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Relax in Spacious, Luxurious, Dog Friendly Longhouse Nestled in the Dovey Forest

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Maesyerngoch photographed from the front garden.

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Last updated: 07/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Machynlleth house description

Maesywerngoch is a recently refurbished 300 year old stone built longhouse situated in the Dovey Forest 3 miles from the village of Pennal in Southern Snowdonia National Park. The house sits in several acres of beautifully landscaped gardens with streams and ponds and enjoys spectacular views of Cadir Idris and the Dovey Estuary from the many walks available directly from the house. Maesywerngoch is well situated with no neighbouring properties.

The house has been renovated to a very high standard while still maintaining its charm and character. Original wooden beams, slate floors and thick stone walls are present throughout the house. Central heating, SKY HD TV and wireless broadband internet, fitted carpet throughout the first floor and under floor heating in the downstairs wet room are just a few of the amenities available at Maesywerngoch to make your stay comfortable.

Enjoy cooking in the fully fitted kitchen/breakfast room with traditional AGA along with a modern oven and gas stove, fridge and dishwasher. The utility room contains a Bosch washing machine and Bosch condenser dryer as well as large Hotpoint fridge/larder and large sink.

Maesywerngoch sleeps 13 people comfortably in six bedrooms; the master bedroom contains a super kingsize bed with en-suite bathroom with separate shower, bath, loo and basin. The second bedroom contains a king size bed, and the third bedroom contains triple bunks; double on the bottom and single on top and has a DVD player for the children. The fourth bedroom contains bunk beds and cupboard and the fifth bedroom contains twin beds and, cupboard The sixth bedroom contains a king size bed with en-suite shower room. There are two shower rooms on the first floor with basin, loo and shower, both enjoy views over the gardens. The large wet room on the ground floor has under floor heating and contains a separate, large walk-in shower with separate bath, basin and loo.

Sitting room 1 is a comfortable and cosy room featuring an inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove, two large sofas and two comfy chairs. This room also contains a Samsung 46 inch LED TV with SKY Plus HD television. There is free WiFi throughout the house.

Sitting room 2, formerly the barn, has a mezzanine sitting area with views over the valley, wood burning stove, a Samsung 46 inch LED TV with Sky and card table. Floor to ceiling sliding glass doors open fully into the garden.

The stylish dining room features a 10-12 seater dining table, a wood burning stove as well as seating area to take advantage of the stunning views over the garden and forest from the sliding glass doors that open fully to give the feeling of dining al fresco!, There is a table for games or puzzles, enjoy the constellations with the telescope, there are no lights in the forest to impede your star gazing. Bird lovers will enjoy viewing the many varieties that visit out bird table including a family of 3 wood peckers. This room does not contain a television.

The seaside town of Aberdovey is a pleasant 20 minute drive along the coast and the market town of Machynlleth is a 10 minute drive away.

Enjoy the many activities available in the area from hill walking, mountain biking, golf, fishing, and kayaking to art galleries, restaurants and shopping.

The gardens have been transformed from woodland and fields over the last 30 years to include many species of Camellias, azaleas, rhododendrons, and roses. The stunning grounds contain streams, waterfalls and unfenced ponds. Children will need supervision at ALL times. Enjoy a game of badminton on the front lawn or hide and seek. There is a small tent for those who would prefer to 'camp' in the garden where one can listen to the hoots of our resident owl.

Maesywerngoch is a walkers paradise with many walks originating from the house. Cadir Idris is a short drive away and the beautiful views of the Difi Estuary and sea from Aberdovey are simply breath taking.

Cycle route 8 winds its way through the forest, bring your mountain bike or hire one in Machynlleth.

Maesywerngoch is an idea location for family reunions, groups and just getting away from it all.





Keywords: Welsh longhouse, spacious cottage, farmhouse.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 5000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            The house sits on several acres of mature gardens with plenty of space to run with many nooks and crannys for children to explore....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Well behaved dogs only please by prior agreement and extra deposit and dog contract required. £25 per week for extra cleaning....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            No stag or hen nights....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 12-13

          • Bedroom 2: 1 king

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 bunk bed

            double on the bottom and single on top....moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 1 bunk bed

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          • Bedroom 1: 1 baby crib

            super king size bed, with en-suite bathroom....moreless

          • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single

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          • Bedroom 6

            king size bed with en-suite shower room....moreless

          • King size beds (1) Super King size bed located in the master bedroom. King Size bed located in guest room 2., Twin or Single Beds (3) Baby Cribs (1) A crib can be provided. linens not provided., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1) Children's room has a single on top and a double on the bottom. 2 large drawers are located at the base of the bed. TV with DVD in bedroom. Another set of bunk beds in bedroom 5....moreless

          Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 5: toilet, shower

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet, tub, shower

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

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          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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          • 5 Bathrooms: 1st BATH: toilet, tub, shower/En-suite located with Bedroom 1. 2nd Bath: toilet/ located on first floor landing overlooking garden. 3rd Bath: toilet, tub, shower/located on ground floor with slate underfloor heating. 4th Bath: toilet, shower/2 shower heads, views over the garden. 5ht Bath: toilet, shower/En-suite to bedroom 6. ...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            The kitchen is fully fitted out with all mod cons including kettle, microwave, coffee maker, bread maker and Bosch diswasher. In addition to an AGA there is a 4 ring gas hob with 2 more ovens. There is an iPhone/ipod dock which also has a radio and CD player....moreless

          • Dining:

            The large table seats 10 comfortably. There is a another table in the room that can be made up for 6 + people or a table in the kitchen can be used for the children....moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            There is a full dinner service for 12 with ample amounts of pots and pans including baking dishes, and roasting tins. Champagne and wine glasses are plentiful....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            plenty of dishes and cutlery. Baking dishes, wine and champagne glasses are plentiful. Everything one needs to make a proper holiday meal. ...moreless

          • Stove:

            4 burner gas stove with 2 ovens. Traditional 2 oven Pillar red AGA....moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            (2) Large Hotpoint fridge/larder located in the utility room....moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Tea, coffee, spices and canned goods....moreless

          • Freezer:

            located in kitchen refridgerator. ...moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            12 cup filter coffee maker....moreless

          • Microwave:

            Panasonic....moreless

          • Dishwasher:

            Bosch....moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            10...moreless

          • Child's Highchair
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 10 people

          Amenities

          • Living Room seats 12:

            Living/sitting room 1 contains wood burning stove and 46 in LED TV. Dining/sitting room contains wood burning stove. Living/sitting room 2 contains 46in LED TV and wood burning stove....moreless

          • Wood Stove:

            (3) Wood bruning stove located in sitting room 1, dining room and sitting room 2. One load of kindling and logs included. Refills in the garage....moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            All bed linens and towels are 100% cotton. Pillows are hypo-allergenic. beach towels included. please bring linen for baby cot/crib....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Bosch condenser dryer. After every load please empty water drawer and clean the filter....moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            Spacious gravel parking area for several cars....moreless

          • Parking:

            plenty of parking for 4+ vehicles. Uncovered....moreless

          • Heating:

            oil fired central heating....moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            beach towels provided. ...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • A weekly change of sheets and a general tidy of the house will take place for those staying longer than a week. ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television:

                (3) 46 in Samsung LED TV located in sitting room 1. 46 in LED TV located in sitting/living room 2. ...moreless

              • DVD Player:

                small TV and DVD located in triple bunk room. DVD players included with the Samsung TV's as well. ...moreless

              • Video Library:

                There are a small amount of DVD'S in the house but please do bring your own....moreless

              • Games:

                badminton, puzzles, board games. located in Welsh dresser in the 'barn'....moreless

              • Books:

                several book cases including local history, walking books, and maps....moreless

              • Stereo:

                located in dining room and kitchen....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                SKY HD multi room in 2 rooms....moreless

              • VCR
              • CD Player
              • Toys

              Communications

              • Mobile Phone:

                There is no signal for mobile phones at the house although you may be able to pick up some text messages around the garden. Mobiles work in Pennal....moreless

              • Telephone:

                International calls by prior arrangement. Honesty box....moreless

              • Computer Available:

                Computer and printer available for guest use....moreless

              • Internet:

                BT Business. Computer available....moreless

              • Broadband Access
              • Wireless Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                The front patio contains a large table with umbrella and seating for 6 overlooking the garden and valley....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Maesywerngoch sits in several acres of landscaped gardens with paths, streams and water features....moreless

              • Bicycles:

                Cycle route 8 runs through our forest, please bring your own bikes or rent in Machynlleth. ...moreless

              • Golf:

                Macynlleth, Borth and Aberdovey....moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Romantic
              • Family
              • Away From It All
              • Tourist Attractions

              Location & View

                  • Mountain View:

                    The house enjoys lovely views of the Dfyi Forest....moreless

                  Activities

                  • Churches
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Golf
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Fishing
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Hiking
                  • Sailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Swimming
                  • Medical Services
                  • Groceries
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Shopping
                  • Walking
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins
                  • Museums
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Autumn
                  Aug 30 - Oct 18, 2014
                  3 night min stay

                  £1,250
                  half term
                  Oct 19 - Nov 1, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  £1,850
                  low season
                  Nov 2 - Dec 19, 2014
                  3 night min stay

                  £1,150
                  Christmas/New Year
                  Dec 20 - Jan 3, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  £2,500
                  Low season
                  Jan 4 - Feb 13, 2015
                  3 night min stay

                  £1,150
                  half term
                  Feb 14 - Feb 21, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  £1,650
                  mid season
                  Feb 22 - Mar 21, 2015
                  3 night min stay

                  £1,250
                  Spring
                  Mar 22 - Mar 28, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  £1,450
                  Easter break
                  Mar 29 - Apr 18, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  £1,850
                  Spring
                  Apr 19 - May 22, 2015
                  3 night min stay

                  £1,400
                  half term
                  May 23 - May 30, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  £1,850
                  Summer
                  May 31 - Jun 26, 2015
                  3 night min stay

                  £1,450
                  Summer
                  Jun 27 - Jul 17, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  £1,850
                  Summer
                  Jul 18 - Sep 5, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  £2,200

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit £300
                  • Pet Fee £25
                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  Please check with owner to confirm prices.

                  Weekend and mid week breaks available, please contact owner for further details.

                  A 300 GBP refundable deposit is required to secure the booking. The final payment is due 6 weeks before the commencement of the holiday. Dogs are very welcome however there is a 25 GBP charge to cover the extra cleaning costs.


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 07/21/2014
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                  Location

                  110 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Birmingham/Manchester/Liverpool
                  90 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Holyhead to Dublin, Ireland
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Machynlleth
                  65 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Shrewsbury M54
                  9 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Aberdovey
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Riverside in Pennal
                  9 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Aberdovey
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Riverside in Pennal

                  Car: Necessary

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1976

                  About the owner: Maesywerngoch has been a favorite holiday location for friends and family for the last 30 years. We come here to relax and enjoy the quiet location, pottering in the local villages, crabbing from the pier at Aberdovey and cooking wonderful meals using Welsh products in our beautiful Pillar Box Red AGA.

                  Why the Owner Chose Machynlleth:
                  This longhouse has been passed down from one generation to the next.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  We are in a rural location so enjoy the natural beauty. Walking is a favorite pastime here and there are many enjoyable walks from the front door. Picking blackberries and star gazing are just some of the relaxing activities to be enjoyed.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Maesyerngoch photographed from the front garden.

                    Maesyerngoch photographed from the front garden.

                  • Kitchen with all mod cons including AGA.

                    Kitchen with all mod cons including AGA.

                  • Dining Room with wood burner.  Seats 10-12.

                    Dining Room with wood burner. Seats 10-12.

                  • The Old Barn with mezzanine area.  Wood burning stove, 46in LED TV with SKY HD.

                    The Old Barn with mezzanine area. Wood burning stove, 46in LED TV with SKY HD.

                  • En-suite shower room.

                    En-suite shower room.

                  • En-suite shower/bathroom.

                    En-suite shower/bathroom.

                  • Twin bunk beds with separate entrance and connecting to King size bedroom.

                    Twin bunk beds with separate entrance and connecting to King size bedroom.

                  • Comfortable twin beds with cupboard and dressing table.  Views to front garden.

                    Comfortable twin beds with cupboard and dressing table. Views to front garden.

                  • Single bed on top and double bed on the bottom.

                    Single bed on top and double bed on the bottom.

                  • Cadir Idris viewed from walk originating at Maesywerngoch.

                    Cadir Idris viewed from walk originating at Maesywerngoch.

                  • Seating on patio at the front of the house.  Views to the garden and valley.

                    Seating on patio at the front of the house. Views to the garden and valley.

                  • Wet room with underfloor heating.  walk in shower and tub.

                    Wet room with underfloor heating. walk in shower and tub.

                  • Sitting Room with wood burner and 46 in LED TV with SKY HD.

                    Sitting Room with wood burner and 46 in LED TV with SKY HD.

                  • Kitchen/breakfast room with Pillar Box Red 2 oven AGA.

                    Kitchen/breakfast room with Pillar Box Red 2 oven AGA.

                  • King Size bed with en-suite shower room.

                    King Size bed with en-suite shower room.

                  • Super King Size bed with en-suite shower/bathroom.  Views to gardens.

                    Super King Size bed with en-suite shower/bathroom. Views to gardens.

                  • King Size bedroom which can connect to twin bunk beds.

                    King Size bedroom which can connect to twin bunk beds.

                  • Shower room.

                    Shower room.

                  • Large shower room with choice of 2 shower heads.

                    Large shower room with choice of 2 shower heads.

                  • Maesywerngoch viewed from the back, Old Barn at the end.

                    Maesywerngoch viewed from the back, Old Barn at the end.

                  • Maesywerngoch photographed from across the valley.

                    Maesywerngoch photographed from across the valley.

                  • Rose garden

                    Rose garden

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                  Date last modified - Tuesday, July 15, 2014

                  £164 - £357 per night (GBP)
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                  6 Bedroom / 5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 13

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