Listing Ref: 60
Rhiewgog log cabin Mid Wales Powys
The Rhiewgog log cabin is a one-off cabin set on the owner’s private land. There are open views from all around the cabin. On one side there are fields where the owners keep their own sheep, goats and horses; from all other aspects there are uninterrupted views of the hilly Radnorshire countryside.
Immediately outside there is a lawned area with a tree house for children to use and on the patio there is a seating area, a brick-built barbecue and a private hot tub. Car parking for 2 cars is provided as well as an outside storage shed suitable for bikes or other outdoor equipment.
The nearest pub and shop are in the village of St. Harmon, which is approximately 3 miles away. St. Harmon is a very quaint and typically Welsh village, certainly worthy of exploration.
Rhiewgog log cabin accommodation
Inside, the log cabin is brimming with home comforts and features a large open-plan living area which is centrally heated. There is a well-equipped, country-style kitchen and breakfast bar, a dining table and a very comfortable lounge area, complete with a woodburning stove for chilly evenings.
The Rhiewgog log cabin sleeps 6 and there are 3 bedrooms; 2 double rooms and a twin room. It also benefits from both a full bathroom as well as a wet shower room, ideal for the less able or grubby children!
All of the bedrooms are equipped with Freeview TVs, the lounge TV has Sky and there is free WiFi. The owners have also provided a DVD/CD/Radio, complete with a selection of DVDs, plus books and games for evenings in by the fire.
All necessities, such as fuel for the central heating, electricity and logs for the stove.are included in the rental. Guests also have full use of all equipment in the cabin e.g. kitchen items, bedding, towels and baby requisites.
NB. The Rhiewgog log cabin allows one well-behaved dog, but there is a no smoking policy in place.
Rhiewgog log cabins surrounding area
The nearest town is Rhayader, which is about 3.5 miles from the cabin. In the town there are many individual shops offering all manner of unique items and produce. There are also several pubs and restaurants, a leisure centre and the Tourist Centre, where outdoor equipment for hiking and mountain bikes can be hired to explore the area.
Slightly farther afield, there are several wildlife centres which make an ideal place to view some of the rare plants and wildlife in the area, including endangered Red Kites. The more adventurous can explore on horseback, as there are several Pony Trekking Centres located around Rhayader.
Within sensible travelling distance for a day out, there are some superb local beauty spots including the Elan Valley Lakes, Hafren Forest and the Gilfach Nature Reserve. Throughout the year there are also many shows and exhibitions, including the Royal Welsh Show, held annually in July where there are over 8,000 animals to see and around 200,000 attendees.