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Redbridge Cottage

Redbridge Cottage

6 guests
4 bedrooms
6 beds
2 baths
6 guests
4 bedrooms
6 beds
2 baths

Redbridge Cottage, a bailiff’s home on the original Longleat Estate, dating from 1390, is a medieval property that has been lovingly updated for the 21st century. Equipped to an exceptional standard, mixing the ancient with the modern, timber framed, inglenooks, and limestone elevations under pantile rooves combined with luxury bathrooms, underfloor heating, air-conditioning and entertainment facilities. In a building where previous occupants cooked on an open hearth and made themselves cosy in the ‘solar’, there is now space and comfort. Five reception rooms along with spacious kitchen, shower room and utility make up the ground floor, while upstairs there are four bedrooms with a family bathroom and a galleried attic. Completing the property is a large cinema room with projector and surround sound. Outside is a true rural retreat with half an acre of garden with barbecue, seating, swings and playhouse and surrounded by fields, yet in walking distance to two pubs.

Standerwick mentioned in the Domesday Book remains a compact settlement on the Somerset/Wiltshire boarder straddling the A36. It is some 20 minutes from Bath and 40 minutes from Salisbury. Numerous cycling and walking options are available. The village of Beckington is a short drive away; here there are pubs, a busy café and an award winning farm shop with further restaurant and café. The market town of Frome an exciting, quirky and charming place to visit, with a wealth of history, culture and natural beauty is just three miles away. Longleat House with its many facilities and events is just five miles away.

This holiday at a glance

Sleeps six guests.
Two 6’ zip and link bedrooms, two single bedrooms.
Family bathroom and ground floor shower room.
Air conditioned kitchen/dining room with French windows leading to garden.
Cinema and games room.
½ an acre of enclosed garden.
Children and infants welcome.
Sorry, no pets.
Minimum of a two night stay.

Additional features

Wood burning stove.
Underfloor heating.
Freestanding electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer.
Washing machine and tumble dryer.
Cinema room with projector, surround sound and Apple TV.
Two televisions, one with Apple TV and one with Sky on demand.
Digital radio and Bluetooth audio in the sun room and sitting room.
Cot, highchair and stairgate available on request.
Table tennis and table football.
Cycle storage in the carport.
Swings, slide, sandpit and playhouse.
Garden furniture seating six and gas barbecue.

Attractions and nearby amenities

Walk 10 minutes’ in either direction from Redbridge Cottage and you will find two local pubs, The Bell and The Full Moon.
The closest amenities can be found at nearby Beckington, just five minutes’ drive away. Approximately 3 miles away is the charming market town of Frome with provides a wealth of independent shops, food markets and places to eat.
Visit Bratton Camp and Westbury White Horse to see the ancient Iron Age hillfort defences and the chalk white horse, believed to date from the 1600s.
Longleat House and Safari Park is one of the top attractions in the area and definitely not to be missed.
Drive to nearby Cranbourne Chase, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, for beautiful landscapes, ancient woodlands and rolling chalk hills.
Nearby historic attractions include Farleigh Hungerford Castle, Nunney Castle and Idford Manor and The Peto Garden. World famous Stonehenge is just 30 minutes’ drive away.
Enjoy a round of golf at West Wilts Golf Club in Westbury, and on those rainy days there is a seven screen Odeon Cinema in Trowbridge.
London Paddington can be reached in 90 minutes from nearby Westbury station.


Free parking on premises
Indoor fireplace

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 10AM

4 Reviews

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Géraldine User Profile
April 2018
The Redbridge Cottage is a beautiful property, a very ancient cottage (14th century) with lots of charm and a tastefull decoration in every detail. It has nevertheless the comfort of a modern home with all the equipment that you need. The cleanless was perfect and the lovely gift…

David User Profile
March 2018
Gorgeous house with bags of character in a very convenient location. Facilities were excellent and we had Avery comfortable stay. Thoroughly recommend this property and host.

Deborah User Profile
March 2018
What a fantastic property to be able to experience living in for a short break . The building is a combination of 14th century history (with low ceilings and beams in places ) with the addition of modern appliances - and a heated floor that was really appreciated during the snowy…

Colin User Profile
November 2017
Beautifully furnished, wonderfully equipped property perfectly located to explore Longleat, Bath and surrounding area. Cannot recommend this property enough - it far exceeded our expectations.

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Standerwick, Frome, Somerset, United Kingdom
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