from £75 / night help Price for guests, Nights approx:
- 3 bedrooms
- 5 sleeps
- 2 nights min stay
- 3 bedrooms
- 5 sleeps
- 2 nights min stay
Description from owner
Bod- Llawen (Joyful Place) is a traditional stone cottage situated in the pretty village of Pontsticill. In a secluded row of 3, It provides a peaceful retreat in the beautiful environment of the National Park. The cottage has lovely open views across the valley and the local steam train passes by on its journey through the village.The cottage provides both tradition and comfort. The large living room has a character fireplace, multi-fuel stove and stone flag floors. There is a modern and well appointed kitchen / dining room, 3 bedrooms (1 twin, 1 double and 1 single) and a shower / toilet to the first floor. A terrace and garden to the front provides a lovely space for outside eating, or a place to sit and enjoy the views. The village has 2 pubs that serve food, and there are a range of shops and amenities in the local area.'We had a wonderful week at the cottage. There was everything we needed in the cottage and it was very comfortable. Thank you for a lovely holiday and we
Bod- Llawen (Joyful Place) is a traditional stone cottage situated in the pretty village of Pontsticill. In a secluded row of 3, It provides a peaceful retreat in the beautiful environment of the National Park. The cottage has lovely open views across the valley and the local steam train passes by on its journey through the village.The cottage provides both tradition and comfort. The large living room has a character fireplace, multi-fuel stove and stone flag floors. There is a modern and well appointed kitchen / dining room, 3 bedrooms (1 twin, 1 double and 1 single) and a shower / toilet to the first floor. A terrace and garden to the front provides a lovely space for outside eating, or a place to sit and enjoy the views. The village has 2 pubs that serve food, and there are a range of shops and amenities in the local area.'We had a wonderful week at the cottage. There was everything we needed in the cottage and it was very comfortable. Thank you for a lovely holiday and we shall return, I am sure in the not to distant future'
The cottage is available for stays of 3 or more nights
Arrival is from 3pm on the day of arrival and the cottage should be vacated by 10am on the day of departure.
Further details indoors
The cottage is both well appointed and full of charm and character. The living room has stone flag floors, a multi-fuel stove and a stone ingle nook fireplace. The well equipped kitchen has a spacious dining area. Wifi is available
Further details outdoors
There is parking for 2 vehicles and secure storage for bikesThere is a terrace to the front of the cottage with lovely views across the valley and a secluded garden with barbecueThere is a barn where bikes etc can be stored securely
Location description from owner
The South Wales region
The area spans the valleys and the Brecon Beacons National Park contains some of the most spectacular and diverse landscapes in Europe. Pen y Fan, with its distinctive red table top summit is the highest Old Red Sandstone summit in Britain. There are some of the UK’s most spectacular waterfalls, caves and wooded gorges.Places of interest within the area include Dan Yr Orgof Show Caves, Ystradfellte Waterfalls - A series of spectacular waterfalls which can be visited on a walking route and Penderyn Distillery - the only producers of Welsh WhiskyThe towns of Brecon, Crickhowell and Abegavenny are all within easy reach offering arts, crafts and local markets.
Pontsticill is a secluded village set within beautiful scenery of mountains rivers and lakes, There are 2 Inns which both serve food. The Taff trail (a cycling and walking route between the Cardiff and Brecon) passes through the village and continues across the open moorland of the Brecon Beacons.The Brecon Mountain Steam Railway runs near to village on its journey around the lake, and the village station has a cafe. The town of Merthyr Tydfil is significant for its role in the industrial revolution and Trevethick’s steam engine. It was once the largest town in Wales. There are a range of industrial heritage sites, markets and a Welsh cultural centre / theatre and café at the Soar Chapel, Pontmorlais.
- Beach / lakeside relaxation
- Nearest beach 60 km
- Suitable for children age 5+
- Car advised
- Ask about pets
- Private garden
- Suitable for children over 5
- Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Bed & bathroom
- 1 Double Bed, 3 Single Beds
- 1 Shower room
- Wi-Fi available
- Private garden
- Internet access
- Washing machine
- Clothes dryer
- DVD player
- CD player
- Linen provided
- Towels provided
- Not suitable for wheelchair users
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- No smoking at this property
- Cancellation policy
About the owner
- Response rate:
- Calendar updated:
- 13 Jul 2016
- Years listed:
- Based in:
- United Kingdom
Languages spoken: English
This Cottage has 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 5. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 06 Aug 2012. Located in Merthyr Tydfil, it has 17 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate varies from £504 to £665.
The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 13 Jul 2016.
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– based on 17 reviews
- Very Good
“Comfortable and cosy cottage with stunning views”
Had a lovely week in Bod-Llawen. Cottage accommodated 5 of us very comfortably, and the fire and heaters kept it cosy and warm. Very well situated for Cardiff which was the reason for our stay, but we enjoyed some nice walks around the lanes and a good meal at the local pub! Excellent amenities all a short drive away. Wonderful views!
A wonderful cosy cottage with spectacular views. Took elderly mother with us who thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience. Watched the Brecon steam train puff its way past during the day from the front door of the cottage. Cottage was well equipped and warmed up quickly with the wood burner on late cooler evenings. Beds were comfortable and views from front bedrooms were lovely. Very peaceful place.
“Paradise in the Brecon Beacons”
Bod-Llawen is the most delightful cottage in a small village in the Brecon Beacons. It was spotlessly clean and had all that we needed for a weeks stay and the beds were comfortable which is important when you are 'getting on'! The village has two pubs, both serving adequate food, within walking distance. Our stay was wonderful and we will no doubt return but I know that we will never have such good weather again, surely a week in Wales with no rain is a record!
“Great Place to Stay”
Had a wonderful holiday in Bod-Llawen, excellent place to stay very comfortable, with all amenities. Great views from the house and very accessable to many places of interest such as the Gower, Brecon and Cardiff. Peaceful and lots to do especially walks.
“Perfectly situated typical welsh cottage with amazing views”
We loved everything about Bod-Llawen. It is perfectly situated in the village of Pontsticill with fantastic views across the valley from the terrace. We loved to watch the Brecon Mountain Railway steam engine puffing its way up the valley each day. There is so much to see and do within easy driving distance - there are castles, coal mines, waterfalls, forests - something different to entertain you every day. The reservoir walk is wonderful, and there are some great running routes as well. The cottage was extremely comfortable, and very cosy once the log fire was burning. Great time had by all, especially our two golden retrievers.
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