Yr Hen Efail
Yr Hen Efail holiday cottage, Mid Wales is conveniently located in the village of Furnace, 6 miles south of Machynlleth: the ancient capital of Wales and 12 miles north of Aberystwyth. Both towns have supermarkets and a wide range of shops, pubs, restaurants and other amenities. There is an award winning restaurant less than 1 mile from the cottage, another traditional country pub with fine food 4 miles away and the nearest convenience store Is also 4 miles.
This large, quirky holiday cottage, Mid Wales offers a very central base to explore this magnificent part of Wales. Close by are the furnace falls, Ynys Hir Nature reserve (featured on BBC Spring watch programme), the Dyfi estuary and the scenic Artists Valley.
The thriving market town of Machynlleth has many historical landmarks and also hosts the oldest street market in Britain every Wednesday with many fresh produce and interesting stalls. The coastal town of Aberystwyth with its stunning beach and promenade is a very popular and lively university town. The famous Aberdyfi town with its picturesque, sandy beach is also within a half hour drive of Yr Hen Efail holiday cottage, Mid Wales, with coastal beautiful views along the way.
One of Ceredigion’s longest and most golden beaches ‘Borth’ is located only 6 miles away from the cottage and the beach stretches 2 miles over to Ynyslas where you will find the Dyfi National Nature reserve and the Dyfi Osprey Project. Mid Wales coast is also home to the dolphins and seals of Cardigan Bay that frolic freely in the blue surf and can be seen clearly during the summer months.
Everything is within easy reach to this quirky holiday cottage, Mid Wales and you will definitely have something to suit everyone: historic towns, seaside resorts, magnificent castles, narrow gauge railways, museums and various other leisure facilities. A whole host of places to visit and things to do for the entire family available throughout the year.
Beautiful beaches at Borth and Ynys Las (6 miles), with the popular seaside town of Aberystwyth 12 miles away.
Glyndwr's Way is a long distance footpath in Mid Wales that was granted National Trail status in the year 2000. Maps and guides can be obtained at the Tourist Information Centre in Machynlleth. 6 miles.
Dyfi Valley Way follows the River Dyfi from the estuary in Aberdyfi to the source at the summit of Aran Fawddwy and back down along the south side of the river via Machynlleth and down to Borth. Maps and guides can be obtained at the Tourist Information Centre in Machynlleth. 6 miles.
Coastal Path from Borth to Aberystwyth. 6 miles.
Dyfi Mountain Biking – Bike hire available at The Holy Trail shop in Machynlleth. All routes start from Machynlleth. 5 miles
Nant yr Arian Mountain Biking Centre - one of the premier Mountain Biking centres in Wales. 18 miles
Watersports in Aberdyfi includes sailing, sail boarding, rowing, canoeing, fishing and boat trips. 17 miles
River Dyfi offers excellent fishing and is famous for its brown trout, salmon and sea trout. 5 miles
Machynlleth Golf Club – 9 hole golf course. 6 miles
Borth Golf Club – 18 hole golf course. 6 miles
Aberystwyth Golf Club - 18 hole golf course. 12 miles
This large, quirky holiday cottage, Mid Wales provides a fabulous and convenient base to explore this magnificent part of Wales. Yr Hen Efail (the old smithy) is a grade II listed building situated in the village of Furnace, 6 miles from Machynlleth, the ancient capital of Wales and 12 miles from Aberystwyth, a popular and lively university town on the Mid Wales coast. Close by are the furnace falls, Ynys Hir Nature reserve (featured on BBC Spring watch programme), the Dyfi estuary and beaches, and the scenic Artists Valley.
Kitchen (fully equipped) and breakfast room with traditional stone walls. Oak and aubergine kitchen units incorporating a halogen hub, double oven, microwave, dishwasher, and a unique pine table with chairs.
There is access from the kitchen to the front patio area. In the other direction is a utility hallway with American style fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and coat/shoe space.
Extremely spacious lounge / dining room at this quirky holiday cottage, Mid Wales, with high open beamed ceilings and a stone fireplace with a gas woodburner stove. It is furnished with a dining table and eight chairs, a large corner sofa and a separate leather three seater sofa and coffee table. 42” TV with DVD player a selection of DVD’S, a CD Player and IPOd docking station.
Bathroom with bath, WC and hand basin.
Shower room with shower cubicle, wc and hand basin.
Bedroom 1 – Family bedroom (double bed and single bed). Along with the beds a large wardrobe, pine box, mirror, bedside tables and lamp.
Bedroom 2 – 2 single beds, bedside table and lamp, dressing table and wardrobe.
Bedroom 3 – 1 double bed, bedside tables, wadrobe, dressing table and mirror.
Bedroom 4 – 1 king size bed and large single (3/4 bed), suitable for one individual. With exposed timber beams it includes a built in wardrobe, dressing table and chair, antique folding table, bedside table and lamps.
Yr Hen Efail holiday cottage, Mid Wales has two patio areas. One is located at the front of the property in a three sided sunny courtyard. Also at the back of the property is another patio area in a sunny position. Garden furniture/facilities include tables, chairs, sun loungers and a gas barbeque.
Bed linen, hand and bath towels included
Heating and electricity included
Cot and high chair provided. Please bring your own bedding.
A selection of Toys and Games provided
No pets or smoking.
Plenty of private parking space.
Short breaks available at this quirky holiday cottage, Mid Wales at certain times during the year. Further details under 'Prices'.
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