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Ford Cottage

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Freshford near Bath, Somerset
Grade 3 Star rating
Pets 2
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Leave the car behind and hop on one of the frequent trains which run from the village to the beautiful Georgian city of Bath.

This pretty, 16th-century, semi-detached holiday cottage is situated in Freshford, close to the River Frome. Full of historic charm and architectural features, the cottage provides an ideal base for visiting Bath and exploring the south west. Beautiful walks can be taken from the doorstep through the fields, along the riverside, or on the canal towpath, with many pubs and tea shops to tempt along the way. Within walking distance are the Italianate Peto Gardens of Iford Manor. The railway station in the village has frequent trains into Bath city centre, offering many sights and attractions. Shop ½ mile, pub and restaurant 50 yards.

Ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen with beams. Steep stairs to first floor: Galleried area with double bed leading to 1 bunk bedroom. Shower room with toilet.

Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Electric heaters, gas, electricity, bed linen and towels included. No TV. Gas hob. Electric oven. Tumble dryer. Wi-fi.Telephone. On road parking (1 car). Cycle store. No smoking.

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  • Bike Store
    Bike Store
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Woodburning Stove
    Woodburning Stove
  • Wifi
  • Open Plan
    Open Plan
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle

Customer Comments

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 04/12/2017
    Lovely stay lots to do easy going would visit again

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 20/11/2017
    Great location and a Cosy cottage perfect for our weekend away. The pub is ideal for drinks or food and the local community shop is a pleasant walk away - Friday night pizza is available in the car park. The only negative is the parking - we had been told to park in the road opposite - but we had notices put on our car telling us the road is private - but the pub were happy for us to leave our car there.

  • 7

    Confirmed guest, 10/11/2017
    Location is just wonderful. Set in the beautiful village of Freshford just outside Bath. Literally a few doors down from local pub, which is a brilliant refurbished pub too (though closed Mondays). The cottage itself really does need certain things updating. During our stay washing machine wasn't working, there is no TV, hardly any mobile signal but wifi is provided and also a radio/cd player. Lounge needs some attention and a larger sofa. Did have to give it a really good clean at start of stay which shouldn't really have to do. Also note there are 2 entrance doors. First you can't lock from inside and the second main door you can. However, the location of this cottage is astounding that all those things are forgotten. The village is just beautiful. Great walks, beautiful views and countryside beckons just outside your door. The houses locally are all so beautiful. There is a village shop which sells the essentials with it own cafe and I loved walking to this each day as the walk is just stunning. If you wish to escape from it all and just enjoy some peace and quiet and beautiful scenery this is your place to go. The owner should really give downstairs a sorting and it would be perfect. Would stay here again in a heartbeat. Lovely week, especially if you have dogs, they will love it.

  • 5

    Confirmed guest, 27/10/2017
    Loved the cottage and beautiful village. It was a perfect location to access the city of Bath. However it was disappointing because: - the washing machine didn't work. There was a review saying it was broken back in September. - house rules about dogs were not made clear until we arrived. I have no problem not allowing pets on the furniture. However, it was not made clear we shouldn't take dogs upstairs

  • 5

    Confirmed guest, 22/09/2017
    This cottage just needs a bit of TLC and it would be great. The positives were the shower, best one ever, the wood burner despite there being no firelighters as advised in the welcome book. the kitchen area although small and compact was good however the fridge needs a good defrost and the light bulb needs replaced. The fridge was not very cold despite it being at its highest setting. I appreciate pets are allowed but we were not expecting the couch covers and blankets to be full of black hairs/fur. I took these off to find the couch itself was not very clean so we used the bed spread to cover it so we could sit on it. Fortunately we only had one evening sitting on the couch as we where out from early to late as both my husband and I spent most of the evening scratching. overall the house needs a good airing but it needs someone to be there to have the windows open. Parking is not great but if you have a small car its fine. Bed mattress is lumpy so not a great sleep. I am not wanting to be too critical because as I said it just needs some TLC and it would be a great cottage. Not sure if the owners have every stayed themselves to experience what it could be if love and some money were spent on it.

  • 5

    Confirmed guest, 15/09/2017
    Great location, super for walks, local pub superb. Could do with a make over for next season.

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 18/08/2017
    Nice cottage in wonderful region for a vaction. Train connection within walking distance. Parking - not directly at the cottage but spaces can be found.

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