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Vulcan Lodge - the Faulkner Holiday Cottage

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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Llanwrthwl, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, Wales

Vulcan Lodge - the Faulkner holiday cottage is situated in arguably the most beautiful part of the Upper Wye Valley with the Cambrian Mountains, Elan Valley lakes and Wye Valley Walk close by. Whether your enthusiasm is for walking, cycling, fishing, birdwatching or canoeing - or you just want a peaceful, relaxing holiday, this is the place for you.

The 4* Faulkner holiday cottage iis equipped to a high standard and has luxurious furnishings. It has 2 bedrooms: one has a superking bed and the other a kingsize bed. Both beds will convert to single beds if required. It can be booked with the other Lodge cottages for larger numbers of guests - the Lodge can accommodate up to 23 guests. The Faulkner is a lovely holiday cotta...
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Listing #HL252936
About the Manager
Elaine Zamroz (Property Manager Elaine Zamroz)
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2012
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Peaceful yet convenient location in easy distance to outstanding beauty surrounding the cottage. The cottage is particularly comfortable and spacious and equipped with everything needed for a self catering holiday. Beds are great. Will be re bookingMore

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank vmchilton
Management response:Responded 22 September 2017

I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay in our Faulkner cottage. Lots of visitors say they find the beds comfy which is very pleasing as when we furnished the cottages we specifically chose beds which we thought guests would find comfortable. Perhaps we will see...More

Reviewed 30 August 2017

Just returned from a long weekend in the Faulkner, one of five lodges within Vulcan Lodge just outside Rhayader. What an amazing spot! The site of the lodge achieves that elusive combination - peace and tranquility without a sense of isolation (a rarity in my...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank andreachilton
Management response:Responded 22 September 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review - and a very thorough and thoughtful one it is too. I'm glad you enjoyed staying with us and liked the surrounding countryside. It really is a lovely, unspoilt part of Wales. Perhaps...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2017

The cottage is perfect for 3 or 4 people, pet friendly and all on the ground floor. The location is perfect and nearby all the beautifull lakes like Elan valley, Lake Brianne, Lake Clywedog,.. and still close to the black mountains aswell.More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank Lennie W
Management response:Responded 7 July 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to review the Faulkner cottage. I am very pleased you enjoyed your stay. It's a beautiful area of Wales and remains quite undiscovered by many. Perhaps we may see you again at some point in the future....More

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
A ground floor holiday cottage with its own private entrance
TV has a 3-D viewing option
Blueray player
Clock/Radio Alarm with Ipod/Iphone docking stations in both bedrooms
Large range of board games
Selection of novels, DVDs
Shared use of laundry and drying room
One large shower room with toilet & basin
One smaller shower room with toilet & basin
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 AM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    2 Showers
    1 Crib
    2 Kings
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Included in the price: gas, electricity, bed linen, towels, tea towels, Wi-Fi, cot & high chair, use of a shared laundry room.
Pets: £3 per night per pet
Contact owner for additional rooms and B&B rates
Payment method: cheque, debit card, electronic transfer, credit card.

Please note there is a 2% surcharge on credit card payments.
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About the neighbourhood
Rhayader is a vibrant town with much to offer the visitor. With its Leisure Centre, Elan Valley Visitor Centre, Museum, Community Arts Centre (CARAD), Willow Globe open air Shakespeare theatre and the Red Kite Centre it is rich in culture and interests. Each year there are a number of agricultural shows in the surrounding villages and Rhayader itself has a Grand Carnival week with events occurring on a nightly basis over a 10 day period. There is a programme of free events at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre throughout the summer season and the Leisure Centre offers school holiday activities for children. There is also a playbarn 3 miles from the cottage.

With a population of just over 2,000 Rhayader has a range of shops including a Spar store and chemist. It also has 12 pubs!

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How to get there
Airport: Cardiff: 100.0 km
Railway: LLandrindod Wells: 12.0 km
Vulcan Lodge - the Faulkner is located in the middle of Wales. It is 2.5 hours from Cardiff, Manchester and Birmingham airports and 4 hours from Heathrow. The nearest railway station is 9 miles away in Llandrindod Wells.

The Faulkner is 3 miles south of Rhayader on the A470.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 50.0 km.
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