Jacobean Manor

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Sleeps: 14 Bedrooms: 7 Bathrooms: 6


Wedding Venue Chateaux & Castles
Heritage Collection
Beach Nearby Walk to Village Ideal for Parties

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The property is a Grade I listed Jacobean Manor just inside Wales, near Chester, and about a mile from an attractive market town.

The house consists of an oak panelled central hall, complete with family portraits, for general entertaining with a drawing-room and dining-room directly off of it. There are four double bedrooms and four bathrooms on the first floor with a further three double bedrooms with two bathrooms on the second floor to accommodate up to a total of 14 guests.

Jacobean Manor is very much a family house providing guests with a unique type of weekend in unusual historic surroundings and complete privacy.

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • There is no swimming pool.
  • There is only one shower. All the rest are large baths.
  • Sorry guys, but no stag party's allowed at this property! 

Property Features

Wi-Fi/Internet BBQ Wheelchair Access Indoor Games DVD Working Fireplace Heating Caretaker/Owner on Site

The house contains seven large bedrooms, all of which have their own adjoining en suite bathrooms. A feature of the top floor is the large entertainment area in the centre of the floor below the original oak roof beams. There is also a lift available to the first floor. All bedrooms are finished to a high and exacting standard. There are Italian Frette linen, duck feather pillows & duvets as well as bathroom products for your comfort. Our kitchen is located beyond the Dining Room and is fully-equipped with an oil-fired Aga and a Rangemaster electric cooker. Guests have the option of using our kitchen to prepare all their own meals, including breakfast.

The manor is approached down a tree-lined drive and is surrounded by some 100 acres of land belonging to the Estate to provide complete privacy.  There are 3 acres of garden within the house's surrounding stone wall, while beyond the Llettai, there is a Victorian walled garden, also facing south, with a central lawn.  Beyond that is a 17th century barn likely to be converted into a further family house in due course. The land around the house leads down to the River Alyn which is also ideal for displaying birds of prey, one of the outside activities that can be arranged here.

We can also arrange clay pigeon shooting and will provide all the equipment including pigeon traps, clays and cartridges, as well as guns, if required. This has become an increasingly popular activity for our guests.

For larger groups of up to 18 there is also a cottage within the grounds that is available for hire in conjunction with the main house. Please enquire for prices.


About the surrounding area of Jacobean Manor
Beach Nearby Walk to Village Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Golf Nearby Fishing Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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The house sits at the end of a long private drive, just outside a market town that is 1 mile away. It is surrounded by its own land to ensure complete privacy. It is a 25 minute drive from Chester, 45 minutes from Liverpool, the European Capital of Culture, and an hour from Manchester. The nearest railway station is Chester, from which direct trains run to London and take 2¼ hours. The house is well served by Liverpool and Manchester airports. Taxis can be arranged to collect guests from railway stations or airports, as required.

North Wales has a wealth of visitor attractions, buildings of historical interest, areas of outstanding natural beauty and leisure activities within easy driving distance from the estate.

The owners recommend a selection of activities that can be arranged:
- Massage and holistic treatments.
- Clay pigeon shooting - the keeper will charge a fixed fee of £250 for the morning or afternoon and will provide the cartridges and clays at cost.
- Displays of Falconry arranged through Cheshire Farm Falconry, approximately £70 per hour.
- Archery Events - an archery party supplying all the equipment and targets, approximately £300-350.
- BBQ - a 4-burner gas BBQ is available in a cottage in the house grounds. Also, there are garden seats and tables with a large parasol in the cottage, a refrigerator and cooking equipment, plates and glasses.
- Pheasant shooting in season for up to 8 guns. This will require reasonable notice so as not to conflict with existing set shooting dates. The normal bag will be up to 100 birds.

Outside the Estate, there are a number of attractions to consider visiting within easy driving distance. These are principally in North Wales and some ideas are provided for discovering North Wales.

In particular, the Clwyd Theatre in Mold, only 3 miles away, is where guests can see live theatre or current film releases. The owners can provide the theatre's current quarterly programme.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Liverpool

(51-60 km)

Nearest Ferry Port Holyhead

(Over 100 km)

Nearest Town/City Mold

(2 km)

Nearest Restaurant Plas Hafod

(4 km)

Nearest Bar/Pub The Druids Inn

(3 km)

Nearest Beach Talacre

(31-35 km)

Nearest Golf Northop

(7 km)


Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Teens

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Beach Nearby
  • Walk to Village
  • Fishing
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Onsite Facilities

  • Indoor Games
  • DVD
  • Fenced Grounds

Services Available

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available


Oliver's Extras

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available
  • On-Site Concierge

The house offers complete flexibility when it comes to catering and dining arrangements. For those who do not seek the self-catered option, there is a range of dining options, informal or formal, depending on the requirements including:
- full English breakfast
- pre-prepared, sandwich and picnic menus
- afternoon tea
- formal private dining with chef and waitress service for lunch and dinner

The concept of entertaining family or friends in the privacy of a larger private house has become increasingly popular. The key is the flexibility that this provides. Guests can do their own catering from the house's fully-equipped kitchen or order individual meals from an extensive choice of menus. The menus are based on locally-sourced ingredients and seasonally-available produce. Waitress service is available for all seasonal menus.

The owners can arrange activities for guests or, alternatively, there is a large-screen television located on the second floor for screening TV/Sky/DVDs. A selection of board games is also available in the drawing room. A range of daily newspapers can be provided.

The owners can also offer a range of freshly-prepared, frozen ready meals. These are popular for lunch service and again based on local and seasonal ingredients. The lunches can be ordered before arrival or through the housekeeper. Picnic lunches can also be provided for any outside expeditions. The owners suggest that guests bring soft or alcoholic drinks and do not charge corkage on wines or spirits.

In short, the owners are only too happy to organise whatever dining facilities are required and can provide guests with whatever range of meals they prefer, including breakfast.

Oliver's Travels Chef Service: A Gourmet Dining Experience
Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs

Event information

The house can provide accommodation for up to 14 family guests while the wedding reception in the summer can be held in a marquee sited in the adjoining walled garden for over 100 guests. All catering and other facilities will be next to the walled garden to ensure a self-contained and private wedding reception.

The property is totally flexible in terms of the organisation and selection of suppliers the couple might need to make this day complete, from marquees to flowers, caterers and limos. In short, the owners want the couple to be able to organise the day as they wish and provide the necessary support.

As a price guide, the owners offer the exclusive hire of the property for 2 days for a total of £5,000. This includes accommodation of up to 14 guests for 2 days and a facility fee for hiring the grounds for a marquee. Any other suppliers must be arranged directly by the guests or wedding planner.

Meetings & Conferences:

The Estate is tailor-made to host residential meetings for up to 20 delegates. The unique meeting facility is geared towards smaller high-level groups who seek a private, intimate and comfortable setting to allow their delegates to be stimulated, relax and focus. This property is considered one of the finest venues for small residential meetings in North Wales.

The same catering facilities are available for a daily hire of the house when luxury accommodation is not required, or a buffet lunch can be provided as required. The house is equipped with high-speed wireless broadband for lap-tops and there is plenty of parking in the grounds around the house.

Our delegate rates include the following:
* full Welsh breakfast
* 3 servings of coffee/tea/biscuits during the day
* 2-course lunch in meeting room
* 3-course dinner with coffee or tea
* day meeting capacity up to 20 delegates
* room hire and run of property during event
* paper, flip charts, pencils
* projector/screen (48 hours notice required)
* accommodation for up to 9 delegates (5 in doubles for single occupancy) and an additional 4 if sharing twin rooms
* day delegate rate of £50 (ex VAT)
* 24-hour delegate rate of £150 (ex VAT)

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit £1000 due one week prior to arrival. It will be refunded one week after departure subject to damage inspection.
Arrival time 4pm
Departure time 10am
Energy costs included? Included in the rental price
Linen & towels included? All linen and bath towels are included in the rental price
Pets welcome? No pet allowed
Changeover day Any day of the week
End of stay cleaning included? Included. Please leave the property in the state that you found it.
Smoking Allowed? No smoking in the property
Internet access? Yes (no Wi-Fi access available)

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 14 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Sep 22nd 2021 - Dec 17th 2021 £3,255 £3,843 £4,431 £5,019 £6,216
Dec 17th 2021 - Dec 24th 2021 £3,255 £4,305 £5,355 £6,405 £8,400
Dec 24th 2021 - Dec 31st 2021 - - - £6,300 £8,400
Dec 31st 2021 - Dec 16th 2022 £3,255 £3,843 £4,431 £5,019 £6,216
Dec 16th 2022 - Mar 26th 2023 - - - £6,300 £8,400

Prices based on an occupancy of 14 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Sep 22nd 2021 - Dec 17th 2021 €3,562 €4,150 €4,738 €5,326 €6,802
Dec 17th 2021 - Dec 24th 2021 €3,562 €4,612 €5,662 €6,712 €9,192
Dec 24th 2021 - Dec 31st 2021 - - - €6,894 €9,192
Dec 31st 2021 - Dec 16th 2022 €3,562 €4,150 €4,738 €5,326 €6,802
Dec 16th 2022 - Mar 26th 2023 - - - €6,894 €9,192

Prices based on an occupancy of 14 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Sep 22nd 2021 - Dec 17th 2021 $4,174 $4,762 $5,350 $5,938 $7,971
Dec 17th 2021 - Dec 24th 2021 $4,174 $5,224 $6,274 $7,324 $10,772
Dec 24th 2021 - Dec 31st 2021 - - - $8,079 $10,772
Dec 31st 2021 - Dec 16th 2022 $4,174 $4,762 $5,350 $5,938 $7,971
Dec 16th 2022 - Mar 26th 2023 - - - $8,079 $10,772

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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