The Cottage

Llanfechain near Welshpool, Wales (Ref. 2416)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Rating


  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms


  • Bathrooms


  • Pets


The property

Llanfechain 1 mile. A charming, stone-built detached 16th century barn conversion in the grounds of the owner's historic farmhouse (often featured in Country Living magazine) on the slopes of the Cain Valley, one mile from Llanfechain. The property retains many original features including beams and exposed wall timbers, creating a real feeling of stepping back in time. Guests have year-round use of the hard tennis court. With scenic walks and cycling from the doorstep, the whole area is alive with interesting birdlife. Explore the nearby Berwyn Mountains, Powis and Chirk castles, the enchanting Lakes Vyrnwy and Bala, and Llangollen where you can go whitewater rafting. The market towns of Welshpool and Oswestry offer shops, bars and restaurants, and the spectacular Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall is within 20 minutes' drive. The perfect holiday location at any time of year.


Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin (both with exposed beams and TV). Bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin & WC. Additional ground floor shower room with shower, basin & WC. Utility room. Compact fitted kitchen. Living area with dining area (seats 3/4) & sitting area.


Electric central heating. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, 3 x TVs, 1 with Freeview, DVD, WiFi available. All power inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. rent. Hard tennis court available all year round - rackets & balls on request. Off road parking for 2 cars. Bike storage. Gravel sitting area, side lawn, garden furniture & BBQ. 1 well-behaved dog welcome (keep under control at all times as sheep farms surround property). Sorry, no smoking. Shop 3.5 miles, pub 1.4 miles. Note: Max. 4 including infants.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

About the location


Oswestry and Welshpool 10 miles; Lake Vyrnwy 16 miles.

The charming village of Llanfechain nestles beside the banks of the River Cain deep in the scenic Cain Valley, surrounded by rolling hills and the lovely Berwyn Mountains. Within an area of outstanding beauty this pretty village is home to St. Garmon's 12th century Norman church, many stone built Black & White timber framed buildings, and a welcoming village pub. Enjoy fantastic walking, cycling and birdwatching throughout the surrounding hills and Berwyn Mountains. Spectacular Lake Vyrnwy with its impressive mountainous backdrop of contrasting colours and its fascinating nature reserve, is within easy reach and the bustling market towns of Welshpool and Oswestry, each with an array of shops, arts and crafts centres, pubs and restaurants are only 10 miles away. Visit magnificent Powys and Chirk Castles with their celebrated gardens, and explore the breathtaking Llanrhaeadr Waterfall, with its 240' drop, surrounded by bewitching woods and sheer cliffs, both within easy reach. A wonderful location for discovering beautiful Wales and neighbouring Shropshire.