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Accessibility Statements

We have done our best to ensure this is an accurate statement of the facilities at all of our self-catering properties.

Local Medical Information

Combe Down Surgery, The Avenue, Combe Down is 10 minutes away by car. Tele number 01225 837171 or 832226. The closest pharmacy is Lloyds, next door to the surgery tel 01225833195. Not open on Saturdays. The next closest is Dudley Taylor, 87 Bradford Road, Combe Down tel 01225 833640. The local dentist is Combe Down Dental Practice, 8 Combe Road 01225 834447.

Midford Local Shops (20 mins walking, 10 mins by car)

These are to be found on Combe Down along the Avenue. There is a very good delicatessen, Darling Deli (shuts at 4pm), and an 8 till Late Co-op, newsagent etc. National Chains: There is a Tesco on the Frome Road attached to the Esso petrol station (5 mins by car) and just around the corner there is a large Sainsbury’s. Please support our local shops if you can.

Smoking

All our properties are strictly non-smoking both internally and externally.

Tucking Mill View

1 Tucking Mill Cottages, Midford, Bath BA2 7DB

Tucking Mill View has recently been refurbished. It is a single-storey annex building standing on the roadside of Tucking Mill Lane. It can be accessed from the rear on the same level as the car park. The view overlooks the private grounds of the Manor and the Midford Valley. The property is not suitable for those less able or small children. Due to local wildlife we cannot accept pets at the property.

Directions

All guests will be provided with directions but the information is available on the website. Please ring if you are lost. The station is about 3 miles away. Hourly country buses are available with the stops being a good half mile away. Fine for going into town but too far for luggage. Details available from First – Route 267 – and are to be found in the pack in the View. For taxis ring Abbey Taxis 01225 444444. Both are based in the city centre.

Arrival and Car Parking Facilities

The rear of the View is on Tucking Mill Lane. The lane is a narrow single lane with passing places if you come via Monkton Combe. The lane from Midford is wider. There is adequate parking for 2 cars at the rear and entrance is via a small gate on the right hand side facing the View. The View is all on the same level as the car park. The area is well lit at night by wall mounted sensor lights all around the property.

Key Collection and Access

The door is on the valley side along a gravel path with a rope walkway.The key will be found in a wall mounted key box with a combination number provided before arrival in your confirmation email. The box is beside a wall mounted sensor light.

Entrance to Property

The door is 33” wide and 78” high with the hinge on the left. There is a single door step with door mat. The entrance is well lit by a wall mounted sensor lamp. The door opens into the sitting-room/kitchen/dining area. There is a door mat inside. The light switch is to the right. On the distressed blue cabinet to your right you will find the Welcome Pack with all the details about the View.

Sitting room/Lounge Area

The carpet is short pile terracotta with a silk rug in front of the electric‘wood-burning’ stove.The sofa is pale blue and seats three very comfortably. There is a 26” screen TV/DVD with remote control and an MP3 docking station. There is a brown sofa bed which could sleep two. Lighting is by two up-lighters with two ceiling lights. A ‘distressed’ blue desk contains local What’s On and other tourist info.Dining Area. This is contained within the sitting room area.The moveable dining table has legs on each corner and is 3 ft, high and the surface area is 63 2 by 31”. There are four upright chairs with no arms and wicker bottoms. There are a further two in the property if needed.

Kitchen Area

2.4 x 2 metres; The kitchen is equipped with electric oven (drop down door), hob, under surface fridge with freezer compartment, dishwasher and clothes washer. The work tops are 3 ft high. The sink has a single lever mixer tap. Kitchen is lit by ceiling spot lights and under cupboard lights. There is a Karndean natural wood colour laminate floor.It looks out over the garden

Bedroom

3.8 x 2.7 metres; One ground floor bedroom. Door is 26” wide. A five foot double bed 27” high 9 + 4.5 tog duvet, non allergenic. A duck feather pillow and a non allergenic pillow each. Egyptian cotton bed linen. Cream bed throw. Rug over Karndean laminate flooring. Sheepskin rugs with non-slip base. Mirror over bed 29” high x59 long. Ceiling light and two bedside lights. Walls are pale white. Wardrobe 33”x65” high, 4 drawer chest of drawers 31” high, 32“ long and 18.52 wide, and dressing table 28” high 36” long and 20 wide with mirror, all in distressed duck egg blue. Two bedside tables 2ft1” high by 142 square. Dimplex night store and panel heater. Corby trouser press.

Shower Room

2.7 x 1.85 metres; 29” door. Pale khaki green walls. Shower bay 9” high and 44” long and 28” wide. Door opening 18”. Mira 10 kw shower with white splash back. Loo 16” high and basin 31” high. Karndean laminate natural wood colour floor. Day/night screen. Towel rail; Towels – a bath towel and hand towel for each guest. Bath mat.

Patio Terrace

4.87 metres x 6.7 metres long; The patio is on a level gravel base bordered on one side by the View and the other by the canal bridge. There is a new hardwood table and four chairs with cream parasol. A barbecue set is provided. Bike storage. Bikes/golf clubs/fishing rods can be stored in the insulated heated shed at the side of the View. Cleaning materials may also be found here.

Overall security

The windows are all double glazed with individual locks. An alarm system is in place including security sensor lights.

Brooks’ View

3 Tucking Mill Cottages, Midford, Bath BA2 7DB

Brooks’ View has recently been refurbished to provide a real home from home. On two floors, Brooks’ View furnishes accommodation for 2 plus a snuggle bed for an overnight guest in the sitting room. Brooks’ View overlooks the Midford Brook and the cows meandering on the other side of the glorious Midford valley. The property is not suitable for small children or the less able due to site access. We will not accept pets at the property due to local wildlife.

Directions

All guests will be provided with directions but the information is available on the website. Please ring if you are lost. The station is about 3 miles away. Hourly country buses are available with the stops being a good half mile away. Fine for going into town but too far for luggage. Details available from First – Route 267 – and are to be found in the pack in the View. For taxis ring Abbey Taxis 01225 444444. Both are based in the city centre.

Arrival and Car Parking Facilities

Brooks’ View is to be found down a private drive off Tucking Mill Lane immediately before Tucking Mill View if coming from Monkton Combe or after if coming from Midford. The lane is narrow – single lane with passing places if you come via Monkton Combe. The lane from Midford is wider. Parking is to be found at the rear of the cottages and is clearly marked. The area is well lit at night by a wall-mounted sensor which highlights the car park and the path down to the cottages

Key Collection and Access

The door is on the valley side along a gravel path past No 2.  The key is kept in a key pad and you will be sent the code.

Entrance to Property

The door is 84cms wide and 193cms high with the hinge on the left. There is a door step with door mat. The entrance is well lit by a wall mounted sensor lamp. The door opens into a small porch and then another door into the sitting-room/kitchen/dining area. The light switch is to the right. On the table in front of the fire you will find the Welcome Pack with all the details about Brooks’ View.

Sitting room/Dining Area   

3.7m long  x 1.36m wide plus the inset of 1.40m long by 0.81m deep; The floor is carpeted.  There is a deer skin in front of the wood-burning stove.There is a tawny Schreiber sofa which seats two very comfortably.  There are also a large snuggle chair in brown and white. There is a 26”/66cms screen TV/DVD with remote control, an MP3 docking station and an Internet hub. Lighting is by a ceiling light and 3 floor lights. A basket on the shelves to the right hand side of the fireplace contains local What’s On and other tourist info.

Dining Area

There is a dining table and chairs in the sitting-room and a table and leather stools in the kitchen.

Kitchen Area

2.82 x 2 .44 metres; The kitchen is equipped with electric oven (drop down door), hob, under surface fridge with freezer compartment and clothes washer. The work tops are 3 ft high. There are 2 eye level double cupboards on the wall and one single one.  There are 2 floor level cupboards. There is also a broom cupboard. The sink has a single lever mixer tap. Kitchen is lit by ceiling spot lights. There is a large tiled Italian floor. It looks out over the back garden slope through a double opening window

Stairs

The 11 steps are 73cms wide and covered by carpet. The staircase is narrow.  There is a banister and a hand hold on the left hand side going up

Landing

There is a small landing at the top of the stairs.

Master Bedroom

3.8 x 2.7 metres; Door is 66cms wide. A five foot (150cms) double bed. 9 + 4.5 tog duvet non allergenic Two non allergenic pillows each, cotton bed linen, cream bed throw. Sheepskin rugs with non-slip base. Mirror over bed 29” /74cms high x59 /150cms long. Ceiling light and two bedside lights. Walls are milk white. Wardrobe and dressing table  wide with mirror. Two bedside tables 2ft1”/63cms high. Plus: Radiator & TV.

Bath and Shower Room  

5ft 9/175cms long  x 3ft 10 /117cms wide; Victorian claw bath. Large walk in shower. Pale khaki green walls. Mira 10 kw shower with white splash back. Loo. Karndean flooring. Electric towel rail. Towels – a bath towel and hand towel for each guest. Bath mat.

Patio/Terrace 

4.87 metres x 6.7 metres long. The house patio is on a level gravel/stone base immediately in front of the cottage. There is a  hardwood table and four chairs with parasol. A barbecue set is provided and a brick barbecue is at the patio at the bottom of the garden. Summer house with 2 chairs on patio 5 metres by 7.5 with table and 4 chairs.

Bike storage

Bikes/golf clubs/fishing rods can be stored in the shed at the bottom of the garden in Fishermen’s Retreat. Hose for washing bikes also there.

Overall security

The windows are all double glazed with individual locks. Security sensor lights are in place.

Fishermen’s Retreat

4 Tucking Mill Cottages, Midford, Bath BA2 7DB

Fishermen’s Retreat has recently been refurbished to provide a real home from home. On two floors, the Retreat furnishes accommodation for 2 plus a further one in a small single bedroom (2 ft 6 bed) for an overnight guest.  There are further facilities for occasional use with a 4 ft sofa bed in the sitting room. Fishermen’s Retreat overlooks the Midford Brook and the cows meandering on the other side of the glorious Midford valley.

Directions

All guests will be provided with directions but the information is available on the website. Please ring if you are lost. The station is about 3 miles away. Hourly country buses are available with the stops being a good half mile away. Fine for going into town but too far for luggage. Details available from First – Route 267 – and are to be found in the pack in the View. For taxis ring Abbey Taxis 01225 444444. Both are based in the city centre.

Arrival and Car Parking Facilities

Fishermen’s Retreat is to be found down a private drive off Tucking Mill Lane immediately before the Annexe if coming from Monkton Combe or after if coming from Midford. The lane is narrow – single lane with passing places if you come via Monkton Combe. The lane from Midford is wider. Parking is to be found at the rear of the cottages and is clearly marked. The area is well lit at night by a wall mounted sensor which highlights the car park and the path down to the cottages.

Key Collection and Access

The door is on the valley side along a gravel path past No 2 and Brooks’ View. The key is in the keypad to the right of the door.  You will have been sent a keycode..if not pls ring.

Entrance to Property

The door is 84cms wide and 193cms high with the hinge on the left. There is a door step with door mat. The entrance is well lit by a wall mounted sensor lamp. The door opens into the sitting-room/kitchen/dining area. The light switch is to the right. On the table in front of the fire you will find the Welcome Pack with all the details about Fishermen’s Retreat.

Sitting room/Dining Area

370cms long  x 136 wideplus the inset of 140 long by 81 cms deep; The floor is basically traditional wood block.  There is a red Persian rug on top in front of the wood-burning stove. The sofa-bed is beige and seats two very comfortably.  There are also 2 club chairs, also beige. There is a 26”/66cms screen TV/DVD with remote control, an MP3 docking Station and an Internet hub. Lighting is by two down-lighters with one ceiling lights. There is one table light. A chest of drawers to the left hand side of the fireplace contains local What’s On and other tourist info.

Dining Area

This is contained within the sitting room area. The moveable mahogany dining table has legs on each corner and is 90cms high and the surface area is 190cms by 80cms. There are four upright chairs with no arms and white covers and padded cushions.

Kitchen Area

2.82 x 2 .44 metres;

  • The kitchen is equipped with electric oven (drop down door), hob,
  • under surface fridge with freezer compartment and
  • clothes washer.
  • The work tops are 3 ft high.  There are 2 eye level double cupboards on the wall and one single one.  There are 2 floor level cupboards.    There is also a broom cupboard.
  • The sink has a single lever mixer tap.
  • Kitchen is lit by ceiling spot lights.
  • There is a large tiled Italian floor.
  • It looks out over the back garden slope through a double opening window.

Stairs

The 11 steps are 73cms wide and covered by a terracotta carpet. The staircase is narrow.  There is a banister and a hand hold on the left hand side going up.

Landing

There is a small landing at the top of the stairs with laminate flooring.

Master Bedroom

3.8 x 2.7 metres;

  • Door is 66cms wide
  • A five foot (150cms)zip link double bed ( 2x2ft 6” singles) 27”/69cms high
  • 9 + 4.5tog duvet non allergenic
  • Two non allergenic pillows each
  • Cotton bedlinen
  • Cream bed throw
  • Sheepskin rugs with non-slip base
  • Mirror over bed 29” /74cms high x59 /150cms long
  • Ceiling light and two bedside lights
  • Walls are milk white
  • Wardrobe 206cms long, 56cms deep and 165cms high.  The dressing table 28” /74cms high 36”/91cms long and  and 20”/42 cms
  • wide with mirror,
  • Two bedside tables 2ft1”/63cms high.
  • Radiator

Second Bedroom

  • 2 ft 6 bed.
  • 5 ft wide (150cms)  by 8.5 ft (258cms) long
  • 2 windows – 36 inches high by 44 inches long and 8 inches wide by 24 inches long
  • bedside cabinet
  • chair and door hooks.

Shower Room  

5ft 9/175cms long  x 3ft 10 /117cms wide

  • 2 ft 4 /71cms wide door x 6ft high/183cms  with 9 panels
  • Pale khaki green walls .
  • Shower bay is 250cms high and 44”/112cms long and 28”/71cms wide.
  • Mira 10 kw shower with white splash back.
  • Loo 16”/41cms high and basin 31”/79cms high.
  • Black and white flooring
  • Electric towel rail
  • Towels – a bath towel and hand towel for each guest
  • Bath mat

Patio

4.87 metres x 6.7 metres long; The house patio is on a level gravel/stone base immediately in front of the cottage. There is a hardwood table and four chairs with a parasol. A barbecue set is provided and a stone barbecue at the seating area at the bottom patio.

Bike storage

Bikes/golf clubs/fishing rods can be stored in the shed at the bottom of the garden. Barbecue kit may also be found here.

Overall security

The windows are all double glazed with individual locks. Security sensor lights are in place.

The Old Smithy Loft

7A Sydney Wharf, Bath BA2 4EF

Introduction
Holiday letting, self catering flat on the 1st floor of a Bath stone listed building just off Sydney Wharf with private access and parking. Welcome Pack provided which includes  milk, tea, coffee and cereals.  Towels, linens, soaps, cleaning materials etc are included. All utilities and local taxes are included.

Pre-Arrival
• Details of the property can be obtained via the website
• The flat is in the centre of Bath and has an assigned dedicated parking space for 1 car outside the property.  

There are 15 steps up to the property.
• Bath Spa Railway Station is about 10-15 minutes walk away.  The local bus stop is about 3 minutes walk away.   
• Taxis are available at most times from the station or by pre-booking. A 5 minute drive.
• We have no provision for collection.

Arrival & Car Parking Facilities
• Private car parking space for 1 car is located outside the entrance to the property.  Parking area is uncovered, flat and paved.
• Access into the property is via 15 steps with a handrail
• There are exterior lights  at the entrance to the flat which illuminates the parking area.

Access is by keypad for your convenience.  The number will be provided on the confirmation email.
• There is no handrail outside
• Access to town from the property is down the hill and then along a level walk

Main Entrance, Reception & Ticketing Area
• There is only one entrance into the property and that is up 15 carpeted steps with a handrail.  The entrance is private.  The staircase is lit by timed button switches.  There is one switch just inside the front door and a second switch at the top of the stairs.

Public Areas – Sitting room, lounges, lobbies etc
• The lounge is located on the 1st floor of the property next to the kitchen and to the right of the front door
• Double sofa, 2 arm chairs, two occasional tables, a glass dining table and 4 chairs
• Light switch at door with dimmer facility to adjust brightness of lighting on the room.  Plenty of additional lamps.
• 1 large double glazed sash windows with fully lined curtains

Laundry
• There is a combination washer/dryer in the property, an iron, board and a drying rack

Bedrooms & Sleeping Areas
• Both bedrooms are located next to each other off the landing on the 1st floor
• Carpeted flooring throughout
• Light switches are at door in both bedrooms.  Master bedroom has dimmer to adjust brightness of lighting in bedrooms.  All beds equipped with bed side tables and lamps
• Both bedrooms have 5 foot bed (British King/American Queen) /zip and  link with 1200 Pocket Sprung mattress.

Bathroom, Shower-room & WC [Ensuite or Shared]
• Bathroom is located off landing opposite the bedrooms
• Full bath with inbuilt overhead drench shower and glass screen, toilet, basin and plenty of storage.  
• The bathroom is not set up with hand rails or alarm systems to accommodate disabilities

Self-Catering Kitchen
• Located on the 1st floor next to the lounge
•Tiled flooring  
• Granite typework tops
• Electric hob and under counter oven
• Full size fridge/freezer
• Dishwasher and microwave
• Fully equipped kitchen
• Lighting via wall switch at entrance controlling down lighters and sensor lights under counter.
• Crockery, pots and cutlery stored below waist level.  Glasses and mugs stored at eye level

Shop
• Tesco Express 3 minutes away.  Bathwick Deli down hill on Bathwick Street – 10 mins walk
• Waitrose food shop is  a 10 minute walk away

Boats – Narrow Boat,
• Boat hire available a 3 minute walk away

Attractions (Displays, exhibits, rides etc.)
• Hot air balloon rides in summer from Royal Victoria Park usually early mornings and early evenings.
• See website for more information and other attractions

Outdoor Facilities
•  Tennis and bowls are located in Sydney Gardens, a 5 minute walk away
• Bath Golf Club is a 5 minute drive, just up North Road

Cycling available from the hire shop at the Canal bridge on Bathwick Hill

Additional Information
• Evacuation route via main staircase and front door onto parking area outside building
• Strictly non smoking property

For the sake of all our guests, please take off your shoes.

Local public transport numbers:  Bath Spa Train station on Dorchester Street.  To book tickets phone 08457 484950 or go on to trainline.co.uk; For bus timetables visit:. htpp://www.firstgroup.com or: traveline on http://www.traveline.org.uk/index.htm Traveline 0870 608 2 608. Local taxi numbers:  01225 46 46 46 or 01224 44 44 44

 

Hedgemead Court

2 Hedgemead Court, Margaret’s Hill, Bath BA1 5NU

Introduction

Holiday letting self catering flat on the first floor of a 1980s 3 storey block of flats, 6 flats in total. Private parking in space No 2 beside the bin area. Welcome pack provides basics. Toiletries, cleaning materials and linen and towels are all provided. All utilities and local taxes are included.

Pre Arrival

The apartment is in Bath city centre with a view down to St Michael’s Without and up to Beechen Cliff. There are 20 steps up to the property. Bath Railway Station is 15 mins walk away. Taxis are available from the station. A 5-10 minute drive..unless they take a scenic route. We have no provision for collection.

Arrival and car parking facilities

Private car parking for one car is located beside the bin area. Parking area is uncovered and tarmacamed. A second space is available at the rate of hire of £10 per night. Access is down to the left and up 20 steps with rails both sides. There are exterior lights at the entrance which illuminate the stairs and the car parking area. Access is by keypad for your convenience and just follow the instructions. The number will be provided on the confirmation email. Access to the town is either down Walcot Street if you want to go towards the Abbey etc or along the Paragon if you are aiming for Milsom Street or the Lansdown restaurant area.

Entrance

There is light to the side of the door to No 2 which is immediately on the left.

Apartment Layout

The apartment consists of sitting/dining are, 2 bedrooms, bathroom containing claw bath and large walk in shower, fully equipped modern kitchen. The apartment has just been renovated to the highest spec in a modern 80s retro style.