Port House Apartment
Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
• Comfortable Cotswolds touring base • Flexible booking • Convenient village & countryside location • No need to drive • London 90 mins by train from Stroud • AONB • Country pubs & restaurants • Waitrose & Multi-award winning farmer's market in Stroud, best in the UK
• We aim to answer 100% of enquiries within 48 hours, & answer almost all within two working hours.
• Please see reviews for all our properties on Trip Advisor - Top Rated in Stroud for Port House & Apartment 2013
• Cosy one bedroom ground floor apartment for two with luxurious bathroom, petite living room with kitchen & breakfast bar, and double sofabed for additional guest. Flexible booking periods. Situated in Brimscombe in the Golden Valley, convenient for local stores, pub, takeaway & canal walks starting at the former Brimscombe Port opposite. Quality bed with 100% cotton linen. Choice of feather or hypoallergenic duvets and pillows. Fluffy white towels, robes and slippers. Full Sky + HD TV package, flat screen TV, wireless internet.
Flexible booking - any day start, choose how many nights you would like to stay (check exclusions, single night supplements & standard discounts below).
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest railway: Stroud Station, mainline to London 3.7 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 3, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Further details indoors|
Flexible booking periods. All bed linen is 100% cotton, and the mattresses are high quality for a comfortable night's sleep. 100% cotton dust mite proof barrier cases on mattresses and pillows. The bathroom includes an over bath shower. Wireless internet access is available (bring your own laptop), and full Sky satellite package (movies, music, sports, children's tv) provided. Travel cot and highchair available (cot linen not provided).
Basic items such as toiletries, washing up liquid, are provided for at least the initial 2 or 3 days, also milk, tea/coffee/sugar/biscuits on arrival.
Port House Apartment occupies part of the ground floor of the larger main house, and is accessed via a separate side entrance from the street. There is an interconnecting door from the Apartment reception room to the hallway of the main house, which is locked on both sides when the two parts of the property are occupied seperately.
Equally suited to the leisure and business visitor.
|Further details outdoors|
Convenience store, takeaway, post office, one minute. Pub three minutes. Indian restaurant walking distance of ten minutes. Bus stop for Stroud and other villages two minutes.
The restoration of the Cotswold Canals - the Stroudwater Navigation (7 miles/12km) and the Thames and Severn Canal (29 miles/46km) - will see the connection of England's two greatest rivers; the Thames and the Severn for the first time in over seventy years, a very exciting and interesting time for the area. Further information may be obtained from The Cotswolds Canals Trust, Bell House.
Street parking directly outside the apartment.
The area is perfect for walkers and cyclists. The facilities and location are ideal for the business traveller
No hidden costs - all inclusive rates. Your stay may begin on any available day outside of peak booking periods.
25% deposit required to secure booking (subject to £200 minimum deposit). Balance payable two months prior to arrival. Credit/debit card payments accepted. Security deposit not required. Cancellation policy detailed in terms & conditions - copy sent with booking form on enquiry.
The property is available from 4pm on the day of arrival, until 10am on the day of departure. Some flexibility dependant on season and day of arrival - please enquire.
Travel cot, high chair and door gate are available. Please request at time of booking (cot linen not provided unless specifially requested).
Hypoallergenic duvets and pillows available - please request at time of booking.
Well behaved dogs welcome (not on the bed please). Other pets considered, please enquire.
Wi-Fi network shared between Port House & Port House Apartment.
The Central England/Cotswolds region
The Cotswolds are well known for breathtaking rolling countryside, gentle hillsides ('...wolds') and sleepy 'typically English' villages. This region is an area popular with both the English themselves and all visitors.
Port House provides an ideal base for visits throughout the region including the spa towns of Bath and Cheltenham, and historic Cirencester, Gloucester, Bristol, Oxford and Stratford-upon-Avon....
Bath, a designated World Heritage Site, is one of Britain's most beautiful and historically significant cities; The Regency Spa town of Cheltenham is a significant venue for art/music/literature festivals; Gloucester's historic Cathedral featured in the films of J K Rowling's first Harry Potter books; Oxford is home to one of the most prestigious Universities in the World; visit Shakespeare's birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon...
Diverse shopping opportunities, from specialist boutiques & designer outlet, to world class antiques and chain stores.
Something for everyone...
The Cotswolds has many well known attractions but here are a few of the more unique experiences from just across the road up to within a 30 minute drive: local canal restoration, history in the making (www.cotswoldcanalsproject.org/brimscombe); take a trial flight in a glider, an adventurous way to take in the stunning local views; Bibury's Arlington Row, its origins dating from 1380, found in 'the most beautiful village in the Cotswolds' William Morris; the Severn Bore, a 'spectacular natural phenomena'; Hetty Pegler's Tump, part of the Cotswold's Neolithic history, and so much more..
It's a five minute drive (or a healthy walk up hill) up to the Commons with some of the most beautiful National Trust managed common land in the country, with outstanding and far reaching views over the Cotswolds, and towards the Severn Estuary and Wales beyond. Horses and cattle roam freely across the Commons, and the grassland slopes are home to rare butterfly and wildflower species including thirteen species of orchid. Minchinhampton Common has many interesting and important archaeological features, some dating from the Neolithic period.
The area is perfect for Walkers and Cyclists.
A few local things to do that you just shouldn't miss out on....
A natural event - (www.severn-bore.co.uk)
Excellent dining in nearby villages - The Black Horse, Amberley (www.blackhorseamberley.co.uk), The Halfway House, Box (www.wildinthecotswolds.co.uk)
Sophie's Restaurant in Minchinhampton - Cotswold Life Restaurant of the Year 2005, Good Food Guide 2006 (www.sophiesrestaurant.co.uk)
Cheeserolling - May bank holiday (www.cheese-rolling.co.uk)
Stroud Farmers Market - every Saturday morning, Award Winning Market of the Year 2008 (www.fresh-n-local.co.uk/markets/stroud.php)
Westernbirt Arboretum - especially autumn colours (www.forestry.gov.uk/westonbirt)
Equestrian events at Gatcombe Park, Badminton Horse Trials, Polo Club Cirencester, Cheltenham Races.
The Cotswold Water Park - a complex of 140 lakes situated 4 miles south of Cirencester (www.cotswolds.com)
Gliding out of Aston Down Airfield (www.cotswoldgliding.co.uk)
Hot Air Ballooning
Horseriding - family run Burnt Ash Farm is located in Minchinhampton (www.burntashfarm.co.uk)
Golf - Minchinhampton Golf Club, founded 1889, comprises 3 golf courses, each of different character (www.mincholdcourse.co.uk; www.mgcnew.co.uk)
Further information about the local area may be found on the following websites:
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23 Dec 2013
"Cozy, comfortable and romantic weekend in the Cotswolds!"
A great flat in a beautiful area. The flat was clean, comfortable and perfect for two to enjoy a romantic weekend in the Cotswolds- a wonderful hidden gem.… More
30 Sep 2012
Lovely apartment with local shop next door. Peaceful walks in close proximity or half hour walk to next town. Off-street parking available. Very helpful owners.
15 Sep 2011
"The personal touches make this apartment stand out"
We stayed here in February for a long weekend after a recommendation from some friends who stayed here last year. It was the perfect cosy place to stay! The attention to detail and personal touches are what really makes this place special and so homely. Incredibly comfy bed and luxurious bedding, lovely enormous bath and well equipped little kitchen, as well as dressing gowns and slippers to add to the relaxation! Location is good for a variety of walks and we found plenty of pubs a short drive away. I hope that we will return in the future, and we have recommended it to numerous friends. It is incredibly good value!
12 Sep 2011
"We felt cosy and comfortable and cared for in the Port House Apartment."
Booking was simple. Communication was clear and prompt. We very much liked the property, particularly the luxurious bed and bath. We appreciated the attention paid to our comfort and needs. Tea and biscuits were there for us when we arrived. We shopped in the Waitrose. We visited some of the beautiful villages surrounding Stroud for walks and pub meals. We chose familiar places but there is so much more. I loved reading a book in the luxury bed with the rain beating down on the skylight. The only slight hitch for us was accessing the key from its compartment but help was instantly available by mobile.
7 Sep 2011
"A great place to stay, highly recomeded."
A great small place to stay for a couple that is well located.
A well kitted out place with a nice little kitchen and living area which are both lovely and comfortable. Kitchen was well stocked and had all the bits and bobs you would need and there is a telly with a DVD player.
The bedroom and bathroom are also very nicely furnished indeed.
This combined with its location and ease of access make this place a great place to stay
5 Sep 2011
"Bijou and beautifully fitted out in an delightful area of the country"
A small but well thought out apartment, well equipped with lovely additional touches - bathrobes and slippers, milk, tea nnd coffee. The bathroom with a bath for 2 was a delight. It contained everything we needed for a comfortable stay and all the equipment needed to self cater. Maps and books of recommended walks were provded and we used them to do 4 really enjoyable and picturesque walks - on one 6 mile walk all we encountered were cows and not one person! We had lovely weather and the only drawbacks were the lack of outside seating area, we had to make do with the local pub's beer garden, and it's almost rigth on a busy road. We would definitely return
4 Sep 2011
"A lovely apartment, ideal for couples with a huge bath for 2!"
We had a great few days. The apartment was close enough to walk up to Minchinhampton and warm up in the pubs at the top. We also walked into Stroud. The apartment was not eyecatching from the outside but the inside was cosy yet modern with all the amenities one could hope for. We love The Cotswolds and would definitely consider staying here again
4 Sep 2011
"Lovely Apartment - Would stay again"
We stayed here as we were in the area for a friend's wedding, and wanted somewhere more flexible than a hotel, as we were bringing our two year old with us. The owner Jane, was lovely and accommo… More
2 Sep 2011
We booked the apartment based on the website description and photographs, what the website or owner does not mention that the apartment is accessed via a very scruffy gate ( not even a proper gate) mo… More
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