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A spacious and contemporary apartment for up to 16 in central Bath

People16
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 6 bedroom holiday home in Bath - Haystack

Haystack - a house that sleeps 16 guests in 6 bedrooms

Live the high life at this spacious and contemporary apartment for 14 (or up to 16 with the sofa bed) in central Bath. Perched above a fashionable restaurant (opening in June 2014) with fabulous city views and a thriving night-club scene just a stone's throw away, you'll see why Georgian Bath became the hottest ticket outside London for its top combination of shopping, fashion, entertainment, high society, eye-catching architecture, and health benefits from the thermal spa waters.

The grand apartment in a listed Georgian building has been given a contemporary makeover in pavilion grey, with an impressive staircase leading up to the large open plan living and dining room, sociable kitchen and 6 bedrooms, all with their own small TV and DVD.

The living room is great for gatherings, with high ceilings and three tall sash windows with glorious views of distant hills, Grand Bath stone terraces, Sham Castle and Bathwick Hill on the eastern slopes of the city. Below are gardens and buzzing outdoor terraces when the restaurant is open. There are stylish sofas to seat 12, one of which is a sofa-bed and additional pouf chairs for extra seating. Above a marble lined decorative fire-place is a large TV with DVD and deep alcoves on either side hold a selection of books, games, films and Wi-Fi. At the other end, a large oak table seats 14 with comfy leather dining chairs for all.

The sociable fitted kitchen has oak floors and a wood-look surfaces, with a large central island and breakfast bar with stools for 5. There is an electric hob with oven, a large fridge with separate freezer, a dishwasher and lots of storage. Turn up the sounds on a retro radio with ipod docking and mix cocktails by a large white dresser with an extensive collection of glassware and crockery. There are lively views of the city streets with handsome Bath stone buildings, vintage shop fronts and café society.

The striking staircase continues up to the second floor with 3 bedrooms and a shower room at this level, all with views. The first charming bedroom in grey and sage has two 3' twin beds that zip and link to become a 6' bed along with an easy chair that doubles as a fold-up bed. This room has a fitted wardrobe in one alcove, beside a pretty decorative fireplace and small hand basin in the other, with a couple of small chests for storage and a small TV with DVD. The next spacious room in grey and taupe is a triple with three 3' beds, two of which can zip and link to be a 6' double. It has a fitted wardrobe with shelf space, along with a chest of drawers with TV over and shoe storage with mirror over. The third double bedroom in grey, silver and turquoise is sweet, with a 4'6'' bed, a silver chest of drawers with TV over and a little alcove to hang clothes.

This floor has a small contemporary tiled shower room with walk-in shower, small hand basin with some storage under and WC. Housed in an under-stairs cupboard next to the shower room, is a washing machine combined with drier.

The top floor under the eaves has 3 bedrooms with views over the rooftops to the surrounding hills. On this level is a family bathroom and a small shower room. The first bedroom is a smart twin room in grey and charcoal with two 3' beds that zip and link to become a 6' double. There is a fitted wardrobe with several chests of drawers and a small TV over a decorative fireplace. The next spacious twin is in grey and green with 3' beds that zip and link to become a 6' double. In this room is a fitted wardrobe with several chests of drawers and a small TV over a decorative fireplace. The final cosy and compact double room is decorated in grey and heather with a 4'6'' bed with chest of drawers and small TV.

The spacious family bathroom has double stone hand basins set onto a small grey dresser, a bath with shower handset and WC. Additionally, there is another small contemporary shower room with corner shower, hand basin and WC.

Summary. The beds in this property consist of:

2 x double bedrooms

1 room with either 3 singles or 1 superking and a single

2 rooms with either 2 singles or 1 superking

1 room with either 2 singles or 1 superking plus a further single sofa bed

1 x double sofa bed in the lounge

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Alexa Simms (Property Manager)
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had a fab time, the house is beautifully presented and very well equipped, it had everything we needed. The other massive bonus was how central the house is, we were could walk everywhere, explore and enjoy lovely Bath. We would book again in a heartbeat- great house!!!

*Testimonial taken from www.bathholidayrentals.com
Sep 2014
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Location

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Bristol International Airport
Nearest Barpub
Many bars to choose from in the immediate area
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Bath Spa
Nearest Restaurant
Many restaurants to choose from in the immediate area
Car: not necessary

It is difficult to be more central and everything truly is on your doorstep. George st is adjacent and is lined with night clubs, restaurants, galleries, shops and wine bars. Close by is Milsom Street, Bath's main shopping thoroughfare, which leads down towards the Pump rooms, the Roman Baths, thermae spa and Bath Abbey and in the opposite direction is the famous Circus and Royal Crescent, set in front of lovely Royal Victoria Park where you can enjoy miniature golf, botanical gardens, hot air balloon trips and a children's outdoor play area. Whatever you choose to do, shopping, sightseeing or entertainment, most pursuits are a pleasant stroll of about 5-10 minutes away from your apartment.

A parking permit is provided allowing you to park 1 car in resident bays on neighbouring streets. Charlotte Street car park is also a 5 minutes' walk away or the park and ride bus stops around the corner from the property. The Bath Spa Railway and bus station are a 10-15 minute walk. Alternatively Lansdown park and ride would be your cheapest parking option and the bus runs very regularly and takes you to the bottom of lansdown road where the property is.

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Prices & Availability

Notes

  • Please note pricing shown is for 13 people, but Haystacks can sleep up to 16. For full property details and to book, please visit www.bathholidayrentals.com/properties/haystack

    50% deposit required to confirm booking. Full payment due 6 weeks before stay.
    A refundable damage deposit is required which is refunded after your stay if everything is in order.

    Guests are responsible for any costs incurred in paying by bank transfer.
    Surcharge payable for Credit cards, no charge for UK Debit cards.
    All utilities (except telephone), linens, towels and weekly cleaning for stays over 12 days are included in the price.
  • Damage deposit: £400.00
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Bath, United Kingdom

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 0 m²
Location Type:
  • town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Family bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • The second floor has a small contemporary tiled shower room with walk-in shower, small hand basin with some storage under and WC. Housed in an under-stairs cupboard next to the shower room, is a washing machine combined with drier. The top floor has the spacious family bathroom has double stone hand basins set onto a small grey dresser, a bath with shower handset and WC. Additionally, there is another small contemporary shower room with corner shower, hand basin and WC.
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • - 1 Double Bed
    - 1 Double Bed
    - 3 Single Bed , Can be 3 singles or 1 single and a king size bed
    Twin or Double room - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Twin or Double room - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Twin or Double room - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • The first charming bedroom in grey and sage has two 3' twin beds that zip and link to become a 6' bed along with an easy chair that doubles as a fold-up bed. This room has a fitted wardrobe in one alcove, beside a pretty decorative fireplace and small hand basin in the other, with a couple of small chests for storage and a small TV with DVD. The next spacious room in grey and taupe is a triple with three 3' beds, two of which can zip and link to be a 6' double. It has a fitted wardrobe with shelf space, along with a chest of drawers with TV over and shoe storage with mirror over. The third double bedroom in grey, silver and turquoise is sweet, with a 4'6'' bed, a silver chest of drawers with TV over and a little alcove to hang clothes. The top floor under the eaves has 3 bedrooms with views over the rooftops to the surrounding hills. The first bedroom is a smart twin room in grey and charcoal with two 3' beds that zip and link to become a 6' double. There is a fitted wardrobe with several chests of drawers and a small TV over a decorative fireplace. The next spacious twin is in grey and green with 3' beds that zip and link to become a 6' double. In this room is a fitted wardrobe with several chests of drawers and a small TV over a decorative fireplace. The final cosy and compact double room is decorated in grey and heather with a 4'6'' bed with chest of drawers and small TV.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • tennis

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