It was one of the first beautiful spring mornings when we arrived. The sea was out and the immense petrified forest was there, right next to the house. Not seen for 5 thousand years and following the recent storms, it was visible. The house is just lovely, home from home, tastefully decorated, eccentric art and all the home comforts one needs. Beds made us realise we need to change ours, best nights sleep for a long time. Sea air... Great pub, fish and chips, village doctor ( don't ask... ) curry house and Aberwystryth 10 minutes away. Best deli in Britain called Ultra Comida, just see you eat there!
So, all in all 10 out of 10, keep up the good work and may we come back
Thank you Emma for being so lovely!
We stayed 3 nights and found both the owner and cleaner charming, hospitable and friendly. The layout is on 3 floors and plenty of space, with bathrooms on ground, second and 3 floor. Great kitchen which is well equipped and comfy beds kept warm by means of central heating. Some interesting wall art, making this a very individual and quirky home from home.
The property is a few metres from The Old Vic pub, great for HPA ale and food. Also nearby in the train station, which in 10 minutes takes you to Aberystwyth, so you have the best of both worlds - small coastal village and busier Uni town with some great delis and shops + the prom itself. Will return for sure.
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This house is a tardis. It is situated on the Main Street, close to a choice of great pubs.
Once you step through the front door you are greeted with a home from home.
We weren't the first guests to arrive and when we did it was like arriving at a friends for dinner. It was as though we were doing a very tasteful house swap. The top attic room is to die for, and must be seen, our room was beautiful and the bed (vintage walnut, with mattress toppers and exquisite linen) was more comfortable than my own.
Unfortunately we went during November so couldn't make full use of the amazing outside space... A place for anyone's perfect getaway. Young and old.
I will return. .....
To be honest, the Welsh coast out-of-season didn't sound particularly attractive when my better half first presented the idea to me. I couldn't have been more wrong. In fact, I'd go as far to say as Autumn/Winter is the ideal time to go: the clouds and rain rolling in off the Irish Sea, the big horizon, that sense of getting away from everything for a week or so. If, like us, you work in a big city, then you'll really appreciate the calm here.
The house itself is well-kitted out, although the hob flummoxed us for a bit. Oh, and if you're going with a group, try to nab the top room; it really is something else.
One small gripe: we like our wines, and there ain't much in Borth. The local Londis is incredibly pricey, too (London prices), so make sure you stock up in nearby Aberystwyth.