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Fronlwyd Traditional Welsh Longhouse Group Letting Cottage

  • 7 bedrooms
  • 14 sleeps
  •  min stay varies
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Fronlwyd Traditional Welsh Longhouse Group Letting

Excellent 4.5/5 Excellent – based on 12 reviews

  • Cottage
  • 7 bedrooms
  • 14 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Description from owner

Description

Wake up to nothing but bird song at this very tranquil location on the edge of both the Snowdonia National Park and the Cambrian Mountain range. A traditional Welsh Longhouse and converted stables dating back over 400 years packed full of all the traditional features you'd expect from a property of this period, but having lovingly been restored includes all your creature comforts including a very swish new kitchen and bathroom with Victorian roll top bath and flower head shower. Enjoy our welcome hamper on arrival when booking for a whole week. We recently renovated the property from a 4 bed to 14-16 which was completed in the spring of 2015. The brand new kitchen is very spacious, perfect for large groups to cook and just hang out in, we also have two living rooms and a dining room that seats 16. Outside boasts a large seating area. wood fired hot tub, pizza oven and 4 acres of woodland, meadow and babbling streams to explore with numerous walks for all abilities from the door. If you're

Wake up to nothing but bird song at this very tranquil location on the edge of both the Snowdonia National Park and the Cambrian Mountain range. A traditional Welsh Longhouse and converted stables dating back over 400 years packed full of all the traditional features you'd expect from a property of this period, but having lovingly been restored includes all your creature comforts including a very swish new kitchen and bathroom with Victorian roll top bath and flower head shower. Enjoy our welcome hamper on arrival when booking for a whole week. We recently renovated the property from a 4 bed to 14-16 which was completed in the spring of 2015. The brand new kitchen is very spacious, perfect for large groups to cook and just hang out in, we also have two living rooms and a dining room that seats 16. Outside boasts a large seating area. wood fired hot tub, pizza oven and 4 acres of woodland, meadow and babbling streams to explore with numerous walks for all abilities from the door. If you're up for a bit of glamping or somewhere to pop the teenagers for a week we can put up our double bell tent 'Big Belle' for you to sleep outside as well (this is by prior arrangement at time of booking) or it can be set up as another place to relax soaking up the sights and sounds of this very rural idyll. We're in the process of turning a barn into an outdoor cinema (contact us for more on that) which is an exciting project.At dusk, pull up a chair outside and watch the bats that weave in and out of the trees, and then stargaze to yours hearts content, the night sky is breathtaking.Close to the beaches at Aberdyfi and 20 minutes from Snowdonia Ideal for families or adult groups there is plenty of space for outdoor games and summer bbqs.If you want to see what we've been up to lately, get to know us a bit more, see some more photos and stay in touch then search for fronlwydfarmholidaycottage on social media.. We live at the very far end of the property and are on hand if you need any help or assistance. We are 'World Host' accredited. Walk for miles not seeing a soul and just listen to the sound of birdsong and Buzzards and Red Kites circling above. Take an expedition off to find the stone circles on the hill side above or just take off for Fronlwyd is right in the middle of a beautiful unspoilt valley that is a tributary to the river Dyfi, a world famous salmon river and internationally renowned 'biosphere' for flauna and flora. there is hill walking from our door, at the head of the valley is the sources of the rivers Severn and Wye with their respective long distance footpaths beginning here. A ten minute drive away is the Hafren forest which has miles of walking and cycle tracks through it and there is sailing fifteen minutes away at Llyn Cllewedog. Depending on how adventurous you want to get you go pony trekking on the beach at Borth, Canadian canoe down the Dyfi river, kayaking at the Welsh national kayaking centre near Llangollen and of course Snowdownia is on our doorstep - my favourite mountain to walk is cader idris which is just as spectacular as Snowdon with the added benefit being without the crowds - it's about half an hour from Fronlwyd.The area is famous for mountain biking and Machnylleth, 20 minutes away, has four downhill trails that will challenge any rider. A little further afield is the longest zip wire in Europe, which is something like a mile long! Several guests have been on this and said that it was a great experience. Also rave reviews continue for the underground caves 'Bounce Below'. If this is all a bit too 'extreme' there is stacks of other things to do that is more in keeping with the tourist scene, castles a plenty, narrow gauge railways, art galleries etc There is plenty of space for bikes at Fronlwyd with a garage to lock them up in and pressure washer available. By prior arrangement we are happy to accept internet shops here, speak to us first and we'll put all your shopping away ready for your arrival. Tesco and Asda deliver. We can also provide local meats from cattle grazed less than 8 miles away....we can even tell you their name if you wanted to know! 2 of the 4 bedrooms with single beds in are zip and link beds meaning they can be turned into super king sized if desired - please state this when booking

Further details

.fronlwyd operates a four night minimum stay policy. During school holidays minimum booking is a week running Saturday to Saturday. When booking a full week out of school holidays and arriving on a weekday the peice is discounted to £1550. If booking a full week out of school holidays and arriving Saturday or Sunday the price is the daily rate X 7. Up to three behaved dogs are welcome although they must stay on the lead outdoors - we are surrounded by sheep fields and have free range chickens that are very nosy!*welcome hamper supplied when booking a week or more.

Fronlwyd is open 365 days a year and hires out at £250 per night. There is also a £100 cleaning charge for each booking. 2 baskets of wood come as part of each booking and are £5 per basket thereafter.

Location description from owner

The Wales region

If you want to get away from it all then Powys is a good place to start - the least densely populated county in England and Wales means the uninterrupted countryside that has disappeared from so many places remains almost untouched - it was here that the Red Kite hung on to eventually begin recolonisation of Wales and England and it is here that the BBC's SpringWatch sets up base camp annually due to the abundance of bird and wildlife (not to mention the friendly welcome and good beer)

Llanbrynmair

Llanbrynmair is a small village with a friendly community , on the A470 road 12 miles east of Machynlleth. The village has a shop, pub and cafe with attached museum, soft play and bunny village.35 minutes from the coast at Aberdyfi and 25 minutes from the edge of Snowdonia, Fronlwyd is a great location for exploring both MId-Wales and North Wales, being right on the border of both. It is also easily accessed from the Midlands, South Wales and the Bristol area and the NW of England. The area is renowned as a mountain biking mecca with many dedicated trails on the hills and forests. At the top of the valley is the Hafren forest and uplands of the Pulumon Fawr where the source of both the rivers Severn and Wye start. You can walk all day here without having to cross a road. To the South is the pretty market town of Llanidloes and to the West is historic Machnylleth - both have excellent cafes, art galleries and antique shops. There are also many visitor attractions in the area, including the Centre for Alternative Technology, the Modern Art Museum of Wales and Owain Glydwr's breakaway parliament building.

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Key Info

  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • 2 Cots available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • 2 Super King Beds, 4 Single Beds, 2 Cots available
  • 4 Family bathrooms

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Jacuzzi or hot tub
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time:15:00, Check out time:11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Adam R
Response rate:
80%
Calendar updated:
21 Apr 2016
Years listed:
3
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English, French, German


This Cottage has 7 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and sleeps 14. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 23 Oct 2012. Located in Llanbrynmair, it has 12 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate is £2100.

The Owner has a response rate of 80% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 21 Apr 2016.

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“Rural Delight”

Reviewed 23 Feb 2014

This is our second stay here but the first review. We stayed for a few days after Christmas in the lovely rustic cottage, complete with exposed beams & floorboards in the bedrooms and enoromous original flagstones in the large entrance hall with plenty of space for drying boots and coats after an afternoon walking. There's a nice big lounge for the cold evenings too. Our kids are 2 and 4 and had a ball running around the gardens and in the woods next to the house - there's no traffic so its competely safe. There are great views across to Pen Rhiw-myn from the house and back garden - the stars & mliky way are amazing on a clear night too. It's a great spot for exploring Snowdonia national park with walks and bridleways running from the front door, and good value. We'll definately stay again.

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