Glas y Dorlan - King Fisher

Builth Wells, Mid Wales & the Brecon Beacons

  • With beautiful lake views and surrounded by the rolling hills of Mid Wales, this family cottage offers a peaceful retreat with plenty to keep you entertained including a shared games room and swimming pool.

You can book this property from:

  • £534 per week
  • £76 per night

Features

Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 double bed
  • 2 single beds

Appliances

  • Dishwasher

Bathrooms

  • 2 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Bath
  • Shower

Families

  • Family friendly
  • Travel cot
  • Highchair

Outdoors

  • Garden or courtyard
  • Barbecue
  • Private parking
  • Rural location

How far to ...?

  • Beach 44 miles
  • Pub 2 miles
  • Shop 5 miles

Special Features

  • Games room
  • Sauna
  • Swimming pool

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Fishing

Accessibility

  • Walk-in shower

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am

Description

This 1st floor self catering apartment looks out over the lake and is the ideal peace to relax and unwind. Located on a small complex that includes a swimming pool, sauna, tennis courts, play park,  putting green and a games room.  There are a small number of cottages that share the facilities but this is a tranquil getaway and is not a busy or a noisy resort type complex.  The spectacular natural landscape gives a feeling of space and natural beauty.

Sleeps 4 (plus an extra 2 on sofa bed if required)

1st floor

Open plan lounge, kitchen and diner with table and chairs for 4.

Fully equipped kitchen with electric oven and hob, fridge, toaster, dishwasher, microwave, and kettle.

Lounge with TV, Chess and games table, Comfy chairs, and a sofa bed to sleep an additional 2 guests if required.

Bedroom 1 - Master bedroom with Double bed.

Bedroom 2 - Twin bedroom

Ensite bathroom – Shower unit with basin and WC

Master Bathroom    - bath, shower over bath, wc and basin.

Outside

Acres of land to enjoy and explore, including fishing lake, tennis courts and putting green.

Games room (shared) includes pool table, table tennis, games console, dvd's, books and a dart board.

Additional Information

  • Welcome pack on arrival includes tea, coffee, sugar, milk and biscuits.
  • Property accessed via 1 flight of stairs.
  • Bed linen and towels provided.
  • Iron & ironing board available.
  • Electricity & heating included.
  • High chair and travel cot available, please request when booking. Please bring your own bed linen for the cot.
  • No Wi-fi in cottage but WIFI is available in the shared games / reading area.
  • There is a reception on the complex that is open until 5pm daily.
  • Mobile phone signal is weak, and some networks have no signal at all. There is a landline onsite in case of emergencies.
  • The following items are also provided at the cottage for your stay… Kitchen: salt and pepper, kitchen roll, washing up liquid/dishwasher tabs, new dishcloths and scourers, tin foil, and cling film. Bathroom: liquid hand soap and 2 toilet rolls per toilet. General cleaning products: bleach, shower cleaner, anti-bacterial spray etc.
  • Swimming pool is open between 9am and 7pm each day.
  • Ads delivers to the cottage and there's also plenty of local suppliers in the nearby town of Builth Wells
  • No smoking inside and no pets.

Location

Glas y Dorlan - Kingfisher is a self-catering apartment set on a small complex of several apartments in a secluded valley surrounded by mountains, a fishing lake, pitch, and putt green and with a swimming pool, tennis court and a games room on site.  The Chwefri river runs through the valley and is a tributary of the Wye , a famous salmon river. The nearest country pub The Red Lion is 1.8 miles away and the trout Inn in Beulah is also worth a visit.

Builth Wells, the home of the Royal Welsh Show and Winter Fair is 10 miles away, whilst the Spa town of Llandrindod Wells is only 10 miles to the east. The A470 offers convenient access to Cardiff and the rest of South Wales, whilst the location is also easily accessible from Hereford, Worcester, and the Midlands.

There are many walks nearby to suit all levels, including many treks and trails in the Elan Valley. Bird watching is also very popular in the area with red kites overhead, and kingfishers, to be seen swooping across the lake. For families, in addition to the swimming pool, tennis court and other facilities onsite there is the Quakers indoor play center nearby in Newbridge on Wye.

Golf
Builth Wells Golf Club is a great course for all levels and is laid out in splendid surroundings. 10 miles. Llandrindod Wells Golf club is 5800 yards in length and a par 69 overlooking the town. 10 miles.

Bird Watching
Visit the Red Kite Feeding Centre in Rhayader and learn all about these magnificent birds and watch them swoop overhead. 12 miles.

Horse Riding
Trekking and rides available in via The Llion Royal Hotel , with many different routes in the Elan Valley and surrounding countryside. 12 miles

Walking
A wide variety of walks nearby and in the Elan Valley and Brecon Beacons. Chwefri Valley Walk passes yards away 0.01 miles

Cycling
Great road cycling on quiet country lanes and the National Cycle Route 8 runs through the valley. 0.1 miles.
The Rhayader round Mountain Biking trails suit all levels and distances including 2 of the best downhill MTB trails in the UK. 12 miles.

Fishing
Fishing lake on site includes rudd and brown trout, fly or course is all catch and release. 0.1 miles.

Water Sports
The River Wye is popular as a navigable river with canoeists. Llangorse Lake, Pontsticill Reservoir (Merthyr Tydfil Sailing Club)

Major Events in the area include:

Royal Welsh Show
The Royal Welsh Show is one of the most prestigious events of its type in Europe, and brings together the farming industry and rural community in a celebration of the best of British agriculture, with a unique and very special 'Welsh' flavour. Be part of this exciting summer event at The Showground at Llanelwedd, Builth Wells. A real family event!

Other major events at the Showground include the 'Winter Fair' and the 'Small Holders & Garden Festival'.

The Guardian Hay Festival
The Hay Festival is an international festival that celebrates great writing in every medium in Britain and around the world.