Beautiful location in N. Wales near Chester

United Kingdom - Wales - Holywell

Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Holywell,View of house front early spring
View of house front early spring
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Holywell,View from front balcony showing one of two horses
View from front balcony showing one of two horses
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Holywell,driveway to street 200 metres
Driveway to street 200 metres
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Front house summer
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Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Holywell,Beautiful Chester half hour drive
Beautiful Chester half hour drive
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High Street Holywell
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Holywell,LLandudno a classic Victorian holiday town
LLandudno a classic Victorian holiday town
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Holywell,A quiet day llandudno pier
A quiet day llandudno pier
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Holywell,Llandwyn Island a Celtic Druid centre
Llandwyn Island a Celtic Druid centre
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Holywell,Beaumaris Castle
Beaumaris Castle
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Holywell,Moelfre Angelsey
Moelfre Angelsey
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Holywell,Snowdonia Mountains
Snowdonia Mountains
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Holywell,Liverpool a vibrant world city
Liverpool a vibrant world city
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Liverpool Beatles penny lane strawberry fields
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Holywell,dining rooms
Dining rooms
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Holywell,Lounge room
Lounge room
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Holywell,Back Garden
Back Garden
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Holywell,New Patio
New Patio
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Holywell,lounge to patio view
Lounge to patio view
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Holywell,Ensuite shower room
Ensuite shower room
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Holywell,En suite toilet shower
En suite toilet shower
  • Sleeping capacity6
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms2

Simultaneous Home Exchange

Smoking Not Allowed

Children Welcome

Car Exchange is offered/negotiable

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Our Home For Exchange

Description of the home we are offering for exchange

We live in a very beautiful part of North Wales, designated as an area of 'outstanding natural beauty'

Holywell is a historic village called "The Lourdes" of Wales because of the supposed healing powers of the "holy well" of Saint Winifriede and is still visited by many pilgrims. The town centre of Holywell is only 200metres away from our house and yet the house is private and set in over a hectare of grounds The town has 2 supermarkets many shops and a weekly market The towns sports centre (200m) has an olympic size pool hot tubs jacuzzi fitness gym swing park snooker, pool tables, tennis courts, bowling greens etc Local restaurants include Chinese Indian and several pubs all within walking distance. From virtually all points in Holywell we have spectaculsr views of the Irish sea and the estuary of the River Dee.

We are close to the world renowned Snowdonia national park and its mountains. The drive to Snowdonia passes through the wild Denbigh moors and Lake Brennig with boats to hire and lake fishing for trout

At 30 km west we have the preserved Victorian town of Llandudno with its many typically English seaside tourist attractions a beautiful promenade and fully restored pier, chair lift to the summit of the great Orme Monorail and dry ski slopes.

The historic Roman city of Chester is 20 minutes drive away, a walk around the circular Roman walls will show all facets of the cities history From the walls you can see the famous racecourse the "Roodee", the famous clock, tudor oak framed shops and the Cathedral. From the river front you can hire rowing or power boats, take a ferry and head upstream towards Lord Grosvenors Estate (richest man in the UK) or simply take a riverside coffee or pub meal. Within the cities walls a fully preseved Roman ampitheatre which can be seen next to the beatiful cty parks Chester has many restaurants and shops and is the second most visited city after London.

Liverpool is 40 minutes drive away across the beautiful Wirral peninsula One can visit the "The Beatles story " in historic Albert dock. Liverpool Football Club and its trophy room at Anfield which is open to tourists from all over the world. Walker Art gallery hold many world class classic paintings and sculptures, and again in the Albert dock we have the Tate with its collections of modern art. The Royal Philharmonic Hall hosts many concerts and films from the classical composers to modern and popular music.
The Isle of Angleysey rooted in Druidic history has some of most fantasic scenery any where in the world Menai Straits, Telfords bridge, Llandwyn Island Newborough beach, Beaumaris and its classic castle vying with Caernarfon castle as representing the most beautiful 12 century castle in Wales. The Island is a fishing mecca with sea bass and mackerell from many marks, rods and reels and maps will be left if you are interested. From Holyhead boats to Dublin can be taken across the Irish sea.

From the front of the house two horses graze, panoramic private views of the beautiful Welsh hills are available from the patio, lounge and front windows.

Local Airports are Liverpool and Manchester (both 45 mins by car) and carry budget airlines Easyjet etc and international carriers Singapore Airlines etc.

We are retired so our dates, durations and destinations are flexible.


House - single floor/ Main Residence


  • Balcony / Deck
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Microwave Oven
  • Extensive Grounds
  • Peaceful Surroundings
  • View
  • Fireplace
  • Privacy / Seclusion
  • Garden
  • Heating
  • Garage
  • Parking included
  • Terrace / Patio


  • Computer available
  • DVD
  • Internet access
  • TV
  • Wireless Internet (WiFi)


  • Use of bicycle(s)


  • Seaside


Description of our neighbourhood and surrounding area

Outdoor Activities

  • Beach
  • Biking
  • Cultural Events
  • Canoeing / Kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Gym / Health Club
  • Tennis
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Lake
  • Public Swimming Pool
  • River
  • Sailing
  • Windsurfing


  • Park / Playground
  • Cafés
  • Gym / Health Club
  • Restaurants
  • Shopping
  • Park / Playground

Cultural Activities

  • Concerts
  • Galleries
  • Museums
  • Popular Monuments
  • Theatre

Transport Nearby

  • Bus

Neighbourhood Services

  • Bakery
  • Corner Shop
  • Pharmacy
  • Supermarket


Our favourite restaurants

  • Indian Chinese Traditional fish and Chips
  • Pub Meals

Cafés & bars

  • Pubs

Special places to shop

  • Chester
  • Liverpool
  • Cheshire Oaks designer outlet

Leisure and cultural activities

  • Full set of brochures will be left
  • Let us know your interests and we will provide you with details

Walks or jogging paths

  • North Wales is a walkers paradise heaps of brochures will be left

Health or fitness clubs

  • Local baths leisure centre etc about 300 metres away

Interesting day trips

  • Tell us your interest e have literally hundreds

Our Preferences

Our home exchange - here are our Preferences and House Rules

Please check our exchange preferences below. We have 6 Chickens who are easy to look after their coop has a electronic door which opens and shuts at dawn dusk ( programmable) The chooks scratch around all day and eat some pellets before going into roost.


  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Allowed
  • Smoking Not Allowed
  • Plant Care Needed

Car Exchange

  • Car Exchange is offered/negotiable

Home Exchange Type

  • Simultaneous Home Exchange

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