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Abereithrin Cottage

Brecon - Mid Wales and Brecon Beacons

Cosy cottage for 4 surrounded by stunning landscape in the Brecon Beacons. Canals, castles, walks and plenty of family attractions, including Dan yr Ogof caves
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Accepts 3 pets
  • WiFi internet
37318
£303 - £616 per week *

Description

Abereithrin holiday cottage, Brecon Beacons is located in a beautiful part of Wales, between the traditional market towns of Brecon and Llandovery (both 12 miles) and surrounded by stunning landscape, canal paths, castles and plenty of family attractions, including Dan yr Ogof caves. The cottage offers dog friendly holidays in a quiet rural setting in Pentrebach, a very small hamlet consisting of some 8 dwellings including a traditional country pub.

Ground Floor

Comfortable, cosy living room with traditional character. Wood burner set in stone fireplace. 3 seat leather sofa, 2 armchairs and 2 side tables. Quarry tile floor, some exposed stone walls and oak beams and open oak stairs leading to bedrooms. Television with freeview, DVD player and music centre (radio, CD and tape player). Double glazed front door leading to the garden.

Oak fitted kitchen with 4 burner gas hob, low level oven and grill. Microwave oven, toaster, kettle, crockery, cutlery, glasses and cooking utensils, iron and ironing board. Dining table and four chairs. Quarry tile floor and radiator. Some exposed stone walls and oak beams.

The bathroom has bath with electric shower over, hand basin and toilet. Fully tiled with mirror and shaver point. Radiator and heated towel rail.

Upstairs

Bedroom 1: Double bed, chest of drawers, bedside table with light, mirror, clothes hanging space and hairdryer. Double glazed window looking out to the front and velux skylight with blackout blind to rear. Oak floor, exposed beams and handmade oak door.

Bedroom 2: Double bed, full length mirror, and clothes hanging space. Double glazed window looking out to the front and velux skylight with blackout blind. Oak floor, exposed beams, handmade oak doors.

Garden

Seating area in front of the cottage, large flat lawn to rear and additional lawned area looking over confluence of two small rivers (Cilieni and Eithrin) across the road. Barbecue, large picnic table and reclining chairs available. Children can play on the lawn or in the field behind the property. *Please note that the lawn area is open to the river so young children and/or pets will need to be supervised.

Additional Information

Bed linen, hand and bath towels and hairdryer included

High chair provided (please bring your own travel cot and bed linen)

Central heating (throughout) and electricity included. Logs provided for the wood burner

Milk, tea and coffee to welcome you on arrival

Board games provided

Private, off road parking

The cottage offers dog and cat friendly holidays for a small fee of £20 per pet. Maximum of 3 pets.

No smoking allowed in the cottage

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.

WiFi is available

Features

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Accepts 3 pets
  • WiFi internet
  • Friday changeover
  • 45 Miles from a beach
  • 0.5 Mile from a pub
  • 3 Miles from a shop
  • Ground floor bath/shower room
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • No freezer
  • No smoking
  • Towels provided
  • No tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Highchair available
  • No travel cot available

Prices

Reviews

Lovely Cottage with very helpful and friendly owners.
e hired an electric day boat on the Brecon canal. Enjoyed visits to the Big Pit and Caves and enjoyed driving the Mountain road for great views.Family from Newport - 14th August 2032
Very welcoming, our hosts were fantastic nothing was too much trouble, would recommend cottage to anyone. We enjoyed visiting the waterfalls and walking the contryside and canal. The local pub had really great food too, we ate there most evenings. We were very happy with everything and would go back again and book with Best of WalesFriends from Devon - 25th July 2017
Helpful and friendly hosts, a well equipped, comfortable cottage in a quiet rural setting but in easy reach of walks etc. Excellent pub in locality, The Shoemakers. Good food, good beer, locals very friendly good atmosphere.Guests from Liss - 28th June 2017
A fantastic break away from everyday life. Excellent walking, Llandovery was lovely as was Brecon. Beautiful walks around reservoirs.Family from Oxon - 31st May 2017
A chance to show my partner an area I`ve visited for over 30 years. Walking, chilling out and good food-just lovely!
Go visit the canal at Talybont on Usk and drop in for a pint at the Star there. Local waterfalls are lovely too.Alan from Bristol - 1st April 2017

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Local Area

Located on the northern edge of the spectacular Brecon Beacons National Park, Abereithrin holiday cottage, Brecon Beacons adjoins the owner’s house in the quiet rural setting of Pentrebach, a very small hamlet consisting of some 8 dwellings including a country pub called Tafarn y Crydd (The Shoemakers Arms) where you can enjoy a home cooked meal, (although you do have to book ahead).

This is a beautiful part of Wales with traditional market towns, stunning landscape, canal paths, castles and plenty of family attractions. The scenery here is both beautiful and diverse, ranging from rolling countryside and valleys, to the wild beauty of the waterfalls and caves. Wales is well known for its castles and perhaps one of the most dramatic is Carreg Cennen near Llandeilo. Brecon, Llandovery, Crickhowell, Tretower, Hay and Bronllys can also boast of impressive castles.

The nearest shops and petrol stations are in Sennybridge, about 3 miles away. The traditional old market towns of Brecon and Llandovery are both about 12 miles away. To the north is the upland moor of the Epynt military ranges. To the south is Dan yr Ogof Caves, one of Wales’ premier family attractions and was also voted Britain’s finest natural wonder.

Cultural highlights include the Brecon Jazz Festival in August, the Hay Festival in late May/early June and the Green Man Festival held near Crickhowell in August. The Royal Welsh Agricultural Show in July and the Winter Fair in December both held in Builth Wells are highlights of the year for the agricultural community.

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Water sport enthusiasts are well catered for with the river Usk providing white water canoeing. 3 miles

Walking

Epynt Way - The 90 kilometre Epynt Way is a circular walk that can be joined from the doorstep. 0 miles.

Various spectacular walks can be found in the Beacons National Park, including the peaks of Pen y Fan, Cornddu and Criban.

Fishing

Permits and day tickets are available for the superb wild brown trout, salmon and sea trout (sewin) fishing on the river Usk. 3 miles

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Cradoc Golf Club - An 18 hole course and floodlit driving range. There are spectacular views over the Brecon Beacons and Pen y Fan. 8 miles

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Routes are abundant - you can ride along the River Wye from the source, through the Brecon Beacons National Park. Local trails and country routes. 3.2 miles

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