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Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Crych Du sits beside the banks of the River Wye in the pretty Wye Valley, surrounded by the spectacular Cambrian Mountains. Splendid views can be seen in every direction, and the superb walking and cycling opportunities of the Wye Valley Walk and the National Cycle Track are nearby. The cottage has great charm and character and features two bedrooms, a sitting room with a wood burning stove, a kitchen with Rayburn, and exposed beams and oak flooring throughout. The conservatory offers magnificent mountain and river views, and there is private trout and salmon fishing available at the end of the garden for those who love fishing. Stunning countryside and wonderful wildlife watching are all on your doorstep in this gorgeous holiday retreat.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire
Utilities Dishwasher, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (1)
Outdoors Private garden, Shared garden
Access Parking
Further details

Electric central heating with woodburner in sitting room. Woodburning Rayburn cooker, electric oven & hob, microwave, fridge, small freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV, DVD. All wood & electricity inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Large lawned garden with patio, furniture & BBQ, with river & mountain views. Fly fishing for salmon, trout & specimen grayling (catch & release) available on the owners' stretch of the River Wye & Elan - £80 per week (see owner on arrival). Wye Valley Walk & National Cycle Route 100 yards. Sorry, no pets & no smoking. Shop, pub, & cafe 2 miles. Note: The farm has a crowing cockerel. Note: No babies or children under 14.

The Powys/Brecon Beacons region

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.

Llanwrthwl

The beautiful countryside between Builth Wells and Rhayader is home to the small village of Llanwrthwl. The village has just one shop, but the bustling market town of Rhayader with its selection of unusual little shops, eateries, pubs, leisure complex, and cycle hire is 2.5 miles away. Pony trekking is available in the area, and beautiful Red Kites can also be observed at a feeding station created for the birds. The fantastic Elan Valley Lakes are close and waiting to be discovered, or visit Builth Wells, where the annual Royal Welsh Show is held. Here you will find a great variety of shops, tea rooms, pubs, year-round craft shows and exhibitions.

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Review 1-10 of 10

6 Jan 2014

5/5

"One of the best"

Our stay at Crych Du was an absolute delight. The cottage is spacious, comfortable, extremely well equipped and in a beautiful setting. The owners could not have been more helpful, We were so pleased … More

3 Oct 2013

5/5

"Perfect cottage in peaceful location"

Crych Du was a wonderful beginning to our holiday in Wales. Beautiful river setting, cosy, comfortable and spotlessly clean cottage. The nearby Élan Valley provided an excellent start to our explorat… More

30 Aug 2013

5/5

"Peace from the outset"

On first entering the property and the area we new that we had made the best of choice. We found the cottage super clean and the facilities first class. Wildlife was a wonder to watch. We even had a f… More

5 Dec 2012

5/5

"Total seclusion but close enough to town"

A very comfortable cottage right on the banks of the River Wye, only a short walk from Rhyader. The whole area around is spectacular, with plenty of gentle walks or for the more adventurous plenty of … More

13 Sep 2012

5/5

"wonderful holiday location with great views and wildlife."

A wonderful holiday location.The cottage has everything that a family needs to enjoy a really relaxing break.The wildlife was amazing, red kites. peregrin falcons, and the red fox hunting early in the… More

29 May 2011

5/5

"Shangri-La in Powys"

The other reviews say it all really. Crych Du is in an idyllic setting and it's a lovely property. Apart from the owners occasionally coming to feed their hens, horse, sheep etc you could be at… More

Thank you for your review and we were pleased that you had such an enjoyable stay at this delightful property. The owner has confirmed that as soon as he was aware of the problem with the water supply it was acted upon and rectified. He apologises for any inconvenience this may have caused you and hopes that he may be able to welcome you back in the future.

14 Nov 2010

5/5

"Paradise found!"

From the minute we drove down the single track lane on the floor of the valley, we were enchanted by our surroundings. Ancient oak trees and moss covered rocks to our left, the wide tubbling river and… More

13 Nov 2010

5/5

"relaxing and peacefull"

it was such a beautiful place to stay river at the bottom of the garden every thing in the cottage that u needed even had the lovley weather will be back again… More

19 Jul 2010

5/5

"Fantastic holiday fix!"

A friend and I arrived for our holiday and were greeted, taken to the property, shown around and made very welcome by the owners.The cottage was all on one level with comfortable beds, good bathroom, … More

20 Dec 2009

5/5

"Idyllic setting - absolute peace"

A real get away from it all cottage. Beautiful scenery - surrounded by hills and the river Wye at the bottom of the garden - just sheep, horses and chickens for neighbours. Bird watchers paradise - … More

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Sykes Cottages (Property Manager Sykes Holiday Cottages)

  • 6 Years listed

Calendar last updated:18 Aug 2014

Based in United Kingdom

Languages spoken
  • English
Landline
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