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Castle View Cottage

(Ref. 919846)

Llanrhaeadr near Denbigh, North Wales & Snowdonia Show on map

4.9

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

Features

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

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  • cottage (34)
  • owners (26)
  • friendly (16)
  • location (15)
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  • welcoming (14)

50 Customer Reviews

  • "This is one of the best cottages I've stayed in and I've stayed in quite a few over the years."

    Very clean. Lots of attention to detail. Helpful owners who live next door. Fantastic view from living room and bedrooms over fields. The property is down a well maintained track. If it's peace and quiet you're after I highly recommend it!

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Oct 2023

  • "This is our 3rd visit to this property."

    It has a very ‘home from home’ feel about it. It had everything we needed for our stay especially peace and quiet , while being in easy reach of several small towns and villages. The hosts are extremely friendly and go above and beyond to make us feel welcome. We look forward to staying again .

    Reviewed by David5.0Sep 2023

  • "Lovely location overlooking fields and within an hour of so much to see and experience."

    The cottage is a good size with a super little garden, although didn’t use it due to the cold wet weather.

    Reviewed by Martin4.4Jun 2023

  • "Lovely comfortable cottage with delightful hosts."

    Very peaceful & quiet location Beautiful setting over rolling Welsh hills & a fantastic sunset over Denbigh Castle....... perfect! Will definitely book this cottage again in the future.

    Reviewed by Myra5.0Jun 2023

  • "Lovely cottage, friendly and welcoming hosts, well equipped with lovely garden to enjoy after a day out."

    We enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by Shirley5.0Jun 2023

  • "The directions to the house need to be revised"

    Reviewed by Pam4.7May 2023

  • "From the minute we arrived it was clear that this was the perfect property for us, peace and tranquillity."

    The welcome we received was wonderful, nothing too much trouble at all. The house offered us a true home from home with comfortable beds and space to move around and be comfortable. The wardrobes were well equipped with hangers and plenty of room. Everything was perfectly presented, right down to the pretty wildflowers that were left in vases. There was tea, coffee, milk and biscuits along with starter kit for the fire which was most welcome. The hosts had thought of everything including useful information for places to visit and was close to so many wonderful places. The only thing we had an issue with was using the cooker oven, maybe a set of simple instructions for those of us who aren't really savvy with this type of oven. We highly recommend and look forward to returning.

    Thank you for your comments, including about the cooker. We're glad you enjoyed your stay in the cottage. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Juliet5.0May 2023

  • "Great stay in a great cottage, I would return again to stay here."

    Reviewed by Steven5.0Sep 2022

  • "This is a very well maintained and spacious cottage."

    It was spotlessly clean and well equipped with everything we needed. Even tea, coffee and milk were supplied on arrival. There is a small private garden with patio furniture and views over the surrounding fields although sadly the weather meant that we never used it. The owners live next door in case there are problems but we never needed to disturb them, after being welcomed on arrival. There are several supermarkets a few miles away in both Denbigh and Ruthlin all with easy parking. Just be aware that it is a mile or so down a narrow road with passing places and you may come across the occasional car, cyclist or even a herd of cows. Drive slowly! We had a great holiday and can highly recommend this cottage for a short stay.

    Thank you for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your holiday and were pleased with the cottage. Property Owner

    Reviewed by John5.0Sep 2022

  • "Great cottage , brilliant hosts , good location for North Wales attractions ."

    Only one complaint , the quiet is deafening !!! ( we live near a busy road ) . Our second visit , just as good as we remembered .

    Thank you for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your second stay with us. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Aug 2022

  • "Beautiful and cosy cottage in picturesque country setting complete with the sheep and cows."

    Plenty of space (and toys!) for children to play both indoors and out. We had a most fantastic holiday and the owners were friendly and helpful, even going out of their way to help us find the best activities for our kids. Highly recommend this cottage, we hope to come and stay again sometime.

    Thank you for your review. We're glad your family enjoyed your stay Property Owner

    Reviewed by Hershi5.0Aug 2022

  • "Beautifully quiet rural location Wonderful hosts"

    Thanks for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay Property Owner

    Reviewed by Amy5.0Jul 2022

  • "Had a great time at Castle View with such a lot to see within a short distance of the cottage."

    Owners couldn’t do enough for us. Thank you for such a great holiday.

    Thanks for your review. We're really pleased you had a great time Property Owner

    Reviewed by Malcolm5.0Jul 2022

  • "Great cottage great location very friendly hosts"

    Thank you for your review. We're glad you enjoyed it. Property Owner

    Reviewed by David5.0Jun 2022

  • "Great setting for a relaxing family holiday."

    Short distance to teach areas of interest . Well worth visiting Ruthin and Conway. The owners were really friendly and keen to make us all feel welcomed. Would definitely stay here again

    Thank you for your feedback. We're glad you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mandy5.0Apr 2022

  • "Delightful well equipped property with everything we needed."

    Well maintained, warm, comfortable and welcoming. It provides excellent views across the surrounded fields (and yes you can see the castle). Splendid isolation but with easy access to the town and some good pubs.

    Many thanks for your positive review. We're glad you enjoyed the property. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Terry5.0Mar 2022

  • "Castle View cottage is a lovely cottage, not far from Denbigh (a very nice town)."

    Off the beaten track it's very quiet. For walks in the fields it's excellent. The owners are next door and friendly. We had a power cut. Ailsa and Nigel could not have been more helpful. Being out in the wild, up narrow lanes. It may not be suitable for those who want shops and nightlife.

    Reviewed by Vic4.7Nov 2021

  • "A wonderfully well equipped and cosy cottage in a stunning location."

    We loved everything about our stay here

    Reviewed by Samantha5.0Oct 2021

  • "Very well appointed bungalow, there was tea bags, coffee, sugar, milk and a packet of biscuits waiting for us on arrival."

    the owner popped round to introduce herself to us. Both of these were nice touches.

    Reviewed by Robin4.7Oct 2021

  • "Lovely cottage in a rural location with everything you need including tea, coffee and biscuits on arrival."

    Private garden with furniture to sit out and enjoy the views. Owners are just next door and came to collect us as we got lost on arrival!! Peaceful but within a couple of miles from a supermarket for groceries. Ideal for exploring North Wales and all it has to offer....would highly recommend!

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Sep 2021

  • "This cottage was extremely peaceful, beautiful and we really enjoyed our stay ."

    Everything we needed was at hand and somewhere we would definitely return to .

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Aug 2021

  • "What a lovely cottage - it absolutely felt like a home away from home."

    Very pleased with everything and would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Wesley5.0Jul 2021

  • "Castle View cottage is a lovely cottage situated in a beautiful, peaceful area."

    We would love to return. The cottage is spacious, comfortable and very well equipped and the owners are very welcoming. There are lovely views from the pretty little garden with cows and sheep in the field. There are lots of interesting places to visit close by and walks from the door on quiet narrow lanes and footpaths.

    Reviewed by Lynne4.7Sep 2020

  • "We had a wonderful stay at Castle View Cottage."

    It had been cleaned to a very high standard and we really felt that it was as safe as could be. We met the owners and they were friendly, welcoming and couldn't have been more helpful. The property was larger than expected so there was plenty of space for out family of two adults and two young children to spread out and relax. There were large comfortable sofas, ample soft towels and cosy beds. The kitchen was well stocked with everything we needed. It was great to have a utility to leave muddy shoes, bags etc. The location was perfect for us and we enjoyed exploring the Clwydians, Llyn Brenig, and the coast at Colwyn Bay and Rhyl. Would highly recommend this property.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Jul 2020

  • "The cottage certainly met our expectations."

    Ideally situated for getting around North Wales we were able to visit Bodnant Gardens, Festioniog railway,St Asaph Cathedral and many more attractions. It was wonderful to come back to the cottage to relax and unwind. Many thanks to the owners for a wonderful stay in a cottage we would certainly recommend.

    Reviewed by Denis4.4Sep 2019

  • "This very comfortable cottage is situated in a lovely quiet rural area."

    The owners Alisa and Nigel are warm and friendly people. We would book this cottage again.

    Reviewed by Gavin5.0Aug 2019

  • "Location is very good for exploring different parts of North Wales"

    Reviewed by Emma4.7Aug 2019

  • "Cottage is excellent fabulous location if you want peace and quiet, owners are ..."

    Cottage is excellent fabulous location if you want peace and quiet, owners are delightful and helpful, plenty room in the cottage too

    Reviewed by Dawn4.7Jul 2019

  • "Lovely holiday in rural wales."

    Everything about the cottage was perfect. Loved to open the curtains to see sheep, lambs, pheasants and hares in the field outside. Very welcoming owners...nothing was too much trouble. Loved it! Thank you Ailsa and Nigel.

    Reviewed by Gwenda5.0Mar 2019

  • "Very pleasant stay in a lovely location."

    Our hosts were welcoming and friendly, including Bailey (the dog). It was very nice having a wood burner, and the fuel to use it. Very welcome on a cold, damp evening.

    Reviewed by Alison4.1Sep 2018

  • "Great experience from start to finish kept us up to date with reminders."

    Very good directions and perfect details of property. Will definitely use your services again

    Reviewed by B5.0Sep 2018

  • "The owners Ailsa & Nigel were so welcoming & attentive to our needs."

    The cottage was beautifully equipped, clean & far more spacious than we had originally thought.....the advertising photo does not show the whole of the 'Guest' cottage & as it states the owners live next door, we thought the cream painted wall was theirs! Peaceful, relaxing, & an absolute joy to return to each evening! We shall definitely recommend to family & friends.

    Reviewed by Maxine5.0Aug 2018

  • "Great place, very peaceful."

    We were made to feel most welcome. Ideal place when you have toddlers as it is all on one level. Lots to see in the surrounding area.

    Reviewed by Andrew4.7Jul 2018

  • "We were very lucky with the weather but the cottage was very comfortable & lovely & would definitely return."

    It was tranquil & relaxing. The owners were great, so friendly & helpful, lovely couple.

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Jun 2018

  • "The cottage was perfect for our holiday in every way, we would recommend to friends and family."

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Jun 2018

  • "The holiday experience was first class."

    The accommodation is comfortable, spacious and clean. The cottage is set within beautiful countryside giving a perfect peaceful hideaway. For those enjoying a good walk it is sufficiently close to Denbigh for all basic amenities and a short drive gives access to a number of seaside resorts. On a personal note I would like to thank the owners Nigel and Ailysa for going the extra mile to make us feel welcome and informed. A highly recommended holiday.

    Reviewed by Philip5.0Feb 2018

  • "Peace and tranquility !"

    Reviewed by Simon And Mrs Jane5.0Oct 2017

  • "The cottage was in a lovely quite location, & well equipped."

    The owners were very friendly & after welcoming us left us to our own devices. There was a welcome pack on our arrival. We would go again if it wasn't quite so far away. The supermarkets were a few minutes drive away in either Ruthin or Denbigh. We loved the views from the cottage. We even saw a shrew in the garden, as well as cattle & sheep in the field.

    Reviewed by Carole4.8Sep 2017

  • "I was very pleased with everything about this property and its location."

    It was in a very peaceful area but so close to shops that it made our holiday very enjoyable. The wild life that we saw from the windows of the cottage was amazing. The owners of the cottage were so welcoming and friendly that we felt very relaxed right from the start. I would recommend this cottage to anyone.

    Reviewed by Ann5.0Sep 2017

  • "The cottage was wonderful , far exceeded the description and photographs of the online brochure ."

    The rooms were large , very comfortable and had lovely countryside views. The peace and quiet was almost deafening , with a variety of birdlife , especially the visit from a Kestrel , who sat on the fence for ages one evening. The location we found to be very good for all the North Wales attractions , being only a short drive to the A55 North Wales Expressway.( Even the Wi-Fi was strong enough to watch an online football match.)

    Reviewed by Stephen4.8Sep 2017

  • "Ideal setting for peace and tranquility yet not far from places to see ."

    The owners are exceptional and go out of there way to make your stay a good experience .

    Reviewed by Sue4.8Aug 2017

  • "A very comfortable and peaceful cottage with friendly owners next door who are available should you need them."

    Set in beautiful countryside. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Julie4.8Aug 2017

  • "The cottage itself was very well equipped and even had welcoming Milk ,tea, coffee, etc ."

    The owners were next door and could not have been more helpful. Nothing was too much trouble for them

    Reviewed by Vincent5.0Jun 2017

  • "Ailsa/Nigel are welcoming hosts and their cottage is excellent !"

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0May 2017

  • "A delightful cottage in lovely rural location."

    The owners are friendly, welcoming and helpful.

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Apr 2017

  • "This is one of the nicest cottages I have ever stayed in and the owners could not have been more helpful"

    Reviewed by Godfrey5.0Dec 2016

  • "Friendly helpful owners."

    Facilities were as described so we knew what to expect when we arrived. Very clean and tidy.

    Reviewed by Simon4.8Nov 2016

  • "The cottage was extremely well equipped very comfortable and was really warm."

    Nigel and Ailsa were very welcoming and helpful providing lots of information on the area. The cottage is in a very beautiful area and is very quiet.

    Reviewed by Norman5.0Sep 2016

  • "The cottage was lovely and the owners very friendly and helpful"

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Sep 2016

  • "The welcoming attitude/demeanor of the owners (Ailsa and Nigel) was excellent; details provided (tea/coffee/towels/toilet rolls etc."

    ) were good. The cottage was clean, homely and spacious and the surroundings were breathtaking. Local sites of interest were good.

    Reviewed by Margaret4.8Sep 2016

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Summary

  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x double
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Second sitting room with dining area.
  • Electric storage heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, WiFi booster, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and start pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Rear lawn with patio and furniture
  • Large, secure storage for bikes etc
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1.5 miles
  • Note: Unfenced, slow running stream next to cottage, children to be supervised
  • Note: Cottage accessed up a single track of approximately 0.1 miles
  • Please Note: This property does not accept bookings under 5 nights.

The property

Denbigh 2 miles.

This gorgeous, semi-detached cottage is set back from the road in peaceful grazing countryside, on the edge of the hamlet of Llanrhaeadr, in the popular county of Denbighshire.

Located next to the owners’ home, down a short track, this delightful cottage is surrounded by fields and sits next to a babbling, fresh water spring.

On arrival, you will be delighted with your choice of holiday home; set solely on the ground floor, this pretty cottage has been carefully styled and is well equipped throughout to cater for all your holiday needs.

The hall leads through to a large sitting room, where you can sit and toast your toes by the woodburning stove whilst enjoying delightful, rural views through its patio doors.

The second sitting room also has a dining area and makes a great space for the kids to relax in, play a game, read, or just watch TV.

The bedrooms provide cosy, comfortable accommodation and include a king-size double bedroom and a double room.

Wonderful views can be further enjoyed from the rear garden, whilst listening to the stream trickle by, or in the evening, take in the views of Denbigh Castle, which is fully illuminated at night and can be seen across the fields from the front of the house.

The bustling market town of Denbigh is just two miles away, with many traditional pubs, restaurants and unique shops, a superb, 11th century castle and ramparts, as well as more listed buildings than any other town in Wales.

On bright, sunny days, pack a picnic and explore the walks that lead right past the side of the house, providing access to the Loggerheads Country Park and Moel Famau in the Clwydian Range.

The beautiful Llyn Brenig Reservoir, and its visitor activity centre, is just 12 miles away, where you can enjoy tranquil walks, cycling and fishing.

Enjoy wonderful countryside, historic buildings, unspoilt walks and relaxing bike rides from this superb cottage, a great base for a Welsh break, all year round.

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About the location

DENBIGH

Ruthin 8 miles; Prestatyn 12 miles; Llandudno 23 miles.

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 Denbigh Plum Festival, and a monthly People's market. Within easy reach of Denbigh are the cathedral at St Asaph, the seaside resorts of Prestatyn or Llandudno, 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!

Please Note: This property does not accept bookings under 5 nights.