“Lovely house in a wonderful ...”Lovely house in a wonderful setting. We had a great holiday and hope to return. Thank you.Lovely house in a wonderful setting. We had a great holiday and hope to return. Thank you.
- Off road parking
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Cot available
- Highchair available
- Washing machine
- Broadband / WiFi
Delightful detached red brick former farmhouse situated on the outskirts of the sleepy village of Llansilin, within a slightly elevated position enjoying glorious views of the surrounding lush green rolling Welsh hills.
This splendid cottage retains lots of charming original features; upon entering the property you will be welcomed by the impressive inglenook fireplace housing a warming multi-fuel stove.
The holiday cottage offers lots of spacious accommodation ideal for family and friends to spread out and relax.
Downstairs the property has a welcoming dining room oozing charm and character with an inglenook fireplace and exposed beams; this room is perfect for large dinner parties.
The lounge is also brimming with interesting features with an exposed stone open fire and exposed beams.
This room is beautifully furnished and complemented with fresh colours, a perfect room to get cosy in front of the fire with a hot chocolate or your favourite tipple of choice.
The wonderful farmhouse-style kitchen/dining room is well-appointed and has a solid pine dining table creating a lovely homely feel and sociable space, this room leads to the conservatory which enjoys stunning views across the garden to the open countryside beyond and also has a multi-fuel stove creating a lovely cosy atmosphere in the room.
Downstairs there is also a sizable utility room, handy larder and a cloakroom, there is also a rear hallway great for storing those muddy walking boots.
The first floor has large and welcoming bedrooms, all enjoying lovely countryside views over the lush green gardens, the master bedroom has a king-size bed and also an en-suite bathroom and dressing room combined with corner bath and plenty of built-in wardrobes.
A shower room completes this lovely country accommodation.
The farm cottage stands within its own spacious grounds, approached up a private drive which circles the property.
There is a lawned garden and patio area perfect for alfresco dining with something cool in your hand whilst taking in the spectacular Welsh countryside views.
This cottage is in the perfect location for exploring Wales and Shropshire being close to the village of Llansilin, spectacular Pistyll Rhaeadr, Wales highest waterfall, the Berwyn Mountain range offering stunning scenic walks and cycle trails, and the Ellesmere Lakes, known as Shropshire's Lake District.
There are also the wonderful lakes at Vyrnwy and Bala, there’s Chirk and Powis castles and gardens, the ancient market town of Oswestry and delightful Llangollen with its canal rides, canoeing and whitewater rafting in the River Dee.
This cottage is a fantastic choice as there is something to do all year round whatever the weather.
Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with dressing room and en-suite bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin, 1 x single with pull-out stacker bed. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Utility. Dining room with multi-fuel stove. Sitting room with open fire. Conservatory with woodburning stove.
- Oil central heating with woodburning stove, multi-fuel stove and open fire
- Electric double oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, fridge/freezer, wine cooler, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books and games
- Fuel, power and starter pack for stoves and open fire inc. in rent
- Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
- Travel cot and highchair on request
- Off road parking for 4 cars
- Secure bike storage
- Front lawned garden and separate patio area with furniture and BBQ
- Two well-behaved dogs welcome
- Sorry, no smoking
- Note: There are sheep in the surrounding fields, dogs must be kept on a lead at all times.
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About the location
Llanhaeadr-ym-Mochnant 6 miles; Oswestry 6 miles; Shrewsbury 24 miles.
Llansilin is an attractive, rural village which stands between the ancient English border town of Oswestry, and the Welsh village of Llanhaeadr-ym-Mochnant, home to Pistyll Rhaeadr, the UK’s highest single drop waterfall. The sleepy village of Llansilin boasts a pub, a small community shop and the 13th century St. Silin Church, but is well known for being the main location of the successful 1995 film “The Englishman Who Went Up A Hill But Came Down A Mountain”, as well as being the home of Sycharth, which was the site of Owain Glyndwr’s 14th century castle. 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 beautiful Ceiriog Valley, known as “The Valley of Poets”. Visit the riverside town of Llangollen with the nearby Pontcysylle Aqueduct, a World Heritage Site, Chirk and Powis Castles, 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 easy driving distance. Llansilin is an ideal base for exploring Mid Wales, Shropshire and beyond.
This property offers the following short breaks:
- Last minute