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The Lock House

Gloucester, Gloucestershire (Ref. 2749)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Rating Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Mrs Ellis

    “We loved the size,location and quirkiness of the house but felt it could do with some tlc.”

    The seals on both of the showers need replacing. The downstairs shower wasn't clean and the door comes off the rails so we never used this one. There is obviously a problem with the pipe work in the upstairs shower as we had to continuously empty the trap (as we were told in the paperwork) but this didn't solve the problem as the shower tray kept filling up. Some of the pillows and one of the single quilts were very lumpy. These items are not expensive to replace but make a big difference to ...

    The seals on both of the showers need replacing. The downstairs shower wasn't clean and the door comes off the rails so we never used this one. There is obviously a problem with the pipe work in the upstairs shower as we had to continuously empty the trap (as we were told in the paperwork) but this didn't solve the problem as the shower tray kept filling up. Some of the pillows and one of the single quilts were very lumpy. These items are not expensive to replace but make a big difference to your comfort for a week. The Hoover was packed full so we weren't able to use it. The house is lovely and some small changes would make it very special.

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.

Summary

  • 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
  • Living room
  • Dining/breakfast room overlooking the River Severn.
  • Gas central heating with open fire ( starter pack of smokeless coal for the fire) in the sitting room
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, DVD, stereo/CD player, WiFi, 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
  • Two well-behaved dogs 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: This is an old property and so the stairs are quite steep, however there is a handrail down one side.

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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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
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