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30 reviews
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.
Guide books are provided for your use
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Overview
Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
London, England

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Very good - based on 30 reviews
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 for a stay in June 2018
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
10 Jun 2018
Thank you for your review and thank you again for staying with you. We look forward to welcoming you back another time. Nina
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Lynda L
Warrington
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Wonderful place”
Reviewed 22 February 2017 for a stay in February 2017

Winchmore Hill is a wonderful place to stay. Very historic with fabulous places on the doorstep to dine at whether you fancy a light snack or a evening dinner, Winchmore Hill has it all. We booked Chalkies as we have family nearby and we were very impressed with this beautiful place. Our hosts took time to explain all the facilities this Gem of a place had to offer and immediately felt we were 'at home'. Why stay in a hotel when you can stay here ??

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Management Response
24 Feb 2017
We were delighted to welcome these guests; it is always a pleasure to have relatives of local people staying with us. London property prices have become ridiculously high and so many people do not have sufficient room in their homes to accommodate visiting friends and family. Increasingly, we find that we are fulfilling a local need in this respect. We were glad that these guests had an opportunity both to enjoy time with their family and to enjoy our historic property.
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CogmanK
Brisbane, Australia
1 review
“Wonderful & Cosy! Great Location!”
Reviewed 10 December 2016 for a stay in December 2016

Lovely and cosy! Thanks so much Nina & Bruce for welcoming us to the "Old Bakery". So close to everything we needed for our stay. Loved "The Green" cute little pubs, great park, train & buses so handy. Would love to stay again. Have a wonderful Christmas guys

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Management Response
11 Dec 2016
Thank you for your kind good wishes. We hope you have a wonderful Christmas and New Year too. It was good to have you here to stay and very much hope you will come again.
We agree about the great park. Grovelands Park is one of my favorite places and the lake with its family of swans and cygnets is a delight each Spring. It's a bit chilly now in December, but still beautiful. We are so fortunate that London has kept many lovely open spaces.
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jasperg1r...
Bozeman, Montana
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Really great place to stay just outside central London.”
Reviewed 23 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Our time at Chalkley's was very enjoyable. I am happy that I chose this rental for our time in London. The travel into all of the tourist/historical sites was very easy and took approximately 30 minutes via the overground train and then the tube. It was wonderful to have a safe haven to escape to after a busy day of site seeing. Nina, the proprietor was very helpful and kind. There was plenty of space to spread out in the apartment. Lastly, I loved having a fully geared kitchen to cook in each night. Perfect for the three of us!

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Liked best: being close to central London but feeling like we escaped to a quiet place each eveing
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
24 Aug 2016
We always pleased to hear that our guests have had a good time. This family included two daughters who were keen to see the Harry Potter experience, which is not hard to get to from here. We also give details of how to get to the main historic and tourist sites so that our guests do not waste holiday time doing their own route planning. London is a big city but the transport system is very efficient.
Having a good kitchen helps a lot when it comes to keeping down the cost of holiday catering for a family, although there are plenty of places to eat out around here if you wish.
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Naser A
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Good location, excellent service and value.”
Reviewed 18 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

We enjoyed staying in the old bakery house. Traveling to central London and airports was easy, owner was helpful and nice.
Sure I would come back again.

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Management Response
19 Aug 2016
We are delighted that this family had a good time here. We will look forward to welcoming them back another time. Nina
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