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Hillside Lodge

Nantmel near Rhayader, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay (Ref. 965332)



Tourist Board rating

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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2 Customer Reviews

  • "The location and the facilities of the cabin were fantastic."

    The hosts were very friendly and welcoming. We came for a relaxing break away and it most certainly delivered.

    Reviewed by DavidApr 2022

  • "Absolutely beautiful and perfectly located, the accommodation was amazing."

    Owners are very friendly and if a problem arised it was dealt with in an instant, we had the most amazing time. Thank you so much for everything.. we look forward to staying with you again in the future

    Reviewed by AronMar 2022

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  • One mezzanine double bedroom
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with a kitchen, dining area with a pull-out double bed and sitting area with sofa bed and flame-effect electric fire
  • Electric central heating with flame-effect electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, kettle, toaster, fridge with icebox
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Enclosed lawned garden with hot tub and decked area with furniture
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 4.2 miles
  • Note: The mezzanine bedroom is accessed via a ladder and may not be suitable for guests with limited mobility
  • Note: There are a handful of steps leading up to the decked area

The property

Rhayader 4.3 miles.

Idyllically positioned amongst the rolling countryside of the Elan and Claerwen Valleys, on the outskirts of the quaint village of Nantmel, rests this magnificent holiday home, Hillside Lodge.

Offering a rural retreat for up to six guests, Hillside Lodge makes the perfect base for both families and friends alike seeking a Welsh adventure.

Marvel at your tranquil countryside surroundings as you park up in your private off-road parking space and unload your belongings to begin your staycation.

Stepping inside, be charmed by the homely interior of the open-plan living space, flooded with light welcomed in through the floor length windows, enticing you to kick off your shoes and make yourself at home following a lengthy journey.

Flick on the TV and unwind with a sumptuous seat on the sofa, or discover the well-equipped kitchen tucked away at the rear of the property, home to a fabulous range of conveniences to help prepare tasty treats throughout your stay.

Gather together with your loved ones at the nearby dining table to indulge in your culinary delights, or make meal times an alfresco affair with a sociable seat on your private decked area; a truly lovely spot to enjoy a hearty breakfast and a steaming cup of coffee ahead of a day of exploring.

For a truly remarkable experience, soak in the peaceful setting of your holiday home with a luxurious dip amongst the bubbles of the hot tub, enveloped by the unspoilt vistas of the surrounding countryside.

As the evening draws to a close, retreat back indoors and climb the quirky ladder to reveal a snug double bedroom nestled on the mezzanine floor, whilst the two pull-out beds in the main living space, offering flexible sleeping arrangements for an additional four guests.

In the morning, kick-start a fantastic day exploring the rolling hills with an invigorating rinse, before lacing up your walking boots and embarking on an adventure.

Choose Hillside Lodge as an idyllic base from which to explore the delights of Mid Wales.

This property can be booked with Refs: 992508, 1058697, 934167, 1059268, 1065411, 1090728 and 934166, together sleeping up to 40 guests.

Cae Llwyn Lodges

Rhayader 4.3 miles. This lovely collection of countryside lodges are warm and welcoming and each furnished in a lovely style with comfort in mind. Each lodge boasts an open-plan living space, featuring a well-equipped kitchen alongside a dining and seating area, providing the perfect spot to unwind in front of the TV after a day of exploring. Each lodge has a private, enclosed garden, framing sweeping views across the surrounding countryside as well as a patio area to sit and enjoy breakfast alfresco or simply relax in the luxurious hot tub after a day walking the fabulous mountain countryside. You are also free to walk the owner's adjacent fields and join up with a myriad of local footpaths, perfect to work up an appetite for lunch. These contemporary yet comfortable lodges benefit from being easily accessible to the stunning Elan Valley, providing fantastic days out for all the family as you explore the impressive Victorian architecture of the majestic network of dams linking the serene reservoirs providing a haven for wildlife. You are a short drive from Builth Wells, home of the iconic Royal Welsh Showground, ideal for making the most of the large timetable of annual events held there. Slightly further afield, all less than an hour's drive, why not head to the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with quaint towns and villages punctuating gorgeous countryside, or perhaps enjoy soaking in the literary ambience of the ‘Little Town of Books’ at Hay-on-Wye providing a gateway to the Brecon Beacons or for a completely different day out head west to Cardigan Bay and the Victorian seaside resort of Aberystwyth. An idyllic group of lodges, ideal for friends or family looking for a perfect setting for a countryside retreat, being in the heart of striking undulating landscapes providing a perfect central base from which to explore the breathtaking beauty of the Cambrian Mountains, the impressive Elan Valley and a variety of welcoming towns and villages.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


Llandrindod Wells 10 miles; Aberystwyth 34 miles.

Rhayader is a small Welsh market town with a selection of tea rooms, pubs, restaurants, amenities and unique little boutiques, including local antiques. An added bonus of a leisure centre with a large swimming pool and a weekly livestock market. The Red Kite Feeding Station, on the outskirts of the town is a great attraction not to be missed. Rhayader is the first town on the River Wye and is home to the spectacular dams and reservoirs of the Elan and Claerwen Valleys. The Elan Valley offers a variety of walks and cycle trails (cycle hire is available in Rhayader), as well as a visitor’s centre with café and children's play area. This area is known as the Wildlife Centre of Wales, with its amazing variety of nature reserves open for visitors to enjoy. There is also pony trekking available in the area. Visit Builth Wells, where the Spring Festival, Royal Welsh Agricultural Show and Winter Fair are all held annually. Alternatively, a scenic drive will take you to the Welsh coast 34 miles away.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas