This stunning, pet-friendly retreat is set in a beautiful rural location, surrounded by rolling fields and wildlife. 1 mile from the pretty little village of Llanrhaeadr ym Mochnant with its own cafe, good quality butchers, post office, grocery stores and good selection of pubs. Nearby is Pistyll Rhaeadr, the largest waterfall in Wales and the tallest in the UK, hidden away in an enchanting area in the Berwyn Mountains.
Fully fitted kitchen/diner with full length balcony, oak floorboards and energy efficient oven/hob and appliances. Worktops are made from recycled glass bottles.
Living room with oak flooring, superior 3 seater sofa bed and lounge chair. Freeview TV, DVD and a wide selection of reference books for the local area. The balcony stretches almost the full width of the living room, framing the panorama of the Berwyns to perfection.
The hallway leads to the Wet Room which has a walk in shower, sink and toilet. Grab rails are fitted. The room is tiled with non slip floor tiles and attractive wall tiles. There is a lit shaving mirror.
Double bedroom with dressing table and mirror, drawers and wardrobe hanging space. Oak floorboards and a large panoramic window.
The crog loft is a twin bedded loft room with Skylight. Selection of reading books, board games and jigsaws. Eco Cork flooring. Restricted headroom - most suitable for children.
The garden is opposite the cottage and attracts numerous birds, butterflies, dragonflies, frogs etc. There are 2 benches available made from reclaimed wood. There are also 2 paddocks available for you to walk around, with benches at various scenic locations. In all there are over 2 acres of land, totally surrounded by open countryside.
- Welcome pack with local Welsh produce on arrival, including sausages, bacon, eggs, bread, butter, milk Bara Brith, tea, coffee and sugar.
- Bed linen, hand and bath towels included
- Central heating and electricity included
- Cot and high chair provided on request. Please bring your own cot linen.
- Faith in Nature toiletries provided. This includes shower gels, conditioner, shampoo, soap, washing up liquid and cleaning products.
- Up to 2 dogs welcome
- No smoking inside the cottage
- Private, off road parking
- Bike hire available - can be delivered to the cottage on request.
- This property has a £150 good housekeeping refundable bond, which is payable to Best of Wales along with the balance of your holiday. Alternatively, you can waiver this bond by paying a non-refundable fee of £5 per person instead.
Information for Disabled and Less Abled People
- The ground floor of the property is accessible, kitchen, wetroom. lounge and bedroom
- There is parking and the walking surface is concrete
- Two steps approx 9 inches high at the entrance. There is a ramp and please specify that is required when booking
- Door handles are at an accessible level and taps are levered
- There is space under the dining table for a wheelchair
- The wetroom is accessible for a wheelchair
- The wheelchair fits to the left of the bed
- Shower chair is available plus shower and toilet grab rails
- The toilet is raised
- Hyperdermic needles and incontinence pads can be disposed of
- Assistance dogs are welcome
Mobility equipment can also be hired locally
- Sleeps 4
- 2 Bedrooms
- 1 Double bed
- 2 Single beds
- 1 Sofa bed
- 1 Bathroom
- Accepts 2 pets
- Enclosed garden or courtyard
- Friday changeover
- 45 Miles from a beach
- 1 Mile from a pub
- 1 Mile from a shop
- Ground floor bath/shower room
- Ground floor bedroom
- Disabled Friendly
- Private parking
- Bed linen provided
- No freezer
- No smoking
- Towels provided
- No tumble dryer
- No washing machine
- Cot available
- Highchair available
- No travel cot available
Absolutely lovely place with outstanding views. The local waterfall is a must. It's nearly a perfect spot and can't be faulted.Couple from Lancashire - 28th May 2016
It was utterly delightful.
A beautiful location, wonderful views, spectacular wildlife... The owner was lovely and could not be more helpful and accommodating. The location was very dog-friendly and our two boxers had a whale of a time. The whole experience was a complete tonic. Didn't really stay long enough to fully explore the area but it is generally very scenic and there is lots to do and see. Lake Vyrnwy is a must for bid-watching and we also explored the Pontcysyllte aquaduct, which was pretty amazingBeth from Leicester - 10th April 2016
Beautiful property with stunning views of the county side, felt like home, the hosts made us feel very welcome! Will definitely be returning! Plenty of room for parking (we took two landrovers.Lauren - 24th February 2016
Fabulous- loved itCouple from Lancashire - 18th January 2016
Relaxing and comfortable
Enjoy the hiking with the mountains and valleys on the doorstep.Walkers from Herts - 6th January 2016
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Llety'r Dylluan Wen is a stunning holiday cottage set on the very edge of the Tanat Valley 1 mile from the village of Llanrhaeadr ym Mochnant in Mid Wales, surrounded by rolling fields and wildlife. The nearest towns are Llanfyllin (6 miles) and, just over the border, Oswestry (15 miles).
Llanrhaeadr ym Mochnant is a quaint village set in the heart of the Tanat Valley mid Wales. It is home to Pistyll Rhaeadr, the largest waterfall in Wales and the UK’s tallest single drop waterfall at 240ft (80m) high. Hidden away in an enchanting area in the Berwyn Mountains, there is a tea shop at the bottom of it and many walkers return year after year to climb up the waterfall. With its beauty changing season after season it is a favourite of walkers and locals alike.
The village itself has a café, good quality Butchers shop, post office, grocery stores and a good selection of pubs to choose from. Llanrhaeadr also found fame in 1995 when scenes from 'The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain', starring Hugh Grant, was filmed in the village.
This unspoilt and relatively undiscovered part of Mid Wales is the perfect base for enjoying nature at its very best. Walking, cycling, bird watching, National Trust properties and historic towns are all frequently enjoyed. Please note that bikes can be hired locally and delivered to the cottage door is you wish.
The nearby Berwyn hills are a beautiful Mountain range in Wales and are ideal for those who like to walk high level moorland walks. The Berwyn Ridge walk is easily accessed from Owl Barn Retreat and on clear days offers the most amazing views across Wales, the Shropshire borders and across Snowdonia. The climbs are suitable for a range of levels.
Situated on the edge of Snowdonia, Lake Vyrnwy is a beautiful lake hidden amongst the surrounding valleys, 9 miles from Barn Owl Retreat.
There is an RSPB visitors centre based at Lake Vyrnwy offering an opportunity to go into the viewing hides to watch the many different types of birds that are attracted to this area. It is a beautiful place to visit. You should be able to see and hear pied flycatchers and redstarts, while dippers nest by the lake and rocky streams, great crested grebes and goosanders bob on the water, and above you, ravens, buzzards and perhaps a peregrine soar in the skies.