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Breach Cottage

Urchfont near Devizes, Wiltshire (Ref. 25806)

  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Mr Benson
    July 2017
    “Very nice cottage, even better than ...”
    Very nice cottage, even better than the photos suggested. The cottage is in a lovely setting, and we were made to feel very welcome by the owners.
    Very nice cottage, even better than the photos suggested. The cottage is in a lovely setting, and we were made to feel very welcome by the owners.

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

A charming single-storey, timber-clad and beamed barn conversion, set within the grounds of the owner’s cottage, in the picturesque village of Urchfont in Wiltshire.

Set just five miles from Devizes, this pretty, well-equipped cottage offers guests a delightful village holiday base, which would suit either a couple or a small family party.

All ground floor, inside this pretty cottage there is a beamed kitchen with dining area, equipped with everything you might need for preparing tasty treats, as well as a cosy sitting room where, on cooler days, you can snuggle up on the comfy sofa and enjoy a good film.

There are two bedrooms, one with a double bed and the other with a single and a pull-out stacker bed, and a family bathroom.

From the sitting room, French doors open out onto a private patio, a lovely place to unwind after your interesting day out.

Take a short stroll down to the enchanting village pond, where ducks clamour to be fed!

Buy some groceries in the friendly community store or enjoy refreshments at the popular village pub, which serves real ales and locally-sourced meals.

Nearby, you can explore one of the well-marked byways which weave their way across the unspoilt countryside.

Alternatively, enjoy the beautifully-restored Kennet and Avon Canal as it winds its way through the Vale of Pewsey towards Devizes, before it descends the magnificent Caen Hill flight of locks, one of the highest in the country.

Within an easy drive from Urchfont, you can take in a visit to historic Stonehenge, the splendid cities of both Bath and Salisbury, Bowood House and Lacock Abbey, as well as Longleat House and Safari Park.

This charming cottage offers visitors a super Wiltshire village bolthole, a great starting point from which to discover all that this lovely area has to offer.

Note: This cottage is adjacent to Ref. 25807, together they sleep 6.

Accommodation

All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single with pull-out stacker bed. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with electric fire.

Amenities

  • Electric storage radiators and freestanding electric oil-filled heaters with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, shared use of tumble dryer in adjacent barn, TV with Freeview, DVD, radio, WiFi, selection of books
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Undercover bike storage
  • Patio with furniture
  • Shared use of lawned area
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: Mobile signal can be intermittent
  • Note: Dogs to be kept on a lead outdoors as the owner has a dog.

About the location

URCHFONT

Devizes 5 miles.

The picturesque Wiltshire village of Urchfont lies at the south west end of the Vale of Pewsey, north of the Salisbury Plain, five miles from the historic market town of Devizes. Urchfont is dominated by an attractive pond, where you will be greeted by all kinds of water fowl, plus a lively and well-stocked community run shop and a pub serving real ales and good food can also be found in the village, and an annual scarecrow festival, with up to 50 scarecrows on display is held in early May. The local area is rich in ancient history with the stone circles of Stonehenge and Avebury both an easy drive, or take a trip through the nearby Vale of Pewsey, dotted with pretty villages and boasting two white horses carved into the chalk down land. The market town of Devizes is famous for its brewery and the Kennet and Avon canal. A boat trip along the canal is a must, from where you can marvel at the Caen Hill staircase of locks, one of the largest in the country. The area has so much to offer visitors at any time of the year.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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