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Driftwood cottage luxury city break.


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Excellent 5/5 3 reviews

Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 3

Key Info
  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed
  • Car not necessary

Driftwood is situated on the River Dee, next to the Old Dee Bridge. It is a beautifully refurbished fisherman`s cottage with stunning ever changing views out of all but one window, which allows you to feed the ducks while you are having breakfast. Downstairs fully fitted kitchen with granite worktops, sitting and dining area, wood burning stove, and shower room. Spiral staircase leads to mezzanine with wardrobe and occasional single bed and the main bedroom with king size bed and TV plus en suite toilet and washbasin. Outside there is a shared patio and steps leading down to river.

It is simply the best of both worlds, being in the village of Handbridge a conservation area, with its award winning butchers, deli,newsagents and 4 pubs all on your doorstep. A stroll along the river footpath leads you to the meadows an ideal place for a picnic, complete with cows. Not many city centers can boast that. Alternatively a two minute walk over the bridge and you are in the city center where there is something for everyone including Cathedral, shopping on the famous "rows", restaurants, nightlife, art galleries, museum, the beautiful Grosvenor Park with its summer open air concerts and activities even a Roman amphitheater the list is endless. The world famous Chester Racecourse is a five minute stroll (ten minutes in stilettos) add to that the many festivals through out the year. No matter how many times you visit Chester you will always discover something different.

A car is not necessary but if you want to go further afield, we are on the boarder of North Wales with beautyful scenery, mountains, beaches, walks etc. Chester Zoo, the Blue Planet Aquarium and Cheshire Oaks outlet village are also nearby easily accessible by car or bus.

Size Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Liverpool or Manchester, Nearest railway: Chester
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 1
Other Linen provided, Towels provided

The Heart of England/Peak District

Chester is a Roman walled City with a vibrant City Center, full of Historic Building, lots of things to see and do. including, racecourse. museum, Grosvenor Park, the Groves with it Bandstand and hire boats

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Review 1-3 of 3

6 Jul 2014


"Absolutely amazing."

Just returned from a weekend break at driftwood cottage. Absolutely stunning and imaculately decorated to a very high standard and the view was amazing, looking out over the River Dee. The owners were… More

13 Jun 2014


"Absolutely adorable cottage in a fantastic spot..... Loved it x"

We had a fantastic weekend at the most adorable, well compact cottage.On arrival John met us and showed us where to park and how to use heating etc....Elizabeth has impecable tatse in decor..... Stunn… More

2 Jun 2014


"We didnt want to leave !!! perfect"

We both loved this cottage,perfectly situated close to shops/restaurants and pubs yet its set on a lovely river bank .,spoilt for choice on places to eat and drink very close by Everything you need is… More

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