Cwm Derw Cottage

Llanafan Fawr near Builth Wells, Wales (Ref. 2186)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
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Cwm Derw Holiday Cottages

Llanafan Fawr 1 mile. Two charmingly individual cottages on the owners’ 14-acre smallholding in stunning countryside where peace is only disturbed with bleating lambs and wild birdsong. Both properties are beautifully and uniquely presented and ideal for a romantic break away. Both cottages are character properties with warming woodburners, spacious open plan living rooms and private outside seating areas plus shared gardens with a summerhouse, ornamental pond, seating and barbecue; perfect holiday properties to discover this superbly beautiful countryside. Walks, bike rides or drives take you through wondrous valleys with idyllic places to enjoy a picnic or pop into local villages for lunch, afternoon tea or an evening meal. From warm summer days to cooler months, these properties give you the chance to see the ever changing colours of the countryside.

The property

A delightful, 19th century, stone and timber-clad barn conversion, close to the rural village of Llanafan Fawr, 6 miles from Builth Wells. Carefully renovated to provide the perfect blend of original features and modern amenities, this lovely property features a charming, open plan living area with vaulted ceiling, cosy woodburner and delightful French windows leading to an attractive, decked area, perfect for dining alfresco. The surrounding countryside provides superb walking, fishing and mountain biking opportunities amongst breathtaking scenery. Visit Powys's oldest pub in Llanafan Fawr, peruse the fascinating craft shops at nearby Builth Wells, or explore the famous Wye and Elan valleys. The Brecon Beacons National Park, the striking Black Mountains and the lovely coastline of Cardigan Bay are all within easy reach, making this a superb base for a wonderful, relaxing holiday. Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 924207, together they sleep 4.


All ground floor. One double bedroom. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner and French windows to decked patio area. Shared external utility.


Oil central heating with woodburner. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge (no ice-box), washing machine, tumble dryer in utility, TV with Freeview, DVD. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Lockable bike storage. Enclosed garden with decked patio area, summerhouse, ornamental pond, garden furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 3 miles, pub 1 mile. Note: Due to the pond, this property accepts babes-in-arms only.

Note: Property accepts adults and babes-in-arms only.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location


Builth Wells 6 miles.

The tiny, rural village of Llanafan Fawr is peacefully situated amidst beautiful, unspoilt countryside and boasts an old church and Powys' oldest pub, The Red Lion, which serves fine, traditional fare. Sheltered by the slopes of the Llanafan Valley and close to the wonderful Wye Valley, the surrounding area is renowned for its walking and mountain biking opportunities, while fishing and birdwatching enthusiasts are well catered for with the Wye and Irfon Rivers close by. The picturesque market town of Builth Wells provides a variety of interesting crafts stores and hosts many collectors' fairs, while the annual Royal Welsh Show brings an explosion of colour to the town every July. With the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park and the spectacular Black Mountains within easy reach, this wonderful location is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts or those just wishing to relax amidst wonderful scenery.