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Stable Cottage, Rode Farm

Rode, Somerset (Ref. 1076099)

4.9

Outstanding

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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13 Customer Reviews

  • "Spotless wonderful cottage."

    Just provide a second bin for recycling tins bottles papers

    Reviewed by ElizabethJun 2022

  • "Our stay at The Stables, Rode Farm was absolutely amazing, the setting and country surroundings was fantastic."

    I was able to catch up with my family in Melksham and Frome. The owners of the cottage were so friendly and welcoming.

    Reviewed by SusanMay 2022

  • "Lovely cottage in an excellent location."

    Warm and cosy. Very comfy Kingsize bed & lovely bedding & towels. Great powerful shower & a bath which is always lovely. Strong wifi. Well equiped kitchen. Owners very helpful. Loads of great places to visit close by. The Poplars pub Sunday lunch wonderful Shop Lane, Wingfield, Trowbridge BA14 9LN.

    Reviewed by AdeleMar 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay very comfortable and clean Sarah the owner was very nice and came to say goodbye to before we left ."

    Very quite and peaceful although it was a working farm there was no noise at all.The weather was good to us as well for March.Thank you Sarah for a lovely stay. MURIEL & CYRIL DAVIES

    Reviewed by CyrilMar 2022

  • "The only downside was the lack of water when the cows being milked."

    Everything else was perfect for our stay. The owners were very friendly and helpful and the cottage is lovely and cosy especially with the woodburner going. The kitchen was well equipped and had everything we needed. The bedroom suite very spacious and comfortable.

    Reviewed by RachelFeb 2022

  • "The only down side was perhaps the radiators need bleeding, still cold top half."

    And couldn’t find any firefighters. Didn’t spoil our stay one little bit, loved the cottage, so cozy with the wood burner going. Would recommend 100%.

    Thank you so much for your feedback, apologies for the missing firelighters, an oversight by myself. Radiators do get checked but perhaps not often enough, it will be noted. So glad you enjoyed your stay, hope to welcome you again. Regards Sarah (Property owner) Property Owner

    Reviewed by AnneDec 2021

  • "This is a little gem of a property."

    It was everything we wanted. The property was nicely appointed and the wine and biscuits were appreciated. The cottage is perfectly situated to visit so many interesting places we can’t wait to return.

    Reviewed by SallyOct 2021

  • "Has a brilliant stay !"

    We were made to feel very welcome . It was lovely to wake up to the horses moving around and watching as much as we could the daily running of the farm.We had everything we could wish for wIthin the cottage. We even got to sample the fresh milk. Thankyou to Sarah and Richard for the lovely Roses biscuits and wine on arrival ,we will definately return.

    Reviewed by LindaSep 2021

  • "Very friendly and helpful hosts."

    Safe and welcoming environment and a chance to see how working stables operate. Highly recommend this cottage for a peaceful and comfortable stay.

    Reviewed by AlexanderSep 2021

  • "Had a lovely stay at Rode Cottage."

    Thoroughly enjoyed watching the day to day running of a very busy farm. Handy location for many of Somerset’s attractions and lots of pubs serving wonderful food. Would highly recommend staying here.

    Reviewed by MarieSep 2021

  • "Nothing"

    Reviewed by MichaelAug 2021

  • "The owners of the property were close at hand, and we found them to be lovely people - so friendly, kind, helpful and very courteous."

    The immediate vicinity of the property was so peaceful and restful. It was lovely to watch the daily routine of a dairy farm which also breeds and trains race horses. Again, this had a very calming and restful effect. We felt spoiled for choice of delightful restaurants and pubs, all of which served superb food!

    Reviewed by JamesAug 2021

  • "Owners were available on arrival and very friendly as were the dogs."

    Property was immaculate, comfortable and had everything we required. Was lovely to see the horses each morning and they welcomed us home in the evening. Owners happy to tell us about the local area and although the weather wasnt great we did manage a meal by the river and didnt get wet which is a bonus. The canal locks were a real bonus for us as was BNath and Trowbridge. We would love to return. Elaine & John Alexander

    Reviewed by ElaineJun 2021

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Summary

  • One king-size bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating and woodburning
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • A full basket of logs is provided for the woodburning stove
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking available
  • Front patio with seating
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking inside and outside the property
  • Shop 1.2 miles, pub 1.3 miles.

The property

Set within the tranquil grounds of the owner's dairy farm is this detached holiday cottage.

Stable Cottage, Rode Farm is a picture postcard dwelling where couples can delight in a romantic escape to a remote countryside setting on the outskirts of Rode.

Be welcomed by a lovely seating area to the front, a great spot to sit out with a morning cup of coffee as you breathe in the fresh country air.

Step into the spacious open-plan living space where romantic evenings can be enjoyed, here you can rustle up a home-cooked meal for a date night in the amply-equipped kitchen, fitted with an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, and even a dishwasher.

Gather around the dining table for your intimate evening meal, accompanied by delicious home-cooking and a smooth bottle of red wine.

Once dinner has been cleared away, curl up on the sofa together and let the woodburning stove create a cosy ambiance as you decide on a film for the night.

Head up the characterful, spiral staircase towards the sumptuous bedroom, comprising a king-size bed and classic décor, there's also room for a travel cot if bringing one.

Serving the room is a sleek bathroom where you'll find a sumptuous bath and an overhead shower for your convenience.

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

Just over a mile away is the fabulous village centre of Rode where you'll find a local shop and post office, as well as a welcoming pub where you can sink a refreshing pint alongside some pub grub.

Venture over to the vibrant town of Bradford-on-Avon which boasts a lively choice of shopping facilities, gastro pubs, trendy restaurants, and charming footpaths for walking and cycling, as well as romantic trolls along the River Avon.

Within easy reach of Rode Farm is the city of Bath, the largest city in Somerset, home to a historic Roman bathhouse, as well as the Georgian playhouse of the Theatre Royal.

Travel further afield to Longleat and experience a thrilling drive-thru wild animal park, where big cats prowl the estate, or lose yourself at the Hedge Maze, boasting two miles of paths to choose from.

Other attractions worth a visit include Cheddar Gorge, Avebury, Stonehenge, the renowned festival town of Glastonbury, Lacock, Bristol city centre, and the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty further afield.

Choose Stable Cottage, Rode Farm for a romantic escape to the Somerset countryside.

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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.

Region Information

Please note that property is only suitable for children up to 12 months.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas