13th October 2017

Living in Chester

What’s it like to Live in Chester?

Chester has often been ranked as one of the best places to live in the UK, making it no wonder that so many people want to live here. With access to a range of independent and mainstream shops, amenities, bars, restaurants and activities right on your doorstep, Chester is a great place to live. With a population of over 100,000 this small city has the best of everything all within walking distance. So here are some of the high lights of living in Chester.

Things to do in Chester

Bordered by the scenic River Dee, the centre of Chester is steeped in history. From its famous Roman ruins and stunning Cathedral, to well preserved town, city walls and beautiful medieval architecture, you’d struggle to find a more picturesque city. You can walk the city walls, take the day out to win some money at Chester races, spend the afternoon in Grosvenor park with a picnic or even book a river cruise or open top bus tour. The world famous Chester Zoo is only a mile out of the city, which is a fabulous day out for all the family.

Bars & Restaurants in Chester

There are many bars and restaurants located within the city walls, from the multi-award winning Chef’s Table restaurant to quaint cafes like the Flower Cup, there’s a place for every occasion. If you’re looking for fun cocktails with a party vibe, Kuckoo is the place for you, as one of the many bars in central Chester, it boasts great music and even better cocktails.

Shopping in Chester

Chester is famous for its distinctive double rows of shops all over the city. With a range of high street and independent shops available to suit every style and budget, you’ll be spoiled for choice with all this on your doorstep.

Infrastructure in Chester

Chester is well connected locally, with strong links to motorways providing direct links to Manchester, Liverpool and the rest of the North West. Manchester Airport and Liverpool airport are both under 45 minutes away, making travelling abroad easily accessible.

Properties in Chester

You will get much better value for money renting or buying a property in Chester compared to surrounding cities such as Liverpool and Manchester, making them especially desirable for first-time buyers, new families wanting to upsize or those looking to get more from their money. Whether you choose to look at a place in the city centre or one of our beautiful suburbs, there are many options to choose from. There are many different areas in and around Chester, each with their own individual personality, so speak to our friendly staff for advice on which area would suit you best.

We have sold and let houses in Chester very successfully over the past 30 years and have seen its popularity grow steadily over that time as more and more is being invested into the city.

For further information on buying, selling or renting property in Chester, contact our offices on 01244 747048 and we will be pleased to advise you.


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