Barn | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 7
Nestling in the Brecon Beacons on the slopes of the Sugar Loaf Mountain the Barn has walks from the front door, cycle routes, eco electric car hire, Dark Skies, long summer sunsets, open space and somewhere special to stay. Two buildings sympathetically restored by local builders, one is the Barn and the other is the Courtyard.
The barn sleeps five in three bedrooms, two bathrooms.
Double room with kingsize bed, single room, and a double room with twin beds, very pretty cotton bedding.
The Courtyard sleeps two in a double bed, with wet room en-suite, beverage tray and television with dvd.
Relaxing sitting room with wood burner and a modern well equipped kitchen, dining table for eight. Light airy hall with views of Usk valley. Lawn and Courtyard. Parking for 2-3 cars.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Pendine, Carmarthen 100 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||1.5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Cardiff 50 km, Nearest railway: Abergavenny 8.5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 7|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
The Powys/Brecon Beacons region
The Brecon Beacons National Park is an area of outstanding natural beauty, with mountain ranges, the Black Mountains in the East, Brecon Beacons and the Black Mountain in the West. All areas makes for good walking and cycling and pony trekking. Our industrial history is to be found through out the Park, early mining, silica brick making, gun powder buildings, narrow gauge rail links. Crickhowell's Walking Festival is at the end of February, Hay-on-Wye has a famous literary festival at Whitsun, Brecon has a Jazz Festival in August, followed by the Green Man Festival at beautiful Glanusk, and Abergavenny has the Food Festival in September16. Castles across the borders, through our towns, River Wye offers boating and fishing, the Usk is famed for fishing trout and salmon, enquire with owner, licences required. Dark Skies on clear nights. Freight of coal, lime or iron ore carried along the Monmouth Brecon Canal, now a flat 18 mile walk. There are Abbey Ruins at Llanthony and Tintern, A church which Henry viii did not find, and one where the Roundheads held out.
The area is famed for farming with our industrial heritage just over the horizon. Coal deposits form part of the Geo Parks natural history. Cardiff is 50 miles away and from here the coal was exported al around the world. At Builth Wells 45 miles away the Royal Welsh Show is held 3rd week of July. Animals from across Wales are shown and other first class animals from across the borders. Manufacturers show case Tractors and state of the art machinery.
Small shows form part of the summer occasions.
As a result of good farming and a kind climate, excellent chefs lead the way in hotels and restaurants, offering the visitor very good places to eat. With a train station at Abergavenny the mainline to Manchester and Crewe pass, London and the South trains too. Electric cars for the over 25 years seating 2 are available to hire, meaning two people can travel without bringing their car. Bikes can be hired too. Rock climbing, orienteering, gorge walking and other activities can be booked through the activity providers from the Beacons.