Stable Cottage, Sleeps 5,
7 nights from £495 – £1050
Short breaks from £130 – £150 per night. 3 nights minimum
Spacious semi-detached, 3 bedroom (sleeps 5) Period Cottage next to The Carriage House, standing at the entrance to Prince Hill House, an impressive Grade II listed mansion in the small village of Worton, 4 miles from the attractive market town of Devizes in Wiltshire. Open fire, courtyard garden for BBQ plus access to tennis court & 3 acres of garden & grounds surrounding the main house. Stylishly decorated & furnished, ideally located for Stonehenge, Avebury, Bath, Longleat, Salisbury. Excellent cycling and walks. Free Wifi & ample Parking.
The house provides an ideal base from which to explore the many attractions of this fascinating part of Wiltshire. The area is rich in prehistoric sites such as Avebury Stone Circle, Silbury Hill and Kennet Long Barrow and is also of interest for its industrial past – Crofton Beam Engines and a working windmill at Wilton. Narrow boat trips can be enjoyed on the nearby Kennet and Avon Canal and there is plenty of good walking on Salisbury Plain with immediate access onto a public footpath from the house.
The historic towns of Devizes, Bradford-on-Avon and Marlborough, well known for their antique shops, pubs and restaurants, are a short drive from Worton, while the Georgian city of Bath, a World Heritage site, the cathedral city of Salisbury and Stonehenge are within half an hour’s drive. Further afield, the Cotswolds and Oxford are within reach for a day’s excursion.
Guests will have access to parts of the extensive grounds surrounding the main house, including use of the hard tennis court and former deer park beyond.
The main house is of considerable architectural and historical interest, Re-built in the early 20th century by the Peto family, it was reputedly used by Churchill, Eisenhower and Sikorsky for secret meetings during World War ll.
ACCOMMODATION: Enter into the entrance hall off which is a downstairs cloakroom with toilet and wash basin. The hall leads into to a modern fitted kitchen with integral appliances. There is a large and very attractive sitting room with an open fireplace and a spacious dining area at one end of the room. To finish off the downstairs there is a single bedroom. Head to the upstairs of Stable Cottage where the family bathroom and 2 remaining bedrooms are, one which consists of a zip and link bed offering the choice of a super-king size double or two singles, the other being a King size double.
Outside: enjoy a cobbled courtyard garden area immediately in front of the house with garden furniture as well as access to the tennis court, parts of the grounds surrounding the main house and the old deer park. Parking for 2 cars
Amenities: oil central heating, open log fireplace, electric oven and halogen hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine. Free Wifi, selection of books & games. Fuel and power, logs for fire, cot, bed linen and towels included in rent. HD40” Smart TV with freeview.
Shop 2 miles
Pub one minute walk
Sorry No Smoking. No Pets.
Refundable £150 dilapidations deposit payable on booking