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Nr Devizes, Marlborough & Bath, , walled garden

Family-friendly Melksham vacation home with fireplace and kitchen

  • Free WiFi

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Melksham, ENG, United Kingdom
9.8.Exceptional.
  • This elegant,comfortable house had everything we needed. Thank you

    Oct. 19, 2021

  • We had a great time relaxing in the house and garden. Which were both immaculate! Lovely…

    Jun. 11, 2021

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  • 4 guests
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 3 beds
  • 3 bathrooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking available
  • Bathtub
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Onsite parking
  • Non-smoking
  • In a rural location
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided

What’s around

  • Cotswolds - 9.2 mi / 14.8 km
  • The Trowbridge Museum and Art gallery - 7 mi / 11.3 km
  • Biss Meadows Country Park - 7.3 mi / 11.7 km
  • Lacock Abbey - 7.8 mi / 12.5 km
  • Southwick Country Park - 8.3 mi / 13.4 km
  • The Courts Garden - 8.6 mi / 13.8 km

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1

1 Queen Bed

Bedroom 2

1 Double Bed and 1 Twin Bed

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About this home

Greenheys is a cosy 18th Century semi detached red brick house in the heart of the historic ridge top village of Seend in Wiltshire where most houses are listed - there is also a wonderful village shop. As befitting a period property the decor is traditional with antique furniture. It offers a cosy elegant accommodation in an historic location for a countryside break. It sleeps 4 with an option for 5. It boasts a beautiful walled garden with well stocked flower beds.


The house is a pet friendly, charming 18th century former coaching Inn set across 2 floors. There are two bedrooms on the first floor, including two doubles (one king size bed, one double bed with an additional single bed), sleeping 4 to 5 guests. It has one bathroom and a ground floor cloak room.



The main living room on ground floor has comfortable seating around a wood burner together with a formal dining area. There is also a separate drawing room also with log burner and widescreen TV + Blu Ray player as well as an upright piano.



The kitchen with marbled work services is well equipped with an adjoining walk- in pantry and separate breakfast room. There is also a boot room to store outdoor clothes and coats. As a well as a laundry room with washing machine and dryer.



The patio outside with teak dining table and chairs is a pleasant area to dine in the summer and enjoy the walled garden and elegant greenhouse. The garden includes an enclosed lawned area, and well stocked flower beds. Access via ancient footpaths lead from the garden of Greenheys to the Kennet and Avon Canal to the rear and to the beautiful plains of Wiltshire to the front.



The local market towns of Devizes and Melksham are less than 10 mins drive. The historic towns of Marlborough (25 mins) Bath (35 mins) Salisbury (45 mins) amongst other are further afield. Stonehenge, Avebury and Longleat are also within striking distance.



It is a perfect place to relax with family and/or friends, for re-unions & celebrations, for a long or short break, and also for local events like the Marlborough Summer School.






What’s around

Landmarks

  • Cotswolds - 9.2 mi / 14.8 km
  • The Trowbridge Museum and Art gallery - 7 mi / 11.3 km
  • Biss Meadows Country Park - 7.3 mi / 11.7 km
  • Lacock Abbey - 7.8 mi / 12.5 km
  • Southwick Country Park - 8.3 mi / 13.4 km
  • The Courts Garden - 8.6 mi / 13.8 km
  • Great Chalfield Manor - 8.8 mi / 14.1 km
  • North Wessex Downs - 10.8 mi / 17.4 km
  • Avebury Stone Circle - 12.6 mi / 20.3 km
  • University of Bath - 15.5 mi / 25 km

Getting around

  • Bristol International Airport (BRS) - 78 min drive
  • Melksham Station - 8 min drive
  • Westbury Station - 14 min drive
  • Dilton Marsh Station - 15 min drive
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Melksham, ENG, United Kingdom

The home

Key facts

  • Vacation home (2279 sq ft)
  • Onsite parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Car not required
  • Non-smoking
  • Heating
  • Washing machine
  • Pets allowed

Bedrooms

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Bedroom one - 1 queen bed
  • Bedroom two - 1 double bed and 1 twin/single bed
  • Bed sheets provided

Bathrooms

  • 3 bathrooms
  • Full bathroom - 1 shower/tub combination, 1 shower, and 1 toilet
  • Half bathroom one - 1 toilet
  • Half bathroom two - 1 toilet
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided

Kitchen

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Stovetop
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Toaster
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Spices

Entertainment and recreation

  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Video library
  • Stereo
  • Music library
  • Books
  • Games
  • Swimming nearby
  • Cycling nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Ice skating nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Golf privileges
  • Hunting nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Tennis courts

Outside

  • Garden

Other amenities

  • Iron/ironing board
  • Fireplace
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Telephone

Things to know

House rules

  • Pets allowed
  • Events/parties not allowed
  • No smoking
  • Max. guests: 4

Check-in and check-out

  • Check-in after 4:00 PM
  • Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions. You will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account which will enable you to manage your booking.

Fees & policies

Required at check-in

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum guest age is 13

Travelling with others

  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Restrictions apply*

Policies

  • For details on pet restrictions, contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

    Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

    Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.

FAQs

  • Yes, pets are welcome.
  • You can check in starting at 4:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Well Inn (2.2 mi), The Raven (2.8 mi), and George and Dragon (3.2 mi).
  • Practice your swing on the tennis courts. Additional recreation nearby includes birdwatching, ecotours, and hunting. Nr Devizes, Marlborough & Bath, , walled garden also has a garden.
9.8.Exceptional.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Beautiful relaxing country retreat

    This was the perfect getaway for the Easter holidays with the kids. The kids (3 and 5) enjoyed the well kept lawn for garden games and the patio dining area was fantastic when we had friends to visit for dinner. The home has a beautiful country charm. The kitchen although small was so well stocked with cupboard space and cooking utensils, just what we needed when cooking for friends. The house is well positioned for bike rides along the canal tow path. We had a wonderful time.

    Anna P., 4 night trip, Apr. 18, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Lovely period home convenient to Salisbury, Bath, and Stonehenge

    This is a lovely, excellently maintained and cared-for old coaching house. It is comfortable, spacious, and charmingly decorated. Very convenient for visiting local historical sites or for tramping through the scenic countryside.

    Norene G., 4 night trip, May 4, 2018

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    I was extremely satisfied with my stay!

    I was completely blown away when I walked through the doors and saw a beautifully updated cottage from 1700. It was charming yet very spacious. We made many day trips and the cottage was a perfect central location to them all. It was so nice to end the great day at our cozy home with multiple wood burning stoves, and wake up in this great homey space. Edward is a wonderful host!

    vina t., 5 night trip, Mar. 30, 2018

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Beautiful, cosy and very welcoming...

    We spent Christmas 2017 at this very tastefully furnished cottage. Thanks to the owners for putting up a. Christmas Tree and other decorations - it was so thoughtful! Perfect for the dogs and plenty of walks from the cottage too. I can thoroughly recommend it as a getaway place.

    Mrs Alix McWilliam, 4 night trip, Dec. 23, 2017

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  • 8.0.Very good

    A beautiful house, very tastefully decorated. The gardens are just as beautiful!

    We had a great stay at Greenheys. Four friends and I wanted a weekend retreat away to someone quaint and with good local walks - this suited us perfectly! We found a lovely pub down the road and had a refreshing walk along the canal. The house is wonderful, old and beautifully decorated. The gardens are very pretty too!

    Caroline D., 1 night trip, Sep. 30, 2017

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Very nice break

    We had a very nice break at Edward’s cottage. He has been very helpful and kind and the house was just a perfect place to relax and enjoy the Cotswolds. Can only recommend!

    Karine G., Other trip, May 14, 2021

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