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Gatehouse in Painscastle, Powys

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sleeps 6
4 rooms
2 bathrooms

Gatehouse description

Holiday home
Gatehouse is a detached cottage in the village of Painscastle just four miles from Hay-on-Wye. The cottage sleeps six people and has one king-size double bedroom, one double and two single together with family bathroom and ground floor shower room. Also in the cottage are a kitchen with breakfast area, dining area with seating and snug area with woodburner. There is also a second sitting room with woodburner. Outside is off road parking for four cars and an enclosed garden with patio, hot tub, furniture and BBQ. Situated only three miles from the England/Wales border, Gatehouse is a lovely family cottage and ideal to explore this lovely part of the country.

The pretty village of Painscastle lies just five and a half miles from the famous town of Hay-on-Wye, and takes its name from its ancient fortress, where today only large earthworks remain. Standing only three miles from the England/Wales border, the village boasts a charming real ale inn serving good food, and is surrounded by scenic countryside.

Famous for its choirs, stunning mountain ranges and beautiful valleys, this wonderful country has something for everyone. From Snowdonia in North Wales to the Brecon Beacons and the Pembrokeshire Coast in the South.

Oil central heating with woodburners. Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburners inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate. Off road parking for 4 cars. Front gravelled garden. Enclosed lawned garden with patio, furniture and BBQ. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 4.5 miles, pub 2 mins walk.Please note check in time for this property is 4pm and check out 10am due to hot tub change over.


  • Accepts Pets
  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Dishwasher
  • Enclosed garden
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • High chair
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Log fire
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Near pub

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August 2016
Beautiful cottage; extremely clean and well maintained. Jacuzzi was fabulous.
Mrs Garbutt
July 2016
The owners were very welcoming and friendly. Gatehouse was spacious and homely with plenty of room for 4 adults plus a dog. Not forgetting the hot tub for an even more chilled and relaxing evening! I would highly recommend this accommodation and location.
Mrs Russo
June 2016
The house was by far the best we have stayed in, it had everything you could want, even a hot tub and pub just across the road.
Mr Nash
June 2016
A quaint cottage with charm and very spacious. Clearly a lot of thought has gone into equipping the property with everything you need for a good holiday. The hot tub was very much appreciated. Multiple living rooms so a larger party can split up and relax in their own space. Much recommended.
Miss Bointon
May 2016
Beautiful location, the cottage was really nicely decorated and well thought out.
Miss Moyes
March 2016
The property was close to lots of walks for the daytime and we particularly enjoyed curling up in front of the wood burner in the evening after a soak in the hot tub. There is a very welcoming family-friendly pub directly opposite, and plenty of books and boardgames at the property, so it was perfect for a relaxing break.
Mr Griffiths
January 2016
Brilliant weekend away, hot tub was lovely! The owners were very helpful in anything we needed. Lovely location. Would highly recommend to anyone thinking of looking to go here.
Mrs Riddy
January 2016
It was warm and cosy with lots of different spaces to relax in. The beds were really comfortable - slept better than at home! The cottage owners were friendly and helpful. The cottage was charming and we felt really relaxed and at home.
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