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The Old Post Office

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Llandrindod Wells, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 5 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


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

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41 Customer Reviews

  • "We have just had a fantastic family holiday here!"

    We were a party of 7, the place was very spacious and immaculate. The games room was fun and the large hot tub was popular all week. Nice large dining table, cosy living room, amazing kitchen and beautifully decorated bedrooms with very comfy beds, all en-suite. Every little thing has been thought of! Had a meal in the Severn Arms pub across the road which was delicious. We will definitely be coming here again.

    Reviewed by Teresa5.0Jul 2024

  • "One of the best experiences we have had with Sykes Cottages …."

    Very spacious & comfortable & attention to detail second to none …amazing welcome pack including details of all property amenities & local areas of interest … large luxurious sheltered hot tub, well equipped games room & Severn Arms across the road an added bonus … what is there not to like …would definitely recommend

    Thank you for lovely review. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mary5.0Mar 2024

  • "We had an amazing stay at the Old Post Office."

    We practically lived in the Games room and the Hot tub. The whole house is spacious, bright and well equipped. Each room has its own en-suite, and walk in wardrobe! The kitchen, living room and diner was another well used and loved space for us. The table in the kitchen was perfect for spending time together while cooking as well. The wii was a great hit with the kids as was the pool table and darts, we loved the magnetic ones for the smaller ones too. The place has so much, it’s only 10min to the nearest town where there is an Aldi/Tesco and local restaurants and pubs. There was so much thought put into the place and there’s something for everyone there! DVD’s, games, books, puzzles…hot tub, pool table and darts. We will be back! Highly recommend!

    Thank you for the lovely review We look forward to having you back to stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Tammy5.0Feb 2024

  • "The Old Post Office was the perfect place to spend a family Christmas with fabulous festive decorations and lights adding to the 'home from home' atmosphere."

    The photos online did not do the property justice and it exceeded our expectations, being far more spacious than we imagined it might be. We particularly enjoyed the cosy living room with log fire, while the TV, kitchen and other facilities were all to a high standard. Its location is also excellent, being just minutes from Llandrindod and across the road from the welcoming Severn Arms Hotel. All in all we would definitely recommend this property.

    Reviewed by Ryan4.4Dec 2023

  • "We were hesitant to book this property for few reasons like its right on road and it doesn't look big as per the pictures."

    But we went ahead and booked looking at other reviews and we don't regret taking the right decision. This property has an other entrance towards the side and it's massive and the images on the website don't do any justification for the property. The host has been really helpful and responsive. I would say if in doubt, go ahead and book it.

    Reviewed by Sai4.1Dec 2023

  • "The description and reviews of this accommodation meant we went with high expectations and we were not disappointed."

    We are a party of 4 adults, ranging from 86 to 22, who all need their own room and to find a property of this quality with an en-suite each at a price we could afford was amazing. We only have a small dog, so I was not sure the garden was 100% secure, but a a medium sized dog would be fine. The hot tub, games room and pub across the road added to the experience. We would recommend a stay.

    Reviewed by June4.7Nov 2023

  • "The Post Office is a great place for a large group to stay."

    Large rooms, well equipped with the hot tub and games room as a bonus.

    Reviewed by Jayne4.7Oct 2023

  • "We enjoyed our stay, our only constructive criticism relates to the kitchen 1."

    The plinth below the dishwasher needs to be cut as when you open/close the dishwasher it bangs against it and sounds as if you are breaking it. 2. The knives really are not very nice to eat with, they are very thin and awkward to hold Lots of info available about the area and thoughtful bits left in the cottage for us thank you. Liked the games room but couldn’t work out how to put the heater on (it was pretty cold when we rented it). Plenty of room for a group of 8 to stay.

    Sorry about these issues, The plinth we knew about which has now been sorted. Will keep it in mind about the Knives, if it is brought up again we will get them changed. The heater in the games room is touch screen, which should come on Automatically but little fingers have broken the touch screen. Will get it replaced with a heater with basic controls . Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sue4.1Oct 2023

  • "Wow! The owners have thought of everything here, what an amazing place it really is a home from home and so much space"

    Thank You for the positive feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Anita5.0Sep 2023

  • "We had a lovely stay at the Old Post Office."

    We were a family group of four adults and two dogs. There was everything we needed. The hot tub was brilliant and the games room was great evening entertainment. There was lots of walking in the area and plenty of routes from the house for lead walks for the dogs. The welcome pack was very much appreciated. We would definitely consider staying here again.

    Reviewed by Bridget4.7Aug 2023

  • "The Old Post Office was a fantastic place to stay, we all thoroughly enjoyed our week here."

    There was plenty of room for our 7 adults including 4 bedrooms, each having their own ensuite, comfortable furniture for relaxing in and a separate, large dining area. The kitchen was large and extremely well equipped. Having the large utility room was very useful for storing supplies. Outside there was a large hot tub with patio furniture next to it, all under a wooden shelter - perfect if the weather isn't dry! The games room provided lots of fun too. I would highly recommend this lovely property.

    Thank you for the review. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Jul 2023

  • "Excellent property which suits four couples."

    We loved the fact that all of the bedrooms were en-suite. The kitchen is fabulous and had everything that you could possibly need for your stay. Our family loved the outdoor space, the games room and hot tub were a hit with everyone. We appreciated the welcome pack.

    Reviewed by Jayne5.0Jun 2023

  • "The house was great for our party which consisted of 6 adults."

    There was plenty of space for cooking and socialising in the house, with the added bonus of the hot tub and games room (and a pub across the road). The welcome pack was very much appreciated and a great introduction to Welsh Cakes. Plenty of secure parking for our three cars and a great base to explore the region. We had trips to The Devil’s Bridge, Hay-On-Wye and a few castles. I would highly recommend this property.

    Reviewed by Alistair5.0Jun 2023

  • "Very confortable house, clean, everything you need, a nice basket of treats, enclosed garden for children and dogs, big hot tube, a playroom, owners very reactive and discreet."

    We loved the Old Post Office

    Reviewed by Nadine5.0May 2023

  • "This is a great property with excellent facilities."

    We loved using the games room and the outside space which was very secure for our dogs. The area is lovely with some great walks close by. The pub across the road also does great food and offers takeaway. The road outside the property is quite busy but this didn't bother us. I would definitely recommend this property.

    Reviewed by Teresa5.0May 2023

  • "This exquisite 'value for money' property has absolutely everything, from the lovely 'Welcome food pack' to the hot tub, games room, and en suite bedrooms, the owners have thought of everything to make your holiday a truly memorable experience."

    Reviewed by Peter5.0May 2023

  • "We stayed in middle of March for one week for a family holiday to celebrate an 80th birthday."

    The house very comfortable to accommodate 8 adults. The kitchen was was well stocked with utensils. We very much enjoyed the hot tub and the added bonus of the games room. Plenty of parking and owners very helpful.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Mar 2023

  • "We loved it here, we stayed over new year."

    lovely property and added surprise of the games room :)

    Reviewed by Jennie5.0Dec 2022

  • "Perfect property for a group of friends, all ensuite bathrooms and plenty of space."

    The house had everything you need, the log burner was great for this time of year after a long wet bike ride. The house is in a good location for exploring the local area. The owners left a lovely basket of goodies and messaged in the week to see if we needed anything, couldn't fault anything, brilliant holiday and would definitely return. Many thanks.

    Reviewed by Julia5.0Oct 2022

  • "House was amazing the addition of the games room made are holiday With a lovely ..."

    House was amazing the addition of the games room made are holiday With a lovely hamper on arrival what more can you say So much space and comfort a nice quiet location so much to do inside fantastic Thanks again

    Reviewed by Lee5.0Oct 2022

  • "Lovely property."

    Comfy and hot tub was lovely. Games room was a nice touch.

    Reviewed by Jessica5.0Oct 2022

  • "Fantastic cottage, so spacious and very clean, they thought of everything, top class I would give more than 5 stars if I could."

    Hot tub amazing, cleaned regularly, games room a real bonus, great games of pool. Eggs milk butter cakes biscuits all there on arrival, we were looked after brilliantly, thank you again for a lovely stay

    Reviewed by Tracey5.0Sep 2022

  • "Lovely property."

    Clean and very comfy. Everything thought of for the stay. Very relaxing time had by all. Great enclosed garden for the dog. Plenty of space. Games room was a great addition.

    Reviewed by Donna5.0Aug 2022

  • "Absolutely lovely place - clean and very well facilitated."

    Would definitely stay here again. great approachable owners (not that we needed to) . Hot tub was great and the kids loved the games room. Great base for going to local places like the red kite centre and small breeds farm.

    Reviewed by Barry5.0Aug 2022

  • "Lovely games room."

    Hot tub great. Excellent place to stay.

    Reviewed by Adam4.4Aug 2022

  • "We have had a brilliant stay at the old post office."

    Just great to get away from our busy lifestyle. The property was amazing and the facilities are great. Having children at different ages we always need to find somewhere to cater for them so having the Hot tub and games room is perfect. Also having things there for the dogs is great to. The outside space is great for them. The owners are really lovely people. The area is just beautiful so many walks to go on. The pub opposite is great to. Thanks for an amazing holiday.

    Reviewed by Zoe5.0Jul 2022

  • "Perfect property for our stay."

    Outdoor area was much enjoyed, owner very attentive and responsive during our stay.

    Reviewed by Luke5.0Jul 2022

  • "Very friendly and considerate owner."

    Great space for the dogs and very well equipped. Everything spotlessly clean too.

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Jul 2022

  • "Would highly recommend this property."

    Lovely house well equipped and the welcome basket was a lovely extra . This is the best property we have stayed at with our dog with a lovely secure garden

    Reviewed by Gordon5.0Jun 2022

  • "The Old Post Office, is a fantastic place to stay just about every has been provided in the kitchen, rhe lounge /dining room is large with plenty of comfortable furniture, we had a movie night every night nice large dining table great for board games, and eating."

    Pretty bedrooms comfy beds, great everyone has a en suite. Now to the garden, very nice pond, loved watching the birds feed, and watching the swifts was beautiful. Large area for our four legged friends, which was totally safe and enclosed. Having the hot tub was a fantastic treat. We loved it all.

    Reviewed by Janice5.0May 2022

  • "Lovely spacious property with excellent facilities, four ensuite bedrooms was a real bonus with four 55yr + holidaying."

    There were a couple of maintenance snags, but we were told about them on arrival & they were being addressed. The owners were helpful & very friendly, yet unobtrusive, will definitely stay again if in the area.

    Reviewed by Ian4.4Apr 2022

  • "Wonderful place to stay, very welcoming owners with a lovely touch of a basket of goodies on arrival!"

    Could not fault the accommodation, with a large party the bonus of each room having their own en-suite was great! A well stocked kitchen with ample worktop space was like home from home. The bonus of a beautiful hot tub and games room gave the teenagers (and adults!!) hours of fun! Highly recommend anyone wanting to visit Wales to stay here, absolutely spotless and really homely! Thank you both, we will return!

    Reviewed by Tracey5.0Apr 2022

  • "Great accommodation."

    Hot tub and games room a real bonus.

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Apr 2022

  • "We spoke to Wayne about problem of heating in downstairs bedrooms and he already knew about it."

    He was very friendly and helpful and the welcome pack was second to none. We gave him a few suggestions which he seemed grateful for. Looking forward to going back there... especially as he's putting a games room in the garage. The grounds are pretty and peaceful and even tho there's a pubacross the rd and a bus stop outside the house it was very peaceful. Hot tub a big bonus. Ideally situated for Llandridnod Wells and it's wonderful Lake. Also Aldi and Tesco stores.

    Reviewed by Eileen4.7Mar 2022

  • "Would recommend in a heartbeat."

    If you want to experience the walks and nature that is Mid Wales The Old Post Office is perfect with a great Hot tub to finish the day and a pub opposite.

    Reviewed by Pauline5.0Mar 2022

  • "10/10 never stayed in a cottage so well equipped."

    Very clean everything was outstanding . Its like home from home , kitchen very well equipped with everything you could possibly need for your stay, the house is very warm an cosy , amazing owners who was very friendly and left us a welcome pack which was very kind . We will be booking to come again later in the year . The hot tub is amazing an the garden is also very nice. They are adding a games rooms for summer which our children are very excited for. You will not be dissatisfied with this property .

    Reviewed by Cheryl5.0Feb 2022

  • "A wonderfully spacious and well equipped property."

    It is beautifully furnished and decorated throughout. Great modern kitchen diner and a spacious living/dining area too so plenty of room for everyone. The hot tub was a very welcome addition too as was the welcome basket and warm welcome from host Wayne. Would definitely recommend this property to anyone looking for a good quality place to stay for a group holiday.

    Reviewed by Sally5.0Dec 2021

  • "We had a very nice stay at ‘The old post office’."

    The owners we’re very attentive and they had thought of everything we would need at the cottage. We we’re warm and cosy, Nice to have an en-suite each. The hot tub was a bonus.

    Reviewed by Shana4.7Nov 2021

  • "Impeccably clean house."

    Great host who immediately helped when a little heating problem appeared. The best hot tube we have ever used. Pub in front of the house. I highly recommend this house for a short break to Wales. Thank you!

    Reviewed by Anna5.0Nov 2021

  • "A superb house, well finished and everything thought of."

    Attentive hosts and a fab hot tub !! Bedrooms are lovely, ours had a walk in wardrobe and all are en-suite. Good garden, perfect for pets. Friendly local pub across the main road and plenty of walks nearby.

    Reviewed by richard5.0Oct 2021

  • "Stunning property, beautifully decorated and has everything you could possibly need for your stay."

    The owners are very friendly and quickly available if needed. The hot tub is fantastic and the property is very secure with security gates. Would recommend to anybody.

    Reviewed by Lyndsey Jones5.0Oct 2021

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  • Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground-floor double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 ground-floor twin with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x family room with double and single (made up on request) with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove
  • Games room with pool, darts and foosball table.
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Gas range hob and oven, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, iron, ironing board, TV, Wii Console with games and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars and on-road parking for 2 cars
  • Secure bike storage
  • On site CCTV
  • Large enclosed garden with patio, gravelled area, hot tub, furniture and fenced pond
  • Side garden with lawned area and shed
  • Pet-friendly - 2 pets allowed
  • Large dog crate and bed provided
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.7 miles, pub 0.1 mile
  • Note: There is a step up on the ground floor of the property, please take care

The property

Llandrindod Wells 5.1 miles.

Nestled in the quiet village of Penybont near Llandrindod Wells is this pretty, whitewashed detached house, The Old Post Office.

This spacious dwelling is perfect for a family of eight and boasts access to the delights of the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, along with its surrounding towns and villages.

After parking in the property's generous off-road spaces, make your way inside to find a welcoming accommodation with rustic finishes.

Be enveloped by the charming living/dining room, where you can stretch out on the leather sofas in front of the woodburning stove and TV; the close-by dining area is a fabulous socialising spot thanks to its dual aspect windows giving the space a light and airy feel.

Continue to the contemporary kitchen, a room that is home to sleek, black fittings and an array of fantastic appliances for the designated chef to rustle up a delicious meal, including a range cooker!

Progress through to the utility room to access your laundry facilities, as well as a convenient cloakroom!

When night falls, you will be delighted to find two ground-floor bedrooms, one being a stylish double with an en-suite shower room, and the other being a twin that is also accompanied by an en-suite shower room.

Venture upstairs to find two more delectable bedrooms, a pretty king-size room sporting ample storage and an en-suite bathroom, as well as a family room with a double, single day bed and an en-suite bathroom.

Be sure to make the most of the property's outdoor space, a patio with seating for all the family awaits, along with a luxurious hot tub to soak up in after a day of excursions; why not embark on a leisurely stroll around the property's pond, before relishing a refreshing glass of wine at the nearby bench?

Your amenities are easily accessible with the Severn Arms pub a short walk away and a convenience store situated under two miles from the property; The Old Post Office additionally showcases easy access to the fantastic attractions of Valley View Falconry and the enchanting Water Break-Its Neck waterfall.

Travel to Llandrindod Wells to find your amenities in one setting, as well as the delightful nature reserves of Rock Park & Spa and Llandrindod Lake, the historical Radnorshire and National Cycle Museums, and the town's popular golf club.

Spend the day in Builth Wells and embark on a walk through The Groe, before marvelling at the impressive pieces at Wyeside Arts Centre; if you time your trip right, be sure to visit the renowned Royal Welsh Show at the nearby village of Llanelwedd.

Enjoy a wonderful outing in Hay-on-Wye, where you can sunbathe on the banks of River Wye, hire a canoe to travel through its waters or cycle along the river and through the Rollin' Radnorshire cycle route.

Make the most of the wider area and travel further into the Shropshire Hills AONB to discover more outdoors activities, or enjoy days filled with culture and attractions in the bustling towns of Hereford, Shrewsbury and Brecon, where you'll find the miles of canal where many pretty walks can be enjoyed, as well as pony trekking, canal cruising or the local Brecon Steam Railway.

Also visit Rhayader, where you can go to The Red Kite Feeding Station on the outskirts of the town which is a great attraction not to be missed.

A fantastic stay is waiting to be had at The Old Post Office.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £450.

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About the location


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.