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The Parlour

(Ref. 974561)

Chester, North Wales & Snowdonia Show on map

5.0

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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78 Customer Reviews

  • "Ideal location for what we wanted to do."

    No more than a few miles away from Zoo, Chester, Cheshire Oaks and family. Hospitality second to none.

    Reviewed by Steven5.0Jun 2024

  • "We had a lovely holiday in the Parlour, location wise it was absolutely perfect close to all the main things you would want to see, 10 minutes to Chester zoo, Cheshire oaks and the park and ride into Chester."

    The cottage was very clean and modern with two bathrooms which with teenage girls was fabulous. The kitchen was well set up and we appreciated the extra bits left for us. The orchard was beautiful and the wild life cams fascinating. Thanks for a wonderful stay

    Reviewed by Holly5.0May 2024

  • "We had a lovely stay at the Parlour."

    The cottage is very comfortable and well equipped. We slept well and enjoyed the peace and quiet. Whilst the weather wasn’t good enough to sit out, we had a walk through the owner’s orchard area where there is additional seating. This area is lovely and we enjoyed reading the little displays. The accommodation is well placed for visits to Chester and North Wales.

    Reviewed by Ray5.0Apr 2024

  • "Well worth staying, clean, comfortable, lots to do, Cheshire Oaks and attractions plus the city of Chester."

    All within close proximity.

    Reviewed by Trevor5.0Feb 2024

  • "Well worth staying, clean and tidy, very well kept, convenient for us to visit our daughter."

    Reviewed by Trevor5.0Feb 2024

  • "Booked the lodge for my husband 40th with our 2 year old son for 3 nights."

    I must say the lodge was everything we expected. Great location for Chester Zoo and Chester City. The lodge was extremely cozy, great heating system and kitchen was full stocked with great utensils. Even had some toys and games for my son to play with. Beds were very comfy and showers are great. I would highly recommend this lodge to anyone looking to stay in Chester area, great location. The owners were extremely accommodating, thanks for a lovely stay.

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Dec 2023

  • "Really good location."

    Close to all amenities.Beds really comfortable. The only annoying thing was the blue towel rail light on in the bedroom when you go to bed

    Reviewed by Charles5.0Nov 2023

  • "Great place for a country break whilst also being near Chester."

    We went away with my parents and the rooms were great. The beds were really comfortable and on the soft side which was great for us. The kitchen had all the amenities you would need for self catering and even some oil and salt and pepper as well as a welcome basket of tea, hot chocolate and coffee. One of the highlights for us was the proximity to some great pubs and restaurants (the Sunday lunch at Shrewsbury Arms was great). There are some lovely places to walk nearby and if you have small kids the orchard garden has some great entertainment with a lovely book you can buy to support Alder Hey hospital. We spent hours watching the owl box and bird feeder cameras for entertainment!

    Reviewed by Gemma5.0Nov 2023

  • "What a lovely place to stay, very comfortable and relaxing!"

    Good sized beds and great to have two ensuite bathrooms - all of a very high standard! A really enjoyable stay. Convenient for shopping at Cheshire Oaks and a short distance from Chester itself, very convenient for our stay. Lovely to have the extra touch of bubbly and goodies for our arrival. Excellent. We are booked to come back already !

    Reviewed by Trevor5.0Oct 2023

  • "I was delighted with the Parlour, decorated to a very high standard, and all the extras were a nice surprise!"

    Opened the fridge and a carton of milk and a bottle of bubbly , also tea coffee etc and bathrooms were kitted out with an assortment of shower gels / soaps/shampoos. Everything was top quality. Already recommended it to family and friends.

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Sep 2023

  • "Beautiful property with everything you could ever need looks small on the outside but massive inside Location ideal very peaceful but close enough to everywhere park & ride into Chester and the train into Liverpool."

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Sep 2023

  • "Ideal location close to all attractions commodation was excellect value everything was there what you required could not vault any part of the stay."

    My grandsons loved the garden and the orchid and seeing the alpacters.

    Reviewed by James5.0Aug 2023

  • "Absolutely incredible."

    Could not have wished for more. The beds were incredibly comfortable. The cottage was spotless and had everything we could want (including a bottle of Prosecco). The orchard is lovely and has gorgeous plum, apple and pear trees which the kids loved. The barn owl and alpaca camera was a great touch and became the main feature of all the TVs in the cottage. The 4 alpacas on site were gorgeous and so well looked after. The story about Fudge the dog and Olivia captured my children's imagination and the creature hunt in the orchard was superb. We were advised parking was narrow but this was not an issue for us. The location is excellent. 3 miles away from Cheshire Oaks, Chester Zoo, Blue Planet Aquarium. So much to see in the area. Lovely quiet hamlet to stay in and chill out. Thank you for such an incredible base for our holiday.

    Reviewed by Georgina5.0Aug 2023

  • "Loved the accommodation, it was spacious for two adults and two teenagers, very well kept and the Owl/alpaca and bird cam was loved by all."

    The information about local services was very useful (our only disappointment was the Chinese being closed the week we were there) and we were very close to Chester centre and park and ride, the zoo and aquarium. Very happy and would definitely book to stay there again and have already recommended to family!

    Reviewed by Judith5.0Jul 2023

  • "Enjoyed our stay, with owl cam and alpaca cam just captivating."

    Reviewed by Adam4.7Jul 2023

  • "We were impressed with both the accommodation and the surrounding site."

    A very enjoyable stay.

    Reviewed by Jacki5.0Jul 2023

  • "Excellent accommodation."

    Very well equipped for your holiday. Very very clean. Owners are very helpful if you need to ask anything. Cameras for wildlife much better than Center Parcs! You see plenty of wildlife! Easy to access Chester and surrounding area. No hesitation in recommending this accommodation. Hope to visit again!

    Reviewed by Isobel5.0Jun 2023

  • "Great place!"

    and convenient too. Thanks so much for adding extra comfort to our UK vacation.

    Reviewed by Toni5.0May 2023

  • "Great location and an excellent cottage."

    Easy close access to Chester, Cheshire Oaks retail and entertainment and M53 and M56 motorways. Beautifully presented cottage with quality furniture, fixtures and fittings. Cutlery was a bit limited but everything else was fine. While we completely understand why you would use a corner sofa unit we found it fairly uncomfortable and couldn’t really sit 4 on it. The parking is tight so it might be worth asking guests with small cars to park further in so larger cars can use the spaces with better access. We found small cars using the larger spaces and if we couldn’t park at the gates it was very hard to park my estate car. Lots of choice for pubs serving good food nearby. If we had to move to another part of the country then right near this cottage would be our choice. Would happily stay here again.

    Reviewed by Aleck5.0May 2023

  • "Lovely cottage very comfortable."

    Appreciated the webcams and hope your barn owls successfully hatch and fledge.

    Reviewed by Maureen5.0May 2023

  • "Lovely! Warm and cosy, beds very comfortable, lovely and clean, good showers."

    We didn't use the cooking facilities this time (we will be back) so can't really comment on equipment available. Loved the wildlife cameras!

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Mar 2023

  • "Absolutely lovely property, great location."

    So much provided and a really thoughtful layout inside (plugs near mirrors for hairdryers etc). The little things have really been thought about for example a wooden train track toy for the children to play with and everything you would need in the kitchen. Really looking forward to coming back for another stay soon.

    Reviewed by Daniel5.0Mar 2023

  • "Lovely barn conversion situated off a country lane, while being conviently near to main attractions such as Cheshire Oaks, Chester and Chester zoo and Liverpool."

    Accommodation was spotlessly clean, beautifully decorated, super comfy beds and lovely shower. We were really comfortable here and really enjoyed watching the wildlife camera feed on the TV. Only criticism would be sofa isn't big enough for 4 people to sit comfortably but there are tvs in both bedrooms as well so didn't cause too much of a problem. Would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Kimberley4.7Feb 2023

  • "Had a wonderful stay in a fantastic property."

    The only slight issue was the sofa for my 83 year old dad but wouldn’t mark you down on comfort for that, you can’t please everyone. Loved everything about our stay. The wildlife cameras and orchard are an unexpected bonus as is the welcome pack and the bottle of fizz. Thank you so much, we will be back.

    Reviewed by Stanley5.0Feb 2023

  • "This was a beautiful cottage - really cosy, well equipped and clean."

    Great to arrive to a lovely welcome package of biscuits, Prosecco, milk, teas and hot choc. And the info left by owners was really helpful; we especially enjoyed the channel with the animal webcams - brilliant watching the birds feeding, the alpacas lounging and to get sight of some owls. Appreciated Matt being so responsive by text. Would definitely stay again and recommend to others.

    Reviewed by Shani5.0Jan 2023

  • "Fabulous cottage."

    It is a credit to the owners. Highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Dec 2022

  • "Thank you for sharing your beautiful cottage!"

    We had such a wonderful time, everything was local too, with adventurous walks, the zoo and aquarium for our little one. The cottage was so cosy and warm, with comfortable beds and lounge area. A lovely rustic charm to it. The owners were so friendly and helpful too. We’ll definitely be back again, hopefully very soon!!

    Reviewed by Mala5.0Dec 2022

  • "The whole experience we have had this weekend was second to none."

    Amazing property run by just lovely people, nothing too much trouble. We had my 93 year old mum with us, Matt was so attentive with extra things for her stay. Picton ideally placed for your trip into the centre of Chester. On site there is an orchard which incorporates added sculptures carved from wood, they help tell a story, great for kids enjoyment. Just a fantastic experience. Thank you, already planning our next trip.

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Dec 2022

  • "This is a lovely property, we will use it again when we go back to Chester."

    It’s very accessible for Chester, Cheshire Oaks and Liverpool.

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Nov 2022

  • "Really nice spot and lovely to have such a great welcome pack."

    Beds really comfortable and great facilities. Will be back

    Reviewed by George4.7Oct 2022

  • "Really lovely place ideal central location."

    We loved the Welly croquet and the bug hunt around the garden. Beautifuly done with amazing features it definitely has the wow factor as you opened the door. Only downside was the door locks in the bathroom weren't really ideal for us personally as little one nearly locked herself in the bathroom.

    Reviewed by Lucy5.0Oct 2022

  • "Fabulous property we have been there twice now, and planning another visit"

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Sep 2022

  • "Seating area too small for four adults and hot water in shower not great."

    Other than that perfect thankyou. Lovely setting and close to lots of attractions had a great time.Would definately return.

    Reviewed by Valerie4.4Sep 2022

  • "We recently had a wonderful stay at The Parlour."

    The location and facilities were fabulous. The owners were very friendly and helpful. We will certainly be going back.

    Reviewed by Marilyn5.0Aug 2022

  • "Beautiful cottage in a great location."

    Very handy for all of the attractions whilst in a quiet rural location. The beds are very comfortable, we had a great nights sleep every night.

    Reviewed by Janice5.0Aug 2022

  • "We enjoyed our stay."

    Thank you very much.

    Reviewed by Jon5.0Aug 2022

  • "We loved the orchard and the wooden carvings."

    Very central place for a range of attractions.

    Reviewed by Gill5.0Aug 2022

  • "We enjoyed our stay in the Parlour, it was just what we were looking for and suited our needs perfectly."

    Great location for us, and very peaceful. We will definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Alexanda5.0Jul 2022

  • "Absolutely perfect, illustrated by our only “ complaint “ would be that cottage could do with a few more coat hangers!"

    Reviewed by David5.0Jul 2022

  • "What a beautiful cottage."

    We had everything we needed and will definitely be back. Close to everything we wanted to do in beautiful Cheshire and beyond.

    Reviewed by Janice5.0Jul 2022

  • "Thank you for providing a first class home from home, we had a super week in the cottage."

    Reviewed by Tracey5.0Jun 2022

  • "Really lovely cottage in a beautiful setting which was perfect for my sister and me."

    Close enough to so many places we had a lovely holiday.

    Reviewed by Fiona5.0Jun 2022

  • "The Parlour was excellent it was very nicely furnished and equipped."

    It is on a very quiet lane with a really nice garden which young children will love as it tells a story with picture boards and animal carvings. We especially liked the live feed from the owl nesting box which had us enthralled for hours. The location is really good as it is close to Chester, Chester Zoo and Cheshire Oakes for those that like to shop. Access to motorways is good and can get you anywhere fast. There are lots of good pubs within a couple of miles which serve really good pub food. The Parlour is great of 2 couples or a small family I would highly recommended it and would definitely stay there again.

    Reviewed by Graham4.7May 2022

  • "A small but perfectly proportioned cottage."

    Nice beds, nice kitchen, and a comfy sofa.

    Reviewed by Annetta5.0Mar 2022

  • "Great place, everything you need for a lovely getaway."

    ..especially liked the live camera feeds to the Owls, Alpacas and bird feeding station

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Mar 2022

  • "Wonderful stay."

    Lovely accommodation. Very clean and comfortable and warm. Provided lots of little extras. Good location and the recommendations of places to go provided were very useful. Would happily stay again.

    Reviewed by Jenny5.0Mar 2022

  • "We had a great stay at The Parlour, the cottage and location were even better than we were expecting."

    Lots of extra little touches which really added to our stay. The Parlour was very clean, nicely decorated and everything had a feeling of quality about it. Right from the point of booking the owners were very accommodating and helpful, providing a travel cot and high chair. We hope to be back one day and would definitely recommend. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Jessica5.0Mar 2022

  • "The cottage is in a perfect location, close enough to everything but also just out of the centre so it was quiet and peaceful."

    The cottage and grounds were beautiful and spotlessly clean and the furnishings and decor were expensive and looked really nice. Lots of space with two bathrooms and large comfortable beds. And we loved the finishing touches like the milk that was left for when we arrived and the basket of biscuits and tea and coffee etc. The cottage had everything we needed and more. We will recommend to friends and family and also return ourselves. Its our new favourite holiday location and it was a lovely break, thank you

    Reviewed by Jennie5.0Jan 2022

  • "What a beautiful property!"

    It is clear the owners have worked hard to ensure every comfort is accommodated - clean, tastefully decorated with comfortable beds and great facilities. Lovely personal touches too in the welcome pack, fresh towels and toys/games/DVDs left for our enjoyment. The location was perfect - away from the hustle and bustle but only a couple of miles away from everything that Chester has to offer. Would definitely recommend and hope to return next year :)

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Dec 2021

  • "A really comfortable cottage in peaceful surroundings, with great facilities, including the provision of things you could easily have forgotten, like a bicycle lock, umbrellas etc."

    Loads of useful information provided about local amenities and attractions. We felt very welcome and would certainly book again if we were going to be in the area.

    Reviewed by Mell5.0Nov 2021

  • "Absolutely fantastic stay perfect place very clean and very well stocked with every thing we will defo be back"

    Reviewed by Vicky5.0Nov 2021

  • "The parlour was perfect."

    Such a lovely cottage. The orchard was so nice our daughter loved playing in there. The toy box was a lovely surprise too. We had the best holiday.

    Reviewed by Jodie5.0Oct 2021

  • "Lovely accommodation."

    Cottage was gorgeous inside and out with everything we needed provided. Will definitely return again in future and recommend here to anyone looking for a place to stay if ever visiting the area.

    Reviewed by Lucy5.0Sep 2021

  • "One of the best cottages we have stayed at, great country location quiet, clean and accessible to main tourist sites, park and ride very close."

    excellent

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Sep 2021

  • "Amazing Lodge Well equipped cottage, beds comfortable, and good location."

    Thank you very much to Matt & Rachel for such wonderful stay. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by June5.0Aug 2021

  • "Definitely need a car nothing within 45min walk"

    Reviewed by Peter4.4Aug 2021

  • "Really enjoyed the the cottage, every thing you need for a self catering."

    Only downside (minor) from my point of view is the heating rails in the bathroom are operated on a push button so save power (fab idea) but the light projected off the switch is very bright in a very dark room. I’m a little bit of a lighter sleeper and need darkness to sleep, I can’t say it kept me up but I was very aware of it when I went to sleep. The cottage itself is fab, positioned well to all the resorts we wanted to visit and area itself was fab.

    Reviewed by Thomas4.7Jul 2021

  • "Lovely cottage set in quiet rural area."

    Close to to Chester and attractions of Chester Zoo, Blue Planet and Cheshire Oaks.

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Jul 2021

  • "Lovely accommodating cottage, comfortable, decorated to a high quality and spotless!"

    Very quiet and peaceful, we enjoyed the orchard in the evenings and watching the bird cams. The cottage was very well equipped with everything that we needed and we enjoyed the little extra touches e.g. bottle of Prosecco, tea and biscuits. The location was perfect for us for the week. Can’t fault this cottage, definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Catherine4.7May 2021

  • "Beautiful cottage in a lovely, quiet area of chester."

    Booked this last minute and we were so pleased we did! The cottage was clean and spacious and there was a lovely welcome basket with biscuits, jam etc. when we arrived. The cottage is very well presented and perfectly located for trips to the zoo, designer outlet and further afield. Great facilities for self catering and there are some lovely pubs and restaurants nearby. Would definitely return again in the future!

    Reviewed by Bethany5.0Oct 2020

  • "Very clean well set up everything you need given prosecco and hamper with tea ..."

    Very clean well set up everything you need given prosecco and hamper with tea coffee jams biscuits ect everything you need in the kitchen pots pans dishwasher tablets washing up liquid even down to foil and cling film this is a very nice cosy cottage and we where made to feel very welcome even had a information pack with all relevant information will definitely be returning Thank-you

    Reviewed by Samuel5.0Sep 2020

  • "I don't even know where to start with this beautiful place!"

    As soon as we pulled up onto the drive, we both said 'wow' at the same time! 4 beautiful barn conversions, done to perfection. We stayed in the parlour, but each has its own cute name and 2 have hot tubs. The decor is stunning, I was a bit obsessed with the lighting! And now have to find the same lamps ha ha! The beds are so comfortable, it was a struggle to get out of them in the morning! My biggest worry when staying places is cleanliness. My goodness!!!! Clean clean clean!!!!! Not a spec of dust in sight! It's only a short drive to Cheshire oaks and Chester zoo, which is fab! We will be taking the whole family too :). I don't think I can recommend this property enough. And the couple that own them are lovely people. Thank you so much for a wonderful stay! We will see you next year with the rest of the family :) X X X

    Reviewed by Jennie5.0Sep 2020

  • "Superb renovation with consideration given to every detail."

    Spotlessly clean and well equipped with very comfortable beds and lovely bathrooms. The welcome addition of wine, milk and the basket of hot drinks and biscuits was unexpected and very appreciated. The cottages are situated in a quiet rural location but very close to a wide range of visitor attractions and areas to visit. Highly recommended. Thankyou Matt and Rachel.

    Reviewed by Sandra5.0Sep 2020

  • "Lovely cottage, very comfortable and peaceful surroundings."

    Excellent location and amenities.

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Aug 2020

  • "A superb holiday cottage, we will be re-booking."

    A definate 5 star

    Reviewed by Trevor5.0Aug 2020

  • "Situated in a secluded spot only a short drive from Chester The Parlour was a great base for exploring the surrounding area (The Wirral peninsula, Liverpool and North Wales)."

    The property itself was fantastic, so well thought out and really comfortable. You can really tell the place has been built and furnished with love. Wouldn't hesitate recommending it

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Jul 2020

  • "Felt like a home from home."

    Rapid response to a minor question. Could not have been a better first week away after lockdown.

    Reviewed by Beverley5.0Jul 2020

  • "After all the scare mongering from your end we were pleasantly surprised to see how comfortable ie; cushions in place and well stocked it was (all crockery and cutlery included so we were able to put the dishwasher on once a day and not after every meal!"

    ) and how ameniable our hosts were. Frankly the emails I had recieved from Sykes prior to going made me feel I'd rather cancel but so pleased I didn't as it was so pleasant to get away. The cottage was lovely, extremely comfortable and well equipped, our hosts had thought of everything and the welcome pack was a lovely touch.

    Reviewed by Ruth5.0Jul 2020

  • "We stayed only a week after the covid lockdown restrictions eased, but felt very relaxed and safe with the immaculate cleanliness of the cottage and the ease with which we could chat to fellow holidaymakers, while keeping the necessary distance."

    The cottage is very well situated for Chester and there is good walking, locally and further afield. It has easy access to major roads but is very quiet. The decor is very stylish and everything has been thoughtfully planned to be welcoming and comfortable.

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Jul 2020

  • "Really fantastic property, high specification, great location and lovely touch by the owners with some unexpected goodies awaiting us on arrival!"

    Would definitely recommend and we are likely to revisit.

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Mar 2020

  • "The property was so warm and cosy."

    Beautifully laid out and spotless. The owners had gone the extra mile to make us feel comfortable. Location was handy for sightseeing and shopping. Highly reccommended.

    Reviewed by Kathleen5.0Feb 2020

  • "We travel a lot , and can honestly say it’s one of the nicest places we have ..."

    We travel a lot , and can honestly say it’s one of the nicest places we have ever stayed The hosts thought of everything from the technology to the ice in the freezer So quiet , so close to all amenities you need

    Reviewed by Elaine5.0Feb 2020

  • "This is a lovely cosy cottage with very welcoming owners."

    Nothing is too much trouble. It's in a quiet area, but local attractions are easily accessible. The beds were very comfortable indeed. For those who really want to know, the wi-fi was excellent. We would return without doubt if visiting the area again!

    Reviewed by David5.0Jan 2020

  • "Cottage had everything we needed and lots of nice little touches."

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Jan 2020

  • "We loved our stay at The Parlour - it literally had everything we needed."

    It was such a comfortable, clean cottage in a beautiful location and the little touches of toys/games for children plus welcome goodies on arrival were lovely. We took in local walks, ate at a local restaurant and used the park and ride to visit Chester. We highly recommend a stay here and hope to visit again!

    Reviewed by Clare5.0Jan 2020

  • "This cottage exceeded our expectations and then some."

    We have stayed in a number of properties at home and abroad and this ranks with the very best in terms of finish, facilities, furnishings (the beds are so comfy), peacefulness - well just about everything you could rank it on. We arrived in the dark but the instructions were spot on and we found the location no problem. Parking was nice and close to the front door to allow us to unload easily with no steps to climb. The cottage itself was lovely and warm - underfloor heating in all rooms - with a range of items left for us (milk, teabags, jams etc). The controls on all of the appliances are intuitive and easy to use. Towels, linen and toiletries were all laid out nicely and all very good quality. All in all, I would highly recommend this property and the location without reservation.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Dec 2019

  • "Really nice cottage, clean and tidy."

    Everything we needed, even had toys for the kids to play with. Rachel and Matt couldn’t have been more accommodating. Really close to Chester and Ellesmere Port so didn’t have to travel to far.

    Reviewed by Simon5.0Dec 2019

  • "First class 10 out of 10 everything very good, very quite but close to Chester ..."

    First class 10 out of 10 everything very good, very quite but close to Chester and Chester oaks shopping centre, would highly recommend it

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Nov 2019

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Summary

  • All-ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size (zip/link can be twin upon request) with TV and en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC and 1 x super-king-size (zip/link can be twin upon request) with TV and en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Underfloor heating
  • Electric oven and electric hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, 3 x TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 1 car and additional parking maybe available on request
  • Private courtyard and communal lawned area with furniture
  • Carved wooden animal trail
  • Wildlife cameras are set in the grounds with viewing available in the property
  • Opportunity to meet the animals that live onsite
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.3 miles, pub 1.7 miles
  • Within 2 miles of Hoole
  • Four pubs serving food within 2 miles
  • Chester city centre 5 miles
  • Note: There is a stream to the front of the property, please take care
  • Note: Check in is after 4pm
  • Please be advised this property is only able to accept Monday and Friday check-ins

The property

Resting in a quiet corner of Cheshire is this wonderful terraced cottage; The Parlour.

Holding a combination of contemporary charm and traditional features, it makes a great base for a small family or two couples to discover the North of both England and Wales.

Home to an open-plan living space with high ceilings and beams, it makes a glorious social spot to spend your evenings.

Rustle up a tasty treat in the amply-equipped kitchen, and gather together around the dining table to enjoy your meal amongst each other’s company.

Choose to take a break by relaxing on the corner sofa when you’re not exploring the marvels of the countryside lands, or take a seat in the courtyard to enjoy the excitement first hand amidst the refreshing countryside breeze.

Boasting two zip/link super-king-size bedrooms both with their own TVs and en-suites, the configuration of the sleeping spots is ideal for a variety of group needs, with one of the bedrooms boasting exceptional charm through its exposed brick walls and rustic feel.

Take your time to meander through the surroundings and see if you can spot some special visitors, the owner of The Parlour has published a Children’s bedtime storybook called Fudge’s Evening Adventure, the idea from this story came after the Owners Daughter was treated at Alder Hey Childrens Hospital.

The tale follows Fudge, a miniature dachshund, as she embarks on a quest to find a cozy place to rest her head for the night.

Along the way, she encounters various animal friends on and around the family farm.

A beautiful wooden sculpture trail to accompany the story can be enjoyed by guests, all proceeds from the book will go to Alder Hey Children's Charity, to thank them for their wonderful service, the book is able to be purchased directly from the owner, and so far over £13000 has been raised for this amazing charity.

To add to the wonder there is also a carved animal bug hunt, and guests can watch the wildlife in comfort as wildlife cameras have been set up and can be viewed live in the property.

The animal adventures don’t stop there, as guests will have the opportunity to meet the animals that live onsite, and with ample space and areas for children to play The Parlour really is a great choice for animal lovers and families alike.

In close reach of both countryside and city excitement, The Parlour is the perfect base for your retreat to Cheshire.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 974556, 1051835 and 1051836, together sleeping 12 people.

Lower Farm Holiday Cottages

Resting in the peaceful hamlet of Picton are the four charming terraced dwellings of Lower Farm Holiday Cottages. Suitable to sleep up to twelve people, they provide captivating accommodation for a family gathering or getaway with friends, ideal for exploring both the countryside and the historic excitement of Cheshire. Each of the properties boasts an open-plan living space with high ceilings and traditional features, making great spots to gather in individual groups for some quiet family time or to come together to celebrate a wonderful holiday. Two of the properties also benefit from hot tubs, so you can soak in your scenery from the relaxing waters, or choose to spend some time on the lawned area with a picnic in the summer months when youre not exploring the local delicacies of the area. With exposed brick walls, beams and wooden furnishings, each of the properties holds its own rustic charm amongst contemporary fixtures and features to assist you in your self-catering requirements. Wander up the steps to the owners Orchard where you can relax in the sun and when in season sample the fruit or take some back home with you. Later on do some star gazing at night, but make sure to keep an eye out for the Barn Owls, as there are several mating pairs in the area. Within close reach by car is the Roman city of Chester well known for being one of the best preserved walled cities in Britain; complete the circuit of the Walls, wander along the Rows with their black and white timbered galleries, visit the historic Amphitheatre, or have a classic day out at Chester Races. A wide range of attractions are ideally situated near these lovely dwellings including Chester Zoo, one of the top attractions and most visited zoo in the UK, Blue Planet Aquarium show-casing Europes largest collection of sharks through their 71 metre underwater tunnel, or indulge in some shopping at Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet and Coliseum Leisure Park, where you can pick up some bargains and then catch a film at the cinema after or maybe a game of ten-pin bowling. Lower Farm Holiday Cottages provide the best of both the tranquil countryside and bustling city life, perfect for your retreat to this area of Cheshire.

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About the location

CHESTER

Liverpool 17 miles; Manchester 36 miles.

Chester has quite rightly been described as 'the jewel of the North-West of England'. Perhaps the most fascinating aspect of the city is that within a very small area there is evidence of every period of history - from the old walls and amphitheatre of Roman times, through medieval churches, Elizabethan timber-framed townhouses and Georgian terraces, to Victorian restorations and 21st century architecture. The city has much to offer the tourist, including excellent shopping in and around the famous Tudor 'Rows' and lovely walks along the Roman Walls, beside the River Dee and through the picturesque Grosvenor Park. Explore Chester's beautiful medieval cathedral, visit Chester Racecourse or spend a day at the world renowned Chester Zoo. Further afield, the stunning Welsh mountains and coastline, the quaint market towns and villages of Cheshire and the Wirral Peninsula with its first class golf courses, are all within easy touring distance, whilst frequent rail services make Liverpool, Manchester and the North Wales coast readily accessible.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas