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Woodmans Cottage @ Nables Farm

(Ref. 936181)

Upper Seagry, Wiltshire Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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64 Customer Reviews

  • "This is a nice quiet area on a working farm the cottage is lovley just needs a little tlc"

    Reviewed by Chris4.4Mar 2024

  • "Beautiful, characterful cottage in a peaceful & rural setting."

    It was spacious & tastefully furnished. Although not the weather to make use of it, the garden was pretty & looked out onto fields where we regularly saw a deer & muntjacs. We would definitely recommend Woodmans Cottage.

    Thanks Karen, Lovely review. Thank you for taking the time. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Karen4.7Feb 2024

  • "It was our first time renting on part of a larger complex and we were not disappointed at how peaceful and quiet it was."

    The cottage itself is fairly spacious with good amenity space especially in the kitchen area. Whilst the cottage was nice it does feel in need of a little tlc. One of the shower had an issue which is easily fixed once the controls were reset but this happened a few times during our stay, the kitchen tap leaks and during the really heavy rain, there was a leak from the centre of the alcove in front of the log burner. It also feels in need of a bit of a deep clean particularly in the shower areas and parts where the cobwebs hide, however appreciate that these are difficult during busy periods. The cottage came with puzzles, dvds, books which are such great ideas for those wet days and the leaflets of local sights were really helpful. We were a little unsure of the recycling/bin/check out instructions as we couldn’t find anything to suggest what we needed to do but just based it on stays at other places. Overall we did really enjoy our stay at this cottage.

    Thank you Emily for your feedback. Glad you enjoyed the cottage and the environment in which we sit. Thank you also for your constructive feedback. The digital power showers are lovely however should anyone else be using another shower in the property or start running a tap etc, the water pressure will drop and risk burning the motor so it automatically turns itself off. I find it works best on the eco mode which regulates a comfortable pressure without the risk of losing pressure should anyone else in your party be using any other facilities. I’m glad you enjoyed the books and games etc on your wet days. One being exceptionally wet resulting in local road closures as a result. On days like these droplets will drip down the chimney flue. Recycling is clearly marked above the bins adjacent to the property as to what can or can’t be recycled. The property has had a full and busy summer with the added benefit of winning bronze on the Sykes ‘best in central England’ category. Therefore we’re hoping for a little break in order for a good spruce up soon now we are edging out of season. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Emily3.1Oct 2023

  • "This is lovely cottage on a farm, the accommodation is spacious as is the garden."

    Plenty of room for 4 adults. We did have a problem with an en suite shower but this was quickly resolved by Martin. We had eggs supplied by the chickens on the farm & they were delicious. Some areas could do with a bit of TLC eg. kitchen & en suites. Otherwise comfortable, warm and somewhere where we would be happy to return.

    Hi Lynn. Thanks for the review. Glad you all had a nice stay with us. It’s been a long and busy season so looking forward to getting back in there and touching up the areas that need a little bit of TLC. Hope to see you again. Martin. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lynn4.1Sep 2023

  • "Comfort restriction: The chairs at the dining table have an unusually low seat."

    Kitchen cutlery with wooden handles are not suitable for the dishwasher. Lack of maintenance: When closed, the tap on the sink constantly drips onto the beautiful oak worktop. Upstairs bedroom: The closet door has 3 hinges but only 2 of them are fully assembled. The side entrance door to the free area is stuck and is therefore difficult to handle. High effort required.

    Hello. Many thanks for the review and the points raised from a user perspective. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Willibald4.4Aug 2023

  • "Very nice house."

    Nice surroundings. Rather good facilities.

    Thanks Marten for the review. Very pleased to read you liked the cottage and the area we call home. Hope to see you again, Martin. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Marten4.4Jul 2023

  • "Lovely cottage ,we didn’t find the sofa very comfortable."

    Overall everything was good.

    Hi Wendy. Thank you for the review. Glad you had a good stay with us and hope to see you again. Martin Property Owner

    Reviewed by Wendy4.4Jun 2023

  • "Perfect location for exploring the Cotswolds ,warm ,comfortable ,peaceful."

    Hi Anne, Thanks for taking the time to review your stay. Glad to read you had a pleasent holday whilst enjoying the cottage as a base to explore the local area. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Anne5.0Mar 2023

  • "Log burner had not been cleaned was full of old ash and there were no tools for using or cleaning, only a plastic brush set."

    There were lots of crumbs in the grill pan Bedroom upstairs needs a chair and mirror for drying hair. Settee looks very comfortable but for older people the depth of the seat and a very shallow height back made it difficult to sit in comfort.

    Hi Keith, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. For me, the sofa is a real joy to spread out on and relax in front of the fire dozing away. I am sorry that for you it was not as inviting as it looks. The upstairs bedroom has a chase lounge with a light mirror in the adjacent ensuite. Sadly though, no traditional dressing table that I think you are alluding to however the down stairs bedroom has a full length mirror, chair and ample space in the deep window recesses to store personal items. I shall speak with housekeeping to make sure they check the grill pans. The log burners are cleaned on a regular basis although have to admit this isnt done on every change as we find the soot helps to keep the fire going as we do not like using coal. Hopefully we can meet again, I would suggest perhaps the Farm House for you next time. Slightly larger but has high back sofas, full length mirror in bedrooms with its own dressing and fabulas views across the farm. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Keith4.1Feb 2023

  • "A lovely comfortable cottage."

    When my friend’s shower stopped working owner was quick to call round and put things right. Very peaceful setting on farm.

    Thanks for the review Jill. Glad you enjoyed the farm and cottage. See you again hopefully. Martin Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jill4.1Aug 2022

  • "Lovely cottage, authentic yet modern and spacious, big enough for a family of four."

    Beautiful environment, quiet and peaceful. Many interesting things to see and explore in the neighbourhood. We have enjoyed our stay at Woodmans Cottage very much.

    Hi Marc, Thanks for the review. Glad you enjoyed the cottage and the local area. Perhaps a return visit sometime? Martin Property Owner

    Reviewed by Marc5.0Jul 2022

  • "Had a wonderful peaceful stay in the gorgeous Wiltshire countryside."

    Thanks Sue. Glad you enjoyed the Wiltshire countryside as much as we do. Martin Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Jul 2022

  • "Lovely quiet setting."

    Large cottage with lots of room and everything you need inside. Close to lots of interesting places to visit.

    Hi Gary - great review - thank you. Hope to see you again some time. Martin Property Owner

    Reviewed by Gary5.0Jul 2022

  • "Lovely cottage in beautiful surroundings, tastefully decorated."

    Great location to access many interesting places, everything you need for a relaxing and peaceful holiday. Would certainly recommend and hope for another stay in the future.

    Hi John - Thanks for the lovely review. I shall hold you to your final sentence. See you soon Martin Property Owner

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0Jun 2022

  • "A very comfortable cottage in an idyllic location, the only issues we had were (i) the GF loo (which apparently is perpetually temperamental) and the GF shower, which decided to play-up on our last day."

    We were assured that neither problem was serious and Martin was at pains to address both problems. Overall, this being our first visit to Wiltshire, we had a lovely few days and may well journey in that direction again.

    Hi Michael, thank you for the review. Glad you liked the cottage and the area. Our showers are wireless which are great and a real feature but occasionally stop talking to the controls! Technology! But easily fixed. Hope to see you again.Martin Property Owner

    Reviewed by Michael4.7Jun 2022

  • "Fantastic cottage in a peaceful location just what you need to recharge your batteries."

    Look forward to coming back again.

    Hello Peter - Many thanks for your review I look forward to welcoming you back next time your battery level is depleting. Martin Property Owner

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Apr 2022

  • "Would not hesitate to return"

    Thank you Anne. Short but sweet.....and in a nut shell it says it all. Hope to meet again. Martin. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Anne5.0Mar 2022

  • "Spacious and comfortable - a really comfortable cottage decorated and furnished to a high standard - set in a peaceful rural location."

    An excellent place to escape to....

    Hi Jeff & Maxine. Lovely to have had you stay with your friends and thank you so much for your glowing review. We do hope our paths will cross again and we can welcome you back to Nables soon. Martin Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jeff4.4Feb 2022

  • "I booked this cottage as a get away and so I could play Mother Hen to my hard working daughter."

    The cottage was stylish and homely and the facilities went above our egg-speciations. We had a few settling in issues on our first night, but we were not egg-nored, and these were dealt with in egg-press time. Martin was such a good egg and after a day of egg-ploring Bath, we were welcomed home to a lit fire and some freshly laid organic eggs. Martin was a great host and cracked us up We are egg-cited to visit Woodmans cottage again as Martin has promised to cooked his famous scrambled eggs for us. So make no egg-scuse and book this egg-ceptional cottage, if you are looking for an egg-stravagent break. Sorry about the egg puns- I’m an egg-head

    And the award for ‘Most thought about review’ goes to…(drumroll)….Mo!! We were Egg-static to read your feedback and so pleased you had a lovely time with us. I would sign off with some egg related play on words but I think you’ve exhausted them all :-) Hope to see you again. Martin Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mo5.0Jan 2022

  • "The renovation of Woodmans cottage, along with the other properties on the farm, has been completed extremely well and with a lot of thought in making it a luxury home from home."

    The decor is very tasteful and of high quality. Although there was other accommodation on the farm we felt well isolated and thoroughly enjoyed a very restful stay. It was an ideal location to visit Bath and our particular favourite Lacock Abbey. The host Martin was a real gentleman and great host and yes the eggs were excellent.

    Hi Jeff. Many thanks for your review. It makes it all worth while when guests enjoy themselves and understand what we’re all about. Hope to meet you both again some time. Martin Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jeff5.0Jan 2022

  • "We had a lovely time in Woodmanns Cottage."

    Nice place to relax & refill your battery's. Thanks for a warm welcome & fresh eggs. Cheers

    Hello Patrick. Thank you for the review. I’m so pleased you enjoyed your time on the farm. Please think of us again if you’re ever in need of some time out again. Kind regards Martin Property Owner

    Reviewed by Patrick3.4Sep 2021

  • "A very quiet and peaceful location despite being 5 minutes from the M4 junction."

    Very spacious compared to other cottages we have stayed in. A nice homely feel, not like a rental cottage. Probably a nice place to stay in the colder months too as there is underfloor heating in most rooms and a wood burner in the living room. There is electric car charging outside some of the residences (but unfortunately not outside ours). However the high speed Ionity charger is by the 24hr services just across the M4, less than 10 minutes drive. It’s also nice to know they look after their farm animals well and the organic chicken eggs are sold through Ocado - and we were given a dozen on arrival!

    Reviewed by Nashat4.7Aug 2021

  • "We enjoyed a lovely week at Woodmans Cottage and we found it as described at Sykes online."

    The setting was wonderful, the cottage was spacious and well furnished and the weather was superb. The owner was welcoming and helpful during our stay. Great time away.

    Reviewed by Colm5.0Jun 2021

  • "The cottage was pretty much exactly as described and pictured."

    It was very comfortable and attractively fitted out. Martin the owner was welcoming and helpful and the eggs were delicious. It was just as nice as we were hoping! What I didn't expect was that it was so conveniently situated, very near a motorway junction and a main road, yet at the same time very quiet, peaceful and relaxing. It is excellently situated for walking or visiting a variety of locations, from pretty Cotswold villages to the big archaeological sites on the Wiltshire Downs.

    Reviewed by Valerie5.0May 2021

  • "Woodmans Cottage was the perfect place for a relaxing break."

    Ideal location to visit some lovely places such as Combes Castle, Bourton on the Water and Newark Park. Would recommend to friends.

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Apr 2021

  • "Gorgeous cottage in a beautiful, peaceful area."

    Lovely warm welcome from host Martin with fresh eggs from the farm. We slept very well and everything was easy to use ie cooker, shower etc. We saw from the cottage windows roe deer, muntjac deer, a pair of jays, rabbits, pheasants, squirrels ... and out near the chickens we saw a hare. Only improvement needed is perhaps to think about some frosted glass in the downstairs en suite!!

    Reviewed by Debra5.0Apr 2021

  • "Only rated as 'met expectations' because we have stayed at this property twice before and knew it would be good."

    Despite the current turmoil, the booking process was very smooth and Sykes staff friendly and efficient.

    Reviewed by Steve5.0Dec 2020

  • "Well we arrived at the Cottage after a long drive and was blown away, yes we had seen pictures on the website but this was real life ."

    We settled in nicely after talking to our host Martin who throughout our stay was super amazing and super fantastic. We were looking for a retreat , somewhere to get from our daily routine and we found it here . Peaceful and totally relaxing farm , daily refreshing walks round the farm and into the woods even for the time of the year was great. Visits to surrounding villages was just as well pleasant and highly recommended. You must visit Combe Castle Village, a breathe taking experience , Malmesbury is another village , if you like walking, the circular walk round the village and along canal is great . Find your guide and information on Wiltshire websites things to do. All in all a great week in December, we will definitely be back in summer and looking forward to having a BBQ in the gardens. PS . Thanks for the fresh eggs Martin.

    Reviewed by George5.0Dec 2020

  • "It was a beautiful cottage in the perfect location."

    Everything we needed and very clean. Martin was there when we needed him and introduced himself at a distance, we were very grateful for the fresh eggs and milk when we arrived. A perfect base for exploring the cotswolds we would love to come back

    Reviewed by Kelly5.0Oct 2020

  • "The cottage was very well equipped and comfortable but unfortunately the en suite toilet in the twin bedroom was partially blocked so we couldn’t use it, although a plunger had been left inferring the owners knew there was a problem."

    we also asked for the twin beds to be zip linked together but this never happened. we would have mentioned this to the owners but they never came to check if everything was ok so we never met them.

    Reviewed by Andrew4.4Sep 2020

  • "Another relaxing week on Nables Farm."

    Some lovely evening walks and the eggs from the chickens on the farm were great!

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Sep 2020

  • "Despite Covid we found that there were lots of places of interest that we could safely visit,many being outside eg Lacock ,Castle Coombe and the arboretum at Westonbirt."

    Reviewed by Doreen5.0Sep 2020

  • "We loved our short stay the cottage was beautiful and in an amazing setting."

    We had everything we needed. Highly recommended

    Reviewed by Emma4.4Aug 2020

  • "The cottage was much bigger than we expected, and felt comfortable but also luxurious."

    It has been finished to a very high standard and had everything we needed. Ideally situated near a range of activities and we were able to explore the area.

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0Jul 2020

  • "This is a real gem of a cottage in a great location"

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Feb 2020

  • "We had a lovely getaway at the cottage."

    . it was absolutely stunning! We would highly recommend. Martin was extremely helpful and made our stay worthwhile. We hope to visit again during the summer!

    Reviewed by Fatima4.7Feb 2020

  • "Very welcoming and a lovely cottage."

    Good customer care and thought was given to let us know about some adaptions going on around the property. A really nice stay and the cottage was warm and very nicely decorated. The eggs left for us were gorgeous! Lovely part of the country too and near a lot of towns and villages to visit. We had a lovely few days and a peaceful rest.

    Reviewed by Dawn5.0Jan 2020

  • "The four of us enjoyed a lovely holiday in this above average property."

    It was very warm (we never needed to light the log burner), comfortable and extremely welcoming particularly with the beautiful Christmas tree. There are lots of places to visit in the area and good food available at the friendly village pub. Thank you to the owners for the eggs and other extras, all much appreciated.

    Reviewed by Charmian5.0Dec 2019

  • "There were a few issues."

    Silly things like no hooks on bedroom or bathroom doors. Also we felt there should have been some literature on howto adjust the heating. We only saw the owners once and found it difficult to call them. Other than that a nicely equipped cottage in an excellent location.

    Reviewed by Wendy4.1Dec 2019

  • "The cottage was absolutely perfect."

    Very comfortable and beautifully furnished. Very warm and cosy and lovely to be able to use the wood burner in an evening. The eggs and milk were a lovely thought and Martin was so helpful, nothing was too much trouble. We loved the peace and quiet and the cows grazing on the field behind, even the calf in the garden some mornings! The cottage is so accessible for so many places to visit. We had a super week and the cottage was definitely 5*.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Oct 2019

  • "Absolutely fantastic cottage in a superb location."

    Martin the host came and introduced himself on arrival with a dozen fresh eggs and was very friendly and responded to any questions before the holiday more or less straight away. The cottage had everything you needed all high quality equipment, you couldn’t have asked for anything better. Only thing we was a little bit disappointed with was the listing said there was a washing machine but there wasn’t one but it wasn’t a major problem at all. Would definitely like to come back here again.

    Reviewed by Sarah4.7Oct 2019

  • "What a lovely cottage."

    We had a great week at Woodmans cottage, Martin was very helpful & made sure we had everything we needed.

    Reviewed by William5.0Sep 2019

  • "The cottage is very modern but comfortable with everything we needed, very friendly greeting from Martin."

    The farm is in a beautiful setting, it was great to see cows & chickens outside the window.

    Reviewed by Cecil5.0Jun 2019

  • "What an amazing place to stay!"

    A beautiful, quiet country location, the cottage exceeded expectations and more! Very clean, modern and well equipped! I wasn’t ready to leave!!! Martin was very friendly and made sure I was settled in ok and made himself available for any queries. Definitely recommend this beautiful cottage if your looking to relax! I’ll definitely be coming back again! Thank you :)

    Reviewed by James5.0May 2019

  • "Woodmans Cottage is a lovely place to stay on a working chicken farm."

    A great place from which to explore South Cotswolds/Wiltshire and the surrounding area. Lovely treats on arrival from the owners such as fresh eggs and organic milk. Would definitely consider booking it again in the future.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0May 2019

  • "Lovely cottage with everything you need for a relaxing break away."

    The owners are superb and supply you with fresh eggs on your arrival very friendly and welcoming. It is a working farm so you have to appreciate the noise and smells that go with this! Did not bother us. Beautiful part of the country so plenty of places to visit nearby and lots of walk within close proximity. The local pub is a few minutes drive and again friendly, welcoming and great home cooked pub grub. We will be going back!

    Reviewed by Amanda4.7May 2019

  • "We had a lovely week in this beautiful quiet cottage located in peaceful surroundings."

    Nothing was too much trouble and when we asked for an extra couple of items for the kitchen, they were bought and hand delivered the very next morning by Martin the owner. It was a lovely touch to have fresh milk and organic eggs on our arrival too. It was lovely to visit the chickens on their free range farm and surprised how friendly they were. The cottage was located in a great area to explore the Cotswolds and the local town Chippenham is only a 10 minute drive and has everything you need. Would definitely recommend this place to anybody looking for a peaceful getaway.

    Reviewed by Jody5.0Mar 2019

  • "The property is exactly as described."

    If you want peace, quiet and tranquility then this place is ideal. It is an organic egg farm with plenty of wildlife about if you watch carefully. Plenty to see and do locally. The owner, Martin is friendly and helpful but does not intrude upon your holiday. There if you need him. The gift of fresh organic eggs, milk and biscuits were a treat not often experienced in holiday properties. Coffee and tea available on arrival. A place to enjoy!

    Reviewed by Barbara4.4Mar 2019

  • "A great holiday in lovely surroundings with great access to Bath, Bristol and surrounding areas."

    The house itself had many more features than expected; underfloor heating, good WiFi, good surrounding parking, a nice little garden area, and a well-stocked kitchen with a very quiet dishwasher. The house itself is on a small farm but disruption from this was minimal - we didn't hear any noise at all. The hosts were very friendly, and the resident chickens are great fun to watch! The pub at the end of the road does good food and a great monthly pub quiz, and the house is within easy travelling distance from at least two major supermarkets. The only note is to ensure you look at the map on the website, as the road the house is on is quite long with quite a few properties along it. Thanks to Martin for the stay.

    Reviewed by Amanda4.7Feb 2019

  • "Great holiday was had by all."

    Excellent cottage, good location, very warm welcome from host, and we had the bonus of good weather as well! Looking forward to returning in the future. Would thoroughly recommend.

    Reviewed by Janet4.7Feb 2019

  • "Cannot fault Woodman's cottage!"

    It was clean, comfortable and tastefully decorated. In a stunning location in a lovely county with easy access to major road networks. We were greeted by Martin the owner on arrival then when we got inside we found a dozen fresh eggs, organic milk, tea, coffee and biscuits to get us started. All the amenities were modern including under floor heating! I would highly recommend this cottage to anyone visiting Wiltshire. We will definitely be returning in the near future! Thank you! Ade & Fay

    Reviewed by Aidey5.0Jan 2019

  • "Enjoyed a long winter weekend at the cottage with friends."

    Fantastic open planned area with underfloor heating, great for socialising, in a cold winter night. Walks on the door step- no need to get in the car, however, convenient for accessing beautiful and historic places such as Bath and Malmesbury. The extra touches were very much appreciated-Xmas tree, bottle of sparkly, gorgeous nibbles and of course the eggs!

    Reviewed by David5.0Dec 2018

  • "A beautiful place in a wonderful setting."

    Everything was there to make out stay comfortable and enjoyable. Would definitely go back.

    Reviewed by Sam5.0Dec 2018

  • "The cottage was beautiful and exceeded our expectations!"

    It really gave us the country cottage feeling with the added benefit of being on a farm - something our sons loved! The owner was friendly and came to check on us to see if we were okay and enjoying our stay. The location was fantastic and the views from the cottage are lovely. The eggs provided were wonderful. I think our boys would have loved to have explored the farm more so we'll have to book another stay...

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Dec 2018

  • "Woodmans Cottage is a lovely place to stay, close enough to explore the Cotswolds and all the wonderful attractions the area has to offer."

    The owner Martin is very hospitable, stopping by to ensure we had everything we needed whilst personally delivering a dozen fresh eggs from his hens! Nothing was too much trouble and he was very helpful if we had any questions. The cottage itself was as advertised by Sykes. Very clean and comfortable throughout, has everything you need for staying in and cooking if you didn’t fancy going out. Many cozy nights spent in front of the log fire relaxing after a busy day of sightseeing. Such a quiet and peaceful location, ideal for relaxing and recharging your batteries. We hope to return in the near future. Thank you for a wonderful holiday.

    Reviewed by Hayley4.7Sep 2018

  • "Fabulous cottage converted to a really high standard."

    The only thing which was misleading was the implication that the cottage had its own washing machine - in fact it's shared with one of the other properties and is in a separate building. Nonetheless we loved the place.

    Reviewed by Isobel4.7Sep 2018

  • "We stayed at the Woodmans Cottage for one week and we were extremely pleased with its location - in an idyllic setting in the countryside but so near junction 17 of the M4 that we were able to motor off to sight see Salisbury, Bristol, Bath and Oxford."

    Martin, our host, welcomed us to the property personally and among the small treats that were in the cottage included a dozen free range eggs, from the hens on the farm, and a bottle of organic milk. The cottage itself was spacious (for four of us), clean and well maintained, with all mod cons. I would certainly recommend anyone wishing to visit Wiltshire to stay at the Woodmans Cottage as its a great base for a fab holiday.

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0Aug 2018

  • "We've had an excellent time in Woodmans Cottage."

    The cottage and surroundings where relaxing and peaceful. The cottage itself was equiped in very high standard. There was absolutely nothing what wasn't right.

    Reviewed by Boudewijn5.0Jul 2018

  • "The location was such, that it was easy to get to places without a lot of hassle, whether it was by M4 or main and country road."

    Reviewed by Brian5.0Jun 2018

  • "Lovely cottage in fantastic setting on a beautiful farm but close to the m4 and other major roads for exploring the area."

    Would benefit from a barbecue outside and some instructions/ useful information. Cleanliness could have been a little better, kitchen worktops were a little dirty on arrival as was the fridge which let down the super dressing of the cottage.

    Reviewed by Ruth3.4Jun 2018

  • "Wiltshire is a stunning County, which is why we chose this 'away from it all' break."

    We anticipated beautiful timeless, greystone villages and elegant historic towns. What we were not ready for was 'Woodman's Cottage'. It's beautiful, spacious features, extremely comfortable furnishing (both living and bedroom areas) are aimed at one thing to provide for the visitor everything they require for total comfort. With a rich agenda of sights to see, places to visit, it was SO comforting to know that the cottage was there to welcome our weary return and provide such comfort each evening. The superb showers were a big hit! Martin Lewis, the owner, made us immediately feel at home; making himself available for information, guidance and any assistance we might have required. All this on top of providing for the weary new inhabitants, a dozen organic eggs, milk, tea and coffee. Nothing was too much trouble for him! Visitors could not ask for a better host! We will certainly be returning to Woodman's Cottage; if there is a vacancy! This is our first experience of Sykes Cottages and on the strength of this, we could not recommend the company highly enough! Thank you so much for a very special experience.

    Reviewed by Pamela5.0Jun 2018

  • "We followed the directions provided with ease and found the farm which has quite a drive with goats and chicken on either side."

    The property looked lovely and once inside we were very impressed. The cottage was well presented, with all the amenities we needed for our week away. Milk, organic eggs, tea, coffee, sugar and biscuits were provided so we didn't need to go off shopping straight away. Within the cottage there was plenty of hot water, the bed was very comfortable ensuring that you were well rested for the next day, the bathroom has a very powerful shower and underfloor heating. We loved opening the curtains in the morning to see the cows from the rear of the cottage. Martin introduced himself on our first afternoon telling us about the cottage and local area and told us to call him if we needed anything. We had a fantastic time and would recommend this lovely cottage to our friends and family.

    Reviewed by Wayne5.0May 2018

  • "This is a lovely cottage, very tastefully decorated and furnished."

    All the fittings were of a high standard and the beds were very comfortable. We enjoyed our week's stay there and would have no hesitation in recommending it.

    Reviewed by Betty5.0Apr 2018

  • "This is a fabulous cottage."

    Beautifully furnished with very comfortable beds and quality bed linen. Also both ensuites have fantastic showers. It's very peaceful and a lovely base for touring the Cotswolds and surrounding areas. We had a warm welcome from Martin and he checked in on us the next day to make sure we were happy with everything. There was a welcome tray with coffee, tea and biscuits and milk in the fridge. There was also a dozen organic eggs left for us which were delicious. Our hosts were also very kind as to leave an abundance of Easter eggs as we stayed over the Easter holidays. Greatly appreciated by our daughter and myself! This is somewhere I can see us staying time and time again. I can't recommend Woodmans Cottage enough.

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Mar 2018

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite wet room with freestanding bath, shower, basin and WC
  • 1 x twin (zip/link, can be super king-size on request) and en-suite wet room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Environmentally-friendly underfloor central heating and woodburning stove
  • Double Range master, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Enclosed garden with decked area
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.7 miles, pub 0.9 miles
  • Note: From the first floor king-size double is a door that leads to a number of external stone steps, children must be supervised at all times.

The property

Situated within the glorious countryside of Wilshire and just moments away from the stunning landscape of the Cotswolds AONB is Woodmans Cottage, a wonderfully presented, detached cottage resting on the edge of Upper Seagry village.

Nestled within an award-winning organic farm, this self-catering accommodation is a unique find for families seeking a place to call home as they enjoy this part of the countryside.

At the end of each day, step into the open-plan living room, where the exposed beams frame the contemporary styling and complement the woodburning stove; the real focal point of the space.

The L-shaped kitchen is complete with lovely units and a contemporary design, which complements the interior effortlessly and is certain to encourage a spot of home-cooking, whilst the plush seating arrangement invites you to cosy up in front of the TV, with the warmth of the fire setting a relaxing ambiance.

As the evening draws to a close, retire to the master bedroom, boasting a plush king-size bed and its own en-suite, compete with a luxe freestanding bath and steps taking you outdoors, where you can admire the heart-warming landscape first-hand.

Sleep will come easy for the younger guests of the group or a set of friends within the twin bedroom, where views over the fields make a pleasant backdrop and benefits from its own en-suite wet room.

Woodmans Cottage is an exceptional property, perfect for that long awaited getaway with loved ones.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 937996, 935719, 1044785, 1044786, together sleeping up to 40 guests.

Nables Farm

In the tranquil village of Upper Seagry in the idyllic Wiltshire countryside, resting amidst classic farmhouses and quaint cottages, is the award-winning and organic Nables Farm. This wonderful collection consists of five exquisite properties, each boasting quality and contemporary furnishings, décor and appliances, providing guests with a truly fabulous base to return to after adventures in the Cotswolds and the Wiltshire countryside. Enjoy an all-ground-floor layout within both Oxen Cottage and The Farm House, sleeping four and six guests respectively, with the barn conversion of Woodmans Cottage offering four guests accommodation over two floors. Another addition to this incredible collection is The Anchorage, a huge five-bedroom farmhouse boasting super-king-size bedrooms, presented over three levels, and finalising the collection is Leafield House, a stylish home, utilising colour and space to form an enviable home, which sleeps an additional 16 guests. Guests are perfectly situated to explore both of the Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty either side of Upper Seagry; the Cotswolds and the North Wessex Downs, both being within a reasonable driving distance. Explore the quaint and historic market town of Malmesbury, reputedly the oldest borough in England, you can expect to find over 400 listed buildings along the pretty streets, mixed among and housing independent shops, traditional pubs and the stunning 12th century Abbey, with the beautiful Abbey House Gardens certainly not to be missed. Venture down to Chippenham, another lively market town, to visit the Chippenham Museum and browse the booming street markets held on Fridays and Saturdays, whilst nearby are plenty of stone-built villages popular with filmmakers including the National Trust’s Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village. With more than 3,000 miles of footpaths to walking the Cotswolds, you will have new places to venture to everyday. In the opposite direction, the North Wessex Downs is made up of rolling chalk hills, once under a warm sea, now with diverse habitats and natural wildlife and excellent countryside for walking and many other outdoor activities. Make unforgettable memories with your loved ones at Nables Farm in Wiltshire.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location

UPPER SEAGRY

Malmesbury 5 Miles; Chippenham 6 miles

The small North Wiltshire village of Upper Seagry is found in superb countryside only five miles north of the bustling market town of Chippenham, and six miles from the ancient town of Malmesbury. Close to the southern end of The Cotswolds, this rural location provides a great base from which to explore this fascinating area. There are ample footpaths and bridleways nearby, a visit to Malmesbury - with its 12th century Benedictine Abbey - is a must, whilst a trip to the Cotswold Water Park is a real treat. Westobirt Arboretum, with its extensive collection of trees and shrubs is not to be missed. Within an easy drive can be found the picturesque village of Castle Combe, also well known for its car racing track, and the quaint National Trust village of Lacock, used as the setting for the BBC TV serial Cranford. The impressive Roman city of Bath, Bowood House, and the ancient stone circle at Avebury are also easily accessible. This really is an excellent base for a relaxing and interesting break at any time of the year.

There is an Electric Car Charging Supplement on this property.

Access to the farm laundry room adjacent to the property where you will have use of the facilities including washing machine & tumble dryer. This room in dedicated to the storage of linen and equipment etc but also acts as laundry room for units without their own laundry room within their own properties

There is ongoing roadworks on the road that leads to the farm. Access should be fine from both directions during weekends and evenings. Access in and out will be limited to/from the Upper Seagry direction only during working hours weekdays.

Also, as a poultry farm we have been instructed by defra to keep all birds indoors from Monday until further notice and install strict bio security measures for the benefit of our birds to combat the spread of avian flu. Most likely till mid to late spring.
Our birds will not be outside during their holiday and certain areas of the farm will be restricted until further notice

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas