Maes Yr Esgob House ref: UK10859

Afon Wen, near Denbigh, North Wales Borders

4 Star Self Catering



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  • Detached Property 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Open Fire 
  • Rural Location 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • WiFi 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Newly Listed Property 
  • Heritage Collection 
  • Parking - On Site 
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This stunning, detached house, inspired by the Arts and Crafts movement, is surrounded by mature gardens and woodland. Bursting with original period features, it offers spacious accommodation, perfect for families and friends. Maes Yr Esgob House is truly unique, and is in a peaceful and secluded location surrounded by open countryside, which affords wonderful scenery and walking opportunities including Offa’s Dyke, a long distance footpath.

The property is perfectly located for exploring this delightful corner of Wales. The towns of Denbigh and Ruthin are close by, as well as the county town of Mold, which has a weekly market and is home to Theatr Clwyd producing shows all year round. An easy drive will take you to cultural pleasures and great shopping in the historic city of Chester with its black and white shopping rows, racecourse and zoo. In the other direction, the magnificent mountain scenery of the Snowdonia National Park, with its myriad of outdoor pursuits, is within an hour’s drive. Fabulous sandy beaches and the fun of the seaside are also easily accessible. Beach 13 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 3 miles.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Step to entrance.
Living room: With open fire, Freesat TV, DVD player and wooden floor.
Snug: With wood burner.
Dining room: With open fire and wooden floor.
Kitchen: Farmhouse style with oil Rayburn, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and tiled floor.
Utility room: With washing machine and tumble dryer.
2 separate toilets.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed, Freesat TV and en-suite with shower cubicle, toilet and bidet.
Bedroom 2: With kingsize bed bed.
Bedroom 3: With double bed.
Bedroom 4: With twin beds and Freesat TV.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, toilet and heated towel rail.
Separate toilet.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


Oil central heating, oil, electricity, bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi and fuel for open fires and wood burner included. Welcome pack.


4-acre natural garden with patio and garden furniture. Private parking for 5 cars. No smoking. Please note: There is an unfenced pond in the garden.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    3 miles
  • Distance
    9 miles
  • Restaurant
    2 miles
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    3 miles
  • Railway station distance
    10.5 miles
  • Lake
    3 miles

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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