Brookside Manor House

Bronygarth near Chirk, Shropshire (Ref. 21880)


  • Sleeps 30 people

  • 10 bedrooms

  • 7 bathrooms

  • No pets allowed

  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Swimming Pool Swimming pool
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Sauna Sauna
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • 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/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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* Based on a combined average customer score over the last 3 months

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    “Fantastic holiday home.”

    Brookside was a joy to stay in. The pool and hot tub are highlights. Some old reviews say the kitchen lacks glasses/ pots and pans- This isn't the case now. The house i... more

    Brookside was a joy to stay in. The pool and hot tub are highlights. Some old reviews say the kitchen lacks glasses/ pots and pans- This isn't the case now. The house is full of character and was 30-40 min walk to Chirk, and a 15 min drive to a supermarket. Simon was a great host who answered all our questions and left us largely to our own devices. Looking forward to heading back

The property

A welcoming country house, part of which dates from the 17th century, set in just under 2 acres of grounds, situated in the small village of Bronygarth above the beautiful Glyn Ceiriog Valley.

With views to Chirk Castle, this homely Shropshire boasts many original features including polished wooden floors, ornate ceilings and beautiful fireplaces.

It provides spacious accommodation exuding a "home from home" feel which is ideal for a large family to get together in this unspoilt part of the country.

With stunning views from the front, this large cottage near Oswestry boasts 10 unique bedrooms, six of which can accommodate a family of four.

Four of the bedrooms boast en-suite facilities, plus there are an additional three family bathrooms, one of which features a corner Jacuzzi bath.

The large farmhouse-style kitchen has wooden floors, ceiling beams and an oil-fired Rayburn, making it the perfect place to prepare a celebratory dinner for the whole family.

The galleried reception/dining room with sash windows and woodburning stove seats 26 people and the main sitting room has an inglenook fireplace and a woodburning stove, ideal for relaxing in front of a family film.

But that is not all!

There is the added benefit of a library, a conservatory and a games room with a full-size snooker table.

Spend some time over breakfast on the decked area as you plan the day's activities, which is where you will also find the soothing hot tub, where you can relax in the evening as you relive your fun-filled days.

The timber chalet at the rear of the garden houses the indoor heated swimming pool and sauna, or you may wish to enjoy a game of tennis on the all-weather court.

The extensive grounds surround the house and consist of mature gardens, lawns, seating and a large brick-built barbecue.

This beautiful area of Shropshire offers many walks and cycle routes with Offa's Dyke Path running close by.

The cottage boasts magnificent views of Chirk Castle, a 14th century fortress owned by the National Trust, which sits across the valley.

The more energetic amongst your party can walk to the castle along the historic Offa's Dyke path.

Just a short drive away is the popular tourist town of Llangollen with a steam railway, a variety of watersports and the stunning Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, which is a World Heritage Site.

With so much to see and do both at this wonderful cottage and in the surrounding area, a memory-filled holiday awaits!


  • Over three floors
  • Ten bedrooms: 1 x master family room with 1 king-size double and 2 singles with en-suite roll-top bath, separate shower, basins, bidet and WC, 1 x family room with 1 king-size double and 2 singles, 1 x second floor family room with 1 double and 2 singles with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 3 x family room with 1 double and 2 singles (two with en-suite shower, basin and WC), 2 x single, 1 x ground floor double, 1 x ground floor twin
  • Bathroom with Jacuzzi bath, separate shower, basin, bidet and WC
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area (seats 8) and breakfast bar
  • Utility
  • Galleried reception and dining hall (seats 26) with woodburning stove
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Library
  • Conservatory with woodburning stove
  • Games room with full-size snooker table and open fire
  • Shared use of indoor swimming pool with sauna
  • Shared use of gym with treadmill, rowing machine, weights etc
  • Shared use of all-weather tennis court and two glass-backed squash courts.
  • Oil central heating with open fire and woodburning stoves
  • Oil-fired Rayburn range cooker, electric oven and hob, microwave, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books, games, toys and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fires inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Off road parking for 10 cars
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Large lawned garden with patios, furniture, hot tub and BBQ
  • Shared use of indoor swimming pool, sauna, gym, squash courts and tennis court
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 miles
  • Note: Garden is suitable for garden parties by prior arrangement with owner
  • Note: Outside catering can be arranged by owner
  • Note: No stag and hen parties

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About the location


Chirk 2 miles; Oswestry 6 miles; Llangollen 9 miles.

The scattered village of Bronygarth is situated in the Ceiriog Valley and lies on the Offa's Dyke Path, the boundary between England and Wales. Just across the River Ceiriog is the magnificent 14th century Marcher Fortress of Chirk Castle with its award-winning gardens, medieval tower and dungeon. The small border town of Chirk is referred to as "The Gateway to Wales" and offers pubs, restaurants, a village store, gift shop, canal boat marina and an excellent golf course. Ceiriog Valley, known as ' The Valley of Poets' and described by Lloyd George as "a little bit of heaven on earth" offers walks, cycle routes and local trout fishing. The ancient border town of Oswestry boasts restaurants, numerous shops, historic buildings and traditional pubs as well as its well preserved hill top Iron Age fort from where long distant views can be enjoyed. Many historic houses and castles can be visited nearby including Powis Castle, Erddig and Attingham Park. The nine meres of Ellesmere are close by and provide scenic walks, sailing, fishing and boat trips, an abundance of wildlife and great birdwatching opportunities. Further afield are the Welsh Mountains and coast, Lakes Bala and Vyrnwy, medieval Shrewsbury, the Roman walled city of Chester and the World Heritage Site of Ironbridge.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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