Madogs Wells Blackbird Cottage
Bungalow | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Detached 3 bedroomed, totally wheelchair accessible, plenty of room throughout. Large kitchen/diner, spacious lounge which contains 2 3-seater settees, and easy chair, double bedroom and 2 twins. There is a wet-room with roll-in shower, whb and raised toilet with lots of grab rails all round. There is a separate toilet. The kitchen contains full-sized cooker, fridge-freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave and lots of cupboards. The dining table has 6 chairs including a carver chair. No mobile phone reception here but we have limited wifi. No hidden extra charges. Pets by arrangement - £10-£15, max. 2. Ideal for families and groups of friends up to 6 in number. 4* property. Lots of equipment for disabled guests, access statement available on request. Hoist - £20 pw. This is towards servicing costs.
Try our woodland walk which wends its way around an acre of hill, beside a pond, crosses bridges, down 85 steps to the side of a stream, all very quiet and peaceful. Or rest on the benches at the highest points to admire the view, sit quietly to hear and see the birds.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Borth, Aberdyfi and Ynys Las 70 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car essential, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Birmingham and Manchester equa-distance 90 km, Nearest railway: Welshpool 13 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||DVD player, Staffed property|
|General||Central heating, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 7|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, Swing set|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
The Powys/Brecon Beacons region
Madog's Wells, Llanfair Caereinion near Welshpool, is set between Brecon Beacons to the south and Berwyn Mountains to the north. It is in very quiet countryside, a secluded valley, 3 miles from the nearest village and main road. We are approached by a single track lane (fully paved) with many passing places. Ideal for birdwatching, and walking among the hills. We have a private 1 acre woodland in which a path wends its way passed a pond, over bridges and down 85 steps back to the edge of a sparkling stream. You can stop half way and rest a while on the benches set in the right places to enjoy the views.
40 minutes drive to Lake Vyrnwy with Snowdonia Park beyond. An hours' drive takes you to the wild beaches of Ynys Las, and the Dovey estuary town of Aberdyfi (Aberdovey) and the kite feeding centres at Gigrin Farm and Nant-yr-Arian.
Welshpool, 10 miles away, has Powis Castle, canal and walks, museum, supermarkets, and wonderful garden centres with wheelchair accessible restaurants. It is close to the English border with Shrewsbury 25 mins. further on. Oswestry, with its old market town features and a hill fort is 45 mins. drive from Madog's Wells.
Madog's Wells is a lovely place for a bit of peace and quiet and re-charge your batteries!
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27 Aug 2013
"Nice and very spacious accommodation"
Stayed 4 days with my family during early August 2013. Located in a remote area with some single lane roads. SatNav take you correctly up to few hundred feet. Owner send us a map to locate the propert… More
Thank you so much for the review. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay in our quiet corner of the countryside and that you found the accommodation clean and very spacious. We do try our best to see that guests enjoy their stay with us with lots of local information and advice.
12 May 2013
Nice clean warm accommodation , nice people and a small private wood. A smashing getaway with plenty to do nearby. Good valueWill return… More
So pleased to hear our efforts are appreciated, and that in spite of the weather, the walk around the woodland was so enjoyable.
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