A stylish, modern brick-built cottage set alongside the owner’s home and office, opposite the parish church of St Thomas, on the edge of the attractive village of Penycae, in North Wales.
This well-presented holiday property offers luxury accommodation and quality furnishings, and from the minute you walk through the wide stable door, you’re sure to feel at home.
Enter into the spacious open plan kitchen with its high gable ceiling adorned with oak A-frame beams.
The welcoming dining table offers the perfect place to relax with friends and family over dinner, and a comfy seating area with wall-mounted TV creates a sociable hub for the cottage.
Through the hall, the sitting room is modern and stylish, with a warming woodburner to settle beside after a long day exploring the stunning surrounding scenery.
Douglas Cottage offers three bedrooms, which include a ground floor double set next to the family bathroom, with two further first floor bedrooms, each with en-suites, one furnished with three single beds, ideal for little ones, and the other the master bedroom with king-size bed.
Outside, the spacious lawn is bordered by trees and hedges to offer privacy, and the south-facing patio area benefits from the sun’s rays long into the evening.
The village of Penycae offers two good pubs, the nearest being less than 10 minutes’ stroll away, whilst the ever-popular shops, restaurants and wine bars of Llangollen can all be enjoyed in under 15 minutes’ drive.
The village is located between Offa’s Dyke and Wat’s Dyke Way, two popular walking trails, both accessible by a country footpath from the village.
With such a fantastic, luxury cottage and so much to do and see in the surrounding area, this is the perfect place for a Welsh getaway with friends and family.
Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor double, 1 x family room with 3 singles and en-suite shower, basin and WC. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area and sitting area (seats 3). Utility. Sitting room with woodburner.
About the location
Ruabon 2 miles; Llangollen 6.4 miles; Chirk 7.7 miles.
The pretty village of Penycae, set at the foothills of the Ruabon Mountains in North Wales, lies a couple of miles west of Ruabon and just over six miles from Llangollen. With two thriving village pubs, a well-stocked convenience store and a takeaway restaurant, there’s plenty on offer. The nearest town is Ruabon, a community close to the English/Welsh border, and this area of unspoilt natural beauty is ideal for enjoying the attractions of both countries. The Eisteddfod town of Llangollen, with its shops, eateries, railway and watersports, is only a few miles down the road, whilst the wonderful landscapes of the Snowdonia National Park, Llyn Peninsula and Isle of Anglesey can all be easily reached by car, with their myriad of attractions and pretty sights. Pontcysyllte Aqueduct is just a couple of miles away, whilst Pystyll Rhaeadr, one of the Seven Wonders of Wales, is easily accessed through the scenic Ceiriog Valley. Head across the border to explore Chester, with its Roman walls and Medieval 'Rows’, renowned zoo, riverboat trips and excellent shopping. Take a day trip to Liverpool or Manchester, or explore Shropshire, including the timber-framed buildings of Shrewsbury or Ludlow. Numerous National Trust properties such as Chirk Castle, Erddig, Attingham Park, Penrhyn and Croft Castle can also be enjoyed or why not simply lace up your walking boots and take in the spectacular scenery this area offers by foot? A fantastic village base for a varied break in beautiful North Wales.