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Fishermens Retreat, Cosy and Tranquil 2 Bed Cottage Retreat near Bath

The view of Fishermen's Retreat terrace cottage from the bottom of the garden.
1 of 22The view of Fishermen's Retreat terrace cottage from the bottom of the garden.
Overview
Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Bath, Somerset, England
Fishermen's Retreat is our multi-award winning home from home, perfect for holidaymakers who are looking to enjoy the English countryside. Located only 10 minutes' drive from central Bath, Fishermen's Retreat is a cosy cottage in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with some beautiful wildlife. The Midford Brook at the bottom of your own private garden offers opportunities for coarse and fly-fishing, while the area on your doorstep is awash with walks and cycle routes. There is a large, king-size master bedroom and a smaller single bedroom, as well as additional room on the downstairs sofa bed. It will accommodate 2-3 guests comfortably but is suitable for up to 4 people.

The cottage's private garden has an outdoor terrace and BBQ grill to enjoy at your pleasure in the sunshine. Nearby is the Two Tunnels Greenway shared...
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About the Manager
Tucking Mill
Languages spoken:Arabic, German, English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2012
Interaction with guests
We are here whenever you need us. In your booking confirmation you'll receive all of our contact details so you can enjoy your holiday stress-free. Entry to Fishermen's Retreat is by key-code, so you can check in at your leisure after 4pm - we'll even let you know if it's ready before then by text message. The cottage retreat is then yours to enjoy as your new home away from home, just return the keys when you checkout. If you're looking for inspiration, our family team have included a whole guide of our favourite places to see, things to do and top restaurants to get you started with your holiday in Bath.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely homely petite cottage with wonderful views of wildlife. We saw roe deer, rabbits, squirrels, herons & an abundance of birds. All this from the bedroom & lounge. The well stocked bird feeders gave a constant supply of visiting birds. A lovely stream at the...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Absolutly stunning and tranquil stay. Cottage is well maintained and kept to a high standard , extremely clean and comfortable with lots of info of the surrounding area. We walked into bath through one of the tunnels , took about an hour and a bit...More

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AnnTuckingMill, VR Owner at Fishermens Retreat, Cosy and Tranquil 2 Bed Cottage Retreat near Bath, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

Hi Simon and Amanda. Thanks for the lovely review of our cottage. Fab to hear you had such a wonderful stay and made the most of Bath. Sorry you didn't enjoy the Wheelwright, they are usually superb! There is also the Hope & Anchor which...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

The garden was a dream...such a break from London..a real home away from home. And the log burning stove was an unexpected bonus..just love the atmosphere it creates. We spent many hours watching the birds and even managed a coffee down beside the brook. This...More

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AnnTuckingMill, VR Owner at Fishermens Retreat, Cosy and Tranquil 2 Bed Cottage Retreat near Bath, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

Thank you so much for the lovely review and great to hear you're one of our returning guests! We would be over the moon to invite you back to stay at Tucking Mill View soon. Best wishes, Ann and Nikki

Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (3)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • SuperKing Beds:(1)
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    1 Sofa
    1 King
    1 Twin
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night
Default 2 nights
£98
£115
22 Nov 2018 -
9 Dec 2018
Xmas Market 2018
3 nights
£135
£150
20 Dec 2018 -
1 Jan 2019
5 nights
£150
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1 Feb 2019 -
2 Feb 2019
01-02-2019
2 nights
£121
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
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About the neighbourhood
The Midford Valley is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty only 10 minutes from Bath city centre. Fishermen's Retreat is located on Tucking Mill Lane, a small hamlet a short walk from the village of Monkton Combe. Nearby are two excellent pubs that serve food all day. There is also the Two Tunnels Greenway shared use cycle path and many walks and cycle routes on your doorstep.
In Bath there are many attractions, including the Roman Baths, Royal Crescent and Bath Abbey, as well as a delightful range of restaurants and bars. One of our favourite places to eat out is at Sotto Sotto near Pulteney Bridge. Closer to home at the cottage, lunch at the Darling Deli in Combe Down is a must try!
Getting around
The nearest motorway to the cottage is the M4 and it's best to get to the property by car if you can. Private parking at the cottage is completely secure and found directly outside for up to 2 cars. If you're coming in to Bath Spa Railway Station by train you can call for a taxi outside the station or pre-book with Abbey Taxis and it should only take 10 minutes to reach the cottage. Bristol Airport is the nearest airport, about a 40 minute drive. The 267 and 3 bus will get you to Monkton Combe from Bath city centre and it's a short 10 minute walk from the village to the cottage.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Bristol Airport: 33.0 km
Railway: Bath Spa Railway Station: 7.0 km
Ferry: Southampton: 100.0 km
Free parking directly outside the cottage for up to 2 cars and good access to A-roads and the M4, so it's best to come by car if you can. Taxi rides are about 10 minutes from Bath Spa Railway Station if you're coming by train and, if you're early, you can leave your luggage at Cafe au Lait for a small fee and wander around Bath. Two buses will get you to Monkton Combe - 267 and 3 - and it's a short walk from the village to the cottage.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 35.0 km.
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