£72 / night£500 / week
About the home
Broadwater is a lovely modern ground floor apartment .The apartment is situated in a residential development. Property enjoys central location. Two minutes walk will take you to: local shops inluding Waitrose, restaurants and the railway station. It is ideally located for access to London and surrounding country site. Grand Union Canal, park, children playground, tennis club are 'on your doorstep'.
Broadwater is centrally heated throughout and the property has its own entrance. There are french doors leading from the living area lead to a small Mediterranean courtyard garden with garden furniture.
The property is also suitable if you are between homes, relocating, on business in the area, renovating your home or visiting relatives.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 3, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider:||Corporate lets|
|Access:||Car not necessary|
Nearest amenities: 200m
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||May take pets - please enquire|
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||Internet access, DVD player|
|General:||Central heating, TV, Telephone|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||2 Bedrooms, 1 family bathroom|
|Furniture:||Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Dining seating for 4, Lounge seating for 3|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
Further details indoors:
There are two bedrooms, one with a double/twin bed and second with a single bed. The double bedroom has built in wardrobes, chest of drawers and flat screen wall mounted TV. The double bed is zip and link super king size and can be split into 2 single beds.
The bathroom has tiled walk in shower, bathtub, toilet, basin and heated towel rails.
The open plan kitchen is fully equipped with integrated appliances including dishwasher. There is glass dining table and chairs providing seating for 4 people. The living area has comfortable large sofa, barcelona chair and freeview TV.
Telephone provided is UK pay as you go mobile phone.
Further details outdoors:
There is available off road parking for one car. Course fishing 50 yrds. Public tennis club 200 yrds.
Children playground 300 yrds.
Booking form will be sent/faxed/e-mailed on request. Provisional booking will be made for duration of one week. Confiramation will be made on return of the form and receipting of payment. Refundable deposit of £100 is also required. Rentals over 4 weeks will require larger deposits.
The South East England / Hertfordshire region
Berkhamsted received a grant of a full charter of incorporation from James I in 1618, but the Corporation had ceased to exist by 1662-63.Historic Berkhamsted. Berkhamsted is a lively town set in a valley of the Chiltern hills with a history going back beyond Saxon times. Its claim to fame includes strong royal, literary and teaching connections.’
So, Berkhamsted Town Council opens its 'Berkhamsted Heritage Walk' leaflet. This partners the 32 blue plaques that have recently been installed on some of the town's most significant buildings. It was outside the Saxon fort that became Berkhamsted castle that William the Conqueror was finally handed the English crown in 1066. Still remaining after a thousand years are the substantial earthworks on which the Norman castle was built. The favourite home of the Black Prince, who honeymooned here with the Fair Maid of Kent, Geoffrey Chaucer was once its Clerk of Works.
Berkhamsted School was founded in 1541. Hymnist and poet, William Cowper was born in the Rectory here, less than two hundred years before Graham Greene was born at Berkhamsted School. James Barrie often stayed here and the children who lived in that house were the inspiration for Peter Pan. A few doors down the High Street Clementine Hozier lived and went to the Girls' school, now part of the co-educational Berkhamsted Collegiate School. She became the wife of Sir Winston Churchill.
Some of the many distinguished Old Berkhamstedians include Claude Cockburn, Peter Quennell, Richard Mabey, Michael Meacher and Robin Knox-Johnston. The valley route north through Berkhamsted has always been of major importance. Originally part of an ancient Roman road (Akeman Street) it became a turnpike and major route to the north.
The Grand Junction, now the Grand Union canal was opened through Berkhamsted in 1798. Up until the Second World War, the canal was a principal artery of the industrial revolution linking London with the West Midlands. The 'Father of Inland Navigation', the Duke of Bridgewater, who inspired the canal system in England, had his home 'up on the hill', at Ashridge.
Then, of course, the railway came. Berkhamsted is less than 40 minutes from London, Euston. Around £12 will buy you access to London and the whole of its underground and bus transport system for a day.
The Berkhamsted area
Champneys Tring is 15 min drive. www.champneys.com
The Rex, 'the best little cinema in Britain' is worth a visit. www.therexcinemaberkhamsted.com
Annual Graham Green festival takes place in Berkhamsted. www.grahamgreenebt.org
Other attractions: Whipsnade Zoo, Ashridge Managment Collage, Ashirdge estate (Natinal Trust), Chiltern Hils,
How to get there
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Building upon its historic roots (see below) modern Berkhamsted is a thriving centre of retail commerce, supported by a wide range of other business services. Served by the West coast line Berkhamsted station connects London (Euston) (35 minutes 3 times an hour) and Birmingham to the north, with connections for long-distance express services further north at Watford or Milton Keynes.
Fifteen minutes driving connects the town with the M1 and M25. The airports of Heathrow and Luton are approximately an hour’s drive away.
Despite this central commercial position, Berkhamsted is surrounded on all sides with fields and countryside widely accessible to the general public.
Activities near Berkhamsted
Tennis in town
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
06 Jul 2012
I have stayed here on numerous occasions now and just love it. Everything you require is supplied in this well maintained, comfortable apartment. The High street and supermarket are very close,... more
Dear Beth it was absolute please to have you as guests at Broadwater. Thank you very much for taking the time to write the revue. :)
12 Jun 2012
My Wife & I stayed at Broadwater Apartment for 9 excellent nights, a beautiful apartment , a home away from home, an excellent location alongside Grand Union Canal, close to shops and Supermarket all 5 mins walk away, also lovely pubs along the canalside nearby.
Thank you very much for a superb review.
20 Jan 2012
This apartment is well situated in the heart of Berkhampsted, close to the railway station, with shops, pubs and restaurants within close walking distance. The Grand Union Canal is a stones throw away from the apartment, making it ideal for walks along the tow path.
We were looking for a comfortable and cosy place to stay whilst visiting friends and family in Hertfordshire and we certainly struck gold.The apartment was everything we had hoped for. The owner has thought of everything making the apartment a real home from home.The moment we walked through the door we felt at home. The apartment is bright, modern and clean and the owner, who was warm and welcoming has thought of everything, from a mobile phone for guests' to use during their stay, to a well resourced kitchen. She left us in peace to enjoy the apartment and was contactable if necessary. Even my hard to please husband could find no fault with this apartment and my teenage son said it was much better than a hotel! Some days we left the apartment much later than we intended, due to getting too comfortable on the big sofa in the lounge and we looked forward to returning to the apartment at the end of the day. We highly recommend Broadwater Apartment but a word of warning; once you stay there you may find it very hard to leave! A real quality rental!!
Thank you very much for this fantastic review. Much appreciated! :-)
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 3|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|Winter||6 Jan 13||23 Mar 13||£ 450||-||-||1 Week|
|Easter||23 Mar 13||7 Apr 13||£ 475||-||-||1 Week|
|Spring & Summer||7 Apr 13||6 Oct 13||£ 500||-||-||1 Week|
The property does not have weekend tariffs.
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
'Premium' Weeks : Easter, Bank Holidays, are available Saturday to Saturday, Christmas & New Year minimum stay 14 nights .
A pet if accepted stays at no extra cost.
Personal cheque (UK accounts only), bank transfer or PayPal. PayPal attracts a surcharge to cover costs. All bank charges are paid by the renter.
Rental rates for up to 3 people.
Minimum rental 1 week, any additional days pro rata.
Refundable damage deposit £100.00 repayable within a week from departure for rentals up to 4weeks.
For rentals over 4 weeks deposit of £450 is required for the 1st month plus £100 for each additional month.
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