Cae'r Hendre (CAERH)
Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Situated on the sunny side of Tor-y-Foel Mountain, Cae'r Hendre is a charming and comfortable little cottage surrounded by spectacular walks and stunning views. Located across the courtyard from the owner's home, visitors can take advantage of the homegrown organic fruit, herbs and vegetables when in season. Filled with character, this property sleeps up to 3 people and a cot in the double bedroom and is in a great location for those who wish to walk or cycle round the area. With a bird-watcher's paradise just minutes up the road and some beautiful waterfalls a short drive away, there is plenty to keep you occupied without leaving the area. Add to this easy access to Brecon and Cardiff and visitors will be spoilt for choice.
The entrance hall at Cae'r Hendre provides useful storage for boots, coats and bikes and a step down gives access to the open plan living area. The kitchen area with electric cooker, microwave and fridge adjoins the sitting/dining room with its attractive stone fireplace and woodburning stove, easy chairs and dining table and chairs. Please note that there is no television as there is no reception here, but a DVD is provided. The downstairs bathroom has a bath, shower, toilet and handbasin.
Bedroom 1: a good size double room with double bed. A further single bed and cot can be provided if required.
Bedlinen and towels provided. Self-generated hydro-electricity runs storage heaters and all electrical appliances. Wood provided for the woodburning stove. A further single bed and a cot can be provided. Pets on discussion with owner. Parking. Pretty patio with furniture. Good mobile reception.Wi-fiA quiet retreat
Many of us can only truly relax when the usual pressures of our day-to-day lives are lifted. With no internet or television, Cae'r Hendre provides the perfect place to unwind. On a wet day curl up and read a book in front of the woodburning stove or gather round and play a board game or do a jigsaw. If the weather is fine soak up the sun and the views from the pretty patio area. This quiet, mountain-side location is shared with the owner's across the courtyard so you can enjoy peace without being completely isolated. Walk into the nearby village of Llangynidr for lunch at the The Coach and Horses Inn on the canal and then home for a game of scrabble and a glass of wine.
Fantastic walks and cycle routes from your door
Cae'r Hendre is a perfect location for a break. Set within a quiet courtyard in a stunning valley, it's ideal for visitors bringing a dog with easy access onto the Brecon Beacons. The Blaen-y-Glyn waterfalls are 20-30 minutes drive from Cae'r Hendre and are well worth a visit.
Llangynidr, known for its 5 canal locks
Cae'r Hendre sits about 2 miles up the lane from the small village of Llangynidr. This thriving little community has two good pubs, both within a pleasant hour's walk. The Monmouthshire and Brecon canal passes through five locks as it travels through this little village and is a wonderful setting from which to feed the ducks and swans or enjoy a quiet walk. Make sure that you take a boat ride to see the canal from a completely different perspective - the tow-paths provide miles of easy cycling too. The fairy glen walk along the river is truly magical.
Crickhowell 7 miles, Brecon 12 miles, Abergavenny 13 miles.
Learn more about Crickhowell, Abergavenny and Brecon here.
If you would like to speak to someone who has visited this property please ask for: Elizabeth or Ann
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 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||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 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.
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.
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18 May 2014
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