Abercynafon Farm Barn

Property rating: 4 stars
  • Weeks from £1100
  • Short Breaks from £825
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Sleeps: 10
  • 4 Bathroom(s)
  • 4 Pet(s) welcome (£20/pet)
  • 3 Toilet(s)
  • WIFI
  • Woodburner
  • Garden
  • BBQ

A wonderful large family house to sleep 10 people, superbly located in a remote yet accessible location near the picturesque Blaen y Glyn waterfalls and beside the Talybont Reservoir, which is now a SSI with its large number of seasonal visiting waterfowl. There is a 'hide' for bird watchers beside the reservoir and trout fishing on the reservoir. The Taff Cycle trail runs past the house, so bring your mountain bikes or can be hired locally. Only a few minutes walk into the woods behind the house is an interesting neolithic site. Brecon Mountain Railway is also only a few minutes drive up the valley. This is a very popular spot for hill walkers and mountain bikers being an easy access point on to the mountains. As shown on ITV "Holiday Home Sweet Home".


Sleeps 10, 4 bedrooms.

Beautiful, warm underheated flooring throughout. A spacious, very well equipped, fitted kitchen and dining space. Large gas-fired cooker and hob, tall fridge, dishwasher etc. Ample workspace and all you need for cooking for a large group. The dining area has a beautiful stone tiled floor, an extended dining table that can comfortably seat 12-14 people. Leading off the kitchen; a good-sized utility room with a microwave,washing machine, freezer and additional storage space and a drying room for wet coats and boots; also a separate toilet and handbasin.

Down a couple of steps from the kitchen into a large, oak beamed, attractive and welcoming sitting room with a woodburning stove, large comfortable sofas, TV, DVD and CD player.

Through the huge cart arched windows,enjoy the superb panoramic views  of the Talybont Reservoir and surrounding mountains. Double doors lead on to an outside terrace within the rear garden with wooden table, benches and BBQ. The larger garden at the back of the barn has a trampoline which children love - visitors are welcome to use this but please note. (at own risk).

Up the hand-made, oak staircase to four bedrooms:

There are two separate toilets and handbasins on this floor and all the bedrooms have en-suite shower rooms.

Bedroom 1: This is generously sized bedroom with an oak-framed double bed and a single bed, one chest of drawers, 3 side drawers and hanging space.

En suiteshower room:  With double-sized shower and wash basin.  There is an additional mezzanine floor with a double mattress.

Bedroom 2: Again a generously sized bedroom with an oak-framed double bed and a single bed.  There is an additional mezzanine floor with a futon bed sized 2ft 6.

Bedroom 3: This room has twin beds, a chest of drawers, hanging space and an en suite shower room with a double-sized shower and wash basin.

Bedroom 4: This bedroom has a double bed, one chest of drawers, side drawers, hanging space and an en suite bathroom with a bath/overhead shower and wash basin.  There is an additional mezzanine floor with a single futon bed.

The bedrooms are all beautifully renovated with great oak beams and oak floors. Unusual and attractive circular stone windows look on to the circular front garden and offer wonderful views in every direction.

Useful information

  • Abercynafon now produces all electricity from a micro-hydro electric scheme (using a Turbo turbine).  It uses water from the stream that flows down from the hills behind the house. 
  • Wood for the fire and wood pellet boiler powering the underfloor heating.  
  • Bedlinen and towels provided
  • Cot and highchair can be provided on request
  • There is no mobile phone reception, but there is a landline phone
  • Wi-Fi available
  • No mobile signal but  can get signal through WIFI calls
  • Telescope available with prior arranging
  • Ample parking for a number of vehicles and safe storage for mountain bikes etc.
  • Friday to Friday and Friday to Sunday/Monday weekend bookings. 

    Brecon 10 miles, Crickhowell 10 miles, Abergavenny 15 miles

    If you would like to speak to someone who has visited this property please ask for: Elizabeth, Carolyn, Ceri,   Andria or Lucy

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    • BBQ
    • Bath
    • Dishwasher
    • Enclosed Garden
    • Garden
    • High Chair
    • Microwave
    • No Mobile Reception
    • Parking
    • Pets Welcome
    • Remote
    • Rural
    • SKY TV
    • Shower
    • Stargazing
    • TV
    • Telephone
    • Walks from the door
    • Washing Machine
    • Wi-Fi
    • Woodburner/ open fire
    • Large Freezer


    2019 - 2020 Prices (weeks/3 days)

    The prices below exclude the £25 booking fee and any other extras such as pets, special offers and discounts
    • Date
      Per week
      3 Days
    • 15 Feb - 21 Feb 2019:
    • 22 Feb - 28 Mar 2019:
    • 29 Mar - 4 Apr 2019:
    • 5 Apr - 25 Apr 2019:
    • 26 Apr - 23 May 2019:
    • 24 May - 30 May 2019:
    • 31 May - 18 Jul 2019:
    • 19 Jul - 29 Aug 2019:
    • 30 Aug - 17 Oct 2019:
    • 18 Oct - 24 Oct 2019:
    • 25 Oct - 19 Dec 2019:
    • Christmas:
    • New Year:

    Customer Comments

    • The barn was absolutely perfect and the owners couldn't do enough for us! Also, we had a superb Sunday lunch at the Travellers Rest, which was one of your suggested venues. Thank you very much for helping to make the weekend a very memorable one for all my family.
    • We drove up the pretty winding road past Talybont reservoir arriving at Abercynafon Farm with excellent directions given to us by Breconcottages.com. One of us had to get out to open the gate which then leads you into the cobbles driveway of the farm barn entrance, pretty and inviting. We were more than pleasantly suprised to walk in and find the most enormous kitchen with big square kitchen table ample space to seat our two large families, each with three children. Two comfy sofas, a big gas cooker, flag stone floor (with underfloor heating!) heaven! There was even a cake waiting for us on the kitchen table.Before continue I must mention the boot room, with outside sink, super convenient for messy, muddy boots & dogs to sleep. Did I mention the drying room? Just SO brilliant! A warm room near the front door for all those wet clothes from rainy walks - genius!Easy walks just literally out of the front door, pretty waterfalls, woodland walks and forest hikes.

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