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Winchester

Rapunzel on Tower


2
Bedrooms

Sleeps
4

1
Bathroom

No Pets

95.7 m sq

Overview

Nestled in the heart of Winchester, the enchanting period residence, Rapunzel on Tower, offers an idyllic retreat for you and your loved ones. This quintessential holiday home is perfectly positioned to immerse you in the vibrant city life, with Winchester's illustrious Theatre Royal, the enlightening Discovery Centre on Jewry Street, and a plethora of dining delights just moments away.

A mere stone's throw from the bustling city centre, Rapunzel on Tower ensures that the rich tapestry of Winchester's offerings is within easy reach. The Winchester Railway Station beckons with a brief 5-minute stroll, while the majestic Winchester Cathedral awaits your discovery, a leisurely 10-minute amble from your doorstep.

Residing at Rapunzel on Tower,, this residence is not only a neighbour to the cultural gem of the Theatre Royal on Jewry Street but also stands as a gateway to an array of culinary experiences. Its central locale guarantees that both the train station and the Cathedral are but a short walk away, inviting you to explore with ease.

Within its walls, Rapunzel on Tower boasts two spacious double bedrooms and a family bathroom aloft, setting the stage for serene slumbers. The ground floor unfolds with a charming sitting room, a welcoming dining room, a well-appointed kitchen, and a practical utility room, each space echoing the home's historic charm with double glazed sash windows that pay homage to the architectural period. As the seasons turn, the warmth of gas central heating ensures a cosy embrace, while the convenience of on-street permit parking for one vehicle adds to the allure of this captivating holiday home.

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Description

This accommodation comprises of:

-Private entrance of quiet side street.
-Fully equipped kitchen with electric oven and hob, microwave, kettle and toaster, chinaware and cooking utensils, washer dryer.
-Living room with comfortable sofa, easy chairs and flat screen T.V.
-Dining area with dining table and chairs.
-Stairs lead up to first floor.
-Bedroom one with two twin beds, bedside table and clothes hanging space.
-Bedroom two with double bed, bedside table and clothes hanging space.
-Family bathroom with bath with shower, wash basin, W.C.
-Private garden with outdoor seating and table.
-Parking for one car.
-WiFi.
-Central heating.
-Walking distance to shops and restaurants

The Neighbourhood

Winchester, nestled in the heart of Hampshire in the southern reaches of England, is a city resonating with deep historical significance and home to a myriad of captivating landmarks. Delve into the treasures of Winchester through these key highlights:

Winchester Cathedral: An architectural marvel, this cathedral has been a beacon of spirituality for over 900 years and stands as one of the most majestic medieval cathedrals in Europe. Its stunning Gothic architecture, breathtaking stained glass, and a treasury of ancient relics invite exploration and admiration. For further details, the Winchester Cathedral website offers a wealth of information.

The Great Hall and King Arthur’s Round Table: The Great Hall, the sole survivor of Winchester Castle, is the storied home of the mythical King Arthur’s Round Table, a relic from the 13th century that continues to enchant visitors.

Winchester City Mill: Witness the charm of a working watermill that has stood the test of time for over a thousand years. This mill still produces flour today, offering a unique glimpse into historical milling practices.

Winchester City Walk: Traverse Winchester’s historic paths to uncover its architectural and cultural gems. The city boasts various guided walks, such as the Winchester City Walk, providing insightful journeys through its storied past.

Wolvesey Castle: Explore the evocative ruins of Wolvesey Castle, once the opulent residence of the Bishops of Winchester, with origins dating back to the 12th century. This site offers a fascinating peek into medieval ecclesiastical life.

The Gurkha Museum: Honouring the illustrious service of the Nepalese Gurkha regiment in the British Army, this museum provides an in-depth look at the rich history and enduring camaraderie between the Gurkhas and the British forces.

The Hospital of St Cross: Established in the 12th century, this historic almshouse continues to offer sanctuary to elderly men, allowing visitors to appreciate its magnificent architecture, tranquil gardens, and layered history.

These attractions represent just a fraction of Winchester’s allure. Whether your passion lies in delving into history, appreciating architectural masterpieces, or simply wandering through a picturesque English city, Winchester has something to offer for every curious spirit.

For those seeking a stay in this remarkable city, Short Let Space presents a diverse portfolio of short-term rentals and holiday cottages, ensuring a memorable visit.

Winchester is also celebrated for its prestigious educational institutions, which include renowned private schools and a notable university, each contributing to the city's rich educational heritage:

Winchester College: This venerable institution, one of the UK's oldest boys' boarding schools, established in 1382, is lauded for its academic excellence and commitment to a classical liberal arts education. The college is renowned for its rigorous curriculum, blending traditional and modern pedagogies, and offers a broad spectrum of extracurricular activities within its historic and contemporary facilities.

St Swithun's School: Renowned for its high academic standards and holistic educational approach, St Swithun's provides a nurturing environment for girls, offering both day and boarding options. The school emphasizes intellectual curiosity and a love for learning, supported by state-of-the-art facilities and a wide range of extracurricular opportunities.

University of Winchester: This vibrant public university is known for its high-quality teaching and community spirit, offering a comprehensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Specializing in a variety of disciplines, the university is particularly noted for its creative writing, history, and education programs. The campus is a blend of historical charm and modern amenities, fostering an engaging and supportive environment for students.

Together, these esteemed institutions form the cornerstone of Winchester's educational landscape, providing enriching learning experiences and personal growth opportunities for students of all ages.

Payment & Cancellation

-Non-refundable deposit of 20% required at time of booking.
-Non-refundable balance payable if cancellation is less than 30 days before check in.

We advise that you obtain travel and cancellation insurance at the time of booking.

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Max Adults:
4
Max Children:
2
Max Infants:
1
Maximum number of adults and children is 4
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