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Vulcan Lodge - the Searle Holiday Cottage

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Cottage -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Llanwrthwl, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, Wales
WINNER OF A POWYS 'BUILDING EXCELLENCE AWARD 2013'FINALIST FOR A 'POWYS BUSINESS AWARD 2013'Vulcan Lodge - the Searle 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* Searle holiday cottage is unusually spacious for a cottage with only one bedroom. It is a ground floor cottage with a private entrance at the side. This quirky cottage has lots of character. A key feature is its large stone fireplace. It has lots of storage room and there are 2 dining tables; one is in the kitchen and seats 2 and the main one is in the dining area of the lounge a... Read more
Listing #HL252938
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 7 September 2018

We booked two cottages, the Searle and the Middleton, for our family get-together. The cottages were spacious, comfortable and relaxed and suited our needs [one baby, two children and three dogs plus adults] perfectly. There were no 'rules' pinned anywhere and Elaine was most welcoming...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank veronicaken
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Stunning part of Wales and the cottages were excellent, everything that you would need is in the cottages and they are immaculate. Great outside space for the children to play. Elaine the owner is more than helpful, lovely lady. We all want to return next...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank queenofwales40
Management response:Responded 24 July 2018

Thank you very much for posting such a lovely review of our cottages. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and we look forward very much to seeing you again next year. Best wishes Elaine

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

We wanted a place near the Elan Valley, this was perfect and not far from Rhayader the nearest town. The cottage was warm and comfortable with a great shower and plenty of space. We were met by Elaine who showed us around and made us...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Jools M
Management response:Responded 28 April 2018

I'm glad you enjoyed staying in the Searle Cottage. It really is spacious for a one bedroom cottage. Thank you for your kind remarks they are much appreciated.

Amenities
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
TV with a 3-D viewing option
Blueray player
Large selection of board games
Clock/radio alarm with Ipod/Iphone docking station
Selection of novels & DVDs
Free use of the shared laundry and drying room
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 AM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Bathrooms
    1 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 Full
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Included in the price:

Welcome pack
Bed linen
Towels & tea towels
Electiricty & gas
Cot & high chair
Use of shared laundry & drying room
WiFi

There is a charge of £15 per night for an additional single bed
Additional ensuite rooms and B&B available - phone for details.
Well-behaved dogs accepted at a charge of £3 per night per pet.
Debit cards, credit cards and electronic transfer accepted but there is a 2% surcharge on credit cards.
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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 Red Kite Centre it is rich in culture and interest. Each year there are a number of local 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 events at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre throughout the summer season and the Leisure Centre offers school holiday activities for children. There is a children's 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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Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Cardiff: 160.0 km
Vulcan Lodge - the Searle is located in the middle of Wales. It is 2.5 hours from Cardiff, Birmingham and Manchester airports and 4 hours from Heathrow. The nearest railway station is 9 miles away in Llandrindod Wells.

The Searle 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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