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Newly Built Detached Barn With Private Drive Set In Lovely Countryside

Overview

Property

Updated: 21-May-2017
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Bookable online

About the property

Barn in Dolau, Nr. Llandrindod Wells, Powys, Wales - Peaceful, Rural Location Set In Picturesque, Undulating Countryside With Abundant Local Walks

Orchard Barn, originally a 19th century farm building has been totally rebuilt by the owners to provide a high spec holiday home for themselves and their guests. Located in picturesque countryside, ideal for walking and cycling holidays and local attractions, it is also within very easy reach of the South Shropshire Hills and Elan Valley. Stylishly furnished, with everything the holiday maker will need for a very comfortable visit

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

David and Zara Gillespie
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
21 May, 2017

9 Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

Moodiesburn, North Lanarkshire
5

lovely holiday home surrounded by relaxing countryside

  • 5 of 5

The accommodation was of a high standard. Very comfortable to have two bedrooms with their own bathrooms. The shower cubiles were great. Lovely waking up to the sounds of the countryside. Wee lambs outside at this time of year- lovely to watch. TV's in every room a great facility- our daughter always wants to watch different things from us. She loved her own 'zone' downstairs. Having an extra toilet very convenient too.

Great to sit at the dining table looking out the French window. When warm enough it was very relaxing to sit in the patio area and admire the scenery.The weather was very good- though cool at times. Great dark skies at night to look at the stars.

The connecting farm was not in our view from most windows- though the family are very friendly and helpful if you need it. A nearby farm sells fresh eggs which were very tasty. Not really walking distance to any local pub but lots of places to visit not too far in the car. We toured around a lot, to the north and south from the house.

Would love to return for another holiday.

  • Review Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely cottage in the middle of nowhere

  • 5 of 5

This is one of the cleanest and well equipped places we have stayed in. My wife warned me that there was no log fire to play with when she found the property, but everything else more than made up for this! Communication from the owners was very prompt and most helpful.

The property is well equipped and to a high standard, a little shed has cushions for the outside chairs and a BBQ.

There are TVs in the lounge and both bedrooms with freesat channels and DVD. Plenty of seating - 4 seater sofa, two armchairs, 4 chairs at the dining table and 2 stools at the breakfast bar. Kitchen well equipped, it was a nice touch that there were tablets provided for the dishwasher and caplets for the washing machine. There is BT broadband but (probably due to being so far from the exchange) the ADSL is slow/intermittent - it's good enough to browse website slowly, don't think about netflix though!

We would very happily stay here again, and would 100% recommend this accommodation.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Peace and tranquility in a beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

A very comfortable stay in this lovely property. If peace is what you are looking for then this is for you. Lovely walks on the doorstep and easy access to nearby towns. Do go to the small breeds and owl centre near Kington.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

We booked to stay in Orchard barn in early December to have a short stay to visit family within the local area. The Barn has been converted to a very high standard, and the place was spotless. The kitchen had everything you needed plus the extra touches provided. The welcome folders and instructions was a nice to touch. Overall a fantastic stay, would highly recommend and look forward to booking in the summer, just one note a anti slip mat for the up stairs shower room is required for small children.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect rural holiday home

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in the barn. The house was very clean and had everything we needed. It was near a farm and we had two very friendly pigs by the driveway that greeted us each morning. The area was rural and perfect for exploring the local area from. We particularly enjoyed a trip to the Spaceguard Centre in Knighton.

Overall, I would highly recommend this house and would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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Wallasey, Merseyside
5

Home from home quality accomodation finished to a very high standard as described.

  • 5 of 5

Brilliant place to stay to get away from all the hustle and bustle. Quiet, tranquil and idyllic. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would not hesitate returning and would highly recommend to family and friends. Zara and David where very helpful and provided us with all the information we required. A car is a must to get out and about as we visited a few of the nearby towns for drinks and food.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Barpub : Pen-y-bont at 4 Miles Nearest Golf : Llandrindod Wells or Knighton at 10 Miles Nearest Train : Dolau Station. Picturesque small station. at 2 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Bleddfa at 4 Miles Car: necessary

Distances:

Knighton - 11 miles

Llandrindod Wells - 10 Miles

Builth Wells - 17 Miles

Rhayader - 14.9 miles

Further Details:

Orchard Barn is well placed for local walking/cycling holidays. In opposite directions are Llandrindod Wells (Victorian Spa town), and the market town of Knighton to access Banks, Tesco and Aldi supermarkets etc. Within 3 to 5 miles Crossgates has a garage with shop and cafe, whilst a choice of restaurant / pubs are available including those at Bleddfa and Pen-y-Bont.

#Horse riding is available locally.

#Offa's Dyke and it's Visitor Centre in Knighton.

#visit Abbeycumhir house.

#Clun and Montgomery.

#Rhadayer- the gateway to the scenic Elan Valley, Lakes and Dams

#South Shropshire Hills incl Long Myndd, Church Stretton, Acton Scott Farm Museum, Cleobury Mortimer and Clee Hill.

#Ancient towns of Shrewsbury and Ludlow.

#Aberwystwyth is 48 miles distant.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
High Season
15 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£450
 
 
Royal Welsh Show
22 Jul 2017 - 29 Jul 2017
5 night minimum stay
£450
for 5 nights
From
£90
£450
 
 
High Season
30 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
From
£90
£475
 
 
Christmas and New Year
16 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£450
for 7 nights
£450
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£225
for 3 nights
From
£75
From
£85
Fri,Sat,Sun
£375
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Short Breaks available:
Long Weekend - 3 nights (Fri-Mon) or Mid-Week - 4 nights (Mon-Fri)

Please contact owner for prices and availability.

£50 deposit required to confirm booking.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Friday, but can be flexible if circumstances allow.
Arrival time is 4 pm and vacate by 10.30 am on day of departure.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • barn

General

  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable

Suitability

  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • mountain
  • rural

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • mountain biking

Bathrooms

  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Ensuite to Bedroom 1. Spacious with shower, toilet, washbasin and tiled floor with underfloor heating. Ensuite to Bedroom 2. Very spacious with walk in shower, toilet and vanity washbasin. Cloakroom(off living room) has toilet and washbasin vanity unit.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1: Downstairs. Queen size bed, oak floor and underfloor heating with spacious en suite shower room. TV/DVD. Bedroom 2: Upstairs. Large carpeted room with king size bed/twins with adjacent en-suite shower room incl. airing cupboard. TV/DVD.

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Orchard Barn has been heated with an eco-friendly ground source heat pump. The ground floor is all underfloor heating and the 4 areas all thermostatically controlled. The first floor has therm-valved radiators in its bedroom and en-suite. Due to close proximity of livestock, no dogs are allowed. Outside: There are fully paved and stoned patio areas around the house with a BBQ area, also outside dining table and garden chairs to enjoy a nice summers day in the sunshine or watching the evening sunset. Two secure bike sheds (takes two bikes in each) for storage with locks Utility Room: N/A Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All sheets, towels and tea cloths are supplied on arrival, and can be laundered by guests if necessary. Cleaning and laundry is done on changeover day.

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