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The Saltings, Batheaston, Bath

A fully restored Grade II listed cottage with easy access to Bath and the surrounding countryside
5.0 of 5 bubbles
50 reviews
A fully restored Grade II listed cottage with easy access to Bath and the surrounding countryside
You can just see the parking area in front of the cottage
Luxury bathroom with Egyptian cotton towels
Lots of stone and wood and a super comfortable King size bed!
Cosy living area with lots of character
Small but perfectly formed. Plenty of room for a cosy weekend or a longer break
Another view of the kitchen/living area. Some of our guests have said it's much bigger than it appea
A great place to relax or have fun!
The Smeg oven is 'state of the art'! A pleasure to use.
Pamper yourself here
Getting an idea of the quality?
Quirky spiral staircase
We've tried to think of lots of nice little touches which make a difference
One of our many enthusiastic testimonials from couples enjopying a romantic break
Another one of our many glowing testimonials from our satisfied clients
This is the former butcher's shop, which is at the front of the same building.
This was the building at the turn of the 20th century!
The Roman Baths. It's just as beautiful in the day.
One of the reason so many people come to Bath! The unique roof top Spa - pure indulgence.
Bathampton Mill is just a few minutes walk from the Saltings
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Batheaston, Bath, Somerset, England
The Saltings is a four star rated Grade II listed one bedroom cottage with an interesting history dating back to the 16th century. Up to around 100 years ago it was used as a place to salt the meat for what was then a butcher's shop on the high street, part of the same building.<BR><BR>The conversion to a high quality holiday let was completed in 2011 by the owners, John and Jane Moon.<BR><BR>As well as retaining as many of the original period features of the property as possible, John and Jane have enhanced the building's character through careful use of stone and wood to create a unique and very comfortable, character property, ideal for couples looking for a romantic or relaxing break or a single person seeking a peaceful haven.<BR><BR>The secure car parking space in front of the cottage is j... Read more
About the Owner, John and Jane M
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Jun 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 161 reviews and 4 properties
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Listing #HL174775 by: Holiday Lettings
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Steve R
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 for a stay in September 2016

Very nice cottage, small, but with the space where you need it. Staircase is a bit tight, but in a superb location, and well equipped. Nice touch providing tea bags, bread, butter and even a bottle of wine.

Management response:

Thanks Steve, we appreciate the review :-) John and Jane


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sheila e
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

The Saltings is an ideal little cottage to stay near Bath and visit the surrounding area. The Saltings has been thoughtfully renovated to provide good quality and very comfortable accommodation. We found the owner/housekeepers to be very friendly and helpful and there was a lovely welcome pack waiting. We would definitaly recommend The Saltings - it is a little gem and good value for money.

Management response:

Thanks for the review - glad to hear you would recommend us :-)


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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Lovely cottage with original features - very easy to book too. Provided with a starter pack of bits when we arrived, including bread, butter, eggs, milk and a bottle of wine! The rooms were clean and the fittings well cared for over the years. Bed was very comfy and the shower was great. Do beware of the spiral staircase - it's pretty difficult to navigate up as it's tight and narrow. 5-10min walk to Bathampton...

Management response:

Thanks very much for the review and glad you enjoyed your stay. As you probably realised, the spiral staircase was the only option given the size of the Saltings. but we find most manage it quite well. We have some fans which we keep in stock, but we will get a smaller one to stay in the Saltings for the...


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 2 nights
Dec 24, 2016 -
Jan 1, 2017
2 nights
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  • Premium against damage: $12 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Nothing more to pay other than a £10 accidental damage premium or Sunday changeover charge, as below. We supply many other things you won't find in an average holiday let.

A £10 premium against damage is added to all bookings and covers you for all accidental damage up to £100. Please note that for Sunday arrivals or departures, where a previous guest has already booked to arrive or leave that day, we have to charge an additional £20 to cover extra cleaning costs.

Minimum stay for bookings which include or lead up to a public holiday or New Year's Eve is three nights. Public holidays are charged at weekend rates.

25% deposit to book, with the balance payable six weeks before your stay.

We reply to all enquiries quickly, often by return, so please check your spam box if you haven't heard back from us within 12 hours, or give us a call. But the easiest way to book is to use the secure system on this site. Just enter your dates, it gives you a quote, which you can then pro...
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How to get there
Airport: Bristol: 21.7 mi
Railway: Bath Spa: 3.1 mi
Ferry: Portsmouth: 80.8 mi
Tucked into the corner of a listed building with origins in the 16th century, The Saltings is accessed through a courtyard just off the High Street in the village of Batheaston, one of the small suburbs of the famous historic City of Bath.<BR><BR>Access by road is very simple. We are about half a mile from the main roundabout intersection of the A46 onto the London Road going into Bath.<BR><BR>There is a secure car parking space immediately in front of The Saltings, whilst the bus stop, with regular services to and from the City, is immediately in front of the main building on the High Street. Typical journey time by bus or car is 10 minutes.<BR><BR>You can also walk or cycle, the towpath along the canal being a particularly attractive route. A really lo... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 34.8 mi.
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