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8 New Houses

(Ref. 1079234)

Chirk, North Wales & Snowdonia Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi


1 Customer Review

  • "A lovely, cosy cottage in a peaceful location."

    I stayed with my two boys and there is a safe park one minute away from the front door. Situated in a quiet area, yet all the amenities of Chirk just a short drive away and lots of options for places to visit too. The owner was very kind and helpful, nothing too much trouble. On our first day there was a small problem with the boiler which I couldn’t fix and this was immediately sorted. In the summer the garden and patio will no doubt be a lovely place to sit back and unwind. My boys commented on how lovely the new carpets felt and insisted we get the same one ! I have no hesitation recommending number 8!

    Reviewed by Phillip4.7Feb 2024


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be super-king-size on request)
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with electric stove-effect fire
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent (except EV charging point)
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Secure external storage of bike, kayaks etc
  • Enclosed front and rear garden with lawn, patio and furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Dog sitting and childcare can be arrange with the owner subject to availability and prior booking
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.7 miles, pub 1.5 miles, River Dee 0.1 miles
  • Note: There is an EV charging point available at an extra charge
  • Note: Staircase is quite steep and may not be suitable for guests with lower mobility

The property

Chirk 2.3 miles.

8 New Houses, a delightful two-bedroom retreat is set in the heart of Pentre near Chirk, Wrexham.

This charming dwelling is an ideal haven for those seeking to immerse themselves in the wonders of the Clwydian Range and Dee Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

Boasting a warm and inviting interior and a dog-friendly policy, 8 New Houses extends a warm welcome to you and you four-legged companions, providing the perfect escape for families, couples, or friends.

Step into the enchanting interior of 8 New Houses, where a snug electric fire awaits to keep you warm on chilly evenings, a perfect spot for relaxation with a good book.

Designed for outdoor enthusiasts, the property also offers secure external storage for kayaks, bikes, and more, ensuring your equipment is safe and ready for your next adventure.

The fully-equipped kitchen/diner invites you to prepare delectable feasts to fuel your explorations, enjoyed in the inviting dining area, while the double and twin bedrooms (zip/link, super-king-size on request) provide a safe haven to gear up for the next day's endeavours.

A delightful bathroom is at your disposal to ensure you feel your best, perfect for a long soak or revitalising shower at the end of an adventurous day.

If you’re looking to spend your evenings outdoors, unwind in the garden with its lush lawn, patio, and furniture, a perfect setting to toast to a wonderful day in the Clwydian Range and Dee Valley AONB.

Begin your exploration in the village of Pentre, just moments from 8 New Houses, offering a delightful array of pubs, eateries, and shops.

Journey to the charming town of Chirk, home to attractions such as the Chirk Aqueduct, Chirk Castle (2 miles), Erdigg Castle (9 miles), and Chirk Viaduct.

Continue your adventure to Llangollen, where the Llangollen Railway, the world-famous Pontcysyllte Aqueduct (1 mile walk along the canal), and the Pontcysyllte Viaduct beckon, allowing you a hands-on approach to discovering the area's rich history.

Conclude your journey in Wrexham, one of the largest cities in North Wales, featuring the history-rich Wrexham Heritage Centre and the Wrexham Museum, providing a fascinating insight into the region's past.

Regardless of your plans, 8 New Houses ensures your days are filled with adventure and comfort, making it an ideal base for your exploration.

Eisteddfod 2024 (

Chirk Castle is 2 miles away (

Erdigg Park is 9 miles away (

Please note: Check in/out times can only happen on a Monday or a Friday

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Llangollen 5 miles.

The small border town of Chirk (Welsh spelling: Y Waun) 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, designed by Thomas Telford, a selection of pleasant pubs and restaurants, convenience stores, chemist, gift shop, coffee shops, local butcher's, greengrocers, bakery, 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 and cycling, including the famous Offa's Dyke Pathway, and local trout fishing. Only five miles from charming Llangollen, with its stream railway, watersports, famous Eisteddfod, Castell Dinas Bran, Valle Crucis Abbey and scenic Horseshoe Pass. Also five miles is the market town of Oswestry with its iron age hillfort, and within easy reach is the Roman walled city of Chester with its famous zoo and the medieval town of Shrewsbury, both only half an hour by train or car from Chirk. The beautiful Lake Vyrnwy and Llanrheadr waterfall are also within an hours drive. This great location has plenty to see and do for all the family!

Please note: Check in/out times can only happen on a Monday or a Friday

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas