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  • The Annex
  • Master bedroom
  • Double bedroom
  • The Annex bedroom
  • The Annex living
  • The Annex bathroom

The Craftsman's Cottage Luxury luxury cottage rental in Semley, Wiltshire, United Kingdom

Welcome to The Craftsman's Cottage, Wiltshire, United Kingdom

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6 guests
3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms

This gorgeous three bedroom cottage and studio annex has the perfect rural location on the edge of Semley Common. Reached by a private drive, it is stone built with a slate roof. Inside, a modern, airy atmosphere and layout combines with antiques spanning five centuries of British craft.

Best for: Country and craft lovers
Style: Rural elegance and timeless craftsmanship
Location: The sleepy and beautiful English hamlet, Semley


  • WiFi
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Pets allowed
  • Unsuitable for people with pet allergy
  • Smoking not allowed
  • Elderly accessible
  • Baby equipment
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The entrance hall sets the tone, with its evocative combination of ancient seventeenth century coffer, nineteenth century grandfather clock and a Danny Rolph painting with the welcoming domestic touches of a child gate and dog basket.
The warm and welcoming sitting room contains a television and Playstation but also a woodburning stove and antique prints and cartography. Shelving around the stove showcases British ceramics.

The high spec DeVol kitchen is laid out for maximum flexibility. There is an eight seater table for formal dining, as well as a more casual breakfast area overlooking the garden. The kitchen comes with tableware from Another Country and John Julian and cutlery and glassware by David Mellor.
The kitchen has double doors leading directly out onto the patio. There is a useful pantry with a microwave and a downstairs loo.

A separate utility room houses a washing machine, tumble drier and large fridge freezer.

Upstairs, a characterful wood-panelled staircase leads to the large master-bedroom en-suite, a double bedroom and a twin bedroom, both sharing a bathrooms with shower and separate toilet.The two double bedrooms have high ceilings and a charming blend of modern and antique furnishings. All three bedrooms benefit from exceptionally high quality linen and bedding. The luxury bathroom has a rainwater drench shower and Lefroy Brooks brassware.

Throughout the house, there are books to be enjoyed, including many about the type of crafts on display.

Outside, the back garden has a table and chairs seating up to eight with a parasol, and a BBQ. The formal Edwardian front garden has attractive mature trees and views across the Common.

The Annex is a studio residence with underfloor heating throughout and even a small courtyard and garden, and a kingsize bed on a mezzanine level as well as space for a baby cot. There is a living room and Sebastian Cox kitchen by DeVol, and a shower room with Lefroy Brooks accessories. Technology includes an internet connected TV and bluetooth sound system.

The Craftsman’s Cottage is a luxurious holiday home which has been decorated and furnished with a specific focus on British Craft.
The Owners have curated a mix of British craft across many disciplines and placed them in a 19th century cottage. Guests will live surrounded by unique pieces all of which are available to purchase! From a Russell Pinch sofa to Melin Tregwynt blankets, from David Mellor wine glasses to Bramley products. guests benefit from exclusive discounts on most of these items.
Each element (wallpaper, textiles, furniture, lighting, tableware as well as the food and drink in our welcome hamper) has been carefully chosen based upon its British craft credentials. The curated mix tells a story of British craft past and present.


Medium sized garden.


Internet connected 48 inch smart TV with Netflix


Charcoal BBQ, with preparation area, in the back garden


Access is not easy for wheelchairs (gravel path) and the bedrooms are all upstairs.

House Rules

Children welcome. Up to two small to medium sized dogs are welcome at the owner's discretion. T&Cs apply.

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Maid (additional service)

For stays longer than 7 days housekeeping is provided at a cost of £75.

Cook (additional service)

Private catering can be arranged. Delivery of Fish pie from the local fishmonger or Craftsman’s Cottage House Chicken Pies can also be arranged.

Grocery shopping included

Basic provisions and luxury hamper provided.

Childcare (additional service)

Babysitting available on request



We have no online reviews for this property at present. Please get in touch and we will send you comments from past guests.




Tisbury railway station is just a ten minute drive from the cottage. Direct trains from London Waterloo to Tisbury take just under two hours. Alternatively, London is a two hour drive away.


Please note that the location on this map is an approximate guide, often to the closest town or village.
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Rates Table

2020 Period Rate per night Min stay
7 to 30 January £285 3 nights
1 to 14 February £285 3 nights
Half term 14 to 23 February £325 4 nights
23 to 29 February £285 3 nights
1 March to 2 April £285 3 nights
Easter Holidays 3 to 20 April £375 7 nights
23 April to 22 May £285 3 nights
Half term 22 to 31 May £375 7 nights
June £335 3 nights
July £350 3 nights
August £375 7 nights
September £350 3 nights
1 to 18 October £285 3 nights
Half term 18 October to 2 November £375 7 nights
2 to 30 November £285 3 nights
1 to 20 December £300 3 nights
Christmas holidays 20 December - to 5 January 2021 £375 7 nights

Booking Details

Refundable security deposit: £1000.
The Annex is available to rent should your party exceed 6 people – please contact us for prices and further details.

Booking Conditions

Rates include:
- very generously stocked welcome hamper, home baked cake and bread, local butter, milk and eggs in the fridge on arrival
- utilities
- WiFi
- end of stay cleaning

Not included:
- housekeeping during your stay
- pet fee £40/dog/stay

A non-refundable deposit is required in order to secure a booking. The balance, together with any security deposit, will be requested 60 days prior to your check-in.

Although calendars are updated daily, they may not reflect the latest availability. Always contact Passepartout Homes to discuss availability for your chosen properties.

Rental fees may change without prior notice.


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