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Victorian Cottage in St Albans

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 4 reviews

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

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

This pretty Victorian cottage is located on a quiet road in the peaceful Bernards Heath area of St Albans, just 12 minutes walk from both the Thameslink Station and town centre.

There is an open plan living/dining room, modern kitchen and bathroom and two good sized bedrooms with a king size double bed and bunk beds in the second bedroom.

At the rear is a private garden with lawn and decking with table and chairs for 4 people

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 200 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Luton Airport 10 km, Nearest railway: St Albans Thameslink 700 m
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
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, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Having stayed in many holiday properties and serviced apartments ourselves, we have tried to take the best of our experiences and provide somewhere that has everything you are likely to need.

The living/dining room is open plan and has comfy, predominantly leather seating sofa/armchair seating and a dining table that easily sits 6. A log burner stove and some touches with soft furnishings make the room feel very homely. There is also a TV and DVD player, CD and radio player and wifi.

The kitchen is modern and well equipped with plenty of crockery and cutlery, along with lots of cooking utensils, pots and pans.

The bedrooms are a both a good size and the master bedroom has a king size bed with storage for clothes etc. The window looks out to the front.

The second bedroom has vunk beds - both full size single along with storage space. The window looks over the rear garden..

The bathroom has a modern white suite and a large bath with shower over.

The house has central heating and the bathroom also has underfloor heating.

Outside there is a private garden too.

Further details outdoors

The garden is lawned with a few flowering plants and a decked area that has outdoor table and chairs for 4 people.

There is on street parking and no permits are required.

As we are located within 12 minutes walk of both the mainline station and town centre a car isn't essential

Further details

On arrival our manager will meet you to show you around and answer any questions

We provide a welcome hamper with some basic supplies

For stays of longer than 10 days we provide a house clean and linen change

Although we are suitable for children and have a cot, we do have a steep staircase which may not be ideal for some toddlers.

The top bunk isn't suitable for children under the age of around 7 years.

The Hertfordshire region

The proximity to London, with all it has to do and see, makes it a good base to travel from as it's just 18 minutes by train into Kings Cross St Pancras, making work communiting, sightseeing or catching a West End show very easy.

There are also trains from our other station to Watford where there's abundant shopping.

In the vicinity, are Woburn Abbey and Safari Park, Hatfield House, Knebworth House and Whipsnade Zoo.

St. Albans

St Albans is an old market town in Hertfordshire, around 30 miles north of central London. It dates back to Roman times when it was called Verulamium.

Nowadays, it's has a thriving centre with a range of old buildings. There is the Abbey, clock tower and buildings dating back to Tudor times in the old centre.

There are a good range of shops with supermarkets and many well known high street storage, plus some boutiques or more unusual shops. There's a twice weekly bustling market at which you can find far more than just food and a monthly farmers market where you can buy local produce.

St Albans is known to have more pubs than anywhere else in the UK per person, so there's somewhere for everyone, from the olde worlde traditional pubs, sleek modern bars and practically everything in between. Many of these also do food. Restaurants of all types are found all over town, but many in the centre and most styles of cuisine are catered for, as are most budgets.

The Alban Arena has events from films, to shows to concerts and there are a couple of museums, one about the town and the other about the old Roman town.

There are several parks including the large Verulum park that has some roman remains, along with lots of open space, a playground and summer water park, lake and cafe.

St Albans also has sports facilities including a swimming pool, tennis courts, golf and lovely countryside for walking in.

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Review 1-4 of 4

19 Aug 2014


"We have had a great stay in St. Albans !"

We stayed at this beautiful location for a whole week with our two kids (1 and 3 years old). The house has all the facilities you need, great beds and a very nice bathroom. It is located in a very fri… More

9 Apr 2014


"First Class Holiday Rental"

I have stayed at this holiday rental twice. The first time for a week and the second time for approximately 2 months. I cannot recommend it highly enough. It is like home from home. It is perfectly si… More

10 Sep 2013


"Lovely property in a lovely spot!"

My family enjoyed a weeks' stay at Boundary Rd in August. The house was exactly as described and met all our needs. We would definitely rent again and both the owner and the house manager were a delight to deal with.
My two year old and four year old managed well on the steep staircase, so although it did require a bit of extra supervision it wasn't a major problem for us.

6 Mar 2013


""A Perfect Cosy Cottage - beautifully furnished and we hope to return!""

Dear Rachel and David -We were absolutely delighted when we arrived at your gorgeous cottage. I flew in from Phuket to meet up with my son and granddaughter to spend Christmas with them – and your … More

Dear Sue,
Thank you so much for your review and I am so pleased that you all had such a special Christmas. We'd be delighted to have you back any time.
Best wishes

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