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"266" 4 Star~hot-tub~log-fire~bq, Playground, Bike Lockup, Bikepark, Zip World

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3 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Outdoor pool, a heated pool
Outdoor pool, a heated pool
Outdoor pool, a heated pool

Overview of "266" 4 Star~hot-tub~log-fire~bq, Playground, Bike Lockup, Bikepark, Zip World

"266" 4 Star~hot-tub~log-fire~bq, Playground, Bike Lockup, Bikepark, Zip World

4.9/5 Exceptional

Entire cottage

3 bedrooms3 bathroomsSleeps 7

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Outdoor Space

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationAberdare Swimming Pool19 min walk
  • Popular LocationDare Valley Country Park3 min drive
  • Popular LocationAberdare Park6 min drive
  • AirportCardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.)60 min drive

Space details

3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, sleeps 7
Bedroom 1
    2 single beds
Bedroom 2
    3 single beds
Bedroom 3
    1 king bed
Bathroom 1
    Combined bath/shower
Bathroom 2
Bathroom 3
    No shower or bath

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire cottage to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

"266" 4 Star~hot-tub~log-fire~bq, Playground, Bike Lockup, Bikepark, Zip World

Family-friendly cottage with water park and outdoor pool
NEW - Zip World 11 mins away and Splash pad 2 mins away. LOTS OF OPEN-AIR WALKS AND WATERFALLS TO VISIT, ENJOY THE HOT-TUB AND FRESH AIR, PRIVATE CHILDREN'S PLAYGROUND - SAFER AND MORE FUN THAN STAYING AT HOME. If new Corona lockdown happens locally or nationally we will refund your payment.
4 STAR RATED WITH VISIT WALES plus Walkers and Bikers AWARD. Opened in July '16 ~ ''266'' is Cosy and wood beamed. All Facilities are PRIVATE and SHELTERED Kingsize Master plus 2 twin rooms which can be changed to 2 x Superkingsize, {Cot/highchair available if needed.} Bathroom PLUS a separate Shower Room. {Beds for everyone, no fold down divans.} New, fully equipped kitchen, with a cosy living room with dining area, featuring a stone wall with a set in log fire, retaining beautiful original features. Large private Terrace with a Hot Tub and Cyprus Style Stone Barbecue. Large Gazebo over hot tub area so as to be able to enjoy the facilities all year round. Hot-Tub is emptied, cleaned and refilled after each group. Private, large rubber/resin all/weather floored adventure playground with 2 climbing frames, swings and 2 slides. Covered bicycle lock-up with bike-wash for 7 cycles. Lock-up is also suitable for surfboard, beach equip etc. ~ Totally unlimited Free Wifi ~ Free Parking outside. Sorry no pets. Smoking allowed outside only.

Situated in the Heart of the Valleys. Enjoy the local attractions and come home to relax in front of a cosy log fire, or soak in the Hot Tub with a glass of wine. You can also light the log fire, and enjoy the warmth while using the barbecue in the winter months., toast mallows or roast chestnuts. Very near Bike Park Wales, We are only twenty minutes from the Beacons, 38 mins from Swansea, Porthcawl, Barry, Penarth, Cardiff Bay/Marina, Ogmore, Llantwit Major Beaches, Dan yr Ogof Caves, Stunning Waterfalls.
20 mins from the Mountain Railway, and 15 to the Welsh Whisky Distillery visitor centre,

Less than 5 mins away is a New State of the Art Leisure Centre with lots of facilities including snooker, Swimming pool., with babies pool and diving pool., also the Dare Valley Country Park with Horse Riding and laser shooting, amazing trails and walks and stunning mountain views. Aberdare Park is only a few minutes’ drive, with a large lake filled with wildfowl, large Swan and Dragon Boats, a massive children’s playground, bowling green, tennis and lots of walks. Make sure you take a picnic and plenty of bread to feed the ducks, swans and squirrels.
A large, established Snooker Club, convenience store, Italian, Indian Restaurant, Post Office, Doctor, Pharmacy etc, some only minutes walk.

We provide laminated information sheets. Places to go and local information, eating out, shopping, maps etc. These all include postcodes and entry details.
We also provide all Bed Linen with beds made up ready, toilet tissues and Towels plus house cleaning at the end of the holiday at no extra charge
Hot Tub., Playground and all amenities are included in the price
Please bring your own toiletries

Guest accommodation at this cottage offers private pools and fireplaces. Rooms open to patios. Kitchens or kitchenettes offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Televisions come with DVD players. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board.

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a water park.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Diane Arif
Speaks Turkish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of European Holiday Home Association (EHHA - Europe)


Contactless social distancing
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Beach sunloungers


  • Private pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Heated pool
  • Hot tub
  • Massages


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Electric car charging station on site
  • Car recommended

Family friendly

  • Playground
  • Children's games
  • Children's toys
  • Stair gate
  • Children's dinnerware
  • High chair


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Toaster
  • Spices
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Electric kettle


  • Dining table


  • 3 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 3 bathrooms
  • Combined shower/bath
  • Towels provided
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet paper
  • Soap

Living spaces

  • Fireplace
  • Wood stove


  • TV with cable/satellite service
  • Pool or billiards table
  • DVD player
  • Stereo
  • Books
  • Games

Outdoor areas

  • Patio
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Firepit


  • Washing machine and dryer
  • Near a laundromat


  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • Designated smoking areas

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • In the mountains
  • In a rural location
  • Near a health or beauty spa
  • Near a hospital
  • Near outlet shopping
  • In a village

Things to do

  • Water Park
  • Fitness facilities nearby
  • Golf privileges
  • Golf on site
  • Tennis on site
  • Cycling on site
  • Boating on site
  • Birdwatching nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Winery tours nearby
  • Rock climbing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Theme parks nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Cycling nearby

Safety features

  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Smoke detector


  • Sleeps 7

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Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 17


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions; you will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, which will enable you to manage your booking


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Parties and events are allowed on site
Long-term renters welcome
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit

We should mention

A car is recommended for transport to and from this property

About this area


Located in Aberdare, this cottage is in a rural area and near theme parks. Joseph Parry's Ironworker's Cottage and Brecon Mountain Railway are local landmarks, and some of the area's attractions include Aberdare Swimming Pool and Super Tubing. Discover the area's water adventures with scuba diving and fishing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with horse riding and mountain climbing.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Aberdare Swimming Pool - 19 min walk
  • Dare Valley Country Park - 3 min drive
  • Aberdare Park - 6 min drive
  • Joseph Parry's Ironworker's Cottage - 18 min drive
  • BikePark Wales - 20 min drive

Getting around

  • Cwmbach Station - 16 min walk
  • Cardiff International Airport (CWL) - 61 min drive


  • Fai's Fish Bar - 3 min drive
  • Gadlys Arms - 4 min drive
  • The Red Cow - 5 min drive
  • Wrap N Roll - 13 min drive
  • JOL's - 13 min drive

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5/5 Excellent

Amaxing stay!
Such a lovley property, brilliant facilities and the comfiest beds!

5/5 Excellent

Absolutely Phenomenal!
Our 2 day trip couldn’t of gone better although the rain came it didn’t spoil our stay! Diane & Husband was very polite and friendly! The place is private, clean and had everything you need. The best place I’ve stayed at and we didn’t want to leave! Will 100% be staying again! Thank you so much!

5/5 Excellent

Lovely stay
We stayed for two nights the children absolutely loved it especially the park. Diane and Bill were very helpful. Lots to do in the area for families. We'll definitely be back again 😊

5/5 Excellent

A lovely getaway
Such a lovely experience, the hosts were very welcoming and friendly. Definitely would stay again

5/5 Excellent

Amazing place
The kids loved the place and the hot tub was amazing. Such a secure location and the owners are lovely. ❤️