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Rock House Apartment

Llanllwchaiarn near Newtown, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay (Ref. 1137576)

4.7

Coast & Country Holidays rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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3 Customer Review(s)

  • Wayne

    “Lovely base.”

    Great location next to the river. A lovely flat very well thought out in the way it’s laid out. It’s in the loft space so 2 flights of stairs. Lovely old historic house. Well worth a visit.

    Great location next to the river. A lovely flat very well thought out in the way it’s laid out. It’s in the loft space so 2 flights of stairs. Lovely old historic house. Well worth a visit.

    - Wayne, December 2023

Summary

  • Second-floor apartment
  • One king-size bedroom with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Electric heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice box, washer/dryer, dishwasher, kettle, toaster
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Fishing rights for the River Severn which is accessible from the grounds of the property
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.9 miles, river 0.1 miles
  • Note: Connected to the owner's property but with a private entrance
  • Note: Property accessed via two flights of stairs (30 steps) and is not suitable for those with mobility issues
  • This property welcomes business and worker bookings.

The property

Newtown 1.5 miles.

Settled into the rural location of Llanllwchaiarn, near Newtown, Rock House Apartment is a wonderful base for a couple looking to explore Powys.

Park off-road and find a property overlooking the River Severn.

A delightful second-floor apartment with views overlooking the local golf course and the countryside beyond, be welcomed into Rock House Apartment, passing through a hallway with coat and boot storage and the characterful features of original wooden beams.

Head up two flights of stairs to discover a light and airy open-plan space with extensive countryside and river views, a wonderful social hub for guests to enjoy.

Here you can settle into the sitting area with a coffee and plan the day ahead of you, or head over to the kitchen, where contemporary furniture hides a range of home-from-home amenities, ideal for cooking a romantic meal for two, which can be served at the dining table over a glass of fizz.

As the evening wears on, freshen up in the lovely shower room, where white tiles contrast with dark blue furniture, before snuggling up in the king-size bedroom, a space with storage for your belongings and lovely scenic views.

The property rests beside the River Severn, and guests are able to access the riverbank and picnic in the sunshine.

Try out a game of golf at the local course, or head into the close by town of Newtown, where there is a local shop, pub, eateries, riverside walks through the local park and a textile museum.

From here, explore the ruins of Dolforwyn Castle, or go birdwatching at Pwll Penarth Nature Reserve.

Learn more about the local history and heritage at the incredible Powis Castle, the ruins of Montgomery Castle, or visit the Falconry Experience Wales and Dolfor Gardens.

The property is within reach of the beautiful Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, throughout which there are plenty of walks and wildlife spotting opportunities, and there is also the option to visit the incredible Eryri (Snowdonia) National Park, within which you can hike, mountain bike, try out watersports or enjoy adventure sports at Zip World.

From here, visit the coast of Wales at Aberystwyth.

Indulge in the countryside of Wales with a stay at the delightful Rock House Apartment.

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

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About the location

NEWTOWN

Montgomery 10 miles; Machynlleth 28 miles; Ludlow 33 miles; Shrewsbury 33 miles.

Newtown lies on the banks of the River Severn, in the heart of the beautiful Montgomeryshire countryside, and boasts a vibrant art gallery, museums and a variety of pubs and restaurants. Newtown is also home to Theatr Hafren, one of Wales’s premier theatres, which showcases a wide variety of entertainment, from comedy shows to opera, offering something for the whole family. Explore the ruins of the Norman Motte and Bailey castle in the beautiful old county town of Montgomery, wander the Grade I listed formal gardens at the renowned Gregynog Hall, or visit the world-famous Powis Castle and Gardens, often frequented by Prince Charles. The medieval market towns of Shrewsbury and Ludlow offer renowned and award-winning restaurants, cosy pubs and quaint shops, as well as festivals and markets, including annual Christmas markets, whilst Ludlow also boasts over 600 listed buildings and Ludlow Castle, so there is something to enjoy all year round. In nearby Churchstoke, the Roundton Hill Nature Reserve and Iron Age Hill Fort is a haven for wildlife and home to a plethora of native British birds. On a clear day, the walk to the summit at 370 metres is rewarded by a 360 degree panorama, from where extensive views over Shropshire and the high Welsh peaks beyond can be seen. A little further afield, Machnynlleth is home to the Centre for Alternative Technology, and also Machnynlleth Golf Club. The delightful seaside village of Aberdovey on the stunning Cardigan Bay coastline is a paradise for watersports enthusiasts, while the sandy beach at Ynyslas is perfect for a family day out. All this and more is within as hour’s drive of Newtown, making this a wonderful year-round holiday destination.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas