Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Nestled beside a 12th century Norman Church and the village farmhouse, The Bothy is a spacious and delightful barn conversion. Enjoying a village setting but surrounded by stunning views and numerous walks - this is the ideal base for those looking for a combination of the great outdoors and convenient facilities. Climb nearby Table Mountain with its Iron Age Fort in the morning and then head down to the famous Bear Hotel for a slap-up lunch. Arrange to explore the stunning Black Mountains on horseback and spend the afternoon browsing the many boutique shops and art galleries of Crickhowell. A break at The Bothy, which sleeps up to 4 people, offers something for everyone.
Self catering accommodation
Arranged to take full advantage of the views the well-equipped kitchen at The Bothy is upstairs. It has a fitted kitchen with fan-assisted oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge with freezer box, washing machine and tumble dryer. Also upstairs is a sitting/dinning room with a comfortable sofa and chairs, flat screen digital TV, DVD, CD, dining table with chairs. The views from this room are lovely and look across the Black Mountains.
Bedroom 1: There is a spacious double bedroom, also on the first floor.
Bedroom 2: A comfortable twin bedroom. Bathroom with toilet, handbasin, and bath with a shower over.
Bedlinen and towels provided. Electricity, and gas central heating. Cot and highchair available. Ample parking. Patio with garden furniture. Not suitable for pets - by owners choice Non-smoking. Good mobile phone reception.Safe storage for Mountain BikesStream-side patio - Take your croissants and juice and settle down on the sunny patio to enjoy an alfresco breakfast. The little stream provides a relaxing setting for reading the paper or enjoying a quiet meal and is a wonderful spot for wildlife.
Crickhowell - a short walk through the church fields
A comfortable half a mile stroll takes you on a well maintained tarmac path through picturesque fields to the famous Crickhowell Bridge over the River Usk. The bridge is well known for its mysterious arches, 12 when viewed from one side and 13 when facing upstream. Follow the narrow street, lined with pretty Georgian terraces up to the market town's centre. You will be spoilt for choice in Crickhowell whether choosing somewhere to eat, buying local produce or browsing for clothes or gifts.
9 hole golf course on your doorstep Just 100m up the road from The Bothy is the Old Rectory golf course. This small, welcoming golf club is open to visitors 7 days a week and offers a par 3, 9 hole course with all weather playing facilities. The Monmouth to Brecon canal runs along the course boundary and the incredible scenery includes the majestic Table Mountain. Why not arrange a round of golf and then enjoy lunch in the grounds.
Crickhowell 1/2 mile.
Learn more about Crickhowell
If you would like to speak to someone who has visited this property please ask for: Elizabeth and Ann.
|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, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), 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.
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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