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Plas Rhiwlas

Machynlleth - Mid Wales and Brecon Beacons

Beautiful accommodation with hot tub, woodburner and amazing views. Sleeps 10, highly convenient location near Machynlleth & walking distance to village pub.
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi internet
207632
£1093 - £1493 per week *

Description

A beautiful, well presented home - the perfect setting for large families and group get-togethers. Detached accommodation with hot tub facilities, woodburner, an amazing view and set in a highly convenient location. Walking distance to lovely village pub / restaurant, Machynlleth market town (the ancient capital of Wales) and within 10 miles of lovely sandy beaches, Snowdonia and much more.

Ground Floor

Spacious family kitchen with modern units, electric range oven, built in dishwasher, fridge freezer and washing machine. Easy access to decking and outside seating, BBQ area and hot tub.

Dining room with a large oak dining table and chairs for 10 in front of a lovely bay window that makes the most of the glorious views. Library with a selection of books, maps and games for children and adults.

Beautiful, welcoming lounge with another scenic bay window, cosy woodburner and a large 50” TV with freeview and DVD player. 2 leather sofas and a low coffee table, wooden floor with a large rug.

Cloak room - Spacious downstairs toilet.

Upstairs - First Floor

3 double bedrooms all with a wall mounted TV, built in wardrobe, dressing table and stool and a chest of drawers. Towels and locally made Welsh soap also provided in every bedroom.

Bedroom 1 – Large, light and airy bedroom with king size bed, en suite shower room and toilet. Rear garden views.

Bedroom 2 - Large comfortable bedroom with king size bed, en suite shower room and an amazing view down the Dyfi estuary.

Bedroom 3 - Beautiful double bedroom with the same amazing view as bedroom 2.

Family Bathroom - Modern spa bath to relax and unwind with over bath shower, wash basin and WC.

Upstairs - Second Floor

Attic landing - spacious area with children’s toys, table and chairs.

Bedroom 4 & 5 - Two attic rooms, both laid out as twin bedrooms. Please note that these twin beds can also be arranged as king beds on request. Please let us know in advance if this is your preference.

Garden

Surrounded by its own grounds, this beautiful accommodation with hot tub facilities offers the perfect setting to relax and enjoy the stunning estuary views. Decking with garden furniture for up to 10 guests, BBQ area with gas BBQ facilities and a hot tub with a view. Enclosed lawn area with some outdoor toys.

The expansive front garden is beautifully tiered in a way that blends naturally into the amazing landscape beyond. Sitting on the garden bench, you really could believe that the view in front of you is all yours.

Additional Information

  • Welcome homemade cake is provided on arrival with complimentary tea, coffee, sugar, milk, olive oil and dried herbs.
  • Central heating and electricity included
  • Bed linen, hand and bath towels provided
  • 3 hairdryers provided
  • Wifi available
  • Logs for the wood burner and gas for the BBQ provided at no extra cost
  • Fireguard available if you have young children in your group
  • Self catering accommodation with hot tub facilities
  • Travel cot and high chair and stairgate provided. Please bring your own linen for the cot.
  • Dishwasher tablets and basic cleaning equipment provided
  • No pets or smoking
  • Private parking spaces for up to 5 cars
  • Lockable garage available for bike storage
  • Co-op is your local supermarket which caters for all your grocery needs (can deliver)
  • 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 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 King size/super king beds
  • 1 Double bed
  • 2 Zip&link beds
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi internet
  • Hot Tub
  • Saturday changeover
  • 10 Miles from a beach
  • 0.5 Mile from a pub
  • 1.5 Miles from a shop
  • On a working farm
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Towels provided
  • No tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Highchair available
  • Stairgate available
  • Travel cot available

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Local Area

Plas Rhiwlas is a family run home from home situated in the picturesque surroundings of the Dyfi estuary. This large accommodation with hot tub facilities is set within its own private grounds, within walking distance to the lovely village pub / restaurant in Derwenlas. It offers panoramic views that extends naturally from the bottom of your garden.

Set in an elevated position, it is also just 1.5 miles from the vibrant and historic market town of Machynlleth. Known as the Ancient Capital of Wales, it offers an abundance of quirky shops, restaurants, cafés and takeaways along with a range of amenities such a supermarket, garages, banks etc. It is also home to the oldest street market in Britain every Wednesday and MOMA Wales, a showcase of modern Welsh art. A walking / cycling route leads directly from the village of Derwenlas to Machynlleth.

There are plenty of good eating establishments in the area, including Black Lion on your doorstep, the Pizzeria and Bistro Number 21 in Machynlleth and Glan yr Afon and Y Garth in Pennal (6 miles). It is also worth mentioning Sea Breeze restaurant in Aberdyfi (12 miles) and for some fine dining, the Michelin star restaurant at Ynyshir. There are good local pubs as well, including the White Lion in Machynlleth with a range of good ale.

Plas Rhiwlas is close to beautiful beaches, the university town of Aberystwyth and is an ideal location to visit the delights of Snowdownia National Park and the Ceredigion coast. Some of the main attractions nearby include Ynys Hir RSBP Reserve (recently televised ‘Springwatch’ location), the Centre for Alternative Technology and King Arthur’s Labyrinth (an underground adventure). The Dyfi Osprey Project and Tal-y-llyn steam railway also offer good days out and for something totally different; why not venture to Blaenau Ffestiniog for some zip wire and Bounce Below adventure.

Walking

  • Lovely footpath that can be accessed from the cottage. 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 within 0.5 mile of the 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, 1.5 miles.
  • Cadair Idris (mountain) – 3 main routes starting from Minffordd (10 miles), Abergynolwyn (13.5 miles) and Dolgellau (17 miles).

Cycling

  • Cycle route to Machynlleth can be accessed from the cottage. 0 miles
  • Dyfi Mountain Biking – 4 circular routes that can be joined in Machynlleth. 1.5 miles.
  • Mawddach Trail – Suitable for all ages. Perfect for cycling, walking and for wheelchair users. Dolgellau (17 miles) to Barmouth.
  • Coed-y-Brenin Mountain Biking Centre – Suitable routes for all ages. 24 miles

Fishing

  • River Dyfi offers excellent fishing and is famous for its brown trout, salmon and sea trout. Permit required. 0 mile
  • Sea fishing at Aberdyfi (12 miles) and Aberystwyth (16 miles)

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Beaches

  • Ynyslas – Lovely beach on the southern side of the Dyfi Estuary, backed by Sand Dunes. Cafe and parking on the beach. 10 miles
  • Aberdyfi – Long sandy beach on the northern side of the Dyfi Estuary. Lovely seaside resort with plenty of cafes, shops and restaurants. 12 miles

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