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Stunning cottage nr Stonehenge, Avebury & Bath - Walled garden and games room

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, Sleeps 6 + 1

With 3 ensuite bedrooms, (each with their own TV), and set within a beautiful thatched walled garden and with an award winning pub 2 mins walk away Enford House Cottage is the perfect place for a relaxing & peaceful break in the english countryside but is also within easy reach of many tourist attractions including Stonehenge, Avebury, Marlborough and Bath

The cottage is an attached wing of the 18th Century, Grade 2 listed manor house (Enford House) and is a home away from home with comfortable beds, good quality bedlinen and towels, TV's in every bedroom, a well equipped kitchen as well as WiFi and a games room with Table Tennis, Pool Table and Table Football.

The property is surrounded by the wall garden which is situated next to the village church and beyond that fields. The village pub, which serves good food and has just won Wiltshire's 'pub of the year', is 2 minutes walk away. The cottage is child friendly - the garden is enclosed by the wall and there is a thatched games room for visitors to use with table tennis and table football and also a swing and slide in the garden and also a football goal. Wifi is available throughout the property.

There are 3 ensuite bedrooms, 2 double bedrooms situated upstairs and a twin bedroom situated downstairs next to the sitting room.

The garden is completely enclosed and the entrance gate can be shut for those with young children or dogs.

The village of Enford is in the Avon Valley - the village is surrounded by countryside and there are lots of places to walk or bicycle. Stonehenge is an hours walk or 10 min drive.

The village has 2 great local pubs. The Swan, which is 2 minutes' walk, and The Red Lion, in the next door village of East Chisenbury, which is 2 minutes' drive or a 20 minute walk. Both do good food - the Red Lion has a Michelin pub award for its food and is a well known Wiltshire pub which people come a long way to visit. There is no shop in the village itself but there are local shops in neighbouring villages less than 5 minutes drive away, major supermarkets in the local towns and all the supermarkets do delivery to the door. And for those looking for a winter get away the cottage is very warm with central heating throughout, an electric log burner in the sitting room and double glazing so is very cosy!

The cottage is ideally situated for the following places of interest

•Stonehenge (10 mins drive) and Avebury (25 mins drive) Stone Circles (World Heritage sites),

•Salisbury Cathedral, Old Sarum and the Medieval cities of Salisbury & Wilton (25 min drive)

•Historic Market towns of Devizes, Pewsey, and Marlborough (20 min drive)

•Kennet Canal (20 min drive)

•Longleat House, Adventure Playground and Safari Park (40 min drive)

•National Trust village of Lacock (50 min drive)

•Stourhead (50 min drive)

•Bath & Winchester (both 1 hour drive)

•Plus lots of children's activities including family friendly farms, Paultons Park (for Peppa Pig World) and many more - the information booklet in the cottage lists all of these

For more information go to our website www.enfordhouse.co.uk

More Details

Owner
Mary Campbell
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 April, 2018

About Mary Campbell

Simon and Mary Campbell, who own Enford House Cottage, live in the main house next door with their children. The picture shows the main part of the house in which they live. The cottage and main house have seperate entrances it feels very seperate although we are attached at the back. There is a trampoline and Swing and slide in the garden which all guests are welcome to use.

Mary Campbell purchased this cottage in 1969

Why Mary Campbell chose Pewsey

My husbands parents bought the property when he was a baby and he grew up here and inherited it in 2005. His grandmother used to live in the cottage

What makes this cottage unique

With the thatched walled garden and special door in the wall to take you through to the churchyard Enford is a very special place. The cottage has a lovely feeling about it and everyone comments on how comfortable the beds are!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a very happy holiday in this lovely cottage. Coming from belgium we were very excited by the walled garden and lovely old house the cottage is part of. Really well equipped in the cottage and we felt at home very soon. We visited the beautiful countryside and lots of 'old stones'!
Aug 2012
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Pewsey in Enford

Property Type:
  • cottage (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , with ensuite bathroom (with hand held shower)
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , with ensuite shower room
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , with ensuite shower room
  • The bed in bedroom 1 can also be split into 2 singles if required A cot and a camp bed can be provided for children
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Child's Swing
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Stunning cottage nr Stonehenge, Avebury & Bath - Walled garden and games room
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picturesque surroundings

  • 3 of 5

cottage clean and well presented. Housekeeping pointers- to check light bulbs are working in cottage and games room, clean and de mould washing machine drawer and seal, check the right instruction booklets are for the appliances in situ. Suggestion - maybe just have blinds over the windows where the radiators are situated, as when the curtains are drawn at night, the heat goes through the windows and not into room?

  • Review Submitted: 11-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely property, helpful owners

  • 5 of 5

A lovely property for an 80th birthday family get together, 3 gorgeous rooms all en-suite and a good sized lounge, although we found we spent most of our time in the spacious kitchen with a table easily big enough for 6 and which extended to being big enough for 10 when the grandkids came calling!!! Couple of minor issues were dealt with immediately and with minimum of fuss by the owners. Thank you so much, Mary for a wonderful stay!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming and comfortable cottage for six near Salisbury and Stonehenge.

  • 4 of 5

We spent three nights in this charming cottage with our four boys, six of us altogether, just before Christmas. Each of the three bedrooms is on its own level, and each has a bathroom. The kitchen is large and well-equipped. The boys loved sinking into the sofas in the living room which was all decorated and smelt of Christmas. They also enjoyed the games room in the shed outside, with its table tennis table. Mary and Simon live next door but were never intrusive, just very helpful and welcoming. The cottage is close to Salisbury, where we enjoyed a fabulous guided tour to the top of the cathedral, and Stonehenge, great audio guides you wear while walking around the stones. Thanks to a tip from Mary, we also discovered the Hawk Conservancy Trust, bird flight shows of falcons and eagles run by enthusiastic young keepers. The cottage is very old so the floors creak and are uneven but that is part of the charm.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful cottage in a beautiful area

  • 5 of 5

Mary and family have a beautiful getaway cottage. Lovely area and local pub. Great place to tour local attractions including stone henge and Avebury. Throughly recommended

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great comfortable and quirky cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic stay. The cottage is well equipped and being within such a short walk to a lovely pub is a huge benefit. The owners are helpful and available if you need them but also allow you to just enjoy the cottage without any feeling of supervision. We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
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Picture Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Ms. Mary and Mr. Simon were so gracious and the best hosts! The cottage is superbly outfitted with everything anyone could possibly want or need. Ms. Mary has done a wonderful job in the garden where we picked fresh raspberries and strawberries for breakfast....the location location location! Wow so an easy commute to all the local sites...the Swan was wonderful and ate one time at the ship...both great! But mostly enjoyed the cottage inside and out!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
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Location

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Bournemouth or Southampton
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
The Swan
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Pewsey
Nearest Beach
43 Miles
Christchurch
Car: necessary

Enford is a small village in the Avon Valley which is situated within Salisbury Plain offering lots of opportunities for wonderful walks and bicycle rides but is also centrally located for many places of interest and childrens activities including Stonehenge which is just a 5 minute drive away. There is a pub in the village within very close walking distance which serves good food and many others nearby. Its a wonderful place to relax & unwind. The following places of interest are all within half an hours drive:

Stonehenge (World Heritage site)

Salisbury Cathedral, Old Sarum and medivial cities of Salisbury and Wilton

Avebury Stone Circle (World Heritage site)

Longleat House, Safari Park and Adventure playground

Historic market towns of Pewsey, Devizes, and Marlborough

Kennet Canal.

The following places are within an hours drive:

National Trust vilage of Lacock

Stourhead House and Gardens

Cities of Bath, Winchester and Oxford

Beaches at Bournemouth and Lulworth Cove

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £10

Our Changeover Days are Friday and Monday mornings. Preferred arrival day is one of these days but we are flexible out of summer season. Please email us at mary@enfordhouse.co.uk if you would like to arrive on a different day

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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