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Silver Birch Cottage

Llandovery, Brecon Beacons
Visit Wales - 4 star rating
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Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Family friendly
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A beautifully renovated townhouse in a charming market town
  • Ideally situated to the west of the Brecon Beacons
  • Perfect for families visiting the nearby Llandovery College
Property code: BN426

Enjoying a quiet spot in the welcoming market town of Llandovery, this lovely townhouse makes a perfect retreat for families and couples looking for a relaxing base for a pleasant country break

A gateway to the Brecon Beacons National Park, Llandovery is a fantastic base to enjoy outdoor activities including hiking, mountain biking, pony trekking and fishing. The town itself is a joy to explore, with pubs, independent shops and the remains of a 13th-century castle, while a lane leads down from the cottage to the River Towy. This attractive two-bedroom townhouse with handy parking for two cars is ideal for couples or a small family and their canine chums.

Inside, the property is elegantly decorated in calming neutral colours, and you’ll soon feel at home here. The stylish kitchen has a breakfast bar where you can grab a slice of toast if you’re heading out early, while a stable door leads into the dining room, a lovely space to linger over a family meal. Afterwards, watch the Smart TV in the cosy lounge while keeping warm by the wood burner-effect gas fire. The bedrooms, both upstairs, are cutely named Cwtch and Cariad (Welsh words for cuddle and love). Exposed beams and sloped ceilings bring traditional cottage appeal, while an en-suite shower in each room adds the contemporary touch. The garden is surrounded by a wall with a high gate, making it safe for dogs to scamper around in.

The mystical village of Myddfai is 3 miles from the property. As well as being the location of Prince Charles’ Welsh residence, it’s also the setting for many myths and legends, including the mysterious Lady of the Lake. A little further afield is the Red Kite Feeding Station near Llanddeusant (8 miles). Experience the thrill of seeing these majestic birds of prey soaring overhead and diving for food. Elsewhere, explore the ruins of Dinefwr Castle (14 miles) and take the dogs for a walk around Usk Reservoir (13 miles).

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 double, 1 king-size which can be made up on request as a twin with small (2’6”) beds
  • 2 en-suite shower rooms with a shower and WC
  • Electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine
  • Smart TV
  • Cot, highchair and stairgate available
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Hairdryer
  • Enclosed garden with terrace, BBQ and garden furniture
  • Parking for two cars on the drive
  • Secure shed for bikes
  • Hairdryers in each bedroom
  • Shops and pub within half a mile Llandeilo 12.5 miles
  • Visit Wales Cyclist Welcome Award & Walkers Welcome Award
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £200 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £25. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Ceri Gittoes

This property is personally managed by Ceri.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 24 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Madge 16th February 2024

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Reviewed by Phil 5th November 2023

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From booking to arrival the process was smooth friendly and professional. We had a phone call prior to arrival to clarify all arrangements and to make sure that everything was as we expected. The photos do not do the property justice, it is a lovely clean well-kept property in a great location. Lovely and quiet yet yards from the town. the additionRead more of some guide books allowed us to explore the area and the equally friendly locals. Hide

Reviewed by Barbara 22nd September 2023

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Very well equipped and super comfortable cottage. Everything you need. Llandovery is nice. Super dog friendly pubs and decent small supermarket.

Reviewed by Becky 1st September 2023

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If I could give more stars I would! Silver Birch cottage was an amazing place to stay and every little detail completely exceeded our expectations. I would highly recommend this cottage to anyone who wants a luxury 5 * holiday close to lots of days out, food and drink locations and beautiful views. We will definitely be returning!

Reviewed by Bianca 25th August 2023

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What a lovely place and owner, will definitely go back without any hesitations! 10/10

Reviewed by John 21st July 2023

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Reviewed by Jv 30th June 2023

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I booked Silver Birch Cottage as extra accommodation on a recent family holiday (for my parents) whilst the rest of us stayed with a friend at his house in Llandovery. The cottage was perfect. Very well stocked with everything you could think you might need away from home, and more...... We will definitely book it again on another visit, just a shaRead moreme we weren't so lucky with the weather. However the cottage was a very cosy haven on the rainy days and we enjoyed baking and playing games. Hide

Reviewed by Colin 2nd June 2023

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Cottage has off street parking in a fully enclosed garden making it safe for our little dog to use unsupervised. There is nice outdoor seating and lighting. Inside we were met with a lovely welcome basket which we enjoyed. The cottage is nicely decorated and the furniture all seems very new. Nice size smart tv in the living room. The bedrooms have Read morevery comfortable D beds and nice on suites. The kitchen has every item you could think of. The location is close walk to pubs etc. Highly recommended. Hide

Reviewed by Gordon 28th April 2023

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This is a superb property. The owners have excellent communications and the quality of the cottage and it's fittings and equipment make it a joy to stay in. Can't think of how it could be improved!

Reviewed by Agnes 21st April 2023

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This was one of the best places we have stayed for cleanliness, best equipped kitchen and lots of other lovely little touches that the owners had thought about to make our stay a success. We would highly recommend this cottage.

Reviewed by Lynda 7th April 2023

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This cottage is the most well equipped holiday we have ever stayed in. The attention to detail is superb, with all the little extras of a home. The cottage was sparkling clean and very comfortable. We would highly recommend a stay.

Reviewed by Alana 30th December 2022

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Reviewed by Neil 14th November 2022

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Reviewed by Chris 16th September 2022

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We have given this 5 stars across the board, the cottage is spotlessly clean and very well equipped. Very secure for our 4 legged friend. Lots of walking from the door (we were there for 4 days before we used the car and that was to visit someone. There is a good Co-Op shop a short walk away so everything we needed was within walking distance. The Read moreowners were very welcoming and caring, we highly recommend the cottage. Hide

Reviewed by Paul Michael 2nd September 2022

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Silver birch cottage was a immaculate property with greatest detail to furnishings and cleanliness.Paula kept in contact through out to make sure everything was ok nothing was too much trouble.I would throughly recommend at any time of the year with plenty to do in the area.lots of lovely walks from the cottage.Llandovery itself has lots of nice puRead morebs restaurants etc with the convenience of a coop near by ,everything to make the perfect holiday paul m saxton Hide

Reviewed by Guy 12th August 2022

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I would highly recommend a stay at Silver Birch. Not only is it a gorgeous property but the location is perfect for trips out, being within 1 hour of the coast and other places to go.

Reviewed by Carol 8th August 2022

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Could not fault this cottage. Definitely was home from home. Every little detail was thought of.

Reviewed by Janet 22nd July 2022

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Silver Birch Cottage is a delight. Superbly equipped and so comfortable. The owners have clearly put a great deal of thought, not to mention hard work, into making this lovely home away from home. Truly the best holiday let we have ever stayed in. We can not recommend it highly enough.

Reviewed by K 15th July 2022

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What a wonderful property, so well equipped with more than you could ever need for a holiday home and absolutely spotless. Llandovery is a really pretty town with an abundance of quirky antique shops, a butcher, a baker and a co-op to boot. For such a small town there is also a lot of pubs/hotels serving food and all dog friendly. Will definitely bRead moree back! Hide

Reviewed by Graham 1st July 2022

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Reviewed by P 10th June 2022

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Fabulous cottage, very comfortable and cosy with good outside space/parking. Well worth a visit

Reviewed by Beverley 22nd May 2022

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Wonderful, well equipped cottage in a central location, decorated and cleaned to the highest standard.

Reviewed by Helen 8th April 2022

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Lovely well equipped, clean and comfortable cottage in a good location. The owners are lovely and very helpful. Highly recommended.

Reviewed by Ruth 3rd April 2022

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Absolutely fabulous! Beautiful comfortable well equipped and very tasteful .. the owners had thought of everything and little touches like our lovely welcome (including dog treats ) made it special . Lots of places to eat on doorstep as-well as lovely walks . 5 star accommodation we will definitely be back

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