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The Wilderness

The Wilderness near Bath
79 reviews
The Wilderness near Bath
The Inglenook Lounge
Log Fired Finnish Sauna House
TV Lounge
Dining room seats 18
Family bedroom sleeps 4!
The Kitchen
Double Bedroom
Catered dinner parties...
The lovely private rear garden
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8 Bedrooms , 6 Bathrooms , Sleeps 18
Bath, Somerset, England
The Wilderness is bursting with charm including original oak beams and Inglenook log fireplace. There's a TV Lounge with widescreen TV, Kids TV/playroom both with TV/DVD, and Scarts to plug in your Xbox/Wii. Luxury kitchen with range cooker Larder Fridge (+ separate beer/wine fridge). Laundry room. Large private gardens, Sauna house. Ample parking. Farm shop nearby. Great village pub with food. Bath is just 20 minutes away
Listing #HL22406
About the Owner
Jo B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
We live about 20 mins from The wilderness, so near enough to pop over if there's a problem, but far enough away not to intrude on your stay! Arrival and departure times are flexible, as we have a key safe system, so you can turn up as you like, and not worry about meeting deadlines.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an absolutely fantastic space for relaxation and socialising. Owner (Jo) was great throughout booking process and information about the property. House has everything and more, great garden with loads of space, comfy beds throughout, fully stocked kitchen, communal and private spaces and the sauna...More

Thank Benners1
joeyjo211, VR Owner at The Wilderness, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Delighted you had such a great weekend in the Wilderness. Thank you for sharing your review. I hope we can look forward to seeing you again one day. Best wishes Jo

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic property. We had a wonderful weekend at the Wilderness the house was extremely well maintained with beautiful gardens. Everything was spotlessly clean and fresh. Bedrooms were all lovely, high standard of mattresses and linen. Great property for all being together and entertaining but also...More

Thank lynsey r
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything about the accomodation was excellent. Great communication prior to the stay, loads of little extras included that are sometimes lacking from other accomodation. Comfy beds, great set up and layout. Perfect for a group of 16!

Thank 24theresa12
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (18)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (2)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (18)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Sauna
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(14)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
We supply bed linen (except cot bedding), duvets, pillows, dish drying cloths and bath towels (1 per guest).
Electricity, cooking gas, barbecue gas and the first Sauna are all included in the price Central heating oil is metered and charged at the end of your stay (autumn/winter only).

Cleaning materials are supplied for your end of stay clean, these are all under the sink in each kitchen. Please leave these for the next guests.

We do not supply any other consumables. These include, washing up liquid, loo rolls, dishwasher tablets,, etc etc. There are often left over consumables from previous guests and we just leave these as 'rolling stock' for the next guests.
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Not suitable for wild parties. Residential area where loud music outside is not appreciated. No Stag Groups, (sorry boys). No smoking in house, no candles, no pets, no marquees..!
    2 Full baths
    2 Half baths
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Fulls
    14 Twins
Show Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 2 nights
R 6 283
R 17 054
R 44 880
£2 500
1 May 2018 -
30 Jun 2018
May-June 2018
2 nights
R 6 732
R 17 862
R 46 585
£2 595
1 Jul 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
Summer 2018
2 nights
R 7 630
R 18 832
£1 049
R 51 163
£2 850
1 Sep 2018 -
31 Oct 2018
Autumn 2018
2 nights
R 6 283
R 17 862
R 44 790
£2 495
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: R 7 181 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Credit Cards Accepted (+2%) or Debit Card and Bank transfer.
25% deposit payable at time of booking.
Balance payable 3 months prior to arrival
£400 Breakage depsoit payable in advance
Heating Oil metered and charged after departure
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About the neighbourhood
The magnificent Longleat House and safari park are just 10 mins away. We are just 40 mins from Stonehenge and Salisbury and 30 mins from Bath by road. Westbury Railway Station is 1 mile away with regular direct trains to Bath (20 mins) & London (90 mins). The M4 and M5 are only 30-40 mins away. The local Pub with its fine real ales and superb food is just a short walk across the fields. There are many excellent golf courses in the area (see our own website).
Getting around
Trains - Westbury station (1.5 miles from house) has direct links to Bath, Bristol, London, Brighton, Birmingham.
Bath by train is 20 mins, salisbury 40, Bristol too.
Buses - a bit infrequent, but they do run between Salisbury and Bath.
Minibus is by far the best way to get in to Bath for a night out £200 return for a 16 seater!
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Bristol: 45.0 km
Railway: Westbury: 1.5 km
Ferry: Poole: 70.0 km
Follow the directions below and then look for the large converted church on the side of the road. Turn there in to Church Road. The Wilderness is number 13, about 500 metres (yards) on the left hand side just past the phone box.

From London or Heathrow Airport....Take the M4 motorway West to Junction 17. Follow A350 past Chippenhamand Melksham towards Westbury. At Yarnbrook roundabout (look for 'The Hungry Horse' pub) turn Left. Turn right after about a mile, beside the large church, into Church Road.
From South London or Gatwick Airport...Take the M25 Motorway clockwise (signposted Watford), Take the M3 Motorway West to Junction 8. Follow A303 towards Exeter. 10 miles past Stonehenge turn Right to Warminster on the A36. Take the A350 through Westbury towards Trowbridge. The Chu...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 70.0 km.
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