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“A very lovely place, decorated beautifully...”
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'Everything about Ivythorpe Coach House is perfect'
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'Everything about Ivythorpe Coach House is perfect'
'..highly recommend a stay here for families, couples or friends looking for something special' '..The beds are extremely comfy too! A gem of a place :)'
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47 reviews
'Everything about Ivythorpe Coach House is perfect'
'..highly recommend a stay here for families, couples or friends looking for something special'
'..The beds are extremely comfy too! A gem of a place :)'
“Magical views and inspired design make this more than a holiday stay”
'..newly renovated, offering state-of-the-art convenience and old world charm'
'It has stunning views, is beautifully decorated and has everything you need close by'
'Great accommodation- nice kitchen and bathrooms, all spotlessly clean'
'Would strongly recommend Ivythorpe to anyone who loves design, comfort and wants to escape..'
'The kitchen was fully equipped with quality appliances, dishes, etc. for eat-in meals'
“A perfect few days, in a perfect home, in a perfect place.”
“A fantastic property in a beautiful setting.”
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Freshford, Somerset, England

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TheLamont...
Stafford, United Kingdom
1 review
“A very lovely place, decorated beautifully, immaculately kept”
Reviewed 5 May 2016 for a stay in April 2016

A really quintessential English village. The property has a great outlook and the master bedroom looks over fields with goats in, a nice view to wake up to.
It is only 10-15 miuntes drive into Bath. And just 2.8 miles away from Bradford On Avon where there is a supermarket, chip shop, Tandori etc.
I recommend the classic little tea room in "the bridge tea room" and also the modern bistro that overlooks the river.
We will no doubt be booking this again for a break in the future, I will also recommend this to friends and family as a great find.

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Liked best: Property decoration. Property fixtures and fittings are quality. Property location. Property views. Bifold doors. Lovely owners.
Liked least: The fixed shower heads needs descaling. Needs a blind in the living room so that you can block the view from the window of owners property. Also needs larger glasses in the kitchen and also pint glasses. The tin opener no longer work.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Baker709
Maidstone, United Kingdom
1 review
“Excellent accommodation for an interesting and varied holiday.”
Reviewed 25 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

We are 4 adults who meet up several times a year to explore different parts of the country. We are quite selective about our accommodation and have a long list of criteria. The Coach House satisfied all of these! The accommodation is very comfortable and well appointed, with everything you might need-including the view out of the sitting room window. The village is small but has a village shop and a railway station. So not only did we enjoy long walks , but we were able to travel further afield to Bristol without anyone having to drive! Brilliant!
Our thanks to Selina for all her help both before and during our stay.

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Liked best: The Location
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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cevansocc
Huntington Beach, California
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“Ivythorpe Coach House was the cap on an amazing trip to England”
Reviewed 6 January 2016 for a stay in December 2015

We loved our stay at Ivythorpe. It is a blissful, comfortable, beautiful cottage in the charming town of Freshford. When you arrive, Selina provides all the essentials to get your visit started with a basket of tasty goodies, and what you don't have you can pick up in the local shop a few minutes walk from the cottage. The house is perfect for a family of 4/5 with comfortable beds, heated floors, cozy couches, Netflix and wifi, and a well-stocked kitchen. The view of the church and fields next door are a perfect way to begin your morning (we were greeted to the sounds of the New Year ringing in with church bells and fireworks). We highly, highly recommend the walk to nearby Avoncliff, as it was a muddy, delightful New Years adventure to a sparkling pub and view of the river. This was the perfect escape from the hectic nature of London and the perfect jumping off point to explore Bath, Stonehenge, the Cotswolds, and Glastonbury. It is a short, short walk to the train that is only 7 minutes from Bath. There is plenty of parking at the house, so you can opt to drive to all the nearby locations or take the train to avoid traffic in Bath. We loved our stay at Ivythorpe and would certainly return.

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Liked best: Everything.
Liked least: That we had to leave
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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leics
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“Fabulous Place .”
Reviewed 11 December 2015 for a stay in December 2015

We loved everything about the coach house, from the minute we walked through the door it felt so welcoming. The beds were so comfortably , great ensuite with shower. We caught the train to Bath which was a five minute walk away, great community shop. A hamper full of goodies was much appreciated. Thank you Selina for providing this oasis of calm. We are coming back next year .x

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Liked best: Everything.
Liked least: Having to leave.
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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RachelCla...
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
“Excellent”
Reviewed 29 November 2015 for a stay in November 2015

Myself and 4 friends stayed in the cottage for a long weekend at the end of November. It was perfect for us. Freshford is a lovely little place, and the cottage was very cosy and had everything we required. It was a 5 minute walk from the station and the train to Bath was very quick. Selena was very accommodating and helpful. We would certainly recommend this to our friends and family!

Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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