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The Potting Shed in Chirk, Wrexham

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sleeps 4
2 rooms
2 bathrooms

The Potting Shed description

Holiday home
The Potting Shed is a comfortable, semi-detached, ground floor cottage set 1.5 miles from the centre of Chirk in North Wales. With two en-suite bedrooms set at either end of the property, the accommodation can sleep four people. There's also a kitchen with dining area and a separate sitting room with woodburner. Outside, there is a private front patio with furniture and shared access to the historic gardens the property sits amongst, which once supplied Chirk Castle's kitchens. With walks alongside the canal and beautiful scenery all around, The Potting Shed provides a traditional, comfortable holiday home for those seeking a slice of history of the area.

Most famous for its magnificent 14th century castle and gardens, Chirk boasts a wonderful aqueduct, built by Thomas Telford, pleasant pubs, restaurants, convenience store, chemist, gift shop, an excellent golf course and marina. Only 5 miles from charming Llangollen and within easy reach of the scenic Horseshoe Pass and the medieval towns of Chester and Shrewsbury, this great location has plenty to see and do for all the family!

Famous for its choirs, stunning mountain ranges and beautiful valleys, this wonderful country has something for everyone. From Snowdonia in North Wales to the Brecon Beacons and the Pembrokeshire Coast in the South.

Oil central heating with woodburner. Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, WiFi. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. External bike storage. Private front patio with furniture plus access to lawned gardens with furniture. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 1 mile. Note: Access is via approx. 200 yards unadopted drive. Note: Accessed up 2 steps. Gardens accessed down 17 steps, and there are unfenced walled drops, children to be supervised. Note: Close to A5, some road noise may be heard outside at certain times. Note: Part of the formal garden being seeded and planted, ready June 2015.


  • Accepts Pets
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Ground floor
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Log fire
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi

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Mrs Pepper
June 2016
A truly wonderful holiday was had by us all. The situation of the cottage was excellent, overlooking the beautiful gardens being restored by the owner. The owners could not have been more helpful and friendly. The Potting Shed is so central to so many visitor attractions that it makes it ideal for anyone wanting to explore the area around Llangollen.
Mrs Hogan
July 2016
Very homely cottage, beautifully decorated, spotlessly clean, with everything (and more) that you could possibly want. The owner has thought of everything and everything is of really good quality. The gardens are stunning.
Mr Levet
March 2016
Convenient location for many attractions. Charming comfortable property. Friendly owner neighbours. Notwithstanding winter the gardens were a most interesting feature.
Ms Lane
April 2016
Easy access to surrounding area. Excellent for the dog. Friendly and helpful owner and neighbour. Cosy and very comfortable cottage.
Mrs Brookes
April 2016
A very well equipped cottage in a beautiful setting, with the thoughtful provision of everything that might be required. There was plenty to do in the nearby vicinity.
Mrs Prato
February 2016
There were comfortable furnishings and beautiful gardens. We liked the location of the cottage and the owners were helpful.
Mr Wright
April 2016
The Cottage was situated in a nice location, with a garden that was a dream for a holiday cottage. It had everything needed to make it a perfect holiday.
Mrs Lamb
February 2016
We had a lovely stay at The Potting Shed and feel that the cottage should be rated 4* as the owner has gone to so much trouble to anticipate every need.
Mrs Howe
November 2015
The Potting Shed was well equipped, very cosy and had great views. It exceeded our expectations in every way, we will recommend it to everyone.
Mrs Harborne
July 2015
Well equipped property with beautiful enclosed gardens, which were very dog friendly. Good area for tourist attractions.
Mrs Hamer
October 2015
We found The Potting Shed completely relaxing !! The cottage was unique, cosy and warm. It was well equipped and full of character with panoramic views of the Old Worlde garden from EVERY WINDOW which was really lovely. The owner was an extremely nice gentleman and all in all we certainly want to return again next year.
Mr Pritchard
September 2015
It far exceeded our expectations in terms of setting, comfort, amenities, helpfulness and location. We were so impressed with the owner's provisions and attention to detail. Nothing was too much trouble for him. The area for our dog to exercise in was a bonus. We are definitely planning to return in the near future.
Mrs Baker
April 2015
The owner was very friendly and helpful and added to our whole holiday experience. The area has stunning scenery and a lot to offer. We will book again.
Mrs Gisborne
May 2015
The cottage was just as we hoped. Quirky, comfortable and in a lovely setting overlooking the historic garden being sympathetically restored by the owner who is charming and friendly. It was ideally situated for visiting many places of interest nearby, and quiet and private enough to just sit and relax in the garden.
Mr Jones
June 2016
I would not hesitate in recommending this property; it was spotlessly clean and had everything you need for your stay. The gardens were immaculate. The owner and his friend who lives in the next cottage were great hosts and nothing was too much trouble for them. The cottage is in an ideal location to visit all the sights in the area.
Ms Symonds
June 2015
This cottage is a hidden gem. It was beautiful, well equipped and in wonderful gardens. It was ideally located for visiting the area and lovely to return to the very inviting, warm cottage and gardens.
Mrs Smith
August 2015
The beautiful and unusual setting made the cottage a lovely place to unwind. The cottage was clean and nicely equipped with lots of thoughtful extras. The owner and neighbour where very friendly and welcoming.
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