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River House Chester, 3 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms,free parking,city centre

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
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Consistently #1 on Tripadvisor Chester for the last 8 years & Winner 5 Star Certificate of Excellence Award and a Visit Britain Gold Award! 3 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a garden and free parking for up to 4 cars on the driveway. It is situated in a world class location on the banks of the river, in the heart of the city. This luxurious property is ideal for a family or a group of friends to enjoy Chester and the surrounding area. If you want to impress on a special weekend then this house is the perfect getaway. The River House has 3 beautifully presented double bedrooms; one can be made up as a twin if needed. 2 bathrooms. Parking for up to 4 cars on the private driveway. Both the living room and the kitchen dining room are large, sociable areas, finished to an excellent standard. ...Consistently #1 on Tripadvisor Chester for the last 8 years & Winner 5 Star Certificate of Excellence Award and a Visit Britain Gold Award! 3 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a garden and free parking for up to 4 cars on the driveway. It is situated in a world class location on the banks of the river, in the heart of the city. This luxurious property is ideal for a family or a group of friends to enjoy Chester and the surrounding area. If you want to impress on a special weekend then this house is the perfect getaway. The River House has 3 beautifully presented double bedrooms; one can be made up as a twin if needed. 2 bathrooms. Parking for up to 4 cars on the private driveway. Both the living room and the kitchen dining room are large, sociable areas, finished to an excellent standard. With the exception of the bathrooms, every room has a flat screen TV & DVD players in most rooms. Separate power shower available in the shared bathroom and bath with shower in the ensuite. The Riverside Apartment, next door, is also available (Home ID 2905182). The same size as the River House with free parking for two more cars. It is possible for families and couples to rent both the River House and Riverside Apartment, next door, for special occasions, sleeping up to 12 adults. In addition the owners also have The House at Waters Edge, a three bedroom, three bathroom house, near the race course (Home ID 5822914). Families and couples may rent more than one property at the same time. The River House, twice Cheshire Finalist for self catering accommodation of the year, was also shortlisted in the national finals. Weekend bookings start on a Friday for a minimum two nights. Late check out may be available - please ask.Chester has plenty of festivals to enjoy. It is full of wonderful shops hidden in the Tudor rows, good restaurants, museums and great connections to North Wales, Liverpool and Manchester. The house backs on to a beautiful park with a wonderful miniature railway for children. Chester Race course is a 10 minute walk away, Chester Zoo and the Blue Planet Aquarium are a short drive away. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 1140630More
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About the Owner
Melanie W
Languages spoken:English, Italian, French, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2011
Interaction with guests
I'm always about should you need any help or advice about your stay. In the lead up to your stay riverhousechester has lots of info. Before your arrival I will send you detailed arrival instructions and a list of local amenities, restaurants and bars that I have tried and recommend.
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Once again we had a wonderful xmas shopping weekend staying at melanie and Craig's beautiful river house. They make you feel so welcome. House is stunning warm clean very comfortable. Beds are perfect. Kitchen to die for. Plenty seating space and tremendous views. Would highly...More

Date of stay: November 2019
Thank cherylw725
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a wonderful weekend staying at the River House Chester. The house is fabulous; clean, spacious and well stocked of essentials. The location of the house on the river is just beautiful and is also a very short walk to the city centre. This is...More

Date of stay: November 2019
Thank PaulaL128
Extraordinary294636, VR Owner at River House Chester, 3 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms,free parking,city centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Cheers Paula! Thank you for your second visit this year and I hope to see you again next year. Kind Regards Melanie

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Reviewed November 1, 2019

What a wonderful place this is. It’s situated perfectly by the river but only a ten minute walk to all of Chester’s attractions. The place was clean and tidy and was equipped with all you needed.. went with friends and we all really enjoyed our...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank alison858
Extraordinary294636, VR Owner at River House Chester, 3 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms,free parking,city centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review Alison. I really appreciate your visit and I love it that you had such a good time. The house is in a great location with both city convenience and peace and quiet. I hope you decide to return in...More

Reviewed August 29, 2019

Near lots of good attractions, not least the Zoo and Liverpool. Also Chester itself was well worth the visit. Local restaurants also ver good.

Date of stay: May 2019
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Extraordinary294636, VR Owner at River House Chester, 3 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms,free parking,city centre, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2019

Thank you for your visit to The River House. The house is in a great location for the city centre which is just 5 minutes walk. A visit to the Zoo is a special treat. Kind Regards Melanie

Reviewed July 3, 2019

This is the second time my family and I have stayed at The River House. I can’t rave enough about it. First, the location is amazing! Right outside your door is the River Dee and it’s about a 7 minute walk to the city center....More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Beverley G
Extraordinary294636, VR Owner at River House Chester, 3 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms,free parking,city centre, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2019

Hi Beverley - thank you, thank you , thank you. You are a fantastic guest and I'm lucky that you choose to stay at The River House and.... you choose to return. I look forward to your next visit. Kind regards Melanie

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Towels Provided
Private Yard
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
Water Park Nearby
TV
Parking
City Getaway
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Stove
Private Fishing Lake/River
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Water Views
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Waterfront
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Deck
Fireplace
Additional amenities & feature info
The house is full of little details that make this more of a home than your normal holiday accommodation: organic cotton, pocket sprung beds, a selection of books and games, a cosy fire, a double oven, fresh herbs in the walled garden, and a liberal scattering of paintings and curios make the River House a very pleasant experience. Fresh Egyptian bed linen and towels are provided. There is a welcome pack on arrival. The house is stocked with kitchen essentials such as oil, condiments, herbs, tin foil, cling film, kitchen roll, tea, coffee, sugar. Perfect for a family to stroll along the river and feed the ducks or enjoy the music on the bandstand. Great for an extra special romantic break with all the luxury of a boutique hotel. The perfect treat for a group of friends on a weekend away, enjoying the shops and restaurants. The ideal base for a to relax and get ready for a special occasion such as a graduation, a family wedding or christening in Chester.
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About the neighborhood
Chester is the capital city of Cheshire. Once a Roman city, Deva, evidence of Roman occupation can be seen at the nearby amphitheatre, the walls that surround the city and the many archaeological finds in the museums. The centre of Chester is an an architectural feast with Roman, Saxon, Tudor and Victorian buildings and sites that are quite beautiful. Attractions for Chester visitors include the Roman Walls surrounding the city; Chester Zoo; The River Dee and The Groves, Grosvenor Museum, Chester Races, Chester Food and Drink Festival, Plays in the Park, Chester Marathon and the many restaurants and bars to enjoy.
Getting around
The house sits in the middle of a world class location. So no need to drive. In the heart of the city, the house enjoys privileged driving access to this pedestrian area, and so benefits from peaceful nights and interesting days, watching the boats, the people and the wildlife on the river. There are 3 restaurants, 2 pubs and a cafe within minutes walk. There is no need to drive around the city as everything is within easy walking distance.
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