Pengwernydd Cottages, Devil's Bridge, Ceredigion
Come and enjoy a warm Welsh welcome at Pengwernydd Cottages. Our traditional family farm is the ideal setting for your 5 star luxury holiday accommodation, located in the beautiful, tranquil uplands of north Ceredigion – a short drive from the bustling town of Aberystwyth.
Our Five Star graded self catering accommodation has an especially welcoming atmosphere. The 200 acre farm has been farmed by the Hopkins family for the past 80 years with the fourth generation already expressing an interest in carrying on the farming tradition. We have strong family ties in the area and Welsh is the language spoken on the hearth. Pengwernydd holiday cottages are the ideal rural retreat for your holiday in Wales.
Pengwernydd – luxury self catering holiday accommodation in spectacular rural Wales. Our holiday cottages are perfect for those who wish to enjoy a quiet, tranquil holiday in scenic countryside. We pride ourselves on ensuring that high levels of comfort and guest care, in our unique surroundings, are enhanced by thoughtful design and attention to detail.
Is the largest of our cottages and traditionally this is where the straw and feed were stored.
The cottage can be accessed by slate steps or by a level access area which is suitable for the less mobile/wheelchair user. The front door opens directly into a large lounge/dining/kitchen area. Part of the original slate flagstone floor has been relaid in the kitchen/dining area and some walls have been retained as exposed stone.
A beautiful oak staircase, crafted by a local carpenter, leads up to a large first floor bedroom with a pitched ceiling and 2 velux windows that provide a wonderful view of the hillside. This bedroom has 1 double and 1 single bed dressed in antique “Strippy” Welsh Quilts and cotton bed linen.
At the rear of the ground floor is a large bedroom suitable for a wheelchair user. It has twin single divan beds which can be joined to provide 1 super king size bed. A fully tiled en-suite bathroom with a wet floor shower, toilet with drop down hand rail and grab on the wall and a wash hand basin with lever taps. A shower chair and toilet seat raiser is available by request.
The main bathroom is located on the ground floor. This bathroom is light, spacious and fully tiled with a whirlpool bath and overbath shower, wash hand basin and toilet.
A back door leads out onto a private patio area with views of the hillside above. Wooden garden furniture is provided so that you can sit and watch the red kites, buzzards and other birds soaring in the skies above, see the sheep grazing and observe the wildlife.
The Barn has the added facility of being able to open up and adjoin with the Byre; either to add 1 bedroom or to completely combine both cottages. Ideal for large families or friendly get-togethers.
This was the old cowshed, back in the 1940’s and 50’s the cows were milked morning and night and the milk sold to the nearby villagers with the surplus sent in churns to the Milk Marketing Board. In more recent years the cowshed housed up to 12 suckler cows during the winter months but with the construction of more modern housing they have been moved to new accommodation!
The Byre is the middle cottage in the long range of buildings. Slate steps with a metal handrail lead up to the front door which opens directly into a light and airy lounge/kitchen/dining area.
There are 2 bedrooms with high ceilings which provide a light and airy space; the 1st bedroom has a brass & iron king size bedstead and the 2nd bedroom has twin brass & iron bedsteads. Many guests have commented on the comfort of these beds.
The spacious bathroom is fully tiled and has a large bath with overbath shower and glass screen, wash hand basin and toilet.
The back door leads directly out from the lounge onto a private patio area with views of the hillside above. You can watch the red kites, buzzards and other birds soaring in the skies above, see the sheep grazing and observe the wildlife.
An adjoining door to the Barn cottage is a useful facility to combine both cottages.
This detached cottage is made up of the old carthouse and pigsties. It is full of character and provides a luxurious cottage for 2-3 persons.
The Carthouse as the name suggests housed the cart in olden days, however in more recent times this is where the Landrover was kept! The large arched opening at the front is now fully glazed and gives wonderful views of the hillside.
An opening was formed at the back of the lounge to provide an entrance to the old pig sties and these now form the kitchen and bathroom areas. The oak galley kitchen with its original slate flagstone floor leads in turn to a light and airy fully tiled bathroom with a spacious bath and overbath shower with a glass screen, wash hand basin and toilet.
The first floor which was called the ‘loft storehouse’ was originally accessed by the external stone steps and here the grain was stored. Now a beautiful oak staircase, crafted by a local carpenter, takes you up to the first floor bedroom which features a wonderful large bespoke window providing a spectacular view of the hills. You can watch the red kites, buzzards and other birds soaring in the skies above, see the sheep grazing and observe the wildlife.
The bedroom has brass and iron double and single bedsteads dressed in exquisite antique Welsh Quilts and cotton bedlinen.
A door leading out from the first floor bedroom to the external flight of stone steps provides a high view point with a wonderful view of the surrounding countryside.
A back door leads from the kitchen out onto a pretty private slate patio area with wooden garden furniture to relax.
As the name suggests this was the stable; its original cobbled floor was raised during renovation and the cobbles can now be seen re-laid within the courtyard. Back in the time before tractors, horses were an important part of life on the farm; they were used to carry out the heavy work, ploughing the land, etc. ‘Daisy’ and ‘Brown’ were the last of the large working horses to inhabit the stable, we found a couple of horseshoes which have been placed on the window cill outside as good luck charms.
Attractive slate steps with a metal handrail lead up to the front door which opens directly into a light spacious lounge/kitchen/dining area.
The cosy bedroom has a double brass & iron bedstead featuring a beautiful antique Welsh quilt and crisp cotton bedlinen. The adjacent bathroom is fully tiled and includes a shower, toilet and wash hand basin.
The back door leads directly out from the lounge onto a private patio area with views of the hillside above. You can sit on the wooden garden furniture and watch the red kites, buzzards and other birds soaring in the skies above, see the sheep grazing and observe the wildlife.
The Stable is 4 star Visit Wales and all other accommodation is 5 star Visit Wales.
£20 a week per pet.
Telephone: 01974 282422
Email: [email protected]
Sleeps: 1 to 7