Brecon Beacons cottage with hot tub - 51657
Cottage | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 10
Our property is a fabulous luxury Cottage with hot tub, perfect for a stay in the Brecon Beacons. Built as an eco-lodge with a classic timber look it offers panoramic views across the valley and up towards the spectacular Llyn-y -Fan. With walks from the doorstep and private fishing there is plenty to see and do. The cottage is Ideal for a large group of family and friends to enjoy the amazing surroundings of the Brecons Beacons National Park.
Built with traditional Welsh stone and timbers Llety Llyn y Fan 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, underfloor heating and a unique heat recovery system. The cladded timber walls provide a unique lodge feel that everybody can enjoy. The sofa bed in the family bedroom can sleep another 2 guests.
Weekly lets from £755 / Short breaks from £649.30
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|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|
|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||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 10|
|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|
|Further details indoors|
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 wheel-in 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.
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 to the Black Mountains can be enjoyed from the windows.
Bedroom 3 includes 2 single beds / 1 double, HDTV.
Bedroom 4 is a family room with 1 king size bed and a double sofa bed, 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.
|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.
- 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.
- Free WIFI
- 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/Brecon Beacons region
Llety Llyn y Fan adjoins Bwthyn y Bannau and is located on a 100 acre working farm that specialises in prime organic lamb. Both cottages are set in the courtyard opposite the main farmhouse in the quiet rural village of Crai, in the heart of the Brecon Beacons. The Westerly view 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 traditional old market town of Brecon about 8 miles away while the nearest local pub, shops and petrol stations are in Sennybridge, about 3 miles away. Throughout the year there are many events in the area including the Brecon Jazz Festival, Hay Festival, Green Man Festival and the world renowned Royal Welsh Agricultural Show , and Winter show both held in Builth Wells,. The Rally also passes only a few miles from the cottage
Established in 1957 the Brecon Beacons National 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. The Brecon Beacons is the first National Park in the United Kingdom to achieve Geopark status,
Despite its rural and peaceful location the cottage enjoys great road links to both Swansea (around 45 mins) and Cardiff (around 50mins). And the main 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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10 Aug 2013
"Competitively priced luxury holiday accommodation"
Accommodation was exactly as advertised, very clean, large, warm and welcoming. There was enough space for our extended family of 10 to enjoy a comfortable, relaxing holiday without feeling 'on t… More
Thank you very much for your kind words. They are much appreciated and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
Julie (owner) and the Best of Wales team
9 Apr 2013
"Power kept tripping, we lost track of how many times!!"
Stayed for long weekend with 6 girl friends. Accommodation itself is perfect, easy to find, beautiful location, very modern and fitted out well. The heating hadn't been put on early enough, so it took a while to warm up and then it was difficult to regulate and some rooms felt cold all through the weekend. A portable thermostat was discovered whilst packing to leave, if only this hadn't been brought to our attention initially.The fuse board tripped all weekend and each time we had to wait for the owner (a working farmer) to come and rectify. He was apologetic and explained he was getting someone out Monday to rectify the situation, but from reading the guest book it became apparent we weren't the first to experience this issue. Our food was not being stored correctly all weekend and we would have had to waste much of it as it (the fridge /freezer) was off more than it was on. If we had arrived for a week with all our groceries, we would have had a big problem. Hot tub was great but could do with a good clean and some maintenance as "bits" kept floating by!!The shelves in the oven extended which meant they also retracts, not idea when you have hot food balanced. Accident waiting to happen here!! We've stayed in a variety of places in the past and tend to make the most of what we've got and carry on regardless, which is probably a good job, as it could have ruined our weekend. Stayed in cheaper less upmarket places and not had issues like these. A shame as very friendly and saw a lamb born that day! Still wouldn't recommend though :-(
We are deeply sorry to hear of your experience. We strive to ensure that every single customer enjoys their stay with us.
We always ensure the heating is on when guests arrive however in this instance there was a genuine misunderstanding and miscommunication . I thought my husband had turned it on and he thought I had done it. This was completely our fault and we apologise for that. We did ensure it came on right away as soon as we realised our mistake. We have also amended our information pack at the property to ensure that guests are made aware of how to control the heating via the portable thermostat.
The hot tub is thoroughly cleaned after every stay and serviced on a regular basis by a professional with the proper filter systems in place. We do always ask that guests do not walk barefoot on the garden and then jump straight into the hot tub as this can bring dirty and mud into the water.
The electric problem was a one off and due to a faulty switch. That was replaced at the first available opportunity we had. I can understand your frustration with the 'tripping' of the electric but this has now been resolved.
There are temporary cooker shelves in the oven at the moment. We had ordered replacements but unfortunately they did not arrive in time for your stay. These have since been replaced.
Once again I'm very sorry for the problems you experienced during your stay and understand your frustrations. Since the Lodge was built we have had many guests and all have given excellent feedback in our guest book. The customer experience is key to us and we will continue to improve to ensure that instances like this do not happen again.
Julie – Owner and Housekeeper.
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