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The Alders

Llanfyllin, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay (Ref. 960822)


Coast & Country Holidays rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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47 Customer Review(s)

  • Claire

    “We loved the cottage, the garden and countryside around.”

    There was everything we needed in the cottage, warm and cosy and very comfortable beds. Local walks have amazing views. Absolutely loved it and will definitely be back.

    There was everything we needed in the cottage, warm and cosy and very comfortable beds. Local walks have amazing views. Absolutely loved it and will definitely be back.

    - Claire, April 2024

    Thank you for your great feedback, we’re glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back. Llanfyllin & the surrounding area have loads more walks to explore! Property Owner


  • All-ground-floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x double, 1 x adult bunk room
  • Bathroom with bath, over shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Shower room with corner shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living area with kitchen/diner/sitting room with woodburning stove and smart TV
  • Utility
  • Electric heating and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, TVs, WiFi, selection of games, books and DVD
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent (electric car charging not included)
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for four cars
  • Enclosed garden with lawn, seating, and a shed with bike storage
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop within 0.4 miles, pub within 0.3 miles
  • Note: Please request High chair prior to arrival
  • Note - This property can only accept arrivals on Monday and Friday, please consider this before making your booking
  • If booking a short break a booking can only be a Friday arrival for 3 nights or a Monday Arrival for 4 nights

The property

The Alders is a wonderful dwelling located in a prime spot for a relaxing retreat away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, ideal for an artistic soul, searching for a a quiet haven where your creativity can flow.

The property is situated in a elevated position; the drive through a peaceful ford sets the scene for a magical stay ahead as you enter the gorgeous private driveway surrounded by lush green fields, mystical woodland and out onto a picturesque view of the countryside, as you listen to the babbling stream echoes along with the tranquil sounds of wildlife.

Inside the property, you will find the master bedroom at the front of the bungalow, a generous king-size with an original feature fireplace, TV and stunning views out of the dual aspect windows (binoculars are provided for some early morning bird watching).

The double bedroom boasts a built-in wardrobe and tree-themed decor, while the twin bunk room is the perfect size for adults, so can cater to a variety of groups .

Relax in the open-plan living area, featuring characterful decor with a large timber dining table, bright yellow flowers, and a contemporary kitchen.

Rustle up a delicious home-cooked meal in the attractive kitchen, equipped with all the essential amenities needed for a self-catered stay, rest your feet as you lie next to the toasty woodburning stove and get lost in a thrilling film on the TV, or spend your evening playing a competitive board game at the dining table.

Take your pick from the homely family bathroom, where you can soak in a bubble bath, or the convenient shower room situated next to back entrance, ideal for a quick wash after a muddy day outside.

At the back of the property, you'll find a utility room with a washing machine, and sufficient storage for any extra bags or shoes.

Outside, is a large enclosed garden space where your furry friends and children can run around safely, sip your morning coffee whilst you overlook the panoramic countryside views and find inspiration for a day of writing, painting, or soul-searching as well as an outdoor area with a dartboard for a bit of friendly competition.

There's also a bike shed around the back where you can store bikes or kayaks.

The town centre is just a short walk down the road, boasting a wide range of necessities including shops, pubs, cafes, and a sports/leisure centre.

Llanfyllin is a beautiful rural location, perfect for walking, cycling and horse riding with some great routes available.

However there's a lot of fun activities and attractions to go and visit; St Myllins Church is a medieval church dating back to 1706, hosting lovely views from the bell tower, it's also home to a range of fantastic string quartet shows and festivals throughout the summer months, you can also visit LLanfyllin Workhouse, a preserved workhouses offering self-guided tours and a informative History Centre.

Roomination Escape Games is very close to the property, an exciting day out where you can discover your inner detective as you embark on a unique quest.

Powys county is a spectacular base to unearth hidden gems within the heart of Wales, have a magical day out at Dan yr Ogof, a National Showcaves Centre for Wales, or discover wonder at Powis Castle and Garden, a Nation Trust site which is a mix of a medieval castle, fortress and grand country mansion.

If you're looking to ascent up the renowned Snowdon mountain, The Alders is in an easily accessible location to spend the day climbing the highest mountain in England and Wales.

Use The Alders as your artistic retreat, a true sanctuary found in the peaceful town of Llanfyllin.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Lake Vyrnwy 12 miles; Welshpool 14 miles.

The charming town of Llanfyllin nestles deep in the scenic Cain Valley, surrounded by rolling hills and the Berwyn Mountains, and offers a good selection of shops where you can buy all of your essentials. Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with considerable architectural variety, it is home to Y Dolydd, an early 19th Century workhouse, once featured on the BBC Restoration programme. Enjoy fantastic walking and cycling opportunities around the hills of Llangynog and through the Berwyn Mountains. Spectacular Lake Vyrnwy, with its impressive mountainous backdrop of contrasting colours and fascinating nature reserve is within easy reach, and the bustling market town of Welshpool, with an array of shops, arts and crafts centres and quality pubs and restaurants is only 14 miles away. Visit magnificent Powys Castle and its celebrated gardens, and explore breathtaking Llanrhaeadr Waterfall, with its 240' drop, which is encased in bewitching woods and sheer cliffs, both within easy reach. A wonderful location for exploring beautiful Mid Wales and the Shropshire Borders.

Please note this property does not have electric car charging facilities.

Note - This property can only accept arrivals on Monday and Friday, please consider this before making your booking. If booking a short break a booking can only be a Friday arrival for 3 nights or a Monday Arrival for 4 nights.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas