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The Forge

Marksbury near Farmborough, Somerset (Ref. 1004616)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
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  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Shop less than 1 mile
  • Pub less than 1 mile


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7 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Hollands

    “This is a very well equipped cosy cottage well situated for lovely walks and beauty spots.”

    It is also within easy access of Bath and Wells.

    It is also within easy access of Bath and Wells.

    - Mr Hollands, May 2021

The property

Farmborough 1.6 miles.

Located within the picturesque village of Marksbury, The Forge is a charming all-ground-floor property presenting you with contemporary features and a home-from-home feel.

With an open-plan layout, the cottage provides a sociable area where you can spend quality time with your loved one on your romantic retreat.

Walking along the gravelled front, head through the large front door and into the open-plan living space where you will be greeted by a host of amenities perfect for your stay.

Within the property you can find a homely double bedroom, fit with ample storage for all of your belongings and even a shelf so you can bring along all of your beloved books.

Move on from your resting spot and back into the sitting area for a well-deserved warming cup of tea, the kitchen holds everything you could need to rustle up any meal you fancy, or for when you feel like some fine dining, you can find a wide vary of wonderful eateries just a short journey away.

Take a seat at the dining table to enjoy the morning’s paper and a wholesome breakfast before heading out to explore your surroundings.

For a relaxing evening indoors, the plush sofa and chair provide the perfect spot to recline and watch all your favourite programmes, flick on the electric fire and nestle under a blanket for an evening of pure tranquillity.

In the summer months, you can even enjoy a delicious beverage underneath the warmth of the sun, the perfect way to start off your day.

The local area is idyllic and perfect for an afternoon mosey, take a stroll to the Bathford Brook with a picnic in arm to enjoy a romantic afternoon in scenic settings.

Just a short journey will bring you to Newbridge park and ride which can conveniently take you to the city centre of Bath, here you can find an abundance of activity from museums, theatres and art galleries to historic wonders and contemporary shopping experiences, so no matter your interests, you’re bound to enjoy a fun-filled day out here.

Within reach of the action-packed areas of Longleat, Bristol, and not forgetting the Eden Project, The Forge is positioned perfectly for your romantic break to Somerset.


  • All-ground-floor
  • One double bedroom
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire.
  • Oil central heating and electric fire
  • Electric AGA double oven, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.4 miles, pub 0.9 miles
  • Please note: This property has been furnished with the less mobile in mind
  • Please note: This property is near a main road, some road noise may be heard.

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About the location


Bath 9.3 miles, Bristol 10.8 miles, Cheddar 17 miles

Farmborough (not to be confused with Farnborough!) is a modest village resting within the bustling city of Bath, Somerset. With evidence of the area relating to the Somerset coalfield, the Iron Age and also the Roman times, this small region offers a large wealth of history. The village is also home to an abundance of amenities, including a variety of businesses, farms, shops and pubs, all important to the economy of the village as well as offering you an abundance of attractions to explore. The Conygre Brook flows through the centre of the village, offering you a tranquil spot for a stroll with your loved ones with plenty of wonderful settings surrounding you. Within close reach you can find Bath, hosting even more amenities for all of the party to enjoy. With a large selection of eateries and bars to indulge in, there's no better lunch spot. The city is also home to historic wonders, such as the remains of Roman baths, The Gravel Walk, the hospital of St. John the Baptist, and much more! The area also provides many modern-day experiences, such as museums, art galleries, spas and shopping centres, you'll be spoilt for choice as to what activity to do next. For a scenic experience, take to the skies in a hot air balloon to experience the wonders from a different point of view, or take a boat tour to view the architecture up close on one of the many wondrous waterways. Within reach of Bristol and Weston-super-Mare too, Farmborough is an ideal spot for exploring this vibrant area of England.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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