Prices for 7 - 10 guests available with extra bedrooms and living space, until end April 2021
Detached period cottage with a large games room. Perfect base for exploring the area or simply relaxing in the glorious hillside gardens, soaking up the views as red kites and buzzards soar overhead
In an elevated position on the edge of Llangunllo village with stunning panoramic countryside views, the cottage is a delight inside and out. Drive, stride or cycle into the Welsh Marches and Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty including Glyndwr’s Way and the Offa’s Dyke path through nearby Knighton. Visit the majestic Victorian dams and reservoirs of the Elan Valley, or medieval Ludlow with its 13th century castle, restaurants and markets. Discover National Trust’s Croft Castle and Berrington Hall, Stokesay Castle, Abbey-cwm-Hir and the award winning Judge’s Lodging museum. Choose between country pubs and the cafes and restaurants of nearby Presteigne and Knighton or buy local produce and cook up a feast. This spacious property is full of character with inglenooks, exposed beams and a charming maze of rooms. Access to the cottage is up a steep single track lane, with beautiful views from its elevated position when you reach the top.
As you step through the front door the lounge is to your right with plenty of comfy seating, a wood burner in the fireplace, TV and delightful views across the garden and beyond. To the left at the heart of the cottage is a stunning beamed kitchen/diner with a wood burner in the inglenook by the large dining table, the kitchen well-equipped with electric oven and hob, fridge, dishwasher, microwave and a sink with a view. At the back door a covered porch leads into a utility room with fridge/freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer, practical Belfast sink and plenty of space for coats and boots. A shower room with a large shower and WC adjoins the hall that takes you back through to the dining room. A staircase leads up to the family bathroom with shower over bath, WC and three bedrooms, all with lovely views. The beamed master bedroom has a king-size bed and en-suite shower and WC. A double bedroom and a twin (zip-and-link bed that can be made up as a super king-size bed on request) complete the accommodation. Just below the cottage is a large games room with a pool table, table football and table tennis.
The creatively designed garden has surprises around every corner. Topiary cows greet you beside the front door where a south facing terrace features benches, lawns and flower borders. An enclosed side patio has a table and chairs under an apple tree and a view over the village to the hills in the east. There is gated access to the steep hillside behind the house, with steps and meandering paths taking you up through natural gardens to a summer house and large deck with sun loungers, table and chairs. Higher still, set in woods full of wildlife, is a stone folly with the best view of all. Please note due to the steepness of the garden care is to be taken and children are to be supervised. There is lockable space to store bikes and a handy bike wash. Parking to the front of the games room takes three cars, with a further parking area adjoining the cottage for two more cars.
Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.