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Cottage | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Godre Berwyn is a charming character cottage, privately situated on a quiet lane in the centre of Llangollen. The restaurants, shops,river and activities are minutes away on foot so no need to drive.
Uniquely for Llangollen, the cottage has private parking for 1 car .A parking permit is also available to accommodate an additional vehicle, with the car park situated 100 yards from the property.
The cottage has been in our family for many years and has recently undergone a complete refurbishment inside and out.
Believed to have been built in the mid 1600's, the cottage boasts a wealth of exposed beams and some exposed stonework, which along with the thick walls and uneven floors add some unique features. The sitting/dining room has a wood burning stove to make the cottage even cosier in the cooler months.
On the ground floor is a fully equipped kitchen, a sitting /dining room and a small double bedroom complete with ensuite shower room. This room would also be suitable for guests with mobility issues.
Stairs lead to a landing with many exposed beams (the stairs are a little steep) There is a large double bedroom and 2 good sized singles, along with a small newly refurbished family bathroom.
Outside, there is a gravelled patio, which is a suntrap in the middle of the day,equipped with a dining table and seating.There is a banked well stocked cottage garden with shrubs and flowers to ensure privacy .From the patio there is a view of the Berwyn Mountains-( Godre we are told means view in welsh-hence the name Godre Berwyn.)
At the rear of the property is a walled Mediterranean style courtyard, with seating, lighting and a BBQ.
Llangollen has much to do and see-for the more active there is white water rafting,climbing canoeing,golf and walking from the front gate,with mountain biking a short drive away.Families will enjoy the canal boat and steam train rides as well as the riverside park.
There is no need for a car,as all the activities,cafes bars and restaurants are all a short walk away,as are a great range of butchers,bakers,greengrocers,delis and covenience stores which are open 'til late.
A welcome pack is provided and for stays of 1 week or more a complimentary bottle of wine.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||North Wales Coast 30 km|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Liverpool or Manchester, Nearest railway: Ruabon- 7 minutes by taxi or Wrexham 15 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
About this location
The Denbighshire region
North Wales has much to offer holiday makers,from stunning scenery,interesting towns and villages to,historic castles and great days out.
There are Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty-walk along Offas Dyke visit the World Heritage sites on the Llangollen Canal -take a canal boat trip over the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct which towers 126 feet above the beautiful Dee Valley.
Visit the National Trust properies at Chirk Castle and Erdigg Hall, or take a scenic drive along the pretty Ceiriog Valley,described by Lloyd George as ''a little bit of heaven on earth''
Outdoor activities include,walking,climbing,mountain biking,rock climbing,canoeing riding,golf,fishing and white water rafting.
The North Wales Coast,Anglesey and the Snowdonia National Park make for a great day out.
The Historic cities of Chester and Shrewsbury offer great shopping
Great transport links by road,rail and coach make the area easily accessible .
Llangollen is a popular holiday spot situated in the beautiful Dee Valley,surrounded by glorious countryside with far reaching views to the ruins of Castel Dinas Bran.
There are pretty riverside walks along the Victorian Promenade overlooking the River Dee Bridge,steam railway and canal.
Horse drawn and motorised canal boat trips and steam train rides are just yards away.
The town boast many interesting individual shops,including antiques,galleries and craft shops selling many unusual gifts.
There are numerous bars,restaurants,tea rooms and riverside dining pubs with outside seating areas..
Nearby attractions include,Plas Newydd where the ladies of Llangollen lived,the Unesco world hertiage canal sites of the Pontcysylite and Chirk Aqueducts and the Horseshoe Falls.
National Trust properties at Erdigg Hall and Chirk Castle are within easy reach.
The attractive townsof Oswestry and Shrewsbury are an easy drive and Historic Chester has super shopping and the Zoo.
Outdoor Activities are very popular- Mountain Biking at Llandegla,white water rafting canoeing,climing and walking and golf are all nearby.
The North Wales Coast and Anglesey make for a great day trip to the sea side.
The Annual International Eisteddfod Festival,held every July, attracts competitors from all over the world and concerts featuring acclaimed artist are held in the evening.
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15 Dec 2014
Godre Berwyn is a lovely period cottage a short stroll to the centre of Llangollen, on arrival we were met by the owner Chris who was very helpful, the cottage was beautifully presented, well equipped… More
3 Sep 2014
"Lovely return visit"
Our second visit to this lovely cottage. Warm welcome & as previous, thoughtfulness for our children. Cottage in great spot central to Llangollen, had some good days out & grandparents enjoyed day vis… More
16 Jun 2014
"A sweet, beautifully decorated cottage, ideal location."
We stayed at Godre Berwyn during May half term, with our two young children and one set of grandparents. We were warmly welcomed by Chris and Graham, who had thoughtfully left supplies including bread… More
28 Apr 2014
"Immaculately presented, charming cottage"
Absolutely lovely. An immaculately presented and lovingly restored cottage. Everything we could have wanted for a family weekend break. Very warmly welcomed by the owners who were so thoughtful of our… More
19 Apr 2014
"Lovely, well equipped cottage in a gorgeous town"
You will receive a lovely welcome at Godre Berwyn. The owners have probably thought of everything you need for a stay in a holiday cottage - the kitchen is well equipped and with little things that yo… More
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