Delightful 6 bedroom spacious family home tucked away in the pretty town of Calne, close to Marlborough and Bath. 

Sleeps: 13-16 Bedrooms: 6

At a Glance  

  • Spacious formal Drawing room with piano

  • Family sitting room with huge TV and wood burner

  • Large live-in kitchen/ and separate kitchen for caterers!

  • Conservatory Dining room to seat up to 14 guests with party lights

  • Master bedroom with ensuite bathroom

  • 5 further large bedrooms

  • 3 family bathrooms & downstairs shower room

  • Sleeps 13-16 guests (with the provision of extra beds)

  • Picturesque walks from the house, great local restaurants and places to visit

  • Bath within easy reach - especially on the train from Chippenham.


Set in the pretty town of Calne, Wiltshire, in a Conservation area, this beautiful family home is the ideal place to host family gatherings, friends reunions, and especially sophisticated hen parties!  The owners have great attention to detail and whilst a charater home it has been finished with contemporary flair. 

There is plentiful formal and comfortable living spaces with a delightful conservatory dining room ideal for enjoying a celebratory meal.  The main kitchen has a range and the separate 'catering' kitchen has a fan assisted oven and hob.

If you don't wish to cook there are a host of fabulous places to eat in Calne, just a few minutes walk to Lansdowne Hotel for drinks or to eat, a great Italian on the High Street, Divine Cafe for brunch or lunch, they also do Chacuterie and Wine on a Friday and Saturday evening - delicious!

The nearby village of Compton Basset has a great pub which is recommended by the owners - just 10 mins by car, and if you are feeling flush try Rick Stein's restaurant in Marlborough or another fabulous restaurant is Dan's - just book well in advance!

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

First floor:

  • Master bedroom with super king size bed, bathroom with shower

  • Bedroom 2: King size bed

  • Bedroom 3: King size bed

  • Bathroom with shower in between bedroom 2 & 3

  • Bedroom 4: Small Double

  • Bedroom 5: Double bed

  • Family bathroom with shower and bath

Second floor

  • Attic bedroom/family room with twin beds and king size sofa bed

Back staircase leads to a further bathroom with shower.

Downstairs shower room

Cooking and Dining

  • Conservatory dining room that can seat up to 16 guests - and fairy lights for special celebratory meals

  • Large fully equipped kitchen

  • Gas Range Cooker in the main kitchen (1 main oven and a warmer oven) and fan assisted oven in the second kitchen with gas hob

  • Dishwasher

  • Microwave

  • Fridge Freezer

  • Kitchen dining area


  • All linen and towels provided

  • Wifi throughout

  • Laundry room with washing machine and dryer

House Rules

  • No smoking anywhere inside the property

  • No pets allowed

  • Gatherings of above 16 guests are not permitted at this property.

Local Knowledge:

  • Step out of the house and walk, cycle or run the reclaimed railway line.

  • Hop on the train from Chippenham and be in Bath within 10 mins!


  • The dining room opens out onto the garden

  • Outdoor furniture including 3 sofas (with cushions in the summer months), french style chairs and table

  • More gorgeous fairy lights

  • Large gas BBQ

  • 'Suntrap' decked area - ideal for drinks and canapés!

Location and Things to Do

Nearest Airport:  London Heathrow or Bristol

Nearest Railway: Chippenham - trains from London Paddington take just 1hr 15 mins with a 15 min taxi ride to the house

Nearby Pubs & Restaurants: Lansdowne Hotel, Italian, Divine Cafe. In Compton Basset; White Horse Pub. In Marlborough: Rick Stein, Dan's, a great Indian and Pizza places too.  The property is also located within easy reach of Wellington Barn which hosts weddings and corporate events, so Wessex House is an ideal place for family, friends and corporates to stay nearby.

Things to do:

  • Bowood Golf, House, Spa & great adventure playground

  • Lucknam Park - Spa, Brasserie and Cookery School

  • Microlight Centre

  • Cycling

  • Walking

  • Adventure

  • The owners have details of caterers and beauticians that will come to the house

  • Whatley Manor - spa and restaurant

Places to visit:

  • Lacock Abbey (Harry Potter fame)

  • Cherhill White Horse and Monument

  • Bath, Chippenham

  • Marlborough, Tetbury, Stonehenge

  • Atwell Wilson Motor Museum

  • Castlefields and Castle Park

  • Castle Coombe

  • Avebury & Silbury Hill

  • Devizes