Tisbury, Unique Home Stays outside of the Cotswolds
Graden House is situated in Tisbury's attractive village high street. This is an exceptionally presented grand house with lots of space, ideal for large family gatherings, special occasions and celebration weekends. Laid out on three floors, it offers a huge reception room on the ground floor akin to stepping into a very grand hotel lobby and on the second floor a beautifully equipped kitchen with convivial dining area opening out into a further cosy sitting room upstairs. There are five big bedrooms, across 3 floors and three luxurious bath/shower rooms. If you are looking for an impressive space, this is it, with all amenities on your doorstep.
Graden House combines style and comfort with excellent facilities. The decor, a pleasing mix of contemporary and more traditional styles, reflects the owners' interest in art and literature. The walls are hung with fabulous paintings, and a wide variety of books to dip into.
Entrance hall with double doors leading into a very large, stylishly furnished drawing room. Ample comfortable seating, a large woodburning stove and a baby grand piano make this a wonderful room in which to congregate. Back hallway leads to a double bedroom and bathroom/wc with shower over the bath (ideal for limited mobility).
Double bedroom with king-size double bed.
Beautifully equipped kitchen, a cook's delight, extending into a dining area with mahogany, double pedestal table, ideal for celebratory meals.
Big double doors lead through into a large, more informal sitting room with open fire and long views across the countryside from the bay window.
Master bedroom with king-size double bed and ensuite shower room/wc
Two bedrooms with zip & link beds offering a choice of 3 ft twins or 6ft doubles.**Family bathroom/wc with bath, separate shower enclosure and a utility cupboard with washing machine and tumble dryer.
** Your bed will be made up as a double unless otherwise specified to the owner a minimum of 7 nights prior to arrival.
Raised decking at the back of the house, accessed from the first floor with outdoor furniture and parasol. Steps lead down to a lawned area. Barbecue.
Wood burning stove and open fire. Air source heat pump providing central heating. Cot & high chair available on request.Wireless Sonos music system. WiFi broadband. Shops and pubs a few minutes' walk. No smoking. Unrestricted street parking opposite the house. Tisbury train station 1/4 mile. £200 refundable dilapidations deposit payable on booking.Well behaved pets welcome. Discount of 30% for 6 guests or fewer booking within 30 days of arrival, excluding stays during school holidays.
The approach to Graden House sets the tone perfectly for your stay, making your way through the large stone gateway and driving passed the beautifully clear Fonthill Lake you cannot help but relax. The House makes an excellent base for exploring this scenic and highly sought after corner of southern England, surrounded by countryside and falling within the Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. You have your choice of picturesque villages to explore all of which are all similarly beautiful. Visitor attractions are also plentiful, with the cathedral city of Salisbury, Stonehenge and the New Forest National Park which are all within a 40 minute drive.
Being the largest village in Wiltshire's Nadder Valley, Tisbury itself has a lot to recommend it. With a range of friendly independent shops and the well recommended local Deli, Butcher and fishmonger, ideal for stocking up on supplies to rustle up a meal in every chefs ideal Kitchen. Quaint tea rooms, where you can go to enjoy some freshly baked goods are scattered throughout the main streets.
For art enthusiasts in the family there is Messums Gallery and art centre which offers regular exhibition days and is open to the public every Wednesday - Sunday. Messums offer a unique space for artists and collectors alike to gather and enjoy the selection of individually crafted items from uk based artists.
We enjoyed our visit and would highly recommend Graden House for family get togethers or catching up with friends.