Berwick St James near Stonehenge, Wiltshire
This attractive 17th century detached cottage is situated in the pretty Wiltshire village of Berwick St James, close to Stonehenge and Avebury, and a 15 minute drive away from the city of Salisbury with its world-famous spire, twice-weekly market and eclectic range of shops. Comfortably and tastefully furnished, this welcoming Berwick St James cottage offers an idyllic village base for families and friends. This delightful Stonehenge holiday home has been converted from a farm worker's cottage and has been cherished by five generations of the same family! This cottage in Berwick St James boasts two front doors, flint walls, a hand pump, which is now a garden feature, and a concealed bread oven. Your Berwick St James cottage has four bedrooms, a sitting room, a snug, a dining room, which has a Welsh dresser made from old church pews, and a fitted kitchen – there is plenty of room for everyone in your party. A real feature of this Wiltshire cottage is the garden, with its well-tended flower beds, an ancient walnut tree, and herbs for your culinary use. The garden is a haven for relaxation after a busy day exploring all that this area has to offer, and from where you can enjoy alfresco dining, whilst admiring the views of St James's Church and swans on the River Till. A popular farm shop and a pub with a reputation for good food and fine ales are both a short stroll from your Stonehenge cottage. Rose Cottage is an ideal base for walkers, cyclists and fisherman, with the world renowned chalk streams easily accessible, plus this holiday home has space to dry and store your outdoor pursuit gear. Whether you're planning a walking, cycling or touring holiday, this unique Berwick St James self-catering property will not disappoint!
Four bedrooms: 2 x double, 2 x single (one with basin). Bathroom with bath, shower over. Separate basin and WC. Fitted kitchen. Utility. Dining room. Sitting room with electric flame-effect fire. Snug (seats 3).
Oil central heating with electric fire in sitting room. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, telephone with honesty box, selection of books and games. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate on request. Off road parking for 3 cars. Lockable bike storage. Enclosed, front and rear lawned gardens with patio, furniture, swing and slide. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Farm shop and pub 5 mins walk.
At a glance
- Off road parking
- Garden / Patio
- Cot available
- Highchair available
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Washing machine
- Broadband / WiFi
About the location
Berwick St James
Stonehenge 5 miles; Salisbury 9 miles.
The attractive Wiltshire village of Berwick St James, offering a thriving farm shop and pub, can be found nestling in the valley of the chalk streamed River Till, on the edge of Salisbury Plain, nine miles north of Salisbury. The surrounding area has a wealth of ancient settlements culminating in the majestic stone circle at Stonehenge, which is close by. An easy drive takes you down the Wylye Valley to Wilton, where a visit to the Earl of Pembroke's stately home and gardens is a must, whilst shopaholics are well catered for at the Wilton Shopping Village. A mile further on is the glorious city of Salisbury with its splendid cathedral, twice weekly market and impressive medieval buildings. With Longleat House, Stourhead, Shaftesbury and The New Forest all easily accessible, this is an ideal touring base at any time of the year.