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You enter into the galleried double height entrance hall - this definitely has the wow factor! Go through to the large kitchen/breakfast room with range and all the cooking facilities you would ever need plus a huge larder with fridge, freezer, additional oven and warming drawer - a cook's dream! Moreover, the property boasts the all important Pod Coffee Machine - with a free box included!
The owners have recently extended this space - the breakfast table with squashy sofas and french doors now lead out to the terrace. There is a separate formal dining room with open fireplace and table which can seat 12-14 guests. The beautiful drawing room with open fireplace and sofas looks out over the garden, and the cinema room can be converted into a sixth bedroom (if required) with en-suite shower room.
Furthermore there is a huge utility/boot room with cloakroom, ideal for dogs and mucky boots. There is also a washing machine and drying machine to solve amy problems arising from a wet and muddy walk! Finally, the farmhouse comes with the latest mod cons including integrated Bang & Olfuson music system, as well as SMART TVs & WiFi throughout. There are also plenty of games and DVDs which guests are free to enjoy.
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A stunning location
Located in the picturesque countryside of Wiltshire, the hamlet of Great Somerford and the nearby market town of Malmesbury offer a delightful mix of rural charm, historical significance, and friendly community vibes.
Nestled amidst the rolling hills and meandering rivers, Great Somerford is a small and enchanting hamlet that embodies the quintessential English countryside. This idyllic village is characterised by its thatched-roof cottages, traditional stone houses, and a sense of tranquillity that permeates the air. Great Somerford is perfect for those seeking a peaceful retreat away from the hustle and bustle of city life.
A short distance away from Great Somerford lies the historic market town of Malmesbury. Known as the "Queen of Hilltop Towns," Malmesbury boasts a rich heritage dating back to the Roman era. Visitors can explore the magnificent Malmesbury Abbey, one of the oldest and most significant ecclesiastical buildings in England. The town's winding streets are lined with charming independent shops, cafes, and restaurants, offering a delightful shopping and dining experience.
Great Somerford is home to two delightful pubs where locals and visitors alike can relax and enjoy a drink or a delicious meal.
The Somerford Arms: This traditional country pub exudes a warm and welcoming atmosphere. With its thatched roof and exposed beams, The Somerford Arms offers a cozy setting to unwind. Whether you're looking for a pint of local ale or a hearty pub meal, this establishment has you covered.
The Volunteer Inn: Situated in the heart of the village, The Volunteer Inn is a charming pub with a vibrant community spirit. With its relaxed ambiance and friendly staff, it's a great place to socialise with friends and neighbours. You can savour a range of beverages, including a selection of real ales, while enjoying the cosy interior or the outdoor seating area.
Great Somerford is also fortunate to have a village shop that caters to the everyday needs of the local community. The village shop is a hub for residents, offering a range of essential groceries, fresh produce, baked goods, and other household items. It serves as a convenient gathering point for catching up with neighbours and staying connected to the pulse of the community.
Great Somerford and Malmesbury epitomise the timeless beauty of rural England, providing a serene setting for exploration and relaxation. Whether you're meandering through the charming streets of Malmesbury or enjoying a pint at one of Great Somerford's cosy pubs, you'll find yourself immersed in the warmth of the local culture and the natural splendour of Wiltshire.This is a private home available for rental on an occasional shortlet basis; please make an enquiry to find out about availability.