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The Cottage

Winterslow, Wiltshire (Ref. 1039366)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

A welcoming base from which to explore the countryside of Wiltshire, The Cottage is a captivating holiday home offering an idyllic position within the civil parish of Winterslow.

In easy reach of all of the wonders of Salisbury, as well as Winchester and Portsmouth, this cottage is the perfect choice for a family of four.

Make yourself at home within this charming cottage by relaxing in front of the impressive Smart TV in the living/dining room, equipped with a DVD player and a CD player, this cottage provides plenty of entertainment for when you're not out exploring; the open fire bringing a homely aura to the room in the winter months for the ultimate family escape.

Sit together around the dining table as you tuck into a tasty treat prepared in the amply-equipped kitchen where you can find an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher, providing all you could need and more for a self-catered stay.

Be sure to spend time in the well-maintained garden in the summer months; the large gas barbecue gives you the option to dine alfresco as you bask beneath the sun and end each day in the perfect way.

Venture up the staircase to find the two sleeping spots of a master double with its own Smart TV and a twin, both home to characterful sloping ceilings and skylights so you can make the most of the views below, as well as being served by the stylish family bathroom where you can choose from either a relaxing bath or a refreshing shower to start your day.

The cottage benefits from being with walking distance of a good host of amenities, with the owner's own shop where you can pick up any last-minute essentials as well as an inviting pub, everything you could need for a self-catered stay is just a stone's throw away, with the nearby Roche Court New Art Centre being well-worth visiting for a day of culture where you can find a enticing sculpture park and gallery with an educational centre, making a lovely way to while away the hours.

A short car journey will bring you to the medieval city of Salisbury, famed for its impressive 13th century cathedral boasting a spectacular 123m spire, 14th century clock and original copy of the historic Magna Carta, it's well-worth a visit for the history lover, while you should also be sure to visit the Salisbury Museum with collections about the Stonehenge and local archaeology, as well as being housed in Grade I listed building of The King's House where King James I of England was formerly entertained!

Explore the National Trust wonder of Mompesson House, featured in the award-winning film Sense and Sensibility, its fine period interior is a marvel to be seen.

While Salisbury is also the perfect place to visit for shopping and a good host of eating establishments, the excitement of The New Forest, Old Sarum Castle, Wilton House, Stonehenge and Paultons Park are all within driving distance too, while if you're visiting with little ones, a trip to Peppa Pig World at Paultons Park in Romsey is a must.

In easy reach of Wincheshter and Southampton too both offering their own unique experiences and a host of historic attractions, The Cottage is ideally situated for an exciting escape at any time of year.

Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with Smart TV, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with open fire
  • Oil central heating and open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, coffee machine, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 2 x Smart TV, DVD player, CD player and WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • Enclosed lawn and patio with furniture and gas barbecue
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub within 0.1 miles
  • Note: Sloping ceilings on the first floor, please mind your head

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About the location

WINTERSLOW

Salisbury 7.8 miles; Winchester 19.6 miles; Southampton 23.9 miles

Winterslow is a civil parish consisting of the villages of West Winterslow and Middle Winterslow, along with the hamlets of East Winterslow and The Common, in Wiltshire. The parish boasts evidence of prehistoric settlements, such as Bronze Age features and an Iron Age hillfort at Ashley's Copse, making a lovely spot for a scenic walk. There are also various imposing buildings to observe throughout the settlements, The Church of England parish church of All Saints at West Winterslow being the most impressive; a Grade II* listed with 12th century origins, you'll find plenty of history to discover within the local area. There are a good selection of amenities scattered about too, with a convenience store, pub, and the Roche Court New Art Centre, located in a nineteenth-century house in parkland with a sculpture park and gallery with an educational centre, there's plenty to explore here. In driving distance you will find the medieval cathedral city of Salisbury, boasting easy access to the iconic prehistoric wonder of the Stonehenge, here you can find a wide range of fun-filled attractions. Marvel at the beauty of the city's 13th century cathedral flaunting a 123m spire, a working 14th-century clock and an original copy of the Magna Carta (the Great Charter), it's the perfect place to visit for the history lover, while other spectacles in the city include the National Trust-owned Mompesson House, the Salisbury Museum, the medieval house of Arundells, and much more, along with wonderful shopping experiences and plenty of eateries to choose from. Visit Winchester, also home to a renowned cathedral for its 17th century Morley Library, the Winchester Bible and a Norman crypt, or spend some time in the port city of Southampton with plenty of waterside walks and family-friendly attractions at any time of year. Offering easy access into the Cranborne Chase AONB and the New Forest Park too, Winterslow is an extremely scenic base for your escape to Wiltshire.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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