4 miles SE of Bath

Burghope

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Deep in the Wiltshire countryside, this stunning cottage has been lovingly restored by its owner and has been transformed into a romantic retreat with more than a hint of France about it. With soft Bathstone walls and floors, cosy wood burners, a bath for two and a blissful hot tub, this is for those wanting a passionate pad in which to woo. It's also ideally located to explore Bath, that most beautiful of cities that evokes the drama and romance of Jane Austen, and the historical town of Bradford-on-Avon - all less than a two-hour drive from London.


Living

The large, striking sitting room is beautiful with exposed Bathstone walls, original Bathstone flag floors, wooden beam and large fire with Clearview wood burning stove. There's a pretty India Jane blue and cream patterned sofa, perfect for curling up together on, whilst there's another George Smith mohair chair for alone time, curled up with your favourite book. A 42-inch Smart television with a SONOS bar and an Amazon Fire tablet for accessing Sonos and Spotify provide the entertainment for evenings in. In addition, there are patio doors leading out on to the south facing front patio so you can bring the outside in on warmer days.


Eating

The gorgeous green Harvey Jones bespoke kitchen has everything you need to rustle up your favourite meals and snacks. With granite work surfaces, Miele oven, gas hob, large fridge freezer, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine, there's everything you would expect plus a Nespresso Vertuo coffee machine, Dualit toaster and kettle for those hot drink essentials. Nestled next to the kitchen lies an OKA kitchen table and chairs for loved-up lunches and decadent dinners, whilst the floor to ceiling architecturally designed French windows beautifully link the kitchen to the outdoor space beyond.


Sleeping

Oh-so-romantic, the exquisite bedroom can be found up the oak and glass stairs. Spacious and airy, the vaulted ceiling boasts Velux windows which let in loads of light, whilst the beautiful exposed Bathstone walls and oak floor adds real character. There's a fabulous wood burner too, making the room super-cosy during cooler months. The lovely French-inspired bed is king size, and comes swathed in luxurious Egyptian cotton bedding, goose down quilt and pillows, plus French Bedroom bedspread and cushions - so you're guaranteed a blissful night's sleep. There's also a 42-inch Smart television and SONOS speaker for when you just want to stay in bed.


Bathing

Next to the bedroom is the gorgeous bathroom, deliciously warm with underfloor heating. There's a cast iron bathtub for two, perfect for long soaks after a day out exploring, and a huge walk-in shower with massive rain head - just what you need to wake you up in the morning. There's also a Sonos speaker so you can listen to your favourite tunes whilst you lather up.


Outdoor space

There are two lovely patio areas to the front and back of the house. To the front, you'll find a lovely sunny spot with table and chairs and lots of lush planting. To the back lies the jacuzzi hot tub tucked under an oak gazebo, Weber barbeque and another table and chairs for intimate alfresco meals a deux.


Setting

Burghope is situated in a quiet village. One of the many attractions of the cottage is the peace and tranquillity. We would kindly ask guests to respect our neighbours and refrain from playing loud music outside or whilst in the hot tub.


Parking

There is a private, off road parking space for one car, plus a fast charging electric car charging point.


WiFi

Burghope Cottage has WiFi so if you need to stay in touch with the outside world you can.


Babies and children

Due to the stairs being open plan and hard flooring, this retreat is suitable for babes in arms only (under 6 months). A travel cot is provided on request.


Dogs

This is one of our pet-free properties.


In the Area

Burghope Cottage is situated in the pretty village of Winsley which lies nestled between the majestic city of Bath and the historic town of Bradford-on-Avon. With a lovely 17th century pub a short stroll away, plus some great shops including a farm shop and deli, you can easily pick up goodies for your stay whilst there's lovely walks along the canal and river.

With Bath just a few miles away, you're perfectly located for exploring this beautiful, historical city but with the luxury of returning to your countryside idyll at the end of the day. In Bath, make sure to visit the Roman Baths, wonderful Abbey, breath-taking Georgian architecture (including the spectacular Royal Crescent) and wonderful shops and restaurants. For a truly relaxing experience, head to the Thermae Spa with rooftop pool for a spa day, whilst traditionalists must visit Sally Lunn for a proper Bath Bun (or two). Bradford-on-Avon is also close by and boasts lots of historical buildings such as its Medieval Tithe Barn. In addition, there are lots of independent shops, arts and crafts and a pretty canal. Further afield you'll discover National Trust's Corsham Court, the popular town of Frome with its independent market, Prior Park Gardens and a host of other attractions to keep you busy during your stay. For getaways over the festive season, exploring the magic of Bath in December is a must. With a plethora of festivities to discover in and around the city, this one's for the lovers of all things Christmas!


This exquisite cottage for two is a must for romantics, with wood burners, a hot tub and stunning interiors, plus it's just a few miles from Bath!

At a glance

From £935 for a long weekend or mid week break.

Sleeps 2 | 1 Bedroom | Regret no pets

Key features

Celebratory stays

Cottage garden

Electric car charging point

Al Fresco eating

Ideal Honeymoon spot

Pet-free property

Picturesque village setting

Travel cot

Hot Tub

Walking distance to a pub

Bathtub for two

Wood Burner

Perfect For Couples

Parking

3 Hours From London

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Short breaks:

  • Mid Week Breaks (Mon to Fri) cost 75% of the weekly rate.
  • Long Weekends (Fri to Mon) cost 75% of the weekly rate.
  • Short breaks are not available at Christmas and New Year.

Payments:

  • A 13 deposit & £38 booking fee secures your dates.
  • Payment of balance is due 8 weeks before your holiday starts.
  • There is a charge of £35 per pet per week or short break
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We know how gorgeous our retreats are, but don’t just take our word for it – here’s what previous guests say about Burghope:

Burghope Cottage is a beautiful. The cottage has been finished to a high standard and is well equipped; the hot tub, log burners and EV charging point are excellent features. The welcome hamper we were left by the owners was a lovely touch. It is in a tranquil location, but close enough to Bath and Bradford-on-Avon, with the bus conveniently stopping at the end of the road. We were sad to leave and we look forward to returning.

10/10 cottage. Highest standard of fit and fixtures presented perfectly. Lovely quiet location too, but close to great walks and a good local pub.

Beautiful, surpassed our expectations. The owners eye for detail and décor was amazing, you could also see and feel they had really poured their hearts into making is as stunning as it is. It was in a beautiful quiet location, ample parking, appliances in the house were perfect and the hot tub was an added bonus in a secluded garden.

Highly recommended. We were also greeted soon after arrival by the owner who familiarised us with the property and provided a nice welcome hamper. Lovely experience all round.

What a beautiful venue and place to stay. Recommend for any couple for any occasion. Owners should be extremely proud of their slice of heaven!

A beautiful and very well equipped cottage in a lovely rural village but close to the restaurants and history of Bath. We loved the local walking and nearby farm shop plus the convenience of the on-site EV charging point. A very relaxing place to stay.

Burghope Cottage is simply stunning. It was everything we were hoping for, beautifully presented in a quiet village location, yet within walking distance of the local pub and bus stop, both of which we used. We were sad to leave at the end of our stay and would definitely recommend to anyone looking for some peaceful luxury.

Stunning cottage in a fabulous location with options for a quiet country break whilst being close to beautiful Bath. The cottage is well stocked with kitchen appliances, storage cupboard essentials and luxury toiletries. Would highly recommend staying here.

Burghope Cottage in a word is 'perfect'! It's beautiful inside and out and looks exactly like the pictures. The cottage has been finished at the very highest standard and the owners have added so many little personal touches to make it extra special; champagne on arrival with a few nibbles, lots of firewood (which we definitely used) and the hot tub is pure luxury! Would highly recommend this little piece of heaven. Thank you Heather and Glyn for such a wonderful holiday and for all of your help and attention during our stay.

Wonderful cottage with everything we needed for a relaxing week. The cottage has been beautifully renovated, and is in a really peaceful spot in a quiet village with easy access to some lovely walks. The hosts had thought of everything, we loved it!

Burghope Cottage absolutely blew us away. It was fantastic in every way. We have stayed in many lovely places but this property has been the most luxurious and special. The kitchen was well equipped and even had Le Creuset pans! We used the log burners every day and the hot tub, a real pleasure and both very easy to use. The location is perfect, lots of lovely walks and a great pub and local farm shop and cafe in the village. We took the bus to Bath which was easy and only a couple of minutes from the cottage.

Had the most fantastic time at the cottage to celebrate our honeymoon. Really clean, warming and good location for walks or to just nip to the pub. We would fully recommend this Cottage to anyone and would love to stay again.

I would thoroughly recommend Burghope Cottage if you are looking for a luxury, relaxing and beautiful stay- we cannot wait to return

We thoroughly enjoyed our stayed at Burghope. The owners had thought of everything in this lovely newly renovated cottage to make our stay enjoyable and relaxing. The property was super clean and exceeded our expectations.

Wow - we've just had the most amazing relaxing weekend in this fabulous cottage & didn't want to leave. The attention to detail is 2nd to none & the hot tub was the icing on the cake.

Absolutely immaculate, so tastefully decorated, peaceful location and had everything we needed for our holiday. Hosts were lovely and on hand if required. 5 stars and will be highly recommending.

Gorgeous cottage - perfect for our mini moon!

We had an amazing holiday at Themis beautiful cottage. It’s completed to an incredibly high standard. The owners were really thoughtful and nothing was too much trouble. The village location was ideal with a very short walk to the pub

It would feel welcoming any season of the year.

We booked Burghope Cottage for our 40th Wedding Anniversary - it could not have been more prefect for such a special occasion. Attention to detail was superb. Thank you so much.

Owners are lovely, cottage is pure luxury with everything you need and more

Stunning cottage in a peaceful location. The attention to detail shown by the owners was really impressive and we couldn't fault our stay at all. The hot tub and beautiful roll top bath were amazing extras!

Just Perfect. The cottage was gorgeous and Heather and Glyn had renovated it beautifully and thought of everything we could possibly need for our stay. Thank you for the welcome pack. The hot tub was an added bonus. The cottage is situated in a quiet village and we would recommend the village pub for food which is a short walk away. We hope to return soon

We absolutely loved our stay at Burghope Cottage, it exceeded our expectations and the attention to detail, champagne, cheese and biscuits etc made it even more special. Everything we could need was taken care of.

We loved this retreat, absolutely first class! Will definitely be going back.

We had a lovely stay at Burghope Cottage for our mini honeymoon. The cottage was so well appointed and Heather and Glyn had thought of everything. Thank you so much for a wonderful stay we are looking forward to returning!

Lovely little stone cottage updated to a very high standard in the prettiest village with plenty of good walks and an excellent local pub. Proximity to Bath and Bradford-on-Avon ensured there was plenty to do. The hot tub was a real bonus! Perfect place for two to escape.

Beautiful couples retreat with everything you need and more. You will not be disappointed in booking Burghope Cottage! Simply fantastic.

A peaceful location in a beautiful village, and a cottage that is perfect in every way.

A delightful and beautifully restored cottage which gave us a very comfortable base from which to explore.

The owners were so hospitable and the cottage itself felt so luxurious for our honeymoon.

Burghope Cottage is a perfect retreat for individuals or couples looking to escape and have some peace and quiet. It is 5 star luxury; the open fires and jacuzzi are the highlights.

Burghope Cottage is real treat! A luxurious home from home set in a beautuful location, providing the ideal getaway for two.

A perfect romantic retreat. The property is beautifully presented and immaculately clean; it is comfortable and cosy, with open fires in both the bedroom and the living room; the bed is lovely and comfy with luxurious bedding; the kitchen is extremely well equipped and the hot tub is divine. The cottage is tucked away in a delightful little village with a fabulous pub just a short walk away...Bath and Bradford-On-Avon are a few minutes away by cay. We had a wonderful weekend, despite the awful weather, and will definitely return to enjoy the surrounding countryside, hopefully in the sunshine.

Perfect village house for visiting Bath in a delightful village.

I don't want to make you TOO popular as we'll never be able to rebook but...

"A fabulous cottage with high specifications, in a lovely village, that doesn't disappoint in any way"

Burghope is a wonderful cottage which has been beautifully furnished and decorated. It is equipped with everything that you could possibly need on holiday. A fantastic welcome hamper, and great hosts, Heather & Glyn who are extremely kind and welcoming.

Lovely cottage perfect for a cosy and relaxing getaway!

Beautiful cottage in a lovely location

If you're looking for a relaxing yet luxurious stay at a home away from home, in a quiet and picturesque village, look no further. The cottage has been lovingly restored and radiates historic charm while being packed with modern gismos - comfort abounds. Enjoy the comfy settee in front of the wood burner on cold days. If you're feeling a little lazy, head to the local pub for some amazing food and an excellent gin selection. The owners have hit the nail on the head with this one!

'Just perfect. The cottage was gorgeous and Heather and Glyn had renovated it beautifully and thought of everything we could possibly need for our stay. Thank you for the welcome pack. The hot tub was an added bonus. The cottage is situated in a quiet village and we would recommend the village pub for food which is a short walk away. We hope to return soon.' - Monk, August 2021

'Fab stay! Such a perfect weekend retreat and every little detail is very much approeciated. The inclement weather did not spoil anything - it's a great place to chill out and hunker down. Huge thanks' - May 2021

'A get away for our wedding anniverary. What a perfect choice. Visionary refurbishment of the cottage. Perfect detail. Great location too. We have loved out stay here. Thank you' - May 2021

'Exceptional property in fabulous surroundings. All your hard work has been deeply appreciated, thank you' - April 2021

'Our second stay at Burghope has been every bit as special as the first, thank you' - April 2021

'Such a beautiful and well appointed cottage. Super local walks - relaxing in the hot tub in the evening was a delight. We look forward to returning! P.s the owners were very welcoming - thank you' - October 2020

'Beautiful home from home! Relaxing stay, we look forward to returning' - October 2020

'A gorgeous home, just right for some r & r! Many thanks for your kindness and hospitality' - October 2020

'Burghope is a lovely place indeed. Heather and Glyn have made something pretty special. Everything is beautifully crafted and finished, all the spaces are really enjoyable to be in. The village is a great spot by the Avon with pub, etc. Perfect country bolthole!' - October 2020

'A perfect romantic retreat. The property is beautifully presented and immaculately clean; it is comfortable and cosy, with open fires in both the bedroom and the living room; the bed is lovely and comfy with luxurious bedding; the kitchen is extremely well equipped and the hot tub is divine. The cottage is tucked away in a delightful little village with a fabulous pub just a short walk away...Bath and Bradford-On-Avon are a few minutes away by cay. We had a wonderful weekend, despite the awful weather, and will definitely return to enjoy the surrounding countryside, hopefully in the sunshine' - October 2020

'We have had a lovely week in this beautiful cottage. We have run out of time to do everything we wanted to do - so we will be back' - September 2020

'We had a lovely, relaxing week at this beautiful cottage - perfectly equipped, very cosy and a great starting point for many activities. Loved it, thanks! - September 2020

'I can highly recommend this property. I have never stayed in a cottage that was finished to such a high spec and was so well equipped' - September 2020

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