Beautiful period property nestling on the river bridge over the River Dee, in the heart of Chester. Perfect location for historians, sports enthusiasts and culinary and cultural connoisseurs alike.
Located in the heart of Historic Chester with fabulous shopping, culinary delights, cultural events to attend and attractions to visit. Walk the old city walls, visit the Roman amphitheatre and impressive cathedral, explore the Tudor 'Rows' offering a range of boutique, interesting shops and galleries, whilst the Storyhouse hosts a cinema, theatre and artist studio. Stroll beside the River Dee and enjoy summer festivals/mystery plays in Grosvenor Park, take a boat trip or visit the renowned Chester Zoo. Head off to National Trust houses and gardens or to North Wales mountains and coastline or visit quaint towns and villages of Cheshire and the Wirral. Sports enthusiasts can enjoy rowing regattas, triathlons and nearby golf courses. Liverpool and Manchester are within easy reach.
As you enter via the gated courtyard into the ground floor hall you know you are in for a treat with period features, top arch sash windows, fireplaces, high ceilings and imposing chandeliers. Hang up your hats and coats, turn right into the reception room with fascinating plaques and Chester literature and through to the kitchen. The contemporary kitchen has been creatively designed with luxury fixtures and fittings including soft touch extractor hood, electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, microwave and dishwasher. Rustle up a meal in this social space leading onto the dining area with French doors leading out to the secret bridge garden. A perfect setting for breakfast under the rose covered ornate pergola, listen out for the sounds of St Johns’ church bells. Back into the hall you will find the stunning master bedroom with feature fireplace, feature windows, a gleaming crystal chandelier above a king-size brass bedstead headed by a beautiful tapestry wall hanging. This floor also features an elegant shower room with large walk-in shower and WC. Head downstairs to the lower ground floor you will find the snug with inglenook fireplace, wood burner effect gas fire, TV/DVD and comfy leather sofa. Walk through to the lovely French inspired twin bedroom featuring a pair of single ornate French beds, button back reading chair and vintage travel attire. There is also a lovely bathroom on this floor, with Jacuzzi bath, separate shower and WC. The utility room is also to be found on this floor with washer/dryer. Heading back up to the first floor is the delightful main lounge with ornate period lighting, triple aspect windows with views of the river and the riverside promenade, elegantly furnished with comfortable seating, feature fireplace and TV/DVD. This room also features access to the splendid rooftop terrace with stunning views across the vibrant Groves Riverside promenade, historic Old Dee Bridge, Anchorite’s Cell and St John’s Church. Also, found on this floor is the second bedroom, a superb twin bedroom with a pair of ornate French beds headed by a French tapestry wall hanging and an amazing crystal chandelier. This is a unique house to holiday in.
The courtyard garden is enclosed with period railings and granite sets leading into the surprisingly secluded patio with table and chairs right on the famous river bridge. The roof sun terrace is aptly named with the useful electronic canopy if planning to watch the world go by on a sunny leisurely afternoon at the river. Plenty of roadside parking nearby, subject to availability.