This heaven on earth sanctuary with private hot tub and holistic treatments on site is perfect for walkers, cyclists, birdwatchers and wildlife lovers, artists and photographers, active types and spa lovers, yogi’s and yogini’s or for those who just want to flop and drop! New for 2015
, Beehive Cottage enjoys an idyllic, peaceful location and is set in stunning scenery that no photograph can do justice. This detached, former stable has been lovingly transformed into a beautiful holiday sanctuary and the owner, a holistic therapist, has paid attention to every detail to ensure that visitors experience the same sense of well-being that her clients enjoy from their treatments. The open-plan living area with a cosy wood burner has full width patio windows from which to enjoy the lovely views that surround the property, so even on a rainy day you can bring the outdoors in. The comfortable and beautifully presented bedroom also has patio doors that lead directly out onto the garden. Complete with several seating areas, a private hot tub and a barbecue, the garden is the perfect place to unwind and relax. There is even a herb garden so that guests can pick their own herbs to cook with.
Beehive Cottage is located in the Denbighshire village of Bodfari, which is within the Clwydian Range Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Ideal for walkers, you can access the Clwydian Way directly from the property grounds, and Offa’s Dyke footpath is just a quarter of a mile away. Beehive Cottage is also in an Area of Archaeological Interest, with the ancient hill fort Moel Caer being close by. The medieval market town of Denbigh with its castle is just five miles away. Here you will find walking tours which take you around the town and castle. This is also a great place to stock up on the essentials. Other market towns worth visiting include Ruthin, 11 miles and Mold, 12 miles. Bodfari, where the cottage is located has a small shop, which is also an art gallery and a cafe, and two pubs offering great food, one of which offers take-out food, both within a mile.
Whilst Beehive Cottage enjoys the idyllic rural location with 360° views of open countryside and rolling hills, the coast is also very accessible, and the beaches of Rhyl, Prestatyn and Talacre can all be reached within a short drive. Other places of interest within a short drive include St Winefride’s Well, nine miles, Llangollen, 28 miles, the Victorian seaside town of Llandudno and the Great Orme, 26 miles. National Trust’s Bodnant Garden, 25 miles, and Erdigg, 28 miles, are also worth a visit. Snowdonia is accessible from here and can be reached in around 45 minutes via the scenic Denbigh Moors. On the other side of the border, you can easily visit the historic cities of Chester and Liverpool. For overseas visitors, Manchester airport is just 45 minutes drive away. For evening entertainment, apart from pubs and restaurants there is Theatre Clwyd in Mold, Llandudno Theatre and Rhyl Pavillion.
Apart from being ideal for walkers, the area is fantastic for cycling. Golfers wont be disappointed either with two courses in Denbigh, five miles, and three others within a short distance.
After a busy day out exploring, you can come back and relax in the hot tub, or indulge in an on site treatment such as a Aromatherapy/sports massage
, Reflexology, Indian head massages, Reiki
(treatments arranged directly with the owner). Beehive Cottage was named after the owners’ love of bees and who are beekeepers themselves, but the property was originally named The Sanctuary, which says it all.
Ground Floor: The property is all on the ground floor, has oil central heating and comprises:
Open plan living space.
Lounge area: With wooden floor, wood burner, 32" Freesat TV, DVD player, CD player, iPod dock, bluetooth speakers and patio doors.
Kitchen/dining area: With wooden floor, breakfast area, electric cooker, microwave, fridge with ice box and dishwasher.
Bedroom 1: With king size bed and patio doors to garden.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, WC and heated towel rail.
All oil, electric, bed linen and towels included. Initial fuel for wood burner provided. Wi-Fi. Welcome pack. Access to owner’s washing machine. Yoga mats provided. Treatments on site by arrangement (at cost).
Enclosed, lawned garden with sitting-out area and furniture. Shared 4.5-acre natural grounds. BBQ. Hot tub. Parking (2 cars). No smoking.