Overview of Mountain View, Underground House ..
If you are wanting to feel 'on top of the world' whilst vacating in Wales then this property really is quite literally this.
Mountain View is one of two brand new, immaculately presented Underground Houses with panoramic view of the Banwy Valley and is suitable for a couples getaway or a small family holiday.
The front facing view pans from Cadair Idris to the left across to Lake Vyrnwy and then right around to Rodney's Pillar to the right, and if you are into exploring, all of these places are well worth a visit!
The property itself nestled into the hillside really is delightful, the covered front porch leaves an excellent space to enjoy the panoramic views and also has outdoor storage for footwear with front door leading inside.
With an open plan space, Mountain View really does make full use of the space on offer. The full equipped kitchen comes complete with oven, two ring hob, fridge/ freezer, toaster & kettle with a breakfast bar for meal times.
If you wish to relax and watch your favourite series on the smart TV you can do this from the comfort of the delightful green sofa which not only adds a pop of colour but also doubles up as a sofa bed.
Further inside the property you will find the plush King size bed, the perfect place to get in an early night and gaze up at the stars through the spherical sky light.
In the bathroom you will find a walk in shower, wash basin, flushing WC & heated towel rail.
Impressed by the interior? Head outside and you will find a family size private hot tub, this really is the perfect place to take in the incredible view, and better still? It's completely undercover so you can make full use of this in all weathers! Outside there is also outdoor furniture, where better for alfresco dining!
This well-appointed, quirky property is ideally situated as a base to explore all of this beautiful area but there's a very good chance that you will not feel the need to stray very far. With hares looping over the flowery turf, red kites wheeling overhead and the only sound to be heard is the bubbling sound of the skylark, Hilltop Holidays is ideal for relaxing and recharging the batteries. If you want peace or adventure, activity or tranquillity, Hilltop Holidays provides the perfect location for a deeply relaxing getaway.
Looking for a stay for up to 8 people? Check out The Valley View, a neighbouring Underground House!
Eating & Drinking..Planning a holiday to Mountain View and would like to know some of the best places to eat out? Or eat in at your property?
Have a look at some of our recommendations from fine dining to pub grub to hand delivered food platters - we have got it all covered here!
The Goat Hotel, Llanfair Caereinion (2 miles)
Enjoy a glass or two from a selection of fine ales & wines, also known far afield for the excellent quality and range of meals we serve.
The Red Lion, Llanfair Caereinion (2 miles)
Home cooked food and a warm welcome awaits you here!
The Black Lion, Llanfair Caereinion (2 miles)
Home cooked bar meals & takeaways.
Cann Office Hotel, Llangadfan (4 miles)
Locally sourced homemade food, booking is essential.
The Bull & Heifer, Bettws Cedewain (10 miles)
Small but vibrant Country pub serving Pub Classics, British Tapas & Sunday Lunch.
The Nags Head, Garthmyl (11 miles)
Restaurant serving traditional comfort-food interleaved amid more modern ideas. All dishes are prepared in house, by enthusiastic chefs using fresh local produce at all times, which guarantees' the quality of dishes.
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The Cornstore, Welshpool (10 miles)
Homemade and home cooked food at lunch times and evenings.
Cwpan Pinc Shop & Cafe, Llangadfan (4 miles)
Convenience store, post office and cafe.
Dyffryn Restaurant, Welshpool (6 miles)
Offering an excellent breakfast served up until 12 noon as well as high quality dining including vegan options. Excellent service and booking advised.
Llanfair Fish Bar, Llanfair Caereinion (2 miles)
Baba Ali Pizza & Kebab, Welshpool (10 miles)
Golden Bamboo, Welshpool (10 miles)
Chinese cuisine takeaway.
The local town of Llanfair Caereinion has grocery shops, butchers, newsagents and a petrol station.
Things To Do ..
Check out some recommended places to visit in the locality of Mountain View ..
Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway, Welshpool (2 miles)
A small narrow gauge railway set in a beautiful welsh valley. Run by volunteers and open on a selection of weekends throughout the year.
Powis Castle, Welshpool (10 miles)
A mediaeval castle, fortress and grand Country house which has beautiful gardens and walks. If you're lucky you may spot a deer or two in the grounds!
Coed y Dinas, Welshpool (12 miles)
Large and unique shopping centre created from old farm buildings - restaurant serving hot and cold food and Sunday lunch.
Derwen Garden Centre, Guilsfield (12 miles)
visit farm shop or stroll around landscaped gardens, restaurant and gift shop.
Lake Vyrnwy, Llanwddyn (16 miles)
A must see whilst staying in the area, walk, cycle or drive around the scenic lake. Or if you are looking for something more relaxing check out the spa or more thrill seeking the boating and water sports.
Park Hall Farm, Oswestry (25 miles)
Countryside experience for all the family.
Pistyll Rhaeadr Waterfall, Llanrhaeadr Ym Mochnant (25 miles)
Visit the highest waterfall in Wales, located in the Berwyn Mountains. Lots of public footpaths and a tea room.
One of three national trails in Wales that passes the property, so this pod is an excellent base if you are an avid walker.
Offas Dyke Path
Be surrounded by history and wildlife beside the 8th Century ancient monument along the English-Welsh border.
Ann Griffiths Walk
A beautiful walk full of contrasting Powys landscapes and offering views of the Berwyn mountains
Additional Information ..Do you want to know a little bit more on what Mountain View has included before arriving?
Then look no further we have all the information you could possibly need right here!
Check In / Check Out
Check in is from 3pm & check out is by 10am.
One x king size bed
One x double sofa bed
Linen & Towels
All bed linen is provided.
One hand towel & one bath sheet are provided per guest.
If using the hot tub we recommend also bringing your own towels too!
Hot Tub & Outside Area
Mountain View has its own private hot tub, what better way to relax during your stay then making full use of this whilst admiring the beautiful view!
The hot tub is covered so great for use all year around.
The kitchen comes complete with oven, hobs, fridge with small freezer compartment, toaster, kettle, all crockery, cutlery & utensils. Complimentary tea, coffee, sugar, olive oil, salt & pepper as well as washing up liquid are also included.
In the bathroom you will find a shower, hand sink, flushing toilet & heated towel rail as well two rolls of toilet paper & hand soap.
This property has Wi-Fi with good signal.
Mountain View is heated with underfloor heating.
There is parking space for 2 cars at the property.
Meet Richard & Sylvia ..Richard and Sylvia have farmed at Rhiwhiriaeth Ganol for the past 24 years.
Mountain View is located on a mixed beef and sheep farm and the Underground Houses are part of the farms diversification so that the wonderful views can be shared with others.
Lovely couple of days away
Reviewed on 02/11/2023
We had a lovely couple of days away from everything, just what we needed. Location and views were perfect. Accommodation was exactly as described and a lovely welcome gift. If you want to get away from the world and recharge your batteries Mountain View is perfect as it is so beautiful and peaceful. The hot tub was great to relax in and look at the view.
Reviewed on 04/10/2023
Thank you for having us here and the champagne and welsh cakes. We have had the best time and thoroughly enjoyed our stay!
The house overall is absolutely spotless, the views and hot tub was also so nice.
Thank you so much, we will definitely be back and will recommend to others.
Reviewed on 27/09/2023
Thank you very much for an absolutely magical stay at Mountain View. The Hobbit House is so cosy and beautifully furnished; and those views!!! We saw a fox on our first morning and our whole experience here has been just wonderful – its made our first holiday away with our 5 month old son so special.
Thank you again.
Reviewed on 20/09/2023
Thank you so much for a wonderful stay, it was a home away from home! We will certainly be returning.
Reviewed on 15/09/2023
Thanks for your hospitality! Views were very beautiful, kids loved the hot tub. Certainly will recommend if we get the opportunity.
We loved our stay
Reviewed on 11/09/2023
Wow what a place!
The view is absolutely breath taking. The view is absolutely breath taking. Thank you for banner, balloon & cupcakes.
We loved our stay!
Everything & More!!! If you havent already, get booking!!!!
Reviewed on 07/10/2023
Wow. Where do we start!!! I booked Mountain View as me and my girlfriend are both HUGE hobbit/Lotr fans and have always dreamed of waking up to views similar to that of the Shire…. And Mountain View ticks all the boxes!
First of all, the facilities are everything you need and more! Mountain View (& Valley View) come with a seating area that doubles up as a sofa bed, so even as a couple we enjoyed setting the sofa bed up for movie nights!! There are bar stools near the counter which we used to eat both first and second breakfast (IYKYK), which strategically slide under the counter to create a more open floorplan. The kitchen was kitted with everything you need to create some amazing meals, and hilltop holidays provide informative booklets so you know how to use the oven and hob! The kitchen sink tap is a bit strong so it does splash up onto the counter if you arent careful but its perfect once you find the perfect stream! Hidden inside the foot stool were some colouring books and crayons which i thought was a nice touch for those who may have young children with them! The bed area was so snug and cosy! With the most perfect skylight (which was perfect both with the sun and rain as the noise was amazing!) Theres a little light at the end of the bed which provides a nice light to fall asleep too! The bed also comes equipped with a bluetooth speaker (which filters throughout the whole home) which you can only hear inside the hut. Theres also 2 plug sockets and 2 seperate USB Ports! Alongside the bed is a hidden storage area which houses a broom and extra duvet which is perfect.
The bathroom is everything, i wish there was a slightly bigger mirror, but other than that it is packed with everything you need! The shower has lights in it which i thought was so high-end and theres also a heated towel rail and underfloor heating!
The hot tub was… something else… wow! We spent the majority of our time in here as the comfort mixed with the views was a dream come true!
We fell in love from the moment we arrived and even extended our stay from 2 nights to 4! We will definitely be returning and will recommend hilltop holidays & Mountain View to anybody and everybody!!!
Reviewed on 11/09/2023
I cannot recommend Mountain View enough. From wonderful hosts, breath-taking views, spotlessly clean and everything you could need, it was just magical! The town has a fantastic butchers and all within easy distance. We will definitely be coming back, as soon as we can! Thank you Richard & Sylvia for letting us share a little piece of heaven!
Reviewed on 20/08/2023
Thank you for such a quiet relaxing break! Just what I needed!
Everything is of such a high quality, you should be proud of what you have created here.
Thanks again, Holly.
Loved staying at Mountain View
Reviewed on 16/08/2023
Thank you very much for the warm welcome & added touch of a birthday banner! We have loved staying at Mountain View with its amazing views (which are captured perfectly with the position of the Hobbit House).
The pictures online really don’t do this place justice, we loved the wild grass surrounding the plot & the hot tub area. Everywhere has been spotless with all of the facilities you could need.
10/10 would definitely come again!
An amazing stay!
Reviewed on 12/08/2023
Thank you for such an amazing stay at Mountain View.
We were welcomed with incredible views, a bubbling hot tub, Welsh cakes and bubbly!
The hobbit hole had everything we could of needed and it was spotless!
We will be back.
Idyllic perfection a break like no other
Reviewed on 09/08/2023
From the very thoughtful welcome with bubbly and Welsh cakes to the spotless quirky and just perfect hobbit house, we knew this was a great choice.
Nothing can beat the view from the window (or top quality hot tub) we have just had 6 peaceful days here and can’t wait to return.
Everything is well thought out and well equipped. It is the most amazing way to just switch off for a few days. You can hook up your music to the inbuilt Bluetooth speakers and just relax. There are just 2 hobbit houses here which are perfectly positioned so you don’t even know the other is there and both have absolutely stunning views.
The hosts were not far if needed, the hot tub checked daily and just really lovely people 🙂 you could see from every detail they really put so much thought into it.
There is a lovely steam train ride into welshpool from the bottom of the hill, a folder full of recommended places to visit and I can’t not mention the butcher’s (Pandy’s) where, in addition to top quality meat and cooked produce, we found lovely local honey, homemade cakes and fresh veg.
It’s a romantic getaway for many, we went with 2 children (8&9) and they loved it too, my youngest is autistic and the first thing he said was he felt safe, he also had the freedom to run around outside without us worrying and he was so calm, he would have happily stayed for the summer! we were 15 minutes late leaving as my son was so upset to go and wouldn’t get in the car, he is still asking to go back 🙂
We left feeling like we had all relaxed and taken a break, which never happens!
Would highly recommend ❤️
Reviewed on 31/07/2023
Amazing from start to finish, place has spectacular views and was spotless. Short drives away from amenities lovely place for fresh walks in the morning and the view from the hot tub in the evening we could not have asked for a better experience.
Would definitely recommend and will be returning soon!
What a place to stay!!
Reviewed on 25/07/2023
The hobbit house was an incredible place to stay, from location and local places to go and visit, it truly was an experience i’d recommend to anybody.
The place itself is tucked away so you feel peaceful and could truly relax in the evenings with an amazing view outside, with plenty of places to go and visit and activities to go and do within the local areas.
Excellent weekend escape
Reviewed on 30/05/2023
Great location with amazing views! Mountain View was exceptionally clean and couldn’t find a fault with the hobbit hole! 10/10 would definitely stay again and recommend to anyone looking for a relaxing, peaceful weekend break! Loved the hot tub area and the wild grass surrounding the property!
Loved all of it!
Reviewed on 10/05/2023
Thank you for having us! The Hobbit Home has been absolutely perfect, well equipped & super clean.
The views over the valley have made our stay even more enjoyable, and being able to watch the sunset each evening from the hot tub has been extra special.
Overall, we’ve had a fantastic stay at Mountain View. We took your recommendation and visited Lake Vyrnwy, Pistyll Rhaeadr, Coed Y Dina & Derwen Garden Centre and loved all of it!
Reviewed on 03/05/2023
We have had an amazing stay. A truly beautiful place with views you don’t want to leave. Nothing beats sitting in the hot tub looking out at the views, would come back again.
Love the views
Reviewed on 24/05/2023
We loved the views, bubbly & the hot tub! We will definitely be returning, everything was perfect!
Reviewed on 10/05/2023
We have had an amazing stay. A truly beautiful place with views you don’t want to leave. Nothing beats sitting in the hot tub looking out at the views, would come back again!
Reviewed on 12/04/2023
We loved the views with bubbly and the hot tub!
We will definitely be returning, everything was perfect.
Reviewed on 27/02/2023
It’s not very often you find a purpose built location that has been completed with pride in their work. Everything was completed to a high standard, lovely location with fantastic views.
The only thing that was a draw back for us was the privacy during the dark. But due to the location and so far out the way it was soon forgotten about.
Hot tub was fantastic quality as well, and the built in bluetooth inside was a nice touch. Well worth the money.
Couldn't ask for a better place!
Reviewed on 06/02/2023
The best weekend ever, couldn’t ask for a better place!! Thank you so much for your hospitality! We will definitely be back!
Reviewed on 16/01/2023
Enjoyed every minute of our stay!! Very clean, everything in the property was amazing. Comfortable bed. Definitely would recommend & would come back.
Thank you very much.
Absolutely loved our stay!
Reviewed on 04/11/2022
Thank you so much for a great stay! We absolutely loved our Hobbit Home & had the best break for our 1st Wedding Anniversary.
We will certainly be back!
Lovely weekend away
Reviewed on 17/10/2022
Thank you for such a lovely weekend away. This is a beautiful location and a lovely accommodation! We would deffo come back!
Loved every minute
Reviewed on 03/10/2022
Thank you so much for going that extra mile, we have loved every minute of it!
We will definitely be back!
Reviewed on 26/09/2022
Thank you for a wonderfully relaxing couple of days with the most breath taking views.
We have had a truly wonderful time and we can’t thank you enough for your hospitality.
Thank you again, it was a pleasure to meet you.
Reviewed on 05/09/2022
We have had a lovely stay at Mountain View.
Fantastic accommodation, spotlessly clean & so homely.
The owners of the property are lovely & have been very accommodating.
Thank you so much & we look forward to returning.
Reviewed on 31/08/2022
Thank you – we have had a lovely & relaxing stay. It is a beautiful & peaceful place. Good luck with your new venture!
Reviewed on 28/08/2022
We enjoyed our stays in this ‘hidden’ gem. A welcome couple of days relaxation. Loved the quirkiness of staying in a hobbit home, but with all the luxuries.
Incredible panoramic views. such a tranquil place to get away from it all. Watching the sunset from the hot tub was a real treat! Looking forward to another visit. Thank you.