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Sycamore Lodge

Nantmel near Rhayader, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay (Ref. 915502)


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  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

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

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  • Samantha

    “Sycamore Lodge is an amazing place.”

    The owners go out of their way to make your stay prefect. Beautiful location to explore this part of Wales. Highly recommend. We can’t wait to go back

    The owners go out of their way to make your stay prefect. Beautiful location to explore this part of Wales. Highly recommend. We can’t wait to go back

    - Samantha, March 2024


  • All ground floor
  • Three bedrooms: 2 x double with doors to decking, 1 x twin
  • Three bedrooms: 2 x double with doors to decking, 1 x twin with escape window (fire escape not suitable for disabled or vulnerable guests). Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric woodburner-effect stove.
  • Oil underfloor central heating with electric stove and Air-to-Air Conditioning unit
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV with FreeSat, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars, further roadside parking available
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Front lawned garden with decking, furniture and hot tub
  • Side patio with bird feeders
  • Universal electric vehicle charge point - charges apply, this is payable locally to the owner
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 4 miles, pub 2 miles
  • Note: There are two steps up to front door, but there is ramped access to side door
  • Note: Water is UV filtered from a spring, which is tested annually
  • Note: Coffee Pod Machine uses Nespresso Original Compatible Pods.

The property

Rhayader 4 miles.

This wonderful detached lodge is situated in a peaceful location, privately landscaped, next to another self-catering lodge, on the edge of the owners’ working livestock farm, just four miles from the delightful and welcoming market town of Rhayader in Mid Wales.

Built by the owners and boasting a Green Tourism Gold Award, this Rhayader cottage offers a range of luxuries including its own private 6-seater hot tub with fabulous countryside views, perfect for a family holiday.

The under floor heating and wonderful glass frontage means the lodge is warm and cosy, while the eco-friendly Air-to-Air Conditioning unit cools the lodge in summer months.

All set on the ground floor and with ramped access to the side, this superb cottage near Rhayader offers three comfortable bedrooms and a family bathroom with a range of luxurious toiletries, and there's a second separate basin and WC located in the lobby.

The spacious open plan living area is home to a very well-equipped kitchen, a large dining table and sumptuous leather sofas, where you can sit back and relax after a day spent exploring the local area.

Step outside onto the deck and luxuriate in the bubbling hot tub, where you can spot all manner of wildlife in the surrounding fields and in the evening enjoy a stargazing experience with the area's International Dark Skies states; you will hopefully see planets and shooting stars.

The fully enclosed garden at this Mid Wales lodge features a lawned area with outdoor furniture and sun loungers, whilst to the side of the cottage is a small patio with birdfeeders, where you can watch a wide variety of birds from the kitchen window, and there's a locakable shed for storing bikes.

A superb area for walkers, the owners of this Mid Wales lodge have created their own nature farm trails, where guests can tour through the fields with a map and leaflet to explore the natural landscape, wildlife and heritage sites and interest.

Whilst slightly further afield are magnificent walking and cycling opportunities on the Elan Valley Trail.

The friendly town of Rhayader boasts a good selection of independent shops, cafes and restaurants.

It sits on the River Wye and is rich in cultural history and it also has its own community museum.

Many pretty country villages surround this lodge near Rhayader, including Abbeycwmhir and St Harmon, whilst the Victorian Spa town of Llandrindod Wells and the market town of Builth Wells are nearby.

A runner up in the Best Self Catering Place to Stay in the 2013 National Tourism Awards for Wales, this fabulous lodge near Rhayader will live long in the memory and have you desperate to return year after year.

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