The Apple House

Barford St Martin, Wiltshire
  • 4+1
  • 2

You just will not want to leave this fabulous award winning contemporary house, built on the site of an apple store, sitting on top of the world with views across the Wiltshire Downs.

  • Award winning design house
  • Four Poster Bed and Roll top bath
  • Far-reaching views of the Nadder Valley and the 'Shaftesbury Drove'
  • Generous Living space

About The Apple House

We think you'll fall in love with this property! Set in the heart of a picturesque Wiltshire village with panoramic views of the surrounding countryside, this fabulous house is close to the historic market town of Salisbury and the World Heritage site at Stonehenge. The Apple House is an award winning newly built property, designed to be similar to the apple barn that once stood on the site. It's been created with wood cladding and black corrugated steel, a perfect blend of 'Grand Designs' appearance and warm old fashioned comfort.

An L shaped house with very generous contemporary living space, the Apple House has beautiful pale oak floors throughout comprising of a kitchen with range, an island, dining table and sofa with wide screen TV. The space is perfect for entertaining, eating or just washing away the stress of 21st century urban life. The hall floor created from reclaimed brick, leads into a pantry and boot room. The main bedroom has a four poster bed and an ensuite dressing room and bathroom with an old style roll top bath and walk in shower. The upstairs bedroom has its own bathroom also with roll top bath. The owners can arrange for a child's bed (up to 10 years old) to be assembled here. There are multiple full length window and doors downstairs, allowing light to flood in and opening onto a south facing terrace with far-reaching views of the Nadder Valley and the 'Shaftesbury Drove'.

A perfect weekend getaway for couples or a short break for a family and an excellent base for the many attractions Wiltshire has to offer.

Find out how the The Apple House was renovated into the holiday house that it is now here.


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"What a fabulous surprise. The house is stunning. The location was excellent - secluded, quiet and with easy access. This was the best cottage we have ever stayed in, our absolute favourite. A really relaxing and enjoyable holiday. Thank you for letting us stay in your home."

April 2016 - Probert Family

What makes this area
So special...

Shaftesbury is a 20 minute drive for a quieter version of Salisbury and home to 'Golden Hill' the location for the famous Hovis adverts. There are a number of excellent pubs in the neighbourhood, including the famous Beckford arms in Tisbury.

Property details

The Apple House: sleeps 4 + 1 (child up to 9 years old) in 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (both are ensuite) with garden, patio and private parking.

Ground Floor

Open plan Sitting room/dining area and kitchen. Log burner, TV, microwave, dishwasher, range style gas cooker. 

Utility room with sink and washing machine

Master Bedroom (sleeps 2), King-size 4 poster with dressing room, bathroom with shower and roll top bath. 

Doors on the ground floor are all wide enough to allow wheelchair access.

First Floor

Bedroom 2 (sleeps 2), double bed, child's bed (sleeps 1 child up to 9 years old)

Bathroom with bath and WC.


Large terrace with wooden furniture. Terraced garden area with views across the valley. The owners welcome use of a level grassed area of the owners garden for ball games



Central Heating

What you need to know

Cot and highchair available

Child's bed (suitable for child up to 9 years old - the mattress is 5ft 6 x 2ft 6) is available upon request.

The garden is terraced with some drops. Please ensure children are supervised at all times.

The owners live in an adjacent house 50m away. Apple House has its own drive, parking and access.

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