Take a trip on the Cliff railway in Aberystwyth
Visit the town of Aberystwyth with its Victorian promenade, pier and sandy beach
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Swallow Barn

Aberystwyth, 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
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.

The barn 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 with ice cream. 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 TV to watch your favourite programmes. The stylish kitchen is equipped with an electric oven, induction hob, fridge/freezer dishwasher and a built-in 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 has a double divan bed with some 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 a garden to the front of the property laid to gravel. 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.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 2 bedrooms - 2 double
  • 1 shower room with shower and WC
  • Electric oven and induction hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and boiling water tap
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • TV in lounge area
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Gravel garden to the front of the property with seating
  • 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


Sally Thomas

This property is personally managed by Sally.

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