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3 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Rhayader, Powys, Wales
Gwarcae is a warm and inviting cottage set in the picturesque Elan Valley, the cottage offers fantastic views in a secluded setting allowing guests to relax and unwind. Gwarcae overlooks a beautiful valley with hills that rise behind the cottage perfect for walking, exploring and cycling.

Gwarcae has been extensively renovated over the last few years and provides guests with excellent modern facilities, whilst remaining true to cosy character you would expect from an old Welsh cottage. Downstairs the main room has been opened out to provide a large living space for eating, reading or simply watching logs burn in the open fireplace. Additionally downstairs there is a wood burning stove in the main room and solid fuel Rayburn 'range style' cooker in the kitchen.

Gwarcae is situated just 1 mile west of Rhayader a charming market t...
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Listing #HL565432
About the Owner
Karen N
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2013
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Family of four, greatly enjoyed our week staying in Gwarcae We found the cottage comfortable and plenty spacious for us as three bedrooms was a bonus I enjoyed using the Rayburn and keeping it going all week for hot water and occasionally cooking with it....More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Global796730
Destination483218, VR Owner at Gwarcae, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

So pleased you enjoyed your stay. Impressed that you managed the Rayburn so well, has taken me a few years to master but it does keep the cottage warm and gives you endless hot water. Your comments were very accurate and I appreciate that the...More

Reviewed 30 July 2018

Had great stay with friends. This place have everything you could possibly need for peaceful and relaxing holiday. Keen to come back here in winter.

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Vitalijs V
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Reviewed 30 July 2017


Date of stay: July 2017
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Smoking is allowed outside.
    1 Full bath
    2 Twins
    1 Crib
    2 Fulls
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  • Damage Deposit: $93 / stay - Deposit
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Railway: Llandrindod Wells: 11.0 km
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 40.0 km.
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