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The Old Cobblers Shop

Llanbister near Llandrindod Wells, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay (Ref. 1022947)


Coast & Country Holidays rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

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  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Sauna
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine

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  • Samantha

    “Greeted by the owner on arrival was very welcoming and friendly.”

    Stunning cottage, with beautiful log burner. large garden, with great outdoor facilities, hot tub , sauna, fireplace. Lovely little welcome hamper. Would definitely stay again and already bragged others about how beautiful it was. Peaceful area too. Could do with larger saucepan, mixing bowl and some other handy kitchen items.

    Stunning cottage, with beautiful log burner. large garden, with great outdoor facilities, hot tub , sauna, fireplace. Lovely little welcome hamper. Would definitely stay again and already bragged others about how beautiful it was. Peaceful area too. Could do with larger saucepan, mixing bowl and some other handy kitchen items.

    - Samantha, May 2024


  • All-ground-floor
  • Studio-style layout with double bed, kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • External utility/shed
  • Electric central heating with underfloor heating and woodburning stove
  • Microwave, hob, small fridge with ice box, kettle, toaster, washing machine, tumble dryer
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Enclosed, multi-level garden with lawn, patio, furniture and fire pit
  • Terrace with patio, furniture and pizza oven
  • Terrace with sauna, hot tub and furniture
  • Bike storage
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 4.6 miles, pub 0.2 miles
  • Note: The garden is multi-level and features multiple terraces with stone steps, please take care

The property

Llandrindod Wells 9.9 miles.

Nestled in the small village of Llanbister near Llandrindod Wells, Powys is this historic, single-storey cottage, The Old Cobblers Shop.

This Grade II listed building was once a cobblers shop and now invites two guests for a romantic escape, complete with a hot tub, sauna and beautiful countryside views.

Park up in the off-road parking area and be wowed by the stone exterior of this quaint little cottage.

Step inside to warm your feet on the underfloor heating and discover a studio-style layout, well-equipped and furnished to suit two guests seeking a basic home-from-home to explore the wilds of Wales.

Prepare a meal for your loved one in the kitchen area with microwave and hob, small fridge with ice box, before snuggling up in the sitting area by the warmth of the woodburning stove.

Curl up under the sheets of the double bed and catch your rest ready for the next day's adventures, which begins with a hot rinse in the separate shower room.

Throw muddy walking gear straight into the handy, external utility with a washing machine and tumble dryer, as well as space for boots and bikes to keep The Old Cobblers Shop clutter-free.

The outdoor areas of the cottage are sure to please anyone seeking a rural retreat; dine alfresco and toast to your holiday in the enclosed garden with furniture and a fire pit for added comfort.

Take the steps up to the first terrace and cook up a storm in the pizza oven to enjoy freshly baked slices and fabulous views.

Grab your towels and head to a second terrace; sink into the hot tub and let any stress roll off your shoulders, whilst hard-working muscles can be rejuvenated in the sauna.

Take a break from cooking and dine at The Lion Hotel, less than a mile away from the cottage, passing Llanbister Church and admiring the peaceful little village.

Llandrindod Wells is a short journey away for a variety of shops and eateries; marvel at the Victorian and Edwardian architecture, visit the National Cycle Museum or take a romantic stroll around Llandrindod Lake.

A walker's paradise, The Old Cobblers Shop is nearby to the vibrant landscapes of the Shropshire Hills AONB and the renowned Bannau Brycheiniog National Park (Brecon Beacons National Park), with gentle hills and moorlands scattered with market towns and heritage sites.

Wildlife lovers can head to Rhayader for riverside walks and observe the Red Kite Feeding Station, whilst the picturesque town of Builth Wells is a lovely stop off for lunch after exploring Cors y Llyn National Nature Reserve.

Soak up local heritage and culture at Brecon at Y Gaer Museum, The Royal Welsh Regimental Museum and Brecon Cathedral with noteworthy stained glass windows.

There's so much to discover with a stay at The Old Cobblers Shop.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Builth Wells 7.6 miles; Hereford 41.3 miles

Llandrindod Wells is a lighthearted, friendly town situated in the county of Powys, within the historic boundaries of Radnorshire, Wales. There are some notable landmarks within the town, including architectural buildings in ornate styles dating from the Victorian and Edwardian eras. Llandrindod Wells Victorian Festival, known locally as 'Victorian Week', takes place at the end of August, bringing many tourists to the lively town. Some people like to go-all-out and look the part in Victorian, Edwardian or other antique costumes, and many of the high-street shops dress their windows, in spirit of the event. There is a wide range of entertainment available in the town each year; hosted at The Albert Hall Theatre, Pavilion Mid Wales, which brings Live Music, Comedy and Theatre and Radnor Fringe Festival which is held within the Rock Park. The lake in Llandrindod Wells is part of the town's Victorian history and still remains a popular attraction today, it is a lovely location to bring a picnic with the family. For all you bowling enthusiasts there is The Radnor Indoor Bowls Centre along with the Outdoor Bowling Club for an afternoon of local sports. If you fancy exploring some of the history around the town there is The Radnorshire Museum, The Rock Park & Heritage Centre and The National Cycle Museum, all for your discovery. The Thomas Jones Statue on Temple Gardens is also worth a visit as you stroll across the gardens. The town is situated in a very rural spot so there are lots of scenic walking opportunities; Beacon Hill is a nice 4 mile long trail whilst The Spa Walk offers gentle slopes and opportunity to try the waters at the Chalybeate Spring in Rock Park. Llandrindod Wells provides something for everyone and is a great place for a healthy break.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas