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Location, Location, Location – Chester

Often referred to as the jewel of Cheshire, Chester has so much to offer its residents. Lying on the banks of the River Dee, and close to the boarder of Wales, this walled city is steeped in history and was recently named as the best place to live in the UK by the UK’s Housing Index.

Chester’s history is evident today as those visiting the city enter through gates of one of the best-preserved city walls in the UK.  Other buildings date back to Roman and medieval times, while the centrally located Cathedral is one of the most remarkable and historic in the country.

Other popular attractions to the city include the award winning Chester Zoo, Chester Racecourse and Roman Amphitheatre while the River Dee is ideal for relaxing boat trips. Chester is also known for its restaurants, bars and bistros and offers something for everyone through its collection of independent eateries many of which have won national accolades over the years.

Chester provides the best of both worlds whether looking to work or play.  There are plenty of employment opportunities in the city and business park; while only a short drive away you’ll find an abundance of scenic walks and nature parks, including the mountains of North Wales, Delamere Forest and the Sandstone trail which runs through the county of Cheshire.

For those looking to commute to places of work across the north west, Chester is located at a hub of major road networks with Liverpool and Manchester both located less than 40 miles away.  The city’s train station links to the national network, with London less than 2 hours away, as well as the popular North Wales coastline or ferries from Holyhead.

For residents with children, the city offers an array of quality schools including Christleton High School and Bishops’ Blue Coat High School, which both have been praised by OFSTED. There is also a wide choice of highly regarded private schools including; Abbeygate College, The Queens School and The Kings School all within close proximity of the city.

So, whether you’re looking for a two bedroom terrace house in the heart of Hoole, a four bedroom family detached in Christleton or even a city centre apartment next to Grosvenor Park, the team at our Chester branch will be able to help you find the perfect home in this picturesque city. If you would like to show you what the city has to offer, call us on 01244 317833.