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Solway - Chester

Chester (1.5mls NE), Cheshire
Sleeps 10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 5
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 5
5
star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / wood burner
Increased accessibility
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing on site / nearby
Luxury
Family friendly
Indoor swimming pool
Parking on site / nearby
Decorated for Christmas
Swimming pool
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Beautiful property with plenty of entertainment, enjoy a swim in the private indoor heated pool, play table football or enjoy the large garden
  • Detached property, finished in a luxury style and boasting numerous creature comforts (please note there is no hot tub)
  • Period property in the outskirts of the City of Chester, only 1 mile from Chester Zoo and close to the Racecourse
Property code: 77274

Historic Chester boasts fabulous shopping, culinary delights around every corner, cultural events to attend and attractions. Walk the old city walls, visit the Roman amphitheatre and impressive cathedral, explore the Tudor Rows and galleries, whilst the Storyhouse hosts a cinema and theatre. The property is central, with easy access to the town centre and world-renowned Chester Zoo. Stroll beside the River Dee and Grosvenor Park, or take a boat trip along the River Dee. Head to National Trust houses and gardens or North Wales’ mountains and coastline or visit the quaint towns and villages of Cheshire and the Wirral. Sports enthusiasts can enjoy Chester racecourse and golf courses nearby. Liverpool and Manchester are also within easy reach.

On entering the property, approached by either two steps from the driveway or ramp access, you will be amazed by the large open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner, with polished marble floor and patio doors out to the enclosed rear garden, perfect for socialising or just relaxing after a day of exploration. Prepare a meal in the well-equipped kitchen with electric oven and gas hob, fridge/freezer, combi microwave oven and dishwasher, and a handy utility room with washing machine and additional dishwasher. The dining area is positioned in the centre of the room, ideal for celebrating a special occasion. Relax in the lounge after a long day of exploring with comfy seating and open fire, you can watch a film on the Smart TV, and with large patio doors making it ideal for a celebration, whatever the weather or time of year. This leads through to an open-plan second lounge area with sofa, TV, table football and selection of gym equipment including an exercise bike and cross trainer. There is also a handy separate WC and wet room with shower accessed from within the gym. This leads through into the beautiful private heated indoor pool, with its own access out to the garden. On the ground floor are three bedrooms, a spacious king-size bedroom with en-suite shower room with WC, a further large king-size with fitted mirrored wardrobes with widened door frame, and a good-sized twin bedroom. The family bathroom is also on this floor with shower, accessed up two steps, heated towel rail and WC. The wooden staircase leads up to the first floor, with two further bedrooms, one master king-size bedroom with Smart TV and large en-suite with a double sink, shower, heated towel rail and WC, and a further king size bedroom, with dressing area, Juliet balcony overlooking the rear garden and en-suite shower room and WC.

The outdoor area is equally as impressive as you head into the extensive enclosed rear garden with garden furniture and charcoal BBQ. To the front of the property there is ramp access into the property, private off-road parking for five cars and electric gates to enclose the driveway area.

  • 5 bedrooms – 4 king-size and 1 twin
  • 1 family shower room, 1 wet room, 3 en-suite shower rooms, and 1 separate WC
  • Electric oven and gas hob, fridge/freezer, combi microwave oven and dishwasher
  • Utility room with washing machine and dishwasher
  • Private indoor heated swimming pool - 10m x 5m, up to 1.8m depth
  • Pool towels not provided
  • Please note there is no hot tub at this property
  • Second living room with table football table, cross trainer and exercise bike
  • Open fire (first basket of logs provided November-Easter)
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Private off-road parking for 5 cars
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Shops, pubs and restaurants within walking distance
  • Increased accessibility - Please ensure you refer to our FAQ's
  • Smart TV in lounge, TV in gym and in 3 bedrooms
  • Charcoal BBQ available
  • Property has CCTV outside area and around pool for safety purposes
  • Travel Cot - please request before arrival as stored away
  • Electric gates at the entrance, keypad operated
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 5 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £500 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £50. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Rebecca Kenyon

This property joined our collection in 2021 and is managed by Rebecca.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 22 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Patricia, 31st May 2024

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Beautiful spacious house, super pool. We had a lovely week with all the family. Good location for Chester. Would recommend.

Reviewed by Carol, 24th May 2024

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Excellent property. 10 of us went ages ranging from 7-75 and we all thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Property on main road but it wasn't a problem. Would highly recommend Solway.

Reviewed by Rod, 23rd February 2024

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House is extremely well furnished, very good layout, clean, modern, spacious. Just absolutely amazing. The best feature was the excellent swimming pool area. Very good location too.

Reviewed by Collette, 22nd December 2023

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Solway house is a perfect family holiday home . We found it to be comfortable ,clean and equipped with with everything we needed. Our grandchildren thoroughly enjoyed the swimming pool . The location of Solway meant that we were able to visit Chester , Liverpool and Manchester with ease. We will definitely book holiday cottages again .

Reviewed by CLAIRE, 3rd November 2023

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What a wonderful property, beds comfortable, all the equipment you could need. The swimming pool was the best bit for us. Nicer than many 5* hotels and spas. We had a lovely week. Location ideal for Chester and Cheshire Oaks. Lovely large garden, unfortunately the weather stopped us enjoying it but imagine in the summer would be marvellous. DefinitRead moreely recommend we may well be back (fingers crossed) Hide

Reviewed by Alex, 6th October 2023

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Brilliant property and pool, ample parking and in a great location for town centre and zoo. Enormous spacious garden. Owners extremely friendly. 10/10

Reviewed by Julie, 15th September 2023

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Reviewed by Edward, 25th August 2023

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Reviewed by Patricia, 11th August 2023

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A glorious house with amazing outdoor space, and really close to the safe millennium greenway for walking into Chester, a beautiful city. The kitchen is well equipped with everything you need to cook for a big group, bedrooms are spacious with comfy beds. The pool is simply stunning, our only issue was the air temperature made it chilly for the chiRead moreldren so we didnt get as much use as we would have hoped. Suzanne communicated well in advance, making arriving easy. Definitely recommend. Reply:[Thank you for highlighting the problem with the pool room heating, this has now been fixed] Hide

Reviewed by Anthony, 28th July 2023

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Reviewed by Claire, 7th July 2023

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Reviewed by Lesley, 9th June 2023

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Tastefully furnished, beautiful, really well equipped house. Everything you could want. The pool was an added bonus that we used every day. Will definitely be going back and have already been recommending to friends and family.

Reviewed by Wayne, 24th March 2023

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I would really recommend this beautiful home to stay at especially if wanting to visit Chester. The facilities were great and the owner was friendly, giving advice for the house. As a bonus the pool was amazing probably even better with families with children.

Reviewed by Medwyn, 17th February 2023

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Well equipped and spacious house on the outskirts of Chester. On a main road (A41) but only minimal noise pollution. Lovely heated indoor pool and commodious grounds. Bedrooms were large, light and airy and the kitchen dining area was well proportioned. The position was excellent for all amenities including the zoo, IMEX cinema and shopping. RegulaRead morer bus service to Chester was 3 minute walk. No complaints, highly recommended. Hide

Reviewed by Sue, 23rd September 2022

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We loved our time there and used the swimming pool everyday. Great holiday and fabulous time

Reviewed by Andrew, 3rd September 2022

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It was the best Holiday Home weve ever been to

Reviewed by Nicholas, 12th August 2022

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We were a party of two grandparents, with two of our children and their partners, and three grandchildren. We all had a wonderful holiday in this fantastic property. The owners, Mark and Suzanne, were both helpful and friendly. There are many great places to visit nearby, including the zoo just down the road. The garden is plenty big enough for theRead more children to play games in, and they voted the pool the number one attraction in the whole of Cheshire! Hide

Reviewed by Nichola, 5th August 2022

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Beautiful house, huge garden and incredible pool! Super close to Chester centre/zoo and all the main attractions. Suzanne was on hand before to answer any questions as well as during our stay. We had 4 children and 2 dogs and barely ventured out much as we enjoyed being there so much.

Reviewed by Sarah, 29th July 2022

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Our group (6 adults + 5 children ranging from 4 months to 7 years) had a lovely week & really enjoyed the pool & garden. Location excellent for all trips. We loved the space in the house & bedrooms are V comfortable. We cooked every night and found kitchen well equipped.

Reviewed by Holly, 22nd July 2022

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Reviewed by Liz, 24th June 2022

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We had a wonderful stay at Solway The house is immaculate and has everything you could possibly need. The pool was fantastic and we also enjoyed the gym facilities. The location is great - handy for lots of local attractions. The owner was on hand for any queries and was really friendly. A fabulous property - highly recommended.

Reviewed by Anne, 17th June 2022

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Solway is on the A41 and therefore quite noisy, but not a problem for us. It would have been nice to be greeted personally and we felt the welcome pack was very minimal indeed. Please be aware that there are open tread stairs.

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