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Caerau Farm House

Llanidloes, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay (Ref. 1052365)

4.5

Very good

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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7 Customer Reviews

  • "Absolutely lovely cottage warm and cosy and full of character."

    fully equipped kitchen with everything you need. extremely comfortable beds. a very peaceful spot to stay in a very nice location. Poor mobile reception but having the included Wi-Fi solved this problem for us. great secure garden for the dogs (who loved this place as much as us). its a great base for exploring the surrounding area, Hafren forest is only about 10 miles away and is a very nice spot for a walk. Would definitely recommend this cottage so much so we have booked it again as soon as we got home.

    Reviewed by PhilipNov 2021

  • "The cottage was bigger than we expected, and had a lovely fully enclosed garden which was great for our two little dogs to roam freely in."

    It was very quiet, as we’d hoped for. I would recommend.

    Reviewed by AlanAug 2021

  • "This is a great family cottage in a beautiful setting."

    It's a fantastic size for a family of four plus a dog. The whole cottage, including the garden, was spotlessly clean. The beds are so incredibly comfortable, so much so that I searched the mattresses for a brand label. The property manager was a pleasure to deal with and the owner was on hand if needed too. A piece of information worth knowing: There are several low doors and beams in the property so if you're around or over 6ft you will need to duck frequently (or bring a hardhat). This, however, is just something to keep in mind and definitely should not put you off booking this cozy holiday cottage.

    Reviewed by ClaireAug 2021

  • "Lovely warm cosy cottage, well equipped, clean and comfy in a beautiful surrounding, close to town (Llanidloes), close to Elan Valley, Hefren Forest, Llyn Clywedog Reservoir."

    We had the most gorgeous time ! Thank you !

    Reviewed by ReneJun 2021

  • "Cottage was very warm and welcoming, both Carol, the agent, and Norman, the owner, were very helpful and friendly, the location was perfect, close to a lovely little town but remote enough to feel like a perfect family weekend getaway and it was lovely to wake up to the sound of sheep!"

    Would certainly recommend and return.

    Reviewed by CarolynMay 2021

  • "Great comfy cottage, good welcome and would book again."

    Could make the directions to find a bit clearer is all! Turn at the sign to New Chapel, not at a new chapel which suggests one is looking for a church!

    Reviewed by HeatherOct 2020

  • "Loved the beautiful farmhouse."

    It was cosy and very comfortable. Spent a lot of time there as the weather wasn’t good would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by LindaOct 2020

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The property

Enjoying a rural position on the eastern slopes of the Cambrian Mountains and just a short distance away from the bustling town centre of Llanidloes is this characterful cottage, Caerau Farm House.

Bring your family to this wonderful abode to share a memorable break to this part of Wales, where you will be delighted to discover some of the most unspoilt scenery in Wales and be within close reach of the beautiful Welsh/Shropshire border.

Soak up your picturesque surroundings before heading to the cottage and welcomed into the sitting room, where the woodburning stove set within the inglenook fireplace takes centre stage before the sumptuous sofa and the Smart TV, creating a tranquil space in which to enjoy your relaxing evenings indoors.

If you fancy an hour’s peace and quiet, venture into the smaller snug room and cosy up in the armchair with that book that you have been meaning to read in hand.

From here, move through into the well-equipped kitchen, where you will find a good range of quality appliances to cook up a family favourite dish and ample preparation space to pack up a picnic for the next day’s adventure.

Relish in some much needed catch up time at the dining table as you pop open a bottle of fizz before tucking into your home-cooked meal and planning the day’s ahead.

During the summer months, be sure to take your meals outdoors onto the patio area to catch the final glimpses of sunshine, as your canine companions stretch their legs upon the spacious lawn area.

As the evening draws to a close, make your way up the staircase where the character of the property is truly highlighted by the exposed beams and slopping ceilings.

Choose between a lovely double bedroom with plenty of storage space and pretty garden views to wake up to each morning or the twin bedroom, which enjoys a quirky layout, reflecting the age of this charming cottage.

For the evenings where you fancy sampling some local dishes, head into the small town of Llanidloes where you will be spoilt for choice by the wide selection of places to eat and drink, as well as a number of shops awaiting to be explored.

At the nearby Clywedog Reservoir there are a number of routes the keen walker, also a Sailing Club and one of the top UK Trout Fisheries, and the nearby Hafren Forest is home to the source of the River Severn.

Those feeling adventurous can head to the Devil's Bridge Falls for a wonderful walk or for a more leisurely afternoon be sure to explore the enchanting Cwm Weeg Gardens.

Venture slightly further afield to spend your days visiting the National Trust property of Powis Castle with its famous gardens, the Shropshire towns of Ludlow and Shrewsbury with their excellent shopping opportunities or venture to the Snowdonia National Park to climb the highest mountain in the country.

Caerau Farm House is a wonderful holiday accommodation in this part of Wales.

Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Ground-floor bathroom with a shower over bath, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility space
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Snug
  • Oil central heating and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and Smart TV and Wi-Fi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Enclosed garden with patio with furniture and lawn area
  • Two pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking allowed
  • Shop 3.4 miles, pub 3.6 miles
  • Note: Sloped roof and beams within the twin bedroom, please consider this when booking
  • Note: Sloped garden, please supervise children when outdoors

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About the location

LLANIDLOES

Newtown 13 miles; Llandrindod Wells 29 miles; Aberystwyth 36 miles.

The market town of Llanidloes nestles on the eastern slopes of the Cambrian Mountains, with access to some of the most unspoilt and undiscovered scenery both Wales and the Welsh/Shropshire Borders have to offer. Locally, there are plenty of activities to enjoy, with walking, cycling, riding, fishing, tennis, golf, swimming and shooting all available within 10 miles. Further afield, but still within easy touring distance, are a host of attractions: Powis Castle (National Trust), with its world famous gardens, is just 20 miles away; the Welsh Coast, with its fine beaches, is less than an hour’s drive; Rhayader and the Elan Valley are 40 minutes away; the Shropshire towns of Ludlow and Shrewsbury are within easy reach, as are the popular North Wales destinations of Llangollen and Snowdonia. A picturesque region, ideal for an action packed holiday or a relaxing break.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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