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STUNNING 4* COTTAGE NR STONEHENGE, AVEBURY & SALISBURY

Mary Campbell

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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STUNNING 4* COTTAGE NR STONEHENGE, AVEBURY & SALISBURY

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cottage in Amesbury - Enford House Cottage

3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, Sleeps 6 + 1

With 3 ensuite bedrooms and set within a beautiful thatched walled garden Enford House Cottage is the perfect place for a relaxing & peaceful break in the english countryside but is also within easy reach of many tourist attractions including Stonehenge, Avebury & Salisbury.

The cottage is an attached wing of the 18th Century, Grade 2 listed manor house (Enford House) and is a home away from home with comfortable beds, good quality bedlinen and towels and a well equipped kitchen.

The property is surrounded by the wall garden which is situated next to the village church and beyond that fields. The village pub, which serves good food, is 2 minutes walk away. The cottage is child friendly - the garden is enclosed by the wall and there is a thatched games room for visitors to use with table tennis and table football. Wifi is available throughout the property.

For those with children, within the large garden (shared with the owners who live next door) there is a games room with table tennis table and table football and outside a swing and slide, football net and chickens. When there are spare eggs, and vegetables from the garden, we will put a selection in the cottage fridge for your arrival (please note this is seasonal!). The garden is completely enclosed and the entrance gate can be shut for those with young children or dogs.

The village of Enford is in the Avon Valley - the village is surrounded by countryside and there are lots of places to walk or bicycle. Stonehenge is an hours walk or 10 min drive.

The village has 2 great local pubs. The Swan, which is 2 minutes' walk, and The Red Lion, in the next door village of East Chisenbury, which is 2 minutes' drive or a 20 minute walk. Both do good food - the Red Lion has a Michelin pub award for its food and is a well known Wiltshire pub which people come a long way to visit. There is no shop in the village itself but there are local shops in neighbouring villages less than 5 minutes drive away, major supermarkets in the local towns and all the supermarkets do delivery to the door. And for those looking for a winter get away the cottage is very warm with central heating throughout, an electric log burner in the sitting room and double glazing so is very cosy!

The cottage is ideally situated for the following places of interest

•Stonehenge (10 mins drive) and Avebury (25 mins drive) Stone Circles (World Heritage sites),

•Salisbury Cathedral, Old Sarum and the Medieval cities of Salisbury & Wilton (25 min drive)

•Historic Market towns of Devizes, Pewsey, and Marlborough (20 min drive)

•Kennet Canal (20 min drive)

•Longleat House, Adventure Playground and Safari Park (40 min drive)

•National Trust village of Lacock (50 min drive)

•Stourhead (50 min drive)

•Bath & Winchester (both 1 hour drive)

•Plus lots of children's activities including family friendly farms, Paultons Park (for Peppa Pig World) and many more - the information booklet in the cottage lists all of these

For more information go to our website www.enfordhouse.co.uk

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets considered
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Guestbook comments from the owner
We had a very happy holiday in this lovely cottage. Coming from belgium we were very excited by the walled garden and lovely old house the cottage is part of. Really well equipped in the cottage and we felt at home very soon. We visited the beautiful countryside and lots of 'old stones'!
Aug 2012
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Mary Campbell

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Simon and Mary Campbell, who own Enford House Cottage, live in the main house next door with their children. The picture shows the main part of the house in which they live. The cottage and main house have seperate entrances it feels very seperate although we are attached at the back. There is a trampoline and Swing and slide in the garden which all guests are welcome to use.

Mary Campbell purchased this cottage in 1969

My husbands parents bought the property when he was a baby and he grew up here and inherited it in 2005. His grandmother used to live in the cottage

With the thatched walled garden and special door in the wall to take you through to the churchyard Enford is a very special place. The cottage has a lovely feeling about it and everyone comments on how comfortable the beds are!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Reviews

5
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Stunning 4* cottage nr Stonehenge, Avebury & Salisbury
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews
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Stunning 4* cottage nr Stonehenge, Avebury & Salisbury
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Amesbury Wiltshire
5

PERFECTION!

  • 5 out of 5
I cannot praise Enford House Cottage highly enough. Spotlessly clean, incredibly comfortable, equipped with everything you can possibly think of, and in a wonderfully peaceful location. The owners are lovely people, very friendly and welcoming, and have compiled a helpful and comprehensive folder full of details of places to eat, places to visit, places to shop, places to walk etc. The cottage itself is beautiful, very light and spacious, with lovely views from every window. There are lots of interesting places to visit nearby, including Salisbury Cathedral, Wilton House, and the Avebury Stones, and the Cotswolds are only just over an hour away. Negative points? Absolutely none! The cottage and its owners deserve every one of the five stars awarded – and then some. We only stayed from Monday – Friday (I wish we’d booked a fortnight!) but still managed to end our short holiday feeling refreshed, relaxed and revitalised. If you’re still undecided whether to book your break here I can assure you, you won’t be disappointed. This place is perfect.
  • Review Submitted: 30-May-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
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Stunning 4* cottage nr Stonehenge, Avebury & Salisbury
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Amesbury Wiltshire
Vancouver
5

DELIGHTFUL STAY IN WILTSHIRE

  • 5 out of 5
Four friends from Canada had a most memorable stay in this beautiful country cottage. Nothing was too much trouble for our host, Mary and we recommend it without reservation. The cottage is spacious, beautifully furnished and perfectly located for visiting historic sights in central southern England.
  • Review Submitted: 13-Jan-2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
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Stunning 4* cottage nr Stonehenge, Avebury & Salisbury
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Amesbury Wiltshire
Florida
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WONDERFUL COTTAGE IN BEAUTIFUL SETTING!

  • 5 out of 5
The cottage was beautiful. Our family of 6 stayed for a week, and we were very pleased with everything - very clean and well-maintained, the rooms and beds were very comfortable, and we loved having a bathroom for each bedroom! The grounds were absolutely gorgeous, and we enjoyed a few berries and apples! Mary graciously provided some eggs and milk when we arrived. We would recommend this cottage to anyone, and hope to return someday. It was the perfect location for day trips to Salisbury, Bath, Marlborough, and others.
  • Review Submitted: 27-Oct-2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
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Stunning 4* cottage nr Stonehenge, Avebury & Salisbury
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p875169
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Amesbury Wiltshire
5

BEAUTIFUL ENGLISH COTTAGE IN AN ENGLISH VILLAGE

  • 5 out of 5
I stayed at Enford cottage in May 2013 with my husband, two children (15 & 12), my parents and our dog, Marley. The booking procedure with Mary was easy and she was very helpful answering my endless questions. The cottage is lovely, with everything you could need. There is a downstairs bedroom with shower and toilet which was perfect for my parents as my dad has walking difficulties. The upstairs bedrooms were lovely. Lots of original features but with modern facilities. Mary and her family live in the house next door but were not intrusive in any way and happy to answer any question we had and advise on walks, places to visit, restaurants etc. The walled garden was perfect for Marley as he could be let out with no worries about him getting out and the games room was great for the kids as it gave them something to do while we were cooking etc. There was a table tennis table, table football and various other things in there to keep them amused. The cottage also had Wifi, much to the delight of my 15 year old who cannot be away from twitter for very long!! You can walk from the cottage up to the pub which is in a really quaint road with thatched cottages, a river, ducks - an idyllic English scene. We went for long walks up on the plains which Marley loved and also drove out a bit where there are numerous places to walk and visit. The garden was lovely to sit in so we spent the evenings at the cottage. We had beautiful weather so took advantage of the BBQ. The only negative is that there are no shops within walking distance so its a drive to get the morning papers and milk - but really not a hardship. Would thoroughly recommend the cottage to anyone and hope to return
  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
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Stunning 4* cottage nr Stonehenge, Avebury & Salisbury
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p875169
+44 1980671206
Amesbury Wiltshire
5

WONDERFUL ESCAPE TO THE COUNTRY

  • 5 out of 5
What we loved:
* A cute but modernised, beautifully renovated cottage in a gorgeous tiny village
*Having 3 weeks to stay, which meant time to relax at the cottage
*Great email communication with Mary prior to arrival, and a warm welcome from the whole family, with the pefect blend of monitoring our stay without being intrusive. Our son loved playing with their kids.
*The centrality of the location for day trips in the south west UK - we were able to visit Bath; Bristol and the Cotswolds; Devon; and many closer attractions such as Salisbury, Avesbury, and Stonehenge. You need a car, but we just loved driving around the gorgeous countryside. (Not everything is open in winter eg. historic properties, however this didn't bother us.)
*Cleaners came weekly, which we appreciated
* For a family with teenagers, we loved having a TV in each bedroom - we realised how great this was, when we didn't have it at other accomodation!
* Comfy beds; kitchen well equipped - we self-catered for 3 weeks; for a longer stay we recommend heading straight to Tesco's at Amesbury!
* We thoroughly enjoyed a meal at the local pub
* We would highly recommend this property
  • Review Submitted: 25-Feb-2013
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2012
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CHARMING AND WARM FAMILY GET AWAY

  • 5 out of 5
We visit from Los Angeles each year to see relatives that live in the London area. Recently we have taken to renting VRBO cottages and dragging our extended family OUT of London for a weekend. The Enford Cottage was perfect for 4 adults and 2 children; having 3 bedrooms with 3 bathrooms is almost unheard of in the area. The cottage itself is fully stocked with very comfortable beds and linens and a complete kitchen. Unexpected amenities such as milk, tea, coffee and FRESH eggs (laid that week by the family’s chickens) made it even more comfortable. The owners could not have been more friendly or welcoming. We were fortunate enough to be there for a fresh blanket of snow which provided for our son’s first opportunity to go sledging. Luckily Mary, family and friends provided us with supplies and invited us along on an adventure. We will never forget it.
The village has a classic British Pub, The Swan, which is so convenient (5 minutes walk even in snow). The husband and wife proprietors are welcoming and the food is outstanding. Just 10 minutes by car is the village of Amesbury where we bought all of our groceries. We love the small village feel and they had everything from wine and cheese to fresh meat and vegetables. There are two pubs across the street from each other, we had lunch at The Ship which was also thoroughly enjoyable (especially the dogs which were most welcome and friendly).
Our family hopes to return to Enford House very soon.
  • Review Submitted: 08-Feb-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2013
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Location

Nearest Train
5 Miles
Pewsey
Nearest Beach
43 Miles
Christchurch
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
The Swan
Car: necessary

Enford is a small village in the Avon Valley which is situated within Salisbury Plain offering lots of opportunities for wonderful walks and bicycle rides but is also centrally located for many places of interest and childrens activities including Stonehenge which is just a 5 minute drive away. There is a pub in the village within very close walking distance which serves good food and many others nearby. Its a wonderful place to relax & unwind. The following places of interest are all within half an hours drive:

Stonehenge (World Heritage site)

Salisbury Cathedral, Old Sarum and medivial cities of Salisbury and Wilton

Avebury Stone Circle (World Heritage site)

Longleat House, Safari Park and Adventure playground

Historic market towns of Pewsey, Devizes, and Marlborough

Kennet Canal.

The following places are within an hours drive:

National Trust vilage of Lacock

Stourhead House and Gardens

Cities of Bath, Winchester and Oxford

Beaches at Bournemouth and Lulworth Cove

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Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday cottage Amesbury, Wiltshire

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
July & August
4 Jul 2014 - 29 Aug 2014
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
£900
 
 
High Season September
30 Aug 2014 - 3 Oct 2014
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
From
£165
Fri,Sat,Sun
£795
 
 
Mid Season October
4 Oct 2014 - 16 Oct 2014
3 night minimum stay
£330
for 3 nights
From
£110
From
£120
Fri,Sat,Sun
£630
 
 
October Half term
17 Oct 2014 - 24 Oct 2014
3 night minimum stay
£390
for 3 nights
From
£130
From
£170
Fri,Sat,Sun
£750
 
 
Nov/Dec 2014
1 Nov 2014 - 12 Dec 2014
2 night minimum stay
£200
for 2 nights
From
£100
From
£120
Fri,Sat,Sun
£650
 
 
Dec holidays
13 Dec 2014 - 21 Dec 2014
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
From
£140
Fri,Sat,Sun
£700
 
 
Christmas and New Year
22 Dec 2014 - 1 Jan 2015
Changeover Day: Monday
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 
 
Jan/Feb
2 Jan 2015 - 12 Feb 2015
2 night minimum stay
£260
for 2 nights
From
£130
From
£140
Fri,Sat,Sun
£600
 
 
Feb Half term
13 Feb 2015 - 22 Feb 2015
3 night minimum stay
£420
for 3 nights
From
£140
From
£150
Fri,Sat,Sun
£695
 
 
March
23 Feb 2015 - 27 Mar 2015
2 night minimum stay
£240
for 2 nights
From
£120
From
£140
Fri,Sat,Sun
£600
 
 
Easter Holidays
28 Mar 2015 - 10 Apr 2015
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 
 
April
11 Apr 2015 - 30 Apr 2015
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£795
for 7 nights
£795
 
 
May Bank hol
8 May 2015 - 22 May 2015
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£795
for 7 nights
£795
 
 
May bank hol 2
23 May 2015 - 29 May 2015
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 
 
June
30 May 2015 - 2 Jul 2015
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£795
for 7 nights
£795
 
 
July/Aug
3 Jul 2015 - 3 Sep 2015
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£950
for 7 nights
£950
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee £10
Notes Our Changeover Days are Friday and Monday mornings. Preferred arrival day is one of these days but we are flexible out of summer season. Please email us at mary@enfordhouse.co.uk if you would like to arrive on a different day

Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage Amesbury Wiltshire

Property Type:
  • cottage (semi-detached)
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking Off Street
  • Wireless Internet
  • Living Room
Kitchen:
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Pantry Items
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Hob
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Dishes & Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , with ensuite bathroom (with hand held shower)
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , with ensuite shower room
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , with ensuite shower room
  • The bed in bedroom 1 can also be split into 2 singles if required A cot and a camp bed can be provided for children
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Books
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Toys
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Game Room
  • Table Football
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • Patio
  • Child's Swing
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets considered
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • playground
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • scenic drives
  • outlet shopping
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • fly fishing
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