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Ty Camlad

Churchstoke near Montgomery and Bishop's Castle, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay (Ref. 17187)

4.7

Excellent

Sykes rating

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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36 Customer Reviews

  • "The owners were very friendly and helpful when needed great holiday and location"

    Reviewed by GeoffreySep 2021

  • "Superbly appointed property we wanted for nothing."

    We were lucky to visit some very impressive sites. Powys Castle and the Ironworks museum at Oswestry were very good the second being very good value for money.

    Reviewed by JohnSep 2021

  • "Beautifully done barn conversion."

    We have had such a great time, relaxing chilled evenings , looking at the surrounding countryside.

    Reviewed by JaneJun 2021

  • "We loved our stay at Ty Camlad a very spacious converted barn with lovely owners."

    Many thanks for this great experience.

    Reviewed by EverardusApr 2021

  • "Beautifully restored barn, kind and welcoming hosts."

    Reviewed by BeverlySep 2020

  • "Beautiful barn conversion in a wonderful rural setting."

    Huge space for just two with more outside space than expected. Super break.

    Reviewed by MichaelSep 2020

  • "This stunning barn has everything you need for a relaxing holiday."

    The location of the property is good for seeing locations in mid Wales, and there is a supermarket within a few minutes drive. The owners of the property were very helpful, and on hand to answer any questions. All in all great place to stay for a relaxing holiday.

    Reviewed by SimonMar 2020

  • "Wow amazing relaxing place didn't want go leave if you need to recharge your ..."

    Wow amazing relaxing place didn't want go leave if you need to recharge your batteries go here only little niggle was no shelf in bathroom for toiletries had to put stuff on floor and no mirror in bedroom to dry hair etc had to go downstairs to small mirror on wall but otherwise brilliant place log burner added that extra touch great views and lovely interior all you need for cosy weekend

    Reviewed by ChristineNov 2019

  • "Fantastic property, very well situated for exploring mid wales and shropshire."

    Sandra and Alan were great hosts and were very happy to chat and offer advice about what to see and do in the local area. The property is very spacious, very clean and has everything you could wish for - highly recommended

    Reviewed by AlanSep 2019

  • "Space in the barn was amazing especially for two people."

    Views from the property were very good and ease of access to a main A road meant visiting numerous places was quick and convenient. Owners Alan and Sandra were very hospitable as was their lovely daughter.

    Reviewed by MartinAug 2019

  • "Beautiful cottage, great location, fantastic hospitality and blissful peace and quiet."

    Reviewed by RobertFeb 2019

  • "The barn was very spacious indeed with lovely facilities."

    It was easy to find and close to all the things we wanted to do on our holiday. Hosts were very helpful and welcoming, with lots of knowledge about the area. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay!

    Reviewed by PennyAug 2018

  • "It was a stunning barn conversion and the gardens were beautiful."

    Our hosts were very friendly and helpful and invited us to share their picturesque gardens. We enjoyed the lovely views from the lounge and the well equipped kitchen with its Aga which was a new experience for us! It was great to have two bathrooms and so much space overall. The surrounding countryside was beautiful and we enjoyed a wonderful week’s cycling. We would highly recommend a stay here!

    Reviewed by NoreenJun 2018

  • "Ty Camlad is a gem."

    Alan,Sandra and Rebecca could not have done more to make us feel welcome and at home. The barn itself is magnificent and extremely well-equipped. One minor problem (which is beyond anyone’s control) is the noise of the road but it would be churlish to hold that against what is one of the finest holiday let’s that we have experienced. Our best Regards to Keith!

    Reviewed by NickJun 2018

  • "Absolutely Fantastic Upon arriving at the property to going home(unfortunately) we were very pleased to have found Ty Camlad ."

    The owners were very friendly,helpful and gave us good information .The Barn conversion has been very well built well worth 5 star rating .It is very well eqippped with everything you need to cook a meal .The electric Aga takes getting used to, but is good to cook with .The kitchen units are high quality and easy to wipe clean The furniture is very comfy and the bed is luxurious and very comfortable . A great nights sleep in utter peace and quiet. Even the sheep in next field did not wake us up .Shower is great . Plenty of great pubs and restaurants in local area

    Reviewed by JackieMay 2018

  • "The difficulty of booking mentioned above was an issue with the online payment."

    The website couldn't process the payment so I had to call and pay over the phone. Not a big issue but it was an issue.

    Reviewed by AlfredMar 2017

  • "Really lovely welcome, Alan and Sandra are super hosts."

    Felt really comfortable and warm. Appreciated details sent pre - departure from Sykes. Simple and efficient booking procedure. Thank you, from a couple not easily impressed!

    Reviewed by HelenDec 2016

  • "One of the most friendliest welcomes we have had in years."

    Nothing was too much trouble for the family. The barn is absolutely stunning in a beautiful and quiet part of the world. The owners are directly adjacent to the barn, but you feel you have your own area as it has been segregated off from the owners. Easy access to many areas in mid Wales. It's so nice not to have to clean utensils etc before use, everywhere was spotless. A suggestion to make the stay even better would be, it would be useful to have a small table with mirror in the bedroom and some blinds for privacy in the main barn. Even though it's not over looked. We had the most wonderful stay, lovely weather and would definitely return again.

    Reviewed by EmmaOct 2016

  • "The barn conversion was completed to a very high standard."

    The owners were very friendly and had lots of suggestions of places to visit. Would recommend to everyone.

    Reviewed by AndrewApr 2016

  • "With underfloor heating, an Aga and a woodburner the entire building was toasty warm throughout our stay, great to come back to after a day walking over the local hills."

    The owners live next door and are very accommodating.

    Reviewed by StuartFeb 2016

  • "A relaxing stay with amazing views from an outstanding barn conversion."

    The owners are lovely people although they respect your privacy. Would love to go back.

    Reviewed by StellaSep 2015

  • "Stunning barn conversion, situated in lovely grounds."

    Reviewed by BevJul 2015

  • "The barn was spectacular and the scenery was amazing."

    Reviewed by SamJul 2015

  • "A wonderful building to stay in, "holiday cottage" seems inappropriate for such a beautiful re-creation of a 16th century barn."

    A wonderful space & lovely craftsmanship throughout. Had helpful & hospitable owners. A very unique place.

    Reviewed by JohnJun 2015

  • "An outstanding property in beautiful surroundings - fabulous."

    Reviewed by PatriciaMay 2015

  • "The barn is exceptional and we were very comfortable, even more so because the owners are extremely pleasant and helpful."

    Ty Camlad is the best accommodation we've stayed in over several years of cottage holidays. The location is ideal for the Shropshire hills and exploring mid-Wales. Many thanks to the owners for making us so welcome, and providing such outstanding accommodation.

    Reviewed by JohnMay 2015

  • "The accommodation was of the highest quality and only surpassed by the hosts."

    Will enjoy returning to this property. It is ideally situated for so many wonderful areas in Shropshire and Wales.

    Reviewed by AndrewApr 2015

  • "A beautifully converted barn, would definitely stay again and would highly recommend to all."

    Reviewed by WilliamMar 2015

  • "A superb holiday let, beautifully renovated with a very warm welcome from the owners."

    The property is huge with lots of space to spread out and the well equipped kitchen was great for cooking in. We also loved the wood burner and the grand piano, which really added to the luxurious feel of the property.

    Reviewed by RossFeb 2015

  • "Ty Camlad is a stunning barn that has been refurbished to a luxurious standard with exposed wooden beams and breathtaking high ceilings."

    It is like stepping into your very own Grand Designs (complete with photo book to show the refurbishment!). The owners warmly welcomed us on arrival and provided lots of helpful ideas on where to visit during our short stay (including an OS map for walks which was useful to help navigation in the snow). The Stiperstones walk was beautiful, made even better by returning to light the log burner, and dry our walking boots by the Aga. We had the most relaxing peaceful break in an area of the country we didn't previously know. There was lots to do and our only regret was not staying longer than the short break. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Ty Camlad to friends, family or anyone reading this review.

    Reviewed by DavidFeb 2015

  • "It was perfect for our romantic, relaxed holiday."

    Reviewed by HafJan 2015

  • "Our hosts were very welcoming and helpful."

    The property was absolutely stunning and had everything we could have needed or desired. Would definitely consider returning in years to come.

    Reviewed by HughDec 2014

  • "Above and beyond expectations, it was very warm & welcoming on arrival and the barn conversion was amazing, everything we could wish for."

    We had a wonderful week - great places to visit, great days out then a beautiful cottage to return to. Cannot thank the owners enough for a great week in their barn conversion. Recommend this property very highly, could not fault it in any way.

    Reviewed by PaulNov 2014

  • "Barn conversion was spacious and very characterful."

    Owners were friendly and warm . Location was well sited for walking and the walks were plentiful and varied.

    Reviewed by DouglasNov 2014

  • "The barn is ideally located to get easily into the Shropshire hills and to Offa's Dyke as walking was one of the reasons for visiting the area ."

    It is also a quiet setting to relax and unwind. The Jones family were on hand if required to answer questions and helpfully provide some aga cookbooks in the property. The free log basket with others available to purchase thereafter is great although the property was snug with warmth from the aga so I did not use them. I will recommend the property to others without hesitation and am looking for dates to book in 2015.

    Reviewed by KirstenOct 2014

  • "This is a first class holiday let and of exceptional quality and comfort."

    We will have no hesitation in recommending to friends and are quite likely to visit again in the future ourselves. Of particular note was the friendliness of the owners who made our holiday extremely enjoyable. The whole area is wonderful. You should be grateful that the owners have chosen Sykes Cottages to advertise their holiday let.

    Reviewed by RichardAug 2014

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The property

Churchstoke 2.5 miles.

A beautiful, detached, 16th century barn conversion cottage set in the three acres of the owners’ grounds adjacent to their Bed and Breakfast, but in completely separate, private grounds, just two and a half miles from Churchstoke and three miles from Bishop's Castle.

Immaculately-presented throughout, this cottage near Churchstoke boasts vaulted ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows, showcasing uninterrupted views of the Camlad Valley.

Providing spacious, contemporary accommodation, this cottage near Bishop's Castle is ideal for a romantic retreat exploring this unspoilt part of the country.

This marvellous cottage near Churchstoke has one super king-size double bedroom with a luxurious en-suite slipper bath, and a further shower room on the ground floor.

There is a charming, well-equipped kitchen, perfect for preparing indulgent, romantic dinners to enjoy in the dining area.

Retire to the sumptuous sitting area with a bottle of wine, curl up together by the warming woodburning stove at this luxurious cottage near Bishop's Castle.

Outside, enjoy peace and tranquillity relaxing in the rear garden, or take a stroll around the owners’ large, three acres of grounds.

Pull on your walking boots and head to the nearby hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty peppered with perfect picnic spots.

There are many walks and cycle routes that can be enjoyed right from the doorstep of this fabulous cottage near Churchstoke, with Offa’s Dyke Path, the Kerry Ridgeway, and the Shropshire Way, all close by!

Being on the border of England and Wales, the bustling market town of Bishop’s Castle is just three miles away, and Montgomery, Shrewsbury and Ludlow are all a short drive away.

Why not discover the 13th century manor house of Stokesay Castle, and take a tour through its magnificent rooms?

This wonderful cottage near Churchstoke truly is an ideal base for a memorable holiday, at any time of year!

Summary

  • One super king-size double bedroom (zip/link, can be twin on request) with en-suite slipper bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.
  • Oil underfloor heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric four-oven AGA with double hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent, additional fuel available to purchase from owner
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Lawned garden and patio with furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2.5 miles
  • Babes-in-arms only.

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About the location

CHURCHSTOKE

Montgomery 4 miles; Bishop's Castle 7 miles; Welshpool 9.9 miles

The historic village of Churchstoke was originally mentioned in the Domesday Book in 1086, while today it is a quiet village surrounded by scenic countryside, on the English/Welsh border. It boasts a supermarket, two pubs and an historic church. A few miles away, Montgomery is a small town steeped in history, with many timber-framed houses, cobbled streets, a museum and the ruins of a 13th Century hill-top castle which provides panoramic views over Wales. There are a handful of delightful individual shops and a good variety of pubs and restaurants There are many walking and cycling opportunities in the area with the Offa's Dyke Path following the border between England and Wales. A few miles to the South is the historic market town of Bishop's Castle, an excellent place for a day or night out with its excellent pubs, live music and festivals throughout the year. This whole border region is renowned for its wonderful scenic countryside and excellent walks.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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