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Ysgubor Newydd

Machynlleth - Mid Wales and Brecon Beacons

Character cottage for 4 offering welcoming accommodation in Machynlleth, a lovely Mid Wales market town. Walking distance to restaurants, cafes & unique shops.
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi internet
197758
£418 - £627 per week *

Description

Walking distance to all amenities including great restaurants, cafes and unique shops, this character cottage offers welcoming accommodation in Machynlleth, a small market town in the beautiful Dyfi Valley. The area is part of the Dyfi Biosphere as recognised by UNESCO and is also the southern gateway to Snowdonia National Park. Ysgubor Newydd is a rare example of an urban medieval dwelling and an ideal base to enjoy this Ancient Capital of Wales. Central to north, mid and south Wales with great public transport links in all directions.

Ground Floor

This character accommodation in Machynlleth welcomes you with a large hallway that leads to the living area upstairs and both bedrooms and bathroom on the ground floor.

Bedroom 1 - Double bed with bedside cabinets and lamps. Clothes rail and chest of drawers.

Bedroom 2 - Twin bedroom including two full size single beds. Bedside cabinets with lamps and a large wardrobe with drawers. Feature inglenook (decorative only).

Bathroom - Bath with shower over, WC, wash basin and heated towel rail.

Upstairs

Spacious open plan room utilising the whole top floor of the cottage for upstairs living.

Kitchen area - Dishwasher, washing machine / dryer, microwave and kettle, fridge, freezer, gas hob and electric oven.

Dining area - Dining table for up to 6 guests.

Lounge area - 2 comfortable sofas in front of an electric fire with flame effect and reading lamps. TV and Blue Ray / DVD player.

Outside

Located down a quiet side-street (single lane), the cottage is within walking distance of everything that Machynlleth has to offer. This includes the Plas grounds which includes decorative gardens, picnic areas, a children play area and lovely walks.

There is also a cafe / delicatessen just round the corner from the cottage and plenty of other cafes, tea rooms, restaurants and welcoming pubs dotted around town.

Additional Information

  • Welcome pack on arrival includes tea and coffee, milk and sugar, a cake and bottle of wine
  • Heating and electricity included
  • Bed linen, hand and bath towels provided
  • 1 hairdryer provided
  • Wifi available
  • Cot, high chair and stairgates (top and bottom) available on request. Please bring your own cot linen.
  • 1 pet welcome for free
  • Free parking next to cottage 6pm – 8am, other times at car park behind Moma Machynlleth (200yds from the cottage) - also free parking.
  • 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.
  • Other items provided include...
    • Kitchen: kitchen roll, washing up liquid/dishwasher tabs, new dishcloths and/or scourers, tin foil and cling film.
    • Bathroom: hand soap and 2 toilet rolls per toilet.
    • General cleaning products: bleach, shower cleaner, anti bacterial spray etc.

Features

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi internet
  • Saturday changeover
  • 10 Miles from a beach
  • 0.1 Mile from a pub
  • 0.1 Mile from a shop
  • Ground floor bath/shower room
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • No freezer
  • No smoking
  • Towels provided
  • No tumble dryer
  • No washing machine
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Stairgate available
  • No travel cot available

Prices

Date Range 7 night price * 3 night price *
28 Oct 17 - 23 Dec 17 £418 £314
23 Dec 17 - 6 Jan 18 £627 £470
6 Jan 18 - 10 Feb 18 £418 £314
10 Feb 18 - 24 Feb 18 £444 £333
24 Feb 18 - 24 Mar 18 £418 £314
24 Mar 18 - 14 Apr 18 £517 £388
14 Apr 18 - 5 May 18 £418 £314
5 May 18 - 12 May 18 £522 £392
12 May 18 - 26 May 18 £444 £333
26 May 18 - 2 Jun 18 £627 £470
2 Jun 18 - 23 Jun 18 £470 £353
23 Jun 18 - 21 Jul 18 £496 £372
21 Jul 18 - 1 Sep 18 £627 £470
1 Sep 18 - 15 Sep 18 £496 £372
15 Sep 18 - 20 Oct 18 £444 £333
20 Oct 18 - 3 Nov 18 £496 £372
3 Nov 18 - 22 Dec 18 £418 £314
22 Dec 18 - 6 Jan 19 £627 £470

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

Reviews

Excellent. Brilliant location and very well equipped. Was all very easy and went according to plan. Machynclleth was a great base to get back to at the end of an action packed day. The White Lion was good for food. The Red Lion good for a drink. China garden was good for takeaway. The co-op good for shopping. All with walking distance of the property.Katie and Family from Cumbria - 6th August 2017
An interesting property to stay at with a lovely open plan living area which was great for hanging out in. Well thought out and equipped for visitors. Very helpful local point of contact. Welcoming townsfolk.
Recommendations: Wednesday market has good quality produce. Beautiful beach at Aberdovey. See ospreys at Osprey Project. Precipice Walk near Dolgellau is a good walk for all, including middle-aged greyhounds, with superb scenery.Fiona from St Albans - 2nd August 2017
Preliminary stages of searching for a property to buy. This was an ideal pace to stay as a central base for trips as far north as Porthmadog and as far south as Lampeter. All was perfect despite our last minute booking.
Tips: Pick a place like Devils Bridge and trust your SatNav to take you there via some amazing countryside as long as you don't mind steep and narrow roads.Alan from Suffolk - 22nd October 2016

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Local Area

This self catering accommodation in Machynlleth is located down a quiet side-street, within walking distance of the town's full range of amenities. Machynlleth is a beautiful market town in Mid Wales and is also the proud Ancient Capital of Wales, with Owain Glyndwr's Old Parliament House still standing and now home to an exhibition about the story of the heroic 'Last Prince of Wales'.

Machynlleth is also home to the Museum of Modern Art Wales and the oldest street market in Britain every Wednesday. There are plenty of lovely little cafes and unique shops on your doorstep as well as two supermarkets and a number of good restaurants. Some of the recommended restaurants include Number 21 and Wynnstay in Machynlleth, Black Lion in Derwenlas (2 miles) and Glanyrafon in Pennal (4 miles). You will also find all the other conveniences in Machynlleth including banks, garages and a number of takeaways and welcoming pubs such as the Llew Gwyn (White Lion).

Some of the main attractions from your accommodation in Machynlleth include the sandy beaches at Aberdyfi (10 miles) and Ynys Las (12 miles) at opposite ends of the estuary, Talyllyn Railway and the RSPB Reserve and Dyfi Osprey Project at Ynyshir. The area also enjoys UNESCO status as the 'Dyfi Biosphere' and provides the southern gateway to Snowdonia National Park.

Other popular days out include the Centre for Alternative Technology, King Arthur's Labyrinth and Corris Mines, just a few miles north. To the south, you have the coastal university town of Aberystwyth, home to the largest arts centre in Wales, a steam railway, cinema, the National Library of Wales and a wide range of amenities and shops. With such a central location, a holiday in Machynlleth means that the whole of Wales is within travelling distance and the number of recommended days out are endless.

Walking

  • Roman Steps leading to Bryn Glas and Llyn Glanmerin (lake) - circular route that starts from the Plas in Machynlleth. 0.1 mile
  • Glyndwr's Way - a long distance footpath in Mid Wales that was granted National Trail status in the year 2000. Join the path in town, opposite the Parliament House - 0.2 mile.
  • 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 on the doorstep in Machynlleth - 0.3 mile.
  • Cadair Idris (mountain) – 3 main routes starting from Abergynolwyn (12 miles), Dolgellau (16 miles) and Minffordd (18 miles).
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  • Lon Las Cymru (the cycle route that connects North and South Wales) goes past your accommodation in Machynlleth. 0 miles
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  • The Mawddach Trail – Suitable for all ages. Perfect for cycling, walking and for wheelchair users. Dolgellau (16 miles) to Barmouth.
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  • River Dyfi offers excellent fishing and is famous for its brown trout, salmon and sea trout. 0.3 mile
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