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A collection of 2, 3, 4 and 5-bedroom homes in Llay, on the outskirts of Wrexham, close to excellent leisure facilities and convenient transport connections by road and rail. Fern Meadow enjoys a sought after location in the village of Llay, within five miles of Wrexham town centre and 8.5 miles south west of Chester.
2, 3, 4 and 5-bedroom homes
Close to excellent leisure facilities
5 miles from Wrexham town centre
8.5 miles from Chester
Attractive public parks nearby
Gresford Road, Llay, LL12 0NW
Fern Meadow (Dôl Rhedyn) is located on Gresford Road in Llay, on the outskirts of Wrexham.
Ideal for commuter travel, Maes-Y-Rhedyn benefits from excellent transport connections across the region, with good road and rail links.
The A483 is accessible within 1.5 miles, providing a route into Chester in around 16 minutes and as far as Swansea in the South.
The A55 North Wales expressway is approximately 15 minutes away, providing a connection to the M53 (Junction 11) and the M56 (Junction 15) in 14 miles.
For access to major cities further afield, the M6 motorway is 30-35 minutes away and connects Birmingham with Gretna via Stoke-on-Trent, Liverpool, Manchester, Preston, Lancaster and Carlisle.
Chester Train Station, around 11 miles away, provides excellent transport links to Liverpool, Crewe, Manchester, Manchester Airport and Llandudno. Virgin Trains West Coast cover services from Chester Station to London Euston with a journey time of 124 minutes, as well as Holyhead in 39 minutes, opening up access to Ferry services.
For international travel, the popular Liverpool John Lennon Airport is just 45 minutes from the development by car.
Wrexham town centre is a popular shopping hub for residents of Llay, as it presents a good selection of local amenities, high street stores and several long-standing independent retailers. Convenient shopping is paramount in Wrexham with several comprehensive retail parks including Plas Coch, Island Green and Central all offering popular brand names in relaxed surrounds, with ample parking facilities and a handful of casual eateries.
The fashionable Eagles Meadow Shopping Center is a contemporary retail mall boasting over 30 popular stores and a good selection of family restaurants, along with a 3D cinema and bowling arcade. This modern centre spans an impressive eight acres and has a spacious and attractive interior design, complete with indoor water features and stylish coffee shops.
Wrexham markets have been held in the area for over a century, with more than one hundred stalls across three indoor markets all accessible within walking distance of the town centre. The open air Monday Market is held weekly at Queens Square and presents an impressive selection of groceries, household goods and craft supplies.
Slightly further afield, there is an abundance of shopping opportunities in nearby Chester, which is home to the oldest shopping façade in England. Promising a memorable day of retail therapy, quaint yet beautiful Chester boasts specialist and independent shops along its two-tiered covered shopping galleries, while its charming cobbled streets are lined with award-winning bars, restaurants and pavement cafés.
The village of Llay enjoys a pleasant semi-rural location with a selection of attractive public parks in the close surrounding area. Outdoor leisure pursuits are well catered for by the Alyn Waters Country Park, a recognised Green Flag site situated either side of the River Alyn. Several walking routes and cycling paths are weaved throughout this beautiful landscape, along with a children’s playground, nature reserve, café, gift shop and a local history exhibition, all located just three miles from Maes-Y-Rhedyn.
The Techniquest Discovery Centre provides hours of interactive entertainment at around a 10-minute drive from the development, and comprises over 150 hands-on exhibitions covering a vast range of scientific topics. This impressive venue contains a planetarium, several discovery rooms, and a large collection of educational attractions with family-friendly events throughout the year.
For everyday entertainment, there is a popular cinema within a five miles of home, showing the latest film releases across eight state-of-the-art screens, complete with 3D showings and exclusive premier seating. A tenpin bowling alley can be found within the same distance which includes pool tables, an amusement arcade and flat-screen televisions showing live sporting events.
Younger residents may enjoy a trip to the Round The Twist indoor soft play area, the largest of its kind in the area, while the impressive Waterworld Leisure and Activity Centre is also close to home, and includes exciting aquatic facilities such as a 65 metre slide, bubble pool and rapids river ride, along with a 300 seat spectator area. A fully-equipped fitness suite is also on-site with an extensive range of gym equipment, a Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room, as well as a pleasant café serving a good range of refreshments.
Active residents will benefit from the close proximity of several state-of-the-art leisure centres, with provisions for everything from traditional gym classes to team competitive sport. Hope Sports Centre is a five minute drive from home and hosts a range of activities including bowling, badminton, netball and a variety of fitness classes. A little further afield, Total Fitness Wrexham boasts a large selection of the latest equipment, including a carefully designed cardio and strength training area, a hydrotherapy pool, sauna and steam room.
History enthusiasts will delight in the rich heritage of nearby Wrexham which is visible in the Tudor style buildings of the town centre, along with the stunning architecture of the local parishes and stately homes. The Wrexham County Borough Museum is a 10 minute drive from home and is an excellent starting point to discover the local history of the town and its surrounding areas. Set in the landmark County Building of Wrexham, the welcoming museum presents seasonal galleries, touring exhibitions and children’s activities, along with a quaint on-site café. Also unique to the town, The Parish Church of St Giles is thought to be the finest ecclesiastical building in Wales and is famously the burial site of Elihu Yale, founder of the world-renowned Yale University. The church presents a magnificent interior with intricate statues, artwork and stained glass, along with breath-taking views from the majestic 16th century tower, which is one of The Seven Wonders of Wales.
These new homes in Llay are ideally located to suit families, with a range of highly-regarded schools in the area covering infant to higher education.
Within one mile of the development, residents will find the popular Park Community Primary School, while All Saints Voluntary Aid School and Abermorddu CP School are around two miles from home. Also providing primary level education are the well-regarded Gwersyllt Community Primary School and The Rofft School, situated within a eight minute drive.
The notable Castell Alun High School is just five minutes from Maes-Y-Rhedyn by car, and serves ages 11 to 19, while Bryn Tirion Hall Independent School has provisions for students from 7 to 18, located just eight minutes away by car. For a further choice of secondary education, Darland High School and Ysgol Bryn Alyn High School located around seven minutes from the development by car.
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