This large farmhouse is set in a gorgeous countryside location, 2 miles above the little town of Llanfair Caereinion which has all the necessary amenities including shops, pubs, banks and even a steam train. The busy market town of Welshpool is also within 7 miles, offering many attractions including castles and a canal to take you back to a bygone era.
Take the short drive to the stunning lake Vyrnwy, where you can try your hand at watersports and cycling or enjoy a leisurely walk and good lunch. Golf and fishing are popular in this part of Wales, too, with plenty of golf courses and a coarse fishing lake.
If you’re after castles and culture, Mid Wales has both in spades. Nearby Dolforwyn Castle, for example, was the last castle to be built by Llewelwyn (the Last Prince of Wales), between 1273 and 1277. Powis Castle, which started life as a medieval fortress, is a must, especially for its beautiful gardens and collection of paintings, sculpture, furniture and tapestries.
Portmeirion and the Mountains of Snowdonia offer great days out whilst pony trekking and quad trekking are available locally. Other popular attractions include Llanrhaeadr Waterfall (the tallest in the UK), the Centre for Alternative Technology and King Arthur's Labyrinth.
Glyndwr's Way is a long distance footpath in Mid Wales that was granted National Trail status in the year 2000. Join the path in Welshpool (7 miles) / Meifod (8 miles).
Severn Way – Gentle 12 mile route along the Montgomery Canal towpath from Welshpool (7 miles) to Newtown.
Offa’s Dyke Path – National Trail (177 miles in total) following the Welsh/English border. Nearest section starts at Buttington Bridge, 11 miles away.
River Banwy – Llanfair Caereinion. ½ a mile of fishing down stream from town bridge. 2 miles
Bluebell Park – Llanerfyl. 1 acre lake with platform fishing. 6 miles
Lake Vyrnwy – Wild brown, stocked brown and rainbow trout. 17 miles
Find out more about Fishing in the Welshpool area
Welshpool Golf Club – 18 hole golf course. 4 miles
Bike hire is available on site and can be arranged with owners after arrival.
Llanfair Caereinion to Castle Caereinion. 10 mile cycle route following the steam railway towards Welshpool so you could even return on the train. Quite a hilly route - excellent views. Join the route 1 mile away.
Lake Vyrnwy – 12 mile circuit around the scenic Lake Vyrnwy. Suitable for the whole family. 17 miles
Lletty Mawr Trekking Centre – Llangadfan. Call 01938 820646 for info. 10 miles
Mill Pony Trekking Centre – Pony trekking and horse riding for all abilities. 10 miles
Lake Vyrnwy – Canoeing, kayaking, sailing and windsurfing - suitable for the whole family. 17 miles.
A lovely farmhouse in Mid Wales with a Hot Tub in the garden - perfect for larger families, groups of friends and reunions. Built in 1676, the farmhouse takes you back in time as you enter the large hall way, with its oak stairs and beams enticing you in. The large lounge with its Inglenook fireplace greets you warmly. Relax as you hear the fire crackling as you laze in the comfortable arm chairs listening to some music on the stereo system.
With The Grandfather Clock ticking in the corner, build up the log fire in the dining room and open the red wine to breath. Lunch is going to take a long time. With seating for up to 10 guests it makes it ideal for a party. The large lounge also includes stereo/CD, DVD, Wide Screen T.V. and Sky+ T.V.
Fully equipped kitchen includes a dishwasher, deep freeze, washing machine and an Aga.
There are 4 bedrooms upstairs including 2 king sized doubles (master bedroom has ensuite with shower over bath) 1 twin and 1 bunk bedroom. It is possible to put 2 additional single beds in any of the rooms (apart from the bunk bedroom) to sleep up to 10.
The main family bathroom has a large corner bath and there is a large airing cupboard.
The cottage garden includes garden furniture and a deck mounted Hot tub, suitable for up to 7 People. Sip Champagne and enjoy the hydrotherapy jet massage after a hard day's walking.
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