Townhouse | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 14
Set in the heart of the delightful world heritage city of Bath, this large period property offers a unique experience to sample 'Georgian' living at first hand. Elegantly furnished and sympathetically restored, the house retains many Georgian characteristics and offers spacious, comfortable holiday accommodation on five floors. It also boasts a surprisingly large terraced garden complete with summerhouse.
A gentle 2-minute stroll brings you to all the amenities that Bath has to offer, including unique shops, fine dining, outdoor cafés, architecture and museums, a thriving indoor and outdoor theatre culture, and not forgetting the newly refurbished spa baths, with its wealth of treatments and award winning roof top pool. There are many parks and gardens to relax in, and guided open top bus tours take you out to the perimeters of the city to soak in the wonderful views of the surrounding countryside.
For days out further afield, there are many National Trust properties within the area, notably Stourhead and Dyrham Park, and within an easy drive you can reach the delights of Cheddar Gorge and caves, Glastonbury, famous for its Tor, cathedral city of Wells, Longleat House and Safari Park, and The Cotswolds. Shop 500 yards, pub and restaurant 100 yards.
Lower ground floor: Living room. Utility room. 1 twin bedroom. Ground floor: Kitchen with gas Aga cooker, Dining room with wooden floor. Shower room with toilet. First floor: Main living room with wooden floor, gas powered "open fire" and original features with adjoining "withdrawing" room. Separate toilet. Second floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin (zip and link). Third floor: 3 bedrooms: 2 double, 1 single. Bathroom with shower attachment, bidet and toilet.
Gas CH, gas, elec, bed linen and towels inc. Digital TV. Video. DVD. CD. Gas Aga. M/wave. W/machine. T/dryer. D/washer. F/freezer. Piano. Enclosed garden with summer house, sitting-out area and furniture. Gas BBQ. Lockable garage (1 small/medium car), 8 minutes' walk. Pet free of charge. No smoking.
NB: There are 20 steps and slopes in the garden.
|Size||Sleeps up to 14, 6 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol 30 km, Nearest railway: Bath Spa 1.5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (6), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 14, Lounge seats for 15|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The West Country region
Bath is the gateway to the West Country of England, and is an easy 90 minute train journey from London, Paddington, station, whilst also 40 minutes drive from Bristol Airport. The quieter pace of life and the friendly welcome of local people makes a visit truly memorable.
Bath is a wonderful small city to stay in, with one of Britain's top regional theatres within 10 minutes walk of of the property as well as a wealth of excellent eating places, along with clubs for the more energetic. Country walks are also easily accessible from the house, either along the canal or up into the surrounding hills.
For lovers of beautiful cities, Bath is hard to beat. The grandiose Neo-classical Palladian crescents, terraces, and squares spread out over the surrounding hills and set in its green valley are a demonstration par excellence of the integration of architecture, urban design, and landscape setting, and the deliberate creation of a beautiful city. Not only are individual buildings such as the Assembly Rooms and Pump Room of great distinction, they are part of the larger overall city landscape that evolved over a century in a harmonious and logical way, drawing together public and private buildings and spaces in a way that reflects the precepts of Palladio tempered with picturesque aestheticism.
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11 Oct 2014
"Beautiful Georgian House"
This is an old house in Georgian Bath and with that comes some problems. There are lots of stairs but as we spent most of our time in the kitchen and dining room that wasn't a big problem. Unload… More
Thanks for staying, and I am very pleased that you enjoyed the house so much. Of course, all the big houses in central Bath have lots of stairs and need some forethought when it comes to loading and unloading - it is the nature of the place. But we love it and wouldn't swap! Hope to see you again sometime soon.
28 Sep 2014
A beautiful house which provided us with a wonderful stay for my friends hen weekend. Fantastic location and house facilities are faultless. Communication with Paul the owner was efficient and prompt… More
We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much. Debbie and I love being in Bath and are always happy to help our guests organise their stay, recommend activities, restaurants and so on. Do stay again some time.
1 Sep 2014
"Perfect city break"
12 of us went for a Uni reunion we had a great time! Loads of room to catch up in the living room, amazing garden and summer house, great sized, comfy bedrooms, such a homely place to stay in a perfec… More
Thanks very much for using Eighteen as a base for your reunion. We enjoyed having you to stay in the house, so do stay again when you are next planning a reunion.
23 Aug 2014
"Live like a local in a beautiful house!"
We had 2 nights at Eighteen, and it was a treat. A traditional Georgian house that really made you feel like you were living like a local in Bath. It's an old house, so the stairs (there are a … More
Thanks for the review and I'm glad you had such a good time! As a 5 floor house there are lots of stairs as well as lots of space to enjoy. The house is, in fact, 250 years old this year - we have the original deeds. I do hope you will stay again - you'll be very welcome.
17 Jun 2014
Could not of asked for more, the photo's do not do it justice at all. We stayed at the house for a hen do with 13 of us, it was just perfect. The house is gorgeous, quaint and homely. The garden is fantastic with little areas where you can sit and enjoy a meal together or just gaze at the view from the summer house, some of stayed up and managed to catch the sunrise which is was beautiful. It's a perfect distance from the town and the station (even though we did get a taxi as we had so much stuff) I would definitely use this house next time I stay in bath as it is great for a group of friends or family. And I will definitely be recommending it to friends and family. I can't express anymore how great it made our weekend being in such a lovely house in a beautiful city.
13 Jan 2014
"Decadent self-sufficient town house perfect for friend/family gatherings"
I have stayed here now on 4 or 5 occasions and will continue to go back. The house is spacious, fully equipped for self-catering gatherings and perfectly located for long weekends or week holidays in… More
8 Jan 2014
"fantastic spot in central Bath"
beautiful enormous home minutes walk way from everything you need in bath.go with good friends and a few beers and board games and you cant go far wrong.thanks to our hosts for making everything cosy … More
Delighted you had such a good time. You are always welcome.
6 Oct 2013
"Right in the centre of the city!"
We booked this amazing typically Georgian house for a hen party weekend. It delivered everything we wanted, and more. Just steps from the centre of Bath, a multitude of restaurants and bars on our d… More
I'm glad the weekend went well and I was happy to be able to help. Do come to Bath again soon..
17 Sep 2013
"Beautiful House in centre of Bath - perfect for group weekend away"
The house comes with everything you need for a weekend away, plenty of space both indoor and outdoor, well equipped kitchen and lounge and an amazing location minutes from the centre of Bath. Communic… More
21 Jun 2013
"A great weekend in Bath - lovely house and garden"
We stayed at Eighteen for a friend's Hen Party weekend in Bath.
The house is very large, and easily accommodated 12 ladies. There are plenty of communal areas, including: a large dining area, lounge, music room and second lounge in the basement. The kitchen has an aga and is well equipped with lots of glasses, kitchen items and a dishwasher.
There is a beautiful garden, with a lovely summerhouse (recently refurbished). We were delighted to hear that a brand new hot tub had been installed in the garden, and this made our trip even more enjoyable!
The house is perfectly situated to quickly and easily walk into the centre of Bath (about ten minutes) and not a long walk to the train station (15 minutes max.).
The house itself is full of character and well kept. The owners were very helpful before and throughout our stay, sending us lots of useful details beforehand, and happy to answer questions during our stay.
I would certainly return to Eighteen and would recommend to friends.
Thanks for the review. I am delighted you had such a great time and enjoyed the house. For the benefit of future guests the hot tub sits on the ground and is not quite even and this is giving us problems managing the water levels and with it the water quality and hence safety. You will see that we have not put this into the house details, as we are not, at this stage, able to make it safely available to guests... sorry. But there is so much else to enjoy, so I hope it will not be a problem!
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