Nestled in the bustling town of Highworth, on the fringes of the Cotswolds, is Westhill House.
With private off-road parking, a lawned garden and spacious interior, this cottage offers the ideal holiday home for families and large groups.
Perfect for exploring the Cotswold Hills, the vibrant town of Swindon and charming villages scattered throughout the area, this three storey house boasts original features, wrapped together with a modern finish.
Originally built in the 1700s, extended in the 1800s, and later owned by the Arkells brewery family, a blue heritage plaque explains some of this Grade II-listed house’s history.
You have a large, well-equipped kitchen to cook up those hearty meals and a formal dining room with a large table, where you can gather together and converse over the day's adventures.
The lounge is warmed by an open fire set within the inglenook, whilst the top floor plays host to a second sitting area; perfect for taking yourself off from the group to indulge in a good book.
The games rooms contains an Air Hockey table and Table Football for those of a competitive nature, whilst the calm lounge offers a nest for board games and down time spent with loved ones, overlooking the pleasant garden with hot tub.
The bedrooms sweep over the first and second floors, with ample storage space and uplifting colour schemes to brighten each day that goes past.
Some benefit from en-suite facilities and there is also a family bathroom and shower room to make your stay as comfortable as possible.
Historic Highworth offers many amenities to assist you in the town, with nearby villages boasting interesting attractions to intrigue any visitor.
There are a wide range of cafes, restaurants and pubs to choose from, and a traditional butcher, baker and Saturday market; all within a short walk.
The town also boasts a golf course, swimming pool and sports facilities for more active visitors.
The large market town of Swindon has a thriving culture to explore, with regular international markets and a variety of cuisine to choose from.
For the adventurous, Swindon has an excellent climbing wall and go-kart racing track.
Day trips can be spent walking in the Cotswold Hills, taking in the picturesque scenery and admiring the charming towns and villages built from honey-coloured stone.
A memorable holiday awaits, at Westhill House!
The property is a 10 minutes drive from the M4 which leads directly into London for a great day out.
About the location
Swindon 7.9 miles; Oxford 26.1 miles
This ancient, hill top market town is located on the fringes of the Cotswolds, just a few miles from the babbling River Thames. There are many facilities in and around the town, including two golf courses, a recreation centre with a swimming pool, gym and squash courts, as well as plenty of eateries, a traditional English butcher and lovely gift shop. Every Saturday there is also the outdoor market and there are a wide variety of events on throughout the year. Nearby is the National Trust village of Coleshill, with a working flour mill and the training ground for the Second World War Resistance Movement. Sevenhampton is another small village close by, with its parish church containing the grave of James Bond's Ian Fleming within its graveyard. Swindon is a large market town with quiet courtyards and a vibrant mix of traditional shops and pubs. There is a thriving culture, with regular international markets, restaurants offering varied cuisine and many events on each season. Enjoy a relaxing stroll around Lydiard House and Park or perhaps shopping at the McArthurGlen Designer Outlet, both make a lovely day out. Nearby, the Cotwolds boast picturesque hills, charming towns and villages, grand residences and castles, along with a lively community of artists dotted throughout the area. Further afield is Oxford, with an abundance of reputable attractions, namely the 38 colleges of the grand university, Bodleian Library, Ashmolean and Pitt Rivers Museums, as well as playing host to many festivals and markets. An interesting and inspiring holiday destination to be enjoyed the year-round!
Note: This property has a good housekeeping bond of £300.