Wrexham 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 eight minutes away by car.
The 1,200 acre Erdigg Hall is an extraordinary country park and formal walled garden which is home to the stunning Erdigg gentry house, dating back to the 18th century. Visitors are encouraged to explore the fascinating life of the Yorke family, who resided in the property for 240 years, accumulating a charming collection of possessions, paintings, and period furniture to be admired. Between the elegant formal gardens and acres of stunning parkland, the pleasant tea room offers quality local produce and light refreshments to enjoy. The summer months are especially memorable at Erdigg Hall, promising regular outdoor theatre shows and late night openings with live music to accompany a pleasant evening stroll.
For everyday entertainment, residents will find a popular cinema within a 5-minute drive, showing the latest film releases across eight state-of-the-art screens, complete with 3D showings and exclusive premier seating. There is a tenpin bowling alley within the same distance which includes pool tables, an amusement arcade and flat-screen televisions showing live sporting events. For interactive indoor entertainment, the Techniquest Discovery Centre comprises over 150 hands-on exhibitions covering a vast range of scientific topics and is located only four minutes from the development by car. This impressive venue contains a planetarium, several discovery rooms, and a large collection of educational attractions with family-friendly events throughout the year.
Active residents will enjoy close proximity to the impressive Waterworld Leisure and Activity Centre, which comprises a six lane swimming pool, and fully-equipped fitness suite. At just five minutes away from the development by car, this modern leisure centre includes exciting aquatic facilities such as a 65 metre slide, bubble pool and rapids river ride, along with a 300 seat spectator area. A fitness suite is also on-site with a full range of gym equipment, Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room and a pleasant café serving a good range of refreshments.
History enthusiasts will delight in the rich heritage of 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 three 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. 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.
The historically-significant Pontycysyllte Aqueduct is a world heritage site in the area which has attracted visitors for over one hundred years. Residents can take a leisurely sail down the beautiful Llangollen canal on a horse drawn boat, or try their hand at rock-climbing, kayaking and white water rafting.
Wrexham town centre is just one mile away from the development, presenting 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 just six minutes away by car, 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.
For a unique shopping experience, the Plassey Craft and Retail Village is just over 10 minutes away by car and offers specialist boutiques, artisan gift stores, organic food outlets and handmade-jewellery shops, all housed in picturesque Edwardian buildings with a charming village atmosphere.
Within the same distance, residents will find the family-run Bellis Brothers Farm Shop, promising the finest specialist food from quality local suppliers, covering fruit, vegetables, meat, preserves, and delicious handmade pastries. With a ‘pick your own’ fruit farm, popular garden centre, and award-winning butchers, this notable farm site prides itself on having served the residents of Wrexham since 1973.
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.
These new homes in Wrexham are ideally located to suit families and students with a range of highly-regarded schools in the area, covering infant to higher education.
Within two miles of the development, residents will find the popular Rhosddu Primary School, Brynteg County School and Tanyfron C.P. School which serve ages four to 11. Also providing primary level education are the well-regarded Wat’s Dyke C.P School, Ysgol Rhostyllen and Borras Park Junior C.P. School, situated within a seven minute drive.
The notable St. Joseph’s Catholic and Anglican Secondary School is just six minutes from Cobden Mill by car and serves ages 11 to 16, while Castell Alun High School has provisions for students from 11 to 18, located a short 12-minute drive away. For a further choice of secondary education, Ysgol Dinas Bran and Maelor School are popular institutions in the area and both located just over 20 minutes from the development by car.
For those pursuing further study, Glyndŵr University is within walking distance and offers flexible undergraduate and post graduate study programmes, along with impressive modern facilities such the £5-million Centre for the Creative Industries. The multi award-winning University of Liverpool is under an hour away by car and boasts a position in the top 1% of universities worldwide.
Ideal for commuter travel, Cobden Mill benefits from excellent transport connections across the region with good local road links and two train stations within half a mile.
The A483 is accessible within one mile, providing travel to Chester in just over 20 minutes and as far as Swansea in the South. The A5 can be reached in 10 minutes and connects Holyhead with London, while the M53 provides access to Liverpool in under 50 minutes via the Mersey Tunnel
For access to major cities further afield, the M6 motorway is 37 minutes away and connects Birmingham with Gretna via Stoke-on-Trent, Liverpool, Manchester, Preston, Lancaster and Carlisle.
Wrexham Central Station is conveniently located four minutes away by car and covers travel throughout the local area, while Wrexham General Station, also located four minutes away, provides regular services to Chester and across Wales, including Llandudno, Newport and Cardiff.
For international travel, the popular Liverpool John Lennon Airport is under 50 minutes away from the development by car.