Friary Coach House – AA 5-Star rated holiday let in historic location on outskirts of Bath | BathPrices from: £120
Friary Coach House (AA 5 star rated) is just on the outskirts of Bath on an historic and secluded site beside the River Frome. Ideal for a couple, with a an exceptionally large double bedroom, it can sleep up to 5 guests. This small estate has a rare breed farm with miniature ponies. Guests of Friary Coach House are offered private fishing-licence for 4 rods.
FRIARY COACH HOUSE (AA 5-Star rated) lies in the historic hamlet of Friary, the site of a former monastery. It is a pleasant walk to Freshford village, where there is a famous pub and excellent cafe/shop. You can get to Bath from the charming local train station, which has a regular 10-minute train service.
We stock your fridge with drinks and a complimentary Continental breakfast for your arrival. We also offer a cooked English breakfast at a small extra price.
Large main Double (or twin) Bedroom
Ideally suited for a couple, the main bedroom is exceptionally spacious with a sitting area and balcony.
You can also sleep up to 3 children or extra guests in: a single bed, double sofa bed and/or cot.
All linen is 100% cotton and Arran Aromatics toiletries are complimentary.
Modern Open-Plan Kitchen and Spacious Living Room
The kitchen is fully-fitted with washing machine/drier, fridge/freezer and oven/hob/microwave. All kitchen stores, such as tea, coffee, sugar, olive oil and preserves are supplied.
The exceptionally spacious (9m x 4m) open-plan reception room has TV, CD/DVD player and a Sony sound system as well as comfortable sofas, easy chairs and a dining table with fine china/glassware for 6. There is a BBQ terrace for Summer dining al fresco.
Local Area Attractions
The local walks include the spectacular Two Valleys Walk which passes through Friary, Freshford and Avoncliff. The Inn at Freshford which has a great reputation for food and brews its own beer is a short walk. The excellent “Galleries” village shop and friendly cafe are open 7 days a week.
Interesting places to visit, within walking distance, include:
Medieval Farleigh Hungerford Castle run by Historic England is well worth a visit, especially with children.
The Kennet & Avon Canal where there are bikes and barges for hire at Dundas Aquaduct
Iford Manor famous for its Gardens and Summer Opera Festival.
Guests of Friary Coach House are welcome to fish on our private stretch of the River Frome and children enjoy our small rare breeds farm including miniature ponies.
Bath is 5 miles by car. There is a local railway station, a regular bus service and a private mini-cab and mini-bus service.
The ancient weaving town of Bradford on Avon is a short train ride away and Babbington House, Frome, Longleat Safari Park, Glastonbury, Wells Cathedral City and the stunning Cheddar Gorge are all an easy drive.
01225 722252 – office
07798 606814 – caretaker
Ideal for a couple, but can sleep up to 5
1 very large bedroom with sitting area and balcony
1 power shower room and toilet with heated towel rail and storage
The open-plan kitchen is fitted and fully stocked with modern appliances and cooking utensils. The extensive living space has sofas, a dining table and TV/DVD player with Sony sound system.
TV, DVD, CD, Wi-Fi, Netflix, Sony Sound System.
Friary offers a tranquil retreat at the end of a no-through road, in a rural setting on the outskirts of the City, which is easily accessible by rail, road or bus. By car the journey usually takes under 10minutes.
Parking for up to 3 cars
No smoking is allowed inside the property.
A cot, high chair and 100% cotton baby linen supplied, plus plastic cutlery and plates.
Horses, but no longer dogs, with regret.
Bristol - 25 miles Heathrow - 100 miles
Galleries Village Shop and Cafe at Freshford - open 7 days a week, walking distance
The Inn at Freshford - walking distance
Historic location with spectacular views and excellent local walks. 8 miles to Longleat. Farleigh Hungerford Castle and Iford Manor are both within walking distance. Angling available. Rare breed farm with miniature ponies
From: 120 per night for a couple, £30 for additional guests
From: 130 per night for a couple at weekends, £30 for additional guests
Friary Coach House is on the outskirts of Bath. A modern design in an historic setting alongside the River Frome, the property offers one very large bedroom with sitting area, a spacious open-plan reception, modern fully fitted kitchen and power shower room.
Ideally suited for a couple, with extra beds the property can accommodate up to 5 guests.
Private fishing is available on-site and there is a BBQ terrace. Locally, there is an excellent village pub and cafe, as well as plenty of activities to chose from and places of interest to visit.
Friary, BATH BA2 7UE
Richard and Penny Williamson
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