Lisa's Cottage (LISAS)
Cottage | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Lisa's Cottage is a spacious family house with four bedrooms with lovely views over the ever changing colours of the hillside and over the Reservoir Filter House and up the Valley to the Taff Trail, Henry Vaughan Walk and The Brynoyre Tram Road, all right on the door step. The house is below the great and picturesque Talybont Reservoir with it's many species of resident and migratory birds much of the area is cared for by Breconshire Wild Life Trust, the reservoir is stocked with TROUT for fishermen. This very warm and comfortable modern self-catering house is close to many walks and is right on The Taff Trail cycle route and with the The Blaen-y-Glyn Waterfalls and the Peaks of the Brecon Beacons a few minutes up the road. Lisa's Cottage is a house you could stay in and get on your mountain bike for the Taff Trail or walk for miles over The Brecon Beacons without having to get in a car or walk on a tarmac road. For visitors not wanting to be so active a great place to drive out and explore the area and just admire the fantastic scenery or visit Cardiff and Merthyr Tydfil within an hours drive.
Sleeps 8 people, 2 Doubles, 1 Twin, 1 Bunk Room
A new and well equipped kitchen, with a large double electric cooker with hob, microwave, fridge, freezer and dishwasher. The utility room has a washing machine and the oil central heating boiler, makes it ideal for dring boots and coats etc. The dining room off the kitchen has a long dining table and chairs to comfortably seat 8 people. A spacious sitting room is furnished with sofa and chairs and there are French doors leading out to the garden. SKY Freeview TV and DVD.
Downstairs shower room: With a walk-in shower, handbasin and toilet.
Upstairs to four bedrooms.
Bedroom 1: A large double leather bed, a walk-in wardrobe and an en suite shower room, handbasin and toilet.
Bedroom 2: A double bedroom with a wooden bed.
Bedroom 3: Twin beds
Bedroom 4: Full size bunk beds
Family bathroom: With bath, handbasin and toilet.
Bedlinen and towels provided Electricity and Oil fired central heatingSorry not suitable for pets - by owners choiceWifi availableAmple parking for at least 4 carsEnclosed gardenStorage for mountain bikes (to be arranged with owner)Mobile reception variable Cot and high chair available
The owners live in the farmhouse above the property and breed Section D Welsh Cob horses and farm a 1000 acres of mountain land. Visitors, especially with children are always welcome on discussion to visit the farm to see the horses with foals, or visit during lambing season - there are usually bottle-fed pet lambs in the spring. The fishing on the reservoir is by permit and it would be easy to walk up and catch a trout for breakfast!
If you would like to speak to someone who has visited this property please ask for: Elizabeth, Carolyn and Lucy
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), 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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