heating
  • 3 x electric ovens, induction hob, microwave, coffee maker, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 2 x Smart TVs and 1 x 'regular' TV, WiFi
  • Printer
  • Gym with cross trainer, rowing machine and exercise mats
  • Games room which is fully equipped with a snooker/pool table, dart board and arcade games machine and seating
  • .Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and cot available
  • Off-road parking for six cars
  • Enclosed garden with lawn, permanent gazebo with seating, boules playing area, and patio
  • One well-behaved dog welcome (charged at £25 per stay)
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.2 miles, pub 2 miles
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 10am
  • HOT TUB available to hire £150 per week

The property

Found on the fringes of Malmesbury, an historic market town in Wiltshire, is The Little Paddock, a charming detached dwelling offering eight guests a special holiday home.

Settled on the edge of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty makes The Little Paddock ideal for a group or family seeking walks, cycling opportunities and visiting quaint English villages and towns, comprising a main single-storey house and a first-floor annexe over the separate garage.

Come together in the wonderfully social space of the kitchen/diner, where the large glass doors can be opened up in summer while you gather at the dining table for a hearty breakfast and food can be prepared using the quality appliances found in the sleek kitchen and utility area, including three electric ovens, an induction hob, and a huge fridge/freezer.

Delight in a more formal dining experience in the separate dining room, toasting to your wonderful stay, before moving the conversation into the tranquil sitting room, admiring the quaint pastel colour palette used and sinking into an armchair or the large sofa, with a Smart TV to entertain.

Come away from the excitement of the group in the pretty sun room, with sofas to relax on and another Smart TV, you can watch your favourite show or simply cosy up with a good book.

A stunning garden awaits outside which your canine companions are sure to love along with any little ones, with a fabulous permanent gazebo to offer shelter as the evening draws in and becomes cooler, you can flick on the outdoor heater and star gaze.

Discover three beautiful bedrooms to choose from on the ground floor, with two super-king-size bedrooms, one with a Smart TV and the other able to be a twin room on request, sharing a gorgeous bathroom complete with a roll-top bath and a walk-in shower.

Feel refreshed within the shower room before snuggling under the covers in the king-size bedroom, or for a couple seeking a quiet spot, settle in the first-floor annexe bedroom where a king-size bed awaits along with a fabulous en-suite shower room.

Children and adults alike can relax in the games room which is fully equipped with a snooker/pool table, dart board and arcade games machine.

For the more energetic there is a small gym with cross trainer, rowing machine and exercise mats.

Venture into the lovely market town of Malmesbury not only to find all you need on a self-catered stay, but to discover the rich history that awaits you, with Malmesbury known to be England's oldest borough and home to the magnificent 12th century Malmesbury Abbey.

The town boasts a host of independent and artisan shops and traditional pubs, along with cafés and supermarkets, so you can pick up all the essentials and maybe even some souvenirs to bring home.

Explore The Abbey House Gardens where elaborate flower, tree and shrub displays are sure to impress, or head to the Athelstan Museum to learn more about the local history.

The bustling town of Cirencester is another fabulous day out, with fascinating Roman heritage to be discovered at the Cirencester Amphitheatre and the Corinium Museum.

Take walks through Malmesbury along the River Avon or head into the Cotswolds for plenty of beautiful walks, with the Cotswold Way National Trail being a perfect place to start, whilst cyclists can delight in a wealth of routes to choose from too, all whilst taking in the stunning English countryside.

Stop in the quaint town of Tetbury and visit their Tetbury Police Museum & Courtroom before finding somewhere to stop for an afternoon treat, whilst the bustling town of Stroud is another delightful destination with much to offer.

Spend quality time with your loved ones in the idyllic Wiltshire countryside at The Little Paddock. HOT TUB available to hire £150 per week

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £500.

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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.

Please Note:
- One well behaved dog welcome
- Hot Tub available to hire £150.00 per week
- Robes are available for use with the hot tub (missing robes charged at £50 each)
- This property requires a Good House-Keeping Bond of £500.00
- This property is located on a main road and at busy times you may experience road noise
- Whilst mainly all on one level, the fourth bedroom is located in the annexe on the first floor (with en-suite facilities). The annexe is less than 10 yards from the main house.
- If walking into Malmesbury be aware that there is no footpath for the first 300 yards.
- The WOMAD Festival is held literally across the road each July (generally the last weekend in July) in Charlton Park.
Please note: This property comes with a pet supplement of £25 per pet, per week.


This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas