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Beacons View Farm Cottages

Brecon - Mid Wales and Brecon Beacons

Views across rolling countryside and the Brecon Beacons that will instantly relax you and help you unwind. This cottage has a cosy woodburner, hot tub and sauna.
  • Sleeps 19
  • 8 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Accepts 6 pets
  • WiFi internet
  • Hot Tub
  • Open fire or woodburner
378768
£1832 - £2569 per week *

Description

This property is made up of three self-catering cottages which can be booked individually or part of this group. Take a look at Stabal y Barcud (sleeps 5), Yr Hen Ffermdy (sleeps 6) and Ysgubor y Mynydd (sleeps 8) for more information on each individual cottage.

These 3 cottages are located all together and include two hot tubs, sauna, indoor games room and outdoor children's play park and have stunning views across rolling countryside and the Brecon Beacons. Perfect for large groups or families, Stabal y Barcud sleeps 5, Yr Hen Ffermdy sleeps 6 and Ysgubor y Mynydd sleeps 8 with a combined total of 19. Stabal y Barcud adjoins Yr Hen Ffermdy and has an interlocking door whilst Ysgubor y Mynydd is detached.

Ideal for large groups one of the cottages (Ysgubor y Mynydd) includes a large open plan dining area with tables that can be put together to make one large dining table, or can be moved aside to create and entertaining space. The 3 are set close together and secluded from any other properties.

Stabal y Barcud information (Unit 1) :

Ground Floor

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

Stylish kitchen with full sized fridge freezer, microwave, toaster, dishwasher, washing machine, electric hob. 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 sink.

Upstairs

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

Bedroom 2 – Double bed and storage

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


Yr Hen Ffermdy Information (Unit 2) :

Ground Floor -

Open-plan ground floor with a central feature fireplace (now with an electric flame fire), lounge, dining and kitchen area.

Comfy sofas and chairs set around all sides of the fireplace. TV Freeview, DVD.

Fully equipped kitchen including electric cooker, hob, microwave, toaster, full sized fridge freezer, dishwasher and coffee maker.

Dining area with table with seating for 6.

Utility room includes cupboards, sink, washing machine and separate wc.

Upstairs

Bedroom 1 : Double bedroom, with vanity station and shower cubicle and sink in the corner of the room. Stunning views from bedroom window.

Bedroom 2 : Double bedroom around central fireplace, cupboard.

Bedroom 3 : Twin bedroom and chest of drawers.

Family bathroom with double size shower, bath and wc.


Ysgubor y Mynydd Information (Unit 3) :

Ground Floor

Spacious open plan kitchen lounge and dining area.

Large kitchen with plenty of space to entertain, electric cooker and hob, full sized fridge and freezer, dishwasher.

Utiliity room with full sized fridge freezer , wash basin and further WC.

Comfy lounge with large wood-burner and plenty of seating, TV, DVD and a large selection of guides, maps and local information.

Dining tables that can be used separately or pushed together for a special occasion to sit up to 12.

Upstairs

Bedroom 1 – Double bed, vanity station, cupboard and sofa (that can be a sofa bed). Stunning views across the valley.

Bedroom 2 – Twin bedroom with plenty of storage.

Bedroom 3 – Double bed and single bed. A spacious room with cupboard, chest of drawers . En-suite bathroom with wc, sink and shower unit.

Master bathroom – Bath, wc, sink and separate shower unit.

Outside

Private patio and garden areas with furniture and BBQ. Garden area and children's park, 2 hot tubs, sauna and games room all shared between the 3 cottages. 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.
  • Pets welcome (max 6 - 2 in each unit ) at £20 per dog. Pets must remain downstairs and kept under control around farmland.
  • Secure bike storage and 4 adult bikes available (depending on availability) 
  • This property has a £300 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 countryside that is perfect for riding.
  • At least 72 hours notice required for last minute online bookings. Please contact us prior to booking online in that situation.

Features

  • Sleeps 19
  • 8 Bedrooms
  • 6 Double beds
  • 6 Single beds
  • 1 Sofa bed
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Accepts 6 pets
  • WiFi internet
  • Hot Tub
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Saturday changeover
  • 45 Miles from a beach
  • 8 Miles from a pub
  • 8 Miles 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

We had lovely stay and the accommodation had everything we needed, and the local bread went down a treat. Thanks for a great stay! Plenty to keep everyone entertained.Sarah from Staffordshire - 17th October 2018
It was absolutely perfect! 2 fabulous hot tubs with amazing views. Really out of the way, which is just what we wanted. Couldn't recommend it enough. This is an absolute must. Asda deliver there, so there's no need to take any food/drink with you. Wonderful views. Excellent facilities. Fresh bread delivered in the morning. Excellent place to spend time with family and friends.Miss Claire Hooper - 25th September 2018
Incredible, incredible place. Location, view, buildings, decor, facilities, privacy, friendliness, absolutely 10/10. We didn’t want to leave. I would love to come back again, thank you so much for a perfect weekend.Lucy from Derbyshire - 18th July 2018
Another amazing experience, thank you. We hope to return again next year. Sophie from Manchester - 23rd January 2018
Fantastic area and owners very friendly with brilliant facilities.Family and Friends from Dundee - 15th June 2017
A chance to be together as a family with no other people about. We just stayed at the cottages enjoying the scenery and hot tub.Kathleen from Port Talbot - 2nd May 2017
Very well equipped, great location and very warm.Andy from Derby - 2nd March 2017
Perfect, it was excellent thankyou. Remember to take walking boots.Families from Swindon - 29th December 2016
Perfect for our family to get together and enjoy walking and relaxing, it was better than expected. We enjoyed walking and taking in the beautiful views, the bakery near by is amazingFamily from Chesterfield - 22nd November 2016

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Local Area

Beacons View Farm Cottages are 3 individual cottages that are located together on a secluded farm. Ysgubor y Mynydd, Yr Hen Ffermdy and Stabal y Barcud are all surrounded by lush green countryside and the nearest small hamlet with local bakery is Merthyr Cynong (1 miles).

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 and runs for 35 miles. Also worth a visit is Hay. The Hay festival is held annually and is a world renowned festival of literature and arts.

The spa town of Builth Wells is only 8 miles away, home to the Royal Welsh show, Winter fair and spring show and has many shops, restaurants and pubs serving great local produce. This is salmon fishing country and the Wye that flows through Builth Wells is well know as one of the UK's premier salmon rivers.

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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.

Fishing

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


Golf

Cradoc Golf Club is a beautiful 18 hole course in the Usk Valley above Brecon. 6 miles.

Horse Riding

You can bring your own horse, stables availble on farm and there is great riding from the cottage. Cantref Riding Centre is part of the activity and adventure centre with lessons and trails available.13 miles.

Cycling

Excellent lanes around the area that are great for road cycling. The 'Tour of Britain' cycle race has come through this area 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

Major Events in the area include:

Royal Welsh Show, The Guardian Hay Festival and the Brecon Jazz Festival. Other major events at the Royal Welsh Showground include the 'Winter Fair' and the 'Spring Festival'.