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Ivythorpe Coach House


Excellent 5/5 Score from 14 reviews

"Everything about Ivythorpe Coach House is perfect"

House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Ivythorpe Coach House is a luxury property that sits at the centre of the enchanting village of Freshford, 5 miles from the world heritage city of Bath in Somerset. Be in Bath in 10 minutes, by train or car!

It sleeps 4+2: one double bedroom, one twin bedroom (can be made up as double) and a fully sprung double sofa bed. Both bedrooms have en suite bathrooms with shower. The newly converted listed 18th century Coach House is in the grounds of Ivythorpe House, itself a grade 2* historic country house, mentioned in Pevsner's 'Buildings of England'. The Coach House overlooks St. Peter's Church, and has an idyllic and uninterrupted view across the valley. The village lies at the confluence of the rivers Frome and Avon, and has wonderful views and walks across woods and valleys on the edge of the Cotswolds.

A 'boutique' home, Ivythorpe Coach House provides the highest level of amenities, comfort and style, including Cowshed products from the nearby Babington House, underfloor heating, and floor to ceiling glass doors to the garden.

Local amenities within 5 minutes walk include an award winning village shop and cafe, post office, and The Inn at Freshford, overlooking the river. The Coach House has its own garden area with wonderful views, and off street parking for two cars. Alternatively, leave the car at home and make use of the regular train to Bath from Freshford station, 5 minutes walk from Ivythorpe Coach House !

Bath is a world heritage site, and as well as the famous Roman Baths and Georgian Architecture, provides excellent shopping and dining facilities, Theatre Royal, Odeon and Art House cinema, and rugby at 'The Rec' for those that like it! Babington House, part of the Soho House group, is a 15 minute drive away.

Sites within an hours drive include Stonehenge, Salisbury cathedral, Longleat, Bristol and Wells.

Arrive by car or train.There will be wine in the fridge, a hamper of essentials, and a warm welcome.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Will consider House swap, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bristol, Nearest railway: Freshford 500 m
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 Internet access
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, Bicycles available
Access Parking

The West Country region

There's always something going on in Bath! Here are a few of them....

Bath Bachfest 20/02/2014 - 22/02/2014

The Independent Bath Literature Festival 28/02/2014 - 09/03/2014

Bath Fringe Festival 23/05/2014 - 08/06/2014

Jane Austen Festival 12/09/2014 - 20/09/2014

The Telegraph Bath Children's Literature Festival 26/09/2014 - 05/10/2014

Bath Mozartfest 07/11/2014 - 15/11/2014

Bath Film Festival 13/11/2014 - 23/11/2014 

Bath Christmas Market 27/11/14-14/12/14

Carols by Candlelight, Bath Bach Choir, Roman Baths 17/12/14-19/12/14

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14 Oct 2014


"Delightful location and accommodation!"

I recently enjoyed a stay at Ivythorpe Coach House. The accommodation was very modern and comfortable, had a delightful outlook and the welcoming pack made us feel just that...welcome. The village its… More

6 Oct 2014


"A fantastic property in a beautiful setting."

We had a fantastic long weekend staying in the coach house. The property had everything we needed, was finished to a very high standard and was spotlessly clean. The welcome hamper was a lovely touch … More

25 Aug 2014


"Well presented property and made to feel welcomed"

The house was clean and modern set in a lovely position. Welcome pack was so nice to receive after a long journey. The owner was on hand and very helpful but not in our faceVery relaxing week thank yo… More

12 Aug 2014


"Lovely cottage in beautiful setting"

This cottage is immaculate and the location beautiful, lots of lovely walks and easy access to Bath.… More

15 Jun 2014


"Relaxing break!"

Great accommodation- nice kitchen and bathrooms, all spotlessly clean and attentive hosts with a lovely welcome basket- fresh bread, eggs, herbs and bacon!… More

14 May 2014



Everything about Ivythorpe Coach House is perfect. It has stunning views, is beautifully decorated and has everything you need close by. The station is a 5 minute walk away as is the shop, cafe and pu… More

1 May 2014


"A perfect few days, in a perfect home, in a perfect place."

Have to say, I think it is very rare to find a place in which you can relax and inhabit from the very start. The house is so lovely, everything is thought of and if relaxation is your aim, you will fi… More

9 Dec 2013


"romantic retreat"

We spent a blissful few days at the Coach House and enjoyed every minute. The building has been tastefully modernised to provide a warm, comfortable place to stay. The furnishings are simple but luxur… More

7 Dec 2013


"Charming and Cosy"

Fabulous place to stay in the most enchanting little village. Ivythorpe Coach House is the perfect location for a break. Well equipped, beautiful interior, with the added touch of a hamper for a tasty… More

28 Nov 2013


"Chic and cosy cottage"

We had a lovely three days staying at the coach house and would have loved to stay longer. We were looking for a relaxed and comfortable family break and it certainly fulfilled our expectations. The… More

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