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The Coach House

West Grimstead, Wiltshire (Ref. 934958)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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    “A great base to explore Salisbury and the new forest attentive hosts who kept us ...”

    A great base to explore Salisbury and the new forest attentive hosts who kept us supplied with logs and info, lovely cottage full of country charm

    A great base to explore Salisbury and the new forest attentive hosts who kept us supplied with logs and info, lovely cottage full of country charm


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
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The property

A charming, detached, early Victorian former stable and coach house adjacent to the owner’s home, within the attractive village of West Grimstead, Wiltshire.

This cosy cottage is ideal for a couple or young family, set in a picturesque part of the country to be enjoyed at any time of the year.

The spacious fitted kitchen incorporates a pleasant dining area where you can enjoy your meals sitting on pews from the local church, whilst warming yourselves in front of the woodburner.

A door leads through to the cosy sitting room, where the corner sofa provides you with a comfy place to relax whilst you enjoy your favourite TV programmes.

A further door leads you into the ground floor shower room.

The attractive feature spiral staircase takes you straight up into an amazing beamed eaves bedroom, (mind your head!) which is made up of two distinct parts, with a double bed on one side and twin on the other, a most unusual and impressive place to sleep!

Outside this delightful cottage is a private patio garden with furniture where you can relax with a refreshing drink, whilst planning your next day’s activities.

There are lovely walks locally, but a trip to the nearby stunning city of Salisbury is a must.

Tour the fabulous cathedral, then enjoy a meal at one of the numerous restaurants, enjoy a bit of retail therapy in the vibrant shopping centre and finish the day by going to a play at the renowned Salisbury Playhouse.

Alternatively, visit the picturesque New Forest National Park, hire a bike and silently cycle through the forest glades where you will see wild ponies and often deer.

You really are spoilt for choice, with so much to see and do, all within an easy drive from this charming cottage.


One family bedroom with 1 double and 2 singles. Ground floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area and woodburner. Sitting room.


  • Gas central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, fridge/freezer and washing machine in adjacent garage, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of DVDs
  • Fuel, power and wood for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and stairgate on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Private lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile
  • Note: Restricted head height due to low beams in the eaves bedroom
  • Note: The steep spiral staircase may not be suitable for those with limited mobility or young children.

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About the location


Salisbury 4.5 miles;

Quietly situated on the Wiltshire side of the Wiltshire/ Hampshire border, the pretty small village of West Grimstead offers visitors a tranquil, rural holiday destination, a short distance from the twin Wiltshire villages of Alderbury and Whaddon, where you can stop off for provisions or take refreshments at the local pub, and less than 5 miles south of the beautiful medieval city of Salisbury. A short drive takes you to the National Trust's Pepperbox Hill, from where there are magnificent views towards Salisbury and plenty of scenic walks. A day out in ancient Salisbury is not to be missed, where a visit to the majestic cathedral is a must, boasting Europe’s highest cathedral spire. Alternatively, stroll through the wonderful Cathedral Close which boasts many picturesque ancient buildings, then take in the vibrant shopping centre and twice weekly market, or treat yourselves to a meal at one of the town’s many restaurants. Within easy reach is the New Forest National Park, home of the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu, and well-known for its swathes of woodland, purple heather and where wild ponies and cattle freely roam. With Stonehenge, the attractive Hampshire town of Romsey, famous for the 'Broadlands' house and estate belonging to the Mountbatten family, both an easy drive away, there is so much on offer within easy reach of this pretty Wiltshire village.

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