Cow Byre 2 Cottage
About the home
The semi detached Cow Byre Cottage 2 has exposed beams and vaulted ceilings. The cottage has galleried double bedroom upstairs and downstairs. Cow Byre 2 has a double or twin bedded room with a single bed.
Cow Byre 2 sleeps up to five guests.
The Cow Byres 2 over look the patio at the front and fields to the rear.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider:||Corporate lets|
Hen and stag parties
Nearest amenities: 2km
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||Log fire, DVD player, Staffed Property|
|General:||Central heating, TV, CD player, Pool / Snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Wi-fi available|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||2 Bedrooms, 1 family bathroom|
|Furniture:||Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Dining seating for 5, Lounge seating for 5|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Balcony / Terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Climbing frame|
|Access:||Wheelchair friendly, Parking space|
The West Country / Somerset region
Wiltshire is a beautiful county of great diversity. With a population of nearly 430,000 and with much of the county designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Wiltshire is the perfect destination for a relaxing break at any time of the year. Stay where the past meets the present: visit the World Heritage Sites of Stonehenge and Avebury, admire the beauty of our gardens and country houses; walk the White Horse Trail to see our eight white horses carved into the hillsides; meander along the towpath of the Kennet and Avon Canal or take a leisurely wander through our market towns and pick up the real flavour of country life.
The Bath / Bradford on Avon area
The town has many fine examples of architecture from the Saxon, Medieval, Tudor, Georgian and Industrial Revolution periods. Also, to the north of the town, there was an Iron Age Fort and, recently discovered, a very important Roman villa.
The Saxon Church of St. Laurence dates from the early 11th century and is one of the most complete examples of a chapel of that period. It is an unforgettable experience to stand in the tall, narrow stone built nave and admire the two flying angels set high on the wall above.
The stunning Tithe Barn was built in the mid 14th century and inspires the same sort of awe that one feels on entering a great cathedral. Used as a setting for several TV dramas, it is 168 feet long with a massive timbered roof spanning 33 feet beneath stone tiles weighing 100 tons. It retains its old threshing floors and other features from its agricultural past.
Set in the beautiful Barton Farm Country Park, with its ancient packhorse bridge and bordered by the River Avon and Kennet and Avon Canal, is a range of medieval buildings. This was the grange of the nuns of Shaftesbury Abbey who had been granted the manor of Bradford by King Ethelred in AD 1001..
The name of the town originates from the ‘broad ford’ across the River Avon and the bridge is a natural focus for the town. Although widened in the 17th century, it still retains two of the original 13th century arches. A notable feature is the ‘Blind House’ built in the 18th century to serve as the town lock-up.
This tiny chapel, high up on Tory, was largely rebuilt in Victorian times. The town retains many reminders of its dependence on the cloth trade – from the 17th century weavers’ cottages to the later mills which still line the River Avon in the town centre.
Originally opened in 1810 the canal runs from Reading to Bristol. One of the deepest locks on the canal is in Bradford on Avon. Boat hire and boat trips are available from the working wharf and a particularly attractive mile and a half stretch to Avoncliffe is a popular walk.
Built of stone from local quarries, the magnificent Avoncliff Aqueduct carries the canal over the River Avon and the railway line to Bath. A nearby picturesque old pub with its riverside gardens is a popular refreshment stop.
The Shambles, the meat market in medieval times, is now a bustling pedestrian walkway lined with a range of small, independent shops. Among the many attractive shops and eating places in the town centre, is the Victorian Tea Shop which has been named by the prestigious UK Tea Guild as the ‘UK’s Top Tea Place’.
Browse around the museum which is home to a diverse and fascinating collection illustrating the history of the town. Of particular interest is the Christopher Pharmacy, an exact reconstruction of the Victorian chemist’s shop which used to serve the town.
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Activities near Bath
Tennis in town
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 5|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|19 Sep 11||21 Oct 11||£ 595||-||-||1 Week|
|21 Oct 11||28 Oct 11||£ 625||-||-||1 Week|
|28 Oct 11||23 Dec 11||£ 525||-||-||1 Week|
|23 Dec 11||6 Jan 12||£ 795||-||-||1 Week|
|6 Jan 12||10 Feb 12||£ 550||-||-||2 Nights|
|10 Feb 12||17 Feb 12||£ 725||-||-||1 Week|
|17 Feb 12||30 Mar 12||£ 550||-||-||2 Nights|
|30 Mar 12||13 Apr 12||£ 695||-||-||3 Nights|
|13 Apr 12||1 Jun 12||£ 550||-||-||3 Nights|
|1 Jun 12||6 Jul 12||£ 595||-||-||3 Nights|
|6 Jul 12||7 Sep 12||£ 725||-||-||3 Nights|
|7 Sep 12||28 Sep 12||£ 595||-||-||3 Nights|
|28 Sep 12||5 Oct 12||£ 795||-||-||3 Nights|
|5 Oct 12||19 Oct 12||£ 595||-||-||3 Nights|
|19 Oct 12||26 Oct 12||£ 625||-||-||3 Nights|
|26 Oct 12||21 Dec 12||£ 525||-||-||3 Nights|
|21 Dec 12||4 Jan 13||£ 850||-||-||1 Week|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
Three night weekend breaks are usually from Friday. Four night midweek breaks from Monday. Arrival and departure days are flexible during the quieter months.
Cow Byre 2 can be interconnected to Cow Byre 1 for up to 10 persons
On line booking available at http://www.beeches-farmhouse.co.uk/pigwig-home.aspx
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