Pentrebach Cottage (PENTR)
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Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Set in an extremely peaceful valley location, Pentrebach Cottage offers fresh, modern and comfortable accommodation on the western side of the Brecon Beacons and close to Fforest Fawr Geopark, the first in Wales. This cottage is ideal for families with its wonderfully spacious kitchen diner and the sitting room with patio doors leading out on to the large, enclosed garden. A quiet and comfortable base from which to explore the 65km of walking and mountain bike trails through Crychan Forest and The Epynt Way. Pentrebach Cottage sleeps 4 people in one double room and a second, twin bedroom.
Fresh, modern, comfortable self-catering accommodationWith a newly built wing added to the owner's original traditional stone cottage, Pentrebach is light, bright and modern. A comfortable, cottage-style sitting room greets you as you enter. It has a sofa, chairs, a gas effect woodburner, TV with Freeview, DVD and a CD radio and feels bright and airy, with patio doors leading out to a lovely garden. The kitchen is wonderful, spacious and light with plenty of cupboard space and a range-style electric oven and hob. It also has a microwave, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, dining table and chairs. There is a useful utility room with a second sink and washing machine.
The downstairs shower room has a power shower, hand basin and toilet.
Upstairs is carpeted with thick, cream carpet throughout to
Bedroom 1: Master bedroom with a double bed
Bedroom 2: Large twin bedroom.
The bathroom: Is spacious with a bath, hand basin and toilet.
Bedlinen and towels provided. Electricity, and central heating. Garden furniture.Cot & Highchair available Storage for bikes. Not suitable for pets - by owners chice Ample parking on the quiet lane. No smoking.Variable mobile phone reception.Owners live next doorFabulous kitchen
Whilst you're on holiday you may choose to pop into nearby Llandovery and enjoy a meal at one of the many pubs and restaurants, however if you fancy cooking at Pentrebach Cottage you will not be disappointed. It's rare that a holiday cottage offers such a spacious modern kitchen and the large stainless steel range-style electric oven will easily cater for the family.
Enjoy the well-kept family-friendly garden
Grab a glass of something cool and head out through the double doors from the living room onto the back garden. Sit back and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of this corner of the Brecon Beacons. The views over the valley from the cottage are wonderful and if you look up you may spot a Red Kite soaring overhead. With its well-kept flowerbeds and lawns the garden here at Pentrebach Cottage is a safe, enclosed environment for the children to play in - there is even storage for your mountain bikes.
Fforest Fawr Geopark
In case you haven't come across the term before, a Geopark is an area with an outstanding geological heritage and a strategy topromote that heritage for the benefit of the local community and Fforest Fawr was Wales' first and one of only 8 such parks in the UK. Encompassing some 300 square miles over the western side of the Brecon Beacons, Fforest Fawr, which appropriately means 'Great Forest' includes a vast variety of country. Mountains, moorlands, woods and meadows, towns and villages, lakes and rivers and a great deal more besides. Grab an Ordnance Survey map and head out to explore the park by yourself or pick up a trail guide or leaflet. At certain times of year the park offers guided walks but you can also discover Fforest Fawr by horseback or on your bike.
Llandovery 4 miles.
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|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||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Cots (1)|
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.
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
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