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Willowbank Lodges/Kingfisher – Home 212019 Log cabin

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 5 sleeps
  • 3 nights min stay

Willowbank Lodges/Kingfisher – Home 212019

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  • Log cabin
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 5 sleeps
  • 3 nights min stay

Log cabin / 2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 5

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 89 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • Pet friendly

Description from owner

Description

Kingfisher log cabin, part of Willowbank Lodges, nestles in a small hamlet in the heart of the Pewsey Vale bordering the Kennet and Avon canal. The five luxury log cabins have been solidly built from Russian redwood and are situated in three and a half acres including a private lake and are surrounded by beautiful countryside and a wide variety of wildlife. Kingfisher cabin overlooks the stream and is the end cabin thus the most private and has the benefit of a large grassy area around it, ideal for dogs and children.

Guests who are looking for a tranquil holiday surrounded by nature will find Willowbank Lodges ideal. Bird lovers will enjoy watching the various families of waterfowl on the lake, including our indigenous pair of swans, herons and our kingfisher who flies up and down both the lake and the stream and can be seen sitting on the railings near the end cabin, Kingfisher, so named.

Ramblers and cyclists alike will enjoy the miles of walks straight from the

Kingfisher log cabin, part of Willowbank Lodges, nestles in a small hamlet in the heart of the Pewsey Vale bordering the Kennet and Avon canal. The five luxury log cabins have been solidly built from Russian redwood and are situated in three and a half acres including a private lake and are surrounded by beautiful countryside and a wide variety of wildlife. Kingfisher cabin overlooks the stream and is the end cabin thus the most private and has the benefit of a large grassy area around it, ideal for dogs and children.

Guests who are looking for a tranquil holiday surrounded by nature will find Willowbank Lodges ideal. Bird lovers will enjoy watching the various families of waterfowl on the lake, including our indigenous pair of swans, herons and our kingfisher who flies up and down both the lake and the stream and can be seen sitting on the railings near the end cabin, Kingfisher, so named.

Ramblers and cyclists alike will enjoy the miles of walks straight from the cabin gates with panoramic views of the Pewsey Vale from Martinsell Hill and of course we are on the National 4 cycle trail. Our ancient Savernake Forest is only a 5 minute drive away and is quite stunningly beautiful whether you are walking, picnicking or cycling.

The cabins provide a superb holiday base from which to explore the ancient county of Wiltshire and are easily accessed from the M3 and M4. Furthermore, the airports of London Heathrow, Bristol, Southampton and Bournemouth are between one and one and a half hours drive away. The local village of Pewsey is less than two miles away and boasts a good supermarket, butcher, baker, petrol station, garage, Indian restaurant, cafes and pubs and it also has a railway station with a fast train service to London and the West Country.

Regretfully, no smoking is allowed in the cabins but dogs are!

Flexible changeover days - see Conditions.

The England region

We are very privileged to be living in an area steeped in tradition and history, with three World Heritage sites within an easy driving distance (Stonehenge, Avebury and Bath). We have many delightful towns and villages to explore, country houses, museums and gardens to visit and plenty of traditional pubs and excellent restaurants.

We have a quick rail link to London from Pewsey Station less than five minutes drive away and you could plan a day/evening out in London to enjoy the sites and take in a theatre. Oxford, Salisbury and Bath are also within a reasonable drive away and offer good shopping, restaurants, theatres and interesting places to visit.

Wiltshire has a variety of landscapes but we are very lucky to be living in this beautiful part of Wiltshire where we can enjoy the wide open spaces of the Marlborough Downs and the Pewsey Vale with its white horses or alternatively walk in the ancient Savernake Forest with all its dappled glades, meandering paths and beautiful old trees, some nearly 1000 years old.

Then the Kennet and Avon canal is a different landscape altogether and you can enjoy long walks from Willowbank Lodges, through little villages with their quaint pubs or hire a boat for the day and go further afield.There really is something for everyone to enjoy in this part of the world.

Pewsey

Pewsey is a charming little village which is less than two miles from Willowbank Lodges and, although small, boasts a surprising number of ameneties. We have an excellent supermarket open seven days a week, a butcher, baker (delicious old fashioned donuts and lardy bread!) petrol station, post office, bank, gift shops, florists, art gallery and visitor centre, internet cafe and various coffee shops and pubs.

In addition, we have an excellent award winning tennis club where Willowbank Lodges has membership for its guests and a leisure centre with a swimming pool, squash courts, etc.

Slightly further afield, Marlborough boasts a large variety of restaurants and pubs, boutiques, antique shops, two fine churches and has the widest high street in the country. Now it is probably more famous for its International Jazz Festival which takes place in July (13th-15th this year) – a glut of musicians and singers, new bands and old favourites from all over the world, really an experience not to miss. Another music festival taking place this year (April 14th) just north of Marlborough is OneFest with Damon Albarn giving us a preview of his Dr Dee.

Local artists open up their studios (Open Studios) to the public during four weekends in July so what with other local musical and artistic events, plenty for those who want to absorb a little local culture.

For those crop circle enthusiasts, we are right in the midst of crop circle country and usually there are quite a number of sometimes quite spectacular crop circles to be found on the Downs or in the Vale, within 10 minutes drive of Willowbank Lodges.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Super King Bed
    Bedroom 2: Super King Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 En suite

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Shared garden
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Accessible for wheelchair users — please contact the owner for details before booking

Policies

Check in time:16:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
View Policy

House rules

Smoking is allowed on the verandas provided you are careful with the ash bearing in mind that the cabins are made of wood!

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About the owner

Nicky W
Response rate:
90%
Calendar updated::
18 Nov 2016
Years listed:
4
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English


This Log cabin has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 5. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 15 Mar 2012. Located in Wiltshire, it has 5 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate varies from £378 to £729.

The Owner has a response rate of 90% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 18 Nov 2016.

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“Lovely,clean, very compleet, cosy house in a beautiful part of the UK.”

Reviewed 24 Oct 2012

I certainly would recommend this place to friends and family. There is even free WiFi. The houses are very well equiped..

“Peaceful Holiday”

Reviewed 23 Oct 2012

Perfect for a peaceful, relaxing holiay. Cabins are quiet, warm, comfortable and well equiped. Interesting area - close to Avebury and other market villages.

“Afirst class place to stay”

Reviewed 19 Oct 2012

We stayed for one week and found the Kingfisher Lodge very comfortable, warm and welcoming. Everything you needed was provided and was situated in a very quiet and peaceful surroundings. We cannot recommend this lodge enough. The lady who owns the lodges was most helpful and we will return.

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