This 1st floor self-catering apartment looks out over the lake and is the ideal peace to relax and unwind. Located on a small complex that includes a swimming pool, sauna, tennis courts, play park, putting green and a games room, with a small number of cottages sharing the facilities, this is a tranquil getaway and is not a busy or a noisy resort-type complex. The spectacular natural landscape gives a feeling of space and natural beauty.
Sleeps 4 (plus an extra 2 on sofa bed, if required)
Open plan lounge, kitchen and diner with table and chairs for 4.
Fully equipped kitchen with electric oven and hob, fridge, toaster, dishwasher, microwave, and kettle.
Lounge with TV, chess and games table, comfy chairs, and a sofa bed to sleep an additional 2 guests if required.
Bedroom 1 - Master bedroom with double bed.
Bedroom 2 - Twin bedroom
Ensite bathroom – Shower unit with basin and WC
Master Bathroom - bath, shower over bath, wc and basin.
Acres of land to enjoy and explore, including fishing lake, tennis courts and putting green.
Games room (shared) includes pool table, table tennis, games console, dvd's, books and a dart board.
- Welcome pack on arrival includes tea, coffee, sugar, milk and biscuits.
- Property accessed via 1 flight of stairs.
- Bed linen and towels provided.
- Iron & ironing board available.
- Electricity & heating included.
- High chair and travel cot available, please request when booking. Please bring your own bed linen for the cot.
- No wifi in cottage but wifi is available in the shared games / reading area.
- There is a reception on the complex that is open until 5pm daily.
- Mobile phone signal is weak, and some networks have no signal at all. There is a landline on site in case of emergencies.
- The following items are also provided at the cottage for your stay… Kitchen: salt and pepper, kitchen roll, washing up liquid/dishwasher tabs, new dishcloths and scourers, tin foil, and cling film. Bathroom: liquid hand soap and 2 toilet rolls per toilet. General cleaning products: bleach, shower cleaner, anti-bacterial spray etc.
- Swimming pool is open between 9am and 7pm each day.
- Asda delivers to the cottage and there are also plenty of local suppliers in the nearby town of Builth Wells
- No smoking inside and no pets.
- Sleeps 6
- 2 Bedrooms
- 1 Double bed
- 2 Single beds
- 2 Bathrooms
- Sorry, no pets allowed
- Saturday changeover
- 44 Miles from a beach
- 2 Miles from a pub
- 5 Miles from a shop
- Private parking
- Bed linen provided
- No freezer
- Games room
- No smoking
- Towels provided
- No tumble dryer
- No washing machine
- Highchair available
- Travel cot available
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Glas y Dorlan - Kingfisher is a self-catering apartment set on a small complex of several apartments in a secluded valley surrounded by mountains, with a fishing lake, pitch, and putt green, swimming pool, tennis court and a games room on site. The Chwefri river runs through the valley and is a tributary of the Wye , a famous salmon river. The nearest country pub The Red Lion is 1.8 miles away; the Trout Inn in Beulah is also worth a visit.
Builth Wells, the home of the Royal Welsh Show and Winter Fair is 10 miles away, whilst the spa town of Llandrindod Wells is only 10 miles to the east. The A470 offers convenient access to Cardiff and the rest of South Wales; the location is also easily accessible from Hereford, Worcester, and the Midlands.
There are many walks nearby to suit all levels, including many treks and trails in the Elan Valley. Bird watching is also very popular in the area with red kites overhead, and kingfishers, to be seen swooping across the lake. For families, in addition to the swimming pool, tennis court and other facilities on site, there is the Quakers indoor play centre nearby in Newbridge on Wye.
Builth Wells Golf Club is a great course for all levels and is laid out in splendid surroundings. 10 miles. Llandrindod Wells Golf club is 5800 yards in length and a par 69 overlooking the town. 10 miles.
Visit the Red Kite Feeding Centre in Rhayader and learn all about these magnificent birds and watch them swoop overhead. 12 miles.
Trekking and rides available in via the Lion Royal Hotel , with many different routes in the Elan Valley and surrounding countryside. 12 miles
A wide variety of walks nearby and in the Elan Valley and Brecon Beacons. Chwefri Valley Walk passes yards away 0.01 miles
Great road cycling on quiet country lanes and the National Cycle Route 8 runs through the valley. 0.1 miles.
The Rhayader round Mountain Biking trails suit all levels and distances including 2 of the best downhill MTB trails in the UK. 12 miles.
Fishing lake on site includes rudd and brown trout, fly or course is all catch and release. 0.1 miles.
The River Wye is popular as a navigable river with canoeists. Llangorse Lake, Pontsticill Reservoir (Merthyr Tydfil Sailing Club)
Major Events in the area include:
Royal Welsh Show
The Royal Welsh Show is one of the most prestigious events of its type in Europe, and brings together the farming industry and rural community in a celebration of the best of British agriculture, with a unique and very special Welsh flavour. Be part of this exciting summer event at The Showground at Llanelwedd, Builth Wells. A real family event!
Other major events at the Showground include the Winter Fair and the Small Holders & Garden Festival.
The Guardian Hay Festival
The Hay Festival is an international festival that celebrates great writing in every medium in Britain and around the world.