Brynog Mansion Farmhouse ref: OQQ1

Lampeter, near Aberaeron, Cardigan Bay

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Sleeps
14
Sleeps
Bedrooms
6
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
5
Bathrooms
Pets
2
Pets allowed
Changover day
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  • Barbecue 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Ground Floor Facilities 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Games Room 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Stairgate 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Working Farm 
  • Heritage Collection 
  • Ground Floor Wet Room 
  • Walk-in Shower/Bath 
  • Entrance Ramp/Level Access 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 
  • Celebration Houses 

Description

Brynog Mansion Farmhouse, a vast wing of Brynog Mansion, has an important place in the history of the local area and today offers very spacious holiday accommodation for 12 people looking for a family holiday or group getaway.
A large house has existed at Brynog for centuries but the imposing frontage of long split sandstone blocks was added by the owners, the Vaughan’s, circa 1860s, in front of the earlier house which still survives. The long laurel lined driveway was built by Edward Vaughan to welcome his son John back from the Crimean War, but he tragically died at Sevastopol before he could see it. The driveway crosses the River Aeron by the fine stone Pont Brynog (Brynog Bridge) sometimes referred to as Pont Fawr in older maps. The current bridge was built in 1935 to replace the previous one which spectacularly collapsed into the river.
Evidence of the Vaughans still exist in the attic rooms of the Mansion House whose roof beams still bear the initials EV for Edward Vaughan. Sadly the orangery which used to exist in front of the entrance to the Farmhouse has long gone but it used to be accessed from the Mansion House by the blue glazed door which now forms the inner screen to the front entrance way of the Farmhouse.
The views are breathtaking looking out on the green vista of the Aeron Valley, which Dylan Thomas described as the most beautiful in Wales! Dylan and his wife Caitlin named their only daughter after this area, Aeronwy or Aeron for short. The Brynog farmland borders on the Llanllyr Estate, another large dwelling up river. Llanllyr was a medieval nunnery associated with the Cistercian Monastery, Strata Florida. The view of Cilbwn, the hill at the back of Brynog is spectacular and it is said that the farm track which forms a bridleway up to Cilbwn used to be a road frequented by monks to walk from Strata Florida down to the coast at Cardigan Bay to collect fish.
The present owner’s grandfather and his brothers bought part of the Brynog Estate in 1921 and the owners father milked the herd twice a day for over 50 years. Today the farm supports sheep in winter and cattle in summer. Much renovation and many changes have taken place over the years and various store rooms and servants quarters have been converted. The saddle rooms and gun rooms are now the large living room with inglenook fireplace which has been carefully re-exposed. Two beams keep the chimney stove in place but behind there is the original huge supporting tree trunk with bark still on it.

The Georgian harbour town of Aberaeron is just under 7 miles away and here you will find the colourful houses and architecture that make it so distinctive. There are an array of individual shops and a wide choice of cafe’s, restaurants and pubs. Enjoy the famous honey ice cream or fish and chips whilst taking in the delightful sight of boats bobbing about in the harbour. The sweeping crescent of Cardigan Bay has over 60 miles of coastal pathway and stunning beaches, scenery and seaside towns and villages to explore, including Abersytwyth, New Quay, Llangrannog, and Cardigan. The university town of Lampeter is also just 7 miles away.

Come and explore this wonderful part of Wales and make new memories by making historic Brynog Mansion Farmhouse your home for a short break or longer stay. Beach 7 miles. Shop and pub approximately 1 mile, restaurant 3½ miles.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

The property has wood pellet biomass central heating and comprises:
Lounge: Large with wood burner in inglenook fireplace, 50" Freeview TV and DVD player.
Dining room/kitchen: Large with wooden floor, oil-burning stove, gas/electric range, microwave, fridge/freezer, fridge, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and TV.
Games area: With air hockey, pool table and table football.
Bedroom 1: With zip and link super king size bed (which can be made to twin beds – please advise when booking), sitting area, feature fireplace and TV.
Wet room: With shower and WC.

First floor

Bedroom 2: With zip and link super king size bed (which can be made to twin beds – please advise when booking) and double bed (for alternative sleeping arrangements) and steps down to en-suite with shower over bath and WC.
Bedroom 3: With zip and link super king size bed (which can be made to twin beds – please advise when booking).
Bedroom 4: With double bed and en-suite with bath and WC (Jack and Jill, shared with hallway).
Bedroom 5: With double bed and en-suite with shower and WC.
Bedroom 6: With double bed.
Shower room: With shower and WC.

Second floor

Third floor

Facilities

All heating, electric, bed linen and towels included. Fuel for wood burner provided. Cot, highchair and stairgate available on request. Wi-Fi.

Miscellaneous

Sitting-out area with furniture and BBQ. Shared 3-acre grounds. Parking for 5 cars. Please note: Slopes, banks, stream and river in grounds.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
  • Distance
  • Restaurant
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
  • Railway station distance
  • Lake

About the local area

One of the most rural counties in Wales, overlooking Cardigan Bay, Ceredigion offers unspoilt countryside and uncrowded beaches. Much of the coastline is designated as a `heritage coast', and is one of Britain's most diverse areas for marine wildlife.

The coast is home to a resident pod of some 130 bottlenose dolphins as well as porpoises and grey seals. Eco-friendly boat trips to fully experience the coastline and its wildlife run frequently in the summer months from New Quay and Aberaeron. Hidden coves and sandy beaches also allow you to escape from the crowds.

Inland the countryside is a green vastness of hills and valleys dotted with small villages and market towns. There are several nature reserves, home to rare species of flora and fauna. Explore these on one of the many walking trails across the county and for the more adventurous; there is an awesome 35 km mountain biking trail in Nant Bwlch yr Arian high in the Cambrian Mountains. And afterwards, treat yourself to an award wining honey ice cream from Aberaeron!

Things to do nearby

Snowdon Mountain Railway

Mount Snowdon dominates the glorious, ancient landscape of North Wales. The Snowdon Mountain Railway will take you to the Summit where you can enjoy fabulous views from the new visitor centre.

Bardsey Island

Bardsey Island is just 1.5 miles in length and, at its widest point, it is just over half a mile across.

Aberdaron Beach

Aberdaron Beach is at the end of the Llyn Peninsula. It is a beautiful sandy beach, sheltered by headlands, which stretches for a mile.

Pwllheli

Pwllheli is the unofficial capital of The Llyn Peninsula.

Snowdonia National Park

Situated on the west coast of Britain covering 823 square miles of diverse landscapes, Snowdonia National Park is the largest National Park in Wales.

Cilan Riding Centre
Cilan Riding Centre

Located in the beautiful Cilan Headland and just three miles from the village of Abersoch Cilan Riding Centre caters for all abilities. 01758 713276

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