Complimentary Welcome Hamper
A complimentary welcome hamper will be awaiting you on your arrival containing milk, tea, fresh coffee, bread, butter, eggs, juice, wine and cheese, along with other essential items to prepare a light snack or breakfast. There may be some regional variations.
The Old Stables is a luxury holiday cottage in Wiltshire. This property is a detached, stone built converted barn in about an acre of ground within the village of Gastard. To access the property use the private drive with electric gates and admire the grounds lined with trees.
Sleeps eight guests.
Two en-suite shower rooms and a separate bathroom.
Wood burning stove.
Unfortunately the property is not suitable for pets.
There is a natural pond to the side of the property. This area is not for guest use and is fenced and safe for children.
Minimum of a three night stay.
The property is light and spacious with lovely French doors opening onto the garden where you will discover a large, lawned garden with ample space to begin an impromptu sports game or simply lie down, relax and enjoy the peace and tranquillity.
The village of Gastard has a family-friendly pub, The Harp & Crown which serves food and is just a 5 minute walk away.This holiday at a glance
Additional featuresA detached, stone built, converted barn.
Situated in about an acre of ground within the village of Gastard.
Oil central heating.
Electric range, multi-functional microwave, American fridge/freezer with water and ice dispenser, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer.
42in TV with cinema surround sound. Flatscreen TV in the kitchen.
TVs with built in DVD in all bedrooms.
Range of indoor and outdoor games for children.
Travel cot and high chair and two stairgates.
Sun loungers and barbecue.
Attractions and nearby amenitiesThe historic, wool town of Corsham, where peacocks wander freely through the streets, has a fantastic selection of shops, pubs and restaurants only 1.5 miles away.
Travel a little further and you will find yourself in the lovely market town of Chippenham.
Within a 20 minute drive you can discover the beautiful villages of Castle Combe and Lacock. Castle Combe is frequently voted the prettiest village in England and Lacock is almost entirely owned by the National Trust and is home to the Fox Talbot Museum of Photography and Lacock Abbey. Lacock is often used as a film set for period dramas such as Pride and Prejudice and Cranham and was used in the Harry Potter films. Castle Combe was the set for the original Dr Dolittle film and, more recently, Warhorse.
A short drive away (10 miles) is the beautiful, historic Roman town of Bath which has been designated as a unesco World Heritage Site. If you fancy a day of culture there are endless things to visit such as: The Roman Baths - www.romanbaths.co.uk A variety of productions can be seen at the Theatre Royal.
Jane Austen Centre - www.janeausten.co.uk Relax and indulge at the Thermae Bath Spa (open air rooftop swimming and steam rooms). For breakfast or lunch try a highly recommended sweet or savoury bun at Sally Lunn's Teashop, one of the oldest buildings in Bath. Bath Abbey.
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