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167 The Common

Holt near Trowbridge, Wiltshire (Ref. 936539)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This stone-built holiday cottage is set in the beautiful Wiltshire village of Holt, home to the National Trust’s The Court Gardens.

With plenty of space for a family or group of friends this is an ideal base for those wishing to explore local towns, cities and the outstanding countryside which is available in this area.

This unique cottage is furnished throughout with a contemporary modern design featuring artwork from some of the world’s famous contemporary urban artists.

The cottage benefits from a spacious sitting room with woodburning stove, perfect for those cosy nights in after a busy day of activities.

The fully-equipped, modern kitchen offers everything you need to create delicious meals for your hungry group to enjoy in the dining room.

Stable doors take you out to the private patio area, ideal for dining alfresco with a BBQ or simply enjoying a cool drink.

The village of Holt offers a variety of places to eat and drink if you fancy a night off from cooking and you are only a short drive from the beautiful canal town of Bradford-on-Avon and a fifteen minute drive to the ancient city of Bath.

Approximately two miles away there is a multi-screen cinema where you can enjoy the latest films, perfect for entertaining the whole family.

There are plenty of activities and amenities to keep the whole group entertained in the centre of Bath including world-class theatre productions, music, food and cultural festivals, visiting the Roman baths or simply wandering the streets and admiring the architecture.

Further afield you can visit the ever popular Longleat Safari park where you can meet the animals and visit Longleat House and gardens.

This really is a superb retreat in a great holiday location within easy reach of a variety of activities.


Four bedrooms with TV: 1 x king-size double with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 3 x double. Ground floor bathroom with roll-top bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Dining room. Sitting room with woodburning stove.


  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 5 x Smart TVs with Freeview, Blu-ray, digital multi-platform sound system, CD player, Xbox with games, use of a computer, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Use of bicycle at own risk
  • Enclosed terraced patio with furniture and BBQ
  • Use of free weights, multi-use gym equipment, carp and match fishing equipment
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: There are two steps on the patio
  • Note: Stairs to first floor are open tread
  • Note: Some road noise maybe heard from the house. Note:This property requires a good housekeeping bond for £100 payable to the owner 2 weeks prior to departure.

About the location


Bradford-on-Avon 2.6 miles; Trowbridge 3.5 miles; Bath 10 miles.

This pretty village in Wiltshire lies near the banks of the River Avon and has an abundance of amenities including a Post Office and local shop, art gallery and café, children’s playground and two pubs. The National Trust’s The Court Gardens offers a variety of different gardens to explore with a lily pond, topiary and an arboretum. Nearby Bradford-on-Avon is a fantastic town with a river and canal running through and some beautiful walks on offer. Full of history and culture why not visit for the day and enjoy a drink on the river banks. Easily accessible is the stunning city of Bath, where there’s so much on offer for all tastes, 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 really are spoilt for choice. Alternatively, take the short drive to the 13th century village of Lacock, or to Castle Combe, once named England’s prettiest village!

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas