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Very Good 4/5 5 reviews

Traditional stone and slate welsh cottage

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

A traditional stone and slate Welsh holiday cottage ideally based for exploring Ceredigion. This is a perfect base for walkers, golfers and families with so many places to visit and explore there is guaranteed fun for everyone all year round. The cottage enjoys unspoilt country surroundings and great views of the valley but is also closely situated to all amenities.

The accommodation boasts an enclosed garden bordered by the minor river Wyre Fach set in the picturesque valley of Cwm Mabws. It is ideal for relaxing sunny days in Summer and the beach is only two miles away!

There is a wood burning stove so when the weather is colder the cottage is cosy and warm. The property also has central heating.

There are two double bedrooms and a functional well equipped kitchen including a washing machine and dishwasher.

It is approximately one mile from the coastal village of Llanrhystud where there is a village shop and post office, public house, garage, and cafe. Aberystwyth is 9 miles north, and the Georgian fishing town, Aberaeron, is 6 miles south with both offering a good range of shops and restaurants.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Llanrhystud 3 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest railway: Aberystwyth 15 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

Aberaeron

The cottage is ideally situated for enjoying the wealth of visitor attractions and beautiful landscape all year round. There is so much on your doorstep if you enjoy walking and hiking, golfing, fishing and cycling.

The Ceredigion coastal path is a 60 mile long trail and you can join it at Llanrhystud beach which is only a couple of miles away. This beach is a long, storm terraced beach ideal for bathing, windsurfing and fishing.

There are plenty of sheltered, sandy coves along the coastline such as the hidden gem, Mwnt, plus Tresaith, Llangrannog and Penbryn. To enjoy the marine wildlife of this beautiful part of Welsh coastline take guided boat trips from New Quay where experts will help you spot dolphins, porpoise, seals and birds.

If you enjoy more bustling seaside towns then New Quay, Aberaeron and Aberystwyth has plenty to offer including local arts and crafts and a range of restaurants.

There are numerous walking and cycling routes but one to note is The Forest Visitor Centre at Bwlch Nant yr Arian where the Red Kites are fed every afternoon. There is a play area and educational activities and a cafe.

A short distance from this visitor centre is Devils Bridge Falls. This world famous tourist attraction for the spectacular waterfalls is open all year round. Another option is to take the narrow gauge Steam Railway that operates daily from March to October from Aberystwyth through the stunning Rheidol Valley.

The cottage is situated next to Penrhos Golf Club, a superbly designed 18 hole championship golf course providing a challenge for the most competent golfer. There is also a 9 hole course and driving range with day packages available. There are other golf courses nearby.

For family fun there is Fantasy Farm Parks with exciting rides and feeding time at the farm which is a very short distance away.

There are plenty of places of national interest, castles, mines and other attractions including The Centre for Alternative Technology in Machynlleth offering lots to do all year round for all ages.

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Review 1-5 of 5

2 Apr 2014

4/5

"Country Retreat"

A beautiful spot to take a relaxing break. To me the garden with its primroses and bubbling stream running along the bottom is definitely the gem of this cottage rental. We stayed in March and were al… More

Thank you very much for your constructive feedback. We do like to continually improve the accommodation and have invested in new mattresses and a new TV.
There are plans for further improvements during the winter months and we've taken on board your comments about preparing the property at the beginning of the season.

4 Feb 2014

3/5

"just ok,not very clean,cold,"

just ok,not very clean.not as bad as the other reviewer on here but there was a lot of dust under the beds and other places.the place was freezing and there was water on the floor upon arrival.it took… More

I am very sorry this guest didn't enjoy their stay as much as others as we have had some really positive comments left in the visitors book.
Extracts of these include: -
"lovely well equipped cottage", "quiet place where you can relax", "peaceful and convenient location".

The cottage is traditional Welsh stone walls that are 2 feet thick so in Winter it can take a few hours for the heat to get in but once it is it's really warm and cosy.

10 Sep 2013

1/5

"dont stay here"

We stayed here but left after one night, the cottage we were shocked was so dirty. Carpets were filthy with floors really dirty and had not been cleaned. Hairs and dirt under sofas and beds. The bath … More

I am disappointed the guest decided to place this review. There was a mix up with the booking so the accommodation had not been cleaned but this was all sorted amicably and they received a full refund. We have reviewed arrangements to make best endeavours this doesn't happen again.

26 Aug 2013

5/5

"Great time had by all."

I would really recommend this cottage to all types. It is well situated to explore the beautiful countryside and wonderful coastline of Ceredigion.The cottage itself is well equipped with everything n… More

25 May 2013

4/5

"Quaint old cottage in lovely peaceful country location"

We stayed for 4 days at the cottage, which is in a lovely country setting about a mile or so away from the village of Llanrrhystud - between Aberystwyth and Aberaeron. We didn't go to the village… More

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