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The Little Paddock

Malmesbury, Wiltshire (Ref. 1062893)

4.9

(16 ratings)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Hot tub
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Cot available
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Games Room
  • Highchair available

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16 Customer Reviews

  • "We had a thoroughly enjoyable stay."

    We appreciated all the thought and care that had gone into creating the ambiance. There was a spirit of luxury and generosity. The owner was kind and attentive.

    Reviewed by BryanJun 2022

  • "A lovely spacious home, big enough for our party of 8."

    Hot tub although at an extra cost was a nice addition. Not sure it was checked during our stay as we spent days out. Owner was always on hand via text and responded promptly. Even telling us when next doors field was being cut, very exciting for our grandson when the big tractor turned up. Everything that's needed for a comfortable stay is here. The addition of a nightlight maybe nice as our grandson did have a nightmare and lost his bearings lots of lights on timers, we didn't like to disturb! Yes the road at times is used as a bit of a racetrack to some idiots but you do however have ease of access to Bath, Bristol etc. Good places to eat in Malmesbury too. The bungalow comes with a fabulous games room which was used plenty. A very nice holiday home and perfect for a big family gathering.

    Thank you very much for your feedback on The Little Paddock. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the property and the surrounding area. We will be sure to take your suggestion on board about the nightlight! Property Owner

    Reviewed by AngelaMay 2022

  • "The property more than met our expectations."

    Tastefully decorated with all amenities. The hot tub along with a range of activities such as boule and the indoor games room within the annex kept us fully occupied.

    Thank you for providing us with such lovely feedback. It's fantastic to hear that you enjoyed your stay and loved The Little Paddock just as much as we do! We hope to welcome you back the property any time in the future! Property Owner

    Reviewed by JohnMar 2022

  • "Totally amazing house, excellent facilities, beautifully furnished."

    Only issue is with hot water in showers, even using boost button, showers were never above Luke warm. But this house is truly perfect in every other way and the location is excellent. Would definitely love to go back

    Thank you for your feedback with regards to your stay. We will pass on your comments to the owner regarding the shower temperature. Please note this would not be up to our usual high standards, so can only apologise for this. Property Owner

    Reviewed by KatherineMar 2022

  • "We had a great stay at the Little Paddock, the house was lovely with loads of facilities."

    The owners had been very generous with provisions aswell with a lovely welcome pack of a few snacks. The house has was clean and close to Malmesbury (though we drove in rather than walk along the verge). Everything was clean and the house even had some Christmas decorations up to make the break festive.

    Thank you for your lovely feedback on The Little Paddock. We are delighted that you had an enjoyable stay and a good time exploring the surrounding Cotswolds. Property Owner

    Reviewed by AndrewDec 2021

  • "Our family spent Christmas at The Little Paddock."

    The accommodation was spacious and one of the cleanest holiday lets we have stayed in. The owners left us a generous welcome basket and were on hand for any problems. As previous occupants have commented, you do need a car as access out of the property on foot is not really viable and there is some noise from road traffic but on the whole a great place to stay and would highly recommend.

    We are glad to hear that you had a pleasant holiday whilst staying at The Little Paddock, enjoying the welcome basket as well. We appreciate your feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by AnneDec 2021

  • "Had a great stay, owners very helpful & responsive with any issues we had."

    Reviewed by HeatherOct 2021

  • "We had a fantastic family holiday staying at the Little Paddock."

    Loved the space and comfort in the house and the games room and hot tub made it extra special. Everything we needed was there and our hosts were excellent, on hand, on the odd occasion we needed them. Would recommend.

    Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your stay. It's a great house to visit and we are glad you enjoyed the hot tub and games room. Property Owner

    Reviewed by AlisonSep 2021

  • "Beautiful house."

    Lots of lovely touches like toiletries in the bathrooms. The games room is amazing. Kitchen has everything you need. Highly recommend!

    Thank you for your feedback, we are glad you enjoyed the house and we hope to welcome you back in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by BethSep 2021

  • "I'd like to have given 5 stars, but held back because:1."

    there was the little difficulty of the step in the corridor that we kept tripping over; 2. it was difficult/impossible to get out of the property except by car. Also I didn't realise that we would be so close to a main road (should have checked, I suppose), so traffic noise disturbed me - but not others in the party. I must say, though, that the property is beautifully furnished and equipped. Lovely large garden, and very secure for a dog. Lots of nice outdoor furniture, and indoor games. Good TVs. Nice having separate places people could sit.

    Thank you for your feedback with regards to your recent stay at The Little Paddock. We are glad you enjoyed your stay, it's a lovely place to visit with friends and family. We will pass on your comments about the step to the owner. Property Owner

    Reviewed by ValerieSep 2021

  • "The house is completely immaculate."

    They have thought of everything to make it feel like a home away from home. The garden is huge and was thoroughly enjoyed by all of our party. We left feeling thoroughly relaxed, we will definitely return.

    Thank you for taking the time to leave a feedback, we are delighted you and your party enjoyed your stay and made good use of the facilities available. Looking forward to welcoming you again soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by RachelAug 2021

  • "The only word to describe this property is exceptional."

    It's very spacious and light inside. All the fixtures and fittings are of high quality as is the equipment throughout the kitchen and bathrooms. The garden space is large and child safe. There is plenty of comfortable outside seating. The hot tub, available as an additional extra was a great success. Congratulations!

    Thank you for your lovely feedback. We are delighted that you found your stay with us pleasant and enoyable. Property Owner

    Reviewed by StephenAug 2021

  • "Amazing place, immaculately presented with attention to detail."

    Games room was a big win with kids big and small.

    Reviewed by KevinJul 2021

  • "The house was amazing and the owners had thought of everything."

    The welcome hamper and fruit bowl was brilliant. The bedrooms were like something from a 5 star hotel, with lots of little extras such as pillow sprays and sllep makes. Each bathroom had its own set of toiletries even toothbrushes! Having 2 seating and dining areas was great. The outside space was amazing too with plenty of seating areas, the hot tub was an added benefit as was the boules lane. We had a fantastic week there.

    It sounds like you had a wonderful time a The Little Paddock and made the most of what the property had to offer! You're always welcome to return! Property Owner

    Reviewed by PaulineJun 2021

  • "We had a lovely long weekend at the Little Paddock."

    A lovely home that has everything you need for a great time away. Good selection of board games and a games room keep you entertained. There's also a gym and outdoor trampoline if you're feeling active or you can just sit in the garden and enjoy the views.

    Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback for your stay, it's lovely to hear you enjoyed the house as much as we do and we hope to welcome you back again in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by SusanJun 2021

  • "This is a remarkable, well appointed and stunning house with incredible fixtures and fittings."

    There is a well appointed gym and games room, a beautiful garden and ideally located for visiting various places in and around Malmsbury.. A real credit to the owners who have created a fantastic house!

    Thank you for your feedback with regards to your recent stay at Little Paddock. It's wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed staying and we would love to welcome you back again in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by PatriciaMay 2021

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Summary

  • All-ground-floor main house and first-floor annexe
  • Four bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request) and Jack-and-Jill access to bathroom, 1 x ground-floor super-king-size with Smart TV and Jack-and-Jill access to bathroom, 1 x ground-floor king-size, 1 x annexe king-size with TV and en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Bathroom with roll-top bath, handheld shower, walk-in shower, double basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room
  • Sun room
  • Hot-tub
  • Games Room
  • Gym.
  • Oil central heating
  • 3 x electric ovens, induction hob, microwave, coffee maker, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 3 x Smart TVs and 1 x 'regular' TV, WiFi
  • Printer
  • Gym with cross trainer, rowing machine and exercise mats
  • Games room which is fully equipped with a snooker/pool table, dart board and arcade games machine and seating
  • .Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and cot available
  • Off-road parking for six cars
  • Enclosed garden with lawn, permanent gazebo with seating, boules playing area, and patio
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.2 miles, pub 2 miles
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 10am HOT TUB available to hire £150 per week

The property

Settled on the outskirts of the lovely market town of Malmesbury in the Wiltshire countryside is this beautiful detached dwelling, The Little Paddock.

Comprising a single-storey house and a first-floor annexe, The Little Paddock offers eight guests something special and is the perfect choice for a family or group getaway, perched on the edge of the amazing Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

After a fulfilling day of walking, look forward to returning to The Little Paddock to relax in the lovely sitting room, where quaint pastel colours set a peaceful scene, and a large sofa and armchairs provide the perfect spots to enjoy the Smart TV.

Enjoy social evenings in the kitchen/diner, with a dining table placed before the large folding glass doors overlooking the garden, and a stylish kitchen equipped with a wealth of quality appliances, including three ovens, an induction hob, and more found in the utility area too.

A separate dining room offers a wonderful space for a more formal family meal, great for gathering to celebrate an occasion.

Enjoy a peaceful moment in the charming sunroom where sofas and another Smart TV can be found, or take yourself into the beautiful garden which is completely enclosed, fabulous for your four-legged friends.

Discover an amazing permanent gazebo outside, complete with plenty of outdoor seating and heaters too, so you can enjoy the fresh air of the Wiltshire countryside into the evening.

When you're ready to rest and refresh for the next day, choose from three bedrooms in the main house, with a super-king-size with a Smart TV and a super-king-size which can be a twin on request both sharing Jack-and-Jill access to a stunning bathroom featuring a gorgeous roll-top bath and a walk-in shower.

A sleek and spacious shower room offers another luxury spot to freshen up in, serving the king-size bedroom, whilst over in the annexe on the first floor is a king-size bedroom complete with an en-suite shower room and yet another t.v., perfect for a couple who wish to find a moment away from the excitement of the group.

When you can tear yourself away from this exceptional abode, head into the historic town of Malmesbury to find all you need for a self-catered stay, from supermarkets to local shops, cafés and traditional pubs, this lovely town set upon the River Avon is a wonderful base.

Discover the rich history here too at the magnificent Malmesbury Abbey, dating back to the 12th century and still in use today, as well as The Abbey House Gardens and Athelstan Museum.

Enjoy strolls along the River Avon or venture into the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty for a wealth of well-travelled walks and cycling routes, perfect for the outdoor adventurer.

Find quaint towns and villages along the way, like Tetbury with its local museum or Westonbirt, home to The National Arboretum, or enjoy a regal day out to Prince Charles' Highgrove House where The Royal Gardens at Highgrove are sure to impress, just make sure you book in advance!

Travel further north to the town of Cirencester to find a host of Roman heritage, with Cirencester Amphitheatre and the Corinium Museum displaying fascinating information about life as a Roman, alongside more lovely cafés, restaurants and pubs.

Enjoy a holiday full of scenic outings in the Wiltshire countryside with your loved ones from The Little Paddock.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £500.

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About the location

MALMESBURY

Chippenham 11 miles; Cirencester 13 miles; Bath 23 miles; Tetbury 5 miles.

Dating back to the Iron Age and reputedly the oldest borough in England, the pretty market town of Malmesbury is located on a hilltop in the southern Cotswolds. Malmesbury is steeped in history and offers visitors over 400 listed buildings, a 15th century Market Cross, a ruined 7th century Benedictine abbey, an annual carnival and many independent shops, cafes and traditional pubs. Abbey House Gardens, home to 'The Naked Gardeners' can also be found in Malmesbury (Note: The gardeners are clothed during normal opening hours) and the annual Womad Music Festival is close by at Charlton Park. The area offers many country houses, including Rodmarton Manor and Gardens, and Chavenage House, a fine example of a Cotswold manor unchanged for 400 years. Just a short drive away is The Cotswold Water Park, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, covering 40 square miles and offering a wide range of activities, including boating, waterskiing, fishing, cycling, golf and horse riding, plus Bath, Cirencester and Tetbury are all within easy reach and well worth a visit.

Region Information

Please Note:
- One well behaved dog welcome
- This property requires a Good House-Keeping Bond of £400.00
- This property is located on a main road and at busy times you may experience road noise
- Whilst mainly all on one level, the fourth bedroom is located in the annexe on the first floor (with en-suite facilities). The annexe is less than 10 yards from the main house.
- If walking into Malmesbury be aware that there is no footpath for the first 300 yards.
- The WOMAD Festival is held literally across the road each July (generally the last weekend in July) in Charlton Park.

HOT TUB available to hire £150 per week

PLEASE SPECIFY BED MAKE UP PRIOR TO TAKING BOOKING

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas