Towy Lodge Llandovery Nr Brecon Beacons

£675 - £1775 per week

Why We Reccommend Towy Lodge

This spacious eco-friendly country house retreat stands on the edge of the beautiful Brecon Beacons with myriad opportunities for walking, cycling and eating out.

Description

This Garden of Wales Country House is a spacious, peaceful and luxurious 4-bedroom retreat in the heart of the Welsh countryside.
  • The exterior of Towy Lodge is strikingly elegant, enter and the interior will delight you. Curving walls and woodland glimpses through tall windows cannot fail to lull you ready to enjoy your stay.  The rural scenes surround you and draw in the views of the pond and rolling Welsh hills beyond.  Enjoy the varied birds which flock to this haven, if you are lucky maybe a woodpecker will show himself.
  • This Eco country house retreat has been furnished with care and taste, complimented with local art. The space flows effortlessly throughout, creating a calm and welcoming atmosphere - there really is space to breath here.
  • Plan walks and country house trails around the sociable dining table in the beautiful wood kitchen, then in the evening, cosy-up around the wood-burning stove and relive the days adventures.
  • The secluded terrace is the perfect place for evening entertaining under the blanket of stars, while the french-doors off the dining area give a garden view for cooler nights.
  • Upstairs, luxury modern wet-rooms and a bath tub will soothe your tired limbs before a peaceful night sleep in the generous bedrooms.  Wake slowly to the dappled sunlight, glimpsing through the trees.
  • Children will delight in their curved wall bedroom and the bespoke bunk beds with views to the pond and tree-house. With the Dolaugothi Gold Mine just 8 miles away they can plot their treasure hunt and pan for their very own gold.
  • This quality lodge has been sensitively  rebuilt to the highest Eco specification. The tranquil garden complete with naturalised pond is a haven for birds and wildlife. The property was rewarded with 5 STARS by Visit Wales, and with ‘WALKERS WELCOME’, ‘CYCLISTS WELCOME’ and a Green Tourism Business GOLD Award, this is an outstanding property.
  • A thoughtful hamper of local goodies is a welcome extra for your arrival.

Location

Llandovery & Heritage Centre
  • Llandovery, an ancient market town has an unhurried charm where the first independent Welsh bank, The Black Ox, was established by a wealthy drover.
  • Llandovery Heritage Centre offers an insight into the life of the drovers long ago as well as local legends, the railway and local history.
  • There is a tourist information centre, the Heart of Wales Railway, a ruined Norman castle to explore, supermarkets, delicatessen and much more.
Llandeilo
  • A 20 minute drive away, this colourful picturesque busy country town climbs up the hillside from the River Towy.  Meander around the twisted lanes or take a themed walk and discover all that Llandeilo has to offer. Lots of  individual and independent shops sell a range of unusual gifts, home wares, bespoke furniture and local crafts. There are award winning local food suppliers, shops selling fashionable clothing, an extensive antique and garden centre and even an auction house! With a wide variety of places to eat and drink - The Cawdor Arms Hotel is the place to be seen over morning coffee and Sunday papers!
Heavenly Exquisite Desserts, Llandeilo
  • The artisan made cakes and chocolates are an amazing sight and taste even better. No visit to the market town of Llandeilo is complete without a hand made chocolate treat, scrumptious cake or delicious ice-cream from this award wining chocolatier on Rhosmaen Street.
Dinefwr Park and Castle, Llandeilo
  • A visit to Dinefwr Park and Castle is a great day out for all the family. Re-live Edwardian life below stairs in Newton House and explore the romantic ruins of Dinefwr Castle, a home to the princes of Deheubarth.
  • Then ramble through the restored parkland among ancient giant trees and restore your flagging energy levels with delicious home cooked delicacies at the tea rooms.
Y Polyn, Capel Dewi
  • Popular for lunch where the portions are enormous and the prices very reasonable. Dinner  is a real treat (booking essential) - do try the sour dough bread, they say that it rivals that of Paris  -  and keep a little room for dessert topped with their very own honey is heaven in a bowl.
National Garden of Wales
  • The National Botanical Garden of Wales and Aberglasney (A Garden lost in Time) are within an easy drive as are the spectacular Llyn Brianne and Usk Reservoirs.
Dolaucothi Gold Mine (NT)
  • Dolaucothi Gold Mine in the village of Pumsaint was in use from Roman times to the 20th C. Take a fascinating tour of the underground workings, equipped with your miners lamp, you simply must try your hand at panning! Any gold you find is yours to take how to remind you of this special day.
Newton House National Trust, Llandeilo & Historic White Cattle
  • This is a beautiful manor house with romantic formal gardens dating back to 1660.There are innovative and changing exhibitions as well as a permanent presentation depicting the house during the period between 1940 and 1945 when it was used as a hospital. Handsome historic white cattle still graze the surrounding grass lands as they have done since medieval times.
Llandeusant Red Kite Feeding Station - a must for bird lovers and a challenge for photographers
  • Over 50 red kites and buzzards are fed daily giving a spectacular aerial display. Do make time to visit. You wont be disappointed by these magnificent birds of prey.
Visit nearby Pembrokeshire for beaches and family attractions (1 hour drive)
  • Folly Farm, Manor Wildlife Park, Heatherton Sports Park, Carew Karting, Bluestone Water Park and the Dinosaur Park are just a selection of quality family attractions to enjoy. Tenby and Saundersfoot are lovely seaside resorts with glorious unspoiled beaches and plenty of family friendly cafes and restaurants and entertainment.

Layout

4 Bedrooms sleeping a maximum of 8. Master with Kingsize bed and en suite wet room, 1 Double with en suite wet room. 1 Double and 1 Bunk bedroom all on 1st floor.  Additional Bathroom  with bath and shower over, basin, toilet, storage and heated towel rail.

Entrance hall with coat stand

Lounge /Games Room with double sided log burning stove, Free view TV and DVD Player, large comfortable sofas, fireside chairs and football table. Games cupboard, telephone. Circular open plan stairway to first floor and open to:

Kitchen/Dining Room large oak dining table seating 8. Luxury bespoke kitchen with electric range , dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator, freezer. Well stocked with quality china and cookware. Highchair available.

Utility Nook Washer/dryer.

Cloakroom with toilet and wash basin.

Grounds terrace, pond and tree house, take care with little ones here. Quiet and rural setting. Barbecue and outdoor furniture to seat 8.  Wood store and off road parking.


Additional Information

 

Short breaks - Year round excluding summer holidays

WiFi - Yes

Changeover - Saturday

Towels - Yes

Parking - Yes for 3 cars

Fuel - inclusive

Dogs - No

Travel cot - No

Highchair - Yes on request

Accessibility

Is there parking for at least one car within the cottage grounds? Yes

Is there a gate to open? No

If no parking within the grounds is there parking within 100m? No

Does this parking have reserved disabled spaces (min width 3.6m)? No

Are there paths? No

Are paths level and firm? No

Type of suface Gravel

Are there dropped kerbs or changes in level? Yes

Are paths at least 1.2m wide? No


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