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Smithy Cottage

Graigfechan near Ruthin, North Wales & Snowdonia

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The Property

An attractive 18th century, stone-built, semi-detached conversion of an old smithy, in the peaceful village of Graigfechan, in a lovely rural setting at the foot of the beautiful Clwydian Hill Range, 3 miles from Ruthin. This charming cottage has beamed ceilings, a large fireplace, a spacious romantic master bedroom and a pretty front garden for dining alfresco, all creating a cosy cottage atmosphere which is perfect for a romantic holiday. The magnificent surrounding countryside offers delightful scenic walks and off-road cycle trails (Llandegla mountain bike centre is 4.5 miles away), and both the Clwydian Hill Range and Offa's Dyke Pathway are on the doorstep. With Loggerheads Country Park, the Horseshoe Pass, the Snowdonia National Park, lovely Llangollen and historic Chester all within easy reach, this is a perfect base at any time of year.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, separate shower cubicle, basin & WC. Fitted kitchen. Dining room. Sitting room with log-effect electric stove.

Amenities

Storage heaters with electric stove in sitting room. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher, flat screen combi TV/DVD, stereo/CD. Fuel & power inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Travel cot. Off road parking for 1 car, plus quiet village car park nearby. Enclosed front garden with crushed slate sitting area, plus side sitting area with furniture & BBQ. One dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Ruthin's shops & amenities 3 miles, pub with quality restaurant 5 mins walk.

This property offers the following short breaks: Help

  • Winter
  • Off Season
  • Last Minute

At a glance

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Sleeps:3
Bedrooms:2
Bathrooms:1
Pets:Yes

Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

About the location

Graigfechan

Ruthin 3 miles; Llangollen 13 miles; Chester 25 miles.

Graigfechan is a small, peaceful village in a delightful part of Wales, just 3 miles south of the hilltop town of Ruthin, which lies to the north of Llangollen via the breathtaking Horseshoe Pass. The village has a pleasant pub which serves quality food, and is used as the start of the Offa's Dyke Walk 5, a 5.5 mile scenic walk along the nearby beautiful Clwydian Hill Range. Picturesque Ruthin has a 700 year old history, boasting attractive, half-timbered buildings, mainly clustered around St Peter's Square, along with interesting shops and buildings and the Ruthin Craft Centre, which houses work by internationally recognised artists and craftspeople, and is well worth a visit. Beautiful countryside is on the doorstep, whilst lovely Llangollen, which boasts the cascading River Dee, renowned for exhilarating white water rafting, and scenic Lake Brenig, Moel Famau, Loggerheads Country Park and Clocaenog Forest are all close by. Further afield, but still within easy touring distance are the coast, the Snowdonia National Park, medieval Shrewsbury and the wonderful historic city of Chester.

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Very homely cottage, plenty of everything. Lovely big fluffy towels! Also, good heating included.

Mrs Arnott, Bishop's Stortford, October 2013

Nice comfortable cottage with character, good location for touring, good pub nearby with a very good menu, and dog friendly.

Mr Hill, Oxford, July 2013

Quiet, very comfortable. Excellent centre for many attractions.

Mr Dalwood, Newmarket, June 2013

The cottage was charming and comfortable. The location was excellent, with lots of places to visit and things to see, within easy reach. There is a very good pub in the village, that serves lovely meals.

Mr Clark, Wellingborough, September 2012

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