Recently refurbished 4 storey eclectically furnished Victorian house with sea views from every floor. Large bedrooms, and a games room being fitted in...
Where is it?
Our home in Widnes, Cheshire, England (some twelve miles from Liverpool), is ideally situated as a “base” for those wishing to visit nearby historic cities with their significant “retail therapy” shopping opportunities, numerous sporting venues, theatres and fine restaurants as well as the wealth of beautiful countryside that lies within easy reach.
Our home is within 40 minutes driving time of all of the following cities - Chester; with its Roman history; Liverpool (European City of Culture in 2008) with its musical and maritime history and; the City of Manchester. The beautiful North Wales coast is also within a 40 minute drive whilst it is a 1 hr.30 minutes drive to the heart of the English Lake District & Yorkshire Dales.
If you want to visit the Isle of Man “TT” motor cycle races or Dublin, Ireland, the sea ferries for each destination are merely 40 minutes away from our home.
If you are keen to travel further afield, London is 1 hr & 50 minutes away by train and Scotland 2 hrs & 30 minutes drive away whilst our nearest local airport (Liverpool) approximately 7 miles from our home offers numerous “no frills” inexpensive flights to most major cities in mainland Europe as does Manchester Airport some 20 miles away.
The following links highlight low cost airlines operating from one (or both of these airports) and, give a really good indication of the low prices charged for flights and, the wide variety of overseas cities easily accessible. www.ryanair.com; www.easyjet.com; www.flybe.com; www.jet2.com.
For sports enthusiasts, a number of major Horse Racing Courses (Haydock Park, Chester & York) are easily accessible from our home the nearest being 20 minutes away.
For golfers, the National Open Golf Courses of Royal Lytham St Anne’s and, Royal Birkdale are both within a 1 hr & 30 minutes drive.
For cricket lovers, Old Trafford Cricket Ground is 35 minutes drive away and Edgbaston 1 hrs & 30 minutes drive.
Widnes is also the base for “Widnes Vikings” Rugby League Team that plays in the Super League.
Our location is therefore excellent as a base if you want to travel around and see the various places of interest our part of the Country offers.
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