Barley Store Llanilid Un
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Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Barley Store - A delightful 1 bedroom property within the Llanilid Cottages barn conversion.
Llanilid Cottages are three wonderful properties converted from what was once an 18th century barn in the heart of Tir Capel Farm. The cottages sleep 10 in 5 bedrooms and are stylish and newly furnished throughout, they provide all the modern facilities you'll need but retain the barn's character with the original oak beams and exposed stone walls. Situated at the heart of the owner's 220 acres organic farm in the beautiful Crai Valley, visitors to the cottages benefit from open access to the surrounding farmland.
Barley Store offers a newly fitted, modern kitchen with electric hob, oven, microwave, fridge/ freezer and washing machine. The living/dining room has a dining table with chairs, TV, DVD, CD player and a comfortable sofa.
Up the stairs to a
Bedroom 1: spacious beamed bedroom with a double bed and en suite bathroom has a bath with power shower over, toilet and handbasin.
Bedlinen and towels. Electricity and oil central heating. Ample parking. No pets please - by owners choice Good mobile reception. WIFI Cot and high chair available. Safe storage for mountain bikes. BBQ and garden furniture. Hose and outside tap available for washing down bikes etc.The name Llanilid means 'the land belonging to the church of St. Ilid's' and the farm actually stands on an ancient Roman site - a standing stone marking a Centurion's tomb was found on the farm along with the ruins of St. Ilid's church.
Spend days taking picnics and exploring this wonderful organic farm or get on your bike and visit the nearby hamlets and villages. Keen fishing enthusiasts should read on as there are numerous fishing opportunities and walkers are well catered for with the largely undiscovered western side of the Brecon Beacons to explore.
220 acres of organic farm to discover - Tir Capel is a traditional family farm of some 220 acres, rearing cattle and sheep. The farm is fully organic and is part of the Tir Gofal Environmental Scheme, which helps to preserve and protect the landscape and improve the wildlife habitat. You and the family are welcome to enjoy the numerous walks through woodland and fields, as well as feeding the chickens and meeting the animals. Perhaps take some food and enjoy a picnic down by the river - a short walk from your cottage, or have a BBQ on the patio and admire the clear night skies. When bedtime comes, the cottages are situated well away from the actual working farmyard so a long, comfortable night's sleep awaits.
Barley Store - Barley Store is one of three stylish cottages converted from a range of 18th century barns in an elevated position on the farm. It sleeps two in a spacious, very comfortable bedroom with ensuite bathroom. The restored oak beams throughout, oak floors and numerous exposed stone walls retain the character of the original barn.
Flexible accommodation for up to 10 people - Another significant bonus of Llanilid Cottages is the flexibility. Two cottages sleep 4 people, with the third accommodating a further 2. This makes Llanilid Cottages the ideal choice for a holiday with the family or with friends. Corn View and Rye Barn can accommodate 4 visitors each - both are also available to book through us.
Organic farm produce delivered to your door - Tir Capel Farm produces organic meat for the award winning Graig Farm Organic Company and you are welcome to visit and sample the incredible range. Alternatively, Crai Valley Produce offer some wonderful holiday hampers made up of the finest locally sourced food and drink, why not arrange for a hamper to arrive ahead of you by speaking to the owner.
Fishing, Cycling, Walking - the choice is yours - Keen fishermen, or women need look no further for an ideal holiday cottage. There is ample opportunity for Trout fishing on the nearby Usk River and free Brown Trout fishing can be enjoyed on the river below the farm - just wander down from your cottage. Coarse fishing enthusiasts can arrange to fish at the nearby stocked carp pool.
Whilst there is plenty of walking on the farm, the surrounding area offers superb cycling on quiet country lanes and the Brecon Beacons will keep walkers of all levels occupied.
Trecastle (with village pub) 2 miles, Sennybridge 2 miles, Llandovery 10 miles, Brecon 12 miles.
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If you would like to speak to someone who has visited this property please ask for: Carolyn
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|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)|
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.
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.
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