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The Coach House

Llanyblodwel, Shropshire (Ref. 911969)

4.7

Excellent

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Sauna
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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29 Customer Reviews

  • "A very lovely cosy house and super outdoor space The whole family loved it"

    Reviewed by SueDec 2021

  • "No complaints at all."

    We enjoyed a lively few days in a lovely property with excellent facilities.

    Reviewed by JacquelineNov 2021

  • "Lovely house."

    Well stocked and plenty of room for 10 people. New furnishings exceptional quality and tastefully decorated. The chill out area was fantastic. Photos need up-dating on site to show the improvements. We had a family get together which was much needed and this house was an excellent choice. We all enjoyed our stay here. Thank you Suzanne and David

    Reviewed by JulieNov 2021

  • "We had a brilliant time staying in the coach house."

    We had everything we needed in the house, it was warm and inviting and we loved the dogs. The big one came in the house a few times for cuddles!

    Reviewed by GeorgiaOct 2021

  • "Myself and my family stayed here for 1 wk, n wot can I say but fab fab fab, the house is a lovely looked after home, disabled facilities from downstairs bedroom to walk in shower, wide doorways too, lovely cosy beds, the kitchen n lounge was great and big, everything was stocked well from dishwasher tabs to bacterial wipes, 2 ovens, washer, dryer, dishwasher, family was so happy with their rooms too, there was a gud sized fridge freezer for the necessities, outside area was fab brill parking for alot of cars too, the hot tub area all I can say is wow wow wow, from the sauna, hot tub and the chill out area was more than welcoming, the hot tub fit us all in at same time n kept its warmth all the time, we cooked over fire pit in the chill out area too, facilities there again was great, n included bathroom too, everything there was well taken care of, n maintained,, nothing negative about the chill out,, there was crocs to use if needed, in the house 2 files to read is a must, this gives every bit of info you will need in the stay, local supermarkets too, n lots of areas to look, The owners are only a phone call away for any problems which we don't need to contact, before we left we left we ensured we cleaned n tided the house."

    In same condition as we found it,, me for 1 wud love to b able to just pack up n holiday there in the future, n wud defo recommend to all to take a hol there too, lovely important memories made for us all,, BTW a lovely oldish dog, came round a few times to see us he was so friendly n even my granddaughter got over her fears of dogs, so don't have any doubts just book it,

    Reviewed by RuthOct 2021

  • "The house itself is lovely, me and some friends went on a long weekend like we have many times before."

    The outside space is excellent and so much fun and we had a fab time in the hot tub. The downside for us was the house has mice. The first mouse we saw was crawling on the kitchen side, then next time was in the shower and escaped at the back of the toilet. Then at night you can hear them running around in the ceiling. Some people say in the countryside you can expect mice, but for me they shouldn’t be in the house. The rodents are clearly finding a way in and that needs addressing as after we saw the mice we couldn’t relax and we scared all the time. I can’t fault the owner for coming straight down after we saw the first one, which we carried out in the bread bin. He then put a few traps down but the weekend was really quite upsets for me as I have a real fear of mice.

    Reviewed by KellySep 2021

  • "The Coach house is a large property ideal for celebrations or multi generation family groups."

    The listing could do with updating to reflect it now has a superb electric powered hot tub rather than a wood powered one. The chill out area really made the property. Some shade would be useful as we were there in a very hot sunny week.

    Reviewed by MartinJul 2021

  • "We had a fantastic weekend at the Coach House."

    The facilities more than exceeded expectations. The chill out area was brilliant. We wish we had more time there to explore the area. Dave and Suzanne were exceptional hosts, nothing was too much trouble for them. I can’t recommend this properly highly enough.

    Reviewed by WilliamJun 2021

  • "The property and facilities were fantastic."

    Owners very accommodating, friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend!

    Reviewed by TinaSep 2020

  • "Sorry. The feedback should have been for coach house."

    This feedback is for Gardners cottage. Cottage was beautiful with stunning views of countryside. The owners and family were very friendly and helpful and our stay there was very enjoyable.

    Reviewed by SandraSep 2020

  • "Had a few problems with cleanliness on arrival but we're sorted out once pointed out."

    Shower leaked through the ceiling after first use but was fixed, hot tub didn't work, no bubbles was informed they are getting a new one in September! All that aside the house is lovely, great chillout area, house is in a lovely place although a bit remote.

    Reviewed by DeborahAug 2020

  • "This is our second time at the Coach House and Suzanne and David cannot do enough to make it special."

    There were big storms but we were cosy, warm and dry and the youth even tested out the Hot Tub. A special place even if the phone signal and the WiFi can be difficult.

    Reviewed by IanFeb 2020

  • "This is a great holiday stay, we were a group of 5 friends and everything needed was provided with helpful owners onsite."

    The house is tucked away off the main road making it a peaceful spot! The kitchen is very well equipped with 2 ovens and loads of cups, cutlery, glasses, pots and pans etc. The bedrooms are lovely and well appointed! Great living room with log burner and loads of extras (DVD’s CD’s and games). The garden is beautiful, it snowed for 10 minutes whilst in the hot tub but this was magical; I can only imagine the garden area to be a brilliant place to host in the warmer months! (Don’t be like some people and complain about the hot tub heat or time to heat up... it’s a wood burner and can take time!) the sauna is a lovely touch too! For those who need it - the WiFi and phone signal can be hit and miss but again it’s the area your in and not really needed! Although phone signal was easily picked up by the gate to the house! A great stay and nothing to complain about! Can’t wait to book again!

    Reviewed by ShaneDec 2019

  • "Fantastic weekend away!"

    I stayed here with a group of friends all just looking for somewhere to be able to have a chilled girls weekend and the coach house did not disappoint. Suzanne was lovely and helpful with any queries we had. The accommodation was very welcoming with a high level of cleanliness and the beds were very comfortable. We made the most of the chillout area even when it poured down! All the guests had a lovely weekend and had nothing but great things to say. I would highly recommend anyone to stay here.

    Reviewed by SarahJun 2019

  • "What a wonderful weekend we had here at The Coach House."

    A group of 8 came for a hen weekend and had a fabulous time. This is a lovely property set in gorgeous countryside. We were pleasantly surprised to see some Alpacas on the drive up to the property. Plenty of space for parking available out the front. The property is spacious and welcoming, and again we were surprised that so much was provided... Little touches like dishwasher tablets and washing up liquid which is very thoughtful as other properties visited do not provide this. The rooms were all lovely and clean as were the bathrooms. Towels and bedding all provided. Complimentary crocs are provided to walk down to the chill out area and some robes can be rented for a small charge which is a great idea! We had fun and games with the hot tub and sauna area, its a little tricky to get going but it was well worth it, and we spent Saturday in and out of the tub and sauna, then had an amazing BBQ in the hut in the evening. Dave and Suzanne were on hand to help if we needed anything. We will definitely return here again in the future!

    Reviewed by HelenaMay 2019

  • "Absolutely amazing break away, Suzanne is very friendly and helpful, blown away by the property ."

    Reviewed by MarkMay 2019

  • "This is a beautiful place to holiday."

    The facilities are brilliant. I would recommend this cottage to anybody. The Hobbit house is fantastic and certainly led to a great deal of garden shed envy amongst my friends. Likewise the hot tub and sauna saw plenty of action.

    Reviewed by MichaelMay 2019

  • "Had a lovely stay."

    Everything was excellent. Any problems we had was sorted out straight away. Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by StaciMar 2019

  • "We stayed at the coach house for an early family Christmas break, on arrival the house was very cold, there was nobody to great us and we did not know where the boiler was situated."

    There are notices everywhere, do not use too much internet, switch off the lights, do not exercise dogs in yard, breakages must be paid for etc etc, it was a bit concerting considering the amount we paid for a long weekend! The upstairs has been modernised and looks lovely but the down stairs bedroom was awful, the bathroom was like something out of a poor old peoples home, the grouting was dirty and it was generally scruffy. The hot tub and hut outside was magical, however dont expect to have a nice dip as it takes hours to heat up and if you leave it on it will get so hot you cant get in! A small amount of wood was supplied but this was not near enough to have the wood burner, hot tub and fire in the hut going for a day let alone a weekend. We asked the owner for extra wood and was made to feel as though we had asked for a gold coin!! Rolled eyes and said 'you should have asked this morning'. Suzanne did supply some extra wood but that also ran out and we were too scared to ask for more so went down the road for some. Be aware if you use the towels they charge and robes are supplied at a cost, I have never encountered this before. Overall we had a good time but that was only what we made it - we go away every year and have already booked for 2019 we wont be staying at the Coach House. I guess in comparison to other places we have stayed over the years this did not hit the mark

    Reviewed by ClaireNov 2018

  • "The Coach house wasn’t very clean upon arrival dust was on the sideboard in living room plates in the cupboard were dirty the barbecue grill was full of old food from the last time it was used there was a drinks dispenser in the barbecue hut kitchen that was full of mould."

    Disappointed about the cleanliness of the place and was told the hot tub would take 3-4 hours to heat up I was trying for 7 hours and it barely got luke warm so gave up trying. Everything else though was fine and would recommend to friends and would stay there again.

    Reviewed by LiamNov 2018

  • "Absolutely beautiful place for group get aways!"

    Nothing to fault about it at all.

    Reviewed by TamaraNov 2018

  • "It was a fabulous holiday - the house was immaculately clean and huge with plenty of space for all of us (8 adults, 2 children, 1 baby and a dog)."

    The kitchen table sat everyone and with two ovens there was plenty of cooking space available. The outdoor relaxation area was amazing. We made full use of the hot tub most evenings and used the sauna and indoor bbq hut as well. Lovely fields across from the property to walk the dog and only a 15 minute drive to Sainsbury's/Morrisons in Oswestry. Would definitely return/recommend.

    Reviewed by LauraSep 2018

  • "The coach house was well resourced and very comfortable."

    We loved the chill out area and the wood fired hot tub was brilliant. It was very dog and toddler friendly which meant we all had a great time. There was lots to do in the area, we walked, cycled and canoed nearby. A wonderful holiday!

    Reviewed by DebbieAug 2018

  • "A really great space for us all to get together but not be on top of each other."

    Reviewed by VictoriaJul 2018

  • "Absolutely brilliant weekend - this property is just perfect."

    Reviewed by FayeMay 2018

  • "The owners of the cottage were friendly and helpful we had a great time"

    Reviewed by RuthNov 2017

  • "Good location for visting local attractions Good for dog walks"

    Reviewed by JohnOct 2017

  • "Fabulous location!"

    The surrounding countryside was stunning and yet set only a few miles from towns/villages. House was so comfortable you could live there. Fully equipped kitchen with two ovens was great for a large group and certainly pleased the cook of the group. The "Chillout Zone" was just that; hot tub, sauna, outdoor seating area and BBQ hut all added to the holiday experience. The hot tub had no chemicals in which meant water had to be changed regularly and then it took a good few hours to reheat. However not smelling of chemicals was a bonus and also meant no impact on delicate skin. Hosts were helpful and fiery nice and their pets very friendly, especially Diego the alpaca who liked to race alongside the car. Definitely somewhere to rebook for 2018!

    Reviewed by StellaOct 2016

  • "Facilities were good, lots of instructions around the property and some extra charges."

    This property set out to promote relaxation and "chill out" but the rules to some extent prevented this.

    Reviewed by JillOct 2016

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Summary

  • Five bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x king-size double, 2 x twin (zip/link, can be super king-size double on request), 1 x ground floor twin (zip/link, can be super king-size double on request) with en-suite wet room with shower, basin and WC
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with woodburner
  • Boot room
  • Oil central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent, please bring own hot tub towels
  • Cot, highchair and stairgate
  • Ample off road parking
  • Bike storage
  • Enclosed lawned garden with patio, furniture and Grillkota BBQ hut (seats 18)
  • Wood-fired cedar barrel sauna and hot tub
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 4 miles, pub 1 mile
  • Note: Wheelchair ramp in property
  • Note: Property is accessed via a short steep lane
  • Note: The owner has stables for up to 6 horses, a ménage and riding out facilities, please contact owner for more details
  • Note: The wood-fired hot tub takes approx 4 hours and sauna 2 hours to reach the optimum temperature
  • Note: owner keeps dogs on site
  • Note: WIFI is intermittent at the property. NOTE - This property can be booked with The Garden Lodge 911979 together they will sleep 14 people

The property

Llanyblodwel 1.5 miles.

This detached barn conversion is situated on the owners’ smallholding on the outskirts of Llanyblodwel, in Shropshire.

A Grade II listed property that has been lovingly renovated to create a welcoming, character cottage, decorated and furnished in a classic country style.

The entrance hall leads through into an attractive, comfy sitting room with a full-height picture window and a woodburner set against a feature stone wall.

The kitchen is well equipped and thoughtfully laid out with a lantern-style roof light and a large social dining area for guests to eat and relax in comfort.

There are five well-appointed bedrooms, including a ground floor twin offering en-suite shower facilities in a wet room, which also benefits from wide doors and grab rails and may therefore suit the less mobile.

There are two first floor bedrooms with king-size beds and the master also enjoys an en-suite shower room, while two further bedrooms have the option of being made up as super king-size doubles or twins.

Enjoy dining alfresco in the private, secluded garden with a cobbled patio, which is sheltered by woodland and provides a delightful, tranquil spot to sit and relax whilst enjoying the surrounding wildlife and country air.

The owners have thoughtfully provided a Scandinavian-style log cabin with an internal barbecue stove with a shower and WC attached and small kitchen area so everything you need is ready and waiting!

There is a multi-level decked area and outdoor sofas and a table for you to relax in the warm weather or there is ample room around the wood fire in the barbecue hut.

There is also a wood-fired cedar barrel sauna and hot tub, allowing you to enjoy a steam and soak before tucking into a tasty barbecue.

There are many scenic hill walks from this superb cottage, through the Tanat Valley and onto the nearby Berwyn Mountains, and access can be found onto the popular Offa's Dyke footpath with ease.

Enjoy day trips to the Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall, visit the world Heritage site of Ironbridge with its many museums and craft shops, or enjoy a trip to Lake Vyrnwy with its numerous water sports activities and circular walks, before returning to this delightful holiday cottage to plan tomorrow's activities.

Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location

LLANYBLODWEL

Oswestry 6 miles; Chirk 12 miles.

Llanyblodwel is a small rural Shropshire village located in the beautiful Tanat Valley, close to the Offa’s Dyke Path and only one mile from the Welsh border. The village is surrounded by stunning countryside and boasts the Grade I listed St. Michael’s Church and a 15th century pub. Only six miles away is the ancient English border town of Oswestry and the Welsh village of Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant, home to Pistyll Rhaeadr, the UK’s highest single drop waterfall. The whole area is surrounded by lovely countryside, which extends into the Berwyn Mountain Range, perfect for wonderful scenic walks and cycle trails, including along the Berwyn Ridge Pathway, the Offa’s Dyke Path and through the surrounding Tanat and Ceiriog Valleys. Visit the riverside town of Llangollen with the nearby Pontcysyllte Aqueduct (a World Heritage Site), Chirk and Powis Castles and Gardens, Erddig and Attingham Park, or the nearby market town of Ellesmere with its nine meres. Further afield are the Welsh mountains and coast, picturesque Lakes of Vyrnwy and Bala, while the World Heritage Site of Ironbridge, medieval Shrewsbury and the Roman city of Chester are also within driving distance. Llanyblodwel is an ideal base for exploring the delightful county of Shropshire and beautiful Mid Wales.

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