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Cae Crwn Hayloft

Battle, Brecon Beacons
Visit Wales - 4 star rating
Sleeps 3
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • An 18th-century hayloft which has been beautifully converted to provide cosy accommodation
  • Situated on the outskirts of the Brecon Beacons National Park
  • A delightful holiday base for a couple or small family seeking to explore this idyllic area
Property code: BN077

Offering superb panoramic views across the Brecon Beacons, this delightful, refreshing and brightly decorated loft conversion makes a lovely holiday home for a couple exploring this stunning area.

Stride out on long country walks from this cosy cottage set in the grounds of the owner's farmhouse. Stay close to home by exploring the neighbouring field, or venture slightly further for intrepid adventures in the awe-inspiring Brecon Beacons National Park. Look out for red kites, woodpeckers and jays soaring overhead as you go. With two bedrooms sleeping three people, this loft conversion is ideal for a couple or small family looking to recharge their batteries in tranquil surroundings.

To enter the cottage, you’ll need to climb a flight of stone steps over the owner’s garage. Beside the doorway is a charming patio area where you can sit out with a cuppa and admire the far-reaching views of the Welsh countryside. Inside, the colourful open-plan living space and bedrooms are characterised by sloping ceilings, decorative ornaments and pictures hanging from the walls. Once you’ve settled in, relax by the warming wood burner while tucking into the welcome hamper of Welsh cakes and bara brith. At bedtime, choose from a double or single room for an undisturbed night’s sleep in this peaceful getaway.

Golf fanatics can play a round at Cradoc Golf Club, just 2 miles from the cottage, while history buffs might like to explore the remains of Roman fort Brecon Gaer (3 miles). Also nearby is the friendly market town of Brecon (4 miles). It has a wealth of great places to eat and drink as well as a cathedral, canal-side theatre, boutique shops and leisure centre with swimming pool. At Talgarth Mill (13 miles), you can see how flour is produced – and take home some freshly-baked bread for tea!

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 double, 1 single
  • 1 bathroom with shower over the corner bath and WC
  • Oven, microwave, dishwasher and fridge with ice compartment
  • Freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer in utility room
  • TV, DVD, CD
  • Wood burner (logs provided)
  • Garden with patio, furniture and garden
  • BBQ
  • Parking and bike storage
  • Wi-Fi
  • No Pets
  • Welcome pack including Welsh cakes and bara brith
  • Brecon 4.5 miles
  • Hay-on-Wye 20 miles
  • Accessed via flight of external stone stairs

Ceri James

This property is personally managed by Ceri.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 20 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Frazer 17th October 2021

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Reviewed by Sarah 18th September 2021

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Reviewed by Richard 15th August 2021

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A very comfortable two bedroom flat, ideal for 3 people in a secluded location near Brecon. Great views of Pen y Fan and good access to the National Park. We had a good time.

Reviewed by G 12th August 2021

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We love it. A real gem

Reviewed by Kelly 6th August 2021

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Wonderful stay with beautiful surroundings. Sitting outside at night listening to the river and watching shooting stars was amazing.. So peaceful and serene.

Reviewed by ROGER 2nd August 2021

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One of the best self catering cottages we have stayed in, we did not want for anything. A full welcome pack with hosts David and Julie very accommodating, we would definitely recommend this cottage

Reviewed by Mick 16th July 2021

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It was a wonderful break. The owners were fantastic, helpful and true friends. The Hayloft has everything you'll need and more. It was very comfortable and carefully decorated. They thoughtfully provided an enormous basket of locally produced Welsh goodies, and the best eggs from their happy hens. Incredible views and quiet interrupted only by the Read moresoft bleating of sheep on the other side of the valley, the superb donkey next door and the sound of birds in the hedgerows. Peace, perfect peace. Hide

Reviewed by Stephen 11th June 2021

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Excellent location with stunning views of the Beacons. Accommodation was superb in every respect. The rooms were clean and well equipped. Towels and bed linen changed regularly. The owners, who live on site, are helpful, without being intrusive, just brilliant hosts. We stayed for a month (June /July) and wished our stay could have been a little loRead morenger. Hide

Reviewed by Debbie 5th June 2021

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We will definitely return as it is the best location you could ask for with regards to views and peace & quiet. Great, well equipped accommodation. Hosts were lovely too. All in all, a wonderful place to stay.

Reviewed by Nicola 28th May 2021

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Reviewed by Sanjay 21st May 2021

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Reviewed by Daniel 15th May 2021

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Really comfortable and well equipped cottage loft conversion with fantastic view over the valley. Really handy storage space and utility room below.

Reviewed by Teju 30th April 2021

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Julie and Dave are so friendly and welcoming. The Hayloft is very clean, comfortable and everything you could need for a great holiday. Fresh eggs and welcome basket of local goodies greeted us. The balcony view was stunning.

Reviewed by Mrs Carolan October 2020

Julie and Dave are so welcoming. We had a lovely stay. Beautiful setting to relax and chill. Thinking of writing a book, this is the place to do it.

Reviewed by Ms Elcoate September 2020

Very clean and everything you could need for a great holiday. Fresh eggs and a very welcome basket of local goodies greeted us. Sitting on the balcony with a view of the Brecon Beacons was perfect.

Reviewed by Mrs Joslin September 2020

Everything we wanted in a cottage getaway. A comfortable cottage in a stunning location.

Reviewed by Mrs Carolan August 2020

Excellent location. Excellent welcome. Spotlessly clean. A basket of Welsh produce was left for our arrival. WE WILL return.

Reviewed by Mrs Scott August 2020

Very clean and well equiped

Reviewed by Mr Jay August 2020

Lovely cottage in a very remote location which is perfect for quiet evenings and good sleep. Everything was great inside thou a little cluttered with knick-knack's! And I would recommend the shower head being replace (I have a electric shower myself and a new head does wonders, yes I'm very fussy about showers) Entire place was really clean aRead morend airy, glad to see nice touch of fans in one room and upgraded TV to digital and Netflix compatible :) Little disappointing there were not pillow or mattress protectors but apart from that slept well after every day out on the mountains. All in all I would stay here again, great value, clean and excellent location. Hide

Reviewed by Mr Ellis-Martin July 2020

From a friendly greeting on arrival, through excellent attention to detail in the hayloft , everything was done to make us feel comfortable.

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Location

Map
Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

The Brecon Beacons is a vast, mountainous and rural region of Wales. Stretching 42 miles from east to west and covering an area of 520 square miles, the Brecon Beacons is dominated by the National Park of the same name. Split into three main areas, the Black Mountain in the west, the Brecon Beacons National Park and Fforest Fawr in the middle, and the Black Mountains in the east; each is a wild, bold and inspiring place to visit on holiday. With 1232 miles of public trails which includes the 95-mile-long Beacons Way, it’s a wayfarer’s delight. One of four Dark Skies Reserves in the UK (and one of 11 in the world), stargazers can delight in the open night sky, to enjoy the darkness in full splendour. The Fforest Fawr is a UNESCO Global Geopark because of its important geology and a need to conserve and protect the area from negative over development.

Stay at a self-catering cottage in the mountains and cascading woodlands or out on the moors; you can also stay in one of the Brecon Beacon’s lovely towns like Hay-on-Wye, Crickhowell, Llangorse or Brecon. Outdoor lovers will enjoy a choice of easy to challenging treks up and around Sugar Loaf Mountain, Carn Pica, Craig Cerrig-Gleisiad, Pen y Fan, or Hatterall Ridge (and many more besides). Take in uniquely Welsh attractions like Dan-yr-Ogof (the National Showcaves Centre for Wales), The Big Pit Mining Museum, Llanthony Priory, Carreg Cennen Castle, Fourteen Locks, and the Brecon Beacons Mountain Railway. Wildlife abounds in the Brecon Beacons, and it’s a great place to spot red kites and discover the successful story of their reintroduction to the UK’s skies at the Red Kite Centre. There’s so much to do for outdoor lovers and extreme sports fans here, so why not book your self-catering holiday in the Brecon Beacons today?

Our holiday cottages across the Brecon Beacons have been carefully selected. From dog-friendly cottages in the countryside to large farmhouses on the mountainsides and everything in between, we have a holiday in the Brecon Beacons to suit you.

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