Smithy Cottage

Welshpool, Mid Wales & the Brecon Beacons

  • 4 Star
  • Well furnished and equipped, this cosy single storey cottage is ideal for a couple seeking a quiet retreat, with easy walking and many attractions nearby, and a pub serving meals next door!

You can book this property from:

  • £325 per week
  • £46 per night
  • 4 Star
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • No Pets
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking

Features

Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 king/super-king bed

Kitchen

  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer

Bathrooms

  • 1 bathroom
  • 1 WC
  • Towels provided
  • Shower

Outdoors

  • Garden, courtyard or patio
  • Enclosed garden
  • Private parking

How far to ...?

  • Beach 45 miles
  • Pub 0.01 miles
  • Shop 1.4 miles

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Golf

Accessibility

  • On one level, no stairs
  • Ground floor WC
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Ground floor bath/shower room

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 3pm
  • Check out: 10am

Description

Smithy Cottage is a detached stone holiday cottage for two, beautifully renovated and furnished, with its own private patio area and lawned garden. The cottage is tucked away behind the Horseshoes Inn, an excellent pub serving meals all day. The Montgomery Canal runs at the end of the grounds, offering pleasant towpath walks in both directions, perfect for ramblers, nature lovers and canal enthusiasts alike. The pretty village of Berriew, with excellent local facilities, is a mile and a half away.

This historic stone cottage is single storey, with central heating and WiFi.

Living Room/Kitchen: open plan, with stable door to the small patio and garden area; polished wooden flooring and high beamed ceilings, large leather sofa, Now TV box including Catch up TV, Sky Entertainment and Movies, Netflix; dining table and chairs; open plan with the kitchen area, fully fitted, with combination microwave/oven/grill, 4-ring ceramic hob, fridge and washer dryer.

Bedroom: with king size bed and full range of oak bedroom furniture.

Shower Room: with large shower cubicle, WC, basin, heated towel rail and shaver point.

Outside: small patio with picnic bench, lawned garden area with open pond/canal feed.

Parking: plenty of parking and turning space adjacent.

Electricity, central heating and WiFi included

Bed linen and towels provided

  • The Montgomery Canal provides gentle walking through many miles of beautiful, unspoilt countryside, with interesting canal architecture and wildlife (red kites, buzzards, swans, coots, ducks and even cormorants). A walk of 3.8 miles takes you right into the centre of Welshpool (4.4 miles by car).
  • Coed-y-Dinas Garden Centre with gift shop and café is close to the canal, on the outskirts of Welshpool.
  • The National Trust’s Powis Castle, with Clive Museum, stunning Italianate gardens and wonderful views over the Severn Valley is also en route.
  • A little further out on the edge of town is the Welshpool-Llanfair Caereinion Steam Railway.
  • A 1.25 mile walk along the towpath in the other direction takes you to the centre of the village of Berriew, an attractive village with many black and white cottages, impressive Church, village shop, pub, café, butcher, and the Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture.
  • The historic market town of Montgomery (the former county town) is just 5 miles away, with medieval cottages and elegant Georgian architecture, small museums, art galleries, florist, pub, cafes, restaurants, Monty’s Brewery Visitor Centre and much more!
  • Glansevern Gardens – with some influence from Monet – can be found just 1.5 miles up the main road.
  • You can play 9 holes of golf at Lakeside, Argae Hall, 1.5 miles away, or 18 holes at the historic Welshpool Golf Course, 7 or 8 miles away (depending on your route).
  • And don’t forget to take in a stretch of Offa’s Dyke, following the Welsh-English border, or a walk along the Kerry Ridgeway.   
  • All this and more, within 5 miles of your comfortable accommodation!

Location

Area Information

  • The Montgomery Canal provides gentle walking through many miles of beautiful, unspoilt countryside, with interesting canal architecture and wildlife (red kites, buzzards, swans, coots, ducks and even cormorants). A walk of 3.8 miles takes you right into the centre of Welshpool (4.4 miles by car)., passing by
  • Coed-y-Dinas Garden Centre with gift shop and café is nearby, before you reach Welshpool.
  • The National Trust’s Powis Castle, with Clive Museum, stunning Italianate gardens and wonderful views over the Severn Valley is also en route.
  • A little further out on the edge of town is the Welshpool-Llanfair Caereinion Steam Railway.
  • A 1.25 mile walk along the towpath in the other direction takes you to the centre of the village of Berriew, an attractive village with many black and white cottages, impressive Church, village shop, pub, café, butcher, and the Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture.
  • The historic market town of Montgomery (the former county town) is just 5 miles away, with medieval cottages and elegant Georgian architecture, small museums, art galleries, florist, pub, cafes, restaurants, Monty’s Brewery Visitor Centre and much more!
  • Glansevern Gardens – with some influence from Monet – can be found just 1.5 miles up the main road.
  • You can play 9 holes of golf at Lakeside, Argae Hall, 1.5 miles away (18 holes at the historic Welshpool Golf Course, 7 or 8 miles away, depending on your route).
  • And don’t forget to take in a stretch of Offa’s Dyke, following the Welsh-English border.   
  • All this and more, within 5 miles of your comfortable accommodation!