Chateau Gato Riverside Retreat
Hosted by James
James is the host.
12 guests
4 bedrooms
10 beds
3 baths
12 guests
4 bedrooms
10 beds
3 baths
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A perfect Thames River Cruise from Old Windsor! Chateau Gato is a cozy riverside cottage by the Thames thats the ideal holiday base to access Windsor Castle, Thorpe Park, Legoland, Ascot Racecourse, Henley Royal Regatta and The City of London.

The space

The house, a traditional 1940s cottage, is spacious and light. It has a huge master double room, a cosy double attic room, a twin attic bedroom and a self contained apartment. The property sleeps a total of 12 guests and several rooms can be setup with either twin single or double beds. The dinning room boasts breathtaking 180 degree river views.

Chateau Gato is a tranquil riverside haven nestled on a secluded leafy bend of the River Thames in Wraysbury. Minutes from the historic town of Windsor and the academic town of Eton. The Chateau provides the perfect retreat with a homely and charming atmosphere, a peaceful garden and easy access to many local attractions. A quiet riverside get-away for people who want to experience the picturesque English countryside and enjoy a relaxing time away from the hustle of the city. The cultural attractions of London are a short distance away.

With a total of 4 bedrooms, the house can easily accommodate 10 people, with extras (to a total of 12) accommodated on roll-out trundle beds.
Upstairs includes a double room, a twin room and a private bathroom.
Downstairs the spacious Master Bedroomwith an ensuite and there is also a self contained apartment with its own bathroom and a kitchenette/laundry room.
The dinning room boasts breathtaking 180 degree river views and the living room has access to the terrace garden. The kitchen is newly appointed with modern Bosch appliances and a natural wooden worktop.

We are 15 minutes by car from Slough Rail station which has a frequent express train to Paddington Station (20 min) providing easy access to urban London.
We are a 15-20 minute walk to Sunnymeads Overground Rail station.
Windsor Station, Windsor Castle, Legoland, Thorpe Park and The Magna Carta Memorial are all a few minutes by car.
Heathrow Airport is 15 mins drive by car and there are frequent bus services directly into the airport. Gatwick airport is approximately 40 mins by car.

Wraysbury Villiage has a wonderful Gastro Pub called The George Tavern with an amazing menu and sunny beer garden. Windsor boasts a wealth of bars, restaurants, sightseeing and and entertainment. French Brother's Thames Cruises depart frequently from their mooring just nearby, on regular guided cruises to Windsor Castle.

Guest access

The whole house is available to all guests as a holiday rental- giving you privacy and exclusive use of the whole house during your stay. (It was rented room by room last year, so some early reviews may reflect that.)

Interaction with guests

You will be greeted on arrival by the gardener and shown around your accommodation. The manager is available by telephone between normal business hours for the duration of your stay, or after hours during an emergency. .

Other things to note

We're happy to welcome pets and kids.

Free parking on premise

Extra people £60 / night after 8 guests
Cleaning Fee £100
Weekly Discount: 25%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 king bed, 2 single beds
Bedroom 2
1 double bed, 2 single beds
Bedroom 3
2 single beds
Bedroom 4
1 double bed

House Rules
No smoking
Check in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 11AM

Guest/s will be charged for missing keys (£20), drawing on walls, breaking anything in the room, or damage caused by forgetting turn a tap off, etc.


Safety features
Smoke detector

2 nights minimum stay

88 Reviews

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Nick User Profile
October 2017
This is a fantastic location for Datchet/Windsor based activities, with good access from Heathrow and local train stations. It looks like some building work is occurring on the site - so once this is completed, it'll surely be an even more attractive proposition.

Andrea User Profile
September 2017
Lovely house, beautiful location by the water.

Alie User Profile
September 2017
Great house and location for a group of friends wanting a relaxed,'no frills' getaway.

Justin User Profile
September 2017
An amazing property in a quiet area with lots of character, space and beautiful views of the river from within the property and the gardens. James was the perfect host. Many thanks.

David User Profile
September 2017
The location is fantastic. I could have spent hours just watching the river with all the wildlife and people rowing and travelling up and down the river. James house is a fantastic place for a relaxing get away.

Judith User Profile
August 2017
Fabulous location - kayaks, trampoline, croquet all helped keep our collection of teenagers very happy. The house has a wonderful aspect looking both up and down river, and is quiet (apart from a lot of aircraft noise...) The house itself is old with a lot of extensions. 2 double rooms downstairs, each with 2 further single beds in - the mattresses from these can be moved into the sitting or dining rooms if sharing isn't an option! Upstairs 2 more double rooms which are a lot smaller. The teepee sleeps another 2-4 people. The little galley kitchen is quite a squash if you want to cook for 12, and a bit short of big pans, though there is one massive one. Plenty of crockery, but we only found one teaspoon and a bit short of glasses. The dishwasher had rather erratic wiring and kept tripping the fuse box and all the lights went out, so we abandoned it. However the great location more than made up for these minor things, and James was extremely helpful and welcoming, and we had a great family weekend.

Matthew User Profile
August 2017
This place is amazing! 8 of us just stayed here and we had a great time, the house is massive, plenty of room, well equipped all round, surroundings are beautiful! This was my 50th birthday weekend and I couldn't have asked for a better place to spend it. Would definitely recommend it

London, United KingdomJoined in June 2012
James User Profile

Freelance photographer, frequent traveller. Social, outgoing and very busy! I generally rent for short term while im in town on shoots or finishing post production deadlines. My Property on the Thames is available all year round as an exclusive private retreat-

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