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Eden Manor

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Salisbury | Bedrooms: 8 | Sleeps: 15

Rates: Rates available on request.

This elegant grade II listed 17th century manor, once owned by the Abbess of Wilton, is situated in the picturesque village of Chilmark.  Wonderfully located just 20 minutes from the prehistoric monument of Stonehenge, the medieval city of Salisbury and the bustling town of Shaftsbury, Eden Manor provides an ideal base to explore this enchanting part of the country. If quiet country life is what you are looking for its cosy interior, verdant grounds and heated outdoor pool provides a perfect location to relax and unwind.

A quintessential English country manor set over three floors, with two interconnecting parts, The Manor itself and newly converted Brewhouse. The entire property was fully renovated in 2015, which included the addition of an elegant conservatory where one can dine overlooking the beautiful gardens and the spire of St Margaret's Church, which sits majestically in the background. On entry into the main manor you are greeted with an attractive entrance hall. A stylish classically appointed living room sits to the left, and a library / TV room to the right. From the library you are led towards the stunning light flooded conservatory via what was once the manor's main kitchen. The first and second floors hold six of the properties immaculately kept bedrooms, with the second floor being an ideal space for children, offering a small living area between the two rooms. The Brewhouse is connected to the Manor via the conservatory. The name Brewhouse derives from its original use, when the Benedictine nuns of the Abbey of Wilton brewed beer here, of all things! Today, the name is the only remnant of this part of its history and the space has been converted into a refined modern kitchen and dining area, with an inviting snug and fireplace nestled at the end of the room for the winter months. This section of the house has one additional floor which holds the remaining two bedrooms both of which overlook the properties luscious gardens.

accommodation comprises:

The property consists of two interconnecting sections, namely the Brewhouse and the main Manor House.


Ground Floor:

  • Large, newly refurbished open plan kitchen/diner with an adjoining cosy snug and open fireplace for the winter months. Chandelier-lit dining table which seats 6 guests. Direct access to the conservatory and courtyard garden.

First Floor:

  • Bedroom 1: Double room with 1.80m bed. Views of both the courtyard garden, back garden and church.
  • Shared shower room sitting alongside Bedroom 1.
  • Bedroom 2: Double room with 1.60m bed. Views of the back garden.
  • Shared shower room sitting alongside Bedroom 2.


Ground Floor:

  • Elegant entrance hall with an adjoining guest W.C.
  • Sitting room with two comfortable seating areas. Walls clad with family portraiture and landscape oil paintings.
  • Cosy library room with access to the courtyard garden. TV.
  • Large utility room / staff kitchen with a small dining table (seating for 4 guests).
  • Conservatory overlooking the back garden. Large dining table seating 12 - 16 guests.

First Floor:

  • Bedroom 3: Double room with 1.60m bed. View of the courtyard garden. Ensuite shower room.
  • Bedroom 4: Double room with 1.60m bed. Ensuite shower room.
  • Bedroom 5: Single room with 1.40m bed. Writing desk and chair. View to the courtyard garden.
  • Bedroom 6: Double room with 1.80m bed. TV.
  • Shared shower room for bedrooms 5 & 6 with marble finish double sink and rain shower.

Second Floor:

  • Bedroom 7: Twin bedroom with 2 x 90cm beds. Dormer roof.
  • Small lounge area for children. TV.
  • Bedroom 8: Twin bedroom with 2 x 90cm beds. Dormer roof.
  • Shared shower room.


  • Visit a Cotswold Garden like the Painswick Rococo Garden in Painswick. Many are open until dusk and are lit up beautifully to enhance your visit.
  • Hire a Classic Car for a memorable day out or a weekend break in The Cotswolds.
  • Try hot air ballooning to truly capture the beauty of the Cotswolds, this is most definitely one of the best ways of seeing the stunning countryside.
  • Visit Stratford-upon-Avon – Shakespeare’s birthplace
  • Drive along one of the two Romantic Roads to the most picturesque Cotswold villages.
  • Experience the beauty of the nature and various outdoor activities and in the Forest of Dean.
  • Explore the local cuisine - Fabulous local produce, award winning restaurants & creative chefs all make eating and drinking in the Cotswolds a truly memorable experience.


  • Walking and cycling - Cotswold walking and cycling trails lead along Roman routes, ancient salt ways and through medieval villages.
  • Horse riding – the Cotswolds is the horse country par excellence with it's own strong riding culture.
  • Golf - golfing breaks are enhanced by friendly, unpretentious courses shaped by gentle Cotswold contours.
  • Cricket - Gloucestershire is a First Class Cricket County, with opportunities to see top level cricket at both Cheltenham Cricket Festival and Gloucester Cricket Festivals.
  • Swimming - there is a good selection of swimming pools in and around the Cotswolds, with both indoor and outdoor pools.
  • Fishing – Fish your own wild brown trout or try trout Fly fishing at one of the many lakes and rivers in the Cotswolds.


  • Bath,  Roman Baths
  • Berkeley,  Berkeley Castle
  • Broadway,  Broadway Tower
  • Broughton Castle, Banbury, Oxfordshire
  • Bourton on the Water, Birdland Park Garden
  • Bourton on the Water, Model Village
  • Cheltenham, Sudeley Castle
  • Cirencester, Royal College of Agriculture
  • Elkstone - Norman church of St. John
  • Gloucester, Gloucester Cathedral
  • Oxford, Historical Centre
  • Painswick, Britain's oldest Bowling Green
  • Stow-on-the-Wold, Rollright Stones
  • Stratford-upon-Avon, Church of the Holy Trinity (Shakespeare’s Grave)
  • Stroud, Slimbridge Wetlands Centre
  • Tewkesbury, Tewkesbury Abbey
  • Warwick, Warwick Castle
  • Woodstock, Blenheim Palace



Great Britain operates on Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).


English is the principal language across Great Britain.


Great Britain’s unit of currency is the Pound Sterling, divided into 100 Pence.

Money Matters

In Great Britain, travellers cheques are sometimes accepted as payment in larger department stored but can be easily converted into local currency at banks. Hotels, shops, restaurants and many other venues accept all major credit cards and ATM access is widespread. American Express is less widely accepted. Exchange currency only at authorised outlets such as banks and hotels, and exchange only what you think you will spend in-country. Coins cannot be reconverted on departure. Save all receipts from any currency exchange transaction. You may be asked to produce them when you exit the country, and they are required if you intend to reconvert local currency.


A charge for service is often added to restaurant bills but, if it’s not, a typical gratuity would be equal to 10 - 15% of the total. In pubs, tipping lounge staff is at your discretion but is generally not common practice. When paying taxi fares, it is usual to tip up to 10% and round up to the nearest pound.


The British weather has a bad reputation but in actual fact rainy days are nowhere near as common as you may expect. The seasons are marked: In summer, days are bright and usually sunny: Spring and autumn can be cool in the evenings and rain showers are more common; In winter snow is rare but it can be cold and frosty.


While jeans are acceptable, “smart casual” attire in Britain often means stylish trousers or skirt outfit for women and a shirt with collar and trousers for men. Cotton and other light fabrics are comfortable choices for summertime. Spring and autumn temperatures dictate medium-weight clothing selections and in winter warm pullovers are required.

For the countryside, bring comfortable walking shoes with low or no heels. An umbrella or light raincoat may come in handy. 


For up to date information on latest health and vaccination recommendations, please contact your doctor.


Electrical service throughout Great Britain is supplied at 220 volts/50 hertz.


Eden Manor is located in the picturesque Wiltshire village of Chilmark. Excellently located just a 20 minute drive from the prehistoric monument of Stonehenge, the medieval city of Salisbury and the bustling town of Shaftsbury. If you are looking to explore the beautiful Dorset coast, the nearest beach is under an hour by car and London is just an hour and 40 minutes by train from the neighbouring village of Tisbury.

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Availability Information

  • Our villas are normally rented on a Saturday to Saturday basis throughout the year. However, shorter breaks and alternative arrival days might be available on request. Please contact your Abercrombie & Kent Villa Consultant for further details.

  • Please note that the standard check-in time at our properties is between 4-7pm and that we ask guests to vacate the property by 10am on departure day, unless otherwise agreed in advance.

Rates Information

  • The above rates are on a per villa, per week basis. For further information on our villa only and A&K concierge services please see our 'Villa Rental Options' page. An A&K Villas Travel Consultant will be happy to discuss your specific holiday needs - simply complete the quick 'Make an Enquiry' form or call us on 0845 618 2205.


  • Cost of utilities including water, gas and electricity.
  • Arrival set of towels, household and bed linen.
  • 4 hours daily housekeeping service (which includes the preparation of breakfast).
  • Final cleaning.
  • Continental breakfast.
  • Wi-Fi Internet.
  • Private heated swimming pool (8x5m).

Extra Services

  • Additional maid service available on request at GBP £10 per hour.
  • Cook service available on request at GBP £10 per hour.

Your Villa Rental

Because everyone's concept of a villa holiday is different, we have created a formula to offer flexibility and the freedom to design run your own holiday or call upon us to help open up a world of possibilities.

Our Villa-Only rental option comes as standard and is ideal for those seeking pure independence whilst travelling.

Every A&K Villa Only rental includes:

  • Dedicated Pre-Arrival Concierge service
  • Villa rental on an exclusive basis
  • Utilities (gas, water, electricity), unless otherwise stated
  • Towels, pool towels and bed linen as standard
  • 1 cot & highchair (cot linen not provided)
  • An A&K Local Representative who is on call 24/7 in case of emergency. Your Local Representative will also meet you once during your stay (on your arrival weekend) to help you to settle in, explain Health & Safety and answer any questions you may have regarding the villa.

(In some cases an A&K Representative is not required as the villa will have its own competent, local manager.)

  • A 24 hour A&K Emergency Duty Manager contact service based in the UK
  • Comprehensive information book
  • VAT and administration charges
  • Villa's own services - please check what additional services are provided as standard with a particular property – such as maid service, usage of air-conditioning, central and pool heating, as these can vary from property to property. This information will be available online or via your sales representative.

Should you wish to further enhance your villa experience, our thoughtfully designed A&K Concierge Packages are the perfect solution for those seeking additional support and comfort during your stay. In addition to the amenities offered within the Villa Only rental, a large number of our properties offer the following packages of upgraded services including a knowledgeable local concierge, providing complete piece of mind whilst travelling:

Gold Concierge Package – seamless support throughout your stay...

Includes all of the Villa Only services, as well as:

  • A dedicated local A&K Concierge whose knowledge provides you with invaluable assistance and recommendations

Following on from your pre-arrival Concierge team, upon arrival you will be seamlessly handed over to your local A&K Concierge who will have been briefed about all aspects of your holiday.

Your local A&K Concierge will personally welcome you to your villa and can be called upon at any time to assist you in any way throughout your stay. This can include anything from confirming itinerary arrangements; suggesting, making and booking additional services locally as required, such as restaurant reservations, visits and guided tours; trouble shooting; language assistance; providing a check-out service, and much more.

  • Introductory morning orientation tour of local area with your A&K Concierge on your arrival weekend - the best way to familiarise yourself with the local area (own transport required if villa is not within walking distance)
  • Complimentary pre-arrival grocery shopping service. Simply tell us in advance what groceries you require and your Concierge will pre-stock the villa accordingly (cost of groceries excluded)

Platinum Concierge Package – creating your ultimate stay with complete convenience...

Includes all of the Villa Only services, as well as:

  • A continental buffet-style breakfast provided on your first morning, including a selection of breads and fresh pastries, cheese, meats, fruit, yoghurts and fresh fruit juice
  • A pre-stocked drinks fridge (typically consisting of four bottles of wine, beer, soft drinks, juices, mineral water)
  • Fresh flowers and initial provisions, including jam, sugar, olive oil, tea, coffee, vinegar as well as cleaning provisions
  • Starter pack of luxurious toiletries per bathroom
  • Daily maid service (Monday to Friday and on Saturdays for multiple week bookings
  • Mid-week linen and towel change
  • A light, self-served supper on your arrival evening pre-prepared by your Concierge
  • Complimentary mid-week grocery shopping service (cost of groceries excluded)
  • Complimentary private chef service for a lunch or dinner, once during your stay (pre-booking necessary; cost of groceries excluded)

  • Barbecue Facilities
  • CD Player
  • Central Heating
  • Coffee Machine (Espresso)
  • Computer for Client's Use
  • Dining Area (Outdoor)
  • DVD Player
  • Internet Access (Broadband)
  • Library (CD's/DVD's)
  • Swimming Pool (Fenced/Gated)
  • Swimming Pool (Heating Available)
  • TV
  • Washing Machine & Dryer

Reasons to book your holiday with us

  • Over 50 years' experience
  • 24/7 support before, during and after your stay
  • All of our properties have been hand-picked and visited by a member of the team
  • Travel Consultants are based in the UK with local offices to assist with planning every detail of your stay
  • Option to upgrade to a Concierge stay to make the most of your visit
  • Option to book additional trips and services via our local offices

Call 01242 547 705 to speak to a specialist Enquire

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