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TV, fireplace, DVD player, toys
TV, fireplace, DVD player, toys
4 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds, Internet
4 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds, Internet

Guest reviews

5.0/5 Exceptional
1 review
Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Outdoor Space
  • Fireplace


Explore the area

Popular LocationChester Zoo3 min walk
Popular LocationCountess of Chester Hospital10 min drive
Popular LocationUniversity of Chester13 min drive

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    About this area


    In a rural location, this holiday home is in an area with good shopping. Chester City Walls and Chester Cathedral are notable landmarks, and some of the area's popular attractions include Chester Zoo and Blue Planet Aquarium. Travelling with kids? Consider Chester Roman Gardens, or check out an event or a game at Chester Racecourse. Fishing offers a great chance to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails, mountain biking and cycling nearby.

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    Popular Location

    What's nearby

    • Chester Zoo - 3 min walk
    • Countess of Chester Hospital - 10 min drive
    • University of Chester - 13 min drive
    • Chester City Walls - 14 min drive
    • Chester Cathedral - 16 min drive

    Getting around

    • Bache Station - 7 min drive
    • Manchester (MAN) - 42 min drive


    • June's Pavilion Resturant - 6 min walk
    • Arara Cafe - 6 min walk
    • Jaguar Coffee House - 8 min walk
    • Cafe Tsavo - 10 min walk
    • The Wheatsheaf - 12 min walk

    About this property

    Zoo House Chester - 400m From the Lions!

    Family-friendly holiday home in Chester
    If you’re planning to visit Chester Zoo, this is the home for you! From the front step it is only a 5 minute and 30 second walk to the zoo entrance (I know because I timed it). You can even hear the lions roaring and the monkeys grunting from the house! Comfortable & spacious accommodation for up to 8 travellers with 1 King Size Bed, 1 Double Bed, Bunk Beds & a Sofa Bed (bedding & towels provided). More information FREE private parking for up to 3 cars. Bedding/Towels included. The space This spacious and newly refurbished 3 bedroom house can sleep 8 people comfortably and is the perfect retreat for families. The house has been kitted out with Children in mind and includes a high chair, travel cot, toys, bunk beds, DVD's and more! All the bedrooms have recently been decorated along with a brand new bathroom, downstairs toilet facilities and kitchen (the full bathroom has a shower/bath combo). Games and toys are available for guests to enjoy during their stay. There is also a smart TV hooked up to a DVD player with lots of children's DVD's. Kitchen with dishwasher, washing machine, fridge freezer together with all the utensils / pans you'll need. Tea & Coffee making facilities are provided. Bathroom with over shower, large towels and floor mats. Hair Dryer, Iron & Ironing board, Broadband provided throughout the property. FREE private parking for up to 3 cars. Bedding/Towels included. Guest access You have access to the entire house and there is a driveway with private parking for up to 3 cars. To make check in as smooth as possible, Key collection is via a key-safe - further details will be sent to you upon booking. Also enjoy some outdoors time at the back of the house, which is perfect for listening to the animals (yes it’s that close), eating a meal, or enjoying the beautiful summer weather with a game of chess. Interaction with guests My aim is to leave you alone during your stay - however If you need any help or advice on Chester during your stay I’d be happy to help, my contact details are on the House Manual. I also live locally and have a good knowledge of the area. Other things to note All bedding, towels and floor mats are provided for your stay. This will be based on the number of guests specified during the booking stage.
    Guest accommodation at this holiday home offers fireplaces and DVD players. Kitchens offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and hairdryers. Cots/infant beds are also available.
    The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

    Entire place

    You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

    Property manager

    property manager
    Speaks English

    Property amenities


    • Internet access

    Parking and transport

    • On-site parking
    • Car not required

    Family friendly

    • Cot/infant bed available
    • Children's toys
    • High chair


    • Fridge
    • Hob
    • Microwave
    • Oven
    • Dishwasher
    • Cookware/dishes/utensils
    • Toaster


    • 4 bedrooms
    • Bed sheets provided


    • 2 bathrooms
    • Combined bath/shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Towels provided

    Living spaces

    • Fireplace
    • Dining room


    • TV
    • DVD player
    • Video library
    • Games
    • Books

    Outdoor areas

    • Garden


    • Washing machine and dryer


    • Heating


    • No pets allowed


    • Smoke-free property

    Services and conveniences

    • Iron/ironing board

    Location highlights

    • In a rural location
    • Near a hospital
    • Near outlet shopping
    • Near a zoo

    Things to do

    • Golf on site
    • Hiking nearby
    • Hiking/biking trails nearby
    • Mountain biking nearby
    • Golf nearby
    • Birdwatching nearby
    • Fishing nearby
    • Cycling nearby


    • Sleeps 8
    • Unit size: 183 sq ft (17 sq m)



    Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM


    Check-out before 10:00 AM

    Special check-in instructions

    You will receive an email from the property manager with check-in and check-out instructions


    Pets not allowed

    Children and extra beds

    Children are welcome
    Cots (infant beds) are available

    Payment types at the property


    Important information

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
      On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

    We should mention

    A car is not required for transport to and from this property

    Property is also known as

    Zoo House Chester - 400m From the Lions! Chester
    Zoo House Chester - 400m From the Lions! Private vacation home

    Frequently asked questions

    Is this property pet-friendly?
    No, pets are not allowed at this property.
    What time is check-in at this property?
    Check-in begins at 2:00 PM.
    What time is check-out at this property?
    Checkout is at 10:00 AM.
    Where is this property located?
    This family-friendly Chester holiday home is located in a rural location, within 2 mi (3 km) of Chester Zoo and Countess of Chester Hospital. University of Chester is 2.4 mi (3.8 km) away. Bache Station is 27 minutes by foot.

    Guest reviews

    Overall score and ratings for Zoo House Chester - 400m From the Lions!

    5 - Excellent
    4 - Good
    3 - Okay
    2 - Mediocre
    1 - Poor
    Service and Staff
    Property condition

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Ideally placed for a visit to Chester Zoo. Within five minutes drive of local shops for milk, bread and other essentials; also an Indian take-away. This meant that we didn't (have to) take any food items ourselves. Could accommodate a large(ish) family get-together. Could book just for one night (a Saturday). Plenty of hot water for showers in the morning. Can't recollect anything we would suggest should be changed.

    Stayed 1 night in Jul 2019

    5/5 Excellent

      Visit to the Zoo

      Stayed with family. It was an ideal location for visiting Chester zoo on foot. Property clean, spacious and well equipped. Very good communication with the owner who answered queries by e-mail within minutes. Clear arrival and departure information. I would definitely use this property again as well as recommend to others. Thank you for a very enjoyable stay.