Madog Barn (MADOG)
Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
The Barn is situated at the end of a single track country lane that then becomes a "green lane" and is next door to the owner's cottage with a small traditional chapel a little further back up the lane. A perfect cottage to walk straight from the door; several pairs of Red Kite are resident along this valley and can usually be seen soaring overhead. The barn is 4 miles from Sennybridge, 3 miles from Defynnog with the closest village pubs and shops.
Barn Accommodation -sleeps 4 , 2 bedrooms
The downstairs of this recently renovated barn is open-plan with a lovely kitchen with an electric cooker and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and a dining table with chairs. The sitting area has two comfortable sofas and chairs. Sky TV with Freeview and DVD.
There is a featured electric stove and lovely warm oak floor with underfloor heating. Large entrance hall with glass doors and fabulous lovely views across the valley and the rolling hills dotted with cottages and farmhouses. Ample room here for walking boots and coats.
Up a handmade flight of oak spiral stairs to
Bedroom 1: Double bed
Bedroom 2: Twin beds
Bathroom: With a bath with handbasin, toilet and a separate shower.
Bedlinen and towels provided. Gas Central Heating and Electricity. Cot and High Chair Supplied. Bike storage availableWelcome Pack. Non smoking. Parking for two cars. There is a lawn and a terraced garden with BBQ and garden furniture with wonderful views across the valley. Fishing nearby available through the Usk and Wye Foundation. Well-behaved dog welcome but as surrounded by farmland and sheep must be kept on the lead. The owners supply astonomy equipment to discover the delights and mysteries of our Dark Sky Discovery Site.
Satellite Broadband available
Within easy reach of Bristol, Cardiff and Swansea and less than 20 minutes of the cathedral town of Brecon, Madog Barn is the perfect location for exploring and discovering the ,many delights and special qualities of this National Park and the recently established Fforest Fawr Geopark.
With the stunning landscapes including the highest mountain in Southern Britain there are numerous places to visit including Blaenavon World Heritage Site, Dan-yr-Ogof Caves, Carreg Cennen Castle, Craig y Nos Country Park and the nearby picturesque waterfall - only a twenty minute drive away.
Cray the closest hamlet is approximately 1 mile through the lanes.
Learn more about Brecon
Make your booking online now or alternatively you can book by calling our office on 01874 676446.
If you would like to speak to someone who has visited this property please ask for: Elizabeth, Carolyn, Ceri and Emma
"We had a wonderful time during our stay in the Brecon Beacons. It was a wonderful holiday destination with plenty of things to do. Madog Barn was even better than we expected and had everything we needed and more, to make our stay comfortable. I would have been quite happy to stay there forever. The location was fantastic and the views breath-taking with nothing to hear but the sheep and birds. Booking the cottage was simple and easy using your website and the staff were helpful. I have already recommended you to some of my friends. " Eleanor
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||TV, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Cots (1)|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
The Powys/Brecon Beacons region
Brecon is centrally positioned in the National Park and is a very popular base for walkers, mountain bikers and those who just enjoy being within the beautiful surrounding countryside with breathtaking views. The cathedral town boasts two museums - The Welsh Borderer's Museum and the Brecon Cathedral along with a shop and cafe. The bustling town centre is quaint with many individual shops and cafes. There is an annual world renowned Jazz Festival held in the town during August.
Crickhowell is a small, pretty and sheltered Georgian market town set between the lower slopes of Table Mountain and the backdrop of Llangattock Mountain with its great limestone crags. The River Usk, renowned for the good trout and salmon fishing, flows past spanned by an interesting buttressed bridge with twelve arches facing downstream and thirteen arches facing upstream. There are many excellent walks in the Black Mountains and the Brecon Beacons and horse riding, fishing, and canoeing can all be arranged locally.
Abergavenny is a bustling market town with a large covered outdoor market and a busy cattle market; there are ample local producers, craft and antique markets and every September the famous Abergavenny Food Festival brings together a wealth of local food producers, celebrity chefs and an enthusiastic food loving audience. This area remains a favourite base for walkers, cyclists, para-gliders, fishermen and canal enthusiasts, and there are many outdoor activity providers.
Hay-on-Wye is a popular market town on the River Wye, sitting on the border between England and Wales, at the foot of The Black Mountains. Overlooked by the fascinating 11thc. Castle, the town has a wealth of interesting old buildings and the "largest second-hand bookshop in the world" in the old cinema- one of the 30 major antiquarian bookshops, each with their own speciality. Hay-on-Wye hosts the world famous Literary Festival.
Builth Wells in the Mid Wales countryside is varied with magnificent great reservoirs using the natural shape of the landscape - now established over many years and a natural habitat for all kinds of wildlife and flora. There are great expanses of open countryside where the Red Kite (which can be viewed at close proximity in several Red Kite Centres), buzzard, kestrel and sparrow hawks wheel and hover overhead.
The Upper Swansea Valley is an ideal location for those wishing to explore this area known as 'Waterfall Country',
Monmouth takes its name from the mouth of the Monnow River, which flows into the River Wye just South of the town. Monmouth is a bustling market town with many shops and supermarkets. The pubs and restaurants provide good food. All types of outdoor activities are available, there is excellent fishing on the River Monnow and the River Wye; golf is nearby at the Rolls of Monmouth; Hot Air Ballooning at nearby Raglan and pony trekking in the area; excellent walking in the Wye Valley and the Royal Forest of Dean, exploring the Welsh Borders and Offa's Dyke Path
On the western side of the Brecon Beacons lie the old market towns of Llandeilo and Llandovery. Both are charming market towns with excellent local shops and information centres, guiding people to the numerous local places of interest such as Carreg Cennen Castle.
Brecon is centrally positioned in the National Park and is a very popular base for walkers, mountain bikers and those who just enjoy being within the beautiful surrounding countryside with breathtaking views.
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