Edgar House

Sleeps up to 16 | Self Catering | City Centre Location | Chef & Concierge Available

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Edgar House Gardens

Our magnificent Regency property in the heart of the Roman city of Chester is perfectly situated atop the ancient Walls, overlooking the magnificent river Dee. Chester’s many city centre attractions, including the famous racecourse, theatre, cathedral, shops, bars and restaurants, are just a gentle stroll away.

Chester’s world renowned zoo is a short drive away. Further afield, stunning Snowdonia, the Welsh mountains and coastline, the quaint market towns and villages of Cheshire, the Wirral Peninsula with its first class golf courses, Liverpool and Manchester are all within easy touring distance…

Edgar House Luxurious Open Plan Lounge

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Edgar’s super luxurious and quirky interiors offer a wonderful blend of tradition, bold contemporary design and modern comfort, and since we refurbished the property it has been featured in various magazines.

The fabulous large open plan kitchen, dining and living space is perfect for entertaining. Relax in the cosy library / snug or play until your heart is content in the fun filled games room (air hockey, table football, darts and a juke box).

Enjoy a night at the movies in the wonderful cinema / TV room, which is equipped with Sky / BT sport and internet connection for streaming your favourite films from your Netflix or Amazon account.

Edgar’s modern kitchen is gorgeous and very well equipped. However, if you don’t feel like cooking we will recommend some of Chester’s best restaurants (see our Guide to Chester) or introduce you to one of our amazing private chefs who will cook up a treat for you “at home” at Edgar!

Seven luxurious ensuite bedrooms sleep up to 14 people. Three of those bedrooms have super king size beds and four offer zip/link beds for added flexibility. One of the bedrooms (the Copper Suite) has its own lounge with a small sofa double bed, taking the maximum house capacity to 16 if required.

In summer months dine outside on Edgar’s spectacular river view patio, once described by renowned travel writer Alistair Sawday as “Chester’s equivalent of the Royal Box”. There is plenty of outside seating to eat, drink, sit back and relax whilst listening to the river Dee flow over the tidal weir.

Chester’s world renowned zoo is a short drive away. Further afield, stunning Snowdonia, the Welsh mountains and coastline, the quaint market towns and villages of Cheshire, the Wirral Peninsula with its first class golf courses, Liverpool and Manchester are all within easy touring distance. 

Two large fridges

One large freezer

Two washing machines

Two tumble dryers

Two cookers & microwaves

Two dishwashers

One induction hob

Nespresso coffee machine

Large smart TVs for streaming in the dining room and cinema / TV room

Sky and BT sport package

TVs in each bedroom – terrestrial only

Hairdryers in each bedroom

Iron and ironing board in each bedroom

Safe in each bedroom


Bluetooth sound system in kitchen, lounge and dining space

Games Room – darts, table football, air hockey, bluetooth Juke Box.

Outdoor dining and seating

Electric car charging point

Parking for up to 10 cars

Seven luxurious bedrooms sleep up to 14 people in great comfort. Three of those bedrooms have super king size double beds and four offer zip/link beds for added flexibility. One of the bedrooms (the Copper Suite) has its own lounge with a small double sofa bed, taking maximum house capacity up to 16 if required.

All seven bedrooms are ensuite. Three of the rooms have a bathroom with both a bath and shower. Four of the bathrooms, including the Copper Suite, have a shower only. The Copper Suite comprises a bedroom, shower room and private lounge area with a large copper bath in the bedroom itself.  

Lower Ground Floor

Ground Floor

First Floor

Cleaning takes place on changeover day between 10am and 4pm. If you would like cleaners to come in and clean during your stay this can be arranged, for an additional cost, if we are given sufficient notice.

Perfectly situated in the centre of Chester, within the City Walls and overlooking the River Dee.

Address: 22 City Walls, Chester, Cheshire CH1 1SB.

Directions provided upon booking.

We can advise you about the best venues in Chester and help to secure bookings and tickets. Alternatively, we can create a fabulous celebration for you at ‘home’ at Edgar. Whether you’re looking for a formal dinner party, a drinks soirée with the most divine canapés, a Summer BBQ on the terrace overlooking the River Dee or anything in between, the answer is Yes! What’s the question?

If you’d like a private in-house wine tasting, our recommended sommelier will be delighted to help. We can deliver first-class tastings to your bespoke requirements.

We are here to help make sure that you have the best possible time whilst staying with us! We have great working relationships with many local suppliers, who can offer a super range of services to help make your stay extra special, some of which are listed here. As these services are provided by third parties, please contact us at the earliest opportunity if you are interested in any of them, as all subject to availability:

  • Private dining chefs
  • Home-made food delivery
  • Canapes
  • Wine tasting & wine delivery
  • Cookery courses
  • Luncheons
  • Spa treatments
  • Tepees, bouncy castles & magical sleepovers for children.
  • Room dressing & balloons
  • Photographer
  • Tea tasting parties
  • Yoga
  • Private walking tours
  • Art & painting classes

Where to find us

OUR Chester GUIDE – The Very Best of Chester

Chester Streets

You are spoilt for choice! There is so much to do and see in Chester, Cheshire and North Wales. Please see our separate sections in our Chester Guide for those venues and activities that we recommend. However, for the latest events, gigs, shows and festivals etc., we suggest you explore these guides:

We Love Good Times is a great local guide. It lists many local events as well as showcasing many restaurants and bars.

Visit Chester and Cheshire is the body responsible promoting tourism tourism in the area. It’s another good source for exploring events in Chester and further afield in Cheshire.

Go North Wales and Snowdonia is a super source of information for planning great days out from Chester in North Wales and Snowdonia. From castles to beaches to adventure days, it has everything covered.

You might also find some useful information about upcoming events from Chester BID.

Chester has a great selection of restaurants. Whether you feel like a three course Michelin standard treat or a quick bite after a busy day, Chester has it covered. Here are a few of our favourite places…

We have a fantastic selection of bars and traditional pubs within easy walking distance of Edgar House. You’ll find somewhere that suits you, whatever your mood and tipple! Champagne, cocktails, wine or beer, check out some of our favourite places…

Whether spotting endangered species at Chester Zoo, mountain biking, surfing, paddle boarding on the Dee, exploring Roman artefacts, learning to play polo, horse racing, football or golf – you’re spoilt for choice at Edgar House…

Fancy a trip to the theatre, an art gallery or festival? Here’s our guide to some of our favourite things to do…

Whether you’re looking to pick up a special gift or you just want to browse some independent shops and boutiques, Chester has some fantastic options. From jewellery and wine to cheese, art and antiques, we guarantee you’ll leave with more than you arrived! Here is a selection of some of our favourite shops…

We love great coffee and cake! Thankfully Chester has plenty of great independent coffee shops, cafés and bistros to explore…

Steeped in history and famous for its modern-day style, Chester Races are an important part of of Cheshire’s social calendar. Just a short walk from the racecourse, Edgar House is the perfect base for a special trip to the races…

Relax, indulge and be pampered. You know you deserve it…

If you are are getting married or attending a wedding in Chester or the surrounding area, Edgar House is the perfect place for a group of family or friends to stay…


“Edgar House exceeded all of our expectations. Although we knew beforehand that it is in a super location overlooking  the river and close to the city, we could not have imagined its stunning interiors. Every single room was a delight. The choice of decor,  furnishings and fabrics are wonderful. It was wonderful to have such a well equipped kitchen.  

A weekend was not enough. I would definitely recommend it to anyone. Edgar House made a special birthday spectacular.”

Helen E

"Thank you for making our weekend at Edgar House perfect. What a beautiful house in the most amazing location. From arrival to departure there was every eventuality catered for.  The bedrooms and bedding were so comfortable.  The kitchen was well equipped and thank you for the little extras so often forgotten, from coffee pods to logs for the fire, it was all amazing.

The Chef you recommended for the dinner was out of this world, beautifully presented, there was a full house of clean plates! I hope that we will be able to return in the not too distant future and our friends were very impressed too."


"Given the photographs on the website, we went to Edgar House with very high expectations. It’s fair to say that this stunning property exceeded those expectations. It has been tastefully refurbished and certainly has the wow factor.

There was no fighting over who got the best bedroom, they are all fantastic. The large kitchen/living/dining area is a great space where we could enjoy each other’s company. The cinema room was a nice place to get some quiet time to watch some movies. The games room was also a nice place to escape to, particularly for the younger members of the group. In short, a stunning property in an enviable location - we absolutely loved it."

Paul J

“All of our family and friends really enjoyed a wonderful and relaxing weekend at Edgar House.  The location is stunning and unbelievably convenient. You made us feel welcome as soon as we arrived, and it was lovely that you’d organised eggs, bread, apple juice, and even baked for us. My husband was very touched by the birthday card!  

The house is beautifully decorated. Everyone commented on how well chosen the books and magazines were.  Our friends and family felt relaxed getting up in the morning to the sun beaming in and the sound of the river below. It was a like a home from home, but far better! Thank you, and hopefully we will see you again for another celebratory get together in one of your homes.”

Syeda A
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