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The Old School

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Llanfair Clydogau near Lampeter, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

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90 Customer Reviews

  • "Absolutely beautiful."

    Everything you would need on holiday. Warm on the rainy days and plenty of game to play which have been left. They views from the garden are to die for and the hot tub well that was just prefect. Tony and Lynda were a pleasure as always. Honestly a home from home

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Apr 2024

  • "Such a beautiful cottage with the most helpful owners."

    My wife and I had a most restful week here with our dog, it is nestled on a hillside overlooking the valley. Great walks from the door with the hot tub to look forward to on our return. Lampeter has everything that you you need to buy to enhance the stay. We will return:)

    Reviewed by Damien5.0Mar 2024

  • "Very welcoming and helpful hosts lovely and clean in a lovely area nothing was too much trouble."

    Would definitely go again and would recommend

    Reviewed by Gary5.0Mar 2024

  • "The owners of this property was brilliant very friendly the place was very good I would recommend it to anybody"

    Reviewed by Kevin5.0Nov 2023

  • "We absolutely loved this place it was so clean, quiet, picturesque and Linda an Tony were so lovely and very welcoming they even baked us a cake, the views from the hot tub were amazing, I can't recommend this accommodation enough it's beautiful, Newquay and Aberystwyth are not far also a beautiful forest walk Linda told us about, we didn't want to leave, we will def return."

    Thank you Linda and Tony for your very warm welcome. Michelle, Ben,livi,remi, an doggies Simba an nala x

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Oct 2023

  • "Absolute fabulous property in our top three of all time holiday accommodation."

    Everything you could possibly need was at the Old School. Lynda and Tony were most welcoming and gave us plenty of information where we could walk our dog. Would recommend this property to anybody.

    Reviewed by Shaun5.0Sep 2023

  • "Lovely quiet place just fantastic atmosphere."

    House very clean tidy with amazing garden

    Reviewed by Joanna5.0Aug 2023

  • "Fantastic cottage in a lovely location."

    Would recommend.

    Reviewed by Tracey5.0Aug 2023

  • "Prefect location for relaxing and switching off from busy lives, this is the second time we have visited "The Old School", its the same high standard and still well equipped with everything you will need, towels for the hot tub, the homemade cake ect "a home away from home"."

    Reviewed by Graham5.0Aug 2023

  • "We have been to many cottages with sykes , this one was outstanding!"

    Owners were lovely, there if you needed them and very friendly and helpful. The accommodation was immaculate , beds very comfortable with quality white bedding , even down to shampoo , shower gel etc supplied was branded products. The water in the hot tub was so clear and they are passionate about the chemicals being spot on . Some great history too about The Old School that we loved . We would definitely recommend this accommodation as you will not be disappointed.

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Jul 2023

  • "A fantastic, clean, and beautiful building with a stunning view to relax and eat dinner in the pretty garden that overlooks miles of the countryside to both the left and right."

    The hot tub was brucie bonus aswell! The hosts Lynda and Tony were extremely friendly and provided excellent details of what would be provided and travel details of how to get there. The home-cooked cake and fresh eggs on arrival was a lovely gesture. There is lots to explore near the Old School, depending on how far you want to drive. We particularly enjoyed the coastal walk from Cwmtydu to New Quay (8 miles there and back). While in New Quay we took the boat trip to go and look at dolphins and other wild life. The trip up and around Craig Ddu waterfall overlooking Cwm-y Rhaeadr Forest was a favourite for our little Jack Russell; Poppy! Our children got an adrenalin kick with a trip to Zip World Tower, which happens to be only a couple of miles from Penderyn Distillery which we naturally stopped at! We would certainly recommend this place to our friends and would love to visit again one day! Thanks Lynda and Tony!

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Jul 2023

  • "He cottage was well fitted and equipped."

    The owner was very welcoming and we appreciated the cake, milk & eggs. Apart from the rain which obviously they are not able to do anything about rhe only problem is the creaking downstairs floor.

    Reviewed by Mike4.7Jul 2023

  • "Very clean and comfortable."

    Lovely views from the garden. Lynda was very helpful and the bara brith was delicious!

    Reviewed by Patricia5.0Jun 2023

  • "We booked this as a joint 40th birthday celebration."

    My wife and I both turned 40 whilst here and we wanted a special place that we would always remember. We booked the perfect place. The garden area is stunning and we had perfect sunny weather whilst we were there. The views are breathtaking and our doggie Duncan and newborn baby enjoyed their stay just as much as we did. The hot tub is so relaxing and the beds are so comfy. The owners were so lovely and made us feel at home. Nothing was tok much trouble for them. Thanks so much for our wonderful stay in your gorgeous property x

    Reviewed by Victoria5.0May 2023

  • "A beautiful converted part of a school, which makes a stunning holiday location, its also a good base to explore this part of mid Wales."

    Nothing is overlooked for the comfort and enjoyment of your stay. The hoist also provides a bottle of wine, local sourced eggs, and a home baked cake.And lots of advice of places to visit and probably the best fish & chips in Wales, which is just a couple of miles away. And if it does rain, there must be over 100 video's to chose.

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Apr 2023

  • "Beautiful place, owners were amazing a week that we never wanted to end."

    Could not fault it one bit. Everything was so clean and there was everything you needed there and more. We will be returning

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Apr 2023

  • "Perfect 5* This was a fantastic accommodation that is well equipped with all you need."

    A great loction with short drives to towns and beaches, nice walks or just to relax and enjoy your stay. Especially the hot tub a great bonus. The owner is friendly and happy to help with any questions or anything you need.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Feb 2023

  • "The old school is a lovely quiet place to stay."

    Clean and very well presented. One of the best equipped kitchens I've stayed at. Lynda and Tony the owners where so helpful and nothing was too much trouble. Would highly recommend the old school. Quiet and relaxing

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Feb 2023

  • "The old school was just amazing."

    We booked for Christmas week to spend quality time as a family. The house is beautifully decorated for Christmas. It was everything we asked for and more. From communication with Lynda to the cleanliness. The location and the views are just brilliant. Everything is supplied in the house you need from alsorts of cooking utensils, pots and pans to a pint of milk on arrival for that first cuppa. It is definitely somewhere I will recommend to others and also return to myself.

    Reviewed by Laura5.0Dec 2022

  • "We had a great few days at the Old School."

    It was refreshing to stay somewhere where the “basics” are provided, and by that I mean washing up liquid, tea towels, dishwasher tablets, tea & coffee. All too often these aren’t provided and you find yourself having to go buy them! The house was lovely and clean, and the kitchen was well stocked with all the cooking utensils you could need. There was shampoo, body wash and soap provided in the bathroom. There is a good selection of books and games which kept the kids amused on the wet afternoons. The hot tub is a lovely addition, with lovely views across the valley. You can sit in there and watch the Red Kite circling around. All in all a lovely place to stay with great hosts who are happy to help.

    Reviewed by Gareth5.0Oct 2022

  • "The property is amazing."

    The views are fantastic. The owners live next door and are really really friendly and nothing is too much trouble. Thankyou lynda and tony.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Oct 2022

  • "Brilliant , best one we have stayed in, hosts lovely."

    Reviewed by Gary5.0Aug 2022

  • "What a great holiday property, and what made it great was the little things ie a cake, milk and tea so we could make a brew when we got there, but also the dressing gowns supplied, washing detergent the list goes on."

    The three of us had the best time, your so central to other places to visit, Carmarthen, Aberaeron etc with Lampeter only 10mins away. There is plenty of parking space at the property and the very open plan living area in the property makes it cosy and yet loads of room to spread out into your own space. The outside area is very well maintained with a fantastic jacuzzi and garden swing (nice touch) and an alfresco dining area. The views are fantastic. As for our hosts Lynda and Tony we had a very warm Welsh welcome when we arrived, had the tour and any questions, she was just at the end of a phone. Should you be thinking about booking this property......don't - just do it!!!! You will not regret it. It's the kind of property that you can use as a base to do other things or just to chill and let the world go by! Jason

    Reviewed by Jason5.0Aug 2022

  • "*Great Retreat* "The Old School" was one of the best properties we have stayed in, the facilities provided was fantastic with everything you will need."

    The little touches with homemade cake (delicious), milk, flowers and towels for the hot tub was a nice surprise. Hot tub was a great treat and watching the world go by and the sunset was amazing plus plenty of outdoor seating including a hammock. Lovely quite location with overlooking fields with stunning views across the valley. The local town (Lampeter) was nice and we picked up some souvenirs. We took a couple of trips to the beach which is about a 45 minutes journey, but worth it as they were amazing. Owners were very welcoming, thank you Lynda and Tony for an amazing holiday... Definitely a cottage worthy of a return visit!!!

    Reviewed by Graham5.0Aug 2022

  • "This property is a converted schools house."

    The building is divided into two dwellings the front section being the holiday let and the read the owners occupy. Entry takes you in to a hall way with a boot/utilities room and the bathroom on the left the right hand a doorway into the main living area. The space is well laid out with a 3 seater and 2 seater settee a 4 place dining take and a kitchen with hob oven fridge and dishwasher, This area is all open plan with a staircase leading to a large landing and two bedrooms. One bedroom has two single beds and the other a standard UK double. Outside the property there is ample parking by the front door to the left of the property is a decked area with a table and chairs this leads past the owner part of the property to the hot tub and a bench swing. The owners are welcoming and on hand if needed, but leave you in peace otherwise. The school house is around 15 mins drive from Lampeter along mainly single track roads.

    Reviewed by Andrew4.1Jul 2022

  • "Cottage is superb, stunning views, everything feels fresh, very well equipped & up to date… Hot tub is great, plus plenty of outdoor seating options, owners were very welcoming, Lynda & Tony provide all those essentials that make for a really relaxing start to your holiday."

    Bara brith cake was a really nice touch, very tasty. Falcondale hotel was a great local dog friendly place to eat, whilst the Hafod hotel at Devils Bridge was also a super place to eat, went back 3 times… Definitely a cottage worthy of a return visit!

    Reviewed by Adrian5.0Jul 2022

  • "Owners were very helpful."

    We especially enjoyed using the hot tub!! We would book again one day. Everything in the property was excellent. Lynda had made very thoughtful editions like providing shampoo and shower gel in the the bathroom.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Jun 2022

  • "We had a fantastic stay at the old school house, the facilities provided was fantastic and the views from the garden were amazing."

    The hot tub was great fun. Lynda and Tony have created a wonderful holiday cottage that I would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Thanesh5.0Jun 2022

  • "A beautiful home, a beautiful view, supplied by beautiful people with beautiful bedding and a beautifully powerful hot tub."

    Area is glorious. The wildlife is soul warming. But please…mind your head on the extractor fan above the cooker! (Ouch) We would DEFINITELY recommend this holiday let to anyone looking for some peace and quite. Everyone in the area was just lovely and pleasant and the owner Linda was a star. Always giving us the privacy we went for but always on hand instantly with any concerns or requests. Try not to steal a fork like we did somehow upon departure. Take your swim wear for the hot tub with stunning views of the hills and lambs but also take ya wellies for long walks just incase it’s a wet one. We enjoyed like so many others have, walking ‘The Loop’. Gorgeous. Just ask Linda for directions. Would 100% recommend this lovely little escape. If you have a doggy I’d recommend taking a small doggy fence if you happen to have one to prevent your beloved pooch jumping over into the field next to garden like our little tike did. We would DEFINITELY return upon the chance to do so. TeamKenBexDobby.

    Reviewed by Ken5.0Apr 2022

  • "Lynda was really amazing she was helpful of places to go and showed us how everything worked."

    The school rooms is a perfect place for relaxing.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Apr 2022

  • "Absolutely wonderful break!"

    ! If it's escape from the stresses and strains of life you're cannot wish for a more beautiful and relaxing place. The accommodation was spotless, smelled lovely (always a good sign in my book!) and had everything you could wish for. The hot tub was amazing and the views....just breath taking!! We visited several of the beaches which took about 45 mins to reach by car. Lynda is lovely and could not have been more helpful. Would definitely recommend!! We had a fantastic time.

    Reviewed by Louise5.0Apr 2022

  • "We had a wonderful relaxing stay made our 40th birthday really special lovely ..."

    We had a wonderful relaxing stay made our 40th birthday really special lovely touches fresh flowers chocolate tea cakes for the children and the home made bara birth was amazing The Hot Tub was fabulous and made the trip We had terrible weather and the owners ensured we was safe we didn't realise when booking that the owners lived on site that did concern us on arrival that we would have to make sure the kids were super quiet but lynda and Tony were a delight Thanks for a lovely stay

    Reviewed by Donna5.0Feb 2022

  • "This is an excellent rental property well deserving of its review ratings."

    A quick scan of the website photo's convey its features and location. Its covered multi jet, 6 person hot tub with open vista over the river Teifi valley is the star attraction, but it has a lot more. Outside there is a private dining and seating area offering the same views. Inside the open lounge and kitchen has natural light streaming through the big arched windows. The kitchen is one of the best equipped of all the cottages we have stayed in. My wife and I struggled to think of a item of crockery, utensil, pan, cutlery, appliance, chopping board etc that was not supplied. It even had flickery led candles in the lounge to complement the Log burner style gas fire. The bedrooms were not huge but big enough and the mezzanine level had a vanity unit that according to my wife, "must have been designed by a woman". The twin mirrors, seating position, lighting and hair drier location were all in the right place to do hair and make up. Another unassuming but excellent feature was the big utility room for walking boots, coats, drying area and general storage. Finally the property host Lynda was excellent. She contacted me shortly after booking and was there on arrival to welcome us to the home, give us some guidance and offer help should we have any queries. For anyone looking for a place to stay in mid Wales this is a great place. The guest comments book had entries from repeat guests and plenty of positive comments from first timers like me. Testament again to the level of experience that can be enjoyed here.

    Reviewed by Philip5.0Jan 2022

  • "This was our second visit to this property and it was just as good, if not better, than we remembered."

    We visited over the Christmas week and the owners, Lynda and Tony, pulled out all the stops and decorated the old school house beautifully, left lovely Christmas gifts for us and even bought a few items of our food shop that we couldn't bring with us! Nothing was too much trouble for them. We'd like to thank them once again for their fantastic hospitality. The property itself was warm and comforting, a great place to spend the week, we didn't want to leave! The new shower room was great and the new hot tub too was great on a drizzly afternoon/evening after walks with our dog. We would definitely recommend this property and we hope to be back again in the future.

    Reviewed by David5.0Dec 2021

  • "The place was absolutely gorgeous, the owners couldn’t to enough we was welcomed with welsh cake and fresh eggs."

    Hot tub was well maintained daily and the place has everything very modern, Would highly recommend 5 star ⭐️

    Reviewed by Rachel4.4Dec 2021

  • "Loved every moment staying in this beautiful property."

    There is absolutely everything you need and more ! . The jacuzzi hot tub was amazing. Thank you for a wonderful holiday and being so very helpful and warming .

    Reviewed by Vikki5.0Nov 2021

  • "We had a lovely stay at the Old School."

    Lynda and Tony were excellent hosts and the cottage was perfect. Would love to go back.

    Reviewed by Miranda5.0Sep 2021

  • "The cottage is amazing, the photos just cannot show how incredible the view is."

    The hot tub is perfect for relaxing in the evenings and the cottage has everything you need for a comfortable stay, with added touches which make all the difference. The hosts are lovely and so helpful. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely house with us, we can't wait to visit again!

    Reviewed by Jo5.0Sep 2021

  • "This well equipped cottage, welcoming hosts, made this an enjoyable and relaxing stay."

    would definitely consider returning at some point. hot tub - sunset - bliss !

    Reviewed by Michael4.7Jul 2021

  • "Really lovely cottage in a beautiful location, with excellent hosts."

    Made to feel really welcome and at home.

    Reviewed by Ian4.4Jul 2021

  • "Lovely base and absolutely fabulous place to stay."

    Excellent facilities, very comfortable and the garden space is wonderful.

    Reviewed by Tina5.0Jul 2021

  • "Amazing cottage, wonderful views across the valley and fabulous Jacuzzi Spa (Definitely NOT your average Hot Tub!"

    !!). Can't recommend this property enough. Our hosts Linda and Tony were wonderful. You're just 45 minutes from some amazing places, so make sure you visit Cardigan Bay, Aberaeron beach, New Quay, Devils Bridge & Harod Estate (to name a few) whlist you're there. Book this wonderful holiday home - you won't be disappointed

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Jun 2021

  • "A fantastic place to stay quiet and relaxing Will definitely return"

    Reviewed by T5.0May 2021

  • "The school house was lovely and equipped with everything you need for a stay away ."

    The plates and cutlery were top quality. The bedding and towels were lovely and white and fresh . The view was outstanding and the hot tub was amazing . We really enjoyed every minute in the property. The owners were close by and very helpful and friendly . We definitely would highly recommend this property for a relaxing break .

    Reviewed by Anna5.0May 2021

  • "If you are looking for a great spotlessly clean,cosy,comfy cottage this is it."

    The scenery is stunning,you can relax in a fabulous hot tub with the red kites soaring around you in complete privacy, with the owners on hand should you need them.Total package for a wonderful holiday.Wish I was there.

    Reviewed by Nicholas5.0May 2021

  • "Beautiful cottage with great facilities, lovely owners who make lovely bara brith."

    Hot tub makes it extra special

    Reviewed by Denise5.0Apr 2021

  • "We just stayed at the Old School House as a family of 4 and a dog, it was amazing!"

    The house looks newly decorated and was very modern and clean. We used the hot tub every day which had stunning views. The hosts were fantastic and couldn’t do enough, even when we got lost in the lanes trying to find it, Tony jumped in his car and came to find us! Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Mar 2021

  • "Loved the hot tub & the breath taking views from the garden."

    Perfect enclosed garden for my 2 yorkshire terriers.

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Aug 2020

  • "Excellent place, very nice hosts, couldn't have asked for more."

    The pictures really don't do it justice! The surrounding area is perfect for walking, and the views are stunning.

    Reviewed by Jules5.0Dec 2019

  • "Fantastic stay at the old school Xmas 2019."

    We were greeted with a warm welcome from the owners, they showed us around and how the hot rub worked. It was tastefully decorated for Christmas so we didn’t have to bring a thing. The welcome Hamper was a beautiful touch and our children loved the views and walks in the surrounding area. Look forward to going back again sometime.

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Dec 2019

  • "Enjoyed very much ."

    Highly recommend this cottage.

    Reviewed by Nagaraj5.0Oct 2019

  • "The owner was very friendly and helpful, always keen to help with anything."

    nice quiet area to stay. beautiful views. very well laid out property which was very comfortable and had everything you need.

    Reviewed by Rob5.0Sep 2019

  • "This is a lovely cottage and we had a fabulous holiday there."

    It is extremely well equipped with everything you could possibly need. There is a well equipped kitchen, washer, dryer, dishwasher, smart TV, comfy sofas and lovely comfortable beds and of course the wonderful hot tub. We couldn't really fault it. The owner is warm and welcoming and showed us round the property when we arrived. There were lots of other things that we didn't use but would come in handy - books, games, DVDs , towels for the hot tub (we had brought our own), extra fridge/freezer. The local area is beautiful and quiet. We visited Dolaucothi Gold Mines which was great, Devil's Bridge Waterfalls (a must see!), New Quay (my advice would be to book the dolphin trips in advance as very busy) and Aberystwyth. The local town Lampeter is about 7 minutes away and has a few eating places but not a massive amount of choice. I would definitely recommend this cottage.

    Reviewed by Miss5.0Aug 2019

  • "Lovely comfortable clean cottage with a fantastic view from the hot tub."

    Seeing the sunset whilst havjng a glass of wine was amazing . Lovely helpful and friendly host.

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Aug 2019

  • "Linda the owner was amazing."

    She was at the property, to welcome us when we arrived, she showed us around and explained everything. She also supplied tea, coffee, milk and sugar, as well as condiments etc. and lovely cake. The accommodation was superb, in a beautiful ideal location. couldn't have asked for more 5 stars xx

    Reviewed by Beverley5.0Jul 2019

  • "Fantastic place, fantastic owners."

    Highly recommended. the pictures are good but even better in the flesh so to speak. Nice views, relaxing hot tub. Feel totally refreshed. 10/10 if not more.

    Reviewed by Terry5.0Jun 2019

  • "A beautiful well equipped cottage with fantastic views."

    The hot tub is a real plus and Lynda is a great hostess, meeting us on arrival with cake and eggs for the week. If you need to relax and wind down this is the place to go! My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed it and would definitely go back.

    Reviewed by Warren4.1May 2019

  • "We loved our stay at The old School , Lynda was very friendly and made us feel welcome , Absolutely beautiful views , there was everything you could possibly need , clean , comfortable just wished we could of stayed longer ."

    Missing it already

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Apr 2019

  • "Very enjoyable family break, excellent holiday home, will definitely recommending to family and friends, hopefully will visit again in the future."

    Reviewed by Kelly5.0Mar 2019

  • "The hosts couldn’t be more helpful and we had everything we needed for a relaxing time, can’t wait to book again!"

    Reviewed by Lauren5.0Mar 2019

  • "This Old School House is a dream."

    The owners have made sure that you have everything you need to stay plus some. The hot tub and views are just beautiful. I cannot recommend this place enough. The owner are just so lovely, helpful. Dog friendly. We came for Christmas 22nd-29th Dec 2018 Christmas tree and decorations are spot on. We will definitely come back. If you want a lovely relaxing break I would say come and stay here.. I miss it already and we are only packing up to leave xx

    Reviewed by Tania5.0Dec 2018

  • "We stayed here in November 2018 with a group of 4."

    The surroundings are gorgeous and private, far enough away to be in peace but close enough to local amenities. The perfect place to sit back and relax, lovely walks, days out and the hosts are absolutely lovely and so accommodating! The house itself is wonderful and extremely clean and cosy. A great conversion of an old school with gorgeous windows into a warm welcoming home. We hope to come back for another week of bliss! Thank you x

    Reviewed by Kaya5.0Nov 2018

  • "The property was amazing and the welcome very friendly."

    Lynda had gone out of her way and printed off details of half term activities for the children. The bara brith and eggs we received were fantastic as well

    Reviewed by Natasha5.0Oct 2018

  • "The Old School is the perfect getaway."

    The location is stunning with the most beautiful valley views from the garden / hot tub. The owners have thought about everything with their attention to detail. I've never stayed in such a well equipped holiday let. All rooms are so comfortable in every way. For dog lovers, it is ideal as there is a gorgeous forest walk only a few minutes drive away and if you fancy travelling 45 minutes or so, you can be at New Quay with it's gorgeous beach walks. Lampeter is only 17 minutes away and provides good shopping to top up supplies (a decent sized Co-op and Sainsbury's Local), plus the Indian takeaway there (Shapla Tandoori) is one of the best I've tasted.

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Sep 2018

  • "The Old School is a fantastic place to stay."

    Lots of space...everything you need is there...we wanted for nothing at all...Lynda the host was amazing..gave us a warm and friendly welcome...By far the cleanest place we have stayed's spotless...The views from the garden and hot tub were amazing...All in all a great weeks break in a great place...Very happy...We will definitely be heading back there......Thankyou...Mark and Tracey Ann...

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Aug 2018

  • "Wir waren positiv überrascht."

    Alles war noch schöner als auf den Photos. Die Vermieter waren besonders herzlich und der Hottube war absolut toll. Super Ausblick und tolle Lage. Sehr zu empfehlen!

    Reviewed by Ulrich5.0Jul 2018

  • "Fantastic views, wonderful weather and extremely accomodating hosts."

    Couldn't fault the holiday at all

    Reviewed by Lee5.0Jun 2018

  • "The cottage was perfect with beautiful views and a calming atmosphere."

    The location was excellent for touring about Wales. The cottage was very clean and had everything we wanted. The standard of everything within the cottage was up to a 5 star standard. Our hosts were very warm and gave us lots of visiting advice. Look out for Lilly as she will give you such a warm welcome too. Perfect!

    Reviewed by Deborah5.0Jun 2018

  • "Excellent base to explore some of the lovely Welsh coastline."

    Stunning views over the valleys from the hot tub. This year a BBQ was added and new garden furniture. The homemade cake and little touches added by the owner of the property added a lovely personal touch to our stay.

    Reviewed by Rose5.0Jun 2018

  • "Owners were very friendly and helpfull So much to see and do fantastic location."

    will definatly be going back for more

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0May 2018

  • "This place is a credit to its owner."

    One word to describe it is amazing! Loved watching the sun set while in the hot tub. The owner is so friendly and helpful, really makes your stay.

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Apr 2018

  • "We had a wonderful holiday here."

    Lynda was welcoming and friendly and left us a very tasty homemade Bara brith and eggs! The house had everything you could need with all the kitchen equipment you would have at home. We very much enjoyed the hot tub too which has beautiful views looking out onto the hillside with lots of lovely sheep! Thank you for a lovely and relaxing holiday!

    Reviewed by Sandra5.0Mar 2018

  • "Lovely cottage, very comfortable, host very friendly and helpful."

    Reviewed by Celia5.0Mar 2018

  • "There is nothing even remotely negative that I can put here about this cottage."

    All other feedback captures this place brilliantly and, as we were leaving, they were making even more improvements to the property. We will return.

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Feb 2018

  • "We all thought the Old School was a fantastic holiday home."

    Lynda was very friendly and informative suggesting areas where to visit locally, we visited the Red Kites Nature Reserve and had a great day with the kids. The kitchen was well equipped and the house was open and comfortable with plenty of room to rest and relax. The scenic views were beautiful and we liked looking at the sheep over the fence!

    Reviewed by Hayley4.6Feb 2018

  • "Linda & Tony made us feel very welcome, they met us as we arrived showed us round and we had fresh eggs and brownies on arrival."

    they were very informative of the area for places to see and go with the dog, the cottage was very comfy and the hot tub was very nice. The cottage was very clean and well equipped could not find any faults. We will definately revisit this property

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Jan 2018

  • "It was a fabulous weekend break, perfect location with lots of places to visit within a short travel distance."

    The cottage had everything we wanted, it was cozy and warm with a lovely fire and the hot tub was the icing on the cake. We would love to visit again.

    Reviewed by Cath5.0Jan 2018

  • "We stayed on 27th December and looking forward to a relaxing break away to start off the new year that way, we had just that and more, Linda and Tony made us feel at home in everyway."

    what they have done to the Old School is amazing and having Linda onsite was great as we had allsorts of weather whilst we were there from snow to thunder storms and they always made sure things were working. On arrival we had a lovely hamper with goodies and prosecco and later that evening she bought round lovely chocolate brownies! Lovely walks and views, hot tub was fab and the kids loved it too! Linda also told us of some places to visit however there are plenty of maps and leaflets with things to do, the kids were kept busy with cards, board games and puzzles and even a trip to some beaches for chips! The towels and robes are a nice touch too and came in very handy which also meant less packing and washing! We would absolutely recommend this cottage and would definitely go back around the same time. Shame to have left when we did and get back to reality! Darren and Marlene Scott

    Reviewed by Marlene5.0Dec 2017

  • "Weekend away with friends, just what the dr ordered."

    Peaceful comfortable and the hot tub was lovely. They only slight problem was there is only one bathroom. But the charm of the property out weighed that.

    Reviewed by Amy4.0Oct 2017

  • "The house was spotlessly clean and the views from the hot tub were amazing."

    The owners and locals were very helpful and friendly. A little piece of heaven!

    Reviewed by Jennifer5.0Jun 2017

  • "The Old School cottage was excellent, clean and had everything you would need."

    Lynda was a wonderful host and I couldn't ask for more from a holiday rental!

    Reviewed by Ryan5.0May 2017

  • "What a fabulous cottage with all mod cons plus more."

    Hot tub just the best bonus ever. We had a lovely stay and would highly recommend this little gem to anyone else.

    Reviewed by Mike5.0Mar 2017

  • "Stunning holiday, from the moment we arrived we were made to feel at home by Linda she then left us alone but was always there if we needed anything."

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0Mar 2017

  • "Lovely, cosy and warm!"

    ! Exceptionally clean! Had all the facilities we needed, including spa robes & towels. Fantastic weekend getaway!

    Reviewed by Jade5.0Jan 2017

  • "We had a great short stay at the old school cottage and it exceeded our expectations."

    Photographs don't do it justice. Wonderfully warm and great facilities. A proper home from home. Everything you could think of was there. Wonderful location and views from the hot tub and great welcome from owners including a few sweet treats. Would love to come back again. Xx

    Reviewed by Amanda5.0Nov 2016

  • "What a fantastic holiday cottage."

    Beautiful location-ideal for both the countryside and coast, very well equipped, decorated to a very high standard and feels like home from home! Plus with the added bonus of an amazing hot tub, we didn't want to leave! The owner is very welcoming and always on hand if needed. Will definitely book this cottage in the future.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Nov 2016

  • "Fantastic cottage."

    Beautiful setting. Every need was catered for. Lovely owner too!

    Reviewed by Charlotte5.0Nov 2016

  • "The owners were wonderful and very helpful."

    On arrival we were spoilt with luxury and loved the cake. Beautiful surroundings and great hot tub for the children and adults.

    Reviewed by C5.0Aug 2016

  • "The cottage was clean, comfortable and well equipped."

    The photos did not do it justice at all. It is beautiful and there are some many things to do in the local area that we plan to book to return. The hosts are lovely and friendly and left bara brith and Welsh butter for us on arrival and took us round the cottage to explain everything. The laundry room holds all sorts of books, games and puzzles and there is a large amount of DVDs to choose from. The log burner was lovely on chilly mornings although we were blessed with pretty good weather for the week. The addition of the hot tub was wonderful and loved by all. The beautiful views to look out over the valley were perfect. They provided enough towels and robes for showers, beach and hot tub which was a fabulous touch and saved packing space. I couldn't recommend this cottage highly enough. Such a brilliant holiday.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Aug 2016

  • "The landlord is a very nice and helpful lady."

    The Old School is well equipped and we felt very welcome. Our children enjoyed the hot tub! Thank you, Lynda, we will tell our friends in Germany...

    Reviewed by Silke4.8Jul 2016

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with TV, 1 x twin
  • Ground floor bathroom with rain shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with sofa bed and gas fire
  • Utility.
  • Oil central heating with gas fire
  • Electric oven, halogen hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, Smart TVs with Sky, DVD, Blu-ray, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate (available on request)
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Large decked patio with furniture and hot tub plus lawned areas
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop/Post Office 1 mile
  • Note: Dogs to be kept under strict control while outdoors due to sheep in surrounding fields
  • Note: Low walls and banks form boundary so small children to be supervised.

The property

Lampeter 4.5 miles.

A superb example of an old school conversion, this exquisite Lampeter cottage forms part of the owners' home, set high on the hill above the village of Llanfair Clydogau, with far-reaching countryside views which can be enjoyed from the hot tub.

The owners have thoughtfully converted this fine building to offer high-quality cottage accommodation throughout, with solid wood flooring, character open beams and beautiful large arched windows which pour plenty of light into the whole of this cottage near Lampeter.

The open plan living space is excellently equipped, and offers a great space to enjoy each other's company while cooking, dining and relaxing.

A solid wood stairway leads to the two very comfortable bedrooms in this cottage near Lampeter, one with a TV and both with large skylight windows and character open beams.

The ground floor bathroom is very spacious and offers a wet room with a rain shower.

Delighted with the interior of this Lampeter holiday cottage, you will be equally pleased with the garden, where alfresco dining or a quiet drink can be enjoyed while taking in the far-reaching countryside views.

There is even a luxurious hot tub to relax in after a day spent exploring the area.

The space is also great for younger ones to use up a bit of energy.

Walks or cycle rides from the doorstep of this cottage near Lampeter will be both invigorating and scenic, through country lanes or alongside the river.

The university town of Lampeter is a short drive away, with its range of small shops, tea rooms, pubs and much more.

Enjoy the magnificent Welsh coastline, explore castles and old mills or just enjoy the views from your cottage near Lampeter.

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About the location


Carmarthen 23 miles; Aberystwyth 25 miles; Cardigan 29 miles.

Lampeter is the smallest and oldest university town in Wales, and boasts a fine selection of small, locally-owned shops. It's also home to a museum, a Welsh quilt museum and has a wealth of unique tea rooms, pubs and restaurants, regular markets and a fine food festival. Surrounded by beautiful rolling hills and rivers, the area is ideal for walkers, cyclists and nature lovers. The lovely market town of Llandovery and picturesque Aberaeron Harbour are both just short drives away and the nearby Dolaucothi Gold Mines are well worth a visit. The coastlines of Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire are also within a short drive offering spectacular sandy beaches, superb coastal walks and the opportunity to venture out on boat trips to spot some dolphins in their natural habitat. From ancient castles to modern theme parks, Lampeter is a great base to enjoy a holiday all year round.