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The Barn Holiday Cottage

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Overview
Cottage -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Frome, Somerset, England
Tastefully converted in 2011, The Barn holiday cottage is a small stone barn providing comfortable and cosy accommodation for two people on our seventeen acre small farm. The cottage is on one level apart from one step down into the bedroom. The cottage comprises a comfortable double bedroom, luxury shower room, well equipped kitchenette with electric hob, oven, fridge and washer/dryer. There is also a sunny lounge (with TV/DVD player) and a south-west facing sun terrace where you can enjoy a glass of wine in the evening sun.

Barrow Farm is situated in the picturesque village of Rode which is 9 miles south-east of Bath and 15 minutes drive from Longleat. NT properties such as Stourhead and Dyrham Park are also a half hour drive away as well as many other visitor attractions.

Our lovely stone built farm nestles in the Frome river val...
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Listing #HL429645
About the Owner
Sarah B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2013
Interaction with guests
As I am not always around guests are given instructions on how to access the cottage so they can let themselves in and make themselves at home. I like to come and say hello and welcome the guests. I like to check that guests are happy with the cottage and to see if there is anything they need. I am also very happy to given information and ideas of what to do and see in the area. However, I do appreciate it is your time away on holiday so I won't want to bother you during the rest of your stay although I am always happy to help you and given information if needed.
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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent accommodation, good location all your need are catered for quite and peaceful all in all 10 our of 10.

Thank Foxtrot5760
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Stayed at barn cottage for a week, a great base to see Bath, Wells, Glastonbury etc local national trust sites too. Red lion pub in Woolverton great food. Cottage well equipped and cosy. Owners unintrusive. A pleasant stay for us.More

Thank woo1992
Management response:Responded 22 July 2018

Hi there. Thank you for your kind review. It was nice to meet you both and glad you enjoyed your stay. Thank you as well for leaving the cottage so clean and tidy. We are a bit disappointed we did not get the five star...More

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
The cottage is suitable for couples only or for a couple with a small child or baby. One dog may be allowed but the potential guest needs to seek permission from the owner first...
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Bathrooms
    1 Shower
Bedrooms
    1 Full
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Accommodation is generally offered on a Friday - Friday, Friday - Monday or Monday - Friday basis. However, we can be flexible so please do ask.
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About the neighbourhood
Rode is a very pretty, stone built village dating back to the 1600s. It offers three pubs in walking distance, a bus service to Bath and Frome and a thriving Post Office and store. It is surrounded by pretty countryside with some lovely walks immediately on the doorstep including the long distance footpath, the MacMillan Way. The Wiltshire Cycle Way also passes through Rode taking cyclists routes along quieter roads and lanes.

Rode itself is also known for the infamous murder case back in Victorian England for which 'The Suspicions of Mr Whicher' was written.

Nearby towns include the very pretty, honey coloured Bradford on Avon with plenty of tea rooms, shops, restaurants/pubs and the Kennet and Avon canal passing through. The canal offers a glorious cycle ride all the way in...
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Getting around
There are bus routes into Frome, Trowbridge and Chippenham and also Bath.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Bristol Airport: 30.0 km
Railway: Bradford on Avon: 8.0 km
Ferry: Poole Ferry Port: 90.0 km
Car is the best mode of transport. There are train stations nearby and these include Bradford on Avon, Trowbridge, Frome, Westbury and Warminster. Bath Spa is 9 miles away.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Nearest Beach: 90.0 km.
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