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Groves Cottage

Talybont- On-Usk, Brecon Beacons
Visit Wales - 3 star rating
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Sleeps 3
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
3 star
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Chase waterfalls, head out on your bike or enjoy a gentle stroll along the canal in Talybont-on-Usk
  • Perfect for romantic mornings, step out onto the balcony for an alfresco coffee
  • Cosy up by the wood burner after days spent exploring
Property code: BN181

Boasting International Dark Sky Reserve status, escape to this charming cottage for around the clock adventures; perfect for a romantic retreat or an escape from the hustle and bustle.

Ticking each and every box for an unrivalled stay in the Brecon Beacons National Park, this quaint, chocolate box cottage welcomes you. This traditional property can sleep up to three guests, offering a perfect romantic bolthole for two or a handy base for a small family. You can also bring along your canine companion when hoping to explore the far-reaching Welsh countryside on foot or by bike.

 

Find this charming cottage decorated in neutral tones, a welcoming invitation from the moment you arrive. Step inside to discover an open-plan living space with plenty of traditional accents, the heart of which is a warming wood burner with plenty of logs included. Prepare an evening meal in the contemporary kitchen and dine right here in this sociable space, settling down on an evening to enjoy a film in the warm ambience of the fire. Heading upstairs, find two bedrooms set out across the first and second floors. The first floor boasts a generous double, whilst a single bedroom can be found hidden under the rafters with original beams and sloped ceilings. Completing the property is a generous garden, perfect for planning a BBQ or even utilising the telescope to observe the dark and starry skies.

 

Find the beautiful village of Talybont-on-Usk directly on your doorstep, boasting 2 local pubs and a café with a shop and post office, to host you throughout your stay. The Talybont Reservoir lies a little further afield (2 miles) with waterside walks and fishing aplenty. Discover Brecon’s highest peak, Pen Y Fan mountain, less than 10 miles away, a challenging yet rewarding walk, or travel a little further to the stunning waterfall area or Waun Fach peak (17.5 miles). Alternatively, those looking for calmer day-to-day activities will benefit from relaxing day trips to Crickhowell (7 miles) and Brecon (7 miles).

  • 2 bedrooms - 1 double, 1 single
  • 1 bathroom - shower over the bath with WC
  • Electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, electric clothes dryer
  • Wood burner, logs included
  • Cot and high chair on request
  • Smart TV, radio
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Enclosed garden, garden furniture, BBQ
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • Bike storage
  • Telescope
  • Shops, restaurant, pub all less than a mile away in Talybont-on-Usk
  • Please note there are steep wooden stairs to the first floor and a sloping ceiling in the second floor single bedroom which is open plan.
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

 

Avril Hitchman

This property is personally managed by Avril.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 39 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Kayleigh 31st January 2024

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Lovely cottage, very clean and ideal location for many walks! 2 local pubs in the village which served food and were dog friendly which is nice. Would definitely recommend.

Reviewed by Alison 16th November 2023

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Reviewed by Janice 6th October 2023

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This is a lovely cottage in a super position. We appreciate the abundant supply of logs. The bed is super comfy and there is lashings of hot water. We also like the completely secure back garden

Reviewed by Sally 22nd September 2023

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A super cosy little cottage in a beautiful location. A comfy bed, very well equipped kitchen and lots of free logs for the woodburner. Plus a really safe enclosed garden for our dog which is all too rare in a holiday cottage. The food at the 2 very dog friendly pubs in the village was excellent and the shop/cafe only yards away. A thoroughly enjoyaRead moreble stay. Hide

Reviewed by Heather 8th September 2023

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Lovely cottage with everything you could wish for. The garden for the dog was secure and big enough to allow for a little exercise. Both of the pubs were welcoming and served excellent beer.

Reviewed by Shirley 1st September 2023

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Lovely cottage clean,well equipped, having a parking space was nice and being in the village

Reviewed by Emma 25th August 2023

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Fantastic stay at Groves Cottage. Spotless and cosy with enough room for three adults. Close proximity to a couple of pubs and plenty of walks from the doorstep. Parking is tight unless your car is small.

Reviewed by Penny 18th August 2023

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We had a lovely stay at Groves Cottage. It was a comfortable and homely base for our holiday with everything we needed to hand. Loved having the shop and cafe down the road and the garden and balcony to enjoy when the sun shine. Beautiful area for walking and exploring Bannau Brychieniog.

Reviewed by Jeffrey 11th August 2023

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Absolutely loved it very thing was perfect

Reviewed by Nigel 22nd July 2023

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Lovely cottage with everything you need and a great location.

Reviewed by Sheena 14th July 2023

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Cosy and well appointed cottage in a stunning location. Spotlessly clean when we arrived. The cottage and gardens are utterly charming, very peaceful and easy access to stunning countryside. Will definitely be back.

Reviewed by Tracy 23rd June 2023

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Very lovely, comfortable cottage in a great location for access to local walks and to the wider Brecons & Black Mountains.

Reviewed by jeff 9th June 2023

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Reviewed by Chris 19th May 2023

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Reviewed by Kathy 2nd May 2023

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Great little cottage for our short break in the Brecon Beacons. Efficient, well equipped kitchen and loved lighting the log burner in the evenings. Perfectly situated between Brecon and Crickhowell, easy access to lots of walking.

Reviewed by Alison 7th April 2023

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Comfortable and well equipped cottage. Beautiful location.

Reviewed by Lisa 17th March 2023

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Reviewed by Linda 21st February 2023

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Lovely homely cottage in a very friendly village. Well equipped with a generous supply of logs. Very clean and comfortable. So many lovely walks so close by, good very dog friendly pubs and a brilliant local shop on the doorstep.. I watched woodpeckers, buzzards a kite, nuthatches and a pair of Herons defending their nest all within less than a milRead moree from the cottage. Will be back as soon as we can. Hide

Reviewed by Brian 18th February 2023

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We enjoyed our prolonged weekend in the middle of Brecon Beacons which this cottage definitely supports. We appreciated the idyllic location and the enclosed garden as we brought our dog on the vacation. We will come back to the area and will definitely consider this cottage again

Reviewed by Anthony 15th February 2023

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Reviewed by Pauline 18th November 2022

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Reviewed by Ian 4th November 2022

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this is a cozy cottage conveniently located and comfortable. everything you need for a base in this lovely part of the world. could be spruced up a bit but its still nice and no complaints.

Reviewed by Ben 29th October 2022

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Lovely little cottage in a fantastc location for exploring the Brecon Beacons. Well equipped kitchen. Logs and kindling provided for wood burner. Good secure garden which was ideal for our dog.

Reviewed by Melissa 14th October 2022

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This is a stunning little cottage in a perfect location accessible withmany excursions, beautiful views and really a home from home. The double mattress is a little too soft and the basic kettle let the kitchen down for this tea lover :( The balcony views were beautiful and the shower was hot and powerful. The owner had good communication and this Read morereally is a sweet little cottage with quiet and comfort in the country.The radio and fire with logs etc was a great addition. Very sweet overall. Hide

Reviewed by Janice 7th October 2022

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This is a.lovely cottage in a beautiful location. It would be quite possible to stay all week and not use the car at all.

Reviewed by Kerryn 1st October 2022

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We had such a wonderful stay, the cottage location is perfect for walking (we did 2 excellent hikes from the doorstep) and a cute dog friendly pub directly across the road. The area had everything we needed but was still peaceful. The cottage was very well equipped and comfortable, we really loved the log burner and small touches like the cosy blanRead morekets. We would not hesitate to book this place again and have recommended it to family and friends. Hide

Reviewed by Judy 23rd September 2022

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Beautiful cottage and spacious. Very comfortable. Nice wood burner on a cold evening. Highly recommend.

Reviewed by Stephen 2nd September 2022

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A good cottage close to the village centre. Would like to stay again.

Reviewed by Monica 26th August 2022

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We enjoyed a great week at Groves cottage. The cottage was so full of character it added to the trip. Walks from the front door, 2 pubs on your doorstep and the canal shop has everything you could need. The secure rose garden was a haven for both us and the dog. Would highly recommend.

Reviewed by Christine 19th August 2022

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We enjoyed our stay. The cottage was was excellent. We were able to relax and enjoy our first visit to Talybont. On Usk

Reviewed by Ruth 29th July 2022

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We spent a lovely week at this well resourced, clean and comfortable cottage. It was ideally situated for visits to the Brecon Mountain Railway, watching the stars over the Usk reservoir, the National Show-caves, trips along the canal, and beautiful walks along the river and in the hills. There was plenty to keep two teenagers and a dog occupied wiRead moreth easy access to local pubs and cafes. Thoroughly recommended! Hide

Reviewed by Lisa 11th July 2022

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Fantastic cottage, very well equipped to a high standard. Dog friendly with a lovely enclosed garden. Nice pub with a beer garden across the road and another good pub on the canal towpath a scenic two mile walk away. Its a great base for exploring the Brecon Beacons. I couldnt fault this cottage, we had a fabulous holiday and will definitely returnRead more. Hide

Reviewed by Sue 1st July 2022

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Lovely view from the upper floor terrace with Kite occasionally flying overhead. Food at the Star pub is excellent and also the range of beers. Agreat centre for keen walkers but also for couples like us that prefer to tour the local countryside and towns by car. A perfect weeks holiday

Reviewed by Judith 10th June 2022

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A very cosy and well equipped cottage in perfect location. Owner even checked twice with us that we had got spare linen as were there for two weeks. Both pubs within 2 minutes walk and both do excellent food. Village shop has everything you'll need and nice cafe. Bike hire in village is excellent. Owner a font of knowledge for places to visit. CanaRead morel on doorstep for gentle walks but only a short drive for strenuous ones. Supermarket 10 minute drive. Can't recommend it enough. Super stay. Hide

Reviewed by Elizabeth 3rd June 2022

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Reviewed by Elizabeth 27th May 2022

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Very cosy country cottage in a small hamlet with two good pubs and an excellent shop/CAFE two minutes walk away. Brilliant cooked breakfasts and well stocked shop. Right opposite the canal so lots of flat walking. Well equipped. Attic room can get a little hot but plenty of windows to open.

Reviewed by Joan 29th April 2022

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Comfortable property. Good location. Very clean. We would be happy to stay again in the future.

Reviewed by Sian 8th April 2022

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This was a lovely cottage, really Relaxing in the perfect location. Cost and romantic cottage with a god sized en loaded garden for the dog . It had everything you need for the perfect holiday to rest and unwind with amazing scenery and beautiful walk. We would Definitely go back again .

Reviewed by Lisa 21st March 2022

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