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“Large, clean, well equipped, quiet”
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The front of Carregywen farmhouse
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The front of Carregywen farmhouse
Lounge with log burner, TV/FreeSat/DVD, and sofas Dining room, with kitchen in background and sitting room to the left
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47 reviews
The front of Carregywen farmhouse
Lounge with log burner, TV/FreeSat/DVD, and sofas
Dining room, with kitchen in background and sitting room to the left
Sitting room and dining room
View of lounge from Kitchen
Kitchen dishwasher and washing machine
Kitchen that to the right of photo overlooks dining and sitting room area - open plan
Snug (second sitting room)
Snowdrop room, very large double room with ensuite
View across valley, taken from Snowdrop room
View of farmhouse gardens across valley, showing BBQ in foreground
BBQ overlooking the valley
Gate to farmhouse showing house behind fence
Primrose room, large double room with ensuite
Primrose room ensuite
Foxglove room, king size bed with large wardrobe and chest of drawers
Daffodil room, twin room with dressing table
Upstairs hallway
Farmhouse gardens, farmhouse is to the right, picnic table and BBQ are to the left of picture
Gate to farmhouse taken from just outside the farmhouse
The driveway across fields leading to the farmhouse
View of river Chwefri taken just 2 minutes walk from the farmhouse (within the grounds of the farm)
View across valley at sunset from just outside farmhouse
Farmhouse gardens, showing picnic table to left with BBQ just behind.
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Farmhouse -
4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Builth Wells, Powys, Wales

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Illinois
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Large, clean, well equipped, quiet”
Reviewed 31 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Had a wonderful stay at Carregywen. The house itself is large with plenty of room. The bedrooms are all of good size, even the 'small' one. Everything was so clean. This is the first time we have taken our dog on holiday so we have never rented from a place that accepts pets. I'll be honest, I was fearing it would not be as clean as I wanted. I was wrong, it was spotless.
Typically in rental properties kitchen equipment is very basic-not here. Plenty of everything that you could want. The bathrooms were well equipped as well.
The only sounds that you hear are the nearby sheep, birds, and the occasional cow. No cars or loud neighbors here!
In closing this is the perfect place to get away from it all.

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Liked best: The cleanliness and it being very peaceful
Liked least: The WiFi going down on the last day, no downstairs toilet could be an issue for those with mobility problems.
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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ElBee512
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“wonderful place - we really didn't want to leave”
Reviewed 24 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

The farmhouse was everything we hoped: amazingly well-equipped, comfortable and welcoming. And the views are fantastic too. We loved being in such a quite, remote location, but there were still plenty of day trip opportunities to keep the children entertained.

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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person found this review helpful

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Liked best: The location and the property
Liked least: Nothing to dislike, it was ideal for us!
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Herb294
Exeter, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
37 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Peaceful and relaxing”
Reviewed 10 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014
1
person found this review helpful

The seven members of our family aged over three generations all enjoyed a lovely peaceful and relaxing week at this property. Situated about a quarter of a mile from the nearest road, the house enjoys wonderful views over open farm land with mountains in the back-ground. The garden area around the house is enclosed with a good fence which allows dogs to run free under supervision.
The house has a fully equipped kitchen and the garden has an excellent BBQ and seating area.
The beds were comfortable and clean. The two en-suits and the family bathroom were clean and well equipped. There were no ground floor facilities and therefore would be difficult for disabled people.
We would certainly love to return here again one day.

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Liked best: The peace and quiet.
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
People with pets
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tonypandy
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A weekend to remember forever!!”
Reviewed 22 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014
1
person found this review helpful

We have just returned from carregywen farmhouse with fond memories of a most enjoyable weekend break for our family .Our party consisted of six adults and three children' one of whom is an eleven month old baby. The farmhouse is extremely spacious but also has a very cosy and friendly atmosphere. The bedrooms are comfortable with beautifull viewsof the surrounding countryside, with the added bonus of being ensuite .kithen and bathrooms were well stocked with everything needed for our stay. I would highly recomend a stay here to all seeking a tranquill and very beautifull farmhouse holiday

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Liked best: The location and provision of every necessity required for memorable holiday.
Liked least: leaving.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
People with pets
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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Leslie S
Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“The best farmhouse I have ever rented!”
Reviewed 2 July 2014 for a stay in June 2014
2
people found this review helpful

Fantastic location with probably the best equipped farmhouse we have ever stayed in.
A great location for visiting local attractions / towns but at the end of the day you felt completely alone with a sky free of light pollution! I have never seen so many towels and although we were not a 'full compliment' of people staying in the house it was lovely having 3 bathrooms all with really good showers.
We had a really relaxing time with wonderful sunny weather which meant that the garden was also well used. Very comprehensive house booklet and very welcoming e-mails prior to our visit.
We intend to book again for next year!

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Liked best: The location
Liked least: the one rainy day!!
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
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Lynn H
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“A little bit of paradise”
Reviewed 1 June 2014 for a stay in May 2014
1
person found this review helpful

This is our third stay here. The peace and quiet and beautiful views make it a perfect hideaway. The cottage is well stocked and all the rooms are comfortable - upstairs and down! Because of the size of the property you never feel on top of one another, even with 8 adults staying. Love love love it!

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