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Farmhouse | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 16
This detached farmhouse, which dates back to the 16th century, is surrounded by open countryside on our 400 acre working family farm, where you can enjoy extensive views of the Begwyn Hills and can see the Black Mountains and the Brecon Beacons, along with woodland and wildlife.
It is situated in absolute peace and quiet in an unspoilt superb location at the end of a private lane, secluded but not isolated. Hay-on-Wye is approx 6 miles away.
|Size||Sleeps up to 16, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Aberystwyth 96 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Cardiff Airport 116 km, Nearest railway: Hereford 40 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Games room, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 2 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (12), Double beds (2), Cots (2), Dining seats for 16, Lounge seats for 15|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Wide entrance porch.
Spacious kitchen/dining room with long dining table and chairs, sofa and chairs, featured bread oven.
Very well equipped kitchen with fridge, microwave, electric ceramic hob and oven, washing machine, dishwasher and welsh dresser.
Spacious comfortable sitting room with sofas, chairs, colour TV, Sky, video and DVD, large woodburner.
Further dining room/playroom including children's games, books, toys and a piano.
Storeroom with freezer, and ironing facilities.
Shower room with WC, shower and handbasin.
Oak panelled hall leading to traditional wooden stairs.
Attractive bathroom with bath, handbasin and WC.
Two twin bedded rooms.
One large family bedroom with double bed, two single beds and an en-suite shower room.
One double bedroom, with optional pull out twin single beds.
Large family room with two sets of large bunk beds and en-suite shower room.
|Further details outdoors|
Enclosed gravel area at rear and a large private garden and lawn at front and side of house.
Garden furniture and barbecue.
Ample parking for 5 or more cars, and outside storage for bicycles etc.
Pets welcome, and ground and stabling for one horse.
Efficient oil central heating, wood burner, open fire.
All oil, electricity, logs, bed linen, and tea towels included in rent (towels available at £2/towel).
Babysitting by arrangement.
Pets welcome, under strict control (sheep in fields).
About this location
The Powys region
Look no further if you are in search of green hills and mountains, fresh air and relaxation. A holiday in the Trowley Farmhouse will introduce you to a beautiful part of Wales, a refreshing region in which you can savour the atmosphere of traditional market towns, go walking along ancient pathways such as Offas Dyke, enjoy the pleasures of touring peaceful roads, and at the end of the day return to the comfort of a cosy home from home.
The surroundings in the central heartlands of Wales are a revelation. The scenery here is something special - rolling countryside all the way from the wide, open spaces of the Brecon Beacons National Park in the south to the wild beauty of the Berwyn Mountains in the north. From your front door you can walk up through Trowley farmland onto the open heather and fern covered common, where you can look over to Pen y Fan and the Black Mountains, and there are several churches that you can walk to.
There is so much to see in the area, whether you are a books buff (Hay on Wye bookshops are a must), an adrenaline junkie (try gorge walking or even white water rafting) or need a good relax (treat yourself to high tea at Llangoed Hall) then we can find it for you. We aim to make your holiday special!
Painscastle has the remains of a Norman Castle, and the local pub The Roasted Ox Inn is only 1.5 miles away. The food is excellent with a great sunday roast and a good atmosphere. There is a community tennis court in Rhosgoch (3 miles), also a licensed golf course also serving bar meals and a home cooked sunday carvery. There are local riding school that will take you out on the hills just above the Trowley.
Hay-on-Wye, approx. 6 miles, is home to the largest selection of second-hand book shops in the world. It is an old traditional market town with small streets and many antique shops. Come and stay with us for the Hay literary festival held in May, or visit the stunningly situated market town Brecon to join in with its Jazz festival in August, and then in Builth Wells only 20 minutes away there is the Royal Welsh Show in July.
There are many activities one can do nearby: Black Mountain activities offers rock climbing, canoeing, kayaking, high level ropes course (similar to go ape) raft building, clay shooting, archery, mountain biking, gorge walking, white water rafting, white water kayaking, team building, conferences, pony trekking, caving etc.
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23 Jun 2014
The pictures are not doing justice to this cottage. In real life it is so much better - very old house smelling of old wood and fireplace, beautiful and quirky. You feel a bit like you are entering an… More
9 Oct 2013
"Take your own loo roll, towels, tea towels and bleach"
This farmhouse is set up a farm track, so well off the beaten track. this is the best thing I can say, that and the view. We were greeted by not a single scrap of loo paper anywhere - 11 of us for the… More
We are very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your weekend. We visit the house the evening of guest's arrival to check that everything is up to standard, and of course we would have been happy to lend you towels had we been aware that you had forgotten them. I am sorry that you were disappointed not to be able to all sit in the same sitting room, but as the house can sleep up to 16 people there are instead 2 adjacent sitting rooms which have met with people's approval. I have not had any complaints before about there being several different sets of crockery, and it has been commented on many times how great it is to be able to all sit round the kitchen table and eat together. My cleaning staff have a very good track record, but of course I will personally check that this continues to be the case.
1 Aug 2013
We stayed at Trawley farmhouse to celebrate my birthday. The location is brilliant, very peaceful. Kathryn was so friendly and welcoming. We were a party of 14 adults, 2 children and a dog. The place … More
9 Nov 2012
"A gem of a place !"
Trowley Farmhouse exceeded all expectations. When we arrived, Kathryn was stoking up the wood burner leaving us with such a cosy accomodation from the very start. My family from Canada was extremely impressed with the farmhouse - right up their street. we were a party of 7 adults and my grandson aged two and a half who also had an exciting ride on the quad to see the sheep.No one got under anyone's feet and all were able to do what each one wanted. Well stocked with everything that we needed. All in all, a superb accomodation set in a superb location. Thank you Kathryn!
2 May 2012
"Excellent accomadation, beautiful scenery, a perfect weekend away"
I booked Trowley Farmhouse for my hen weekend. The house easily accommodated 11 of us and had everything we needed to make our stay fun and comfortable. The cake on arrival was very special as well as… More
10 Apr 2012
"Fantastic property for a large family group"
Kathryn And Gwyn welcomed us warmly on our second visit to Trowley with a lovely cake and lots of chocolate easter bunnies decorating the rooms. Our family group of 14 consisted of two70yr old grandpa… More
28 Mar 2012
"Great place to get away from it all"
Lovely old farmhouse with lots of space, particularly good for eating together as table seats 16. Really quiet setting literally up a hillside with only sheep for company, had log fires and plenty of… More
28 Feb 2012
"Beautiful views, large warm farmhouse & welcoming hosts! Perfect!"
Fantastic weekend, slept 15 people very comfortably! Very warm and friendly welcome, every need and more was catered too! Beautiful places to walk, eat, enjoy. Thank you for a wonderful stay. Will def… More
22 Feb 2012
"Idyllic rural getaway!"
A wonderful property in beautiful surroundings. We were made to feel incredibly welcome by the unfailing care and attention of the owners. The house is well kitted out and the immediate surrounding ar… More
20 Feb 2012
"Gorgeous venue set amid the rolling hills of the Begwyns, wild ponies"
We had a fantastic week at Trowley Farmhouse, which overlooks the beautiful Brecon Beacons and Black Mountains. The farmhouse is incredibly cosy, with a log fire that keeps the whole building warm dur… More
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