Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Rye Barn is one of three cottages converted from a lovely and stunningly located eighteenth century barn with panoranic views across the valley to the mountains. Corn View and Barley Store are the other two cottages thus making this a perfect place to stay with a group of friends - together but separate at Tir Capel Farm. The cottages sleep 10 in 5 bedrooms and are stylish and comfortable, they provide all the modern facilities you'll need but retain the barn's character with the original oak beams and exposed stone walls. Situated at the heart of the owner's 220 acres organic farm in the beautiful Crai Valley, visitors to the cottages benefit from open access to the surrounding farmland and hills and Fishing on the farm whether in a nearby Coarse Fishing Lake or on the brook for Brown Trout.
Fantastic accommodationRye Barn offers a well-equipped, horseshoe shaped kitchen with ample work and storage space. There is an electric hob, oven, microwave, dishwasher, fridge, freezer and washing machine. The living/dining room has a dining table with chairs, TV, DVD, CD player and comfortable sofa and chairs.
Up to the first floor
Bedroom 1: master bedroom has a double bed with en suite shower room with handbasin and toilet.
Bedroom 2: is a twin and also has an en suite with bath with power shower over, toilet and handbasin.
Bedlinen and towels. Electricity and oil central heating. Ample parking. No pets please - by owners choice Good mobile reception. Cot and high chair available. Safe storage for mountain bikes. BBQ and garden furniture. Hose and outside tap available for washing down bikes etc. Further accommodation for 6 people can be provided by booking Corn View and Barley Store.Supermarkets that deliver here are Asda and you can also pre-order a hamper of award-winning treats and picnic snacks from local Brecon Beacons producers. Please see our web site for more details.The name Llanilid means 'the land belonging to the church of St. Ilid's' and the farm actually stands on an ancient Roman site - a standing stone marking a Centurion's tomb was found on the farm along with the ruins of St. Ilid's church.
Spend days taking picnics and exploring this wonderful organic farm or get on your bike and visit the nearby hamlets and villages. Keen fishing enthusiasts should read on as there are numerous fishing opportunities and walkers are well catered for with the largely undiscovered western side of the Brecon Beacons to explore.
220 acres of organic farm to discover
Tir Capel is a traditional family farm of some 220 acres, rearing cattle and sheep. The farm is fully organic and is part of the Tir Gofal Environmental Scheme, which helps to preserve and protect the landscape and improve the wildlife habitat. You and the family are welcome to enjoy the numerous walks through woodland and fields, as well as feeding the chickens and meeting the animals. Perhaps take some food and enjoy a picnic down by the river - a short walk from your cottage, or have a BBQ on the patio and admire the clear night skies. When bedtime comes, the cottages are situated well away from the actual working farmyard so a long, comfortable night's sleep awaits.
Rye Barn is one of three stylish cottages converted from a range of 18th century barns in an elevated position on the farm. It sleeps 4 in 2 very comfortable bedrooms and although fitted with all the modern requirements, the character is maintained through the lovely oak beams and numerous exposed stone walls. With 2 en-suite bedrooms and a spacious kitchen/diner are, Rye Barn provides very comfortable accommodation and it boasts some fantastic mountain views.
Flexible accommodation for up to 10 people
Another significant bonus of Llanilid Cottages is the flexibility. Two cottages sleep 4 people, with the third accommodating a further 2. This makes Llanilid Cottages the ideal choice for a holiday with the family or with friends. Corn View sleeps 4, while Barley Store sleeps 2 - both are also available to book through us.
Organic farm produce delivered to your door
Tir Capel Farm produces organic meat for the award winning Graig Farm Organic Company and you are welcome to visit and sample the incredible range. Alternatively, Crai Valley Produce offer some wonderful holiday hampers made up of the finest locally sourced food and drink, why not arrange for a hamper to arrive ahead of you by speaking to the owner.
Fishing, Cycling, Walking - the choice is yours.
Keen fishermen, or women need look no further for an ideal holiday cottage. There is ample opportunity for Trout fishing on the nearby Usk River and free Brown Trout fishing can be enjoyed on the river below the farm - just wander down from your cottage. Coarse fishing enthusiasts can arrange to fish at the nearby stocked carp pool.
Whilst there is plenty of walking on the farm, the surrounding area offers superb cycling on quiet country lanes and the Brecon Beacons will keep walkers of all levels occupied.
Trecastle (with village pub) 2 miles, Sennybridge 2 miles, Llandovery 10 miles, Brecon 12 miles.
Learn more about Brecon
Make your booking online now and enjoy life down on the farm, 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:
Emma or Carolyn
|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|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 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.