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Lock View Cottage

Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire (Ref. 977314)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Reviews

    Mr Stone

    “We have holidayed with Sykes before and found them to be great.”

    This year was no different. Lock view cottage is a lovely little cottage right on the canal with easy access to amenities in town but also as a base for exploring the region.

    This year was no different. Lock view cottage is a lovely little cottage right on the canal with easy access to amenities in town but also as a base for exploring the region. It's cosy, clean and really comfortable. We couldn't ask for anything more! The welcome basket was really nice too, on that first night when you're settling in. It shows the owners really care about the experience.

The property

In the unspoilt town of Bradford-on-Avon, Lock View Cottage is a delightful three-storey property set in a quiet lane overlooking the Kennet and Avon Canal.

It is a superb base for couples, friends or families wishing to explore Bradford-on-Avon, the stunning Georgian city of Bath, and the surrounding countryside. For longer day trips the cottage is an ideal base for visiting the richly historic areas of Wiltshire and Somerset.

Avebury (40 minutes), Stonehenge (43 minutes), Cheddar Gorge (52 minutes) and Devizes (29 minutes) are all within easy reach. The cottage is a short stroll from the medieval tithe barn and the town centre, with its historic sights, riverside bistros and conveniently located station.

Right on your doorstep the canal, and river Avon, provide abundant possibilities for easy walks and cycle rides.

For the more adventurous, a short stroll up the lane brings you into open countryside and a wonderful network of public footpaths and gastro pubs.

Bikes and canoes can be rented from within 100 metres of the property. Styled as a modern holiday home the cottage is comfortably furnished.

The living room is a cosy space to relax in.

A well-equipped kitchen, with quarry-tiled floor and pine table, has seating for up to four people. The two beautiful bedrooms overlook the canal and town.

The characterful twin room on the first floor comprises original wood panelling and a cast-iron fireplace.

The double bedroom on the top floor has wooden beams and enjoys expansive views across the town and towards the lock. The interior is completed with a contemporary bathroom that continues the light and airy feel. Outside, a pretty walled patio garden is the perfect place to have breakfast on a sunny morning.


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
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Over three floors. Two bedrooms: 1 x second floor double, 1 x first floor twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room.


  • Gas central heating
  • Electric woodburner-effect fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Small gravel courtyard garden to the side with furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 8 mins and pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: The property has steep staircases and is not suitable for those with limited mobility and there is no wheelchair access
  • Note: There are 2 steps down into the property and 4 steps up into the garden out the back door
  • Note: Sloping ceiling in double bedroom
  • Note: Children must be supervised due to the canal.

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About the location


Trowbridge 3.3 miles; Bath 7.7 miles; Chippenham 12.6 miles.

Bradford-on-Avon is a picturesque, historic former mill town.

Sitting beside the River Avon and Kennett and Avon Canal, it is the ideal springboard for boat trips.

There are numerous beautiful walks, including strolls through the historic town centre.

The surrounding countryside has myriad possibilities for longer walks, and cycling.

In the evenings there is a great range of high-end restaurants, as well as more informal dining.

The stunning city of Bath, with so much on offer for all tastes, is easily accessible by train or car.

From the striking architecture of the Georgian terraces to the celebrated Roman Baths and wonderful abbey, and with ample opportunities to eat out or indulge in a bit of retail therapy, you are spoilt for choice.

Alternatively, you might drive to nearby 13th century village of Lacock, or to Castle Combe, and enjoy discovering the numerous “gastro” pubs in the region. .

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