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The Lock House

Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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The Property

A delightful detached former lock keeper's house, occupying a unique location at the entrance to the historic Gloucester Docks, where you will find many attractions including museums, restaurants, bars, shops, antiques and crafts centres and the Gloucester Quays Designer Outlet. Gloucester city centre and the magnificent cathedral are just 5 minutes' walk away. The beautiful Cotswolds lie to the east, while to the west is the Forest of Dean. The historic towns of Bath and Stratford-upon-Avon are within an hour's drive. This beautifully presented house offers cosy and relaxing accommodation and is ideally situated for exploring this interesting and varied part of the country.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with roll-top bath, large shower cubicle, basin and WC. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Fully fitted kitchen. Sitting room with open fire. Dining room. Living/breakfast room overlooking the River Severn.

Amenities

Gas central heating with open fire in the sitting room. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, DVD, stereo/CD player, library of books, games and DVDs. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Riverside garden with furniture and BBQ. Off road parking for 3 cars. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shops, bars and restaurants two mins walk. Note: Due to close proximity of deep open water at front and rear, children must be very closely supervised at all times and care should be taken with dogs. Note: Cheltenham Festival week commencing 7th March 2014 charged at 960.

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At a glance

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Sleeps:6
Bedrooms:3
Bathrooms:2
Pets:Yes

Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

About the location

Gloucester

Cheltenham 11 miles.

In the historic waterfront city of Gloucester you will find Roman foundations, Victorian Docklands and a magnificent Norman Cathedral (whose cloisters were used as a location in the Harry Potter films) rubbing shoulders with a bustling city centre boasting an incredible range of shops, markets, restaurants, pubs and visitor attractions. Gloucester is an ideal base for touring the Cotswolds and Forest of Dean, bursting with peaceful country walks and quaint villages, not to mention the regency town of Cheltenham, with its historic Georgian architecture and famous Gold Cup horse racing.

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Excellent location. Lovely warm welcoming house to return after a long day shopping at the Christmas market and shops.

Mrs Ling, Bedford, November 2013

Fantastic location, very spacious and a lovely cosy living room with open fire. Well maintained and spotlessly clean. Secure parking was also a bonus. The owners very helpful too.

Meakin, Birmingham, November 2013

The cottage was lovely, rustic and spotlessly clean and the location was excellent, being within walking distance of the town centre and shops at the quays.

Mr Lee, Colchester, October 2013

Central location yet private back garden. Unique setting right on the working lock.

Mrs Muir, Dunfermline, October 2013

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