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Cottage in centre of Marlborough but very quiet

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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
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, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users

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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