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The Farmhouse

Ciliau Aeron near Aberaeron, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay (Ref. 19244)

4.5

Very good

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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48 Customer Reviews

  • "Wonderful long weekend in the farmhouse, well kitted out with everything we needed for an enjoyable stay with extended family !"

    Reviewed by SarahNov 2021

  • "We had a great weekend everything you could ask for was there ,the owner was ..."

    We had a great weekend everything you could ask for was there ,the owner was very helpful and nice ,would definitely go back

    Reviewed by PatriciaOct 2021

  • "Only criticism is no milk jug!"

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    Reviewed by ChrisOct 2021

  • "We had such a lovely stay."

    The farmhouse is beautiful, the surroundings breathtaking and the owners very helpful. Our only issue as a party of 12 was only having 1 shower. Totally understand how it might be difficult in an old property with old plumbing but a second shower would have made a huge difference. We will definitely be back. Thank you.

    Reviewed by SarahJul 2021

  • "Everything was excellent"

    Reviewed by MichaelJul 2021

  • "Cannot recommend this accommodation enough it has all the facilities and amenities you could wish for."

    The house was spotless throughout. Will definitely consider returning

    Reviewed by EllenApr 2021

  • "A lovely farmhouse in a lovely setting, facilities were brilliant."

    Only minor downside was that he Wi-Fi was not available at the time of our stay, but credit to the hosts they did come and explain that there was a problem and the engineer was not coming to sort it until after our stay. With that aside I would definitely consider another stay at the Farmhouse, Lon Las Cottages a very big thank you to you all.

    Reviewed by GarethOct 2020

  • "The cottage is a beautiful farmhouse in the most amazing setting!"

    It was absolutely perfect for us as two families with a small child coming together. If you are looking for a brand new house with no dust in sight it's not for you. This is a working farm and an old property so that has to be taken into account. If you want somewhere to relax that is comfortable and feels like a real home in a beautiful setting, get it booked! The family who own the property are really helpful and happy to answer any questions. We will definitely go back.

    Reviewed by JanineSep 2020

  • "Absolutely loved the gorgeous farmhouse cottage and owners were so friendly and helpful."

    Nothing was too much trouble to accommodate us. Would love to return.

    Reviewed by HayleyAug 2020

  • "Something to entertain all ages, very friendly owners."

    Good time had by all. Would return.

    Reviewed by JohnAug 2020

  • "The owners were very friendly and helpful."

    The property was a lovely rustic old farmhouse and the outside was in good repair, on a very beautiful farm with amazing views and walks around the area, the play area was great for the kids. On arrival the farmhouse was clean and had plenty of cutlery, dishes etc... However, unfortunately there was quite a few things wrong whilst we were on holiday... No hotwater in the ensuite at all, only one person could have hot water in the morning if someone had a shower in the main bathroom. Light wasn't working in kitchen, but was quickly fixed by the owners, on our last day the electric kept going off, the microwave had no numbers on to tell us how long to put it on for, the remote control had worn off the writing too, so no idea how to use the that. No instructions left to use any of the equipment in the property, such as washing machine, dryer, dishwasher etc... The hob only worked on the left hand side. We weren't able to use the hot tub very much due to the weather, which is not the owners fault, but perhaps for future use they could put a covering of some sort over the pergola so people could still enjoy the hot tub in the rain etc... Also the fairy lights over the hot tub on pergola didn't work, would have been a nice touch on the evenings if they had worked, when we were able to use it. Also the flies and wasps were quite an issue, I had to buy a fly swatter as it got so bad everytime we opened the door to let some air in the conservatory as there was no windows. But being on a farm this was expected.

    Reviewed by TheresaAug 2020

  • "Before we arrived we were told the farmhouse had to have extra time for cleaning."

    On arrival noticed several areas in the farmhouse that obviously had not been cleaned at all and pointed out some of these to the people running the complex. In fact some areas had obviously not been cleaned for some time. We had problems in the en suite with the hot water to the basin. the setting for the farmhouse is lovely,and everything else met our needs. On reflection another shower would have been useful.

    Reviewed by FrancisAug 2020

  • "Amazing cottage , very spacious, well equipped."

    Idealic location would definitely return

    Reviewed by KylerMar 2020

  • "Lovely big house fully equipped with your every need great facilities fabulous hot tub."

    The whole family really enjoyed our weekend. We will be recommending this farm house to all our friends and family. Thanks for a great time.

    Reviewed by MarkNov 2019

  • "An amazing house, with so much space for a big group."

    The play park and games room is a godsend for groups with young children, and the conservatory is a brilliant space to relax in (rain or sunshine). The addition of a hot tub was greatly appreciated by the parents in the group, even in the thunderstorms on the last night. Providing towels, bed linen and having the space to feed the whole group both inside and out was extremely useful. Katy and Jamie were extremely accommodating throughout the week.

    Reviewed by MikeAug 2019

  • "The property itself is impressive, and gives a lot of space for a large group - which we were (10 people, 2 children)."

    However, there's only one shower between 12 people! There is a bath in the en suite but it doesn't have an over-the-head shower. We liked the hot tub, that felt like a great feature. But it recommends you need to shower before entering, so maybe an outside shower could be feasible in the outdoor space. Kitchen is good, big, modern and well kitted out. We enjoyed the outdoor space, it is really well set up for this and the playground is a good touch for keeping the kids entertained. The downstairs bedroom with bunk beds was very musty and had a smell of mould in it. There's very good parking, often this is a problem with other properties in mid/North Wales. Overall, it's a good house, but feels like it needs a bit of modernising in places to be able to cater for the larger groups?

    Reviewed by EdwardJul 2019

  • "Although a little hard to find (it is well signposted if you know where to look and you will see them once you've been) everyone did manage to find it."

    The farmhouse was the perfect venue for our family gathering. It was very spacious and between the large patio, games room, kids outdoor play area and spacious lounge. Nobody got in anybody's way: it met with the requirements of all generations. The addition of the hot tub this year was a big hit, although I am not a big fan myself. Nothing was too much trouble for the manager who lived in a cottage across the courtyard; he was always in hand and very helpful. Instantly fixing the hot water when it stopped and sorting one of the jets that were not working on the hot tub as soon as it was brought to his attention. The house itself was beautifully old with the added modern conveniences not taking away from the charm. The only minor point we have is there was only one shower and that was over one of the bath tubs. All in all, everyone thoroughly enjoyed the location and the facility. I would highly recommend it to anyone looking concidering it. Mick.

    Reviewed by DianaJun 2019

  • "The children were so happy with the play area, games room and hot tub that they never wanted to leave to go to the beach and when we did they were asking how long before they could return."

    Really enjoyed the space and comfort and because the children were so happy it gave the adults plenty of time to relax. Lovely quiet pond at the entrance where we caught tench and roach ghost carp eluded us though but we will definately return to have another go.

    Reviewed by StuartMay 2019

  • "Beautiful countryside, lovely accomodation, helpful owners."

    Only small negatives was the slow internet signal and the farm track leading to the house was uneven and a bit hard on the cars, especially lower ones due to raised ridge which banged the exhausts.

    Reviewed by GaynorApr 2019

  • "The farmhouse was very spacious and well equipped a great venue for a group of friends to meet."

    Reviewed by JennyMar 2019

  • "Hired the Farmhouse to celebrate my 40th birthday with my four siblings, their partners and children plus my three dogs."

    Plenty of room for everyone. Great facilities. We didn't need anything extra. Had a fantastic weekend and would highly recommend to others. Beautiful surroundings with lovely walks. Would definitely go back.

    Reviewed by ClareDec 2018

  • "We came to the Farmhouse for a family 50th birthday with kids and dogs."

    The Farmhouse was warm and welcoming and instantly relaxing. The facilities for our group were exceptional, and we were able to enjoy preparing large shared meals with ease. Enough space across the accommodation allowed the young and old to have their peace when needed. The dogs loved to be by the log fire. The Games Room was an additional treat. The views from the Farmhouse are understated. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by MOct 2018

  • "Fabulous farmhouse away from it all."

    Well equipped kitchen, towels & bedding. Plenty of space and superb dining room. Play area for children was excellent though the little slide needs some attention. Games room would have been useful in wet weather. Instructions to find the place and recycling could be improved. Fresh eggs and veg were not available. I never recommend as everyone has different requirements. It was a bit of a drive to sandy beaches but we knew that before we went. The nearest pub seems to have closed and become a guest house. ( Ty Lon? ) Pond was excellent for fishing. For those who want a rural retreat, off the beaten track, this place is ideal and very good value for money.

    Reviewed by MargaretAug 2018

  • "This is a lovely property for family or group get togethers."

    The rooms have very comfortable beds and are easily configurable to accommodate different sizes of family unit; there is an excellent stock of linen, towels, crockery and glasses. The property would benefit from some larger serving bowls, baking sheets for pizza or baked potato cooking, a serviceable vegetable peeler and some Bar - B - Q implements. Such additions would greatly enhance the ease of family eating but did not significantly detract from our enjoyment of the property. The games room was well used by us and everyone from young to old enjoyed the facilities. Internet was slow and only suitable for e mails and did not work for half the holiday. Compensated to some extent for by a full Sky Service on a large TV, a DVD player and a good library of DVD's in the games room. When approaching, it may be worth advising guests that it is a long approach drive which increasingly becomes a farm track; need to persevere.

    Reviewed by PeterJul 2018

  • "This accommodation is really fantastic."

    The farmhouse is well-located, extremely spacious and was able to comfortably absorb a large group. The outside facilities are great for the kids, the games room was well used and the little playground is a lovely safe environment in which the kids can run free. Finally, the owners were kind and considerate - letting our children feed the farm animals was a lovely touch and made the holiday especially memorable for them. Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by MarkMay 2018

  • "We had a fantastic time at this farmhouse."

    House was huge (some low doors though!). Loads of room for 11 of us. Great location with some lovely walks on the doorstep. Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by PhilApr 2018

  • "Exceptional holiday in all aspects."

    The farmhouse was wonderful (clean and well stocked) and the location was superb. The only slight complaint would be that the bed matresses were not to our preference, but thats nit picking given there is no way all tastes could be catered for. Would definitely return (all 11 of us) - we loved it.

    Reviewed by LukeOct 2017

  • "Great remote location, perfect for small children, great for walking and challenging cycling."

    We had a super holiday.

    Reviewed by DavidJul 2017

  • "Welcome pack would have been useful wrt TV instructions, boiler etc."

    Overall fantastic holiday- really enjoyed it.

    Reviewed by PaulFeb 2017

  • "Great cottage good location"

    Reviewed by MargaretDec 2016

  • "Party of 8 booked for 7 nights, what a nice house."

    very roomy downstairs plenty of space to spread out. well equipped kitchen (could do with a filter coffee machine though) loads of pots and pans, baking dishes etc. dish washer in kitchen with two fridges in the utility room next to kitchen. comfy lounge with large telly and two sofa's (see pictures). Conservatory with wood burner also sporting two sofas most comfortable, spent most of my time in here when not out, eating or sleeping. has a big table and seating for 8/10 ish without a squeeze. upstairs, most comfortable I thought the beds were just fine as beds go, which is somewhat subjective etc. headroom is on the low side caught my head twice on doorways i'm only 5-11 you have been warned. Fishing pond back down the lane is very much worth bringing some fishing gear for, over a 7 day stay two of us managed to land 70 odd fish mostly common & mirror carp and some small tench, most of the carp were 1/2 to 1 lb or so, we did manage to connect to and land several larger fish in the 6-8 lbs range and one bigger common of 13-15 lbs approx. larger fish were taken on ledger rig into middle of the pond however several of the larger fish also readily responded to float methods at short range.

    Reviewed by AlanSep 2016

  • "Downstairs bathroom / wet room facilities needed on the ground floor to meet our future needs"

    Reviewed by DeniseSep 2016

  • "We had a lovely weekend stay in the farmhouse."

    The cottage was well equipped and clean.

    Miss ChattunSep 2016

  • "The Farmhouse is in a lovely remote location, with plenty of room for the 12 of us, it never felt crowded."

    It was spotless when we arrived. There was plenty for the kids to do, with darts and pool in the games room, and football on the lawn.

    Reviewed by DonoghJul 2016

  • "We loved every part about this place."

    It was really quiet, very clean, views were great and the family were amazing.

    Reviewed by MarkMar 2016

  • "The Farmhouse was of an extremely high standard, the resident family were on site and were very friendly and helpful."

    It was safe to allow the children to explore the grounds and interact with the animals, and a few fish were caught at the on-site pond. We would definitely recommend it and revisit.

    Reviewed by SianJun 2015

  • "There was plenty of room; the bedrooms were all a good size."

    The property was warm and cosy for such a big house and always had plenty of hot water. The children enjoyed the climbing frame and the games room was a good idea. The owners were very welcoming and very helpful.

    Reviewed by JeanMay 2015

  • "Really lovely, a brilliant place to take all of the family, loved the special extras that we were given."

    Many thanks, hope to see you again!

    Reviewed by CaraMar 2015

  • "Great location for walking."

    Plenty of room. Great games room. Great choice of TV channels due to sky. Lots of parking space. Peaceful location. Owners were always on the other end phone.

    Reviewed by NickyDec 2014

  • "A beautiful spacious Farmhouse in a lovely part of Wales."

    A lovely relaxing way to spend a family Christmas with 3 generations. Lots of space to relax in and a huge TV!

    Reviewed by ChrisDec 2014

  • "The Farmhouse was in a lovely quiet setting with wonderful views."

    Reviewed by ChristineSep 2014

  • "The cottage was a fantastic size for 7 adults and set in a glorious position - so peaceful and with beautiful views."

    The garden was sun trap and the inbuilt BBQ was an added bonus! The home grown veg/eggs that were available (for a small sum) were delicious and the owners were friendly and helpful. A lovely spot to visit and I'm sure we will be back again.

    Reviewed by EmilySep 2014

  • "Great location to explore West Wales."

    Fantastic large farmhouse for 3 families with a superb conservatory and private garden area which was useful for letting the dog out! It was "home from home" and the owners made us all feel very welcome. Delicious fresh veg from the farm and fresh eggs each day. Loved the play area, pool table, table tennis and xbox area for wet days (not that we had much rain at all!) and also loved the walk up to the pond for a bit of fishing with the children. Easy walk down to National Trust property (Llanachaeron) from the house and also a fabulous "secret" garden only 5 mins drive at Ty Glynn with musical sculptures and wooden adventure play area for young children - a little oasis!! We would definitely return for another holiday in the future.

    Reviewed by JaneAug 2014

  • "The games room and outside play area for children was great, we also appreciated the safe separate garden linked to the property."

    The setting was beautiful. A very roomy and homely property in a good location close to coast. We liked it so much we booked for next year within two days of returning home!

    Reviewed by RebeccaJul 2014

  • "The Farmhouse was very good."

    The games room was marvellous for our mixed ages family. It is described by you as a barn but its a step up on that! Excellent!

    Reviewed by DJul 2014

  • "Plenty of room."

    Great location and facilities. Really helpful and welcoming owners. Excellent facilities for babies, toddlers, children and adults! Overall a brilliant property.

    Reviewed by RichardMar 2014

  • "A beautiful property in a lovely location, couldn't fault it as a place to stay for a large group."

    Thank you!

    Reviewed by MarionJan 2014

  • "Loved the house and surrounding countryside."

    Should be a 4*!

    Reviewed by CatherineNov 2013

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Lanlas Country Cottages

Aberaeron 3 miles. Situated on the owner’s 130-acre organic farm in beautiful rolling countryside, down a single lane farm track of about 0.5 miles, these wonderful holiday cottages are a perfect rural retreat, with fabulous views of the Aeron Valley. Just three miles from the scenic Welsh coastline, whose sandy beaches stretch for miles in both directions, these cottages offer four star-rated, beautifully presented accommodation, each with an enclosed private lawned garden with a barbecue and patio area. There is also a large shared lawn and a children’s play area, plus a games room with a log fire, pool table, table tennis and games console, allowing you to join in all the fun with the other guests and make new friends. Take a stroll down to the owners’ fishing lakes for a spot of quiet time, or enjoy breathtaking woodland walks and National Trust footpaths from the doorstep, which once belonged to the Llanerchaeron estate. The Farmhouse stands proud at the top of the courtyard, while The Stables and Mill Cottage form part of a three-cottage stone barn conversion at the side. Each is superbly presented and equipped, whilst still retaining many charming character features including open beams and stone walls. You may wish to spend the whole of your holiday here enjoying the private fishing ponds, fresh eggs and homegrown vegetables from the farm, along with the resident chickens and sheep, but from the doorstep you can also walk down to, and along, the River Aeron, join country cycling routes (the properties are part of the Walkers and Cyclists Welcome schemes), or just relax and enjoy watching the Red Kites and other wild birds overhead. The NT café, house and gardens of Llanerchaeron are a five-minute walk or short drive away. The local area offers picturesque coastal towns with shops, tea rooms, pubs and, of course, beaches (many of which are dog-friendly). For a secluded seaside stroll, or to try some surfing, then pop along to the sheltered bay at Aberarth, a hidden gem. The local area is bursting with activities, from horse riding and golf to boat trips and beach days, so you’re certain to find something to suit all ages. With so much to see and do on-site and in the surrounding area, these cottages are the perfect choice for a tranquil Welsh break.

The property

This superb detached farmhouse is excellently presented with open beams, original stone walls and feature fireplaces throughout.

The impressive conservatory, with glorious vaulted ceiling, comfy seating and dining area is a wonderful light and airy spot, made cosy by a second warming woodburner.

Leading from the conservatory is the large, private patio area with barbecue, perfect for alfresco dining on sunny summer afternoons.

A charming farmhouse kitchen with cartwheel light fittings features a five-hob range and a double oven, with a utility room at the rear.

A spacious living room with feature fireplace, woodburner and 52” TV with Sky leads to the king-size double bedroom.

The bunks bedroom and WC offer further space on the ground floor.

Upstairs, there is a family bathroom, a single bedroom, two double bedrooms, one of which has an open-tread stairway to a pretty little galleried room and a king-size bedroom with one of the largest en-suite bathrooms ever seen.

With character walls and beams throughout, thoughtful touches and all the mod cons, The Farmhouse is a fantastic choice for larger groups.

Note: This cottage can be booked with Mill Cottage (Ref: 20004) and The Stable (Ref: 20005) and together they sleep 22 people.

Summary

  • Six bedrooms: 1 x ground floor king-size double with sofa, 1 x ground floor adult bunks, 1 x king-size double with en-suite whirlpool bath, basin and WC, 1 x double, 1 x single, 1 x family room with 1 double and 1 galleried single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • Kitchen with breakfast area (seats 6)
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburner
  • Conservatory with sitting area (seats 8), dining area (seats 8) and woodburner
  • Shared games area with pool table and table tennis.
  • Oil central heating with woodburners
  • Electric range oven, 5-ring gas hob, microwave, fridge, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 52" TV with full Sky, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and fuel for woodburners inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent, please bring own beach towels
  • Cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 4 cars
  • Large patio with furniture, BBQ and Hot Tub, plus small lawned area
  • Shared use of large lawned area with children's play area
  • Shared lake fishing (catch and release)
  • Three well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3 miles, pub 1.5 miles
  • Note: Open tread stairs to galleried single
  • Note: Cottage accessed down lane, some of which is not tarmaced so not suitable for low suspension vehicles
  • Note: Property does not provide any towels for hot tubs. Please note this property does not accept Hen/Stag parties or similar same sex booking - please contact us directly prior booking of you have any queries
  • Note: Due to Welsh Guild lines the price of the property has been amended between 2nd April - 27th May 2021 to reflex the party size.

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About the location

ABERAERON

Lampeter 13 miles; Aberystwyth 16 miles.

A pretty Georgian coastal town located between Cardigan and Aberystwyth with a lovely pebble beach and beautiful sea views. There is an abundance of shops with unusual gifts, great eating places and pubs, and a quiet little harbour to enjoy watching the boats come and go. Aberaeron is perfectly positioned to enjoy boat trips and watersports, or coastal and countryside walks and cycle rides. Short drives to Cardigan to the south, or Aberystwyth to the north offer more shops, craft centres, museums and cinema or theatre visits. A wonderful Mid Wales location all year round.

Please note this property does not accept Hen/Stag parties or similar same sex booking - please contact us directly prior booking of you have any queries.

Note: Due to Welsh Guild lines the price of the property has been amended between 2nd April - 27th May 2021 to reflex the party size.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas
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