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Ty Ffarm at Gellilwch

Pontypridd, South Wales & Pembrokeshire (Ref. 982968)

4.9

Outstanding

Sykes rating

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  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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60 Customer Reviews

  • "What a wonderful place to stay, away from the centre but close enough."

    A beautifully furnished House with plenty of extra's. Lovely thoughtful bubbly & cupcakes left for us to munch on when we arrived, & delicious too ! would definitely recommend this house to anyone. thank you

    Reviewed by WendyNov 2021

  • "Absolutely fabulous, the attention to detail in this homely property is second to none, I have stayed twice now and will return!"

    ! I love everything about it. Didn’t want to come home!!

    Reviewed by TraceyNov 2021

  • "We had a wonderful time - communication with the host was easy and quick and the property itself was tidy and well-cared for."

    It was perfect for us - with two lounges to escape to and lots of things to do for the children (we shouldn’t have bothered bringing our toys with us!) Comfy beds and very dark and peaceful, with beautiful views from every window (and the hot tub!)

    Reviewed by SarahOct 2021

  • "Had a wonderful week at the beautiful property the owners were fantastic Babs made our stay great communication."

    Reviewed by SuellenOct 2021

  • "Couldn't have asked for a better place to stay."

    The house itself is lovely and equipped with everything you could ask for, and the views from the garden are stunning - there's nothing quite like breakfast on the patio while watching the buzzards in flight! Babs went above and beyond in making sure we had everything we needed, we really can't thank her enough for making us feel so welcome. Highly recommended!

    Reviewed by DebbieOct 2021

  • "As a large group of females on a weekend away for a hen do, this home was absolutely amazing."

    Despite being far out and being all women, we couldn’t have felt more comfortable and safe, let alone welcomed and we didn’t even met the owner face to face, but the communication was of great standard which meant we had nothing to worry about at all. This would be a great place to come back to with your partners and friends as well as with the whole family, as there is plenty for kids too. We all want to book again, thank you for a great stay.

    Reviewed by AaliyahOct 2021

  • "Just returned home from a very relaxing family holiday, that’s with three children!"

    They and us adults had the most wonderful family get together in their beautiful house, the garden and hot tub were so much fun for all the family young and old. With a log fire to take the chill from the evening air, evenings were so cosy. The games and play things for the children were just amazing. I have never seen so much provided in a holiday house before. We really would love to return one day. The countryside around the house is spectacular ( beautiful,beautiful Wales ) so peaceful on top of the world.

    Reviewed by YvonneAug 2021

  • "We had a fabulous week at Ty Ffarm."

    The hosts were friendly and welcoming. The house is spacious, well maintained and equipped with everything you could possibly need! It is situated within easy distance of woodland walks and nearby cycle paths and has beautiful views of the surrounding countryside. We would thoroughly recommend this holiday home to families of all ages.

    Reviewed by JonathanJul 2021

  • "Beautiful farmhouse very well equipped."

    Perfect for a quiet retreat from life. The hot tub was a huge bonus and the scenery spectacular. Every luxury catered for and Prosecco and afternoon tea cake perfect start to the holiday. We all would recommend this lovely piece of paradise.

    Reviewed by AngelaJul 2021

  • "Couldn’t fault this cottage at all ."

    The owner is amazing , very friendly and accommodating. The cottage itself is beautiful , clean and well looked after . It’s location is perfect . It’s in the countryside but near to the local town and it’s facilities. Everything was perfect and the garden with the jacuzzi made it even more special. I’d highly recommend it to families , couples and anyone that wants the peace of the country with beautiful views but within easy access to shops and local attractions. Cardiff isn’t far by car or train and is a lovely day out for all . I will definitely return to the cottage with family at a later date . 5 star accommodation, 5 star location , 5 star customer service . Well done Babs for sharing this hidden gem with us all .

    Reviewed by DonnaJun 2021

  • "We had a fabulous short break - Mon-Fri in early June at Ty Ffarm."

    Babs and Alan are super hosts , the communication with Babs was excellent and she provided us with useful local information and nothing was too much trouble and a lovely surprise in the fridge with a couple of bottles of fizz as a welcome from Babs and Alan. Ty Ffarm is set in a beautiful and tranquil location surrounded by fields - it is a lovely location for peace and quiet and to relax and chill out. The House is well presented and spotlessly clean and has good facilities. The outside space is equally excellent and with the hot tub to enjoy a cold glass of fizz or beer watching the lambs in the field - wonderful! Will be back to enjoy Ty Ffarm in the future - thanks Babs for a lovely break. All the best , Gary

    Reviewed by GaryJun 2021

  • "It was lovely holiday cottage."

    Fully loaded with features. kids love the games indoor and outdoor provided in the cottage. Owner was co- operative . Will definitely visit again.⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

    Reviewed by JaykumarJun 2021

  • "Ty Ffarm is absolutely beautiful ."

    Babs the owner has thought of everything to make your stay perfect . Nothing is too much trouble for her and her husband Alan .The farmhouse is restored to the highest standard , the detail is amazing and yet still so homely and comfortable . The outside space is fantastic for young children , so safe and spacious and there are outside toys galore aswell as books , games , DVD,s inside . The views from the property are breathtaking and the surroundings so peaceful , a perfect restful escape , especially when reclining in the hot tub with a cold prosecco left by Babs ! . The house is so cosy and comfortable , we were quite overwhelmed by it all ! I would return there in a heartbeat , having had to cancel last year due to covid the wait was more than worth it - stunning place , fantastic holiday - cannot recommend it highly enough !

    Reviewed by JoanneMay 2021

  • "Ty Ffarm is a truly amazing farmhouse with stunning views over the Welsh hills."

    The house has literally everything you need and more. It is beautifully decorated to a high standard and and is truly a home from home. The hot tub was great, even in the rain. Babs the owner is extremely helpful and very approachable. The bubbly, chocolates and birthday card was a lovely surprise

    Reviewed by ColetteNov 2020

  • "Wow a truly amazing place to stay,it literally has everything you can think of and more."

    They cater for every age possible. The house is 100% clean and is spotless, really dont want to go home,could stay longer. Babs is extremely helpful and she even put bubbly in the fridge as a lovely welcome. I really cant explain in words how the welcome and stay has made me feel.

    Reviewed by JayneSep 2020

  • "Would not hesitate in recommending this accommodation and looking forward to returning in the future."

    A prefect getaway in a quiet and beautiful location.

    Reviewed by ColinAug 2020

  • "This is a wonderfully elevated well equipped farmhouse, set on a farm."

    We had such a good holiday here, it’s a peaceful retreat for 2 young families after visiting places such Breacons and coastline - all about 30mins drive away. The farm house has everything you could need and the landlady babs is so helpful & very approachable, nothing is too much hassle. The Garden is safe and enclosed for young kids and hot tub looks over the breacons and is relaxing Once the kids are in bed! I would recommend this place if you want a luxury staycation in the beautiful welsh countyside. Would book again. Thanks

    Reviewed by AmyAug 2020

  • "Superb farmhouse with stunning views ideal for a family getaway."

    Attention to detail around the house gives it’s a true home from home feeling with everything you need on hand. Would def recommend ! We all had a superb time with plenty of space for the children to play while the adults chilled out !

    Reviewed by CarlieJul 2020

  • "The farm house was absolutely brilliant; magnificent setting, spacious, ..."

    The farm house was absolutely brilliant; magnificent setting, spacious, comfortable and extremely well equipped including a fabulous outdoor area with hot tub

    Reviewed by PaulJul 2020

  • "Babs the owner was very helpful indeed,the cottage and facilities were immaculate."

    The only thing to be aware of is the road to the cottage is on an unmade road and you need to be careful if your car is lowered.Not an issue if you drive carefully.The Horus and views are amazing.

    Reviewed by PeterMar 2020

  • "What a lovely farmhouse, such a beautiful place, we booked this lovely home for my friends 40th Birhhday celebrations, everything was just perfect, each and every room had its own taste, which were just outstanding, I could have moved in as soon as I set foot inside."

    Hot tub was a bonus for us! We will definitely book again, thank you so much

    Reviewed by AdelleFeb 2020

  • "The farm house was gorgeous, spotlessly clean and decoration was tasteful."

    Large and spacious with everything thought of. Welcomed with bubbly in the fridge and cakes. All ages loved it and would definitely return. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by KevinFeb 2020

  • "This place is beautiful."

    It’s been thoughtfully put together for families/parties of all ages. We stayed for a family birthday, aged from 13 months to 70, with children in between aged 4, 9 and 10. They’ve pretty much thought of everything and pulled it off in a very tasteful way. We used the cot, it had a proper mattress and bottom sheet. There were two choices of high chair. Plastic cutlery for kids. Books, logs for the fire, plenty of towels, towels for the hot tub, Prosecco left in the fridge, cakes, washer-drier, a roll top bath...have you booked yet? We’d love to go back. My dad wants to live there...the photos don’t actually do it justice. Really helpful and considerate hosts, what’s not to love! See you in the hot tub!

    Reviewed by AnnaJan 2020

  • "After visiting Ty Farm as part of a hen do I decided to bring my whole family back for my parents birthday celebrations!"

    We all had such a lovely weekend and my parents loved the house! We didn’t have great weather but that didn’t matter as the house was plenty big enough for us al to hang out without getting on top of each other! We loved the hot tub and the log burner and the selection of games and dvds! After telling the host we were coming for a birthday they kindly left us bubbly in the fridge and birthday cakes which my parents were thrilled with! The house literally has everything you could need and is beautifully decorated! We also visited a nearby pub for a roast dinner on the Sunday called Bunch of Grapes which was an 8 minute drive away which was really lovely! We will definitely be back!

    Reviewed by JadeJan 2020

  • "Ty Ffarm exceeded our expectations."

    Despite it being free a rainy week we had a fantastic Christmas. In the dry spells the kids played outside in the garden, including on the trampoline. We had lovely family gatherings at the house and took some lovely walks. It had everything we could possibly need including extremely comfortable rooms and living spaces and a kitchen that had all that we needed. We have family in the area and will definitely be back in 2020. Thank you for such a warm welcome to the farm, including the cupcakes and mince pies (such a sweet gesture).

    Reviewed by JennieDec 2019

  • "What a way to spend my 80th and son-in-laws 50th birthday."

    We arrived in pouring rain to a wonderfully warm and Christmas decorated farm house, and what a farm house, every room was pleasing to the eye so much thought had gone into the décor, all very clean and even a birthday cake and other goodies waiting for us!! I can thoroughly recommend it for any one wanting a larger accommodation. I am so pleased my daughter found it for us, we couldn't have chosen any where better!!

    Reviewed by JeanNov 2019

  • "We had a fantastic break from start to finish."

    The accommodation was immaculate, very well thought out, with everything you could need for the perfect break. There was a gift and card upon arrival, which was super thoughtful and the property management were very helpful. I cannot recommend Ty Farm enough, we were a group of 10 and every one of us were impressed, we will definitely stay again. Thank you Babs, you were great and your accommodation is 5 star, truly a home from home

    Reviewed by JoanneOct 2019

  • "My Friends and I stayed at Ty Ffarm last weekend and had such a wonderful weekend!"

    The house is absolutely beautiful, finished to such a high standard and was spotlessly clean. The facilities were amazing, they had provided absolutely everything we could possibly want and more. We couldn't have asked for anything better, the scenery was stunning, the hot tub was great and the prosecco and cakes very very welcomed. I cannot fault Ty Ffarm at all. It was perfect, what an amazing place. I would highly recommend this place to everyone. It was so easy to book and Babs was just a text away if we needed anything (which we didn't). It was an absolute pleasure to stay in this stunning house and we will definitely be back.

    Reviewed by EllieSep 2019

  • "We came for a 2 night break for my wifes surprise 40th get together with friends 10 of us altogether and what a fabulous time we had such a beautiful cottage and everything inside is perfect each room has it's own little touch of quirkiness, very nice gesture with the cakes and prosecco so thoughtful, lovely views, everything we needed for the bbq was spot on the seating was great and the hot tub was lush , everything was spotless, We had a fantastic weekend would definitely recommend that it's a great place to go with friends or family we look forward to returning thanks for a perfect stay."

    Reviewed by GavinSep 2019

  • "As a party of ten, 6 adults and four children under ten we had a lovely time at Ty Ffarm ."

    House had everything we needed. The out side was brilliant for the kids and the hot tub was great . So if anyone is looking for a large house in lovely and peaceful surroundings I would certainly recommend Ty Ffarm .

    Reviewed by JanetAug 2019

  • "Wonderful holiday home."

    Very comfy and well equipped. Wi fi worked well through out the house which is handy with 2 x teenagers!!!

    Reviewed by DawnAug 2019

  • "Ty Ffarm was the perfect base from which to explore South Wales."

    In spite of the occasional shower, we were able to spend most evenings outside in the hot tub making the most of the sunset over the hills. A real bonus to have separate towels and blankets and a fire pit for the terrace. The house itself was immaculate and the bottles of Prosecco, muffins and cupcakes in the kitchen on arrival were a lovely touch. It was also one of the best equipped homes we have stayed in. Highly recommended!

    Reviewed by NicciAug 2019

  • "Ty Ffarm has the WOW factor as far as our family are concerned."

    It ticked all the boxes when we booked it for a family holiday to celebrate our Daughters 50th birthday this year. The family consisted of 2 Seniors(my husband and I) our Daughter( 50 this year) her 2 grown Daughters and partners and 3 young children. The reason we booked was because looking at the photos we thought it would cater for all the 4 generations. It certainly did this and more. The photos although good did not capture the true ambience of the home. The farmhouse has been very lovingly renovated to a high standard and everything has been considered, even indoor games for grown ups and kids. The rooms are all decorated and soft furnished to perfection. The kitchen diner has everything you could need. The outside terrace has a hot tub, firepit, seating and table for outside dining, the children are also catered for with trampoline and games and even a small table and deck chairs. The location is exactly what we wanted with wonderful views and peace and quiet for a restful stay. There is a Sainsburys a few minutes drive away and access to major roads for days out nearby but once on the terrace we never heard a car, just bliss. We also ordered an Indian take away delivered to the farmhouse which was delicious especially as we ate outside. Would definitely go back and we all would recommend for a getaway from it all holiday.

    Reviewed by MazJun 2019

  • "It’s a beautifully appointed property in a very tranquil setting."

    The facilities are everything one could wish for, from the comfortable lounges to the hot tub. Whilst it’s surrounded on all sides by lovely countryside and located on a working farm, it’s only a short drive or taxi ride from the town of Pontypridd and then only half an hour or so by car or train from Cardiff and about a 30 to 45 minute drive from the Brecon Beacons National Park, which is stunning.

    Reviewed by KeithJun 2019

  • "I booked this property as a surprise for my mum's 50th birthday this weekend."

    What a fantastic property! Set in a peaceful hillside location with amazing views. 9 of us stayed at this property and it more than accommodated us. The property itself has been loving and beautifully renovated. It is equipped with everything you need and is truly a home from home. The dinning kitchen has everything from bin bags to tea towels. A cold storeroom with fridge freezer washer/dryer iron and ironing board. 3 bathrooms inside and a lovely outside toilet room. The bedrooms are spacious with plenty of storage and even have colour co ordinating towels. The outside area has a hot tub, (towels provided) bbq patio with dinning table and a lawn (artificial grass) with a trampoline and plenty of room for children to play.Outdoor and indoor games to keep them entertained along with dvds and books. The owners are wonderful and very helpful and also left us cupcakes, muffins and bubbly. It’s a good base to visit many sights around South Wales, castles, caves,walking, trail running and even treetop mini golf! We can not recommend this property enough and most certainly will be returning. In fact we have already booked again for my 30th next year.

    Reviewed by KloeJun 2019

  • "We had a lovely holiday it’s a shame that though the house sleeps up to 12 there is no one room that you can seat 12 in, we were 8 adults and 2 small children and we struggled to seat round the kitchen table."

    Having a hot tub was a bonus for the grandchildren as we have one at home, unfortunately because of where it’s positioned it had a lot of debris in it and was dirty which was off putting, in fairness to Babs and Alan they come out to put cleaning chemicals in it and left them for our use, but without emptying out the tub and cleaning it and the filters it’s impossible to remedy the problem. I think it would be helpful for the hot tub to be maintained by a spa/ swimming pool company. Despite these few niggles we had a fantastic time, the house is finished to a good standard is very well equipped

    Reviewed by SiobhanMay 2019

  • "Ty Farm I cannot recommend highly enough."

    We had a fantastic action packed week.. From shooting, golf, gorge walking and a fantastic evening out in Cardiff followed up by 3days at BikePark Wales. It’s central location made it all run smoothly. Topping it off after busy filled days sitting out on the patio or in the hot tub as a group looking over the views was going with a cold beer couldn’t of been better. Will be booking Ty Farm up again very soon!

    Reviewed by JamesMay 2019

  • "An amazing cottage, with fabulous facilities."

    Well equipped for the 8 of us without feeling we were on top of each other. Beautifully decorated, we are already looking at booking next year, thank you

    Reviewed by JoannaApr 2019

  • "The holiday farm was exactly as shown in the photos, excellent quality of finish and spotlessly tidy."

    All 8 mountain bikers had a great time there, enjoying the big kitchen for meals, the middle lounge for a beer or 2 and the hot tub for relaxation ofter some hard rides in the mountains. The beds were very comfy and the showers for large, hot and powerful, perfect! The boot from was plenty big enough for our bikes, although we did put down a tarp to help protect the decor. A nice touch was the cakes and wine on our arrival, that made us all feel very welcome. The owner was in touch from start to finish to make sure we had everything we needed, thank you! We would use the farm again and thoroughly recommend it to any other largish groups or families.

    Reviewed by AlanApr 2019

  • "The pictures were good but seeing the house in real life was better!"

    The location was very private yet close by to shops if needed. The decoration and finish of the place was stylish, modern yet cosy and characterful! Ample space! Great back garden and views! There was nothing that had not been thought of, especially when it came to the hot tub, the outdoor table by it and all the outdoor cups etc and fleeces! At one point we needed a dust pan but couldn't find it. Wasn't sure where to put the bins and recycling. Contact with the hosts was comforting and helpful. They were kind when the chair bust under my friend and not a hint of funny. The whole trip and stay at the house was great! Can not fault this place. I would definitely like to go back. 10 out of 10! Thank you! :)

    Reviewed by RobertaMar 2019

  • "The house was lovely, tastefully furnished and more than enough equipment."

    Location was perfect for us and the owners extremely friendly and accommodating.

    Reviewed by MargaretMar 2019

  • "The house was so quaint and well-equipped, attention to detail was paramount, loved the different animal/bird themes in each room."

    Cakes and bubbly on arrival much appreciated! I left a few items by mistake but quickly got them back thanks to Babs. Would definitely recommend this property, and in fact we are going to book ourselves in again. Thanks very much.

    Reviewed by CathrynMar 2019

  • "We had a wonderful time, and I hope that we will be able to stay again."

    Gellilwch was so close to Cardiff, and yet it was so peaceful it was like a different world! It was exactly what we needed. On a note of caution, the drive to get to it is single track and steep in places - but it's worth it when you get there. The house is absolutely lovely. It's a wonderful mix of history and modern facilities. We loved the way each room has been decorated with its own beautiful character, and the adults and teens in our group really appreciated the WiFi. The whole house is really well equipped - the kitchen had everything we needed, there were indoor and outdoor toys for the children, and there were plenty of towels, including hot tub towels and a hand towel for each sink. I was a bit concerned before we went, that we were warned about some areas outside to avoid. But the house and garden are enclosed so it was no problem. If you had very young children you would have to watch them in the parking area, that's all. The owners of the house were lovely, and responded quickly and helpfully whenever we contacted them. Thank you!

    Reviewed by AlisonFeb 2019

  • "Lovely place, cosy house and brilliant facilities for children and families."

    Would have loved a fire pit and additional lighting outside to make it perfect!

    Reviewed by TraceyFeb 2019

  • "We had a really lovely weekend at the cottage on a cold, rainy Feb weekend."

    Thankfully the cottage was beautiful, warm and clean. In fact it was just perfect! The hot tub was a joy especially late at night in the pouring rain with the wind blowing ... we all sat in there for hours without a care in the world. We would definitely recommend a visit to this place and we plan to go back again in the future. Thanks again

    Reviewed by AntonyFeb 2019

  • "The owners were extremely helpful and went above and beyond to make sure our time there was enjoyable"

    Reviewed by AlexFeb 2019

  • "We had a fantastic time at Ty Ffarm, our hosts were so approachable and communicated swiftly."

    The facilities were ideal (only thing I would have liked is a blender but I'm just splitting hairs!) The rooms were so nice and the beds so comfy. Smart TVs in both living rooms and uninterrupted broadband. We are 100% coming back!

    Reviewed by AngelaJan 2019

  • "Had a fantastic weekend in Ty Ffarm."

    A real home from home with everything you need for a relaxing stay. Excellent cleanliness and high class finish in all areas. This is a little hidden gem and we will certainly be back. Book with confidence.

    Reviewed by LeeJan 2019

  • "We had an amazing stay at Th Ffarm."

    What a beautiful house overlooking idyllic countryside. The house itself had everything you could need; a fabulous hot-tub, wonderful log fires, beautifully decorated bedrooms and living areas. As three couples, with four children between us, this house gave us ample space to be able to spend our New-year break together, but allowing us to have our own family space. The kitchen was well equipt and the muffins went down well! Such wonderful touches by the owners, including games, books and dvds for all ages. All contact with the owners has been fantastic and nothing has been too much trouble for them. We all really enjoyed our stay and hope to go back again. Would definitely recommend this property to anyone, even smaller families or groups as the layout of the house means it doesn't feel too big if there are less of you there. Thank you for an amazing holiday!

    Reviewed by AbigailDec 2018

  • "Recently back from an amazing Christmas weekend at Ty Ffarm."

    I can not recommended this stunning property enough!! Every single room is decorated beautifully & the women especially appreciated the matching decor in every room. As well as this the whole house is immaculate. We were a party of 6 adults & 4 kids & found there was plenty of space for us all & the size of the house is a definite bonus when you have noisy kiddies. The kitchen is so well equipped we even managed to comfortably cook roast dinner for us all!! That roll top bath & amazing shower was a huge added bonus too.   The wonderful & kind owners have thought of EVERYTHING. From the many towels & beautifully fresh bedding, games in every room, torches in the drawers, lanterns for the garden to the little treats left for us on arrival. The open fires kept the house super cosy & the Christmas decorations were a beautiful touch. The hot tub was amazing & the kids loved the trampoline & garden games in which they stayed clean, even in the rain, due to the very much appreciated astro turf. You should absolutely book here, you will not be disappointed :)

    Reviewed by DenaDec 2018

  • "We stayed at Ty Ffarm for a long weekend at the end off November to visit Cardiff."

    The location of the property is beautiful; it’s set at the top of a hill, and the resulting views are lovely. The property itself is large, luxurious and spotlessly clean with everything you need for a break. We made good use of the hot tub, and spent a couple of very pleasant evenings playing board games in front of the fire. A fantastic short break: we’ll be looking to book again soon.

    Reviewed by NathanNov 2018

  • "We had a large party of 3 couples all with children and nobody was disappointed."

    The house far exceeded our expectations, it was modern, clean, had everything we needed and the space was much bigger than the pictures on the internet show, all in a peaceful location with amazing views. The owners were brilliant with communication and even helped us to find local firework displays for us to visit with the children. We would certainly recommend this property for anyone looking to book a holiday home for a larger group! Amazing value!

    Reviewed by MelNov 2018

  • "Amazing experience from start to finish!"

    Booking was quick and easy. As for the cottage.... Wow! A perfect piece of paradise. The stunning cottage was huge, designed and finished to the highest spec and had every extra and home comfort you could need and more. The hot tub was a wonderful extra and there was so much for both adults and children to do. The owners added extra treats which were a lovely surprise. I cannot recommend this place high enough. We are already looking forward to booking our next trip. 5*

    Reviewed by SoniaOct 2018

  • "I can't write enough words to describe how beautiful and well equipped this house was."

    The house itself was lovely with decent sized bedrooms (with very comfy beds), 3 well sized modern bathrooms, lovely living rooms (with gorgeous fires) and a fantastic kitchen. The outside was well equipped and the hot tub was lovely, fake grass for all year entertainment with added lawn games and the view was unreal! The kitchen was very well equipped and we found that the extra tools that we usually bring were not needed at all. Decent sized pans, sharp knifes, plenty of other utensils, frying pans and a wok. Appliances were all new and worked well and there was 2 fridges. On top of all of this, the hosts were fantastic and we didn't even see them!

    Reviewed by BenOct 2018

  • "The cottage was of the highest quality."

    There is all ages catered for plenty for the children to do and very well thought out layout of the whole cottage. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by MichelleOct 2018

  • "The house is thoughfullyand carefully constructed."

    Easy to stay in. The garden was adored by the kids. Lots of games to keep them entertained.

    Reviewed by LizSep 2018

  • "This well equipped cottage in the glorious rolling countryside was exactly what I needed."

    A lovely relaxing time for me and my partner whilst taking in the lovely scenery. Any couples wanting to get away from a loud city, this is the perfect place for you!!

    Reviewed by JamieSep 2018

  • "Beautiful, well presented, newly renovated farmhouse, spotlessly clean, fixtures and fittings perfect, all new mod cons with beautiful original features (and an added bonus of goodies on arrival)."

    Owners communication was fabulous....lovely warm couple! Speedy responses to any queries we had too. Hot tub absolutely perfect, especially after our mountain walks (30ish mins away) and beach days (went to 4 different ones, all 40ish mins away) Rural views were spectacular. Comfy beds and sofas. A brilliant array of books and toys for the kids..no one was bored of an evening!! Adults in the tub, wine in hand, kids playing on the trampoline...bliss!! This place is honestly the best we've stayed at through Sykes and we really didn't want to leave!! Highly recommend!

    Reviewed by LisaAug 2018

  • "We stayed in Aug with 3 teenage boys 4 adults, one of whom uses a wheelchair."

    Owners are fantastic, genuine people who find the balance between help and privacy perfectly. House is immaculate and we'll thought through. Location is great with great views and a real sense of being away from everything. The outdoor space is perfect for families and my loud boys could make as much noise without disturbing anyone. Great find.

    Reviewed by RobAug 2018

  • "Wonderful house ."

    ..beautifully decorated clean ...great garden and hot tub...great toys and books for kids In short ...no detail was forgotten

    Reviewed by PearlJul 2018

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The property

A 16th Century farmhouse, Ty Ffarm at Gellilwch has been lovingly converted into a spacious and luxurious holiday home, offering the ultimate ‘croeso’ to Wales.

With breathtaking views across the South Wales valleys, Ty Ffarm sits peacefully in the countryside above the market town of Pontypridd and just a 20 minute drive from the capital city, Cardiff.

It is ideally located for exploring everything South Wales has to offer with excellent restaurants, pubs, shops and attractions just a short drive away.

The stunning property maintains many of its original features, including a large ‘inglenook’ and fireplaces, combining modern designs and amenities with all the charm of a traditional Welsh farmhouse.

The beautifully designed kitchen/diner is the heart of the farmhouse, centred by a large handmade timber dining table, fireplace with wood-burning stove and contemporary lighting.

The kitchen area is ideal for hosting parties or dinners with family and friends and the farmhouse’s original walk-in cold room, perfect for chilling drinks and food also has an additional fridge/freezer.

It comes equipped with everything you need for a party of 10-12 people.

Also downstairs are two large sitting rooms to relax and unwind in - one is a charming traditional Welsh farmhouse inglenook room with a magnificent woodburner and the other a modern stylish lounge .

Both have ample comfortable seating with TVs and DVD players, as well as a selection of books and games, which can be tailored to suit any age.

Ty Ffarm is ideal for those with a love of the great outdoors and features a ground floor ‘boot room’ with sink, perfect for storing coats and wellies or cleaning up after long walks in the countryside.

It also provides secure indoor storage for mountain bikes and cycles.

There is also a stylish ground floor family shower room and toilet.

Upstairs, this impressive property boasts five individually- decorated luxury bedrooms including a twin room, two double bedrooms, a bunk-bed room (with an adult-size bunk bed) and a gorgeous master double bedroom with en-suite shower room and unrivalled views across the countryside.

The centrepiece of the stunning family bathroom, found on the first floor, is its luxurious free-standing roll-top bath and spacious separate walk-in shower.

With exposed stonework together with its crystal chandelier and stylish tiling, the spacious bathroom is a wonderful mix of traditional and modern design. Ty Ffarm is just as impressive on the outside too.

Not only does it offer a pretty front garden and lawn area, it boasts a huge patio with a high quality 100 square metre artificial lawn to the back of the property with spectacular views across the stunning Welsh hills.

Here you will find a six-person hot tub, an outside WC, a family BBQ, a large wooden dining table, seating and parasol, a ten-foot trampoline for children and outdoor games to entertain all ages.

Ty Ffarm is located right in the heart of the Welsh countryside making it ideal for walking, cycling or bird-watching.

The farmhouse is just 12 miles from BikePark Wales, the UK's premier mountain bike park The Brecon Beacons National Park is easily accessible for further outdoor adventures.

The centre of Pontypridd, famous as the hometown of Sir Tom Jones, is less than two miles away, offering award-winning pubs and restaurants, shops, a museum, parks and Ynysangharad Park, which is home to the historic National Lido of Wales ‘Lido Ponty’, offering three heated outdoor swimming pools and an adventure play area.

The famous Rhondda Heritage Park is also nearby.

A must-visit is Wales’ thriving capital city Cardiff - just a short drive or train journey away.

With some of Europe’s best shopping, including its famous independent arcades, traditional pubs and cocktail bars, theatres, international restaurants and top attractions, including The Principality Stadium and the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay, there is something for everyone.

Ty Ffarm is the perfect base whether you want a quiet and scenic break in the countryside with friends and family, or a busy action-packed holiday exploring the very best South Wales has to offer.

Summary

  • Five bedrooms: 3 x double (1 with en-suite shower, basin and WC), 1 X twin (zip-lock for conversion to double if requested), 1 x bunk room (with adult size bunks)
  • Sofa bed in front lounge (suitable for 2 additional guests increasing sleeping capacity to 12, if required)
  • Family bathroom with roll-top bath and hand held shower, large walk-in separate shower, basin and WC
  • Downstairs shower room, basin and WC
  • External patio cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Fully-equipped kitchen/diner with wood burning stove
  • Cold room off kitchen with additional fridge / freezer, washer/dryer and larder
  • Boot room at rear with sink
  • Lounge with inglenook and wood burning stove
  • Front lounge with electric fire
  • Front porch.
  • Oil central heating, 2 x wood burning stoves, electric fire
  • Electric double oven with induction hob, microwave, under-counter fridge, separate fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher
  • 2 TVs and DVD players, WIFI, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack included in rent
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available on request
  • Ample off-road parking on private farmyard
  • High quality artificial lawn and patio with furniture, BBQ, 6 seater hot tub, trampoline and outdoor games
  • Sorry no pets, no smoking
  • Town centre with restaurants, pubs and shops 1.5 miles
  • Country pubs nearby

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About the location

PONTYPRIDD

Cardiff 12 miles

Locally known as Ponty, Pontypridd is the county town of Rhondda Cynon Taf in South Wales. It has been heavily involved in the heritage of Wales - it was the birthplace of the writers of Wales' famous national anthem, Mae Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau, and legendary singer Tom Jones was also born here. The busy market town of Pontypridd is home to award-winning pubs and restaurants and is the proud home of the National Lido of Wales in Ynysangharad Park, which also features an adventure playground and regular funfairs. As well as a golf course, Pontypridd offers a local history museum and the dramatic Old Bridge, which welcomes you to the town. Cardiff, the capital city of Wales, is just 12 miles away. Dominated by its spectacular castle, the lively city is home to some of the best shopping in Europe, fantastic nightlife and Wales’ top attractions including the Principality Stadium and the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay. Other nearby tourist spots include Brecon (31 miles away) and the Brecon Beacons National Park, Caerphilly, Bridgend, Barry Island and Ogmore.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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