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Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
  • Car advised
  • Nearest beach 30km

Wake up to nothing but bird song at this tranquil location. The property dates back 400 years and is set in some beautiful countryside. It is a very comfortable cottage, with walking from the door. Close to the beaches at Aberdyfi and 20 minutes from Snowdonia Ideal for families or adult groups there is plenty of space for outdoor games and summer bbqs.

Free wifi, a good collection of DVDs, books and board games.

Welcome hamper upon arrival*

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Aberdyfi 30 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest railway: Caersws 14 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details

Rentals run Saturday to Saturday, mini breaks (four or three nights) by arrangement out of peak season.

Well behaved dogs are welcome although they must stay on the lead outdoors - we are surrounded by sheep fields and have free range chickens that are very nosy!

*welcome hamper supplied when booking a week or more

The Powys/Brecon Beacons region

If you want to get away from it all then Powys is a good place to start - the least densely populated county in England and Wales means the uninterrupted countryside that has disappeared from so many places remains almost untouched - it was here that the Red Kite hung on to eventually begin recolonisation of Wales and England and it is here that the BBC's SpringWatch sets up base camp annually due to the abundance of bird and wildlife (not to mention the friendly welcome and good beer)

Llanbrynmair

Llanbrynmair is a small village with a friendly community , on the A470 road 12 miles east of Machynlleth. The village has a shop, pub and cafe with attached museum, soft play and bunny village.

35 minutes from the coast at Aberdyfi and 25 minutes from the edge of Snowdonia, Fronlwyd is a great location for exploring both MId-Wales and North Wales, being right on the border of both. It is also easily accessed from the Midlands, South Wales and the Bristol area and the NW of England. The area is renowned as a mountain biking mecca with many dedicated trails on the hills and forests. At the top of the valley is the Hafren forest and uplands of the Pulumon Fawr where the source of both the rivers Severn and Wye start. You can walk all day here without having to cross a road. To the South is the pretty market town of Llanidloes and to the West is historic Machnylleth - both have excellent cafes, art galleries and antique shops. There are also many visitor attractions in the area, including the Centre for Alternative Technology, the Modern Art Museum of Wales and Owain Glydwr's breakaway parliament building.

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Review 1-6 of 6

17 Mar 2014

4/5

"Rustic charm"

We booked this as a last minute getaway. Booked and paid Friday afternoon and arrived the same evening.It's a great little place, far off the beaten track but fab as a base for exploring north wa… More

The shower, despite being less than a year old and still under warranty, turned out to be faulty and has now been replaced.

24 Feb 2014

4/5

"Rural Delight"

This is our second stay here but the first review. We stayed for a few days after Christmas in the lovely rustic cottage, complete with exposed beams & floorboards in the bedrooms and enoromous original flagstones in the large entrance hall with plenty of space for drying boots and coats after an afternoon walking. There's a nice big lounge for the cold evenings too.

Our kids are 2 and 4 and had a ball running around the gardens and in the woods next to the house - there's no traffic so its competely safe.

There are great views across to Pen Rhiw-myn from the house and back garden - the stars & mliky way are amazing on a clear night too. It's a great spot for exploring Snowdonia national park with walks and bridleways running from the front door, and good value. We'll definately stay again.

20 Feb 2014

3/5

"Lovely cottage but miles from anywhere"

The cottage and the owners were lovely but it was a long way from anywhere which meant driving everyday. The only walks were up the road. Power out for 24 hours. Just 2 candles provided, no heat or co… More

Unfortunately we lost power during the storms in Feb 2014. Power was down for the whole area over night. When our guests returned in the evening we greeted them with our best torch and candles. When we returned a few minutes later with more tea lights these were declined as our guests had their own. We also offered to cook dinner for them on our fire but they chose not to take us up on the offer. The cottage is in a rural area, that is part of the charm. There is a map attached to the information about the cottage and we also advise that a car is preferable. There is also plenty of hill walking from the door, with many miles of public access land on the hills immediately above the cottage and we are always on hand to offer advice on where to go.

3 Jan 2014

5/5

"Lovely place to stay in a stunning area""

Came here with family and friends and absolutely loved it. Fields, mountains, trees, chickens. The perfect balm for urbanites. The owners are lovely too, and very accommodating. Highly recommended.… More

12 Jun 2013

5/5

"Picturesque and peaceful."

The cottage is set in a peaceful part of the country. Well suited for someone who wants to get away from it all. Lots of countryside to explore. The cottage has all the amenities needed for your stay.… More

12 Jun 2013

5/5

"Everything you need!"

A very quiet retreat and perfect place for walking and countryside with beautiful views. Not too far from local towns… More

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