Staying at The Gates is a unique experience. Refurbished in 2008 after being destroyed by a devastating fire, the three bedroom cottage sleeps six in cosy luxury and comfort.
The lounge, with its exposed beams is a cosy room to relax in comfort; a large stone fireplace contains a warming log burning stove, adjacent is a wall mounted TV to relax and watch a DVD, digital channels or simply listen to music on your favourite station.
Perfect for cosy evenings staying in for dinner the kitchen has the convenience of a modern workspace, but all the charm of a cottage kitchen. The oak table and chairs have a view through the leaded windows to the pretty churchyard. It is well equipped with everything from a cafetiere to an egg cup! There is a dishwasher, ceramic hob and electric oven, microwave, fridge freezer and washing machine.
With a fabulous king size iron bed set under the centuries old oak beams towering above your head, this master bedroom oozes with character, When not sleeping, take a bath or just pull back the sumptuous silk curtains to enjoy a perfect view of the village market place.
With a pretty antique French double bed and complementary furniture, this bedroom also has the benefit of an ensuite walk in shower, hand basin and WC. The view from the window is the nearby beautiful churchyard.
With a pair of antique French beds, a ‘plank and muntin’ wall, made from rescued floor boards after the cottage was destroyed by fire, this bedroom is absolutely delightfully warm and cosy.
A separate shower room is located on the first floor. The large walk in shower with drench showerhead is perfect for relaxing under after a long walk in the Cotswold countryside.
|The Gates||A lovely cottage in the centre of the beautiful village of Castle Combe, Wiltshire.|
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The Gates can be rented for any length of time from a minimum of two nights. So why not spend a two week break in the Cotswolds or just come along for an extended long weekend.
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Voted England’s prettiest village, Castle Combe is the perfect destination should you wish to relax, walk and enjoy the slow pace of country life. It is also an excellent base to explore nearby bustling Cotswold towns such as Tetbury and Malmesbury and is only a short drive from the cosmopolitan cities of Bath and Bristol.
The Gates is set in the very heart of the idyllic village of Castle Combe, Wiltshire; little has changed since the 15th Century with no street lights or TV aerials to detract from its ancient beauty. All the buildings are listed and nestled in the wooded Cotswold valley, the peaceful, tranquil atmosphere is absolutely breathtaking.
Castle Combe is situated in the South Cotswolds, 10 minutes from junction 17 of the M4 motorway, 100 miles west of London and 25 miles east of Bristol. Nearby towns are Corsham, Chippenham, Tetbury, Marlborough and the magnificent Georgian city of Bath is under 30 minutes drive.
The area is rich with things to do and see. A few hours planning before your stay would be time well spent; to get you started, take a look at the list below.
So beautiful is the village that it is regularly used by film and TV companies. Steven Spielberg directed the blockbuster movie 'Warhorse', here in 2010. 'Doctor Dolittle' and 'Wolfman' also used the location. The Gates interior and exterior featured in the movie 'Stardust', starring Sienna Miller, Michelle Pfeiffer and Robert De Niro.
Please contact Alyson Ryan for any booking enquiries:
Telephone: 07967 611527
The Gates, Market Place, Castle Combe, Wiltshire, SN14 7HT