SELF CATERING IN BUILTH WELLS, POWYS
This detached farmhouse, which dates back to the 16th century, is surrounded by open countryside on our 400 acre working family farm. The farmhouse is ideal for getting friends and families together; there is space to socialise with the 2 sitting rooms and large farmhouse kitchen; space to have fun with a private garden, nearby orchards and fields, and most importantly there is space to simply relax. On arrival you will find the farmhouse all made up and ready for you to use; wood burner lit in the chilly months, and homemade cake on the table so that you can put the kettle on and relax straight away. You can enjoy extensive views of the Begwyn Hills and can see the Black Mountains and the Brecon Beacons, along with woodland and wildlife.
The Trowley Farmhouse is situated in absolute peace and quiet in an unspoilt superb location at the end of a private lane; secluded but not isolated. The farmhouse is a must for nature lovers. Red kites and buzzards are often spotted, and up on Painscastle common (20 minute walk) red grouse and curlew breed. Nearby is Rhosgoch Bog, a conservation area which is a birdwatchers' paradise. On the 'Roundabout' on the Begwyns, on a clear day there are absolutely spectacular views and you can see seven counties.
The house is entered by a wide entrance porch with stone benches, ideal for walking boots, coats, wet dogs, storing dry wood etc. Oak beams, thick stone walls and original bread oven in the large farmhouse kitchen retain much of the character of the original building, whilst every modern convenience is provided to make your stay comfortable whatever the season. There is a spacious kitchen/dining room with long dining table and chairs, featured bread oven, easy chairs, quarry tile floor in part and old flagstones in others. Very well equipped kitchen area with fridge, microwave, coffee maker, liquidiser, food mixer & hostess trolley, electric ceramic hob and oven, washing machine, dishwasher and Welsh dresser with bright Moroccan crockery. There is a spacious comfortable sitting room with sofas, beanbags, widescreen colour TV, sky, video, DVD player, well stocked games cupboard and a large wood burner. There is also a further sitting room with table, chairs and an open fire, equipped with TV & video. There is also a storeroom with fridge/freezer and ironing facilities. There is a shower room with loo, shower and washbasin. The oak panelled hall leads up to the traditional wooden stairs.
Most attractive quaint bathroom with bath, washbasin and loo. There are 2 pretty twin bedded rooms; 1 large en suite family room with a double bed and two single beds; 1 double bedroom with two pull out guest beds underneath; 1 large en suite family bedroom with two bunk beds. The en suites have a loo, washbasin and shower each. There is an enclosed gravel area at the rear of the house and a large private garden and lawn at the front and side. There is garden furniture and a barbecue. Ample parking space for 5 or more cars, and an outside building for bicycles in the summer, and sledges in the winter!
Efficient oil central heating, wood burner, open fire. Bed linen and tea towels included in rental. Pets welcome, but dogs kept under control as sheep in surrounding fields. Evening meal provided upon request. Broadband available.
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By Bus: National Bus line regular service to Hay-on-Wye - 6 miles
By Train: Main train station is Hereford - 25 miles
Request stop train station at Builth Road - 12 miles
By Plane: Cardiff Airport - 60 miles