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The Red House

Certificate of Excellence 2014

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 58 reviews

Bruges folk museum, 20 paces from house.

Townhouse | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

The only self catering property in Bruges that has been awarded a Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence. This attractive fully renovated three bed house is located in the very heart of the historical and medieval town of Bruges. It is situated within easy walking distance of the central market square and the historical, gastronomic and cultural highlights of Bruges whilst still being in a quiet neighbourhood close to the windmill flanked canal. Optional secure garage parking is available if required

However if you fancy a change of scenery there are many seaside resorts within a half hour drive. Alternatively using Bruges as a base you may want to strike out to Brussels, Ypres, Ghent or beyond.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Zeebrugge 10 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 200 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Brussels 90 km, Nearest railway: Bruges 1 km
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General Central heating, TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 6
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Bicycles available
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

There is a selection of board games, books and DVDs for your use.

To keep costs down linen and towels are not provided and guests are required to bring their own.

TV only plays DVDs

Further details outdoors

There is a small secluded patio garden in which you can dine 'al fresco'.

Secure garage parking is available for an extra £4.50 per day of your stay.

Further details

To keep costs down we do not supply linen.

The West Flanders region

Flanders is the Flemish part of Belgium. Dutch is the official language although most people speak excellent English. An area steeped in history with many beautiful medieval cities. You can visit the award winning and thought provoking war museums or the many art galleries and magnificent churches.

On the other hand you may just want to chill out on the 40km of white sandy beaches. Horse riding, cycling, sand yachting and water sports can all be catered for.

Belgium is famous for its beer and chocolate not to mention lace; all these can be found in Flanders. Belgians enjoy their food and there are more Michelin star restaurants in Belgium than in France!

Bruges

Bruges has been described as the 'Venice of the north'. This medieval city has been perfectly preserved and the network of canals and bridges criss crossed with cobbled streets will transport you back 500 years. Small bars and restaurants abound where you can sample the delights of local food or try some of the 300 Belgian beers.

A short walk around the magnificent churches and ancient monuments not to mention the labyrinth of small streets will make you understand how the entire city centre was recently declared a world heritage site. You can take a boat tour of the city's canals or a horse and carriage ride through the network of picturesque streets. Many people just enjoy getting lost and stumbling upon some hidden gem.

Cycling is a very good way to explore the city as well as the surrounding villages. If the children fancy a change of scenery a trip to the local dolphinarium and theme park is a must. The white sandy beaches of Blankenburg, Zebrugge and Ostend are only a few miles away, as is the exclusive resort town of Knokke Hiest.. Whilst a car is convenient for travelling around Bruges and Flanders it is not necessary as the public transport system is very well organized and easy to use.

There are many festivals and pageants throughout the year, making every season special. The Tourist Information bureau will have information on all of these.

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Review 1-10 of 58

18 Aug 2014

5/5

"Superb"

We really enjoyed this very well and thoughtfully equipped house. The street is central, really 2 mins walk to the Market Place, but very quiet.We enjoyed using the bikes to cycle around the countrysi… More

13 Jul 2014

5/5

"A wonderful base for a break in Bruges"

Our second visit to The Red House, this time with our son and his family. Once again we thoroughly enjoyed our visit, both to Bruges and The Red House. Everything was clean and to our liking, and the… More

9 Jun 2014

5/5

"Superb!"

What a fantastic house in a fantastic location, easy to get to especially with the one way system around Bruges and being able to park the car in the secure garage was a definite bonus.The walk into t… More

4 Jun 2014

5/5

"Stayed he with my family in May 2014 and had a great time."

Booking was easy and details before we traveled were provided in a timely and friendly manner. On arrival we found the accommodation easily using Satnav, access was easy with the electronic keypad and… More

1 May 2014

5/5

"A Lovely House - Great Value"

I've stayed here about 4 times. We love the Red House. The English owner (Richard) is extremely helpful, efficient and professional. A pretty, quiet area. An authentic experience of staying in an… More

20 Apr 2014

5/5

"The Red House is Amazing"

Meant to write this review ages ago but somehow it slipped my mind. Richard and Elizabeth Maddox have the perfect house for anyone to visit Bruges. It is in St. Anna, which is a slightly more removed … More

28 Mar 2014

5/5

"The perfect break with lots to see and time to relax"

Booking this trip was easy and Richard was brilliant at answering any questions I had.The Red House is beautiful with all you need for a relaxing break away. The main bedroom is beautifully peaceful … More

22 Mar 2014

4/5

"Comfortable ,well equipped house in excellent position to explore Bruges on foot or cycles."

My husband and I enjoyed this 'home from home' as a relaxing and economical base from which to explore Bruges and district in our own car which was safely garaged!… More

3 Feb 2014

5/5

"So good, we've been there twice!"

Yet again, the perfect place to stay - clean, tidy and well equipped, the location is ideal, very central but with the feeling of being in a peaceful village too - it completes the holiday, making it … More

5 Jan 2014

5/5

"Excellent Place to Stay"

This was our third visit to the Red House in Bruges, once in the summer of 2009 and recently for new year 2011/12 and 2013/14. This property never disappoints, immaculately kept with a whole host of c… More

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Richard M.

  • 6 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:29 Sep 2014

Based in United Kingdom

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