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Quintessential village location, countryside views, short drive to Bath

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3 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, WiFi, bed sheets
TV, books, stereo
3 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Quintessential village location, countryside views, short drive to Bath

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Quintessential village location, countryside views, short drive to Bath

4.5/5 Wonderful

Entire home

3 bedrooms1 bathroomSleeps 6

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Outdoor Space

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
Melksham, ENG

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationRoyal Crescent17 min drive
  • Popular LocationRoman Baths18 min drive
  • Popular LocationThermae Bath Spa18 min drive
  • AirportBristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.)47 min drive

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Quintessential village location, countryside views, short drive to Bath

Adults-only holiday home in Melksham
Observers Rest is a 3 bedroom property with delightful countryside views from both the front and back of the property
Entering through the front door you will find a large, bright lounge on your left with ample comfortable seating, large flat screen television (complete with Netflix) and a bluetooth stereo. The kitchen is to the right fully equipped with all you should require for a home from home stay including washing machine, dishwasher and complimentary tea, coffee and sugar. A downstairs cloakroom is next to the kitchen and finally a large airy dining room with beautiful views across the open countryside through patio doors overlooking the rear garden.
At the top of the stairs you will find the master bedroom to your left complete with large fitted mirrored wardrobes, superking bed and flat screen TV with netflix. Opposite is bedroom 2 with another superking bed (can be set up as 2 singles), drawers, flat screen TV and views across the rear fields. To the opposite endof the hall you will find the twin bedroom with drawer storage and flat screen TV. The family bathroom with spa bath and shower over is next to the twin bedroom, further storage can be found in a cupboard in the hallway. There is free wifi available throughout the property.
Situated in the heart of the quiet village of Whitley, this property is light and spacious and just a couple of minutes walk from the well known Pear Tree Restaurant.
Whitley golf course is a short drive away and the historic market town of Corsham aprox 3 miles.
If you are looking for a faster pace, the city of Bath is 10 miles and the property benefits from being on the main bus route.
Guest accommodation at this holiday home offers a hairdryer and an iron/ironing board. Kitchens offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils.
Bookings for this property are managed through Vrbo, part of our Expedia Group family.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • WiFi available


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Electric kettle
  • Toaster


  • 3 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 1 bathroom
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels provided


  • TV
  • Books
  • Stereo

Outdoor areas

  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture


  • Washing machine and dryer


  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Safety features

  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Smoke detector
  • Deadbolt lock


  • Sleeps 6
  • Property does not allow children

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Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

This property welcomes adults only

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a private host, not a professional engaged in trade or business
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa and Mastercard
Long-term renters welcome
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit and a deadlock
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation

About this area


This holiday home is located in Melksham. The Courts Garden and Bowood Garden are local attractions and those in the mood for shopping can visit Artisan Quarter and SouthGate Bath. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Bath Rugby Stadium or Castle Combe Circuit.

What's nearby

  • Lacock Abbey - 6 min drive
  • Corsham Court - 7 min drive
  • Royal Crescent - 17 min drive
  • Roman Baths - 18 min drive
  • Thermae Bath Spa - 18 min drive

Getting around

  • Melksham Station - 4 min drive
  • Bristol International Airport (BRS) - 47 min drive


  • The Pear Tree - 5 min walk
  • Golden Fleece - 3 min drive
  • Alba Ristorante Italiano - 5 min drive
  • The Bear - 5 min drive
  • The King Arms - 5 min drive

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 1 out of 2 reviews
5 - Excellent 50%
Rating 4 - Good. 1 out of 2 reviews
4 - Good 50%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 2 reviews
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5/5 Excellent

Great house, nice location
Nice property in a sweet village with a few walking routes and a couple of nice pubs. Also within driving distance of Bath and supermarkets. Very easy check-in process and would stay again!
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Review from Vrbo

4/5 Good

Wonderful Wiltshire
Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Lovely clean 3 bedroom house in quiet countryside location. Great base for exploring Bath and Cotswolds area. A car is essential as nearest shop about 2 miles away. Glad we chose Observers Rest for our break.
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Review from Vrbo