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- Chilmark, Wiltshire
- 4/5 (max 4 adults) or 4 + cot
Situated in the picturesque village of Chilmark, close to the Dorset border and in an area designated of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this is a delightful cottage of traditional design in a village street, bordered by a small winterbourne (stream). Lying some 11 miles to the west of Salisbury, in the valley of the River Nadder, Chilmark is a village of stone and thatched cottages with an excellent 14th century pub and a 12th century church. It is near here that the limestone for Salisbury's magnificent, 13th century, Gothic cathedral was quarried.
Among the many visitor attractions in the area are Stonehenge, Longleat, Stourhead Gardens, and the ruins of Wardour Castle. Tisbury, 2 miles away, has a main line station to London (Waterloo).
The surrounding countryside is some of the finest in Southern England and there are many attractive country villages and good country pubs to explore.
Winterbourne Cottage is charming, tastefully furnished and well equipped. The sitting room is light and spacious with French windows, which open out onto a secluded rear garden.
What our guests say
Great! Comfortable, superbly equipped cottage in a cosy village.
Booking was easy and was very professionally handled, although I was a bit puzzled why it was not possible, even in off-season, to book from Sunday to Sunday - we had to leave on Saturday although no new guests were arriving that day. The amenities of the cottage were exactly as described and pictured on the website - best I've ever had in a self-catered cottage. However, the instructions on how to get the central heating running (found in a folder in the cottage) could have been clearer. The location in the small village of Chilmark is lovely, and it's easy to get to the nearby cities and sightseeing spots such as Salisbury and Stonehenge by car. The village pub is highly recommended as well!Guest's review on TripAdvisor, June 10, 2015. 5 of 5 stars.
Coming back to WInterbourne Cottage was like coming home. It was lovely to spend Christmas and New Year here. We will return soon.The Christensons, Colorado, USA. December 2014
What a lovely home! We spent a wonderful week in this charming, well equipped house which is perfectly located between the glorious sights of Stonehenge, Salisbury and Bath. After sightseeing, we could return to this quiet oasis on the countryside. Amazing!The Vogt Schnabel Family from Germany, August 2014
The cottage is simply fantastic: equipped with everything, clean and tidy, we could not have wished for better, the couple who run it are very friendly and helpful. We recommend it to everyone!!Italian guests' review on TripAdvisor, September 1 2013
We enjoyed the spacious feel of the cottage...have been in much smaller two beds. Will look back fondly on our holiday here.Mr & Mrs Pavry, April 2013
Winterbourne Cottage is so quiet and peaceful and the garden lovely and secluded. The village and surrounding area are stunning.Mr & Mrs Legge, September 2012
Lovely, comfortable house, out of this world! Spacious with a lovely garden. Food at bistro in Fonthill Bishop excellent, great views and walks from Win Green. Thank you for providing a great get-away-from-it-all place.Mr & Mrs Gallagher, August 2011
Entrance hallway. Spacious sitting room with fireplace, containing a fitted gas fire, and French doors to the garden. Well equipped, fitted kitchen and adjoining utility room. Separate dining room. Downstairs cloakroom. Upstairs: 2 bedrooms - master bedroom with zip and link bed, offering 6ft double or twin beds, and large walk-in cupboard. Twin bedroom. Bathroom/w.c. with shower attachment to the bath, heated towel rail and vanitory unit.
Attractive front garden and delightful, secluded, enclosed, rear garden with many shrubs and plants.
- Fitted gas fire
- Electric underfloor central heating
- Electricity inc in rent July & August, otherwise at cost payable at the cottage before departure
- Bed linen and towels included in rent
- Travel cot
- Extra folding bed for a child, for use in main bedroom or downstairs
- Colour TV & DVD player
- Radio/CD player
- WiFi broadband
- Auto washing machine
- Tumble dryer
- Telephone for incoming calls
- Driveway parking
- Shops 3 miles
- Good village pub 1/2 mile
- Non-smokers only
- Sorry no pets