The property occupies a tranquil position in the rural village of Great Barrow being just four miles to the east of Chester. The village offers an attractive church, pub / restaurants such as the White Horse Inn and Stamford Bridge There is also a social club bowls/cricket fields and Barrow village hall where many community groups are based.
There is a well regarded primary school in the village (Barrow C of E) which is a designated partner school to Christleton High School which is the nearby state school and there is a daily bus service from Barrow. There is also an excellent selection of private schools in and around Chester including Abbey gate College and the Kings & Queens Schools. Sir John Dean's Sixth Form Centre can be reached within 20 minutes drive.
In the village there is a village playing field, cricket club plus several nearby golf courses in the locality at Waverton and Vicars Cross. There is horse racing at Chester, Bangor on Dee and Aintree. Little Budworth offers polo and motor racing at Oulton Park.
The location acts as an ideal base from which to access many other commercial centres including Manchester, Liverpool and Warrington. Furthermore it should be noted that both Manchester International Airport and Liverpool John Lennon Airport can be accessed within forty minutes drive. Nearby railway stations are located at Chester, Crewe, Frodsham, Hartford and Nantwich. Crewe station is only 21 miles away and enjoys a direct (circa 90 minutes) and regular rail service to London Euston.
For those with an equestrian interest, it is worth noting that Kelsall Equestrian Centre is soon to undergo a significant expansion so as to provide a hugely impressive local facility. Planning permission has been granted to build two brand new indoor arenas to house a calendar of events throughout the year. Within the planning permission granted there will also be a café retail space with seating for 350 spectators and extra stables. Read more
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