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Spacious Swallow Cottage

Entire house hosted by Tanya
6 guests2 bedrooms5 beds2 baths

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Relaxed, converted barn with vaulted & beamed, open-plan sitting-dining room & kitchen. 2 en-suite bedrooms. Near Salisbury, Stonehenge & Shaftesbury. Masses to do nearby. Wonderful walks, views, cycling, history, meditation, excellent foodie pubs.

The space
Charming stone and wood cottage in the grounds of a beautiful retreat centre. 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (1 with bath, 1 with shower) and a double sofabed in the sitting room.

Inside Swallow Cottage it is bigger than you may expect from the outside, with a high, beamed ceiling in the reception room and a sense of space and comfort.

Guest access
The cottage has its own garden and is set within 2 acres of retreat grounds.

Wifi.

There is parking, a bike wash-down area and a lockable bike shed.

Adjoining the cottage is a playing field with wooden football goal/rugby posts. There is a fruit and veg garden and a gorgeous orchard where you can sit on a sofa surrounded by apple trees or tell stories by the fire pit long into the night.

Kitchen includes washing machine,
microwave, coffee maker, fridge-freezer, range of kitchen equipment.

Central heating, TV, iron & ironing board, hairdryer.

Linens and towels provided.

Wheelchair accessible.

Other things to note
PETS: Subject to prior arrangement. Please discuss your pet with us before booking. We welcome well-behaved pets but do need to have advance notice so that our own animals can be considered.
Cost: £10 per day (or part thereof) per pet.

Subject to availability, you may join us for meditation, we can book restaurants, lend you maps, organise you a picnic, rejuvenation day, sort out a visit to the ancient monuments, bring in a massage therapist and generally help to make your stay wonderful.

Stays of longer than 1 night attract discounts, depending on length.
Relaxed, converted barn with vaulted & beamed, open-plan sitting-dining room & kitchen. 2 en-suite bedrooms. Near Salisbury, Stonehenge & Shaftesbury. Masses to do nearby. Wonderful walks, views, cycling, history, meditation, excellent foodie pubs.

The space
Charming stone and wood cottage in the grounds of a beautiful retreat centre. 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (1 with bath, 1 with shower) and a…
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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

Amenities

Iron
TV
Crib
Carbon monoxide alarm
Dedicated workspace
Hair dryer
Essentials
Kitchen
Hangers
Heating

Accessibility

Getting inside

No stairs or steps to enter
Well-lit path to entrance
Step-free path to entrance

Moving around the space

Wide hallways

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Location

Salisbury, Wiltshire, United Kingdom

It's beautiful here. There is masses to see and do nearby - historical, natural, sporting, wellbeing, playful and cultural.

Shaftesbury & Salisbury are our nearest town and city (10-25 mins). For everyday needs, the village of Tisbury is 5 minutes away. Ansty Farm Shop and pick-your-own is similarly close. And only 7 minutes away is Ludwell Stores, which won Britain's Best Village Shop Champion of Champions.

We have 3 UNESCO World Heritage sites within 30-60 minutes - the Jurassic Coast, Avebury and Stonehenge. Glastonbury is about an hour away.

Well-situated for a variety of events including the Chalk Valley History Festival and Larmer Tree and End Of The Road Festivals (both aprox 15 mins), Shaftesbury and Salisbury Festivals. Several antique and motoring events nearby.

Wardour Castle is 10-15 minsaway. Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta are within half an hour.

The grand historical properties and gardens of Wilton House, Stourhead and Kingston Lacy are 15, 30 and 40 mins away respectively.

Storytelling at the magical Earthouse (40mins), part of the Ancient Technology Centre in Cranborne.

Family fun at Longleat - aprox 30 mins.

There are numerous cycle routes and wonderful bird watching, including the famous starling murmurations, about 40 mins away.

We are in One if the UK’s largest Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Cranborne Chase.

There are many gourmet foodie pubs within 15 mins, one of which has been a pub for over 700 years.
It's beautiful here. There is masses to see and do nearby - historical, natural, sporting, wellbeing, playful and cultural.

Shaftesbury & Salisbury are our nearest town and city (10-25 mins). For ev…

Hosted by Tanya

Joined in June 2014
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Hello from a happy buddhist, though not a very austere one. My work includes running a retreat centre with a focus on meditation. Other interests include art, sharing good food with friends and keeping an international perspective. when I travel, it is often to a retreat. I'm calm, interested and easy to be with.
Hello from a happy buddhist, though not a very austere one. My work includes running a retreat centre with a focus on meditation. Other interests include art, sharing good food wit…
During your stay
Your host, who is Cordon Bleu trained, can provide meals on request (subject to scheduling). We specialise in meeting a variety of dietary needs with respect and care.

Meditation sessions happen daily in the main house and you are very welcome to book into those.

We are on hand to support you, but generally will leave you in peace and get on with our own thing as we are very busy ourselves.
Your host, who is Cordon Bleu trained, can provide meals on request (subject to scheduling). We specialise in meeting a variety of dietary needs with respect and care.…
Tanya is a Superhost
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed
Long term stays (28 days or more) are allowed
Health & safety
Committed to Airbnb's enhanced cleaning process. Learn more
Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Cancellation policy