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Bryn Bach

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5 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
10 guests
Minimum stay varies
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Bryn Bach is a three storey detached house set in a small picturesque hamlet between Aberystwyth and Tregaron. It is located on the edge of the Cambrian Mountains, with easy access to excellent walks and national cycle routes, making it idea for walkers, cyclists, anglers and nature lovers. The size of the property makes it ideal for groups and larger families. It is surrounded by a large decking area, where you can relax and enjoy watching the red kites circling overhead, or have a barbeque. There is a large garden and small woodland area that guests are welcome to enjoy. Bryn Bach is surrounded by magnificent views of the surrounding fields and countryside, including a SSSI area designated to protect marsh fritillary butterflies. There are a wide variety of natural environments to ...Bryn Bach is a three storey detached house set in a small picturesque hamlet between Aberystwyth and Tregaron. It is located on the edge of the Cambrian Mountains, with easy access to excellent walks and national cycle routes, making it idea for walkers, cyclists, anglers and nature lovers. The size of the property makes it ideal for groups and larger families. It is surrounded by a large decking area, where you can relax and enjoy watching the red kites circling overhead, or have a barbeque. There is a large garden and small woodland area that guests are welcome to enjoy. Bryn Bach is surrounded by magnificent views of the surrounding fields and countryside, including a SSSI area designated to protect marsh fritillary butterflies. There are a wide variety of natural environments to visit within a short drive from the property, from the Cambrian mountains, forestry including the Hafod estate, the raised bog of Cors Caron national nature reserve, the Elan Valley and the Welsh coastal path. A village shop, post office and 2 pubs serving food are 3 miles away, with the seaside town of Aberystwyth, with many shops, restaurants and places to visit 12 miles away. Local attractions include the red kite feeding station and mountain biking centre of Nant yr Arian forest visitor centre, Devil's Bridge waterfalls and Vale of Rheidol railway, Aberystwyth's cliff railway and camera obscura, Strata Florida abbey, Magic of Life butterfly house, National Trust Llanerchaeron and Dolaucothi Gold Mines, Fantasy Farm Park, Silver Mountain Experience and many others. There are nice towns and villages to visit, including Tregaron with its Welsh Gold Centre, Aberaeron for tasty fish and chips and honey ice cream and New Quay to take a boat trip to spot dolphins or go fishing. If you don't feel like cooking, there are plenty of places to eat nearby, from a meal at a country pub to fine dining or afternoon tea at Nanteos Mansion. A welcome pack of essentials (bread, milk, welsh butter) is provided, along with a treat, along other essentials such as tea & coffee, herbs, spices oil etc. Initial supplies of dishwasher tablets, washing powder, toilet rolls etc are provided. Bryn Bach sleeps up to 10 people in 5 bedrooms. The four bedrooms on the first floor are a king-sized double bedroom with ensuite shower room, 2 double bedrooms and 1 twin bedroom. The double bedroom on the second floor has an ensuite shower room. The family bathroom on the first floor has a bath with overhead shower. Towels and bedding are provided (except beach towels). A high chair, a travel cot, stair gates, fire guard, baby bath and baby/toddler toys are available for younger visitors. The living room has 2 large sofas, an armchair and a window seat. There is a brick feature fireplace with woodburning stove, initial logs are included in the welcome pack. For your entertainment, there is a large TV with freesat and DVD player and an ipod docking station. The cwtch is a small room off the living room with a sofa and hi-fi. There are lots of local information leaflets, books & maps. If you want to relax in front of the fire or on the decking, there are over 100 books (fiction & non fiction) to read, including a large selection of childrens books. The kitchen is well equipped with an electric oven, hob, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge freezer and filter coffee maker. The dining room seats 8 comfortably or 10 cosily, with French doors leading onto the large decking area. There is a baby grand piano in the slate tiled hallway. The downstairs WC leads off the hallway. There is a games room on the second floor that includes a table tennis table and a large selection of board games for all ages. There are also outdoor games such as swing ball and pass the pigs. Outside, there is a hardstanding driveway with parking for 5+ cars. Fully enclosed decking area with outdoor seating and BBQ, secluded garden area with pond (uncovered) and a small woodland area. Up to 2 pets are welcome in the tiled kitchen and hallway.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
2 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
John C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2013
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Reviewed 27 October 2019

This was our second visit and we can't recommend it enough . Kind and responsive owner , stunningly equipped , comfortable beds , stunning location . We had a wonderful time again for a family reunion and we look forward to returning as soon as...More

Date of stay: October 2019
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Reviewed 13 October 2019

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Date of stay: October 2019
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Reviewed 18 August 2019 via mobile

What a fantastic holiday house in a brilliant central location for exploring west wales. The house is the best equipped we have stayed in with everything you could possibly need, a home from home. And on those rainy days the games room has plenty to...More

Date of stay: August 2019
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Traveler787348, VR Owner at Bryn Bach, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2019

So glad you all enjoyed yourselves and had an lovely stay at Bryn Bach and also plan to come back in the future.

Reviewed 4 August 2019

We have just returned from a weeks stay at Bryn Bach with 3 generations of family and our dog. The setting is perfect countryside and the views are outstanding. The house was perfect for the whole family. The cwtch a great room for a peaceful...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank EmmaT19742014
Traveler787348, VR Owner at Bryn Bach, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2019

So glad you all enjoyed your stay at Bryn Bach and had a lovely break. Hope to see you all again in the future.

Reviewed 9 June 2019

Large family gathering 6 adults 3 kids 2 dogs, amazing views across the countryside watched the Kites from a lovely wrap round decking, made use of the Bar B Q. The house was large enough not to get in each others way, kitchen equipped with...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Fran B
Traveler787348, VR Owner at Bryn Bach, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2019

So glad you all had a great time at Bryn Bach and enjoyed the lovely scenery and what Ceredigion has to offer. Hope to see you all again.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Game Room
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Ping Pong Table
Private Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Corporate Bookings
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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Does this holiday rental have a dining room?YesNoUnsure
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Car recommended
How to get there
From Aberystwyth, take the B4340 towards Ponrhydfendigaid. The property is just off the main road between Tynygraig and Ystrad Meurig.
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