between Snowdonia and the Cambrian Mountains, near Machynlleth
Is this the greenest, most ‘eco’ holiday property in the UK? This amazing Welsh holiday cottage barn conversion is entirely off-grid and yet luxurious and comfortable and the perfect cottage near to Machynlleth area.
Possibly the UK's 'greenest' holiday cottage, this luxury barn conversion is an ideal marriage of sustainable thinking and cool interior design. You'd be pushed to find a more impressive Welsh location than this "off grid" barn, set in glorious isolation 600 feet above the stunning Dyfi valley in mid Wales. Tremendous views stretch from the sea in the west, to the mountains north and east. Surrounded by nothing but organic farmland and birdsong, this 'eco-barn' will lift the mind and refresh the soul. Sustainability has been at the heart of every decision in the conversion and even the electric is produced on-site using solar power. A mile up your own track! Independent guest reviews. Featured in 'BBC Homes & Antiques' magazine.
We arrived at the Eco barn to be pleasantly surprised by the size and cosy feel of the place. The views are spectacular! We even watched the annual firework display at Borth from the balcony. We were...
Property heated by efficient wood-burning stove & supplemented by a gas heater. The bedrooms are unheated, though the mezzanine bedroom is directly over the woodburner.
We arrived at the Eco barn to be pleasantly surprised by the size and cosy feel of the place. The views are spectacular! We even watched the annual firework display at Borth from the balcony. We were blessed with brilliant weather for early November but needed the wood burner after a day at the beach walking. The night sky was amazing! We saw the Milky Way and shooting stars. All this made my 50th birthday celebrations all the more special. The barn has been renovated to a high standard with an interesting mix of antique and retro furniture. We will definitely stay here again! One of our favourite UTT places for position/views.
An amazing place, the cottage had a timeless quality. Living literally in the landscape gave a welcomed rest from the digital world. So much to explore in the area for young and old adventurers - Ospreys, art, great cafes, deserted sandy beaches and magical mountains.
We enjoyed a fabulous three night stay in this gorgeous barn;it was a great base to climb Snowdon on the Saturday and explore surrounding countryside on the Sunday. The beds were very comfortable, the wood-burner made the barn inviting and the eclectic mixture of styles of furniture and colours looked wonderful together.
Fantastic place to unwind and teach the children about the value of electricity - leave the lights on at your peril!
Diolch am ranu eich ysbrydoliaeth a ni! Mae ganddoch weledigaeth! - Sioned, Aberystwyth
Arrived to sunshine and buzzards have had a amazing stay. Without doubt our best stay away from home anywhere, truly wonderful place. Thanks for recharging our worn out batteries....- Woody and Sarah.
We loved everything. The sun shone on us. The wind howled at us. The fire toasted us. The house charmed us. And the lambs entertained us. Most of all we loved the peace and isolation... and has anyone mentioned the views yet? - Aly and Duncan, Bristol
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