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Nestled in the Welsh countryside
A peaceful retreat set within the countryside
The pretty double bedroomnestled in the eaves
King-size zip-and-link configuration (can be made up as two singles on request)
Ground floor shower room with WC
Take a trip on the Cliff railway in Aberystwyth
Visit the town of Aberystwyth with its Victorian promenade, pier and sandy beach
Breath-taking views of Aberaeron’s pebble beach
Take a trip on a steam train with the Vale of Rheidol Railway
Visit New Quay with its lovely beach and you may just spot a dolphin or two
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Swallow Barn

Aberystwyth (6mls S), Mid Wales
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Family friendly
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Charming contemporary, rural barn conversion
  • Located close to the Welsh coast of Aberystwyth
  • Open plan living with a cosy wood burner
Property code: 83552

Cosy barn conversion in an idyllic countryside setting in the heart of Ceredigion.

This peaceful barn retreat is located just a couple of miles outside of the village of Llanilar which has a convenient village shop, bar and restaurant. There are countryside and woodland walks to be had directly from the doorstep, walk along the nearby stream and keep an eye out for local birdlife. The popular seaside town of Aberystwyth can be reached within six miles where you will find a wealth of bars, restaurants and shops to choose from or take a walk along its promenade. Why not venture to Aberaeron, just  13-miles and enjoy a famous honey ice cream or delicious fish and chips and watch the boats or walk to the pebble beach. Only 20-miles away is the beautiful seaside resort of New Quay, the town has a variety of shops, eateries, a wildlife marine centre, two golden sandy beaches and a picturesque harbour. Enjoy boat trips offering dolphin watching and a range of water sports. Explore the Dylan Thomas trail and follow the footsteps of Wales’ best-loved poet who once lived in the town. Walkers can join part of the coastal footpath, which covers over 60 miles with breath-taking views. Or visit Wales' only silver mine visitor attraction, dramatic waterfalls, or take a trip on a steam train with the Vale of Rheidol Railway.

As you enter the barn you are welcomed into a cosy, open-plan, lounge/kitchen/diner. Light your very own wood burner in the evenings and curl up in the comfortable lounge which has ample seating and a Smart TV to watch your favourite programmes. The stylish kitchen is equipped with an electric oven, induction hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave and a built-in Quooker boiling water tap. You will also find a selection of crockery and cooking utensils so you can make the most of the space and whip up a light lunch or a delicious supper. There is a dining table for four provided. Enjoy your meals here or simply relax with a cup of coffee and plan your activities for the day. The shower room is also located on the ground floor with a shower and WC. Upstairs onto the first floor, you will find the both bedrooms nestled in the eaves. The first bedroom is a pleasant king-size zip-and-link bedroom which on request can be made up as a twin room, with storage for clothes and room for your luggage. The second bedroom has a metal-framed double bed and also benefits from storage for your clothing and belongings.

Externally there is an enclosed garden to the front of the property laid to gravel with an area of lawn. Should you wish to dine al fresco, sit and enjoy at the patio table. The property is accessible via an uphill path and a few steps from your allocated parking space on the private roadside.

  • 2 bedrooms - 1 double and 1 king zip-and-link bedroom (can be made up as two single beds on request)
  • 1 ground floor shower room with shower and WC
  • Electric oven and induction hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher and a Quooker boiling water tap
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Smart TV in open-plan lounge area (available to access your own Netflix and compatible for use with an amazon fire stick)
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Gravel garden to the front of the property with seating with an area of lawn
  • Shop and pub 2 miles
  • Please note the property is accessed via a private track road approximately 500m and may not be suitable for all car types
  • A complex of 2 adjoining properties, which can be booked together to sleep 6
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

 

Sally Thomas

This property is personally managed by Sally.

Reviews

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Reviewed by Danny 6th May 2022

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We had a fantastic time at this amazing property; it was stylish, comfortable, spacious, super clean and in a really pretty location. A lovely welcome pack of essentials (milk, bread etc.) was also a bonus. We thoroughly recommend it!

Nestled in the Welsh countryside
A peaceful retreat set within the countryside
The pretty double bedroomnestled in the eaves
Show 9 moreKing-size zip-and-link configuration (can be made up as two singles on request)

Location

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