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Orchardlea - Lower Westwood

Bradford-on-Avon (1.5mls SW), Wiltshire
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Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / wood burner
Increased accessibility
Internet access
Pub nearby
Family friendly
Parking on site / nearby
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Stylish mid-century influences throughout
  • Single storey property with increased accessibility
  • Countryside views to the rear and many local footpaths
Property code: 87543

An ideal touring base, this charming village property has both picturesque countryside surrounds and easy access to Bradford-on-Avon, Bath and a whole host of popular attractions.

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The thriving village of Westwood is home to a popular pub and the National Trust’s historic Westwood Manor. Other properties cared for by the National Trust locally include The Courts Garden and Lacock Abbey, which are within 9 miles of the property. Slightly further afield is spectacular Stourhead (16 miles), which is a particular treat in the autumn. The closest town is Bradford-on-Avon (1.5 miles) where you can cycle or walk beside the river and canal to Avoncliff. Or head into the beautiful city of Bath just 9 miles away and explore the Roman Baths, Abbey, or Costume Museum before visiting one of the many eateries. Further attractions within reach include Longleat, Avebury, and Malmesbury, all within 20 miles.

A shared drive leads to this single storey property, newly renovated in 2022. The door opens into a generous hallway with the lounge on the left, which has a Smart TV and wood burner (first basket of logs included). To the right are the two bedrooms, one with a super-king-size zip-and-link bed (which can be arranged as a twin on request) and the other, a king-size. The bedrooms share the stylish bathroom, which has a striking freestanding bath, separate walk-in shower, and WC. To the left of the hallway is the sociable open-plan kitchen/diner, which is contemporary in style and equipped with an electric oven and hob, combination steam oven, fridge/freezer, and dishwasher. There is space to dine just opposite and doors to the garden. Next door is a useful cloakroom with a washer/dryer and a separate WC.

Accessed via either the utility room or the kitchen/diner, to the rear of the property is a pretty garden with seating and views over pastureland. Please note the garden is not enclosed. There is another open area of garden to the front of the property and ample off-road parking at the front and the driveway to the side.

  • 2 bedrooms - 1 super-king-size zip-and-link (available as a twin on request) and 1 king-size
  • 1 bathroom with free standing bath, walk in shower, and WC. and 1 separate WC
  • Electric oven and hob, combination steam oven, fridge/freezer, and dishwasher
  • Utility room with washer/dryer
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included between October and April)
  • Smart TV available in the lounge
  • Highchair available on request
  • Lawned garden with patio area, BBQ, and furniture
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Shop 1.25 miles and pub within walking distance
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed

Jace Quick

This property is personally managed by Jace.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 52 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Chris 10th May 2024

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Everything was perfect, very clean and comfortable cottage in a lovely location.

Reviewed by Clive 19th April 2024

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Reviewed by David 12th April 2024

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Reviewed by John 5th April 2024

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Reviewed by Helen 2nd April 2024

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We enjoyed a lovely short break at this beautifully presented property, which is so spacious yet felt warm and cosy on a dreary April day. It is spotlessly clean and has a pretty front and back garden which would be perfect on sunny days. There is also plenty of parking too. The icing on the cake were all the yummy treats and fresh flowers. The vilRead morelage pub is literally a two minute walk and offers exceptional food and everyone was so welcoming. You definitely wouldnt be disappointed. Hide

Reviewed by Rebecca 18th February 2024

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Reviewed by Lisa 5th January 2024

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Lovely Bungalow, spotlessly clean and modern. Perfectly situated in Westwood, walking distance to the pub, The New Inn, where the food is lovely. Not too far from Bath, Longleat and Wells allow which we visited. We really appreciated the cream tea waiting for us on arrival. Lovely owners available when we needed it. We will definitely return.

Reviewed by Geraldine 29th December 2023

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One of the best places I've stayed. Fantastically well-equipped and furnished to a high standard - especially the bathroom and toilet which were very smart. Beds comfortable, shower good, heating good. Great welcome pack with all the basics - milk, tea, dishwasher tablets, salt & pepper etc provided - and mince pies too. Absolutely wonderful to havRead moree instruction manuals for everything! Thoroughly recommended. Hide

Reviewed by charles 22nd December 2023

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Excellent

Reviewed by Amanda 23rd November 2023

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Lovely bungalow very clean , nice location . Excellent pub close by with good food and friendly service.

Reviewed by Amy 3rd November 2023

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This was our second stay at Orchardlea and we love it. The bungalow is so well looked after and has such a comfortable and homely feel. The owners are wonderful and left a delicious welcome tray of goodies which was appreciated after a long journey. It is peaceful and private and the lovely views, location and features including the freestanding baRead moreth made us feel completely relaxed. We hope to come back again once we are a family of 3 rather than 2. Thank you. Hide

Reviewed by Catherine 23rd October 2023

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Orchardlea was the best holiday home I have ever stayed at and we self cater a lot all over the country! the first thing I noticed was how incredibly clean and welcoming the bungalow was. Then we came across the homemade scones and jam left by the owner, they literally melt in your mouth. EVERYTHING in the bungalow was to the highest standard the aRead moremazing rainfall shower and the incredibly comfy front bedroom were just what we needed. It was all just absolutely perfect and we cant wait to return Hide

Reviewed by Christine 13th October 2023

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This cottage has everything you could want and more from the homemade delicious scones jam & cream to welcome us every comfort you would need brilliant location for sightseeing walking fantastic views across countryside national trusts on your doorstep to the New Inn close by for really good food can really recommend

Reviewed by Barbara 22nd September 2023

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It was just as advertised and it was one of the nicest places we have stayed in. Would definitely recommend.

Reviewed by Carolynne 15th September 2023

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Reviewed by Lynda 1st September 2023

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Super bungalow in a very pretty location. excellently equipped. The lovely owners will happily give any extra information needed

Reviewed by Bernhard 18th August 2023

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This is a very nice house. It is very well-equipped, is well-maintained and has a beautiful garden. It is a modern house but located next to the historic village centre (pub, church, NT mansion; a small shop is a bit further away). We used it with two children (3 and 8). The elder one uses a wheelchair and enjoyed the increased accessibility (very Read morelow thresholds, no step into the shower, generally enough space. Everything is done very thoughtfully to make the stay as convenient as possible. Hide

Reviewed by Mauro 11th August 2023

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Reviewed by Martin 4th August 2023

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Reviewed by Rachel 30th June 2023

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We had a lovely week at Orchardlea. The beds were extremely comfortable and the shower was great in particular, but it is a gorgeous bungalow all round with a beautiful garden. We had a couple of meals at the New Inn which we would highly recommend and days out at Bath, Bristol, Stourhead and Dyrham. Nearby Iford and the Courts Gardens are also welRead morel worth a visit The welcome tray with cream tea and flowers were very much appreciated, thank you. A wonderful peaceful holiday, we hope to return. Hide

Reviewed by Sally 16th June 2023

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The owners of this property are perfect hosts, their property is immaculate and well equipped, it is a very peaceful location and a great place to relax. They have a lovely garden back and front, the back garden is sunny until the evening and very pleasant place to enjoy a meal. There are many National Trust properties within an easy drive, Dryham Read morePark and Stourhead a good full day out. We used the park and ride at odd downs to visit Bath so much better than driving into Bath. Hide

Reviewed by Carol 9th June 2023

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Very nice holiday accommodation with plenty do in the area.

Reviewed by Ann 2nd June 2023

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Reviewed by Gemma 26th May 2023

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Orchardlea really is lovely. It's so well kept and we had everything we needed. The welcome cream tea was much appreciated! The bathroom is beautiful (loved the walk in shower) and the bed in the front bedroom is one of the comfiest we've ever slept in! We really enjoyed our week in this lovely bungalow and will recommend it to family and friends.

Reviewed by Jeff 5th May 2023

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A peaceful holiday in a very nice bungalow.

Reviewed by Malcolm 28th April 2023

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A lovely spacious property located in a beautiful semi rural setting but very close to all amenities. The bathroom and kitchen are very modern and well equipped. The garden is very private with great view to the rear. The property is comfortably furnished with a mixture of modern and older furniture. The only slight criticism is that the rear bedroRead moreom did not have enough clothes hanging space and the bed was not very comfortable , Overall a very nice place to stay and would gladly return. Hide

Reviewed by Robert 21st April 2023

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Reviewed by Tina 7th April 2023

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Stunning cottage with everything you could want and more. The garden was beautiful (we even managed to make some use of it before the rain came!) and the location excellent. The roads are narrow around the cottage but its a quiet village and didnt have issues getting in or out. Lovely location with lots of local walks and very close to Bath.

Reviewed by Carl 31st March 2023

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Absolutely brilliant cottage, FULLY equipped, you don't need anything.... it is all provided. Clean, with all new appliances and equipment. It really is a pleasure to stay here.

Reviewed by Lesley 24th March 2023

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Lovely place, enjoyed our week despite the rain.

Reviewed by Cheryl 10th March 2023

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Outstanding accommodation, very well equipped, comfortable and spacious. The welcome pack was fabulous. Location is ideal for exploring the whole area by car but especially by public transport. Herb garden is a great asset.

Reviewed by Sarah 27th February 2023

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An excellent find, spotlessly clean, superbly equipped, comfortable and so welcoming with delicious home baked scones, jam and cream and local goodies on arrival! The place was lovely and warm, but we also enjoyed the wood burner on a couple of colder February evenings. Wet room was perfect for my mum who is in her 80s providing good accessibility.Read more We enjoyed exploring the local area and this was a great base for a short winter break in Wiltshire. Thank you! We hope to be back! Hide

Reviewed by Gail 24th February 2023

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Reviewed by Emma 10th February 2023

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Spotless, well equipped and all mod cons. Really lovely cottage, next door to a pub which does great food. It has everything we needed for a week away with our daughter who is 5. The bed in the master bedroom is the comfiest bed we have ever slept in. Would recommend.

Reviewed by Sabine 22nd December 2022

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This is a spacious bungalow, suitable for the disabled/wheelchair user. It is very well equipped with top of the range kitchen equipment and bathroom fittings. Everything you need is there. There is ample parking, pleasant front and rear gardens. The bungalow is located in a quiet village but within easy reach of supermarkets and places of interestRead more. Hide

Reviewed by Debs 2nd December 2022

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The bungalow is lovely. The kitchen is fantastic as is the bathroom. Bed extremely comfortable. I couldnt have asked for a more beautiful setting.

Reviewed by Robert 25th November 2022

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Reviewed by Amy 28th October 2022

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We really enjoyed our stay at this lovely property. The owners left a homemade cream tea which was a very kind and thoughtful welcome. The bungalow was spacious, clean and comfortable and in a beautiful setting. Lots of little things had been thought of that make your stay special. It was so peaceful with a real feeling of privacy and yet so close Read moreto Bradford on Avon. The gardens and view are great too.. even at this time of year. We would happily return. Hide

Reviewed by Richard 21st October 2022

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Beautiful bungalow with excellent wi fi and private parking. Understanding hosts left us a delicious welcome pack. We went to Bath, Salisbury, Devizes and cycled along the tow path to Bradford On Avon. Excellent pub serving good food just round the corner. Quality fitments and furnishings gave us a cosy and lovely holiday. Thanks very much.

Reviewed by Janet 14th October 2022

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This bungalow is truly five star. Top class fixtures and fitting, the amazing kitchen has more than you could need! The bathroom is luxurious, In every way. The rain shower and bath are wonderful. The house is so comfortable, its hard to drag yourselves away to explore the wonderful area around. So much to see and do within driving distance, The gaRead morerden is amazing, peaceful and pretty. Ideal for us four family members. Best of all, wonderful hosts! Thank you for everything. Hide

Reviewed by Claire 16th September 2022

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Wonderful accommodation. Everything you could want was available and was in an excellent location .We were really lucky with the weather too so had a perfect break from home.

Reviewed by Jeffrey 9th September 2022

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I have to say the Bungalow is lovely as we live in a Bungalow ourselves it felt like home from home and would love to come back the location was fab was very near Salisburys which was only 5 mins away and Bradford Avon was lovely to sit and watch the Bargers going by was so relaxing

Reviewed by Mike 19th August 2022

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This house is equipped with top quality furnishings and appliances (Miele, Porcelanosa etc). We certainly enjoyed every minute of our week long break there.

Reviewed by Deborah 12th August 2022

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Reviewed by Sherman 29th July 2022

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The cottage was decorated, fitted and maintained to a very high standard. The views were breathtaking. Not only was the garden large and functional for barbecues and games (of which the owners supplied several), it was relaxing. Very, very relaxing.

Reviewed by Ivan 1st July 2022

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Great accommodation, very clean, comfortable and fully equipped bungalow with a great pub two doors away. Sunday roast to die for with good beer and very friendly staff

Reviewed by Roger 24th June 2022

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Reviewed by Bob And Laura 17th June 2022

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The cottage is wonderfully appointed, lovingly tended garden and we had a lovely British welcome. The home is comfortable, excellently cared for and we hope to return.

Reviewed by Marilyn 13th June 2022

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The accommodation was perfect. Very high quality appliances and equipment. The location was also spot on. Walking distance to Bradford on Avon (a gorgeous little town) but the roads are very narrow with little or no verge to jump onto when traffic comes along. The New Inn pub next door-but-one, is a great place to eat.

Reviewed by Simon 27th May 2022

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A beautifully presented property in a very convenient location for exploring Somerset and Wiltshire.

Reviewed by Sabine 20th May 2022

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The bungalow is bright and spacious situated in a picturesque village. The rooms are well proportioned, and the bathroom has a "rain shower" as well as a bath. The kitchen equipment is of the highest quality as are the fitments. There is a patio with table and chairs, looking out on meadows. The gardens front and rear are full of beautiful flowers Read moreand has a herb garden which visitors can use. It is peaceful and quiet. There is a pub next door. Hide

Reviewed by Georgina 13th May 2022

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Orchardlea is superb throughout, we wanted for nothing and the welcome pack was very nice with scones & homemade jam. Immaculately clean, lovely gardens the back overlooking a peaceful meadow. It serves as a good base to explore the amazing countryside of this area with a number of good walks from the door. The New Inn pub just 50mtrs away served eRead morexcellent well priced food & all staff were very friendly. Bath open top bus tour with its amazing history is worth doing. We'd love to return. Hide

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