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Lily Pond Lodge

Garth, Mid Wales
Visit Wales - 3 star rating
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Complex of properties
Hot tub
Internet access
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Romantic retreat set in an idyllic peaceful setting
  • Spacious covered balcony, perfect for al fresco dining
  • Private hot tub with wonderful countryside views
Property code: BN216

This beautiful lodge in a waterside location is the perfect romantic hideaway for couples looking to escape to the country. Relax and unwind in your own private hot tub.

Escape to Mid Wales with your loved one and four-legged friends with this romantic lakeside retreat. With a large balcony for al fresco dining, private hot tub and secluded setting, this is the perfect choice for couples looking for a peaceful getaway. Beyond the private estate lies an array of wonderful walking routes, plenty of opportunities for adventure and numerous picturesque towns and villages just waiting to be discovered.

 

Forming part of a small complex, this idyllic waterside retreat is compact yet light, airy and beautifully finished. Rustle up romantic meals for two in the modern kitchen area, which is equipped with everything you could need and offers ample surface and storage space. Dine inside or out on the covered balcony before sinking into the inviting leather sofa and settling in for an evening of TV or films. Or, head outside for a relaxing soak in the private hot tub before retiring to the double bed tucked peacefully away in the alcove.

 

Located on a private estate, this pretty lodge enjoys a peaceful setting surrounded by a wonderful network of walks, cycle routes and bridle paths. On the banks of the River Wye, the picturesque market town of Builth Wells sits just 8 miles away, home to independent shops, cafes, restaurants and the annual Royal Welsh Show. For adventure, head south to the Brecon Beacons National Park to take on its mighty peaks or spend a day on the water at Llangorse Lake (23.5 miles).

  • 1 double bed
  • 1 shower room with shower and WC
  • Two-ring electric hob, mini oven, microwave, slow cooker, electric steamer, fridge and toaster
  • Freeview TV/DVD
  • Wi-Fi
  • Covered wooden balcony with seating and BBQ (bag of coal supplied)
  • Private hot tub
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Complex of properties
  • The lodge is accessed by a steep path
  • Local shop and pub 3 miles
  • Welcome pack provided
  • Please note there is a fairly steep path that leads up to the property
  • Minimum 2 night stays
  • Fishing available nearby - please ask owner for further details
  • 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

Ceri Gittoes

This property is personally managed by Ceri.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 40 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Hayley 28th November 2022

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The lodge was so cosy and lovely. We loved the area, it was so peaceful and everything we done was in a short driving distance. I absolutely loved it here - the hot tub was a must after our long walks. I would definitely recommend this place. It was beautiful.

Reviewed by Harriet 18th November 2022

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Reviewed by Sharon 7th November 2022

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Reviewed by Jemma 28th October 2022

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Had a lovely stay, we found the lodge very clean and enjoyed our little hamper on arrival.

Reviewed by Wendy 19th October 2022

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Amazing, absolutely beautiful

Reviewed by Elizabeth 6th October 2022

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The lodge is in a beautiful isolated location and was extremely clean when we arrived. The lodge has everything you need for your stay including towels, cooking utensils and cleaning products. We were left a lovely welcome basket with fresh bread, eggs, jam, fresh milk and juice left in the fridge. The scenery around the lodge was stunning and the Read morehot tub was perfect to relax in, with the most adorable shetland ponies opposite. A perfect couples retreat and already booked again for next year ! X Hide

Reviewed by Sonia 23rd September 2022

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This lodge and its location made for a truly special holiday, super dog friendly and safe, us and our 3 chihuahuas had a fab holiday.

Reviewed by Stephen 18th September 2022

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Returning from Lily Pond Lodge last week all relaxed and refreshed, what a lovely place. We arrived to find the key in the door and a hamper of bread, butter, jam ,grapes and crisps, what a great start. Opening the fridge we also saw that Debbie had left us milk and juice for the morning after, very thoughtful. The lodge is compact but has everythiRead moreng you could need for a comfortable break. This is a little gem, and we will definitely be going back. Hide

Reviewed by Dave 2nd September 2022

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Beautiful lodge in beautiful surroundings. Everything was wonderful from the minute we walked through the front gate! If you're looking for a break from hustle and bustle this is the one for you! Would go back again in a heartbeat.

Reviewed by Emma Jane 26th August 2022

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very peaceful lovely scenery, debbie was very helpful nothing was to much trouble , would definitely stay again .

Reviewed by Kelly 22nd August 2022

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The location and setting is exactly what we were after, quiet and scenic, a welcome and picturesque break away. Everything was there to sustain us for our short break and the comprehensive welcome pack was a real treat, we loved the Welsh butter. The dogs loved the pet treats and the available grounds too, we just managed to keep them out of the poRead morend. Hide

Reviewed by Amanda 2nd July 2022

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We recently had a wonderful stay at this lovely secluded hideaway in Wales. We were greeted by a much appreciated welcome pack (of essentials & extras) and Debbie the owner was always on hand to offer any help or advice. The bed was so comfortable and waking up every morning to nature was bliss. Hay-on-Wye was worth a visit as was the 4 waterfall wRead morealk at Ystradfellte in the heart of the Brecon Beacons. If you are looking for peace, relaxation and rejuvenation then this is the place to be. Hide

Reviewed by Lee 24th June 2022

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Pretty, romantic setting. The cottage was extremely well presented and spotlessly clean. Contained everything you might need. Beautiful welcome pack on arrival and loved the dog treats, very thoughtful. Loved the Shetland ponies in the adjoining field. Debbie the owner was very friendly and helpful. Will definitely be back very soon x

Reviewed by Andria 10th June 2022

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Fantastic relaxing holiday,Debbie is very friendly and welcoming and nothing is too much trouble. The bed was a little hard for us but that is just our opinion,so people like hard beds. The welcome basket was a lovely surprise with bread,butter crisps and biscuits,milk and juice in the fridge and also a little goodie bag for our doggie which was loRead morevely. If wanting to go out to a pub for a meal,booking is advisable. Overall a fantastic experience to completly relax and unwind. Hide

Reviewed by Beverley 7th June 2022

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Reviewed by Adam 3rd June 2022

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Lovely area perfect for a getaway. Lodge was in a lovely quiet area and we had a lovely weekend.

Reviewed by Hazel 20th May 2022

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We had an amazing week at Lilly Pond so relaxing the gift basket was lovely and a gift bag for our dog Haggis. Thank you

Reviewed by Malc 13th May 2022

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Reviewed by David 23rd April 2022

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Debbie and Dave could not be more helpful we had everything we needed and the welcome pack for the dog made my day thank you we had a lovely stay and cant wait to go back

Reviewed by Ian 12th April 2022

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Beautifully situated in a valley, sitting on stilts over a large pond, Lily Pond Lodge did not disappoint. Set away from other buildings, with gorgeous views, and only the sounds of birds and lambs for company, it was a perfect retreat. Inside was very clean, and the heating kept us toasty warm. It had everything we needed to enjoy our stay. The weRead morelcome pack, was a lovely touch, containing all we needed for breakfast, and our dogs appreciated their little treats too. We would highly recommend. Hide

Reviewed by Kelly 1st April 2022

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I cant fault the owners, they helped me prepare a surprise engagement and the communication throughout was amazing and when we got there we were blown away by how stunning the location was and how beautiful they had the lodge. Even down to the little welcome pack with bread a Eggs etc was a lovely touch. Would definitely return. Thank you again forRead more helping us have an amazing engagement weekend. Kelly and dave Hide

Reviewed by Nicky 16th March 2022

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What an amazing stay we had at Lily Pond Lodge for our honeymoon. It was perfect. Felt so at home, the property was very clean and comfortable (lovely welcome hamper) and the hot tub was great to relax in. The views from that and our covered balcony were amazing. Loved sitting out watching the wildlife and the stars at night Debbie was so lovely anRead mored told us about the walks off the doorstep. I would definitely recommend staying here, my husband and I will certainly be returning Hide

Reviewed by Paula 28th February 2022

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Absolutely recommend this property, set in beautiful countryside. Everything you need in kitchen for cooking/preparing food. Hit tub excellent clean, ready to use as soon as you arrive. Wildlife literally on your doorstep. Host was very welcoming and able to recommend walks from the doorstep. In the summer months it would be amazing to sit out and Read moresee the stars as no light pollution. Even is the early spring the lodge was warm and comfortable. Hide

Reviewed by Jayne 19th February 2022

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Great place to stay, had a lovely time

Reviewed by Arif 14th February 2022

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It was a very lovely property, close to many great hikes and things to do. The hot tub was relaxing and the view of the pond was beautiful regardless of the poor weather conditions we had during our stay. Would definitely stay here again in the future.

Reviewed by Rhys 28th January 2022

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Reviewed by Sean 15th November 2021

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Reviewed by Tracey 17th October 2021

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Reviewed by Rhian 22nd September 2021

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Reviewed by Rebecca 13th September 2021

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This lodge was absolutely lovely! My boyfriend and I stayed here with our dog and we really enjoyed our stay. The pictures don't do the lodge justice. The lodge itself was bigger than expected and the view was just stunning. The welcome basket was a really nice touch. Debbie makes sure you have everything you would need for your first morning at thRead moree lodge. Honestly couldnt recommend it enough. Hide

Reviewed by Louise 22nd August 2021

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What a truly wonderful place to stay, Lily pond lodge provided everything that we needed and more. The lodge is situated in a picturesque location that allows you to relax while looking at the beautiful surroundings. The owners provided a lovely welcome basket on arrival, which included fresh bread, eggs and butter but the most caring gesture was tRead morehe doggy welcome pack. We are looking forward to returning in the future. Hide

Reviewed by Julia 20th July 2021

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A fantastic holiday. During the hottest week of the year this was a welcome break. The lodge was nice and cool throughout the day and night and the hot tub was great for cooling off after soaking up the sun.

Reviewed by Kevin 10th July 2021

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Beautiful little cottage with everything we needed for a lovely week. Very peaceful and amazing to have our own hot tub. Highly recommended.

Reviewed by Veronica 3rd June 2021

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Had an amazing time at the lodge. The location is fantastic and so peaceful. Didnt want to leave and will hopefully be back.

Reviewed by Erin 23rd May 2021

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Our stay was perfect from beginning to end, so peaceful and great location, the cottage was spotless when we arrived and had everything we needed. Cant fault it

Reviewed by Isabel 17th May 2021

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Reviewed by Kenneth 11th May 2021

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Had the most amazing holiday totally beautiful and quiet very well presented and clean The hot tub was amazing ready to jump in as soon as you arrive also a lovely welcome basket and milk in the fridge

Reviewed by Nicholas 2nd April 2021

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Reviewed by Jamin 13th December 2020

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Amazing holiday. We felt so relaxed just heat ee needed, absolutely stunning views and scenery would definitley stay again and recommend others to stay here too.

Reviewed by D 30th November 2020

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Overall the location could not have been better, and the hot tub was outstanding. So many different birds came to feed on the bread we put out. It's only the second time we have ever seen a Nuthatch, and we did see a Kingfisher briefly. Brilliant.

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