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Greystones Cottage

Trefonen near Oswestry, Shropshire (Ref. 905764)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No


  • Sleeps 4 people

  • 2 bedrooms

  • 1 bathroom

  • No pets allowed

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Reviews

    “Friendly owners but not intrusive and delicious homemade cake and scones to welcome us.”

    A lovely spacious cottage with great views. Very comfy beds for a good night’s rest before exploring the local area. The cottage is well equipped but it’s worth poi... more

    A lovely spacious cottage with great views. Very comfy beds for a good night’s rest before exploring the local area. The cottage is well equipped but it’s worth pointing out that the fridge is very small and the wifi a little patchy. However this didn’t detract from a great week’s holiday and we hope to return.

The property

This stone-built cottage adjoins the owner’s home, offering pleasant hill views, set on the edge of the pretty Shropshire village of Trefonen.

This Trefonen holiday cottage provides traditional character accommodation, which includes a spacious ground floor with kitchenette, dining area, beamed sitting room with cosy woodburning stove and an adjoining sun lounge with views over the Shropshire Hills and Welsh mountains beyond.

This is an ideal location for a quiet romantic break, or for an exciting walking or biking holiday amidst the surrounding Shropshire and Welsh countryside.

The front patio is perfect for enjoying a welcoming drink and appreciating the delightful views after a tiring day walking or cycling from this cottage near Trefonen.

This is the perfect location for exploring Shropshire and Wales including the lovely lakes Vyrnwy and Bala, Chirk and Powis castles and gardens, the ancient market town of Oswestry and pretty Llangollen with its canal rides, canoeing and whitewater rafting on the River Dee.

Visit the spectacular Pistyll Rhaeadr, Wales' highest waterfall, the Berwyn Mountain Range offering stunning scenic walks and cycle trails, the nine Ellesmere Meres (lakes), known as Shropshire's Lake District and the medieval towns of Shrewsbury, Ludlow and Chester.

This cosy Trefonen cottage is in an ideal location for exploring both England and Wales.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be king-size double on request)
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchenette
  • Sitting room with dining area, sofa bed and woodburning stove
  • Sun lounge.
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • L- shaped kitchenette with a selection of cupboard and wall units
  • Small microwave, counter top oven along with electric hob, single sink with drainer, small fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and fuel for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Covered bike shelter
  • Front patio with furniture, BBQ and hill views
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop, pub and local brewery 10 mins walk.

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About the location


Oswestry 3.5 miles; Llanhaeadr-ym-Mochnant 8 miles; Shrewsbury 24 miles.

Trefonen is a 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. This traditional village boasts a pub, shop and has Offa's Dyke pathway running through the village. It is located close to where the successful 1995 film “The Englishman Who Went up a Hill but Came Down a Mountain” was filmed. 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 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 visit the nearby market town of Ellesmere. Further afield lies the Welsh mountains and coast and picturesque Lakes Vyrnwy and Bala, while the World Heritage Site of Ironbridge, medieval Shrewsbury and the Roman city of Chester are also within driving distance. Trefonen is an ideal base for exploring Mid Wales, Shropshire and beyond.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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