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Dolgenau - The Barn

Llawr-y-Glyn, Caersws Grade 4 Star rating View Map
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Welsh Country Cottages

From a touch of luxury to characterful heritage, experience one of our truly inspiring holiday properties.


Carefully converted to provide comfort, this charming cottage offers peace and relaxation, yet with plenty to do in the area.

Originally built as a barn and cottage in the 17th century, these delightful holiday properties, one a barn and one a cottage, have been carefully converted, combining their interesting features with comfort, and making good use of pretty cottage-style prints, soft furnishings and some antiques, in keeping with their period character. Each has its own entrance with sloping gardens, and both these charming holiday properties are tucked away from it all, offering peace, tranquillity and lovely south-facing views across the valley. This is magnificent walking and bird-watching country (many different species spotted in the garden). The nearby Clywedog Lake provides good fishing and sailing, whilst excellent mountain biking facilities can be found a little further afield at Machynlleth.
Five miles away is the pretty market town of Llanidloes with golf, tennis, bowls, swimming, leisure centre and the newly opened Red Kite Centre, which boasts live transmission from nests in the Hafren Forest. The town’s fine architecture includes the town hall, the market hall, built on timber stilts, and two imposing 19th-century chapels. Good selection of pubs and restaurants nearby.
The coast at Cardigan Bay is only 45 minutes by car, a spectacular journey through glorious scenery across the Plynlimon mountains to the university town and lively seaside resort of Aberystwyth with its cliff railways and various cultural and entertainment diversions, or further north along the Dovey estuary to Aberdovey. Here, the coast with its sandy beach offers opportunities for canoeing, windsurfing and swimming, and beautiful walks can be enjoyed amid the nearby Plas Penhelig Gardens. There are miles of sand and shingle beaches to enjoy, backed by dunes along the coast to Tywyn. The slipway at Aberdovey makes it a popular sailing centre, also good for surfing, water-skiing and fishing trips. Golf and horse riding within 5 miles. Shops 1¼ miles, pub ¼ mile.

Built at a slight angle to The Cottage. The open-plan living room has a wood-burning stove; there are steps down to the cottage kitchen/dining room which has fitted units and stable door to garden. Double bedroom with French door to patio. Small twin bedroom. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

  • Wood-burning stove – logs at cost

  • electricity, Calor gas central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Cot
  • TV (Teletext)
  • Video
  • DVD
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Drying service
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee maker
  • Slow cooker
  • Wi-fi
  • Level sitting-out areas with furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Parking
  • No smoking
  • Unsuitable for the infirm
  • NB: Slopes in grounds

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  • BarbecueBarbecue
  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • Ideal for GolfIdeal for Golf
  • Pub within 1 milePub within 1 mile
  • Horse Riding NearbyHorse Riding Nearby
  • Rural LocationRural Location
  • Woodburning StoveWoodburning Stove
  • Christmas Themed CottageChristmas Themed Cottage
  • WifiWifi
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • Heritage CollectionHeritage Collection

Customer Comments

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 2015-09-26
    We had a lovely time here with wonderful scenery and everything catered for. The only thing I would change was the lighting as the windows are small for a large living area and plants growing outside were growing over the windows restricting light further. Furniture was quirky but not always comfortable. The kitchen had everything I needed and I cooked each night and it was no trouble. The bedroom was lovely with plenty of storage space and the door leading to the patio was a luxury. All the curtains were nice and thick to keep the heat in and we were always warm enough. The property has lots of charm and there were lots of birds flying in and out of the beautiful garden. It was a delight and full of old fashioned charm.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 2015-05-31
    we had an absolutely fabulous holiday! kids loved their attic style bedroom and ours was stunning and very cosy! All good beds/mattresses and linen so very good sleeps all round! great location for walking and beautiful scenery. Lovely owner too!

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8.5 out of 10 – based on 6 reviews collected by Reevoo

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