Nant yr Onnen Barn
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Barn | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7
Beautiful 200 year old barn with stunning mountain views on all sides. Suitable for up to four adults and three children. Welsh oak floors and exposed beams in the living area and natural slate downstairs in the sleeping area. Modern amenities including dishwasher, washing machine and dryer. 37" TV with wide selection of DVDs. Open plan kitchen and dining area. Wood burning stove and optional underfloor heating. Bathroom with 'wet room' and sunken bath. 2.5 acre garden. Use of wood-fired Hot Tub. BBQ. Historic castles. 1 hour drive to the coast. The two double bedrooms are ideal for couples - the third bedroom is a small bunk room ideal for children. One of the double rooms has a single bed as well.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Aberaeron and Cardigan Bay to the West, the Gower|
|Nearest Amenities||14 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest railway: Llandovery 14 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 7|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Swing set|
The West Wales/Pembrokeshire region
The region has several castles that are open to the public:
The spectacular Carreg Cennen sits high on a rocky crag with magnificent views of the Black Mountain and Towy Valley. The dark cave beneath the castle is worth exploring too.
Dinefwr Castle, a 20 minute drive, dates from the 9th century and is considered one of the most important castles in Wales. The castle is in the grounds of Dinefwr Park, also home to Newton House. The Park is a beautiful place for an afternoon stroll. Watch out for the many deer. There are events held within the park from March to November.
The ancient gardens of Aberglasney are delightful. In a few hours you can discover its pools, cloister walk and ancient Yew tunnel as well as many rare plants.
The National Botanic Gardens of Wales boast numerous attractions including the world's largest single span greenhouse, a Mediterranean garden, and the Wallace garden honouring famous Welsh botanist Alfred Russell Wallace.
Dinefwr Park is an 18th century landscaped park with nature reserve, bog wood and deer park surrounding the carefully restored Newton House. Home to the ancient herd of Dinefwr White Park cattle.
Although it might feel like you're in the middle of nowhere, there are beautiful beaches 1 hour away, both to the West and South.
The Upper Towy Valley, surrounded by the Cambrian mountains and only 40 mins drive from the Brecon Beacons has many opportunities for walkers, mountain bikers and those of an outdoors disposition.
It all starts as soon as you step outside. There are stunning walks in every direction - or drive to the Llyn Brianne reservoir and start from there. You can even canoe or kayak on the river at the end of the drive.
There is a mountain bike trail at Cwm Rhaeadr. Also an all ability (pushchair and wheelchair friendly) walk It's possible to go horse riding along the many bridle paths that are nearby.
The Dinas Nature Reserve has a lovely circular walk among the waterfalls of the upper Towy valley. Run by the RSPB it's a fantastic place for bird watchers and it seems also Welsh fugitives. Legend has it that Twm Sion Cati, the Welsh outlaw, hid in the caves here. There's also a Red Kite feeding station nearby.
In the surrounding area there are many old lead and gold mines, drovers trails and ancient shelters waiting to be discovered on long walks.
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15 Apr 2014
"To say that Nant yr Onnen is special is a massive understatement"
Nant yr Onnen feels like home. Have just had a wonderful week in The Barn (having already stayed in The Hut, which has its own particular charm). The Barn is beautifully done out: light, airy, comfort… More
It was so nice to see you again! Didn't feel like four years since your stay at the Cabin. We love it when guests enjoy and appreciate the local surroundings, as you so clearly did.
24 Mar 2014
"Great get-away-from-it-all break. STUNNING PLACE"
We are a young couple in our late 20s. We have just returned from our 3rd stay at Nant Yr Onnen, the second time staying in the barn. We have been here for a romantic escape the first time (cabin), wi… More
It was lovely to spend a bit more time with you on this visit. We admired your bravery on the zipwire! We look forward to welcoming you back again sometime.
21 Mar 2014
"Fantastically quiet getaway surrounded by fields, fells & forestry!"
We've just returned from an absolutely wonderful time staying in the barn at Nant yr Onnen. The barn itself is an old cow byre beautifully converted into an upside-down hillside retreat. Even tho… More
It was a pleasure to share our bit of paradise with people who appreciate what is has to offer (even in the rain :-) We look forward to welcoming you back when there's a bit more chance of sun and blue skies!
15 Mar 2014
"A rural retreat!"
We had a lovely holiday, the barn has beautiful views from all directions. We loved watching the frogs in the pond and wandering round the grounds, playing in the stream and, listening to the birds.. … More
It was a pleasure to have you and great to share the pond life with you!
13 Mar 2014
"Absolutely brilliant, we have been back 6 times"
Normally we like variety but the barn draws us back again and again, most beautiful views out of every of the many windows, its like living outside inside in great luxury. The interior design is stunn… More
Thank you - it's always such a pleasure to welcome you back. You were so lucky with the warm and sunny weather this time, and it was lovely that you could spend so much time outdoors in March.
10 Mar 2014
"A perfect stay in every way!"
My husband and I came with our 10 month old baby to stay with friends over New Year. It was our second stay (our first being during a summer a couple of years before) and it was just as relaxing, if n… More
it was lovely to have you staying over the New Year and a delight to have you as the first guests to use the new outdoor hot tub. Glad the incessant rain didn't spoil your enjoyment!
18 Nov 2013
"Great location and fantastic living space to relax in with a group of people."
Great service, all needed items were present in the barn from cooking utensils, towels, bedding and firewood. It was ideal to arrive with a group of people and be able to comfortably spend a great wee… More
It was great to see you again and meet your lovely friends!
18 Nov 2013
"Beautiful seclusion with rustic luxury"
We would definitely recommend a stay in the Barn , all the comforts of home and more! The accommodation has been lovingly renovated and is beautifully decorated. The owners , Tim and Fiona , are very … More
It was lovely to meet you. Thanks for the solar tips!
7 Nov 2013
"Perfect getaway in stunning setting"
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Nant yr Onnen Barn. We stayed there with friends and it's a perfect place to spend some quality time with a group of people - family or friends. The barn is beau… More
Thank you. We enjoyed your stimulating conversation and insightful observations. It's always nice to share our piece of paradise with kindred sprits.
6 Nov 2013
We stayed in the Barn in September and simply loved it. It is the right place for someone looking for a peaceful, refreshing and relaxing holiday. So close to nature, simply beautiful and some scenes… More
Your children were such a delight! We find it particularly satisfying to share our place with people who come to get a break from city life and really appreciate the magic of this place. And special thanks for inviting us for lunch - you are great cooks!
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