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Criftins Chapel

Ellesmere, Shropshire
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Quirky
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Converted chapel with stunning interiors, pool table and small courtyard garden near Ellesmere
  • Visit museums, castles, gardens, attractions, eateries and independent shops in Oswestry, Whitchurch and Wrexham
  • The perfect place to enjoy time with family and friends
Property code: 62544

Stunning converted 19th century chapel, with original features, pool table and contemporary twists, in Dudleston Heath. Perfect for friends and family to enjoy Shropshire and its borders, any time of year.

The property is just 2 miles from Ellesmere, famous for its lake, with the market towns of Oswestry, Whitchurch and Wrexham nearby. This is an all-year-round destination for friends and family to have a relaxing or active holiday. Enjoy a game of tennis at the local courts, or ride and stride by the lakes, along the canal paths, Offa’s Dyke, Shropshire Way, and many more miles of rolling countryside in Shropshire and on its borders. Enjoy boating on Ellesmere Lake or fishing in the Severn, explore the caves at Hawkstone Park Follies, visit the British Ironworks or independent galleries, National Trust’s Erddig and Chirk Castles, Pontcysyllte Aqueduct or Bangor on Dee Racecourse. There is so much to see and do, with stunning views, independent shopping and fabulous culinary delights along the way.

Walk through the original chapel door and into this beautiful property with original features, underfloor heating and contemporary twists throughout. Hang up your coats, kick off your shoes and enjoy the double-height entrance. Take a moment to sit by the open flame-effect gas fire, try the piano, watch your favourite programme on the Smart TV or enjoy afternoon tea at the dining table. Walk down the step to the stylish kitchen, which is creatively designed and well-equipped with an electric hob and oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. Enjoy breakfast at the table in the kitchen looking out to the courtyard garden whilst you plan your holiday activities or take your meal up to the dining table. After a full day out, relax on the fabulous mezzanine accessed by the bespoke spiral staircase - up here you will find the pool table, sumptuous sofas and Smart TV. Watch a film, test your skill with a cue or retreat to the window and admire the view. There is limited access on the one side of the pool table, so smaller cues are provided alongside the full-size cues. When you are ready for bed head back downstairs and choose between two beautiful bedrooms, the super-king-size zip-and-link (which can be made as a twin on request) with Smart TV, and a spacious en-suite wet room with shower and WC, or the lovely twin zip-and-link (which can be made as a super-king-size on request) with Smart TV. Lastly, on the ground floor is the attractive bathroom with shower over bath and WC, perfect to enjoy a leisurely soak.

The chapel benefits from a paved frontage for car parking, the enclosed side garden has bicycle racks to use, and to the right is a lovely courtyard garden leading from the kitchen with a table, chairs and BBQ for al fresco dining. The garden is fully enclosed with parking for one car.

  • 2 bedrooms - 1 super-king-size zip-and-link (which can be made as a twin on request), 1 twin zip-and-link (which can be made as a super-king-size on request)
  • 2 bathrooms - 1 en-suite wet room with shower and WC, and 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine
  • Smart TV in the dining area, lounge and bedrooms
  • Pool table
  • Enclosed garden with paved terrace, table and chairs, plenty of storage space and a bike rack - don’t forget your locks
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Community pub within walking distance and shop 2 miles away
  • Care should be taken on the spiralled staircase, especially with children.
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Hayley Hammersley

This property is personally managed by Hayley.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 16 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Jackie 2nd April 2022

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Comfortable, quirky place with all modern comforts and additional gadgets like wireless speakers, underfloor heating and motion sensor bathroom lights. Pool table and piano made it perfect for our teens. Great base for exploring this dog friendly area and a lovely home from home to come back and relax in each night.

Reviewed by Michael 23rd February 2022

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This was our very 1st holiday with our very first dog. The converted chapel is a fantastic accommodation which is very modern, clean and well equipped. The owner Simon was very helpful and informative and was always on hand if we had any questions.The cottage is ideally situated in Ellesmere and is within close travelling distance to some great walRead moreks for the dog and also for some historic places to visit such as Chirk Castle. The lovely town of Llangollen is nearby also. Fantastic time had!! Hide

Reviewed by Diane 30th December 2021

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Reviewed by Christine 22nd December 2021

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Absolutely loved the chapel would highly recommend. Was very well equipped with everything you need and more, very high tech.

Reviewed by Leanne 1st November 2021

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We had the most amazing stay at the chapel. If you fancy a bit of luxury then this is the place. The chapel had everything. We loved the pool table. Massive tv. With Amazon Prime and Netflix etc.. if you like a bit of tech then this house has it in abundance. Where the chapel was situated was fantastic. We were just 10 miles away from Llangollen. WRead morehere we walked over the Pontcysllte Aquaduct. Amazing! Its somewhere you must go. Also great walks around the Meres in ellesmere for the dog. Hide

Reviewed by Helen 27th October 2021

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Reviewed by David 23rd October 2021

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Cannot fault the place. The beds are super comfortable and the bathrooms very modern and stylish. Everything you could want is in the kitchen. Both bedrooms have a smart tv. The house has an open flame fire, central heating and under floor heating throughout. Motion sensitive lighting in bathrooms and kitchen, great TV in upstairs lounge with surroRead moreund sound and two amazon smart speakers for music, as well as ceiling speakers in kitchen. Would highly recommend Hide

Reviewed by Julie 8th October 2021

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We had an amazing stay at this fabulous converted chapel. Very modern interior and beautifully finished. Great location with many places to visit within an hours drive. Would definitely recommend.

Reviewed by Andrea 2nd October 2021

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Beautiful property with everything you need, extremely comfortable and clean , The pool table an added bonus, Great location as so close to Wales. Ellesmere is lovely with beautiful walks around the Mere and Canals. Property owners very helpful and more than happy to answer questions, would highly recommend staying here.

Reviewed by Sam 24th September 2021

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Respectfully restored Chapel with high tech spec. Had a great weekend break, loved every aspect of the Chapel and was a real home from home. Loved the mezzanine chill out area for family pool tournaments evenings and early morning cuppas admiring the view. We will definitely return!

Reviewed by M 3rd September 2021

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Reviewed by Antoniou 27th August 2021

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Great stay. Great location. Situated in a quiet village on the borders of Wales. Plenty location for days out.

Reviewed by John 13th August 2021

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Great place to stay. Very clean and we loved the way the Chapel has been refurbished. Great location for exploring the local area and going further afield into Wales. Kids loved the piano, pool table and having Netflix in the room before bed. Owners very helpful with any requests. Would recommend.

Reviewed by Jolland 6th August 2021

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Wonderful, extremely high standard property, really couldn't have asked for more.

Reviewed by Richard 4th June 2021

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Reviewed by Chris 28th May 2021

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This is a beautifully converted former chapel. It was very clean and fresh and we had a very restful holiday. The chapel is well located within easy travelling distance of many places of interest.

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