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Fabulous, spacious hillside cottage in secluded garden with panoramic views

Bedrooms 4
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

4 bedroom cottage to sleep 7 in Radnor Hills saddling Shropshire/ Welsh border

Cefn Pawl is a spacious converted holiday cottage situated high up on the hillside in its own natural setting. Surrounded by trees it commands panoramic views over protective crown commission land grazed by sheep and horses.

In the stunning Welsh Borders - formally known as Radnorshire - you will find beauty and tranquillity mixed with surprises. Cefn Pawl is a secluded oasis in the middle of wide open spaces with generous accommodation. Here is the perfect place for total relaxation, an ideal base from which to enjoy hill walking or cycling across rough pastoral landscape and to explore the sights of historic Wales.

Cefn Pawl is a warm, cosy and comfortable cottage suited for family farm holidays, celebrations, small group workshops or retreats. The cottage is big enough to accommodate 2 families. It is ideally located for walkers and anybody who loves the beauty of nature in all seasons.

More Details

Angelika Bradley-Zenz
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French, German, Italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
12 October, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

All of the fine recommendations hardly do this cottage justice. Thank you so much for an excellent time!

There seem to be so few places left to stay which are silent (apart from nature's sounds), this is one of them.
Oct 2012
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Car: necessary

Cefn Pawl is situated high on the up on the Radnorshire hillside in its own secluded setting commanding panoramic views over protected crown commission land practically on Glendwr's Way. Near by is the historic market town of Knighton with Offa's dyke, the Spaceguard Centre, the famous Harry Tuffin's supermarket and all other amenities. Presteigne where the annual Sheep music festival is held, is only down the road. Also Clun, Bishop's castle and Ludlow are within easy reach. Further afield are the red kites in the Elan Valley, the beautiful resort of Aberdovey and the very popular Borth on the coast, all within throwing distance of the Alternative Technology Centre at Machynlless. Llanidloes and the forest Hafren close to the spring of the river Severn is well worth a visit as is the quaint regional capital Llandrindod Wells, famous for its Victorian festival. Then there are numerous castles especially Powys castle, the Iron age fort near Knighton and of course Ironbidge.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Knighton in Knighton

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Single Bed
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • 7 garden chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming


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Fabulous, spacious hillside cottage in secluded garden with panoramic views
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 7 reviews

nice house in the middle of nowhere.

  • 4 of 5

house was very pleasant and very quiet surroundings. very relaxing .

just miles from anywhere.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mr Schwalbe , thank you very much for review . It's very rewarding for us to know that you had a good time at our cottage and that you enjoyed the peace the area provides. You will always be welcome should you like to visit us again .
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Secluded delight !

  • 5 of 5

If you want seclusion and just the sound of nature to surround you,then this is the perfect place to unwind from the stress of modern living... we loved it and it ticked all the boxes we require for a cottage break...privacy,comfy bed and wonderful views!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to comment on your visit. It makes us very happy to hear that you had a good time at our cottage . Maybe you will visit us again some time. You will always be welcome . Thank you again Angelika
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The cottage was most excellent. So warm and welcoming. The beds very comfortable. Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was perfect. So warm an welcoming. Plenty of space for all the guests. This is simply the perfect get away home.

The garden is stunning. All the flowers were in bloom such a well kept garden. The kids enjoyed playing safely and exploring all around. The wild horses came to visit several times and the sheep serenaded us daily. The hillside views are mind blowing. This is Wales in a nutshell!! We couldn't have asked for more.

The decoration inside is quirky yet very homely. There is so much atmosphere at this property.

The local pub is a fabulous restaurant we ate there several times. (Radnorshire arms) very reasonably priced and quality food.

I loved the open fire and comfy sofa. I could move in and never return to civilisation, this was certainly the blissful break I was looking for.

This children absolutely loved it. They loved the hillside walks and inspiration all around for drawing and collecting, they were in heaven. A fire in the garden fire pit was a highlight.

Campfire without camping, BLISS!!

This cottage experience did not disappoint! Simply perfect.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you enjoyed your stay Estha Jones . We look forward to seeing you again . Please get in touch about special offers and discount for returning visitors .
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Fantastic place

  • 5 of 5

Stayed with family over Christmas lovely cottage with wood burner and well equipped kitchen. Lovely views and walks at the end of the driveway were to die for. Very comfortable beds. Thanks for the Xmas pud,milk and eggs much appreciated .... The local Radnorshire arms was a lovely cosy pub and the land lady was very friendly and welcoming cannot wait to return we all had such a fantastic relaxed, away from it all Christmas. We.could not have found a more perfect place ...

  • Review Submitted: Dec 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your comment . It is very rewarding to find that our guests were happy in our cottage. Of course you are welcome to visit us again any time. We offer our return visitors a 10% discount on any weekly booking. I wish you a peaceful and happy New Year and look forward to hearing from you again. Kind regards Angelika
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Lovely holiday house in stunning environment

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely time in this romantic holiday house in Mid-Wales. Due to enormous traffic jam we arrived at midnight, but what a surprise to see the beds already made up. Towels etc. were also provided, great! The house is situated in a quiet but stunning environment. If you like walking and splendid nature, you're in for a real treat. The local pub is cozy and serves surprisingly good meals for a very reasonable price. So all in all it couldn't be better. We enjoyed every single minute and will definately be back.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely quaint cottage

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is in an amazing location amazing scenery every way you look.There are all the essentials needed for a break away.On arrival everywhere was beautiful and clean and towels on all the beds.The owner phoned to make sure everything was ok and if we needed anything at all which was a lovely touch. It is a bit hilly you can walk down to the village but would not recommend the walk back in the dark.The village has a post office and a pub you need to check times of openings.If you would like a break in the countryside in a remote position this is the place with a fantastic garden.Lots of walks to go on and plenty of fresh air to take in.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Knighton, Powys and Brecon Beacons

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Oct 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
1 Dec 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
1 Mar 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

The cottage can also be rented with use of 2 bedrooms only, sleeping 4 at much lower rates from £150-£409
When booking 4 months in advance a 10% discount is given. Look out for occasional special offers.

Please note that cancellations requests must be made 6 weeks in advance must be made to the owner directly

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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