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By the Byre Holidays Cottages near Longleat

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
2 nights minimum
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4 holiday cottages each sleeping 4 near Longleat, Bath Close to Bath and Longleat the cottages offer a light and airy feel, warm ambiance within beautiful Somerset countryside. Great for families or a getaway for couples, close to Bath yet away from it all. Each cottage is comfortably furnished with leather couches, dining table and chairs. Each has 2 bedrooms with country views over barley fields and farmland, yet accessible to the town of Frome and village of Beckington. The four self catering cottages will sleep four adults in two rooms: one double and one twin bedroom on the first floor. A cot can be accommodated for an infant. There is a separate bathroom located on the first floor, with contemporary sanitary-ware, bath with over-shower, wash basin and w.c. They each have a styl...4 holiday cottages each sleeping 4 near Longleat, Bath Close to Bath and Longleat the cottages offer a light and airy feel, warm ambiance within beautiful Somerset countryside. Great for families or a getaway for couples, close to Bath yet away from it all. Each cottage is comfortably furnished with leather couches, dining table and chairs. Each has 2 bedrooms with country views over barley fields and farmland, yet accessible to the town of Frome and village of Beckington. The four self catering cottages will sleep four adults in two rooms: one double and one twin bedroom on the first floor. A cot can be accommodated for an infant. There is a separate bathroom located on the first floor, with contemporary sanitary-ware, bath with over-shower, wash basin and w.c. They each have a stylish contemporary kitchen and have been comprehensively equipped with a microwave, dishwasher and fridge freezer; cooker with ceramic hob, oven and all conceivable cookware, crockery, glassware etc.. The open-plan lounge/dining room has underfloor heating, TV and DVD Player and a good library of films are handy for lazy days/wet days at home. We pride ourselves on being baby-friendly and are keenly aware of just the type of equipment that helps make your life easier and like a home-from-home. A full sized wooden cot with good mattresses is available, along with highchairs, sterilizers, changing mats, stairgates, toys and books. We have plenty of each item so do let us know before you set off your exact requirements. A separate laundry building houses washing machines and dryers shared by all cottage guests. All cottages have wireless broadband access. Neither smoking nor pets are permitted.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 1 Half bath
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About the Owner
Sally M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2014
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Felt mislead by photos. Comfortable downstairs fully equipped kitchen etc.nice bread milk egg touch. Found bed extremely small for 2 adults and uncomfortable. Could feel the springs popping out. Shower head should be changed to useful one. No mini shampoo soap in bathroom. Friendly staff.More

Date of stay: February 2017
1  Thank 625ameliab
Angela H, VR Owner at By the Byre Holidays Cottages near Longleat, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2017

We're sorry to hear you felt your stay wasn't perfect. The bed provided is a standard double which we usually find is suitable for most people’s stay, however we will look into the issues you had with the mattress and the shower. All of the...More

Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We booked a long weekend away for the family and grandparents. Couldn't fault the lodges at all, very modern, lovely and clean. Great views family friendly. The owners were very helpful and welcoming. Really close to long leat safari which is fantastic and also near...More

Date of stay: February 2017
1  Thank Lisajaynetaylor
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We have just got back home after staying here for a long weekend, miss this place already! When we arrived we was welcomed by the owners who were friendly and welcoming. When we went into the Cottege we was welcomed with a Christmas card and...More

Date of stay: December 2016
2  Thank reedan2524
Reviewed 8 September 2016

A great place to stay. Very child friendly. Everything you could need in the accommodation; incredibly helpful and couldn't do more for us. Plenty of things for kids to play with and chickens to feed! Lovely views. The only small gripe was the quality of...More

Date of stay: August 2016
1  Thank Kent_chap
Angela H, VR Owner at By the Byre Holidays Cottages near Longleat, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2016

Hello We're so glad you, your friends and your children had a nice stay. I think the chickens were a good buy - all children big and small seem to love feeding them! Thank you for letting us know about the mattress, we have been...More

Reviewed 31 August 2016

If ever I can't be found then add this to the places to look. A great place to stay near everything local but in the middle of the country. A very warm welcome awaited and basic buys all here for us. Kind enough to take...More

Date of stay: August 2016
1  Thank 19barrys
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

We visited the area with our granddaughter to spend a few days at Longleat (well worth doing with a five year old) and found By the Byre by chance online. We were not disappointed. it is an ideal location surrounded by open fields with a...More

Date of stay: August 2016
1  Thank UkHappyholidays
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We stayed here for a couple of nights as a base for a visit to Longleat. We had our shopping delivered a hour or so before we arrived and this was all packed away ready for our arrival, which we were grateful for. We were...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank Rebecca123442
Reviewed 1 July 2016

A warm welcome from the relatively new owners.lovely cottage with great facilities.this cottage is in a great location,with longleat house and safari park not far.we instantly felt at home here and would definitely stay here again.

Date of stay: June 2016
1  Thank LancashireJojo
Angela H, VR Owner at By the Byre Holidays Cottages near Longleat, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2016

We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Since the ownership changed in March, the site has been undergoing an intensive maintenance programme to ensure that it matches with our guest’s expectations. We really hope to see you and your family again soon!

Reviewed 4 January 2016

We have stayed at the cottages four times over the years, they are a fab base to visit Longleat. This time we went into one of their lodges which we were a little disappointed with, I know it's out of season but the ground/gardens didn't...More

Date of stay: December 2015
2  Thank WestSussexRebecca
Angela H, VR Owner at By the Byre Holidays Cottages near Longleat, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2016

Thank you for your feedback and your positive comments about By the Byre, apologies I did say i would do the lightbulbs. We are usually able to fulfill requests for extra plates etc, have lots of highchairs available and the DVD player is under the...More

Reviewed 13 October 2015

Stayed in a 2 bedroom cottage and used it as a base for trips out to visit Longleat and Bath. Had a fun time, but really struggled with how uncomfortable the bed was, which kept us both awake. I note one previous review saying similar....More

Date of stay: October 2015
Thank 1womble
Angela H, VR Owner at By the Byre Holidays Cottages near Longleat, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2015

Thank you for your comments and pleased you enjoyed your stay. This is only the second comment we have had about the mattress in 10 years, so struggling as to why is seemed uncomfortable, we will go have a sleep on it! One bathroom has...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fireplace
Highchair
Internet Access
Linens Provided
Parking
Shared Garden
Terrace
Towels Provided
TV
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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