Boatside is a charming smallholding situated in the glorious Wye Valley within three miles of the small market town of Builth Wells, the pretty village of Aberedw is a mile away.
The River Wye
The river Wye runs immediately beside the property which offers a beautifully secluded but not isolated setting for a holiday. the surrounding hills, which are accessed from just opposite our property offer endless possibilities for adventure. We are delighted to be able to share this wonderful place with you and your family or friends in three different styles of holiday accommodation: Edw Lodge, The Ferry and The Cidermill
Another treat on offer is fishing in 700 yards of single bank, privately owned water on the River Wye, providing a variety of both game and course fish in the appropriate seasons.
Virtually every visitor falls in love with the place! It has a tranquility and atmosphere all of its own, which is as it should be for a place which has been a happy family home for almost two hundred years.
The old market town of Builth Wells is approximately three miles away, as is the Royal Welsh showground. Ten miles or so down the valley is the town of Hay on Wye, famous for its second hand bookshops, whilst Rhayader and the Elan Valley is only half an hours drive away. The spa town of Llandrindod Wells is also a short distance by road.
The farm offers a variety of wildlife. Many species of birds can be seen, including woodpeckers, nuthatches and goldfinches, whilst occasionally a kingfisher may be glimpsed beside the river, or buzzards seen circling overhead. Red Kite are increasingly common visitors.
If you are really fortunate you may spot an otter in the river, or late in the evening a pipistrelle or long-eared bat may frequent the riverbank. There are also water voles, and a rare sight is a slow worm basking in the sunshine on the stone wall near the waters’ edge.