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Garden Cottage, Rode Farm

(Ref. 1107668)

Rachub, Somerset Show on map

4.8

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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  • lovely (9)
  • comfortable (8)
  • property (6)
  • location (6)
  • cottage (6)
  • quiet (5)

16 Customer Reviews

  • "Excellent property with all necessary amenities , superb location for travelling 3 counties ."

    Highly recommend

    Thank you for your comments, so pleased you enjoyed it. You left the cottage very tidy much appreciated. Sarah Cottage Owner Property Owner

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Jun 2024

  • "Shower in double bedroom would be improved by installing a screen to stop water going on floor."

    Otherwise, a lovely quiet place to stsy

    Reviewed by Stewart4.7May 2024

  • "Thank you for a lovely stay in Garden Cottage."

    We had everything we needed and the cottage was great for us and our 2 year old. Easy access to lots of local attractions and towns.

    Reviewed by Roseanna5.0Apr 2024

  • "Very clean and comfortable lovely location easy distance for visiting places ..."

    Very clean and comfortable lovely location easy distance for visiting places this was our third stay at Rode Farm so as you can see we were more than happy

    Reviewed by Cyril5.0Mar 2024

  • "A gem of a property."

    Totally private, quiet, peaceful, relaxing, lovely. Yet within minutes, you can access roads to pretty much anywhere in Somerset and beyond. The house is superbly furnished and very comfortable. Spacious, airy and cosy at the same time. Owners are very discreet but available if needed. Highly recommended.

    Thank you for your lovely comments, we aim to provide a lovely space on our farm for guests to enjoy and all the effort is worth it when we receive this reaction. Many thanks. Sarah Property Owner

    Reviewed by Darren5.0Mar 2024

  • "As well as being spacious this property was fresh, airy and immaculately presented."

    Despite being just a convenient couple of hundred metres from a busy main road it's in a very quiet and peaceful location and ideally suited for visiting the many attractions in the area. Although listed as 4-star, we felt it was worthy of a 5-star rating.

    Reviewed by Rita4.7Sep 2023

  • "Lovely location on a working farm - nice to see the cows and horses each day."

    Village pub handy for drinks and food. We visited a number of tourist sites all within easy reach of the accommodation. We had a great time and are delighted to recommend this property

    Reviewed by Jeffrey4.4May 2023

  • "Lovely cottage comfortable extremely clean and very quite."

    An ideal place for visiting the many attractions on offer in the area.

    Reviewed by Cyril5.0Mar 2023

  • "Great property in a quiet location and near to lots of attractions."

    Owners were quick to respond to queries. Well maintained and plenty of facilities. Thank you

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Mar 2023

  • "Lovely cottage set on a wonderful working farm."

    Was very comfortable and very pretty. Unfortunately didnt get to meet owners but we were so busy exploring and hope we left the place ok. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Bruce5.0Mar 2023

  • "Very clean, comfortable and relaxing stay."

    Friendly and attentive owners. Would recommend

    Reviewed by Dan5.0Dec 2022

  • "Nice cottage on pleasant farm ideal for a quiet relaxing break."

    Perfectly placed for days out to places like Longleat, Bath and the ancient town of Bradford on Avon. Plenty of places to eat close by. All in all provided a splendid week for us to meet up and have an enjoyable time.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Oct 2022

  • "Very nice restful stay,"

    Reviewed by Allan3.8Sep 2022

  • "It was lovely to be in the countryside, thanks to the peaceful setting, but be within a short distance of so many interesting places to visit."

    The cottage itself has everything you could need for a relaxing, comfortable break - we thoroughly enjoyed our week and would definitely recommend it.

    Reviewed by Jan5.0Aug 2022

  • "Although only a short break, we found the property comfortable and with everything we needed."

    The location was good too, near to many tourist destinations.

    Reviewed by Brian5.0Jul 2022

  • "A delightful cottage, very comfortable and tastefully decorated."

    We had a lovely welcome from the owners and enjoyed watching the cows go into milking. Plenty of local walks and charming villages - Rode is very interesting with a lovely cafe at the post office.

    Reviewed by Dorothy5.0Jun 2022

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Summary

  • Single storey
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite bath, hand-held shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x twin with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Electric central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power, and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. In rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. In rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Gravelled garden with seating
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.4 miles, pub 1.3 miles

The property

Garden Cottage, Rode Farm sits within the tranquil grounds of the owner’s dairy farm, on the outskirts of Rode.

Set over one floor, this character barn conversion is well-equipped for families seeking a countryside escape to Somerset.

Be welcomed into the open-plan living area, a social spot to gather after a long day; here you can whip up a hearty feast in the kitchen, with an electric oven, hob, microwave and dishwasher in assistance.

Gather round the dining table for a family feast before heading out to the garden furniture and enjoy a drink amidst the last of the summer sun.

When the weather’s not in your favour, curl up beside the woodburning stove and choose a film from the Smart TV.

As you look to catch some rest, discover the master bedroom, housing a king-size bed with an en-suite bath and hand-held shower, so you can best decide how to prepare for the day.

The second bedroom offers a twin with an en-suite shower, ideal for the little ones.

The property is surrounded by idyllic farmland of a dairy farm and luscious fields where horses are trained, perfect for those who want to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life with their other half.

Venture into the village of Rode where you can pick up cupboard essentials from the local shop and post office, while there is also a welcoming pub if you fancy a night away from the kitchen.

For further amenities, head to the vibrant town of Bradford-on-Avon, boasting a lively choice of shopping facilities, gastro pubs, trendy restaurants and delightful footpaths for walking and cycling, particularly along the beautiful River Avon.

While in the area, be sure to visit the heritage city of Bath, packed with places to eat and drink, thermal spas and some of the finest independent shops in Britain.

If adventure takes you further afield, the attractions of the Cheddar Gorge, Avebury, Stonehenge, the renowned festival town of Glastonbury, Lacock, Bristol city centre, and the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty can be added to your to-do list.

With plenty to look forward to, a getaway at Garden Cottage, Rode Farm promises to be one to remember.

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About the location

RODE

Bradford-on-Avon 4 miles; Frome 5; Trowbridge 5; Bath 10 miles.

The attractive village of Rode sits on the Somerset side of the Wiltshire/Somerset border, and was once well known for its connections with brewing and the woollen industry, with several mills still dotted alongside the River Frome. In the 19th century, the village was the scene of an infamous murder, which inspired the book and TV film of The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher. Today it offers a tranquil, quintessential village setting with two pubs, a useful Post Office and store, and lovely walks into the surrounding countryside, along the nearby Macmillan Way. An easy drive takes you to the delightful, historic town of Bradford-on-Avon, from where you can take boat trips along the Kennet and Avon Canal, or explore the beautiful, cosmopolitan city of Bath. A little further afield, a trip to Wells Cathedral, mystical Glastonbury or the ethereal caves at Cheddar and Wookey Hole will not disappoint. Rode offers visitors a convenient and charming holiday base, at any time of year.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas