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Shepherd's Rest

Llandyssil near Montgomery, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay (Ref. 980067)


Coast & Country Holidays rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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

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18 Customer Review(s)

  • Jane

    “Another perfect stay at Shepherd’s Rest.”

    Everything so carefully thought about and beautifully presented. Thank you for the special Easter touches, which were lovely.

    Everything so carefully thought about and beautifully presented. Thank you for the special Easter touches, which were lovely.

    - Jane, March 2024


  • All ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size with TV, 1 x twin (zip/link) with TV and en-suite shower room with walk-in rainfall shower, basin and WC
  • Bathroom with roll top bath, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living/kitchen/dining area with woodburning stove
  • Utility
  • Oil central heating with underfloor heating and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 3 x TV, WiFi and selection of books available
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Lawned garden with patio, outdoor furniture, Kamodo Ceramic BBQ, sun loungers and a private hot tub
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.5 miles, pub 0.2 miles
  • Note: Check-in time is 4:30pm A fire starter pack is included in the rental cost.

The property

Montgomery 2.6 miles.

Shepherd's Rest, a newly-built, contemporary lodge stands amidst glorious rolling countryside in Llandyssil near Montgomery, close to the Welsh/Shropshire border, in an isolated location, just off a quiet country lane.

The owner's house rests at the end of the road, and beyond that, your only neighbour is the incredible countryside that surrounds you.

Shepherd's Rest is a luxurious stone and wood lodge, ideal for a couple or small group or family wanting to enjoy the tranquility of this area of rural Wales.

Enter this all-ground-floor property into a bright and airy open-plan living area with bi-folding doors that allow in plenty of natural light and showcase the incredible countryside views.

There is a dining table set for four, where you can catch up and enjoy meals as a group, prepared in the contemporary, well-equipped kitchen, which has all the appliances you'll need for your self-catered stay, while the utility room has a washing machine, should you require it.

You can even gather your own eggs from the free range chickens that are on-site, and start every day with a hearty breakfast.

The sitting room offers an L-shaped sofa, big enough for everyone to sit and relax together with the cosy woodburner and underfloor heating warming the space on a cooler day, or you can throw open the bi-fold doors for plenty of natural light, a refreshing breeze and spectacular countryside views.

The lodge has two bedrooms; a master super-king-size with ample storage space, a TV and patio doors that open onto the garden with direct access to the private hot tub and the BBQ, and showcase the incredible views, plus a twin bedroom with zip/link feature, that also has a TV and an en-suite shower room with rainfall shower for added convenience, while both rooms have been thoughtfully provided with monogrammed towels, robes and bespoke toiletries, a lovely touch to enhance your experience.

The family bathroom has a stunning roll top both, where you can enjoy an indulgent soak at the end of a busy day.

Outside there is off-road parking for two cars, as well as a decking area, where a picnic bench-style table and chairs offer an ideal spot for an alfresco meal, with two sun loungers to lay back on and soak up the sunshine, and a private hot tub providing another touch of luxury to your stay.

Shepherd's Rest is in an enviable location, amidst acres of countryside, and you can enjoy lots of walking trails, with easy access to the Offa's Dyke trail.

Llandyssil village centre is a short walk away, with a small selection of shops and a pub, with the town of Montgomery just over two miles away, with must-see attractions including its 12th century castle ruins, Town Hill County War Memorial, cricket club and selection of cafés, restaurants and shops, as well as a fantastic farmers market held every Thursday.

The excellent 9-hole course of Lakeside Golf Course is just over a mile away, with a driving range, putting green and restaurant overlooking the golf course and the River Severn.

The historic town of Bishop's Castle is within easy reach, with a fantastic nature reserve, the House on Crutches Museum, which makes for a fascinating day out, and many walking and cycling trails, including a steady climb up Cordon Hill, or alternatively take the scenic route through the Mid Wales countryside on the Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway.

Venture towards Ludlow, host of one of the UK's best food festivals and a real foodie's delight, and why not explore the Shropshire Hills, with over 800 square kilometres of Welsh and English countryside to explore, extending from the Wrekin to Clun Forest and from Stiperstones across to the Clee Hills?

Other nearby attractions worth discovering include the Neo-Gothic Mansion of Gregynog Hall, with a tea room and shop for visitors and the National Trust's Powis Castle, home to spectacular gardens you can stroll through.

Shepherd's Rest is an idyllic retreat with breath-taking surroundings.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 980522 and 1090130 together sleeping 14 guests.

This property can be booked with the neighbouring property together to accommodate larger parties, search for property reference 980522

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

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About the location


Churchstoke 4.5 miles; Bishop's Castle 9.5 miles; Welshpool 5.8 miles

The town of Montgomery sits just one mile from the border of England in Mid Wales. Popular with tourists, the town has a delightful selection of individual shops and a variety of pubs and restaurants, including the Michelin star restaurant, The Checkers, a fabulous way to make your holiday truly special. Pay a visit to the ruins of the 13th century Montgomery Castle, which enjoys beautiful views over the town’s timber-framed houses and cobbled streets, and beyond across Wales. The castle also hosts productions of touring theatre groups regularly during the summer. A few miles to the south is the historic market town of Bishop's Castle, an excellent place for a day or night out with its excellent pubs, live music and festivals throughout the year. The wider area is wonderful for walking and there are many cycle routes in the surrounding countryside with varying levels of difficulty. You can venture further into Wales with a drive up to the Snowdonia National Park, or directly west to Cardigan Bay, for the day, or hop back over the border and explore the Shropshire Hills AONB. A charming destination for a holiday.

This property can be booked with the neighbouring property together to accommodate larger parties, search for property reference 980522

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas