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Afonwen near Caerwys, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 956151)

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3 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Mcginley

    “What a lovely hidden gem this cottage is.”

    so quirky and quaint. very comfortable. clean, and peaceful. so cozy with the fire on at night. plenty of walks for our dog. it was a bonus seeing the whinchats on our doorstep. the history is also interesting. great chill out place. marilyn mcginley.

    so quirky and quaint. very comfortable. clean, and peaceful. so cozy with the fire on at night. plenty of walks for our dog. it was a bonus seeing the whinchats on our doorstep. the history is also interesting. great chill out place. marilyn mcginley.

    - Mrs Mcginley, December 2019

The property

Nestled in the picturesque village of Afonwen, in North Wales, is this stunning stone cottage.

Whinchat is the ultimate choice for families looking to explore the fabulous coastline and the seaside towns of Rhyl and Prestatyn.

Stepping into the property, you will be greeted with a stylish interior, boasting wonderful period features such as the exposed beams and antique furniture.

The open-plan living space offers a welcoming sitting room where you can curl up of an evening in front of the woodburning stove, while keeping up to date with your favourite shows.

Gather around the dining table to plan the days events or enjoy a delicious home-cooked meal, prepared in the spacious and well-equipped, modern kitchen, housing all the appliances you could need.

The ground floor houses a family bathroom, with an elegant bath and shower over, so you can decide how best to prepare for your day.

Follow the steps up to the first floor, boasting two bedrooms; one double and one single, ideal for couples with a small child.

To the front of the property is a front lawned garden and patio area with furniture, where you can take a snack or a refreshing drink and enjoy the countryside air.

Roadside parking is available for one car.

You are less than half an hour's drive away from the fabulous seaside resort of Rhyl, boasting a variety of tourist attractions.

SeaQuarium, is an aquarium, which has exhibitions of over 30 rare species of underwater creatures, as well as an outdoor cove for seals - something your little one will delight in.

For a spot of history, venture towards Rhuddland Castle, dating back to the 13th century and offering stunning country views.

Rhyl Beach is the perfect choice for enjoying a fun-filled day at the seaside.

Top up on that summer tan, take a relaxing swim in the water, or enjoy a lovely picnic on the beach while your pets stretches its legs.

Due to the property's rural location, there are plenty of trails for walking and cycling nearby.

Use Whinchat as your base for exploring all North Wales has to offer.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double and 1 x single
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath and shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/breakfast bar
  • Living/dining room
  • Utility
  • Electric heating, woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, toaster, kettle, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV, a selection of books and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for one car
  • Front lawned area and patio area with furniture
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1.2 miles
  • Please note that this property cannot accept bookings starting on a Saturday or Sunday.

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About the location


Mold 10 miles; Prestatyn 10 miles; Chester 22 miles.

Caerwys was granted a Royal Charter in 1290 and is one of the smallest towns in Great Britain. Standing in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty between the northern edge of the Clwydian Hill Range and the miles of sandy beaches along the North Wales Coast, this vibrant town boasts two pubs, a couple of shops, Post Office, butcher, pharmacy, bowling green and tennis courts. Nearby are the historic market towns of Mold, Denbigh and Ruthin with excellent shops and craft centres, including the Afonwen Craft Centre on the outskirts of the town. Just a short drive away is Prestatyn, whose Blue Flag beach provides miles of golden sand, ideal for bathing, watersports and fishing. This is an ideal location for exploring the attractions of North Wales, with access to superb walking, mountain biking and birdwatching amidst the breathtaking scenery of the Clwydian Hill Range and on the Offa's Dyke Pathway. Visit the wonderful medieval city of Chester with its famous zoo, Lakes Brenig, Bala and Vyrnwy, Victorian Llandudno, wonderful castles at Rhuddlan and Conwy, the historic pilgrimage site of St. Winifred’s Well at Holywell and the Snowdonia National Park, all within easy reach.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas