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The Mill House

(Ref. 940564)

Carrog near Corwen, North Wales & Snowdonia Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 12 Guests

  • 5 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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33 Customer Reviews

  • "I booked this property as a surprise for my husbands 40th birthday."

    The property and grounds are amazing! It had everything we were looking for and our whole group had a great time. The location is ideal as everything is in a good distance. We would definitely return again. Thank you!!

    Reviewed by Becky5.0Apr 2024

  • "We had a lovely stay at the Mill House."

    The house was comfortable for 3 families and is well equipped. The garden was perfect for the children and dogs to run around in. We will be back!

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Mar 2024

  • "A clean and roomy property suiting our family party of 12."

    A spacious garden which the grandchildren enjoyed. Tiled and wooden floorings were helpful for our pet dog. A well located property in the Dee valley with local walks and in the village of Carrog with a friendly pub. Our family really enjoyed their stay. Thank you.

    Reviewed by John5.0Dec 2023

  • "There were 6 adults, 5 children and 2 dogs in our party."

    The property was the perfect size for us and the large garden was great for playing games. The property is well equipped with ample cutlery and crockery and well furnished. Although it was not noted in the information from Sykes there is a Barbeque which we did use. Whilst we were able to get programmes for the kids on TV we could not work out how to get live TV but this was not a real issue for us. The address information did not give the correct location on all satnav systems. It is noted as "Dairy Farms" on Google maps. Using "what3words" the address to use is "picture.promising.arching" which takes you to the gate. The purpose of our trip was for some of us to go on Velocity 2 at Penrhyn Quarry and to visit Portmeirion which were just over 1 hr away and both are unmissable. As a bonus the weather was perfect all the time we were there.

    Reviewed by Melvyn5.0May 2023

  • "We have stayed at the Mill House before and it has always been fantastic for our large family and dogs."

    Lots of room for everyone to spread out or come together for games. Alison is a lovely lady and is always there to help with any issues. The garden is a wonderful asset the dogs and 2 year old great grandson had a wonderful time in it whether it was torrential rain or sunshine! Highly recommend

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Dec 2022

  • "Lovely house."

    Great location. Nice and quiet. Huge garden. Comfy beds Will definitely book again

    Reviewed by Susan4.1Nov 2022

  • "We had a lovely short stay at Felin Carrog."

    Reviewed by Dylan5.0Oct 2022

  • "In a beautiful location."

    Very well equipped property inside but outside area could do with a little TLC, only a little though eg Paintwork on the outside of the property, tidy up on the outskirts of the land. Saying that we had a perfect family 80th birthday celebration and were able to use the grounds for our games etc. as the weather was great also. Would certainly book this property again.

    Reviewed by Denis5.0Sep 2022

  • "Large comfortable detached property with good outside seating areas and garden; nice views to hills; quiet."

    Spacious rooms downstairs; bedroom space for our party of 6 adults and 5 children, including adapted ensuite on ,ground floor which we appreciated. (But lacked a toilet brush). Adequate kitchen with attached breakfast area which can be hot when sunny. Good location with interesting sites to visit and outdoor facilities such as swimming and paddle-boarding in nearby river. Shops and restaurants nearby in Llangollen, including an excellent wine shop.

    Reviewed by Paul3.8Aug 2022

  • "It was difficult for us and our families to find."

    The instructions on the Sykes website are inaccurate. A sign at the end of the road needs to be reinstated as per the website. The garden area was fabulous for our grandchildren and dog. The area was beautiful and there was plenty to do nearby. We reported to your very helpful caretaker, Alison, that our shower door was leaky. She and her friend Annette are helpful and conscientious.

    Reviewed by Sally4.1Jul 2022

  • "The best property in best place in natyre with my Family !"

    Everyone happy ! Thank you We will back soon again!

    Reviewed by Tamara5.0Mar 2022

  • "A marvelous stay in the middle of the storm ."

    Plenty of room for us. The short walk to the Grouse was worth it . good basic food reasonably priced . Will come again.

    Reviewed by Stephen4.7Feb 2022

  • "We had an amazing stay for Christmas and will be returning."

    Such a beautiful place. Great facilities and ideal for a large group. It was great for our dogs. Thank you for the lovely Christmas tree.

    Reviewed by Wendy4.4Dec 2021

  • "A beautiful, clean and well furnished cottage with a huge garden."

    Our family party of 10 ranging from 18 months to 98 years all had a fabulous stay. The house was spotlessly clean and lovely and warm and welcoming when we returned from a days exploring and the garden was much enjoyed for games of frisbee. The local pub has good beer and food and we had pre- booked a table as we were a large party. Ideal area for walking and visiting nearby Corwen. Chirk castle is definitely worth a visit. We plan to book Mill House again next year

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Nov 2021

  • "Beautiful house ideal for our family gathering."

    Lovely enclosed garden and views We all really enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by Jennie5.0Nov 2021

  • "It's the 3rd time my family and I have been to the cottage and we have a really good time."

    The location is great and the huge field is brilliant for the kids and dogs. There are enough rooms to meet our needs too. However, in the 3 years we have noticed nothing has really been done to the place. We think it could use a bit of TLC. We have already searched to go back next year and it has gone up by £500 and we are getting to the point of thinking if it is worth it now and we'll probably look to go elsewhere.

    Reviewed by Paul2.5Aug 2021

  • "Fabulous house with such large grounds, brilliant for our 2 dogs who loved the field."

    Very relaxing and perfect location with places of interest only a few miles drive either way.

    Reviewed by Craig4.7Sep 2020

  • "The Millhouse is an amazing property with a nice lawn big enough to drive a car around."

    The cottage was well occupied with all the necessary furniture, white goods, and items like BBQ, wood burner. There is an outside dining area and also a nice conservatory. It is in a very nice location, excellent for local exploration and also very near the river Dee. My only negative comment is regarding cleanliness, the property could have been cleaned a bit more, the carpets were bit dusty and the cobwebs were not removed fully. I highly recommend this property for a group of 10-12 people.

    Reviewed by Pradeep Lal4.1Aug 2020

  • "Mill House is ideal for large family groups or friends."

    We had a fantastic time with our grandkids. Loads of space for them to explore and play. House is basic but well equipped, just right for small children. So pleased we have rebooked for same time next year.

    Reviewed by George4.7Dec 2019

  • "We had a great time."

    The accommodation was very comfortable and adequate for a large group. Outside space was amazing Thank a lot

    Reviewed by Huma5.0Aug 2019

  • "We had a few minor issues but reported them & someone came on same day to fix."

    We loved the large safe lawn for our 2 dogs. The property is slightly dated but provided modern facilities. An ideal base for exploring North Wales before coming back to a lovely secluded spot.

    Reviewed by Linda4.7Jun 2019

  • "The house was absolutely amazing!"

    We stayed here with 13 people in total (9 adults 4 kids) and none of us felt cramped there was plenty of room for all of us at the dinner table and the garden was beautiful and very large so we played a game of rounders! We will definitely be back to stay again.

    Reviewed by Jessica4.7Mar 2019

  • "Really liked the cottage but there was a leak in the conservatory that came from the roof"

    Reviewed by Tommy4.7Nov 2018

  • "There were 8 people staying."

    The house was extremely comfortable and afforded us plenty of space. A good supply of crockery, cutlery, glassware and kitchen equipment was well received by all. Heating and hot water when required was perfect. Ideally situated for visiting other places in the region in the beautiful Dee Valley.

    Reviewed by Christopher5.0Oct 2018

  • "Overall the holiday was wonderful."

    The property however is really in need of updating and a proper clean in particular the bathrooms and toilets which are badly stained (black grouting etc_) BBQ could not be used as it was filthy from last family who let the house, furniture in the garden was damaged/chairs etc.. Apart from this the house is great, but the lack of cleanliness was a let down. Just really needs some TLC. Thanks

    Reviewed by Jacqui3.1Aug 2018

  • "Mill house is an excellently situated location offering more than enough room and comfort for a relaxing holiday."

    We were surprised at the space available and the dog loved it. We toured around the local area, and made use of local pub restaurants, and it met all of our expectations.

    Reviewed by William5.0Jul 2018

  • "Unfortunately, my wife & I were unable to join our relatives for this holiday because I was diagnosed s having cancer."

    However our friends tell us that they were somewhat disappointed over the rather tired look of the property & in particular were irritated by the lack of hooks & shelves in the en suites. As a group we have had cottage holidays for over 10 years & only had to complain once before so this whinge is not typical! We always select 4 or 5 star properties so while there were good points about the cottage these relatively minor omissions were as I say didappointing & not what we epect from Sykes Cottages. Alastair MacSorley

    Reviewed by Alastair3.1Jun 2018

  • "We thought the TV was a bit small for the size of the lounge."

    Other than that, we had a brilliant time. Janette Woolrich and family

    Reviewed by Janette5.0Jun 2018

  • "This review should be read in conjunction with "The Dairy" feedback as we rented both properties for our family get-together."

    Although this was the first time we have used Mill House for the number of people staying the kitchen was extremely small. The gardens, wooden furniture excluding, were magnificent for all but especially the youngsters and as we were blessed with wonderful weather it made up for some of the niggles. As with The Dairy the comments regarding towels and garden furniture also apply here. Indeed some of the garden furniture was broken and unusable. There was also a problem with one double bed which had an old spring frame base which was very noisy. My sister and brother in law had to put the mattress on the floor to get a decent night's sleep. This was reported to the caretaker on departure. WiFi access in both properties was intermittent.

    Reviewed by Gerald3.8May 2018

  • "The cottage was in a beautiful setting and was ideal for all our needs especially with my disabled mother."

    Reviewed by Janice4.4Mar 2018

  • "The best part was that we hired all three cottages and the whole family would ..."

    The best part was that we hired all three cottages and the whole family would come to ours for drinks and food as we had the bigger property it was exactly what i wanted to happen the house was amazing thank you

    Reviewed by Susan4.8Jan 2018

  • "Amazing place to stay unfortunately the photos on the website don't do it ..."

    Amazing place to stay unfortunately the photos on the website don't do it justice the garden is perfect and the house amazing

    Reviewed by Carl4.8May 2017

  • "Perfect location and size for our family week for 11 people ."

    Would like a week end only next time as family could only stay for 2 nights

    Reviewed by Melanie5.0Dec 2016

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  • Five bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x ground floor twin (zip/link, can be double on request) with en-suite walk-in bath, basin and WC, 1 x family room with 1 double and 1 single with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x family room with 3 singles (two zip/link, can be double on request), 1 x children’s bunks
  • Bathroom with freestanding bath, hand-held shower, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room with balcony
  • Sitting room with electric stove
  • Conservatory.
  • Oil central heating with electric stove
  • Electric range oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate
  • Ample off road parking
  • Lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome at a charge of £25.00 per pet
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3 miles, pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: The ground floor en-suite bathroom is fully accessible with walk-in bath, grab handles and alarm cord
  • Note: There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £200.00
  • Note: Please refrain from charging electric vehicles at the property, there is electric charging points located at Corwyn Rhug Estate Farm roughly 5 minutes away

The property

The Mill House is an elegant Edwardian house which offers spacious and modern accommodation in a peaceful setting, close to the River Dee in North Wales.

The cottage offers flexible sleeping arrangements with four first floor bedrooms offering a variety of bed configurations, and a ground floor twin bedroom and bathroom which may be suitable for accompanied wheelchair users.

There is a well-equipped kitchen with a range cooker and a morning breakfast room, and a dining room which has a balcony leading to beautiful mature gardens.

The sitting room provides plenty of comfortable sofas to relax on where you can kick back and chat late into the evening.

A delightfully furnished holiday home for a large family vacation.

Note: This property is next to Refs 940975 and 940976, together they sleep 25.

Carrog Mill Cottages

These three holiday homes are situated in a peaceful location on the edge of the North Wales village of Carrog, in between the popular towns of Corwen and Llangollen. The properties are made up of a detached farmhouse and two barn conversions, which individually or together, can offer families and groups of friends an excellent base for discovering this wonderful part of the country. The cottages are situated down a private lane but are just a few minutes’ walk from the village of Carrog which is home to a friendly pub serving good food where you can sit and dine whilst overlooking the River Dee and the beautiful rolling hills across the valley. The village is also home to a station on the Llangollen Heritage Steam Railway line, so why not step back in time and pop on a steam train to Llangollen, home to a white-water rafting centre, an annual Eisteddfod and the World Heritage Pontcysyllte Aqueduct. Alternatively, head to Corwen, a lovely market town with a good selection of shops and pubs. Drive past Corwen to the Rhug Estate and its fabulous organic farm shop and restaurant, or head deeper into Wales to discover Bala Lake, Betws-y-Coed and the whole of the Snowdonia National Park. These comfortable cottages will provide a holiday that will live long in the memory.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Corwen 3 miles; Llangollen 8 miles; Bala 14 miles.

Carrog is a very pretty village set on the banks of the River Dee which is home to a local pub that serves food, as well the Carrog Bridge which was built in 1660. It is a quaint picturesque village in the county of Denbighshire and is surrounded by the Berwyn Mountain range offering spectacular views. The Carrog steam railway station is part of the Llangollen Railway which runs from Corwen to Llangollen. Corwen is immersed in history and heritage; learn about Owain Glyndwr, the self-proclaimed Prince of Wales, explore beautiful Rug Chapel and Langar Church, or climb through the heather to one of the most important Iron Age hill forts, Caer Drewyn, built around 800 BC. Take a horse-drawn canal boat from Llangollen and visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Pontcysyllte, Britain’s largest aqueduct. Visit the National Trust properties of Chirk Castle and Erdigg, explore the atmospheric ruins of Cistercian Valle Crucis Abbey and Castell Dinas Brân. Foodies can visit the nearby Rhug Estate, one of the largest organic properties in the UK and dine at Tyddyn Llan in nearby Llandrillo, considered to be one of Wales' finest restaurants.