The Barn

Hundred House near Builth Wells, Wales (Ref. 6377)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Sleeps

    6

  • Bedrooms

    3

  • Bathrooms

    2

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

Builth Wells 6 miles. A charming, stone-built, detached barn conversion in a wonderfully rural location, in the grounds of the owners' 7-acre farmland and 17th century cottage, 6 miles east of the Royal Welsh Showground at Builth Wells. This Mid Wales cottage retains many original features including exposed beams and timber cladding, creating a real feeling of stepping back in time. Inside, this cottage near Builth Wells offers light and spacious accommodation, with flexible living areas including a sitting room with double height windows affording far-reaching views, a cosy mezzanine overlooking the ground floor sitting room, and a superb first floor reading room which is ideal for creativity and for relaxing with one of the wide selection of books on offer. This room leads onto a large balcony where you can enjoy the afternoon sun or use the staircase to access the beautiful gardens. Set in a tranquil green valley, among the Carneddau hills and well away from all main roads, this Builth Wells cottage looks out over lawns, a pond and a stream, to grazing sheep and the verdant beauty of mid Wales. Guests have full use of the boules pitch, along with the equipment, and are welcome to enjoy the surrounding gardens and explore the trails that lead from the cottage. The owners who live in the cottage next door have a friendly dog who will be eager to greet you on your arrival at this superb Builth Wells cottage. Walks from the doorstep, peace and quiet, and character welcoming accommodation - this Mid Wales cottage has all the ingredients for a real away-from-it-all relaxing break.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor double, 1 x ground floor adult bunks. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with dining area, leading to sitting room (seats 5). Utility. First floor mezzanine sitting area (seats 2) with low double divan bed, leading to first floor reading room (seats 4) with balcony and steps to garden.

Amenities

Oil central heating. Electric oven, halogen hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV for DVD/video only, WiFi, selection of books, DVDs, games and toys. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair. Off road parking for 2 cars. Extensive private lawn area with small stream and pond, furniture and BBQ. Two well-behaved pets welcome (must be kept under control when outside the property). Sorry, no smoking. Shop 4 miles, pub 2.5 miles. Note: Property is accessed by a long steep farm track, care needed with low-clearance vehicles. Note: Unfenced pond and stream, children and pets to be supervised. Note: No TV reception, WiFi throughout.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

BUILTH WELLS

Llandrindod Wells 8 miles; Rhayader 14 miles; Hay-on-Wye 20 miles.

The market town of Builth Wells is located in beautiful, unspoilt countryside and makes an interesting base for a Mid-Wales break. Home to interesting craft stores and many collectors’ fairs, this is also the ideal location for walking, pony trekking and mountain biking. The town offers a challenging 18 hole golf course, a sports centre, and the Wyeside Arts Centre, which includes a cinema as well as many live shows. Across the River Wye lies the Royal Welsh Showground, home to the famous Royal Welsh Show, which brings an explosion of colour to the town every July. With the spa town of Llandrindod Wells just 8 miles away, and the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park and spectacular Black Mountains within easy reach, this wonderful location is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts or those just wishing to relax amidst wonderful scenery.