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Narrowboat Gemini III - 45 ft Cruiser Stern - 4 Berth

5 reviews
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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Gemini III is a lovely narrowboat which accommodates 4 people. Recently renovated with a new kitchen, lounge and redecorated throughout. The boat has a large rear deck and a small front deck with fold down table for dining alfresco. Also on board is a wood and coal stove for heating and gas boiler for instant hot water. Moored in Higher Poynton the boat is located on the Macclesfield canal which is very picturesque with a superb pub nearby as well as rolling countryside and peaceful atmosphere. A great place to get away from it all, relax and unwind. Escape the rat race and take it slow and easy!...Gemini III is a lovely narrowboat which accommodates 4 people. Recently renovated with a new kitchen, lounge and redecorated throughout. The boat has a large rear deck and a small front deck with fold down table for dining alfresco. Also on board is a wood and coal stove for heating and gas boiler for instant hot water. Moored in Higher Poynton the boat is located on the Macclesfield canal which is very picturesque with a superb pub nearby as well as rolling countryside and peaceful atmosphere. A great place to get away from it all, relax and unwind. Escape the rat race and take it slow and easy!More
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About the Owner
Paul D
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2017
Interaction with guests
Upon arriving we will meet you at Higher Poynton visitor moorings, there will be a comprehensive tour of the boat and all the on-board facilities. The boat will come with a full tank of diesel and water so you shouldn't need to worry about topping up constantly on your holiday although we will walk you through this and other boating basics before leaving you to enjoy your stay. Any questions please just ask.
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Reviewed 7 January 2019

Neither of us had operated a large boat before. Paul was very helpful and made sure we were confident before handing over the boat. We had a really lovely holiday. Gemini 3 is a very comfortable size for two people.

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank simes303
Sherpa730776, VR Owner at Narrowboat Gemini III - 45 ft Cruiser Stern - 4 Berth, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2019

Hiya Kezia, so great to hear you had a nice stay and enjoyed the boat, please feel free to come again in the future you'd be more than welcome.

Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

This trip surpassed our expectations. It was the small touches that made it extra nice, the dog biscuits and dog bedding that Paul kindly left on the boat for our pups. The cafetière so we could have decent coffee but also a fully stocked tea,...More

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank HayleyHorne
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

The owner Paul was an excellent host, answering any queries before the booking and was very flexible in his approach which we appreciated. Paul completed a comprehensive guide of the boat before we were let loose on the canal. The instructions we were given were...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank ClarataySK
Management response:Responded 6 April 2018

Thanks for the review Claire! Tia is a little minx, maybe she was a pirate in a past life :) see you again soon.

Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

We had a weekend on the Gemini III on a cold January weekend but still had a wonderful time! The boat was cosy and warm once the woodburner was going and there was everything we needed, including constant hot water! We were novices but Paul...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank ing-ping
Management response:Responded 6 April 2018

Lovely to read that you had a great time aboard Gemini III, please feel free to revisit in the future for another cruise! :)

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Had a great time, everything you need to enjoy a break. Never done this before but would certainly hire again and recommend. Relaxing break, everyone we meet on the canal was extremely friendly and helpful. Full training is given before you set off on your...More

Date of stay: August 2017
1  Thank Ajar49
Management response:Responded 10 September 2017

Thrilled that you and your son enjoyed their stay Terry. Would be delighted to welcome you back again in the future. Paul & Sam Floating Holidays

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
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About the neighbourhood
Higher Poynton Moorings on located on the picturesque Macclesfield Canal in Cheshire approximately 7 miles from Manchester. For boaters, the Canal forms part of the popular Cheshire cruising ring. It is a tree-lined canal that follows the natural curves of the land, with only one lock flight on it at Bosley. There is also another lock flight at the Marple end of the canal leading into Manchester. Locally there is a Chandlery (canal shop) serving coffee, cakes and canal paraphernalia. There is also a coffee tavern and the Boars Head pub which serves good food daily.
Getting around
The best way to explore the canal is by boat, and guess what, staying with us your going to be on a boat! :) We will point out to you the local sites of interest along your journey and those just off the beaten track so you can make the very most of your stay afloat.
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