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Douglas Cottage

Certificate of Excellence 2014

from £104 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

Excellent 5/5 Score from 22 reviews

from £104 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

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Douglas Cottage designed & built by Chester`s renowned architech John Douglas

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House / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 35 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Douglas Cottage is a grade II listed cottage within the City of Chester, designed by the renowned Architect John Douglas. Being of a fascinating fairytale gothic design it features sandstone faced walls with spires and turrets, an Architect’s dream.

You will immediately be struck by the remarkably high quality of accommodation comprising of:-

A most attractive living room with original mullion windows and outstanding fireplace.

Dining room with heavy oak banqueting table and antique oak furniture and double gothic type doors opening to a lovely patio area.

A pristine superbly equipped kitchen with an adjoining utility area and toilet facilities.

A winding staircase leads to the upper floors which feature three immaculately presented comfortable bedrooms with memory foam mattresses, all single beds by Tempur.

On the first floor there is the master bedroom and the single bedroom. Both rooms share the beautiful main bathroom with shower bath and fully tiled walls.

On the top floor is the twin bedroom which has a superbly appointed on-suite shower room.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach 35 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Liverpool 40 km, Nearest railway: Chester 750 m
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Double beds (1), Single beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden
Access Parking
Further details indoors

You will arrive at Douglas Cottage to find it carefully prepared by the owner and in immaculate condition.

Every detail – the decor and furnishings, local pictures and wall hanging adorn the walls, lamps and clocks etc. makes Douglas Cottage the perfect place to stay and relax.

Further details outdoors

Parking is on-street 'Permit Parking' – permits will be supplied for the duration of your stay

Further details

Further Details

All linen and towels (1bath and 1 hand towel per guest) are provided.

End of stay cleaning is included in the rental price but guests are expected to leave the property in a clean and tidy order.


Strictly no smoking and no naked flames ie candles. No pets. No hen or stag parties.

The Cheshire region

Visit Chester & Cheshire and you'll find a region bursting with character and diversity. Whatever your taste and requirements, whatever excites you, relaxes you, or inspires you, make Chester & Cheshire your destination to escape the ordinary.

North Wales has many family attractions from steam trains to cultural festivals and agricultural shows to family fun days. The area also offers a wide range of activities including walking, cycling, fishing, golf and watersports to name but a few.

Chester City Centre

Douglas Cottage is located in the heart of Chester city centre which has a number of things to see and do to keep everyone busy. If you fancy browsing the high street stores the excellent shopping facilities offer something for everyone. Enjoy a relaxing meal or drink, take a walk and explore the fantastic eye-catching scenery. One of the most impressive attractions is the Rows, two-tier shopping galleries which date from the Middle Ages.

The Groves and the river Dee are just two minutes walk away, great for walks on the meadows and river cruises. Located just yards away are The famous Chester City Baths, one of the oldest public city baths in the Country, and Grosvenor Park with its miniature railway set in the beautiful park surroundings. Also nearby is the Roman amphitheatre.

On the banks of the River Dee is the Chester Racecourse, also known as The Roodee and sees many large race meetings throughout the year.

A visit to the Blue Planet Aquarium is a voyage of discovery that will provide amusement and entertainment for all ages.

Chester Zoo is the UK's number one zoo. Open all year round it offers a fun and stimulating day out for all ages and sees over one million visitors every year.

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Review 1-10 of 22

29 Mar 2015


"Unforgettable cottage with very high standards."

Very individual styled house with a surprise in every room.Extremely clean and comfortable condition throughout.Small but well equipped kitchen and a useful welcome pack was presented.The owners were … More

2 Oct 2014


"Fantastic location and gorgeous cottage and very attentive owners."

Fantastic location. Douglas Cottage was spotless. Gorgeous cottage with every facility including wifi. Andy and Barbara were very welcoming and at the end of a phone to answer our queries. Lovely welc… More

30 Sep 2014


"Unbeatable for welcome, comfort , and cleanliness."

Our second visit to Douglas cottage was a huge success, (first visit Dec 2012). From the warm welcome Andrew and Barbara gave us to the cosy atmosphere of the cottage everything was just as we remem… More

8 Aug 2014


"Lovely cottage, great location"

Stayed 3 nights early August. Just two of us and cottage lived up to expectations set by pictures. Great for two, OK size for 4 but would be tight on space for any more.A lot of care and thought has g… More

4 Aug 2014


"Just perfect, thank you!"

Thanks to Barbara and Andrew for welcoming us warmly to your cottage. It was a perfect way to spend our last week of travels before returning to Australia. We were back home visiting Chester to see fa… More

16 Jul 2014


"PERFECT except the parking situation"

We had a very friendly welcome, the house was very clean in a TOP condition and ( city) location. Not cheap but it`s the money worth. This place is highly recommendable for a family with two kids.… More

Douglas Cottage has a superb central location within Chester City centre, few yards from all amenities and attractions eg shops, restaurants, Grosvernor Park, River Dee, Roman amphitheatre, famous rows etc. Therefore parking is by permit supplied at no extra cost ( guests must display the permit in the car windscreen )

A warm welcome awaits you at Douglas Cottage

27 May 2014


"Beautiful, amazing cottage in the centre of Chester"

We have just stayed at Douglas Cottage for 3 nights. We were met by Barabara & Dave, the cottage exceeds the photo's on the holiday lettings website.It is very beautiful, and pristine. You feel… More

15 May 2014


"excellent cottage set in a good location"

Very welcoming owners to greet us when we got there, left us a breakfast hamper for us to enjoy and the holiday accommodation itself was excellent. We have recommended to our friends and family and … More

8 May 2014


"Fantastic Cottage!"

We stayed at the cottage for 2 nights in May. The cottage is in a fantastic location in Chester city centre. It had everything we needed and more. The cottage was extremely welcoming and comfortable a… More

17 Apr 2014


"Exceptional Accommodation near the centre of Chester"

Having grown up in Chester, I recognised the exterior of this charming character property and was impressed by the comments of other reviewers. My wife, teenage daughter and I stayed there for a wee… More

Review 1-10 of 22

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    Barbara & Andrew Y.

    • 2 Years listed

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    Calendar last updated:05 Apr 2015

    Based in United Kingdom

    Languages spoken
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