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Wesleyan House

(Ref. 1087579)

Gobowen, Shropshire Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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6 Customer Reviews

  • "We had a great stay at wesleyan house."

    Had everything we needed. Well equipped kitchen, comfy beds, loved the open plan layout of downstairs. Lovely owners. Right down the road from the coop chippy, pub and other takeaways. Would recommend.

    Thanks for the lovely comment, the coffee machine has been replaced with a new one, sorry about that :-) Property Owner

    Reviewed by Julie4.4Mar 2024

  • "Wonderful stay at this beautiful property!"

    Can't fault it. Thank you!

    Reviewed by James5.0Dec 2023

  • "A really lovely house with very kind hosts."

    Reviewed by Judith5.0Dec 2023

  • "This is a beautiful, immaculate property that is very well equipped."

    It has everything needed for a comfortable stay. Communication with owners is easy with very quick responses. Quiet location yet only 2 mins walk to shops and carry-outs. Highly recommend.

    Thank you, perfect guests! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Evan5.0Oct 2023

  • "A wonderful property Everything you need Thank you"

    Thank you Property Owner

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Aug 2023

  • "We (a mixed group of adults and teens) absolutely LOVED Wesleyan House."

    It was really spacious with everything you needed and all of high quality. The outside area is a real suntrap and handy as next to the kitchen for drinks/snacks. The private parking space is a bit tight and I think a SUV would struggle - HOWEVER there is plenty of fee parking literally opposite the front door. We wouldn't hesitate to book again and hope to return again one day. Thank you so much for a memorable stay.

    Thank you so much for the lovely feedback We always love hearing how much guests enjoy our beautiful chapel Property Owner

    Reviewed by Osian5.0May 2023

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  • Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size with Smart TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x ground-floor double, 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with feature bath, walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin, and raised WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric, flame-effect stove
  • Utility
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric twin ovens and induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer, dishwasher and coffee machine
  • 3 x Smart TVs and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Off-road parking for 1 car and additional roadside parking
  • Rear enclosed courtyard with Astroturf and furniture
  • Secure storage for bikes
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop, pub and food takeaway outlets 0.1 miles

The property

Nestled in the heart of Gobowen, Shropshire is this beautifully converted chapel from 1896, Wesleyan House.

Sympathetically restored and retaining many original features, this delightful home offers arched windows, a mezzanine landing, and a bright and airy atmosphere.

Perfectly located near the train station and local amenities, this charming property is the ideal home-from-home for couples, families, and friends alike, looking to explore the wonders of Shropshire.

Cross the threshold into your new home-from-home, and you will find an open-plan living space, perfect for relaxing and unwinding after a day of exploration.

Enjoy a film night on the Smart TV or curl up in front of the electric flame-effect fire.

A sleek kitchen awaits with all the essentials for a week away, including a dishwasher, coffee machine and a large fridge/freezer and for added convenience, a handy utility room is a great place to freshen up your laundry.

On the ground floor, you will find an inviting double bedroom and a shower room, great for those with limited mobility.

Climb the stairs to the first floor where you can find the master bedroom with en-suite, another double and a twin bedroom, giving a flexible sleeping arrangement for the whole family.

A welcoming bathroom with a feature bath perfect for a long soak after a day of walking completes the first floor.

Make the most of the enclosed rear garden with furniture, a perfect spot for a morning coffee surrounded by the peace and tranquillity of this charming Shropshire village.

When it comes to dining out, you won't have to travel far with a range of restaurants nearby.

Soak up some of the local history at the National Trust's Chirk Castle, just a short drive away, or head further afield and discover the National Trust's Erddig, a mansion and estate with more than 1,200 acres of gardens and parkland.

Take a short drive to the quaint town of Oswestry with its selection of shops, boutiques, pubs, and eateries, along with its local golf club, with several popular courses in proximity.

Enjoy a tour of Whittington Castle, with a visit to the Kitchen@thecastle coffee shop for a bite to eat, or alternatively, visit Llangollen to explore the preserved steam railway, or take a stroll along the Llangollen Canal and River Dee; the Shropshire Union Canal can also be reached locally, offering the ideal setting for a leisurely afternoon.

The Clwydian Valley Range Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is also nearby, making this cottage a great destination for those seeking a peaceful getaway, where you can follow the 177-mile-long trail of Offa’s Dyke, offering breath-taking views across North Wales; Snowdonia National Park is also a car journey away, a recommended landscape for avid walkers and cyclists.

With a blend of character and contemporary, enjoy a memorable break at Wesleyan House.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £450.

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About the location


Oswestry 3 miles; Ellesmere 8 miles; Shrewsbury 21 miles; Chester 24 miles.

The village of Gobowen lies just to the north of Oswestry and with two churches, a number of shops and pubs and a golf course on the outskirts, this is a lovely base with fantastic rail links to Chester and Shrewsbury. The local area is ideal for scenic walks and bike rides, especially along the Shropshire Union Canal, and a variety of exciting watersports are available on the nearby River Dee at Llangollen. Three miles away is old Oswestry, the site of a spectacular Iron Age Hill Fort, while today the town offers many historic buildings and a good variety of shops, pubs and restaurants. Ellesmere, just eight miles away is home to the lovely Church of Saint Mary, a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants and entertainment on and around the nine meres (lakes) which surround the town. Stroll through Cremorne Gardens, enjoy fishing and sailing or explore Colemere Country Park with its wonderful wildlife and scenic walks. The whole area has something for everyone.

This property offers the following short breaks:

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