Sharpstone studio is a quiet retreat offering self-catering holiday accommodation consisting of one double bedroom, bathroom, and large kitchen/living area. The studio is situated in the Somerset village of Freshford five miles from the elegant city of Bath. The studio is within an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with impressive views across the Limpley Stoke valley and the ancient Friary Wood.

Looking out from the studio over the Limpley Stoke Valley.


  • Oak flooring.
  • Television with Freesat.
  • Free broadband.
  • Apple computer/DVD player.
  • ipod Compatible stereo.
  • Piano and guitar.
  • Small outside patio garden

Clad in local stone the front of the studio over looks the Limpley Stoke Valley.

Village & area

Within a few minutes walk from the studio lies the river Frome ideal for fishing and a refreshing dip in the hot summer months. The local amenities include the idyllic Freshford Inn dating back to the 16th century, a well- stocked community run shop and cafe and a train station with regular trains to Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and London. Only a five minute stroll from the studio is Homewood park hotel, which boasts two AA rosettes and offers outstanding dining and sumptuous cream teas.

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Studio Kitchen

The kitchen space is fully equipped with a washing machine, fridge freezer, ironing facilities and all your cookware and utensils.

Apples from our garden will be available when in season.


The village of Freshford is one of the most attractive villages set in the deep sided Limpley Stoke valley. The River Frome joins with the River Avon on the edge of the parish and there is a wonderful network of local footpaths across the countryside. A gentle stroll from the studio brings you to the Grade 1 Italian Peto gardens of Iford Manor and a short drive brings you to the American Museum.

The world famous Pulteney Bridge in Bath.

Nearby Attractions

Bath is nearby, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to the world famous ancient Roman Baths, The pump rooms and Thermae Baths. Other architectural highlights include The Royal Crescent, The Circus and Bath Abbey. In the surrounding area we also have popular attractions including Longleat Safari Park, Iford manor with its Italian Peto Gardens, Lacock Abbey, the birthplace of photography and the quaint market towns of Bradford on Avon and Wells.

Power shower, razor socket, heated towel rail and all bath and hand towels supplied.

Solar powered Velux blinds, double wardrobe, additional under bed storage. The bedding used is Egyptian cotton linen.

The view from Sharpstone Studio, over the houses on Rosemary lane and out to the Limpley Stoke valley.

Green living

Sharpstone studio has been renovated and is run as an eco-friendly project. Below are some of the ways we have ensured that we have a minimum effect on the environment:

Please note: Sharpstone studio is a non- smoking holiday let. Sharpstone studio does not accept pets.