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Church Minshull, Cheshire East, United Kingdom

 
  
Front view of our house, ¤the Spinney¤ Rear view showing garden. There is also a stream atthe bottom and a play-boat. There is a deck just out of view which has chairs, table and a ¤family¤ hammock in 2009 we are building a tree house!  View of the main garden in the month of May The sitting room The family/TV room The kitchen has wonderful views across open countryside! The dinning room, the table seats 10 easily The master bedroom which has an ensuite. The ¤guest¤ room has direct access to the main bathroom. It also has a mezzanine floor with a settee, Widescreen TV and DVD, an ideal ecscape for teenagers! Tim and Jane, Megan (16) and Faye (7) A view of chester city centre with clock dedicated to Queen Victoria on the Roman city wall Nantwich town centre with St.Mary¤s church in the background which dates from the 11th century. Typical black and white buidings in Nantwch, dating from the 16th century. Conway Castle along the North Wales coast approx. 1hr 15 mins away The Historic water-front at Liverpool. The lake district National parks is 1.5-2 hours away up the M6 motorway  excellent for walking and the home of Beatrix Potter and william Wordsworth The Peak District National park is 1.5-2 hours away. The Pennine mountains are known as the ¤backbone¤ of england.Excellent for walking and is quieter than the Lake District.  The Sowdonia national park is in North wales and is 1.5-2 hours away by car. It is home to ¤Mount Snowndon¤, the highest mountain in England. Exellent for walking and sight-seeing.
 

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9

We'd love to visit

Serendipity , Switzerland, France, Italy

The best dates for us

Any time

We are open to the following

Home swap

People in our family who will be exchanging

2 adults  - 1 teens  - 1 children

Open to offers for Summer ..Late August

The Spinney is set in a village 5 miles from the picturesque and historic town of Nantwich.

Nantwich is a market town with black & white Tudor buildings dating from 16th century. It has lovely shops,restaurants and pubs. The town hosts a range of festivals throught the year including The Battle of Nantwich re-enactment, Food and Drink Festival, Folk Festival, Jazz and Blues Festival and Nantwich show (which has the largest cheese tent in Europe!) There are many tourist activites within the immediate area, and even more beyond.

Chester City is the county town of Cheshire and has its roots in Roman times with well preserved city walls and amphetheatre to name but a few. The main street has the 'Rows' which are two tier black and white shops with many dating from the 16th century, there is a wealth of excellent architecture and buildings all within easy walking distance. The City is home to the oldest horse-racing course in the world. It holds several meetings per year including one in the middle of August. Chester also has an excellent world class Zoo.

We are centrally located between Manchester & Liverpool both accessible in an hour. Both cities are vibrant and have a historical and industrial past with excellent theatres and museums. They also have a modern cosmopolitan feel with excellent shopping centres, not forgetting their football teams where stadium tours can be made.

The Lake District, Snowdonia and Peak District National Parks are all within 2 hours drive and are excellent places to walk, explore and sight see.

Britains largest theme park 'Alton Towers' is only 40 miles away. The Main Rail link is only 5 miles away, so access to London is less than 2 hours. The M6 motorway is only 7 miles from us.

Little Moreton Hall, Lyme Park,Speke Hall and Quarry bank Mill are within an easy drive for National Trust enthusiasts like ourselves. Tatton Park hosts major events and shows throught the year and is 30 mins by car.

Church Minshull itself lies in the River Weaver Valley. It is mentioned in the Doomsday Book and today the village contains many beautiful Tudor houses and is a designated Conservation Area.(www.churchminshull.org.uk) We are sited down a private drive with a neighbouring house. The garden is a haven for a variety of birds and wildlife.
There is plenty here to keep children occupied,at the botton of the garden there is a stream, along with a play-boat, we also have a trampoline and a deck area which has a 'family' hammock. We have full range of nursery gear including cot, highchair, pushchair, carseats & stairgate.

The kitchen is well equiped and has an oil fired Rayburn, we also have conventional cooker.

We have piles of games,2 widescreen TV's, DVD's and videos, plenty to occupy all age ranges and tastes.

WE ARE MEMBERS OF A LOCAL LUXURY GYM/SWIMMING POOL & SPA. WE HAVE SECURED 2 WEEKS MEMBERSHIP FOR OUR EXCHANGE GUESTS. ROOKERY HALL IS PART OF THE HAND PICKED HOTELS AND CAN BE VIEWED ON www.handpicked.co.uk see Rookery Hall Hotel & Spa. It is a haven of peace & tranquility...

Looking forward to hearing from you...all enquiries answered...
a warm welcome awaits...




Parking, Central heating, Pet-free home, Smoke-free home, No pets please