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Penybontfawr, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay (Ref. 1053506)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
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The property

Spoil yourself to a leisurely break at Hendre, a magnificent detached bungalow enveloped by the surrounding hills of the Berwyn Mountains and Welsh countryside.

This lovely cottage is perfect for a small family or group of friends who want to experience a trip of pure bliss in an undisturbed destination.

Nestled within the owner's grounds is your own exclusive holiday home, entered by a sweeping driveway to the property's entrance.

Here, you'll find the cottage sitting right in front of your very own private lake, this area isn't enclosed and benefits from a jetty with landscape views of the mountainous range and rolling hills.

Find the front of the bungalow, boasting a lush green lawn and charming patio with seating which looks out to the breath-taking views, an ideal spot to sip on a glass of wine.

Feel at home at this well-decorated abode, spend an evening curled up next to the woodburning stove in the stunning sitting room, fitted with oak flooring, two spacious sofas and a Smart TV.

Rustle up a Saturday evening meal in the kitchen/diner, a sociable space with a central table for a vibrant dinner party, as well as a breakfast bar section which looks out onto the countryside views for a memorable morning coffee break.

Resting behind here is a convenient utility room which boasts a washing machine and extra fridge, next to an equally handy cloakroom.

Rest your head in one of the two stylish bedrooms where a glorious super-king-size beds await, which can be a twin on request, this bright room is decorated with gorgeous tables, lamps and a traditional wardrobe, whereas the double room holds a free hanging rail, and chic mirror.

Wash away any excess mud from an adventurous day up the mountains in the impressive walk-in shower, or pour yourself a glass of prosecco as you relish in alone time with a book in a hot bath.

Staying at this wonderful property means you have full access to your very own private lake, your own personal quiet valley to breathe in a moment of clarity, escaping daily life, there's even a jetty to dip your legs into the water on a hot day.

A stroll out of the cottage grounds will lead you towards a handy Post Office with a shop for any essentials, and a quaint 500-year old pub to sink down a delightful cold pint.

A short drive away is the neighbouring village of Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant, home to a bigger selection of convenience stores, local pub, restaurant, a quirky art gallery, and is home to the highest waterfall in Wales.

Adventurers will relish the chance to explore the Berwyn Mountain range, an unspoiled area of striking upland where you can go climbing, hiking, mountaineering, or for scenic walks for those looking for a leisurely activity.

Lake Vyrnwy is nearby, a Welsh hidden gem which can be reached on bike, once you arrive, you can relax with an afternoon tea as you overlook the calming reservoir, or indulge in a spa treatment at the nearby hotel and spa.

There's lots of thrilling activities in easy reach, including mountain biking up Dolgellau Mountains, or whitewater rafting at Lake Bala.

When you're all worn out from these amazing activities, spend an easy-going day out exploring Powis Castle, Shropshire Sculpture Park, or travel further afield to the historic city of Chester.

Hendre is the perfect destination for a peaceful getaway overlooking stunning distant hillside views in a quiet location.


  • All-ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x double
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Central heating and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, range cooker, fridge/freezer, fridge, microwave, washing machine, dishwasher, Smart TV (Netflix and Amazon only) and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Private garden on grounds with lawn, patio with seating, and a lake with jetty
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub within 1.2 miles
  • Note: Children must be supervised when around the lake as the area is not enclosed
  • Note: No mobile phone signal in the area

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About the location


Oswestry 15 miles.

The traditional Welsh village of Penybontfawr lies in breathtaking countryside amidst the beautiful Berwyn Mountains and surrounding wooded hills and valleys. Only 2.5 miles away is the popular walking village of Llangynog where you can find the Revolution Mountain Bike Park. The area has a history of lead, silver and slate mining dating back to the 17th century. Today it is a renowned location for climbing, birdwatching, walking and cycling, with famous mountain bike trails near Dolgellau, and a mountain bike centre at Llandegla. Penybontfawr village has its own pub, whilst Llangynog boasts two pubs, both of which serve good food and are perfect to relax in after an exciting day out. Enjoy Lake Bala, a wonderful beauty spot, with excellent fishing, a variety of watersports including white water rafting and a lakeside steam railway, or visit Lake Vyrnwy, which has a RSPB centre, bike hire and a sculpture park. Also within easy reach is Pistyll Rhaedr waterfall, the tallest single drop waterfall in England and Wales. This is a beautiful part of Wales and is perfect for touring the rest of North and Mid Wales and even Shropshire.

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