The city of Liverpool is full of diverse attractions, good restaurants and varied nightlife, making it popular with visitors from near and afar. The luxury holiday home is perfect for guests wishing to be within ten minutes of all that Liverpool has to offer but with the ability to switch off and relax in comfortable, spacious surroundings at any point during their stay.
Situated in the affluent suburb of Mossley Hill and a few minutes walk from the beautiful 94 acre Calderstones Park, the house enables guests to decide when to work, rest or play, making it the best alternative to a hotel room or apartment; where those decisions can often be dependent upon the other guests!
Where Is The Holiday Home?
The map below shows the location of the holiday home in relation to the City Centre.
There are a number of easy options for getting to and from the City Centre.
The easiest and cheapest way into the city is to take the bus. A two minute walk from the holiday home is Allerton Road, where you should never have to wait for more than five minutes for a bus heading into town.
Whether you take the direct route down Smithdown Road or the more picturesque route around Sefton Park, it will take less than 10 minutes to get to the City Centre. As with most big cities, parking in Liverpool can be quite expensive but if you are prepared for a short walk, then some of the car parks on the outskirts of the centre can be of good value.
As with the bus, following a two minute walk from the holiday home down to Allerton Road, you should be able to hail a black cab that will take you into the city. Alternatively, if you would prefer to be collected from the door, there are telephone numbers for private hire taxis in the house.
Mossley Hill train station is around a ten to fifteen minute walk from the holiday home. Trains heading for the city stop there approximately every half an hour.
For the more energetic it is possible to walk to the City Centre within an hour. However if your route takes in the recently restored Victorian Sefton Park, it could take a little longer after a visit to the lake, the Palm House and the bandstand.
What Amenities and Attractions Are Close To The Holiday Home?
The map below shows the local amenities.
Shops, Bars, Cafes and Restaurants
Allerton Road is two minutes walk from the holiday home and boasts an abundance of shops, cafe bars and restaurants. A butcher, a fishmonger, a greengrocer, an Iceland food store plus various clothes shops can all be found on this short stretch of road.
Interspersed with all of the shops are a number of restaurants and bars serving a range of Thai, Indian, Chinese and European cuisine. Takeaway restaurants are also available for those wishing to stay home and there is a Costa Coffee shop for those in search of caffeine. A couple of the bars on Allerton Road offer live music at the weekend.
Rose Lane situated just off Allerton Road also has a number of bars, coffee shops and restaurants. Try the atmospheric ‘Pi’ with it’s massive range of world beers and mouth watering pies.
Often referred to as Penny Lane, Church Road is a five minute walk from the holiday home down Allerton Road towards the city. It has a cluster of bars and restaurants that include the award winning ‘Spire’.
At the junction of Allerton Road and Rose Lane is the 24 hour Tesco supermarket. This is also the closest petrol station to the holiday home. Although 24 hour on weekdays, this supermarket closes on Saturday evening at midnight and Sunday evening at 4pm.
There are however two convenience Tesco stores close by that do open until late on both Saturday and Sunday evening, one on Rose Lane and the other on Allerton Road in the direction of Church Road.
This beautiful park is only a few minutes walk from the holiday home. Within it’s boundary there is a Mansion House, Children’s Playground, The Allerton Oak, The Pineatum, Ornamental Gardens, Glasshouse, The Neolithic Calderstones and a Lake.
A fifteen minute walk from the house down Queens Drive is magnificent Sefton Park. Bordered by old merchants houses, this Victorian park has recently been restored with it’s Palm House, Boating Lake, Peter Pan Statue and 2.3 mile perimeter walkway the main attractions.
Sudley House is a 19th Century merchants house managed by the National Museums Liverpool. It is decorated in the Victorian style and retains many original features from the time. There are regular exhibitions at the house. It is open from 10am-5pm daily and admission is FREE.
John Lennon and Paul McCartney of the Beatles also grew up in the area, with local places forming the basis for a number of their hit songs. The map below shows some of the Beatles Landmarks that are within walking distance from the house.
How To Get To The Holiday Home?
The map below shows the location of the holiday home relative to the major transport routes into Liverpool.
The holiday home is less than five minutes drive from the end of the M62 motorway or 20 minutes from the M56 motorway.
Airport transfers are available on request. The house is just 10 minutes from Liverpool John Lennon airport and 30-40 minutes from Manchester airport.
Collection can also be arranged on request from Liverpool Lime Street station, Liverpool South Parkway station or Mossley Hill station. All of the stations listed are within 10 minutes drive of the holiday home.