The Cottage at Dolau Afon - pet friendly cosy cottage for 2 in Llanafan, Aberystwyth
West Wales Holiday Cottages
01239 810033
The Cottage at Dolau Afon with a small garden
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Dolau Afon, Llanafan, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion

The Cottage at Dolau Afon

  • 2 sleeps
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • 1 pet

Cosy country cottage with river fishing in Llanafan, 9 miles inland from Aberystwyth. The old Cobblers Shop. A real paradise for walkers and cyclists, ideal for relaxing breaks. (1 bedroom, 1 bathroom)


  • Bike lock up
  • Good for walkers
  • Great views
  • WiFi internet
  • Private fishing
  • Remote
  • Secluded
  • Woodburner / open fire
  • Washing machine
  • Detached
  • Dog friendly cottage

On a 3 acre smallholding in a stunning valley between the Cambrian Mountains and the sea, this 200 year old cobbler's shop is a paradise for ramblers, walkers and their dogs, cyclists and couples who just want to get away from it all for a relaxing break.

There are regular sightings of wildlife including red kites, herons and kingfishers in this beautiful location. Set on the bank of the River Ystwyth, the tastefully renovated cottage offers fishing, walking and cycling right on the doorstep. Motorcyclists will enjoy the beautiful roads and lanes in the Cambrian Mountains, only a 15 - 20 minutes ride away.

The Cottage at Dolau Afon is an ideal base from which to explore this fantastic area and visit local places of interest, including the nearby Hafod Estate, the Rheidol Valley, Devils Bridge, Elan Valley and its lakes, Strata Florida Abbey and The Cambrian Mountains.


The Cottage at Dolau Afon sleeps 2 in one bedroom on a mezzanine floor: 1 double. Please note the restricted headroom in the bedroom. The large living room is open plan, with original exposed timbers and beams.

Mezzanine bedroom: double bed, bedside shelf and lamps, storage baskets.

Sitting room: large sofa, armchair, rocker, TV (for DVD's only - no television signal), log burner, oak floors with rugs
Dining area: dining table, 4 chairs, views from kitchen window over field to river
Kitchen: halogen hob, electric oven, microwave, integral fridge, washing machine
Shower room: large walk in shower, toilet, hand basin, heated towel rail, electric fan heater


A gate in the far corner of the field leads directly to the riverbank, where we have fishing rights through Llanila Angling Club, to fish 15 miles of the river right down to the sea for those who enjoy the tranquillity of a river and wish to fish. We also have a secure riverside garden for relaxation of approximately 1 acre across the road, which is also suitable for pets to exercise. There is parking for 2 cars in the car park, secure lock up for cycles, and secure parking for motorcycles.


• Please bring your own bedding and towels (including duvets and pillows)
• Electric heating and wood burner
• Electricity included
• First basket of logs provided, more available to purchase
• 1 well behaved dog welcome at £25 per week
• Free WiFi
• No smoking

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