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Sand Fairy Cottage

Bath, Somerset (Ref. 1060060)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
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The property

Settled in the popular village of Bathford in Somerset, is this idyllic Grade II listed cottage dating back to the 1750s, Sand Fairy Cottage.

Set over two floors and sleeping up to four guests, Sand Fairy Cottage is a delightful pet-friendly getaway to explore the historic surroundings of Somerset, in a stunning conservation area of the Cotswolds, with easy access to Bath Abbey, the magnificent River Avon and Bristol Marina.

Pull up outside the property and walk up the path to be greeted by a delightful enclosed front garden with seating.

Step into the compact kitchen, which has all you need to conjure up delicious home-cooked meals for your guests.

Tuck into your meal in the homely living/dining room at the dining table for four, retiring to the plush sofa afterwards to enjoy your favourite book in front of the woodburning stove set in a traditional stone inglenook.

Pour in the hot bubbles and enjoy a soak in the contemporary bathroom, before heading upstairs to catch your rest in one of two tastefully decorated bedrooms, the first being a generous king-size with original exposed stonework, feature fireplace and TV, ideal for lazy Sunday mornings, and a bunk room with TV, ideal for the children.

Sip your morning coffee on the charming patio area as you watch the world go by.

Set out for the day to explore your local surroundings, with a trip to the nearby historical landmark of Browne’s Folly, an impressive tower which at its top offer’s impressive views of the surrounding countryside and the city of Bath.

For a wider selection of activities and amenities, head into the city where you will be spoilt for choice for things to do; the city is a long and scenic walk away, or you can jump on the regular bus service!

Literary buffs will delight at The Jane Austen Centre, a small museum detailing the life of the famous writer, there is also a Regency tearoom where you can indulge in a pot of tea and a slice of cake afterwards.

Marvel at Baths beautiful architecture with a trip to Bath Abbey, an imposing medieval church with magnificent stained-glass windows and a breath-taking Gothic interior.

A trip to Bath would not be complete without a visit to the famous Roman Baths, where you can take a tour of the remarkable bathhouse and temple.

If you can tear yourself away, the city of Bristol should be your next stop with its iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge and its marina with marvellous steamships on display, it is not to be missed!

Sand Fairy Cottage is a fantastic home away from home for a getaway at any time of the year.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size with TV, 1 x bunk room
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Stairgate available
  • Roadside parking
  • Enclosed front garden with gravel, patio and seating
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.1 miles, pub 0.4 miles
  • Note: Due to the age of the property, the staircase is steep and may not be suitable for those with mobility issues
  • Note: This property is suitable for two adults and two children or three adults and one child

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Bristol 13 miles; Glastonbury 25 miles.

The beautiful, cosmopolitan city of Bath, a World Heritage Site, offers something for everyone. No matter the time of year you visit, you are likely to find events catering for all tastes, from the famous Christmas market to music, food and cultural festivals and world-class theatre productions on offer at the Theatre Royal. The streets are lined with every kind of restaurant and the wide range of quality bars and shops are sure to tempt. The stunning architecture of Georgian terraces are famous and a joy to behold, whilst a visit to the celebrated Roman Baths and wonderful abbey are a must whilst staying in this beautiful city. Should you tire of all on offer in the centre then there are many attractions located under an hour’s drive away; take a gentle boat trip along the Kennet and Avon Canal, explore the craft shops at local Frome or Bradford-on-Avon, or explore mystical Glastonbury, Cheddar Caves, Wookey Hole, Lacock or even ancient Stonehenge. Bath offers visitors a very special holiday experience, whatever the season.

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Note: Due to the age of the property, the staircase is steep and may not be suitable for those with mobility issues.

Note: This property is suitable for two adults and two children or three adults and one child.

Note: There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £250 for this property.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas