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Railway Cottage
4.0 of 5 stars
Very good
5 reviews
Railway Cottage
The Living Room with log fire
The Main Bedroom with countryside views across valley
Large cooking range in smart kitchen area
The new Bath Thermae Spa roof top heated pool!
Kitchen island with granite top and cottage feature
Marble clad shower room with large shower
Second bedroom with twin single or double bed
Railway Cottage made of Cotswold stone
Bath centre and River Avon
View form Railway Cottage bedroom
The Roman Baths in Bath
The Royal Cresent - the best Georgeian architecture in the world
Bath Christmas shopping markets- very popular!
Dining table for 6
The gothic Bath Abey and Georgian Pumps Rooms
The fantastic roof top swimming pool at the New Bath Spa
The luxurious Spa
Old Railway Cottage terrace is a sun trap and great for evening barbecues
Safe private parking with grounds going down to the road to Wells (17m 35 min) and Bath (3m 10 min)
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Old Railway Cottage occupies an elevated position with private garden terrace with far reaching views of the Somerset countryside. It has a bus stop just 50metres below with good transport links (10min) to Bath Spa station (86min to London) and the Bath nightlife and to the historic cities of Bristol and Wells.
Situated on The Old Fosse Way, an overgrown 2000 year old Roman Road and just below the Old Somerset Coal Canal and controlling the Old Somerset Coal Railway, the cottage is at the intersection of old hedgerows with outstanding natural fauna and flora supporting amazing English wildlife, including many rare birds and animals including beautiful Bambis. Below runs the River Cam with lovely wooded fields and walks. There is a private drive and parking. Local produce adds to amazing terrace barbecues and long south west facing evening...
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About the owner, Juliet T
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 80 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 28 days ago
Listed since : Jun 2012
Overall rating: 4.0 / 5.0
Based on 5 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL252110 by: Holiday Lettings
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Helen B
Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 22 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

The cottage is small, but quite comfortable. I was glad that two of our party could not come, as it would have been too crowded. The place was very clean, the beds comfortable and ample parking. I would have liked to have had tea and coffee provided for my arrival. It would be ideal for a couple who wished to... more

Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 26 October 2014 for a stay in May 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Old Railway Cottage with two friends in May 2014 and had a very pleasant stay. Cottage is small but perfectly formed, with a well equipped kitchen, ample sized bedrooms and a lovely terrace outside which is great for an evening drink. It's a bit of a walk to the nearest pub so would... more

Sandra M
Penzance, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 11 December 2013 for a stay in November 2013

Very handy for Bath being set about 10 minutes away by car (regular bus route very close) this lovely cottage is small but beautifully refurbished. I particularly liked the well equipped granite topped kitchen which although small has been very well designed making it very easy to use. The rolling hillside view was very peaceful and calming which I found... more

  • Balcony
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Access:
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  • Pets Allowed:
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Additional amenities & feature info
The master bedroom has lovely views and a large brass bedstead with pocket sprung matress topped with memory foam for a comfortable night's sleep and deep triple wardrobe. A luxury double shower room in marble with wc and basin also serves the second bedroom which has a bed which can be used as 2 single twin beds or a double bed.
Down stairs is a comfortable lounge/diner with an old fireplace for log fires. There is a luxury fitted kitchen with AGA Rangemaster gas/electric cooker range and a large marble island with inbuilt dishwasher, trendy SMEG retro fridge and sink. A new washing machine is fitted opposite. All interior designed by the famous interior designer, Juliet Taylor - the owner.
An old stone cottage, Railway Cottage was extended in Victorian times to control the Somerset...
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How to get there
Airport: Bristol Airport with good links to Europe with Ry: 20.0 km
Railway: Bath Spa which is 10minute drive and it takes only: 3.5 km
Ferry: Southhampton with very good links to Europe: 100.0 km
BUS: Railway Cottage is very easy to get to from central Bath. From the Bath Bus Station take the 178 and ask for the Dunkerton bus stop.
RAILWAY: From London Padington take the train to Bath Spa which takes 86 minutes.
AIRPORT: Bristol airport is only 30-40mintue drive away. It has great links to Europe with airlines Easyjet, Flybe and Ryanair. Taxi from airport with Abbey Taxi +44225444446 or car hire Hertz 08708507193
DRIVING: Take the A367 south out of Bath. About a mile out of Bath you will go down Dunkerton Hill. When you see a large layby on the right slow down and look for a small country road on your left with a red sign. Turn left down this road for 150m. When you get to a wooden fence turn right down the small lane and hill and Railway Cottage is on your right. Park next to t...
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