Enjoy the complete privacy and far reaching countryside views from this detached Mid Wales retreat. For secluded cottage holidays where you can escape the hustle and bustle of every day life, this is the perfect setting. A great, central base to explore Mid Wales and beyond, with the A470 (the main route that connects North and South Wales) being just over a mile away. However, with your own coffee machine, two woodburners, tranquility and breath-taking views all around, you might just choose to sit back, relax and do absolutely nothing.
Lounge - a spacious room with underfloor heating and patio doors opening up to stunning countryside views, which also includes a kitchenette. Comfortable seating in front of an oak beamed inglenook with a welcoming woodburner, TV and DVD player. High ceiling and exposed stone walls - a lovely room to enjoy quality time with your partner, family or friends.
Kitchen and Dining Room - a large, oak beamed room with a Welsh slate floor. The dining table takes centre stage in front of another beautiful inglenook and woodburner, as well as a large picture window overlooking the valley. At the far end is a well equipped kitchen with a electric hob, electric oven, fridge and microwave.
Central utility room equipped with a washing machine and tumble dryer, drying rack, dishwasher and table top freezer.
Ground floor shower room with a double shower, WC, wash basin, shaver point and heated towel rail.
Master bedroom with a king size bed, luxurious bedding and beautiful countryside views. Large mirror, prints by a local artist - Ian Phillips, chair, bedside tables and lamps and built in wardrobes on the landing.
Double bedroom also with amazing views over the countryside. Chest of drawers with mirror above, prints by Ian Phillips, chair and bedside cabinets with lamps. Built in wardrobe on the landing.
Single bedroom with an oak framed bed, bedside cabinet, lamp and chair. This room also enjoys magnificent countryside views.
The upstairs bathroom includes a bath with shower above, WC and washbasin. Mirror with light and shaver point.
Lawn area and a large patio area with outdoor dining table, chairs and BBQ set. And, of course, a magnificent view. Secluded cottage holidays don't come any better than this.
*Please bring your own charcoal for the BBQ.
- Bed linen, hand and bath towels provided
- 3 hairdryers provided
- Heating and electricity included.
- First basket of logs provided for free. Additional logs also available at £4 per basket load.
- Wifi available
- Complimentary tea and coffee, including sugar, milk, homemade cake and eggs on arrival. Let us know if you're celebrating a special occasion and we will also include an extra surprise.
- Travel Cot and high chair available on request. Please bring your own mattress and cot linen for the travel cot.
- Iron and ironing board provided
- 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
- Phone in the house that can receive incoming calls. Number provided with booking confirmation details.
- Please note the age of any children in your party at the time of booking so that the owners can provide suitable toys / games for your stay.
- Strictly no pets or smoking
- Plenty of parking space
- Tesco delivery available
- Sleeps 5
- 3 Bedrooms
- 1 King size/super king bed
- 1 Double bed
- 1 Single bed
- 2 Bathrooms
- Open fire or woodburner
- Sorry, no pets allowed
- WiFi internet
- Friday changeover
- 25 Miles from a beach
- 3 Miles from a pub
- 3 Miles from a shop
- Ground floor bath/shower room
- On a working farm
- Private parking
- Bed linen provided
- No smoking
- Towels provided
- Tumble dryer
- Washing machine
- Highchair available
- Travel cot available
Thank you so much for a wonderful stay! The views are breath taking, the cottage so lovely and cosy. A home from home. We are looking forward to coming back in the summer!Patricia, Alex, Little Mia & Little Julia - 20th February 2018
Edward & Sue were perfect hosts, supplying us with mince pies, cake, chocolates, cava and a glowing fire on our arrival. It exceeded our expectations and added a lovely personal touch. We were lucky enough to see a magical dusting of snow on arrival. The views from the cottage are beautiful and is amazing to watch the ever changing landscape. Our stay was a Christmas / New Year to remember.Christina, Ben, Julie & Russ ( Cambridgeshire) - 8th January 2018
We had a fabulous stay at Foel Fach cottage over the New Year! Hosts Sue and Edward were perfect in every way, and the wonderful homemade delights (mince pies and fruit cake), divine, thanks! Equipped with everything you could possibly need, the cottage is set in the most amazing location with the ever changing landscape providing more entertainment than any electrical device possibly could (although there is TV/Freeview/DVD/Games/Wifi Internet for after dark if required!) :) Would recommend!Ben from St Neots - 7th January 2018
What a stunning place! Valleys and glens below the cottage, and beautiful ever changing sky. Sue and Edward mastered the art of hospitality, with the warmth of welcoming gestures! Foelfach is truly a unique place. Thank you so much for fantastic memories, that we will reflect on. We had a magical Christmas. We will definitely be back hopefully in the summer.David & Ania - 25th December 2017
We have enjoyed a perfectly relaxing and comfortable stay in your beautiful cottage. Not only was it warm, cosy, and nicely decorated, but also very practically considered. We wanted for nothing and the extra little touches like the delicious cake and the flowers and bits for the girls were a happy addition. Thank you for the excellent recommendations. The Talyllyn railway was really fun and we seemed to have chosen the best day for it, as it didn't rain at all and we saw the sunshine! We will miss the spectacular view and the sheep, of course!! We hope to return one day in the near future.Sarah, Christopher, Ophelia and Bernadette - 6th November 2017
Our stay at the cottage has been memorable! We are so glad we chose Foelfach to spend our wedding anniversary.It truly is a lovely place- beautifully decorated, comfortable, cosy and homely.
The views from the cottage are exceptional and uplifting. If only we could take them with us! Although we had some rain during our stay, we did however enjoy staying indoors and using it as an excuse to get the woodburner going!
However more than anything we have been touched by Edward and Sue's hospitality during our stay and all those little things that words cannot explain!Naz, Kay,& the boys - 12th August 2017
It was an ideal place to stay to visit the Royal Welsh show, as it was a lovely drive through gorgeous sceneryFriends from Scotland - 25th July 2017
I think other guests have already said but I need to say it again.The cottage was a true delight! We were surrounded by amazing scenery, peace and complete privacy. We couldn't ask for a better stay. Thank you so much for your hospitality and for all the kind thoughts you've put to make our stay in Wales memorable! We shall keep all these memories to help us fight the madness back in city life!!Mariam, Sameera, & Maitha, from Abu Dhabi - 24th July 2017
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Beautiful and detached, this Mid Wales retreat offer complete privacy and amazing countryside views. With all the benefits for secluded cottage holidays, Foel Fach also enjoys good access and is only 1.1 mile from the A470, which is the main route connecting North and South Wales. The surrounding farm land is owned by the cottage owners who live on the farm, less than half a mile down the lane from your cottage.
Central to the villages of Llanbrynmair (3 miles) and the “Laura Ashley” village of Carno (3 miles), both with good amenities. Llanbrynmair offers a shop, pub, playground and an unique visitor centre called Machinations that's home to the only permanent exhibition of contemporary Automata (mechanical moving models) in the UK. It also has a cafe, soft play area, rabbit village, gift and toy shop. In the other direction, Carno offers a good local shop, post office and pub which is also recommended for its food. Also recommended is the Penrhos Arms in Cemaes (9 miles), Wynnstay and Bistro Number 21 in Machynlleth (13 miles).
The slightly bigger village of Caersws is also within 10 miles where you will find a wide range of amenities from shops to pubs, a chip shop, garage and railway station with connections across Wales and beyond. The charming market towns of Machynlleth (13 miles), Newtown (16 miles) and Llanidloes (17 miles) offer many unique and independent shops, good country markets, cafes etc. Newtown also has a good local theatre and traditional cinema.
Popular attractions in the area include the red kites, Hafren Forest, Clywedog Reservoir and Dam, Snowdonia National Park (13 miles), the largest wind farm in Europe and the Centre for Alternative Technology (14 miles). Amongst popular activities in the Area are the Forest Experience Rally School in Carno and within a few miles there is pony trekking, quad trekking, golf, cycling, clay pigeon shooting, narrow gauge railways, bird watching, walking, sailing and fishing. Lovely beaches within easy reach at Aberdyfi and Borth (about 40 minutes).
- Beautiful walks around the farmland - from the doorstep.
- Glyndwr's Way is a long distance footpath in Mid Wales that was granted National Trail status in the year 2000. 2 miles from the cottage.
- Aran Fawddwy (18 miles) and Cadair Idris (24 miles) are the two nearest Snowdonia mountains if you wish to aim high.
- River Twymyn: £10 a day. Permits available in Llanbrynmair (01650 521385). 3 miles
- Llyn Clywedog (Lake) near Staylittle: £16 a day. Permits from Reeds Garage in Machynlleth / Newsagents next door to Spar in Llanidloes / Fishing Equipment Shop in Newtown. 13 miles to the lake
- Maesmawr Golf Course - 9 hole golf course and 16 bay driving range. 11 miles
- Machynlleth Golf Course – 9 hole golf course. 13 miles
- Dyfi Mountain Biking – All routes start from Machynlleth. 13 miles
- Hafren Forest Trail – Various routes suitable for cyclists just outside the town of Llanidloes. 17 miles
- Clywedog Sailing Club - 6 mile lake, open to all types of non powered watercraft from canoes and sailboards to dinghies, cruisers and keelboats. 15.5 miles.