Park in the lane, then walk down the side path to the end of the garden. Find a little courtyard with a table and chairs for catching the evening sun next to a stone barn that used to be a cart shed for the dairy.
Downstairs is open-plan with a wood-burner, upstairs has a pretty bedroom with views of the village church and beyond it, Bath. Lovely Maggie lives in the main house, and leaves you with fresh flowers, a basket of logs, tea, coffee and milk; she’ll fetch croissants from the village for breakfast and leave them outside your door if you like.
Walk into the village to the community shop, take a day trip to Bath, cool off in the river on hot days or just sit in the window seat and read or paint. The nearest pub for dinner, The Crown, is a short stroll away.