Deluxe, private 3-Bedroom House in Wiltshire


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Holly Cottage is a charming, Grade II listed, 3-double-bedroom house (sleeps 6) in the historic village of Edington, Wiltshire. It has a private south-facing walled garden, off-street parking, and is close to an award-winning village pub as well as numerous local attractions.

Most of the year we allow ‘Instant Book’ stays of 2+ nights (except for Thurs check-ins when we require 3+ nights). At exceptionally busy times such as Christmas we switch to enquiries instead. See Policies below.

What other guests have said:

“Five stars for every category” … “stylish space” … “lots of different spaces to enjoy” … “a gorgeous, comfortable and relaxing space” …"the loveliest property I have ever rented" ... "this is truly one of the most amazing places we’ve stayed” … … “an absolute gem” … “beds are super comfortable” … “couldn’t ask for more” … “couldn’t have been better” … “everything was catered for...even the things you didn’t think you’d need!” … “there is excellent walking all round, both hilly and flat” … “we strongly recommend this idyllic place” … “a very warm welcome” … “we loved our stay and wish we could have stayed longer” … “couldn't recommend it highly enough”… “we have many short breaks in English cottages and Holly Cottage is, in every way, the best.”


1. Policies
2. The Property
3. Rooms and Layout
4. Facilities & Amenities
5. Other Amenities
6. Child-friendly Amenities
7. The Neighbourhood


1a. Until further notice, we have opted for a ‘Moderate’ booking policy (please look up precise terms on Airbnb pages).

1b. Late Check-Out on Sundays: We sometimes offer attractive rates for late check-outs (please send us a private message).

1c. General Policies & Rules: No Parties, no Pets, no Smoking indoors.

2. THE PROPERTY: Holly Cottage is a detached period house dating from the 18th century. It is Grade II listed and located in the Wiltshire countryside nestled under Salisbury Plain. It has recently been purchased, renovated and redecorated, to offer our guests modern conveniences alongside its period features. It is set in a quiet location, in a Conservation Area, in the historic village of Edington (it was here, in AD 878, that King Alfred defeated the Vikings and prevented a Scandinavian conquest of the entire British Isles).

Holly Cottage has its own small walled garden, deckchairs, outdoor dining table, barbecue and parasol, and is within walking distance of our award-winning pub, childrens’ play area, farm shop and an important 14th century church (see ’The Neighbourhood’ below). Our images feature Airbnb verified photos.


Ground Floor:
• Living Room (wood burning stove)
• Dining Room (seats 8)
• Kitchen (Bosch appliances)
• Home 'Mini-Cinema' & Games Room (55-inch smart screen)
• Downstairs WC
• Staircase to First Floor:

• Bedroom 1 (“Mercia”) – 1 King-size Double Bed
• Bedroom 2 (“Wessex”) – 1 King-size rosewood Double Bed with en suite shower room & WC
• Bedroom 3 (“Scandia”) – 2 Twin Beds
• Family Bathroom – bath, separate shower cubicle, basin and WC

South-facing Garden: Patio terrace with a table for 6, a charcoal barbecue, herb border.
Note: the Living Room and Kitchen have low wooden beams (approx. 5 ft 9 ins) typical of this kind of period property and all guests and visitors should take care and pay attention to avoid possible injury.


• Lockbox for ‘Self-Check-In’, if required (we prefer to welcome guests)
• Luggage Drop-Off allowed
• Free ‘off street’ Parking on the premises for 2 cars
• Private Entrance
• Oil Central Heating
• Free Ultrafast WIFI
• Bosch Electric Oven & Hob
• Microwave
• General Fridge
• Drinks Fridge
• Freezer
• Bosch Washer/Dryer
• Dishwasher
• Nespresso coffee machine (pods not provided)
• TVs in 5 Rooms including all 3 bedrooms
• Sony Bravia Smart-TV & Apps
• Netflix included
• Blu-Ray / DVD player
• Large selection of DVDs (free to watch during stay)
• Amazon Alexa with Amazon Prime music
• Two Bluetooth speakers
• Laptop friendly workspace(s)
• Walled Garden with barbecue, dining terrace and outdoor furniture
• Garden parasol
• Walking Sticks
• Umbrellas
• Picnic Rug
• Use of ‘orchard’ land opposite, by arrangement with owners
• Card table and bridge cloth available
• Smoke Detectors and Carbon Monoxide alarms
• Fire Extinguisher and Fire Blanket
• Small First Aid Kit
• Yale room safe
• Woodburning stove
• Bags of recycled coffee logs and eco-friendly firelighters are provided for sale (@ £8 each)
• Bags of Longleat wooden logs, kindling and firelighters are provided for sale (@ £5 each)
• Bags of barbecue charcoal are provided for sale (@ £3 each)


• Quality Bed Linen
• Towels
• Anti-bacterial soap
• Toilet paper
• Shampoo and Conditioner
• Hair Dryer(s)
• 3 x Hot Water Bottles
• Iron and ironing board
• Hangers


• DVDs, Board Games, Toys, Bedtime books
• 2 x Waterproof Mattress Protectors are available (for twin beds only)
• Child's Plug-In 'Nightlight'
• Infant’s High Chair (with safety straps)
• Child’s High Stool (strapless)

NOTE: For hygiene reasons we do NOT supply cots (travel-cots are welcome)

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Tempat letak kereta percuma di laluan masuk di premis – 2 ruang
TV dengan kabel standard
Mesin basuh Percuma – Dalam unit
Mesin pengering
Tab mandi
Persendirian patio atau balkoni
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Edington, England, United Kingdom

The Neighbourhood

We provide Holly Cottage guests with an extensive hard copy Manual that includes our guide to 60 local attractions. These include not only the usual bucket list (‘Salisbury Plain’, ‘Stonehenge’, ‘Longleat’, ‘Bowood’, and the great cities, cathedrals, abbeys and theatres of Bath, Bristol and Salisbury) but less well known gems (such as the ‘Haynes Motor Museum’, ‘Boscombe Down Aviation’, the ‘American Museum’, ‘Frome Independent Market’, ‘The Newt’, Shearwater Lake and the West Kennett Longbarrow). We can also help with Golf and Swimming venues and cycle hire in the local area.

Edington has an award-winning pub ('The Three Daggers', AA Pub of the Year, a 15 minutes’ walk), its adjacent Farm Shop, and a magnificent C14 Priory Church. The neighbouring village of Bratton has its own pub ('The Duke') and a convenience store with a post office. The village is surrounded by walks and is within easy cycling / walking distance of Salisbury Plain.

Edington is known for hosting one of the oldest annual festivals of church music in the world. Since 1956, the “Edington Festival” has grown and flourished and now over 80 leading musicians gather for a week in August to sing the principal daily services in three choirs. Visitors come from all over the world to share this extraordinary experience.

Finally, the site of Edington itself is an important landmark in European history. Had it not been for King Alfred the Great’s crucial victory here 1,141 years ago, it’s very possible that the Vikings would have quickly gone on to conquer the entire British mainland. But Alfred’s Wessex army defeated the Scandinavian forces of Chief Guthrum somewhere on the hillside just above Holly Cottage, at the crucial “Battle of Ethandun” in AD 878.

The victory resulted in the “Treaty of Wedmore” (now Chippenham, 15 miles to the north of Edington) and the conversion of Guthrum to Christianity. Under the Treaty, the Vikings retreated to the eastern lands that became known as ‘Danelaw’ (literally, under Danish Law, nowadays East Anglia, Essex and East Midlands). Guthrum was baptised with the Christian name Aethelstan and Alfred became his godfather. Eventually Wessex, under Alfred’s successors, reconquered Danelaw and united most of England.
Novels such as Edward Rutherford’s “Sarum” and Bernard Cornwell’s “The Last Kingdom” cover these events, as does Michael Hurst’s series “Vikings” for the History Channel. Books and DVD Box Sets are available for guests to enjoy and learn from during longer stays.

Dihoskan oleh Charles

  1. Menyertai sejak Januari 2019
  • 80 Ulasan
  • Identiti disahkan
  • Superhost
I am a semi-retired businessman (yes, it’s an old photo!) and I look after the admin side of our Airbnb activity. My wife Rhona is in charge of everything else. We are long term residents of Edington and live next door to Holly Cottage. We take pride in our response times, cleanliness and Holly Cottage’s reputation and reviews. We look forward to hearing from you.
I am a semi-retired businessman (yes, it’s an old photo!) and I look after the admin side of our Airbnb activity. My wife Rhona is in charge of everything else. We are long term re…

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  • Rhona

Semasa penginapan anda

The cottage is an entirely independent dwelling with its own parking and garden. However, the owners live next door and would usually be available to answer questions and provide assistance.

Charles ialah seorang Superhost

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