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Holiday Cottage Reviews for The Courtyard Helsby

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The Courtyard Helsby, Rake House, Lower Rake Lane, Helsby, Frodsham, Cheshire, WA6

Description of the cottage holiday

Winner of Visit Cheshire's "Self Catering Holiday of the Year Award 2010" & Finalist at North West Tourism Award 2010, The Courtyard has 4 different sized cottages set within a peaceful and tranquil, 200 year old cobbled courtyard just 10 minutes from Chester, Chester Zoo, Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet Village. The Loft (sleeps 2), The Stables (sleeps 4)2 bedrooms, 'No.1' (sleeps 4) with 1 Kingsize bedrooms with ensuite & twin bedroom with family bathroom, The Carriage Barn (sleeps 7) kingsize bedroom with ensuite bathroom, double & single room with ensuite and double room with ensuite. Facilities: Each property is individually designed to take advantage of their heritage, period features and contemporarily furnished with high quality beds and furnishings. Private courtyard gardens with garden furniture for The Stables, 'No.1' and The Carriage Barn Fully equipped with dishwashers, washer driers & LCD flatscreen TV's & DVD players Kitchen consumables are provided with Twinings tea & ground coffee, dishwash tablets, bin bags, liquid soap, washing up liquid etc & Cheshire Apple Juice. Free secure network WiFi Free parking Lockable storeage for bikes and golf bags Towels & linen Fully inclusive of electric, gas & water

Best Features

Set in the lea of Helsby Hill and the grounds of the historic, Grade 2 listed, Rake House The Courtyard makes a central location for doscovering, Chester, Cheshire, Liverpool, Manchester, the Wirral Penninsula & North Wales.

Leave the car at home & arrive by train to Helsby Station which is a 2 minutes walk from The Courtyard or park the car up during your stay & use the train and buses which stop at the top of the lane.

Excellent pub, the famous Helsby Arms gastro pub serving fresh home made food and cask marque conditioned beer just one mile away. Excellent fish & chip shop, chinese takeaway & Indian Restaurant/takeaway just 300 yards away.

Chester is 8 mins (1 stop), Manchester 50 mins, Llandudno 75 mins, London Euston 140 mins.

Lots of golf courses nearby including championship standard, The Sandstone Trail - ideal for walkers starts it's 35 mile trek acroos the beautiful Cheshire ridge at Frodsham just 3 miles away.

Sleeps: from 2 to 7

Pets: No

Contact Details

Contact Name: Jill & Roger Maher

Telephone: 01928 723222

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58 of 86 people found this review helpful
Recommended?  Definitely Date of visit: 09/2016
Cottage Review:  

Wow, a stunning property and a great location for visiting Chester and Liverpool. Bus stop and railway station 3 minutes walk away so not always necessary to use a car. Good Chinese and Indian "take away" restaurants only 5 minutes walk away.

Make up of party:  Two couples - all OAPs
Cleanliness: exceptional Location: exceptional
Facilities: exceptional Views: adequate
Value: good Overall rating:
Review Added by: cottage reviewer Review Added: 29.09.2016
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