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Ashe Cottage & Annexe

Certificate of Excellence 2014

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Excellent 5/5 27 reviews

Ashe Cottage

Cottage | 8 bedrooms | sleeps 15

Key Info
  • Swimming Pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
  • Car advised

Ashe Cottage is nestled in the rural hamlet of Heywood between Westbury and Trowbridge. Ashe cottage is ideal for multi-family holiday or large groups, we especially welcome Hen Parties.

Very well equipped with modern galley kitchen and utility room, Large dining room with inglenook fireplace and seating up to 18. Upstairs there is one double, two twins and one small single room. A further twin bedroom is situated downstairs. There are 2 bathrooms upstairs in the main house.

The Annexe has a spacious living area with fully functioning kitchenette. There is one double and two twin rooms, one of which can be made into a kingsize/continental double bed. There is a bathroom and WC.

There is a New Sauna house in the garden, large enough for 15 people open all year round.

The Pool is open Whitsun-Early Sept, and is heated.

Size Sleeps up to 15, 8 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
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 Sauna, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 8 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (11), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 16, Lounge seats for 15
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Main house sleeps 9, available for smaller parties, midweeks/late availablity weekendes only. Please call for quote.

Travel cot , highchair & stairgate

We supply bed linen (except cot bedding), duvets, pillows, dish drying cloths and bath towels (1 per guest). We do not supply pool towels. Bath towels must not be used by the pool.

Electricity, cooking gas and barbecue gas are all included in the price for both cottages.

Central heating oil is metered and charged at the end of your stay at cost.

Logs are available to purchase.

Cleaning materials are supplied for your end of stay clean, these are all under the sink in each kitchen. Please leave these for the next guests.

We do not supply any other consumables. These include, washing up liquid, loo rolls, dishwasher tablets,, etc etc. There are often left over consumables from previous guests and we just leave these as "rolling stock" for the next guests.

Further details outdoors

Outdoor pool is heated but only open Whitsun - early September

Sauna House open all year round

Short breaks available for smaller parties in main house only, please call for quote.

Further details

Prices are all based on up to 15 guests. £75 supplement each for an extra 2. Max occupancy 17.

The Central Southern England region

Wiltshire is a county just far enough away from the hustle and bustle to make you feel miles from it, surrounded by rolling countryside and sleepy distant communities.

The county is home to some of the most beautiful villages in England. It is also a mysterious place of prehistoric stone sites, strange crop circles and magnificent chalk horses.

For the active there are endless options, from walking ancient ridgeways and river meadows to biking the canal towpaths. The less energetic can choose to cruise the Kennet and Avon Canal and stop off along route to visit towns and country inns stepped in history.

Westbury

The cottages are central located for visiting many local towns and villages and famous sites.

Here's a taster of what's within reach:

- Just half an hour from Bath and its recently reopened Spa Baths

- Longleat Safari Park & Elizabethan Mansion

- Stonehenge

- Avebury medieval town with stone circles

- Westbury White Horse and Hill Fort carved in chalk

- Cheddar Gorge and caves

Nearby towns and villages:

- Bradford-upon-Avon

- Castle Coombe

- Salisbury

- Stourhead

There's also plenty of opportunity for walks and cycling through the stretches of beautiful countryside.

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Review 1-10 of 27

21 Jun 2014

3/5

"House with character, but pool was disappointing."

The house was cute and had character but was smaller than we had originally thought it would be. The fact that the house had a pool was the main area of interest for us, and but we found the pool and … More

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor for us.

I must clarify the issues raised about the pool for future guests.

We do not advertise a supervised Pool. Our website states No lifeguard on duty, and our T&C's state...
"You are responsible for your own safety whilst using the pool, as it is unattended. All reasonable care must be taken by you, and all pool rules displayed on the gate and in the information pack must be obeyed"
The swimming pool is heated and has been at 27°C (80°F), throughout June.
Prudent use of the Solar Pool cover does help maintain the temperature,if it was left off overnight, it will have lost 4-6 degrees! The heat pump is on daily from 9am-6pm.

The Pool area, like the rest of the cottage, is checked and cleaned thoroughly before guests arrive. If anything was missed, I can only apologize, and will look into how it was missed, as we work very hard to maintain a high standard of cleanliness throughout all our properties, and grounds.
This is the first negative comment we've had, so please take the time to read all the other good reviews too...
Many thanks
Jo Boyce -Owner

19 May 2014

5/5

"Brilliant House!!"

What an amazing place. I booked Ashe Cottage for my friends hen weekend and what a brilliant find. The house especially the kitchen had everything needed, from shot glasses to a whisk. The pool and… More

9 Apr 2014

4/5

"Great place to stay for hen do!"

Spent a great weekend at Ashe cottage in March for my best friends hen party. Had great weather and the outdoor grounds were lovely. Nice warm conservatory for relaxing in. Great kitchen facilities which was well equipped. Large rooms with mainly single beds.
Annex was also well presented a and well equipped.
During our stay, contacted the owners with regards to a leaky toilet and needing an extra bed made up. Were quick to respond and happy to help.
Oh yeah and can't forget the sauna! Nice extra touch.
Really great place to stay with hospitable owners. Would definitely stay again!

29 Mar 2014

5/5

"The perfect hen location"

This is hen do friendly cottageThe cottage is spacious- there are essentially 3 different areas in the cottage- 1) the main area with the kitchen, living room, dining area and terrace area for relaxin… More

24 Feb 2014

5/5

"Perfect!"

We couldn't have asked for more from Ashe Cottage for a friend's hen do in February. We had a wonderful time despite it being an extremely wet weekend - testament to how cosy the cottage is and how welcome we were made to feel on arrival. The accommodation was spotlessly clean and well-arranged over the cottage and annexe. The kitchen was well-equipped and the dining/living areas provided more than enough space to comfortably fit 15 ladies. A particular highlight was the amazing fireplace and log fire which made us feel very at home! The booking process was professional and straight-forward and Jo was extremely helpful in the run-up to the weekend, helping us source beauticians for the cottage and even booking a minibus to take us to and from Bath on the Saturday night. Highly recommended for a civilised hen-do or family/friends trip away. Would love to return!

20 Feb 2014

5/5

"Just perfect for a relaxing weekend!"

This lovely house has bucket loads of charm and fantastic facilities. The pool and sauna house are great for whiling away an afternoon, and the group dining allows for a really special evening if you're a large group. It's clean, comfortable and spacious, and the owners were very welcoming. Highly recommend!

2 Jan 2014

5/5

"First class accommodation, the complete package."

Very good accommodation, with lots of extras eg sauna, swimming pool,BBQ and large garden. House and annexe well equipped to suit all occasions and all ages, only drawback is that the main cottage does not have downstairs toilet. Location quiet even though railway close by, but not an issue.

5 Sep 2013

5/5

"Simply excellent"

16 of us spent a lovely weekend at Ashe Cottage this August. The cottage and annex were beautiful and the pool and sauna were great. The whole place was so clean and well equipped, it was perfect. Jo … More

11 Aug 2013

4/5

"Great place with lots to do nearby"

Very friendly owners who made booking very easy. The house and annex worked well for our group as older and younger family members were free to do different things. The main house would benefit from a downstairs loo but otherwise the property is well furnished and kept clean.
The pool and sauna were enjoyed by all.
The location is great. It was easy to collect people arriving by train (Westbury station is about 5 minutes drive away and has frequent trains to from London, Bath, Bristol, Portsmouth and elsewhere). It is easy to get into Bath or to visit several National Trust and English Heritage properties in the vicinity. Lots of places for walks and a riding stables is available in Westbury. The keen cyclists in the party aso found the roads sufficiently challenging for their 2 - 3 hour road-trips.

5 Aug 2013

5/5

"Great family reunion venue"

Couldn't ask for a better venue to get the extended family of 15 together. Can't comment too much on the surrounding area as we couldn't get the kids out of the pool...

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