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The Watermill

Cefn-y-Bedd - Nr Chester

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"A stunning and unique five bedroom watermill conversion near Chester"

  • Sleeps: 10
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 3


  • A truly remarkable getaway this historic building has been cleverly modernised to take full advantage of its riverside location.
  • Relax indoors or outside, beside the log burner in the living room or by the fire pit on the substantial wooden decking overlooking the river & pond
  • On the lower ground floor settle in for a movie night in the Cinema, or play vintage pinball in the games room
  • Five luxurious bedrooms (two en-suite) including the fabulous Waterwheel Suite with slipper bath and rain shower.
  • Excellent location for visiting the many attractions of historic Chester or the beautiful scenery of the North Wales mountains and coast line.

  You should know...

  • The property is arranged over three floors, so there are a lot of stairs.
  • The minimum stay is 3 nights.

The Details...

Nestled into the hillside on a private stretch of river sits The Watermill, a gorgeous converted mill which sleeps up to 10 guests across three floors. This generously proportioned brick and stone mill has been cleverly architected to take advantage of the abundance of still and flowing water nearby. From the sun-drenched conservatory to the reading room with its views over the pond, every space in this beautiful building will ensure an intense feeling of tranquillity and peace. From rising in the morning to drink a cup of coffee while you watch the trout in the river outside, to curling up by the woodburning stove, listening to the soothing trickle of the river, every moment spent in The Watermill feels magical.

From your own private meadow, cross a wooden bridge and arrive into the perfect escape in North Wales. Everything has been thought of by the landscaping architects, from the gently undulating wooden bench to the choice of two expansive timber decks overlooking the natural mill pond. After soaking up the sun with friends or family, step onto the ground floor of the Watermill, where you’ll find the wood-burner lounge with, and the reading room, two idyllic space to snuggle up and watch the river from. The full size kitchen is also on this floor, with its dining table for ten, Neff double oven and capacious American style fridge-freezer; everything you need to cater for a multi-family getaway.

Down a spiral staircase from the ground floor you’ll find the cinema, which boasts a serious home entertainment system. The cinema screen is connected to Apple TV, Netflix and Amazon Prime, and sits across from a substantial sofa for multiple generations to sit back for a movie night. On this floor you’ll also find the games room with its vintage pinball machine and jukebox, and the Waterwheel Suite replete with slipper bath, rain shower, walk in wardrobe, smart TV and direct access to the garden. The other four bedrooms are on the first floor, two storeys up.

Up to eight vehicles can park at The Watermill, making it ideal for larger families or groups of couples. Alternatively, come through the gorgeous landscape by train, arriving at the station mere minutes away. The Watermill is the dream holiday spot for larger groups looking for somewhere to stay in serious luxury while taking in the breath-taking vistas of North Wales or the wonderful attractions that Chester has to offer. Right on your doorstep is an excellent local, The Holly Bush pub, and you can enjoy a leisurely lunch at Honeys Riverside Café. Cook up a feast in the well appointed kitchen if you feel like entertaining, with major supermarkets just five minutes away, or take the night off cooking and visit the brilliant local fish and chip shop. The theatre, cinema, city of Chester and Hawarden farm shop are all a half hour round trip away.


Essential Features
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Great for Families
  • Heating
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • No Smoking
  • Rural Location
Living Spaces
  • Board Games
  • Books
  • Games equipment
  • Games room
  • Open fire/Woodburner
  • Coffee maker
  • Cooker gas/electric
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
  • Computer games console
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite TV/Freeview
  • Stereo music system
  • Television
  • BBQ
  • Firepit
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Off road free parking

Cinema Room, Pinball Machine, Juke Box, Spa Bath, Riverside Reading Room, Riverside Views, Indoor /Outdoor Kitchen, Sun Terrace, Riverside Deck, Pondside Deck, Riverside Picnic Area,


  • Bird watching
  • Boat trips
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Historical sites
  • Horse riding
  • Markets
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Walking
  • Museums/Galleries
  • Nightlife (lively)
  • Pub/Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Rock Climbing
  • Supermarket/food shop
  • Surfing
  • Wildlife
  • Wine tasting
  • Zoo/Wildlife park

The Watermill

  Nearest Airport

Liverpool Airport 40mins, Manchester Airport 45mins

Detailed Pricing Information...

7nt Rate - £2800
Weekday Rate (M,T,W,Th) - £1600
Weekend Rate (F,S,S) - £1800

High Season - £3500 (7nts)
Easter - £3500 (7nts)
Christmas / New Year - £600/day
January Special Rate (M,T,W,Th) - £250/day
January Special Rate (F,S,S) - £350/day



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