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The property bathed in sunshine
Lovely lounge with woodburner
Dining room
Well-equipped kitchen with range cooker
Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom
En-suite bathroom with roll-top bath
Double bedroom
Twin bedroom
View towards the property
Enjoy walking in this lovely area
Stunning scenery
1 / 12  The property bathed in sunshine
2 / 12  Lovely lounge with woodburner
3 / 12  Lounge
4 / 12  Dining room
5 / 12  Well-equipped kitchen with range cooker
6 / 12  Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom
7 / 12  En-suite bathroom with roll-top bath
8 / 12  Double bedroom
9 / 12  Twin bedroom
10 / 12  View towards the property
11 / 12  Enjoy walking in this lovely area
12 / 12  Stunning scenery

Elan Valley

Rhayader (3.5mls SW), Mid Wales
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
5 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Sky TV
Towels included
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Characterful cottage within the heart of the Elan Valley
  • Spacious lounge with woodburner creating a cosy feel
  • Surrounded by stunning scenery of lush woodlands, fields and streams
  • Enclosed garden with table and chairs, perfect for dining alfresco
  • Ideal for walkers with an abundance of paths for the Elan Valley Trail
  • The first town on the River Wye, Rhayader, is located nearby
Property code: ELANV

A charming luxury property at the heart of the Elan Valley, surrounded by peaceful farmland and woodlands, making for the perfect getaway. The property’s spacious rooms retain some original features.

With Elan Valley right on the doorstep, enjoy idyllic landscapes and an abundance of wildlife, making for lovely walks for all the family as well as keen walkers with the popular Elan Valley Trail, following the route of the old railway, close by. 850 acres of wilderness water with an abundance of brown trout and other stock creates the perfect opportunity for a day of angling. For variety, the town of Rhayader is in range and is said to be the oldest settlement in Mid-Wales.

On the ground floor, the spacious lounge includes a TV/DVD, a woodburner (the first basket of logs is included), and light and lovely décor. From the lounge, the dining room offers seating for up to six guests. The kitchen is well-equipped with a Belfast sink, range-style oven and hob, dishwasher, fridge/ freezer and microwave, and the utility room consists of a washing machine and tumble dryer. The accommodation hosts three bedrooms: one double with an en-suite bathroom with roll-top bath, shower and WC; one further double with a feature fireplace and one twin with feature fireplace, creating feelings of comfort and relaxation. There is also a separate bathroom with shower over the bath and WC close by for convenience.

Outside, there is an enclosed garden by trees and bushes with a lawn to the front and side of the accommodation which includes a seating area adjacent to an open stream. All these features add up to a tranquil atmosphere within a lovely countryside setting.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 3 bedrooms: 2 doubles, 1 twin
  • 1 bathroom with shower over the bath and WC,
  • 1 en-suite with roll-top bath, shower and WC
  • Kitchen: Well-equipped with Belfast sink, range cooker, dishwasher, fridge/ freezer and microwave
  • Utility room: With washing machine and tumble dryer T
  • TV/DVD  
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Enclosed gardens with seating area and an open stream running to the side
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no smoking
  • 2 medium sized, well-behaved dogs welcome (dogs are not permitted upstairs)
  • BBQ available 
  • Secure outhouse available to store bicycles and where dogs can go to dry off
  • Pub 1 mile and shop 3 miles

This property is personally managed by Laura.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 13 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Lesley 19th October 2019

You will not find a more comfortable, well equipped cottage in the most beautiful surroundings!!

Reviewed by Barbara 12th October 2019

We had an amazing week even the weather didnt stop our enjoyment. This is the best holiday home we have ever stayed in. Everything had been thought of and to a very high standard.

Reviewed by Ian 14th September 2019

This cottage has become our first choice for holidays. We look at other locations/cottages then compare them to Elan Valley and end up coming back, we love it.

Reviewed by Ian 22nd June 2019

This was our 3rd visit to this fabulous cottage. Impeccably presented as always, owners & caretakers friendly & helpful. A truly stunning location; views; wildlife. We have already booked our next visit!

Reviewed by James 18th May 2019

I will be returning again. To see the place in different seasons, this is the highest recommendation I can give.

Reviewed by Ian 11th May 2019

We had another fantastic holiday in this truly stunning location. We will be back!

Reviewed by Deborah 20th April 2019

Absolutely beautiful property in a fantastic location. Lots of walking and cycling to be done. Cottage was well-equipped and a pleasure to stay in.

Reviewed by Sarah 6th April 2019

Fantastic cottage in a beautiful location... cant wait to visit again!

Reviewed by Lisa 16th February 2019

This is a fantastic holiday cottage, with everything that you might need. Fantastic location, dog friendly house and fantastic walking. This is our 2nd visit and we would love to go again.

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