Ty Afal

Caersws, Powys, Wales

Picturesque mid Wales lodge with a private HOT TUB from where you can enjoy the views in Carno.

Key Points

  • Authentic log cabin stay for up to 4 guests with private hot tub in Carno.
  • Stay cosy with underfloor heating and an electric fire and radiators.
  • Cook up a storm in the fully equipped kitchen or purchase a disposable BBQ.
  • There are 3 bedrooms and 3 shower rooms.
  • Take a stroll to the mill pond on site and toast marshmallows on the firepit.
  • There is a local village shop and pub within walking distance.
  • Whilst here you can go cycling, horse riding, fishing, visit castles and beaches or visit the adrenaline pulsing Zip World Adventure.


Retreat to the Welsh countryside and book yourself a relaxing self-catering holiday on a working family farm in Carno. Ty Afal - Apple House has a private hot tub and sleeps up to 4 guests. 

The lodge, an authentic Estonian log house, has 3 bedrooms - 2 kingsize doubles - one upstairs and one downstairs, plus a twin bedroom downstairs. The king size rooms have their own en-suite shower rooms and there is a further shower room for the twin room. Although the property has space for 6, it takes 4 as a maxiumum to ensure that everyone has space to enjoy.

The living area downstairs comprises of a fully equipped modern kitchen with open plan dining and lounge area. Here you can relax and enjoy the views from the large windows during the day, or pop on a DVD at night, warmed by the woodburner effect heater and luxurious underfloor heating.

Up the stairs you can find another cosy living area, with access to a balcony where you can take in the sights and sounds of the surrounding area. Why not sit here and plan your day whilst enjoying your complimentary welsh cakes, tea and coffee. 

Outside there is a large decked area with garden furniture, including a lovely hanging chair where you can sit snuggled up with your loved one. Why not purchase a disposable BBQ and enjoy dining al fresco before slipping into the bubbles of the hot tub and taking in the starry night sky. 

In the evening you can relax on the jetty of the mill pond and watch the local wildlife or light the outside firepit there and toast some marshmallows.

There is a village shop a short walk from the cabins which sells local produce and essential items. Whilst here you can enjoy a walk along the beach or visit one of the many local castles including Powis Castle! Adrenalin junkies will love a visit to Zip World Adventure. 

No pets. 

Arrivals are Mondays for a 4 night stay, Fridays for a 3 night stay or Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays for a week long stay. There is a possibility of a 2 night stay Friday to Sunday or Saturday to Monday for 2 adults, but not available on bank holidays or during July/August. 


Eco Credentials: 

The property has been built using renewable technology throughout, and has a ground source heat pump, solar panels, own private water source, eco sewage plant, eco cleaning products and recycling facilities.

Room Types

Double Ensuite



 Ground floor accom




 Hot water






 Clothes rack

 Dining area

 Fairy lights



 Heating - underfloor


 Ironing board

 Plug sockets

 Washing machine




 Dining area

 Fairy lights

 Fire pit


 Seating area

Nearby (within 5 miles)

 Country walks

 Lake / River

 Local shop

 Pub within walking distance

 Public transport


 Family friendly site

 No loud parties

 Quiet after 10pm


 Board games


 Mobile - Strong mobile signal

 Space for outdoor ball games


 TV - Smart


 Book a beauty treatment

 Book a massage

 Private Hot Tub

On Arrival

 Bring outdoor towels

 Included - Linen

 Included - Towels

 Self check-in

 Welcome pack

Safety & Security

 Carbon monoxide detector

 Deep Covid-19 clean

 Fire blanket

 Fire extinguisher

 First aid kit

 Smoke alarm


 Condiments & Oil







 Kitchenware / Utensils



 Tea & Coffee


Young Children


 High chair

 Welcome all ages


 Free parking

 Parking alongside accom


 Quiet location

 Small site (2-4 accoms)

Nearest Airport/s


Content updated on 13th August 2023 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom in collaboration with Sarah Humphreys from Ty Afal