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Old Rectory East

Aberhafesp near Newtown, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay (Ref. 1059104)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Hot tub
  • Swimming pool
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


2 Customer Reviews

  • "We loved our holiday and we would recommend anyone to stay there"

    Reviewed by RachelMay 2021

  • "We had the most fantastic week!"

    The accommodation and facilities were exceptional, and the welcome from the host was second to none. We couldn’t recommend it more highly! Thank you!

    Reviewed by HarrietApr 2021

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  • Reverse-level accommodation
  • Three ground-floor bedrooms: 1 x king-size with TV and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double with TV, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be double on request) with TV
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Eco-friendly central heating from biomass boiler with woodburning stove
  • Electric double oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TVs with Freeview, DVD player, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and fuel for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cots, highchairs and stairgates available on request
  • Off-road parking for three cars
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Private lawned garden with patio, furniture, barbecue and hot tub
  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Sorry, no pets or smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 miles

The property

Newtown 4.3 miles.

An impressive barn conversion resting within the Welsh countryside, in the idyllic hamlet of Aberhafesp, Old Rectory East offers a family of six a luxurious base for exploring this rural position.

Boasting a quirky reverse-level layout with characterful charm throughout, this property is sure to be a memorable base for you and your loved ones.

Enter inside to be greeted by the three beautiful bedrooms on the ground floor, made up of a master king-size with its very own en-suite shower room, a double, and a twin which can conveniently be made into a double too with its zip/link functions, all bedrooms benefiting from their own television so you can watch your favourite shows from the comfort of the covers, as well as ample storage space and a stylish interior too!

The ground floor is also home to the family bathroom, presenting you with both a bath and shower over so you can choose how best to prepare for your day before venturing into the open-plan living space and enjoying your morning coffee in one of the inviting armchairs.

The kitchen/diner is the heart of this holiday home, decorated with hints of red with a country style and rustic wooden beams, it makes a wonderful spot to enjoy time together with a homemade meal, the cottage offering all the utensils and appliances you could need on a week-long stay.

Carry your conversations through into the sitting room and light up the woodburning stove, sinking into the sofa before the TV for a relaxing night in, or take the evening outside and enjoy a relaxing soak in the hot tub beneath the stars, with use of the indoor heated swimming pool too sure to provide hours of entertainment for all.

Start the day with a hearty breakfast alfresco-style out on your own private patio, making the most of the soothing countryside breeze before venturing out to explore the excitement of the local area.

Sitting within the hamlet of Aberhafesp, the location of this property is perfect for those seeking a relaxing base, a stroll along the River Severn being the perfect way to unwind, or venture into nearby Newtown, the largest town in the county of Powys, here you can find everything you could need for an enjoyable self-catered stay, from the simplicities of shops where you can pick up fresh ingredients and eateries including pubs, restaurants and cafés, to the attractions of museums including The Robert Owen Museum and Newtown Textile Museum, an art gallery and plenty more, it makes a fantastic day trip for all the family.

Visit Welshpool to discover the National Trust owned Powis Castle and Garden where you can witness a medieval fortress surrounded by Italian and French inspired world-famous gardens, as well as one of the UK’s best collections of Indian objects in the Clive Museum, offering plenty to see at any time of the year.

Spend some time in Montgomery to find the ruins of its 1100s Norman castle and The Old Bell Museum, once a sixteenth century inn, before venturing into the beautiful Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty to discover a plethora of fantastic walking and cycling routes, the wonderful reserve of Nipstone Rock being easily accessible from here too.

Surrounded by rural beauty and plenty of activity, there's no better choice than Old Rectory East for a remote escape to Wales.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1059106, together sleeping a total of 12 guests.

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About the location


Newtown 4 miles.

The tiny hamlet of Aberhafesp lies at the heart of the beautiful Montgomeryshire countryside, surrounded by lush farmland and enchanting woodland. The hamlet has a cluster of black and white dwellings, a quaint church and a pretty footbridge spanning the River Severn. Just four miles away, nestling on the banks of the River Severn, lies the bustling market town of Newtown, with its art gallery, museums and array of attractive shops and pubs. The area also boasts excellent walking, cycling, fishing, clay pigeon shooting and quad biking opportunities. Visitors can explore the ruins of the ancient Motte and Bailey castles situated close by in the beautiful old county town of Montgomery, and in the hills above the village of Abermule. Visit the world-famous Powis Castle and Garden, often frequented by Prince Charles, or Aberdovey on the stunning Cardigan Bay coastline, a paradise for watersport enthusiasts, both within an hour’s drive. A superb location for exploring this beautiful part of Wales.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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