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Comfortable Cottage In Beautiful Rural Location - Troed-y-Rhiw



Updated: 05-Dec-2016
Cottage in Llanwrtyd Wells, Nr. Brecon, Powys, Wales - Lovely Views From Every Bedroom, Fantastic Walking And Mountain Biking, Ideal To Explore Mid Wales

These Cottages are ideally situated for the exploration of mid Wales. This is a beautiful part of undiscovered Wales, with stunning Landscapes, a Gold mine, Castles, The Royal Welsh Show Ground and plenty of family attractions. Trails are directly accessible from the cottages to either venture into the Cambrian Mountains by foot or bike, or to stroll along the beautiful Irfon river. The Cottages are located 1.5 miles from Llanwrtyd Wells, which is boasted to be Britain's smallest town with the biggest heart. Despite its size it has 3 pubs , three award winning restaurants and a micro brewery and hosts the world renowned Bog Snorkelling Event. Bronfelin is built in the traditional Welsh Farmhouse style of the mid 1800's. Troed-y-Rhiw was added to the farm house in the late 1800,s Both properties have been sympathetically renovated. Every care has been taken to ensure your stay will be comfortable and a memorable one. The cottages have full central heating, Welsh Slate Floors and Rayburn in Bronfelin and oak floors in Troed-y-Rhiw, both have a wood burning stoves, so you'll be kept cosy even on the sharpest winter evenings.

Details for holiday cottage Troed-y-Rhiw, 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 1 Bathroom

The accommodation is offered as follows, on the first floor a master bedroom, with king size solid oak bed, a twin room and a family bathroom with a shower over the bath. On the ground floor, and open plan lounge, kitchen diner. The kitchen is fully equiped with a dish washer, induction hob and electric fan oven, washing machine, fridge freezer, scales, hand blender, toaster, kettle, oak table and chairs. The lounge area has 2 two seater sofas, occasional tables, flat screen DVD player( no TV reception), CD/Radio with ipod docking, book swap library, family board games and a wood burning stove.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pets considered
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We live in Llanwrtyd Wells, running a bed and breakfast with our young family.

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1 holidaymaker review


Beautiful cottage in an idylic setting

  • 5 of 5

Had a most peaceful weekend at Troed Y Rhiw, the cottage is set within beautiful rugged countryside. There are lovely walks up into the hills directly from the cottage. The cottage has been very considerately developed to cater for holiday makers, everything you could wish for. Katie and Roger could not have been more accommodating and helpful with our stay. Beautiful place to get away from everything.

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

This area of the Cambrian Mountains is little known to the masses. The scenery is stunning, the crowds are non exisitant, and there plenty of activities and adventures to have in the area from wild water swimming in the rivers,Walking , Mountain Biking, Horse Riding, going down a Gold mine or climbing up the towers in spectacular Castles. Llanwrtyd Wells (pronounced clan-or-tid) offers three award winning restaurants, 3 pubs and micro brewery and a couple of well stocked convenience stores. The town also hosts the International Bog snorkelling Championships, Man V Horse race and many more original events, why not give them a go.

Activity and Interests

Special interest holidays:

Llanwrtyd Wells is home to the World Bog Snorkeling, Man V's Horse Race, Mountain Bike Chariot racing, World Alternative Games and many more exciting events. Set in Beautiful Rural Mid Wales it has lovely walks, and scenic drives. Horse Trekking from local riding stables can be arranged.


The nearest beach to the cottage is New Quay, which is 53 miles (1.5 hours). A lovely old fishing port, with a lovely sheltered beach, water sports equipment available for hire.


The nearest railway station is 1.5 miles from the cottages, Llanwrtyd Station, on the scenic Heart of Wales Line . Trains run 4 times a day from Swansea and Shrewsbury.


Llanwrtyd Wells is 1.25 miles from the cottages. Brecon is 22 miles. Royal Welsh Show ground is 13 miles.

Further Details:

In the local town Llanwrtyd Wells (Britain's Smallest town) there is a General store , a Spar shop and a garage with shop. There are two excellent restaurants and three pubs one with a micro brewery.


Rental rates

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5 Nov 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
17 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
7 Jan 2017 - 9 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
10 Feb 2017 - 16 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
17 Mar 2017 - 27 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
28 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
1 Jun 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
22 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
We require a non refundable deposit of £100.00 to hold a booking. The balance is payable 60 days before arrival date. For bookings made within 60 days of arrival the full amount will be payable. For our cancellation policy, please see our terms and conditions. Payment methods, cheque, debit cards and credit cards accepted (2% charge made on credit card transactions).

Changeover Day:
For the summer holidays, we have a Saturday changeover day, the remainder of the year we are very flexible. Arrival time is from 4pm and we ask for the property to be vacated by 10am on departure day.

Notes on prices:

These prices include fuel, linen and Towels

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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From the Owner

The cottage is located 1.5 miles from Llanwrtyd Wells. Set back from the lane, it has off road car parking a small dog proof garden and a bike shed. Cook on an oil Rayburn range, for those that are worried about this there is a recipe book available and we can give you a few tips. We've had guests go home and buy one they have loved cooking on it so much! Relax by the wood burning stove, all wood, coal, kindling are included in the rental.

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Dining Area


  • pets considered

Location Type

  • mountain
  • rural


  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2


  • Golf ...


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: A maximum of two well behaved dogs are welcomed by prior arrangement, we ask them to be kept downstairs by use of a stair gate we provide. There may be a small charge for dogs when on a last minute deal. On request, we have a wooden cot, high chair and a selection of young kids toys.There is a fire guard, which can be fitted around the wood burning stove to stop little fingers getting too close, if required. Outside: The gardens are to the rear or side of the properties, they are fenced and gated. They can be accessed from the back door. Bronfelins garden is reached up 8 steps. The garden is grassed with a small border. A bench is located at the front of the cottage so you can enjoy the views. A kettle barbecue is available for use. In the shared car park there is parking for two cars and a lockable shed for bikes.

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