Beacons View (BEACV)
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Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Sleeps 2, 1 bedroom. Very well equipped pretty kitchen with an oil-fired Rayburn for cooking if required and very efficient central heating. A two-ring Baby Belling cooker with oven, fridge with freezer, combi- microwave, slow-cooker, and washing machine. Sitting room has an oak dining table, chairs, sofa, chairs, antique rugs, kilim cushions, TV, DVD, video, a good selection of books, some lovely prints and paintings; wonderful views over the valley to the Brecon Beacons.
Downstairs shower room with good power shower, handbasin and toilet.
Upstairs to a
Bedroom 1: double bedroom again with phenomenal views and Bathroom has bath, handbasin and toilet.
Spare camp bed available if required.
Bedlinen and towels provided - Choice of duvets or cotton sheets and blankets if preferred.Electricity and oil central heating. Bike Storage availableAmple parking. Cot & Highcahir availableUse of a pretty courtyard garden, lawns, garden furniture and a BBQ. Non smoking. Mobile reception variable signal.Wifi variable signal.Sorry not suitable for dogs - by owners choiceBeacons View has been superbly decorated and furnished giving a feel of welcome and lightness; with the wonderful views one could sit in all day and not wish to leave!
Beacons View is a wing of the owners' 15th century farmhouse, situated on an organic 100 acre hill farm 850ft above sea level with the land rising to 1200ft; nestling between the Begwyn Hills and the seasonally heather covered Llandeilo and Llanbedr Hills (walks to these from the farm). One walk leads through an ancient oak wood which during the Spring is thickly carpeted with bluebells; another to a field with a good view of the Llanbwchlan Lake, a Nature Reserve where one can view all sorts of wildfowl. Bring your binoculars. The farm is home to badgers, hares, snipe, curlew, buzzards, skylarks, owls with regular visits by the red kite and peregrine falcon. A good percentage of British birds can be seen at various times of the year. Pony trekking and riding nearby; golf and canoeing within easy distance. Fishing can be arranged with the owner
Brecon 18 miles. Hay-on-Wye and Builth Wells 9 miles. Painscastle 2.5 miles, Erwood 3.5 miles with a Post Office and shop. There are plenty of Pubs, Inns and Restaurants, the nearest being a pub called The Roasted Ox in Painscastle.
Learn more about Brecon here.and Hay-on-Wye here.
If you would like to speak to someone who has visited this property please ask for: Elizabeth, Sophie or Jessica
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|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||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Cots (1)|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
About this location
The Powys 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.
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 with a great many famous literary figures taking the stage
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