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Y Ddinas

Aberystwyth - West Wales

This self catering Aberystwyth cottage for 4 offers beautiful countryside views and a wide range of attractions on its doorstep. Enjoy the best of Wales here.
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Accepts 1 pet
  • WiFi internet
56927
£345 - £757 per week *

Description

This self catering Aberystwyth cottage is set above the Ystwyth Valley in beautiful Ceredigion countryside. It is brilliantly located to make the most of everything that this popular West Wales region has to offer. The picturesque seaside town of Aberystwyth with its range of amenities is just four miles away and you will be spoilt for choice with the number of attractions on your doorstep. This includes a range of family attractions, Nant yr Arian mountain biking centre, Devil’s Bridge with its narrow gauge railway and waterfalls, the beaches at Borth and Ynys Las and numerous scenic walks.

Ground Floor

Fully equipped, welcoming kitchen/diner includes a microwave, dishwasher, electric oven and hob, freezer, fridge and TV.

Comfortable lounge with amazing countryside views through large patio doors. Electric fire, freeeview TV and DVD player plus hi-fi. There is also a sofa bed in the living room.

Large double bedroom with a wardrobe, dressing table, bedside cabinets and countryside views.

Twin bedroom with a wardrobe, dressing table, bedside cabinets and a beautiful view of the countryside.

Family bathroom includes a bath with overhead shower, wash basin, wc and heated towel rail.

Garden

This self catering Aberystwyth cottage has its own furnished patio looking out to spectacular views of Ceredigion.

There is also a lawned, shared play area for the children with swings and a slide.

Additional Information

For larger groups or families, there is also another luxury holiday cottage on site that also sleeps 4 people.


Bed linen, hand and bath towels included.

Heating and electricity included.

Iron and iron board available.

Wifi provided

Cot and highchair available on request. Please bring your own bedding for the cot.

1 pet welcome, possibly 2 on request.

There is ample off road parking.

Shared laundry room on site with 24 hour access

You can expect a friendly Welsh atmosphere and a warm welcome with the owners on site.

Short breaks are available at this self catering Aberystwyth cottage throughout the year apart from the summer holidays.

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.

Information for Disabled and Less Abled People

  • All of the property is suitable for disabled people with all rooms on ground floor. This includes kitchen, bedroom, bathroom and living area. Neither are there any height restrictions.
  • Easy access access for a wheelchair, all doors are a minimum of 750mm and the main door is 860mm wide
  • Easy parking and the flat walking surface into the property, is tarmac.
  • There are no steps into the property and the garden can be accessed in a wheelchair.
  • There is an extra light in the kitchen and a speaking clock for people with visual impairment. This is available by arrangement, just let us know when you book
  • There are grab rails in the bathroom
  • There is room for a wheelchair to fit under the dining table, room under the bed for a suitcase and a hoist
  • The light switches and door handles are positioned to offer easy access.
  • Incontinence pads and hyperdermic needles can be safely disposed of
  • Assistance dogs are welcome.

Available on request :-

  • Higher seat for the toilet and a commode are available.
  • Seat for the bath
  • There is also a local care company that is available for support and extra mobility equipment can be hired locally.

Features

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Double bed
  • 2 Single beds
  • 1 Sofa bed
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Accepts 1 pet
  • WiFi internet
  • Saturday changeover
  • 4 Miles from a beach
  • 2 Miles from a pub
  • 3 Miles from a shop
  • Ground floor bath/shower room
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Disabled Friendly
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Towels provided
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • No travel cot available

Prices

Reviews

Great welcome pack on arrival. Very well appointed accommodation.Jonathan from Leyburn - 23rd June 2018
It was lovely a perfect base. Comfortable and clean with everything we needed provided.
Recommendations: The usual, New Quay to see the dolphins, brave the walk at Devils Bridge, it's so worth it.Michelle from Lincolnshire - 4th June 2017
Very warm and comfortable, well presented. Beds comfortable, countryside wonderful. Even the weather was mostly good. Owner very welcoming. The welcome pack was lovely and we felt at home.
Tips: Go to watch the Kites being fed, amazing sight. Aberaeron is a pretty town as is New Quay.Family from Worcestershire - 17th June 2016
Just a quick visit to collect our son from uni. Aberystwyth has everything you need but we visited Clarach for the first time and really liked it.Jo from Stourbridge - 29th May 2016
Fantastic property and a lovely host who made us feel very welcome. Stay for 2 weeks you need it, there is so much to see and do.Family from Essex - 3rd April 2016
Well equipped and beautiful location. Good for touring local area. Very quiet and with Red Kites. Visit the Rheidol Valley Railway and falls at Devil's Bridge plus the Slate quarry just beyond CorrisFamily from Ipswich - 30th June 2015

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Local Area

Y Ddinas self catering Aberystwyth cottage is one of three recently converted, stone built cottages set in a spectacular countryside location with wonderful panoramic views. There is a local pub and village shops within 2 miles whilst Aberystwyth (4 miles) offers a wide range of restaurants, cafes, pubs, shops and supermarkets.

The cottage 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. Sea and coarse fishing are available locally whilst surfing is popular along the coast. Enjoy a round of golf at Llanrhystud, Aberystwyth or Borth, some pony trekking at Rheidol riding centre or a visit to Fantasy Farm at Llanrhystud (8.5 miles). The area also offers excellent walks with an abundance of wildlife including coastal birds and red kites.

Nant yr Arain Visitor Centre, one of the premier Mountain Biking centres in Wales, is just a 15 mile drive, where you can also watch the red kites being fed. Venture on a deep underground tour of The Silver and Lead Mines at Llywernog (14.5 miles) or sit back and enjoy a scenic journey on the famous steam train through the Vale of Rheidol from Aberystwyth to Devil’s Bridge.

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Three-mile stretch of sandy beach from Borth to Ynys Las. 13 miles.

Walking

Ystwyth Trail - a 21 mile walking / cycling trail from Aberystwyth to Tregaron via Llanfarian. Join the path 0.5 miles from the cottage.

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