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Toll Keeper’s House

Built into the side of Bath’s historic Cleveland Bridge, looking out over the River Avon, this Regency property offers guests a truly unique experience.

Originally a toll house, dating from 1827, the two-bedroom city centre property is built over three floors. The interior has been beautifully refurbished to provide comfort and convenience while preserving its traditional charm.

The house has a garden sloping down to the water’s edge which boasts a terrace and summerhouse perfect for al fresco meals or evening drinks.

The ground-floor kitchen dining room’s large French windows open out onto the terrace creating a feeling of light and space. The fully equipped kitchen includes an induction hob, microwave, fan oven, dishwasher and washer-drier, with a dining table and dining sets for up to six people.

Above the kitchen is the master-bedroom with a super-king size bed that can be split into two twins and ensuite bathroom. Next door is a second bedroom with double bed.

On the third floor is a cosy living room with a 42-inch TV and an extra wall double bed which can be laid out to accommodate two more guests. A second shared bathroom with a shower can also be found here.

Wifi is available throughout the house.

Parking: The on-site parking arrangements are a little complicated so please phone us in advance and we will explain where to leave your car.

Property Type House
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Sleeps 6
Ground level Entrance at pavement level, on the second floor of the property.
Kitchen Facilities Cooker & hob

Dishwasher

Toaster & kettle

Cooking utensils and cutlery

Microwave

Entertainment Internet, BBC1, BBC2, ITV, C4
Amenities Washer dryer

Al fresco terrace with dining table

Fireplace

Riverside summerhouse

Bathroom towels

Welcome hamper

Distances 15 minutes’ walk to Bath Abbey and the Roman Baths

20 minutes’ walk to Bath Spa train and coach stations

15 minutes’ walk to the Royal Crescent

10 minutes’ walk to Pulteney Bridge

Suitability Children are welcome but please be aware of risks presented by riverside garden and note there are no safety gates in place on the stairs

Pets not allowed

Guests are welcome to entertain in the property but large parties are not allowed and noise must be kept down after 10pm as this is a residential area

Activities Sightseeing

Shopping

Eating & drinking

Walking

Cycling

Rowing and punting on the river

Rental & Booking Information

Free wireless.

Welcome pack with tea, coffee, milk and fruit is provided.

Further provisioning and extras for special occasions can be arranged, just call or email us to discuss your requirments.

Extra towels are provided for weekly bookings.

For guests who stay for more than one week, the house will be cleaned and bed linen changed once per week.

Free parking is available on site, please contact us in advance to arrange

Discounts available for weekly bookings, monthly bookings, last minute and early bookings made more than 6 months in advance.

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Testimonials

This is an incredible property – in a bridge! It’s beautiful inside and out. The terrace and boathouse overlooking the river is a particularly lovely spot. I’d highly recommend a stay here which is definitely a unique experience.

Jessie Green

Immaculate property. So quirky and unique (my kids 5 and 8 loved staying in a bridge!). Great Base to explore lovely Bath. Ana has thought of everything. Highly recommend.

Makawa (via Airbnb)

This toll house is perfect! It is a short walk into the centre of Bath. But the house is lovely, from the small fireplace in the lounge to the large kitchen space on the bottom floor. We will be re booking this place again after our stay.

Matthew (via Airbnb)
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