Surrounded by beautiful Cheshire countryside, this detached property is close to many attractions, including Chirk Castle and Liverpool’s Albert Dock.
Millers Cottage, with views over Dymocks Mill pond and the Wych Brook, is situated in stunning countryside down a single-track road. This detached holiday cottage is adjacent to the owner’s property, a corn mill dating back to 1780. Millers Cottage is 3 miles west of the historic village of Malpas, which has two stores, a bakery, two restaurants, butchers, pubs, and a Post Office. It is perfect for exploring the counties of Cheshire and Shropshire, as well as North Wales. The Roman city of Chester is within easy driving distance with its amphitheatre, zoo, shopping, and museums. An hour’s drive away is Liverpool’s Albert Dock, The Beatles Story, Tate Gallery and the Liverpool One shopping centre.
Other places of interest include walking the Sandstone Trail on Bickerton Hills, Beeston Castle with views over the Cheshire countryside, and Cholmondeley Castle with its gardens and tea rooms. National Trust properties Erddig, Chirk Castle and Powys Castle are also within easy reach. The Bishop Bennet Way is close by, as are miles of footpaths and cycle ways.
For peace and quiet, Millers Cottage is the place, with an abundance of wildlife to watch; regular visitors are kingfishers, otters, mallards and mandarin ducks, plus garden birds including the grey wagtail, nesting in the water wheel. In the evening, see the stars and watch the bats, or bring your fishing rod and try to catch your supper. Shops, pubs and restaurants 3 miles.
9 steps to entrance (level access through bi-folding doors in living room).
Open plan living space: With wooden floor.
Living area: With wood burner, Freeview TV and DVD player.
Kitchen area: With range with electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer.
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 2: With double bed and single bed (for flexible sleeping arrangements) .
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.
LPG central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi and logs for wood burner included. Highchair. Welcome pack. 1½-acre landscaped garden with garden furniture (shared with owner). Indoor heated swimming pool (shared with owner, 8m x 4m, depth 1.4m, open 8am to 6pm, everyday) with conservatory, shower and changing facilities. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: There is an unfenced pond and brook in the garden.
Access to the property is via a private single track road, there are 9 steps up to the front door. There is a large mill pond and a fast flowing brook in the garden shared with the owners. There is a shared conservatory. A car is recommended for this property.Get the full listing »