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Bryn Hafod Holiday Home

House | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
  • Car advised

Bryn Hafod Holiday Home set in Mid Wales, the heart of Wales, a wild land of high mountains, dramatic river valleys, isolated hamlets and small farmsteads. Hidden in the idyllic vale of Pentre, Bryn Hafod a self catering holiday home, provides spacious and supremely comfy accommodation, sleeping up to 10 +1 people in 5 bedrooms. Stunning panoramic views over the surrounding country side and a tranquil setting provides the ultimate holiday location, an ideal base location from which to explore the Mid Wales area.

Features Include. . .

. New for winter 2012 - Hot Tub!!

• Set in an idyllic picturesque location

• Sleeps up to 10 people

• Full Linen Service provided

• Ample parking

• Accommodation in the heart of Wales

• Wide range of activities in the area.

• 3 reception rooms

• Master bedroom with on suite

• Double and twin bed configurations

• 5 bedrooms

• Fitness Room & Games Room

• Gardens and courtyard equipped with garden furniture

Size Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms
Nearest beach Aberystwth
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Birmingham International Airport, Nearest railway: Newtown Train Station
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (4), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Entrance from the main door leads into a spacious hallway. Leading off from the hallway are two comfortable living rooms. The largest living room can seat 9 guests, with additional seating available. Appliances provided include a 40” T.V, Freeview, DVD Player, Wii console and games, and wood burner.

The second living room adjacent has seating for 5, including an electric massage chair, perfect for unwinding and relaxing after a long day rambling in the hills around. A small TV/Video player is also provided. From the living room patio doors open out on to the courtyard at the rear of the house.

Entrance directly via the hall way or living room accesses a fully fitted and well equipped kitchen and dining room. Seating is available at the dining table for 8, with additional seating at the breakfast bar for 2. Modern facilities in the kitchen include Dishwasher, Fridge, 4 hob double range cooker.

Leading on from the kitchen is a utility room and downstairs toilet, with additional cupboard space and cleaning facilities, Additional Fridge, Freezer and Washing machine. A door leads outside onto a paved pathway with access leading to the courtyard, garden and undercover parking in addition to further parking at the front and rear of the house.

Access for the Fitness & Games room is through the utility room, Fitness room includes running machine, cross trainer, stepper and cross-trainer. The pool table is situated in the games room.

On the first floor are five bedrooms sleeping up to 10 people. All rooms are fully furnished and full sets of linen and towels are provided. The Master Bedroom includes a five foot iron frame bed, two double built in wardrobes, and an en-suite shower room, with fantastic views from the window of the mid wales valley. Two double bedrooms both containing five foot beds and built in wardrobes. And two spacious twin bedrooms, with two single beds in each room. The family bathroom has toilet, washbasin, Spa bath and a separate shower cubicle.

Further details outdoors

Outside is the courtyard and gardens, offering panoramic views of the mid wales area. BBQ facilities and outdoor seating provided. We also have a 48 Jet stream Hot Tub which seats 7+ persons

At the rear of the property, is sheltered parking and storage for bicycles.

Further details

Upon arrival at Bryn Hafod, Guests are greeted with a welcome pack which includes information about the property and things to do in the area. We also provide first night essentials such as Milk (Long life), Tea, Coffee, Sugar, washing powder, dishwasher tablets and cleaning products.

The Powys/Brecon Beacons region

Brynhafod Holiday Home is ideal for relaxing after an amazing day exploring the picturesque market towns of the borderlands of England and Wales or walking on the numerous footpaths this delightful area has to offer.

If you’re looking for things to do, How about Horse Riding at the underhill stables, or booking a day with the Yamaha Off road experience or at Mount Severn activity Centre in Llanidloes. For younger children, there’s always the centre of alternative technology and king Arthurs labyrinth in Machynlleth. Or why not try the Welshpool and Llanfair light railway you may even be lucky enough to spot Thomas the Tank!

For the keen golfer, there are a few courses nearby, Including a driving range in Caersws.


Newtown is the largest town in the county of Powys, Wales. It lay’s on the River Severn, within the historic boundaries of Montgomeryshire, the town is best known as the birthplace of Robert Owen in 1771 with his former house now being a museum. Newtown is also the home of Theatr Hafren and Oriel Davies Gallery, a major public gallery of Wales, which shows national and international contemporary art and craft.

Once you have spent time exploring Newtown, We recommend that you take a trip to Lake Vyrnwy or Elan Valley to stop and take in breath taking views.

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Review 1-10 of 11

14 Apr 2014


"A fantastic place to celebrate my 30th with a group of friends!"

A group of six of us have just returned today from the best weekend ever! The house is fantastic! The pictures on here (although they are great) do not do it justice. The living room is huge, with a l… More

So pleased you enjoyed your weekend. Thank you for your review, much appreciated.

6 Jan 2014


"Fantastic - Would definitely return"

We really enjoyed our stay at Bryn Hafod. We were a large group made up of different dynamics. The house was very clean, comfortable and the facilities were great. It suited all our needs and more.… More

5 Jan 2014


"Best New Years Eve Ever. Amazing house, beautiful location and clean with everything you need."

We rented Bryn Hafod for a few days over new years and ended up having the best new years we could have wished for. House is amazing, there were 11 of us in total, four couples and three singles in ou… More

22 May 2013


"Excellent stay"

We visited Bryn Hafod for a weekend to celebrate my daughters 30th birthday.There were 8 adults,2small children and our family dog.The location is quiet and about 10 - 15 minutes by car to Newtown whe… More

9 Feb 2013


"fantastic house with a verry high standart"

Bryn Hafod is really a wonderful place to be.Every six weeks me and my family try to make a ahort holiday trip, so it was now the 12 th trip in 2 years.But never we found a house with this high standa… More

2 Jan 2013


"Poor value for money"

This was a nice house, no doubt about it. But it was kept to a low standard from many angles. To begin with, it had very bad roof fittings which made sleeping almost impossible during the 23 mph winds we had during our stay. I would have thought that the owner, living thereabouts, would know of the high wind speeds and think of a solution to it. Secondly, the facilities either didn't work or were insufficient. There was nothing in the surrounding area and the owner never even showed up to greet us or to say bye! They had also asked us to leave the rubbish near the "telephone box", which we never found! There was also no wifi/broadband internet available in a very remote area of Wales, where we couldn't even access the internet from our phones due to very bad reception.

The positive elements included the fire place and the ping-pong table.

The owner must also have known about the weather conditions (high intermittent wind and rain) in late December, which would render the hot tub unusable. Needless to say we couldn't use the hot tub, but did pay for it. All in all, it was highly over priced for what they offered. I believe the price should have been at least £300 cheaper.

Dear Guest
I am dismayed to read that you felt Bryn Hafod is kept to a low standard, we try hard to keep the house to a high standard so all that come to stay, enjoy their stay, and after reading your review I have to say , we have had Hen parties, stag parties, large groups with young children of which all had a lot more respect for the property than your party, We don't appreciate dirty dishes, dirty cutlery and other items been put back in the cupboard dirty, all I can say is we were glad there wasn't anyone coming in straight after you, as it took us a lot long than usual to get the property back to normal.

As for the weather we all know we have had an exceptionally wet year, and known when we book a holiday there is always that risk of bad weather, especially this time of year.
We did call up to see you but you were out, so we sent you a text to make sure you had found the property ok and we spoke on the phone later. I know you had an issue with the fridge which I did say we could bring another up for you, but as I heard no more from you I thought all was ok. We do leave our contact telephone number in our welcome pack, just in case there are any problems, and we always try to help.

With regards to the internet the property dose not state that it has internet connection. Our prices, they are alone side other holiday homes in the area. As for things to do, we leave suggestion in our welcome pack and lots of leaflets, but also know that a lot of places are closed over the festive season the same as in many areas.

Yes we do need to update where to leave rubbish, as the telephone box has recently been removed.
I'm sorry you felt this way about your stay, but I just wished you would have contacted us with your concerns, and hope your next vacation suites your requirements better.

25 Sep 2012


"Special Place"

I stayed at Bryn Hafod with family to celebrate a special birthday. The property is in a great location with awsome views across the valley. Great for long walks and even an early morning jog. The hou… More

30 Aug 2012


"Peace, Tranquility and Closeness to nature redefined"

I, along with 12 other adults and 3 kids booked Byrn Hafod for 3 nights, starting 25th Aug. To start off with, we loved the drive to the house and then we were absolutely awestruck by its location, ou… More

1 Aug 2012


"Fantastic Holiday Home from Home!"

We all had a fantastic week at Bryn Hafod. The house is great, a space for everyone. Loved sharing meals in the big family kitchen :) The kids were always entertained with the tv, games consols and ga… More

2 Jul 2012


"Great Place to stay"

This property is very well equipped and presented. It had everything we wanted and was very clean. It has wonderful views on all sides and great scenery. Would definitely recommend it for families a… More

Review 1-10 of 11

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