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Pentre Fawr

Llandrindod Wells, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay (Ref. 961035)

4.9

(45 ratings)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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44 Customer Reviews

  • "A lovely property in a stunning setting."

    The hosts are there if needed but in no way obtrusive. Definitely would recommend. A day out to Aberystwyth driving through the Elan Valley and via Devil’s bridge and Bwlch Nant Yr Arian forest visitor centre was delightful with amazing scenery.

    Reviewed by MelanieJun 2022

  • "Clean and well appointed, friendly owners."

    even the weather was fine. lovely seeing the new lambs taking their first steps. Of an evening you cant see any lights from neighbors. Sitting in the hot tub and looking at the stars was an amazing and unforgettable experience. Its only a shame its so far to the nearest pub - but you cant have it both ways - Loved it and would defiantly come again

    Reviewed by IanApr 2022

  • "We booked a small break (8 adults) to celebrate a birthday and cannot recommend Pentre Fawr enough!"

    It’s very rural which only added to the beautiful scenery and privacy for us. The cottage is beautiful, clean and the perfect place to relax in the hot tub under the stars. Value for money and will definitely be back, thank you so much again to the lovely owners x

    Reviewed by KellyApr 2022

  • "We had an absolutely fabulous time, cottage has everything you could ever wish for."

    And in such an idyllic place. Wonderful to sit outside with a brew and watch all the baby lamb's being so playful. Absolutely spotless clean when we arrived. Kitchen is brilliant for cooking (they have kitted it out fabulously) the seven if us has truly enjoyed every minute. It's a little far of the beaten track, but that's exactly what we wanted. And this cottage didn't disappoint. We will definitely be booking for next year xx big thankyou to the host's, the cottage is a huge credit to you, we loved it

    Reviewed by GeorginaMar 2022

  • "The weather was the worst we have had on holiday, but the barn was very well equipped which enabled us to have a fantastic time staying in playing games and going in the hot tub."

    The owners kept in touch to make sure we were ok during the sotrms. Couldn't fault anything. Thank you very much. Margaret Dawson

    Reviewed by MargaretFeb 2022

  • "Amazing property."

    Came here for my birthday and we had a great time. The owners were friendly and helpful. We will 100% be back. Can’t recommend this place enough!!

    Reviewed by ShannonJan 2022

  • "We chose to stay here for a Christmas Party get away."

    It was absolutely perfect! Beautifully appointed, lovely bedrooms, fantastic fireplace, and all this in the middle of nowhere.

    Reviewed by StephenDec 2021

  • "Hi, We had an amazing girly weekend, thank you so much for a gorgeous stay!"

    The house was clean, tidy and had everything we needed, a lovely little welcome pack was a nice touch :) Only downside was the hot tub, was lovely on night 1 but then after that it had an awful smell to it, not sure if anyone attended to clean/add chemicals as described. The shower also wouldnt turn to a normal temp and was very very hot so couldnt be used - owner was contacted and offered to come and fix but as we were leaving the next morning we didnt think it neccessary. Other than that a lovely stay and would recommend to anyone and visit again! Thank you :)

    Reviewed by AmeiraNov 2021

  • "Beautiful place to stay the lodge was very clean."

    Had everything there. Very comfortable scenery was lovely. Owners were lovely and good at communicating when we needed something. Best place I've been and we are going back. Hot tub lovely. Perfect getaway xx

    Reviewed by ToniNov 2021

  • "Overall this is a great property and the owners are great at communicating with you as well as being very welcoming."

    If you are looking for somewhere quiet and relaxing then this is perfect. The house is comfortable and very well equipped and the hot tub is the perfect way to unwind.

    Reviewed by BryonyOct 2021

  • "The house is beautiful has everything you need to have a relaxing holiday."

    Beautiful views of the countryside especially the morning sunrise. Personally I would like to thanks the owners for being understanding, helpful and generous.

    Reviewed by RoySep 2021

  • "Had an absolutely fabulous time, lots of little extras which were very welcome."

    Accommodation clean and views spectacular. Would return again.

    Reviewed by LeanneMay 2021

  • "The house is perfect for a family with small children ( our grandchildren are 3 and 7)."

    There is lots of space and well laid out. We were very comfortable and everyone enjoyed the hot tub. Julie and Gareth had kindly given us goodies when we arrived and called in to check everything was ok. The setting is gorgeous. There is a pebbly “ beach” next to a stream a short walk from the house and kids ( large and small) enjoyed a welly paddle. Great situation for Llandrindod Wells , Rheidol Railway and the beautiful Elan Valley.

    Reviewed by DebbieMay 2021

  • "A beautiful converted barn down a single track road through lovely secluded Welsh valleys and hills."

    3 holiday rentals in one place, but we couldn't hear the other guests at all, and when in the hot tub you couldn't be seen at all. Loads of lambs and sheep right outside and gorgeous views. Really spacious and well equipped, although some of the kitchen items really needed a clean. The surfaces and furniture were very well cleaned. Brief meeting with the owner who was lovely. Only saw the farmers once a day asode from that. A wonderful stay.

    Reviewed by MattApr 2021

  • "This was a brilliant trip away, definitely exceeded expectations from the views off of the garden to space and facilities provided."

    Exactly what we wanted and will definitely be back and I have already recommended to friends and family !

    Reviewed by CallumOct 2020

  • "First of all hot tub is superb Cottage itself superb"

    Reviewed by MineshSep 2020

  • "This is the second time we have stayed at this cottage."

    We absolutely love it. The cottage is clean and well looked after by the owners. Perfect getaway for families or friends with amazing surroundings.

    Reviewed by SarahSep 2020

  • "Perfect cottage - lovely break away with a party of 6."

    Would 100% book through Sykes Cottage and would also make a return trip.

    Reviewed by JessicaSep 2020

  • "A beautiful cottage with all the amenities that anyone would require."

    The cleanliness was exceptional and everything worked as expected. We were also pleased with the welcome gift on arrival and the area was also lovely for exploring.

    Reviewed by SiobhanAug 2020

  • "Fantastic views, great hot tub and great stay."

    The owners were very kind and hospitable and we will return

    Reviewed by FayeJul 2020

  • "We had a lovely time."

    Everything was perfect. Thank you Julie and Gareth. See you soon.

    Reviewed by VincentMar 2020

  • "My family loved the jacuzzi and the privacy of where the cottages are."

    It's all nature surrounding area so we took walks when it wasn't raining. The only bad thing was that there was the storm and we were limited to explore. Will definitely go back and recommend my family and friends.

    Reviewed by AnnaFeb 2020

  • "Had a great Christmas week here, it was so peaceful, and the property is lovely, done to a very high standard, everything we needed was there."

    Kids especially enjoyed the hot tub. We found many of walk ways around the property, and my son loved watching the trains go by. Will definitely book again in the future.

    Reviewed by VictoriaDec 2019

  • "Very enjoyable stay, only downside was lack of storage space in twin bedrooms."

    Reviewed by MichelleNov 2019

  • "Wonderful cottage in an excellent location."

    The cottage was very clean and had everything we needed. Hot tub was fantastic. We were made to feel so very welcome x

    Reviewed by KirstyNov 2019

  • "Beautiful cottage in a stunning, peaceful location."

    It is very isolated which is wonderful for a quiet week but bear in mind it is a 40 minute round trip for a pint of milk so make sure you're stocked up. The owners are lovely, friendly people who don't impose on your privacy but they are there if you need them. We had everything we needed in the property, it has a well stocked kitchen and we easily catered for a family of six. full size dishwasher, washer and separate dryer and a huge cooker which is always appreciated for a larger family! My only complaint would be that the beds were a little too firm for us but that's a minor niggle and everything else was wonderful. The Elan valley was beautiful to visit, I'd recommend going after rainfall and we also enjoyed exploring the owners fields and the river and train crossing for a wander

    Reviewed by JennyOct 2019

  • "Fabulous break!"

    Gorgeous location. The place was clean and just beautiful!! Only problems we had was the TV doesn’t really work properly it was constantly turning off and our mop was half broken

    Reviewed by DaniellaOct 2019

  • "Quiet relaxing holiday."

    Wonderful accommodation in Nice surroundings nice touch of the owners with the welcome pack good holiday had by all

    Reviewed by RichardAug 2019

  • "Lovely place to spend time with family & friends"

    Reviewed by SheilaJun 2019

  • "Lovely weekend away."

    Was in a relaxing setting. I would definitely return to this stunning barn conversion. Hosts were superb too.

    Reviewed by ChelseyMay 2019

  • "My friends and I had a brilliant stay!"

    The owners were so welcoming and only a phone call away if we needed anything! We already can’t wait to book again next year!

    Reviewed by ShannonMay 2019

  • "Pentre Fawr was amazing , even better than we’d imagined."

    Clean, homely , everything you could need was thought off ! The jacuzzi made our girls weekend , we enjoyed many drinks and laughs in there ! The views are magnificent! Can’t praise it highly enough.... will definitely be back !

    Reviewed by KirstyMay 2019

  • "Just home from a fantastic four night break at Pentre Fawr."

    We fully recommend staying here. The house is beautifully finished and in the most fabulous location with amazing views. Complete peace and quiet. We were two families with young children and the layout worked perfectly. Gareth and Julie are so welcoming and such lovely hosts. Their hospitality, kindness and the little extra touches made our holiday one that we will all remember. We can’t wait to visit again! Thank you

    Reviewed by AlisonApr 2019

  • "This was our second break at Pentre Fawr - we booked up again only a few weeks after our first visit last year."

    It's a superb property: really well fitted out, beautifully presented and in delightfully peaceful surroundings. A treasure.

    Reviewed by PaulApr 2019

  • "We were 6 ‘young’ ladies away for a child/partner free break."

    The old renovated barn was everything we needed and downstairs ideal for socialising. Beautiful views and comfortably isolated. We were cheeky enough to take the owners up on their offer of watching lambs being born on their farm which was amazing. We learnt a lot about lambing and keeping a farm! What a fantastic family. We highly recommend a stay at Pentre Fawr, it really does live up to its description.

    Reviewed by ClaireMar 2019

  • "Booked Pentre Fawr for my husband's birthday."

    It's an absolutely beautiful place. The owners left a lovely welcome pack for when we arrived. Stunning views and stunning house. The hot tub was well kept and the house was very clean. Would definately recommend to anyone and we would love to go back.

    Reviewed by SarahMar 2019

  • "What a gem hidden in the countryside!"

    I would highly recommend coming to those who want to switch off and just enjoy the company of those your go with! It was a well located spot which was secluded and the lack of signal was very welcomed in our busy lives! The hosts were phenomenal, even coming to our aid with extra tea bags mid weekend. We will definitely be back!

    Reviewed by PhilippaFeb 2019

  • "The information of how to get to the pentre cottage could be more clearer as we drove down to the neighbours house where the postcode took us and got a little stuck it should state to carry on up the hill and maybe have a sign put up."

    We had a lovely welcome pack containing milk eggs welshcakes and rose lemonade..very kind of them. We would definitely stay again!

    Reviewed by LouiseJan 2019

  • "Would highly recommend this stay, the owners made us feel very welcome for our Christmas stay with a lovely welcome package the children loved it."

    The area is peaceful and private, we will be returning five stars many thanks

    Reviewed by MartinDec 2018

  • "The cottage was amazing really comfortable, welcome pack, when you arrived(nice touch) the views were great, great place for a good walk so many things to see the grandchildren loved it, there was everything you could want at the cottage, everybody loved the hot tub we will certainly be coming back."

    Thank-you Julie &Gareth for making us welcome.

    Reviewed by AlanNov 2018

  • "Great location and view from the hot tub."

    Facilities were all there as listed, apart from internet access but that was a blessing in disguise

    Reviewed by MatthewNov 2018

  • "I had booked this property for a surprise 30th birthday weekend for my friend for this weekend just gone."

    We wanted a place where we could host a girls weekend with food, drinks and fun. I can honestly say that this property blew us away! The views are absolutely breath taking, the property itself is so spacious, comfortable and homely - the pictures on the site really do not do it justice! The hot tub is a massive added bonus - again very spacious, fitting everyone in comfortably - again we were blown away on friday night, drinking in the hot tub with a sky full of stars overhead, it was truly perfect. The owners, Julie and Gareth, are also so welcoming. On arrival there was a welcome basket with their local produce which we thought was such a kind touch. Gareth came around to check on the hot tub and recommended some pubs for us to try (Have to also recommend "The Forest Inn" which was about 20 minutes drive from the property - food and service there was also outstanding!) They are very relaxed owners and even allowed us a later check out time due to the property being empty the next day. We would definitely recommend this property for any group of friends or family that wants to escape to the country and get totally lost in each others company and have a total break from the outside world. When we first arrived and realised there was no wifi, we were a bit unsure of being cut off from the outside world. However, we really enjoyed the break away from it all! And if you really needed to use your phone, the majority of windowsills picked up signal and outside on the decking area, there was plenty of signal for phone calls. Thank you Julie and Gareth for lending us your property for a weekend full of fun and memories - we definitely want to come back in the future!

    Reviewed by ClareSep 2018

  • "The cottage was lovely and well equipped, it was clean and there were games and books for the children."

    All four bedrooms were clean and comfortable. We really Enjoy our stay here.

    Reviewed by IqbalAug 2018

  • "Really enjoyed staying here was a lovely place so clean and very homely."

    .. owners came to check that everything was okay and they were very pleasant and friendly people... will be definitely be returning here in the future can’t wait to book again

    Reviewed by EJul 2018

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Summary

  • Four bedrooms: 2 x doubles with TV and FreeSat, 2 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor clakroom with basin and WC
  • Open-plan living area with kitchen and breakfast bar for two, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, Wifi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire/stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars
  • Garden with raised decking, hot tub and patio furniture with charcoal BBQ
  • Lockable bike store on request
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 6 miles
  • Note: sloping ceiling and limited head room in the twin bedrooms

The property

A superb barn conversion resting in rural Lower Pentre near the colourful town of Llandrindod Wells.

A beautiful cottage which has managed to retain some of its original aesthetics with wooden cladding all over.

This theme is carried through inside the property with vast wood flooring, fabulous wooden units and furniture and exposed beams.

Professionally laid out over the ground floor is an open-plan living area which provides spacious sitting and dining and a delightfully modern kitchen which highlights an opulent island unit and wine chiller.

Enjoy some well earned relaxation in the hot tub with a cold glass of wine whilst you look out over the rolling countryside surround.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 985447 and 961034, together they can sleep 21 people.

Lower Pentre Cottages

The Lower Pentre Cottages are home to three stunning barn conversions set on a working farm in the hamlet of Llanbister Road nestled among verdant pastures and spectacular countryside with amazing views; presenting an abundance of glorious wildlife to be enjoyed in the peace and quiet. Situated off the beaten track, these beautiful cottages have something to offer everyone, from countryside walking and relaxation in the hot tub, to live music and annual festivals in the nearby colourful town of Llandrindod Wells. Presenting a rustic feel, the cottages have managed to retain some of their original features with beautiful exposed beams, stunning wood furniture and units and sloping ceilings. Pentre Fach and Lower Pentre comprise of three beautiful bedrooms each, whilst Pentre Fawr has four; altogether they sleep up to 21 people, so it is ideal for bringing along your extended family and close friends to explore the local Welsh attractions. All of the cottages present spacious living areas perfect for socialising; you can cook up a huge meal in the beautifully presented kitchen and exchange stories across the dining table. Afterwards, enjoy a cosy snuggle on the plush sofas, the woodburning ablaze; or head out in to the garden and luxuriate in the glorious hot tub, but watch you don't forget your towel! The town of Llandrindod Wells is approximately 10 miles away and has many attractions and local amenities for your enjoyment as well as being a great place for bike rides. The lake is part of the town's Victorian history and still remains a popular attraction today, it is a lovely location to bring a picnic with the family. The cottages are five miles from the picturesque village of Llanbister with a nice country pub serving good home cooked food and 1 mile from Llanbister Road Train Station which is on the Heart of Wales Railway Line and offering easy access to Swansea and Shrewsbury. Situated approx 15 miles from Builth Wells where the Royal Welsh Show is held in July which is a popular 4 day attraction for all the family. Lower Pentre is also close to the Elan Valley which is approx 15 miles away – visit the beautiful Reservoirs and many other attractions such as the Lavender farm and Red Kite feeding centre in Rhayader. 5 miles from Underhill riding stables in Dolau – excellent facilities for adults and children to experience riding lessons or advanced pony treks. The cottages are 10 miles from the market town of Knighton where you have Offas Dyke which is also great for walking. The Lower Pentre Cottages provide the perfect holiday break, a home-from-home in the ideal tranquil location with plenty of opportunities for walking and mountain biking with its 110 acres of nearby open hill.

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About the location

LLANDRINDOD WELLS

Builth Wells 7.6 miles; Hereford 41.3 miles

Llandrindod Wells is a lighthearted, friendly town situated in the county of Powys, within the historic boundaries of Radnorshire, Wales. There are some notable landmarks within the town, including architectural buildings in ornate styles dating from the Victorian and Edwardian eras. Llandrindod Wells Victorian Festival, known locally as 'Victorian Week', takes place at the end of August, bringing many tourists to the lively town. Some people like to go-all-out and look the part in Victorian, Edwardian or other antique costumes, and many of the high-street shops dress their windows, in spirit of the event. There is a wide range of entertainment available in the town each year; hosted at The Albert Hall Theatre, Pavilion Mid Wales, which brings Live Music, Comedy and Theatre and Radnor Fringe Festival which is held within the Rock Park. The lake in Llandrindod Wells is part of the town's Victorian history and still remains a popular attraction today, it is a lovely location to bring a picnic with the family. For all you bowling enthusiasts there is The Radnor Indoor Bowls Centre along with the Outdoor Bowling Club for an afternoon of local sports. If you fancy exploring some of the history around the town there is The Radnorshire Museum, The Rock Park & Heritage Centre and The National Cycle Museum, all for your discovery. The Thomas Jones Statue on Temple Gardens is also worth a visit as you stroll across the gardens. The town is situated in a very rural spot so there are lots of scenic walking opportunities; Beacon Hill is a nice 4 mile long trail whilst The Spa Walk offers gentle slopes and opportunity to try the waters at the Chalybeate Spring in Rock Park. Llandrindod Wells provides something for everyone and is a great place for a healthy break.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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