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The Laurels - Detached Cottage near Bath and Bradford on Avon (BA15 2AX)

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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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This delightful light and airy cottage, in the lovely peaceful village of Westwood, is just 2 miles from Bradford on Avon and close to the world heritage site of the city of Bath (7 miles). Recently refurbished, it has two double bedrooms and two bathrooms - one brand new with bath and shower, one with shower toilet and sink.There is a very well equipped kitchen and the dining area opens on to a patio with small enclosed private garden and barbecue. . There is parking for two cars immediately in front of the cottage. Relax in the comfortable sitting room, reading or watching widescreen TV with Netflix, after a day of sightseeing or enjoying the countryside. There are splendid walks right on the doorstep and further afield as well as bike hire near the canal basin at Bradford on A...This delightful light and airy cottage, in the lovely peaceful village of Westwood, is just 2 miles from Bradford on Avon and close to the world heritage site of the city of Bath (7 miles). Recently refurbished, it has two double bedrooms and two bathrooms - one brand new with bath and shower, one with shower toilet and sink.There is a very well equipped kitchen and the dining area opens on to a patio with small enclosed private garden and barbecue. . There is parking for two cars immediately in front of the cottage. Relax in the comfortable sitting room, reading or watching widescreen TV with Netflix, after a day of sightseeing or enjoying the countryside. There are splendid walks right on the doorstep and further afield as well as bike hire near the canal basin at Bradford on Avon. The New Inn is the highly rated local village gastropub just a two minute walk away (booking advisable on Friday and Saturday). There is also a popular gastro pub (The Inn) just a mile down the road in the picturesque village of Freshford Bradford on Avon, with its stunning architecture, offers many opportunities for sight-seeing, eating and drinking. It is a five minute drive away - or a 40 minute stroll on the beautiful Kennet/Avon canal that takes in the 18th century John Rennie aqueduct at Avoncliffe . Drink in the view at the Cross Guns which overlooks it. Westwood Manor and church are over the road and Iford Manor garden is in easy walking distance. We are surrounded by a wealth of historic and interesting places: Bath, Stonehenge, Salisbury, the Georgian village of Lacock, Longleat Safari Park and many others. The cottage and location provide you with all the ingredients for a wonderful holiday of sightseeing, fabulous countryside and excellent eating.More
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Nigel H
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2017
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After bookings guests will be informed of the simple arrangements for collecting and depositing the key. We are available to provide all the information guests may need to make their stay more enjoyable and the cottage itself has a full range of maps and guidebooks.
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Reviewed 8 August 2019 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this clean cosy cottage. Many thoughtful welcoming touches together with great beds, waterfall shower, large screen TV and folding doors to the secluded garden made us feel very comfortable. The house was so easy to find - just a...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Sandystays
Nigel H, VR Owner at The Laurels - Detached Cottage near Bath and Bradford on Avon (BA15 2AX), responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your positive review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and would be very happy to welcome you again to this gorgeous part of the country

Reviewed 21 July 2019

This was the 3rd stop on our tour. The cottage is situated in a very quiet village. It is very comfortable, and well stocked with little essentials you would need to help you enjoy your stay. Having 2 bathrooms with showers was great, no que...More

Date of stay: July 2019
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Nigel H, VR Owner at The Laurels - Detached Cottage near Bath and Bradford on Avon (BA15 2AX), responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2019

Glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope the rest of the tour goes well. Thank you for the positive comments which are most helpful. There are lots of good places to eat and drink in the area but it is worth noting, as...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2019

This well appointed cottage is in a lovely Cotswolds village which gives accessibility to many regions of the South West of England and South Wales, whilst being in a quiet village. The New Inn is a few minutes walk away and the hostess Caroline ensures...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Karen4Carers
Nigel H, VR Owner at The Laurels - Detached Cottage near Bath and Bradford on Avon (BA15 2AX), responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2019

We're delighted you enjoyed your stay in this wonderful part of the country. Sometimes guests personalise the Netflix settings which must have been what happened here. Many thanks for your detailed and positive comments which will be very helpful for others considering the cottage.

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Reviewed 4 June 2019

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Date of stay: May 2019
Nigel H, VR Owner at The Laurels - Detached Cottage near Bath and Bradford on Avon (BA15 2AX), responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2019

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Reviewed 1 June 2019

Just as nice as we remembered from last year. Everything you could wish for in a holiday home. So comfortable, it feels like home. The area is very quiet and has easy parking on the drive. Area outstanding with Bath, Iford Gardens and The Courts...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Helen S
Nigel H, VR Owner at The Laurels - Detached Cottage near Bath and Bradford on Avon (BA15 2AX), responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2019

We're so pleased you enjoy your stays in this lovely part of the country and look forward to welcoming you again to the cottage.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Washer
Housekeeping Included
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Iron
TV
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Watersports Nearby
Toaster
Patio
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About the neighbourhood
In addition to the splendours of Bath you can also explore the lovely historical towns of Wiltshire: the unspoilt Georgian village of Lacock is just 11 miles, Longleat Safari Park is 13 miles,the ancient market town of Devizes is 15 miles away, Marlborough, with its famous college, is 20 miles, the historical town of Salisbury with its stunning cathedral that also houses the best preserved copy of Magna Carta is 30 miles . The world heritage site of Stonehenge on Salisbury plain is also within easy driving distance of 30 miles. Trout and coarse is fishing is available on the Avon, the Frome and the canal (advice on permits can be given) and books on local walks are provided in the cottage.
Getting around
There are many attractions within a 5 mile walk of the cottage and several books of local walks and cycle rides are provided in the cottage. The number 94 bus from and to Bath runs through the village on a Monday to Friday, and there are train stations at nearby Avoncliffe and Freshford, both with parking, which can take you to Bath and Bristol in one direction and Bradford on Avon in the other.
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