The Coach House is a traditional barn conversion that provides an ideal retreat to relax and unwind for either a short break or longer holiday. It can accommodate parties of up to ten guests in five bedrooms and is located within the owners estate, amongst its own courtyard and gardens.
Located within the Tanat Valley on the Shropshire/Powys border, The Coach House is nearby to many of the areas attractions including: Powis Castle; Llanraeadr Waterfall; Lake Vyrnwy and Bala. Snowdonia National Park is also less than an hours drive with its majestic mountains, where you can enjoy a wide selection of outdoor activities including white water rafting and canoeing.
Sailing and Tennis can be enjoyed in the Berwyn mountains, along with the more leisurely pursuits such as fishing and golf. The keen walker can enjoy walking directly out from The Coach House (maps provided) and there are some good testing cycle rides, along with safe storage within the Coach House for cycles. This area is also a renowned mountain biking area with many challenging routes for those ready for the challenge!
For those looking for a more cultural experience, there are many National Trust properties nearby including Chirk, Powis Castle, Erddig and the historical sites of Ellesmere and Whittington Castle.
There are also many local activities and attractions that should keep the children amused including: Blue Planet Aquarium; Coed-y-dinas; Park Hall Farm; Crazy Knights; cinema and local swimming baths in Wrexham and Welshpool which provide great fun with slides and wave machines.
The nearby town of Oswestry offers eateries and speciality shops jostling with the market stalls. There are also many good highly recommended restaurants and pubs nearby, along with local interests to keep the youngsters amused.
Bring your horse along on holiday! The owners have paddocks, stabling and a menage for training with jumps which guests are able to use and there are also local indoor equestrian centres nearby and cross country rides for those who like the challenge. For a more relaxing hack, try the Dyfnant forest which has fabulous routes to explore amongst truly beautiful surroundings. Pls contact the owner for prices for livery.
Suzanne & David Jenkins joined Independent Cottages in July 2010
Ground floor (there are no steps or ramps)
Outside: There is an enclosed garden with outdoor furniture, BBQ and plenty of car parking, along with room to store bikes and outdoor gear in the garage and outbuildings. Guests of The Coach House also have use of the recently added 'Chill-out Area' - a superb place for socialising next to the property where you can BBQ, bubble in the hot tub and steam in the sauna. A trampoline (with safety net) and paddling pool can also be provided.
Additional information: Non-smokers only. There are shops within four miles for stocking up on provisions and a pub and restaurant a mile away. Dogs are most welcome (plastic dog beds can be provided). Duvets, along with all linen and towels are provided for guests. A cot/high chair is also provided. The Coach House is fully centrally heated and also has a log burner (an initial supply of wood for the burner is provided and can then be purchased at cost). Short breaks offered, please enquire with the owner.
Star Rating: 4 Star
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