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Bwthyn Blaencar

Brecon - Mid Wales and Brecon Beacons

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi internet
BOW49
£388 - £530 per week *

Description

Cosy and romantic cottage for 2 located on a working farm in the Brecon Beacons National Park. The nearest village is just a mile away where you will find 2 great local country pubs. There are many walks, cycle paths and lanes that can be joined directly from the cottage, ensuring you can be as active as you like, or of course you can just relax, enjoy the glorious views, surroundings and spend time out in the countryside. The cottage includes a half mile stretch of private salmon and trout fishing on the River Usk, making it the ideal location for the keen fisherman. This is the perfect cottage for 2 in the Brecon Beacons.

Ground Floor

Open plan kitchen/diner area with comfy sofas, table and chairs, TV, DVD's and a selection of books and games. 

Fully equipped kitchen with microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge freezer, electric oven and hob. 

Upstairs

Master bedroom is a large room with king sized four poster bed. Vanity unit and wardrobe.

Bathroom includes bath, shower over bath, wc and basin.

Outside

Front patio and gravel area overlooking farmyard with table and chairs. Further many acres of farmland and countryside to be enjoyed. 

Additional Information

  • Bedding and towels provided
  • Welcome basket of home made and local produce
  • Good selection of books and games.
  • Secure bike storage.
  • Wifi included.
  • Heating and electric included.
  • No smoking.
  • No pets
  • Parking outside the cottage.

Features

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 King size/super king bed
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi internet
  • Saturday changeover
  • 1 Mile from a pub
  • 2 Miles from a shop
  • On a working farm
  • Bed linen provided
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Towels provided
  • No tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • No highchair available
  • No travel cot available

Prices

Reviews

Lovely quiet cottage. Nice and quiet and a good base for exploring the area.T. Johnson - 13th September 2018
This property was excellent, brilliant value for money and Carol was lovely and welcoming as well. We would return without question. Miss Rachael Lamb - 12th August 2018

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Local Area

This romantic cottage adjoins a larger farmhouse and is situated on a working farm in the Brecon Beacons National Park.  The remote farm is just 1 mile from the village of Defynnog which boasts 2 great local pubs, The Tanners and the Old Yew Tree.  It is also home to the International Welsh Rarebit Centre that serves excellent food.  Sennybridge, a village on the river Usk, is also nearby. It has a convenience store, post office, garage and several pubs.

The market town of Brecon is around 8 miles away with some great shops selling local produce. The boathouse on the River Usk is a popular location for hiring pedalos and rowing boats. It is also the starting point of the Taff Trail, a 56 mile cycle path that leads all the way down to Cardiff.

The Brecon Beacons National Park was the first in the UK to achieve Geopark status as part of the UNESCO Global Geoparks Network. It is also an official Dark Sky reserve, and on a clear night, you will be amazed at the wonder of night sky, thanks to almost zero light pollution. Attractions in the area including the spectacular Ystradfellte Waterfalls, the Brecon Mountain Railway and Dan yr Ogof Caves

Cardiff is around 40 miles away and a very popular destination. From sporting events at the stadium to the great shopping, it has something for everyone. 

Walks

There are plenty of great walks in the Beacons National Park including many you can access directly from the cottage. 0.1 miles.

Fishing

The cottage includes private salmon and trout fishing on the River Usk. 2 miles .
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Cycling

Stunning road cycling country with miles and miles of quiet country lanes. 0.1 miles.

Many trails nearby and also the spectacular Bike Park Wales is only 20 mins away. 20 miles.


Pony Trekking

Gilfach Equitation offers trekking, mountain riding, riding lessons, and riding courses. 3.2 miles.

Golf

Brecon Golf Club is an 9 hole course . Great course views of the mountains including Pen y Fan. 8 miles.

Water sports

Water sport enthusiasts are well catered for with the River Usk providing white water canoeing 3.0 miles and Llangorse Lake. 16 miles.