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Narrowboat Gemini III - 45 ft Cruiser Stern - 4 Berth

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Narrowboat -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Poynton, Cheshire, England
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!
Listing #HL9021673
About the Owner
Paul D
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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 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

1  Thank HayleyHorne
Reviewed 6 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

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.

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Reviewed 1 February 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

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! :)

  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 9:00 AM
Smoking is only allowed on the front deck of the boat. Not internally and not on the rear deck. Dogs are permitted but subject to a £30 pet cleaning fee payable upon arrival per...
    1 Shower
    1 Full
    1 Sofa
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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.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Manchester International Airport: 15.0 km
Railway: Poynton: 3.7 km
Ferry: Hollyhead: 196.0 km
Arriving by car is the easiest option, pop in the sat nav SK12 1TH and once you reach the Boars Head pub continue on Lyme Road, turn left into Nelson Pitt car park and follow the car park up the hill to the tow path section. Park here and we can provide you with a parking permit.

If coming by the airport or by train then please contact us for further directions and advice.
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