Sandystone Cottage

Selattyn near Oswestry, Heart of England (Ref. 913847)

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Cottage features

  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Rating


  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms


  • Bathrooms


  • Pets


The property

An immaculately-presented, detached cottage, situated in the centre of the pretty village of Selattyn, near Oswestry in Shropshire, close to the border of England and Wales. Extremely well-appointed throughout and providing light and airy, contemporary accommodation, this Selattyn cottage is ideal for families and friends wishing to explore the delights of this area in comfort and style. This Selattyn cottage offers two family bedrooms, one boasting an en-suite shower room. There is also a wonderful double room and a twin room, a bathroom, where you can enjoy a relaxing soak after a long day on your feet, and a ground floor shower room. Prepare delicious family meals in this Selattyn cottage’s spacious kitchen before sitting down to reminisce the day’s adventures. On cooler evenings, curl up by the comforting open fire in the large, delightful sitting room, with a double sofa bed, and enjoy a film on the 50” TV. Make the most of those warm summer evenings; throw open the French doors, which lead from the dining room of this Selattyn cottage, out onto the rear patio where you can enjoy a delicious barbecue as you soak up the summer sunshine. More French doors lead from the sitting room, to the side patio, where you will find a private hot tub, a luxurious place to relax in with a glass of wine after a day exploring Shropshire. This Shropshire cottage is ideally positioned, close to the historic border towns of Chirk and Oswestry, as well as the delightful town of Ellesmere, which is surrounded by nine lakes. The area is renowned for good fishing, golf, scenic walks and cycle trails. The National Cycle Route 31, Offa's Dyke Path, which is just 1.5 miles away, and the Shropshire/Llangollen Canal all pass close by and are waiting to be discovered! Enjoy a trip to the charming city of Chester and peruse its wonderful shops and famous zoo. Explore medieval Shrewsbury, with its ancient castles and lovely riverside walks, plus the World Heritage Centre in Ironbridge. The National Trust owned Erddig Hall, Attingham Park, Sunnycroft and the castles and gardens of Chirk and Powis are also nearby. This Selattyn cottage truly is the perfect base for a family holiday, all year round!


Four bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x family room with 1 king-size double and 1 single with en-suite shower, basin and WC. 1 x family room with 1 double and 1 single. Bathroom with double-ended bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Utility. Sitting room with sofa bed and open fire.


Oil central heating with open fire. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 50” TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi. Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. rent. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate on request. Off road parking for 3 cars. Side enclosed patio with hot tub and picnic table, rear enclosed patio with furniture and BBQ. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 1.5 miles, pub 1 min walk. Note: No stag/hen or similar.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location


Oswestry 3 miles; Ellesmere 8 miles; Llangollen 10 miles; Shrewsbury 20 miles.

The peaceful Shropshire village of Selattyn offers a traditional real ale pub dating back to 1840, the beautiful 12th century Norman church of St Mary’s, the restored Victorian Selattyn Tower on a Bronze Age site, which was used a look out post for the Home Guard during the Second World War, and seven popular walks can be enjoyed from the village. The Offa’s Dyke long distance path is 1.5 miles away from Selattyn and the Old Oswestry Racecourse is 2 miles away, plus the ancient town of Oswestry, just three miles away has a good selection of restaurants, shops, a leisure centre/swimming pool and a spectacular Iron Age Hill Fort. Also close by is the famous village of Whittington, which is the birthplace of the first Lord Mayor of London and the historic town of Chirk, with its famous National Trust owned castle and gardens. Eight miles away is the delightful town of Ellesmere, known as Shropshire's Lakeland because of its nine meres (or lakes). The town also offers the lovely Church of St Mary’s with its 15th century roof, the Cremorne Gardens and Colemere Country Park with its wonderful wildlife and scenic walks, plus Thomas Telford was based here while building the Shropshire canal. Other attractions within driving distance include; the Ceiriog Valley, Froncysyllte Aqueduct, which is a World Heritage Site, the Llanrhaeadr Waterfall and Lake Vyrnwy. This whole area has something for all ages and tastes at anytime of the year.

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