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Best of Wales

Member since: 2013
Speaks English, Cymraeg
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Large, modern farmhouse, great for a get together for friends and families

People14
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms6
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 7 bedroom holiday farmhouse in Holywell - Groesfaen Bach

7 bedrooms: 3 super king, 2 king, 1 double & single bunk, 1 twin

This modern farmhouse offers a luxury self-catering holiday in North Wales and is ideal 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 interesting 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.

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: for stag and hen parties only, a £100 fully refundable damages bond is required as a pre-authorisation on your card, prior to arrival

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Best of Wales (Property Manager)
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, Cymraeg

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Location

Car: recommended
Other Activities:

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.

North Wales coastal path. 34 miles of hard surfaced cycle path, mostly off-road between Talacre and Penmaenmawr. Nearest point is Talacre, 10 miles

Coed Llandegla - top quality mountain biking suitable for all abilities and fitness levels. 20 miles

Horse-riding...

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

Beaches...

Talacre - highly recommended beach. Nature reserve + sand dunes. 10 miles

Prestatyn Beach - another 4 miles of family friendly sands divided between three great beaches; Ffrith Beach, Central Beach and Barkby Beach. 11 miles

Rhyl Beach - 3 miles of golden sands, perfect for families with plenty of traditional seaside activities. Includes the Sun Centre. 14 miles

Watersports...

Yachting, windsurfing and jet skiing on Rhyl Marina. 14 miles

North Wales Kitesurfing - Kite surfing school in Kinmel Bay on the North Wales coast. 15.5 miles

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.

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Prices & Availability

Notes

  • Dates Short break prices from
    24 May 2013 - 31 May 2013 From £1,282.00
    01 Jun 2013 - 12 Jul 2013 From £765.00
    13 Jul 2013 - 19 Jul 2013 From £1,050.00
    07 Sep 2013 - 20 Sep 2013 From £765.00
    21 Sep 2013 - 18 Oct 2013 From £702.00
    02 Nov 2013 - 20 Dec 2013 From £622.00
  • Deposit
    30% of total rent

    The following dates are available for short break bookings:
    24 May 2013 to 30 May 2013 minimum 3 nights
    31 May 2013 to 19 Jul 2013 minimum 2 nights
    31 Aug 2013 to 18 Oct 2013 minimum 2 nights
    Short breaks allowed for dates within 10 days
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Holywell in Wales

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Floor Area:
  • 0 m²
Location Type:
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Luxury
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom #1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En suite wet room comprising shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Shower Room with shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En suite comprising enclosed shower cubicle
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En suite includes an enclosed shower cubicle
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Free standing bath and enclosed shower cubicle
    - Toilet , Bath with Shower , 'Jack and Jill style bathroom with shower over bath
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom #1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Super King size bed with en suite wet room
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Combination bunk bed-double bed at the bottom, single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , King size bed with en suite
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Super King size bed with en suite
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Super king size bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , King size bed with walk in wardrobe
    Bedroom 7 - 2 Single Bed , Two single beds
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • live theatre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis

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