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Cottage in centre of Marlborough but very quiet

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 23 reviews

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1 The Manse

Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

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

The cottage has a small kitchen and living room on the ground floor. The kitchen is a brand new McCarron and Co Quadrant kitchen with honed marble worktops with oven, hob, extractor, fridge freezer and dishwasher. The living room has a TV, two sofas plus a dining table to seat 4. There is also a washing machine.

Upstairs there are two bedrooms one with a 1,500 mm (5') wide bed. The second has a 1,350 mm (4'6") wide bed.

There is a shower room with basin and W/C (the shower is a good size 1200 mm x 800 mm) and a separate W/C with basin.

Beds are comfortable and the rooms furnished with wardrobes and occasional furniture.

Floors are solid wood throughout and there is a limestone floor to the kitchen.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach 100
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Train to Swindon, then bus or Taxi. Bus to Swindo 100 km, Nearest railway: Great Bedwyne
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 Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture King Beds (1), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
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.

Marlborough

Marlborough is a historic Market town. It is said that it has the widest high street in England. The high street is full of small boutique shops as well as high street favourites.

Waitrose is the main supermarket in the high street. There is a good selection of pubs, bars and restaurants. There are several Antique shops as well.

Every July Marlborough plays host to the internationally renowned Jazz Festival. During the autumn there are Mop fairs & markets held in the town.

A mile away is Savenake Forrest, full of deer, pheasants and good wild life. The town is surrounded by beautiful countryside, footpaths, cycle tracks and historic places of interest. Avebury, West Kennet Long Barrow, Silbury Hill, The Wansdyke, The ridgeway, kennet and Avon cannal, Lacock, Devizes, Castle Coombe, Hungerford (great for Antiques) and further afield The Cotswolds, Bath, Salisbury and Oxford. The coast is approx 65 miles to the south.

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Review 1-10 of 23

28 Mar 2015

5/5

"Super Cottage"

We are regular visitors to Marlborough and we think that this cottage is great. It extremely cosy yet feels light and airy at the same time. The owner Sue has done a great job in furnishing it. The ki… More

Thankyou so much for your glowing review of The Manse. We try really hard to keep everything up to date and in good working order and are so pleased when it is appreciated. Jonathan will be thrilled to be described, yet again as'Very friendly and helpful'! We are so lucky to have both him and Diane as neighbours and they do a huge amount to keep everything running smoothly.
Look forward to hearing from you again in the future and the very best of luck to your son in competing in the Devizes to Westminster canoe race.
Best wishes - Sue & Richard

23 Feb 2015

5/5

"Warm welcome to wet travellers"

My wife, brother and I arrived late in the afternoon after visiting Stonehenge on possibly the wettest and coldest day in February. We were met by John as we got out of the car and were delighted to f… More

Many thanks for your review and glad to hear that your stay at The Manse was a positive one; apart from the ghastly weather! The house, as you say is not huge but we hope that we manage to provide all that people need to make their stay a comfortable and enjoyable one.
If you would like to stay again any time in the future you would be most welcome and we would certainly try to arrange some dry weather for you!
With best wishes - Richard and Sue

1 Feb 2015

5/5

"Perfect, lived up to all my hopes and expectations!"

I booked The Manse for a five day break as a surprise for my husband's 70th birthday - he had no idea where we were headed until we arrived. Thankfully he was delighted with my choice, as was I!… More

Thankyou so much for your very positive and detailed review. We were pleased to hear that the house was all you had hoped for and that the birthday surprise was such a success. If you would like to make a return visit at any time in the future we'd be really happy to hear from you.
With best wishes
Sue and Richard

19 Jan 2015

5/5

"Lovely place to stay."

Stayed here for 5 nights over the Christmas period. Loved the house and its great location. Very warm and cosy and everything we needed was supplied. Would definitely stay here again. Many thanks … More

Many thanks for your lovely review of The Manse. So pleased that it worked out well for you and hope that you had an enjoyable Christmas. Hope too that all is going well for you and the family. If you would like to stay again any time in the future we'd be very happy to hear from you.
Best wishes - Richard and Sue

30 Nov 2014

4/5

"Really good location and appliances. Tight for kitchen and car parking."

Quiet central location. Better than staying in one of the noisy pub/hotels. Compact but very well organized. Parking the car a little tricky. Neighbors helpful without being intrusive.Chip shop over… More

Glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at The Manse. I can only apologise about the difficulty with the parking! We are in the process of sorting this out, so hopefully if you stay again in the future it will be easier for you.
Best wishes - Richard and Sue (Jackson)

29 Nov 2014

5/5

"Extremely convenient"

We were delighted with The Manse. We needed a base from which to visit/support our son and daughter-in-law with our brand new grandson. The Manse fitted the bill exactly. Every thing we needed was at … More

Many thanks for your very positive and detailed review and so pleased that the house was all you had hoped it would be. It's fairly small but we absolutely love it and especially being so close to everything and yet in a very quiet position.
We look forward to hearing from you again in the future when you next visit.
Have a very good Christmas and New Year.
With Best Wishes - Richard and Sue

1 Nov 2014

5/5

"Style and comfort in a cleverly designed space."

This was the perfect place to stay... Near the busy High Street yet set back in a quiet little side street. The neighbour who looks after the property was very friendly and helpful, and we found the h… More

Many thanks for your very positive review. So pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay in Marlborough and if you would like to stay again we would be very happy to hear from you.
Best wishes - Richard & Sue

31 Oct 2014

5/5

"Perfect in every way"

We stayed here as a base to explore the area. It's location is perfect for walking around Marlborough or further afield by car. The neighbour (key holder) is particularly friendly and we felt we … More

Many thanks for your review. We really appreciate our guests taking the time to comment on their stay. So pleased that you enjoyed yours and if you would like to stay again any time in the future we'd love to hear from you.
Best wishes - Richard and Sue

23 Oct 2014

4/5

"Great position, clean and comfortable."

This place was just what we needed. In the centre of Marlborough, which is a good sized market town and perfect for our short break to visit the Neolithic sites in the area. The Manse is clean and spa… More

Many you thanks for your review of The Manse. We were pleased that you enjoyed your stay and if you would like to book again we would be happy to here from you.

Best wishes - Richard & Sue

22 Oct 2014

5/5

"Lovely house, excellent location"

This is the second time we have stayed here, because of the quality of the accommodation and the excellent location just minutes from the town centre.… More

Many thanks for your lovely review. We look forward to perhaps seeing you again in 2015.

Best wishes - Richard & Sue

Review 1-10 of 23

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