This traditional Farmhouse is set in stunning countryside and has been spectacularly restored to keep as many original features as possible and has a magical mix of the old and new. This Llanwrtyd Wells Holiday Cottage includes carvings on one of the beams that dates back to 1678. Sat on a hillside overlooking the valley and mountains this is a perfect property for a family trip , groups of friends or that special occasion. The area has many great outdoor activities with great mountain biking, cycling, walking , fishing and the tiny town of Llanwrtyd host many great events such as the Man vs Horse Marathon, Real Ale Wobble , Bog Snorkelling and Wife Carrying Race.
Large kitchen with flagstone floor, fully equipped including fridge freezer, rangemaster 6 hob over cooker, dishwasher, microwave, toaster and table and chairs.
Large dining room with seating for 11. Traditional fireplace housing large wood burning stove. 1678 is marked on the wood above the fireplace giving a unique insight into the age of this property.
Lounge with TV, DVD.
Utility room with washing machine, tumble dryer.
Shower room with wc, sink and shower unit.
Hall leads on to a stunning original staircase that has been lovingly restored.
Upstairs - First Floor
Bedroom 1 - Double bed , with ensuite shower room.
Bedroom 2 - King size bed with ensuite shower room.
Bedroom 3 - twin bedroom.
Bedroom 4 -- single bedroom.
Master bathroom with bath and wc and sink.
Showeroom with shower unit, wc and sink.
Upstairs - Second Floor
Bedroom 5 - Huge attic space with king sized bed, leading on to a large landing space could be a reading room, or second lounge / play room and an ensuite shower room with shower unti wc and sink.
Bedroom 6 - King sized bedroom access via a separate staircase.
Front lawn area with table and chair to sit out and enjoy the spectacular views of the surrounding mountains.
- Heating and electric included
- All bed linen and hand / bath towels included
- Cot and high chair available, along with potty, plastic cutlery. Babysitting facilities available on request. (Please bring your own cot bedding)
- Strictly no pets or smoking allowed
- Wifi included
- Please note bedroom 6 is accessed via a steeper that usual stair case.
- First supply of logs included (additional logs available to purchase)
- Christmas tree and decorations included for Christmas and New Year bookings
- Complimentary welcome pack including essentials such as tea, coffee, milk, bread and cakes. Refreshment upgrade available on request.
- Pick-up from local train station also available on request (advance notice required)
- Can be booked together with Llety Llanwrtyd to sleep 21 in total.
At a Glance
- Sleeps 11
- 6 Bedrooms
- 5 Bath/shower rooms
- No pets allowed
- WiFi available
- Open fire/woodburner
- Towels provided
- Travel cot available
- Cot available
- Equipped with a highchair
- Equipped with a dishwasher
- Equipped with a freezer
- Equipped with a tumble dryer
- Equipped with a washing machine
- No smoking
- Private parking
- Nearest shop: 1.5 miles away
- Coast: 42 miles away
- Nearest pub: 1.5 miles away
This Llanwrtyd Wells Holiday Cottage is detached and set on a plot of land aross from another holiday cottage (Llety Llanwrtyd) located about 1.5 miles from the small town of Llanwrtyd Wells. Self proclaimed as the smallest town in the UK it has several great local pubs a few places to eat and some small shops.
Llanwrtyd lies between the Brecon Breacons and the Elan Valley in a area of outstanding natural beauty and wilderness. The cottage is within a beautiful valley that has been classed a site of special scientific interest due to the diverse range of many rare birds, animals and plants.
Right in the heart of Wales, this Llanwrtyd Wells accommodation is the perfect location for exploring the Brecon Beacons, Cambrian Mountains and the hills, valleys and forests that are the great outdoors of Mid Wales, as well as the nearby towns of Builth Wells, Llandovery and Brecon. In Victorian times, Llanwrtyd Wells was a fashionable spa town and many of its hotels date back to that time.
The area around Llanwrtyd Wells is full of natural beauty and breathtaking scenery, making it an ideal centre for walking, mountain biking, bird watching and touring. As you drive through Mid Wales it is often possible to spot a red kite, one of Britain’s rarest birds. There are plenty of options for walking and hiking nearby in the Irfon Forest and around the Llyn Brianne Reservoir, an artificial lake which was created in the 70′s when the River Towy was dammed. At times of low rainfall, it is sometimes possible to see the roofs of the houses which had to be flooded in order for the dam to go ahead.
There is a lot going on in Llanwrtyd Wells throughout the year, so if you are looking for something a little bit different, then this is the place to come. This Mid Wales town is the home of the Man versus Horse Marathons, the World Bog Snorkeling Championships and the Real Ale Ramble.
The 15 mile route around Llyn Brianne provides some of the most splendid views available in Wales. Leaping Stiles provides some excellent suggestions for walking in the area. There are also many local trail and hill walks from the cottage. 0.2 miles.
Coed Trallwm mountain bike trails, 3 trails for all abilities. 6 miles.
Riding and Trekking
Ffos Farm Riding & Trekking is a small friendly stables, offering horse riding, and pony trekking. All abilities, from beginners to the more experienced are catered for. 3 miles
Upper Irfon River offers testing rapids for the experienced canoeist. 3 miles
There are several miles of fishing on the River Irfon , just north of Llanwrtyd Wells. Fishing is also available at Llanerchinddfa Farm which has a ¼ acre fishing lake and there is fishing on site via tributary of the Wye.
Llandovery College Course - it is situated next to the Sports Pavilion within the College. Builth Wells Golf Club. 12 miles
The best way to see a red kite is to visit the feeding station at Gingrin Farm. 20 miles
This is a fantastic farmhouse to stay in. We were a mix of family and friends, 10 adults and nearly one year old twins. Had everything we needed and more. Plenty of room for everyone. Susan could have not been more helpful. Went to heritage centre where she was doing a duty and filled us in on the history of Llanwrtyd Wells which was very interesting. Would definitely return to this farmhouse.Brenda from UK - 27th August 2018
We had a lovely weekend in an excellent property and the owner's Mum was lovely! We could not fault it and hope to use it again next year for when we come to Wonder Wool Wales.June from Cheshire - 9th May 2018
I can thoroughly recommend this property. Ffermdy Llanwrtyd really is a lovely property - a very attractive and sympathetic restoration of a historic building, but highly practical too. The area is great for walking, and the cultural centre (in a converted chapel in the town centre) is also worth visiting. The owners of Ffermdy Llanwrtyd are polite, friendly, and go the extra mile to ensure good service. We’ll certainly be staying here again!Anthony from Brighton - 6th January 2018
These are truly amazing properties in a truly inspirational location. The party was made up of people from Hungary, Spain, United States, England as well and north and south Wales. I think they agreed that it was one of the most amazing places they had visited and many will return again... the view down the valley is inspirational. I will personally be looking to return in January next year. The owners are amazing too, a very warm Welsh welcome from a very friendly host. Simply brilliant. Phil from Ebbw Vale - 14th December 2017
An ideal safe place to bring young children and for them to have the freedom to be outside. Plenty of space indoors for six adults and four small people to spread out!
Tips: Don't be put off by the exterior of the pub in the town. If you enjoy the countryside and don't expect commercial entertainment bring your wellies, an OS map and explore!Family from Lancashire - 15th June 2017
It was an amazing property and amazing surroundings. The owner was ever so nice. Absolute delight.
Recommends: We found out that there were beautiful walks near by.Tanjou from London (Bulgarian) - 24th April 2017
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