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Gwardolau Cottage, dog friendly.

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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Rhayader, Powys, Wales
Nestled along the Wye Valley Gwardolau cottage is the former servants quarters to Gwardolau house to which it is attached. Set down a quiet country lane, in a beautiful rural location along the upper Wye Valley, 1.2 miles from the centre of Rhayader and overlooking the surrounding countryside.
This spacious centrally heated cottage offers 2 bedrooms 1 double and 1 twin both with views of the surrounding countryside. A family bathroom, a downstairs toilet. Large kitchen with Rangemaster oven, living room with open fire and beamed ceiling with access outside to a patio and main gardens.
Listing #HL8856583
About the Owner
Karl E
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
I will be available to meet you on you’re arrival unless I inform you otherwise and be on hand during you’re stay.
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Lovely cottage with everything we needed including open fire and complimentary wood! Karl was an excellent and attentive host. Fabulous scenic area with plenty of outdoor activities available.. We want to return!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 30 December 2017

If you want seclusion then this place is perfect but within.walking distance of Rhayader and it's shops and pubs. House was bigger than expected and just right for our family Christmas. Weather too wet to use the garden and difficult to avoid getting muddy- but...More

Thank Alan B
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely, fully equipped cosy cottage in a beautiful setting. Highly recommended. Elan Valley reservoirs a must too.

Thank Lisa-marie G
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Please keep all gates closed. Please clean up any dog mess. All washing up must be clean and put away after use. Any spillages especially on cooker hob must be cleared up. Any...
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    1 Full
    2 Twins
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
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21 Jul 2018 -
26 Jul 2018
2 nights
22 Dec 2018 -
2 Jan 2019
2 nights
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About the neighbourhood
Not far from the Elan Valley with its imposing dams, this is an ideal location to explore the local countryside and wildlife. There is a population of Red Kites with a feeding station on the edge of Rhayader and wild ponies on the hills behind the house.
With plenty of footpaths and bridleways it is ideal for walking, mountain biking and pony trekking. There is also fishing along the rivers Wye and Elan and on the reservoirs. There are 2 National cycle routes which pass by the cottage.
Rhayader offers a number of good pubs, restaurants and takeaways as well as a small supermarket, butchers, fruit and veg shop, newsagents, petrol station, launderette and cycle shop with bike hire available.
Getting around
Walking is a great way to explore the local area, with Rhayader being a 20-30 minute walk away. There is a foot/cycle path leading to the Elan Valley for the more energetic. There is a national cycle route which passes the cottage and the local hills can be accessed a few hundred yards away.
Car advised
How to get there
Railway: Llandrindod Wells: 21.0 km
Rhayader is located on the A470 and A44 cross road. Once in Rhayer head West on West St, B4518 towards The Elan Valley, the road drops down over a bridge and enters Cwmdauddwr, as you start to head up hill out of Cwmdauddwr turn right signed for Nannerth, follow the road for half a mile then turn right, again signed for Nannerth. Head along lane for quarter of a mile looking out for large tree stump with owl on it on your right. Just past it there is an entrance on your right, black circular sign with red dragon for Gwardolau House, head down track and gateway for cottage and house will be in front of you.
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