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Fairbanks

Builth Wells, Mid Wales

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Sleeps 10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 3
Change Fri
pets Dogs welcome 2
grade 5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Luxury
Family friendly
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Sumptuous Welsh holiday home, with magnificent valley views and ideal for large groups
  • Set in rural surroundings, about 1 mile from the lively market town of Builth Wells
  • With a glass balcony, hot tub and games room, plus the possibility of booking a private chef
Property code: BN153

A luxurious detached property, which is perfect for celebratory breaks or group holidays, capturing spectacular countryside views and with a hot tub and games room.

Enjoying a tranquil location on the outskirts of Builth Wells, this light and spacious property offers sumptuous accommodation for ten guests. There’s a range of great features, including a soothing hot tub, a games room, a cosy wood burner, Smart TVs in every bedroom and stunning rural views. There’s also the chance to book a private chef for a special occasion. Set in beautiful surroundings on the edge of a working farm, this fabulous, detached, reverse-level property makes a wonderful holiday home for a group of friends or a larger family.

Split-level wooden stairs lead up to the first floor’s main living areas: the cosy lounge is a perfect space to unwind together and enjoy a movie, while the stylish kitchen/diner is an elegant and sociable space for preparing and sharing a celebratory meal. French doors lead onto the balcony, a lovely spot for taking in the views. This floor also features an en-suite king-size room with a balcony with spiral steps leading down to the garden. Downstairs, the ground floor has a games room with a pool table and retro games machine. The remaining bedrooms are decorated in restful pastel shades: two super-king-size (one en-suite) and two king-size, along with a stylish family bathroom with a sweetheart bath and separate shower. Outside, you can relax in the hot tub, and the large lawn is perfect for children to play on, while the patio has plenty of furniture so you can enjoy an al fresco meal.

The lively and historic town of Builth Wells is home to the Royal Welsh Show and features some wonderful independent shops, restaurants and pubs. The popular book town of Hay-on-Wye (21 miles) is to the east, with the Brecon Beacons National Park to the south (16 miles), offering miles of glorious walks and bike trails.

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  • 5 bedrooms – 2 super-king-sizes (which can be made into twins on request) and 3 king-sizes
  • 3 bathrooms – 2 en-suite shower rooms, 1 family bathroom and additional WC
  • Cuisine Master electric oven (with two double ovens and five-ring ceramic hob), under-counter fridge, American-style fridge/freezer with water dispenser, wine cooler, microwave and dishwasher
  • Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Welcome pack
  • Wood burner (a good supply of wood)
  • Smart TVs in every bedroom
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Travel cot and highchair avaliable
  • Enclosed garden and terrace with BBQ (bag of coal supplied)
  • Parking for 8 cars
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Storage for mountain bikes
  • Private hot tub
  • Games room with pool table, a bar size retro games machine, blue tooth speakers and television.
  • A private chef may be available to be booked
  • Approximately 1 mile from the shops, pubs and restaurants of Builth Wells
  • Minimum 2 night stays
  • Fishing available nearby - please ask owner for further details
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

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This property is personally managed by Ceri.

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 33 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Jane 4th November 2022

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Fabulous property. Plenty of room. Great facilities. Fab kitchen and dining area where we spent lots of time together. It was just perfect. Can't recommend enough. Bedding lovely and beds very comfortable.

Reviewed by Robert 7th October 2022

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everything you would want for a get together under one roof

Reviewed by Andrea 26th August 2022

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A fabulous house which accommodated our large group very well. We had enough space and things to entertain us which meant we didnt need to leave the property some days. The balcony was amazing. Thanks to Debbie for a fantastic stay.

Reviewed by Richard 12th August 2022

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Reviewed by James 5th August 2022

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The property was beautiful, it really was very, very nice. The owners could not do enough & we would love to return to enjoy the property time & time again.

Reviewed by Guy 8th July 2022

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Reviewed by Gillian 24th June 2022

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Just returned from a seven night stay at this beautiful house 6 adults 3 children under 3 and a dog Couldn't fault anything the house was immaculate , everything you needed was provided Lovely hamper on arrival Best house we have stayed in by far Great chilling on an evening in the hot tub and the games room was great for family games Hot tub was cRead moreleaned every day The owner was very friendly recommended the show caves for the children which they absolutely loved Highly recommended Hide

Reviewed by Ruth 3rd June 2022

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Fabulous house in a nice quiet location with great views. Floors are a little slippy and some of the staircases a little hard for toddlers to navigate but as soon as they slowed down it was fine the house had everything we needed and we had a great weekend. Will definitely be back, thank you!

Reviewed by Steve 13th May 2022

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Fairbanks is a fantastic house with lots of space and extras such as the hot tub, games room and amazing welcome basket. Our party of 9, 6 adults and 3 children, aged 8-13, really enjoyed our stay and cant wait to book again!

Reviewed by Paulette 29th April 2022

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A really lovely holiday home modern spacious and comfortable for ten people games room was well used by all as was the hot tub. The kitchen was well equipped with plenty of cupboards/worktops a large table for allowing the ten of us to sit round . The decor was lovely a lot of thought put into it . A lovely sun trap from balcony in upper bedroom asRead more was the large balcony on the front . A great time by all Hide

Reviewed by Garrie 22nd April 2022

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Really nice place

Reviewed by Jenette 1st April 2022

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Everything about Fairbanks was bliss. We were a family of 9 with 2 dogs and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The hot tub was very inviting and the gardens were safe for the dogs. It was well equipped in the kitchen. The welcome basket was lovely and very tasty.

Reviewed by Peter 4th March 2022

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Amazing place

Reviewed by Emma 26th February 2022

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This holiday home has a real wow factor from the moment you open the door. Every gadget we could have hoped for was provided. The furnishings and furniture are beautiful and comfortable. Perfect country retreat to enjoy time with family or friends. Would highly recommend and would certainly book again.

Reviewed by Howard 22nd February 2022

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Reviewed by Andre 28th January 2022

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What a fantastic property! Everything we needed and more in a spacious beautifully furnished home, complete with under cover hot tub, and separate games room. Having the lounge, kitchen and dining room on the upper floor makes the most of the countryside views. Tiled flooring with underfloor heating throughout key areas is a blessing, especially wiRead moreth our dog! It's only a short walk of under a mile into Builth Wells. Hide

Reviewed by Rachel 29th December 2021

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We had a wonderful 4-night stay at Fairbanks over New Years Eve. The house is amazing, plenty of space for 6 adults, two children and two dogs. It is well equipped and the owners have thought of everything you could need. The separate games room is a brilliant addition and we spent a lot of time in here (and also in the hot tub!). Debbie was very hRead moreelpful and responded quickly to messages and questions before and during our stay, nothing was too much trouble! We would definitely recommend! Hide

Reviewed by Jl 3rd December 2021

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Excellent house. Recently refurbished everything new & modern. Comfortable beds, nice bedding & towels. Nice showers & bathrooms. Half hours walk from Builth wells where there are shops, cafes & pubs. Appreciated the lovely Christmas tree We hope to return

Reviewed by Linda 26th November 2021

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Just returned after a weekend celebrating my husbands birthday in this beautiful house.The house is in a fantastic setting ,very peaceful yet close to Builth Wells. Very comfy beds and plenty of space for the 8 of us. The games room is an added bonus as was the hot tub.

Reviewed by Deborah 19th November 2021

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Gorgeous house with plenty of space. They have thought of everything you need in the kitchen. 30 minute walk to the village. Welcome basket was a lovely touch.

Reviewed by Carl 12th November 2021

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Reviewed by KJ 5th November 2021

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Just got back from a weekend away in this house it was absolutely beautiful everything you need is there , I couldnt fault it and will definitely be returning.

Reviewed by Aled 30th October 2021

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Just returned from a stay at this property and I must say this property was amazing. Five good sized bedrooms with an amazing kitchen and living area. Could not recommend place enough.

Reviewed by Laura 1st October 2021

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The pictures dont do it justice when you pull up to the drive and see the house in person it is so beautiful! It had stunning views out of any window you look out of and inside is decorated perfectly! Debbie the owner is super friendly and helpful! I cant wait to book and go again!

Reviewed by Jane 10th September 2021

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We had a lovely stay at the start of September. The house is very well equipped and spacious, well looked after and felt homely with how it had been decorated. All the bedrooms were of a good size. Big dining table that meant we could all sit down together, sometime you feel cramped in larger houses. The lounge area was ample too. Loved the hot tubRead more and games room! The owners were really helpful, friendly and great local recommendations too. We would definitely recommend and stay again. Hide

Reviewed by Michael 3rd September 2021

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Fairbanks is a gorgeous gorgeous property. We were a family of eight, 12 yrs to 72 yrs plus our flatcoat. Hot tub, games room, all were used. Plenty of space to be together or do own thing. Beds were so so comfy. Plenty of bathroom, ensuite facilities. Furnishings were of high quality. Debbie, the owner, couldn't do enough for you. Gardens were supRead moreerb for pooch and young and old playing badminton. It truly is a fantastic holiday home. Hide

Reviewed by Craig 14th August 2021

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well laid out property with everything you need for a week long stay , living room was bigger than it looks in pictures , 8 of us stayed and there was plenty of room to get away from each other if you need too, could not ask for a better accommodation ..........4****

Reviewed by Craig 6th August 2021

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We had a fantastic time, house is stunning and Debbie was lovely and very helpful. We had a slight issue with one of the showers but it was soon sorted out no problem at all! Very nice house, great size garden and the Games room and Hot -Tub was fantastic. Thanks for a lovely holiday :-)

Reviewed by Angie 2nd July 2021

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We have just returned from a weeks stay at Fairbanks. The property is beautiful and very true to the pictures. We loved the layout and the views are stunning both from upstairs and downstairs. The attention to detail is exemplary, from the well stocked kitchen to the finishing touches in each room. The beds are extremely comfortable. The welcome paRead moreck was an unexpected treat!! Debbie is a fantastic owner and always just a text away! We highly recommend this property and will certainly be back! Hide

Reviewed by Jeffery 24th May 2021

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All that was needed was there. All clean and tidy. Plenty of room for the six of us. All rooms are great. Probably the best place we have stayed.

Reviewed by Shay 7th May 2021

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The property is absolutely beautiful we stayed for a long weekend and everything was perfect I couldnt recommend this place enough! We are even thinking about booking it again next year, the owner is lovely too and was more than happy to answer any questions. The photos do not do this place enough justice, its so lovely!

Reviewed by Susan 12th April 2021

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We had such an amazing holiday. The house overlooks beautiful views and has a south facing balcony where we spent most evenings. The house was spotlessly clean and equiped for all of our needs. There is a really good BBQ and large seating area and a lovely lawn where the children could play. The hot tub and games room were a real highlight for everRead moreyone as well as the large seating area and BBQ. House is in a secluded location but Builth was only 5 minutes drive away for all the amenities. Hide

Reviewed by Blerim 4th December 2020

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