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House / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 5 Home 271269
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House / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 5
Douglas Cottage is a grade II listed cottage within the City of Chester, designed by the renowned Architect John Douglas. Being of a fascinating fairytale gothic design it features sandstone faced walls with spires and turrets, an Architect’s dream.
You will immediately be struck by the remarkably high quality of accommodation comprising of:-
A most attractive living room with original mullion windows and outstanding fireplace.
Dining room with heavy oak banqueting table and antique oak furniture and double gothic type doors opening to a lovely patio area.
A pristine superbly equipped kitchen with an adjoining utility area and toilet facilities.
A winding staircase leads to the upper floors which feature three immaculately presented comfortable bedrooms.
Briefly, on the first floor we have the superb master bedroom with a turreted reading area. Bedstead is black & brass Victorian style with memory foam mattress. The single bedroom features a cream & brass Victorian style bedstead with a Hypnos pocket sprung mattress. Both rooms share the beautiful main bathroom with shower bath and fully tiled walls.
On the top floor we have the twin bedroom, single beds with Tempur mattresses, which also features a superbly appointed en-suite shower room.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Nearest beach||35 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Liverpool 40 km, Nearest railway: Chester 750 m|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Single beds (3), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
You will arrive at Douglas Cottage to find it carefully prepared by the owner and in immaculate condition.
Every detail – the decor and furnishings, local pictures and wall hanging adorn the walls, lamps and clocks etc. makes Douglas Cottage the perfect place to stay and relax.
|Further details outdoors|
Parking is on-street 'Permit Parking' – permits will be supplied for the duration of your stay
All linen and towels (1bath and 1 hand towel per guest) are provided.
End of stay cleaning is included in the rental price but guests are expected to leave the property in a clean and tidy order.
Strictly no smoking and no naked flames ie candles. No pets. No hen or stag parties.
The Cheshire region
Visit Chester & Cheshire and you'll find a region bursting with character and diversity. Whatever your taste and requirements, whatever excites you, relaxes you, or inspires you, make Chester & Cheshire your destination to escape the ordinary.
North Wales has many family attractions from steam trains to cultural festivals and agricultural shows to family fun days. The area also offers a wide range of activities including walking, cycling, fishing, golf and watersports to name but a few.
Chester City Centre
Douglas Cottage is located in the heart of Chester city centre which has a number of things to see and do to keep everyone busy. If you fancy browsing the high street stores the excellent shopping facilities offer something for everyone. Enjoy a relaxing meal or drink, take a walk and explore the fantastic eye-catching scenery. One of the most impressive attractions is the Rows, two-tier shopping galleries which date from the Middle Ages.
The Groves and the river Dee are just two minutes walk away, great for walks on the meadows and river cruises. Located just yards away are The famous Chester City Baths, one of the oldest public city baths in the Country, and Grosvenor Park with its miniature railway set in the beautiful park surroundings. Also nearby is the Roman amphitheatre.
On the banks of the River Dee is the Chester Racecourse, also known as The Roodee and sees many large race meetings throughout the year.
A visit to the Blue Planet Aquarium is a voyage of discovery that will provide amusement and entertainment for all ages.
Chester Zoo is the UK's number one zoo. Open all year round it offers a fun and stimulating day out for all ages and sees over one million visitors every year.
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4 Aug 2013
"Wonderful Characteristic place to stay...."
Our family were so impressed with this beautiful cottage. It is in a great location for the City Center of Chester (1 min walk). I loved all the extra special touches that Barbara & Andrew had done with the place and will definitely being staying again. I am living abroad at the moment and needed a place to stay whilst visiting my family...they were also charmed with this cottage. Thank you to both for making this place feel like a home from home. See you on my next visit!!
14 May 2013
"Amazing stay in Chester, great location, clean, and well decorated!"
Barbara and Andrew provided a great place for my coworkers and I. We were working at Airbus for the week and everything went perfectly for us. They even had a breakfast basket for us and an air mattress upon request. We loved using the modern kitchen and all the rooms were cozy and cute. They met us at the door with the keys and helped us sort out parking and showed us around.Really comfy beds! Everyone in my group was pleased!
11 Mar 2013
"Fabulous property and hosts"
As expats, we've rented many properties around the UK whenever we came home for our holidays or school visits. Douglas house is one of the best we've stayed at. The house is full of character but with all the latest mod cons to make the stay wonderful. The location of the house is great, you certainly don't need a car there but permit parking is available right outside. Barbara and Andrew are wonderful hosts and provided us with a nice hamper to get us started. Would love to have cooked a nice meal using the wonderfully equipped kitchen but only managed to cook breakfast. There are just too many nice places to eat, all within walking distance. Will definitely be telling our friends and family about this gem.
28 Jan 2013
"Perfect Cottage, Perfect Location"
We rented Douglas Cottage for a girly weekend in January. It was perfect! Just a short walk from the station with parking (by permit) for a car outside it was easy to find and just a very short walk from the shops and the sights. The cottage itself was immaculate and beautifully presented. We really couldn't fault it. Each room was distinctive and imaginatively decorated with beautiful furnishings and antiques. The bathrooms were of the highest standard as was the kitchen (although the oven was so high tech it had us flummoxed a bit, although a quick read of the instructions solved that). There was a lovely little back yard although 3 inches of snow meant we didn't try it. Barbara and Andrew were really hospitable and had left us a lovely little welcome pack with bread, milk, coffee, tea, butter and a few goodies which was really kind of them. They were also kind enough to let us stay an extra couple of hours on the Sunday, although they won't always be able to do that if they have other guests coming in, it was really nice of them to accomodate this request. All in all we had a lovely weekend and would highly recommend this cottage.
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