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Dolwen Cottage - Welsh wildlife garden and pet friendly

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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Rhayader, Powys, Wales
Dolwen: quiet, characterful, all ground floor, self-catering bungalow

3 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms accommodation, detached cottage near the market town of Rhayader at the start of the Wye Valley..

Dolwen's spacious kitchen with nice views over the farm, is fully equipped and has a seperate dining table for 6. Large utility equipped with washing machine and dishwasher. The lounge with its widescreen TV, range of games, extensive selection of books, piano, character fireplace, leads onto the sunroom and patio. The main bathroom is equipped with grabrails and ensuite with electronic shower..

The path leads straight to Dolwen with no steps up or down. Dolwen's garden is alive with birdlife visiting the pond. Grounds are sheltered and enclosed with parking on property.

The setting will make you feel like you have no cares in the world,...
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Listing #HL243744
About the Owner
Del M
Languages spoken:German, English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:85%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dolwen is a lovely bungalow if you are looking for a peaceful, restful and relaxing holiday. It is ideal if you are disabled as it is all on one level and easy access with a wheelchair. The bungalow is very roomy and clean and it...More

Thank jenandbrian2018
Management response:Responded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us we were so pleased you went home so relaxed and found it so easy to get around the cottage - the sheep are now in residence instead of the cows so please come back...More

Reviewed July 5, 2018

Dolwen was a lovely place to stop at will be returning a lovely wildlife garden to sit in elan valley was lovely we had great weather Del made us very welcome

Thank yvonnegumery
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Delighted you had such a nice family break at Dolwen, thank you for your review and we look forward to welcome you back again...

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Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile


Management response:Responded July 5, 2018


  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(5)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Please remember to bring indoor only shoes for warm feet as there are oak floors and rugs. We cannot accommodate hen weekends or large parties. Thank you. EV charging is not...
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Crib
    1 Queen
    5 Twins
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Aug 10, 2018 -
Aug 23, 2018
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Aug 24, 2018 -
Aug 30, 2018
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Sep 21, 2018
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  • Damage Deposit: $128 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighborhood
Nearby is the Elan Valley Reservoir Visitor Centre - a must for walkers and sightseers and cyclists will enjoy the scenic cycle track which runs from Rhayader to the dams - bikes can be hired in Rhayader. The Red Kite Visitor Centre close by is also a must. These beautiful birds of prey are fed daily here - a truly memorable display. Llandrindod Wells is a short drive – a charming spa town which has an open air market, small individual shops, hosts the world famous Victorian Festival at the end of August, the National Cycle Museum, with weird and wonderful bicycles. Builth Wells is also nearby – the annual Royal Welsh Show is held here, and there is an arts centre. The mid Wales Shakespeare centre (Living Willow theatre) is a short distance. There is excellent walking close by and to the w... more
Getting around
A car is the best way to visit central Wales.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Birmingham Airport: 90.1 mi
Railway: Penybont, Powys: 6.8 mi
Location: Powys and Brecon Beacons in mid-Wales. Our location is 2 hours from the M5.

Nearest Motorway : M5 J6 at 67 Miles

Nearest Beach : beach at 40 Miles

A car is necessary.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 49.7 mi.
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