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Gatehouse Studio

Newtown, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay (Ref. 953339)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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    Mr Farrenden

    “Friendly owners, lovely location ...”

    Friendly owners, lovely location with beautiful views, decor was outstanding, and of very high quality, only downside was kitchen area was small and not really set up for cooking large meals.

    Friendly owners, lovely location with beautiful views, decor was outstanding, and of very high quality, only downside was kitchen area was small and not really set up for cooking large meals.

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Broadband / WiFi

The Gatehouse

The Gatehouse at Cwm Weeg Gardens is situated at the gateway to the beautifully landscaped gardens and woods of Cwm Weeg, a 24 acre garden centred around a Grade II listed 15th century hall house. It is a recent barn conversion built in stone and wood consisting of a three bed roomed property with two double rooms, one with en suite shower and toilet plus a single room with potential for a double bed if required, and a studio apartment (Gate House Studio) with its own conservatory, kitchenette, balcony and covered outside sitting area under an Awning. The Gatehouse also has a large kitchen/dining area on the ground floor and a spacious first floor sitting room with wonderful views over the garden and valley below, together with a large family bathroom. The studio apartment (Gate House Studio) can be rented separately or together with the main Gate House to accommodate 8 guests. Both the Gate House and Gate House Studio have beautiful views over the gardens and woodland and there are generous terraced areas on which to sit and enjoy the total silence that greets you when you step out of the car. The main house has access to a luxurious hot tub which sits on a very large but sheltered, south facing area of decking from which one has an areal view of the woods and dingle. There is also a spacious patio by the entrance to the main Gate house with evening sun. Surrounding the 2 1/2 acre formal garden at Cwm Weeg are many acres of ancient woodland and wildflower meadows to which holiday guests from the Gate House and Gate House Studio have free access. The Gate House has solid oak flooring throughout, is centrally heated with solar water heating as back up and is very well insulated to contemporary standards. The nearest pub is under two miles away in Dolfor (a lovely evening walk, good pub food) and the nearest town is Newtown, three and a half miles away on the river Severn and has a cinema, a theatre, good restaurants and a vibrant art gallery plus numerous cafes. There is a thriving art and music scene in Mid Wales and Shropshire and the owners of Cwm Weeg will be happy to give details of any exhibitions, concerts etc. for those interested. Half way between Dolfor and Kerry, Cwm Weeg is settled amongst gentle hill pasture land dissected by numerous quiet country lanes inviting to be explored on walks right from the doorstep. There is a village shop in Kerry and Newtown has ample shopping facilities from major food stores. Just under an hour's drive from Cwm Weeg are the mountains of Cadir Idris and the Arrans which one can see from our hill and closer still are the Shropshire hills with the historic towns of Ludlow and Church Stretton only half an hour's drive. Snowdonia National Park is about 2 hours drive. Very close to Dolfor , about 3 miles from Cwm Weeg, is the ancient Kerry Ridgeway. There are numerous castle ruins in the district, most notably Montgomery, Clun, and Dolforwyn, all well worth a visit, and the coast with the extensive sand dunes of Ynis Las to the south and Barmouth to the north are also less than and hour from here. For children and adult enthusiasts alike there are a number of small steam train lines in the area which chug through unspoiled scenery.

The property

This is a stylish studio apartment set within the 24 acres of Cwm Weeg Gardens, near Newtown in Powys.

Incredible views, open plan living and covered spacious outdoor seating make this a great stay for a romantic couples retreat.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref 951148, together they sleep 8.

Accommodation

All ground floor. Open plan living area with a kitchen, sitting area and a double bed. Shower room and a cloakroom with a basin and WC. Dining room.

Amenities

  • Oil central heating
  • Electric hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Patio with furniture, plus access to the ancient woodland and wildflower meadows of Cwm Weeg
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub under 2 miles
  • Note: The direct access to the patio is via external, stone steps, as well as a level path with two steps down
  • Note: The owners can speak fluent German.

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About the location

NEWTOWN

Montgomery 10 miles; Machynlleth 28 miles; Ludlow 33 miles; Shrewsbury 33 miles.

Newtown lies on the banks of the River Severn, in the heart of the beautiful Montgomeryshire countryside, and boasts a vibrant art gallery, museums and a variety of pubs and restaurants. Newtown is also home to Theatr Hafren, one of Wales’s premier theatres, which showcases a wide variety of entertainment, from comedy shows to opera, offering something for the whole family. Explore the ruins of the Norman Motte and Bailey castle in the beautiful old county town of Montgomery, wander the Grade I listed formal gardens at the renowned Gregynog Hall, or visit the world-famous Powis Castle and Gardens, often frequented by Prince Charles. The medieval market towns of Shrewsbury and Ludlow offer renowned and award-winning restaurants, cosy pubs and quaint shops, as well as festivals and markets, including annual Christmas markets, whilst Ludlow also boasts over 600 listed buildings and Ludlow Castle, so there is something to enjoy all year round. In nearby Churchstoke, the Roundton Hill Nature Reserve and Iron Age Hill Fort is a haven for wildlife and home to a plethora of native British birds. On a clear day, the walk to the summit at 370 metres is rewarded by a 360 degree panorama, from where extensive views over Shropshire and the high Welsh peaks beyond can be seen. A little further afield, Machnynlleth is home to the Centre for Alternative Technology, and also Machnynlleth Golf Club. The delightful seaside village of Aberdovey on the stunning Cardigan Bay coastline is a paradise for watersports enthusiasts, while the sandy beach at Ynyslas is perfect for a family day out. All this and more is within as hour’s drive of Newtown, making this a wonderful year-round holiday destination.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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