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Bwthyn Y Bugail (Shepherd's Cottage

Pedairffordd near Llanrhaeadr-Ym-Mochnant, North Wales & Snowdonia, SY10 0AJ (Ref. 1049341)



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  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • 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/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “5 star cottage very spacious and comfortable and view is outstanding the owner ...”

    5 star cottage very spacious and comfortable and view is outstanding the owner was really helpful we would definitely want to come back

    5 star cottage very spacious and comfortable and view is outstanding the owner was really helpful we would definitely want to come back

    - Mr Gluck, July 2021

Castellmoch Barns

Facing idyllic views of open countryside are four outstanding properties, all beautifully renovated to a high standard from historic country farm houses. The Castellmoch Barns are perfect for a large group looking to enjoy a luxurious weekend of celebration in a peaceful, rural setting. Two of the barns, Bwthyn Y Bugail (Shepherd's Cottage)and Y Beudy (The Dairy), share use of a children's play area and communal games room which boasts a pool table, table football and darts, while all have access to a communal garden complete with picnic bench seating and barbecue Nearby amenities can be found just over a mile away in the villages of PenybontFawr and Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant, the latter being home to a well-stocked shop, two pubs, a charming café, and a fish and chip shop. Make sure to visit the Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall, a striking attraction reaching up to 240 in ft, recognised as Britain's tallest single-drop waterfall, or avid ramblers can embark on a challenging hike up Berwyn Mountains. Spend a day travelling over to one of the nearby hotspots such as the National Trust's Powis Castle and Garden, the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway, Oswestry Hill Fort, Lakes Vyrnwy and Bala, the town of Llangollen, and the expansive Offa's Dyke Path further afield. With so much to do inside and outside of the property, Castellmoch Barns are perfect for memorable getaways.

About the property

Llanrhaeadr-Ym-Mochnant 1.8 miles.

Offering unfettered views of the surrounding Berwyn Mountains and beyond is this exceptional barn conversion, Bwthyn Y Bugail.

With its outstanding rural location coupled with an exceptional interior design, complete with several luxury touches, you and your loved ones will be delighted to call this home as you explore this stunning part of Wales.

At the end of a bracing day, look forward to returning to the comfort of the sitting room and lighting up the woodburning stove, to ensure a tranquil ambiance on a crisp winter’s evening.

From here, slip down the corridor to discover the light-filled kitchen/diner, where the patio doors afford a consistent connection with the surrounding landscapes as you make the most of the quality appliances and settle down at the dining table for home-cooked food, toasting to a superb break and simply enjoying the company of your family.

At Bwthyn Y Bugail there are five exceptionally appointed bedrooms, each one featuring quality linens draping across sumptuous super-king-size beds, zip/link feature to ensure flexibility and views that will continue to captivate.

Here, you can choose between a ground-floor bedroom with en-suite wetroom, a family bedroom complete with an additional day bed, a stunning double bedroom with en-suite bath and walk-in shower and finally two bedrooms with their own en-suite shower room, together sleeping up to 11 people.

During the summer months, make the most of the private garden space, where you can enjoy a spot of alfresco dining before dipping into the hot tub to rest beneath a canopy of stars for a moment of luxury.

Alternatively, while away fun-filled hours within the communal games room or rustle up something tasty of the barbecue and get to know your holiday neighbours.

Bwthyn Y Bugail is a superb retreat to enjoy this part of Wales at any time of the year.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs: 1049346, 1049347, 1049348, together sleeping up to 34 guests.


  • Over two floors
  • Five bedrooms: 1 x family bedroom with super-king-size bed (zip/link bed, can be twin on request) and single day bed with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x super-king-size (zip/link bed, can be twin on request) with en-suite bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, double basin and WC, 2 x super-king-size (zip/link can be twins on request) with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground-floor super-king-size (zip/link bed, can be twin on request) with en-suite wet room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility/cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Ranger cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • 2 x Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Wheelchair friendly
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available on request
  • Off-road parking for three cars
  • Enclosed garden with lawn, patio area with table, chairs and hot tub
  • Communal games room with pool table, table football and darts, as well as communal garden complete with picnic bench seating, barbecue and children’s play area
  • Sorry, no pets or smoking
  • Shop 1.8 miles, pub 1.6 miles

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £600.

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About the location


Lake Vyrnwy 8 miles; Bala 18 miles.

This pleasant village lies in the beautiful Tanat Valley at the foot of the Berwyn Mountains, only 4 miles from one of the Seven Wonders of Wales - the magnificent Pistyll Rhaeadr (240 ft high waterfall). Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant was the location for the successful film, The Englishman Who Went Up A Hill But Came Down A Mountain, and more recently the film Nativity 2 starring David Tennant. The village boasts two general stores, a newsagents, a Post Office, a butchers, two pubs, one hotel, one cafe and a fish and chip shop. It is surrounded by lovely countryside, providing walking trails for all abilities including Berwyn Ridge Walk and a trail to the summit of the waterfall. Discover lovely Lakes Vyrnwy and Bala, Powys Castle and Gardens, medieval Shrewsbury and Chester and the wonderful Snowdonia National Park.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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