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Preacher's Cottage

Llaithddu near Llanbadarn Fynydd, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay, LD1 6YS (Ref. 941808)



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  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “Beautiful quaint cottage in a very peaceful hamlet.”

    All the local people very friendly and not intrusive in any way. The owner easily contactable if needed and very pleasant. All facilities meet our needs for a very relaxing holiday to recharge ourselves in these difficult times.

    All the local people very friendly and not intrusive in any way. The owner easily contactable if needed and very pleasant. All facilities meet our needs for a very relaxing holiday to recharge ourselves in these difficult times.

    - Barry, September 2021

The property

Llanbadarn Fynydd 5 miles.

A cute semi-detached cottage attached to a church, full of character nestled in the little valley hamlet of Llaithddu, situated a short drive from the village of Llanbadarn Fynydd with its popular pub.

The cottage is a perfect place for couples or a small family to relax in peaceful surroundings and explore the fantastic local scenery or simply relax in the luxurious hot tub.

Set over two floors, there is a real feeling of stepping back in time as you enter this quaint cottage which also offers all the mod cons.

Inside, you will find two comfy bedrooms and a family bathroom set over the first floor.

There is a well-equipped, modern, galley style kitchen with intimate dining area and a comfortable sitting room with a large sofa to sink into in front of the woodburning stove after a day spent exploring the fabulous local countryside.

Outside, you can sit on the raised patio and enjoy a BBQ or just while away some time whilst relaxing in the hot tub as the evening draws in and planning your future day’s adventures.

Being surrounded by delightful countryside opens up fabulous walking in the undulating landscape of the Welsh Marches.

The Shropshire Hills AONB is just a 10 mile drive away which offers pretty villages and towns with black and white houses surrounding picture perfect squares.

The area offers numerous outdoor activities such as fabulous walks, a variety of cycle trails, fantastic wildlife spotting opportunities at local reserves or the Elan Valley lakes, including the impressive red kites.

For something a little different, perhaps take a pony trek into the mountains, a round of golf or a more sedate activity such as fishing on the River Wye.

Slightly further afield, to the north you will find the magnificent National Trust’s Powis Castle, 23 miles, a stunning property surrounded by manicured gardens, Italianate gardens and terraces or perhaps pop for an afternoon tea at the picturesque Glansevern Gardens, 18 miles.

A thirty minute drive south will take you to the Victorian spa town of Llandrindod Wells, a popular base for cyclists or a little further on is Builth Wells, home of the Royal Welsh Showground and its associated events calendar.

A perfect retreat in a quaint hamlet with a superb hot tub to relax in as the sun goes down.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x adult bunk
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove.
  • Electric central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WIFI ,Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Enclosed split level lawned garden with patio, furniture and covered hot tub
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 miles
  • Note: Parking area and upper garden accessed via 10 external steps, children to be supervised.

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About the location


Llanbister 4 miles; Newtown 9 miles; Llandrindod Wells 17 miles

The rural village of Llanbadarn Fynydd nestles in the Powys countryside between Newtown and Llandrindod Wells. Llanbadarn Fynydd offers a community shop and a friendly pub, which serves good food, plus the Glyndwr’s Way National Trail passes through the village, as does the River Ithon before it joins the River Wye. Surrounded by beautiful countryside, this area is perfect for walking, cycling and birdwatching with the Radnorshire Hills and Forest and the Offa’s Dyke pathway both within easy reach. The pretty village of Abbeycwmhir is close by and is home to the Cistercian Abbey founded in 1176 and the Happy Union Inn, an old fashioned ale house. Enjoy day trips to the nearby Cambrian Mountains or the spectacular Brecon Beacons, and visit Llandrindod Wells, Rhayader or Builth Wells to find a variety of shops, museums, craft centres, pubs, tea rooms and restaurants. Visit the Red Kite Feeding Station at Rhayader, which offers a fantastic opportunity to see these beautiful birds at close range, take a trip to the peaceful Elan Valley Lakes, the Gilfach Nature Reserve, or test your nerve at the Phil Price Rally School or the Underhill Farm Horse Riding School. A perfect base for a family holiday at anytime of the year.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas