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Superb converted Old Dairy, spacious, well equipped in quiet rural location

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Beautifully furnished and well appointed yet retaining a country feel.

The Old Dairy is a newly converted former Dairy situated in the yard of our 500 year old farmhouse in the beautiful village of South Wraxall which lies on the southern edge of the Cotswolds. We are just five miles from the UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath and 2 miles from the beautiful Saxon town of Bradford-on-Avon. Situated in the heart of the Wiltshire countryside the Old Dairy gives peace and tranquility in a quintessentially English Village.

Decorated with a stylish mix of vintage and contemporary furniture, comfortable pocket sprung mattresses, luxury cotton bed linen and fluffy towels. The Old Dairy has everything you need for a wonderful relaxing stay.

The village of South Wraxall is a charming English country village with a lovely 14 century church, cotswold stone houses and great country walks. We have a fantastic award winning local pub, The Longs Arms rated in the top 50 Gastropubs 2017. There is plenty to do in the local area from walking, biking, playing golf or riding or just relaxing and enjoying the peace and quiet of country living.

More Details

Dinah Hancock
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018


Bradford-on-Avon House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • Pets are allowed with prior approval
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , En-suite to bedroom 2
  • The en-suite also has a waterproof TV and automatic low level lighting
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Superb converted Old Dairy, spacious, well equipped in quiet rural location
average rating of 4.904762 based on 21 reviews

Top quality.

  • 5 of 5

The owners have obviously put a lot of care and attention to detail into The Old Diary.

All the fixture and fittings are high quality resulting in an extremely comfortable relaxing home from home atmosphere.

We loved the choice of art on the walls. Original paintings of cows by R. Feefer.

The coffee tables are made out of milk churns.

We stayed at the end of February which was cold but the log burner and underfloor heating kept the Old Diary snug and warm.

The garden gets a lot of sunshine so it would be perfect for a summer stay.

Being horsey people we enjoyed saying hello to Roxy the horse each morning.

The walks that are recommended were just right so that we could leave the cars behind.

But beware of planning lunch at the pub in Monkton Farleigh.

It was closed on Saturday lunch time which was very disappointing.

The local pub The Long Arms is well worth a visit although we did not eat there.

But we wished we had because the Vegetarian option at The George Hotel in Bradford was poor. We felt the need to let them know by email but did not feel their response was very satisfactory and would NOT recommend it for vege's.

But as far as the Old Diary was concerned, it met all of our expectations and more.

Everything you could wish for was provided.

Thank you Dinah and Mark.

We will definately be coming again.

Janet, Clive, Teresa and Derek from The New Forest.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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New Year in The Old Dairy

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 3 nights over New Year 2017, what an amazing place, comfortable, all mod cons, clean etc etc would highly recommend this place.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Magnificently comfortable accommodation. Superb attention to quality detail.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely location and great accommodation

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We couldn't fault anything about the Old Dairy. Our second stay and it was just as good as the first. First class accommodation with everything you need including a superb welcome package.

Thank you Dinah and Mark. We intend to stay again.

Louise and Marie

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beyond expectations

  • 5 of 5

We had the most wonderful stay ever... the hosts have thought of everything & that detail makes all the difference. Thank you, it was incredible! Hope we can return sometime and amazing that we could bring our dog too.

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Immaculate, spacious and quiet rural location

  • 5 of 5

A superb property in every way. Dinah and Mark are excellent hosts and everything about the "Old Dairy" exudes quality. An excellent kitchen, spacious sitting room in which to relax, gorgeous bathrooms and comfortable beds. This is a wonderfully quiet rural location with an excellent pub within easy walking distance, and yet only 20 minutes into the historic city of Bath. One could not have asked for a more enjoyable vacation home.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Longs Arms
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Kingsdown or Cumberwell Golf Course
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Longs Arms
Nearest Beach
58 Miles
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $55.39
Pet Fee $6.92
Damage Deposit $138.49

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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