Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Our former canal workers cottage situated on the Tow path of the beautiful Llangollen Canal is adjacent to the famous Chirk Aqueduct which recently achieved UNESCO World Heritage Site Status, together with the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and the stretch of Canal surrounding the two aqueducts. Fully renovated but still retaining many original features it boasts a wealth of modern conveniences to make your holiday completely relaxing.
With its canal side location the cottage is ideal for a peaceful and picturesque break do nothing but watch the narrow boats glide past or take a gentle stoll in any direction. Walking, cycling, horse riding, Golf, swimming, watersports, museums,steam trains, castles, National Trust properties all within a few miles. Further afield are Snowdonia and the Welsh coastal resorts.
Catch the train from the local station to Shrewsbury or Chester for sightseeing shopping or the races. Nationally and internationally renowned events are organised in the area; Oswesrty Jazz festival, Chester Horse Races, Bangor Horse races, Llangollens Musical Eisteddfod and many events year round at Chirk Castle.
Chirk has a variety of good local shops, butchers, chemist, bakery, gift shop, cafe, pubs, restaurants and also take away food outlets, a leisure centre with swimming pool. There are many golf clubs within a ten mile radius all welcoming visiting players.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Manchester, Liverpool, Birmingham, Nearest railway: Chirk 750 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 9|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors||
Sitting room with open fire with Large Screen TV, DVD player, video player and freeview.
Large open plan kitchen, dining and garden room, great for entertaining and with patio doors onto the garden
featuring original fireplace and bread oven (not in use) Portable docking station with CD player and radio and a further portable TV/Video player with freeview. There is a laundry cupboard which houses an automatic washing machine and dryer ironing board and iron. Shower room with toilet and hand basin off the garden room.
|Further details outdoors||
Parking for three cars on the driveway
Large enclosed rear garden with patio funiture for 17 dotted around the garden and decking. Lawn, decking, patios, flowerbeds and gravel paths. BBQ
Lockable shed for your boots, golf bags, bicycles, prams etc
Non refundable deposit of 20% secures booking full payment 8 weeks prior to holiday commencement
Linens and cleaning provided discount if you would like to provide your own.
Discount for multiple bookings and repeat booking in the same year.
The Heart of England/Peak District
Chirk Bank is situated on the side of the beautiful llangollen Canal and recently given World Heritage Site Status. Chirk Village is nearby with a good range of local shops and Oswestry is only 10 minutes away. Nearby attractions include Chirk Castle, owned by the National Trust, Llangollen and its Famous Eistedfod, shops and restaurants. Within half an hour are Chester and Shrewsbury and both are accessible via the railway station at Chirk (1/2 mile walk away)
Golf, (at least ten courses nearby) horse riding, walking, mountain pursuits, mountain biking, rafting and river based pursuits, sailing, country pursuits, shooting, off road driving and rallying and lots more are available locally. Historic Chester and Shrewsbury are less than half an hour away. Llangollen with its famous Eistedfod music festival, Oswestry has an annual jazz festival.
Chirk Castle is about two miles away and is owned by The National Trust it also has a very popular cafe. The cottage is on the llangollen canal and there are many walks straight from the garden. Birdwatching and fishing along local rivers are very popular. Horseriding in the valleys and also mountain biking are all available. There are many golf clubs welcoming visitors.