1880's Home, Rural Village-5mins from Chester

United Kingdom - United Kingdom - Chester

Home exhange in,United Kingdom,Chester,Winter frost and morning sunrise
Winter frost and morning sunrise
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Autumn sunshine and falling leaves
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Lounge with 3 seater sofa and open log fire
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Winter snow but no guarantee each year
Home exhange in,United Kingdom,Chester,Main bedroom - king bed
Main bedroom - king bed
Home exhange in,United Kingdom,Chester,Second bedroom - double bed
Second bedroom - double bed
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Third bedroom - single bed
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Lounge
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Kitchen
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Dining room
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Spring sunshine and blue skies
Home exhange in,United Kingdom,Chester,Back garden kids play area and car parking
Back garden kids play area and car parking
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Side garden and tree swing
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Side garden with snow in winter
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Side of the house in spring
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Where we are in UK - on the boarder with wales
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A map of Chester city centre
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Cobbled streets / black and white timber buildings
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Chester's famous eastgate clock
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Chester cathedral and gardens
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Chester victorian architecture
Home exhange in,United Kingdom,Chester,The River Dee and suspension bridge
The River Dee and suspension bridge
  • Sleeping capacity5
  • Bedrooms3
  • Bathrooms1

Non-simultaneous Home Exchange

Simultaneous Home Exchange

Weekend Home Exchange

Homesit Offered

Smoking Not Allowed

Children Welcome

Use of Personal Car is possible

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Our Home For Exchange

Description of the home we are offering for exchange

A 1880's house designed by English architect John Douglas who was inspired by French, German and Dutch architecture and the English Gotich era.

A 3 bedroom semi-detached house shares a drive with our neighbours to the back of the property. We have our own car parking area for 3 cars at the back.

Downstairs are 3 rooms:

*a small kitchen but perfectly formed (with electric oven/hob, microwave, large fridge freezer, dishwasher),

*a dining room with seating for 4 round the table,

*a lounge with an open log burning fireplace, large 3 seater sofa and 2 side chairs.

Upstairs we have 3 double size bedrooms:

*1 child room with a double bed,
*1 child room with a single bed,
*1 adult room with a king bed

There is also a family bathroom upstairs with a bath, overhead shower and toilet.

The garden is open onto the lane and wraps round 3 sides of the house and backs onto a mini wood. The back is private and set up for children with the old animal houses converted to play areas (sand, water, kitchen etc), a climbing frame, low trampoline, mini zip wire and ninja line, football area and space to just run around.

We use the side garden for seating (a bit of an adult area) and have an internal courtyard area too for more privacy. On the other side of the courtyard there is an outside toilet, washroom and a large 'den' room where we keep the paddle boards, store outdoor equipment and kids bits n bobs.

The washroom where you will find the washing machine, tumble dryer & clothes drying racks.

Only a few local villagers wander past the front of the house on their dog walk down the lane so it's quite private.

Type

House - 2 or more floors/ Main Residence


Amenities

  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes Washer
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Microwave Oven
  • Extensive Grounds
  • Peaceful Surroundings
  • View
  • Fireplace
  • Privacy / Seclusion
  • Equipped for Children
  • Garden
  • Heating
  • Boat available
  • Baby Equipment
  • Garage
  • Private parking

Entertainment

  • Internet access
  • TV
  • Wireless Internet (WiFi)

Extras

  • Babysitter available
  • Use of bicycle(s)
  • Use of boat
  • Use of second home

Setting

  • Small Town or Village
  • Rural

Neighbourhood

Description of our neighbourhood and surrounding area

The village is rural but only 7 mins to the city centre by car, 20 minutes by bike or a 60 minute walk along the river.

The village has no shop but does have a village hall which hosts a few activities like Pilates, gong bath nights, dancing etc. Residents also have a pub night in the village hall on Wednesday night.

There is also a lovely church and grounds you can walk around and the river Dee is only 5 minutes down the hill from our house, near the village hall.

You can walk in both directions along the river for miles (one way to city centre or other direction to Aldford)

It's roughly 10k to the city centre and back to the house along the river, hubby does this regularly and it takes him 2 hours for the round trip.

Aldford is another estate-owned village with similar architecture and also has a village shop, pub and other amenities. This is also roughly a 60 minute walk along the river in the other direction.

The nearest supermarket (Tesco) is 15 minutes drive away and does local deliveries. It's in a central shopping area called Broughton Shopping Park (just over the boarder into Wales) and has top high-street brands and shops, restaurants, cafes and a cinema.

50 minutes from Manchester Airport & 30 minutes from Liverpool Airport - 2hr train from London Euston

Outdoor Activities

  • Biking
  • Cultural Events
  • Canoeing / Kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • River

Leisure

  • Park / Playground
  • Cafés
  • Gym / Health Club
  • Restaurants
  • Shopping

Cultural Activities

  • Concerts
  • Galleries
  • Museums
  • Popular Monuments
  • Theatre

Transport Nearby

  • Car Necessary

Neighbourhood Services

  • None

Attractions

Our home exchange - places to go and things to do while staying in our home

Chester city centre has all the amenities you may wish for and the is Broughton Shopping Area with all the larger shops / Supermarkets within 15 minute dive. Caris essential.

Our favourite restaurants


Cafés & bars


Leisure and cultural activities


Walks or jogging paths

  • Grosvenor Park
  • River Dee

Interesting day trips

  • Delamere Forest
  • Liverpool or Manchester
  • Erdigg Country House

Our Preferences

Our home exchange - here are our Preferences and House Rules

Please look after our house and things as we will yours

Conditions

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Not Allowed
  • Plant Care Not Needed

Use of Personal Car

  • Use of Personal Car is possible

Home Exchange Type

  • Non-simultaneous Home Exchange
  • Simultaneous Home Exchange
  • Weekend Home Exchange
  • Homesit Offered
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