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Barcud Coch - Red Kite

Garthmyl, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay (Ref. 1125354)


Coast & Country Holidays rating

  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Electric car charging
  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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6 Customer Review(s)

  • Mark

    “The stay was fabulous, we could not fault it in anyway.”

    The place is just beautiful. The owners were so lovely and very hospitable. We will definitely be back again

    The place is just beautiful. The owners were so lovely and very hospitable. We will definitely be back again

    - Mark, April 2024


  • Single-storey
  • Four bedrooms: 1 x super king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC and Smart TV, 1 x king-size with en-suite shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x twin (zip/link can be super-king-size on request) with access to Jack-and-Jill bathroom, 1 x twin (zip/link can be super-king-size on request)
  • Jack-and-Jill bathroom with freestanding bath, hand-held shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Oil central, underfloor heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, and tumble dryer
  • 2 x Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and high chair available
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars
  • EV charging available
  • Terrace with hot tub, charcoal barbecue, external shower
  • Enclosed garden with lawned area
  • Secure bike storage
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.5 miles, pub 1.7 miles
  • Note: The drive is a single-track
  • Please note: This property can only accept bookings starting on a Monday or a Friday

The property

Barcud Coch – Red Kite is a detached, single-storey property situated in the countryside of Powys in Mid Wales on a working farm.

This dog-friendly cottage features a large decked terrace, hot tub, countryside views, and is well-positioned to explore nearby attractions, including the village of Berriew and the Andrew Logan Museum.

The spacious open-plan living area is the hub of the home; prepare sumptuous dishes in the well-appointed kitchen with breakfast bar, gather round the dining table for eight, lounging on the comfy sofas enjoying the view through the sliding patio doors on to the terrace with hot tub and outdoor shower.

Walking through the property, you will find four well-presented bedrooms including a super-king-size and king-size, both with en-suite shower rooms, a twin room with Jack-and-Jill access into the bathroom with a feature bath tub, and a final twin room.

The entrance hall is equipped with a washing machine and tumble dryer.

Outside, spend time on the terrace either in the hot tub or on the inviting outdoor sofas, appreciating views of Corndon Hill and the local wildlife including the barcud cochs (red kites) which frequently soar over the fields.

You can also find a charcoal barbecue, and a handy outdoor shower.

Enjoy exploring the surrounding area either on foot or bike with endless footpaths and bridleways on the doorstep including the National Cycle Route 81.

Or travel into Welshpool and discover tearooms serving the local bara brith, the Powysland Museum featuring local artefacts and customs.

Enjoy a train ride on the Welshpool and Llanfair light railway during the summer; there are also castles to explore with Montgomery, Powis Castle and Dolforwyn, as well as Gregynog Hall and gardens.

Spend your break in an idyllic, tranquil location, and create precious memories with a stay at Barcud Coch – Red Kite.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £450.

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About the location


Berriew 3 miles; Montgomery 3 miles; Welshpool 6 miles; Newtown 8 miles.

Garthmyl is a hamlet on the A483 midway between Newtown and Welshpool in Powys. It is home to a village pub and Garthmyl Hall, a Grade II listed house dating from 1859. Ideally positioned between Newtown and Welshpool, this is a lovely region of Mid Wales and is also close to the Shropshire border. Newtown is set on the banks of the River Severn, and offers an art gallery, museums and array of attractive shops and pubs. The area is also full of walking, cycling and fishing opportunities. Explore the ruins of the ancient Motte and Bailey castle situated close by in the beautiful old county town of Montgomery. Pay a visit to Montgomery Castle, travel the hills above the village of Abermule, or experience scenic rides on the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. Visit the famous NT Powis Castle and gardens or Gregynog Hall and gardens, or take excellent scenic walks along Offa’s Dyke. Enjoy day trips to delightful Aberdovey on the stunning Cardigan Bay coastline, a paradise for water sport enthusiasts. Or visit medieval Ludlow and Shrewsbury in nearby Shropshire.

Please note: This property can only accept bookings starting on a Monday or a Friday

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas