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Bronygarth near Chirk, Shropshire (Ref. 916332)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • “Splendid quirky house, superb ...”
    Splendid quirky house, superb location, lovely hosts
    Splendid quirky house, superb location, lovely hosts
    - Mr Knowles, September 2017

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This traditional detached cottage is situated next to the owner’s home in the charming Shropshire village of Bronygarth.

Dating from the 17th century, this former gamekeeper’s cottage mixes traditional features with modern luxuries.

Step into the hallway and you will immediately be impressed by the style and quality of the cottage.

Low ceilings and doorways in some areas.

To the right is the kitchen with the original quarry tile floor and modern appliances where you can rustle up a tasty meal.

From here, you can access the utility room which leads into a charming single bedroom, a great hideaway from the rest of the house.

Across the hallway is the comfy sitting room which features low wooden beams and a large woodburning stove which is guaranteed to keep you warm, whatever the weather is doing outside.

From the sitting room, stairs lead up to two first floor bedrooms, both with decorative fireplaces, with the master room also boasting an en-suite shower room.

At the rear of the cottage are beautifully manicured lawned gardens, with a patio area where you can sit with a morning coffee as you plan the day’s adventures.

Bronygarth is a small village in the Ceiriog Valley on the border of Shropshire and North Wales.

Just a few minutes’ drive is the popular town of Chirk, with a wide range of shops and pubs, as well as the National Trust owned Chirk Castle, a magnificent medieval castle which will provide a magical day out for all ages, and which can be seen from the cottage.

With easy access to the watersports centres of Llangollen and Bala, and further on to the Snowdonia National Park, you are ideally placed for an adrenaline-fuelled holiday.

However, if you fancy a more genteel pace to your holiday, visit nearby Erddig, another superb NT property, or the fabulous city of Chester with its Roman Walls and Amphitheatre, Chester Zoo, and the superb Roodee racecourse.

A wonderful cottage for a relaxing break in beautiful countryside.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin, 1 x ground floor single. Bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Utility. Sitting room with woodburning stove.

Amenities

  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Enclosed garden with lawn, patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: Single bedroom accessed through the utility
  • Note: Check-in 4pm
  • low ceilings and doorways in some areas, and steep stairs

About the location

BRONYGARTH

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

Note: For Christmas and New Year 2017 - the arrival date for Christmas 2017 is 23rd December and the arrival date for New Year 2017 is 30th December. Contact our Reservations Department for more information.

Note: For Christmas and New Year 2018 - the arrival date for Christmas 2018 is 22nd December and the arrival date for New Year 2018 is 29th December. Contact our Reservations Department for more information.

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