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  • A tranquil haven in a busy world.
    A tranquil haven in a busy world.
    A tranquil haven in a busy world.
    The quirky Zen and private, Oriental Style garden.
    studio room leading to ensuite bathroom.
    Savour our delicious free range eggs and watch the birds from the kitchen/diner.
    Summer in the garden.
    Property description
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    Rental Home – 
    1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
    The Zen chalet is set in it's own , private, Oriental style garden in a corner of the owners' property. Ideal as a base from which to explore Secret Shropshire and the stunning Mid Wales borders.
    Be wowed by the garden, with a brook running right under the bedroom window. Frogs and newts spawn in the pond in early spring . A sight to behold, if a little noisy! The koi will join them in May/June whilst irridescent dragonflies hover over a myriad of irises and water lilies during the summer months. Relax in the Tea- house , keeping cosy out of the wind and rain and be part of nature. Enjoy a BBQ on a sunny summer evening, surrounded by hundreds of twinkling solar lights... MAGIC!

    The Eastern themed Zen is comfy and clean. The kitchen/diner is well equipped. The bedroom has a doub...
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  • Amenities & details
    • Balcony
    • Books
    • Central Heating
    • Dining Seats (2)
    • Double Beds:(1)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • En Suite Rooms (1)
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (4)
    • Microwave
    • Mountain Views
    • Outdoor Dining Area
    • Private Yard
    • Refrigerator
    • Secure Parking
    • Soap/Shampoo Provided
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      Yes
    • Pets Allowed:
      No
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      No
    Additional amenities & feature info
    The quirky Zen is ideal for a romantic break, exploring the area, walking or just simply chilling .The Oriental themed, private garden comes with a summerhouse, pond and babbling brook.
    Clean , comfortable and tastefully decorated . Twin deluxe pocket sprung beds topped with memory foam ensure a deep and restful sleep .
    TV , DVD, CD player and desk, for those who wish to bring their laptops and free WIFI available.
    There is a ensuite bathroom with shower attachment for hair washing only.
    The kitchen/diner is , light , airy and well equipped with a full size gas cooker/oven , extractor, microwave and slow cooker . The dining table faces out onto the pretty garden and patio area where you can relax watching the sunset with a glass of wine!
    Secure storage for cycles/motorbikes.Hosing...
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    Listing #HL173433 by: Holiday Lettings
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  • Property location
    Access
    Car not needed
    How to get there
    Budget airlines to Liverpool , Manchester and Birmingham. We are approx 1 hour drive from all these airports.
    Car hire available from all three.

    Nearest train station is Gobowen. (10 minute drive) Taxis for hire. We can do pick up if requested in advance.

    Nearest trunk roads are the N/S Wales A483 Chester/ Welshpool and A5 to Shrewsbury, Telford and the Midlands.

    For those who want to stay without a car, we offer a pick up service from the local train station (GOBOWEN). There is a good bus/train service from the property. Please phone for more information.
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby.
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Claire H
Paddlesworth, null, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013 for a stay in September 2013

Jan and Skip were the best hosts we could've wished for. We came to stay for a week with our Siberian Husky 'Yogi', Jan was worried the two of us plus dog, would be a bit too 'cosy' in the chalet, but it was perfect for us! Jan and Skip were so helpful with their advice on places to visit...

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Management response:

We are so glad that you all enjoyed your stay here. I admit to being slightly concerned when the "small dog" turned put to be a huge, fur ball of a husky! However I needn't have worried. As responsible owners, you had brought all that was required such as bedding and old towels. Very useful after a roll in the... more

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Robyn1946
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013 for a stay in June 2013
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In a busy month away from Australia, our week at the Zen was a real holiday. From the Australian flag flying at the entrance to the warm welcome from the hostess and the parking instructions from her husband, we knew we were in for a happy and relaxing holiday. The garden is beautiful. The brook babbling through the garden is... more

Management response:

Thankyou for giving us such a glowing report. Skip and I are so glad that you enjoyed your little holiday at the Zen.It was a pleasure to meet you both. I didn't realise that John and yourself were having so much fun in the bathroom! It would have been so much easier for him to have used the wetroom power... more

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Emma H
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013 for a stay in June 2013

Thanks for the great, relaxing stay at the zen. Jan and Skip are brilliant with lots of local knowledge of were to go and what to see. As for the zen it is clean and welcoming, it has all you needed for a perfect stay including the fresh eggs. the garden is great to sit out in watching all the... more

Management response:

Thankyou for the lovely review. We hope our guests can make the most of their break by finding out their interests and by sharing our local knowledge. You two were easy to please. The gardens and wildlife in the Zen pond kept you well occupied, and the camera clicking! I forgot to tell you that those stunning dragonflies' larvae will... more

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