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The Shippon

Helsby, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 999305)



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  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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12 Customer Review(s)

  • “We had a fantastic week at the Shippon.”

    It was immaculately clean and we were welcomed with a lovely welcome pack. You are central to most attractions around the area. We will definitely recommend to others.

    It was immaculately clean and we were welcomed with a lovely welcome pack. You are central to most attractions around the area. We will definitely recommend to others.

    - Coates, September 2021

About the property

The Shippon is a contemporary, semi-detached cottage resting in the Cheshire village of Helsby, enjoying a scenic location with open fields and countryside whilst within easy reach of Chester and Ellesmere Port.

Gather family and friends to enjoy this wonderful property, offering stylish interior and superb amenities including a private hot tub.

Providing a warm and welcoming feeling, the open-plan living space is finished with travertine flooring and underfloor heating; take a seat at the centre island and whilst the chef gets acquainted with the mods and cons of the kitchen, including an AGA range cooker, fridge/freezer, wine cooler and dishwasher.

Serve a delicious feast at the dining table, gathering with your nearest and dearest to toast to a wonderful getaway, all while the woodburner provides a gentle warmth to the room.

When the weather is in your favour, throw open the patio doors to bring the outside in, providing seamless access to the private patio and shared lawn.

Enjoy alfresco meals at the outdoor dining area before savouring a dip in the hot tub, offering the ultimate form of relaxation after a day of rambles.

There is even an outdoor play area for the children to enjoy, as well as off-road parking for two cars.

If you fancy a cosy night in, head upstairs to the mezzanine sitting area and sink into the chesterfield sofa, flicking on the Smart TV and browsing through Netflix.

There are four bedrooms at The Shippon, including two ground-floor king-size rooms with en-suite facilities and two single rooms leading off the sitting area, providing suitable accommodation for families.

The rural village of Helsby provides the basic amenities for holidaymakers, including a supermarket just over half a mile away, and a pub, The Hornsmill, sitting opposite the cottage.

Avid golfers can enjoy a round at the Helsby Green Golf Club and Frodsham Golf Course, whilst walkers will be drawn to the National Trust owned Helsby Hill, commanding breathtaking views of Cheshire and the North Cheshire Way which stretches for 70 miles from the Wirral to the Peak District.

The location of this property provides easy access to some of the North West’s top attractions, including the city of Chester, home to the renowned Chester Zoo where you can see over 35,000 animals, as well as the historic Tudor Rows, offering a quality selection of independent shops and boutiques.

There is also the natural beauty of North Wales and the Snowdonia National Park within easy reach or take off in other directions and to explore Liverpool and Manchester, which are easily accessible via train.

To be enjoyed by family and friends, The Shippon is a wonderful, all-year-round holiday base.

This property can be booked with ref. 999307 and can sleep 14 people.


  • Four bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor king-size with Smart TV and en-suite bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x ground-floor king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 2 x children’s singles
  • Cloakroom
  • Kitchen/diner with fire
  • First-floor mezzanine sitting area
  • Gas underfloor heating with fire
  • Gas Range cooker, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Patio with private hot tub and furniture and communal access to climbing frame
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.6 miles, pub 0.1 miles
  • Note: Restricted headroom in upstairs bedrooms, care to be taken
  • Note: Please bring your own towels for the hot tub
  • No stag/hen or similar, you will be asked to leave

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £400.

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About the location


Chester 9.3 miles; Ellesmere Port 9.7 miles; Warrington 12 miles.

Helsby is a village and civil parish in Cheshire, England. There is suggestion the village dates back to the late Mesolithic and early Neolithic era, meaning there is an abundance of history to be found here. Helsby Hill is a wooded sandstone and is mostly owned by the National Trust. With numerous footpaths in the area, leading towards the famous hill fort, giving those active types plenty of walking opportunities. Rock climbers will love this village, as Helsby Hill features a craggy face, giving climbers the perfect opportunity to see how far they can get before tiring! Helsby offers a local supermarket, pub and café for fine food and local produce. Ideally situated for exploring the towns of Ellsemere Port and Warrington, or the walled city of Chester, with so many sites and tourist attractions to be seen.

Region Information

Note: There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £400 for this property.
No stag/hen or similar, you will be asked to leave

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas