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THE LOCK HOUSE, pet friendly, character holiday cottage, with a garden in
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This pet friendly, detached former lock keeper's house sleeps 6 people and occupies a unique location right in the city centre at the entrance to the historic Gloucester Docks and just a short drive from Cheltenham.Lock House is a beautiful detached Grade II listed former Lock Keepers house, located at the entrance to the historic Gloucester Docks. This delightfully welcoming holiday property offers cosy accommodation including three bedrooms, a bathroom with an attractive roll top bath, two sitting rooms with open fires, original wooden floors, and a dining room that overlooks the River Severn. The garden is situated right on the riverbank, and is a wonderful spot in which to relax with a drink after a day spent sightseeing. Gloucester Docks is a short distance from The Lock House, and of...This pet friendly, detached former lock keeper's house sleeps 6 people and occupies a unique location right in the city centre at the entrance to the historic Gloucester Docks and just a short drive from Cheltenham.Lock House is a beautiful detached Grade II listed former Lock Keepers house, located at the entrance to the historic Gloucester Docks. This delightfully welcoming holiday property offers cosy accommodation including three bedrooms, a bathroom with an attractive roll top bath, two sitting rooms with open fires, original wooden floors, and a dining room that overlooks the River Severn. The garden is situated right on the riverbank, and is a wonderful spot in which to relax with a drink after a day spent sightseeing. Gloucester Docks is a short distance from The Lock House, and offers some lively attractions including award winning museums, restaurants, bars, cafes and shops, and traditional shipbuilding. Gloucester's many attractions, parks, stunning countryside and honey coloured Cotswold villages are all within easy reach of this wonderful holiday property.
Amenities: 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.
Region: Visitors to the Cotswolds have long treasured memories of charming towns and villages built from the famous honey-coloured stone, it now boasts a thriving community of contemporary artists working from studios and shops throughout the area.
Town: Gloucester is an historic waterfront city full of Roman foundations, Victorian Docklands and an impressive Norman Cathedral, the cloisters of which were used as a location in the Harry Potter films. The thriving city centre is home to a superb range of shops, markets, pubs, restaurants, and other attractions for visitors. The city is an enjoyable base from which to explore the Cotswolds and the Forest of Dean, which offer many country walks and picturesque villages. The Eegency town of Cheltenham is an easy drive away, and offersfascinating Georgian architecture and the world-renowned Gold Cup horse racing. There is so much for all the family to do in this lovely area, no matter what your interests.More
We have just finished a perfect family holiday. We are a family with 3 teenagers. The house and location could not have been better. We were lucky to stay during a heat wave. The house was perfect for us. An easy stroll easy from Gloucester...More
We found the Lock House to be a charming combination of old and new--with wide floor boards and very modern bath facilities. The location in the docklands put us close to the High Street and the Quays with restaurants and plenty to observe. We especially...More
We have just spent a very enjoyable week here, the house is as described clean and comfortable just what we hoped for.
We found the location of the house at the entrance to the very interesting Gloucester Quays excellent. In the quays there are many...More
Spent a week here over New Year with a group of friends. Perfect location for the quays, town centre and cathedral. The cottage is Grade II listed so don't go here looking for a modern place to stay. There are very comfy beds, efficient central...More
Had a great week in this lovely cottage, such a fantastic & unusual location which we really enjoyed. It is very cosy & warm, & very well equipped with lots of items that often get forgotten about ie hooks on doors, cleaning materials, d/w tabs,...More
A very nice 3 bed 2 bathroom cottage. Perfect location in historical dock area and town centre. All within walking distance. Beds comfortable and spacious rooms. Large bathroom and a good size downstair shower and wc. Open fire was a very nice feature at xmas....More
A very cosy and characterful property with everything needed for a comfortable' home from home' stay.The welcome milk and biscuits, tea and coffee made us feel at home immediately.The house has all the extras you need to enjoy a stay at any time of the...More
Date of stay: November 2015
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Management response:Responded November 20, 2015
Wow! Thank you for sharing this wonderful review with us! We are over the moon you had a fabulous holiday and that you felt at home instantly. To hear that there was nothing lacking in The Lock House is music to our ears - this...More
Wow! What a lovely home this is. We really enjoyed staying here. We were visiting from Australia for a family wedding and this was an ideal place to stay. As we were arriving late in the evening straight from the airport we really appreciated having...More
Date of stay: February 2015
Thank Rod P
Management response:Responded February 27, 2015
Thank you so much for your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed the property and also hope you enjoyed your stay in England and come back again in future with ourselves.
We finally managed to get our busy daughters and their partners together for a holiday. And there was something for everyone, although we all enjoyed watching the comings and goings through the lock. The canal lock was at the front of the house and the...More
This is an amazing house to access the town centre and Quays, everything you could need is here, the house was clean and very homely.
the stairs are steep and my elderly mother couldn't get up them so we did have to buy a z...More