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Doe Lodge

Nantmel near Rhayader, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay (Ref. 1130599)


Coast & Country Holidays rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

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

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11 Customer Review(s)

  • Eleanor

    “Doe Lodge is the perfect accommodation for a short break away.”

    Very clean and had everything you would need, and the views are even better than seen on the photos! Perfectly situated for lots of walks and exploring, or just sitting in the hot tub watching the birds of prey overhead!

    Very clean and had everything you would need, and the views are even better than seen on the photos! Perfectly situated for lots of walks and exploring, or just sitting in the hot tub watching the birds of prey overhead!

    - Eleanor, September 2023


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x mezzanine king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x ground-floor king-size
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Biomass central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge with freezer compartment, slimline dishwasher
  • TV .WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed front decking with picnic bench and hot tub
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub, 4.3 miles
  • Note: There are steps leading up to this property that may be unsuitable for those with mobility issues
  • Note: There is a sofa bed in the living area that can sleep an extra 2 additional guests
  • Note: Mezzanine bedroom is only accessible via ladder

The property

Rhayader 4.2 miles.

Resting in the village of Nantmel, near Rhayader, Powys, lies this delightful, two-bedroom holiday home, Doe Lodge.

One of two black barn properties, this charming dwelling boasts off-road parking, well-presented living spaces, and a scenic countryside setting, inviting up to six guests for a relaxing, self-catered getaway to the heart of the Welsh countryside.

Step inside your new home-from-home and make yourself comfortable by cooking up a delicious, home-cooked meal in the stylish, well-equipped kitchen, before settling down with your loved ones to savour your feast around the dining table or perched on the outdoor picnic bench for an idyllic, alfresco experience in the warmer months.

As day rolls into night, treat yourselves to a warm dip in the hot tub, before retreating to one of two plush bedrooms, both of which come with king-size bedding that awaits to deliver you a well-earned rest.

Enjoy a refreshing trip to rural Mid Wales by booking a stay at Doe Lodge.

Note: This property can be booked along with Ref. 1130597, together sleeping up to 10 guests.

Cae Llwyn Black Barns

The Cae Llwyn Black Barns consist of two, sleek barn properties resting in Nantmel, near Rhayader, Powys. The pairing offer open-plan living spaces, tastefully-presented interiors, off-road parking, and outdoor decking spaces with private hot tubs, whilst the surrounding areas enjoy great proximity to nearby Rhayader, where the nearest shops, pubs and restaurants can be found, as well as the popular tourist spots of the Valley View Falconry, Gilfach Nature Reserve, Caban Coch Dam, and Bailey Einon, making it a perfect collection of holiday homes for couples or sharing friends seeking a relaxing, self-catered escape to the Welsh countryside. If you don't fancy cooking one evening, you'll be spoilt for choice if you opt to head out as the Brasserie at the Elan, Lamb and Flag Inn-Bar-Grill and The Crown Inn are just short drive away in Rhayader, whilst Gino's Pizzeria, Fabian's Kitchen, and Worth Your Salt can all be enjoyed in nearby Llandrindod Wells. A car journey south will take you to Builth Wells, where visitors can spend time visiting the Builth Wells Golf Club to practice their short game; snap some photos of the historic Llywelyn Monument, or even just enjoy a tranquil walk alongside the crisp waters of the River Wye in The Groe state park. The perfect bases for your next adventure in Powys, book a stay to remember at either one of the Cae Llwyn Black Barns.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


Llandrindod Wells 10 miles; Aberystwyth 34 miles.

Rhayader is a small Welsh market town with a selection of tea rooms, pubs, restaurants, amenities and unique little boutiques, including local antiques. An added bonus of a leisure centre with a large swimming pool and a weekly livestock market. The Red Kite Feeding Station, on the outskirts of the town is a great attraction not to be missed. Rhayader is the first town on the River Wye and is home to the spectacular dams and reservoirs of the Elan and Claerwen Valleys. The Elan Valley offers a variety of walks and cycle trails (cycle hire is available in Rhayader), as well as a visitor’s centre with café and children's play area. This area is known as the Wildlife Centre of Wales, with its amazing variety of nature reserves open for visitors to enjoy. There is also pony trekking available in the area. Visit Builth Wells, where the Spring Festival, Royal Welsh Agricultural Show and Winter Fair are all held annually. Alternatively, a scenic drive will take you to the Welsh coast 34 miles away.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas