The Byre is a self-contained, two-bedroom unit which was originally the cow barn adjacent to an 18th century thatched farmhouse. The conversion is luxurious, if a little cosy, with two bedrooms, one double and one with two twin beds. The kitchen is very well equipped if compact. The wooden floors and exposed beams create a rustic feel. Linens, towels and furniture are all top of the line. The rooms are all on the ground level adjacent to the parking area, which is shared with the farmhouse.
Pewsey is an idyllic village with several pubs, restaurants, local supermarkets and the railway station all in walking distance. The railway station is on a main line with good connections to London, Bath (both less than an hour), and Heathrow and Gatwick airports (1 ½ - 2 hours). There is a local bus service for exploring the local area such as Marlborough, Salisbury, Winchester and the ancient stone circles at Avebury and Stonehenge. It’s also a great area for getting around by bike. The owners live on site in the thatched farmhouse and are very helpful. The entrance to the parking are can be slightly hard to spot depending on the direction you are coming from.
Recently renovated, The Byre has one double bedroom and one twin. The kitchen is small but does have a fridge oven, microwave and dishwasher. Free wifi. The outside space is very pleasant.
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My friend booked The Byre since it's close to Devizes to visit family. The place was more than we expected. Very well appointed 2-bedroom cottage with all the amenities needed. Beds were very comfy with all-white soft sheets. Bathroom was spacious and white bath towels were thick and luxurious. Barbara even gave us a jug of milk & bottle of jam. We wanted to extend our stay but they're fully booked. Our hosts are beautiful people and made us all feel welcomed and right at home. The Byre is a gem!
We stayed at the Byre while visiting friends in a nearby town, and ended up extending our stay. The accommodations are beautiful and so much more comfortable and affordable than a hotel for a party of three. The location turned out to be unexpectedly ideal for sightseeing as well - easy drive to Salisbury, Winchester or Oxford, and a five-minute walk to the Pewsey train station for day trips to Bath or London. We can't say enough about the proprietors - lovely people and very welcoming. An all-around great experience!
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We had a lovely time staying the byre. It's tastefully decorated, clean and luxurious. A perfect retreat from London life.
It's conveniently located-just a short stroll from the train station and the town, with the bus stop around the corner for buses to and from Marlborough.
The hosts couldn't have been more helpful and offered a warm and friendly welcome. They were also on hand to offer advise on the local area and the wide variety of things to do.
Would definitely recommend as a great place to stay!