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Orchard House Cottage

Sleeps 4
1 dog
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom

Sitting in the heart of Malmesbury, Wiltshire is this idyllic, single-storey holiday home of Orchard House Cottage. A delightful base for two couples or a family of four's break in the Cotswolds, Orchard House Cottage rests on the same site as a handy cattery, so you can bring along your feline friends, as well as being home to chickens and ducks for you to visit. After parking up in one of the off-road spots, progress inside to find a well-presented kitchen/diner, where a range of quality appliances await, so the chef of the group can easily rustle up home-cooked delights, to be enjoyed at the four-seater dining table. After dining together, progress to the sitting room and sink back into the sumptuous sofa or armchair whilst the TV entertains you and the woodburning stove warms you up. When sleep calls, retire to one of the two delightful bedrooms, a double and a twin, both of which feature zip/linked beds, along with handy storage space and contemporary décor throughout. The family bathroom rests nearby and hosts a p-shaped bath for you to relax your muscles after hiking through the nearby Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Make the most of the fabulous site and wander down to the charming chickens, embark on a stroll through the idyllic lawns during the day, or settle down in front of the flickering flames of the fire pit as you marvel at the stars above. Get acquainted with your surroundings by visiting the Radnor Arms across the road, and there is a bus stop there to take you directly into Malmesbury, where the delights of The Smoking Dog and The Kings Arms serve up hearty meals, the River Avon and Tetbury Avon offer riverside strolls and The Abbey House Garden offers tours of its stunning gardens. Why not visit Bowood House, or travel to Westonbirt, home to the iconic Westonbirt Arboretum, where a plethora of walking trails amidst the stunning scenery along with an esteemed golf course can be found? Venture to the market town of Chippenham to find more outdoor delights, including Vincients Wood and John Coles Park, along with the historic Chippenham Museum. The thriving spots of Tetbury, Cirencester and Bath are within reach and offer even more attractions to experience. Choose Orchard House Cottage for a holiday to look back on in years to come.

Electric central heating with woodburning stove. Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher. 2 x TVs, WiFi. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Highchair available. Off-road parking. Rear lawns with furniture and fire pit. Bike storage. One well-behaved pet welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 0.5 miles, pub 0.1 miles. Note: There is a private cattery on site for guests who wish to bring cats, available at an extra charge. Please let the owner know prior to arrival if you wish to bring a cat. Note: This property rests on the same site as the owner's home, please consider this when booking. Note: There is a step up to the bathroom, please take care.

Single-storey. Two bedrooms: 2 x double (zip/link, can be twin on request). Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen/diner. Sitting room with woodburning stove

The picturesque market town of Malmesbury, nestled on a hill in the southern Cotswolds, dates back to the Iron Age and is said to be the oldest borough in England. Abbey House Gardens, home to 'The Naked Gardeners,' is situated in Malmesbury (Note: The gardeners are dressed during normal opening hours), and the annual Womad Music Festival is held nearby in Charlton Park. An annual carnival, and numerous independent shops, cafés, and traditional pubs can also be found here.


Tennis Court Access
Parking Available
Family Friendly
Garden / Patio
Central Heating
Bird Watching Nearby
Rock Climbing Nearby
Cycling Nearby
Fishing Nearby
Golf Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Walking / Hiking Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Shop Nearby
Pub / Restaurant Nearby
High Chair
Private Parking
Outdoor Furniture


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