If you are looking for a charming welsh rural retreat - look no further. This traditional Welsh farmhouse in the beautiful Upper Dee Valley, North Wales, is an ideal holiday home with a secluded garden, games room, scenic walks, mountain bike trails and family attractions within easy reach.
Price reduction of £50 for 1 to 2 guests.
Lots of reasons why this is one of the best holiday cottages we have ever stayed in; the location, the facilities, the décor, little homely touches like the teaset in the bedroom. We've had lovely walks from the cottage up the hills, and to forts and standing stones nearby.
Absolute gem of a cottage, lovely period features such as the inglenook fireplace. Weather was great so really enjoyed the alfresco dining in the evening. Had numerous clear skies so the star gazing was a real treat! The most peaceful and tranquil setting, really don't want to go back to a busy town/city. Surrounding areas are stunning, really enjoyed the waterfalls at Pistyll Rhayader and Conwy Falls. Barmouth also a great beach! Thanks for a wonderful stay, definitely relaxed and chilled! Hope to return one day!
We are so glad we were able to extend our stay from 7 days to 9 days. We hiked every day but one and it was so nice to start out right from the cottage. We are very grateful for all of the amenities and provisions that were provided. Thank you for sharing your home with us! Such a lovely home in beautiful surroundings. The house is provisioned for everything you will need and as a bonus there was bread, milk, cookies, cakes and wine waiting for us when we arrived. The beds are so comfortable you won't want to get out of them in the morning! We had plans for days out in other areas of north Wales but after just one day at the cottage we decided we weren't even going to get in the car. There are plenty of hikes in the area that lead to a variety of interesting places. The people in the village of Cynwyd are so friendly, helpful and kind. After just a few days, we were fortunate enough to extend our stay from 7 to 9 days!"
Henfaes Isaf is a lovely place to get away from it all. It is a unique farmhouse built with great care with an enchanting garden. On arrival we found a super welcome pack which was much appreciated. Once there we seldom felt the need to leave, it being such a peaceful place. It has great acoustics bring your own hi fi!! The house is warm and snug whatever the weather There Is ample space outside for al fresco lovers and inside it is well equipped and homely. The loudest sound at Henfaes Isaf is the wind in the trees and birdsong. The market town of Bala is the nearest place to find a supermarket and facilities. We loved it so much that we are planning another trip very soon!
What a lovely cottage this is, in a heavenly tranquil location and so excellently appointed in such good taste and with such attention to comfort and detail! We had a fantastic week with mixed weather, enjoying the many seating areas inside and in the pretty garden, and going for long rambles in the beautiful Welsh hills. The welcoming pack including a nice Chardonnay was consumed with gusto and thanks, and all in all we are sorry to have to leave! We'll certainly spread the word in Holland, and come back to this little slice of heaven!
This is our second visit to Henfaes Isaf and just like last time we enjoyed our Easter break very much. Thank you for the Easter treats, they were very much appreciated. (The owner left Easter eggs inside knitted chick cosies for the children).The place is very well equipped and the walks, gardens and views are amazing. We had very good weather and we all enjoyed our stay very much. Thank you
The cottage was absolutely beautiful! We couldn't have asked for more. We had such a great weekend and will definitely be staying again. Everything about it was just perfect so cosy, amazing surroundings and super clean. The gardens are outstanding. We visited Llangollen and Lake Bala and also went to the Indian in Corwen was delicious. Thank you again for everything, I have been telling lots of people about it and we are hoping to stay again in the summer time.
What a lovely place! The cottage has been lovingly restored and looked after with lots of details that are only noticed after a few days. All we needed was here, from clingfilm to a drying room. The local walks are good (and on the doorstep) and further afield we enjoyed the white water rafting at Bala. We had a nice meal at the Corn Mill, next to the river in Llangollen. Evenings spent sipping wine in the garden listening to the Olympics.
This has been a wonderful time, our hearts and minds refreshed and prepared for return to work and school. To our 7 and 13 year old boys this has been a real eye-opener and they have discovered a love of rambling. From sitting watching the butterflies on the swing seat to meeting ponies on a ramble fantastic. Three generations have loved being here thank you. Hoping to come back soon.
Thank you so much for letting us share your wonderful house. The setting is so beautiful and the house so comfortable. We enjoyed the peace and tranquillity in the heart of nature. The welcome gifts were really appreciated. I loved the garden and exploring around the fields. Our little grand-daughter really loved the play room and pottering around outside. Thank you again. We would love to come back someday.
Beautiful cottage, spacious and homely all at the same time which caters for all ages seamlessly.
Stunning location, beautiful old cottage decorated with love and care. Thoughtfully equipped with everything you might need. KidsÂ playroom was a great bonus too!
One of the best properties we've ever stayed in. Great decor and location
In March 2018 Henfaes Isaf was listed in The Sunday Times as one of the '50 Coolest Cottages in the UK'. Delightful Welsh farmhouse in the Upper Dee Valley with open fire, exposed beams and a beautiful garden.
Excellent Walks from your doorstep
Places to Eat
Year round Welsh holidays can be enjoyed in this charming Dee Valley farmhouse packed with period features and every modern comfort.
3 bedrooms sleeping a maximum of 6. 1 Double, 1 Single and 1 Family bedroom with Double and Single beds, all on 1st floor.
Bathroom full suite - bath with shower over on 1st floor.
Kitchen fully fitted, electric hob and oven, microwave, larder fridge/freezer, dishwasher, table and 3 chairs.
Sitting Room inglenook fireplace with open fire, handmade grandfather clock, ancient wooden wall. 1 x 2 seater sofa 1 x 3 seater sofa, comfortable armchair, large flat screen TV, DVD, coffee table.
Dining Room large handcrafted dresser (with owner's name carved on it) handcrafted oak table and 6 chairs.
Utility Room (external access) with washing machine, WC and shower cubicle, plus central heating boiler.
Children's Playroom in former hay loft in external building - colourful room loads of toys & games, large flat screen TV, Wii, sofa and armchair. Care with toddlers please, steep steps to Playroom.
Grounds large mature garden surrounding property with garden furniture, swing seat and barbecue.
Please note: Take great care with toddlers, steps and drops in garden area. Garden pond is not covered - keep children under supervision at all times in garden.
Short breaks - All year
WiFi - Yes
Changeover - Saturday
Towels - Yes
Parking - Yes, ample
Fuel - Gas central heating inclusive May to September. Outside these dates £30 p/w. Starter pack of logs free
Dogs - No
Travel cot - Yes
Highchair - Yes
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