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Holly Cottage
Property: 6629 Powys

Holly Cottage - view from garden

Visit Wales: 4 star

Sleeps: 3 + cot
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No

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  • Peaceful, tranquil location in beautiful Welsh countryside
  • Original features, exposed beams, wood burning stove.

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Set in the beautiful Vale of Montgomery sits Holly Cottage; a pre-Victorian self catering holiday cottage. Its tranquil rural setting makes it the perfect place in which to relax and an ideal base from which to explore the many attractions of Mid Wales including Powis Castle National Trust at Welshpool.

Less than a mile away is Kerry village, which has a pub restaurant and it is a 5 minute drive from Newtown or Abermule, while Montgomery is just 6 miles away. On the border of Powys and Shropshire, Holly Cottage offers a comfortable rural retreat away from the rush and bustle of modern life.

Holly Cottage is close to great walks at the Kerry Ridgeway, Offas Dyke and Glyndwrs Way. Montgomery with its castle ruins and the medieval Powis Castle are close by and there are steam railways and canals to explore.

There is a lot to see and do in this beautiful area of The Marches including walking, cycling, golf, horse riding, castles to explore and pretty villages and towns. Its an ideal base with easy driving to Welshpool. Slightly further away lie the beautiful Brecon Beacons, the breathtaking Snowdonia and the beaches of Cardigan Bay.

The Forest Cottages is a family run self catering holiday business, and also the home of Paul and Michelle Martin and their two young children.

Guests at Holly Cottage are welcome to use all the facilities at The Forest, where there is a play area for younger children, a games room and a tennis court for everyone's enjoyment.

Dogs welcome in the cottage.

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Sitting room with log stove
Sitting room with log stove
peaceful and secluded setting
peaceful and secluded setting
private garden and parking
private garden and parking
view from bedroom window
view from bedroom window

Accommodation & Facilities

Sleeps: 3
Bedrooms: 2
Cot Available: Yes

Pets Allowed: Yes. 1 pet may stay but must be over 12 months, neutered and treatments up to date
Smoking Allowed: No. 

Linen Provided: Yes. 


Central Heating: Yes.
Fuel type: Other

Open Fire: Yes.  Fuel type: Wood

Disabled Facilities: No. 

Outdoor Facilities: No. garden and use of facilities at The Forest

Standard Rates

Weekly rates from: £225 to £465, short breaks from: £145.

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Directions from Newtown: Take the A489 (Kerry Rd at McDonald's traffic lights) for 4 miles passing through Kerry. 1 mile out of Kerry take the left fork sign posted Abermule and follow the B4368 for 1 mile to Hodley. At the small group of houses on the right, by the yellow grit bin, before the red phone box, take the right lane. Holly cottage is Number 6 Upper Hodley, the 4th cottage at the end of the small terrace of 8 cottages

Directions from Welshpool: Take the A483 towards Newtown but turn left into Abermule and follow the B4368 to Hodley. At the small group of houses on the left past the red phone box, by the yellow grit bin, take the left lane. Holly cottage is Number 6 Upper Hodley, the 4th cottage at the end of the small terrace of 8 cottages.

Directions from Ludlow: Take the A49 to Craven Arms and then the A489 towards Newtown, drive through Glanmule village and then turn right sign posted Abermule onto B4368, then follow instructions above.

Bus or Train: The nearest stations are 3 miles away in Newtown, taxis are usually available or can be booked at Station Cars on 01686 621818.

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