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Degwm

near Machynlleth - Mid Wales & the Brecon Beacons

Lovely, detached cottage set in the heart of the Dyfi Valley. Beautiful, tranquil setting with its own enclosed garden, 3.5 miles from Machynlleth market town.
  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bath/shower room
  • No pets allowed
  • WiFi available
  • 4 Stars
491245
£355 - £628 per week *

Description

Lovely, detached and newly refurbished cottage set in the small and quiet village of Llanwrin in the heart of the Dyfi Valley. Beautiful and tranquil setting with its own enclosed garden, only 3.5 miles to Machynlleth market town (the ancient capital of Wales) and within 10 miles of lovely sandy beaches, Snowdonia and much more. A great location to explore Mid Wales with a variety of attractions and plenty of restaurants, cafes and pubs nearby.


Ground Floor

Living area - Spacious open plan living area with plenty of natural light, including a vaulted ceiling, to create a sense of true relaxation. The barn has underfloor heating throughout, exposed 18th century cruck oak beams and French doors that open up to the garden.

Lounge Area - The lounge area provides a comfortable sitting area includes a 40’ TV with Freeview and a coffee table.

Kitchen and Dining Area - Fully equipped kitchen with country style units that comprises of a built in dishwasher, oven and hob and a washing machine. It also includes a microwave, fridge freezer, a kettle, cutlery and saucepans. Dining table overlooking the private garden.

Master Bedroom - A spacious room with a king sized bed. The room includes two wardrobes and a dresser.

Bedroom 2 - King sized bed that can be arranged as two singles on request.* This room overlooks the garden and includes a wardrobe and a dresser and a 24'‘ TV with built in DVD player.

Garden

A private and enclosed garden area with picnic table and BBQ facility.

Additional Information

  • Welcome pack on arrival, including a cake with tea and coffee, sugar and milk.
  • Heating and electricity included
  • Bed linen, hand and bath towels provided
  • *Please note at the time of booking if you would like Bedroom 2 arranged as two x 2.6 feet wide single beds rather than a king bed.
  • 1 hairdryer provided
  • No pets or smoking inside cottage
  • Wifi available
  • Ironing facilities
  • Plenty of private parking space
  • This property has a £150 good housekeeping refundable bond, which is payable to Wales Cottage Holidays along with the balance of your holiday. Alternatively, you can waiver this bond by paying a non-refundable fee of £5 per person instead.
  • Other items provided include:
    • Kitchen: salt and pepper, kitchen roll, washing up liquid/dishwasher tabs, new dishcloths and/or 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.

At a Glance

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bath/shower room
  • No pets allowed
  • WiFi available
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Equipped with a dishwasher
  • Equipped with a freezer
  • Equipped with a washing machine
  • No smoking
  • Enclosed garden/courtyard
  • Private parking
  • Nearest shop: 3.5 miles away
  • Coast: 12 miles away
  • Nearest pub: 3.5 miles away

Local Area

This newly refurbished barn conversion enjoyes a tranquil setting in the small and quiet village of Llanwrin on the outskirts of Machynlleth. Located in the heart of the Dyfi Valley, this is a great, central location to explore Mid, North and West Wales and its wide range of attractions.

The historic market town of Machynlleth (3.5 miles) is also known as the Ancient Capital of Wales. It offers an abundance of quirky shops, restaurants, cafés and takeaways along with a range of amenities such a supermarket, garages, banks etc. It is also home to the oldest street market in Britain every Wednesday and MOMA Wales, a showcase of modern Welsh art. Amongst the best places to eat in the area is Bistro Number 21 and the Wynnstay in Machynlleth, Glan yr Afon and Y Garth in Pennal (5 miles), and Brigands Inn in Mallwyd (8.5 miles). There are good local pubs as well, including the White Lion in Machynlleth with a range of local ale.

The cottage is close to beautiful beaches, the university town of Aberystwyth and is an ideal location to visit the delights of Snowdownia National Park and the Ceredigion coast. Some of the main attractions in the area include Cors Dyfi Nature Reserve and Ynys Hir RSBP Reserve, Dyfi Osprey Project, the Centre of Alternative Technology and King Arthur's Labyrinth (an underground adventure). Other recommended days out include Dovey Valley Clay Shooting, Falconry Experience Wales, Tal-y-llyn Steam Railway and numerous scenic walks in all directions. For something totally different; why not venture to Blaenau Ffestiniog for some zip wire and Bounce Below adventure.

Walking

  • Dyfi Valley Way follows the River Dyfi from the estuary in Aberdyfi to the source at the summit of Aran Fawddwy and back down along the south side of the river via Machynlleth and down to Borth. Join the path at Ffriddgate, 2.4 miles.
  • Glyndwr's Way - a long distance footpath in Mid Wales that was granted National Trail status in the year 2000. Join the path at Cemmaes Road, 2.7 miles.
  • Cadair Idris (mountain) – 3 main routes starting from Minffordd (10 miles), Abergynolwyn (13 miles) and Dolgellau (17 miles).

Cycling

  • Dyfi Mountain Biking – 4 circular routes that can be joined in Machynlleth - cycle route from Ffriddgate to Machynlleth. 2.4 miles.
  • Mawddach Trail – Suitable for all ages. Perfect for cycling, walking and for wheelchair users. Dolgellau (17 miles) to Barmouth.
  • Coed-y-Brenin Mountain Biking Centre – Suitable routes for all ages. 24 miles

Fishing

  • River Dyfi offers excellent fishing and is famous for its brown trout, salmon and sea trout. Permit required. 0.5 mile
  • Sea fishing at Aberdyfi (12 miles) and Aberystwyth (22 miles)

Golf

  • Machynlleth Golf Club – 9 hole golf course. 3.5 miles
  • Aberdyfi Golf Club - 18 hole golf course. 12 miles

Beaches

  • Aberdyfi – Long sandy beach on the northern side of the Dyfi Estuary. Lovely seaside resort with plenty of cafes, shops and restaurants. 12 miles
  • Ynyslas – Lovely beach on the southern side of the Dyfi Estuary, backed by Sand Dunes. Cafe and parking on the beach. 17 miles

Watersports

  • Watersports in Aberdyfi includes sailing, sail boarding, rowing, canoeing, fishing and boat trips. 12 miles

Horse Riding

  • Rheidol Riding Centre has full-size floodlit indoor and full-size floodlit outdoor riding arenas, a showjumping and cross-country course, and fantastic trekking around the Rheidol Valley. 22 miles

Prices

Reviews

Superb property. Beautiful barn conversion in a lovely setting. Owners on site, very pleasant and helpful but not intrusive. Equipment generous - we had three family members visit us and there was plenty of crockery and cutlery. Machynlleth market day Wednesday. Slate area of Corris interesting - drop in to Idris Stores for best coffee in Wales (so their customers claim). Jeffrey from Lancashire - 26th June 2018
Our hosts were lovely and were very kind and helpful. We had a great stay and would recommend the property for getting away from it all in a very beautiful part of the world.Ali from Portishead - 14th May 2018
Very warm house, excellent in the winter. Owners helpful and very pleasant. Will return.Juliana from Kuala Lumpur - 19th April 2018
A very comfortable cottage, well eguipped, clean, nice and helpful owners. The owners have done a splendid job in refurbishing/renovating the barn!
Check the official snowdonia site for walks. The panorama walk from Barmouth and the Minffordd walk of Cader idris (http://www.eryri-npa.gov.uk) are beautiful. The nearby Dyfi Woods offer nice short walks (http://www.naturalresources.wales/dyfiforest) Dollegau is a town with character.Carolien from Dordrecht, the Netherlands - 1st August 2017
Excellent accommodation, excellent surroundings, excellent welcome by the owners, 10/10. We had a lovely day at the Talyllyn Railway. Beautiful scenery, excellent customer service and wonderful lunch and afternoon tea put on for us on our Drive a Steam Train Experience. Wonderful day by all and good value for money.Family from Shropshire - 5th June 2017
Such a lovely place to stay in gorgeous surroundings. We were very privileged to be the first people to stay here and left very impressed. All the fittings and furnishings were of a superior quality and you will find everything you need for a quiet break away and a good nights sleep!David from West Sussex - 4th May 2017

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