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Riverside Cottage

Rhewl near Llangollen, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 949600)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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    Mr Gillion

    “Riverside Cottage in Rhewl is a ...”

    Riverside Cottage in Rhewl is a beautiful, traditional, stone-built property overlooking the River Dee in one of the most Idyllic locations that Wales has to offer. The nearby town of Llangollen offers a whole host of eateries and attractions, from river rafting to canal boat trips across the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, which is a world heritage site. And, of course, there is the famous Llangollen to Corwyn railway which has both steam and vintage diesel trips following the course of the delightfully ...

    Riverside Cottage in Rhewl is a beautiful, traditional, stone-built property overlooking the River Dee in one of the most Idyllic locations that Wales has to offer. The nearby town of Llangollen offers a whole host of eateries and attractions, from river rafting to canal boat trips across the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, which is a world heritage site. And, of course, there is the famous Llangollen to Corwyn railway which has both steam and vintage diesel trips following the course of the delightfully pretty Dee valley. We also took a day trip across Snowdonia National Park to the wonderfully baroque Portmeirion, while Liverpool, Chester, and Shrewsbury were also fantastic day trip destinations. As I'm a runner and cyclist, I was not to be disappointed either! The highlights were running along the canal paths which are so beautifully kept; and for cyclists, the Horseshoe Pass is a must - but be warned - you need to be very fit to attempt the ascent! Our week's stay at Riverside Cottage in Rhewl made our holiday in north-east Wales perfect in every way.

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Llangollen 3.8 miles.

This superb Rhewl cottage is set in tranquil, open countryside, with enviable views across the River Dee and Llangollen valley, at the foot of the Llantysilio Mountains.

Set less than 4 miles from the all year round tourist attractions at Llangollen, with its steam trains, waterfalls and famous Eisteddfod music festival this cottage offers a fantastic base with something to suit all tastes.

Full of character, and boasting fantastic elevated views, this cosy semi-detached holiday cottage retains character features coupled with modern touches and stylish furnishings throughout.

Entering into the modern, fitted kitchen with granite worktops you will feel at home immediately.

A generous utility room offers the perfect place to store boots and hang coats, with a ground floor bathroom located off it.

Entering into the sitting room with dining area, you will appreciate the peaceful and relaxing atmosphere and want to sink into the comfy sofas and warm your toes in front of the crackling woodburning stove, drawing across the concertina doors on a cooler evening to create a cosy snug room.

Upstairs there is a delightfully-appointed king-size master bedroom, and a cosy triple bunk room offering a double bed on the base and a single bed above to fulfil most holiday requirements.

The gardens outside are private and well maintained with two terraced lawned seating areas soaking up the south-facing sun and enjoying the stunning undisturbed valley views across to grazing fields.

Within 2 minutes’ walk is a reputable country pub with local cask ales and excellent home cooked food and as you would expect the walks in the area are plentiful, with the Dee Valley Way almost passing the front door, and the Clwydian Way linking to it nearby, and with dogs welcome at this cottage it is a walkers paradise.

A perfect Llangollen cottage for walkers, families and day trippers.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x triple bunk (double below, single above). Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Ground floor bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Utility. Sitting room with single sofa bed and dining area.

Amenities

  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, DAB radio, WiFi, landline telephone for 1hr max outgoing calls to UK landline numbers, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Bike storage
  • Enclosed lawned garden to side with terraces, patio, furniture and BBQ, pizza oven and fire pit
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3 miles, pub 1 min walk
  • Note: There are seven steps down to the cottage
  • Note: Terraced garden with small unfenced drops, children to be supervised
  • Note: WiFi is suitable for browsing only
  • Note: Limited mobile phone signal from some providers
  • Note: The sitting area and dining area can be separated by clear glass doors.

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About the location

LLANGOLLEN

Ruthin 15 miles; Chester 25 miles.

The beautiful Vale of Llangollen, with its dramatic mountain backdrop and boulder-strewn River Dee is the setting for this pretty tourist town, internationally famous for its Musical Eisteddfod. Explore the green valley by steam train or canal boat, or take an exhilarating walk up to Castell Dinas Brân, high above the town, in order to enjoy the breathtaking view. Llangollen offers a good range of pubs and restaurants, as well as many interesting shops. The National Trust properties of Chirk Castle and Erddig are within easy driving distance, while a day-long car trail can take you to visit six of the ‘Seven Wonders of Wales’. Offa’s Dyke Path passes nearby and boasts pleasant walking along the crest of the Clwyd hills, plus the famous Pontcysyllte Aqueduct is 5 miles away, and Snowdonia is less than an hour’s drive.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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