The Barn

St Martins near Chirk, Heart of England (Ref. 14125)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    10

  • Bedrooms

    4

  • Bathrooms

    3

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

Chirk 3.5 miles. An outstanding, detached barn conversion in the Welsh Borders, just 10 miles from Llangollen, in a lovely quiet location surrounded by some beautiful views over the Shropshire countryside. Luxuriously decorated and furnished throughout, providing spacious living accommodation and four lovely bedrooms, this Shropshire cottage is just perfect for large groups of friends or extended families to enjoy some time together. This wonderful contemporary cottage in Shropshire offers character and some real home-from-home touches, including stone floors, beams, feature windows, underfloor heating, a double-sided woodburner and a lovely large sitting room. The large garden outside this cottage in Shropshire has an assortment of fruit and walnut trees, and views over the countryside, as well as two patio areas to follow the sun. Close by is the pretty market town of Ellesmere with its attractive buildings dotted between 9 beautiful meres and the well-known Shropshire to Llangollen Canal, in an area renowned as Shopshire's Lakeland. Just 10 miles away is Llangollen, with a dramatic mountain backdrop and boulder-strewn River Dee as the setting for this pretty tourist town, internationally famous for its Musical Eisteddfod. A little further afield from this Shropshire cottage is the Roman city of Chester with racecourse, zoo and a huge array of history, not forgetting its numerous shops, bars and restaurants. This is just the perfect cottage in Shropshire for exploring Shropshire, Cheshire and North Wales to enjoy at any time of the year.

Accommodation

Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en-suite wet room with shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin, 1 x double, 1 x king-size double waterbed with additional sofa bed and en-suite shower, basin and WC. Bathroom with bath, separate shower and basin. Separate WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with island and TV. Dining room and sitting room separated by double-sided woodburner.

Amenities

Oil underfloor heating on ground floor with radiators on first floor and double-sided woodburner in sitting and dining rooms. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games, DVDs and children's toys. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 4 cars. Side and rear gravelled patio with furniture and lawn with fruit trees. One well-behaved dog welcome - must be kept downstairs. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 2 miles. Note: Dogs must be kept on a lead outside the property due to next door farm with sheep.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

About the location

CHIRK

Llangollen 5 miles.

The small border town of Chirk stands on the escarpment above where the rivers Ceiriog and Dee meet and is referred to as "The Gateway to Wales". Most famous for its magnificent 14th century castle and gardens, one of many built throughout Wales by Edward I, Chirk boasts a wonderful aqueduct, built by Thomas Telford, pleasant pubs, restaurants, convenience store, chemist, gift shop, an excellent golf course and marina. The surrounding area, notably the beautiful Ceiriog Valley described by Lloyd George as "a little bit of heaven on Earth", provides wonderful walks, cycling including the famous Offa's Dyke Pathway, and local trout fishing. Only 5 miles from charming Llangollen and within easy reach of the scenic Horseshoe Pass and the medieval towns of Chester and Shrewsbury, this great location has plenty to see and do for all the family!

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