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Holly Farm Cottage

Howey, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay (Ref. 917219)


Coast & Country Holidays rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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35 Customer Review(s)

  • Peter

    “Lovely comfortable farm cottage.”

    Well equipped and very clean. Friendly hosts. Lots of local wildlife in beautiful area.

    Well equipped and very clean. Friendly hosts. Lots of local wildlife in beautiful area.

    - Peter, May 2024


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double with basin, 1 x twin with basin (zip/link, can be super king-size double on request), 1 x adult bunks
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Utility
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with multi-fuel stove.
  • Oil central heating and multi-fuel stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Lawned garden with patio, hot tub, furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 8 mins walk.

The property

A charming cottage adjoining the owner’s farmhouse Bed and Breakfast set within 70 acres of working livestock farm near Howey.

Enjoying the wonderful rural countryside aspects the country is within walking distance of a Thai restaurant and less than 5 minutes’ drive from the attractive spa town of Llandrindod Wells.

The original farmhouse is believed to date back to Tudor times; retaining many character attributes and was once a part of Howey Hall Estate.

Upon entering the cottage you will be welcomed by the inviting hallway with slate flagged floor and exposed stone wall, off the hallway there is a utility room, perfect for kicking off your walking boots after exploring the local area.

The sizeable accommodation is set over two floors offering a great space for family to spread out.

The sitting room enjoys views over the garden to the rolling countryside beyond, a perfect spot to relax and watch the vast variety of bird and wildlife, this room also benefits from a multi-fuel stove, an enchanting feature for cosy evenings.

The dining room has dual aspect views over the garden to the surrounding rolling countryside, there is also further seating, a perfect spot to sit back and relax with a good book.

The farmhouse style kitchen is well-equipped and also has a dining table, ideal for family breakfast whilst planning your days adventures together.

Upstairs there are three bedrooms, all enjoying different aspects of the surrounding 70 acre livestock farm and countryside.

Completing the holiday accommodation there are two bathrooms, a shower room to the ground floor and a bathroom to the first floor.

You can also relax in the hot tub on the rear patio whilst admiring the rolling countryside views, a wonderful place for alfresco dining.

There is also a lawned garden with well-stocked borders of shrubbery and trees attracting a variety of birds.

The area is centrally located in the stunning Mid Wales countryside and is perfect for walking and cycling, with country walks directly from the lane, the area is renowned for its rolling hills and valleys; there is a wealth of interesting places to visit.

You are also ideally placed to explore the Welsh Marches, with numerous outdoor activities such as golf and fishing, or perhaps enjoy the ambience of Abbeycwmhir Hall or experience the red kite feeding at Rhayader, the beauty of the Elan Valley Reservoirs, all just a short drive away.

The Royal Welsh Showground is just over six miles away, whilst world-famous Hay-on-Wye offers quaint boutique-style shopping and renowned bookshops.

This holiday cottage is certainly a perfect retreat for families to enjoy the myriad of walks, outdoor activities and stunning surrounding countryside, creating wonderful memories to cherish for years to come.

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About the location


Llandrindod Wells 1.7 miles; Builth Wells 6.4 miles.

A popular Welsh village set on the outskirts of the spa town of Llandrindod Wells, with a welcoming pub and Thai restaurant. Howey is perfectly located on the main road between historic Builth Wells and Llandrindod, with wonderful walking and cycling routes easily accessible, along with a local golf course and lakes and other days out easily discovered within a short drive. The popular town of Builth Wells, which supports numerous events at the Royal Welsh Showground, is only six miles away and Hay-on-Wye, with its famous literary festival can be reached in just under half an hour’s drive. With the picturesque rural scenery of Mid Wales enclosing Howey, and various outdoor adventures to enjoy nearby, as well as the Brecon Beacons being a short drive away, makes this is a perfect location for any type of holiday you’re looking for.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas