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Bwthyn y Bannau - 51656

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Cottage / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 9

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Cottage / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 9

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

This luxurious cottage has been built as an eco-lodge with a classic timber look and offers panoramic views across the valley. Ideal for a large group of family and friends to take time out and relax in the amazing surroundings of the Brecons Beacons National Park. It also includes a large hot tub.

Bwthyn y Bannau has been built with traditional Welsh stone and timbers and has been designed to be as green and energy efficient as possible, with a Biomas wood fired boiler using wood from the farm, solar panels and a unique heat recovery system. The cladded timber walls provide a unique lodge feel that everybody can enjoy.

Weekly lets from £878 / Short breaks from £665

Size Sleeps up to 9, 4 bedrooms
Access Car advised
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites
Furniture Double beds (2), Single beds (5), Cots (1)
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Climbing frame, Swing set, Trampoline, Private fishing lake or river
Access Secure parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Ground floor

Bedroom 1 with double bed (can also be made into twin beds). This room is disabled friendly with electronically controlled beds and a HD TV.

There is a large en-suite wet room with shower and wc. Disabled alarm system also fitted.

Lounge includes three large comfy sofas, pool table, large HD TV, DVD blue ray player and Ipod docking station. Patio doors open out on to the west facing patio, hot tub and garden area. A large footstool running along the wall also provides additional sitting space.

The fully fitted kitchen includes washer dryer, dishwasher and full sized fridge freezer.

Downstairs Cloakroom with WC.


Bedroom 2 is the master bedroom with king size bed, HDTV and en-suite shower room with wc. Spectacular views across the Black Mountains can be enjoyed from the windows.

Bedroom 3 is the perfect family room as it includes 3 single beds or can be modified into 1 single and 1 double. HDTV

Bedroom 4 has 1 king size bed, HDTV and panoramic views across the Valley and over the farm.

Master bathroom including bath and separate shower.

There is a large selection of books available in the landing cupboard.

Further details outdoors


Large covered HOT TUB. (Shared with the cottage next door).

Trampoline, climbing frame, slide, swings and several large, open grassy areas, ideal for family games and sports.

Patio area with chairs table and BBQ.

Further details

Additional Information

Local welcome pack on arrival

No Pets allowed

Bed linen and bath towels provided

Cot and high chair available

Heating and electric included

Plenty of off road private parking

Disabled friendly via access ramps and rails

Mountain bikes available to hire form the farm. Drop offs and pickups at nearby routes and trails can also be arranged.

Cottage is located on a working farm and young children should not be left to wander around the farm unsupervised.


Mobile signal on most networks

Pamper and relaxation packages available

Half a mile of private fishing on the River Crai (one of the tributaries of the world famous salmon river The Usk)

Supermarket delivery available in the area.

The Powys region

Bwthyn y Bannau adjoins Llety Llyn y Fan and is located on a 100 acre working farm that specialises in organic lamb. Both lodges are set in the courtyard opposite the main farmhouse in the quiet rural village of Crai, set in the heart of the Brecon Beacons. The Westerly view from the ‘lodges’ looks out across the Crai Valley and up towards the spectacular Llyn-y -Fan, a lake of mythical legend as it is said that this is where the ‘Lady of the Lake’ appeared. This is red-kite country and kites can often be seen swooping above the farm.

The nearest local pub, shops and petrol stations are in Sennybridge, about 3 miles away. The traditional old market town of Brecon about 8 miles away. Cultural highlights include the Brecon Jazz Festival in August, the Hay Festival in late May/early June and the Green Man Festival held near Crickhowell in August. The Royal Welsh Agricultural Show in July and the Winter Fair in December both held in Builth Wells are highlights of the year for the agricultural community. The Rally also passes only a few miles from the cottage.

The Brecon Beacons is the first National Park in the United Kingdom to achieve Geopark status, and is also the first Geopark in Wales.Established in 1957 the park contains some of the most spectacular and distinctive upland formations in southern Britain covering an area of 1347 sq km (520 sq miles).There are numerous attractions in the area including the spectacular Ystradfellte waterfalls, The Brecon Mountain Railway and Dan yr Ogof Caves which is one of Wales’ premier family attractions and was also voted Britain’s finest natural wonder.

Despite its rural and peaceful location the cottage enjoys great road links to both Swansea (around 45 mins) and Cardiff (around 50mins). And a bus route to Brecon is located only a short walk away from the cottage.


Water sports - Water sport enthusiasts are well catered for with the River Usk providing white water canoeing 3.0 miles and Llangorse Lake 18 miles.

Walks - Spectacular walks can be found in the Beacons National Park with the peaks of Pen y Fan, Cornddu and Criban, as well as the 90 kilometre Epynt Way. Paths run directly from the cottage. 0.1 miles.

Fishing – The cottage includes half a mile of private fishing on the River Crai a tributory of the famous salmon river The Usk. 0.1 miles .

Golf - Cradoc Golf Club is an 18 hole course and floodlit driving range. There are spectacular views over the Brecon Beacons and Pen y Fan. 10 miles.

Cycling - Routes are abundant - you can ride along the River Wye from the source, through the Brecon Beacons National Park. Local trails and country routes. 3.2 miles

Pony Trekking – Situated in the Brecon Beacons National Park, Gilfach Equitation offers trekking, mountain riding, riding lessons, and riding courses. 5 miles.

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      • 4 Years listed

      Calendar last updated:05 Jul 2015

      Based in United Kingdom

      Languages spoken
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