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“Spring in London”
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Living room
Living room
Gold Award 4 star accommodation
WiFi free of charge
Dining room fireplace
Dining room -  kettle, toaster, coffee machine and free coffee capsules provided
Dining room - historic brick wall dating from 16th century
Stairs from the dining room
Bedroom 1- King-sized bed and en-suite shower
Egyptian cotton 400 thread bed-linen
Bedroom 1 - fluffy white towels
Bedroom 2 - twin single beds and bathroom with bath tub
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 2
Kitchen - oven, microwave, hob, fridge, washing machine
Kitchen
En-suite shower room for bedroom 1
En suite to Bedroom Two - combining  historic charm with contemporary facilities
En suite to Bedroom Two - bath tub, basin and toilet
The Old Bakery - front of Chalkley's and The Bakery
Historic photo of The Old Bakery - Mr & Mrs Chalkley with their delivery cart (minus the horse!)
Fruit from Deli-on-the-Green
A basket for food from The Larder, a lovely local cafe and food shop
The Green Winchmore Hill - pubs, cafes, resaurants and great food shopping
Deli-on-the-Green  - food shopping, coffee and lunches
Menu at Deli-on-the-Green
Grovelands Park in Summer - the park is near The Old Bakery.
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Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
London, England

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ukflgirls
Jupiter
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Spring in London”
Reviewed 28 April 2014 for a stay in March 2014
1
person found this review helpful

We enjoyed our stay at Chalkley's - convenient location for all that we wanted to do. It's exactly as it looks in the photos and yes, the stairs are steep.
We liked having a kitchen and there is a small grocery store just across the street. A few basic groceries were provided upon our arrival which were very welcome - eggs, bread, milk. Train station is around the corner which is great for traveling into London for sightseeing.
We rented a car and parking can be rather difficult in this area. We always managed to find a parking spot but it was always a concern each day when we came home. Something very unusual to those of us living in U.S.
We visited in March 2014 and some days were quite warm but others were grey and cold and we would have liked more heating.
All in all we would recommend Chalkley's - large rooms, comfy beds, friendly neighborhood.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
6 May 2014
I am so sorry that these guests did not mention that the heating was not high enough for them. Thermostats on each radiator enable guests to adjust the heating level in each room. We can also increase the temperature target of the whole system. Sadly the guests did not mention that they felt chilly. I would have boosted the heating if they had. They are from a hot part of the world and so I should have thought to check.
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Sauermann...
Ansbach, Germany
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Extraordinary accommodations”
Reviewed 18 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014
2
people found this review helpful

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this lovely apartment. The history behind it is quite remarkable, and it's a shame that the bakery closed. We have stayed in many vacation rentals around Europe, and none have been quite as nice as this. The small amenities such as coffee and bread were very much appreciated. After a long trip you don't want to worry about going grocery shopping immediately after arriving. The owner gave us a superb rundown of the place as well as pointing us in the right direction to find groceries and great places to eat. Her recommendation of a restaurant was spot-on. The guestbook was also a nice touch, as you can read what everyone else that stayed there had to say about the place. Trust me, it was all positive.

We love London (this was not our first trip to this fine city) and this was definitely the best trip so far. The location is perfect for being out of a busy urban location, but close enough that getting downtown is a breeze thanks to the wonderful train system. If you are planning a trip to London and want a reasonably-priced rental, this fits the bill nicely. There is a National Rail station less than 5 minutes away by foot, and in less than 30 minutes you're downtown.

The worst part about the trip? As usual, it was having to give up the keys and go home. But that's the same wherever I go. The stairs leading to the second floor were rather steep, but there is a door at the bottom to close if you have small children. There are also baskets provided for carrying objects up and down safely.

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Liked best: The historical aspect,
Liked least: Leaving
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
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Management Response
6 May 2014
So glad that I got the restaurant recommendations right! The Old Bakery must have been a real asset to the area when it was still baking and selling bread (it closed as a bakery in 1960), but an excellent bakery has recently opened nearby and supplies a shop just a few metres away on The Green. So you can once again get the best bread possible.
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Yass
Reviewed 15 April 2014 for a stay in March 2014

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Liked best: The location in the village
Liked least: The stairs
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
16 Apr 2014
How pleased Winchmore Hill residents will be to have the area called a "pleasant little village". Despite being incorporated into London 144 years ago, in 1870, when a train line from the centre of London was built, we pride ourselves on maintaining the friendly atmosphere of a village and keeping the old Village Green looking as nice as possible, even though cars having replaced horses and carts. This is a Conservation Area, which helps a lot.
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Nollaig20...
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Historic hidden gem”
Reviewed 12 April 2014 for a stay in February 2014
2
people found this review helpful

This historic cottage, parts of which date from the 17th century, has been very well preserved and where necessary, sensitively modernised. It looks unassuming from the outside and is discretely placed on the village green in a desirable suburb of London. It is ideally located within a one minute walk of the excellent transport links. The local amenties include a beautiful park and several good restaurants and gastropubs, as well as a few smaller tea shops, delicatessens . and a newsagent. A 5 minute walk takes you to a well stocked supermarket, while just across the road you will find a smaller grocery store for any smaller or last minute purchases. The accomodation includes a cosy sitting room, a delightful dining room , and two nice bedrooms with oak beams . both with their separate ensuite facilities > There is also a well equipped kitchen upstairs . We had a lovely weekend here and would certainly come again. You need to be a little careful with the steep original staircase.

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Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Management Response
16 Apr 2014
When these visitors stayed one of our best pubs, The King's Head, was shut for refurbishment. It has now re-opened and reports are that the new chef's cooking is excellent. There is a good choice of places to eat without having to leave Winchmore Hill Green.
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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 12 December 2013 for a stay in December 2013

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Liked best: It was a home away from home
Liked least: Water pressure in second bathroom was a bit low
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
13 Dec 2013
It is always good to know that our guests really enjoyed the apartment. What a lovely review. It makes the work of getting everything as good as we can feel so worthwhile. I'm glad the cushions on the sofa are welcome. I added a couple of new ones recently. I think that good internet access is essential to most holiday makers these days. So, unlike most of the central London hotels (whom you would think could be more generous considering their high room rates) we do not charge for WiFi.
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