Curlew Cottage sleeps six guests comfortably and sits in wonderful open Wiltshire countryside at the base of Hackpen Hill. Here you can enjoy a calmer pace of life and lovely views over the Marlborough Downs. There are miles of tracks, paths and quiet lanes for walking, riding and cycling starting from the front door, and whilst you may feel like you are tucked away from the hustle and bustle of life, you are within easy reach of Bristol, Bath and also London.
A semi-detached barn conversion, Curlew Cottage affords a wonderful rural position with arable fields surrounding it. Luxurious, spacious and light, it offers three bedrooms. Accommodation is split over two floors and of a very high standard of comfort and style with natural stone floors, underfloor heating, and oak finishing's. There is also parking directly outside the door, so no long hikes with your luggage when you arrive!
Ideally located, Curlew Cottage sits beneath Broad Hinton, Marlborough White Horse, with some of the country's most significant attractions within easy reach including Stonehenge; Avebury's World Heritage Site (just a five minute drive!); the historic market town of Marlborough and the White Horses of Wiltshire that can be found dotted around the countryside. The cottage provides the perfect base for exploring everything that this beautiful county has to offer and attractions a little further afield including Badminton Horse Trials, Newbury and Cheltenham Racecourses and the popular cities of Winchester (one hour by car); Salisbury with its beautiful cathedral (one hour) and the Roman City of Bath (forty five minutes). For the younger ones, why not visit the Cotswold Wildlife Park (thirty minutes), Longleat Safari Park (under an hour) or Roves Farm (just twenty minutes), all providing great days out and lots of fun.
The village of Broad Hinton offers amenities including a village shop/post office, two good pubs and an attractive church. For nature lovers, the area is a haven for wildlife, and cyclists and walkers can explore the Ridgeway National Trail Cycle and Walking Route which is just 0.3 miles from the cottage. The famous archetypal English market town of Marlborough is six miles away and Swindon is seven miles with a mainline station connecting you to London Paddington in around an hour.
Madeleine White joined Independent Cottages in January 2013
Additional information: All bedrooms have drawer/shelf and hanging storage space. Curlew Cottage is ideal for six adults. The property is suitable for people with limited mobility having a ground floor en-suite bedroom but please discuss your personal requirements with the owner before booking to ensure the cottage meets your needs both inside and out. Well behaved pets may be accepted - please enquire.
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