Having purchased Powys Country House in July 2006, we have lovingly tried to restore the country house, cottages and gardens, and bring it back to its former glory.

We have completely modernized and refurbished all of the accommodation, which now provides us with a beautiful country house. Part of the house dates back to the 1700’s, and still retains a wealth of charm and character.

We have also renovated the old stables and cow shed, to provide self catering cottage accommodation.
Our cottages are situated in the court yard at the rear of the main house. All the accommodation is set in almost 3 acres of grounds.

There is an up to date fire alarm system installed, with all the necessary fire extinguishers, at certain points around all the accommodation in the main house. All the cottages have a hard wired smoke alarm, fire blankets, and extinguishers.

We want our guests to feel safe and secure in the knowledge, that in the event of a fire, every precaution has been taken, to minimize the spread of fire, and to lower the risk for all our guests.

We live on the site, giving peace of mind to our guests, and ensuring everyone receives that personal touch on arrival. We are also on hand should any of our guests need help or assistance with anything. (without being intrusive)

It can sleep up to 20 comfortably in its 8 bedrooms. Making it an ideal venue for that family Christmas get-together, Summer holidays, Anniversaries, Grandma’s 90th birthday, Dads 50th, etc.

Powys House is well situated on the A5 for sight seeing around the area. We are on the edge of Snowdonia National Park, and only a short drive to the many attractions of North Wales and surrounding area. Llangollen, Bala, Betws-y-coed, the Roman city of Chester, are just a few of the great places to visit.

We have, lakes, mountains, castles, national trust properties, Thomas Telfords Aqueduct, canal boats, and steam trains, on our doorstep. If you are looking for a nice relaxing time, taking in all the sights, then this is the place for you.

On the other hand, if you are looking for an action packed holiday, then this also is the place for you. We have canoeing, white water rafting, Go Karting, off road 4x4 driving, walking, climbing, high rope walking, paint balling, fishing, shooting, horse riding, Zip World, Bounce Below, Surf Snowdonia and much more, all within the area.

About the Accommodation

  • All of our 8 bedrooms have en-suite facilities.
  • 6 bedrooms have en-suite showers,
  • 1 bedroom has en-suite bath & shower room,
  • 1 bedroom has en-suite WC & WHB.
  • All bedrooms have freeview TV.
  • Each bedroom has been individually decorated to a very high standard, complimented by the beautiful bedding and curtains.
  • The main house can comfortably accommodate up to 20 people.
  • Provision can be made for a smaller group using 5- 6 bedrooms.
  • There is a large, well equipped & fully fitted kitchen, with American style fridge freezer, integrated dishwasher, large range master double oven cooker, microwave. There is plenty of cutlery, crockery, pots and pans, to cater for large groups.
  • There are 3, steps down from the kitchen to a lovely breakfast room, which has an original beamed ceiling, latched doors.
  • Breakfast room for 14 people

A doorway off the kitchen leads to one of two entrances into the formal dining room. This could also be used as a conference room. Another door off the kitchen leads to the rear lobby. There is a very large built in cupboard to hang your coats, and store your shoes, wellies, etc. There is another fridge freezer, and a separate toilet and wash basin. An access from the back door will bring you to the exterior laundry room. (this is a shared facility)

Coal and log sheds are next to the laundry.
Patio doors from the kitchen lead out onto a large enclosed patio & garden area.

The main lounge has a lovely old brick fireplace, with a log burning stove. Flat screen TV with Sky programs including Sky sports & BT Sports. Views from every window in the lounge look out on the garden and surrounding hills. Patio doors lead out to the lawns and seating areas.

Next door is the snug, a beautiful beamed room, which overlooks the garden. Ideal to sit and relax, take in the views, read, or listen to some music.

On the other side of the house, we have another smaller, lounge room. With a flat screen TV. A very cozy room in winter, with its original stone walls, beamed ceilings, and log burning stove, and latched door.

There are 3 staircases to the first floor, with a fourth staircase leading to another two bedrooms on the second floor. One of the staircases leading to the first floor, has a chair lift installed. Although the house unfortunately is not suitable for wheelchair bound guests, it may be helpful to a guest with some breathing or mobility problems.

There are two ground floor WC’s.

Outside there are several lawned areas to sit. There is a giant size chess & draughts board, a barbeque, a hot tub (strict 11pm finish), a lawned tennis court (not available Oct-March) (not Wimbledon standard, this would be unavailable if there is a wedding).

The hot tub (strict 11pm finish) is situated in a private area of patio and garden, and is for the exclusive use of the guests residing in the main house. If all the venue has been block booked, all guests will have full use.

We have an enclosed paddock, where you can play football, practice your golf, exercise your dog.

Christmas and New Year

All our self catering accommodation will be beautifully decorated, to create that special atmosphere. All have full central heating, with some having their own log burning stoves.

All our cottages can be rented separately to individuals or small families requiring accommodation for only 2 or 4 guests, throughout the year. For weekend breaks, or weekly booking.

An ideal venue for a wedding, or a corporate event.

Powys Country House is the ideal location for a wedding weekend celebration. We had our own daughters wedding here, in a marquee for a 160 guests. It was a fabulous weekend.

For the corporate venue, again a great location There are all sorts of activities around the area, white water rafting, canoeing, shooting, clay pigeon shooting, paint balling, Go carting, high rope / tree climbing, sailing, off road 4x4 driving, fishing. An ideal way for employees to enjoy an exciting, fun and exhilarating time, whilst still partaking in the team building exercises for your company.

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