Hillside House

This ancient semi detached property dates back to the Strode-Barrington family who lived here in the 16th century.  It has been recently renovated to offer modern amenities in comfortable historic surroundings. The drawing room offers a relaxing space with deep comfortable sofas, a games table and high speed wifi. There are a selection of board games,Netflix and other streaming services alongside the wireless broadband. The bedrooms offer accommodation for up to 7 guests in 3 bedrooms (Bedroom space for the booked number of guests will be available for your stay, other bedrooms will be closed). The bedrooms between them offer a variety of features such as an ensuite, four poster bed and views of the garden. The dining room offers seating around the large dining table with plenty of crockery and glassware for all. The kitchen has an American style fridge freezer, a separate free standing drinks fridge, a dishwasher and electric cooker all fitted around the worktop manufactured from recycled glass bottles. The bathrooms have been recently updated with beautiful Calacatta marble and limestone alongside new fittings. There is a games room with pool, table tennis, darts, croquet and badminton, something for all ages. This property offers the perfect place to holiday in the local area or as a base for your business trip.

About this space

Featuring 3 bedrooms, fully kitted out kitchen with dishwasher, this has everything you need for a quick romantic escape or business trip. The bedrooms feature tall ceilings, original features and beautiful furniture.

Guest Access

You have your own private entrance which allows 24 hour check-in, we leave the key in a lock box (code supplied via email).

Interaction with Guests

We are available via call/text. We like to give our guests as much privacy as they like, therefore the keys are left in a secure location so you can check-in and check-out whenever you wish.

The Neighbourhood

Downside is located between Wells, the smallest city in England and the charming historic market town of Frome.  There is a huge array of local activities including Wookey Hole, Cheddar Gorge caves, Longleat Safari Park, museums, water based activities and much more. Wells is just over 10 mins away and has a huge amount to offer for any group of friends of family. Bath is around 25 minutes from the property (subject to traffic) and has an array of cultural sights and vibrant nightlife. Frome is 20 minutes away and offers access to a great selection of eateries, markets, parks, walled gardens and old cobbled streets.



Getting Around

There is free parking available at the property for 5/6 cars with additional parking locally.
There is a bus stop just 2 minutes walk from the property.
Travel to Bath is easy, there is a bus, or with a car you can use the park and ride (about 25 mins away) or you can park in the city (around 30 mins depending on traffic). An Uber costs around £7.50 per passenger into the centre of bath. A private minibus is around £9.

If your dates do not show as available just drop us an email as we can normally accommodate you:


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Hillside House
Average rating:  
 5 reviews
 by Gemma P
Super location for Bath and Bristol and lovely local area

Super location for Bath and Bristol and lovely local area. We were spoilt with the weather and so the garden was a god send- the kids had a blast. Plenty of bedding and towels for all of us and the house met all our basic needs.

 by Stuey Hardtron
A fantastic and cozy little getaway, a quick and easy trip into the centre of Bath as well

A fantastic and cozy little getaway, a quick and easy trip into the centre of Bath as well, everything as expected and would recommend!

 by Robert Q
great outdoor area

Very nice stay, great outdoor area, accommodating hosts. Overall lovely time away

 by Shannon P
Such a lovely house with so much character

Such a lovely house with so much character. The gardens were beautiful, beds comfy and rooms beautifully decorated. I loved my stay here and would come again

 by Sammy Green
Brilliant communication, stunning and beautiful property

Brilliant communication, stunning and beautiful property. Lots of warm gestures by wonderful host!