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Rock View Cottage

(Ref. 997199)

Llanymynech, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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17 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely couple, let my grandson play in their pool."

    on arrival met us at door were their dog ran over supposedly friendly but bit my 8 year old. cottage not very clean, gorgeous kitchen but crumbs on worktops, dead flies on window sills, cobwebs in corners, bathroom very old and dated, bath very small my hubby could not fit in, not a lot of room in shower, single bedroom had marks all over the walls, badly needs updating. utility room was just a dumping ground full of old freezers and furniture, also very dirty loads of dead spiders, flies and cobwebs, the exterior of the cottage was really dirty, the outside window sills were very dirty, the views were lovely, but i expected a cleaner place after paying nearly £2500, we still enjoyed our holiday but sadly would not stay here again.

    I am sorry to learn that your stay with us did not match your expectations. Our dog is very friendly and a playful young welsh collie. Due to the property location flies may be expected from time to time in the countryside. We are currently in the middle of refreshing some of the paintwork which is to be expected for wear and tear as we are approaching the end of the peak season. Thank you very much for letting us know of your thoughts, rest assured, these areas been addressed. Best wishes, The owners of Rock View Cottage Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ronald2.5Aug 2021

  • "Peaceful location with superb views."

    Clean and well equipped cottage close to a range of walks. Lovely being by the canal for running and walking.

    Reviewed by Barbara5.0Jul 2021

  • "The cottage was very homely and we all were able to relax."

    We were 6 people in total, with grand parents and toddlers, and the indoor and outdoor space worked really well for us. Enough space, and lots to explore nearby. Would certainly come back to this cottage again. Thank you!

    Reviewed by Fabia5.0May 2021

  • "This is a lovely cottage."

    Immaculate in its presentation, very well equipped and a great location. We were looking for a quiet and relaxing holiday and feel that we had that at this cottage. We were able to walk from the door along the canal in both directions and to other walks nearby. The cottage has great views and we were able to enjoy these from the garden due to the lovely weather. We met Rob, the owner who was very friendly and helpful and we were visited most days by Tess, their sheepdog ! The village had most of what we needed and people were friendly. Only used the car once . Due to restrictions only one of the village pubs was open but nice enough to call in after a long walk! We didn't eat there so unable to give any opinion. We would recommend this cottage and it's location.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Apr 2021

  • "It was so close to home yet a world away!"

    Having endured lockdown in Oswestry only 7 miles away, my 90 year old mum and I needed a change of scenery. Being able to relax on the sofa in the lounge with that view of the rock was amazing. We went through lockdown while living just metres away from a very dusty and noisy building site on Middleton Rd, where work will continue through to summer 2021. You can imagine what a relief the peace and quiet of Rock View Cottage has meant to us. Fabulous! Thank you.

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Sep 2020

  • "We had an excellent holiday at this bungalow, which is well-sited in a peaceful location, with a short walk along the canal towpath into the village, passing a play park on the way."

    The photos on the website did not do the property justice. The rooms were spacious and the outside area was ideal for our toddler grandson, with terrific views for the adults!

    Reviewed by Peter4.7Sep 2020

  • "A fantastic week for 2 adults, 2 teenagers and a 1 year old."

    Enough space for everyone and lovely surroundings, greatly enjoyed and hopefully back again! Hosts were great - barely noticed them but available if anything is required!

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Aug 2020

  • "Absolutely fantastic holiday!"

    Such a friendly family-really made us feel welcome especially the kids!

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Aug 2020

  • "This is a fabulous cottage in a quiet beautiful location."

    Everything you need and more is in the cottage.

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Aug 2020

  • "The accommodation was really clean, great facilities."

    The beds where so comfy , access to a washing machine and drier is a great help whilst away for several days. thankyou I will recommend to friend and family and hope to use the accommodation again. Laura-Heslin-Jones

    Reviewed by Laura5.0Feb 2020

  • "We had a very enjoyable week at Rock View Cottage."

    It is situated in a lovely area with lots of places of interest to visit and good walks from the door. The cottage was very comfortable with great views from the patio doors. The owners were very welcoming and their dog was very friendly, she even joined us for a walk along the canal one evening. A short walk along the canal takes you to the very interesting limestone works and Llanymynech rocks nature reserve. There is a very steep climb to the Border Viewpoint from here but it is well worth it as the views are amazing. I would definitely recommend this cottage.

    Reviewed by Lynne4.1Oct 2019

  • "Ideally situated, peaceful & modern, every you could need in the kitchen."

    Great views from the sitting area, would recommend highly.

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Sep 2019

  • "Fantastic accommodation."

    The location was peaceful and a nice difference from our home town! The cottage was clean and well equipped and was nice to have a daily visit from the owners dog. There is a couple of takeaways and shops near by and supermarkets a little further out. Close to neighbouring towns, we visited Chester, Cheshire, Llangollen and Oswestry. Thank you for having us!

    Reviewed by Sarah4.7Aug 2019

  • "It was wonderful."

    Beautiful bungalow with everything you needed. My family loved everything about it.

    Reviewed by Osman5.0Aug 2019

  • "Spent a few days there recently."

    Perfect venue for us. Met up with family. Beautiful surroundings. So peaceful and quiet. Good base for sightseeing and walking. Accommodation first class. Everything provided for the perfect holiday. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by William5.0Mar 2019

  • "We just came back from a weeks stay at Rock View cottage,lovely 3 bedroom detatched modern bungalow with everything you need with fantastic views and great location,owners were very friendly and helpful would highly recommend ."

    Reviewed by Sandra5.0Feb 2019

  • "Friendly, clean and as description said."


    Reviewed by Ian5.0Dec 2018

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  • All ground floor
  • Three bedrooms; 1 x king-size double, 1 x double, 1 x single
  • Family bathroom with bath, shower over bath, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen area, dining area and sitting area
  • Garage with utility space.
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, kettle, fridge/freezer, external washing machine/tumble dryer
  • TV with freeview and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc in rent, Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking available for 1 car
  • Large enclosed garden with lawned and gravelled space
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Note: Dog to be kept in the kennels provided at all times
  • No smoking allowed
  • Local shop and pub are within a 15-minute walk
  • Property adjacent to Offas Dyke footpath so ideal for walkers

The property

Resting within quaint grounds, close to the village of Llanymynech, is the detached Rock View Cottage.

This cottage houses a homely atmosphere with a brightly-decorated interior throughout, creating the ideal base for anyone looking to explore the border area of Shropshire and Mid Wales.

This all ground floor dwelling features three well-appointed bedrooms, including a charming single bedroom, a double and a king-size double, each boasting charming countryside views.

You will also find an elegantly styled family bathroom, completed with a bath, shower over bath, basin and WC.

Unwind of an evening in the open-plan living room, comprising of a cosy sitting area, dining space and a luxury kitchen, featuring all the necessities you will require to rustle up cooked meal.

This space benefits from bi-folding doors which open up to the cottage’s private enclosed garden, allowing guests to enjoy the views from the comfort of the sofa.

Outside, you will find a beautifully lawned space, perfect for enjoying the sun during the hotter months.

For local amenities, you will find the local shop and pub within the centre of the village, just a short 15-minute walk from the cottage.

Nearby, there are a range of activities you keep you and your family occupied, including a visit to Llanymynech Limeworks Heritage Area, where you will have access to charming walks and unusual scenery.

Alternately, you can visit the British Ironwork Centre, which plays host to the UK’s largest decorative metalwork’s, including the famous Spoon Gorilla, made from 40,000 donated spoons.

Nearby is the town of Shrewsbury, where you will find a large selections of shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs, in addition to medieval red-brick castle and the breath-taking 11th-century Abbey.

Rock View Cottage is lovely retreat for a family looking to enjoy a relaxing holiday to the area.

This property is situated with Rose Villa (953650) together sleep 7.

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About the location


Llandrinio 4.3 miles. Owestry 7 miles

Llanymynech is a village straddling the border between Montgomeryshire/Powys, Wales, and Shropshire, England, about nine miles north of the Welsh town of Welshpool. The village is on the banks of the river Vyrnwy, and the Montgomery Canal passes through it. The border runs for the most part down the centre of the village's main street, with the eastern half of the village in England and the western half in Wales. Bound by the River Vyrnwy to the south and enormous limestone cliffs to the north. The cliffs are the quarried face of Llanymynech Hill, and the views from the top are magnificent. Approximately 17 miles away is the historic town of Shrewsbury, certainly worth a visit all year round.

Note: Dog to be kept in the kennels provided at all times.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas