4* GOLD "Stay in Chester"
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Book with Confidence! The first GOLD standard self catering accommodation in the City of Chester - AWARDED GOLD TOURIST BOARD AWARD FOR the 6th consecutive time!! The ONLY self catering in Chester to have held the award every year since it was launched.
We can take payments by bank transfer or by Credit or Debit card (our own PDQ machine not via Paypal)
Both bedrooms at Wharton Lock Apartment have luxury Balmoral beds from Hypnos, holders of a Royal Warrant, 'the most comfortable beds in the world'
4* Gold Wharton Lock Apartment with its own private balcony overlooking the Shropshire Union Canal, is set in a peaceful residential area yet close enough to walk into the centre of Chester. iPod docking, "Living Art" log fire, FreeviewTV in both master bedroom and lounge, central heating, washer/tumble dryer, blender, George Foreman Grill, dishwasher, wireless broadband internet, DVD, secure parking, fridge, freezer, microwave, oven, hob, CD player, pay as you go mobile phone (on request), games, books and local information.
This fantastic apartment is beautifully furnished and decorated and offers a perfect base for exploring Chester. The apartment has a spacious lounge looking out over the Shropshire Union Canal and is furnished with leather reclining sofa and chairs, coffee table, TV with UK and Freeview channels, CD hifi, DVD, games, books and information. Walk from the lounge through the patio door and onto the private balcony, with chairs and table, that looks out onto the canal and the Wharton Lock. Leading from the lounge there is a fully equipped kitchen complete with breakfast bar, this contains everything you may need to cater during your stay - that is if you are not tempted out by the wide variety of restaurants, wine bars and tea shops in Chester. The master bedroom has a luxury king size Balmoral Hypnos bed and en-suite shower room with double walk in shower. The second bedroom has luxury twin Balmoral Hypnos beds and double patio doors to a balcony balustrade. There is a separate bathroom with both bath and shower.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Wirral 25 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Manchester or Liverpool 45 km, Nearest railway: Chester 1 km|
|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||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
|Further details indoors|
Wharton Lock Apartment is accessed by a coded entrance door on the ground floor. The apartment itself has a secure front door that leads to a small vestibule with shoe rack and coat hooks, this in turn leads through to a spacious hallway with radiator. Here you will find information on the local area and places to see as well as details of local restaurants and take away.
The lounge is furnished with a luxury reclining leather sofa, chairs and "living art" fire for you to completely relax during your stay. There is a 32" Smart TV, DVD player, CD / MP3 / ipod docking, radiator and three coffee tables.The room is well lit by natural light, has two reading lights and main lights controlled by dimmer switch. There is a dining table and four chairs in addition to the breakfast bar and four bar chairs and of course the patio table and chairs on the balcony - to give you a wide choice of dining options during your stay.
The well equipped granite kitchen contains everything you will need during your stay. There is a four ring halogen hob, fan oven/grill, extractor fan, microwave oven, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine / tumble dryer (in separate cupboard in hallway), wine rack, spice rack, toaster, kettle, tea pot, cafetiere, t-towels and dish cloths. The kitchen comes complete with radiator, ample dishes, pans, crockery, glassware, cutlery, utensils and cookery books.
There is a large granite breakfast bar with four bar chairs, in the cupboards beneath the breakfast bar there are jigsaws, games, cards, books and magazines
The master bedroom is beautifully furnished with a Balmoral Hypnos king size bed and suedette headboard. There is a dual season, super king size, quilt so you can choose the tog value for yourself, in addition there is also a choice of duck down or hollow fibre pillows. There is also a flat screen tv with freeview.
The en suite bathroom has a large walk in shower, heated towel rail, toilet and sink. There is a shaving point and mirror and a large wall mirror.
The twin bedroom has patio doors to a balustrade balcony, it has two luxury Balmoral Hypnos single beds with dual season, double size quilts so you can choose the tog value for yourself, in addition there is also a choice of duck down or hollow fibre pillows. There is a wardrobe, bedside cupboard and light, dressing table and mirror.
The main bathroom has both bath and shower, heated towel rail, toilet, sink and large mirror
The bedroom and en suite bathroom comes equipped with all linen, towels and bedding.
|Further details outdoors|
Fantastic balcony overlooking the City Centre Canal and Lock Gates - enjoy a drink of your complimentary wine or cup of tea and watch the canal boats pull up before passing through the lock gates.
Secure parking space is included in the rental.
The low rise apartment block is surrounded by beautifully kept gardens and lawns that border the canal path.
********Please contact us even if the dates you require are already booked as we may have availability at another city centre apartments and holiday homes ************ .
Rates are for up to 4 guests
The Heart of England/Peak District
Cheshire has a wealth of pretty villages to visit, take a relaxing walk around and enjoy the traditional village shops and pubs. Visit Tarporley and pop into the Fire Station Chocolate Shop with its hand made sweets.
Take a day out to Northwich to see the Salt Museum and the renovated, rare Anderton Boat Lift.
Enjoy a drive into the Welsh countryside, with its castles, beaches and waterfalls.
Days out include Ness Gardens on the Wirral, Liverpool Capital of Culture, Manchester, Cheshire Oaks Outlet Village and much more....
The historic City of Chester is situated in the beautiful county of Cheshire - which shares borders with Shropshire, The Wirral, Lancashire and North Wales. Chester is positioned on a sandstone spur on the River Dee.
The City of Chester has a varied and fascinating history and can claim to be the only British city with such well preserved ramparts, there is a two mile walk around the original red sandstone Roman City Walls. The shopping centre of the City boasts its famous two tier shopping rows and has bars and restaurants set into the arched cellars of the buildings.
Wharton Lock Holiday Apartment is a short walk along the canalside path from the city centre of Chester. The canalside walk takes you past The Old Harkers Pub with its Real Ales and Ciders - fantastic to wash down one of their wonderful meals - the sliced roast ham, eggs and chunky chips is not to be missed!
A visit to Chester could include a day out to the world famous Chester Zoo, a boat ride on the River Dee, a meal on the Hotel Canal boat, a walk in the beautiful Grosvenor Park, a picnic in "The Meadows" by the River Dee or simply an icecream while you sit in The Groves, watchingh the ducks and swans play on the river.
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3 Nov 2013
"Excellent place to stay in Chester"
The apartment was clean, well furnished and very well equipped. The location was a little further than a 10 minute walk from the city centre but a pleasant walk along the towpath. We found the folders… More
14 Oct 2013
We stayed for a week and found it to be exactly as advertised which is unusual even down to a shopping bag. Beautifully set up with everything you need for a luxury break. Perfect location for explori… More
9 Jul 2013
"Perfectly located wonderful apartment"
Had a lovely mid-week stay in this apartment which was comfortable and furnished very well. In fact, no expense has been spared on providing quality items which makes such a refreshing change from the… More
3 Apr 2013
Excellent facilities with parking, within easy walking distance of Chester centre and train station. Ideally located with balcony overlooking the canal.Good choice of restaurants and bars nearby.… More
31 Jan 2013
"Lovely haven during a cold and icy week"
The flat was exactly as advertised - close to the centre, near all amenities. It was a perfect place to spend time with our friend from Birmingham. When the cold and snow arrived, we were warm and c… More
Thank you for taking the time to leave us a nice review of the apartment. We are very happy that, despite the cold weather, you enjoyed a warm stay in the apartment with your friend. We are fortunate to have Artichoke, Harkers and Barton Rouge just down the canal so that even in bad weather conditions it is possible to enjoy a night out. Best wishes Sandra and Graham
27 Jan 2013
"Comfortable and spacious apartment in an excellent location"
Stayed in this apartment with my husband and another couple over the new year period and it was perfect. The apartment is really well designed and has everthing you could possibly need, including som… More
We are pleased you enjoyed your New Year stay in the apartment. The nearby canal side Real Ale pub and the Indian Restaurant next door are great favourites with our guests.
29 Sep 2012
This apartment is a real home from home - well considerably tidier than my real home, but it has inspired me to have a clear out! Good location - a short walk into Chester past a number of pleasant pu… More
28 Sep 2012
"Great Apartment [--]; Location"
Ten minute stroll into Chester City Centre along the canal tow path. Great Restaurants within five minutes walk also on canal tow path. Well equipped apartment, well maintained.Helpfull owners.… More
23 Jun 2012
"A Ray of Sunshine"
This apartment smacks of the professionalism and pride of the owners, Sandra & Graham, in wanting to provide a special holiday experience to those of us who are are lucky enough to rent Wharton Court. No I'm not a relative. The accommodation was spotlessly clean, well equipped and with bales of all the holiday information you could possibly require. Chester Rows are a 15 minute walk along the canal path where you will receive an escort from the resident mallard population. The apartment also provides a perfect base, with access, within a 5 minute drive, to all countryside routes and the endless tourist haunts.
Thank you for your wonderful comments! We are so pleased you enjoyed staying at the apartment. We look forward to hearing from you again. Sandra and Graham
5 Jun 2012
"A first class apartment"
We stayed at this apartment for two weeks and could not have asked for better facilities. The place was spotless and we could not find any faults with it. It is well placed for visiting Chester city,being just a short walk along the canal path.We used public transport to visit Liverpool and surrounding areas.The furnishings were most comfortable, I would not hesitate to use this apartment again. Our thanks to Sandra and family for a most enjoyable stay.
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