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“A perfect stay in a beautiful cottage.”
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Nut Tree Cottage Holiday Let is a self contained cottage retaining all its 17th century charm.
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Nut Tree Cottage Holiday Let is a self contained cottage retaining all its 17th century charm.
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Nut Tree Cottage Holiday Let is a self contained cottage retaining all its 17th century charm.
View of Nut Tree Cottage as you enter the drive way.
Nut Tree Cottage is a grade II listed 17th century cottage set in the idyllic By Brook Valley.
View from the double bedroom of the extensive garden with meadow beyond.
Patio and smoking area set at the top of the sloping garden giving views across the meadow.
View from the orchard gate across the garden.
View from the parking area across the length of the garden.
View from the bedrooms across the garden and meadow to the river at the bottom of the meadow.
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Castle Combe, Cotswolds, England

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Suzanne S
Adelaide, Australia
2 reviews
“A perfect stay in a beautiful cottage.”
Reviewed 25 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

We had a wonderful 4 day stay in this lovely cottage. It was cosy and comfortable, spotlessly clean and very well equipped. Garden and surrounding area were just beautiful.
An excellent position for visiting other towns in the vicinity.
Sally was most helpful with information and very welcoming.

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Management Response
25 Apr 2016
Thank you for your lovely comments, it was lovely to meet you both.
Sally
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MidlandsM...
Midlands
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Quiet, cosy, dog friendly escape away from it all”
Reviewed 6 April 2016 for a stay in March 2016
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We have just returned from a wonderful Easter week away at Nut Tree Cottage. We were met on arrival by the owner Sally and were shown around the cottage. Everything was very cosy, clean and welcoming. The milk, wine and flowers and even an Easter egg were a lovely welcoming touch, and very much appreciated.

I had been a little concerned that the cottage might be a chilly as there's no no mention of central heating, and a previous review mentioned being cold, but there were no worries on that account. The gas powered 'log burner' stove in the living room, and the oil filled electric radiators in all the rooms kept everything warm and very cosy. The thick walls of the cottage help to keep it warm, and I would presume, cool the summer too).

The Sainsbury food delivery we ordered arrived on time (well done to the delivery driver for finding us ok), and we squirrelled away our supplies. The fridge has a freezer box that isn't mentioned on the cottage details, but useful to know when planning your stay. We usually stay somewhere with a dishwasher and washing machine, but we really didn't miss them for just a week away, and the rest of the cottage and location more than made up for this. The kitchen had everything else we needed, and looks to have been recently 're-stocked' with crockery, glasses, pots and pans.

Our teenage daughters were very happy that the wifi worked well, and our labrador loved going out on walks straight from the door. He also enjoyed meeting some of the other local 'free ranging' dogs - other retrievers and all very friendly.

For us, one really important aspect of cottage holiday is getting a good night's sleep. We all found the beds at Nut Tree Cottage really comfortable and slept very well - helped by the complete lack of traffic noise.

During our stay we visited Bradford on Avon, Bristol, Lacock and Bath, and also did quite a bit of Geocaching (a type of GPS based treasure hunt - there's one cache just a few metres from the cottage). The walk to Castle Combe is lovely, and it's a place we'd wanted to visit for a long time as we'd knew it's been used as a film location for some of our favourite films - Dr Dolittle, Stardust and War Horse.

The location of the cottage was wonderful, and we'd love to visit again in summer months when the trees in the valley are in leaf. Our week away was a real escape from it all, and we felt like the cottage was a home from home. It's obvious that a lot of care and thought has gone in to making Nut Tree Cottage a welcoming holiday destination.

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Travelling group: Teenagers
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Management Response
7 Apr 2016
Thank you so much for all your comments and feedback which I really appreciate. Glad you all had an enjoyable week.
Sally
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Steve W
Lichfield, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
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“A great get away from it all!”
Reviewed 8 March 2016 for a stay in March 2016

Ideal location for a peaceful break. Cottage was clean and tidy upon arrival with fresh flowers a lovely touch. Everything we required was provided in the well equipped kitchen and the "log burner" in the sitting room ensured cosy evenings. Enjoyed the local walks and the White Hart offered a warm welcome to our dog and provided some tasty food.

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Liked best: Being almost in the middle of nowhere
Liked least: Was cold until we got the fire on!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
7 Apr 2016
Thank you for your kind comments, I am so pleased you had an enjoyable stay and took advantage of the lovely walks and pubs!
Sally
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mrandmrsc...
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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“Mr & Mrs”
Reviewed 14 January 2016 for a stay in January 2016
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We spent the most wonderful relaxing Christmas at Nut tree cottage. We arrived on Christmas eve tired and weary from our demanding jobs to be greeted by Sally and this beautiful cottage. The fire was blazing and a perfect Christmas tree was awaiting us. Everything about the cottage and surrounding areas were more then we could of expected. The pictures do not do it justice. We will be back

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Management Response
16 Jan 2016
Thank you so much for your wonderful comments. I am so pleased you enjoyed your Christmas at the cottage. For me it is very special to be able to let other people enjoy part of my family home and it will be a pleasure to see you back again.
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steveo197...
Greater London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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“Perfect base for mini-break”
Reviewed 16 November 2015 for a stay in November 2015
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We'd been looking for a break in the Cotswolds with our 2 young children. Every time I searched for a self-catering property for a short break "Nut Tree Cottage" kept coming back in the search results and everyone had given it 5 out of 5. I definitely agree with the scoring as the cottage, the location and Sally, the owner, were all more than we could have hoped for. The place was situated in a small hamlet of Long Dean with lovely woods and green areas to walk our dog. The cottage itself was perfect for a small family - it was cosy without feeling cramped. Sally was a perfect host on arrival and did a thorough but short overview of the facilities - she'd already put the fire on and left us a bottle of wine which was very kind - she even helped us find a fireworks exhibition in Chippenham which went down well with the kids.

Long Dean is perfectly situated with about 30 mins to Chippenham, Bath, Longleat etc.

I would definitely recommend this place to anyone looking for a comfy, secure base to explore the Cotswolds

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: weather
Travelling group: Young Children
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Management Response
19 Nov 2015
Thank you so much for your lovely comments, it was a pleasure to meet you and so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you felt relaxed when you went home.
Sally
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