The Garden Cottage

Horningsham, Longleat

Property Reference: PF6
  • Sleeps6
  • Pets0
  • Bedrooms3
  • Grade4 Star rating

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Availability & Price

Prices are per property not per person includes a £30.00 booking fee.

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2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri

4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
Looking to leave tonight, or arrive on a different day?
Call us on 0345 268 0760.

Property Features

  • Four Poster BedFour Poster Bed
  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • Detached PropertyDetached Property
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • Pub within 1 milePub within 1 mile
  • Rural LocationRural Location
  • WifiWifi
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • Heritage CollectionHeritage Collection

Property Description

Refurbished to a high standard, this delightful, Grade II listed, 17th-century thatched cottage retains many original features. Set at the end of a quiet lane next to Longleat Deer Park and forest, it enjoys outstanding views over woods and hills and has its own garden with a barbecue. In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it lies in a secluded, peaceful village on the Longleat Estate and is a great starting point for glorious walks with Heaven’s Gate panorama a 15 minute stroll away. Nearby are Longleat House and attractions, Stourhead Gardens, West Wiltshire Downs, Glastonbury, Wells, Montacute House, Cheddar Gorge, with Salisbury and Bath just ½-hour away. Angling (day tickets available), riding and golf locally, with a huge range of excellent pubs and restaurants, including the Bath Arms in the village a short walk and an even shorter drive away. Pub 1 mile.

Step up to entrance porch. Open-plan living/dining room with electric woodburner. Well-equipped country-style kitchen. Double bedroom with four-poster bed. Shower room with toilet. First floor: Double bedroom with feature bed. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with toilet.

  • Electric woodburner included
  • Electricity, full NSH, bed linen and towels included
  • Cot (on request)
  • TV
  • DVD
  • CD
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Small garden, patio and furniture
  • Parking (2 cars)
  • No smoking
  • Friday to Friday

Customer Comments

Selected comment(s) from customers who have enjoyed staying at this property:
  1. A perfect, cosy cottage set in magnificent countryside. Warm and welcoming, with friendly owners. A true gem, and one we will be revisiting in the not too distant future! Nov 2012.
  2. Fantastic location, great cottage and the owners very accommodating. Would like to keep this gem to myself but that isn’t fair. March 2012.
  3. Idealic cottage with stunning views. March 2012.
  4. We had a peaceful, relaxing break in a beautiful location. Oct 2011.
  5. Lovely quiet location and excellent rural views. Practical cottage for 3 generations with three good sized bedrooms. Lots to explore nearby. Warming welcome on arrival. Oct 2011.
  6. Ideal holiday cottage for walks and local attractions, gets chilly in evenings remember your woolies! Aug 2011.
  7. The property owner provided a very welcoming, and unexpected, afternoon tea immediately on our arrival. Throughout our stay they were very helpful in answering our questions and providing information on the area. We always wanted to stay in a thatched cottage, and Garden Cottage more than met our expectations. Set at the end of a very quiet lane with wonderful views, and on the edge of the village which has a nice pub. Very well placed for visiting Longleat which was only 5 minutes away by car; within walking distance through the fields. Easy driving distance to Bath and Salisbury. Aug 2011.
  8. The cottage was lovely, a quaint thatched cottage. There was everything there that we needed with a lovely welcome form the owners. The situation of the cottage was perfect with gorgeous views across the valley. The walk up to Heavens Gate was really worth the effort with stunning views across Longleat House and grounds. Will recommend this cottage to family and friends. June 2011.
  9. This cottage is wonderful, in a lovely location with lots of walks from the doorstep and Longleat just 5min away. The cottage is everything you would expect of a 17th Century thatched cottage. March 2011.
  10. Beautiful cottage, warm welcome from owner, very comfortable and clean, an absolute pleasure. Feb 2011.
  11. Lovely cottage, very comfortable and cosy with everything we needed. The photographs do not do it full justice. Lovely walks from the door, the one to Heavens Gate gave us a spectacular sunset especially with the light bouncing around the sculpture.Fabulous holiday with plenty of places to go despite the weather! Aug 2010.
  12. A cosy cottage, very homely. Aug 2010.
  13. Beautiful quaint cottage with thatched roof and fabulous views. Aug 2010.
  14. Location. Right on the edge of Longleat. July 2010.
  15. It was homely and had a personal feel to it without being over bearing. March 2010.
  16. Was the most lovely cottage in a fantastic location, we even walked to Longleat one day. The view from our bedroom over rolling countryside and cows wandering in the valley was just perfect. June 2009.
  17. An ideal base for visiting Longleat Estate and surrounding areas - a mid point for visiting Bath and Salisbury April 2009.
  18. Garden Cottage was the perfect break for my birthday. The owners were lovely and welcomed us with a Cream Tea. We really got the country feel looking out at the unspoilt views and relaxing in the traditional cottage. It was such a reasonable price, we all wished we were there for longer than a weekend. Feb 2009.
  19. The detail that the owners had put into your stay- they provided DVD’s, tourist info and even a quiz for young children. Aug 2009.
  20. The location of Garden Cottage is perfect. The only traffic to pass our front door was the occasional walker. I feel like keeping my enthusiasm of this little jewel to myself because I would love to go again, and would be bitterly disappointed to find it completely booked up! All mod cons provided and the decor/furnishings are in keeping with this quaint cottage! It’s a cosy, homely and truly relaxing place to be! Perfect for family and adult only groups! Our little toddler loved romping through the "Gruffalo-esqe" forest at the back of the cottage. A wonderful winter or summer retreat. We awoke each morning to a beautiful winter wonderland with clear blue skies and crisp, sparkly, frosty landscape. The safari park was closed when we went there but can’t wait to go back to see it. Why stay at center parcs when you can stay in Garden Cottage! Dec 2008.
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    Low deposit only £25

    1. These terms and conditions should be read with the Booking Conditions and insurance information in our brochures or on our website. Especially note Sections 2, 4 and 7 of the Booking Conditions
    2. Offer applies only to bookings for 2014 which are booked before 13th April 2014.
    3. The low deposit payable under this offer is £25.
    4. Does not apply to properties that sleep 10 or more.
    5. The difference between the £25 low deposit and the usual deposit shown in our main brochure or website is payable with the balance payment, which we must receive no later than 8 weeks before your booking starts, or at the time of cancellation if you cancel your booking. This payment will include all applicable charges as detailed on your booking confirmation, including any insurance premiums and any Ferry costs. If payment is not received in full on time, we can treat your booking as cancelled by you for a non-refundable reason. If this happens, you will be responsible for cancellation charges (as shown in our main brochure or our website) including any deferred Booking Fee, Personal Travel Insurance and Ferry crossings that you have chosen to buy, all of which must be paid immediately..
    6. Not available with any other offer except offers featured in our main brochure.
    7. Depending on popularity and property availability, this offer may be extended or withdrawn.

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