Canal View, Bathampton, Bath
Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Canal View is a newly refurbished, first floor flat in a 19th Century Bath stone cottage overlooking the Kennet and Avon Canal at Bathampton.
The World Heritage City of Bath, with its many cultural and recreational attractions, is just a short (2 mile) car, taxi, or bus ride away. For the slightly more energetic, walking or cycling along the picturesque canal towpath provides a particularly attractive alternative way to travel to and from Bath.
Heading away from Bath on the canal towpath, you find open country and the beautiful Limpley Stoke Valley leading on to Avoncliffe and Bradford-on-Avon. The towpath is very popular with walkers, joggers and cyclists throughout the year. Keen walkers will also find a range of footpaths and hill walks available nearby and wonderful countryside, villages and pubs to discover all around the City of Bath.
Bathampton is a particularly attractive classic English village with pretty Bath stone houses, two pubs, a church, useful village shops and a post office all within easy walking distance. It makes an ideal base-camp to explore the cities, towns, villages and countryside around Bath and the surrounding region with Oxford, Bristol, Bradford-on-Avon and the Cotswolds within easy reach by car, or by bus, coach or train from Bath. Other tourist attractions within an hour's drive include: Castle Combe, Cheddar Gorge, Laycock, Longleat Safari Park, Stonehenge and Stourhead.
Canal View offers flexible accommodation for up to six people comprising:
- A main bedroom available with king size double bed (or with two single beds) with views over the canal.
- A back bedroom with standard size double bed (against wall, so ideal for a single person or perhaps a young couple).
- A studio bedroom area with king size double bed (or two single beds) and divided from the lounge area by a wall to wall curtain.
- A cot is also available.
- A lounge area with views of the canal and a large corner sofa, high definition smart TV (offering internet access, access to on-demand films and catch-up TV, as well as normal broadcast TV). There is also an inset log burning stove which provides a cosy focal point on winter evenings.
- A modern bathroom with a bath, shower, toilet and basin with good quality fittings.
- A well-equipped and attractive kitchen-diner with views of the canal. It has a double sink, dishwasher, microwave, large fridge-freezer, gas hob, electric oven and stainless steel worktops, providing ample facilities for food preparation and cooking. There is a table seating up to six. It catches the morning sun at breakfast time and, in the evening, it has a log-burning stove and dimmable lighting to provide a pleasant ambiance for dining.
Canal View provides a wonderful environment for a relaxing holiday at any time of the year, in a beautiful location with good access to the attractions of the City of Bath and the surrounding countryside - the best of both worlds.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol International 33 km, Nearest railway: Bath Spa 4 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (5), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
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15 Apr 2014
"Wonderful weekend stay"
The apartment was easy to find with the helpful directions; there was car parking available. The apartment has plenty of room - there are 3 bedrooms with very comfy beds. Kitchen has all you need incl… More
25 Feb 2014
This apartment had everything that anyone could wish for. There was nothing that we needed it had it all. Brilliant view of the canal and ideal base for sightseeing. We went to Longleat and Wookey h… More
9 Oct 2013
"Fantastic apartment, a real find..."
Loved our stay at Canal View. A lovely modern and spacious apartment close to Bath. Very clean. very comfy beds. Owners make your stay as comfortable as they can. Great communication and lots of usefu… More
1 Oct 2013
"What a great find!"
Great place, more than enough space for 6 adults. Very modern with everything you need. We loved the location, peaceful and tranquil but just 2 miles from the centre of Bath. We took the canal boa… More
2 Sep 2013
"Brilliant! We'll be back!"
We visited Bath to watch The Special Olympics. The apartment was just excellent! we had everything we needed and more. The apartment is very clean and modern. Beds are comfy, views are magnificent...… More
6 Aug 2013
"wonderful place to stay"
We have just stayed at canal view for a few days break to celebrate my parthers 50th birthday. The photos do not do it justice as it has been decorated to a high standard and is much more spacious th… More
14 Jul 2013
This place was perfect for our family, with 2 kids and grandma travelling with us. The place is very clean and comfortably furnished. Everything was in fine working order and we enjoyed the wine and… More
24 May 2013
What a lovely cottage/apartment - were able to abandon the cars and walk into Bath via the canal toll path. Did return once by boat (trips ran from Bath to Bathampton mill) as too tired to walk back after full day sightseeing.
Accommodation really cosy. Comfy beds and good quality bedding.
Owner really helpful - even managed to organise good weather for our stay!
5 May 2013
"Great apartment, great location."
The apartment has been newly redecorated and it was perfectly nice and clean. Everything we needed was provided. Its location is great : by the canal. You can even see the boats by the window. It'… More
6 Apr 2013
"Beautiful apartment with wonderful location."
Our group consisted of 4 adults and 3 young children. The booking and the communication with the owner was excellent. We were met on arrival to the apartment and made to feel very welcome. The flat wa… More
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