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Self Catering in Clwyd - Bodfari

Areas: Denbighshire

Cae Caled Cottage

Cae Caled Cottage, Bodfari, Clwyd

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Sykes Cottages
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Sleeps a maximum of: 2

Pricing From: £324.00

This brick built luxury cottage adjoining the owner's 15th Century farmhouse near to Bodfari in North Wales sleeps two people.

Set in 30 acres of beautiful grounds, this delightful cottage is part of an award-winning farm at the foot of the Clwydian Hill Range. Located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this property is a brick built cottage, adjoining the owner's 15th Century farmhouse. With access to a heated swimming pool, a wonderful garden and private fishing on the River Clwyd, this lovely home-from-home is an ideal spot for a romantic break, far from the stresses of modern life.

The local area is packed with things to see and do including walks along the Offa's Dyke Pathway, trips to the market town of Denbigh and numerous sites of historic interest. Note: The cottage was voted one of the UK’s top 20 romantic cottages in 2009 by Alistair Sawday for The Times Online.


The Perfect Spot for humans and dogs !
Absolutely gutted our week here went so fast. Just absolutely stunning. The cottage and the location and views. So many walks to do and not enough time. Everything you could want for a nice relaxing refresh. Highly recommend taking a hot soak after a day of walking! The owners were great for help and recommendations. We're definitely coming back.. sold Wales to us!!

Romantic getaway
Had a beautiful stay with my girlfriend( now fianc?e) Views were stunning as you can see from one of many photographs we took! This was a superb sunset, and view from a walk up on the hills (can?t remember the welsh name moul fammu?) Cottage was clean and airy in the heat wave and warm in evening. We had a couple of bbq's , the kitchen had all bits and bobs we needed. Bed was massive and very Comfy, bathroom was luxurious. The whole place was decorated with some beautiful hand picked antiques and we loved the staircase!! Very special weekend I popped the question and she said ....YES!!

Peaceful retreat, to re-charge your batteries.
We have a totally wonderful stay , such a bonus to find a lovely dog friendly cottage, the views are picturesque the cottage has a amazing bathroom, if you like a relaxing soak in the evening and a powerful shower for the mornings. The bedroom is large and airy with a massive bed. The owners could not have been any more helpful,and brought us temporary deck chairs as the new outdoor furniture was being delivered the next day. The outdoor swimming pool was a great bonus as the weather was extremely hot. We found plenty to do in the area, lovely towns nearby and some great nature walks. loggerheads country park is only 15mins away, this has long or short walks with a great licensed cafe and gift shop. There is also a fantastic pub close by which serves amazing food and has great views plus is also dog friendly . We are looking forward to our next visit.

The Cottage was a peaceful haven for me and my dog. There are beautiful views from the Cottage and one can walk down to the river through the fields.
Mrs McGough

Not all that we had hoped
The good: ? There was a Peahen and two Guineafowl that live by the cottage. They're very tame and a fascinating addition. ? The wi-fi was stable with good speed and coverage ? The cottage is in a lovely area with amazing views! The bad: ? While the decoration is good it feels like a cottage that was decorated well a few years ago and left relatively unloved since then with lots of dust and cobwebs, and lots of light bulbs dead and unreplaced. ? The bed was uncomfortable. ? The boiler died twice during our stay. The first time it happened we had a very difficult time trying to find someone to help us and when we did they couldn't help and told us to text/call the owners who were abroad. This was all deeply unsatisfactory! ? The interesting birds are cool but they do... leave their mark. The outdoor table and chairs were unusable because of this. The owners dogs also contributed to this problem, though not on the table and chairs.



Parking Space
Linen provided
Towels provided
Washing Machine
High Chair


Double Beds

Twin Beds


LPG central heating with woodburner in sitting room
Electric oven & hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD, WiFi
Fuel, power & starter pack of wood for woodburner inc in rent
Bed linen & towels inc in rent
2 cots, highchair & stairgate
Shared use of heated outdoor swimming pool by prior arrangement with the owner (1st July - end Sept)
Trout fishing on River Clwyd available within owner's grounds end March - end Sept (fishing licence required)
Off road parking for 2 cars
Private lawned garden with ornamental pond, patio, furniture & BBQ
Two small well-behaved dogs welcome at a charge of £10 per dog, per week
Sorry, no smoking
Shop & pub less than 2 miles
Note: Unfenced pond
Ensure care is taken
Note: Spiral staircase in property may be unsuitable for less mobile
Note: The pool closes at 6:30pm for chemical top-up and hoover clean
Please be aware that the pool is an open air swimming pool in the middle of the countryside, you may find local wildlife visit (a net is provided)
Note: Dogs must be supervised at all times as the owners have dogs of their own
They must be kept on a lead at all times when outside and not be allowed to roam freely

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Brynbella Garden - 2.2 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Penycloddiau Hill Fort - 2.2 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Denbigh, St Marcella Church - 2.4 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Denbigh Friary - 2.8 miles (Abbey) Heritage Rating

Denbigh, St Hilary's Chapel - 3.3 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Denbigh, Leicester's Church - 3.4 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Denbigh Castle - 3.4 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Denbigh Town Walls - 3.5 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Moel Arthur Hill Fort - 3.7 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Llanrhaeadr, St Dyfnog's Church and Holy Well - 3.7 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

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