Acorns ref: UK6476

Dolphin, near Holywell, North Wales Borders

4 Star Self Catering

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Sleeps
2
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Bedrooms
2
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Bathrooms
2
Bathrooms
No pets
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FRI
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  • Barbecue 
  • Bike Store 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Ground Floor Facilities 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Hot Tubs - Private 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

Acorns is a beautifully appointed ground floor apartment set in a quiet location, which offers a superb large covered decked area with a hot tub. There is a delightful private garden with a series of waterfalls ending in a beautiful ornamental pond, with an arbour and seating area. The owner has thoughtfully provided bathrobes and slippers for your convenience. If you are looking for peace and tranquillity, then this is the place for you.
The apartment is situated on the outskirts of the small hamlet of Dolphin, with its 16th-century Inn, which is within a 5-minute walk of Acorns. Located just a short drive from the A55 express way, it is an ideal base to discover North Wales and Cheshire. The famous 7th-century St Winefride’s Well, one of the Seven Wonders of Wales, is a short distance away, along with the 12th-century ruins of Basingwerk Abbey located within the grounds of the Greenfield Valley Museum Heritage Park. An hour’s drive will take you to the magnificent mountains of Snowdonia and Llandudno, or you can enjoy the many walks available including the open common area of Halkyn Mountain, Pennant Way, Offa’s Dyke and The Welsh Coastal Path.
Within driving distance is the pretty market town of Mold, with the famous Clwyd Theatre Cymru, which offers many excellent productions, and the lively street market on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Visit the historic town of Holywell, just 1½ miles away, enjoy a day at the attractive resort town of Prestatyn or relax at Talacre Beach with its Nature Reserve, both within 10 miles. Situated over the England–Wales border, The Wirral, Liverpool and the historic city of Chester with its famous Rows, Roman walls, Racecourse Zoo, shops and restaurants, all make great days out. There are many castles and beautiful gardens to discover including the must see Bodnant Gardens in Snowdonia and Ness Gardens on The Wirral. Beach 11 miles. Shop ½ mile, pub and restaurant 200 yards.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

2 steps to entrance.
All on the ground floor.
Living/dining room: With electric wood burner, 32’’ Freeview TV, DVD player and CD player.
Kitchen: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher and washer/dryer.
Bedroom 1: With double bed and en-suite with shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.
Bedroom 2: With double bed (for flexible sleeping arrangements).
Bathroom: With shower over bath, toilet and heated towel rail.

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Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Electric central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included.

Miscellaneous

Garden with covered decked area, garden furniture and BBQ. Hot tub for 5 (private). Bike store available on request. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: There are several steps, waterfalls and an unfenced pond, 10 yards, in the garden. Maximum occupancy 2 guests.
  • Nearest town
    Holywell
  • Shops
    ½ mile
  • Distance
    1½ miles
  • Restaurant
    200 yards
  • Nearest railway station
    Flint
  • Pub
    200 yards
  • Railway station distance
    5.0 miles
  • Lake
    11 miles (beach)

About the local area

This being frontier country, there are plenty of historic sites, fortresses and castles which remind us of the area's turbulent past. Thankfully now all is peaceful, allowing the visitor to immerse themselves in centuries of history; from Wales's largest prehistoric monument, Gop Cairn, to the 700 year old intact magnificence of Chirk Castle

Wrexham to the north enjoys a very privileged location. Within twenty minutes travel you can lose yourself in the Welsh hills, be fascinated by the Roman remains in Chester or view the rich historical past within Wrexham. A short drive from Wrexham town centre you can find and enjoy a number of historical sites which remind us of the local way of life over hundreds of years. Add to this excellent road links to North Wales, the North West and beyond and you can understand why Wrexham is a very popular place to visit and stay.

Located between the River Dee and the Berwyn Mountains is Llangollen, a picturesque, bustling market town. Famous for the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod held in July each year, visitors come from world wide to spectate and compete in poetry, dance and music competitions.

Further south is the town of Welshpool. This area has an endless range of things to do and places to see. From walking trails, wildlife, fishing and golf to historic sites, beautiful villages and stunning scenery. Nearby is the town of Montgomery where you can visit the historic castle of the same name or enjoy the countryside along the Montgomery Canal

Things to do nearby

Rhyl Miniature Railway

At over 100 years old Rhyl Miniature Railway is the oldest of its kind in Britain. The line runs in a circle around the boating lake. There is also a museum, shop and coming soon a nature trail.

Greenacres Animal Park

Set in 80 acres at the gateway to North Wales, Greenacres Animal Park is the perfect venue for a fantastic day out for families and groups. Facilities include a petting area, wildlife animals and reptiles. Fantastic amusement and funfair rides, tractor tours, pony rides and magical children's shows!

Loggerheads Country Park

Loggerheads Country Park has some beautiful wooded river valleys, dramatic cliffs and outcrops all views via a short walk

Snowdonia National Park

Situated on the west coast of Britain covering 823 square miles of diverse landscapes, Snowdonia National Park is the largest National Park in Wales.

Moel Famau Country Park
Moel Famau Country Park

Moel Famau is an impressive park covered in heather moorland turning purple in the Autumn , contrasting beautifully with the green grassland pastures of the Vale of Clwyd. The Park covers an area over 2000 acres and has many access paths and facilities for visitors.

Jubilee Tower
Jubilee Tower

The Jubilee Tower is on the peak of Moel Famau within the country park. The tower was built to commemorate the golden jubilee of George III in 1810. The remains of the tower the highest point in the park, and offer spectacular views over the Clwydian Range.

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