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The Forge

Marksbury near Farmborough, Somerset (Ref. 1004616)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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17 Customer Review(s)

  • Ken

    “This was our second stay in this property which speaks for itself!”

    It is a lovely cottage and spotlessly clean.

    It is a lovely cottage and spotlessly clean.

    - Ken, February 2022

The property

The Forge is a spectacular semi-detached property nestled in the village of Marksbury, Somerset.

There is one double bedroom within the property along with a shower room featuring a walk-in shower, making the property suitable to sleep up to two people.

All on the ground floor, the property is also home to an open-plan living space which includes a kitchen, dining area and sitting area with an electric fire.

To the front of the cottage is a gravelled area with seating, as well as ample roadside parking.

The Forge is a marvellous property for a romantic retreat on the outskirts of Bath.


  • All-ground-floor
  • One double bedroom
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire.
  • Oil central heating and electric fire
  • Electric AGA double oven, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.4 miles, pub 0.9 miles
  • Please note: This property has been furnished with the less mobile in mind
  • Please note: This property is near a main road, some road noise may be heard.

About the location


Bath 9.3 miles, Bristol 10.8 miles, Cheddar 17 miles

Farmborough (not to be confused with Farnborough!) is a modest village resting within the bustling city of Bath, Somerset. With evidence of the area relating to the Somerset coalfield, the Iron Age and also the Roman times, this small region offers a large wealth of history. The village is also home to an abundance of amenities, including a variety of businesses, farms, shops and pubs, all important to the economy of the village as well as offering you an abundance of attractions to explore. The Conygre Brook flows through the centre of the village, offering you a tranquil spot for a stroll with your loved ones with plenty of wonderful settings surrounding you. Within close reach you can find Bath, hosting even more amenities for all of the party to enjoy. With a large selection of eateries and bars to indulge in, there's no better lunch spot. The city is also home to historic wonders, such as the remains of Roman baths, The Gravel Walk, the hospital of St. John the Baptist, and much more! The area also provides many modern-day experiences, such as museums, art galleries, spas and shopping centres, you'll be spoilt for choice as to what activity to do next. For a scenic experience, take to the skies in a hot air balloon to experience the wonders from a different point of view, or take a boat tour to view the architecture up close on one of the many wondrous waterways. Within reach of Bristol and Weston-super-Mare too, Farmborough is an ideal spot for exploring this vibrant area of England.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas