Enford House Cottage, Enford
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Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
With 3 ensuite bedrooms and set within a beautiful thatched walled garden 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 & Salisbury.
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 and a well equipped kitchen and all bedrooms have an ensuite bath or shower room. The owners live in the main house next door.
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, is 2 minutes walk away. The cottage is child friendly - the garden is enclosed by the wall. The entrance gate can be shut to make sure no children or dogs can get onto the village road. Wifi is available
There is a games room in a seperate barn close to the cottage which houses a table tennis table and table football.
The walled garden is there to be enjoyed and for those with children, (shared with the owners children) there is a large trampoline, swing and slide, football net and chickens. When there are spare eggs, and vegetables from the garden, we will put a selection in the cottage fridge for your arrival (please note this is seasonal!)
To see a video walk through around the property go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mcDxnPag1Fc
The village of Enford is in the Avon Valley - the village is totally 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.
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
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Games Room with Table Tennis 67 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Heathrow 122 km, Nearest railway: Pewsey 9 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set|
|Further details indoors|
Bedrooms: 2 bedrooms are situated upstairs and 1 bedroom is situated downstairs. The main bedroom is a kings sized doublebed which can be made into 2 singles on request. The other bedroom upstairs is a normal double bed. The bedroom downstairs is a twin room. All beds have good quality 'White Company' linen or similar.
Bathrooms: Each bedroom has an ensuite with all facilities. The main bedroom has a large bathroom, the upstairs double has a shower room and the downstairs twin has a shower room. Large bath towels are provided.
Sitting Room: The sitting room houses 2 large 3 seater sofas and an armchair. A flat screen tv and ipod dock.
Kitchen/Dining Room: The kitchen area is well equipped with all electrical appliances you would expect. There is an electric oven and hob (there is no gas distribution in the area). Good quality cutlery and tableware are provided as well as a wide selection of glasses, jugs etc. Basic kitchen essentials like cling film, kitchen paper, kitchen foil, salt, pepper, tea, coffee etc are provided in the cupboards
Outside Terrace. The terrace is south facing and is a paved area with a table that seats 6 and a bench for sitting in the sun and reading the papers!
Games Room with table tennis and table football
|Further details outdoors|
Our south facing outside terrace that gets lots of sun and is a great place to read the papers!
The cottage sits within a lovely garden surrounded by a thatched wall. The garden right by the cottage comprises of a large grass area and the vegetable patch. A walk past this area takes you to the next part of the garden where there is an apple orchard and a lawn with trampoline and swing and slide. Chickens are wandering around the garden as well although if there are dogs staying in the cottage they are kept in their pen.
By the summer of 2013 we will have our new games room up and running which will feature a table tennis table & table football
Our changeover days are Friday in peak season. From beginning of April - end of September we take only weekly bookings but from October - March we will take weekend and during the week bookings
Entry time into the cottage on arrival day is 3pm and exit on day of leaving is 10am.
30% deposit it taken on booking and remainder 6-8 weeks before arrival
The Central Southern England region
Wiltshire is a historic county with lots of local tourist attractions, beautiful countryside and is also home to the British Army on Salisbury Plain.
The great thing about Wiltshire is its central location - within an hour from the property you can get to the beach, Bath, Winchester, Oxford or down to the deepest west country. It is home to Stonehenge, Avebury and Salisbury all which are within a short driving distance from the cottage
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
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
The property is a one and half hour drive from Central London
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11 Jul 2014
"Fabulous charming Cottage"
We visited the cottage for a week with family.The cottage has everything you need,well equipped and very clean and comfortable.Bedrooms are spacious and light.The cottage has the lovely atmosphere of … More
7 Mar 2014
"Lovely cottage,comfy beds."
Great cottage for a weekend away with the girls.The property was spotless, with everything we needed for a comfortable stay. The beds were very cosy with lovely quilts and bedding. Mary the owner was … More
27 Nov 2013
"Fantastic cottage, so well equipped"
Fantastic cottage, so well equipped.The whole experience was great, travelling with someone with not great mobility, downstairs bedroom was fantastic.Cottage had a great feel to it, bathroom with each… More
13 Aug 2013
"This cottage is bright, spacious, and in a great location."
With en-suite bathrooms and spacious gathering areas, this lovely cottage is ideal either for families or couples traveling together. Whether out and about seeing the many nearby attractions, strolli… More
12 Aug 2013
"Beautiful Relaxing Stay"
I stayed at Enford cottage in May 2013 with my husband, two children (15 & 12), my parents and our dog, Marley. The booking procedure with Mary was easy and she was very helpful answering my endless … More
24 Apr 2013
"A charming, comfortable, spacious cottage in lovely location that is very well managed."
We had a brilliant weekend and really enjoyed staying at the cottage. There are amazing pubs and walks very near buy and there is everything you need in the accommodation. Our stay was very well manag… More
25 Feb 2013
"Wonderful escape to the country"
What we loved:* A cute but modernised, beautifully renovated cottage in a gorgeous tiny village*Having 3 weeks to stay, which meant time to relax at the cottage *Great email communication with Mary pr… More
22 Feb 2013
"A superb cottage in a beautiful area."
Enford House Cottage is a really comfortable, characterful and welcoming place to stay in a beautiful setting. The bedrooms are lovely and the kitchen diner well equipped and spacious. We loved it her… More
21 Feb 2013
"Fantastic place to stay and explore from!"
A great cottage - with huge amounts of space to relax, both inside and outside. We especially enjoyed the large kitchen / diner for preparing long and late brunches!… More
8 Feb 2013
"Charming and warm family get away"
We visit from Los Angeles each year to see relatives that live in the London area. Recently we have taken to renting VRBO cottages and dragging our extended family OUT of London for a weekend. The Enf… More
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