Argoed Hall, Llangollen,
North East Wales
This self-contained townhouse, part of a luxury Victorian mansion in the pretty vale of Llangollen is situated close to many attractions of this unspoilt part of Wales. The house is situated in the village of Froncysyllte, nestling in a secluded spot yet minutes walk from famous heritage sites - the historic canal, and the renowned narrow gauge railway. This perfectly placed holiday home has beautiful walking paths a local wine bar and the village post office on the doorstep.
Llangollen Wharf provides great fun with a difference with horse drawn boats along the canal. The International Eisteddfod annual festival also takes place in Llangollen. The Horseshoe Pass and Brunel's Acqueduct at Pontcyslite as well as the renowned narrow gauge railway where you can meet Thomas the Tank Engine - are all there to make this a memorable family holiday.
There are many other activities within easy reach of this luxury self-catering home - there are several golf courses to choose from, horse-racing at Bangor on Dee as well as many other outdoor pursuits. Eating out provides many options - from a selection of pubs and a local wine bar serving a taste of good home cooked produce to a Michelin starred restaurant, the Country House for a taste of fine dining. This superb holiday home makes a good base from which to visit the ancient town of Chester, as well as Shrewsbury, Wrexham and the Snowdonia National Park. And as the house can be rented as a whole or as individual townhouses, it is perfect for a family or group of firends looking for a luxury self-catering holiday home in Wales.
- Bedrooms: 4
- Sleeps: 7
- Bathrooms: 2
- Widescreen TV, DVD, Freeview, Stereo, CD player
- Dishwasher, Microwave, Washing Machine
- Grade 2 listed building
- Parque flooring, coving, fireplaces
- 3 acres of garden, lawns, sunken garden and ancient woodland
- Sorry, no pets
- No smoking
- Manchester Airport - 55 miles
- Railway Station - Wrexham - 10 miles
- Pubs, restaurants - on your doorstep
- Llangollen for Eisteddfod and steam railway
- Golf, Walking, fishing, tennis
- Bangor on Dee for horse racing
- Historic Chester, Shrewsbury, Wrexham within easy reach
This lovely townhouse sleeps 7, one of 4 self-contained wings in a unique Welsh mansion. Formed of an historic Grade II listed building that has been lovingly refurbished by the present owners, the house has many original features such as parque flooring, coving and original staircases. Argoed Hall is beautfully situated, nestling among ancient gardens, with stunning views visible from every room.
Accommodation is of a luxury standard - substantial oak fireplaces with stone built hearths; large rooms perfectly lit with chandeliers and soft lighting; comfortable sofas, clad in Italian leather, furniture crafted in oak - the living space provides a perfect place for curling up and relaxing after a day's exploring. All the mod-cons are included - the house is well equipped with Hi-fi's, docking stations, large TVs and DVD players. There are beautiful views of the grounds and river below.
The kitchen and dining space in this historic house are as immaculate and well-equipped as you would expect from such luxury accommodation - fitted oak units, solid granite work surfaces, a Belfast sink and a rangemaster stove feature in many. Oak dining tables and matching chairs provide the perfect place for a large family meal, and the views across the valley lend a spectacular backdrop.
The bedrooms in the West Wing of Argoed Hall - are furnished with oak beds and fitted with luxury cotton bed linen. While the two bathrooms have granite floors, rolltop baths and handheld showers. Fluffy towels, bathrobes and slippers are provided, for that extra taste of luxury.
Outside, some 3 acres of grounds, a designated site of historical interest is a mixture of sunken gardens, giant beeches and firs and mixed woodland that children will love to explore. There is ample garden furniture and places to sit and relax with a glass of wine and take in the view. The house can be rented as a whole, divided into 4 superb townhouses, each accommodating 7-11 people in 4-5 bedrooms. This is a perfect self-catering house for Christmas, for summer, or for a special occasion at any time of year.
This Victorian mansion house overlooks the River Dee in the lovely vale of Llangollen. Full directions will be given upon booking.
Heating, electricity and gas are included in the rental price. Linen and towels are provided.
Change over day is Friday. Sorry, no pets are allowed. Argoed Hall is strictly non-smoking.
Short breaks are available, please enquire.
To book this luxury mansion for your self-catering holiday in the beautiful vale of Llangollen, Wales, click the enquiry button below and request availability and prices.
Argoed Hall, Froncysyllte, Llangollen, Wrexham, LL20 7RH, North Wales, UK