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Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5
In the centre of Brecon, this first floor property is quiet and peaceful and an ideal place to relax after a day's walking or sightseeing. Yr Daflod (the loft) is a stunning 3 bedroom flat over two floors in the heart of Brecon town centre and can be found nestled between the old cinema and the church on St.Mary Street. (Yr Daflod is above and alongside The Fire and Stove shop and staff are on hand to help with any of your queries).
It is very convenient for all the town's facilities, just a short walk away to the indoor market, shops, pubs and restaurants and there are gentle walks along the River Usk and past Brecon's theatre along the canal, or through the Cathedral grounds to the Priory Groves along the River Honddu.
As the property fronts St Mary Street which is,a narrow one way street, there is no parking directly outside, however there is a private parking space to the rear of the flat.(adjoining the entrance gates of The Fire and Stove Shop).
A B.B.Q. and table with chairs are situated on the terrace.
A 20% deposit secures the rental with the balance in advance via paypal/holiday lettings.
Towels, linen and a welcome pack included.
For availability see the calendar on-line which is updated as soon as a booking is made.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Swansea 65 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Cardiff International airport 55 km, Nearest railway: Abergavenny 22 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
About this location
The Powys region
Brecon lies in the foothills of the Brecon Beacons and is a popular holiday base which offers a range of activities and leisure facilities. The town lies on the bank of the River Usk and is the terminus of the Monmouth and Brecon Canal.
There are many attractions to visit including a Norman Cathedral with its own heritage centre, two museums: the South Wales Borderers Museum, which contains memorabilia of the Regiment's defence of Rourke's Drift and the Brecknock Museum which is situated in the Town's elegant former courthouse and is packed full of fascinating exhibits.
The Brecon Beacons National Park is a beautiful area with dramatic scenery,and abundant wildlife . It is a landscape of contrasts, waterfalls in sheltered valleys and windswept mountains.
Ever since the Iron Age, this magical spot at the confluence of the Usk and Honddu rivers and sheltered by the mountains has been prized and protected. Now the commercial centre of the southern part of Powys, Brecon remains first and foremost a traditional Mid Wales market town - as you will see on any Tuesday or Friday. There are many attractions to visit including a Norman Cathedral with its own heritage centre, two museums: the South Wales Borderers Museum, which contains memorabilia of the Regiment's defence of Rourke's Drift and the Brecknock Museum which is situated in the Town's elegant former courthouse and is packed full of fascinating exhibits.
The River Usk flows through the town and the promenade along the Usk is an ideal area for a gentle stroll, you can even enjoy boating on the river. New additions to the town are Bethel Square Shopping Centre and Theatre Brycheiniog.
There is a livestock market held every Tuesday and Friday and a craft market on the third Saturday of every month.
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20 Jan 2015
Excellent location and really nice 3 bed apartment . No complaints at all . Called the owner on a couple of occasions and she was very responsive and helped straight away. The 3 bed apartment is very … More
15 Nov 2014
"Location, location, location"
Yr Daflod is on a side street in Brecon with very easy walking to shops and restaurants. There is a parking spot in the back of the fireplace shop, as a previous renter pointed out, it is a tight spo… More
16 Sep 2014
"Comfy, well-appointed, clean and centrally located"
The appartment was very nice with everything we needed including washing facility and some essentials such as coffee, tea, jam, milk, dishwasher tablets and washing up liquid. Rooms were comfortable … More
29 Aug 2014
"An Absolute Gem"
What a lovely place to spend a week. Excellent location, loads of space, well equiped and really helpful staff. We spent a week here at the beginning of August for the Jazz festival. So its central lo… More
2 Jun 2014
"Excellent accommodation for a bunch of weary walkers"
3 of us stayed here for a couple of nights this weekend, on our first walking trip to the Beacons. It's location was spot on, as after a long days walking, the restaurants we'd reserved, and… More
11 Jul 2013
"Excellent facility with lots of room for a group or family."
We stayed for 3 nights at this apartment and enjoyed it very much. It was such a pleasure to have lots of room after staying at several B&Bs throughout the UK which did not provide much space. Two o… More
13 Jun 2012
"excellent holiday let"
Very spacious apartment over a stove store in the middle of Brecon, surrounded by shops and restaurants. Perfect apartment if you do not want to be stuck in the middle of nowhere. Drawback of the location is that it can get noisy at night. The apartment is unsuitable if you cannot walk stairs.
We loved the welcome hamper and the outside terrace. We missed an ironing board, iron and toaster.
The parking space was very tight for a medium sized/large car.
24 May 2012
"Very comfortable accommodation and excellent location"
The accommodation is in the centre of Brecon with its own parking spot so that the expensive town council parking charges are avoided without the possibility of receiving a parking ticket.
The property is in excellent condition and is much larger than the photos suggest. The whole accommodation is very solidly built and the furnishings are of a high quality. The large breakfast kitchen has the capacity for six diners and the living room is also big with two large sofas and extra easy chairs. A large television, sky box and dvd player provide much scope for entertainment and there are also several family games and books available. The two double bedrooms are nice rooms and the single bedroom, although snug, is perfectly large enough for an adult. The bathroom has a powerful shower and there was always a plentiful supply of hot water. An added bonus (should the weather be kind to you) is the roof terrace and barbecue area. This would be a stunning area to finish off a busy day by taking an evening drink and snack.
The whole property was spotlessly clean and the welcome pack was particularly welcomed.
I thoroughly recommend Y Daflod without any reservation whatsoever.
2 Oct 2011
"Central location in a spectacular part of Wales"
Yr Daflod is above a shop in central Brecon. It made for a easy, central base for walking around Brecon itself, and touring the local countryside. We loved our stay there. The facilities were great: clean, spacious and inviting. Having access to the internet was most useful for catching up on emails and getting more details on things to see and do. The welcome pack was most thoughtful. We liked the terrace and the view from it.
Sadly, our stay was all too short and we needed to move on. We'd stay at Yr Daflod again if get the opportunity to return the the Brecon region.
30 Aug 2011
"a great place to stay"
lovely property with central location and parking space which is a bonus.The property had everything you could want with a well thought out welcome pack,and are in which to sit out on a warm summer evening only problem was with the lock difficult to turn the key.
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