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Drovers Barn

Maerdy near Corwen, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 1053185)

4.5

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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10 Customer Review(s)

  • “Wow what a time we had.”

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    The stay was amazing from start to finish. I couldn’t fault the place however to make things that extra bit better. It’s a 11 person place so only one iron and ironing board was a bit of a pain. The hot tub although lovely was a pain trying to get hot and then the amount of wood it requires can become really expensive. Also maybe more then one towel each. The whole place has underfloor heating so it’s hard to get your towel dry. However we had a amazing time and have decided to make this a twice yearly trip with all our friends.

    - J, November 2021

The property

Corwen 6 miles.

Enjoying a beautiful position in the North Wales countryside is this wonderful barn conversion, Drovers Barn.

Reached via a private track and electric gates, Drovers Barn is a secluded getaway for eleven guests seeking a relaxing, luxury base to enjoy with loved ones.

Enter into the stylish kitchen on arrival and be immediately impressed by the wonderful offering of appliances in this culinary haven, with two electric ovens, two fridges, a wine cooler, and many more at your fingertips, you can look forward to evenings spent around the breakfast bar with a glass of wine while food simmers on the hob.

Delight in coming together around the dining table in the next room for family meals, with a TV in the corner perfect for catching up on the news with breakfast.

A handy cloakroom can be accessed from the kitchen, whilst heading back through the kitchen and up four steps brings you into the heart of the home; the spacious sitting room features a beautiful wood burning stove in the corner, placed perfectly before the large corner sofa where you can wind down as you watch the Smart TV.

In the summer months, grab a cold beverage from the drinks cooler in here and bring the outside in by opening up the stunning bi-fold doors that lead onto the patio, where a long outdoor dining table and chairs and fire pit makes the perfect spot for alfresco meals, with outdoor automatic lighting and a luxurious hot tub to relax in beneath the stars.

Of the five beautiful bedrooms which are all complete with a TV in each, two are accessed via the staircase by the dining room; discover a lovely twin bedroom and a king size bedroom with an en-suite shower room.

From the sitting room, take one step up and find another king size bedroom with an en-suite shower room, whilst continuing along the hall and up a further six steps brings you to the immaculate wet room where you can feel refreshed with a morning rinse before beginning your day.

Completing the layout are the two final bedrooms reached via a few more steps, comprising a king size room with an en-suite shower room and a triple bunk room.

When you can tear yourself away from this fabulous property, take a trip over to the charming market town of Corwen, set around the flowing River Dee and the meeting point of five river valleys, it's a lovely location enhanced by the many local amenities at hand, including butchers, bakers and greengrocers.

Delight in an afternoon treat at one of the cafés or pubs after a morning of walking in the surrounding area, with Corwen resting within the Clwydian Range and the Dee Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it has many scenic areas to explore.

Embark on a journey back in time on a vintage steam train from Corwen to Llangollen on the Llangollen Heritage Steam Railway, taking you through picturesque countryside before arriving in the pretty town.

While you're in Llangollen, visit Plas Newydd Historic House & Gardens, Llangollen Museum or head out on another trip with The Horse Drawn Boat Centre taking you to Britain's largest aqueduct, Pontcysyllte Aqueduct.

Avid adventurers should venture over towards the Snowdonia National Park to Lake Bala where exciting watersports await you, as well as plenty of walking and cycling opportunities through breath-taking landscapes.

Make memories to last forever in North Wales at Drovers Barn.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1053182, 1053186, 1053191 and 1053193, together sleeping 29 guests.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping Bond of £400
Note: Two well behaved dogs welcome (pets not allowed on furniture) £15 charge per dog
Note: Additional £30 charge for logs/kindling


Summary

  • Five bedrooms: 3 x king size with TV and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin with TV, 1 x triple bunk room with TV
  • Wet room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with wood burning stove
  • Underfloor central heating throughout with pressurised hot water system and wood burning stove
  • 2 x electric ovens, electric hob, microwave, 2 x fridges, freezer, wine cooler, drinks cooler, Nescafe Dolce Gusto coffee machine, washing machine, dishwasher, 6 x TVs, Bluetooth speakers, Smart TV, WiFi, selection of games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Additional £30 charge for logs
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stair gate available
  • Hairdryer in each bedroom
  • Off-road private parking for two cars (more available if needed)
  • Enclosed garden with lawn, wood fired hot tub, fire pit, patio and seating with outdoor lighting
  • Charcoal smoker BBQ
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome (pets not allowed on furniture)
  • Dog wash outside
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 6 miles, pub 2.5 miles
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 10am
  • Note: This property has a private water supply
  • Note: The temperature in each room in the house can be controlled individually via a thermostat

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £400.

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About the location

CORWEN

Llangollen 10 miles; Bala 12 miles; Ruthin 12 miles; Betws-y-Coed 22 miles.

Set in the Clwydian Range and Dee Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, at the meeting point of five river valleys, is the picturesque North Wales market town of Corwen. A charming town offering plenty of local amenities including traditional butchers, greengrocers and bakeries as well as a selection of pubs, cafes, restaurants and a leisure centre, trim trail and children’s play area. Corwen provides everything you need whilst discovering this stunning area. A journey on the Llangollen Heritage Steam Railway, which has now been extended to Corwen, is one of the best ways to see the beautiful views of the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in comfort. Take a horse-drawn canal boat from Llangollen and visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Pontcysyllte, Britain’s largest aqueduct. 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. Visit the National Trust properties of Chirk Castle and Erddig, 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. The historical town of Ruthin and the town of Bala, with its celebrated lake, offering wonderful watersports, are just twenty minutes away by car. The exhilarating Snowdonia National Park is just fifteen minutes’ drive away; an arena of outdoor adventure just waiting for you to discover, which can also be accessed via the lovely village of Betws-y-Coed, the official 'Gateway to Snowdonia’.

Region Information

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping Bond of £400
Note: Two well behaved dogs welcome (pets not allowed on furniture) £15 charge per dog
Note: Additional £30 charge for logs/kindling

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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