Compton House

Llanfyllin near Lake Vyrnwy, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay (Ref. 23089)

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  • Sleeps 7

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Mr Barnes
    August 2015
    “We were very pleased. The cottage ...”
    We were very pleased. The cottage was spacious and light, the beds were comfortable and clean. We enjoyed our stay very much, the location was great also.
    We were very pleased. The cottage was spacious and light, the beds were comfortable and clean. We enjoyed our stay very much, the location was great also.


  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

The property

A 16th century, typical terraced townhouse, conveniently situated in the centre of the quaint Welsh town of Llanfyllin.

This Llanfyllin cottage provides character accommodation set over three floors, with a wealth of original wall timbers and beams creating a wonderful atmosphere, perfect for families and friends wishing to seek out the stunning surrounding countryside.

The large second floor sitting room at this lovely Llanfyllin cottage brims with charm and is a perfect place to settle after a day out and about, with an impressive selection of books, music and DVDs to keep everyone entertained.

The kitchen boasts a striking inglenook fireplace, which houses a large country-style range cooker, offering a wonderful opportunity to wow fellow guests with your culinary skills, and opens out to the rear courtyard where on sunny days you can fire up the barbecue.

An abundance of scenic walking and cycling routes trail from this Llanfyllin cottage into the Montgomeryshire countryside, where the hills and plains conceal a web of secluded pathways, animated with interesting birdlife.

Explore the nearby mountains of the beautiful Berwyn Range, whilst the attractive Powis Castle and gardens, owned by the National Trust, and the enchanting Lake Vyrnwy, ideal for mystical lakeside walks and bike rides, are also within easy reach.

Visit the bustling market town of Welshpool with its host of shops, bars and restaurants, the spectacular Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall, the UK’s tallest, and mighty Lake Bala.

A charming, character Llanfyllin holiday cottage, ideal for a year-round family break in beautiful Mid Wales.


Over three floors. Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x single. Bathroom with roll-top bath, separate shower, basin and WC. First floor basin and WC. Kitchen. Dining room. Second floor sitting room with sofa bed.


  • Gas central heating
  • Gas double oven and 8-ring hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, free WiFi in hotel opposite, selection of books, music and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate on request
  • Roadside parking on first come, first served basis
  • Enclosed courtyard garden with furniture and BBQ
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 1 mins walk.

About the location


Lake Vyrnwy 12 miles; Welshpool 14 miles.

The charming town of Llanfyllin nestles deep in the scenic Cain Valley, surrounded by rolling hills and the Berwyn Mountains, and offers a good selection of shops where you can buy all of your essentials. Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with considerable architectural variety, it is home to Y Dolydd, an early 19th Century workhouse, once featured on the BBC Restoration programme. Enjoy fantastic walking and cycling opportunities around the hills of Llangynog and through the Berwyn Mountains. Spectacular Lake Vyrnwy, with its impressive mountainous backdrop of contrasting colours and fascinating nature reserve is within easy reach, and the bustling market town of Welshpool, with an array of shops, arts and crafts centres and quality pubs and restaurants is only 14 miles away. Visit magnificent Powys Castle and its celebrated gardens, and explore breathtaking Llanrhaeadr Waterfall, with its 240' drop, which is encased in bewitching woods and sheer cliffs, both within easy reach. A wonderful location for exploring beautiful Mid Wales and the Shropshire Borders.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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