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Pen Y Lodge

Builth Wells, Brecon Beacons
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Hot tub
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Cinema Room
Parking on site / nearby
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Stunning property within easy reach of the Brecon Beacons
  • Superb valley views from the private hot tub on the terrace
  • Walkers can enjoy Builth Wells, Brecon Beacons and Cwm Rhaeadr
Property code: BN274

This wonderful red-brick property is the ideal romantic bolthole for couples wanting to explore the beautiful Mid Wales area but still enjoy a little bit of indulgence in the evenings.

Perfect for two, this contemporary lodge is a fantastic place for a countryside break. The property has been thoughtfully furnished to ensure an enjoyable stay, including a private hot tub in the garden, and a cinema screen TV for romantic evenings at home. Take a day trip to the Elan Valley (17 miles) where you can walk hand in hand along a number of whimsical walking routes with a vast array of fascinating wildlife to spot along the way.

Upon entering the property, you’re greeted by the cosy open-plan living space, with comfortable sofas and a projector where you can kick back and watch a film with a cinematic experience. The kitchen is chic, with two breakfast bar areas for you to sip on your morning coffee, and all the equipment you’ll need to cook up a feast. Venture upstairs and head to the stylish bedroom with a sumptuous double bed, a skylight window and access to the pretty private balcony. Next door is the charmingly styled en-suite shower room. When the sun is shining, the decked terrace offers a peaceful place to sit and share stories with your loved ones, featuring a hot tub, table and chairs, and a chiminea for chilly evenings.

Half a mile away is Builth Wells, a charming town with plenty on offer, from castle visits and carp fishing to galleries and theatres. Head to the bookshop town of Hay-on-Wye to peruse the independent shops and eateries on a romantic day out, or get active and venture into the Brecon Beacons National Park (23 miles). Pack a picnic and head to the peak of Pen Y Fan for an active adventure and you’ll be rewarded with awe-inspiring landscapes from the summit and a memory to last a lifetime.

  • Bedrooms: 1 double bedroom
  • Bathrooms: 1 shower room with WC
  • Electric oven/hob, microwave, fridge with freezer box, washing machine, kettle, coffee maker and toaster
  • Cinema screen TV, DVD, Freeview
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Enclosed terrace garden with furniture and hot tub
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Private parking
  • Safe bike storage behind the house
  • Shop, pub and restaurant 485 metres
  • Sleeps 2+1 (sofa bed)
  • Located next to the owners home
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Ceri Gittoes

This property is personally managed by Ceri.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 26 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Kevin 27th December 2023

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The most lovely, quiet and chilled out place weve ever had the privilege to stay at. Excellently equipped with a real sense that Jill and Ian cared about your experience. Just perfect, will definitely recommend 10/10.

Reviewed by Antony 3rd November 2023

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Absolutely stunning cottage very well equipped and very comfortable the hosts were fantastic will definitely be booking to stay again

Reviewed by Phil 7th October 2023

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A fantastic place to stay for a relaxing week away for 2 . Our lovely hosts Jill and Ian have built a lovely lodge with all the amenities we could need and more.A wonderful hot tub , a massive projection screen tv with sky free view, and bluray dvd player all of which we made full use of. Builth town centre is 5 minutes walk and a new small Co op sRead moretore closer. Great places to visit within 30 to 40 min drive, the elan valley, the Brecon Beacons , hay on wye are just some the places we visited. Hide

Reviewed by Yvonne 22nd September 2023

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We loved the village but felt the property was a let down, the hot tub lid/cover was torn , the tub was dirty even though the water was tested, the paintwork in the property was in need of a revamp, we banged our heads so many times on the sloping roofs, the French doors were dirty , the oven tray had bits of Brownies on them , considering you cantRead more go in til 4pm not much had been done, no cupboard space for food and the fridge small, the couple were lovely but we wouldnt return . Hide

Reviewed by Corinne 11th August 2023

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Lovely stay at Pen-Y-Lodge. Located in a nice little town with everything you need. Jill & Ian left us a lovely few bits to make our stay more welcome and it was much appreciated.

Reviewed by Sandra 14th July 2023

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Highly recommended

Reviewed by Peter 29th May 2023

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From the moment we arrived, we knew we had chosen well ... What a lovely, perfect, place to have a week away. Jill was the perfect host and made sure we were well looked after and knew everything we needed to re the hot tub etc ... and was always available next door, if we'd needed. Few minutes from town, which is lovely for dog walks by the river,Read more a few drinks, meal out, then evenings in the hot tub, followed by a movie on the big screen ... All boxes ticked, lovely relaxing week !SELECTED!... !ENDOFSELECTED! Hide

Reviewed by Nicola 5th March 2023

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Wonderful property with everything you could need. We had a lovely break away loved the hot tub and cinema screen ! Jill and Ian are lovely hosts on hand if you need them but leave you to enjoy your holiday. Thank you for the lovely welcome sign and gift.

Reviewed by Cassie 17th February 2023

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Nothing but amazing, we had a wonderful time the cottage is cozy,welcoming,the care package we received was just beautiful. We walked and walked, had lovely food at wonderful restaurant, thank you Jill and Ian

Reviewed by Tasha 3rd February 2023

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Lovely accommodation. Felt very welcomed on arrival and shown everything needed for a comfy stay. Beautiful greeting sign and few gifts both for us and our dog. Hot tub was a lovely touch with lovely views of the sky at night. Bed was also very comfy and ive even enquired about the gorgeous feathered duvet. Surrounding areas took my breath away. ThRead moreis was a perfect stay with plenty of venturing opportunities right on the door step. Thank you for having us. Im sure we will be back! Hide

Reviewed by Sharon 15th November 2022

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Pen Y Lodge is a beautiful property with great views. We loved our short stay and having a hot tub is fantastic. The owners are very nice, they left us a lovely welcome message along with a gift to start our holiday which was a beautiful touch. They also popped round each day to check the hot tub and showed us how to use it, yet they respect your oRead moren holiday so do not disturb you and are on hand next door if you need anything. Absolutely beautiful we will visit again. Hide

Reviewed by Karen 1st November 2022

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Welcome box great,especially the one for our little doggie.spotlessly clean,everything you could want really.easy to walk to town and shops.just perfect for our 3 night chill out.

Reviewed by Ian 7th October 2022

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We loved our stay at Penylodge, Jill and Ian are fantastic hosts and always available for any questions you may have. Penylodge is very clean and comfortable with everything you need for a great stay in Wales. The bonuses are the big screen and projector for a chilled night in with a movie and the hot tub is amazing, we benefitted from this after aRead more long walk around Elan Valley. Builth Wells has plenty available in the town, supermarket walking distance. The White Horse pub does nice food. Hide

Reviewed by Rhys 24th September 2022

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A lovely stay, with lots of useful information sent over prior to stay, an amazing welcome pack and a lovely base for the weekend, so we could go off and do our thing, but come back to a lovely set up.

Reviewed by Andrew 9th September 2022

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Reviewed by Frank 26th August 2022

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Really enjoyed our one week stay in Penylodge. Facilities and location are excellent with just a short walk to the town. Great pubs and places to eat as well as very friendly locals. The lodge is ideal for two sharing with a dog. We didn't really do much exploring and were more than happy to just chill out in the local vicinity. The bedroom balconyRead more is a really nice touch which we used on more than one occasion. The hot tub was excellent and cleaned every day. We had 5 nights in the hot tub. Hide

Reviewed by Tom 23rd July 2022

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Really amazing property with great facilities and fantastic owners that are really keen to help. We have a very inquisitive and chatty one year old and they interacted with him whenever he saw them which not only did we find really kind but it made our little one feel even more at home. The local area and day trips are beautiful and the owners are Read morehappy to recommend places as well. We would definitely go back to the property as we found our week away so relaxing and enjoyable. Hide

Reviewed by Mark 13th July 2022

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Absolutely gorgeous cottage, everything we needed, and loved the hot tub.

Reviewed by Lynn 9th July 2022

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A lovely place to stay very clean and comfortable all your home comforts. Lovely location . Plenty of choice to eat and drink in bulith. Lovely hosts wouldn't hesitate to go back when we visit Wales again. Very dog friendly too.

Reviewed by Sean 4th July 2022

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Such a lovely little cottage! Was welcomed by a lovely little basket with all the necessities and a cute welcome sign. What can I say? It had all we needed. Kitchen was well equipped, amazing projector screen to watch TV, comfortable living room, bedroom and bathroom. The hot tub was amazing and were shown fully how to use it shortly after we arrivRead moreed! Great location, 5min walk from a shop and 10mins to the town centre. Only thing I would say is that there are low ceilings if you're a tall person Hide

Reviewed by Sarah 10th June 2022

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Reviewed by Caroline 13th May 2022

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Very comfortable accommodation!

Reviewed by michelle 9th May 2022

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A fantastic property, the welcome message and pack is a lovely gesture. Very clean and comfortable bed, has everything you need. The hot tub is an added bonus.

Reviewed by GILLIAN 30th April 2022

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Lovely house ideal location for visiting Elan valley brecon, lovely little village with shops cafe etc

Reviewed by Daniel 19th April 2022

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Reviewed by Paul 15th April 2022

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Wonderful location Great property Possibly the best hot tub Ive ever used

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