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Henllan near Denbigh, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 925927)



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  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

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28 Customer Reviews

  • "We really enjoyed our stay at Tywysog, the house is large, comfortable and welcoming."

    There is a really peaceful atmosphere there and we felt at home right away. There are plenty of things to do within an hour's drive from here and the countryside around the house is beautiful, it was nice to explore and sit outside when it was sunny. We would really recommend others to stay here.

    Reviewed by RickyMar 2022

  • "Tywysog is a beautiful location and house."

    It has everything you need to cater for a large gathering. We had a lovely stay, finding everything we needed. The owners are on site and are so helpful, whilst leaving you to enjoy your stay in privacy. The stairs are steep and both bathrooms are upstairs so it's not a house for those with any mobility issues. The log fires were very welcome during our stay in January as its a big house and difficult to heat. The kitchen had every single cooking pan and instrument we needed for our meals and cooking on an aga was a new experience. The broadband was good when we arrived but a storm caused it to stop working. The owners supplied a Vodafone dongle and I managed to work from this for a couple of days. The 4g signal is quite good on site if a bit patchy in the house.

    Reviewed by TracyJan 2022

  • "The pictures don't do this house justice."

    It is a lot nicer and bigger than it looks on all the photos. It's so peaceful where it is. Don't forget to arrive fully stocked with food and drink as it's a good 20mins drive from anywhere to stock up on things like that. There is plenty of storage in the house for all of your. The owners who live on the farm next door are such nice people and couldn't do enough to help us in anything we needed. I can't recommend this home highly enough. We stayed for my wifes 40th and there were 10 of us in total. My little boy loved it because he could play hide and seek in the big house. He also loved the little playroom. All the adults raved about the property.

    Reviewed by ChrisNov 2021

  • "Beautiful house lovely setting everything there that you could need"

    Reviewed by ChristineOct 2021

  • "The perfect getaway for a large family, even more so after the restrictions of the last year."

    Everything was larger than expected, as soon as we entered the kitchen, we knew we'd made the right choice, the heart of the house. Great for families, the children loved it, their own 'snug' with TV and sofa, as well as 2 other huge lounges. The bedrooms were all large and comfortable. The setting is spectacular, ideal for relaxing. Again the kids loved it and could explore, the perfect adventure for them. All the resorts are in easy reach. The week flew past, a great holiday!

    Reviewed by GregMay 2021

  • "My only fault with this lovely house was a lack of a ground floor bathroom."

    At 75 years old I found it a nuisance having to go up stairs to the toilet. There was 10 of us and just 2 bathrooms. The house and surroundings are lovely. We had a really thoughtful greetings pack, which was lovely when we arrived, also very thoughtful, milk in the fridge. We had a lovely stay. Many thanks.

    Reviewed by EileenMay 2021

  • "Fabulous break away with our extended family!"

    Beautiful period house with EVERYTHING you could think of! The owners were very helpful and explained throughly how to find the location - down a long farm track. They also provided us with a highchair and a lovely local welcome tray. Idillic location, peaceful and tranquil. Lots of space for the entire family, the images really don’t do the property justice! Thank you for our lovely stay, we are already thinking of when we can come back and I have referred the property to friends! Five star recommendation!

    Reviewed by AmySep 2020

  • "The holiday home was amazing, the owners were always there to help very friendly."

    Reviewed by ClaireAug 2020

  • "Tywysog truly exceeded our expectations!"

    Beautiful property with plenty of space and privacy in the heart of the Welsh countryside, the house was very clean, well equipped & well maintained. We made great use of the games facilities and felt every amenity had been thought of. It’s central location made this a great base for both Snowdonia National Park & local towns/beaches. We will absolutely be back again, thank you for a great staycation - Tywysog was exactly what we needed & more!

    Reviewed by CharlieJul 2020

  • "We had a fantastic week in Tywysog."

    The kitchen is amazing and where we spent most of our time. (The rest of the house is lovely too but why leave the kitchen?) It had everything we needed for cooking and eating. Beds were really comfortable and the whole house was clean as whistle. We didn't lack anything and when we had a problem with the shower it was quickly resolved by the lovely owners who obviously care that their guests enjoy their stay. Only downside is the WiFi is slow but we were aware of that and it was actually lovely to be disconnected! Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by BarbaraJul 2020

  • "The farmhouse was huge, more than large enough for our family if 9."

    The kitchen gathered us all together with the Aga keeping us all cosy. The 2 large lounges enabled us to have our own space when needed. The bedrooms were lovely and beds very comfortable. The owner was very welcoming and came to check everything was ok. The only small niggle for us was the absence of a ground floor toilet.

    Reviewed by ChristineAug 2019

  • "The photos on your website did not do justice to the actual property."

    It was truly an amazing, characterful house which we most certainly will return to and recommend to others. The owners were incredibly welcoming, even down to giving us specific instructions to get to the house ignoring satnav ones. The weather was perfect to so in all we had a very memorable weekend to celebrate my daughter’s 21st Birthday.

    Reviewed by JuliaApr 2019

  • "This place is amazing - the setting is lovely and the house layout perfect for large groups and special occasions."

    Owners were helpful and welcoming. We’re already planning our return visit.

    Reviewed by SarahDec 2018

  • "Location was perfect."

    Only a 5 minute drive from Denbigh and all the shops. The views were fantastic and a great retreat weekend. Thank you for your warm welcome and looking after us. We absolutely loved our stay!

    Reviewed by GurpreetNov 2018

  • "The photos of this place on your website didn't do it justice."

    The house was incredible, comfortable and cosy. It was much bigger inside than the photos made it seem. Surprisingly easy to find after the owners gave directions. Additionally, the owner was extremely friendly and helpful. Would definitely stay here again in the future.

    Reviewed by DanielNov 2018

  • "Wow what a brilliant cottage."

    Everything was beautiful, the rooms, especially the kitchen. The views, the equipment- everything had been thought of to make our stay perfect. Thank you

    Reviewed by JaniceSep 2018

  • "We came as a large group of adults and children."

    Absolutely beautiful cottage!! We were made to feel very welcome when we arrived and had some little welcome gifts :-) The cottage had everything we needed. Lots of space inside and out. The children loved running around playing, playing in the games room and also looking at the animals. You have helped to make our weekend amazing! We would definately recommend this cottage and will be coming back again. Thank you :-)

    Reviewed by MichelleJun 2018

  • "Fantastic rural house that was perfect for a relaxed multi-generational Easter break."

    We received a very friendly welcome and the kids were delighted with the offer to meet some of the animals. Only “downside” is the stairs for those with small children (which we knew about before we went) as they are windy and steep but we solved for that with additional stair gates to those that had already been provided. A really wonderful house. Thank you.

    Reviewed by JodieMar 2018

  • "The property blew us away the moment we entered."

    With two lounges (one with log burner and another with an oil burner, fuel supplied for both) a kitchen big enough to sit 10-12 people around it and walls thick enough to make a bit of noise at the back of the property, we had a great weekend here. The walk to the nearest pub was a good 30-35min, but surely a decent walk is a good thing? Sadly I wasn't able to meet the owner myself, but the guys who arrived at the property first said he was very friendly and helpful. I am definitely looking forward to the next good reason to rent this property again for the weekend. It is perfect for parties or family get togethers. Thank-you for a weekend to remember!

    Reviewed by JulienFeb 2018

  • "We went for my father in laws 70th birthday with ages ranging from 9 years old to 70 and we all thoroughly enjoyed it."

    The cottage was wonderful and we all had a great time. It is finished to a very high standard and has everything you could want. We can also recommend the Trefnant Inn for food, both the service and the food were excellent.

    Reviewed by PaulJan 2018

  • "Went with friends to celebrate 50th birthday and had great time."

    Reviewed by MichaelJan 2018

  • "Fantastic property and really helpful and pleasant owners."

    I would definitely return to this property.

    Reviewed by RichardJun 2017

  • "Lovely, well equipped house with great facilities and beautiful surroundings."

    Both Rhodri and Ffion were very friendly and gave us a lovely welcome. We all enjoyed our time at Tywysog and would stay there again.

    Reviewed by AndrewMay 2017

  • "Couldn't ask for a better holiday, beautiful, spacious, well cared for and the owners warm and friendly."


    Reviewed by CatherineApr 2017

  • "Views to die for and an excellent spacious property."

    Really friendly hosts.

    Reviewed by SarahDec 2016

  • "This is an amazing holiday home with lots of amazing details to boot."

    The family are very welcoming and nothing is to much trouble . The holiday home is extremely high spec and spotlessly clean . We will be returning

    Reviewed by JoyDec 2016

  • "The accommodation was wonderful and we wouldn't hesitate in rebooking"

    Reviewed by RobinOct 2016

  • "The owners were lovely and extremely helpful ."

    The property was very clean and tidy with everything to hand, I would recommend this to family and friends and wouldn't hesitate to visit again.

    Reviewed by KellyAug 2016

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  • Over three floors
  • Five bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with basin, 1 x double, 2 x second floor double (one with TV bed), 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburner
  • Parlour with oil-fired stove
  • Media/play room
  • External games room
  • Oil central heating with woodburner and oil-fired stove
  • Oil-fired AGA, electric hob, combination microwave/oven, fridge, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, 5x TVs with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs Incoming telephone service
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent, honesty box for additional fuel
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot, highchair and stairgate
  • Incoming telephone service
  • Ample off road parking
  • Covered area for bike storage
  • Side patio and rear lawn with furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 miles
  • Note: Fenced off shallow brook near garden, children to be supervised
  • Note: Stairs contain corner winders and have limited handrails, not suitable for those with limited mobility
  • Note: There are two internal steps on the ground and first floors
  • Note: WiFi signal restricted to web browsing and document downloads
  • Note: Some low doors due to age and character of property.

The property

Henllan 2 miles.

This is a superb, spacious farmhouse, located in the heart of grazing farmland, two miles from the pretty hamlet of Henllan, in the unspoilt Denbighshire countryside.

Not many properties are accessed down a drive of 0.75 miles, but as you approach this impressive 16th century farmhouse you will be wowed by its appearance.

Located within the boundaries of the owner's 53-acre livestock farm, and surrounded by grazing fields, this fantastic semi-detached farmhouse has been lovingly maintained to retain many of its original character features such as oak joists and original doors and window shutters.

This wonderful house offers a fantastic destination for friends and family to enjoy.

The accommodation is spread over three floors, with three different staircases to access the bedrooms which comprise a double, a twin and a king-size bedroom on the first floor and two double bedrooms up a separate staircase on the second floor, making it ideal for two families who may want their own areas.

The spacious fitted kitchen houses a large farmhouse dining table and separate seating area, as well as the original restored bread oven and kitchen range, but only as features of interest, as there is an oil-fired AGA and combination microwave oven for all your cooking needs.

The friendly, Welsh/English speaking owners have lovingly decorated and furnished this beautiful house to retain the character of the period with a welcoming sitting room warmed by a woodburner set in a large inglenook fireplace, along with a formal parlour with additional heating from an oil stove shouldered by two church pews to provide an intimate conversation area.

The children have their own play room with media and gaming TV, and there is an external games room with table tennis and table football, where you can hold your very own championship tournaments with your fellow holidaymakers.

Downstairs, all rooms have TVs.

The gardens are located in delightful woodland surroundings, with unspoilt views across farm fields, and they allow you to spend days simply relaxing, enjoying the peace and quiet of the area.

For the walkers in the party, the farmhouse benefits from doorstep paths leading from the fields and joining up with the nearby Clwydian Way and leading to Denbigh, just four miles away, meaning that you can take the time to explore the scenic countryside all around the house.

Whatever your holiday desire, you will find it at this fantastic holiday farmhouse, and a warm Welsh welcome awaits you - Bydd croeso cynnes Cymreig yn eich aros yma yn Tywysog.

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About the location


Denbigh 2.5 miles; St Asaph 5 miles.

The small North Wales village of Henllan is situated between Denbigh and the Diamond Jubilee City of St Asaph. The village offers a shop/Post Office and a pub, which serves good food. St Asaph was awarded city status in 2012 and is best known for its magnificent white cathedral. In September, the city comes alive with the arrival of the North Wales International Music festival, which takes place across numerous locations, culminating for the last few years in a television finale, broadcast from the cathedral. Nearby Denbigh dates back to the 11th century and boasts the remains of a 13th century castle, perched on a steep hill above the town, with its stunning castle walls walk and commanding some superb views over the surrounding countryside. The town is seeped in Welsh culture and boasts itself as the home of many Welsh literary giants, including 17th century poet and author, Twm o’r Nant, famous for performing his light-hearted ‘anterliwtiau’ interludes or short plays in the area, famous 19th century printer Thomas Gee who established the well-known Gee Press works in the town, and more recently home of the ‘queen of our literature’, Kate Roberts. 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 Clay Art Potters Market and a monthly People's market. Henllan is a superb touring base for discovering the sights and history of the Clwydian Range’s Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, plus the stunning lakes of Llyn Brenig and Llyn Alwen, a haven for cycling, mountain biking, walking and fishing in North Wales. You are also within easy reach of Conwy, Llandudno, Snowdonia, Angelsey and Chester.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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