Donadea Cottage ref: 30385

Babell near Holywell, North Wales Borders

5 Star Self Catering

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Sleeps
4
Sleeps
Bedrooms
2
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
1
Bathrooms
No pets
No pets
Changover day
FRI
Changeover day
  • Barbecue 
  • Bike Store 
  • Detached Property 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Romantic Getaways 
  • Rural Location 
  • Stairgate 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Baby and Toddler Friendly 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Green Scheme 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Gym 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

Situated along a quiet lane just 1 mile from Caerwys which is located within the Clwydian Mountain Range AONB, Donadea is a delightful 19th century detached holiday cottage. It combines quaint charm alongside all the home comforts one expects from a holiday home. Additional features such as free wi-fi and games console make this ideal for families with children. The owner is a qualified ’Bob Ross’ oil painting instructor and classes are available to book directly with the owner. The cottage has its own garden and patio area but guests can also enjoy the owner’s grounds which include 3 acres of orchard, kitchen garden and formal gardens. For people with electric cars, these can be charged via an external, 3-pin plug socket, at cost. With stunning views over the Clwyds which can be glimpsed from the full length window that presides over the staircase, it is the perfect rural escape. The area offers some great walking and cycling opportunities with direct access from the doorstep onto public footpaths and for those that prefer to travel by horse back, there is also a local bridleway. Other activities available locally include golf and fishing or for the more adventurous, Bala Lake which is within an hour’s drive offers various water sports including sailing, kayaking and white water rafting. There are plenty of tea rooms, antique shops and farmers markets in the area and the craft and antique centre at Afonwen (2 miles) is worth a visit. The popular market town of Mold and Denbigh are both within 9 miles. Other places of interest within easy driving distance include Ruthin with its ruined castle (15 miles), Llangollen (24 miles), the Victorian seaside town of Llandudno (27 miles). Beach resorts including Talacre, Rhyl and Prestatyn are within a half-hour drive and Betws-y-Coed and Snowdonia National Park can be reached in just over an hour. Over the border into England, the historical city of Chester is just 30 minutes by car and Liverpool can be reached in 50 minutes. With so much to see and do in the area, Donadea cottage is the ideal base from which to explore what both sides of the Wales/England border has to offer. Beach 6 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Living/dining room with wooden floor. Kitchen with wooden floor.

First floor

2 bedrooms: 1 double (5ft), 1 twin. Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet. Maximum occupancy is for 4 guests including children.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Oil central heating (underfloor in bathroom), electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Two Freeview TVs (one with Netflix). DVDs. Wii and small library. Playstation 3. Electric cooker. Microwave. W/ machine. Dishwasher. Fridge. Additional freezer (in outbuilding). Wi-fi. Welcome pack.

Miscellaneous

Enclosed, lawned garden with patio, sitting-out area and furniture. Shared 3-acre grounds. Barbecue. Parking (3 cars). Cycle store. Gym on-site.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
  • Distance
  • Restaurant
  • Nearest railway station
    Flint
  • Pub
  • Railway station distance
    7.0 miles
  • Lake

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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