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Cefn Berain Uchaf

(Ref. 7039)

Llannefydd near Abergele and Denbigh, North Wales & Snowdonia Show on map

4.6

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  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

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29 Customer Reviews

  • "I am 29 female with several disabilities."

    Negatives- Upon entrance beautiful well kept property, at first glance. Tv in the main bedroom and lounge need updating, cooker is very temperamental and takes a long time to heat up and cook the food. There isnt 1 frying pan and stove took a very long time to heat up. The stairs upto the hot tub are not very well lit at all and there is no handrail for reassurance, there is also a large bush growing onto the steps down. The games room does leak from the roof where it joins so can be a pain but didn’t change the fun we had playing darts. The listing states that there are games but alls I found was jigsaws (pieces missing) and one board game. I did find use of the playing cards and had lots of fun around the table. The WiFi did go off and on quite a bit whilst I was there which could be a problem to some but I was happy to be away from technology and enjoy the beautiful scenery and watching the sheep from the seating area. Positives- The first one was of course the jacuzzi. Wow fastest pain reliever I’ve ever had! With my disabilities I’m often in pain and the hot tub definitely made up for this. The view out the main bedroom is so beautiful honestly to wake up and see that really did add the wow factor to my break. The property itself is very well maintained whilst having a lot of its original structure and having that modern look to it at the same time. We ended up doing karaoke in the kitchen on YouTube which was really fun and like I said earlier the card games was such a good laugh. We went out a few days to neighbouring towns and had some good hikes along the roads leading up to the property. It is very uphill when walking up towards Denbigh mountain and downhill majority of the way back. The property itself is secluded enough that you have your privacy but will often see tractors or neighbours walking the dog (Tommy). This property is no doubt a perfect place to get away but not too far away (1 hour 12 mins for me). It’s would easily cater for a family or friends or a couple. The oven and hob does need updating and the tvs but again this is my personal opinion. Property was overall clean (except the oven and washing machine) slept like a baby in the main bedroom and thoroughly enjoyed the waterfall shower. All other guests said beds where comfortable but they do squeak very loud at 1 tiny movement. The doors upstairs are extremely loud to open and close but didn’t really bother me. Can see a lot of things have been updated such as painted, new lights going up the stairs inside the property, the smart tv in the kitchen, would be nice to have extra pillows as I had to sleep with 3 just to be comfortable. Towels for inside the house are very small so I would recommend taking your own. Under floor heating in kitchen was amazing kept downstairs warm and was a nice touch. Would be a nice option to be able to check out late as we had to be out by 10am. Would definitely recommend this property overall and with a few upgrades it would be perfect. Thankyou again for making my time away so enjoyable will definitely book again.

    Reviewed by Georgia3.4Jun 2024

  • "We got back last week after staying here for the second time and it was lovely."

    Beautiful, peaceful location and all facilities you need for a great stay. The hot tub is a good size and the games room is an added bonus. I’ve said it from our first stay but I could happily live here it’s that beautiful.

    Reviewed by Joy5.0Apr 2024

  • "Nowhere near a 4."

    9 star holiday the place was absolutely filthy when we arrived had to scrub the place!!! Dirty cooker,fridge and towels had dirty marks and makeup stains on them the fridge had spilt food inside it and dirty finger marks on the handle!! Dusty everywhere and cobwebs!!! Bedding also didn't smell fresh!!! OK property literally in the middle of nowhere closet shop is a 20 minute drive ur literally up a mountain view is gorgeous and hot tub was lovely!! Bbq needs binning it's in no fit state for any type of use!! Will upload pics to show!! We also had no Internet for the first 4 days on arrival and wasted most of our type on phone to owners trying to resolve this matter than had a engineer there alday on our 4th day not good wen ur on holiday!! Would never ever stay here agen and would definitely not recommend it!! We've stayed in much nicer places with better facilities for a lot cheaper!! Kids playground needs replacing it's got things missing and is dangerous and all the kids toys are broken!!! Sykes cottages are just as bad they should not be letting out this property it needs a lot of tlc!!! There just after ur money!! Strongly advice you to look elsewhere or be extremely Disappointed!!

    Reviewed by Jodie1.9Apr 2024

  • "We have just got home from an amazing stay here."

    The house was brilliant, we loved it. The kids had so much space to run around and play inside and outside. The hot tub was the cleanest hot tub I have ever been in! The location was a brilliant base for exploring Wales. The house was well stocked and had absolutely everything you would need from a stay away from home. The washing machine was a god send and the underfloor heating in the kitchen was such a luxurious bonus. The owners are also very welcoming. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and wouldn't hesitate in returning here again.

    Reviewed by Kerry5.0Mar 2024

  • "Booked the house for 6 adults and was perfect as there was so much room for everyone."

    It was a family weekend to celebrate my sisters 60th. We have been to many cottages and this was so very well equipped with everything. Would highly recommend to anyone and will book again.

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Mar 2024

  • "We very much enjoyed our stay, beautiful setting and the facilities at the cottage was exactly what we expected."

    Unfortunately, there was no darts to play darts which was a shame. The only issue was getting out by 0900. We were a family of 8. We stay in many places over the years and leaving time is generally 1000/1100. We always clean as we find it but this timing was a large hurdle, doing the clean and packing up by this time. Maybe you would reconsider the timings just to accommodate all family/group types. Thank you for letting us stay in your wonderful home we hope we will be back.

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Dec 2023

  • "We had a fantastic stay here at Cefn Berain Uchaf ."

    The house was immaculate and well equipped. We had everything and more that we needed as a large group . The beds were comfortable. The hot tub was a huge hit with the family , especially on an evening with the built in lights . Beautiful kept gardens with a lovely view of the sheep . The castle isn’t a far drive either , nor is Rhyl ( lovely beach for the kids ) . Carpark fit 4 cars on with room for more . Lovely play area for the children to play on . I would highly recommend this stay and can not wait to go again . I had seen a previous review about the house not being clean , I just want to reiterate that it was immaculate throughout. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Jaycheree5.0Sep 2023

  • "We’ve just returned from a fab week in this lovely house."

    We were a 3 Generation party of 6 Adults 2 Children and a Baby, there was plenty of room for everyone. The cottage is well equipped for large party’s. The WiFi was good, and the Hot tub a great bonus. You can just see the sea from the upstairs balcony., which was a lovely spot for a morning coffee. There is plenty to do within an hour’s radius of the cottage, we did something different every day and there were still things we didn’t get to do! We hopefully will come back sometime and do those. Conway and Llandudno are lovely towns and the views from The Great Orme are amazing. Anyone who likes Castles will be spoilt for choice.

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Aug 2023

  • "Unfortunately we hadn't experienced a pleasant stay."

    The property was filthy and needs lots of improving, we left a day early as we were no longer comfortable staying. Such a shame because we really enjoyed our holiday in North wales but away from the house. The grounds outside the house were lovely but the inside wasn't up to standards. Thankyou for the treats apon arrival that was very thoughtful.

    Reviewed by Helen2.2Aug 2023

  • "Me and our big group of family stopped here for a week, the cottage is beautiful and so cosy we couldn’t fault It one bit."

    The family that owns the cottage are lovely and have thought of everything. We all had a lovely time, all slept great for a week, enjoyed winding down in the jucuzzi most nights. A beautiful peaceful setting, hopefully we will definitely get to return. Thank you

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Mar 2019

  • "We had a really good time, the cottage was beautiful and had everything we needed!"

    The cottage was clean and the hot tub and ping pong table made it a great weekend. Would definitely recommend! 10 of us girls and there was plenty of space to party!

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Mar 2019

  • "Had a fab time it’s a great place."

    Reviewed by Jade5.0Mar 2019

  • "We travelled as a family of four from Canada to meet up with 3 more family members in the UK."

    ....We rented this cottage to have a family mock Christmas as we wouldn’t all be together for Christmas Day. The owners went above and beyond to make our stay a pleasant and enjoyable one. Everything was perfect and the cottage was perfectly decorated for Christmas. I cooked a big Traditional Canadian Christmas Dinner with everything I needed in the cottage!! Our only disappointment is we didn’t stay longer. Would love to return. Thanks so much.

    Reviewed by Pauline5.0Dec 2018

  • "We love the farm house its our 2nd stay there they made us welcome with fresh milk in fridge and cake to have with a cup of tea when we arrived."

    The house is beautiful just as we remembered from last stay. The jacuzzi we had to clean out before we could use it but family enjoyed it. The views are amazing from the bedrooms & the lounge. & were pretty central to all coastal area's only draw back no local takeaways. But didn't spoil our relaxing holiday The Taylor family

    Reviewed by Linda4.1Oct 2018

  • "Location was excellent which made it a great base for days out to the coast and the surroundings beautiful."

    Amenities for children were great and it was really accommodating for families. Only recommendation would be to trim back the nettles in the children's play area.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Aug 2018

  • "A fantastic house with everything that you need for a large group."

    Plenty of space both inside and outside which is a great for families sharing. A lovely peaceful location with lots of family extras like a hot tub, table tennis table, darts and swings. On site sheep in the surrounding fields were a bonus for the kids. A highly recommended cottage.

    Reviewed by Oliver5.0Aug 2018

  • "Lovely house in a beautiful setting within easy reach of the coast and with the local town of Denigh a short drive away."

    The house was warm and spacious, a little too warm at times, as we were lucky enough to have good weather, not that we minded.The kitchen is large and well equipped but we felt that the house might benefit from a tumble dryer especially since there was a limited supply of towels.There were only three of us and if the house was at full occupancy I think we would have struggled for fresh towels even though we took our own towels for use with the hot tub.There are a few small things that need attention around the place such as a constantly running toilet in the bathroom and a blind that doesn't have a working mechanism just odd things that would not necessitate contacting the owners during your holiday but that could perhaps do with attention between guests. We feel that the house is in need of a little TLC and would benefit from a good spring clean & freshen up, it's just looking a little tired and would benefit from a fresh coat of paint especially as there is a large stain on the ceiling in the lounge.Overall we have enjoyed our holiday, the hot tub was great and the views were fantastic but we just feel that, at this moment in time, the house does not warrant a 5* rating. Hopefully our feedback will help to improve the experience for future guests.

    Reviewed by Michelle2.8Apr 2018

  • "We really had a lovely holiday, Cefn Berain Uchaf is a beautiful house and 7 of us were extremely comfortable there."

    Plenty of space. The views were fantastic and the children loved the hot tub. We only had one comment and that was the play park area could be updated. The house further down the lane had a trampoline and I think older children including mine would love one in the garden We visited Zip World which was fantastic and Snowdonia which was breathtaking. Great house, great location Would love to visit again

    Reviewed by Tracey5.0Mar 2018

  • "What a wonderful home to rest in and take in the beautiful views from the panoramic windows."

    Staying here was a great location for us to visit nearby castles, Chester, Conwy, Llandudno and we enjoyed spending time at the home playing in the garden, games and enjoying the luxury of underfloor heating!!

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Mar 2018

  • "Property was exactly as described."

    Beautiful views from all rooms. Play area a big hit with my 5 year old. Already looking to book again. My only negative is that the building was that well heated we didn't get to light tge wood burner - frosty morning and cosy fire would have been perfect. Loved our week here! Would recommend to anyone and definitely visit again. Loccal town of Denbigh was lovely - I would recommend a visit and also recommend popping in to Ji Binco coffee shop while there.

    Reviewed by Jodie5.0Oct 2017

  • "No, everything was has in the details of the cottage."

    Reviewed by Philip4.8Sep 2017

  • "Great time excellent house everything you could need nice quiet location but also plenty to do"

    Reviewed by Kevin5.0Sep 2017

  • "Beautiful cottage and lovely surroundings"

    Reviewed by Adrienne4.6Jul 2017

  • "Fabulous"

    Reviewed by James5.0Mar 2017

  • "Fantastic for family holiday."

    Well equipped for children-toys, stair gates etc. Hot tub enjoyed by all

    Reviewed by Janice4.6Jan 2017

  • "Lovely cottage in a great spot, peaceful, private, great view, loved the hot tub"

    Reviewed by Jason5.0Nov 2016

  • "We stayed here for our honeymoon in September."

    A lovely cottage, with friendly owners. Clean, well maintained with beautiful gardens. The hot tub and bbq area were a real treat. We had our 4 month old daughter with us and found the house was well equipped for babies, with a travel cot and high chair. It's lovely and peaceful, but it's not far to get to a town or to the attractions in the area. There are some lovely drives through Snowdonia which we would recommend! We will definitely come again!

    Reviewed by Charlotte5.0Sep 2016

  • "Booked this for my 21st birthday."

    AMAZING and friendly owners! thanks for the best weekend ever

    Reviewed by Laura5.0Nov 2015

  • "Wow! a beautiful cottage, very spacious, beautiful surroundings and the beds were amazingly comfy!"

    would love to go again, my son also loved feeding the cows and sheep! :)

    Reviewed by Natalie4.8Jul 2015

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Summary

  • Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with balcony and en-suite bath, shower, basin & WC, 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin & WC, 2 x twin
  • Bathroom with roll-top bath, basin & WC
  • Ground floor basin & WC
  • Kitchen with breakfast island & dining area
  • Utility
  • Large sitting room with woodburner
  • Reading room (seats 4) with woodburner
  • External games room
  • Oil central heating with underfloor heating on ground floor, radiators on first floor, & woodburners
  • Electric range oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi
  • All fuel & power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen & towels inc. in rent
  • Please bring own hot tub towels
  • Travel cot, highchair & stairgate
  • Ample off road parking
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Large enclosed courtyard to front, patio to side & rear with lawns & borders, children's climbing frame and 7-seater hot tub, plus two acres of enclosed fields, furniture & BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets & no smoking
  • Shops & pub/restaurant 2 miles.

The property

Denbigh 5 miles. A beautiful, detached, stone-built, farmhouse, in the hamlet of Cefn Berain, 5 miles from Denbigh, 9 miles from the sandy beaches of the North Wales coastline.

This Denbigh cottage has been converted to the highest standard, retaining many original features, with exposed beams, flagged floors and stone walls adding touches of character throughout.

This Denbigh cottage is spacious and airy, with four large bedrooms, two of which enjoy en-suite facilities, and the master bedroom has a large balcony where you can enjoy the views of the valley and surrounding countryside.

There are two reception rooms with woodburning stoves, and the large, open-plan kitchen/diner boasts a central breakfast island, and bespoke wooden kitchen with Welsh slate work surface and solid wood dining table and chairs.

Outside this cottage in North Wales is an enclosed front garden, while at the rear, there's a large garden with a games room with table tennis and darts, a children's climbing frame, and a luxurious 7-seater hydrotherapy Jacuzzi hot tub, perfect for soaking away the aches and pains after a long day out and about.

This Denbigh cottage is located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, providing a fantastic central location in which to explore the North Wales countryside and coastline.

This warm, welcoming, Denbigh cottage will be a great place to spend time with friends and family, whatever the time of year.

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About the location

CEFN BERAIN

Denbigh 5 miles.

Only five miles from the market town of Denbigh is the hamlet of Cefn Berain. The area surrounding Cefn Berain is ideal for walking, cycling, canoeing and quad biking, plus just one mile away is the Open Door Adventure centre. Denbigh dates back to the 11th century and boasts the remains of a 13th century castle, perched on a steep hill above the town and commanding some superb views over the surrounding countryside. Denbigh is a busy little town, with a variety of shops and pubs, and a number of events including walking festivals, beer festivals, the Denbigh and Flint Annual Show, the ClayArt Potters Market and a monthly People's market. Within easy reach of Denbigh are the cathedral at St Asaph, the castle at Bodelwyddan, the seaside resorts of Rhyl, Prestatyn or Colwyn Bay, and the historic city of Chester, over the border into England. The Snowdonia National Park is a short drive, with its stunning lakes, mountains, walking and cycling, while the Lleyn Peninsula and excellent beaches on the Isle of Anglesey are ideal for a day trip. Plenty to see and do at any time of the year!

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
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  • Christmas