House | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 15
The Townhouse is conveniently located close to all amenities of the city. Just 2 minute taxi ride in to all the main attractions Bristol has to offer.
Bristol has a thriving nightlife and is ideal location to explore the harbourside, and attractions.We accommodate families wishing to explore the region and long term bookings
There are 6 bedrooms with a mix of double and single beds. Our bathrooms are in white marble and porcelain, with bespoke sinks and led coloured showers.
Our kitchen has an extra large breakfast bar with fridge, freezer and wine cooler integrated. We also have a dishwasher induction hob and oven. We have enough cutlery and crockery, pots and pans to fully self cater. We have a very large glass bespoke table.
Our bedrooms are well equipped with e mix of singles and doubles and most with views over the city centre.
On street parking unlimited and no permits needed. There is a bus at the bottom of the road which takes 3 mins to the city centre.
Within a minute walk of the house there is the rather highly rated El Banco Bar, food available all day and eveniing, comes well recommended or if you prefer a cafe ,we have one on the opposite side of the road.
within 3 min walk there is a tesco express open til 10 pm and lots of pubs, more restaurants and takeaways.
Some of our favourite places are the Victoria Park bar and restaurant for sunday roast a 10 minute who across Victoria Park. Boca Bar for great atmosphere and the best pizza in town.
In the city centre, you can go for a night out to the hippodrome, hire a boat on the harbour. Whilst you are at the harbour there are countless shops, bars, night clubs and restaurants.
If you prefer something more up market there are 4 amazing cocktail bars which are dedicated to service and atmosphere as well as tailor made cocktails.
Alternatively, if you want to discover some of the activities bristol has to offer, there is paintballing, its a knockout, golf, cricket days,
dry slope skiing and taboganning, horse riding, the list is endless.
Within close proximity to glastonbury, wookey hole caves, chedder gorge, clevedon pier, weston super mare, brean sands and live music clubs.
|Size||Sleeps up to 15, 6 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Severn or clevedon 10 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||10 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol 12 km, Nearest railway: Temple meads 500 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Staffed property|
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (14), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 17, Lounge seats for 16|
The West Country region
The West Country / Somerset region
Bristol is a city and county in South West England, 105 miles (169 km) west of London, and 24 miles (39 km) east of Cardiff.
With an estimated population of 433,100, it is England's sixth, and the United Kingdom's eighth most populous city, one of the group of English Core Cities and the most populous city in South West England. It received a Royal Charter in 1155 and was granted County status in 1373. From the 13th century, for half a millennium, it ranked amongst the top three English cities after London, alongside York and Norwich, on the basis of tax receipts, until the rapid rise of Liverpool, Birmingham and Manchester during the Industrial Revolution in the latter part of the 18th century. It borders the counties of Somerset and Gloucestershire, and is also located near the historic cities of Bath to the south east and Gloucester to the north. The city is built around the River Avon, and it also has a short coastline on the Severn Estuary, which flows into the Bristol Channel.
Bristol is the largest centre of culture, employment and education in the region. Its prosperity has been linked with the sea since its earliest days. The commercial Port of Bristol was originally in the city centre before being moved to the Severn Estuary at Avonmouth; Royal Portbury Dock is on the western edge of the city boundary. In more recent years the economy has depended on the creative media, electronics and aerospace industries, and the city centre docks have been regenerated as a centre of heritage and culture.
Archaeological finds believed to be 60,000 years old, discovered at Shirehampton and St Annes, provide "evidence of human activity" in the Bristol area from the Palaeolithic era. There are Iron Age hill forts near the city, at Leigh Woods and Clifton Down on the side of the Avon Gorge, and on Kingsweston Hill, near Henbury. During the Roman era there was a settlement, Abona, at what is now Sea Mills, connected to Bath by a Roman road, and another at the present-day Inns Court. There were also isolated Roman villas and small Roman forts and settlements throughout the area. The town of Brycgstow (Old English, "the place at the bridge")existed by the beginning of the 11th century, and under Norman rule acquired one of the strongest castles in southern England.
Bristol Bridge seen across the harbour. The area around the original junction of the River Frome with the River Avon, adjacent to the original Bristol Bridge and just outside the town walls, was where the port began to develop in the 11th century. By the 12th century Bristol was an important port, handling much of England's trade with Ireland. In 1247 a new stone bridge was built, which was replaced by the current Bristol Bridge in the 1760s, and the town was extended to incorporate neighbouring suburbs, becoming in 1373 a county in its own right. During this period Bristol also became a centre of shipbuilding and manufacturing. Bristol was the starting point for many important voyages, notably John Cabot's 1497 voyage of exploration to North America.
The Bristol area
Bristol Zoo Gardens – Get up close with over 450 species of animals and see how this incredible zoo is working to conserve mammals, amphibians and insects around the world.
Brunel’s ss Great Britain – Take a trip back through time as you explore the authentically-restored decks of Brunel’s great propeller-driven ship.
Tyntesfield National Trust - Wander the sympathetically-restored rooms of this Victorian country mansion and explore the stunning grounds and gardens of the estate.
The Lido - A classic Victorian outdoor pool with 21st-century facilities, done up to high ecological standards with a nod to nostalgia and a touch of real flair. The pool is solar-heated and there's also a hot tub, a sauna, an Observer-recommended restaurant and more.
Cabot Circus, Bristol’s newest city centre shopping development, features over 120 new shops, including 15 major flagship stores. 25 cafes and restaurants provide ample choice for resting weary feet and a new 13-screen Showcase Cinema de Lux brings the best of Hollywood to the city. The development is also incredibly easy to get to thanks to its convenient location at the end of the M32 and state-of-the-art car park providing 2,600 spaces.
Right next door to Cabot Circus you will find over 300 high street shops and department stores in the bustling Broadmead area. In addition to shops and restaurants, you will find all of the handy services that you might expect on the high street, including banks, building societies and cafes.
A popular precinct within Broadmead is The Mall Bristol, offering a great selection of high street stores, independent shops, cafes and restaurants all under one roof. A multi-storey car park adjacent to the shopping complex means that city centre visitors can easily access The Mall Bristol, Broadmead and Cabot Circus.
Bristol has an outstanding clubbing scene and regularly attracts top name DJs and acts. Bristol's main night-life areas are around the harbourside, along Whiteladies Road and Park Street, and Corn Street and the Old City.
Walking and Guided Tours
Bristol and South West Tour Guides offer groups a wide variety of informative and entertaining walking and coach tours in Bristol and Bath, The Cotswolds, The Wye Valley and Somerset, Wiltshire and Devon. Regular guided walks include the Bristol Highlights walk, Bristol's Historic Wine Merchants, the Clifton Walk and Medieval Bristol.
Bristol Highlights Walk - Discover the harbour, old town and city centre every Saturday from April - late September. Meet at 11am at the black beetle statue in Anchor Square. Other walks available by arrangement for groups include Clifton, Redcliffe, and the slave trade trail.
Bristol Pirate Walks - Join Pete the Pirate for a 2 hour guided walking tour of Bristol's historic harbour-side. Learn about Bristol's 16th, 17th and 18th century maritime past and its history of discovery, trade, slavery and piracy. Walks take place at 2pm on Saturdays and Sundays from the black beetle statue in Anchor Square.
Clifton Suspension Bridge - Enjoy an entertaining guided tour and walk of Brunel's great Clifton Suspension Bridge. Free guided tours are provided on Sunday afternoons from Easter to mid-September. Meet/start at 3.00pm at the Clifton toll booth.
Walk Bristol - Enjoy a guided tour around Bristol's ancient Old City by Bristol experts, with entertaining, enlightening and educational commentary along the way.
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1 Sep 2014
"Do not stay here"
Do not stay here. Deposit was not returned to our party despite the damage being caused by previous occupier. Not recommended to anyone!… More
27 Aug 2014
"Shhhh... weird customer service and a bit run down."
Do you sometimes think it would be nice to pay hundreds/thousands of pounds to be watched by the creepy man in the basement? If so this place is utopia. There are notices all over the house advising y… More
1 Jul 2014
"Great size and location, no good for any noise!"
We booked this house for a hen do because of great location and ability to accommodate a large group. The house was in ok condition, but the kitchen needed a thorough clean when we arrived due to very… More
1 Apr 2014
"Large and convenient but not suitable for rowdy guests"
We were a stag group of 18 lads. The property is a good find. Nice kitchen, comfortable sleeping arrangements, easy parking. Going out to the city center is walkable and it's very quick to get to… More
13 Aug 2013
"amazing house so close to town"
we arrived a the townhouse and were greeted warmly by the owners, who gave us plenty of information on pubs clubs and activities... the house has great facilities and all of us could dine together. th… More
21 May 2013
"Mixed feelings - mostly good though"
Weird that the last review was also from someone staying in May who basically has similar feedback to what I was going to leave (though they were quite a bit more negative!)20 of us went for my sister… More
18 May 2013
"Terrible experience: unreliable owners & bathroom out of order"
I'll start with the positives: centrally located, clean house, spacious enough for 20 guests.However, I would NOT advise staying here. The owners were absolutely TERRIBLE at responding to emails … More
25 Jul 2012
"Great House for a Hen Weekend"
I recently organised a hen weekend at this townhouse and it was fab! The house was ideal and very true to the photos. The living areas are large, the Kitchen is new and well equipped, the bedrooms are clean and the bathrooms are also new and very modern. Most correspondence with the owners is via email and text however we found them to be extremely helpful. Our damage deposit was returned in full and on time as promised. The townhouse is close to the city centre/bars/clubs and there are plenty of daytime activities available ('It's a Knockout' is a great activity for Hen/Stag groups). All the girls thoroughly enjoyed the weekend.
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