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Luxury 1 Bedroom Apartment In Stylish Warehouse Conversion With Waterside Views

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment in The Docks, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England - Peaceful And Relaxing Apartment In The Heart Of Historic Docks And Popular Quays Leisure Complex

Our luxury one bedroom apartment is offered in excellent order, spotlessly clean with new decoration and quality furnishings. It is situated on the fourth floor of a stylish architect designed warehouse conversion in the heart of the historic Gloucester docks. The building and apartment has retained many of its early Victorian features including steel pillars, wooden beams and exposed brick walls. The sitting room and bedroom windows afford superb views over the busy marina with its barges, pleasure boats and occasional tall ship. The views also carry on beyond to May Hill and the Royal Forest of Dean countryside. The Gloucester Quays leisure complex is less than a minute walk away and here you will find a variety of restaurants, bars, coffee shops, designer outlet shopping, antique centre and 10 screen cinema. The city centre, Gloucester Cathedral and Kingsholm rugby ground are all a short walk away. The apartment also benefits from unlimited free Wi-Fi, a Virgin Media digital TV package and a free allocated covered parking space in a secure car-park.


Owner
Richard Burge
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
22 June, 2017

About Richard Burge

I am a retired police officer and my wife Tracey works as a community support officer in a local secondary school. We live in Stroud and have 2 daughters, one of whom is a journalist in Hertfordshire and the other one a holiday courier working in France.

Richard Burge purchased this apartment in 2014

Why Richard Burge chose Gloucester

We have watched the Docks and Quays leisure quarter develop over many years and it has now become a vibrant and exciting place to live, visit and socialise. We bought the apartment as a holiday home for ourselves and family to use as well as our paying guests. Our favourite restaurant is a 30 second walk from our front door with lots of other bars, coffee shops, restaurants, shops, museums and cinema within a 2 minute walk. We never tire of just strolling around the area looking at the different boats coming and going and sitting outside one of the coffee shops watching the world go by. But despite all this, the apartment is a very relaxing place to stay and whilst looking out of the windows to the marina and countryside, we forget we are in the heart of the City and this buzzing area.

What makes this apartment unique

We fell in love with the apartment as soon as we saw it and would argue it is in the best and most interesting building in the Docks. Disney must agree, because they recently used it as a back-drop for their new 'Alice Through The Looking Glass' film. Although we live close by in Stroud, we regularly stay in the apartment and always feel like we are away on holiday. It is a great base to stay if you are visiting to watch Gloucester Rugby, attend Cheltenham races, or want to explore the Cotswolds and glorious Gloucestershire countryside.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Richard. Just wanted to say thank you so much we had a lovely time . The apartment is absolutely beautiful . Lovely setting beautiful decor and such a pleasure. I'd highly recommend it to anyone . All the best. Tracey
Oct 2016
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in The Docks in Gloucester district

Property Type:
  • apartment
Location Type:
  • town
  • waterfront
General:
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Smart bathroom with suite comprising of a panelled bath with mixer tap and shower over. Heated towel rail and laminate flooring.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: The bedroom has a double bed located in a position to be able to sit up in bed, look out the window and enjoy the views. There is a wardrobe, bedside tables and a TV with Virgin Media digital package.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
Notes:
Outside: Immediately outside the apartment building is the marina and lots of seating for you to sit and watch the waterway traffic come and go. Our favourite Barge restaurant is also on the doorstep and lots of open space to explore. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and bed linen are provided for the duration of your stay. You can expect to find the property spotlessly clean upon your arrival and cleaning products are provided.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(25 traveller reviews)

5

Excellent apartment

  • 5 of 5

Perfectly situated apartment overlooking the Canal.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
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5

excellent

  • 5 of 5

We would like to thank Richard for his organisation and the excellent quality of the accommodation. Many thanks to Donna for finding us in the rain when we arrived earlier than expected. We would have no hesitation in recommending the apartment. The location was very good with many restaurants nearby.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful atmosphere in most unusual surroundings.

  • 5 of 5

Most relaxing stay in the middle of beautifully renovated docks area - close to shops and restaurants. Top flat very quiet with wonderful views.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
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4

Gloucester Docks

  • 4 of 5

Excellent apartment for 2 people, quiet situation. Parking arrangements simple as were the directions to the property.Helpfull owner.

Brian Sweenie

  • Review Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
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5

Amazing apartment in great location

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful apartment, very clean and well equipped in a great location.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
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An ideal base to explore the Gloucester area

  • 4 of 5

The apartment was warm, welcoming, well appointed and clean. Small touches like the bottle of wine, milk etc. helped with the overall first impression. The greeting and overview by Richard was a great idea and simplified what could have been quite a complicated arrangement with access codes, parking spaces and permits. We found it a great location to explore Gloucester, the Cotswolds and even Stratford and Bath. The docks area is well served by a shop, coffee spots and restaurants. We would definitely recommend the property to friends and family. Thank you for a memorable stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer
31 May 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£140
for 2 nights
From
£70
 
 
Gold Cup 2018
12 Mar 2018 - 17 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
£320
for 4 nights
From
£80
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£130
for 2 nights
From
£65
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
If you have any queries, would like to confirm the latest availability, or wish to make a booking to stay, please contact owner.
A 25% deposit will be required at the time of booking with the balance payable before or upon arrival.

Changeover Day:
Changeover days are flexible. Arrival times will usually be after 1300 hours and departure at 1000 hours.

Notes on prices:
Price from just £45 per night - minimum stay 2 nights.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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