(UK) 07966 696 747 (US) 510 548 4637 brookcottageuk@gmail.com

Brook Cottage, Lower South Wraxall near Bradford on Avon and Bath.
Luxury self catering holiday cottage – sleeps 4.

Brook Cottage is a 17th century Grade 2 listed cottage located in the quiet and attractive village of Lower South Wraxall just 3 miles from Bradford on Avon, 6 miles from Bath and within easy distance of many local attractions. The Longs Arms pub is just a short walk across the fields to the upper village and free range eggs are available at the farm a short walk down the lane. You and your dog are welcome to walk the fields around the village and come back to a hot cup of tea at Brook Cottage.

This luxury holiday cottage is ideally positioned near Bradford on Avon, Bath and the Cotswolds. While providing a complete country experience, it is only a few miles by car from Bradford on Avon which contains many restaurants, pubs, shops and boutiques. Bath is also only a few miles away and it has become one of the most visited cities in England, which besides the famous historic baths also has a new pedestrian mall and excellent restaurants. Also close by is the famous 16th century village of Lacock as well as Avebury and Stonehenge. If you want to enjoy a country experience in a small village while still being close to all of these major attractions, then Brook Cottage is the place for you.

The holiday cottage is decorated and furnished to the highest standards throughout. Originally built as a farmer’s cottage in the 1600’s, Brook Cottage was modernized just last year and it has the latest kitchen appliances, a modern bathroom and the most up to date digital TV and WiFi. Yet it retains many period details.  Every room has beams – even the bathroom – and living room features a log stove in the inglenook fireplace and comfortable seating. On a cold winter evening the log stove warms the living areas to a pleasant temperature and the modern heating system takes care of the rest.

Brook Cottage also enjoys its own secluded and peaceful patio and gardens – perfect for alfresco dining during the summer months. So summer or winter we believe that you will find Brook Cottage to be a comfortable retreat from the hustle and bustle of urban life while retaining the amenities of a modern world.

We aim to make your stay in Brook Cottage as comfortable as possible and we extend a warm welcome to you and your dog. Our manager will be available to greet you and ensure that your visit is exactly what you want as we would love for you to return.

RELATED PROPERTY: BROOK COTTAGE is located adjacent to The OTTERY, which is a recently refurbished 18th century cottage. It has the same owners and is also a holiday let. So should you have need for additional space both properties could be let. http://www.theotteryuk.com/

DOWNSTAIRS: Open plan sitting room with log burning fireplace, separate dining area and fitted kitchen

UPSTAIRS: 2 bedrooms and bathroom. Brook Cottage features a spacious main bedroom with a sitting area, a lofty, beamed ceiling and built in clothes storage.  There are views of the countryside from both of the dormers.Bedroom 2 is smaller and the beds are two foot six but with more than adequate space for two people.NOTE: The stairs were built as part of the original cottage and are very steep. The cottage may not be suitable for the very elderly or the very young.
PARKING: Off-street parking is supplied with room for one car.

The cottage was recently remodeled and as part of that a new kitchen was installed and all of the utilities are new. A feature is an electric convection oven with induction cook top which keeps the charm of an Aga but is much easier to operate. It even has a warm front so you can dry your socks just like the original Aga! The kitchen is fully equipped and has a dishwasher plus a washer and separate dryer.  The kitchen comes nicely equipped with all of the modern utensils and cookware that you will need.All bath and hand towels, tea towels as well as electricity and gas for heating, lighting and hot water is included in the rental cost.  There is oil central heating that works well and the log burning stove is so efficient that you will need to bank it to keep the temperature from being too warm.The cottage is immaculately prepared for you and all beds are made prior to your arrival. A welcome pack provides some food essentials to get you started.There is a wonderful garden at the back of Brook Cottage that you can enjoy in good weather.

There is also plenty of fresh air to be had by walking down the lane with your dog to the open fields around South Wraxall, as well as past the farms to the pub.

Please use the following chart to guide you on our current availability.   Please confirm the available dates by e-mailing bfelton@msn.com You can also contact our UK Manager, Hannah Knights at 07966-696-747 (mobile) or 01248-715-049 (residence) or by email at hannah_knights@hotmail.com We can provisionally hold dates for a few days until you return the booking form and deposit.

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Schedule 1 – Weekly Tariffs
The tariffs below show the weekly gross rents to be charged inclusive of VAT per season for the contract period 3 January 2014 to 2 January 2015 on a freesale basis.

2014 SEASON
LOW
MID
HIGH
PEAK
WEEK NOS 1-6 & 44-50 7-13, 16-20 & 38-42 14-15, 21-26, 35-37, 43 & 51-52 27-34
DEPT DATE RANGE 3/1-7/2 &
31/10-12/12
14/2-28/3, 18/4-16/5 & 19/9-17/10 4-11/4, 23/5-27/6, 29/8-12/9, 24/10 & 19-26/12* 4/7-22/8
2 BED/1 BATH
Sleeps 4
FULL WEEK
3/4 NIGHTS
£385 £520 £720 £795
£290 £390 N/A N/A

Changeover day: Friday & Mon for mid week breaks
Maid Service/Laundry: On Changeover

How to Book: To book Brook Cottage please check to see if your dates are available. You can do this by looking at our availability chart and confirm by e-mailing us at bfelton@msn.com or you can telephone us in the US at 001 510 548 4637 or our Hannah Knights at 07966-696-747 (mobile) or 01248-715-049 (residence) or by email at hannah_knights@hotmail.com
Note we do use a booking agent and to avoid double bookings we must confirm with them before we take the booking. So it is important that once you decide you want to book, you email us immediately so that we can get that confirmation.We can provisionally hold dates for a few days until you return the booking form and deposit.
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Contact Details: Contact: Lindsay Newcomb – US  510 548 4637 or Hannah Knights- 07966-696-747 (mobile) or 01248-715-049 (residence)
Administration Address for Booking Forms & Correspondence: Hannah Knights 6 Emeston Crescent, Corsham, Wiltshire, UK SN139DH. Please make out cheques to Lindsay Newcomb

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READ COMMENTS FROM OUR GUEST BOOK

 

 

Oct 14 – 18, 2014

Second visit to Brook Cottage. Lovely. Came to see our son, wife and young grandson who now live in Trowbridge. Came with 3 Labradors, fantastic area for walking dogs. Cottage is delightful. We will be back. Lovely stay. Need more dishes.

Sep 8 – 10, 2014

Great well equipped cottage. Ideal location for us to explore a new area of the country. Love to come back in the future. Thanks again.

Aug 4 – 8, 2014

Picture perfect cottage!! We loved our stay here and could have spent much longer exploring this beautiful region. Thanks you!!!

25 July – 1 Aug, 2014

We don’t want to forget what if felt like to experience everything here so we will record each day. (Note – You have to read the two pages of comments in the visitor book which are all positive). Example: Arrived late and the Longs Arms agreed to feed us just after 9 PM – more blessings. Final blessing – comfy beds. Final comment by children: We had loads of fun and I personally spent morning hours curled up on the coach reading. Very comfy.

19 – 26 June

Lovely cottage, very comfortable and cozy, clean, the bed was VERY comfortable; shower lovely in fact could not complain about anything, Longs Arms was lovely & friendly. I was brought up in a hamlet so it brought back some happy memories. THANK YOU!!

2 – 9          May 2014

A lovely week, one day wet. Very comfortable cottage. Thermal bath at Bath. Lovely experience. Bradford-on-Avon lovely walks by the canal, lots to see. Everything we needed for a relaxing holiday.

25 Apr – 1 May, 2014

Really enjoyed it. Great Cottage. Good for lovely walks. Longs Arms across the fields – 10 mins – a must for supper. Thank you team.

4 – 11 Apr 2014

Great cottage! Loved the bedrooms. We also love the location because we could walk and get fresh eggs! Thanks! Beautiful cottage, very cozy, comfortable and sweet! The pub (Longs Arms) was very nice and had wonderful food. We all greatly enjoyed our stay at Brook Cottage and recommend going to longleaf safari park and the Roman Baths. Thank you!! Xxx

17 – 21 March 2014

A lovely few days for us. Caught the train in to Bath from BOA then a day trip to Stonehenge which was well worth the drive. Overall a beautiful cottage in lovely surroundings.

3 – 10 March 2014

Lovely stay. We had a great dinner at the Swan in BOA. So glad we went there with the hire car. Many thanks.

15 – 21 Feb 2014

Our first visit to this part of the country and a chance to catch up with our son and his family in Yate. It has been a lovely stay.

29 Nov – 6 Dec 2013

Again a really wonderful stay in this beautiful cottage. A kind of magic!! Doggies loved their big retriever friend opposite (from a distance only) as they are little Dachshunds!! We really love Bradford-On-Avon. The wood burner was great by the way. It is really civilized to return home with all clean clothes and without the usual pile of washing.

16 – 23 Nov 2013

We all enjoyed our stay at this lovely cottage, the log burner was used regularly and was very cozy – the dogs loved it!! Had fab days our and nice lunches in various pubs. Castle Combe and Lacock especially beautiful and worth the visit. Lots of lovely dog walks along the canal in Bradford and surrounding countryside. The Nestor Farm Shop down the road did the best Stilton ever. Will definitely recommend here to all our friends.

8 – 11 Nov 2013

It has been a delightful weekend, most comfortable and we have been particularly impressed by the attention to detail in this lovely old cottage. Thank you for the welcome call after arrival. We have managed a trip to Bath on the train and an exploratory walk by the canal in Bradford. The cottage is in a beautiful area.

1 – 8 Nov 2013

Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful cottage with us. We couldn’t have found anywhere more cozy and comfortable to spend a rather damp autumnal week. Had a wonderful Sunday lunch at the Longs Arms, highly recommended!

25 Oct – 1 Nov 2013

The cottage was everything we could have wished for and more – beautiful renovated without losing it original charm. We loved Bradford-On-Avon and really enjoyed the walks around the town. We are very sorry to be leaving and would love to come back some time.

8 – 12 Oct 2013

We had a lovely time here exploring the area. The cottage was a real treat and the welcoming wine and rock cakes much appreciated and both were gobbled up! The bath was terrific and the bed supremely comfortable – we both slept like logs. For us the age and authenticity of the cottage was what we were looking for; we loved the exposed beams and wooden floors. The kitchen was so well stocked.

5 – 8 Oct 2013

Lovely cottage, lovely setting, ideal for exploring the whole area. The little ones loved it and didn’t want to go back home!!!

8 Aug – 6 Sep 2013

Lovely cottage. Went next door to the South Wraxall Club – very convenient.

6 – 8 Aug 2013

We have spent a really nice time here in Brook Cottage. Everything is so cozy. We hope to come back again. Grazie e a presto!

2 – 6 Aug 2013

A lovely cottage in a wonderful location! We enjoyed our time here, exploring the beautiful countryside.

23 Jul – 30 Jul 2013

We spend a delightful week in Brook Cottage. The cottage met all of our expectations and more. The attention to detail couldn’t have been better. A lovely peaceful spot. It was lovely to renew our acquaintance with Bath. So much to do. Great food at the Plough. Enjoyed walks alongside the canal. Lacock was wonderful. Manager was very helpful and we took her advice and took the train to Bath – stress free!

7 – 11 Jul 2013

Such a lovely and cozy cottage. We’ve enjoyed our 5 day stay at Brook very much. The weather was brilliant so we spent a lot of time in the nice garden. The walks with our dog through the country around South Wraxall were fantastic. Nice little village. After a one week stay in the North Cotswolds’ we really enjoyed the south of this area.

21 – 28 Jun 2013

We so enjoyed staying at this lovely cottage! It was just enough modernization for comfort but retained the old world charm. The garden is beautiful at this time of year and the weather has allowed many walks and visits to homes and gardens in this area. The eggs at the Home Farm down the lane are wonderful.

17 – 24 May 2013

We have enjoyed staying here both from the cottage and there being so much to see and do in the area. This is certainly the oldest and “creakiest” cottage what have stayed but a pleasant combination of age and Hi-Tec.

3 – 10 May 2013

Lovely cottage, enjoyed sitting in the garden early evening watching the sunset. Perfect location for visiting Bath, Bradford, Lacock and very interesting historical sites. Lovely walk down the lane. Walked to Longs Arms for a meal. All in all a lovely holiday, good weather and perfect setting. Would recommend this cottage. Thank You.

22 – 29 Apr 2013

Great stay, beautiful part of the country. Our little boy loved the steam and walking round and round and round the cottage. We will certainly cone back one day soon.

15 – 19 Mar 2013

A comfortable cottage well situated for exploring the country side.

1 – 8 Mar – 2013

Wonderful cottage with lots of modern amenities but without loss of the 17th century charm.

14 – 21 Feb 2013

Enjoyed staying in this lovely old cottage but was a bit chilly at times in the lounge. Great when the fire was burning. Lovely comfy bed and very quiet surroundings for a relaxing stay. Wifi useful too.

1 – 4 Feb 2013

Beautiful cozy warm cottage. All that we hoped for – a kick back and relax break – Dogs loved it too.

25 Jan – 1 Feb 2013

Perfect cottage. Loved everything about it.

20 Dec 2012 – 9 Jan 2013

The “PERFECT” holiday cottage!! Very convenient for visiting family and friends and Bradford-On-Avon, Bath etc. We were frequent visitors of the Longs Arms which had good beer and delicious food – very welcoming and friendly patrons. We will definitely be back!!!

 

 

Terms and conditions of booking Brook Cottage, Lower South Wraxall.
The contract between the client and the proprietor shall be made, subject to the following conditions:
  1. Brook Cottage is let on a short-term holiday let, for the period specified on the booking confirmation, for the maximum number of persons specified. (4).
  2. No smoking is permitted on the premises. Dogs are not allowed. Contravention will mean an extra charge levied, to thoroughly clean the property and furnishings (in excess of £250)
  3. The period of hire shall be from 4.30pm on the day of arrival and shall end at 10.00am on the day of departure.
  4. Any cancellation made by the client for whatever reason, shall be in writing and sent by email to Lindsay Newcomb.  The full balance is payable and your deposit is not refundable, unless we can re-let the property.  If we can re-let, for the full duration of your cancelled stay, we will refund your deposit and balance, minus £50 administration.  However, we recommend you take holiday cancellation insurance.
  5. The client takes full responsibility for the property and must take all reasonable and proper care of its furniture, pictures, ornaments, fittings and effects, whether in or on the property and leave them in the same clean and tidy condition at the end of the hire period as at the beginning.
  6. Any damage or breakages caused must be paid for, after consultation with the owner as to the extent of damage or items broken.  Items broken will be charged at the replacement cost but any damage to the fabric of the building, or furnishings will be quoted for by an independent source. A £100 security deposit shall be submitted, to be returned within 7 days of the end of the let.
  7. Duty of care – Brook Cottage is maintained to a very high standard.  In the event of a breakdown of any equipment, a repair or replacement will be found/fitted within 24 hours where possible and within 3 working days maximum.  We are not responsible for any loss of enjoyment arising from the loss of use of any service or item within the specified time limit.
  8. The client and members of their party cannot hold the owners or their representatives, liable for any injury sustained or any loss or damage to any belongings during their stay at Brook Cottage.
  9. We reserve the right to enter the property at any reasonable time, for the purposes of inspection or to carry out necessary repair or maintenance but undertake to advise the client of such a need as it arose, prior to entering the property.
  10. We reserve the right to refuse any booking and in exceptional circumstances  to cancel, modify or alter arrangements made for the client, but will refund any monies already paid.
  11. Your booking assumes acceptance of these conditions in full.
  12. In case of any dispute the Law of England shall apply.

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