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The Fron

The Fron
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Holiday Rental House -
5 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Builth Wells, Powys, Wales
Originally built c1750, The Fron was renovated to an exceptionally high standard in 2007. It retains many of its original features such as oak beams and there are seasoned solid wooden floors throughout the light and spacious, open-plan lounge and dining area giving access to the bedrooms, situated on the first floor, accessed via a wooden staircase and gallery. In addition, guests can relax in the sauna or on the sun lounge, which leads to the patio area and hot tub!

Party sized disposable BBQ's are supplied.

With extremely comfortable accommodation The Fron offers modern services complemented by free wireless broadband internet access throughout.
Listing #HL159190
About the Owner
Debbie P
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
As the key will be in the door on the day of your arrival, you can simply let yourselves in. I will pop along after you arrive to say hello, and to show you how the hot tub and sauna works, and to answer any initial questions you may have. I can also recommend things to do in the area, although you will find lots of information in the house. I will then leave you to enjoy your stay, however I am always on hand if you should have any further questions.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got back from a week at The Fron today and we were truly amazed by how great the house and setting was. I am so happy we found this place and have no doubt we will be back again in the future. When we...More

Thank annaavfc1981
DebbieP2455, VR Owner at The Fron, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

A big thank you for your wonderful review. Thank you so much for taking the time to write it. It was lovely having you all at the house, and we look forward to seeing you next year. Take care

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Just had a fantastic week at The Fron, what a beautiful location and house. Plenty of room for us 7 adults and one child, not to mention the dogs! Debbie is extremely helpful and a great host and we will definitely stay again, thanks Debbie

Thank denisecashmore
Debbie P, VR Owner at The Fron, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So pleased you had a great stay, and thank you for your review. Hope to meet you again in the future x

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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

I booked this cottage quite awhile in advance. As soon as I saw it I knew it would be the perfect place for a family holiday. When I got there it definitely gave us the WOW factor. I’m home now and missing the peacefulness and...More

Thank Annie115
Debbie P, VR Owner at The Fron, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a lovely review, we really appreciate it. Hope to see you again in the future.

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Patio
  • Pool Table
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(3)
  • Refrigerator
  • Sauna
  • Secure Parking
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Dogs are allowed, but we ask that they are not allowed upstairs or on the settee's. All dogs must be kept on a lead and you should keep to the public footpaths when walking...
    1 Full bath
    3 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Kings
    3 Queens
    1 Crib
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Short 4 night breaks are available during mid and low season please enquire for details on price.

Lilly pond lodge is available separately - sleeps 2, please enquire for details on price.
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About the neighbourhood
The famous Royal Welsh show is held every July in Builth Wells, this brings lots of visitors to the area and is a must see show. The local small town of Llanwrtyd Wells offers various activities and events throughout the year including: Man V Horse - this is an annual event held in June, whereby people see if they are equal to a horse over a 22 mile course. You can enter in a relay team of 3 people or just go along and watch the fun. World Bog Snorkelling Championships - This event has been taking place in August for over 20 years now. there are two trenches 60 yards long and four feed deep, the aim is to swim two lengths of the bog with flippers and snorkel in the fastest time - only doggy paddle is allowed !! Again take part or just spectate !!! Red Kite Bash - this event attracts dozens of moutain bikers and ordinary cyclists alike. Over 4 days you will ride through natural and purpose built single tract, forest roads and bridleways. There are routes to suit everyone. Brecon Jazz Festival held in August. Hay-on-Wye Festival held in May. Among the headline guests have been Nobel Laureates VS Naipaul, JMG le Clezio, Paul Nurse and Mohammed ElBaradei, historians Eric Hobsbawm, Michael Wood, Bettany Hughes and Niall Ferguson, broadcasters Chris Evans, Jenni Murray, Kevin McCloud and Evan Davis, actors Vanessa Redgrave, Ralph Fiennes, Rob Lowe, Gillian Anderson and Simon Russell Beale, and writers Paul Theroux, Linda Grant, Malorie Blackman, Michael Morpurgo and Jacqueline Wilson. Ellan Valley - The Elan Valley Estate attracts a wide variety of visitors and a good starting point for all is the Visitor Centre which has a wide variety of information and educational and interactive resources. Small Breeds Farm Park and Owl Centre in Kington - An amazing collection of animals and birds displayed in an environment of outstanding natural beauty. Hergest Croft Gardens in Kington - a unique garden for all seasons. Biking - Bike hire is available locally - please ask for details Canoe on the River Wye - A canoe on the River Wye will place you as close to nature as it is possible to get in a tranquil and beautiful setting.
Getting around
Although we are in a beautiful remote area, we are close to main A roads which get you quite quickly to shops, pubs, restaurants and many beauty spots. The best form of transport is by car.
How to get there
From Builth Wells follow the A483 towards Llandovery. Continue through the village of Cilmery then to Garth. When in Garth turn left for the B4518 heading to Upper Chapel. Go straight on at the cross roads and the entrance to The Fron Guest House is approximately 200 yards on the left hand side. Turn into the drive way over the cattle grid and continue as far as possible with The Fron Guest House being the property at the end of the drive way. There is plenty of parking at the house.
Airport: Cardiff: 129.0 km
Railway: Builth Wells: 12.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 87.0 km
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