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The Barn

Nantmel near Llandrindod Wells, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay (Ref. 998061)

4.8

(12 ratings)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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12 Customer Reviews

  • "Rather more remote than we had imagined but an excellent stay."

    Reviewed by PeterOct 2020

  • "The place was everything that you would you expect and more."

    It was very clean, tidy and very very spacious and wendy was there for us when we got lost trying to find the barn. Will definitely go back and stay there in future.

    Reviewed by LyndaSep 2020

  • "Fabulous spacious property in beautiful location, friendly and welcoming owners ."

    Perfect base to explore the surrounding area . Would definitely recommend and hope to revisit soon .

    Reviewed by KarenAug 2020

  • "We had a lovely week at The Barn."

    The barn is comfortable and in a good position for exploring. The area is simply stunning. It’s a bit odd pandemic-wise as there’s so much we couldn’t do. We really wanted to hire bike from Rhayader for example. However we had some amazing walks and we even drove to Cardiff for a spot of retail therapy. Six of us travelled and a dog and everyone loved our break.

    Reviewed by RebeccaJul 2020

  • "The owners are excellent."

    Very hospitable. Property beautifully decorated and exceptionally clean. So quiet and peaceful and little noise from the farm, which was surprising. Everyone felt so at home it was so relaxing. Would definitely consider staying again and have already recommended to friends and colleagues.

    Reviewed by PhillipJul 2020

  • "Excellent. Really spacious and well done place with everything you need for a comfortable stay."

    In a lovely area and situated on a working sheep farm, so we got to see lots of lambs this time of year. Also chickens, goats and friendly dogs so always something to look at! Would definitely recommend!

    Reviewed by BobMar 2020

  • "The beautifully spacious barn is attached (by adjoining locked doors, in the hall downstairs and the main bedroom upstairs) to the owners barn, though the family could be heard it wasn’t too intrusive- just a surprise."

    The location along a very long drive was very quiet apart from the expected farmland noises which added to its charm, the pigmy goats were a delight to watch! The family were very friendly and helpful as they went about their sheep farming duties. It was a very relaxing place looked after nicely. Recommendations that I could make, a splash back behind the hob, (would avoid cooking splash marks on the wall). Recycling bins, there was no method to recycle rubbish only one bin. Would we return? Most definitely particularly if we had the same exceptional weather!

    Reviewed by KaySep 2019

  • "Our stay at The Barn was perfect."

    Everything we had hoped for and just as described and photographed on the Skyes website. Wendy the owner was there to meet us on arrival and explain anything that was needed and said if we need anything, she is just a knock away or text message. Wendy always responded to text messages and although we didn't really need anything much, when we did, she was on hand to reply or help straight away. The Barn itself was clean tidy and very spacious and roomy. The beds were comfortable with plenty of storage in each bedroom. The kids all had their own spaces. The living area is very spacious and with a family of 5, this was perfect for space for all the stuff that the kids come with. The kitchen is well equipped for cooking or if you fancy bringing a takeaway home from Llandrindod, there is everything you need for a comfortable home from home feel, with a lovely extendable dining table and cosy dining chairs. The large patio door opens onto a lovely garden, with a fence around it and views of the farm and fields, this is most perfect if you want to get away from city life and is exactly what I was hoping for. Outside you have chickens hens ducks a couple of adorable dogs and all the things that make up a working farm. In terms of location, there is everything you need just a short car journey away and the Brecon Beacons are just a short car journey away too, well worth a walk up Pen-Y-Fan. The Barn is equipped with WiFi and SKY TV that all work fine. On one occasion, the modem needed a reset which Wendy did and it was fine straight away. If I was planning another trip in the same area, this would be my choice to stay again, and we hope for exactly that.

    Reviewed by DilpeshAug 2019

  • "The Barn was everything and more, than we had even hoped for !"

    Large, comfortable, clean, tidy and a very relaxing environment. Our hosts were so welcoming and faultless with the amenities that they provided. Beautiful views of the countryside, sheep, calves, ducks and gorgeous friendly sheepdogs. The fully enclosed rear garden was additional peace of mind for us as our little dog was secure in his own space. Would revisit in a heart beat, and would book a longer stay next time. 10 out of 10 from all of us.

    Reviewed by StephanieJul 2019

  • "This was our fifth property booked with Sykes and would say The Barn is our favourite."

    The Barn is very spacious and has very comfortable furnishings.It is in a lovely quiet setting with fantastic views, yet not very far from Llandridnodd Wells and Rhayader . The accommodation is set on a working farm. Our hosts were very helpful and friendly without being intrusive .Our daughter loved helping to feed the calves.There are also very friendly sheepdogs with whom our dogs got on well with. Best dog friendly property we have visited so far .Would love to return one day .

    Reviewed by DermotJul 2019

  • "A great holiday barn from driving down and seeing the views and the sheep in the ..."

    A great holiday barn from driving down and seeing the views and the sheep in the fields being greeted by the friendly sheepdog , everything you need is here so much space fantastic views from the property and what great hosts so helpful

    Reviewed by PaulMay 2019

  • "All of my cycle club members had a fantastic Easter week-end here,in what must be the best cycling area in the UK."

    Every 100k ride we did over five days was different,some off road,some on traffic free Sustrans routes,all with fabulous scenery The accommodation was exactly as described and very clean,with its isolation adding to it's charm. If you're into cycling or walking,you won't be disappointed.

    Reviewed by GarryApr 2019

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en-suite shower room with shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 1 x family room with a double bed and twin
  • Bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner with breakfast bar
  • Sitting room with electric log fire
  • Oil central heating with electric log fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine
  • TV with freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Enclosed garden at rear
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 miles
  • Note: There is an open-tread staircase at this property
  • Note: Check in is from 4pm and check out before 10am
  • Note: Cot and high chair available at property

The property

The Barn is a cosy annexe positioned within easy reach of the Brecon Beacons and the Shropshire Hills AONB, just a few miles outside of Llandrindod Wells.

Adjoining the owner's property in a countryside setting, where farm animals greet you over the fence from their field, this cottage allows families and friends to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

From the main yard, step into the hallway and...

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About the location

LLANDRINDOD WELLS

Builth Wells 7.6 miles; Hereford 41.3 miles

Llandrindod Wells is a lighthearted, friendly town situated in the county of Powys, within the historic boundaries of Radnorshire, Wales. There are some notable landmarks within the town, including architectural buildings in ornate styles dating from the Victorian and Edwardian eras. Llandrindod Wells Victorian Festival, known locally as 'Victorian Week', takes place at the end of August, bringing many tourists to the lively town. Some people like to go-all-out and look the part in Victorian, Edwardian or other antique costumes, and many of the high-street shops dress their windows, in spirit of the event. There is a wide range of entertainment available in the town each year; hosted at The Albert Hall Theatre, Pavilion Mid Wales, which brings Live Music, Comedy and Theatre and Radnor Fringe Festival which is held within the Rock Park. The lake in Llandrindod Wells is part of the town's Victorian history and still remains a popular attraction today, it is a lovely location to bring a picnic with the family. For all you bowling enthusiasts there is The Radnor Indoor Bowls Centre along with the Outdoor Bowling Club for an afternoon of local sports. If you fancy exploring some of the history around the town there is The Radnorshire Museum, The Rock Park & Heritage Centre and The National Cycle Museum, all for your discovery. The Thomas Jones Statue on Temple Gardens is also worth a visit as you stroll across the gardens. The town is situated in a very rural spot so there are lots of scenic walking opportunities; Beacon Hill is a nice 4 mile long trail whilst The Spa Walk offers gentle slopes and opportunity to try the waters at the Chalybeate Spring in Rock Park. Llandrindod Wells provides something for everyone and is a great place for a healthy break.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas