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Tre Garreg

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  • 7 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 4 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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52 Customer Reviews

  • "This was our second stay at this stunning property."

    It has absolutely everything catered for. We have an additional needs son who likes his own space so this is the perfect property for us with 3 different sitting areas. It is so quiet and away from hustle and bustle so is just perfect for us. We will be back next year. Thank you

    Reviewed by Scott5.0Mar 2024

  • "The property has no WiFi at all or mobile signal so personally this is not only unsafe if you need to make a call but means no way to use entertainment online."

    Reported a gas smell, took three days to respond. Asked for help pre arrival for nearest electric charging point to get a response we are in the middle of the countryside and no guidance. For reference one 3.1 miles away and one 9 miles away. Furniture tired, grub and seating even has nails protruding out of the seat. Owner doesn’t respond to messages when you need help. Had scary incident, dismissed again by owner, at 01:30 of someone watching our cars. We left properly early. Skyes and owner didn’t help us at all.

    Reviewed by Susan2.2Oct 2023

  • "One of the best properties we have ever stayed in."

    Very spacious, clean and comfortable in a peaceful and beautiful location. Well equipped with everything you could need (except hairdryer, so remember to take your own). Would highly recommend and definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Yvonne5.0Oct 2023

  • "A very spacious property equipped with everything we could have needed for our stay."

    The location was ideal just 5 minutes from Rhayader and the Elan valley. Plenty of space to park and a lovely terrace to sit out on and take in the views. We would certainly return there.

    Reviewed by Tim5.0Sep 2023

  • "The house was lovely, the setting is beautiful with plenty of space for 6 people."

    The pool table and conservatory are lovely and we used both every day. We would suggest a few quality of life updates, places to put things in the bath rooms, hooks/rails is a must. The shower rooms must of recently been updated and are lovely places to be apart from very little places for clothes, towels etc apart from the floor. The bathroom on the other hand could do with the same treatment as the shower rooms. The reason for the low comfort score was the mattresses and pillows. All of us just didn't get on with them. I understand the house is not a hotel or anything like that, but some more comfort with the beds would be appreciated and would of improved the overall experience. Over really we had a great time.

    Reviewed by Mark3.8Sep 2023

  • "Very spacious property and a nice quiet location."

    A few negatives though. Wifi very hit and miss. Only area where dogs can be left unattended was the small patio area. Pets are not allowed upstairs in the house (there is a gate on the bottom of the stairs to prevent this). Property was absolutely inundated with flies (we had to but fly papers for each room). The lack of a larger secure area for the dogs to exercise would prevent us tenting this property again.

    Reviewed by Les3.4Sep 2023

  • "Had a good stay, the stairs gate is a safety issue for people with a disability."

    Reviewed by Terry3.8Aug 2023

  • "Great second stay at the cottage."

    Will definitely be back again.

    Reviewed by Denni4.4Apr 2023

  • "Fantastic stay in a beautiful clean well equipped and spacious property."

    A rare find to be baby friendly, dog friendly and facilities to socialise with friends too. Only a few minutes drive from town with welcoming pubs and amenities, we also visited Elan Valley, Devils Bridge and Aberystwyth so well located to explore also. We would definitely look to book again!

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Mar 2023

  • "We had a lovely time in the beautiful, clean and homely house."

    The pool table was a great success and the location is just beautiful. Great access to some wonderful scenery. The home is warm even in winter and we only used the log burner twice. The welcome cake was so nice. Thank you for your hospitality.

    Reviewed by Maria5.0Feb 2023

  • "The property was exactly how described however there were a few points to highlight."

    The draft through the French doors in the living room was really bad (you could see day light and the blinds were blowing), there was also a vent behind the TV which caused the room to be cold. We had asked if there would be Christmas decorations as we were staying for the Christmas week- we were slightly disappointed with the tree and 3 pieces of tinsel. The tvs had terrible signal and only had a minimal amount of stations and the Internet was not very good at all. It would also have been better if we were left more than a quarter of a basket of logs- you do expect more for the cost of the holiday. This all said we had a lovely family holiday and the cottage was very clean.

    Reviewed by Stephen4.4Dec 2022

  • "Perfect one of the best properties we've ever stayed in ."

    . however it's not suitable for dogs ... no gate on the drive which is shared with the neighbour from hell ... ie. He will watch you and your dogs every move..he drives very slowly past the veranda forwards and backwards several times a day .. this was such a shame as we had amazing weather and needed to relax on the gorgeous veranda and observe the majestic red kites.

    Reviewed by Antonia4.7Jul 2022

  • "HI Never had any contact from the owner/caretaker at any time, we must be moving towards a world of non verbal human contact."

    Good job we located the keys. A very nice property.

    Reviewed by Philip4.7Jul 2022

  • "Comfy beds, well equipped kitchen, real pool size table, sheep in the field behind the house."

    I couldn’t fault the house. Will definitely book again.

    Reviewed by Anna5.0Mar 2022

  • "Ideal place for peace and quiet."

    Lovely little hamlet with beautiful views. Clean comfortable house with plenty of room and en suites to every bedroom and downstairs shower n extra WC a bonus. I'm disabled but managed the stairs. Steps outside property could be a problem for those with mobility problems but they are not steep so could be managed with assistance. Owner very friendly and extremely helpful. Would go again if garden fenced off so it would be safer for dogs.

    Reviewed by Eileen4.4Nov 2021

  • "Lovely and homely house."

    Excellent base for Elan valley and would make a brilliant holiday for a large family group. Very comfortable and a great place to relax.

    Reviewed by Steven5.0Oct 2021

  • "Loved the house!"

    Well equipped & plenty of room for everyone and loved having our own en suite bathrooms .Beautiful area and very peaceful. Only negatives for us were it was a small fridge for the amount of people it caters for-perhaps a drinks one behind the bar? Loved the roof garden but very steep steps and low handrail for everyone but especially the elderly guests. Also could benefit from extra fence as we were concerned the toddler would run/fall off. Welcome pack would have been appreciated especially as a bit away from shops. Just a nice gesture that doesn’t need to break the bank. Would definitely stay again though.

    Reviewed by Shirley4.7Sep 2021

  • "Large house with all the facilities you need for a family party with two dogs."

    Great location. Minutes away from the dams, kite feeding site and pony trekking.

    Reviewed by Jean5.0Aug 2021

  • "Lovely place to stay, plenty of room for everyone."

    Having en-suites for each bedroom was a big plus, would be great to have a shower above the bath in the second double. Pool table and bar area were nice touches.

    Reviewed by Ann4.4Aug 2021

  • "This was an exceptionally spacious cottage, fitted out with mostly all your needs for a great stay."

    Lovely quiet village setting. But only 4 miles from nearest village which was very picturesque. Would recommend a stay here, you won’t be disappointed

    Reviewed by Janette5.0Jun 2021

  • "Great location for ease of places to visit."

    Able to see red kites flying overhead. Near to Elan valley trail for beautiful walks

    Reviewed by Helen4.4Jun 2021

  • "The house was perfect for us , The only problem we had was in the bathrooms , There are no coat hangers mirrors or shelfs in them ."

    It would make a big difference if you could address this matter for future clientelle . Other than that we found everything first class with great views . Thank You John R Mountford

    Reviewed by John5.0Jun 2021

  • "We have stayed before as the location is perfect for us but the last time we stayed I complained it was not particularly clean and thought that it might have been a one off but no, the house is not clean the mirrors in the main bedroom are filthy and dust on surfaces indicate that the word deep clean to me means a different thing."

    I had to empty the vacuum as it was full on arrival and blocked! When I vacuumed up again the hoover was so full of dogs hairs and dust had to empty again and these were not my dog hairs as I have a short haired dog! Bath leaked so could not use as it poured through the front room ceiling which was reported to the owner. I would say that the house is a little run down and needs a freshen up. I brought a Corkscrew as I couldn't open a bottle of wine on my last visit as the one there was broken I left it there for others to use and low and behold it is gone and the broken one remains!!! Description and Photos out of date no jacuzzi/bath Pictures are taken when property was in good condition. Is the security bond there for me to clean the house properly for the owner. Sorry would not recommend this property.

    Reviewed by Andy1.9May 2021

  • "My family had a lovely week at this property, plenty of space the place is huge!"

    Ideally situated to explore Wales. One of our favourite things was seeing the red kite feeding at the farm just up the road, a real spectacle! The pool table was a hit with everyone. We would definitely stay here again.

    Reviewed by Tamla5.0Oct 2019

  • "Really nice house and location."

    ..the house itself was a lot bigger than expected. It was clean and well kitted out with everything you could possibly need for a comfortable stay...the owner left us a cake and a pint of milk along with lots of brewing kit and everyday essentials...we had a really good experience it was well worth every penny...thank you

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Oct 2019

  • "Very nice place very peaceful just the kind of holiday we needed cottage was ..."

    Very nice place very peaceful just the kind of holiday we needed cottage was beautiful would definitely recommend and would love to book again in the future for this place

    Reviewed by Jodie5.0Aug 2019

  • "Only fault was there was 3 bathrooms and one shower room which was downstairs the second double bedroom could have done with a shower not just a bath."

    Also the main garden with grass was not gated and was open to a busy main road and sheep.

    Reviewed by Irene4.4Aug 2019

  • "Property little dated but comfortable and clean but for over 1000 for the week tv package very poor for the night time entertainment."

    Luckily took our own firestick but internet not very good

    Reviewed by Robert4.7Aug 2019

  • "Tre Garreg is a really spacious house and the location was perfect for us to visit the Royal Welsh show and surrounding countryside."

    We also appreciated that it was close to a main road but very quiet

    Reviewed by Christine3.8Jul 2019

  • "The cottage was lovely and suited our needs the area and surroundings were superb and we thoroughly enjoyed exploring it would fully recommend."

    Reviewed by Lesley5.0Jun 2019

  • "We had a wonderful holiday even though it rained quite a bit."

    The property was as described but could do with some updating and maintenance. The kitchen worktop by the sink has swollen because it gets wet, some of the oven cooking trays and frying pan are a bit worn, the conservatory radiator on the right as you go in leaked when the heating was on and the other radiator didn't get warm, some of the taps drip and the floor in the main bedroom creeks very loudly. We still liked the property with these few faults, the location is lovely and very quiet.

    Reviewed by Philip4.1Jun 2019

  • "Had a fantastic stay the cottage was lovely would recommend and loved the pool table THE Foulger Family"

    Reviewed by Rosemary5.0May 2019

  • "Lovely comfy cottage, plenty of room for 7 of us (4 adults & 3 children) plus 2 dogs, had a great time exploring local area, lots of walks and things to do, the kids loved the local leisure centre, would definitely book again."

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Apr 2019

  • "Agree with a previous comment that radiators in the conservatory did not always work."

    I could not get the gas fire in lounge to work, there was a small electric fire in its place but only one bar worked and was ineffective. Temperature valves to some radiators either were not there or did not work one was broken Very clean house Nice touch to leave a cake and milk for us on arrival

    Reviewed by Ray4.7Mar 2019

  • "This is a lovely cottage in a peaceful and pretty location."

    The cottage is large, clean and well furnished However, as noted in a previous review, the central heating only works for less than 50% of the ground floor area, making the large lounge area only useable late in the evenings after the electric fire has been on for a reasonable length of time and the conservatory unusable as a dining room. This meant that the five adults in our group all lived in the kitchen area, which, whilst reasonably large, only had four comfy chairs. Not ideal, or what was anticipated, especially as feedback 3 weeks earlier had identified this problem. We reported it to Sykes Cottages on our return, and I understand they are still waiting for communication from the owner a further 10 days on. In the summer, this shouldn’t be a problem, but on a cold and damp March week........ The upstairs rooms were all lovely and warm and comfortable with what seemed like unlimited hot water, each room having its own ensuite which is very handy. The location is very handy for walking, red kite watching and rides on the steam train between Devils Bridge and Aberystwyth. Good cafes and pubs serving food in Rhayader, and can thoroughly recommend the local butcher in the town!

    Reviewed by Andrew4.1Mar 2019

  • "The living room was 64 degrees at 7 o’clock at night."

    There was a 1200 watt fire in front of the fire shown in the picture on your web site that did not work. Only two of the three bars worked on the fire (800 watts).The heat given off by this fire did not heat the room. We had to spend the holiday in the kitchen to keep warm. We thus returned home a day early.

    Reviewed by Sally3.4Feb 2019

  • "Tre Garreg was an excellent choice for a Christmas break, the location is superb and the cottage itself exceeded our expectations."

    With a family of six adults we found that the facilities and space were perfect.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Dec 2018

  • "Beautiful cottage,I don’t know what people expect for their money but I was really pleased and thought it was a big house for the money, we will be returning."

    Reviewed by Pauline5.0Dec 2018

  • "A beautiful house in a peaceful setting, but only 5 minutes drive from Rheyader which is a lovely small town with all facilities."

    We used it as a base for a family get together for Xmas celebrations

    Reviewed by John5.0Nov 2018

  • "We have had cottages from you before so knew the standard & you were as ever , v good"

    Reviewed by Mary5.0Sep 2018

  • "Well equipped, clean and in a great location."

    Reviewed by Geraldine5.0Sep 2018

  • "Cottage was in the perfect place a little dated but comfortable"

    Reviewed by Ashleigh5.0Jul 2018

  • "What a beautiful place this is, clean, beautiful and very relaxing."

    Enjoyed sitting on the terrace in the day soaking up the sun then playing pool in the evening. Highlight was dolly the friendly sheep who lives next door. Only downside was the amount of flies, but that’s not the owners fault. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Jun 2018

  • "Wonderful house."

    ...with everything you needed even toilet rolls and hand wash washing up liquid.. you name it.. they thought of everything. Very impressed.

    Reviewed by Rebekah5.0Feb 2018

  • "Excellent property, very spacious and extremely comfortable."

    Beautiful countryside, excellent location for Elan Valley and Brecon Beacons. Pool table was a fantastic bonus, need a few tips on the cues though ☺

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Oct 2017

  • "Beautiful house."

    Every comfort. Friendly owner. Can't wait to return.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Sep 2017

  • "The property was extremely well presented and were most pleased with our stay."

    Little touches like fresh milk in the fridge with a cake to welcome us we're most appreciated. Plenty of clean linen etc.

    Reviewed by Phyllis4.8Jul 2017

  • "Owners extremely accommodating, left sufficient fuel for fire and a Christmas chocolate log was a lovely gesture- overall brilliant."

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Dec 2016

  • "Memorable"

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Dec 2016

  • "Cottage exceeded our expectations in every way so much that we have booked to go again"

    Reviewed by Max5.0Nov 2016

  • "A stunning cottage with great facilities."

    Great for a family.

    Reviewed by Steve5.0Nov 2016

  • "Some hooks for coats and in the bathrooms,would be a good help."

    The bedroom heaters were boiling hot. It would be nice if we could turn them down serperatley as we need them. The family beds you could feel every spring in the mattress.The other beds were very comfortable. Thankyou for sending someone immediately to sort the TV and the heating in the conservatory out. In other houses wich we have booked was allways an information folder. Wich we couldn't find. But later we were told there was a little information on a card on the heating next to the side door. We would love to come back next year.We are thinking about booking for two weeks. The house is so lovely ,we enjoyed our stay very much. Thankyou.

    Reviewed by Hans Georg4.4Oct 2016

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  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with TV and en-suite wet room shower, basin and WC, 1 x double with en-suite bath, basin and WC, 1 x family room with 3 singles and en-suite shower , basin and WC
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • Kitchen with breakfast area and woodburner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with bar and pool table
  • Conservatory with dining area.
  • Oil central heating with woodburner
  • Electric range oven and 5-ring hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Two travel cots and one highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Enclosed raised veranda with furniture plus lawned area
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 miles
  • Note: Property is accessed and bordered with shared drive.Note this property has a Good Housekeeping Bond £125
  • Note: The phone signal is weak. Note: Bookings must Start and/or End on a Saturday.

The property

Rhayader 3 miles.

A spacious detached property, on the edge of the small hamlet of St Harmon, close to the nature reserve of Gilfach and just a short drive from the thriving town of Rhayader, a perfect base for families or friends to relax after days spent exploring the many mountains and lakes of Mid Wales.

Set over two floors, there are three comfortable bedrooms, each with a luxury en-suite, along with a family shower room and a handy cloakroom on the ground floor.

The well-equipped kitchen with breakfast area and comfy seating is made cosy on chilly evenings by the addition of a warming woodburner.

There is also a large sitting room where everyone can enjoy spending time together, with a pool table and bar, leading onto the dining room in the conservatory with comfy seating - a great space where you can sit down to a hearty family meal after a busy day exploring.

Outside, you can relax on the raised veranda and admire the far-reaching views across the lawns and beyond.

The village is surrounded by beautiful countryside and is perfect for exploring the Cambrian Mountains and border countryside of Wales.

Rhayader is just 3 miles away, a perfect town to enjoy a morning coffee, an evening meal or a tour of the home of Welsh Royal Crystal.

The area offers numerous opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors with Gilfach Nature Reserve just 2 miles away, criss-crossed with pathways, whilst the Elan Valley, with its formidable Victorian stone dam is less than 7 miles away.

This is a truly stunning area in the Cambrian Mountains; with a diverse landscape and a haven for rare flora and fauna, you’ll find ample opportunities to enjoy cycling, fishing, walking and even stargazing.

Take a day trip to the literary town of Hay-on-Wye or to the pretty market town of Brecon, or take a dip in Cardigan Bay at Aberystwyth - all within an hour’s drive.

This is a perfect base for exploring the mountain countryside and Elan Valley lakes and is ideal for families and friends to relax after busy days out.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £125.

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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.

Note: The phone signal is weak.
Note: Bookings must Start and/or End on a Saturday.