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Stabal y Barcud

Brecon - Mid Wales and Brecon Beacons

Converted stables include a shared hot tub, games room and outdoor play area.
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Accepts 2 pets
  • WiFi internet
  • Hot Tub
  • Open fire or woodburner
358772
£504 - £707 per week *

Description

One of three self-catering cottages which can be booked together as Beacons View Farm Cottages to accommodate 14 people. Take a look at Yr Hen Ffermdy (sleeps 6) and Ysgubor y Mynydd (sleeps 8) for more information.

 

Set within the Epynt Mountain range and with great views out across the Brecon Beacons, this converted stables includes a shared hot tub, games room and outdoor play area. Located on a working farm, this is the perfect base for a family or group of friends to enjoy the natural beauty of the area.

Located with 2 other cottages, all 3 can be booked together to sleep 20 in total (including sofa and pull out beds).


Ground floor

Lounge includes relaxing comfortable sofas , TV, DVD, electric flame-effect fire and a large selection of local guides and information.

Stylish kitchen with full size fridge freezer, microwave, toaster, dishwasher, washining machine, electric hob. There is also a secure interconnecting door to Yr Hen Ffermdy so they can be joined for larger groups. A large farmhouse style kitchen table with seating for 6 and door leading out to side garden area.

Cloakroom with wc and wash basin.


Upstairs

Bedroom 1 – Large family bedroom with double bed and 1 single bed, wardrobe and vanity station

Bedroom 2 – Double bed and storage

Master bathroom – Bath with shower over bath, wc, wash basin and Welsh slate style tiled floor.


Outside

Private patio and garden area with furniture and BBQ. Shared park, hot tub, sauna and games room. Hundreds of acres of farmland to be explored including woodland area with own mountain biking track.

 

Additional Information

Welcome pack on arrival includes great produce from the local bakery nearby.

Bed linen and towels provided.

Electricity & oil central heating included.

High chair and travel cot available on request. Please bring your own bed linen for the cot.

Wi-fi available

The following items are also provided at the cottage for your stay… Kitchen: washing up liquid/dishwasher tabs, new dishcloths and scourers. Bathroom: 2 toilet rolls per toilet.
No smoking inside.

Hot tub , sauna and games room is shared with 2 other cottages

Pets welcome (max 2) at £20 per dog. Pets must remain downstairs and be kept under control around farmland.

This cottage with shared hot tub and games room, also accepts short breaks at certain times of the year. Find more information under 'Prices'.

Located with 2 other cottages, all 3 can be booked together to sleep 20 in total.

Secure bike storage

This property has a £150 good housekeeping refundable bond, which is payable to Best of Wales along with the balance of your holiday. Alternatively, you can waiver this bond by paying a non-refundable fee of £5 per person instead.

Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury and Waitrose all deliver here.

Horses welcome on arrangement, the farm is surrounded by great riding country.

At least 72 hours notice required for last minute online bookings. Please contact us prior to booking online in that situation.

Features

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Double beds
  • 1 Single bed
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Accepts 2 pets
  • WiFi internet
  • Hot Tub
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Saturday changeover
  • 50 Miles from a beach
  • 6 Miles from a pub
  • 1 Mile from a shop
  • On a working farm
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Games room
  • No smoking
  • Towels provided
  • No tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Highchair available
  • Travel cot available

Prices

Reviews

It was fantastic. The family enjoyed the stay, felt right at home, it was something that we all needed. We enjoyed the fresh bread that Menna delivered to us in the morning. Staff are lovely wherever you go especially with allowing pets in the shops etc. Nicola from Caerffili - 18th March 2017
The cottages were absolutely beautiful and John and Menna were so accommodating. We were blown away by their hospitality, they greeted us with a huge tray of delicious freshly baked breads, which was a huge treat. We are hoping to book to come back again next year as we were so impressed.

The service was outstanding from Best of Wales and I can't see that there is anything else that you could have done. Very friendly staff who were happy to help at any time of the day. Always a quick and polite response to emails, I could not rate you highly enough. Fantastic.Janine from Bath - 6th October 2015

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Local Area

Stabal y Barcud is a semi detached cottage with Yr Hen Ffermdy next door (inter-connecting passage can be used if booked together) and the detached Ysgubor y Mynydd is across the courtyard. All 3 are set on secluded farmland in spectacular Welsh countryside. With the Epynt Mountain range nearby these cottages are surrounded by lush green countryside and the nearest small hamlet with a delicious local bakery is Merthyr Cynog (1 mile).

The Brecon Beacons National Park covers 520 square miles and includes spectacular mountain walks and countryside. The town of Brecon is 10 miles away and has many more unique shops to explore. The River Usk (also famous for its salmon fishing ) runs through the town and the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal starts here. This canal runs on for a further 35 miles through the Brecon Beacons National Park. The towpath is a great walk and boats can be hired. Also worth a visit is Hay-on-Wye. The Hay festival is held annually and is a world renowned festival of literature and arts.

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Walking

You can walk directly from the cottage and there are many local walks to choose from including, the Epynt Way, Wye Valley Walk and the Elan Valley 0.1 miles.

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Excellent game fishing on the Wye and Usk with day permits availble. 0.1 miles.

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Superb road cycling with rolling hills and climbs options. 'Tour of Britain' cycle race has used the local roads on many occasions. 0.1 miles.

2 of the best downhill MTB trails in the UK nearby in Rhayader. Mountain bike trail near the cottage in private woodland. 0.1 miles

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