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Dragon's Den

Chester, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 911874)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • “Just what we needed”

    We choose self-catering accommodation for – location, comfort and convenience. If a place adds style and character that's a nice bonus. The Dragon's Den ticked all the boxes handsomely! ...

    We choose self-catering accommodation for – location, comfort and convenience. If a place adds style and character that's a nice bonus. The Dragon's Den ticked all the boxes handsomely! It's a very clever (and totally self-contained) loft conversion above the owner Mike's bungalow. The accommodation is spacious, light, airy, and very thoughtfully furnished and equipped. The large living area is welcoming and comfortable, with two big leather sofas plus matching armchair, TV, loads of books, CDs, a classy chess set plus other games, and three drawers full of tourist information. The kitchen is dinky but has everything you need for a week. There's a thoughtful supply of kitchen essentials for people like me who manage to forget the teabags. The fridge was stocked with milk and butter, and there was a crusty loaf on the workbench. Much more useful than the usual little packets of biscuits! The bathroom is a good size, with a bath and separate shower cubicle, and lots of fluffy towels, and some sachets of shampoo in case you have forgotten that as well as the teabags. The two bedrooms have comfy beds and there's plenty of storage space. The décor is cool, clean, stylish, with some very attractive modern oak furniture. It's also quirky, with sloping ceilings (and floor), beams, and a lot of little dragons hiding in the corners. It's near a busy road, but well set back. There's a good bus service from just round the corner into Chester, but Mike's information sheet includes instructions for a very pleasant walking route, along quiet, leafy avenues and lanes. We hadn't visited Chester for twenty five years, it hasn't changed much, still a lovely city. But to see it at its best, avoid Saturday afternoon / evening – unless you appreciate aspiring Footballers' Wives unable to stand up reliably on their heels, let alone walk, and young men with a taste for extreme hairstyling and noisy cars. The rest of the week it's a very civilised place to wander around and soak up the atmosphere! Thanks to Mike for making us feel welcome and at home. We hope to return.

    - Moira W, June 2018
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  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Chester Centre 1 mile.

A high quality, first floor apartment situated above the owners' home in a desirable area close to the racecourse and River Dee in Chester.

This attractive apartment offers very comfortable accommodation, pleasingly styled with original wooden beams and stained glass windows in the Art Nouveau style, to offer a perfect base for exploring Chester and the surrounding countryside.

This beautiful apartment is accessed by a private internal staircase from a shared and secure porch, and opens up into a spacious lounge with ample seating on luxury leather sofas, one of them offering a double sofa bed for occasional guests.

There is also a welcoming dining area and fitted kitchen, along with an attractive double bedroom, a single room and a bathroom.

The owner has provided FreeSat TV and unlimited fibre optic WiFi broadband.

Outside is a private parking space on the shared gated driveway, and your own seating area in the pretty shared gardens where you can sit and relax with coffee and newspapers in the morning, or a refreshing drink in the late afternoon.

Chester city centre can be reached in a 20 minute stroll or by a short taxi or bus ride, making this an ideal location to access the Roodee Racecourse, or sample one of the many the superb restaurants and bars for which Chester is renowned.

A perfect Chester apartment for a romantic city break all year round.


All first floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with sofa bed and electric flame-effect fire. This property is much bigger than the photographs suggest.


  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, halogen oven, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with FreeSat, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of CDs and DVD player
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot, highchair and stairgate
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Bike storage on request
  • Shared use of enclosed lawned front garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 mins walk
  • Note: Reduced head height to side of rooms and under beam in lounge
  • Note: Some road noise may be heard during peak times.

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About the location


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
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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