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The Lock Keepers Cottage

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5.0 of 5 stars
21 reviews
The Lock Keepers Cottage
The Lock Keepers Cottage
Main Bedroom
Twin Bedroom
Bathroom inc Roll  Top Bath and Seperate Shower
Kitchen overlooking the Canal
Dining area overlooking lock gates
Courtyard Garden
Canal Boat in Lock alongside The Lock Keepers Cottage
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Chester, Cheshire, England
The Lock Keeper's Cottage is a beautiful 18th century cottage offering self catering canalside holiday accommodation in Chester. With two bedrooms and sleeping up to 4 guests, this historic cottage is ideal for family breaks or holidaying with friends. The cottage was built in around 1790 and offers unique accommodation situated on the Hoole Lane Lock on the Shropshire Union Canal.

The Lock Keeper's Cottage has excellent facilities including a comfortable lounge area with a HD TV with DVD player, a dining room with lock side views, wifi access and a modern kitchen ensuring you have everything you will require for a self catering break in Cheshire.

The cottage is ideally placed for exploring all that Chester has to offer. The city centre is just a 10 minute stroll away and is home to an excellent selection of local shops, bars a...
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About the owner, Steve N
Languages spoken: English
Calendar Updated: 6 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 21 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL152628 by: Holiday Lettings
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English first
Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 for a stay in September 2014

We stayed a week, fabulous cottage, everything was provided for, there was even a bottle of wine on the table and a vase of flowers, a lovely touch, close to cafes and walks and a small village for essentials, and an easy walk along the canal to Chester centre. The pork pies from the bakery in Hool are really worth... more

Lindsay P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 for a stay in April 2015

What a lovely wee cottage, so welcoming with a bottle of wine waiting for us! Was spotless with lovely features. 10 mins walk from Chester. Would recommend Chester zoo and old kings head in Chester , staff great and food delicious! Will definitely return to this cottage and would 100% recommend to others. more

Essex, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 for a stay in March 2015

An gem of a cottage, ideally situated for walking into Chester (we hardly used the car on a four-night stay and still found lots to do) and also for soaking up the atmosphere of the canal system. Very atmospheric. Well-equipped and extremely comfortable: we felt most welcome. The books and maps about the locality and about canals were greatly appreciated.... more

  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Access:
  • Elder Access:
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Suitable for Children:
Additional amenities & feature info
The Lock Keeper's Cottage has excellent facilities, with everything you will require for your self catering break. The cottage has two bedrooms, with one double and one twin room, as well as a luxury bathroom with a roll top bath, living room with a HD TV and DVD player, internet access, iPod player and a fully fitted kitchen with all modern conveniences. There is also a dining room with lock side views and a courtyard garden.
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
The Lock Keepers Cottage is typically let on a Friday to Friday basis (although can be flexible, based on availability). Entry on the day of arrival is 4pm and guests are required to depart by 10.30am.

All prices are inclusive of accommodation, linen, towels, heating, electricity, Wi-Fi broadband. Stays for more than 1 week, towels, linen will be replaced and the cottage cleaned to ensure high standards of stay.

Special mid week pricing available for 3-4 night bookings starting on a Monday or Tuesday (excluding Bank Holiday weeks, Christmas and New Year).

Weekend breaks may not be available in high season.

For more detailed pricing, please visit our website www.thelockkeeperscottage.co.uk
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Car not needed
How to get there
On the edge of the Chester leg of the Shropshire Union canal, this is a great location to access the City centre, as well as local attractions such as Chester Zoo and the Historic Race Course. Access to the cottage is simple via main roads into Chester, Rail (with direct 2 hour trains from London), or by canal (Hoole Lane Lock No. 5, Chester)!

The cottage is well placed and a short walk to Chester rail station. Which is along the canal path and then City Road (by Harkers Arms). Liverpool is around 1 hour in one direction and Manchester around 1 hour 20 minutes in the other. During the week there is also a fast 2 hour train direct into London.

If you are looking at hiring a car during your stay, the following companies will be able to help you here:
Budget: 01244 851 510
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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