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Holly Lodge

Forden near Montgomery, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay (Ref. 1084325)



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  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
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  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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9 Customer Reviews

  • "We booked Holly Lodge as a group of friends to celebrate a 30th birthday."

    The house was perfect, it was just as advertised and beautifully clean. The house had everything we needed, including a basket of essential items. The welcome flowers and Prosecco were a lovely additional touch. Russel was a very friendly and helpful host who was available as and when we needed. We look forward to staying at Holly Lodge again in the future.

    Reviewed by NaomiJan 2022

  • "Absolutely beautiful accommodation."

    Spotlessly clean, very spacious exactly as described. Welcome basket and gifts on arrival were very much appreciated and very thoughtful. Can highly recommend Holly lodge with its stunning surroundings. Thankyou so much to the Evans family your holiday home is a credit to you

    Reviewed by LisaDec 2021

  • "What a beautiful place, in the middle of countryside, fabulous views, clean spacious, owners helpful but never intrusive."

    We'd highly recommend this lodge

    Reviewed by JayneDec 2021

  • "Holly Lodge is beautiful!"

    We stayed for a family birthday and had he most relaxing time. The lodge is completed to such a high standard and has everything you could need. The Evans family made us feel very welcome with a welcome basket and fresh eggs for our breakfast. We enjoyed relaxing in the hot tub and in front of the log burner with a glass of wine. There was plenty of room for my little one to explore and a lovely field to walk our dogs in. We can't wait to come back again next year!

    Reviewed by HannahDec 2021

  • "We had a lovely stay in this gorgeous house!"

    The welcome basket was a nice touch and the lit Christmas tree when we arrived was lovely for the kids. The owner kindly went out of his way to make sure we had a high chair for our stay which was very kind. House was very clean and tidy and the beds were extremely comfy. Would recommend and would love to come back and stay again!

    Reviewed by CharlotteNov 2021

  • "The cottage was absolutely stunning."

    The owners were fabulous, and in the end we had a lovely weekend away.

    Reviewed by CherylNov 2021

  • "Beautiful accommodation, so clean and amazing views."

    We will be booking again........thank you!

    Reviewed by SarahOct 2021

  • "We spent two nights at Holly Lodge, and it was a fantastic place to stay."

    It was spotless, in a great secluded location and the hot tub with the views was brilliant. We will certainly be back again!

    Reviewed by JessicaOct 2021

  • "We've just returned from a week at Holly Lodge and can honestly say that this was the most modern and clean property we have ever stayed at in the UK!"

    Holly Lodge is ideally located for exploring Mid-Wales, either by car or on foot and being recently finished to a very high quality, had everything we needed and then some. Everyone in our party of four was sad to leave - Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by PaulSep 2021

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The property

Montgomery 2.9 miles.

Idyllically positioned in a rural setting on the outskirts of the quaint village of Forden near Montgomery rests this newly-appointed wooden holiday home, Holly Lodge.

Framing panoramic views across the surrounding countryside as far as Corndon Hill and boasting a luxurious interior, Holly Lodge makes for the perfect base for your next group celebration to North Wales.

A spacious gravelled driveway greets you at the foot of this lovely dwelling, making loading and unloading an easy task, leading you over the threshold and into a marvellous open-plan living space, flooded with natural light welcomed in through the picture windows and featuring a perfect blend of traditional and contemporary décor.

Utilise the range of modern amenities provided in the fully-equipped kitchen tucked away at the rear of the sociable space, elegantly-appointed with marble worktops and fit with a stylish island; take perch and share a bottle of wine with the designated chef as they prepare some tasty treats.

Gather at the grand dining table to serve the fruits of your labour, recounting the days adventures as you indulge, or if you're lucky enough to experience the warmer weather, step outside and fire up the barbeque to enjoy a spot of alfresco dining.

Settle down for the evening in front of the television to enjoy a movie marathon, or escape the excitement and retreat to the snug sitting room, idyllically nestled on the first-floor, to catch up on your favourite show as you take in the remarkable views through the aspect window, or delve into the pages of a captivating book as you warm your toes with the glow of the rustic woodburning stove.

End each day in style with a luxurious soak amongst the bubbles in the hot tub, enveloped by the peaceful setting of the surrounding countryside, before heading indoors for a quick rinse before bed.

When it's time to rest your head, you're spoilt for choice between four well-presented bedrooms, the master bedroom, fit with a sumptuous king-size bed and serviced by a contemporary family bathroom nestled on the first floor, along with a twin and two king-size rooms situated on the ground-floor, one of which benefits from access to its own en-suite, ideal for guests with limited mobility.

Lace up your walking boots and embark on a two-footed adventure, following the popular walking trail Offa's Dyke as it travels through the nearby fields; traverse the picturesque countryside as it meets the border of England and Wales, passing through quaint villages and offering superb sights en-route.

Take a break from doing the cooking and head to the nearby town of Montgomery, home to a fantastic selection of amenities; indulge in a spot of pub grub at The Dragon Hotel, enjoy a steaming cup of coffee and a slice of cake at the Castle Kitchen, or savour fresh fish and chips before exploring the medieval remains of Montgomery Castle, built by the Normans in the 11th century.

History buffs will be delighted with a visit to the nearby market town of Welshpool, home to the medieval fortress and stately home of Powis Castle and The Wharf Powysland Museum and Welshpool Library.

Cross the border and venture into the heart of the Shropshire Hills, designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, decorated in heath, grass and moorland as well as lush rolling hills; tackle the climb to the summit of Brown Clee Hill, the tallest point in Shropshire, or for a more leisurely experience, enjoy a picture-perfect stroll through the colourful foliage of Rectory Wood, once voted the least stressful spot in England.

Add a touch of luxury to your trip to Mid Wales with a stay at Holly Lodge.


  • Four bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor king-size with TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x king-size, 1 x ground-floor king-size, 1 x ground-floor twin
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Utility
  • First-floor sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Heat pump underfloor heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dryer, dishwasher
  • 3 x TV's, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Enclosed garden with lawn, patio, furniture, barbeque and hot tub
  • Pet-friendly
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.9 miles, pub 2.5 miles

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £300.

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About the location


Churchstoke 4.5 miles; Bishop's Castle 9.5 miles; Welshpool 5.8 miles

The town of Montgomery sits just one mile from the border of England in Mid Wales. Popular with tourists, the town has a delightful selection of individual shops and a variety of pubs and restaurants, including the Michelin star restaurant, The Checkers, a fabulous way to make your holiday truly special. Pay a visit to the ruins of the 13th century Montgomery Castle, which enjoys beautiful views over the town’s timber-framed houses and cobbled streets, and beyond across Wales. The castle also hosts productions of touring theatre groups regularly during the summer. A few miles to the south is the historic market town of Bishop's Castle, an excellent place for a day or night out with its excellent pubs, live music and festivals throughout the year. The wider area is wonderful for walking and there are many cycle routes in the surrounding countryside with varying levels of difficulty. You can venture further into Wales with a drive up to the Snowdonia National Park, or directly west to Cardigan Bay, for the day, or hop back over the border and explore the Shropshire Hills AONB. A charming destination for a holiday.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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