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Hinton Lodge - Quaint Victorian four star cottage in a quiet rural location.

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Luxuriously cosy cottage ideal for couples and families alike.

Hinton Lodge is a 100 year old colonial style self-catering cottage, which has been fully restored and furnished to high standards. Hinton Lodge is a detached rural cottage situated on a small rise in the middle of a picturesque valley. It overlooks beautiful views of fields leading to Salisbury Plain. Although it offers a quiet and peaceful atmosphere, it is conveniently situated within easy distance of nice local pubs, restaurants, shops, etc. and is ideally situated to discover many places of interest such as the ancient sites of Stonehenge and Avebury, Longleat House and Safari Park, the cities of Bath and Salisbury, and many more...


Owner
Clea Gompels
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Perfect Lodge to explore the area. Had a wonderful stay here.
Jun 2011
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Amenities

Trowbridge Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • A bathroom with bath and shower attachment. The bathroom has two doors, it can therefore be used as an ensuite bathroom solely for the master bedroom or accessed from the dining room if you prefer.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , 1 cot available on request
  • The master bedroom has just been very tastefully redecorated for the pleasure of our guests. A four-poster bed awaits you with its crisp cotton sheets from the White Company to add a little magic to your perfect romantic break away. The twin bedroom is best suited to children although it contains two 3' beds as it is fairly small.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The accommodation comprises of a living room with open log fire, master bedroom with a four poster bed (5') and en-suite bathroom, second bedroom with two single (3') beds, dining room and kitchen. The bathroom has a bath with shower attachment and WC. A large selection of DVDs awaits you for any rainy days. Broadband Wifi internet access is available (although slightly temperamental at times). Further details outdoors: Outside, there is parking for two cars on the driveway and a secluded enclosed sunny garden with BBQ, table and chairs. The private enclosed garden ideal for families with young children. Please note that wood is not provided for the fireplace. Bags can be purchased in garages.

Reviews

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Hinton Lodge - Quaint Victorian four star cottage in a quiet rural location.
average rating of 4.75 based on 45 reviews
5

Lovely, well equipped cottage.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 4 nights at the cottage & everything was excellent. The kitchen was well equipped, the bed in the master bedroom was super comfy! The weather was quite cold but we were snug & cosy in the cottage. We met the owner briefly, she is lovely & was helpful & informative regarding things to do in the area. I only have positive things to say. We hope to return one day!

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. We are so happy that you have had a wonderful time at Hinton Lodge and can't wait to welcome you back again in the future. :-)
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5

Great lodge

  • 5 of 5

Stayed for 3 nights and I have say this is the best place that we stayed during our 2 weeks vacation exploring Cotswold. The lodge was a really awesome country home living. It was very quiet, very homey, and quite comfortable. My wife wished that we could stay longer. Everything worked, appliances, water heater, heater, etc. Communication with the owner was very quick and easy. My son was excited with the horse next door. I would, without a doubt, stay here again if I were in the area.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. We are so delighted that you had a great stay and would love to welcome you again in the future. Best wishes, Clea
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Our Stay at Hinton Lodge

  • 3 of 5

Sweet little place which acted as a good base to go to Longleat. In lovely surroundings . The cottage was warm and it was useful having WIFI. The box of toys came in very useful and the way the cot was made caused great excitement when my grand daughter arrived. ( Very bright and welcoming)

Cannot fault the communication between the owner and us before hand. Cleo was so welcoming and warming in her messages to me.

The only matters I would bring to the attention of the owner is below. This is not criticism but hopefully helpful points for the future and to make other potential clients stay a successful one ( I DO NOT FEEL THIS NEEDS TO BE PRINTED BUT TO ACT AS AN AID MEMOIR TO THE OWNER) :

The dishwasher contained dirty crockery on arrival. Even the frying pan was in there and was dirty. This meant there were no spoons to use so we had to wash up what was in the dish washer before eating.

The single beds creaked so every time my husband and I moved we woke each other up. In need of new mattresses and a few tightening of screws.Not good for those with bad backs.

The shower was hard to regulate so someone with thick hair found it difficult as temperature kept changing and it trickled.

There were only 4 dining chairs initially. We had to ask for another as my Granddaughter needed one to put the booster seat on. This was given to us in a timely manner but the fact there was a cot provided I would have expected the owner would have known we would have needed a chair to put the booster seat on.

As I said we had a lovely time and I am hoping my comments above aid to help for the future renting of the place.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Amanda, Thank you so much for taking the time to review Hinton Lodge. Your feedback is invaluable and we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay overall. We have very much taken your comments on board and can only apologise profusely for the dirty dishes in the dishwasher on your arrival. It has never happened before, our housekeeper is literally mortified about the fact that she forgot to check the dishwasher when she cleaned the kitchen. I can assure you that it won't be happening again. We hope that despite all the things that you pointed out, you still managed to have a wonderful holiday. Very best wishes, Clea
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5

Charming Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Hinton Lodge. The accommodations were 5 star. Very clean and comfortable. Location was ideal for visiting nearby sites. Welcome bottle of wine was very nice. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Victorian cottage in rural location

  • 5 of 5

A very well equipped cottage, providing all the essentials for a pleasant stay. There's even an open fire for chilly evenings. The hosts very thoughtfully provided items such as milk, toilet rolls, coffee pods, few tea bags until you could buy your own. Even a bottle of wine was available, which we have to say was so delicious that we need to find where to buy it. The location was rural and quiet with great views around. We explored Somerset, Wiltshire and the Cotswolds so it was a convenient base from which to travel. We will certainly want to return one day.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely home in a beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

We loved our short stay at Hinton Lodge! The home was clean, beds were comfortable, and the setting was amazing. It was very convenient for touring Stonehenge, Bath, Cotswolds and Stratford-upon-Avon, but was also a very quiet and peaceful place to be at the end of the day. Take the footpath across the street for a wonderful countryside walk.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your review. We are delighted that you had a wonderful stay at Hinton Lodge and hope to welcome you again in the future.
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Map

Nearest Airport
49 Kilometres
Bristol
Nearest Ferry
86 Kilometres
Poole
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Trowbridge
Nearest Motorway
25 Kilometres
Chippenham junction 17 M4
Car: necessary

Hinton Lodge is conveniently located amidst a wide range of places of interest such as:

Stonehenge and Avebury - (within 30 mins) visit the world's famous site of Stonehenge. Stonehenge was built 4000 years ago and its great stones still exert mystical fascination on thousands of visitors from all over the world every year. The slightly less well known but nonetheless fascinating stone circle site of Avebury offers an equally exciting atmosphere.

Bath - (within 30 mins), one of the most beautiful cities in Britain with its famous Roman baths, its very attractive Royal Crescent, etc., as well as its great shopping and restaurants.

Salisbury - (40 mins drive). beautiful cathedral, great shops, etc.

Longleat House, gardens, safari and children attractions provides a fantastic day out for the whole family. Children can't get enough of it!

Many more lovely places such as Bradford-on-Avon (great antique shops), Devizes (its many famous canal locks), Lacock,Castle Coombe, Marlborough.

Other Activities: kite flying on Salisbury Plain, gliding on Keevil airfield

Golf: A number of golf courses are within easy reach of Hinton Lodge, Erlestoke golf club is only 10 minutes away, the beautiful course of Bowood within the Bowood Estate is only 20 minutes away, as well as a couple of courses near the city of Bath.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $65.77

In the event of the accommodation becoming unavailable (such as fire, flooding or forced sale of the property), we will refund all monies paid or a proportion in the case of curtailment, (excluding the booking fee). We cannot, however pay any compensation or expenses as a consequence of such an event.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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