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Blaenglanhanog: in the Cambrian Mountains - 26661

27 reviews
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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Blaenglanhanog brings together many of the features that you would expect from a cottage holiday in Wales - dog friendly, wifi, wood burner, beautiful secluded setting and even homemade cooking available on request. This 250 year old Drover’s farmhouse is set 1000ft up in the Cambrian Mountains near the “Laura Ashley” village of Carno (good local shop, post office, church & pub). Look out for those red kites, explore the Hafren Forest, visit Clywedog Reservoir and Dam and the beautiful market towns of Mid Wales. Ground Floor... From the cottage porch area you enter a cosy, beamed and fully carpeted sitting room with oak beamed inglenook fireplace and log burning stove. Comfortable suite of 2 seat and 3 seat sofas and 1 matching chair, Laura Ashley curtains and cushions. Flat screen TV, D...Blaenglanhanog brings together many of the features that you would expect from a cottage holiday in Wales - dog friendly, wifi, wood burner, beautiful secluded setting and even homemade cooking available on request. This 250 year old Drover’s farmhouse is set 1000ft up in the Cambrian Mountains near the “Laura Ashley” village of Carno (good local shop, post office, church & pub). Look out for those red kites, explore the Hafren Forest, visit Clywedog Reservoir and Dam and the beautiful market towns of Mid Wales. Ground Floor... From the cottage porch area you enter a cosy, beamed and fully carpeted sitting room with oak beamed inglenook fireplace and log burning stove. Comfortable suite of 2 seat and 3 seat sofas and 1 matching chair, Laura Ashley curtains and cushions. Flat screen TV, DVD, CD and radio. Stairs off. Through to the right is a small beamed dining room with oak table and chairs for 6 people. Window onto garden and original quarry tiles to floor. Bright kitchen with traditional oak units, ceramic sink, fridge freezer and electric cooker. There is a good range of kitchen utensils & equipment and plate rack with crockery set. Attached to the kitchen, up a step, is an utility area with microwave oven, dishwasher, tumble dryer and washing machine. There is also an airing cupboard with ironing board and iron and a central heating boiler. The ground floor bathroom offers a slate floor, heated towel rail, modern “P” shaped bath with shower over. Large modern sink and lavatory. The ground floor bedroom at the other side of the lounge is a light room with two windows, one overlooking the picturesque valley. Twin single beds with double duck down quilts and new pillows. Wardrobe, two bedside chests with lamps, rocking chair and a chest of drawers with mirror over. Upstairs... The cottage has two very comfortable double bedrooms upstairs. The first bedroom has original beamed ceiling, wardrobe, chest of drawers with mirror, bedside chest with lamp. The second has original beamed and panelled ceiling, a built in wardrobe and chest of drawers with mirror and lamp. Bedside shelf unit with lamp and large shelf with lamp. Both double beds come with king size duck down quilt & new pillows. The upstairs shower room also has a beamed ceiling and tiled floor and includes modern white suite with walk in shower, lavatory and pedestal wash basin. Heated towel rail, bathroom cabinet, mirror and shaving socket also provided.More
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About the Manager
Llion & Gareth Pughe (Property Manager Best of Wales Holiday Cottages )
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2011
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1 - 5 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 8 August 2016

Excellent week spent in this very clean and well equipped home from home cottage. Friendly and helpful owners who are on hand if you need help and advice. Secure for your dog to roam around. Will be staying here again in the future.More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank ukguy416
mahoneyg1978, VR Owner at Blaenglanhanog: in the Cambrian Mountains - 26661, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2016

Thank you for taking your time to provide a great review on your stay in Blaenglanhanog. We are glad that you felt this cottage was a like home from homes and we look forward to welcoming you back soon or if you require a different...More

Reviewed 2 May 2016

Lovely peaceful and relaxing week spent at Blaenglanhanog, home from home, had everything we needed and more. Owners are very friendly and helpful. Have already booked to go again later in the year.More

Date of stay: April 2016
Thank Wendy E
mahoneyg1978, VR Owner at Blaenglanhanog: in the Cambrian Mountains - 26661, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2016

Thank you for taking your time to provide a lovely review on your stay at Blaenglanhanog. We are glad to see that you had a relaxing week at this cottage and that you have already booked to come back again. We look forward to welcoming...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2015

This is a peaceful location but plenty of places to visit within an hours drive. Lovely owners who have a property just behind on hand if you need them. Very spacious property like a rabbit warren you wonder whats round the next corner. Lots of...More

Date of stay: December 2014
Thank Tina G
Reviewed 5 September 2014

Our second stay in the beautiful Blaenglanhanog Cottage. Our hosts Liz and Jeremy literally think of everything to make your stay perfect, from the readily available supplies of homemade foods to the fully equipped kitchen in which to prepare your own. The surrounding area is...More

Date of stay: September 2014
Thank Anna M
Reviewed 1 June 2014

This was our second stay at Blaenglanhanog & we enjoyed it just as much as the first. We wish we could pick this cottage up and take it with us to stay in wherever we go on holiday, it's just so lovely. tucked away from...More

Date of stay: May 2014
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Washer
Central Heating
Highchair
Dryer
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Iron
Stereo System
TV
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Kettle
Toaster
Fireplace
Additional amenities & feature info
Bed linen, hand and bath towels included Heating and electricity included. First (large) basket load of logs also provided for free. Additional, large basket of logs also available at £4 per basket load. The owner requires a £70 refundable deposit, to be returned post departure. Cot and high chair provided on request. Please bring your own bedding for the cot. WiFi available Up to 2 well behaved pets allowed for a small charge of £12 per pet. Please note that pets are not allowed in the bedrooms or on the furniture. A special welcome pack can also be purchased for your arrival consisting of a pack of Welsh butter, a litre of Welsh Organic Milk, 2 packs of Neuadd Fach dry cured bacon, 2 packs of Neuadd Fach premium sausages, a dozen local free range eggs, a large home made loaf and a jar of home made jam or marmalade. The cost will be £32. Tea, coffee, sugar and home made bara brith are provided free of charge at Blaenglanhanog self catering, Mid Wales. There are also home produced items to take away such as cakes, preserves and garden produce depending on season. These are individually priced and can be requested from the owner during your stay. Breakfasts and occasional evening meals available by arrangement. Parking for 2 or 3 cars Electric vehicle charging points which are free for our guests to use. Easy access, ¾ miles off A470 up public no through road. Suitable for those with limited mobility but not wheelchairs due to changes of level downstairs. Blaenglanhanog is a no smoking cottage. Large file of local activities. Managed by Best of Wales Holiday Cottages.
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About the neighbourhood
Walking Glyndwr's Way is a long distance footpath in Mid Wales that was granted National Trail status in the year 2000. 3 miles from the cottage. Cycling Dyfi Mountain Biking – Bike hire available at The Holy Trail shop in Machynlleth. All routes start from Machynlleth. 15 miles Hafren Forest Trail – Various routes suitable for cyclists just outside the town of Llanidloes. 16 miles Watersports Clywedog Sailing Club - 6 mile lake, open to all types of non powered watercraft from canoes and sailboards to dinghies, cruisers and keelboats. 17 miles. Golf Maesmawr Golf Course - 9 hole golf course and 16 bay driving range. 6 miles Llanidloes Golf Course – 9 hole golf course. 16 miles
How to get there
Wales is easily reached from the London airports whether you travel by train, car or bus. If you rent a car, you can get from London to South Wales in only two to three hours. By train it’s even quicker, just two hours from London to Cardiff. If you prefer to travel by bus, National Express coach services travel direct to both South Wales and North Wales.
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