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Barton Bank Cottage-Romantic Country Cottage for 2-pet friendly

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage

Overview

About the property

Romantic Cottage for 2

South of Chester, in a lovely conservation village,the cottage is private and peaceful with lovely views over undulating countryside- Stylishly converted from a former stable featuring exposed .beams and brick.

Beautifully styled by interior designer,featuring wood burning stove, four poster bed,roll top bath separate shower

Outside bespoke oak garden building,with dining table and barbecue,with views over horse paddocks.

.Award wining dining pub in village and many others a short drive.

Easy drive to Chester, Tarporley and Shrewsbury for great dining,shopping and history.Short drive to Cheshire Oaks designer outlet village and the Largest Marks and Spencer in Europe.-,Chester Zoo 20 mins drive.Liverpool 45mins and close to North Wales countryside and coast.

Short drive to National Trust Erdigg Hall,Chirk Castle and walking on nearby Bickerton Hill.

Walking and cycling from the gate and on Cheshire's Sandstone Trail through lanes and pine forest- stop off for a drink at inns along the way.

,Golf and Spas 2 mins drive.

Free Logs for wood burning stove

Free Wi Fi

All bedding and towels provided

More Details

Owner
Christine Garrod
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Lovely little cottage remote enough to get away from it all. But close enough to feel part of civilisation!

Stayed 4 nights and ate out each night. Can highly recommend Grosvenor arms at nearby Alford. Wife particularly liked the roll top bath!
May 2014
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Amenities

Malpas Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for children
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
General:
  • Free Wifi
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • tennis

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

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Barton Bank Cottage-Romantic Country Cottage for 2-pet friendly
average rating of 4.7058825 based on 23 reviews
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  • 3 of 5

Stayed for two nights end of November. We were hopeful after reading other reviews, Weather was awful, and cottage didn’t really get warm so would suggest if your out all day ask owners to keep fire going! No other heating except small log burner and a very small useless wall heater. Welcome pack was ok, bread, yogurt, cereal, 2 apples and 2 satsumas, 4 small chocolates, could have done with some eggs. Not really a village setting either Malpas is a lovely village about 10 mins drive away. Maybe cottage is better in summer? . Overpriced but close to Chester and shopping outlet. Disappointed

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We too are disappointed at this review, as receiving concerns via the internet, instead of approaching us on site during the stay, gives us no opportunity to address the situation at the time. We lit the log burner prior to arrival and the cottage was warm and cosy on arrival- we provide ad lib logs free of charge and were really surprised how few logs the guests burned,- although they did use the additional fan heater provided(which wasn’t mentioned in the review ) which is there to back up the log burner,electric wall heater and ladder radiator in the bathroom . The cottage was warm when we checked them out ( when no mention of any concerns were made) The welcome pack includes, fresh orange, milk , butter, cheese, yoghurts, white and brown bread, croissants, jam , marmalade, tea, coffee, filter coffee and a few chocolates- all are top branded products, e.g Dorset Cereals, Yeo Valley yoghurts, Lintd Chocolates etc.(which incidentally I saw on sale today at 45p each ! ) We take guest experience very seriously and have been lucky to meet some super people, who have been kind enough to leave over 450 positive comments in our visitor book, many complimenting us on our welcome pack and stating how cosy the cottage is, leading to a considerable amount of repeat bookings and recommendations. We also have over 50 five star reviews across various platforms on line. We believe our pricing to be competitive, bearing in mind, we give a personal welcome, light the log burner prior to arrival, provide ad lib logs, welcome pack, toiletries, books, dvd’s cd’s magazines and make no charge for dogs ( which these guests took advantage of ) Sadly, you cannot please all the people all of the time but we do our very best!
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5

Fabulous cottage for relaxing and having time to think.

  • 5 of 5

A lovely little hide away from a stressful working life.

Beautifully designed with ample space for a couple and their dog.

Gorgeous views and outdoor space to enjoy a cup of tea in the mornings.

Great owners, very helpful, easy going and a respect for ones privacy.

Breakfast and essentials provided, a lovely personal touch.

Altogether a fabulous experience and a recommendation to all who enjoy time for themselves.

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful and Peaceful

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here on the 4-6th September following our wedding. It was the perfect little romantic break! The cottage is so pretty, romantic and peaceful. We took our Springer Spaniel with us too who had an amazing time. The cottage is very clean and well maintained. When you arrive the kitchen is already stocked with tea, coffee, milk, cereal, bread etc. Which is a really nice touch. Would definitely recommend!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Barton Bank cottage

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in this lovely little cottage with our dog. It had everything we needed.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great place to stay for two people looking to take it easy and enjoy the Chester Area

  • 5 of 5

Made to feel welcome by the owners as soon as we arrived and the cottage was well maintained and had everything we needed. Would easily recommend this cottage to others. A great week in a ideal cottage with very friendly and helpful owners.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely property, clean, tidy, well equiped in a quiet location with perfect hosts.

  • 5 of 5

What a little gem ! Well worth a visit. Graham and Chris were welcoming and the accommodation was just perfect. We have given your details to lots of our friends already ! Thank you for the perfect unwind weekend :)

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Liverpool
Nearest Barpub
Cock O'Barton Inn
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Liverpool
Nearest Golf
0.5 Kilometres
Carden Park
Nearest Train
18 Kilometres
Chester
Nearest Motorway
18 Kilometres
M53/M56
Nearest Restaurant
Cock O'Barton Inn
Nearest Beach
35 Kilometres
West Kirby, Wirral
Car: necessary

Award winning dining pub in village.

Great walking from the front gate and on nearby Cheshire Sandstone Trail Visit Historic cities of Chester and Shrewsbury for History ,Bars ,restaurants, Shopping- Also, shopping at Cheshire Oaks designer outlet and the largest M &S in Europe

15 Minutes drive to Chester Zoo- 40 mins to Liverpool-visit the Beatles Exhibition ,Albert Dock, Galleries and great shopping in Liverpool 1.

Historic National Trust properties at Erddigg Park and Chirk Castle easy drive. Scenic Snowdonia ,Anglesey and North Wales Coast can be a great day out

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $0

1 night £90 2 nights £170 3 nights £225 4 nights £275 5 nights £325 6 and 7 nights £375
We welcome well behaved pets at no additional charge, on the basis that the property is left as found, the pet is not left alone in the property or allowed on the sofa or bed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.