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Ffermdy'r Groes

Aberystwyth - West Wales

Enjoy a relaxing 5 star break at this Aberystwyth self catering holiday accommodation with a hot tub. Traditional, spacious farmhouse in a peaceful location.
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Accepts 1 pet
  • WiFi internet
  • Hot Tub
  • Open fire or woodburner
396735
£598 - £1314 per week *

Description

Enjoy a relaxing, 5 star break at this Aberystwyth self catering holiday accommodation with a hot tub - a traditional, spacious farmhouse with plenty of character. Finished to a high standard, it enjoys a peaceful, rural setting yet within a short travelling distance of Aberystwyth and all its amenities including cafes, restaurants and bars, shops and a promenade. Pet-friendly, 4 bedrooms (two with ensuites) and two living rooms - one with a woodburner and Welsh dresser and the other with open fire.

Ground Floor

Kitchen / Dining Room - Open plan kitchen and dining area with doors leading out to patio area.

Sitting Room - Sitting room has exposed beams and an inglenook fireplace with wood burner. Furnished with the original welsh dresser and grandmother clock, TV and two large sofas - ideal for relaxing in front of the fire at the end of your busy day.

Parlour / Snug Sitting Room - The parlour or snug room has an open fire and is an ideal room to sneak away for a quite half hour to read your book or let the children have their own room to play or watch TV.

Cloakroom - Wc and basin

Upstairs

Bedroom 1 - King bedroom with three steps leading down to the en-suite with shower. Large fitted wardrobe and TV.

Bedroom 2 - Adult size bunk beds with wardrobe and dressing table.

Bedroom 3 - Double bedroom with three steps leading down to en-suite with shower. Wardrobe, chest of draws and TV.

Bedroom 4 - Twin bedroom adjacent to the main bathroom. Wardrobe and dressing table.

Main Bathroom - Large main bathroom has a double ended bath with hand shower.

Garden

Grounds are enclosed at the rear patio area which has iron furniture with seating for 8, a gas barbeque and a hot tub. There is also a walled covered well located in rear garden with a path leading around to a large lawned area to front of house with views across the valley.

Additional Information

  • Heating and electricity included
  • Bed linen, hand and bath towels and 1 hair-dryer provided
  • Travel cot and high chair provided on requests
  • 1 dog welcome for free. Second dog on request depending on size (additional £25 for second dog). Small and medium sized dogs only - please inform us of the breed of dog(s) when booking.
  • Wifi available
  • No smoking inside 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.
  • Enough parking space for 3 cars

Features

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 1 King size/super king bed
  • 1 Double bed
  • 2 Single beds
  • 2 Bunk beds
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Accepts 1 pet
  • WiFi internet
  • Hot Tub
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Friday changeover
  • 5 Miles from a beach
  • 1.5 Miles from a pub
  • 5 Miles from a shop
  • On a working farm
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • No freezer
  • No smoking
  • Towels provided
  • No tumble dryer
  • No washing machine
  • Highchair available
  • Travel cot available

Prices

Reviews

It was a wonderful week and the cottage was perfect for what we needed.Katrina from the UK - 22nd July 2018

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Local Area

Just 5 miles to the seaside and university town of Aberystwyth, this 5 star Aberystwyth self catering holiday accommodation is situated on a working farm in tranquil countryside surroundings. Semi-detached farmhouse with a private, enclosed garden and a hot tub. There is also one other 5 star holiday cottage for 6 located on site - ideal if you wish to have a larger get-together with family or friends.

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Your Aberystwyth self catering holiday accommodation offers a great base for exploring Mid and West Wales, a trip to the seaside or for visiting the university and the National Library of Wales. The area offers excellent walks with an abundance of wildlife including coastal birds and red kites. Surfing is also popular along the coast and you can enjoy some pony trekking just 3 miles away at Rheidol Riding Centre and a day out at Fantasy Farm in Llanrhystud (12.5 miles).

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