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The perfect spot for viewing a sunset
Enjoy the views of the pond from the hot tub
Sit back and relax in the hot tub
Relax in the lounge area
Enjoy Sky TV, PlayStation and board games
Natural light floods in
Time for a bite to eat
Prepare a meal in the well-equipped kitchen
Open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner with wonderful views
Unwind in a bubble bath
Spacious king-size bedroom with TV
Zip-and-link bed (which can be made up as a twin on request)
King-size bedroom with TV and pond views
Comfortable king-size bedroom with en-suite shower room
Take an invigorating shower
The local residents
Explore the grounds
1 / 17  The perfect spot for viewing a sunset
2 / 17  Enjoy the views of the pond from the hot tub
3 / 17  Sit back and relax in the hot tub
4 / 17  Relax in the lounge area
5 / 17  Enjoy Sky TV, PlayStation and board games
6 / 17  Natural light floods in
7 / 17  Time for a bite to eat
8 / 17  Prepare a meal in the well-equipped kitchen
9 / 17  Open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner with wonderful views
10 / 17  Unwind in a bubble bath
11 / 17  Spacious king-size bedroom with TV
12 / 17  Zip-and-link bed (which can be made up as a twin on request)
13 / 17  King-size bedroom with TV and pond views
14 / 17  Comfortable king-size bedroom with en-suite shower room
15 / 17  Take an invigorating shower
16 / 17  The local residents
17 / 17  Explore the grounds

Poundgate Pond Cottage

Knighton (8.5mils NW), Mid Wales

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Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
pets No Dogs
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Hot tub
Internet access
Working farm
Family friendly
Sky TV
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Idyllic location, set in 11-acres of grounds, go exploring or embrace the view from the hot tub
  • On the Welsh borders, perfect to explore Powys, Mid Wales and Shropshire
  • Paradise for walking, mountain biking, horse riding and  bird watching
Property code: 56682

Waterside detached property with hot tub set in an 11-acre smallholding. Perfect to enjoy activities, pretty countryside and the culture on the Welsh Borders.

A walker’s paradise, this rural cottage is bursting with charm and sits amid 11 acres of land. After days treading the Offa’s Dyke Path or the Glyndwr’s Way National Trail, enjoy a rewarding soak in the bubbling hot tub with views over the pond and beyond. Perfect for families or a pair of couples, escape to the Welsh border with loved ones and leave the hustle and bustle of your everyday routine behind.

Striking ceilings, elegant country style and gorgeous views invite you to make yourself at home in this quirky timber bolthole. Flooded with light from the French doors, the open-plan living space has sophisticated furniture, stylish rugs to warm your toes and a comforting wood burner-effect electric fire. Sip chilled tipples on the patio whilst younger guests battle into the night on the PlayStation or tuck into delicious dinners together and slip into the hot tub for a relaxing end to the day. A pair of pretty bedrooms offer somewhere tranquil for you to rest your head ahead of tomorrow’s adventures and with TVs for lazy mornings, you can start your day with coffee in bed and your favourite programme.

Say goodbye to your four-legged fluffy neighbours and head out to explore the tracks and trails which wind close to home. Tread the Offa’s Dyke Path, venture further into the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty or visit one of the nearby towns including Ludlow (25.5 miles) with its castle and annual food festival. The local village of Beguildy (1.5 miles) has a welcoming pub where you can tuck into hearty dinners and there’s also a shop where you can pick up ingredients for homecooked feasts.

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  • 2 bedrooms - 1 king-size and 1 king-size zip-and-link (which can be made up as a twin on request)
  • 1 bathroom and 1 en-suite shower room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave and dishwasher
  • Utility room with washing machine and fridge/freezer
  • Hot tub and dressing gowns
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no pets
  • Shop and pub 2 miles
  • Bicycle and canoe storage available
  • Sky TV/DVD (standard package) and PlayStation in lounge, TV in both bedrooms
  • Charcoal BBQ available, please do not use disposable BBQs
  • Arrival: 16:30 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed

Photos

The perfect spot for viewing a sunset
Enjoy the views of the pond from the hot tub
Sit back and relax in the hot tub
Relax in the lounge area
Enjoy Sky TV, PlayStation and board games
Natural light floods in
Time for a bite to eat
Prepare a meal in the well-equipped kitchen
Open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner with wonderful views
Unwind in a bubble bath
Spacious king-size bedroom with TV
Show 5 moreZip-and-link bed (which can be made up as a twin on request)

Sally Thomas

This property is personally managed by Sally.

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 32 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Anya 6th May 2022

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An absolute gem of a place, stunning views and very attentive owners. It is a short drive to local pubs and shops but most definitely worth it to feel like youre in the middle of the countryside. Idyllic.

Reviewed by Steven 29th April 2022

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Reviewed by Michelle 15th April 2022

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Reviewed by Lucy 5th April 2022

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Such a lovely, comfortable, well-equipped cottage! Perfect for getting away from it all. Beautiful view of the pond and fields of sheep and hills. Friendly owner brought us eggs from her ducks and let my children hold ducklings and bottle feed a lamb. Hot tub fantastic!

Reviewed by Alison 11th March 2022

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Reviewed by Kim 25th February 2022

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Wow what a perfect getaway at Poundgate Cottage. Location, so peaceful with amazing views. Enjoyed stargazing from the hot tub. Shrewsbury & Ludlow are both worth a visit. Helen & Steve were superb hosts & went above & beyond in making our stay so special. We were sorry to leave but didn't go empty handed as we left with our lovely duck eggs. We wiRead morell definitely be returning in the near future. Hide

Reviewed by Samira 12th February 2022

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Another relaxing stay at Poundgate pond cottage. Despite the weather we enjoyed our time here, such a tranquil location and a very cosy cottage. The kitchen is fully equipped and we even enjoyed the hot tub in February! We shall be back

Reviewed by Jade 26th November 2021

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Great location Amazing views Very cosy and relaxing Will be definitely returning

Reviewed by Alison 12th November 2021

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Lovely cottage in a perfect setting.

Reviewed by Colin 5th November 2021

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The lodge is a lovely quiet location to relax and unwind. Wonderful surrounds and so many places to explore. Owners are very helpful and are always available should you need them. Stargazing in the hot tub is a must.

Reviewed by Lorraine 29th October 2021

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A very quiet and remote spot. Just what we wanted. Options to visit shops and pubs very close by. We weren't disturbed by the owners at all even though they are on hand next door. Lovely views outside and lots of stars to look at in the hottub. Just the ticket if you want to switch off from work but you have choice of sightseeing if you want. Hay oRead moren Wye book town just 40 mins away. A good choice of holiday let. Thoroughly recommend. Hide

Reviewed by James 8th October 2021

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A beautiful place - clear instructions on how to get there as it's very rural indeed! From a lovely welcome pock of essentials to everything you could need for your stay - it is all taken care of. A great view from the hot tub and garden area, all made for a fantastic time. Thank you!

Reviewed by Jane 17th September 2021

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Beautifully positioned well equipped modern "cottage" with great views across the hills. An ideal base for walking either side of the border. Quiet and tranquil setting with just the farm animals for company! Would highly recommend.

Reviewed by CHRIS 20th August 2021

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The perfect place to stay for an away from it all holiday with perfect hosts.

Reviewed by Samira 13th August 2021

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A home from home ! A cosy little haven with beautiful, peaceful views . Clean and comfortable. A bit out of the way from shops etc but we liked that. The owners are so kind and helpful. Nice welcome pack on arrival and provided a helpful brochure about things to do nearby. Our children loved the animals. Would love to stay here again!

Reviewed by Natasha 30th July 2021

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Just the most beautiful location overlooking the pond, watching the ducks waddling about and chicken roaming in the fields in front of us. Ever changing skys, enhancing the colours. Enchanting touches within the accommodation to add to its character everything and more for our needs. Thank you.

Reviewed by Douglas 16th July 2021

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A real gem on the Powys/Shropshire border with fantastic views over its own small lake to the distant hills beyond. So quiet and relaxing with short drives down the country lanes to surrounding villages and towns, some with their own exhilarating walks and views. The owners, Steve and Helen, are just next door and cant do enough to make you feel weRead morelcome. Just ask for any help or advice to make the most of the accommodation and surrounding area. You wont regret choosing this for a lovely break Hide

Reviewed by Valerie 2nd July 2021

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Its definitely out in the sticks. But a lovely break. Weather was showers but got use of hot tub and nice train trip to Aberystwyth on a lovely warm day.We are done with Wales now too many hills and broken roads been a few times know and nicer than Scotland.

Reviewed by Sharon 25th June 2021

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Lovely place, lovely owners, we'll be back

Reviewed by Irene 11th June 2021

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The lodge was very cosy and comfortable. Equipped with everything we needed. The location was very peaceful with beautiful views. It had the most relaxing atmosphere. The hot tub was really lovely and clean with great views. We loved the sheep, chickens and ducks and beautiful horses. The owners were friendly and helpful nothing too much trouble. WRead moree would go back again sometime. Hide

Reviewed by Christine 21st May 2021

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Reviewed by Gary 18th May 2021

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Wow what a superb location and the views especially for the hot tub. We stayed for 3 nights and loved every minute of it. We only gave 4 stars on cleanliness because they were leftover crisps under the coffee table and grease in the washing bowel. But everything else was spot on. A really nice touch was the welcome pack we received. 1 word of advicRead moree, head to Newtown 1st and ignore your satnav if coming from the North. The roads are a lot better to travel on. Hide

Reviewed by Jenny 25th April 2021

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We had a wonderful couple of nights at the cottage and the hosts were very friendly and helpful. The cottage was in a lovely location and was clearly well looked after and maintained. We had everything that we needed and thoroughly enjoyed our stay - would recommend to anyone!

Reviewed by Carmel 23rd December 2020

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We had such a lovely stay- it was the perfect accommodation for a Christmas stay too. We couldn't fault a thing. The cottage was beautifully decorated with lovely little touches. The views were absolutely spectacular. They were perfect to wake up to every morning and even better to sit in the hot tub and view! The hosts were incredibly helpful withRead more anything we needed. We can't wait to come back again! Hide

Reviewed by Gerald 9th October 2020

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Reviewed by Sally 11th September 2020

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Reviewed by Elizabeth 4th September 2020

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The cottage is beautiful, has every cooking utensil you would ever need and the welcome pack is fab. The eggs, laid by the owner's hens, were beautiful. The view is stunning and the hot tub is perfectly situated to look out across the valley and pond day or night. Lovely, quiet location. We thought it was great, but those wanting to see more of theRead more coast would need to be prepared to travel at least an hour and a half to get there. One other bit of advice, none of the Takeaways named deliver. Hide

Reviewed by Helen 1st September 2020

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We stayed to celebrate my husbands 40th birthday and we werent disappointed. The lodge was beautiful and very well equipped with everything we could need. Its in a private and very quiet location with stunning views over fields and a pond, and we loved watching the sheep, hens and ducks roaming around! The welcome pack was so thoughtful and a lovelRead morey touch. Wed love to return. Hide

Reviewed by Kiera 14th August 2020

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We had a lovely stay, the welcome pack was a lovely gesture particularly the fresh eggs from the chickens! The views from the lodge are beautiful especially when sat in the hot tub. The sheep and duck neighbours kept our little ones entertained as did the chickens.

Reviewed by Geraint 7th August 2020

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Excellent holiday venue. Lovely welcome from the owners. The cottage has everything youd wish for and more.

Reviewed by Philip 17th July 2020

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An enjoyable stay. Nicely presented accomodation with lovely views made all the better when sitting in the warm hot tub. The surrounding countryside is very impressive and if you are fit, great for cycling.

Reviewed by Gordon 13th July 2020

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We were the first ones booked in after lockdown, Helen and Steve had made every effort to make us feel safe. The property is very nice and comfortable, the hot tub is great especially sitting there with a glass of fizz admiring the view and watching the animals. It is remote but this was the reason we booked and we would definitely go back.

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