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Stunning Chester Bolthole

Sleeps 10
2 dogs
5 bedrooms
4 bathrooms

This is an idyllic location surrounded by countryside and with the local pub and shop within walking distance. It is the perfect base for friends and family to explore the three counties, being 7 miles from Whitchurch, 3 miles from Malpas and 13 miles from Chester. Ride or stride along the Cheshire Sandstone Trail, the Shropshire Way and LEJOG Trail. The property is also positioned along the John O' Groats to Land's End route. If you fancy hang gliding, head to the Shropshire Hills, enjoy river trips in historic Chester, canoe on the River Severn and the River Dee, or head to Llangollen with lots of water and land activities to enjoy and explore caves at Hawkstone Park Follies. With the Berwyn Hills and Snowdonia all just a short drive away ,walkers will be in paradise. Visit medieval Shrewsbury with its castle, National Trust s Erddig and Chirk Castle, Cholmonderley Castle and Gardens, Chester Zoo and Knowsley Safari Park. There is so much to see and do as well as enjoying the stunning views, independent shopping and fabulous eateries along the way. This is perfect for a relaxing or more active holiday throughout the year. A treat awaits you as you enter this stunning property, creatively designed, lavishly furnished with all your creature comforts to enhance your stay. Take off your sandals and boots, hang up your coats and enjoy the benefit of the underfloor heating as you walk in from the hall. To your left is the cosy cinema room with large Smart TV, Netflix, comfy velvet sofa, bean bags and games for a great night in with a movie. There is also a separate WC for your convenience. Continue round to the stunning kitchen/diner which is flooded with natural light from the windows above the granite work surfaces. There is a separate utility cupboard with washing machine and tumble dryer should you need one. If you decide to eat in, you have all the equipment you need to rustle up a meal including a 5 ring electric hob and oven, microwave, fridge, freezer, two dishwashers to take care of the dishes and pans you have used to create a culinary delight. Enjoy feature lighting and there is a great social space around the island so everyone can get involved. The dining table takes centre stage in the sun room with floor to ceiling windows. Open up the doors and let the outside in; this is the perfect setting for friends and family to gather round and take time to savour the food and company. After dinner, you may want to retire to the luxurious lounge with interesting artworks, comfortable sofas, a Smart TV and a wood burner for cosy nights in. Why not walk through to the cocktail bar to create a few of your favourite cocktails? Complete with feature lighting, a great glass selection for your favourite tipple, shakers, drinks fridge and sink, you can go crazy with your creations. Also on this floor you will find a spacious bedroom with a comfortable king size bed and a stylish en suite wet room with shower and WC. There are two staircases leading to the first floor. Why not enjoy a leisurely bath or shower in the bathroom with shower over bath and WC.?You will find an airy bedroom with comfortable super king size zip and link bed (which can be made as a twin on request) and a stylish en suite shower room with shower and WC. The delightful twin bedroom, the next bedroom ,is a bunk bedroom with bespoke hand crafted bunkbed with a queen size on the bottom and single on the top. Lastly, at the end of the corridor, is the fabulous bedroom with super king size bed, dressing area, decadent bath in the bedroom and en suite shower with WC. The house if full of intriguing spaces and nooks to curl up with a good book, embrace the views and enjoy this lovely property. Outside you have an enclosed courtyard, a private paved patio area with garden furniture and a gas BBQ, perfect for al fresco dining and enjoying the open countryside views. There is also outdoor table tennis available. The property is set in 40 acres of grassland with access to the indoor games barn with tennis court which can also be used for badminton, football and exercising if the weather is inclement. Please liaise directly with the owners, who are sometimes on site though privacy is assured at all times. There is ample parking at the property and covered space for your bicycles. Please note that the tennis court is available between 9am and 12pm daily, however further use can be organised directly with the owner.

5 bedrooms 1 super king size, 1 super king size zip and link (which can be made as a twin on request), 1 king size,1 twin and 1 bunk room. 1 en suite wet room, 2 en suite shower rooms with WCs, 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC, 1 separate WC. Electric 5 ring oven and hob, fridge, freezer, microwave and 2 dishwashers. Utility area with washing machine and tumble dryer. Wood burner (initial supply of logs included). Ground source heat pump supplies water supply and heating. Cinema room and indoor games barn with shared tennis court (tennis court open between 9am 12pm). Ample private parking . Electric vehicle charging is not available at Border Retreat . The nearest public charging point is Morrison s supermarket in Oswestry . Nespresso machine guests are asked to provide their own compatible pods. Shop 3 miles and pub 2 miles. TV in lounge and cinema room. Gas BBQ available. Regret no stag/hen parties. EV Charging is permitted at this property, payment payable direct to owner.


Woodburner / Fire
Tennis Court Access
Garden / Patio
Family Friendly
Ground Floor Bedroom
Ground Floor WC
Games / Play Facilities
Pub / Restaurant Nearby


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