Alexanderstone Coach House
Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7
Alexanderstone Coach House is a very attractive stone built Coach House to "the big house" built in the 15th century with old oak beams, stone tile floors, a traditional Oak Welsh Dresser and views over the Brecon Beacons beyond.
This cottage can also be used in conjunction with The Alexanderstone Manor and Alexanderstone East Wing (approximately 100 yards distance) thus sleeping 27 people - so with the three properties this is a wonderful relaxed location, close to Brecon for a family re-union or a meeting up with friends.
Sleeps 7 - 1 Family Room, 1 Twin Room, 1 Double Room
There is a new good quality kitchen with a five ring halogen hob, electric double oven, microwave, dishwasher, fridge and a freezer. There are slate floors with a dining table and chairs, a lovely oak Welsh dresser and views over the gardens to the Brecon Beacons beyond.
In the utility room there is a washing machine and a dryer and the central heating boiler.
Downstairs cloakroom: With handbasin and toilet
The sitting room has the original cart arches as floor to ceiling windows making this a light, comfortable and warm room to relax with the sofas and chairs gathered around the great open fire set in the stone fireplace, Freeview TV with DVD.
A flight of handmade oak stairs lead up to three bedrooms:
Bedrooms 1: Is a spacious Family Bedroom with a brass double bed and a single bed with an en-suite shower room handbasin and toilet
Bedroom 2: Has a bedroom with Twin beds
Bedroom 3: With a Double bed
Family bathroom: With a bath, a shower, handbasin and toilet
All electricity and fuel inclusiveFull oil central heatingBedlinen and towels providedBike Storage available Ample parking for cars.One well behaved pet on discussion with ownerGood mobile receptionWelcome packAll within a Site of Special Scientific Interest - Alexanderstone Coach House sits within a SSSI so there is a wealth of rare wildlife and fauna to be found nearby. In season orchids abound along the grass verges of the lanes; a great spot for wildlife enthusiasts of all ages.
Host a dinner party to remember - Why not play Lord of the Manor and host a dinner party during your stay, or invite guests to a cocktail party held in one of the spacious reception rooms. Alexanderstone Coach House has a homemade and Cordon Bleu ready cooked dinner service and a full waitress service can also be arranged. This facility makes Alexanderstone the obvious choice for a family get-together or a special occasion. Alexanderstone Manor and Alexanderstone East Wing can also be booked through Brecon Beacons Holiday Cottages and can sleep 27 guests if required.
Numerous outdoor activities and places to visit - Located just 2 miles from Brecon, Alexanderstone Coach House is excellently placed to offer a huge number of outdoor activities all based locally. Walk straight from the house onto the glorious Brecon Beacons. There is also fantastic cycling as the property is on the Taff Trail providing 55 miles of largely traffic-free roads, paths and canal towpaths. Pony trekking, clay pigeon shooting, fishing and more advanced riding can all be arranged locally. For those looking for a quieter stay there are numerous shops in Brecon as well as a cinema and some great pubs and restaurants. Even closer to home, the small hamlet of Groesfford has a small pub just 1.5 miles away.
Cradoc Golf Club with its 18 holes is only two miles away and there are several excellent pubs and restaurants with the highly recommended and award winning The Felin Fach Griffin just up the road and then there is the extremely friendly and good value local pub called The Three Horse Shoes at Groesfordd just down the lane.
Groesfford 1.5 mile, Brecon 2 miles
If you would like to speak to someone who has visited this property please ask for: Elizabeth or Ann
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 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
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Cots (1)|
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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