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Thyme For A Break

Neston near Corsham, Wiltshire (Ref. 929392)

  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Miss Renshaw
    December 2017
    “The cottage has been beautifully ...”
    The cottage has been beautifully done up and is ideally situated for visiting Bath, whilst still being in a beautiful rural location. The owners were very accommodating and responded promptly to any query. My only suggestion for improvement would be that it would have been good if the heating had been put on a day before our arrival, as it had clearly not been on for some time and it took the cottage quite a long time to heat up. But overall a minor issue that can be easily resolved, and it ...
    The cottage has been beautifully done up and is ideally situated for visiting Bath, whilst still being in a beautiful rural location. The owners were very accommodating and responded promptly to any query. My only suggestion for improvement would be that it would have been good if the heating had been put on a day before our arrival, as it had clearly not been on for some time and it took the cottage quite a long time to heat up. But overall a minor issue that can be easily resolved, and it wouldn’t stop me from staying again!

Features

  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

A most unusual and quirky, compact single-storey barn conversion, which dates back 150 years and is tucked away in Neston, just over a mile from Corsham and nine miles from Bath.

This lovely little detached cottage is set in the owner’s pretty garden and enjoys its own private access.

Inside, the snug sitting room radiates charm with its characterful exposed stone walls, flagstone flooring and warming woodburning stove, providing a great place to snuggle up after your day exploring.

Also on the ground floor are a pretty bedroom, a bijou kitchen and a shower room, which all come together to provide a really comfy and characterful, romantic holiday base.

When the weather brightens up you can open the stable door, take a step outside and enjoy a drink on the little gravelled patio area.

Locally, there are plenty of bridle paths to explore, with a stop off at the village inn to refuel!

Take the short drive into the nearby market town of Corsham, where you have a good range of shops and eateries.

Alternatively, a trip to the cosmopolitan city of Bath with its Roman Baths, abbey, vibrant shopping centre, theatre and excellent range of restaurants is not to be missed.

This quaint little cottage offers couples a peaceful break from the hustle and bustle of modern day life.

Accommodation

All ground floor. One double bedroom. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and woodburning stove.

Amenities

  • Electric wall heaters with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, radio, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Unrestricted roadside parking
  • Enclosed gravelled patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.5 miles, pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: There is a step down to both the kitchen and shower room
  • Note: A curtain separates the small hall from the bedroom
  • Note: There is an uncovered pond in the garden, care to be taken

About the location

NESTON

Corsham 1.5 miles; Chippenham 7 miles; Bath 9 miles.

The picturesque Wiltshire hamlet of Neston, named after its 18th century Neston Park House and estate, sits between the regal city of Bath to the west and the historic market town of Chippenham to the east. Corsham offers a vibrant weekly market, and many of its renowned Grade ll listed limestone buildings, which have been used as filming locations for Harry Potter and Poldark, now house independent shops, inns and restaurants. Locally, Corsham Court is well worth a visit, where you can admire the impressive art collection and scenic parkland designed by Capability Brown where resident peacocks freely roam. 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
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