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Groesfaen Bach

Caerwys - North Wales Coast

This farmhouse sleeps up to 14 and offers luxury self-catering in North Wales countryside. Less than 6 miles to the coast and just 1.5 miles to Offa’s Dyke.
  • Sleeps 14
  • 7 Bedrooms
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi internet
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
58357
£1549 - £2329 per week *

Description

This modern farmhouse offers luxury self-catering in North Wales and is perfect for large families and groups. Situated on a quiet working farm and surrounded by wonderful countryside, it is less than 6 miles from the North Wales coast and just 1.5 miles from Offa’s Dyke National Trail. Set at the foot of the quiet Clwydian Range of hills that stretch from the coast all the way to Llangollen, it is one of only eight Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the whole of Wales.

Ground Floor

Lounge includes gas fire, 50" Freeview TV, DVD and Radio/CD. Spacious room with a 5 seater corner sofa, 3 seater sofa, 2 seater sofa, 1 single chair, 2 reading chairs, 1 pouffe and coffee table.

Kitchen/Dining has an integrated, eye level electric oven and hob, microwave, American style fridge with ice box and dishwasher, large island feature for food preparation and granite worktops. Large dining table with seating for up to 15 guests along with a 2 seat breakfast bar, wall mounted Freeview TV and stunning views over the surrounding countryside.

Bedroom 1: Super king size bed, chest of drawers, 2 bed side lockers and a walk in wardrobe. En suite wet room comprising shower, WC and wash basin.

Shower Room with shower enclosure, WC and wash basin

Utility with washing machine, sink and worktop.

Upstairs - First Floor

Bedroom 2: Combination bunk bed - a double bed at the bottom and single bed above, along with a chest of drawers.

Bedroom 3: King size bed with bed side lockers and en suite facilities comprising enclosed shower cubicle, WC and wash basin. Walk in wardrobe, balcony with patio table and chairs and stunning views.

Bedroom 4: Super king size bed, bed side lockers, chest of drawers and a walk in wardrobe. En suite facilities include an enclosed shower cubicle, WC and wash basin.

Bedroom 5: Super king size bed with bed side lockers, chest of drawers and wardrobe.

Bathroom 1: Free standing bath, enclosed shower cubicle, WC and wash basin.

Second Floor

Bedroom 6: King size bed with bed side lockers, walk in wardrobe and under eaves storage lockers.

Bedroom 7: Two single beds with bed side lockers and a wardrobe.

Bathroom 2: 'Jack and Jill style bathroom with access from both bedrooms 6 and 7 with shower over bath, WC and wash basin

Garden

Large, enclosed garden area with patio area and seating for up to fourteen and a barbeque set. Views over mountain range and open countryside from both property and garden.

Beyond the garden you also have the opportunity to meet a range of farm animals. You can even pick your own eggs if you wish.

Additional Information

  • Oil central heating and electricity included
  • Bed linen, towels and hairdryer provided.
  • Cot and high chair provided on request. Please bring your own cot bedding.
  • WiFi provided
  • Youngsters to be supervised while out and about on working farm.
  • Disabled friendly ground floor. Ramp provided for easy access
  • No pets or smoking in the property.
  • Ample off road parking.
  • Glan yr Afon Inn - a local, highly recommended restaurant provides Groesfaen Bach guests with a FREE pick-up service to and from their restaurant.
  • Please note: This property has a £150 good housekeeping refundable bond, which is payable to Best of Wales along with the balance of your holiday. Alternatively, you can waiver this bond by paying a non-refundable fee of £5 per person instead.

Features

  • Sleeps 14
  • 7 Bedrooms
  • 5 King size/super king beds
  • 1 Double bed
  • 3 Single beds
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi internet
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Saturday changeover
  • 6 Miles from a beach
  • 1 Mile from a pub
  • 1 Mile from a shop
  • Ground floor bath/shower room
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Disabled Friendly
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Towels provided
  • No tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • No travel cot available

Prices

Reviews

Excellent property, very spacious. Plenty of shower facilities a bonus, plus ice making machine was a godsend. Would highly recommend this property for any large party, you will not be disappointed. Bit off the beaten track but not a problem, ten minutes from main highway.Irene from Kirkby - 14th May 2018
We had an amazing family time at this property. It is ideal for a large party of different ages such as ours. The owner and family were second to none, truly pleasant and friendly. We cannot thank them enough for their kindness and hospitality!!! We really recommend the Greenfield Heritage Park and Abbey ruins. It was great for our children who were between 2 and 11 years of age. We went to the Holy well if you want to bathe do not go on a Sunday. We visited Conwy Castle and Colwyn Bay. We also visited the Welsh Mountain Zoo. These were all good experiences for the kids and adults alike. It was that good a place that we would all like to return again. We would not change anything as we had a truly great Welsh holiday looking out at cows and sheep to the back of the house and a horse in the front paddock.Heather - 20th August 2017
Family reunion. Large spacious facility which was ideal for 8 adults and 6 children. Warm and clean and very comfortable. Well equipped.
Recommends: Walking on foot on local footpaths - pretty countryside.Family from Durham - 29th November 2016
We all had a great time. House is absolutely beautiful and would definitely recommend to anyone considering going.Emma from Wigan - 12th June 2016
The property was great. Well designed and roomy. We loved the house and location and would stay there again.Family from Somerset - 17th May 2016
Everything was just perfect
All 14 of us had a wonderful time. Perfect place for a get together. The owners of the house were so friendly and helpful. We will definitely be returning to Groesfaen. Indian takeaway delivery. 'Just Eat '. Zainah's. Highly recommended if wanting a night in and don't want to cook, food was delicious.Victoria and Friends - 17th September 2015

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Local Area

Groesfaen Bach farmhouse is located in wonderful countryside – less than 6 miles from the North Wales coast and just 1.5 miles from Offa’s Dyke National Trail. Set at the foot of the quiet Clwydian Range of hills that stretch from the coast all the way to Llangollen, it is one of only eight Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the whole of Wales.

Situated on a quiet, well kept working farm, this large self catering in North Wales is just 1 mile from the nearest shop in Caerwys and also 1 mile from the nearest pub / restaurant (Black Lion in Babell) which serves great food. Another highly recommended local restaurant is Glan yr Afon Inn in Milwr, which also comes with a free pick-up service for Groesfaen Bach guests. There are also a range of amenities available in Holywell, 4 miles north.

This truly is a haven for walkers and cyclists with a range of footpaths and peaceful lanes to explore in every direction. Once you get in the car, you’re only minutes from the coast where you can enjoy plenty of sandy beaches, the SeaQuarium and Sun Centre in Rhyl, the Welsh Mountain Zoo in Colwyn Bay and a spectacular Victorian Pier, boat trips, Ski & Snowboard Centre, toboggans etc in Llandudo. A little further west is the historic, walled town of Conwy with its magnificent Castle - one of the few extra-special places in the British Isles to be awarded World Heritage Site status.

Visit the National Trust's Bodnant Gardens, explore Loggerheads Country Park, get the adrenalin pumping at Llandegla Forest mountain biking centre or on the North Wales Go-karting Championship Circuit. With the Isle of Anglesey and Snowdonia National Park also within travelling distance, you will certainly be spoilt for choice during your stay at Groesfaen Bach.

Walking

Offa’s Dyke – National Trail (177 miles in total) following the Welsh/English border. 1.5 miles of the path actually goes through the cottage owner’s land). Join the path 1.5 miles from the cottage.

Greenfield Valley Walk –A Medieval abbey, 19th century mills and a Victorian farm are some of the locations worth visiting on this 2.5 mile walk. Fairly easy, flat walk with good surfaces. 5.5 miles from the cottage

North Wales Coastal Path – Nearest joining point at Whelston, 5.5 miles away.

Loggerheads Country Park – Moel Famau, Cilcain – 554 meter high mountain walk. Popular destination for family walks, situated in a country park near Loggerheads. 12 miles

Coed Llandegla Forest provides a range of routes suitable for walkers of all abilities and fitness levels. 20 miles

Golf

Caerwys Golf Club. Set within the rolling Clwydian hills, this is a picturesque 9 hole woodland golf course. 1 mile

Holywell Golf Club. A 18 hole moorland course, ideal for visitors of all abilities with a good mix of par threes, fours and fives to test the more experienced golfer. 3 miles

Pennant Park Golf Club. Built in an area of outstanding natural beauty this parkland 18 hole course offers a challenge to all golfers from beginners to professionals. 3.5 miles

Fishing

Wal Goch Fisheries in Nannerch, stocked with brown and rainbow trout. 3.8 miles

River Elwy – Fish for salmon and trout. Contact Rhyl and St Asaph Anglers Society for permits. 9 miles to nearest point, at St. Asaph

Cycling

Cilcain Short – Easy 5.5 mile ride from Cilcain up to the ridge of the Clwydian Range with impressive views over the Vale of Clwyd towards Snowdonia. 6 miles from the cottage

Along the Sea Front. 15 mile semi-urban circular route from Brickfields Pond in Rhyl, to the Sea Front. Then follows the coastal cycle way to Prestatyn before heading inland on the Prestatyn - Dyserth Way cycle route. Nearest point is Dyserth, 9 miles.

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Bridlewood Riding Centre. The stables enjoy a relaxed countryside location just outside Prestatyn with direct access onto the Talacre Beach along their own private bridle way. 9.5 miles

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