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Red House Farm

Llanfair Caereinion near Welshpool, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay (Ref. 30685)

4.6

Very good

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Features

  • 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/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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63 Customer Reviews

  • "We had an amazing family stay at Red House Farm."

    4 adults, 4 older children and 2 dogs and there was plenty of room for us all. Everything was to a high standard from decor to utensils! Would extremely recommend. Thank you.

    Reviewed by LaurieDec 2021

  • "We had a lovely week stay at Red House Farm in September."

    The house is in a beautiful rural setting with fabulous views, it’s very well presented and was just as described. I would definitely recommend it to those wanting a peaceful stress free holiday.

    Reviewed by PaulineSep 2021

  • "Positives: excellent location and most of the equipment/facilities were as promised."

    The hot tub is a real asset. Negatives: some of the kitchen utensils were poor - notably the knives in the wooden block - they were unbelievably blunt. We were only supplied with 4 dishwashing tablets, and the dishwashing clothes/towels/brushes wee inadequate. The beds are not king-sized ad one of our guests had to move beds as one of the beds gave him a very bad back after one night. Friday arrivals and departures are hopeless from a travelling perspective as we got caught up in rush hour traffic on both journeys (to and from the property).Expecting guests to leave by 9am on the departure day is a joke for groups of 6 or 8. Your note to guests on what we were expected to do in terms of leaving the property 'clean' is condescending and gives the impression that we ae doing you a favour by staying at your properties. We always leave any place we stay in for a holiday 'clean'. How you expect guests to do everything your list and still leave by 9am is a joke. We just about did it but it left a poor taste.

    Reviewed by RogerSep 2021

  • "This was a lovely place to stay."

    Exceptionally clean and very homely . The hot tub was brilliant and one of the hottest we have had. Would definitely recommend this property

    Reviewed by ShirleyAug 2021

  • "Red House Farm is ideal for those looking to get away and have some peace and quiet in the Welsh countryside."

    Mark was a great host, left us to it but friendly when we needed him. I really recommend.

    Reviewed by JohnAug 2021

  • "Didn't realise how far from a beach it was that was the only fault with it, it ..."

    Didn't realise how far from a beach it was that was the only fault with it, it was a lovely idilic place hot tub was great kids loved it and grown ups as well,

    Reviewed by JeanJul 2021

  • "We had the most fantastic holiday at Red House Farm, the property itself is beautifully done inside and out and caters for everything and everyone."

    The breathtaking views that surround the property are simply stunning, you literally just sit back and breathe in the spectacular scenery, which even includes Snowdon. (We did this many times in the hot tub!) Welshpool is a short drive away and it’s a lovely little town with nice shops and cafes. We would highly recommend a day out at the British Ironworks Museum which is close by. But if you don’t mind the journey then definitely climb Snowdon we did and it was incredible. Difficult but brilliant!! I would recommend Red House Farm and we would love to go back again. My only criticism is one of the mattresses on one of the beds (my one) was quite lumpy and not very comfortable, which did effect our sleep.

    Reviewed by KatharineMay 2021

  • "This was a great stay!"

    I will definitely come back! Mark was a great host and very helpful. The location is beautiful and so many great views. We also really enjoyed the hot tub. Kitchen doesn't have a frying pan...other than that everything was perfect. 15 mins from the town centre. The dog also liked it too!

    Reviewed by ManishaApr 2021

  • "Beautiful house in a perfect location."

    Very well equipped and furnished to a high standard. We will definitely be back. Just needs a frying pan :-)

    Reviewed by EmmaOct 2020

  • "Red House Farm was absolutely fantastic."

    The house had everything and more, the owner was lovely and always on hand if needed. The property looks exactly like the photos. We had such a relaxing stay and will definitely be looking to book again.

    Reviewed by RebeccaSep 2020

  • "Spectacular views, accommodation, comfort and privacy including large, secure gardens and bbq area."

    Very fortunate with the weather so hot tub was used most days ... extremely clean and safe ... checked by the owner Mark regularly throughout the week. Did walk to and from village ... but is stretching on return as all steep up hill. Would recommend Black Lion Friday curry night ... Red Lion and Goat also do good pub food. We found it easier to eat in most nights as quality butchers in the village with extensive selection of meats and speciality dishes ... really spoilt for choice! We had a fabulous week here ... exceeded our expectations...best family accommodation we have ever stayed in.

    Reviewed by MarySep 2020

  • "Me & 6 friends spent a beautiful weekend at Red House Farm and I have to say it exceeded my expectations!"

    ! Cottage views overlooking the countryside was just something else, it was the perfect setting to spend time with friends and would highly recommend staying here! Couldn’t fault anything, the owner was great giving us updates prior to arriving and I hope we get the chance to stay here again! Thank you Sykes for allowing us to have the best weekend here .

    Reviewed by VickySep 2020

  • "Appreciating the difficulties experienced by the pandemic I found communication with Sykes almost impossible when I needed it."

    This was a much needed break and I had tried to extend it by 1 night. I was unable to do this online as a minimum of 2 nights is required, I tried to ring several times and gave up after a minimum of 50 minute waits. I then emailed to try to extend but sadly got no response what do ever. By the time my daughter finally got through some 3 weeks !!! Later there was no a availability. The property was amazing with lovely helpful owners and would definitely recommend and return.

    Reviewed by DeborahJul 2020

  • "A wonderful family break in Feb, sadly the weather couldn't be helped but for us we still used the hot tub and made lots of memories, a fantastic time had by all along with hosts that couldn't do enough to make your stay fab, we will see you soon, Lauren, Ian, Karen, hannah, malachy, faith, Liam and Brandon."

    Not to mention the dogs who had a wonderful time.

    Reviewed by LaurenFeb 2020

  • "Red House was beautiful, comfy and had everything we needed."

    The owners were helpful and easy to contact. We had a great time even with Storm Dennis making it very windy and cold it was warm and snug inside. The hot tub is great and it would have been wonderful walking in the area if it had been better weather.

    Reviewed by JenniferFeb 2020

  • "We all really enjoyed our stay."

    We felt welcome and the house was very warm and comfortable. The cake that was there on arrival was lovely. The hot tub has been well maintained and was lovely to sit in during the evening after a day of walking. Would visit again.

    Reviewed by CatherineJan 2020

  • "This is a gem, from the moment we stepped foot in the door it was a BIG wow."

    The cake, accommodation, hot tub, views were perfect. House & hot tub was immaculate. See you again Christmas 2020.

    Reviewed by GaryDec 2019

  • "A beautiful house, absolutely spotless."

    Great garden and hot tub. Views to die for, comfy beds, great showers. Very high standard of decoration and furnishing. We loved it

    Reviewed by JennySep 2019

  • "The view from the proprty is spectacular"

    Reviewed by GlennAug 2019

  • "Wow, what an amazing cottage for our weeks stay."

    Fantastic views, even better when in the hot tub. The cottage was spotless and clean, everything you needed for a lovely, comfy stay. Thank you for the cake it was delicious! Mark ensured that we had everything we needed for our stay. Definitely recommend if you want a quiet location, or explore as we did.

    Reviewed by VictoriaAug 2019

  • "Our holiday was perfect."

    The house was amazing. It was more than we hoped. The views were fantastic, the weather perfect,and the hot tub was the icing on the xake. The cake that was awaiting us was a very thoughtful touch too. Mark the owner was very friendly welcoming and helpful.

    Reviewed by MaryJul 2019

  • "Excellent property and area."

    Great garden for the dog and the owner Mark is a great host. The Pearsons.

    Reviewed by ShaneJun 2019

  • "This place is just AMAZING!"

    ! It is in a fantastic location with awesome views, the owner only lives over the field and is very helpful. The house itself is big, roomy, clean and very comfortably slept 8 of us and a dog. The hot tub is lovely to relax in and still has the amazing views of the Welsh countryside. Ideal for families and groups. It is well worth a visit to this place and we shall be back!

    Reviewed by DianeMay 2019

  • "What an amazing house ."

    Beds were the most comfortable beds to sleep in . The owners were so nice and welcoming cannot fault this place at all . I can not wait to come back for another stay .

    Reviewed by KirstyMay 2019

  • "Red house farm is a great place to stay."

    Extremely well equipped with everything you would need. Exceptionally clean. Garden enclosed which allowed children to run around in. Hot tub amazing. Views amazing. Fantastic place to stay. Will defenitly be staying again.

    Reviewed by SarahApr 2019

  • "Absolutely stunning property in a fabulous location, great for exploring the welsh countryside."

    The hosts were very accommodating and you can tell they take pride in their property and do everything to ensure guests have a pleasant stay; the home made cake on arrival was very welcome.

    Reviewed by PeterApr 2019

  • "We had an amazing time for my husbands 40th."

    . our 5 kids and 11 month old dog loved the outside space. The hot tub was amazing. Mark was lovely and we was left a yummy cake defiantly book again.

    Reviewed by ZoeMar 2019

  • "Absolutely fantastic cottage (and we have visited many in Wales) in a beautiful area with loads to do."

    Thank you for a perfect weekend - we would come back in a heartbeat!

    Reviewed by KarenMar 2019

  • "This is a great house, in a beautiful setting with views of the Welsh hills from the hot tub!"

    We received a lovely welcome from the owner & really enjoyed the gorgeous cake. The house offered us everything we needed & wanted for a large family break. The travel cot, highchair & stair gates provided made it much easier for us with our small children. The house is beautifully decorated & furnished, which makes it feel really homely & a perfect setting to just relax & enjoy each other’s company.

    Reviewed by JoNov 2018

  • "Fabulous house, would definitely recommended and will definitely book again."

    Reviewed by CatrinNov 2018

  • "The pictures and the description don’t do this property justice, I don’t believe any others could either."

    It is simply breathtaking. The location, the views, the layout, the decor, the attention to detail, the garden, the hot tub, the friendliness of the owners, the cake. We stay in Welsh cottages twice a year for the past 6 years so have stayed in our fair share at this stage and nothing comes close to Red Farm Cottage. Not even close! We will 100% be back!

    Reviewed by JaySep 2018

  • "Beautiful house spotless Fantastic views Would highly reccommend"

    Reviewed by AmandaSep 2018

  • "What an incredible weekend!"

    !! Cottage was perfect! I can’t rate this place high enough!

    Reviewed by NickAug 2018

  • "Red House Farm was a lovely large,luxurious house with plenty of room for our family party of 8 adults."

    It's in a lovely location on a hill with beautiful far reaching country views. There is a large garden which our dog greatly enjoyed as there was dog proof fencing all around. There is a large, generally well equipped kitchen and a large sitting room with wood burner and large TV screen which we enjoyed watching films on together. The bedrooms were well appointed with very comfortable beds, one twin and 3 king sized beds, one of which can be separated to two 2'6" beds. Three bedrooms face the garden and fields at the rear and one has wonderful valley views. The patio just outside the kitchen french doors was a great sun trap with generous wooden furniture and a bbq. The hot tub was greatly enjoyed by all and is sited near the lounge facing the valley. The house was beautifully clean and quite minimalist, we wondered about having hooks on the back of bedroom doors and possibly more drawers etc to unpack but Mark is really helpful and if you feel you need anything just ask as we did (a large saucepan arrived within an hour). We had a wonderful, relaxing week and would thoroughly recommend this lovely house.

    Reviewed by JanetAug 2018

  • "Mr Bowen created the most amazing holiday for us, he was so helpful and caring when planning our stay."

    The accommodation was amazing, lots of space for the whole family - it was great on a evening having the living room. Can't wait to book again.

    Reviewed by NatashaJul 2018

  • "Everything was perfect."

    As a group we go away to a different place every year and this is by far the best place we have ever been too. The place is beautiful, bedrooms are great size, lounge and kitchens are large enough to have everyone in comfortably and hot tub and garden were great with the beautiful weather we had. The homemade cake that was left for us was a beautiful touch. Thank you x

    Reviewed by RachelJun 2018

  • "What an absolutely fantastic house to stay in."

    If I could rate it higher, I would do. We had a fantastic week at Red House Farm. Everything was spotless; the hot tub with those views were amazing; the decor is beautiful. We could not fault it and in fact are looking forward to a return trip next year. Thanks to Mark and his family for providing such a fantastic base for our family holiday (and for the delicious chocolate cake that was waiting for us on arrival!)

    Reviewed by ClaireMay 2018

  • "Red House Farm was such a lovely property to stay in."

    The views were amazing and House is so comfortable. Everything inside is of very good quality and the owners Mark and Elin were very helpful and welcoming. The house is in a very peaceful setting with a few houses only just visible from the windows. There is a farmyard next door which is rented out to farmers during parts of the year. A great stay.

    Reviewed by DavidMar 2018

  • "Was Absolutely amazing."

    Had a great time and was very relaxing- just as planned. Rooms were beautifully designed and the kitchen and lounge was comfortable and spacious. Would definitely go back again

    Reviewed by ConnieMar 2018

  • "We stayed at Red House Farm for the second time in February."

    Unfortunately this was when storm Emma brought all of the snow. I was contacted by Mark the owner who advised me of the weather and the struggle to get up the country lane to the house due to the severe weather. Mark gladly came down the hill for us in his amazing 4x4 buggy and brought the three of us and all of our bags up to the hill. He did the same journey on countless occasions to bring the other members of the group up to the house open their arrival and even at one point brought our shopping up for us upon meeting him in the village one afternoon. Mark was so unbelievably helpful throughout the week and even drove us all back down to it cars at the end of our stay! I cannot recommend it enough. The house is beautiful, hot tub brilliant, surroundings fantastic and Mark was incredible!!! We will definitely be back again!!

    Reviewed by DFeb 2018

  • "Absolutely stunning property and location!"

    Would move in tomorrow! Stunning views around the whole house. The house is beautiful inside and out with tasteful furnishings throughout. Superbly equipped kitchen, extremely comfy beds and lots of nice little touches all around. Seclusion at it’s best. Mark the owner is a great guy and couldn’t do enough for you. Was a pleasure to meet him. Great hot tub again with stunning views. Can’t wait to go back. My favourite location so far and we’ve been to plenty of beautiful places. Thanks.

    Reviewed by LeeJan 2018

  • "Fabulous from start to finish!"

    Beautiful property in stunning surroundings. Extremely accommodating owner went above and beyond for us

    Reviewed by LisaDec 2017

  • "It was excellent thoroughly enjoyed it"

    Reviewed by KellyJun 2017

  • "Fab views, Spotless, Lovely spacious accommodation,Great communication,Oh and thank you for the cake"

    Reviewed by JulieJun 2017

  • "Lovely house in very quiet location (apart from the sheep!"

    ) with outstanding views. Mark, the owner extremely friendly and helpful.

    Reviewed by KatherineMay 2017

  • "Wonderful house with stunning views, very equipped to a high standard."

    Hot tub was great, garden was secured for pets. Mark was very accommodating and the cake went down a treat. Would definitely recommend this house.

    Reviewed by MichelleFeb 2017

  • "Such a lovely place to stay, from the moment you walk in you are greeted with the lushness of the house."

    Everything has been thought of to provided you with a extra special stay at this house, from the fresh homemade cake, the wood burning fire, country style kitchen and the hot tub in the garden - not to mention the comfortable beds and rain fall showers, everything really has been thought of. We will definitely be going back next year!

    Reviewed by AdeleOct 2016

  • "Fabulous place to stay."

    Views were spectacular and very tranquil. The house was extremely comfortable with everything we needed for our weeks stay. Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by PaulineSep 2016

  • "This holiday house was a cut above the rest."

    It is spacious and airy. A new house in spanking good condition. The views are truly awesome, especially from the master bedroom and the hot tub. The furnishing is excellent quality. Red House Farm was far better than I had expected. The pictures don't do justice! The owner Mark is really nice and helpful - going the extra mile to make us comfortable. I can't fault this house. A must see. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by AaronAug 2016

  • "This place is amazing!"

    ! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. The house was immaculate and finished off to a high standard, furnished with high quality furniture. There was plenty of space indoors and outdoors for our family and our friends we shared with, 8 in total. The views are beautiful, I enjoyed relaxing in the hot tub watching the sunset. Mark, the owner, was very helpful and friendly. The cake on arrival was delicious! I could write so much about this property, all good!! Would love to go back soon

    Reviewed by PaulaJul 2016

  • "Red House was spotlessly clean and had everything you could need for a holiday."

    The views from every window were amazing it was so quiet and peaceful. The beds were extremely comfortable and the bed linen used was very good quality. The house was conveniently situated and all places of interest were within driving distance or walking distance. We couldn't have picked a better property to spend our holiday in. We have visited many holiday homes over the years and would say this is the best by far.

    Reviewed by StephenJul 2016

  • "Red House Farm is a beautiful house in beautiful surroundings."

    Really well looked after. Could not fault it.

    Reviewed by LauraJun 2016

  • "An amazing house finished to a high specification, with great views especially from the hot tub!"

    Lots to do locally, whatever the weather.

    Reviewed by ScottApr 2016

  • "This home was done to a wonderful standard."

    The décor was superb and it was simply a real pleasure to spend the weekend there with my friends. The rooms were lovely, and had everything we needed. The hot tub was brilliant fun and lovely and warm.

    Reviewed by MattMar 2016

  • "Each year a group of us go away for the weekend to a different barn/cottage."

    A groups of seven of us went this year to Redhouse Farm. I must say everything was exactly as we imagined, if not better. The owner was very helpful. It is a beautiful House inside and out the hot tub was beautiful. Even though it was Hurricane Desmond the weekend we went, we still managed to brave the hot tub, and it was amazing, easily fit 7 of us in. The decor of the house was superb, so modern and had everything we needed. We loved it so much that we have booked again for the summer. Thanks for letting us stay in your fabulous cottage.

    Reviewed by NatalieDec 2015

  • "Lovely house and hospitality."

    The hot tub was a massive selling point.

    Reviewed by RobynNov 2015

  • "Couldn't recommend this place enough!"

    Had a lovely break here with my family and friends. The owner and his family are so welcoming and friendly and nothing was too much trouble. Everything was to a high standard and the views and surrounding area was beautiful and quaint. We will definitely be returning!

    Reviewed by ClareNov 2015

  • "A beautiful house set in a beautiful location."

    Everything was absolutely perfect, couldn't fault it!

    Reviewed by KateOct 2015

  • "What a beautiful property, from the views down to the décor, the owners should be really proud, who where also both lovely, and made us feel very welcome."

    Overall, fantastic! Will definitely recommend and will be returning in the future.

    Reviewed by RebeccaOct 2015

  • "A stunning property that has been decorated and furnished to a high standard."

    The owner made us feel extremely welcome and nothing was too much trouble. If you are looking for a relaxing get away, with beautiful views, then this is the property for you. We had a lovely stay and will definitely be visiting again.

    Reviewed by SaraSep 2015

  • "The property was immaculate and a lot of thought had gone into the furnishings and details by the owners."

    If we were rating the property it would easily surpass six stars. Simply first class and we hope to return soon.

    Reviewed by MichaelSep 2015

  • "An absolutely beautiful house, with everything we needed for a lovely weekend."

    We were made to feel very welcome, there were amazing views and the hot tub was a lovely addition. We all had a brilliant time, I'll definitely recommend and will hopefully be back soon!

    Reviewed by MadeleineSep 2015

  • "What an amazing house, I would say this was the best one we have rented so far."

    The views over the hills are breath taking, and it has a beautiful homely feel the minute you walk in the door. Everything in the cottage is finished to a very high standard.

    Reviewed by MarkAug 2015

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The property

Llanfair Caereinion 1 mile.

A delightful detached cottage on the outskirts of the town of Llanfair Caereinion in Powys.

Renovated from a former farmhouse, this stylish cottage offers a peaceful, rural retreat for friends and families to enjoy, with the benefit of a luxurious hot tub boasting breathtaking views across the valley.

As soon as you enter the cottage, you will be impressed with the reception hallway which provides a snug seating area, open fire feature hearth and media TV centre with games console, which the children will want to make use of straight away.

To the right of the hall you will find a spacious kitchen with quartz worktops and a dining area with feature fire and access onto the rear patio, as well as fabulous country views.

The sitting room has double windows and a bi-fold door across the front to open the room to the outside, and when the evening gets cooler, you can settle into the leather sofas in front of the warming woodburner in the sandstone hearth.

Four beautiful bedrooms, two sharing a Jack-and-Jill shower room, are on the first floor, along with a stylish family bathroom.

The farmhouse garden is surrounded by sheep grazing, whilst the hot tub, which is located to the side of the cottage, will provide the perfect place to relax and soak away the aches of the day, perhaps with a glass of wine whilst stargazing into the unspoilt night sky.

Alternatively, guests can relax on the patio which is south-facing and sheltered, a superb sunbathing area.

The town of Llanfair Caereinion is easily accessed from the cottage and offers all you need for a holiday stay with a range of village shops, pubs and restaurants.

Enjoy a trip on the Welshpool and Llanfair steam railway (there is a station in the village) or discover beautiful lakes Vyrnwy and Bala, the Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall, or trips into beautiful Shropshire.

Whatever the time of year, you’re sure to have a memorable holiday at this superb cottage.

Summary

  • Four bedrooms: 2 x king-size double (one with Jack-and-Jill access to shower room), 2 x twin (one zip/link can be king-size on request, with Jack-and-Jill access to shower room)
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with woodburner
  • Snug.
  • Oil central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate
  • Off road parking for 4 cars
  • Bike storage on request
  • Enclosed patio with lawn, furniture and side lawn with hot tub
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 12 mins walk
  • Note: Cottage is on owner’s working farm next to a farm building with some associated noise in certain seasons
  • Note: Water supply is from u/v filtered well
  • Note: Dogs to be kept on lead outdoors.

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About the location

LLANFAIR CAEREINION

Welshpool 8 miles.

The town of Llanfair Caereinion is built upon the site of an old Roman fort, in the valley of the River Banwy. It is a thriving town built around The Church of St Mary, with a Post Office, two supermarkets, and a selection of three different pubs. The annual Llanfair Caereinion Carnival is very popular with locals, and proceeds through the town with a full parade of floats and dancing troupes, providing a Rio carnival atmosphere. There is a river walk along the banks of the Banwy leading to an Arboretum, containing over 25 different species of British trees, an ideal place to explore before stepping back in time and jumping on the start of the narrow gauge heritage steam railway that runs 8.5 miles west to Welshpool. Welshpool nestles into the upper reaches of the picturesque Severn Valley near the border between Wales and England. This bustling market town is surrounded by rolling hills and glorious unspoilt countryside. There's a unique blend of shops offering arts & crafts, fashion & leisure, fresh produce, and quality pubs and restaurants, as well as the town centre’s restored cock fighting pit and interesting Heritage Trail. Visit the famous 13th Century Powis Castle, and the renowned Dingle Gardens. Enjoy a cruise in the summer sun along the Montgomery Canal or glorious walks and bike rides along National walking trails and the Offa’s Dyke Pathway.

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