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Upper House Cottage

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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
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About the Owner
William D
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2014
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Reviews (41)

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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
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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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
UK
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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
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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

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Playground
Horse Riding Nearby
Secure Parking
Internet Access
Toaster
Swingset
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Blender
Dishwasher
Freezer
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Deck
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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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