2 Nant Lane Cottages

Selattyn near Oswestry, Heart of England (Ref. 20595)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi
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The property

This attractive, early 19th century, stone-built semi-detached cottage is situated down a quiet lane in the peaceful village of Selattyn, just 3 miles from Chirk and Oswestry and 8 miles from the town of Ellesmere. Exposed beams, slate flag floors and an impressive inglenook fireplace all combine to create a cosy and welcoming Selattyn cottage. This cottage in Selattyn offers two bedrooms, a bathroom, a well-equipped kitchen and a comfortable sitting room with electric fire, whilst outside there is a rear gravelled seating area with flower beds and off road parking for one car. 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, including the National Cycle Route 31, Offa's Dyke Path and the Shropshire/Llangollen Canal, all passing close by. Enjoy trips to the wonderful shops and famous zoo at Chester, or explore medieval Shrewsbury with its ancient castles and lovely riverside walks, plus the World Heritage Centre in Ironbridge and the National Trust owned Erddig, Attingham, Sunnycroft, Chirk and Powis castles and gardens are also near by. This Shropshire holiday home is the perfect base for a romantic break or family holiday, at any time of year.


Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with log-effect electric fire.


  • Electric radiators with electric fire in sitting room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Electricity inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Rear gravelled area with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops 3 miles, pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: Due to the stairs in this property, it may not be suitable for the infirm.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

Guest Reviews


    • “Our recent stay at Nant Lane was most enjoyable. The cottage was neat and tidy and the owner was very kind and helpful. She had plenty of local information at the cottage and was most cordial and generous leaving us some treats to have with our tea. We both had a great time visiting the surrounding areas and meeting some of the very friendly village residents. The local pub was very quaint and welcoming and renovating towards providing meals.”

    Mr Salter, Miramar, August 2015

    • “Very clean, nicely furnished cottage I can only recommend. Very good location stay was very pleasant..”

    Mr Flachs, Birmingham, October 2014

    • “Loved the cottage which was situated in a lovely quiet lane. We chose this place because of it being near to Llangollen which was the main reason for our stay but the village of Selattyn was very nice and the local pub is well worth a visit .”

    Mr Sutton, Wolverhampton, September 2014

    • “A great little cottage perfect for walking in the Welsh borders. It was well stocked with cooking utensils and cutlery . Would definitely recommend this cottage to anyone wanting to stay in the area.”

    Dr Richards, Redditch, September 2014

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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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