Ivythorpe Coach House
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House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
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
|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|
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
The Independent Bath Literature Festival
The infamous Independent Bath Literature Festival is almost upon us. From the 28th February to 9th Marchyou can expect world renowned authors, top comedians, international thought leaders, political debate, creative workshops, spoken word and introducing the Bliss Lectures, where writers talk about the one thing they're most passionate about.
Highlights include everyone's favourite comedienne Jennifer Saunders, leading feminist thinker Germaine Greer, a visit from the former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams and an improvised drama from Austentatious. All of which you can book tickets for now!
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15 Jun 2014
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
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
26 Nov 2013
"Magical views and inspired design make this more than a holiday stay"
A really stunning coach house with beautifully designed interiors, under floor heating and magical views of the village Church and fields that are drawn into the sitting room by floor to ceiling windo… More
26 Nov 2013
"un lugar inolvidable"
La casa preciosa, muy acogedora, el entorno maravilloso, un pueblito de la campiña inglesa con mucho encanto. La casa está perfectamente cuidada, decorada con muy buen gusto, muy limpia y la propiet… More
12 Oct 2013
"State-of-the-art Convenience & Old World Charm"
The Ivythorpe Coach House, located near Bath in Freshford, UK, is a lovely gem. We experienced a friendly, warm welcome and a quick registration process through Selina Hutchison, the owner. The Coac… More
26 Sep 2013
"Beautiful Coach House in a wonderful village"
Lovely place to stay, very well appointed in a great location. The interior of the house has a very modern feel, beautifully combined with period features and finished to a very high standard.… More
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