Cae Mawr - secluded cottage near Machynlleth overlooking Dyfi Estuary, sleeps 5
West Wales Holiday Cottages
01239 810033
Cae Mawr: grade II listed
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Tre'r Ddol, Machynlleth, Ceredigion

Cae Mawr

  • 5 + cot sleeps
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • No pets

Homely cottage with bags of character near Machynlleth. Great base for people who want to wind down and relax and for walkers wishing to explore the stunning surroundings. (3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom)


  • Bike lock up
  • Cot available
  • TV
  • Enclosed garden
  • Good for walkers
  • Great views
  • WiFi internet
  • King size bed
  • Near golf course
  • Sea views
  • Secluded
  • Woodburner / open fire
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Linen provided
  • Detached
  • Coastal

With an idyllic setting overlooking the Dyfi estuary and views down to the sea at Aberdyfi, Cae Mawr is a stunning Grade II listed whitewashed cottage which makes the perfect base for a family holiday.

It is surrounded by fields yet easily accessible just off the A470. Walking and cycling are on the doorstep with the Wales Coast Path passing just 100m behind the cottage and amazing mountain bike trails in the immediate locality. Local shop and pub within 1.5 miles.

Nearby attractions include sandy Borth beach, Ynyslas sand dunes, birdwatching at RSPB Ynys-hir and the Dyfi Osprey Project, as well as forestry trails for walking/cycling from the house. The lovely market town of Machynlleth is just 7 miles away, and the busy seaside and university town of Aberystwyth, with the National Library of Wales and thriving Arts Centre just 10 miles south.

There are some superb places to eat locally including the Michelin-starred Ynyshir Hall, the Wynnstay at Machynlleth and the local community shop and cafe at Tre'r Ddol. Other local attractions include the Cambrian Coast Railway, Talyllyn narrow-gauge steam railway and the Centre for Alternative Technology.


Caemawr sleeps 5 in 3 bedrooms, one king size, one twin and one single.

Bedroom 1: king size bed, chest of drawers, chaise longue, superb estuary views from window
Bedroom 2: twin beds, chest of drawers, period fireplace (not in use), superb estuary views from window
Bedroom 3: single bed, chest of drawers, superb estuary views from window

Living room: 3 seater sofa, 2 seater sofa, rocking chair, inglenook fireplace (with original bread oven), wood burning stove, period furniture, TV with DVD
Kitchen/diner: electric hob and oven, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, washing machine, slate floor, farmhouse pine table seating 5
Walk-in pantry: small freezer, slate slab
Bathroom: large bath with powerful overhead shower, toilet, wash basin, underfloor heating


The cottage has a large enclosed garden with attached woodland and stream. The terrace overlooks the beautiful Dyfi estuary, with expansive views down from Cader Idris mountain to the sea at Aberdyfi. A large garage provides safe cycle parking. Off-road parking for up to 3 cars.

Key facts

• Bed linen and towels provided, not beach towels
• Travel cot, highchair available, bring your own cot bedding
• Oil central heating
• Heating and electricity included
• First basket of logs provided, more available to purchase locally
• Free WiFi
• No smoking
• No pets
• £150 refundable damages deposit

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25% (non-refundable) to be received within 7 days or full amount immediately if booking within 6 weeks of the start of the holiday


6 weeks before start of holiday.

5% discount when you book two consecutive weeks.

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