Hen Stabl (HENST)
Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Hen Stabl holiday cottage is an attractively restored little row of stables in the grounds of the owner's house. This holiday cottage all on the ground floor has been thoughtfully renovated making it comfortable, warm and light. This is the perfect place to relax before wandering down the lanes to one of the two excellent village pubs. The cottages is set in the beautiful village of Llangynidr with its very narrow ancient stone bridge over the River Usk and the canal passing through the five locks all within 2 miles. The village has a choice of two pub/restaurants, both with great children's play areas, large playing fields with 2 tennis courts available to hire, a village shop with post-office, and a garage. Also close to Brecon, Abergavenny and Crickhowell and with easy access over to the Welsh Valleys and Head of the Valleys road. You will be spoilt for choice with some of the excellent restaurants in the surrounding areas and the many local pubs offering food.
Sleeps 4 - 1 Double, 1 King-Size (All on ground floor)
A spacious open-plan kitchen/living area has a new and well fitted kitchen with an electric hob and electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, ironing board and iron, dining table and chairs and two comfy sofas. A flat screen TV with Freeview is provided.
The Utility room (which is shared with the owners) is accessible from outside, which provides a washing machine and tumble dryer.
The Bathroom: Very spacious with a large double sized shower, hand basin and toilet
Bedroom 1: Double bedroom which is spacious, with a TV and DVD player, with French patio windows opening out onto the lovely courtyard.
Bedroom 2: King-size bedroom, the king-size bed can also be split into twin beds if preferred, with ample storage in each bedroom.
* Bed linen and towels are provided
* Heating is oil central heating
* Parking for 2 cars is available outside the cottage
* There is a patio area, with garden furniture available
* Cot and highchair supplied on request
* Welcome pack on arrival
* Non - Smoking
* No Pets
* Good mobile reception
Abergavenny 12 miles, Brecon 9 miles and Crickhowell 4 miles.
If you would like to speak to someone who has visited this property please ask for: Elizabeth, Ann or Jessica.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|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)|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
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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