Pengochel Uchaf - 76672
Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
If relaxing in a private and peaceful hot tub surrounded by magnificent, panoramic scenery is your idea of a luxury holiday, you have found your perfect retreat. This beautiful semi-detached holiday cottage enjoys stunning views of the Mid Wales countryside from all windows and from its spacious garden and hot tub. Newly renovated, it offers a perfect blend of original, antique and contemporary characteristics, along with a warm Welsh welcome and a holiday to remember.
The ground floor is open plan with lots of windows that produce a welcoming and airy feel.
The front entry porch leads to an L shaped central dining hall and adjoining sitting room. This dining area has an oak drop leaf table with oak chairs and a bench, which comfortably seats 6.
The kitchen is accessed directly from the dining area. Light floods into this lovely oak kitchen from two large leaded windows above the sink area, which take in the commanding country views from the front garden of the house. Fully equipped with all black appliances including a microwave, washing machine and a fridge/freezer. There is also an opening oak hatch from the kitchen to the sitting area, offering ease of access for that special coffee or tea.
A brick wall, oak beams, and an inglenook with a log burner is located in this cosy sitting room and offers a glimpse of historical character. Relax in the comfortable chairs and leather sofa while watching TV/DVD or listening to the stereo. Take in the spectacular views through the glass french doors in the dining hall which lead outside to the patio and hot tub.
The first floor has oak laminate flooring in the hall and bedrooms, with slate effect flooring in the bathroom. The bathroom is nicely sized with a bathtub and separate shower.
Bedroom 1: Double french bed, oak dressing table, bedside cabinet with mirror above and a double wardrobe.
Bedroom 2: Double brass bed, pine dressing table, bedside table and standard floor lamp on other side of bed, and a built-in wardrobe.
Bedroom 3: Double oak panelled bed, dressing table with swing mirror (velux window above to give good light), bedside cabinet, large mirror on wall, double wardrobe and scatter rug.
A wooden gate accessed from a quiet country lane leads into an enclosed garden area to the front and side of the property. The front garden is nicely landscaped with gravel, raised flower beds, and benches to sit and take in the views.
The side garden has a paved patio area accessible from the front garden and from the dining hall through glass French doors. The patio table and chairs overlook a lawn area with flower beds and beautiful countryside views. A flagstone and gravel path leads to a raised wood deck with an inset hot tub. Three Victorian lamp posts light the areas for you to enjoy the garden in the evening.
Home-made cake to welcome you on arrival
Bed linen (duvets), towels and 2 hairdryers provided
Electric heating and electricity included. One basket of complimentary logs also provided for the log burner. Additional logs are available at £5 per basket load.
The 2 car parking pad is located directly outside the entrance to the front garden.
Pets - 1 dog allowed
Beautiful holiday cottage with hot tub available for unlimited use
Milk, tea, coffee, salt and pepper provided at the cottage
Local alternative healing and relaxation services can be arranged at the cottage on request
Pottery – a session can be arranged with the local potter, Karen Junor on request
Hand-made ladies accessories studio can be held at the cottage, also by previous arrangement.
If you wish to take advantage of any of these additional services, please request this prior to arrival. This can either be done at the time of booking or at a later date.
Weekly lets from £400 / Short breaks from £300
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest Amenities||4.5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest railway: Llanfair Caereinion Light Railway to Welshpool 4.5 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||Jacuzzi or hot tub, DVD player|
|General||TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (3), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
The Powys/Brecon Beacons region
This beautiful semi-detached holiday cottage is located in a peaceful countryside setting in Mid Wales. It enjoys stunning views from all the windows and from its stunning, spacious garden and hot tub. The perfect place to relax, away from every day distractions. The land surrounding the cottage belongs to the owner and the sheep might even come to the garden fence to say hello.
All the amenities you need (grocery shops, bank, petrol station, newsagent and even tennis courts and a bowling green) are all available at the small town of Llanfair Caereinion, 3 miles away. There are also 3 pubs (Goat Hotel also serves good food), 'Three Drops' Chocolate and Wine Bar, Rita's Cafe' (eat in or take away) and a chip shop. Other recommended places to eat in the area include the Bull and Hifer at Betws Cadewain (5 miles), Argae Hall and the Nags Head in Garthmyl (8 miles) and The Corn Store and Royal Oak in Welshpool (12 miles).
There are plenty to see and do during your stay at Pengochel holiday cottage. Amongst the most popular attractions is the Light Railway that weaves its way through beautiful countryside from Llanfair Caereinion to Welshpool (open most of the year). Another 'must see' is Powys Castle with its world-famous garden whilst the ancient house and estate of Gregynog Hall also offers a Grade 1 garden within a National Nature Reserve.
Also worth a visit is Coed Y Dinas with its large gift shop, cafe, home store, pet supplies, garden centre and country store. For something totally different, visit Red Ridge Outdoor Centre (5.5 miles) and try your hand at some falconry at Castle Caereinion (open by appointment only).
A forest walk 200 yards from front door through the owner's land.
Deri Woods - A lovely river walk through woods and picnic area. Starts from Llanfair Caereinion. 3 miles
Glyndwr's Way is a long distance footpath in Mid Wales that was granted National Trail status in the year 2000. Starts from Maesmawr – 8.5 miles.
Severn Way – Gentle 12 mile route along the Montgomery Canal towpath from Welshpool (12 miles) to Newtown.
Offa's Dyke Path – National Trail (177 miles in total) following the Welsh/English border. Nearest section starts at Buttington Bridge, 13.5 miles away.
Bluebell Park Fishing Pool, Llanerfyl – excellent coarse and carp fishing on a 20 acre lake. 3.5 miles
Newbridge Farm, Meifod offers access to fish Rivers Banwy and Vyrnwy. Fish include wild brown trout, grayling, chubb, and salmon. – 5.5 miles
Red Ridge Outdoor Centre – Kayaking on purpose built lake and single day canoeing expeditions on the River Severn or the Montgomery Canal. 5.5 miles
Lake Vyrnwy – Canoeing, kayaking, sailing and windsurfing - suitable for the whole family. 14 miles
Welshpool Golf Club – 18 hole golf course. 8 miles
Lake Vyrnwy - An 11 mile circular route around the picturesque Lake Vyrnwy. A mainly flat and easy route on the roadway. Starts at the visitors centre with several establishments to stop at for a variety of refreshments. 14 miles from the cottage
Penycoed Riding Stables. Riding along the Welsh Border. Horses and ponies to suit riders of all ages and all abilities. 19 miles
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