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Ty'n-y-Ffordd & Yr Efail

  • Visit Wales 5 Star Self-catering
  • WTTC SafeTravels

Self-catering with 2 units £565-£896 pupw sleeps 2-6


The enchanting Yr Efail and Ty'n y ffordd cottages have been appointed to platinum standards providing the ultimate in luxurious self-catering holiday accommodation.

TY'N Y FFORDD - Grade II listed property - internally, the ravishing decor tastefully mixes every modern essential with a bristling array of original rustic beams.

A cosy and very comfortable open-plan living room with roaring wood-burning stove. Wi-fi, Sky TV and i-pod docking station are all provided ex gratis, should you require them.

Fully equipped kitchen with hand-made oak units. Spacious dining area has French doors opening on to a quaint sheltered garden with glorious mountain views.

Also on the ground floor are two uniquely appointed bedrooms - a twin and a double with a large tiled bathroom with a shower over the bath.

Upstairs: a delightful sitting area with television and DVD player provides an ideal spot for privacy and recreation.
Double en-suite with power shower

Available all year round, Ty'n y ffordd is ideal for a family or couple looking for a quiet retreat that oozes quality, taste and warmth.

YR EFAIL: wonderfully romantic, peaceful and discreet, Yr Efail provides the perfect bolthole to allow you to escape the rigours of modern life.

For your convenience, all accommodation is provided on the ground floor. An open plan welsh oak kitchen brimming with beams, a dining room and sitting room with welsh slate fireplace and handcrafted oak units with granite worktops.

A sumptuously carpeted double bedroom includes well-equipped tiled bathroom with shower over bath.

The secluded enclosed garden provides all the delights of the great outdoors on your doorstep, with patio furniture.

Yr Efail is ideal for a couple looking for that perfect romantic hideaway, or a base for a walking holiday in Wales.

Children welcomeTelephoneRadioTelevisionSatellite TVIroning facilitiesPrivate parkingGardenDogs/pets NOT acceptedBuilding of historical interestCentral heatingLaundry facilitiesFreezerMicrowave cookerDishwasherLinen providedTelephone (public)FishingWorking farmWiFi or internet accessDVD playerHairdryerHigh chairs availableCots availableReal log/coal firesStaff fluent in WelshBarbecueDrying facilitiesWashing machine

Wi-fi and i pod docking station in both cottages Children welcome from any age.


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • TelephoneTelephone
  • RadioRadio
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Satellite TVSatellite TV
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • GardenGarden
  • Dogs/pets NOT acceptedDogs/pets NOT accepted
  • Building of historical interestBuilding of historical interest
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Laundry facilitiesLaundry facilities
  • FreezerFreezer
  • Microwave cookerMicrowave cooker
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Linen providedLinen provided
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • FishingFishing
  • Working farmWorking farm
  • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
  • DVD playerDVD player
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
  • Cots availableCots available
  • Real log/coal firesReal log/coal fires
  • Staff fluent in WelshStaff fluent in Welsh
  • BarbecueBarbecue
  • Drying facilitiesDrying facilities
  • Washing machineWashing machine

Wi-fi and i pod docking station in both cottages Children welcome from any age.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • Parking for Single unit properties:
    • YesParking space provided
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Parking for Multiple unit properties:
    • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • YesGravel
  • chippings


  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
    • YesToilet and bathroom
    • YesOne or more bedrooms
    • YesLounge
    • YesKitchen
    • YesDining room
    • YesToilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesOutdoor facilities
  • garden, dining area.

  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls

Bed/ Bathrooms

  • YesBedrooms available with non-allergic bedding (ie non-feather pillows)
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesSeparate shower unit
    • YesBath
  • YesBath with support handrails available


  • YesSteps to the main entrance:
    • 1
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesSeating available in kitchen


ACCESS STATEMENT TY’N Y FFORDD Ty’n y ffordd is a Grade 2 listed, detached 17th century cottage with access to the front and rear of the property. We have tried to provide as much information as possible in this statement, if you have any queries please do call. Pre-arrival We have our own website; directions to cottage are available under location Bookings/enquiries can be made via e-mail or phone The nearest bus stop is at Dinas Mawddwy, 2 miles away, limited service The nearest train station is at Machynlleth, 15 miles away Arrival and Car Parking Facilities Luggage can be unloaded at the back door There is off road parking for two cars at rear of cottage, 2 meters from back door, accessed through gate Access to rear entrance is level with lose chippings and paved slabs Entrance and Utility Room The entrance at the back has a step 13cm high. There are no other steps at ground floor level. The door is 85cm wide. It opens onto the utility room – ample space with fitted kitchen units and sink, normal level, work surface height 90cm Standard size front loading washing machine and tumble dryer with laundry and cleaning facilities Oil central heating boiler Lighting – one window, one roof velux window with strip lighting Public Areas All doors from corridor are 75cm wide Width of corridor, 83cm Access to bathroom, two bedrooms, living area and stairs from corridor Kitchen, Dining Area and Lounge Open plan with ample space Kitchen units and sink – normal height, worktop surface height 90cm Oven and dishwasher has a drop down door Hob is 90 cm high Larder fridge/freezer Flooring – tiles Lighting – good natural lighting -one window and one roof velux window, evenly lit with spotlights, extra lighting above work surfaces and hob with extractor fan Dining · Flooring – tiles · Ample space fro six people around table · Moveable wooden table and chairs with rushed seats, no arms · Good natural light – French doors, extra lighting over dining table · Access to patio and garden area through French doors – width 110cm, step down to patio 20cm Lounge Flooring – carpet with rug in front of wood burner Access to front door if needed One three seater, one two seater, one armchair, coffee table – all furniture moveable SKY TV provided with remote control, also available DVD Wood burner with two front door opening. Initial supply of logs, kindling, matches and firelighters provided Lighting – three pair wall lights and inglenook lighting, table lamp, two small windows Bedrooms Room combination: Ground floor – one double and one twin room. First floor – one double room General Non-feather duvets and pillows provided in each room Sheets, duvet covers and pillowcases are cotton Carpeted flooring with occasional rugs Double – Ground Floor 4ft 6 double bed provided Bed height, 60cm floor to top of mattress Bedside cabinet either side of bed, wardrobe and dressing table with swing mirror Lighting – one window, wall lights on dimmer switch, 2 bedside lamps Minimum space around bed 60 cm Twin – Ground Floor 2x 2ft 6 single bed provided Bed height 60cm from floor to top of mattress Chest of drawers between beds with swing mirror, wardrobe Lighting – one window, wall lights on dimmer switch, 2 bedside lamps Minimum space around bed 60cm Bathroom – Ground Floor · Tiled flooring with bath mats · Bath with overhead shower and grab rail height 55cm, width 167cm, depth 70cm · Toilet seat height, 44cm · Sink height 80cm, shaving socket · Ample space · Lighting - one window and roof velux window providing natural lighting with one centre light and down lighters over sink area, extractor fan, heated towel rail First Floor Ceiling height low at some points Reached via stair case from hallway -10 steps, 20cm high, 65cm wide by 20 cm deep Flooring – carpet Landing area – leather three seater sofa, second TV and video with remote control, wardrobe, all moveable Lighting – two windows, centre light and lighting over staircase Access to double bedroom, door width 60cm Double Bedroom – First Floor 4ft 6 double bed provided. Bed height 60 cm floor to top of mattress Bedside cabinets either side of bed, chest of drawers with swing mirror Lighting – one window, one centre light on dimmer switch, 2 bedside lamps Ample space around bed En-suite shower room – First Floor Access from double bedroom to en-suite shower room. 2 steps over A frame, door width 60cm Carpeted flooring Shower cubicle – width 75cm Toilet seat 40cm Sink height – 82cm Lighting – one window, centre light, three wall lights, light and extractor fan over shower, light and shaver plug over sink, heated towel rail Grounds and Gardens · Paved slabs with chippings surrounding property with patio area · Round table with moveable wooden chairs, parasol · Washing line · Barbecue facilities · Enclosed patio and garden area · Three exterior lighting Additional Information No mobile phone reception. Payphone provided – height 120cm Information folder and tourist attraction leaflets provided Light switches and power points at a sensible height to reach from sitting and standing position Telephone numbers of nearby hospitals e.t.c .provided Heating is by oil central heating with thermostat on radiators, 2 electric fan heaters provided. Wood burner Refuse bin outside, owners collect on Saturday