Welcome to The Duke's Retreat!
Bright & spacious flat in a superb location, on a bustling street with pubs, restaurants & shops mere steps away!
Ideally located in the heart of historic Windsor Town Centre, surrounded by grade II listed buildings & 5 minutes’ walk to the train station, this is the perfect base from which to explore Royal Berkshire. You’ll love the quintessential royal British experience of stepping out into the historic centre. Book now!
AUTUMN/ WINTER SPECIAL! Come enjoy cosy strolls through the winding streets of the historic town centre surrounding Windsor Castle, perusing unique craft holiday gifts and treats at Windsor's many Christmas market stalls, and long winter walks along the River Thames with steaming mugs of mulled wine, all just steps from The Duke's Retreat!
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This spacious, fully furnished and fully equipped one bedroom apartment is set across over 500 square feet in a beautiful Victorian building, built in the early 1800s with lots of character, and has been recently refurbished to the highest standard.
Step inside the private entrance, located on the pedestrianised street between a cafe and a hairdresser, and hang your coat up in the long, high-ceilinged private hallway leading towards the stairs to the flat upstairs.
A spacious bathroom with a walk in shower and heated towel racks awaits you halfway up the stairs, along with a large nook with the washing machine. Continue up the stairs into the amazing, bright and open lounge, with an outstanding feature fireplace, high ceilings, and two big windows overlooking the hustle and bustle of the main shopping street of Windsor. A 43” Smart TV offers your favourite TV programmes.
The kitchen boasts marble counters and is fully fitted, with a Nespresso machine and an electronic tea kettle, perfect to pop on a tea or a perfectly made cup of coffee and curl up on the couch with a good book or to enjoy people watching out the windows.
Wood flooring and black slab tiling throughout. Extremely light and bright flat— an airy and modern oasis, right in the middle of the historic town centre!
Furnished to the highest degree. Great location- bang in the centre!
Featuring super fast free WiFi throughout the property.
Ultra soft Egyptian cotton towels & top quality linen included, as well as decadent eco-conscious green tea & ginseng extract shampoo, conditioner, shower gel, and soap— all with the goal of invigorating the body and mind on your country escape.
Cosy bedroom with a new, high quality double size bed, luxurious 100% cotton hotel bedding, a hypoallergenic mattress topper designed to support the spinal column and relieve stress on the body for a great night’s sleep, blackout curtains, and another beautiful period feature fireplace. Guaranteeing a great night’s sleep!
Next door to the apartment is a cosy, traditional historic English pub, complete with a wood burning fireplace, a reading nook with books to curl up & enjoy a pint of Guinness with, and friendly bar staff to chat with.
Less than a one minute walk from the apartment is a fully serviced gym, offering one day free trials, as well as various short-term membership plans.
**Note: A cleaning fee is added on to every reservation as a one-time fee. This fee is passed directly to the top professional cleaning company in Windsor, who performs a deep clean of the entire flat prior to each and every guest’s stay. We do this in order to provide the absolute best service for our guests, as we find that it is much easier to relax and make yourself at home when the flat is sparkling pristine and cleaner-than-a-hotel!
Steeped in a rich and fascinating history, Windsor is situated in Royal Berkshire, less than 10 miles from Heathrow airport and with Luton and gatwick Airports within an hour’s drive, with easy access via the M4 and British Rail to London. The whole of the Royal Borough is easily accessible via the major motorway networks of the M3, M4, M25 and M40 and is well served by public transport.
Both Windsor and Eton Central & Windsor & Eton Riverside are within walking distance with Central being the closer of the two. Only minutes from the number 8 bus which takes you directly to Heathrow T5
Less than an hour by public transport to the capital, Windsor is London’s country estate – the perfect place from which to enjoy the city and the countryside! Local activities include horse racing at both Windsor and Ascot, polo and horse riding in Windsor Great Park, golf at Sunningdale and Wentworth and rowing/boating on the River Thames. Less than ten minutes’ walk away is Alexandra Gardens and leisure centre, as well as The Long Walk, leading into Windsor Great Park, which has fabulous hikes and nature walks to enjoy in all seasons! Enjoy a West End show nestled in the shadow of Windsor Castle at the Windsor Royal Theatre, only seven minutes’ walk from the apartment and with a new production every fortnight.
Ideally placed to take advantage of the excellent range of shops, bars and restaurants that Windsor has to offer. Two train stations provide links to London, as well as easy access to Bath, Oxford, the Cotswolds, and beyond.
Ten minutes from Legoland by car, or there is a Legoland Windsor shuttle bus that operates between Windsor town centre and Legoland.
Discover over 20 stalls serving great local food and delicious street food at the Monthly Independent Food Market right in front of the apartment on Peascod Street, on the third and fifth Saturday and Sunday of each month. The Windsor Farmers’ Market on St. Leonard’s Road (a one minute walk from the apartment) offers delicious local produce on the first Saturday of every month. Open up the big windows to let in the breeze, and enjoy a (delicious) picnic with all your (treats/ goodies) from local farmers!
Step outside the apartment, and less than five minutes away be treated to the Changing the Guard ceremony that marches the Queen’s guards through the streets of Windsor and into the castle walls multiple times per week— in a much more personal and up-close experience than Buckingham Palace!
Plus, as well as being home to over 40 exciting shops, restaurants and cafes, Windsor Royal Shopping is also home to a covered arts and crafts market, open seven days a week.
Just steps from Windsor Castle, the Queen’s favourite home and the largest working castle in the world, the apartment is set on the Queen’s Walkway route, a route comprising some of the queen’s favourite places established in celebration of her becoming Britain’s longest reigning monarch.
As well as being home to one of the World’s most famous castles, Windsor also offers stunning architecture, beautiful gardens, walks, extensive shopping and wonderful restaurants and bars.
The quaint historic town of Eton lies just across the river. As well as being home to the world’s most famous public school, Eton has stunning architecture and offers a range of delicious restaurants, public houses and cafes, charming bookshops. Its eclectic high street is a lovely place for a stroll, where you will discover delightful antique shops and art galleries, as well as places of historical interest.
The wider area known as the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead gives you access to idyllic English villages, stunning countryside, world famous sporting locations, premier golf courses, Michelin star restaurants and exciting theme parks.
The property itself is set within a bustling neighbourhood scene, right in the heart of the pedestrianised Royal Shopping area on Peascod Street. Step outside the apartment and find yourself immediately surrounded by independent cafes, charming public houses, bookshops, art galleries and antique shops, flower shops, and even a hair dresser! This is the perfect location for everything you should require.
Windsor's train stations are just 5 minutes’ (Windsor & Eton Central) and 10 minutes’ (Windsor & Eton Riverside) walk away respectively, and there are multiple car parks within 5 minutes’ walk.
Other attractions just a short drive/bus/taxi ride away are Windsor & Eton brewery, Runnymede, Windsor Great Park, Ascot, The Long Walk, Savill Gardens, Dorney Lake & Legoland.
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