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The George Family Cottage in Bettws Cedewain, Powys

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sleeps 4
2 rooms
1 bathroom

The George Family Cottage description

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The George is an all ground floor, detached, pine-built log cabin, situated on the owner's working smallholding in Bettws Cedewain, near Newtown and can sleep five people. The log cabin has one super king-size double bedroom with a TV, one twin bedroom, a bathroom and an open plan living area with a fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area with a woodburner. Outside there is off road parking for three cars, a front, decked veranda with a hot tub and furniture and a front gravelled area with a large picnic table and a BBQ. With beautiful Welsh scenery surrounding you, The George is the perfect place for your relaxing holiday.

Bettws Cedewain is a small village, surrounded by rural farmland and hills and situated at the centre of the stunning Montgomeryshire countryside. Located in a pretty region of Mid Wales and close to Newtown, Welshpool and the Shropshire border, this is a lovely area for a break in Wales.

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 woodburner. Electric double oven and hob, microwave, fridge, 2 x TVs (one with Freeview), 2 x DVDs, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and wood for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent, please bring own hot tub towels. Travel cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 3 cars. Front, decked veranda with hot tub and furniture, plus front gravelled area with large picnic table and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 3 miles, pub 1.5 miles, train station 5 miles. Note: Water is from owner's own fully tested and inspected well. Note: Property is all ground floor and has ramped wheelchair access. Note: The taxi service in the area is infrequent and irregular.


  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Great view
  • Ground floor
  • High chair
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Log fire
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • On a farm

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Mr Ibbotson
May 2016
Stayed Here for one week with my son. The cottage was in a beautiful location and contained everything anyone could want to make a great holiday. The owner was very friendly and helpful. I would definitely return here.
Mrs Tweddle
March 2016
We particularly liked the Hot Tub, the properties rural location and the friendliness of the local community.
Mrs Bell
February 2016
The George was a cosy and comfortable home from home even on the coldest night of the year. Lovely owners and the Hot tub was a real treat.
Mr Clarke
January 2016
We would very much recommend this holiday to anyone. The cabin had everything you would want from this sort of holiday and is in the perfect rural location to get away from it all. The owner was very friendly and very down to earth. We hope to visit again in the near future.
Mrs Davies
January 2016
We had a wonderful time and were made to feel very welcome. We highly recommend this log cabin and the local pub.
Miss Bell
December 2015
An amazing log cabin, had everything you needed. No faults to state at all, and the owners were lovely and helpful. Would definitely go again.
Mr Stone
October 2015
Excellent location, lovely owners, great local village pub. Log cabin was fantastic.
Mr Carney
November 2015
A lovely quiet location with friendly local residents, the hot tub was well maintained and a nice way to relax. The owner was very helpful.
Mrs Byrne
September 2015
The location is perfect as is the way the two cabins are set up, allowing full privacy. The hot tub was amazing. The owner and her family have provided a perfect retreat and we will be returning in the future. A very welcoming family who have thought of everything, so much so we did not want to come home - it was that good. The animals around you are friendly and provided many hours of humour watching them go about their daily life. The night sky was stunning and we were lucky to catch a number of shooting stars overhead. Just perfect.
Mr Horobin
September 2015
In a wonderful idyllic setting which was very relaxing. The owner was very welcoming and we felt instantly at home. I wish we had booked two weeks! Late night hot tubs beneath starry skies were an amazing experience. I cannot fault the place.
Ms Pettitt
April 2015
The George provided the perfect base for our week exploring Wales. The log cabin provided everything we needed and more.
Mr Cox
May 2015
A very lovely place, everything was just excellent.
Mr Harris
July 2015
Everything about the holiday was spot on. A beautiful cottage in a beautiful area.
Mrs Withey
August 2015
A very well equipped lodge that made it feel like a home rather than just a rental. There was everything we needed and more.
Mr Bennison
January 2015
Stunning scenery and beautiful surroundings, it was really tranquil and relaxing. Every need was catered for and every little thing about the cabin was perfectly thought out as well as beautifully decorated. Particularly loved the animals and how tame they were.
Mr McDonald
January 2015
The George is perfect for a relaxing week, this was our 4th visit and it keeps getting better and better. We enjoyed the log fire, hot tub and feeding the animals around the farm. Will definitely book again for next year. The owners are most welcoming and should be proud of what they have achieved with this log cabin.
Mr Copnall
January 2015
The welcome and information provided by the owners was both friendly and informative. The Hot Tub and Log Burner provided the perfect setting for our relaxing and chilled honeymoon. We felt at home straight away and had everything that we required for a wonderful stay.
Mr Cordaroy
December 2014
Can't praise the owners enough, amazing break away.
Miss Mason
December 2014
Absolutely amazing weekend away, everything was so perfect and homely. Would recommend to anybody.
Miss Sherratt
November 2014
A beautiful Location, amazing cabin and friendly owners.
Miss Dalby-Naylor
December 2014
Beautiful location and a perfect lodge. The hot tub was amazing and the lodge had everything we needed and more.
Mr Roberts
November 2014
Absolutely fantastic holiday, it was peaceful and quiet. Have already told our friends about it. A lovely cabin in a lovely location. The hot tub and log burner were great, there were plenty of home comforts. Everything was catered for.
Mr Farline
October 2014
Peaceful location but a good base and plenty to do and see within easy travelling distance. Biking along the canal is great. Excellent log cabin, ideal for the time of year with the log burner and hot tub. Good local pub with excellent food with generous portions.
Mr Hall
September 2014
Were met by two of the owners and were shown around the cottage and made to feel very welcome. The location is stunning and very peaceful with excellent views. Used the fireplace every evening as it made it so cosy!
Mr Mackenzie
May 2014
Loved every minute of this holiday, so peaceful with lovely countryside surrounding the cabin. Everyone was very friendly and helpful and the hot tub was the amazing to relax and just chill - a perfect holiday.
Mrs Roberts
September 2014
This is a peaceful spot with a gorgeous view down the valley. The cabin is furnished very well and in keeping - you could almost live in it permanently. We enjoyed being visited by the chickens and ducks and being able to feed them.
Mr Toon
November 2013
Fantastic cabin with all the facilities you could ever need. Very clean. In fantastic surroundings with great views. The pub down the road was great. The owner was great. The hot tub is legendary. This is without doubt the best/only place to stay in Wales, again, absolutely fantastic!
Mr Skyers
January 2014
The hospitality of the owners was fantastic - they were very helpful with directions, things to do and went the extra mile in making the holiday hassle free.
Mr Dewell
February 2014
Hot tub was fantastic!
Ms Pinchin
May 2014
Wanted something special for my birthday and got it. Beautiful cabin which was roomy and airy. I enjoyed being in the country with all the wildlife. I would love to go back with my daughter especially after reading the visitors book with all the great comments on how the owner gets kids involved feeding animals if they want to.
Mrs Phillips
October 2013
5 Star! The George is an amazing place to get away to, it is beautifully built, has amazing views. It felt like a second home to us. The bedrooms were stunning, a great size and the super king bed was so comfortable, I have never had such a good nights sleep. This log cabin had all the essentials and so much more then we could have ever thought of. I am a wheelchair user, and I was so nervous this being my first holiday and our honeymoon, but the whole cabin is disabled friendly. There is so much room to spin my chair around, and every cupboard and room was totally accessible. We are already planning our second visit. The George gave us a peaceful tranquil getaway, and was so much better than we ever expected. This is a must try you will not be disappointed. 5 Stars.
Mrs Braiden
September 2013
Good personal welcome. Hot tub was excellent, and location superb for peace, privacy and quiet. Kitchen well very well equipped. Superb huge bed. Cottage was warm in evening, and cool during the day, just right! Brochures suggesting places to go available in cottage.
Miss Underwood
September 2013
We loved the peace and quiet, and the general 'home-from-home' feel of the cabin. The owner and his son were brilliant, and nothing was too much trouble. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, and would love to come back!
Ms Bidwell
July 2013
The hot tub and open fireplace were a bonus on an extraordinary property in a perfectly remote location.
Ms Jones
July 2013
Beautiful setting, relaxing and peaceful for all. All details in the house are excellent.
Miss Goldstein
June 2013
The lodge was beautiful and the surroundings peaceful. It was a really relaxing holiday, just what we needed. The location was perfect, we absolutely loved it. The hot tub was lovely. We're definitely booking again!
Mr Hadjiyianni
April 2013
The setting was lovely and the owner was very welcoming and did everything he could to meet our needs.
Mr McDonald
January 2013
It was very quiet and peaceful. The log fire was nice, we had plenty logs to keep it going. The hot tub was very clean and hot, just what we needed in the cold weather. The cabin is set in an ideal place for the views and the wildlife. The owners were very welcoming and very helpful. We will definitely be returning and recommending this log cabin.
Mr Cotton
February 2013
Remote, secluded, great hot tub!
Mr Heath
March 2013
Beautiful lodge! Great welcome. Hot tub is brilliant even in the cold weather.
Mrs Jones
March 2013
The owners have thought of everything when it comes to The George Lodge - it's amazing! Then you have the farm animals and the surrounding wildlife, all a joy to watch from the hot tub. So much to see and do around the area. Must give a mention to the 'Bull and Heifer' little pub in Bettws Cedawain Village - food and staff beyond lovely. We visited in March 2013 in about six inches or more of snow. Can't wait to see The George in all its glory in the summertime as well. Definitely going back!
Mr Condron
November 2012
The owners were wonderful from the outset. They made us feel welcome and wanted. They were never more than a phone call away. The cabin was excellent. Just what was needed. Peace, quiet and a private hot tub.
December 2016
My husband and I have just got back from a week at the George for our 10th wedding anniversary. It was fabulous, the cabin was larger than we expected but just perfect. The bed was huge with a comfy soft mattress and good quality bedding. The hot tub was very clean and super hot, it's great being in it when it's really cold outside. The wood burner was large and there was a constant supply of logs to burn. Fully fitted kitchen with loads of pots and pans so you can cook up a full meal if you wanted, or you can use the BBQ outside. There is no wifi and hardly and phone signal so it really is a place to just go and unwind. Who needs wifi when you can just sit in the hot tub with a G&T staring out at the landscape? It's good fun going to feed all the birds they have on site, especially the Rhea's who got all our peelings and spare veggies. We will defo go again when we need to de-stress again. Thanks to John and his fam for making our stay so special.
April 2015
The George was amazing, my husband and I stayed for a week in March and thoroughly enjoyed the peace and relaxation of the cabin and hot tub. Very quiet and almost in the middle of nowhere (nearest town, 1.5 miles, 20 min walk. Nice little pub, pool table, darts, serves good food). The cabin was well equipped, comfy and warm. You even get free firewood which is unusual for accommodations of this kind. We met Hele and George on arrival and they were friendly and helpful. Showed us around and how to use the tub, log burner etc. Would definitely consider staying here again.
Hayley S
November 2014
Myself, my partner and my Son (age 3) stayed at The George for a week mid November. It wasn't too hard to find as we followed the directions given to us from the Bettws Cedewain Village. The drive up to the Cabin is quite bumpy but it's farm land so we expected it and it made me feel safer about letting my son run about in the land as I knew any drivers were going slow. As we passed some chickens and ducks we could see the beautiful lodges up ahead 'The George' at the front. And a new addition 'The Bothy' which looks like it will be just as amazing when finished. From the moment we arrived we fell in love with the views. We were greeted by Hele who was very welcoming and showed us around the 'The George'. It's lovely and the pictures honestly do not do this place justice. The Kitchen is fully equipped with everything you can think of. The living room is spacious with a very nice log fire and the fire surround is gorgeous and a great feature. There are games and dvd's for when you want to stay in and enjoy the cabin. Beautiful views from the double doors onto the veranda and the hot tub is a perfect way to spend the evening and unwind, glass of wine in one hand looking out at the views and up at the stars. Just Perfect! The bedrooms are lovely too especially the kingsize bed which is so comfy. Every morning I sat outside with a coffee watching the ducks and chickens coming up the hill and the sheep walking down past the Cabin a lovely way to start the day. My son enjoyed feeding them each day and going on walks along the fields, listening to the owls and searching for 'The Gruffalo' by the woods. We met John who came to chat with us a few times throughout our stay. He's very friendly and should be proud of what he and his family have a achieved we can see from the photo albums in the cabin that alot of hard work has been put into creating their dream and that shows in the quality of the cabin. The surrounding area outside of the farm is beautiful to drive through. The local towns Newtown and Welshpool were not too far away with a tesco in Newtown and a Morrison's in Welshpool to stock up on anything you need. We went on a lovely train ride from Newtown Station to Aberystwyth through the hills with beautiful scenery. There's actually quite alot of local things to do if you look around. But we were quite happy to stay on the farm as we found plenty to do and my Son really enjoyed himself. A relaxing holiday, amazing scenery, beautiful cabin, friendly and welcoming owners. What more could you want. We will be back, and recommending to family and friends. Thankyou John, Hele and George
September 2014
This log cabin is totally amazing. We stayed for a week there was 3 of us me (Michelle) my partner(chris) and my son (Jayden) who is 2 we just loved this place and we didn't want to leave. The log cabin was very well equipped with everything you could have needed and more. The super king size be was awesome and Jayden found the twin room great with the tv/dvd. Plenty of parking and space outside. The hot tub was the cherry on top of this very amazing place to stay. Beautiful views to wake up to and also our morning visitors the ducks and chickens. They will be very sadly missed. Hele John and George were so welcoming and friendly a great family with a great place to didn't bother us at all that there was a bit of a drive to the nearest town. The bad points well what bad points there is NONE!!! We totally loved the George and already planning our next holiday.. If you love the country and want a nice place to chill and enjoy your selves then this really is the place to be..
August 2013
if you want peace and quite away from the ratrace,then this is the place to go.very well fitted out,every little detail had been thought was truely a great experience,yet only ten minutes drive into newtown.we would definitly recommend this place
October 2013
The George was all that we could hope for,lovely quiet location.There was everything available in the cottage,could have cooked a 3 course meal.The owners were very helpful. and very friendly.The hot tub was very relaxing.We were sorry to leave.
September 2014
You can see from the photos that The George is something special. We have stayed in quite a few log cabins, and can honestly say that the spec here is vastly superior. Hele has decorated and furnished the interior beautifully. It really feels like home. Tea, coffee, sugar and milk were all provided, as were all the other essentials. There was a superb log-burning stove, which unfortunately we never got to use as the weather was so good. It must be very cosy and welcoming in the winter. We did feel that the provision of table/floor lamps would have been beneficial, as the high wall lights didn't give enough light to read by comfortably. Outside, the approach road is very bumpy and could probably do with some gravel being added to fill in the pot holes. However, the uneven surface does make visitors drive extremely slowly, so at least the chickens and ducks are safe from "mad" drivers. It was very enjoyable to be in the hot tub early in the morning and watch the mist roll up the valley before the sun broke through, and the valley seems to have its own pair of red kites which continually circled overhead. We loved having the chickens and ducks calling to see if we had any titbits for them, We kept hens for many years and miss having them now. It was a real delight to sit at the outside table with Dave (the cockerel), curled up contentedly at our feet. We are not sure if this would suit everyone, however, and perhaps the verandah should be fully enclosed to prevent any of the chickens actually coming onto it, so the guests can enjoy them at a distance if they prefer. The area around Bettws Cedwain is stunning. We couldn't find any signs for local footpaths,so had to go further afield. Walkers may find the lanes nearby intimidating, as they are narrow and twisty, with little or no verges, and the hedges on either side are very tall. A wonderful place to walk nearby is Gregynog Hall, a few miles away, where there are not only formal gardens, but many tracks through woodland and valleys with streams. For golfers there is a super course at Lakeside Golf Club, between Newtown and Welshpool, and they also do great lunches there. We wish the owners well with their plans for expansion and we hope all future visitors to The George have the same great weather as we did.
Mr Keast
June 2016
Staying at the George was the best holiday we have had, we have stayed all round the country but this was by far the best place. The owners were so kind and helpful. I have recommended this to family and friends.
Miss Flaxman
July 2016
The cabin had everything we needed. It was very cosy with a fantastic log burner. The hot tub was a real treat after a long day exploring, with lovely views of the surrounding area. A great getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life. If you want complete escapism and peace and quiet, this is an ideal place to go.
Mr Thomas
July 2016
We all really enjoyed our holiday. The whole place and setting was fabulous and the hot tub was fantastic. The owners were very friendly and helpful.
Miss Kabala
July 2016
We had an amazing, quiet time. Exactly what you need when you live in a fast paced London environment; hot tub under the stars, peace and quiet, and friendly, always ready to help owners. We couldn't have asked for anything better! We will definitely be recommending to anybody!
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