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Carrey Y Big Cottage

(Ref. 1137139)

Selattyn near Oswestry, Shropshire Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Broadband / WiFi


2 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely hosts."

    Lovely cottage. Well worth visiting.

    Reviewed by W4.4Sep 2023

  • "Beautiful cottage"

    Reviewed by Jean4.7Sep 2023

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  • One king-size bedroom
  • Bathroom with roll-top bath, walk-in shower, basin, and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Central heating
  • Electric double oven, oil AGA, touch hob, microwave, fridge/freezer
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power, and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking to the front
  • Shared lawned area with picnic bench
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3 miles, pub 2.6 miles
  • Note: Please be aware that the owner lives next door who runs a working equestrian centre
  • Please note: No babies or children
  • Note: Check-in from 3pm, check-out by 11am
  • Note: Phone signal can be intermittent

The property

Oswestry 3.5 miles.

Resting rurally in Selattyn near Oswestry, Shropshire is Carrey Y Big Cottage, a delightful, one-bedroom cottage.

Enjoying countryside views and located near the Clwydian Range and Dee Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Carrey Y Big Cottage offers accommodation for two guests, ideal for a couple's retreat.

Park up to the front of the home, taking in the tranquillity of your surroundings.

Step indoors to reach the contemporary yet characterful kitchen/diner, complete with beams overhead, a dedicated dining table, and a sleek, fully-fitted kitchen, where you can prepare and enjoy mealtimes together.

For some fresh air, set the picnic table upon the shared, lawned area, overlooking a field of Olympic show-jumping horses, before cosying up in the sitting room, with the woodburning stove alight and Smart TV on in the backdrop.

Climb the stairs to be greeted by a lovely king-size bedroom, where you can make yourself at home and catch some rest, before indulging in a long soak in the roll-top bath.

Whisk your loved one away to Carrey Y Big Cottage.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1137291, together sleeping up to 4 guests.

Selattyn Cottages

Selattyn Cottages are a delightful pairing of couple’s retreats resting in the rural location of Selattyn, near Oswestry, and provide a tranquil base from which guests can explore the pretty countryside of Shropshire. With off-road parking and beautiful features to catch your eye throughout, including wooden roof beams and exposed brickwork, these properties are a characterful base for your adventure. Both properties benefit from kitchen amenities, tastefully appointed living spaces and outdoor sitting areas where guests can enjoy an alfresco affair. Once you're ready to explore, head into Oswestry, where you'll find a hub of shops and eateries to take advantage of, along with the Oswestry Town Museum, perfect for touring for a journey through history. With the National Trust property of Chirk Castle a car journey away, relish in the chance to tour the medieval grounds and nature-filled woodland, before reaching the World Heritage Site of Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, which you can follow to reach the bustling town of Llangollen. Llangollen is a must-visit area, brimming with independent shops, riverside eateries and characterful buildings, where you can enjoy a stroll alongside the River Dee with an ice cream in hand, tour the Plas Newydd Historic House & Gardens Llangollen, or hike up to the remains of Castell Dinas Brân for breath-taking, elevated views over the county. Ending your trip in Shrewsbury, be sure to discover Shrewsbury Castle, Shrewsbury Abbey, Shrewsbury Prison, and the National Trust grounds of Attingham Park, before returning home for supper. For an idyllic retreat for you and your significant other, choose Selattyn Cottages.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Llangollen 13 miles; Welshpool 15 miles; Shrewsbury 17 miles.

The ancient border market town of Oswestry has restaurants and all usual amenities along with its extensive and well preserved hill top Iron Age fort which is great for walking and views. Historic houses and castles with beautiful grounds locally include Chirk and Powis Castle, Erddig and Attingham Park, or visit the nearby market town of Ellesmere, once described by Alan Bennet as ‘Shropshire’s Lake District’. Further afield lies the Welsh mountains and coast and picturesque Lakes Vyrnwy and Bala, while the World Heritage Site of Ironbridge, Medieval Shrewsbury and Roman Chester are also within driving distance.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas