Guest house | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Stunning open plan contemporary 3 bedroom self catering coach house on 3 floors, set in beautiful grounds and views next to a lovely old victorian house also available for rental, view Berkeley House details for more information.
It has large glass coach house doors bringing in lots of light to a lovely modern white gloss open plan kitchen with beautiful granite surfaces, washer dryer, dishwasher, fridge freezer, Neff Oven and large Neff induction hob. A dining area seating 6-8 people. Lounge area with beautiful Jetmaster Bath Stone fireplace, LG 42' TV with Xbox. Upstairs is the master bedroom with a super king size bed, pocket sprung mattress. All bedding is The White Company goose down. 2nd Bedroom has Kingsize bed with pocket sprung mattress. Upstairs in the attic bedroom are 2 single beds and double bed which could at a push sleep 2, its 4'6'. Ideal kiddies den.
WIFI works throughout the entire property. TV with freeview in Lounge, Xbox 360 with games which can connect to SKY, and dvd's .
Stunning views over Limpley Stoke Valley which is an area of outstanding natural beauty. 5 minutes walk to cycle path and canal. Narrow boats and bikes can be hired from Dundas. There is the River Avon 2 minutes walk with fishing facilities on both river and canal. Also 5 minutes walk to The Hop Pole pub, 10 minutes drive to Bath one way and 10 minutes drive to Bradford on Avon the other. This property is also 2 minutes walk to bus stop which goes to Bath. The coach house is set next to a lovely victorian house called Berkeley House which is also available to rent. There are two outside areas to sit and relax, a patio area outside at the back overlooking a wooded area, with patio table and chairs, and a large grass area up some steps with great views. Area at top not suitable for small children although lower area garden is fenced. Outside there is also a Kettle BBQ, or a 3 burner gas BBQ and a chiminea. We also have some outside toys for children stored in a shed which can be put out if requested before your stay. There are stunning views from the property and gardens. Parking for 2 cars.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: BRISTOL AIRPORT 32 km, Nearest railway: BATH SPA 6.5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Table tennis, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Master room has stunning pocket sprung super king size zip and link bed with Ensuite. Wardrobe and chest of drawers. Free WiFi access. All duvets good quality with The White Company Goose Down duvets.
2nd bedroon with Kingsize bed, wardrobe and tallboy, free WIFI.
3rd bedroom/Attic room has 2 single beds and a double bed which is accessed via a staircase. 3 large velux windows facing the woodland.
|Further details outdoors|
Outside there is also a Kettle BBQ, or a 3 burner gas BBQ, Table Tennis Table and Seating facilities
The West Country region
BRADFORD ON AVON
Type: Market Town
Bradford on Avon is a bustling market town which still serves the local farming community as it has done for centuries. Nestling in the western corner of Wiltshire, Bradford is only 8 miles from the World Heritage City of Bath.
One of the most compelling features about Bradford is its unique position on the edge of the Cotswolds facing the River Avon. The ancient bridge in the centre of the town remains its natural focus and still retains two of its original 13th-century arches. The historical view from the main bridge incoporates the hill above the town which is dotted with the old weavers' cottages and the river bank flanked with the 19th-century former cloth mills.
Must see and do
Tithe Barn, Barton Manor
Lions Annual Fun Day, Victory Park (May)
The Peto Garden, Iford Manor
Shakespeare Event by Local Dramatic Society (June)
Kennet & Avon Canal Boat Trips, K & A Cottage by Lock
Preservations Trust Gardens Open Day (July)
Bradford on Avon Museum, Bridge Street
Westwood Manor, Westwood
Heritage Open Days (September)
Cottages and inns dating back to the 15th century form a breathtaking backdrop, much admired by film makers, in the National trust village of Lacock. From Pride and Prejudice to Harry Potter, Lacock has starred in many film classics.
Lacock Abbey and Fox Talbot Museum, once the home of the pioneer of photography, William Fox Talbot, enhance your visit to the village.
Quality accommodation and atmospheric eating places make Lacock an ideal base to spend a few days exploring the local area.
Type: Safari Park
Longleat Safari and Adventure Park is just getting bigger and better with more exciting things to see in 2012! New Gorilla Colony, Lemur Walkthrough, giraffe feeding at the brand new Safari Watering Hole in the African Village plus much much more!
Go wild in the UK’s No. 1 Safari Park – check out the cheetahs, mind the zebra crossing, give the rhino’s right of way, watch out for the wolves and beware of the meddling monkeys in the Monkey Drive -Thru!
Explore Longleat House, regarded as one of the best examples of high Elizabethan architecture in Britain and one of the most beautiful stately houses open to the public. With over 450 years of history, there is intrigue and scandal aplenty in this splendid Elizabethan home!
See our new arrival, a rare white crocodile, in the Adventure Park area. Go walkabout in the UK’s first walkthrough meerkat enclosure, hand feed the Rainbow Lorikeets, and enjoy the antics of the monkeys in Monkey Temple. Take a trip on Jungle Cruise, a sea lion escorted boat trip, or journey around the lakes on the Jungle Express.
Hunters of the Sky, brought to Longleat by the Hawk Conservancy Trust, will be returning in 2012 with a new birds of prey show. This spectacular display of eagles, kites, vultures and owls will fill the skies over Longleat… this is family fun at its very best!
Glastonbury is the Mendip district's most famous town. Steeped in Christian and Pagan legends, the modern-day town is overshadowed by Glastonbury Tor, a dominant feature of the local landscape. The town is a mixture of old and new, with its great Abbey ruins, reputedly the birthplace of Christianity in England and associated with the legends of King Arthur. Today Glastonbury is also famous for its eponymous music festival.
Wells is England's smallest city and is dominated by its cathedral. The medieval city remains remarkably unspoilt and has many beautiful buildings including the moated Bishop's Palace, home to the Bishop of Bath and Wells. The famous Cathedral, with over 300 original medieval statues adorning the West Front. The Wells Market Place, with lively markets twice a week, narrow streets and an eclectic mix of building styles all reflect on the development of the city.
Close to Wells are the famous Wookey Hole Caves and Papermill, caverns formed from the Mendip limestone. Other geological landmarks include the dramatic cliffs of Cheddar Gorge, Britain's biggest gorge, and the stunning Cheddar Caves.
Reaching up to 500 feet in places, Cheddar Gorge boasts the highest inland cliffs in the country and can be viewed both from the public road running through the base of the gorge or from footpaths along the cliff tops.
At the lower end of the gorge, closest to the village are riverside walks, tea rooms and gift shops and the famous Cheddar Showcaves, a series of labyrinthine underground chambers accessible to the public. Don't miss the new Cannibal exhibit.
Cheddar cheese is known throughout the world, its manufacture originating at farms in the region. You can watch traditional Cheddar cheese making at the Cheddar Gorge Cheese Company in the lower gorge.
The Mendip hills are a great centre for walking, riding, adventure activities and outdoor pursuits, particularly caving and climbing. An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty the limestone plateau is noted for its landscape beauty and wildlife.
Bristol is the second largest city in the south of England with a rich maritime heritage mixed with a contemporary, slightly alternative vibe. Bristol offers visitors a choice of experiences, enjoy the street art of Banksy or the iconic ships and bridges of Isambard Kingdom Brunel.
Explore the historic harbourside, packed with cafes and bars offering delicious locally sourced food & drink at venues such as Bordeaux Quay, Riverstation and Severnshed. Enjoy a dockside walk or river ferry trip to discover great attractions including the ss Great Britain, the world’s first great ocean-going liner, At-Bristol, a stunning interactive science centre and planetarium or contemporary art at leading edge galleries such as the Arnolfini and Watershed Media Centre. Opening in time for 2010 is a new Blue Reef Aquarium, complete with IMAX Cinema.
For shopping visit Broadmead and Cabot Circus and discover names such as Harvey Nichols, Ted Baker and House of Fraser as well as a huge Primark store and a wide variety of independent shops. Enjoy a fabulous meal in the Quakers Friars’ restaurant quarter, which includes Carluccio’s and a Raymond Blanc brasserie.
Visit Clifton village and enjoy the stunning views of the Avon Gorge as you explore the truly iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge, Brunel’s masterpiece of Victorian engineering. Also close by is Hotwells, the vast greenery of the Downs, Bristol Zoo Gardens and the exciting nightlife of the ‘strip’ along Whiteladies Road and on to Park Street, site of one of Banksy’s most famous pieces of street graffiti.
Events take place throughout the year including two of Europe’s largest free public events, the spectacular Harbour Festival and Bristol’s International Balloon Fiesta. Bristol’s concert halls, theatres, parks and gardens, pubs and cinemas guarantee some of the best and most diverse range of events and entertainment in Britain.
Type: Historic Site
Stonehenge stands impressively as a prehistoric monument of unique importance, a World Heritage Site, surrounded by remains of ceremonial and domestic structures - some older than the monument itself. Many of these features - earthworks, burial mounds and other circular ‘henge’ monuments - are accessible by road or public footpath. Stonehenge’s orientation on the rising and setting sun has always been one of its remarkable features. Whether this was simply because the builders came from a sun-worshipping culture, or because - as some scholars believe - the circle and its banks were part of a huge astronomical calendar, remains a mystery. To complete your journey, visit the superb gift shop and the Stonehenge Cafe. Audio tour available in ten languages; easy disabled access; hearing loop and Braille guide available.
Nourished by natural hot springs, Bath offers a unique experience with stunning architecture, great shopping and iconic attractions.
Bath is a world-class destination, rich in Roman and Georgian heritage. Nestling in a sheltered valley, surrounded like Rome by seven wooded hills and nourished by Britain's only natural hot springs, Bath has been luring visitors with its obvious charms for well over 2000 years.
An exquisite Georgian city grew from Bath's ancient roots. The Royal Crescent, The Circus, Pump Room and Pulteney Bridge are among the finest architectural treasures in the world. Indeed, the entire city has been designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
This comfortably sized city is packed with places to visit. Bath's rich diversity of museums, galleries, gardens and attractions including the Roman Baths and 15th-century Bath Abbey are all within easy walking distance of each other. The Roman Baths is one of Europe's finest ancient monuments, walk where Romans walked on ancient stone pavements and imagine the grandeur of their town of Aquae Sulis centred on the natural hot springs. Bath's status as a world-class city is further enhanced by the remarkable Thermae Bath Spa. The revival of this 2,000-year old tradition means that Bath is a fully fledged spa city once again.
Bath's impeccable historic credentials don't tell the full story. Today, more so than ever, it's a thriving, vibrant city. Nineteenth-century Georgian gaiety has been replaced by a decidedly 21st-century cosmopolitan buzz. Bath offers an enviable lifestyle, with a year-round calendar of festivals, theatrical, musical and sporting events. It's a lively scene, with over 150 restaurants and traditional pubs scattered among some of the best quality independent shops in Britain.