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Secret City Courtyard Cottage Within Chester City Walls

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
5 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Located within the historic city walls, in the heart of Chester and just a short stroll away from the shops, bars and restaurants, this stunning Grade II listed character cottage sits nestled in a secret quiet courtyard. The whole property has been refurbished including a new kitchen and bathroom, and modern sophisticated decor throughout. History meets luxury is the best way to describe this property. The lounge area boasts new Italian leather sofas, cosy gas fireplace and wall mounted Smart TV with Netflix. The kitchen is equipped with everything you could need including dishwasher and washing machine, a Nespresso coffee machine and other sleek appliances. You can enjoy wining and dining on the dining table with seating for five. The newly refurbished bathroom is situated on the ground...Located within the historic city walls, in the heart of Chester and just a short stroll away from the shops, bars and restaurants, this stunning Grade II listed character cottage sits nestled in a secret quiet courtyard. The whole property has been refurbished including a new kitchen and bathroom, and modern sophisticated decor throughout. History meets luxury is the best way to describe this property. The lounge area boasts new Italian leather sofas, cosy gas fireplace and wall mounted Smart TV with Netflix. The kitchen is equipped with everything you could need including dishwasher and washing machine, a Nespresso coffee machine and other sleek appliances. You can enjoy wining and dining on the dining table with seating for five. The newly refurbished bathroom is situated on the ground floor and has a luxurious shower, selection of toiletries and freshly laundered soft towels. To the first floor is the master bedroom offering a zip link comfortable mattress with crisp white linen which can provide guests with either two small single beds, or one large king size bed. a single floor foam mattress can be added for young adults or children. The master bedroom also offers a sleek wall mounted smart TV with netflix. A spacious wardrobe and drawers provides ample storage space for guests. The second bedroom has a double bed, again with crisp white linen and comfortable mattress. An inbuilt wardrobe and set of drawers provides more storage space. To the rear of the house is your private decked seating area to relax, read a book, and enjoy the peace and quiet. On the opposite side of the courtyard is access to a peaceful communal garden. Guest access Access is via a keysafe (changed regularly) by the front door which you will receive the code for prior to arrival. Interaction with guests Myself and my co-hosts are always happy to help and respond to all queries promptly. We are available on phone, Whatsapp and email, and attend the property if required. Other things to note Free short stay parking outside the house. Paid Parking is just 5-min walk away. The resident bays outside the house allow free parking before 8am and after 9pm, we will leave you some 2 hour resident permits to park outside the house for your convenience. It is allowed to park on the single yellow line on Castle Street after 6pm and before 8am, and also all day on Sundays. Paid parking is just a 5-min walk away, £5 per 8hrs, max £8 per day - pay upon exit. Unlimited broadband is provided free of charge. A travel cot, highchair and bath is provided for families with young children. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Shower
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About the Owner
Katy K
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2017
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Reviews (10)
Adam B
Adam B
1 contribution
I stayed in Chester for a couple of months for work. The cottage was a wonderful home from home. Incredibly convenient for the city centre, the cottage is well maintained and very comfortable. Katy is a great host. I’d definitely recommend this cottage
Visited January 2021
Written May 4, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Katy K
Katy K
Thank you for your review Adam, it was a pleasure to host your for your stay in Chester. All the best. Katy
Written May 5, 2021. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Trail25209846172
Trail25209846172
1 contribution
Cottage smack bang in the middle for all shops bars and the races Every time we go to Chester we always look for these cottages first. Lovely cottage I would recommend to my family and friends ....
Visited September 2020
Written September 29, 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Oliver M
Oliver M
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom4 contributions
Lovely accommodation, decorated and appointed to a very high standard. Perfectly situated in the centre of Chester to explore the city. All correspondence with the owner Katy was hassle free and responses almost instant. We would highly recommend staying here.
Visited June 2019
Written July 4, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Katy K
Katy K
Thank you for your review Oliver! :)
Written July 4, 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Emma R
Emma R
4 contributions
My 3 friends and I stayed here for a weekend and could not fault the cottage, it’s decor or amenities. The location is perfect for the city centre and I would certainly not hesitate to return. A 5 star property 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Visited April 2019
Written June 9, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Katy K
Katy K
Thank you for your review! So glad you and your friends enjoyed the cottage. Please come again soon! :)
Written June 12, 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Abigail H
Abigail H
Ruddington, United Kingdom17 contributions
My husband and our son stayed here in April for a week away after we got married and we were so so pleased with the whole experience. The cottage is tucked neatly away meaning that it feels very private and is quiet, it is however as the title states located in the middle of Chester meaning that beautiful parks, coffee shops and restaurants were only a walk away. The cottage itself was clean and beautifully decorated and our hosts were superb. We had a slight hiccup with the shower draining during our stay and our hosts responded swiftly to our concerns and got a plumber out quickly with minimal disruption to our holiday. Just one of them things that can't be helped but was dealt with superbly. A fabulous week was had by all and we would certainly return if we ever were to visit Chester again.
Visited April 2019
Written June 9, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Katy K
Katy K
Thank you for your thorough review! We're so glad you enjoyed your mini-moon at the cottage. Hope you can return again soon :)
Written June 12, 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Sightseer54244507844
Sightseer54244507844
1 contribution
Our stay at Gamul Place certainly met out expectations. Gamul Place is perfectly situated, being within a few blocks walking distance to great restaurants / pubs, a Tesco Express, the local shopping district and many historic sites. Even though the cottage is centrally located, it was very tranquil and peaceful, and we were able to sleep very well, especially in the king size bed, which was quite luxurious. Our stay was short, so we were not able to take advantage of all the amenities in the cottage, like the dishwasher and washing machine, but we used the Nespresso coffee machine and pods every day during our stay. The cottage was very comfortable for two of us.
Visited March 2019
Written May 11, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Katy K
Katy K
Thank you for taking the time to review our cottage at Gamul Place. It’s lovely to hear that you enjoyed the cottage, it’s location, and it’s amenities. I hope you can return again one day as we’d love to welcome you back!
Written May 12, 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

PaulBebb
PaulBebb
Cernobbio, Italy7 contributions
Katy's cottage in Gamul Place is a hidden gem, being situated in an historic and peaceful courtyard just off one of Chester's main streets, yet so modern and luxurious inside. The location couldn't be better, only a 30 second stroll from the river and the city walls if you turn right out of the courtyard, and a 30 second stroll to the bustling dining district and shopping 'rows' if you turn left. The house has clearly been renovated very recently with no expense spared and in particular I loved the kitchen and all the homely touches, including a fancy coffee machine with plenty of free capsules provided. Parking was straightforward using the permits and instructions provided by Katy, we were able to park right outside the courtyard and saw plenty of other spaces available. Overall I thought the property was excellent value. I would return without hesitation, and would highly recommend it to others. Thanks Katy!
Visited October 2018
Written March 31, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Katy K
Katy K
Thank you for your kind review! Please look us up next time you're in Chester :-)
Written April 17, 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Lianne L
Lianne L
2 contributions
What a great location to explore Chester. Beautiful! modern property. My brother has booked a second visit :)
Visited November 2018
Written March 30, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Katy K
Katy K
Thank you for your review and thank you for recommending the cottage to your brother, it was a pleasure to host both of you! We hope you can both make it back for a stay soon :-)
Written June 12, 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

NGR
NGR
2 contributions
This gorgeous cottage was scrupulously clean and very comfortable. The weather during our visit to Chester was, at times, wet and cold so it was an absolute delight to be able to snuggle up in this cottage.
Visited March 2019
Written March 29, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Katy K
Katy K
Thank you for your review! The fire certainly helps one snuggle up in the cold weather! Hope you can return again soon :)
Written June 12, 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

MikkiBluue
MikkiBluue
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom3 contributions
This was a return to Chester for us and this accommodation is spotlessly clean and equipped with absolutely everything you need. Great host and so helpful. We will be back.
Visited August 2018
Written September 16, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Katy K
Katy K
Thank you for you review Mick, hope you can return again this year :)
Written June 12, 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
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How to get there
The resident bays outside the house allow free parking before 8am and after 9pm, we can also leave you some 2 hour resident permits to park outside the house for your convenience. It is allowed to park on the single yellow line on Castle Street after 6pm and before 8am, and also all day on Sundays. Paid parking is just a 5-min walk away, £5 per 8hrs, max £8 per day - pay upon exit.
Cancellation Policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 100% refund* if you cancel at least 2 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available if you cancel thereafter

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*Booking fee is excluded from refund amount

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Frequently Asked Questions about Secret City Courtyard Cottage Within Chester City Walls

Secret City Courtyard Cottage Within Chester City Walls is able to accommodate up to 5 guests. See all property details.

Secret City Courtyard Cottage Within Chester City Walls has one bathroom available. See all property details.

Secret City Courtyard Cottage Within Chester City Walls has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

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