Local Medical Information

Combe Down Surgery, The Avenue, Combe Down is 10 minutes away by car. Tele number 01225 837171 or 832226. The closest pharmacy is Lloyds, next door to the surgery tel 01225833195. Not open on Saturdays. The next closest is Dudley Taylor, 87 Bradford Road, Combe Down tel 01225 833640. The local dentist is Combe Down Dental Practice, 8 Combe Road 01225 834447.

Midford Local Shops (20 mins walking, 10 mins by car)

These are to be found on Combe Down along the Avenue. There is a very good delicatessen, Darling Deli (shuts at 4pm), and an 8 till Late Co-op, newsagent etc. National Chains: There is a Tesco on the Frome Road attached to the Esso petrol station (5 mins by car) and just around the corner there is a large Sainsbury’s. Please support our local shops if you can.


All our properties are strictly non-smoking both internally and externally.

1 Tucking Mill Cottages, Midford, Bath BA2 7DB

Tucking Mill View has recently been refurbished. It is a single-storey annex building standing on the roadside of Tucking Mill Lane. It can be accessed from the rear on the same level as the car park. The view overlooks the private grounds of the Manor and the Midford Valley. The property is not suitable for those less able or small children. Due to local wildlife we cannot accept pets at the property.


All guests will be provided with directions but the information is available on the website. Please ring if you are lost. The station is about 3 miles away. Hourly country buses are available with the stops being a good half mile away. Fine for going into town but too far for luggage. Details available from First – Route 267 – and are to be found in the pack in the View. For taxis ring Abbey Taxis 01225 444444. Both are based in the city centre.

Arrival and Car Parking Facilities

The rear of the View is on Tucking Mill Lane. The lane is a narrow single lane with passing places if you come via Monkton Combe. The lane from Midford is wider. There is adequate parking for 2 cars at the rear and entrance is via a small gate on the right hand side facing the View. The View is all on the same level as the car park. The area is well lit at night by wall mounted sensor lights all around the property.

Key Collection and Access

The door is on the valley side along a gravel path with a rope walkway.The key will be found in a wall mounted key box with a combination number provided before arrival in your confirmation email. The box is beside a wall mounted sensor light.

Entrance to Property

The door is 33” wide and 78” high with the hinge on the left. There is a single door step with door mat. The entrance is well lit by a wall mounted sensor lamp. The door opens into the sitting-room/kitchen/dining area. There is a door mat inside. The light switch is to the right. On the distressed blue cabinet to your right you will find the Welcome Pack with all the details about the View.

Sitting room/Lounge Area

The carpet is short pile terracotta with a silk rug in front of the electric‘wood-burning’ stove.The sofa is pale blue and seats three very comfortably. There is a 26” screen TV/DVD with remote control and an MP3 docking station. There is a brown sofa bed which could sleep two. Lighting is by two up-lighters with two ceiling lights. A ‘distressed’ blue desk contains local What’s On and other tourist info.Dining Area. This is contained within the sitting room area.The moveable dining table has legs on each corner and is 3 ft, high and the surface area is 63 2 by 31”. There are four upright chairs with no arms and wicker bottoms. There are a further two in the property if needed.

Kitchen Area

2.4 x 2 metres; The kitchen is equipped with electric oven (drop down door), hob, under surface fridge with freezer compartment, dishwasher and clothes washer. The work tops are 3 ft high. The sink has a single lever mixer tap. Kitchen is lit by ceiling spot lights and under cupboard lights. There is a Karndean natural wood colour laminate floor.It looks out over the garden


3.8 x 2.7 metres; One ground floor bedroom. Door is 26” wide. A five foot double bed 27” high 9 + 4.5 tog duvet, non allergenic. A duck feather pillow and a non allergenic pillow each. Egyptian cotton bed linen. Cream bed throw. Rug over Karndean laminate flooring. Sheepskin rugs with non-slip base. Mirror over bed 29” high x59 long. Ceiling light and two bedside lights. Walls are pale white. Wardrobe 33”x65” high, 4 drawer chest of drawers 31” high, 32“ long and 18.52 wide, and dressing table 28” high 36” long and 20 wide with mirror, all in distressed duck egg blue. Two bedside tables 2ft1” high by 142 square. Dimplex night store and panel heater. Corby trouser press.

Shower Room

2.7 x 1.85 metres; 29” door. Pale khaki green walls. Shower bay 9” high and 44” long and 28” wide. Door opening 18”. Mira 10 kw shower with white splash back. Loo 16” high and basin 31” high. Karndean laminate natural wood colour floor. Day/night screen. Towel rail; Towels – a bath towel and hand towel for each guest. Bath mat.

Patio Terrace

4.87 metres x 6.7 metres long; The patio is on a level gravel base bordered on one side by the View and the other by the canal bridge. There is a new hardwood table and four chairs with cream parasol. A barbecue set is provided. Bike storage. Bikes/golf clubs/fishing rods can be stored in the insulated heated shed at the side of the View. Cleaning materials may also be found here.

Overall security

The windows are all double glazed with individual locks. An alarm system is in place including security sensor lights.

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