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The Farmhouse Wing, period property near Bath

The Farmhouse Wing is an entirely self-contained part of 17th Century Lower Church Farmhouse
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25 reviews
The Farmhouse Wing is an entirely self-contained part of 17th Century Lower Church Farmhouse
Lower Church Farmhouse is a former farmhouse in the village of Marksbury, near Bath
The large well-stocked garden is a real feature of The Farmhouse Wing
The sitting room, with super, comfortable furniture and large TV, has a view over the front garden
The wonderful inglenook fireplace encourages cosy evenings in front of the fire
Dining, inside or outside is a pleasurable experience in this property
The kitchen has an electric range-style cooker and french doors leading to the garden
The kitchen is triple-aspect, looking out on the patio and the lawned garden
The well-appointed kitchen makes self-catering a pleasure
Bedroom 1 has an antique-style bed and an en-suite bathroom
Comfortable mattresses and bedlinen ensure you'll have a good night's sleep
Bedroom 1 has an en-suite bathroom with a rolltop bath, perfect for a relaxing soak
The en-suite bathroom has high quality fixtures and fittings
Bedroom 2 has an antique-style, metal-framed bed and its own en-suite shower room
Bedroom 2's en-suite  shower room
There's a large lawned area for guests to enjoy and colourful herbaceous borders
There is a crest on the stone porch, dating back to the 17th Century
Parking is available on the large driveway
Colourful hollyhocks greet guests in the summer
Marksbury sits in beautiful countryside, with some great walks available from the door
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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Bath, Somerset, England
The Farmhouse Wing at Lower Church Farmhouse is a superb, two-bedroom wing of a17th century former farmhouse near Bath. The spacious, centrally heated accommodation offers high quality modern facilities combined with lovely period features, including inglenook fireplace, original bread ovens and oak beams.

The ground floor is open plan, incorporating the kitchen, sitting room and dining area. The large, triple-aspect kitchen has two original bread ovens (non- working) as an interesting feature and an attractive solid oak floor. It is equipped with all the usual modern appliances, including an electric range-style cooker and dishwasher. French doors lead onto the lovely large garden with an extensive lawn and flowerbeds, plus a sunny patio which has patio furniture for guests to use and views over Marksbury village. The garden is great fo...
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About the Owner, Caroline W
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Mar 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 46 reviews and 2 properties
Interaction with guests
We live next to The Farmhouse Wing, but the holiday accommodation is entirely private and self-contained. We will show you into the accommodation, give you the keys and are more than happy to offer help or advice during your stay, but are extremely mindful of our guests' privacy and you can be reassured we will leave you in peace to enjoy your holiday, which can be backed up by our reviews. We are knowlegable about the area and can advise on the best things to see and do here, but also provide a lot of useful information in the accommodation to help you make the most of your visit.
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Excellent - based on 25 reviews
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 for a stay in October 2017

Just back from a wonderful stay in The Farmhouse Wing. The cottage is beautiful, very well appointed and very comfortable. Lovely small village and peaceful location. The hosts are very helpful and although living directly next door were never seen nor heard! Very close to Bath. We visited Cheddar Gorge and Longleat Safari Park. Longleat was excellent, slightly expensive for...

Reviewed 23 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Management response:

Thank you for staying in The Farmhouse Wing and we're delighted you enjoyed your visit here. It is very convenient for visiting Bath and at this time of year lots of our guests enjoy spending time relaxing and eating in the garden after a day sight-seeing.


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Michael D
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

We had a good few days in Marksbury. The cottage is very well kept and has all the things you need, lots of space in the living area and two bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms- much appreciated. The garden was beautiful in August with views across the valley. Its a 10 minute drive to Bath and a 15 minute walk to...

Management response:

Thank you for staying in The Farmhouse Wing and we're pleased you enjoyed your stay, finding it convenient for the places you wanted to visit.


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  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
While smoking is not permitted inside the property, we are happy for guests to smoke outside as long as there is no evidence of smoking left behind for the next guests.
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Fulls
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 2 nights
23 Mar 2018 -
7 Apr 2018
2 nights
8 Apr 2018 -
3 May 2018
2 nights
4 May 2018 -
7 May 2018
3 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Canadian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
There can sometimes be some flexibility on pricing for longer stays or short-notice bookings. Please enquire for details.
We can provide guests with a travel cot, for which we make a one-off charge of £5. If the put-you-up bed is required there is a one-off charge of £15.
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About the neighbourhood
Marksbury is a village 5 miles from the outskirts of Bath and 4 miles from Keynsham, situated on the A39 where it meets the A368. It is only a 10-15 minute drive to the centre of Bath, and there are nearby Park & Ride bus services to Bath and Bristol. The Farmhouse Wing is a 10-minute drive from the Michelin-starred Pony and Trap at Chew Magna and a mile from the acclaimed Pig at Bath. There are several pubs within a short drive, serving great food and a convenient small supermarket and petrol station a couple of minutes' drive away. Facilities for golf, swimming, fishing, spa days, paintballing, quadbiking and horseriding are all nearby, plus the considerable shopping and cultural opportunities Bath and Bristol offer.
Getting around
The Farmhouse Wing is ideally situated for the Park & Ride bus services into Bath and Bristol city centres. It is an easy 10-minute drive to Newbridge Park & Ride, which takes you into Bath, and a 15-minute drive to Brislington Park & Ride, which goes into Bristol.

Keynsham rail station is 4 miles away and has parking. From there you can catch trains to Bath, Bristol and beyond.

Bristol Airport is a very convenient 25-minute drive from The Farmhouse Wing.

There are several local, reliable taxi services in the area.
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How to get there
Airport: Bristol: 19.0 km
Railway: Keynsham: 8.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 43.0 km.
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