Our spacious sitting room provides plenty of space to relax and enjoy your stay. There is an electric fire as well in case you need to get super cosy. 
The Cottage as seen from the private drive.
Stylish Retreat, Bath & Cotswolds
Stylish Retreat, Bath & Cotswolds
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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Set in deepest Cotswold countryside, with ancient woodland behind, Keepers Cottage is an elegant, spacious and warm cottage, offering you peace, tranquility and breath-taking scenery just fifteen minutes from the World Heritage City of Bath.

The space

Keepers Cottage, is a beautiful and unique residence, built using the traditional Bath Stone in the 17th century to accommodate animals, today it has been converted into a modern, warm, spacious and elegant home.

Hidden in the Cotswold countryside, Keepers Cottage has the most enormous bedroom, with a vast, cosy and elegant King Size bed. There is also a deep, stand alone, gorgeous bath right in the bedroom! So you can truly unwind at the end of your day with a big fluffy bath or you may prefer to stretch out on your ample and sumptuous bed!

Keepers Cottage is entirely separate from the main house, and is across a pretty courtyard, which in the spring has blossoming apple, pear, and peach trees amongst a wealth of lavender and many other flowers, bees and birds.

There is a large kitchen complete with a lovely SMEG fridge freezer, a large electric range, dishwasher, sink, toaster, coffee pot, teapot and kettle, we have supplied the kitchen with everything you might need to make yourselves a feast including frying pans, saucepans, a colander, sharp knives, tin openers and bottle openers, beautiful serving dishes, plates, side plates and bowls. Please let me know if there is something missing that you feel would be useful.

In the spacious sitting room there is a deep and soft sofa and an armchair for you to curl up in and read, listen to the birds or make plans. We have also installed an electric fire to keep you extra cosy during the dark Winter evenings or windy Autumn afternoons.

In the summer you can throw open the elegant French windows in the sitting room, if it is a particularly, beautiful and hot Summers day, and from the comfort of the sofa you can breathe in the delicious countryside air and enjoy sounds of bird song and animals. There are vintage Penguin books and vintage British puzzles provided for you to enjoy - but please do be careful of these heirlooms.

There is a large and warm, wooden dining table in the sitting room, with two seats and plenty of space to sit, eat, share a bottle of wine, play a puzzle or have breakfast.

The library, upstairs, has two large and deep, comfortable armchairs for you to relax in while you devise where and what you plan to do with your luxurious time in your countryside idyll! We have provided plenty of maps and local interest magazines and guides, there is information on walking and cycling locally and plenty more to be discovered in the Cotswolds and of course in Bath and Bristol

Keepers Cottage has its own entrance and off road parking space so you can come and go as you wish. There is an outdoor seating area for al fresco breakfasts or evenings spent drinking wine and listening to the birds in the ancient woodland behind.

Bed linen, towels and tea towels are all provided.

There is a also a separate bathroom with a hot shower as well as the deep bath in the bedroom.

The gardens are beautifully maintained and you can spend time walking and taking in the ancient woodland behind. The woodland is private and is full of wild birds, birds of prey, foxes, rabbits, deer, owls and many more native species. The trees are glorious during the Spring and Summer months and utterly gorgeous in the height of Autumn.

We provide breakfast for you in the cottage, which might include bread, cereal, home-made jams and jellies, marmalades, honey and other delectables that we can find for you at the time. This is included in the price.

Guest access

Keepers Cottage is an entirely self-contained cottage - so you have the entire place to yourself, there is ample parking, beautiful grounds, a terrace to enjoy your morning coffee, or an evening G&T!

You are welcome to check in any time after 2pm and we would be extremely grateful if you could be on your way by 11am. We are flexible, of course, if there are no other bookings and if you need extra time - please do let me know.

There are two steps down to the front door, from the drive-way and the bedroom, bathroom, kitchen sitting room and dining room are all on one floor - so it is very cosy and easy to access. The library is upstairs.

Susie, who lives opposite has just got herself a new puppy, his name is Pilot. He is extremely friendly and very energetic! We wanted you to know because he is always keen to say hello and run into the cottage, which we do not want him to do in case he has muddy paws! We just wanted to alert you to Pilot so that you know we are not encouraging him inside the cottage as part of his training! Thank you.

Interaction with guests

As a journalist, I am always interested in hearing stories, backgrounds and other snippets of other people's fascinating lives! However, I have three children and am often busy working so I although I will do my utmost to help you to enjoy this beautiful corner of England in any way I can, please be aware that I am often busy with the children, school pick-ups and work as well!!

My mother Susie owns the property and lives just across the courtyard, together we manage this listing. I am online and can help with local information and Susie will endeavour to welcome you in and assist with anything in the property.

The fabulous thing about Keepers Cottage is that it is, of course, all yours during your stay which means you can have as much privacy as you wish and if you need either of us, I am usually available to help if I can if you have any questions, as is Susie.

Keepers Cottage is an entirely self-contained private home, Susie, in the main house and myself are on hand for any queries or emergencies. We are happy to welcome you and to say adieu if we are around, but Keepers Cottage is within the grounds of Susie's private family home and we kindly ask guests to respect this privacy - thank you.

I am always adding information to the location area on this page, so do have a look at that as well as the guidebooks, maps and other magazines available to you in the Cottage Library.

Other things to note

Mobile phone connection is not good at all here the internet can also be intermittent in this part of the world - please be prepared to go old school for a few days while you are here!


Amenities
Internet
Free parking on premises
Kitchen
Wireless Internet

Prices
Weekly Discount: 14%
Weekend Price ₹7514 / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 king bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 11AM

Keepers Cottage is on a private, quiet lane and it is very peaceful so please respect our neighbours. The lane is used by dog walkers and by the people that live and work at The Rocks.

Keepers Cottage is a no smoking property.

Although, the drive is a private drive, your car is parked here at your own risk.


Cancellations

Safety features
Fire extinguisher

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

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Alison User Profile
October 2017
We had a wonderful stay at Hannah's lovely cottage. The cottage is so spacious for two people - the bedroom is particularly luxurious with a big comfy bed and the roll top bath was such a treat. Hannah and Susie have really thought of everything including bubblebath! We had a large array of breakfast goodies which were delicious, particularly the croissants and homemade jam! The location is just lovely, you feel like you are way out in the country but it's only a 15min drive into Bath. We enjoyed a couple of hours at the Thermae Spa there. We also drove 50mins to Stourhead (National Trust) - it is truly specular in the Autumn (a bit pricey if you are not a NT member but it is lovely). A wonderful trip for our 2nd wedding anniversary. Thanks again Hannah and Susie , we hope to be back one day!
Hannah User ProfileHannah is a superhost.
Response from Hannah:
We are thrilled you had such a spectacular anniversary - thank you for your kind review.
October 2017

Lee And Rochelle User Profile
October 2017
Beautiful cottage and wonderful hosts. Great location to explore Bath, the Cotswolds and Stonehenge. Hannah went out of her way and did a great favor for us, wonderfully hospitality was greatly appreciated! Comfortable and stylish furnishings. Highly recommend. It is a bit hard to find as our GPS would not locate it exactly.

David User Profile
October 2017
Keepers Cottage is a gorgeous property surrounded by beautiful countryside. The nearest village, Colerne, is picturesque with great pubs and friendly locals. The cottage is well located for driving out to some of the hidden Cotswold's gems. I highly recommend staying here!
Hannah User ProfileHannah is a superhost.
Response from Hannah:
Thanks David - for your lovely words and so great to hear you met the friendly locals!
October 2017

Abigail User Profile
October 2017
Lovely cottage in the countryside within easy driving distance of bath. Hannah and Susie were great hosts and left us plenty of reading material about the local area which guided us very well during our brief trip

Lucy User Profile
October 2017
We spent a very peaceful weekend at Hannah's lovely cottage. The location is perfect for exploring both Bath and the Cotswolds and there is everything you could possibly need provided, including a yummy breakfast!
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Response from Hannah:
We are thrilled you had such a gorgeous time Lucy!
October 2017

Beth User Profile
September 2017
As this was our first experience of Air B&B we weren't sure what to expect. However, the property lived up to reviews & we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Lovely location, surrounded by beautiful countryside but a really easy journey into the city or the park & ride which we used every day. Delicious breakfast & big comfy bed. Definitely check out the Thermae Spa, very relaxing couple of hours! Thank you so much Hannah & Susie for having us
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Response from Hannah:
Beth - we are thrilled you had such a lovely trip. See you soon!
September 2017

Liam User Profile
September 2017
If you are looking for a relaxing get away close to Bath then this place is perfect! The cottage is very spacious, clean and very homely. The bath in the bedroom is a fantastic touch. We were provided with on arrival a lovely breakfast waiting for us in the cottage. Welcoming hosts made the experience perfect for our getaway from the stresses on everyday life. Location is very peaceful but close to take a short drive to the city of Bath. Thank you again for an amazing stay.
Hannah User ProfileHannah is a superhost.
Response from Hannah:
Oh Liam - really lovely words from you, thank you, we are so pleased you had such a relaxing stay.
September 2017

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