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Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

Excellently located in a spectacular listed building, this charming, first-floor apartment is set within the city walls of Chester. With a welcoming double bedroom, a well-equipped kitchen and a cosy lounge, this wonderful property has everything you might need for a romantic getaway. With lots of things to see and do in the local area such as the unusual architecture of Chester, the world renowned zoo and the excellent shopping district, visitors will be spoiled for choice.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms
Access Car advised
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Utilities Dishwasher, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (1)
Access Parking
Further details

Electric heaters. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with Freeview, video, DVD player, CD player. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 1 car. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 5 mins walk.

The Heart of England/Peak District

Chester is a beautiful and historic border city. Walk its ancient walls, discover the Roman remains and experience 21st Century shopping in the unique half-timbered medieval 'Rows' at the city's heart. Cruise the river, visit the cathedral or explore Ch

Chester

Often described as 'the jewel of the North-West of England', Chester is one of the most fascinating cities in the region. Within a small area inside the city, there are architectural examples from every time period, including Roman walls and an amphitheatre, medieval churches, Elizabethan timber-framed town houses, Georgian terraces, Victorian restorations and 21st Century design. In addition to its unusual buildings, the city also offers numerous activities to keep visitors amused including an exciting shopping precinct, Grosvenor Park and walks along the River Dee. Slightly further a field are the stunning Welsh mountains and incredible coastline – ideal for swimming, water-sports, or simply sunbathing. Also home to a number of castles, golf courses and pretty market towns, this charming city has something for everyone's taste and budget.

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Review 1-10 of 11

18 Aug 2014

5/5

"5 Albion Mews"

A clean comfortable & well eqipped apartment in a great location. On-site parking definitely a plus.… More

13 Jun 2014

4/5

"Almost Wonderful"

Perfectly situated very near to the city walls and therefore ideally placed for access to the city centre and river walks, 5 Albion Place has it all - or almost all - for the experienced and independe… More

13 Sep 2012

4/5

"Everything we expected"

The property was central to the town, river & all amenities...it was clean, warm & comfortable with everything provided. Situated just off the Walls & close to the "famous" Albion Public Hou… More

9 Sep 2012

5/5

"Home from Home in the City of Chester"

A good central location for Chester and North Wales.The accommodation was comfortable with a good kitchen and nice amenities.Parking available but the space allocated to this accommodation is a bit ti… More

2 Jun 2012

5/5

"Great apartment in excellent location"

My wife and I stayed here for a week and found it to be excellent but we were disappointed on arrival to find a note stating that the TV had broken the previous day and would be replaced as soon as possible. Having had a similar experience abroad (when nothing was done throughout our stay), we were doubtful that this would be resolved quickly but were surprised and delighted when, after an hour, the lady owner (I forget her name) knocked on the door with a new replacement TV which was quickly set up and working. I would like to thank her again for being so diligent.

As stated in the property description, everything needed was provided and in good condition. Often overlooked basics such as tea, coffee, sugar and salt were even provided which we thought was helpful. There is a good Tesco Express just round the corner so no problem getting essential supplies.

The parking was rather tight but not too bad as the car park was not full, however the parking bay is under a cherry tree which resulted in a deluge of sticky petals all over my car.

Best of all was the central location as this was our first visit to Chester and, although we knew it was within the city walls, we were pleasantly surprised how convenient it was for walking virtually anywhere.

The nearby Albion pub had reasonable beers but the WW1 food was a great disappointment (corned beef hash with virtually no corned beef) and fairly expensive for what it was. Still worth a visit though as only 100 yards away and nice ambience.

Mobile internet (i.e. GPRS/3G) reception in Chester is generally poor so wi-fi would have been a great bonus, but we found a number of pubs provide free wi-fi so this was not such a problem.

The only negative note was the bathroom which, although well equipped, had a carpet (never a good idea with damp areas) and a rather noisy extractor fan. Also the towels had a slight musty smell and probably just needed boiling.

Overall this apartment is strongly recommended for couples but, despite the sofa bed in the lounge, it might be awkward for more than two people.

23 Aug 2011

4/5

"Excellent but maybe only for the English"

Excellent location. Great facilities down to pepper, salt and kitchen knives. Wi-fi would have been nice. Cons were no direct contact with caretaker, and a need to read through appliance manuals if yo… More

11 Nov 2010

5/5

"Excellent apartment"

Very clean & well furnished,kitchen well equiped for all your requirements.Convenient for the city centre & bus routeWe really enjoyed our stay,… More

7 Nov 2010

5/5

"Absolutely incredible, 5 star review."

It was probably the nicest vacation flat that we've ever rented. We just came back from Sicily yesterday and we were discussing our next adventure. Both my husband and I said we would go back to … More

15 Sep 2010

5/5

"Great apartment"

This apartment was in an ideal location to explore Chester, located by the city wall and a short walk from the river,plus convenient for shopping. We found both the apartment and Chester itself fantas… More

3 Dec 2009

5/5

"Fabulous"

This apartment is a little gem, tucked away just off the main streets. Very clean, very comfortable, very spacious and a perfect place for a spot of retail therapy and exploration in lovely Chester. L… More

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  • 6 Years listed

Calendar last updated:03 Sep 2014

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