Dan Y Coed is a newly renovated 200 year old cottage in Mid Wales. It is graded 4*, having a shaker style kitchen, heritage bathroom, wood burning stove and Laura Ashley soft furnishings.
The cottage has splendid views over the Severn Valley, with the trails of Glyndwr's Way and the Severn Way at the end of the garden. A 10 minute walk brings you to the quiet friendly town of Llanidloes, where cafes and local produce provide for all your needs. Cycling, walking trails abound and a fabulous landscape make Dan Y Coed a perfect holiday retreat.
The garden nestles into woodland and is great for bird watching and relaxing.
The kitchen is newly fitted with a solid beech work surface and shaker style units. It includes a full range of utensils, dish washer, fridge, freezer, toaster, microwave, oven and hob. It is cleaned to a high standard and all cleaning products are provided, including dish washer tablets, washing up liquid, cloths and towels.
The double bedroom has an en-suite shower room. The main bathroom, downstairs, has luxurious under floor heating. All towels and bed linen are provided.
The bedrooms have a pretty outlook over the Severn Valley and hills beyond. Outside, the bay windows are edged with climbing roses.
The cottage is heated by a Hunter wood stove. Matches, fire wood, and firelighter are ready for you to use. The stove heats the central heating system throughout the cottage. Electric heaters are also available for you to use.
Nearby are the splendid Elan Valley reservoirs and visitor Centre; Hafod Estate with beautiful waterfalls and woodland; magnificent Powis Castle gardens; Nant Yr Arian red kite feeding and forest walks; beautiful sandy Aberdovey beaches; a mountain drive to Aberystwyth for cinema, arts and shopping; Machynlleth for it's market and Centre of Alternative Technology; Hafren forest and walks to the sources of the Rivers Severn and Wye and much, much more....
The cottage contains maps and information to help you make the most of your visit. The immediate locality is stunning in itself and walks are suggested right from the cottage door.
The views from Dan Y Coed across the Severn Valley are superb. The roof top view garden makes a great retreat.
If you want to escape the rat race and settle into a quieter pace of life, Dan Y Coed and Llanidloes offer you a warm welcome in friendly, green and pleasant land!
Remember it's cheaper to book for a week, short stays for two or three nights welcome. 4 or 5 night breaks, the price is negotiable.
Carbon friendly footprints...
If you arrive by train at Caersws I will do my best to provide a lift to and from the station. A daily bus service with National Express travels through Llanidloes, from London and Birmingham. Give me a call or email if I can help!
Eco brownie points:
We have insulation- lots and lots of it!
We recycle glass, plastic, paper and metal weekly.
We have a wood burning carbon neutral stove.
We use ecover washing up liquid.
We use 100% recycled paper.
We use low energy lighting where possible.
All our appliances come with low use energy ratings.
We support fairtrade with tea, coffee and sugar.
We support local suppliers for all our consumables.
Dan Y Coed has been restored and is maintained by local businesses and individuals.
Please tell us if you can find a way for us to improve!...Read more
4* cosy Welsh cottage with valley views Llanidloes, Mid Wales, Wales
Additional Location Information
Llanidloes is a well kept secret. People visiting often end up staying - for years! The town has a rich history, from celtic christianity, chartist rebels, lead mining and steam railways etched into it's past. Now Llanidloes stands as a small friendly town, with local shops, cafes and inns providing for your every need. It is the last town on the River Severn, before heading up into the hills and valleys of the source in the Pliynlimon mountains.
There are a myriad of walks from the cottage doorway, taking in ancient woodland, river and mountain. Dan Y Coed cottage provides all the maps and information needed for your stay. So much to explore - step this way....
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