Old Six Bells Flat (OLDSI)
Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
This is an immaculate flat over part of the owner's home in the small hamlet of Llangattock; the old stone house, dating from the 1600's was once part of The Old Six Bells Pub. There are still another two pubs in the village called The Horseshoe and The Vinetree- well known for its food. Llangattock is a ten minute walk over the River Usk to the market town of Crickhowell, nestling between the dramatic Brecon Beacons and the softer Black Mountains. Behind the village of Llangattock are the limestone crags of Llangattock Escarpment and the Llangattock Cave system, one of the most elaborate in Britain. This is a perfect location for visitors wanting to walk straight onto the hills.
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms.
A newly fitted kitchen with an electric cooker and a gas hob, a microwave, fridge and a freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer and good quality table and chairs. The sitting room is light and airy, with brown leather sofa and chairs, TV with DVD, stereo and a radio. The bathroom has a bath with a shower over, handbasin and toilet.
Bedroom 1: The Master bedroom has a king-size bed.
Bedroom 2: has twin beds.
All very good quality linen provided. Electricity and gas central heating. Cot and high chair. Wifi availableSorry not suitable for pets. Welcome pack on arrival. Storage for mountain bikes downstairs. No garden but only a few minutes walk to meadows and the River. Mobile reception good. Parking only a few metres in village car park.Supermarkets that deliver here are Tesco, Asda and Waitrose and you can also pre-order a hamper of award-winning treats and picnic snacks from local Brecon Beacons producers. Please see our web site for more details.
Crickhowell - a short walk through the church fields
A comfortable half a mile stroll takes you 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.
Crickhowell 1/2 mile.
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"Have just returned from Old Six Bells Flat, Llangattock. The flat was extremely comfortable and well-appointed and the owners very friendly and helpful and supplied a very generous food hamper. We have been to the area before and find it excellently well suited to our needs, with a very good mix of accessible walks of different kinds, beautiful scenery and restaurants, pubs, etc within easy reach. All booking procedures have been smooth and clear with our contact having useful personal knowledge about the property. It was a very good holiday. Thank you." Philip
|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|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Other||Towels provided, High chair|
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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