One of five, converted stone farm buildings, The Granary is situated on a 350 acre working dairy farm on the southern edge of the Cotswolds.
Overlooking a pretty central courtyard next to the dairy, the barn can be combined with 4 other cottages, 988943 - Stable Cottage, 988996- Orchard Cottage, 988885 - Bottom Barn and 988925 - Cow Byre for larger group parties
making this a perfect option for a large family gathering or a group of friends.Children will delight in the farm animals roaming just Outside the window such as cows, guinea fowl, turkeys (and the odd peacock), and can be shown round by the owners.
There are also plenty of long walks across the farmland, which includes a bluebell wood and a stretch of the River Avon where coarse fishing is available by arrangement.
A wealth of other activities are also at guest's disposal on the farm - swimming pool, hard tennis court, croquet lawn, sauna and games room - and once you've finished enjoying all of that, you have your own private, south facing terrace where you can unwind at the end of an exciting day.
Inside the cottage itself, you'll find it bright and spacious with plenty of room for up to five adult guests (six guests if children are in the party).
The decor is traditional in style, very much in keeping with the historic feeling of the barn, while at the same time providing all the comforts guests will need to really kick back and enjoy their holiday.
Two bedrooms( both accessed via 5 steps from living area): 1 x double with en suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin.
Bathroom with bath, shower attachment, basin and WC.
Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with double sofa bed and open fire.
About the location
Chippenham 11 miles; Cirencester 13 miles; Bath 23 miles.
Dating back to the Iron Age and reputedly the oldest borough in England, the pretty market town of Malmesbury is located on a hilltop in the southern Cotswolds. Malmesbury is steeped in history and offers visitors over 400 listed buildings, a 15th century Market Cross, a ruined 7th century Benedictine abbey, an annual carnival and many independent shops, cafes and traditional pubs. Abbey House Gardens, home to 'The Naked Gardeners' can also be found in Malmesbury (Note: The gardeners are clothed during normal opening hours) and the annual Womad Music Festival is close by at Charlton Park. The area offers many country houses, including Rodmarton Manor and Gardens, and Chavenage House, a fine example of a Cotswold manor unchanged for 400 years. Just a short drive away is The Cotswold Water Park, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, covering 40 square miles and offering a wide range of activities, including boating, waterskiing, fishing, cycling, golf and horse riding, plus Bath, Cirencester and Tetbury are all within easy reach and well worth a visit.
Note: Marquee hire available for special celebrations/occasions when renting all cottages.
Note: There is a refundable good housekeeping bond on £100 required if booking two or more cottages.
Note: There are dining facilities for larger groups in Cow Byre, please ask to office for more information.
Note: This property can be booked along with the following 4 other cottages 988943 - Stable Cottage, 988996- Orchard Cottage, 988885 - Bottom Barn and 988925 - Cow Byre for larger group parties