Sodylt Hall Estate
Comprising of two inviting holiday cottages set within the acreage of the Sodylt Hall Estate, a rural offering situated in England close to the North Wales border, 5 miles from the town of Ellesmere. The grounds boast the Grade II listed Sodylt Hall, as well as a tennis court, small trout lake and a number of picturesque woodland trails. These delightful properties consist of an 1850s lodge and the original housekeeper’s quarters. Both have been lovingly converted into charming holiday cottages, boasting well-appointed fixtures and fittings as well as comfortable furnishings. Although the two properties have been renovated to suit modern tastes, they still retain some of their key period features, including red-brick open fire places and in Stable Cottage, the original sash windows. Both The Lodge and Stable Cottage have their own private garden areas, the former possessing a well-kept lawn and courtyard area and the latter a patio area, all of which take advantage of beautiful views of the estate and the surrounding hills. Nearby are the settlements of Overton-on-Dee and Ellesmere, and there is a wide choice of local pubs that can be reached by car, The Greyhound near St Martin’s, The Cross Foxes, Erbistock near Overton on Dee, The Boat at Erbistock, also the Hanmer Arms, Hanmer. Overton-on-Dee is a quaint village situated near the English border, an ideal spot from which to discover the North Wales, countryside as well as that of Cheshire and Shropshire. The village offers a number of local shops, a pub and restaurant, as well as some fantastic 18th century architecture. Not far is the town of Ellesmere a scenic Shropshire town full of shops and pubs, as well as natural attractions such as the nine magnificent glacial meres, all of which are havens for all sorts of wildlife. The small town of Llangollen is only 25 minutes away by car, and is well worth a visit, it is also home to The Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod which takes place every year during the second week of July. These lovely cottages are the ideal place to stay for either a family getaway or a group of friends wanting to enjoy a country escape. Note: Tennis court and fishing lake available on request, must bring own equipment.
This comforting cottage sits amidst lush countryside, close to the North Wales village of Overton-on-Dee.
Placed excellently for touring North Wales, Cheshire and Shropshire, a group of friends, couples or a family could use this as their welcoming base.
The kitchen in The Lodge is well-appointed, boasting a bright and fresh spot to rustle up each meal as it provides all of the necessary appliances you could need.
Spend your downtime in the living/dining room, a soothing and neutral room with a stunning redbrick open fire and a dining table set for four looking out over the nearby countryside.
Catch your rest in one of the two splendid, cream-coloured bedrooms, both served by an equally immaculate family bathroom with stylish tiling.
Enjoy splendid rural views from the comfort of the garden, a well-kept lawn and a courtyard promise an afternoon of scenic relaxation.
Overton-on-Dee is just a small journey away, offering a small assortment of shops and pubs and sits in a fine location for touring the area's finest assets.
The nearby market town of Ellesmere is certainly worth a visit for a wider range of amenities, Llangollen is also a fabulous spot with the picturesque Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and much, much more.
A homely cottage perfect for a peaceful getaway with the ones you love.
Note: this property can be booked with property 960373, and together they sleep 9.
About the location
Ellesmere 5 miles; Llangollen 12 miles.
The village of Overton-on-Dee stands amidst delightful countryside close to the English border, offering a perfect base from which to explore North Wales, Cheshire and Shropshire. Situated on an escarpment around which the River Dee winds its course, this charming village boasts a fine collection of 18th century buildings, a small selection of local shops, a great restaurant and a traditional pub. The nine Meres of Ellesmere are also nearby, created during the glacial period and now providing scenic walks, boat trips, sailing, fishing and bird watching opportunities to the many visitors that travel from near and far. Ellesmere also has a broad variety of attractive buildings including St Mary's Church, which dates back to the Norman Conquest, whilst offering a fine selection of shops and no less than nine pubs in addition to an annual beer festival, making this an ideal holiday location all year round.
Note: Property for holiday makers only no workers please.