Llanbrynmair 4.9 miles.
Idyllically positioned on the grounds of peaceful farmland, on the outskirts of the quaint village of Pennant near Llanbrynmair, rests this remarkable two-storey holiday home, Pennant Uchaf.
Set across two floors and sleeping up to eight guests, whilst being within easy reach of the Cardigan Bay Coast, Hafren Forest and Snowdonia National Park, Pennant Uchaf makes for the perfect base for a rural retreat for both families and friends seeking a countryside escape.
Journey through the fields along the farm track before parking up on the spacious driveway and unloading your bags, marvelling at the charming blue exterior of this lovely dwelling as you step inside and begin your fabulous staycation.
Be charmed by the bright and airy open-plan living space, boasting high-quality furnishings and a contemporary décor, where you can look forward to kicking off your shoes and settling down with a seat on the sofa amongst the warmth of the open fire following a day full of adventure.
Take a seat at the elegant kitchen island and uncork a bottle of wine as the designated chef makes use of the fantastic range of appliances provided to rustle up some tasty treats before gathering together at the grand dining table taking centre stage in the sociable space to indulge.
In the warmer months, throw open the bi-fold doors and step outside to your beautifully-appointed private patio to soak in the last of the evening sun, backed by the unspoilt countryside views, or add a touch of luxury to your day with an indulgent soak amongst the bubbles in the hot tub as the little ones keep themselves entertained in the games room.
As the evening grows darker, retreat back indoors and climb the stairs to the first floor where you'll find four well-presented bedrooms, a super-king-size, benefiting from access to its own en-suite, alongside another super-king-size, a king-size and a twin, each framing remarkable vistas of the surrounding fields and enjoying Smart TVs.
Completing the property is the stylish family bathroom, fit with a bath and walk-in shower, so you can decide how best to prepare for the day ahead; along with another handy, ground-floor shower room, for added convenience.
Take advantage of your rural location and head off on foot to explore your surroundings, where track roads pass through miles of scenic greenery, providing a tranquil setting to enjoy a leisurely stroll or even a bike ride!
Keep your eyes peeled for the delightful wildlife that decorates the moorland landscape of Glaslyn Nature Reserve, or soak up the scenery at Ffwrd Fawr Waterfall, an impressive 130-ft tumbling down the rockface at the head of the Pennant Valley.
Just a short ride in the car will take you to Llyn Clywedog and Hafren Forest where you can follow the Glyndwr's Way path via foot or mountain bike, or partake in one of the exciting watersports available on such as yachting, paddle-boarding and fishing.
Jump in the car and journey to the nearby village of Llanbrynmair, home to a selection of essential amenities including a well-stocked village shop selling groceries and local produce, perfect for stocking up on any last-minute essentials, alongside a traditional country pub, where you can stop off for a well-deserved pint or indulge in a delicious bite to eat when you fancy a break from the kitchen; the village also hosts a café and children's play barn.
For more shopping options, travel a short distance to Staylittle, home to an amply equipped post office; Cemmaes Road, Carno and Caersws can also be reached by car and host a fantastic range of lovely village pubs.
For more amenities and activities, visit Machynlleth, a market town home to The Modern Museum of Art, an esteemed golf club and a delightful town square, home to the historic Town Clock and a selection of eateries and shops.
Llanidloes also isn't far and is another town hosting a football and rugby club, where matches can be watched and access to a nearby fantastic golf club and the Bryntail Lead Mine Buildings.
Keep the little ones entertained with a visit to the Falconry Experience Wales, where you can come face-to-face with birds of prey, or treat the thrill-seekers of the group to a rally-driving excursion at The Forest Experience, as seen on Top Gear or the Zip World sites, a little further away, for a variety of adrenaline-filled adventures.
There is plenty more to see in this stunning region, including: Aberdyfi, the Cardigan Bay Coast and Snowdonia National Park, the Ynyshir RSPB Nature Reserve and Osprey Project (as seen on BBC One's Springwatch); be sure to discover it all during a stay at Pennant Uchaf.