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Bacheiddon Log Cabin

(Ref. 1051902)

Aberhosan near Machynlleth, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay Show on map

5.0

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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38 Customer Reviews

  • "Beautiful property, thoughtfully kitted out."

    Amazing views.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Feb 2024

  • "Wow. Everything about this log cabin was just phenomenal."

    The location, the views, the cabin itself, the cleanliness, the hot tub, the scent of timber as you walk through the door, the wildlife, the decor... I could keep going! I was hesitant about booking this log cabin, it's nearly double our usual price range. But having experienced just a short weekend here (which was sadly cut short by a day) I can honestly say it was worth EVERY penny, and then some! You can tell the owners take immense pride in this cabin... Thank you so much for sharing it with us, we'll definitely be returning soon!

    Thank you so much for the lovely review, It means so much❤️❤️ Property Owner

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Feb 2024

  • "Beautiful cabin located in magnificent countryside."

    Would love to re-visit again in the summer months hopefully storm-free.

    Reviewed by Kev5.0Dec 2023

  • "Absolutely stunning."

    Loved our week stay there. So relaxing and cosy. Above and beyond excellent.

    Reviewed by Tracey5.0Dec 2023

  • "Our recent stay at Bacheiddon Log Cabin in Wales was nothing short of extraordinary."

    From the moment we arrived until our reluctant departure, every aspect of our experience was simply impeccable. First and foremost, our host Bethan deserves a special mention. Her warmth, attentiveness, and genuine hospitality made our stay truly memorable. Bethan went above and beyond to ensure that we felt welcome and comfortable throughout our visit. Her passion for ensuring guests have a fantastic experience was evident in every detail. The cabin itself was a perfect blend of rustic charm and modern comfort. The cosy atmosphere created by the log walls and tasteful decor made us feel like we had stepped into a tranquil haven. The cabin was spotlessly clean, and the attention to detail in its maintenance was apparent. One of the highlights of our stay was the delightful hot tub. Nestled amidst the scenic beauty of Wales, soaking in the hot tub was a rejuvenating experience, especially after a day of exploring the picturesque surroundings. The tub was well-maintained, and the serene ambience elevated the experience to a whole new level. Communication with Bethan was seamless from the moment we booked until we checked out. Her prompt responses and willingness to assist with any queries or requests were greatly appreciated. It's evident that she takes pride in ensuring her guests have a stress-free and enjoyable stay. The location of Bacheiddon Log Cabin is a rare find. Surrounded by lush greenery and offering stunning views, the cabin provides a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Whether you're seeking a romantic getaway or a relaxing break with friends, this location caters to all. In conclusion, our stay at Bacheiddon Log Cabin was a delightful escape that exceeded our expectations. The combination of a welcoming host, charming cabin, inviting hot tub, and breathtaking surroundings made for an unforgettable experience. We wholeheartedly recommend Bacheiddon Log Cabin to anyone seeking a slice of paradise in the heart of Wales. Our sincere thanks to Bethan for making our stay so special; we look forward to returning to this idyllic retreat in the future.

    Thank you so much for your lovely review, it was a pleasure to welcome you here to Mid Wales xx Property Owner

    Reviewed by Nasim5.0Nov 2023

  • "We really enjoyed our stay and would stay again."

    The cabin itself is really well equipped. The only improvement I would suggest would be to have the hot tub ready to use at check in time. We we’re a little disappointed to have to wait until 9pm

    Hi Paige,I’m so glad you enjoyed your stay with us, It is the Law to change the hot tub water after every stay, we do fill the hot tub up with hot water but it can still take 3-4 hrs to get up to the correct tempreture x Property Owner

    Reviewed by Paige5.0Nov 2023

  • "This was a perfect getaway for us, such a beautiful and peaceful location."

    The lodge had everything we needed and the lovely Bethan was at the end of a phone. The views from the hot tub were just amazing! There was lots to do within a 30 minute drive - beaches, forests and even local gin! Thank you!

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Oct 2023

  • "Beautiful log cabin, amazing views 360 degrees, absolutely loved our stay, the ..."

    Beautiful log cabin, amazing views 360 degrees, absolutely loved our stay, the hot tub with the canopy over was fabulous, Bethan was lovely, very helpful

    Reviewed by Sally5.0Sep 2023

  • "The lodge is perfect and has everything you need for a weeks stay."

    Stunning views, remote but accessible to some great walks and local towns. The lodge is fully equipped and the utility space and hot tub are perfect for coming back after a soggy walk! Thank you for such a brilliant stay!

    Reviewed by Vicki5.0Sep 2023

  • "Perfect get away to celebrate my 40th Birthday!"

    We loved everything about our stay. Plenty to explore in the local area. We couldnt fault one thing about our stay. The views from the log cabin & hot tub are amazing! It was lovely to meet Bethan, who was very friendly and made us feel welcome. We have already looked to book again, we will definitely be back in the future.

    Reviewed by Tim5.0Sep 2023

  • "My husband, son, my pup Blu and myself."

    Was truly overwhelmed with the layout and design of the log cabin.. beautiful scenery, peaceful and really was breath taking. Everything are family needed was at the location, Thank you for the chance to stay in your log cabin and to see the work that you put in to build your dream. It is a truly amazing experience, also the lighting is absolutely perfect. Thank you, we will never forget. As I love Wales, I'm sure we will be back again.

    Reviewed by Rebecca5.0Jul 2023

  • "Chose Bacheiddon log for our honeymoon & it did not disappoint."

    Bethan personally helped us to our destination when we got lost late at night & when we arrived she had left us complimentary champagne as a wedding gift! Great facilities in a beautiful location & you can see the time & effort Bethan & family have put into this, they've thought of everything! It is private & secluded so no fear of people disturbing you, thus it's a perfect getaway haven for couples or families. Thanks for everything Bethan & we'll definitely be back in the future. 10/10 Charles and Theresa xxx

    Thank you so much for your lovely feedback, and we wish you all the luck for the future xx Property Owner

    Reviewed by Charles5.0Jun 2023

  • "This is truly one of the most stunning and beautiful lodges I have ever stayed in."

    The wrap around views and tranquility (except when you get the odd fighter jet doing a low level pass, a pretty cool plus point!) is great for resetting from the hustle and bustle of city life. The lodge was clean and beautifully furnished, the views from the hot tub I miss already. It is ideally located for access to a number of great walks (you can pick and choose the difficulty of hike!) I'd recommend a beach walk from Tywyn to Aberdyfi and yomp through Halfren forest up to the source of the river Severn. We look forward to returning to Bacheiddon lodge again, in the not to distant future.

    Reviewed by Scott5.0May 2023

  • "We came back for a second time and can't fault anything whatsoever."

    The cabin is beautiful, tidy and has everything you need for your stay. The layout of the cabin is how I would design my own, the beds are extremely comfortable, the jacuzzi is utter perfection with the surroundings to go with it. We got to meet Beth and her husband this time round and they are an extremely lovely and friendly couple. It's a place where you can truly unwind and forget about work life, any worries and just enjoy life to the full. Thank you ever so much for another perfect stay and we will be back again next year! Chris and Chloe xx

    Reviewed by Christopher5.0May 2023

  • "Absolutely fantastic return stay at Bacheiddon Log Cabin."

    We will undoubtedly be back for a 3rd visit soon. Sitting in the private hot tub with just miles of fields around watching the baby lambs running around and the Red Kites in the sky was just lovely. We loved the wood burner and the beautiful open space of the Cabin to relax in. The Cabin has a well equipped kitchen and two good size bedrooms with a modern bathroom with bath and separate shower. If you like luxury accommodation peace and quiet with a stunning 360° view this is perfect.

    Reviewed by Hilary5.0Apr 2023

  • "Our first holiday as a family of 4 - the cabin was absolutely perfect for us and the kids."

    Well equipped, thoughtful touches like having the fire ready to light really make the difference! Wonderfully cosy, even with deep snow outside. Hot tub views were gorgeous. Will definitely be back!

    Reviewed by Thomas5.0Mar 2023

  • "Absolutely fabulous cabin, amazing location, could not have wished for a better break!"

    Perfect for a relaxing holiday.

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Feb 2023

  • "Lovely place, and the owners were A+ Hot tub was brilliant even in January:-) ..."

    Lovely place, and the owners were A+ Hot tub was brilliant even in January:-) Although a windbreaker to one side would be good

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Jan 2023

  • "Amazing cabin in beautiful surroundings."

    Already looking forward to visiting in the Spring or Autumn.

    Reviewed by Hilary5.0Jan 2023

  • "We had a great stay at the cabin, the views are amazing and the cabin itself is spotless with all the ameneties you could need."

    The hot tub is a great way to enjoy the views of the hills, even in January! We will definitely be returning for another trip, I couldn't recommend it enough.

    Reviewed by Leo5.0Jan 2023

  • "Had a fantastic stay with beautiful views!"

    The cabin is really homely and has everything you need!The hot tub was a lovely touch overlooking the Welsh mountains (got windy at times, would be nice with some form of wind break on the left hand side looking out from the hot tub… I know this would limit the views) great location too! The owner had brilliant communication and couldn’t do enough to help, will definitely be returning! Sensational stay!

    Reviewed by Daniel5.0Nov 2022

  • "Amazing place, great views very clean upon arrival."

    Amazing base to explore North and south Wales Great comms from the owners we had a lovely time

    Reviewed by Lee5.0Oct 2022

  • "A very well presented, clean, comfortable and fully equiped cabin."

    Beautiful views and surrounding area. In our opinion, the reality was even better than that described in the brochure. If the oportunity presents itself, we will definitely return again in the future.

    Reviewed by Darron5.0Sep 2022

  • "Wow! What a holiday."

    We did not do too much partly because Bacheiddon Log Cabin was so wonderfully comforting! Photos do not do the place justice, you do not get the scale in the photos for how vast and big the mountain range is around you. There was plenty of space outside for our kids to pitch up a tent, run around, play games, go in the hot tub and all doing so with complete privacy. Not to mention that the cabin is beautiful to look at from the outside too. Internally it was clean, spacious and practical. The bed mattresses were perfect for our backs. The master bedroom window looks out across the distant mountain range and is delightful. The bathroom is generous offering both stand in shower next to a Bath Tub. Not to forget, there is a log burner in the living room for the colder nights. We used this once just for the sake of using it. But in the winter we would definitely have used it more. Our recommendations, however, is simply to include a full length mirror and offer a fly swatter. As the cabin does attract the bugs. The owner of the property came to visit and was extremely friendly and welcoming. She was the first owner in a long time to actually check up on us on our holidays. It was most appreciated and anything we needed was only a text away. The cabin location is great for walkers and people wanting to explore Wales. I would advise small families to do your research for things to do as most kid friendly places are 30+ minutes away minimum. However, if they can walk, and you are interested in walking, there is a cute walk to the lake of Glaslyn just 2 Miles up the hill. Also for any plane lovers out there, you are near the Mach Loop which is spectacular. Overall, I can’t recommend this property enough and we shall definitely be returning!

    Reviewed by Charlie4.7Aug 2022

  • "Just got back from an amazing week here."

    The pictures don’t do it justice, the views are stunning and the cabin has everything you would need for the week! Location is remote but we visited lots of places within an hour that were kid friendly. My daughter loved the hot tub and the sheep being so close! Beds were comfy and the Wi-Fi was good which we haven’t always had in other places so that was a bonus. Highly recommend!!

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Aug 2022

  • "The property is stunning!"

    Combined with the awesome views, you couldn't ask for more. Everything you need for a wonderfully relaxing break is there. The property is immaculate and extremely well presented. The little touches really make it feel utterly special. We will definitely be back and very soon.

    Reviewed by Natalie5.0Jun 2022

  • "Beautiful property in a peaceful location."

    Owners could not have been more helpful. Immaculate and well provided in terms of kitchen equipment, appliances, sun loungers,. Will return!

    Reviewed by Anita5.0May 2022

  • "Our second visit to Bacheiddon in the last 6 months… once again over the moon with our stay."

    Can’t recommend this property enough if you are just looking to get away from the world and enjoy some chill time with family! Thanks again Bethan, we’ll see you again! X

    Reviewed by Jonathan5.0May 2022

  • "We loved our stay here!"

    Spotlessly clean, well equipped, warm and light. Stunning views all around the cabin, peaceful, relaxing and owners very friendly and helpful. Wish we could’ve stayed another week!

    Reviewed by Eleanor5.0Mar 2022

  • "This was an absolutely lovely stay with stunning views, peace and quiet, and easy access to different parts of Wales."

    Everything was great and the owner was helpful and friendly. Definitely recommend, a really nice getaway.

    Reviewed by Thomas5.0Feb 2022

  • "This was a phenomenal stay, unbelievable views, comfort, support and communication from the owners."

    Would definitely return!

    Reviewed by Emily5.0Feb 2022

  • "Amazing property, all the little details cared for."

    Lovely owner was super helpful and attentive.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Feb 2022

  • "Absolute 5 star property in a 5 star location."

    Views are breathtaking. Most beautiful place we have stayed in. Highly recommended

    Reviewed by Danny5.0Jan 2022

  • "Lovely place to stay and views were amazing."

    Owners were brilliant and made us feel welcome and helped out whenever they could. Need to add the following: Oven Glove Corkscrew Trivet's

    Many thanks for your feedback and we are thrilled you had a great time. The oven gloves would have been in a kitchen drawer and the corkscrew in the drawer above that, we're so sorry if you couldn't find them and would have explained where they were if we'd known you were stuck. We will put the oven gloves near the oven in future so guests can see them. We are also happy for guests to use the slate plaque in the kitchen as a trivet. Glad you enjoyed the views also and that you found us helpful, thank you for the lovely comments. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Terry4.7Dec 2021

  • "The cabin was lovely and quiet, Cabin was cosy and had everything you would need."

    Owners were very helpful and lovely. Would like to book again in future

    Reviewed by Shital5.0Dec 2021

  • "Wow! If you’re looking for somewhere to get away from it all and just relax without having to worry about who’s nearby then this is the place to go!"

    Nobody within half a mile, amazing views and a luxury cabin with a hot tub & log burner… need I say more? No draw backs on this review whatsoever… typical that we turned up in the middle of a storm so didn’t get chance to go spend some time outdoors but didn’t really miss it as we just enjoyed some proper chill out time indoors! Will be back next year Bethan, thanks for everything!

    Reviewed by Jonathan5.0Dec 2021

  • "Excellent property."

    They have worked hard to provide 5 star accommodation. The stunning location with lovely scenery surrounding the log cabin added to the luxury of our stay.

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Dec 2021

  • "Everything was as described couldn’t fault anything helpful hosts lovely area beautiful area of the world we absolutely loved this place and will definitely recommend."

    Reviewed by Chun5.0Sep 2021

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Summary

  • Gold winner of Best Hot Tub Property in Sykes Gems 2023. All-one-level
  • Two super-king-size bedrooms with Smart TV's (zip/link, can be twins on request)
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating with underfloor heating and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, induction hob, microwave, American style fridge/freezer, washer/dryer and dishwasher
  • 3 x Smart TV's, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed garden with decking and furniture and front garden with hot tub
  • No smoking
  • Shop 5.6 miles, pub 5.7 miles. Please note the property can only accept 7 night bookings starting on a Friday from the 10th October - 25th Oct 2024 Property will accept 1 x small dog and it must be kept on a lead at all times when outside due to farm animals
  • Note: This property won a Gem Award 2023

The property

Machynlleth 5.8 miles.

Settled amid the glorious, rolling countryside of Powys, in the quaint village of Aberhosan near Machynlleth, is the beautifully presented Bacheiddon Log Cabin.

In a truly unforgettable location, and a winner of a Gem Award 2023, this property boasts a 360 degree view of the mountains from every aspect.

Boasting a warm and welcoming interior as well as an outdoor hot tub, this charming abode is the idyllic rural retreat for a family of four.

Be greeted by two desirable off-road parking spaces before leaving your vehicle to soak in the spectacular views, with a field of sheep before you.

Enter the spacious open-plan living area, flooded with natural light from the French doors and offering panoramic views of the unspoilt landscape.

Step over to the tastefully furnished sitting area to unwind after your journey; throw a log into the woodburning stove to set a relaxing ambiance and flick on the Smart TV.

Prepare tasty meals in the contemporary kitchen, hosting an elegant island in the centre so you can keep the designated chef company, and keep your wine cool in the American style fridge/freezer before dinner is ready; settle down at the dining table to tuck into a heart-warming dish and catch up on the adventures of the day.

Head outside to the front garden to savour a moment of relaxation in the hot tub; here you can unwind under the stars with a stunning backdrop of the Welsh hills.

As the evening draws to a close, venture back inside to the warmth and pick up a towel off the heated towel rail in the bathroom to keep you toasty.

Choose between two splendid, super-king-size bedrooms, both providing great storage space to house your belongings and Smart TV's for late night entertainment.

In the morning, enjoy a refreshing rinse in the walk-in shower, or opt for a leisurely soak in the free-standing bath to begin your day.

Relish a steaming cup of coffee in the enclosed garden nestled at the rear of the property whilst the little ones play around the space.

Lace up your walking boots and embark on an adventure to the town of Machynlleth to discover a dramatic, cascading waterfall, Frwd Fawr Waterfall, where you can admire the splendour of nature or visit Afon Clywedog for a stroll around Clywedog Reservoir and then through Hafren Forest for some ancient woodlands.

Travel further afield to the old market town of Dolgellau, renowned as one of the most stunning places to explore within Eryri (Snowdonia); here you can have fantastic walks, enjoy the thrill of mountain biking and then choose from a plethora of eateries after an action-packed day.

The historical town of Aberystwyth is also within easy reach, where you can tour the Amgueddfa Ceredigion Museum for various periods in time, as well as Aberystwyth Arts Centre, which offers a cinema and four galleries to explore; be sure to take a walk along the sea to the Royal Pier Arcade.

For a replenishing trip to the countryside, stay at Bacheiddon Log Cabin.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location

MACHYNLLETH

Dolgellau 16 miles; Aberystwyth 18 miles.

The small market town of Machynlleth sits amid the rolling hills of Mid Wales. The streets of the town spread out from the 19th Century clock tower, and offer a good mix of specialist shops, pubs, and cafes, in addition to the regular street markets held every Wednesday. The town boasts two art galleries, and is home to the Museum of Modern Arts, Wales, which showcases the work of a variety of international artists, as well as staging concerts and lectures in its 400 seater auditorium. Just ten miles from the coast, Machynlleth is also ideally placed for taking advantage of superb walking, riding, fishing and rock climbing available in the area.

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Please note the property can only accept 7 night bookings starting on a Friday from the 10th October - 25th Oct 2024

Property will accept 1 x small dog and it must be kept on a lead at all times when outside due to farm animals.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas