The Cider Barn

West Knoyle, South of England (Ref. 20754)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Sleeps

    2

  • Bedrooms

    1

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

An immaculately-presented, semi-detached, single-storey, studio barn conversion, set in the grounds of the owner's farmhouse in the rural location of West Knoyle on the borders of Wiltshire and Dorset. Luxuriously presented throughout, this stylish Wiltshire holiday cottage is ideal for a couple looking for a relaxing and romantic holiday base. The spacious, light and airy studio accommodation features a living area with a vaulted beamed ceiling, with comfortable seating, dining and sleeping areas. There is also a separate, well-equipped fitted kitchen and shower room. Across the courtyard from this West Knoyle holiday cottage is a garden area where you can sit out and unwind as you plan your day's activities. The areas surrounding the cottage offer wonderful walking opportunities with access to surrounding fields and woods, or why not visit the nearby bison farm with 30-acres of oak woodland walks and the chance to sample the bison delicacies? There's a lot to see and do within an easy drive of this Wiltshire holiday cottage, including the superb Longleat Estate with its safari park, house and gardens, the National Trust's Stourhead house, the ancient hilltop town of Shaftesbury, Stonehenge or the majestic cathedral city of Salisbury. This is a gorgeous, rural Wiltshire holiday base at any time of the year.

Accommodation

All ground floor. Studio accommodation with drop-down king-size double bed, sitting area and dining area. Separate shower, basin and WC. Separate kitchen/breakfast room.

Amenities

Oil central heating. Range cooker with LPG hob and electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, CD/radio, iPod dock, Xbox, WiFi, selection of books and games. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 1 car. Undercover bike storage. Separate garden area with furniture and access to owners' surrounding fields and woods. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 1.5 miles. Note: The owner has three dogs. Note: Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times when outside. Note: There is a private office on site. Note: This cottage may be suitable for wheelchair access - please contact owner for details.

About the location

WEST KNOYLE

Mere 3 miles; Gillingham 4 miles; Shaftesbury 7 miles.

The two rural communities of East and West Knoyle, the former being the birthplace of Sir Christopher Wren, sit on the Wiltshire side of the Dorset border and are also close to the border with Somerset. An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and on the edge of the Blackmore Vale, the gentle rolling West Wiltshire downland is dotted with picturesque villages and lovely walks, with the impressive house and gardens at Stourhead just a short drive away. Close by, there are opportunities for sailing available at Shear Water, which borders the Longleat Estate, well-known for its Safari Park and stunning stately home. There are numerous places of interest worth visiting nearby, including mystical Stonehenge, the beautiful cathedral city of Salisbury and the impressive city of Bath. This is a delightful rural base from which to explore this fascinating area.

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