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The Sheep Shed

(Ref. 1056415)

Llanrhaeadr-Ym-Mochnant, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay Show on map

5.0

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • emily (25)
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40 Customer Reviews

  • "We had an excellent stay, the sheep shed is our favourite property."

    Dan and Emily are the perfect hosts and nothing is too much trouble. This was our third visit and we have already book to go back later this year and also next year. This really is a five star accommodation.

    Reviewed by Lawson5.0Mar 2024

  • "Fantastic property and amazing hosts."

    Absolutely breathtaking views in a lovely modern and comfortable lodge. Dan and Emily were really friendly and went above and beyond, making our stay even better than we thought it was going to be. I can't recommend The Sheep Shed highly enough!

    Reviewed by Alexandra5.0Feb 2024

  • "Absolutely stunning property in idylic countryside."

    No expense spared by the owners in making this such a luxurious holiday home. Anyone visiting will find the owners most welcoming and extremely helpful should you need anything. I would rather this was a well kept secret but The Sheep Shed deserves to be experienced by fellow travellers !

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Jan 2024

  • "Emily and Dan were exemplary hosts of their fabulous sheep shed in beautiful Llanrhaeadr - this is the place for gorgeous walks, relaxing hot tub times, warm log fires, comfy beds and neighbourly sheep."

    We stayed for NYE in 2023/2024 and had an absolutely wonderful time. We can't wait to come back soon!

    Reviewed by Russell5.0Dec 2023

  • "This is by far the best property in Wales."

    Dan and Emily are the perfect hosts, nothing is too much trouble. The location is very peaceful and the property is a great place to unwind.

    Reviewed by Lawson5.0Dec 2023

  • "The sheep shed was all as seen on Sykes site and more Emily and Dan where the perfect hosts ."

    We had a wonderful time there and will go back again

    Reviewed by David5.0Oct 2023

  • "We spent a short break here and The Sheep Shed is an amazing place to spend a nice relaxing weekend."

    We were greeted by Dan on arrival and was shown around. The Sheep Shed was spotless. Dan and Emily are amazing hosts and can not do enough to make sure are stay was perfect and went out of their way to help when needed.

    Reviewed by Gary5.0Oct 2023

  • "We have just enjoyed 7 wonderful days staying in The Sheep Shed, the reasons for which are many."

    However there is one that outshines all others and that is the hosts, Dan and Emily. Helpful, friendly, supportive, informative and attentive in the most understated but effective way we have ever exprienced. Their presentation of the Sheep Shed was beyond 5 stars, clean, bright, welcoming, comfortable, well supported by the fact that everything you could possibly need, let alone want was provided with a cocktail of subtlety and style. It created the most relaxing but also inspiring break we have ever enjoyed. The stunning scenery and vistas of the surrounding locale wasn't scruffy either! Thank you Dan and Emily for letting us share part of your world and for giving us a break above all others. Mike and Melanie

    Reviewed by Mike5.0Sep 2023

  • "Our time staying at The Sheep Shed was just lovely."

    The cabin itself is just stunning and decorated to a very high standard. It has everything you could possibly need for your stay. Dan and Emily have done an amazing job creating this haven and were very helpful during our stay. It is situated in the most spectacular scenery and such peaceful countryside, the only sound you can hear are sheep and birds! Which we loved. The added touch was the hot tub which was just lovely to use and take in the views of the green fields, sheep and birds of prey. I think we used the hot tub everyday, even in the rain! We would highly recommend staying here as it's truly beautiful and it will not disappoint. Thank you Dan and Emily for our lovely time here.

    Reviewed by Steve5.0Sep 2023

  • "Upon arrival you fully understand how pictures cannot do justice to such a beautiful untouched setting."

    The owners Dan and Emily have truly built a pice of heaven here ,that will remain our favourite family holiday destination for many years to come. My only complaint is that we didn't book longer.

    Reviewed by Samantha5.0Jul 2023

  • "We had a fabulous stay in The Sheep Shed."

    The facilities were beyond expectations and the hot tub really made the holiday. We will definitely be recommending to our friends and family.

    Reviewed by Kelly5.0Jul 2023

  • "This is an amazing property in a stunning location."

    The views from the comfort of The Sheep Shed are spectacular. Dan and Emily the owners are lovely and are nearby should you need them. This is the best holiday accommodation we have stayed in by far.

    Reviewed by Rob5.0Jul 2023

  • "Excellent property, well kept and clean."

    Very helpful owners.

    Reviewed by Eifion5.0Jun 2023

  • "We have had a magnificent week at the sheep shed quality of the accommodation is outstanding views stunning and the property owners very polite and helpful."

    We were fortunate to have stunning weather so manged to get out and about had it not been so good staying in the sheep shed would not have been an issue. If you enjoy being away from main stream life and just want to chill out and relax thi is the perfect place

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Jun 2023

  • "It was a truly a quiet comfortably and magical place."

    Would we go back? Of cause we would. The owners Emily and Dan were very friendly and helpful. Thanks for making our stay so memorable. We also like seeing all the sheep.

    Reviewed by Ray5.0Jun 2023

  • "We have just had an extremely relaxing and restorative week's stay."

    The situation of the Sheep Shed in the surrounding countryside and the privacy and peace this brings is not often found. All home comforts were provided. Our hosts were the right balance of attentive, responsive and welcoming but good at leaving us to it unless they were needed. The surrounding area has much to offer for treats and for yet more stunning scenery. And, who knew sheep behaviour could be so fascinating...! A memorable trip for all the right reasons.

    Reviewed by Nigel5.0May 2023

  • "Lovely cottage."

    We very much enjoyed our stay

    Reviewed by Roger5.0Apr 2023

  • "We could no fault anything."

    The Sheep Shed is well equipped with everything you could want or need. We were very lucky with the weather too. Found place to go everyday. Dan was a delightful host easy to get along with and Emily was great for contacting us when need (re Key). We had such a great time, so relaxing, friendly and a wonderful place to base yourself. And if you love looking at the star, nothing beat sitting in the \hot \tub looking up to amazing skies. Thank you both for our incredible holiday break. 17th April to 20th April 2023

    Reviewed by Ned5.0Apr 2023

  • "Perfect week!"

    Everything we could have hoped for, divine surroundings, utterly beautiful hosts, it was just amazing! THANK YOU!

    Reviewed by Janine5.0Apr 2023

  • "Absolutely loved our stay at The Sheep Shed."

    Dan and Emily were brilliant and couldn't ask for anymore. House and area is lovely and we will definitely be back. :)

    Reviewed by Matt5.0Mar 2023

  • "Perfect location for a staycation!"

    The week was perfect - it just went too quickly! Dan & Emily were so lovely, they were very welcoming and accommodating. We can’t wait to return.

    Reviewed by Sophie5.0Feb 2023

  • "Jan 20-27 2023."

    We had the most fantastic week at the sheep shed. Dan and Emily were brilliant. Snow covered hills. Starlings flying over every evening. Surrounded by sheep and peace. Hot tub under the stars. Luxury accommodation. Keep doing what you’re doing and you won’t go wrong. Best place we’ve ever stayed. We will come back I’m sure. Thankyou for everything. Matt and Roisin.

    Reviewed by Matt5.0Jan 2023

  • "I can only echo other reviews."

    Dan and Emily are wonderful and helpful hosts. The house is perfect fantastic views and very quiet location. The hot tub was a real bonus even in December and at this time of year watching the 1,000’s of starlings flying low overhead every afternoon at 4 pm was magical. My only comment a few more kitchen knives and garlic press for those who like to cook would be handy but not real issue. Will we back yes we will

    Reviewed by Garry5.0Dec 2022

  • "Everything about Dan, Emily and this property is magnificent!"

    !! We are two couples who have travelled fairly significantly over the years. The Sheep Shed is the best holiday home any of us have ever stayed in ❤️

    Reviewed by Andrea5.0Dec 2022

  • "We have stayed in a few properties over the years, The Sheep Shed is by far the best."

    The location is stunning, Dan and Emily made use very welcome and looked after us. We liked it so much after our first night we book for next year!!

    Reviewed by Lawson5.0Dec 2022

  • "Amazing"

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Nov 2022

  • "Absolutely perfect!"

    Everything we were expecting and more! Dan and Emily are amazing hosts and have put so much effort into The Sheep Shed. It was completely spotless and had everything we needed. Such a peaceful getaway with lovely views, can’t recommend The Sheep Shed enough. We will definitely be staying again!

    Reviewed by Aimee5.0Nov 2022

  • "A beautiful, stylish and well thought out property that suited our family of four."

    The setting is amazing and peaceful but still easy enough to drive out and explore Wales. Dan and Emily were great and there to help if needed. The hot tub was excellent in all weather and well maintained - the children loved it!

    Reviewed by Claire4.7Oct 2022

  • "Amazing place and perfect hosts."

    Exactly what we were after!! Thanks Dan

    Reviewed by James5.0Oct 2022

  • "A beautiful holiday property in an idyllic location."

    The Sheep Shed was renovated to a very high standard, it was exceptionally clean with everything that we needed provided. The freindliness and attentiveness of the hosts ensured that we had a very comfortable and relaxed holiday. I would highly recommend this holiday accommodation to friends, family and other people.

    Reviewed by Kim5.0Sep 2022

  • "Absolutely perfect."

    We were met and welcomed by Dan who must be congratulated on the accommodation that is an exceptional high standard and equipped with everything you could possibly need. The peace and quite and the views from the panoramic windows is a delight and for any stargazers then take your telescope because the clarity of the night sky is 100%. If you are interested in gardens then National Trust Powis Castle is a place to visit. For the more adventurous then the National White Water rafting center near Bala, a great cafe here perched on the edge where you can watch if you're not into getting into the action.

    Reviewed by David5.0Sep 2022

  • "This was such a wonderful place to stay."

    The owners were very lovely and accommodating. The property is immaculate and everything you need is catered for. Beautiful setting. Totally peaceful break.

    Reviewed by Jill5.0Aug 2022

  • "Exquisitely excellent."

    Totaly immaculate everything you’d expect from a 5* accommodation. You will want for nothing. The accommodation can only be described as wonderful. The views from Bedroom and decking area ate stunning. Main bedroom has full glass doors opening onto decking, Beds are perfectly made for your arrival with house slippers and dressing gowns The shower areas are very modern Hot Tub meticulously maintained by Dan. An amazing Gas BBQ, seating on decking with cushions. All this set amongst a genuine working farm in the distance. A little piece of Heaven on Earth. Top all this off with the two most friendliest, helpful hosts Emily & Dan you could wish to meet Would return at the drop of a hat Eddie & Sally

    Reviewed by Eddie5.0Jul 2022

  • "We have stayed in many holiday cottages over the years and this is very high on our all time list of the best, Super 5* accommodation with everything provided, even a hot tub and bar-b-que, and set in a fantastic location."

    Reviewed by Graeme5.0Jul 2022

  • "Modern, well built, quality, well cared for accomodation."

    In a quiet area (not for party animals). Nice walks in picturesque countryside. Genial hosts who are very helpful and friendly.

    Reviewed by Eifion5.0Jun 2022

  • "This was by far the best hot tub holiday we have been to!"

    Emily and Dan were so accommodating and the place was absolutely beautiful, we will be raving about this place to everyone! Thank you so much

    Reviewed by Ella5.0Jun 2022

  • "My partner and I had the actual greatest time and are still talking about our weekend getaway a whole month later."

    Dan and Emily thought of absolutely everything when putting The Sheep Shed together. It was comfy, well stocked, pristine, and had gorgeous views. It was the perfect place to spend our first anniversary together, and we hope to return.

    Reviewed by Kaela5.0Jun 2022

  • "Such a fabulous property in an amazing location!"

    If you need to get away from it all then this is definitely the place. The attention to detail is first class. Dan (owner) was really helpful, friendly and on hand (without any intrusion). Will def be back!

    Reviewed by Carl5.0Jun 2022

  • "I wish I could keep this hidden gem a secret but wouldn’t be doing Dan and Emily justice."

    We’ve stayed at our fair share of cottages and this is by far the best location and finest finished property. If you have a keen eye and appreciate attention to detail then this is the place for you. The views are stunning and the property itself is pure quality (views from every room and everything works). Dan was so generous with his time, I felt like we were the only guests ever to arrive, it made a huge difference. Keep up the great work Dan and Emily, I can’t wait to see you over the Xmas period.

    Reviewed by Abdul5.0May 2022

  • "We had an amazing stay and would definitely love to come back."

    Dan and Emily were the perfect hosts and helped us whenever necessary. We would recommend to anyone wanting a relaxing secluded getaway.

    Reviewed by Georgia5.0Apr 2022

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Summary

  • Single storey
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twins on request) with en-suite rainfall shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twins on request)
  • Bathroom with bath, rainfall shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Underfloor heating
  • Double electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Decking with furniture, BBQ and hot tub
  • Sorry, no pets and smoking
  • Shop 3.3 miles, pub 3.2 miles
  • Note: BBQ available seasonally between April and September
  • Note: this property takes a minimum of 3 nights only.

The property

Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant 3.3 miles.

This bespoke, high-end property rests in an idyllic position just a few miles outside of Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant, amidst the rolling countryside of Mid Wales.

The location is simply amazing; set down a private track on its own elevation, offering complete privacy.

As you step into the property, the spacious open-plan living area is sure to capture your attention, complete with vaulted ceiling and large sliding patio doors that offer superb views of the surrounding area.

Budding chefs can dust off those cooking books and impress in the kitchen, boasting a gloss white overtone with a range of integrated appliances, while the dining table is the perfect spot to enjoy family mealtimes.

If the underfloor heating wasn’t enough, the contemporary woodburner offers an additional level of warmth, accompanied with a Smart TV and plush sofas for a delightful night in.

Each bedroom is positioned within its own wing of the property; the master boasts that wow factor with a super-king-size and sliding patio doors for seamless access to the decking, plus a contemporary en-suite shower room for convenience.

The second bedroom rests at the other side of the conversion, offering a super-king-size bed with rural countryside vistas, a beautiful sight to wake up to each morning.

The excellence of The Sheep Shed continues to the exterior; the decking features outdoor furniture and an impressive hot tub - just what you’ll fancy after a day of rambling.

Alternatively, while away the hours as you rustle up something tasty on the barbecue while soaking up the Welsh sunshine.

From the door there are plenty of wonderful walks, including the stunning Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall, a breath-taking location standing at 240 feet high, it's an impressive landmark and Britain’s tallest single drop waterfall.

Those keen to get their steps in can explore the famous Offa’s Dyke Path, a 177 miles walking trail which loosely follows the England/Wales border, you can hop on it near Welshpool, or head to Oswestry and while you’re there you can discover the British Ironwork Centre, Old Oswestry Hill Fort, and the Park Hall Countryside Experience.

If watersports are your passion, sailing and fishing can be enjoyed at Lakes Vyrnwy and Bala, or hop on a steam train at the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway and marvel at the countryside from a different perspective.

With all this, along with Eryri (Snowdonia) National Park in easy reach, a holiday at The Sheep Shed ticks all the boxes.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location

LLANRHAEADR-YM-MOCHNANT

Lake Vyrnwy 8 miles; Bala 18 miles.

This pleasant village lies in the beautiful Tanat Valley at the foot of the Berwyn Mountains, only 4 miles from one of the Seven Wonders of Wales - the magnificent Pistyll Rhaeadr (240 ft high waterfall). Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant was the location for the successful film, The Englishman Who Went Up A Hill But Came Down A Mountain, and more recently the film Nativity 2 starring David Tennant. The village boasts two general stores, a newsagents, a Post Office, a butchers, two pubs, one hotel, one cafe and a fish and chip shop. It is surrounded by lovely countryside, providing walking trails for all abilities including Berwyn Ridge Walk and a trail to the summit of the waterfall. Discover lovely Lakes Vyrnwy and Bala, Powys Castle and Gardens, medieval Shrewsbury and Chester and the wonderful Snowdonia National Park.

This property does not permit stag, hen or similar parties
Note: this property takes a minimum of 3 nights only

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas