Y Felin (The Mill)

  based on 6 reviews
The Basics
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  • Unit 1
  •  Parking
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The Lowdown

This stunning renovated 18th Century flour mill is newly renovated!  It has fabulous gardens, with lovely views over the valley and only a stone's throw from Cardigan Bay, the coastal path and the fabulous beaches of West Wales.

Welcome to our beautiful converted Mill (Y Felin) near the sea! - We hope that you will it love as much as we do! The mill was originally built on the site in the 1700's and has undergone several incarnations through its long and varied history. We have hopefully put the original character back into the place and lovingly sourced a contemporary and traditional mix of furniture to make this special place the perfect escape for a romantic break or family holiday.  

There is peace and quiet in abundance here,  you can enjoy the tranquility and the birdsong. (at night,  as there is little light pollution,  you can gaze at the stars) Relax and drink in the lovely country views or take a trip to the coast which is only a short drive away. There are wonderful sites to enjoy in this area including watching dolphins from the beaches which are close by.

There are lovely country walks from the door and the coastal path and beautiful beaches of Cardigan Bay are only a few minutes away.

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THE LOW DOWN:

Fully centrally heated & Wi-fi throughout - Dog friendly (max 2 dogs)

This is an upside down house with bedrooms downstairs and living area upstairs to make the most of the views and the beautiful outside spaces:

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UPSTAIRS:
  A large open plan living area incorporating 

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KITCHEN AREA: Dishwasher, Washing machine /Dryer, Under counter fridge and separate under counter freeze with drawers, Electric Bosch 4 ring induction hob and electric oven. 

Breakfast bar with views.

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DINING AREA: Seating for 4 guests around a handcrafted oak table.

and large LIVING ROOM SPACE: with contemporary Danish efficient log-burner. 4  seater leather sofa and armchair. TV with Freeview if requested 

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CROG LOFT: Accessed by a ladder from the living area to a little relaxing sanctuary, with a library, bean bag to chill in and a small sofa bed - it would be possible to sleep an extra person if needed (please contact us if that sounds like it's for you).

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DOWNSTAIRS:

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BATHROOM:
 Simple modern bathroom with walk-in drench shower, loo and basin

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STUDY AREA:
 There is a perfect little study area - away from the hubbub of the living space where you can sit quietly to check emails or catch up on any work that you may have.

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BEDROOM 1
 Small but perfectly formed, with contemporary paint pallete - There are 'Zip Link' beds in this room therefore this can be used for a couple as a King size bed or split to two x 2ft 6in singles.( Please let us know what you require when booking)

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MASTER BEDROOM
 Lovely light room with interesting window feature (where the original Mill workings came through into the building) Double bed and chest of drawers. Wooden shutters.

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GARDEN SPACE: There are large double doors leading out onto the decking, with corner sofa and chairs to relax- enjoy a cocktail, the outside space and stars. There are steps from the decking to the garden. There are lovely views from the garden across the valley and little stream to sit by. There are further table and chairs at the top of the garden with BBQ to enjoy a little alfresco dinning.

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PARKING:
 Parking is provided off our private track with designated spaces at the side of the Mill with access across the Mill bridge into the kitchen (Parking for up to 2 cars) If any further parking is required please contact us.

Out and about:

Located near the shores of Cardigan Bay and the coastal path - famous for Dolphin and Seal watching!

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Llangrannog: Small fishing village, with coastal path and beaches 

Pentre Arms -  Llangrannog. Traditional family pub, winner of Food Awards 2 years running! Live music and great views of the sea from huge picture window (closest pub to the sea in Wales!) in Llangrannog
   The Beach Hut - Llangrannog. Fab, funky beach-side restaurant serving good home made food and fresh fish from the Bay (when in season - also (check opening times on website in Winter months)
   The Ship Inn, Llangrannog - bar and restaurant pub
   Sea & Slate Gallery, Llangrannog - Teeny gallery featuring local artists and artisans hand made gifts and art - 1 mile

Cardigan:
   Pizza Tipi - An amazing outdoor Tipi (with fire pit to keep toasty) on the banks of the River Teifi Cardigan, serving the 'best home made pizzas in Wales'! (check opening times on website in Winter months) Cardigan - 10 miles away
   El Salsa - Bringing Award winning Mexican street food to Wales! (check opening times on website in Winter months) - Cardigan about 10 miles away

Penbryn - National Trust beach - 2.5 mile (via coastal path 1 mile)
   Plwmp Tart - Penbryn NT beach - delicious home made cakes and lunches, open every day in the summer - check FB page for Winter opening times/
 

New Quay - beach and boat trips to watch dolphins - around 15 minute drive away
   Llanerchaeron - National Trust Estate - around 20 minute drive
   Aberaeron - Fishing harbour, fabulous restaurants and shopping - 8 miles away
   Welsh Wildlife Centre - Otters and Glasshouse cafe (award for architectural design in 1993) - 11 miles away
   Heritage Canoes - Canoes, kayaking and wind surfing - 11 miles away
   National Woollen Museum - History of Welsh weaving and Spinning in the Museum, cafe and shop
   Hoffant stores (award winning) - groceries, local bakery, off license, fuel /wood - 2 miles away
   Da Mhile Distillery 9 miles
   Caws Teifi - Delicious, locally produced cheeses 9 miles away
   The Harbourmaster Hotel,  Aberaeron -  Homemade fresh produce year round - 9 miles away


Rooms

2 Bedroom, 1 Kitchen, Crog Loft (traditional mezanine bedroom over), Apple TV


Amenities
  • Sleeping
    Bed linen, 1 Child bed, 1 Double bed, 1 Loft bed, 2 Single bed
  • Cooking
    Dishwasher, Tumble dryer
  • Heating
    Central heating, Fireplace
  • Outside
    Private Balcony
  • Entertainment
    Broadband Internet, TV (Cable)
  • Sanitary
    Towels supplied
Facilities
  • Parking
    Parking Included, Roofed carport
  • Outside
    Charcoal grill BBQ, Deck chairs, Private Garden
Policies
Children welcome, Pets welcome, No Smoking,Credit cards accepted, Accessible 24/7, Housekeeper Included
Check in:
4:00 PM
Check out:
11:00 AM
Map
Directions

Arrival instructions 

Property address: 

Melin Brithdir, 

Rhydlewis

Llandysul, 

Ceredigion

SA44 5SN

Directions:

If travelling from inland (ie the East) find Rhydlewis first. POST CODE SA44 5SN

1. Leave the village of Rhydlewis in the direction of Brynhoffnant (i.e. if your back is to the window of the red tin village Post Office/ shop head straight forwards, signposted Llangrannog).

2. Exit the village and all houses, and the road sweeps round to the left, and over a small modern bridge with metal railings.

3. Melin Brithdir is on the right approx 100m after the bridge, just opposite a small lane to the left.

4. Park up on the gravelled parking to the right of the cottage just next to the wooden walkway. 

If travelling from the coast road (A487)

1. Turn inland at Brynhoffant (signposted to Rhydlewis) and we are about 2.5 miles inland

on the left, at the base of a hill, between houses Glan-yr-Afon and (the red) Felin Brithdir.

2. Turn in and park in the space to the right of Melin Frithdir just before the wooden walkway into the property. 

3. If you get to the village (or modern bridge)you have driven too far.

Owner contact details : Charlie’s mobile : 07487301962

Enjoy your trip. 


IMPORTANT 

Guest information relating to Coronavirus

Many thanks for booking with Sea & Slate - We really appreciate you coming and visiting us (safely) in this beautiful part of the world and we hope that you really enjoy your stay.

Sadly, the tourism industry has been hit hard in this region due to Covid-19 outbreak. 

New guidelines regarding COVID-19 and your holiday

Before you arrive at the property

Declaration

Before you arrive at the property we will require you to check that all people staying there are free from symptoms*of the COVID-19 virus and are not self-isolating and declare that this is the case 

*COVID-19 symptom checker 

NHS Wales:https://111.wales.nhs.uk/SelfAssessments/symptomcheckers/COVID19.aspx Up-to-date information on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the restrictions in place in Wales can be found here: https://gov.wales/coronavirus And here: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

You may find on arrival there are fewer or no games/ books or DVDs,CDs and ornaments at the property. This is because these items are quite time consuming or difficult to disinfect and we do not want to delay your arrival more than is necessary, so they may have been removed.

You might want to bring such items yourself from home.

Arrivals: 

Please check the latest arrivals information we have sent to you for key collection instructions.

Arrival times: We’ve updated arrival and departure times to allow for the additional cleaning requirements.

Arrive after 17.00 (pm) hours

Depart by10.00 (am) hours

Please strictly observe these arrival and departure times as they are in place for your safety and that of the housekeepers 

When you arrive, if your property has a dishwasher, you may find this full of clean crockery etc. This way you can be confident that the items are clean and have not been touched by anyone.

Whilst at the property: 

It is suggested by the Welsh Government that you wash your hands regularly, as handwashing remains the best defence for infection prevention. While in the community please remember to practice safe social distancing.

Please remember to follow Welsh government guidance regarding: Social distancing regular hand washing Sanitising and disinfecting.

Found here: https://gov.wales/coronavirus

If you become unwell with the symptoms of COVID-19and are advised to have a COVID-19test

please contact Sea & Slate immediately on 07831 452436 and vacate your holiday cottage

s://111.wales.nhs.uk/SelfAssessments/symptomcheckers/COVID19.aspx

On Departure

Please strip the beds, pillow-cases, sheets and duvet covers, mattress and pillow protectors and place the dirty linen and towels into the bags provided. Please load the dish-washer (if there is one) fully with everything you have used and set it going before you leave (no need to unload it).

Empty all bins and dispose of your rubbish in the appropriate recycling bin.

Local waste and recycling centres have strict guidelines during this time on disposal of rubbish. We advise that you please separate rubbish –glass in one bag, plastics in another, paper in another and non-recyclable in another and food waste in another. Recycling is very important in Ceredigion/ Carmarthenshire & Pembrokeshire and we ask please that you do this to assist our housekeepers 

Thank you in advance for taking the time to ensure that the extra steps are taken – we really appreciate your help on this. It will help us ensure that we will be able to remain open and keep our housekeepers & communities safe throughout the season and beyond

Wishing you a healthy and happy stay 

All the very best

Spot and Eleri

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Richard
Perfectly placed...

This beautiful old mill has been converted with real style by Charlie and Spot - we loved the open living space, mix of modern and traditional touches, and fantastic wood burner. The back garden is a great space to hang out in. Local goodies on arrival were an added bonus, and Charlie and Spot hooked us up with all the info we needed. It’s perfectly placed for access to the coastline and the countryside, made a great base for our bank holiday weekend. Special!

Not specified  |  stayed in 11/2019

Alan
Excellent, stylish and well equipped...

Excellent, stylish and well equipped place. Lovely spaces inside and out. Friendly and helpful hosts. Super welcome pack and great that it was so dog friendly.

Not specified  |  stayed in 11/2019

Bronwyn
The Mill is a truly magical place...

The Mill is a truly magical place - a stunningly stylish and cosily romantic bolthole in a wonderful location close to the beautiful Welsh coast. We so enjoyed all the thoughtful touches, from the amazingly delicious (and very much appreciated!) welcome hamper to the luxurious finishes - the softest bath mat we've ever set foot on, dreamy clouds of pillows with sumptuous bed linen, a stock of wood to make a fire in the cosy wood burner and beautiful wildlife books. Our little pup loved running around the gorgeous garden and exploring the wonderful Welsh coastal paths on the doorstep. Even more wonderful are the hosts - Spot and Charlie are two very special people who consistently went above and beyond to make sure our trip went like clockwork. They are so caring and helpful to their guests, and we were so pleased to get to know them. They pour so much care and attention to detail into The Mill, - it's clearly a labour of love for them and their thoughtfulness just shines through! Diolch, Spot and Charlie! xxx

Not specified  |  stayed in 11/2019

Jon
Absolutely fabulous little find....

Absolutely fabulous little find! A lot of hard work has clearly gone into refurbishing this old mill and it is full of quirky and stylish touches. It is just perfect in terms of location; tucked away and also great access to the beach 5 mins drive away. We shall certainly be recommending this mill to friends and family to come and experience this gem for themselves! Thank you very much to Charlie & Spot who couldn't do enough for us. A great hamper welcome gift and even hand delivered fresh eggs from their chickens next door!! Thank you again!

Not specified  |  stayed in 11/2019

Mathew & Rachel (UK)
The perfect place for coastline & countryside

This beautiful old mill has been converted with real style by Charlie and Spot - we loved the open living space, mix of modern and traditional touches, and fantastic wood burner. The back garden is a great space to hang out in. Local goodies on arrival were an added bonus, and Charlie and Spot hooked us up with all the info we needed. It’s perfectly placed for access to the coastline and the countryside, made a great base for our bank holiday weekend. Special!

Family with older children  |  stayed in 5/2019

Melvyn (Stroud)
Beautiful!

We had the best time ever in Wales. The Mill has been beautifully, sympathetically, restored to welcome guests. Charlie and Spot are a highly creative couple using local craftsmen and artists to enhance the perfect interior design. All the everyday gagets are there including local amazing coffee left for us to indulge! The location is perfect for walking, beach very close, a peaceful place to rest and enjoy the wonderful birdsong including ducks! You will also spot the wild orchids in the garden. This is an absolute gem, well done, it has to be a must stay place for everyone!

Young couple  |  stayed in 3/2019

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