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Unique Bristol Harbourside Apartment

5 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
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Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday apartment in Canon's Marsh - 1 bedroomed Apartment

1 bedroomed raised ground floor courtyard apartment with balcony on the quayside

This apartment was built in 2013 and is one of ten in a small block. There is a large living room with a well equipped kitchen and a small balcony overlooking the water, facing east. There is also a substantial and comfortable double bed settee, if required. There is a dining table, wardrobe and TV in this room which has lovely views of the harbour inlet and boats. There is 1 bathroom, with a good over bath shower and cupboard off the hallway. There is one double bedroom with a king sized divan and mirrored fitted double wardrobes. The bedroom has a door to the rear secure communal courtyard area with a dedicated small table and seating. The apartment has underfloor central heating. There is an allocated parking space if required in a small secure car park at the entrance to the building. Parking is charged at £5 per night of stay and a Welcome Breakfast Pack can be provided at £15 per stay. These charges are payable directly to the owner. The front door opens onto a cobbled area on the quayside facing south over the water. Very close to the apartment is a cross harbour ferry and various ferry excursions within the harbourside and beyond. The SS Great Britain visitor centre can be seen from the front door. There are cafes around the harbour inlet beneath the apartment.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed

Angela and Lance
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
25 October, 2016

About Angela and Lance

We, my husband Lance, myself Angela and our adult daughter Sophia use this lovely apartment as a second home as we live in the countryside but thoroughly enjoy all that the city and harbourside has to offer as well. Lance works as an IT Consultant and Angela is a retired Social Worker. We are also part owners in our local village pub which the community rescued from closure or development -although Angela does not drink! Angela enjoys playing the flute, being a Parish Councillor and a member of the local chapel. Lance enjoys playing tennis, watching sport and listening to music - as well as being a frequent attender at Glastonbury festival. We are in our mid fifties. We were recently made grandparents to two gorgeous baby boys. We have three children, boy/girl twins of 23yrs and a son of almost 28yrs. Angela is Bristol born and bred but Lance is originally from Oxford. We met when we were 19yrs old in London and at University.

Angela and Lance purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Angela and Lance chose Bristol

When Angela saw the plans for this development she was determined that we would buy this apartment. It's position on the harbourside is almost unique, especially for a 1 bedroomed apartment and it also had a rare parking space. The apartment feels more like a little house as it has its own front door, back door, a rear courtyard area as well as a balcony. The living area is also unusually spacious for a new build 1 bedroomed apartment. Further, there are only ten dwellings in this building and so we have a close knit Residents Association.

What makes this apartment unique

We love the activities on and around the harbourside. The lovely views of the water and boats and the numerous opportunities for excursions and eating out. It is also only a short stroll to reach the public open space of Brandon Hill, the shops and university of Clifton and the many historic buildings Bristol has to offer. The city is home to Banksy and there are many art, music and cultural exhibitions and events throughout the year.


based on 5 holidaymaker reviews

Unique Bristol Harbourside Apartment
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
east lothian

A beautiful comfortable appartment

  • 5 of 5

We have visited Bristol on a regular basis for the last few years.We love our visits.We had a brilliant time in No5.I think the best thing we can say is we will be contacting you for our next visit next year.Thank you very much for our lovely relaxing holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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Prime location

  • 5 of 5

The property was a nice spacious modern apartment in a lively area, very well located for views of the docks and for access to all amenities in the town center with excellent secure parking.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
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Lovely waterside apartment

  • 5 of 5

The Boathouse is situated on the docks, opposite ss Great Britain. It is ideally placed for touring Bristol as it is within walking distance of all the major places of interest. We stayed in February and it was cosy and warm and lovely to come back to after a day in the cold. Although small, the flat feels spacious and is very comfortable and well furnished. Everything you need is supplied and to make it even more special there is a lovely view of the water from the picture window and a cute little balcony. There are lots of places to eat within s few minutes' walk - one restaurant is practically underneath the flat! We were left a welcome bottle of wine and box of After Eights, which was a very nice touch. We plan to return for a week in the summer next year.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
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Amazing location and apartment

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing stay at the apartment. Surrounded by the beautiful harbour, within minutes walk to the city centre and all the attractions. The apartment itself was warm and comfy, plenty of room. The hosts Angela was accomadating and made us feel more than welcome. Highly recommended to anyone looking for a great place to stay! 5 stars all round!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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Great location property and view

  • 5 of 5

Really good location - parking available - easy to walk to restaurants / shops and city centre and clifton - try the Bristol Lido for an afternoon and the SS Great Britain

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
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Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Nearest Barpub
70 Metres
Spoke and Stringer
Nearest Ferry
10 Metres
Bristol Ferry Boat Company
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Ashton Court
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
70 Metres
Brigstow Cafe and Spoke and Stringer cafe/bar
Nearest Beach
22 Miles
Weston Super mare
Car: not necessary

Direct entrance onto the quayside from the front door. Opposite Brunels SS Great Britain. Plenty of museums, restaurants and bars close by. AT Bristol Science Museum, The M Shed, Ferry excursions, Clifton Zoo, shops and Historic buildings very close by. Plenty of buses nearby. Plenty of Cafés, restaurants and bars on the vibrant Harbourside as well as a cinema at the Watershed. There is an express supermarket 5 minutes walk away. There are theatres and music venues within walking distance. The apartment has a parking space if required.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Canon's Marsh, Somerset

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3 night minimum stay
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Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £30 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Parking, if required, is charged at £5 per night of stay. Weekly cleaning and or housekeeping, if required, is negotiable depending on service required. A breakfast welcome pack can be provided for £15, to include at least : Cereal, bread, butter, semi-skimmed milk, jam, tea, coffee, and sugar. This is payable directly to the owner by direct debit at 30 days before arrival. Please contact owner to arrange as soon as possible after booking. Thank you.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Canon's Marsh in Somerset

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 530 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Modern bathroom with bath and shower over with screen.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , bed settee in living area
  • I double bedroom with king sized bed. Door to rear enclosed Courtyard. Also a substantial double sofabed and wardrobe in the living area for an extra guest.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • DVR
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Yard
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • sailing
  • wind-surfing
The apartment could be booked as a serviced let with weekly cleaning and linen change, if required. Cost depending on requirements. The parking space, if required, is £5 per day. A Welcome Breakfast Pack is available at a charge of £15.

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