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Y Daflod

Machynlleth - Mid Wales and Brecon Beacons

This self catering Machynlleth cottage offers a countryside retreat for couples. Cosy upstairs living area with a woodburner & balcony with panoramic views.
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
109547
£444 - £601 per week *

Description

Enjoy a relaxing, calming break at Y Daflod - a peaceful countryside retreat for couples. This self catering Machynlleth cottage offers cosy upstairs living with a woodburner and a large balcony with panoramic views. With no road to be seen, this is the perfect place to sit back and absorb the tranquil atmosphere amongst the Mid Wales mountains.

Ground Floor

This lovely converted barn offers a large ensuite bedroom with a king size bed on the ground floor. With a Laura Ashley mattress, mirror and curtains you can expect style and comfort at this self catering Machynlleth cottage. Three windows - two of which frame the panoramic view of the valley below.

En suite shower room with power shower, w.c. and heated towel rails.

Separate, stylish bathroom with Jacuzzi bath and heated towel rails.

Upstairs

Large living room with a lounge area and a kitchen dinner. Spacious room with windows and patio doors overlooking the tranquillity of the valley below and the Snowdonia mountains in the background.

The lounge area includes a Laura Ashley sofa bed and easy chairs where you can relax in front of the woodburner, Sky TV (family pack) and DVD player, a selection of books and amazing scenery.

Large six foot long dining table, next to a modern kitchen with dishwasher, cooker grill and fridge (with small freezer compartment), microwave etc included.

Outside

Large balcony to make the most of the views – the perfect place to enjoy the sun rise over breakfast and alfresco dining in the evenings. Accessed from sitting room on first floor.

Additional Information

  • A slice of a freshly baked cake on arrival
  • Logs provided for the woodburner free of charge, along with fire lighters and a gas lighter for lighting the fire.
  • Bed linen, hand and bath towels and hairdryer provided
  • Iron and ironing board provided
  • The following items are also provided: washing up liquid, dishcloths, a couple of dishwasher tablets and bin bags.
  • Guide books, OS map and binoculars provided
  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets
  • No smoking
  • Plenty of parking space
  • EE & Vodaphone mobile signal at the cottage
  • 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.

Features

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • Friday changeover
  • 10 Miles from a beach
  • 7 Miles from a shop
  • Ground floor bath/shower room
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • On a working farm
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Towels provided
  • No tumble dryer
  • No washing machine
  • No highchair available
  • No stairgate available
  • No travel cot available

Prices

Date Range 7 night price * 3 night price *
8 Dec 17 - 21 Dec 17 £569 £427
21 Dec 17 - 6 Jan 18 £601 £451

* Please note: guide prices are based on the current year's prices and do not include optional items such as pet fees.

Reviews

Peaceful, secluded location, wonderful scenery.
Recommends: No.21 Bistro in MachynllethCouple from Penarth - 15th July 2017
Excellent base for walking and birding holiday. We found pathfinder guide walks were useful.Couple from Bristol - 13th May 2017
Very clean and well presented cottage, felt very homely, thoroughly enjoyed our stay. View is beautiful and absolutely loved the country shops.
Recommends: Shopping and going for walks.Amna from Birmingham - 18th April 2017
Set in a wonderful location, the views are incredible. Excellent accommodation, with a wood burning stove, plenty of logs and immaculate kitchen and living areas. If you like walking, pick up the local Machynlleth and Dolgellau walking books which are excellent guides for getting to know the area. The Quarry Café in Machynlleth is a great place for lunch.Belinda from Huddersfield - 6th December 2016
Very welcoming, friendly and homely with a stunning view and perfect views amd ambience.
Recommends: Snowdonia - Snowdon mountain walk.Couple from Pitsea - 29th August 2016

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Local Area

This self catering Machynlleth cottage is a tastefully converted barn, located on a 500 acres working hill farm. Positioned to make the most of the views, Y Daflod overlooks the hidden valley below, with the mountains of Snowdonia National Park adding to the enchanting scenes along the horizon. The mountain of Esgair Llyn nature reserve (made famous by the well-known welsh folk singer Dafydd Iwan) with its deep purple colours, also stands tall, nearby.

Y Daflod cottage is set in a truly tranquil, unique location with not even another farm in sight. The large balcony offers the perfect setting to enjoy the views as well as some stunning sun rises and sun sets. You can also enjoy the song of the birds and the gliding red kite hovering above.

This self catering Machynlleth cottage is just 6 miles from the town itself – a beautiful market town which is also the Ancient Capital of Wales. Machynlleth offers lovely little cafes, plenty of unique shops, two supermarkets and a number of good restaurants. Some of the recommended restaurants include Number 21 and Wynnstay in Machynlleth, Black Lion in Derwenlas (8 miles) and Glanyrafon in Pennal (10 miles). You will also find all the amenities you need in Machynlleth including banks, garages and a number of takeaways and pubs (including the Wynnstay and White Lion).

Some of the main attractions from this self catering Machynlleth cottage include the sandy beaches at Aberdyfi and Ynys Las (at opposite ends of the Dyfi estuary), Talyllyn Railway and the RSPB Reserve and Ospreys Project at Ynyshir. You also have the glorious mountains of Snowdonia to explore and attractions such as the Centre for Alternative Technology, King Arthur's Labyrinth and Corris Mines.

Walking

Lovely local footpath that can be accessed from the cottage towards the Pumlumon range. 0 miles

Glyndwr's Way - a long distance footpath in Mid Wales that was granted National Trail status in the year 2000. Join the path less than 1 mile from cottage.

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. Join the path in Machynlleth, 6 miles.

Cadair Idris (mountain) – 3 main routes starting from Minffordd (16 miles), Abergynolwyn (19 miles) and Dolgellau (24 miles).

Cycling

Sustrans Way – the Machynlleth to Caersws section can be joined on the Machynlleth - Llanidloes mountain road, less than 2 miles from the cottage.

Dyfi Mountain Biking –All routes start from Machynlleth. 6 miles

The Mawddach Trail – Suitable for all ages. Perfect for cycling, walking and for wheelchair users. Dolgellau (24 miles) to Barmouth.

Coed-y-Brenin Mountain Biking Centre – Suitable routes for all ages. 30 miles

Fishing

River Dyfi offers excellent fishing and is famous for its brown trout, salmon and sea trout. 6 miles

Golf

Machynlleth Golf Club – 9 hole golf course. 6 miles

Aberdyfi Golf Club - 18 hole golf course. 17 miles

Borth Golf Club – 18 hole golf course. 20 miles

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Aberdyfi – Long sandy beach on the northern side of the Dyfi Estuary. Lovely seaside resort with plenty of cafes, shops and restaurants. 17 miles

Ynyslas – Lovely beach on the southern side of the Dyfi Estuary, backed by Sand Dunes. Cafe and parking on the beach. 19 miles

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Clywedog Sailing Club - 6 mile lake, open to all types of non powered watercraft from canoes and sailboards to dinghies, cruisers and keelboats. 10 miles.

Watersports in Aberdyfi includes sailing, sail boarding, rowing, canoeing, fishing and boat trips. 16 miles