Carreg Llywd Place
A cluster of cottages converted from the historic Brynafon Country House, offering cosy and comfortable accommodation each with its own character, set adjacent to the owner’s home just a short walk from the bustling market town of Rhayader. Surrounded by the Cambrian Mountains with various walks emanating from the town and the River Wye, these delightful cottages are ideal for family, friends or small groups looking to get away for riverside walks, wildlife spotting or fishing. In addition the magnificent 72 acres of the Elan Valley Estate with its lakes and Victorian dams open up wonderful days out, and you may take the opportunity to enjoy one of the special events celebrating their International Dark Sky Park status. Alternatively enjoy one of the many great places to eat in the popular market town of Rhayader, just a short walk from the cottages. There is fabulous walking with a myriad of circular walks, cycling, fishing and horse riding all nearby. These characterful cottages are comfortably furnished with modern interiors with well-appointed kitchens, electric oven and hobs, dining areas, comfy seating to help you relax and enjoy the open plan living areas, plus they have TVs and WiFi. All properties have access to a shared courtyard patio, perfect to relax after a busy day exploring. These country house cottages benefit from being surrounded by undulating, varied and unspoilt countryside, yet are close to a variety of nature reserves, riverside walks and pretty rural towns providing an ideal base explore the amazing local countryside or enjoy the stunning daily acrobatics of the truly magnificent Red Kites. Slightly further afield, to the south you will find the market town of Builth Wells, that not only offers a fabulous gold course but is also the home of the Royal Welsh Showground, home to various annual events and less than a 20 minute drive away. Llandrindod Wells, a Victorian Spa town, 10.5 miles away, is a popular centre for cyclists, boasts a popular golf course and is ideal for those looking to soak up the ambience of a bygone era with its lovely formal parks and the chance to ‘take the waters’. Just an hour’s drive to the north, you can spend the day exploring a piece of the past in the magnificent National Trust’s Powis Castle. These delightful countryside cottages offer a comfortable stay whatever you decide to do.
A compact cottage on the edge of the popular Mid Wales market town of Rhayader.
Just a short walk from a selection of independent shops and numerous places to eat, the cottage is a perfect base for families looking to explore the beautiful countryside of Mid Wales.
Set all on the ground floor, there is a light and airy open plan living space with a vaulted ceiling with a well-equipped kitchen, a dining area and a sitting area with the added bonus of a conservatory with comfy seating leading out into the garden.
Also on the ground floor is a family bedroom with Jack-and-Jill access to a wet room.
Outside, you can sit and relax in the garden and enjoy the aerial acrobatics of the stunning red kites for which the area is well known.
An ideal base to explore Mid Wales and enjoy the stunning daily flights of the magnificent red kites.
Note: This cottage is next to Refs. 931170, 931171, 931172, 931174 and 931175, together they sleep 18.
All ground floor. One bedroom with 1 double bed with Jack-and-Jill access to en-suite shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Conservatory.
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.
Note: Max 2 adults and 2 children up to 12.