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Upper House Cottage

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Upper House cottage, pretty, newly converted, south  facing property
Automatic gates,adding extra security
A truly rural setting - the lane
1 of 29Upper House cottage, pretty, newly converted, south facing property
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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
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Beautiful newly converted luxurious cottage, which has been superbly restored, in a stunning location, set at the edge of the pretty hamlet of Thickwood. One mile from the Cotswold village of Colerne and only 6 miles from Bath. Upper House Cottage offers light and airy accommodation with limed ScandiinavIan-style pine floors & fitted carpets in the bedrooms. This upside down house has the benefit of a large open plan sitting room and kitchen on the first floor. From the sitting room French doors open onto a splendid deck facing West to catch the sunset. There is a table with 4 chairs & also a fully equipped charcoal barbecue. There are two double bedrooms downstairs, one with double bed and the other with twins. There is also a wet room with great shower.Full oil central heating, & cons...Beautiful newly converted luxurious cottage, which has been superbly restored, in a stunning location, set at the edge of the pretty hamlet of Thickwood. One mile from the Cotswold village of Colerne and only 6 miles from Bath. Upper House Cottage offers light and airy accommodation with limed ScandiinavIan-style pine floors & fitted carpets in the bedrooms. This upside down house has the benefit of a large open plan sitting room and kitchen on the first floor. From the sitting room French doors open onto a splendid deck facing West to catch the sunset. There is a table with 4 chairs & also a fully equipped charcoal barbecue. There are two double bedrooms downstairs, one with double bed and the other with twins. There is also a wet room with great shower.Full oil central heating, & constant hot water. Welcome pack on arrival to include wine (for week rentals) organic eggs, milk, bread, homemade jams etc. Electric gates provide secure parking.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
William D
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2014
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The only minus to this property is that you won't want to leave. The hosts are friendly and very knowledgeable about the various surrounding areas. The property is well equipped, with all kitchen equipment supplied, bathroom facilities very clean. The hosts have supplied detailed maps...More

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank Ruth D
Reviewed 17 February 2020

We stayed here the weekend of storm Dennis. The weather was wild so we spend a lot of time indoors just listening and watching the storm. The view is perfect. I could have sat there much longer!! Warm and comfortable, the cottage has everything you...More

Date of stay: February 2020
Thank Hopki6942
William D, VR Owner at Upper House Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2020

Thank you ! We did enjoy having you in our cosy cottage. I'm sorry about the weather, but do come back when all this Corona virus has calmed down. Will

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 December 2019 via mobile

Date of stay: December 2019
William D, VR Owner at Upper House Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2019

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 October 2019 via mobile

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Date of stay: October 2019
William D, VR Owner at Upper House Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2019

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Reviewed 21 July 2019

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Date of stay: July 2019
William D, VR Owner at Upper House Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2019

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Reviewed 7 June 2019

Cottage was beautifully presented on arrival, contained everything we required and was very comfortable. It was more spacious than it appears in the photos. My daughter loved the novelty of it being an upside down house. Highly recommend.

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Curiosity53094549908
William D, VR Owner at Upper House Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2019

Thank you ! I am very pleased that you all enjoyed your stay. Come again ! Will Darby

Reviewed 4 June 2019

Quiet village location. This is a well appointed property, with everything you need for a short stay, it is perfect for a couple or small group, Will was a very generous host. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Nicola M
William D, VR Owner at Upper House Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2019

Thank you Nicola - we were very please that you had enjoyed your stay - please come again ! Will

Reviewed 22 January 2019

As soon as we arrived this cottage, we were made so welcome by Mr Wlliam Darby, and all rooms were perfectly presented. There was even milk and extras in the fridge, and bread tea and coffee, and all kitchen items needed for a pleasant stay...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank S M J
Relax586542, VR Owner at Upper House Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2019

Thank you Betty, we loved having you in our cottage, and we are glad you were able to fit in so much during your stay - come back soon ! Will

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Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

Date of stay: January 2019
Relax586542, VR Owner at Upper House Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2019

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Reviewed 12 October 2018

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Date of stay: October 2018
Relax586542, VR Owner at Upper House Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2018

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dishwasher
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Playground
Secure Parking
Shared Garden
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Swingset
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
There are many places to visit around the area including pretty Cotswold villages. Stonehenge, Westonbirt Arboretum.Tetbury where you can visit Hightgrove House and gardens, Beaufort Polo Club, The Badminton Estate, and the picturesque villages of Lacock and Castle Combe. Longleat House and Safari Park are all within easy reach. There are also some beautiful houses and gardens to see such as Corsham Court and Bowood House & Dyrham Park to name but a few.The Westonbirt Arboretum is looking it's best right now - 25 minute drive away.
Getting around
A car would be best, but there is an hourly bus service into Bath, as well as to Chippenham
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