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West View House, Devizes.

Certificate of Excellence 2014

from £93 /night help

Excellent 5/5 Score from 34 reviews

House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 95 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

West View House is ideally located for exploring Wiltshire and beyond. Right in the centre of this thriving market town and yet very quiet, West View House has been completely renovated in the last three years.

The house has an entrance hall leading to the kitchen and the third bedroom. The kitchen is a brand new McCarron and Co kitchen with granite worktops and Miele oven, microwave, steamer, hob, extractor and dishwasher. Leading from the kitchen there is a comfortable sitting room with TV, DVD, two sofas, arm chair and tables. Beyond the kitchen is the hall leading to a spacious cloak room and utility room with Miele washing machine then stairs to the upper floor.

The upper landing is huge (the size of many homes bedrooms). There are two large bedrooms, one with a 1,500 mm (5') wide bed. The second has a 1,500 mm (5') wide bed and a 900 mm (3') bed - ideal for families.

There is a shower room with shower, basin and W/C and a separate family bathroom with bath, basin and W/C.

The house is south facing with views to the Victorian castle to the right and from the landing St John's Norman church.

For views of Devizes, see: http://youtu.be/jIU3c_e6Nys

Size Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Bournmouth 95 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 200 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Heathrow, Luton, Gatwick, Bristol, Nearest railway: Chippenham, Great Bedwyne, Pewsey, westbury
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Cots (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 7
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden
Access Parking

The Wiltshire region

Wiltshire and beyond!

Hundreds and thousands of people drive through Wiltshire and do not stop on their annual visit to the West Country. Many drive through the county on the M4 or A303

(north and south of Devizes)

Between these two main roads there is a wonderful collection of towns villages and attractions:

Bath - Roman baths, The Crescent, Unbelieveable Georgian and Victorian architecture.Read more at http://www.visitbath.co.uk and remember to check out the festival calendar as numerous food, literature and music festivals take place throughout the year.

Lacock - BBC filmed Pride and Prejudice 'town shots' here, Harry Potter (inside the Abbey. Cranford, The Other Boleyn Girl and Wolfman. The village dates back to the 13th century and it has remained largely unchanged with beautiful lime washed and stone houses.www.nationaltrust.org.uk/lacock

Castle Coombe - Original Doctor Doo-little (at the end of the film) filmed here. Plus one of the original 4 motor racing tracks - still used for racing today.

Marlborough - Widest street in England, beautiful Market town.

Hungerford - Very good Antique shops.

The Ridge Way - Starts in Wiltshire (oldest road in Britain)

The Wansdyke - Ancient pathway between north & south Wessex.

Stone Henge - World heritage site

Avebury - Ancient stone circle

Silbury Hill - Largest man made hill in Europe - by Avebury. We don't understand it either!

West Kennet Long Barrow - Neolithic burial ground. (It's free as are Avebury and Silbury Hill)

Savenake Forrest - east of Marlborough

Salisbury Plain - When the red flag isn't up fabulous for wild life, cycling and walking (Largest Army play ground in England).

Bradford Upon Avon - The town’s position on the Avon river gives it its magical appeal. It is an unspoilt market town which is just in the Cotswolds (most southern part) http://www.cotswolds.info/places/bradford-on-avon.shtml

Longleat Safari, Stately home, Theme park - A fantastic day out. Stately Home, safari and theme park. The beautiful Elizabethan stately home is set in 900 acres of landscaped parkland Visitors can enjoy incredibly close encounters with some of the world’s most amazing animals in the drive through Safari Park - Tigers, lions, giraffes, zebras, rhinos, wolves and monkeys are just some of the animals to look out for.

Stourhead Gardens - A World Heritage site. Outstanding stately home and garden. The world-famous gardens with it central lake and classical temples are beautiful at any time of year. The palladium mansion is filled with Georgian treasures, Chippendale furniture and fine paintings. And there are stunning woodland walks, enchanting temples, monuments and rare planting around a tranquil lake.See www.nationaltrust.org.uk/stourhead for more information.

Salisbury - Town and beautiful Cathederal. The sight of Salisbury Cathedral spire never fails to impress: soaring a breathtaking 123 metres (404 feet) into the sky, it is visible from every direction, dominating the landscape for many miles around. it is arguably the finest example of the Early English Gothic style of architecture in Britain. (South of A 3030)

New Forrest - South of Salisbury.(South of A 3030)

Devizes - Norman Church, Victorian Castle, The largest flight of locks on Kennet and Avon Canal, any where in the country. Home to Wadworth's - been brewing beer in the town for over a 100 years. The beer is still delivered by 'Dray Horse' every week day in the town center.

Devizes

Devizes is an historic market town with roots in it's medieval past. The town enjoys a rich heritage of fine Georgian houses and a Victorian century castle built on the site of a Norman stronghold.

The town has the Wiltshire Heritage Museum, it is home to outstanding collections tracing the history of Wiltshire over the last 6,000 years.

During the 17th century another mighty confrontation took place at Roundway Down, just outside the town, when Royalist forces soundly defeated Cromwell's troops (2,000 men were killed on one day). Richard Burton's last film George Orwell's 1984 - the outside scenes were filmed on Roundway hill. The hill is also great for mountain biking and walking.

Devizes as a town has retained its individuality and offers enchanting cobbled alleyways with specialist retailers, cafes and traditional pubs. A weekly market is held in the Market Place every Thursday.

Wadworth's celebrated brewery remains in its original town location. Beer is delivered during the week with the famous 'Wadworth Dray Horses' The brewery has recently opened a Visitor Centre and tours of the site are also offered.

During the year events include the Devizes Festival of arts in June, Devizes Carnival in early September, the Food and Drink Festival in July and the Christmas Festival featuring a parade of hundreds of lanterns, held on the last Friday of November.

The Kennet & Avon canal passes through the town and the famous flight of 29 locks are easily accessible on foot and is a wonderful walk or again a great place to leave the town away from cars on a bike.

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Review 1-10 of 34

22 Jan 2015

5/5

"You couldn't ask for more!"

Our family of 5 traveled Europe for 10 weeks this fall. Westview House earned the top mark for accommodation from us and our three teenagers. Sue and Richard were very welcoming and helpful. The pl… More

17 Jan 2015

5/5

"Superb As Always"

We are regulars at this house and for good reason; its a great house in a great location for us - we used to live in Devizes and its great for catching up with our friends still there. Well-equipped k… More

Thanks so much for your very descriptive, positive and wonderful review. Can only apologise that I forgot to leave the extra bed for you but you obviously found it, plus bedding. Look forward to meeting you all in the summer. Will be in touch shortly re requested dates.
Happy new year to you all.
Best wishes - Richard and Sue

10 Dec 2014

5/5

"One of the best rental properties I've stayed in"

The house was better than expected, even though all the reviews I read were good, well furnished and equipped with all the little extras that make such a difference to a place. Our hosts were very we… More

It was lovely to meet you and we were so pleased to hear that you all enjoyed your stay in Devizes. Thankyou for the lovely review. We try really hard to keep the house up to date and comfortable for our guests. The big advantage of being next door is that we can deal with any problems people may have quickly.
If you would like to book again in the future we'd love to hear from you.
Hope the long journey home wasn't too gruelling!
Have a great Christmas and New Year.
With best wishes
Richard and Sue

4 Nov 2014

5/5

"Perfect Stay"

We had a wonderful stay at the West View House in Devizes. The house is just perfect as the owners have thought of everything... beds are comfortable, sheets and towels good quality, the excellent … More

Many thanks for the lovely review. So pleased to hear that you all enjoyed your stay in Devizes and if you would like to stay again in the future we would be very pleased to hear from you.
Best wishes - Richard & Sue

17 Oct 2014

5/5

"Fantastic property in ideal location"

Excellent facilities. Within easy walking distance of town centre.comfortable property with everything we needed for a pleasant stay.… More

Many thanks for your lovely review. So pleased to hear that you both enjoyed your stay; despite the weather! If you would like to make a return visit in the warmer weather we would be very happy to hear from you.

Best wishes - Richard & Sue

11 Sep 2014

5/5

"Brilliant!"

This property is centally located in quiet backwater of Devizes. Walking distance of town, canal and Wadworth Brewery. Amazing, well equipped kitchen. Comfortable beds. One smallish bedroom but plen… More

Thanks so much for the wonderful review. We were really pleased that you all enjoyed your stay in Devizes and it was a pleasure to meet you.
Have the dates booked for you at The Manse for New Year and hope that your stay there is just as memorable.

Best wishes to you all - Richard & Sue

1 Sep 2014

5/5

"Fantastic house in the heart of Devizes"

I have just come back from spending four days away with my two young boys and parents at West View House. West View House is a fantastic place if you are wanting to stay in Devizes. Although set in th… More

Thanks so much for your very positive and glowing review. We try very hard to keep the house to a good standard; one we would expect ourselves. So pleased you all enjoyed your stay, especially your two lovely boys and look forward to seeing you again next year perhaps!
Best wishes to you all - Richard & Sue PS.Joseph's picture now takes pride of place in our visitors book, please thank him.

28 Jul 2014

5/5

"Fantastic Property"

Fantastic accommodation ideally situated in the heart of Devizes Town. The house is very well equipped and beautifully looked after. Sue and Richard are very friendly and welcoming and made the who… More

Thanks so much for the lovely review. We try very hard to keep the house in good order and comfortable for our guests and it's so nice to get really positive feed back. We enjoyed meeting you all and are pleased that you enjoyed your stay in Devizes. We'll look forward to hearing from you sometime in the future. Let's hope the weather is just as glorious!
Best wishes - Richard and Sue

28 Jul 2014

5/5

"A highlight of our travels, a beautiful house full of character."

This beautiful house exceeded our expectations. It is a stunning house full of character, squeaky clean, well equipped and cosy. It is next to a Norman church, and is a short walk to the town centre. … More

Lovely to hear from you and thankyou for the wonderful review. We're so pleased that your stay at West view House was a highlight of your trip. It was great to meet you all and if you visit the UK again it would be a pleasure to have you stay.
Best wishes - Richard and Sue

23 Jul 2014

5/5

"Peaceful retreat"

We had a lovely stay at West View - although it's 2 minutes from the town centre shops, it really is very secluded. The interior is painted throughout in white with big windows - so lovely and ai… More

Thankyou so much for finding the time to do a review on West View House. We love the house and its situation; so quiet and peaceful yet so close to all amenities. We are always happy to hear from our visitors that their stay has been an enjoyable one. It was lovely to meet you all and if you would like to stay again any time in the future we'd be really happy to hear from you.
With best wishes - Richard & Sue

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