Victorian Cottage in St Albans
About the home
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 lets|
|Access:||Car not necessary|
Nearest amenities: 200m
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Unsuitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|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 family bathroom|
|Furniture:||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seating for 6, Lounge seating for 6|
|Other:||Please check with the advertiser regarding linen and towels|
|Outdoors:||Balcony / Terrace, Private garden|
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
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.
There are no hidden extras - everything we provide is included in the weekly rate
The South East England / 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.
The St Albans area
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.
How to get there
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18 minutes by train from Kings Cross St Pancras
45 minutes drive from Central London and Heathrow
30 minutes drive from Luton Airport
55 minutes drive from Stanstead Airport
There are buses and trains available from Luton, Gatwick and Heathrow airports to St Albans
Activities near St Albans
Tennis in town
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
06 Mar 2013
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... more
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.
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 4|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|Main||1 Nov 12||16 Dec 12||£ 800||-||-||1 Week|
|Peak||16 Dec 12||6 Jan 13||£ 900||-||-||1 Week|
|Main||6 Jan 13||30 Jun 13||£ 800||-||-||1 Week|
|Peak||30 Jun 13||1 Sep 13||£ 900||-||-||1 Week|
|Main||1 Sep 13||15 Dec 13||£ 800||-||-||1 Week|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
A 25% deposit is payable on booking
The balance is due 6 weeks prior to arrival
There is a refundable security deposit of £300 due with the balanceEnquire now
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