Welcome to The Barton Cottage (featured in Somerset Life Magazine), a 17th Century former Weavers Cottage situated in small hamlet on the outskirts of the Conservation Village of Freshford (Freshford has a railway station; flag-down trains). Within Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and commanding magnificent uninterrupted valley views, approx 6 miles from the World Heritage City of Bath, 4 miles from the Saxon town of Bradford-on-Avon.
We have sympathetically renovated our cosy little south facing Cottage, confident you will be captivated with its atmosphere/location.
Good sized sitting/dining room, original exposed oak beam, original stone fireplace, log burning stove.
Galley kitchen (Belfast sink).
Good sized bathroom.
Radiators throughout Cottage.
Constant hot water.
Ample parking space.
Colourful gardens, garden furniture.
Electricity, logs, bed linen, towels included in rental charges. Personally managed, good standard maintained. Short breaks available.
Reason to visit:
Cosy cottage appeal (log fires spring /autumn / winter).
Beautiful countryside (bluebells in Spring, glorious colour throughout the year).
History of area (dating back to before the Conquest); canal travel, viaducts, aqueducts.
Visit nearby historic City of Bath (Spa), Roman Baths, Abbey, Museums, Georgian Crescents and architecture, boating, shopping, and much more - visit its new Spa complex and bathe in the natural thermal waters - a unique experience in the UK, or indulge in its therapies and treatments.
Visit nearby Saxon Bradford-on-Avon, and Somerset / Wiltshire towns and villages.
Cotswolds / Wells / Glastonbury / Cheddar Gorge / Somerset levels (King Arthur legend) within easy reach.
National Trust properties / musuems.
Visit Stonehenge / Avebury.
Wiltshire Crop Circles.
The list is endless - enjoy Somerset / Wiltshire.
Just retreat enjoy tranquillity / atmosphere or walk, ride and explore.