Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
The detached cottage is fully equipped to be just like home. The outside area is delightful with plenty of private space to barbeque, play or sunbathe. Take a stroll around the grounds and pond and see the wildlife, feed the ducks, see the chickens, watch the rabbits or take a walk around the village to the lovely Hosta Coffee shop or up the lane to the pub which is just a mile away.
One of the bedrooms overlooks the fields where horses are grazing, so you can lay in bed and enjoy the view.
At the moment we have resident barn owls and a whole array of wild birds, bird feeders are provided so you will be guaranteed plenty of visitors! The cottage is just 10 minutes from Chester Zoo, Blue Planet Aquarium, Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet, Ellesmere Port Boat Museum, Port Sunlight, Chester. Capenhurst Train station is just a mile away with free parking you can travel easily to Liverpool or Chester. The North Wales border is just 5 minutes away so easy access to everything that Wales has to offer.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Thurstaston 15 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Liverpool John Lennon Airport 38 km, Nearest railway: Capenhurst 2 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
The Heart of England/Peak District
Chester is renowned for its City Walls, Race Course, Cathedral and shopping on The Rows. The largest Roman Ampitheatre in the UK is here.It also boasts the famous Chester Zoo with over 7000 animals. Take a stroll or a boat ride along The River Dee or sit and listen to the bands in one of the excellent cafes.
We are just 10 miles from Liverpool with its splendid free museums on the famous Waterfront and spectacular shopping in "Liverpool One".
We are just 5 minutes from the "Wirral Way" which offers amazing opportunities for walkers
We are situated just 2 miles from The North Wales Border with all the fabulous attractions that has to offer.
We are 5 minutes drive from Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet Village, The Blue Planet Aquarium and the largest purpose built Marks and Spencer in the world! Port Sunlight Village with its amazing free Lady Lever Art Gallery is just 10 minutes drive away.
The National Waterways Museum is just 10 minutes drive away on the banks of The Manchester ship Canal
We are just 15 minutes drive from the beaches at Thurstaston with spectacular views over to North Wales and West Kirby with its white sand and famous Marine Lake.
You can take the train from Capenhurst Station with free parking (just one mile away) into Chester or Liverpool or take the ferry across The Mersey.
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1 May 2014
"Beautiful Luxurious Cottage with all the comforts of home"
Julie the owner was very thoughtful & considerate and we wanted for nothing. The cottage is set in beautiful grounds with a lovely back garden. Inside was spacious & light, was spotlessly clean and … More
Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review, it was a pleasure to meet you and hope to see you again.
16 Mar 2014
"Everything we hoped for....and more"
The property was very clean, extremely well equipped and cosy. We came for a Graduation in Chester and left resolved to return to spend more time looking round the area. The location of the property lends itself to sight seeing holidays but just as easily to quiet retreats as the village and the grounds are extremely peaceful.
For our sightseeing. we used the Park and Ride into Chester which was very well signposted, and we took an open top bus tour round the city as well as the Roman walking tour. Both were excellent.
Booking was simple and the hostess always seemed to have a smile on her face!
Thank you for taking the time to review Court Lodge. I am so pleased you enjoyed our lovely City, we hope to welcome you again in the future.
5 Nov 2013
"A gem of a place which ticks all the boxes - comfortable, beautifully presented and pretty."
We were a party of 5 women staying at this property whilst down from Scotland on a shopping weekend to Cheshire Oaks Retail Park. We were absolutely delighted with the cottage. It was warm, cosy and very comfortable. The kitchen was very well kitted out with everything we needed and there was plenty of room for all of us at the table. The lounge and bedroom furniture were good quality and very comfortable for lounging and sleeping. The shower was great with plenty of hot water for all of us. The cottage is in a lovely rural location, and felt very private despite being within yards of Julie's (owner) house. Julie recommended a few places to eat nearby and we went to a pub which was around 5mins drive away which was lovely - great food and atmosphere. This property has been a great find and we will definitely be back. I can honestly find nothing negative to say about it and would have no hesitation in recommending it to anyone.
Julie also allowed us to have a wee nosy around her other rental property which is a lovely, recently converted outbuilding with 3 en-suite bedrooms and an open living/dining/kitchen area. I cannot imagine anyone being disappointed with either property.
Thank you for your lovely review, it was a pleasure to meet you all and next time you come bring a trailer to accommodate all your shopping! We are really well blessed here with all the fabulous shopping outlets!
8 Oct 2013
"another excellent stay"
we returned to this fantastic cottage for another long weekend and once again it was top class and did not disappoint
5 Oct 2013
"Truly beautiful house in a lovely area"
A beautiful house in a lovely area. The house is well equipped, spacious, extremely clean and tidy and well furnished, it truly is a home away from home. Julie, the owner, had also left milk for us in the fridge and a bowl of eggs from her own hens.
The garden outside is beautiful, complete with a little orchard, there is a private car parking space too.
Julie, could not have been any more accommodating than she was, nothing was too much trouble and we will definitely be coming back.
17 Jun 2013
"Top drawer cottage"
We've just returned from a long weekend at this fantastic cottage. The cottage had everything plus more that you would wish to have for a holiday and the welcome gifts were a very pleasant surprise and also were consumed with gusto. We would recommend the cottage very highly and the owners were very friendly and unobtrusive. Absolutely brilliant. We'll return for more.
Thank you for your lovely review, it was a pleasure to meet you all and we look forward to seeing you all again.
8 May 2013
"'Absolutely the best'"
This is without doubt the best self catering accommodation I have had the pleasure to stay in. A lovely spacious clean and well planned out cottage with top quality furniture & fittings, The kitchen i… More
Thank you for your lovely review, we hope to see you again in the future.
16 Nov 2012
"Great base to say if you want peace and quiet but close enough to attractions"
Our eldest daughter is at Chester Uni and we wanted to spend half term in that locality to allow us to spend sometime with her. We arrived on Saturday to be met by the owner Julie, who was very friendly, she showed us around made sure we knew where everything was and left us to unpack. The accommodation used to be a stable block hence the large windows.
There was tea, coffee and milk left for us and a large vase of flowers which was very pleasant. All the necessary equipment was present and working although it took us a while to get used to the hob!
There are two bedrooms and one bathroom upstairs and a large living room, kitchen and WC downstairs. Everywhere was clean and tidy and it only took a night for us to settle in and feel at home. The living room was spacious and one of the sofa's converts into a bed but we did not use this. The bathroom is entered from both bedrooms which may not suit everyone but we were ok with it, the shower was great. There was plenty of storage and spare bedding.
As regards Ledsham, I thought I lived in a small village, but this was tiny (unless we didn't find the actual village). The local pub approx. 1 mile away was not one I would recommend if you just want a quiet drink, it is geared around low priced food, but the staff were friendly. We spent a lot of our time either just in the accommodation reading, playing games (already in the lodge) and resting. We regularly went to Chester (the Zoo is worth a visit) and if shopping is your thing them Chester will not disappoint. The rural setting will suit those looking for a very quiet time and you are not far from Chester, but if you have active teenagers then you may find they run out of things to do although the free Wifi was something we had not expected and was very very useful in keeping our youngest daughter in touch with here friends!!
The owner (Julie) lives in the main house and does B & B and is converting another building for more lettings which I believe will be 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Apart from the initial arrival and one other meeting we did not see or hear her but you felt that you could go and ask for help at any time if necessary. There is ample parking, a patio area to the rear with table and chairs and a barbecue and a small grassed area for summer use.
We spent 8 night in the Lodge and were sorry to have to leave, I'm sure we will be back again.
12 Oct 2012
"Great Location and lovely homely cottage"
We booked this cottage as a surprise for my mother-in-law's 65th Birthday. The cottage is in a great location only 10mins from the zoo/pak and ride to get into Chester and also 10mins to get to Cheshire Oaks. It is lovely homely cottage which was great for us a family. My 18 month old daughter who had just discovered walking loved all the outdoor space and spacious rooms. Owners very friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend.
27 Aug 2012
"the best cottage yet"
the cottage was spotless with everthing you need the gardens where great the boys loved the space the cottage was ideal for traverling to liverpool chester and north wales we have stayed at lots of cottages this was the best the boys loved all the wild life the owners where great
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