Corwen 4 miles.
This lovely detached farmhouse is located in the small scattered hamlet of Maerdy which sits between Corwen and Cerrigydrudion, in beautiful North Wales.
Surrounded by some wonderful countryside and situated on the owners’ 68-acre working sheep and cattle farm, this cottage is a perfect base for families or friends who wish to spend some quality time together walking and exploring this wonderful part of North Wales and the Snowdonia National Park.
Sympathetically and imaginatively renovated to a high standard, with good quality oak furnishings, this cottage retains many lovely features, such as exposed ceiling beams, deep window sills and an impressive red brick inglenook fireplace with slate hearth and woodburning stove.
The welcoming sitting room with comfy brushed suede sofas is a lovely place to sit and relax long into the evening, and the wood-effect tiled flooring, arranged in a herringbone pattern works beautifully with the well thought out interior.
The underfloor heating throughout the ground floor ensures an ambient temperature is maintained for your comfort.
There are two dining areas providing the ideal dining experience whether you choose something a little more formal in the comfort of the sitting room, where you can enjoy a family meal together, or the more casual setting in the spacious kitchen with its well-appointed modern cream units.
Upstairs, there are three stylish bedrooms all with TVs, a twin room and two king-size double bedrooms offering good family accommodation, and all serviced by the modern, family bathroom with bath and separate shower cubicle.
There is ample parking to the front of the cottage with an enclosed courtyard at the rear providing a pleasant and private area where you can sit and chat over a glass of something chilled.
A five minute, stroll downhill takes you to the village pub if you fancy a night off from the cooking, and there are some wonderful walks from the doorstep with access to numerous unspoilt paths.
The popular towns of Corwen and Bala are close by with an array of shops and eating establishments on offer.
Llyn Tegid (Bala Lake) is ideal for watersport enthusiasts with canoeing, sailing and kayaking available or visit the nearby National Whitewater Centre.
The Glassblobbery is very close and worth a visit or the Rhug Organic Farm, with its shop and café just a short drive away.
With so much to see and do in the area and so many attractions within easy reach, this cottage provides the perfect base for experiencing the tranquillity of rural Wales and fantastic local days out.
About the location
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 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. 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’.