The Barn in Wrexham

Welcome to The Barn. This detached barn conversion sleeps up to six people in two bedrooms, on the rural outskirts of the village of Rossett.


Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining table and TV. Large sitting room with sofa bed. Large shared games out-building. Oil central heating. Electric cooker, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, 42" TV with Freeview, 2nd TV/Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, iPod dock, library of books, DVDs and games. Games room with table tennis, table football and pool table. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot, highchair and stairgate on request. Bike storage. Off road parking for 3 cars. Shared lawned garden, private patio area with furniture and BBQ. Children's play area with outdoor trampoline, swing, slide, climbing frame etc. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 3 miles, pub 1.5 miles.


The Barn is a detached barn conversion on a livestock farm in Rossett. The cottage has a double and a twin room, and a bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. There is a kitchen with dining area, and a sitting room with sofabed. Guests have use of a shared games room and shared lawned garden, and a private patio with furniture. The Barn is a very welcoming base for enjoying the attractions around Rossett including the shopping, river and zoo at Chester, the city of Liverpool, and the attractions of north Wales including Llangollen and Snowdonia.

Rossett lies just inside the Welsh border, sitting on the banks of the River Alyn. It is surrounded by good, gentle walking country with much of the landscape being very flat, although hills do rise to the south and west. The village itself is made up of many striking buildings, such as Trevalyn Hall and a church that was built in 1892 by two architects and uses tubular bells to peal. Rossett is well situated for visitors to explore local attractions such as Chester Zoo, the Cheshire Ice Cream Farm and the ancient ruins of Beeston Castle. The River Alyn offers sport and tranquillity for fishermen and wildlife enthusiasts alike. Herons, cormorants, water voles and kingfishers are still to be seen along the Alyn and the fishing is plentiful.

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.

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Reviews of The Barn

"On arriving near Gresford, we easily followed Jimmi's directions to 'The Barn'. Such a quiet, charming location in the countryside. A group of houses, excellently done up, as rentals. The Barn, was our "Home away from Home" for our week's holiday. The house was very well equipped. The kitchen was massive! The beds were comfy, even the pull out one. The children loved the ground trampoline and the games room. They made friend's with the neighbour's children in the evenings! We had the use of a BBQ too. We had excellent weather so we visited alot of outdoor places.... Our Highlights were:- Chester City, Chester Zoo, Erddig National Trust House, Chirk Castle National Trust, Ice Cream Farm (which the children really loved!). We ate out in The Trevor's Arms and The Red Lion. The local co-op was great for groceries. And Jimmi had fresh eggs for sale! Our Family has NO hesitation giving this accommodation 5*'s, I'd give it 10*'s if I could! Great location and great house. Thanks Jimmi, you made us most welcome. DV we'll get a chance to return. "

Reviewed by Ruth C on 28/02/2020

"We stayed here as we working away from home , the place was as absolute gem , had all the comforts and mod cons required and very spacious ,intact it was a home from home. The location is perfect nice and quiet , plenty of parking .I would definitely stay here again when I visit the North Wales area whether it be business or pleasure ,The owner is only a phone call should you have any questions or help . Highly recommended."

Reviewed by Guinness2011 on 23/07/2017

"The Barn was a great venue for our family event. We got what was advertised and more. The kitchen was superbly equipped. The attention from the owner was timely and wholly appropriate. "

Reviewed by Ms Matcher on 24/12/2015

"The cottage was great, it was everything we wanted from our stay. It had a nice big lounge which led in to a lovely big kitchen with a lovely big oak table. The cottage was lovely and warm, could not fault a thing. I would definitely recommend this cottage and I would definitely stay again if I was in the area."

Reviewed by Miss Whitworth on 23/11/2015

"We had a fantastic stay at the barn with a very warm welcome from the owners. This is a fantastic property in an idyllic location."

Reviewed by Mr Jones on 18/08/2015

"We had a fabulous week away. We loved the tranquillity of the farm setting. The kids loved the trampoline and were even allowed to help feed the cows! Thank you for a lovely stay!"

Reviewed by Mr Bigglestone on 22/02/2015

"Lovely house and a relaxing holiday."

Reviewed by Mr Edge on 16/12/2014

"Good location for us - we lived in North Wales long time ago - so able to see family and friends easily. Easy access to many tourist locations in area."

Reviewed by Mrs Baker on 04/11/2014

"Excellent countryside location on a farm. It had great facilities with everything provided. It was very clean and the owner was very friendly and helpful."

Reviewed by Mr Murray on 04/09/2014

"The Barn exceeded expectations. We had plenty of room for our family of 5, the property was very peaceful, it was in a perfect location for touring North Wales, Chester and the Midlands.The kitchen was huge - very nice for preparing meals. The owner also sold us fresh eggs in the morning...which we took advantage of for most of our breakfasts. The internet speed was great so we were able to keep in touch with our family in Canada and upload photos, etc. This was hands down the best cottage we've stayed at. If/when we come back to the UK, we'll stay here again. Highly recommended."

Reviewed by Mr Hood on 31/08/2014

"VERY spacious. All mod cons and a welcome cake and drinks provided. Fresh eggs can be purchased. Comfortable and very clean. Owner on hand for any queries but not intrusive. There were a few dishwasher tablets, cleaning items, salt & pepper, some books & games and DVD's in the property when we arrived which were for our use. In a lovely rural location but very close to main roads which made it easy to visit places. I would say property is nearer Gresford than Rossett. Visited Chester Zoo, excellent day out, Bodnant Gardens, Llangollen, Chirk Castle, Horseshoe Pass and had a day in Chester too using the park and ride which was very convenient. I would definitely book this property again."

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer on 11/08/2014

"The owner was friendly and very helpful. The Barn was furnished to a very high standard and very spacious. Technology was up to date in the accommodation. There was lots of information in the accommodation. It was central to lots of places to visit."

Reviewed by Miss Collins on 11/06/2014

"Lovely setting with modern living; just great. The owner was very welcoming and helpful but not intrusive."

Reviewed by Mr Wynne on 22/12/2013

"Beautifully furnished and spacious."

Reviewed by Miss Potts on 28/09/2013

"Was a 'home from home' for a few days and enjoyed our stay."

Reviewed by Mrs Price on 09/05/2013

"Loved the games room and trampoline for the children. I enjoyed cooking in the very spacious kitchen."

Reviewed by Dr Sutton on 07/04/2013

"An excellent facility that was toddler friendly and well located to access local tourist destinations. The owners were very amenable and made us fell very welcome for our stay. The Barn had great sized reception room; particularly the kitchen/dining room and was equipped with all the appliances, cookware and utensils needed. I would certainly recommend to a friend and hope to return again soon."

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer on 05/12/2012

"The accommodation was warm and welcoming when we returned to it."

Reviewed by Mrs Gray on 29/09/2012

"The property was excellent for our requirements with 18 month old twins; it was in a great location for access to the coast, parks and zoos and the owner was very friendly and accommodating. I would certainly recommend and would definitely look to stay there again."

Reviewed by Mr Moyes on 19/09/2012

"We found the rooms downstairs were bigger than we expected, and so we were able to entertain friends who were staying nearby. We had a lovely holiday going for long walks and visiting places of interest."

Reviewed by Mrs Anscomb on 26/07/2012