Set above the Ystwyth Valley in beautiful Ceredigion countryside, Blaenlli is brilliantly located to make the most of everything that this popular West Wales region has to offer. Only four miles from the holiday cottage Aberystwyth provides a wonderful coastal setting and a wide range of amenities. Other nearby attractions include coast and countryside walks, the beaches at Borth and Ynys Las, Nant yr Arian mountain biking centre and Devil's Bridge with its narrow gauge railway and waterfalls, to name just a few.
Blaenlli is equipped and furnished to a high standard. The kitchen/diner is fully equipped and includes a washing machine, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, microwave, electric oven and hob. The dining table seats up to 6 guests and there is also a freeview TV in the corner.
Without doubt, the best room in the house is the lounge. It is spacious, comfortable and enjoys plenty of natural light coming in through the large patio doors and window. The best part however is the view from the sofa, overlooking open fields all the way to the coast on the horizon. The lounge also features an electric fire, freeview TV with a DVD player, hi-fi and a small selection of DVDs.
Double bedroom with adjoining shower en-suite, dressing table, wardrobe and bedside cabinets.
Second double bedroom with wardrobe, bedside cabinets and dressing table.
The third bedroom has full size wooden bunk beds along with a wardrobe, bedside cabinet and dressing table.
Family bathroom with wash hand basin, wc and bath with an overhead shower.
Blaenlli has its own furnished patio with spectacular views of Ceredigion.
There is also a lawned, shared play area for the children with swings and a slide.
For larger groups or families, there is also another luxury holiday cottage next door that can sleep 4 extra guests.
Bed linen, hand and bath towels and hairdryer included.
Heating and electricity included.
Cot and highchair available on request. Please bring your own bed linen for the cot.
There is ample off road parking.
1 pet welcome and free of charge, possibly 2 allowed on request. Please do inform us when booking.
Shared laundry room on site with 24 hour access.
You can expect a friendly Welsh atmosphere and a warm welcome with the owners on site.
Short breaks are available at throughout the year apart from the summer holidays
Information for Disabled and Les Abled People
- All of the property is suitable for disabled people with all rooms on ground floor. This includes kitchen, bedroom, bathroom and living area. Neither are there any height restrictions.
- Easy access access for a wheelchair, all doors are a minimum of 750mm and the main door is 860mm wide
- Easy parking and the flat walking surface into the property, is tarmac.
- There are no steps into the property and the garden can be accessed in a wheelchair.
- There is an extra light in the kitchen and a speaking clock for people with visual impairment. This is available by arrangement, just let us know when you book
- There are grab rails in the bathroom and there is a separate ensuite
- There is room for a wheelchair to fit under the dining table, room under the bed for a suitcase and a hoist
- The light switches and door handles are positioned to offer easy access.
- There is room for a wheelchair on both sides of the bed and into the bathroom. The ensuite has a shower cubicle with one 5 inch step in.
- Incontinence pads and hyperdermic needles can be safely disposed of
- Assistance dogs are welcome
Available on request :-
- Higher seat for the toilet, a commode and a seat for the bath
- There is also a local care company that is available for support and extra mobility equipment can be hired.
- Assistance dogs are welcome.
At a Glance
- Sleeps 6
- 3 Bedrooms
- 2 Bath/shower rooms
- 1 Pet allowed
- WiFi available
- Towels provided
- 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: 2 miles away
- Coast: 4 miles away
- Nearest pub: 2 miles away
Set in a spectacular countryside location with wonderful panoramic views, Blaenlli is one of three recently converted, stone built holiday cottages on site. There is a local pub and village shops within 2 miles whilst Aberystwyth (4 miles) offers a wide range of restaurants, cafes, pubs, shops and supermarkets.
Blaenlli holiday cottage offers a great base for exploring Mid and West Wales, a trip to the seaside or for visiting the university and the National Library of Wales. Sea and coarse fishing are available locally whilst surfing is popular along the coast. Enjoy a round of golf at Llanrhystud, Aberystwyth or Borth, some pony trekking at Rheidol riding centre or a visit to Fantasy Farm at Llanrhystud (8.5 miles). The area also offers excellent walks with an abundance of wildlife including coastal birds and red kites.
Nant yr Arain Visitor Centre, one of the premier Mountain Biking centres in Wales, is just a 15 mile drive from the cottage, where you can also watch the red kites being fed. Venture on a deep underground tour of The Silver and Lead Mines at Llywernog (14.5 miles) or sit back and enjoy a scenic journey on the famous steam train through the Vale of Rheidol from Aberystwyth to Devil’s Bridge.
Sheltered sand and shingle beach at the popular seaside town of Aberystwyth. During the height of summer donkeys, a bouncy castle and 'tea cup' rides along the prom ensure that there is plenty of entertainment for children. 4 miles.
Three-mile stretch of sandy beach from Borth to Ynys Las. 13 miles.
Ystwyth Trail - a 21 mile walking / cycling trail from Aberystwyth to Tregaron via Llanfarian. Join the path 0.5 miles from the cottage.
Ceredigion Coast Path follows the varied coastline of Cardigan Bay. 4 miles from your holiday cottage, Aberystwyth is the easiest joining point.
‘Follow the Mynach’: 6.5 miles following the river from its source to Devil’s Bridge, where it creates the famous waterfalls. 14.5 miles from cottage
Nant yr Arian Visitor Centre - 3 scenic walks. 15 miles
The Hafod Estate (owned by the Forestry Commission) offers 5 way-marked walks, of varying length and difficulty, enabling visitors to explore the famous Hafod landscape. 18.5 miles
Ystwyth Trail – see above under walking. 0.5 miles from the cottage.
Rheidol Cycle Trail – This 17 mile trail leads you from Devil’s Bridge, through the Rheidol Valley down to the harbour in Aberystwyth, mainly along quiet back roads and dedicated cycle routes. 14.5 miles
Nant yr Arian Mountain Biking Centre - one of the premier Mountain Biking centres in Wales. Featuring the Continental Tyres Syfydrin Trail, one of the most scenic wilderness trails in the UK. 15 miles from cottage.
Sea fishing at Aberystwyth – home to some of the most varied ground imaginable with a species resident list only equalled by the prolific waters off Devon and Cornwall. 4 miles
Nant-y-Moch & Dinas reservoirs, near Ponterwyd - both stocked with varieties of trout. Permits for fishing can be bought from the Rheidol Filling Station in Ponterwyd. 15 miles
Aberystwyth Golf Club – 18 hole golf course. 4 miles
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. 9 miles
Gorgeous location. Excellent facilities. Highly recommend! Will definitely book again. Many thanks 😊 Visit Aberystwth for lovely quirky shops and loads of restaurants catering for all tastes.Maria from Derry - 11th July 2015
Ideal getaway...all mod-cons enabled us to chill out.
Try some of the breathtaking mountain roadsColin and Friends from Bristol - 18th September 2014
Everything was great.
Take the steam train to Devil's Bridge, bit expensive but worth it.
Joel - 29th May 2014
We enjoyed a lovely 3 night last minute getaway to Blaenlli, the cottages are so picturesque and tranquil, just what we needed. We where met by the friendly family and the lady showed us round the stunning cottage and also gave us a welcome basket with some lovely treats
The cottage is in a great position so that you can drive out to local attractions, we went to New Quay and enjoyed a day of perfect weather. The cottage was equipped with everything you could need (apart from hand soap) we throughly enjoyed our stay and will certainly be back for another relaxing Welsh getaway. Our one year old had great fun crawling all around the spacious and clean, modern cottage and we fell in love with the owners dog
Family from Leicester - 14th April 2014
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