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Kings Cottage - South

Salisbury, Wiltshire (Ref. 988982)

4.9

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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37 Customer Reviews

  • "Beautifully comfortable, clean, well-equipped and peaceful."

    Thank you for providing us with this nice feedback. We are happy to hear that you had a pleasant stay at Kings Cottage - South. Property Owner

    Reviewed by HugoDec 2021

  • "Kings Cottage South was a great place for a group of friends (such as ourselves) or family."

    The living areas were spacious and the kitchen well equipped. The log burner, the aga and underfloor heating kept us cosy and warm. Everything was very clean and the owner greeted us as we arrived late to help us find the key. Sykes Cottages and the owner were very responsive for any queries we had. There seems lots to do in the area although for us as the weather wasn't good we visited some lovely local pubs (recommended by the owner) or played board games in the evening which was great fun. We would happily go again.

    We are happy to hear that you had such a good time whilst staying with us at Kings Cottage - South. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by SaraDec 2021

  • "Lovely stay at Kings Cottage as a group of school friends!"

    The space was exactly what we were looking for and was well equipped, very comfortable in a scenic location. The only slight niggle we had was an issue with the shower head in one of the bathrooms but the owner was easily reachable and it didn’t bother us enough to detract from our stay. We will definitely be back!

    Reviewed by ElysiaNov 2021

  • "We literally can’t fault a thing ."

    The attention to detail is perfect . It is a wonderful place to stay , for location, peace, comfort , facilities, space etc. Owner is available if needed , and quick to respond . I would say it’s probably the best place we have stayed for everything. Very relaxing ...

    Thank you for your feedback. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back any time in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by AlisonNov 2021

  • "This cottage was fabulous."

    Excellent location, high end kitchen and finishing throughout, great for a family of 8 adults to stay. Oh and the local village pub, minutes walk away really was the icing on the cake. Fabulous food and service. We had a wonderful week!

    Thank you for your feedback. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back any time in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by AlistairOct 2021

  • "This was such a relaxing place to enjoy a week just outside of Salisbury."

    Everything we needed was available and well stocked. Highly recommended and ww will definitely look to return in the near future. Kind regards, Richard

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

    Reviewed by RichardAug 2021

  • "6 adults and a 2 year old."

    Very spacious and met our needs well. Owners very helpful replying quickly to our enquiries. Helped with local knowledge as well. Would we go back. Yes

    We would love to welcome you back! Property Owner

    Reviewed by VivJul 2021

  • "Brilliant holiday rental set in glorious surroundings."

    Our hosts were lovely and extremely prompt in sorting out the one issue we had. A slightly better equipped kitchen, (more cooking utensils), would have been nice but its not a game changer and it certainly wouldn't stop us from recommending a stay. We have a fantastic week

    Thank you for your feedback, we are are so pleased you had a lovely time! There is a jar of utensils on the side and also plenty more in the draw which perhaps was overlooked. We would be delighted to welcome you back. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Amanda JMay 2021

  • "The cottage is extremely comfortable and has everything you would need."

    The kitchen/dining room is a dream!

    Reviewed by RebeccaOct 2020

  • "Beautiful, clean and well-equipped cottage in a very pleasant location."

    Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay at Kings Cottage South. We love to receive feedback from our guests and we hope to welcome you back again in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by JuliaOct 2020

  • "This cottage was lovely with lots of space and everything you could need from a home away from home."

    Great kitchen and dining room, really cosy. The location is great and convenient for Salisbury. We did a walk around the village and to the neighbouring one. Really nice countryside all around and a very welcoming local pub. Salisbury was a fabulous city. Seeing the cathedral is a must. All in all highly recommend Kings Cottage South and a trip to Wiltshire.

    Reviewed by ClaireOct 2020

  • "Very nice cottage, good facilities With a great kitchen/diner and lots of walks etc to do nearby."

    Reviewed by AleSep 2020

  • "We found Kings Cottage South a wonderful holiday house for a large family of all ages with the luxury of spaces that include an outstanding dining area for 8 off the kitchen, 4 fine bedrooms (one rather magnificent), and a kitchen that boasts two dishwashers among much superior equipment."

    Just outside we explored the beautiful Chalke Valley, complete with clear chalk stream, green fields, and walks that suited everybody from the ambler to the hillwalker. The owner is thoughtful and supportive; she has ensured that sound precautions to make the house COVID safe do not obtrude or spoil the special experience… we had a very good week indeed!

    Thank you for your amazing comments on Kings Cottage South! Property Owner

    Reviewed by NicholasSep 2020

  • "We went as a family to celebrate my 70th birthday,myself my husband our son his wife and 3 year old daughter and our daughter and her husband."

    The cottage was large enough for us all and was set in a rather quaint village. We were within driving short distances of Longleat Stonehenge and Salisbury. It was equipped with everything we needed and more including double crockery and cutlery and even 2 dishwashers. Also the communication with the owner whilst there was very good. Would definitely use again and recommend

    Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay at Kings Cottage South. We value your feedback regarding your stay and hope to welcome you back again in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by JacquelineAug 2020

  • "We had a really great week away at South Cottage."

    Such a lovely place to stay and set in a tranquil village. The cottage is very well equipped, we particularly enjoyed the double dishwasher feature! The place was super clean and the owner got in touch beforehand to assure us of the extra measures put in place to comply with COVID regulations. When we were there, the owner was very helpful and easily available to ask anything by email or text. Broad Chalke is a good base to explore Wiltshire, Dorset and Hampshire. With young kids, we enjoyed a trip to the Army Flying Museum, the ruins at Old Sarum, Avon Beach, the New Forest and Cholderton Charlie’s Farm. All in all, a fantastic holiday!

    Thank you for providing feedback on your recent stay at Kings Cottage. We love hearing how much you have enjoyed your stay and welcome any comments on places to visit. We hope to welcome you back again in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by PhilippaAug 2020

  • "Wonderful holiday cottage."

    This exceeded our expectations and we had a wonderful week away. The cottage is exceptionally well equipped and has a great home from home feel. It was very clean and with the current covid regulations on place we felt extremely safe. The complimentary tea, coffee, local honey and chocolates were very welcomed! The village has a little park which entertained our little ones and a lovely welcoming pub where we could sit outside easily. Lovely walks around the village. We will be returning.

    Thank you for providing feedback regarding your recent stay at Kings Cottage South. It's wonderful to hear how much you and your family enjoyed your stay and we hope to welcome you back again in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by LindseyAug 2020

  • "Superb cottage, very spacious and spotlessly clean, very well equipped with beautiful gardens, we had a wonderful week."

    Location is great, walking distance to village pub and shop, Queens Head pub highly recommended. Great base for visiting the area a week wasn't enough time to see what we wanted to a return visit it on the cards.

    Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments and we would love to welcome you to the cottage in the future so you can continue to explore the area. Property Owner

    Reviewed by AmandaJul 2020

  • "The cottage was in a beautiful location, very well presented, spacious, clean and superbly equipped for a larger group of people."

    Sykes customer service was fantastic when I had an inquiry they were polite and friendly on the phone and responded to me with a call back the next day as promised. A very happy Christmas holiday for all of us.

    Reviewed by ElsaDec 2019

  • "The cottage was absolutely beautiful, in a lovely village which was close to everywhere we went, Heavy horse centre, Durdle door, Salisbury, Shaftesbury."

    Although most places are approximately 3/4 hour away the roads are good and accessible, easy to follow with sat Nav / directions. The cottage had everything and more, there wasn't a kitchen utensil that was missing, plates, glasses etc The cot and highchair were in place. Beautiful bedrooms, bathrooms, towels & loo roll. A good folder left with helpful advice etc on all the appliances cottage. Absolutely above and beyond expectations - a cottage we will be visiting again xx

    Reviewed by SarahAug 2019

  • "Garden is nice but not enclosed so dogs need to be on a lead or know their boundaries."

    Reviewed by RhysJul 2019

  • "Great holiday let."

    The facilities in the cottage were exceptional, everything you could possibly need & more! The only minor thing was that the garden was not fully enclosed, the gate was not totally escape free for small dogs!! We got over this by putting a line on the lawn to secure him . Would recommend a holiday here.

    Reviewed by HeatherMay 2019

  • "This was a superb place, lots of room and perfect for our purposes - a reunion of old friends from university."

    The cottage is superb and the kitchen is really well equipped. The dining area is lovely and the bedrooms were all spacious and comfortable. We were particularly grateful that a late request to split up the beds in the main bedroom was complied with at short notice. The village itself and the surrounding area is delightful.,

    Reviewed by KimberlyMar 2019

  • "Really nice house and gardens in a lovely village."

    A great kitchen and dining area which works really well for a large group; Aga style and traditional cookers, warm floor, good lighting and thoughtfully stocked with the things I invariably forget to bring (tin foil, cling flim, sugar, salt pepper, dishwasher tablets, washing up liquid etc - as well as books games and DVDs in the sitting room - some places ive stayed are very bare. Its a nice area too - not far from a local pub, nice walks through the village and surrounding farmland via bridleways and footpaths and interesting to see the watercress farming too.

    Reviewed by GilesJan 2019

  • "It was a real pleasure to re-visit Broadchalke and King’s Cottage South – the perfect place to take time out after a hectic few weeks."

    Plenty of over-indulgence but some good walking too – some familiar haunts but also some new territory. We were very impressed with Hambledon Hill Iron Age settlement near Iwerne Minster, and enjoyed joining the locals for their coffee morning in the village hall. This is a very special hideaway. Thank you for making our stay so comfortable.

    Reviewed by HugoDec 2018

  • "Kings Cottage (South) was absolutely perfect for our XMAS break, not only was the location excellent, with all amenities close at hand, the cottage is very well equipped to a very high standard and the space offered by both the very large dining room and separate sitting room allowed those who wanted to read a book or newspaper the space to do so, without a television on in the background."

    Would highly recommend this property for parties comprising different generations and it certainly worked for us.

    Dec 2018

  • "The house was spacious and we were able to walk every day either from the house or within a 10 mile radius."

    Broad Chalke was an ideal centre to base ourselves and within walking distance of the pub and village shop.

    Reviewed by CarolOct 2018

  • "Kings cottage south is a stunning property in a lovely location."

    Really well laid out and finished to a very high end. There were a few things that could be added. Hair dryers in each room, and a cup or something in the bathroom to hold toothpaste. Finally there was a noice in the master bedroom that woke my parents up each morning and sometimes in the night. We think it was the boiler in the next door property as the flew came out of the roof close to their room. The local area was very picturesque with a watercress farm at the end of the road. The local pub was within easy access and the food very good. We met a few villagers and we were greeted with a warm welcome. With all this in mind we would love to return to Kings cottage and Broad Chalke

    Mr Spain, we are sorry about the boiler and wish your parents had told us, as it would have been put right immediately. Regarding hair dryers in all bedrooms, we already provide one for the house but will increase this provision in future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by MarkOct 2018

  • "Kings Cottage South is a beautiful place."

    Very comfortable. Furnings are great , beds really comfy. Kitchen & dining room fabulous. No expense spared here. It’s in a really pretty village. Local pub great. Had a lovely stay. Will definitely recommend.

    Sep 2018

  • "Beautiful cottage and location, so enjoyable!"

    If you get chance go and see the Great Bustards on Salisbury Plain, well worth it!!

    Geoff And Rosemary Savage

  • "We really enjoyed our stay at Kings Cottage."

    Really comfortable accommodation and perfect location with the village stores, local pub, playground, walks from the door.

    Koens

  • "A wonderful weekend with friends."

    We went for country walks, played swing ball in the fields, made use of the BBQ and loved lounging in the garden. The cottage is stunning as is the local area and the people are so friendly. We will be back!

    Lydia Graham

  • "We've had a comfortable stay here."

    The whole cottage is wonderfully comfortable and we have enjoyed this return to Broadchalke.

    Ms Doty

  • "A beautiful house in a stunning setting."

    The interior is of an exceptionally high standard and extremely comfortable. Quite simply superb !

    Guest's Review On TripAdvisor

  • "What a beautiful cottage, so spacious for 8 of us."

    Really enjoyed walking and exploring the local area and sitting in the garden enjoying the sunshine. Would definitely come back. A great place for families to meet up, stay together and relax.

    The Woods, Fermars And Crawshaws

  • "A wonderful weekend getaway."

    The house is lovely and comfortable and we enjoyed some great walks and super food in local pubs.

    Mr & Mrs Wanstall

  • "This was a lovely venue for our New Year's family gathering."

    A beautiful cottage - always comfortable and warm. We love Broad Chalke and its history - a great starting point for walks and visits to the pub and shop. Wellies recommended for the mud! Thank you!

    The Schenks, Shepherds And Monks

  • "King's Cottage South was the perfect getaway for our family 40th birthday celebration."

    The property was very comfortable and well appointed with plenty of room for the eight people in our party. Three good sized double bedrooms and my sons loved having their own attic room to spread out their toys in.

    Wood

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Summary

  • Over three floors
  • 1 x first floor super king-size double (zip/link can be twin on request) with en suite roll top bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x first floor king-size double with en suite bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x first floor double, 1 x second floor twin
  • First floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with wood burning stove.
  • Central heating with wood burning stove
  • Electric oven and hob (AGA-style), microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Off road parking
  • Enclosed lawned garden with furniture and BBQ
  • One pet allowed and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: The property requires a refundable Good House Keeping Bond £150 prior to booking
  • Note: There are some changes of level, low ceilings and doorways on the first floor
  • Note: There is limited head height and changes of level in the second floor bedroom
  • Note: Catering available on request.

The property

Kings Cottage South offers guests an opportunity to stay somewhere quite exceptional in South Wiltshire’s highly sought after Chalke Valley. After careful research, the owners have spared no expense in refurbishing this charming cottage, carefully blending both contemporary and period features, to ensure maximum comfort for guests during their stay.

Once inside, you’ll find stylish interiors, full of charm and elegance.

From the contemporary bathrooms to the bespoke timber and glazed frame of the dining room, no detail has been overlooked.

There’s a fabulous kitchen too, equipped with everything you might need to prepare a delicious meal.

Over two more floors you will find one first floor super king-size double (zip/link can be a twin on request) with en suite roll top bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC, with another king-size double with ensuite bathroom with bath.

Elsewhere, there is one first floor double and second floor twin, as well as a first floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC.

It really is accommodation to the highest standard, allowing you to really immerse yourself in, and enjoy your holiday.

Thoroughly recommended, King’s Cottage South can be reserved individually with its own private entrance and garden or booked in combination with King’s Cottage North to accommodate a larger group of up to ten guests who will be able to make use of South Cottage’s large, convivial dining area.

Overall, this property is a great place to go if you would like to explore the city of Salisbury which is the jewel in Wiltshire’s crown.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location

SALISBURY

Andover 17 miles; Southampton 23 miles

The medieval city of Salisbury is the jewel in Wiltshire's crown, dominated by the majestic 13th century Gothic cathedral. The cathedral offers 750 years of history including Britain's tallest spire, the world's best preserved original Magna Carta, and Europe's oldest working clock. The surrounding cathedral close, full of architectural gems, is bordered by the River Avon and ancient Chilmark stone walls. The city offers historic streets with charming half-timbered buildings, traditional pubs, characterful shops and a twice-weekly market. Or, stroll along the Town Path and take in the awe-inspiring views across the water meadows towards the cathedral. After dark, there's a thriving arts scene, including one of the country's leading repertory theatres, a lively arts centre, cinema and a wealth of independent restaurants. Should you want to explore further afield then a short drive from Salisbury takes you to Stonehenge, the National Trust's Stourhead House and gardens, majestic Wilton House, as well as the New Forest National Park, and the Hampshire and Dorset coasts. There's so much to see and do in Salisbury and surrounding area that your only concern will be finding the time to do it all!

Region Information

Note: The property has a Good House Keeping Bond £150
Note: There are some changes of level, low ceilings and doorways on the first floor.
Note: There is limited head height and changes of level in the second floor bedroom.
Note: Catering available on request.
Please note you are required to bring your own cot bedding.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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