Topside House

This beautiful period 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 large socialising space with deep comfortable sofas, a games table, bar and additional seating.  There are a selection of board games, a games console, Netflix and other streaming services alongside the wireless broadband.  The bedrooms offer plenty of accommodation for up to 18 guests (2 additional guests can be accommodated on request) with 7 bedrooms, most boasting ensuite bathrooms.  The bedrooms offer such features as four poster beds, pearl inlay woodwork, intricate carved headboards and a log burner. The dining room offers seating for 14-18 guests 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 6 bathrooms have been recently updated with beautiful Calacatta marble and limestone alongside new fittings.  The leisure facilities offer something for everyone.  Whether it be the large premium hot tub with jets, fountains and waterfalls, or the games room with something for all ages.  This property offers the perfect place to celebrate with your friends and family.


About this space

Open the main front door into a stunning spacious hallway to access to all of the ground floor rooms. Featuring 7 bedrooms, kitchen with large fridges and dishwasher, dining room with large dining table and drawing room for entertaining, this has everything you would need for your country escape. In addition it has a lounge, games room and premium hot tub to offer comfort and enjoyment for all.

The drawing room is a generous 32m squared and offers a fireplace and beautiful large windows. The bedrooms feature tall ceilings, original features and beautiful furniture. The dining room has a large farmhouse dining table. The kitchen boasts an American style fridge and freezer, a separate drinks fridge, a dishwasher and electric oven.

The lounge is large and light, features an original fireplace and can be used as one of the bedrooms if required. The games room offers a good selection of games in addition to the games console and board games available in the drawing room. The garden is large and offers space for outdoor games to keep all of the family entertained.

The property is for your exclusive and private use during your stay.


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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Topside house
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 by Ryan Thomas
What a place

This property is absolutely stunning, we had such a great time and all the facilities are excellent. We will be back again