A modern purpose-built one bedroom apartment with balcony located in the centre of Bristol. Sleeps 4. The apartment is located above Quakers Friars with its exclusive restaurants and shops. The balcony overlooks a private roof garden so the apartment is really quiet even though it is in the city centre. Lift access to all floors.
The apartment is normally used by the owner two nights a week but is available from Thursday evening to Tuesday morning for long weekend breaks (minimum 2 nights) and ocassionally for longer periods (see availability calendar). The apartment will be professionally serviced before your stay. It is the ideal base for sightseeing, shopping or visiting your son/daughter at university.
Open plan lounge / kitchen / diner with sofa bed for additional guests (by arrangement). Bedroom has a king size bed with large closet and hotel safe for vauables. Modern bathroom with bath/shower. Other features include 42" flat screen TV/DVD/Sky+, WiFi, dishwasher and washer/dryer.
The balcony has an outdoor table and two chairs for dining al fresco.
Parking is available within the building on request (at extra cost). There is direct access from the car park to to the apartment via the lift.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol Airport 14 km, Nearest railway: Bristol Temple Meads 1.5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
Bristol is the largest city in the South West of England and apart from the city's own attractions, it is an excellent base to visit the beautiful Somerset and Gloucester countryside and other famous towns in the locality. These include the historic cities of Bath, Wells and Glastonbury, together with the seaside towns of Weston-Super-Mare and Clevedon.
The beautiful Cotswold countryside and the Forest of Dean is within an hour's drive. Bristol is in easy reach of South Wales via the Severn Bridges. Cardiff is also less than an hour's drive.
Bristol is a lively city with many attractions, and a huge choice of restaurants, bars and excellent shops.
Brunel's SS Great Britain and Clifton Suspension Bridge are well worth a visit. There are numerous museums and galleries, including the Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, At-Bristol and the new M Shed. There is also the Blue Reef Aquarium and Bristol Zoo and Gardens.
During the year, Bristol hosts many festivals (see below).
Bristol has some lovely parks, including the Castle Park directly opposite the apartment, where you can take a leisurely riverside walk down to harbour.
There are many excellent shops in Bristol including the award winning Cabot Circus and the adjacent Quakers Friars with its exclusive range of brands including Harvey Nichols, Apple Store, Ted Baker, Fat Face, Crew and Kurt Geiger (to name a few). Both Cabot Circus and Quakers Friars are less that a one minute walk from the apartment.
A fantastic choice of restaurants are within a five minute walk from the apartment. These include: Carluccios, Brasserie Blanc, Piccolinos, Cafe Rouge, Giraffe, Yo Sushi, La Tasca, Nandos, Zizzis and the restaurant/bar at Harvey Nichols. For snacks and refreshments there is a Costa Coffee, Cafe Nero, Patisserie Valerie, Krispy Kreme and others nearby.
Cinema De Lux is located in Cabot Circus with 13 screens and two exclusive "Directors Hall" complete with reclining leather chairs and order-in-your seat concessions.
A late night Tesco and Sainsbury's are within a few minutes walk if you decide to stay in and eat.
The apartment has excellent transport links - 5 minute taxi ride or 20 minute walk to Temple Meads Station and a 25 minute taxi ride to Bristol Airport.
BRISTOL FESTIVALS 2014
Bristol Jazz And Blues Festival - 7-9 March
Bristol 10K - 11 May
VegFest Bristol 2014 - 23-25 May
Foodies Festival - 11-13 July
Bristol Cycle Festival - July
Bristol Pride - 12 July
Bristol Thai Festival – 26-27 July
Bristol Harbour Festival – 18-20 July
International Balloon Fiesta – 7-10 August
Bristol Kite Festival - September
Bristol Half Marathon - 21 September
Cary Grant Festival - 11-12 October