A traditional Welsh cottage set on the edge of a beautiful remote valley, offering superb views of the surrounding countryside. It is the ideal choice for couples seeking a quiet base for a romantic escape.
This quintessential cottage overlooks a narrow, winding valley just 3 miles from the pretty village of Llangynidr, known for its friendly pubs and picturesque walks along the Brecon and Monmouthshire Canal. Cyclists are well catered for thanks to the abundance of scenic trails nearby, including the famous Taff Trail, a popular choice for mountain bikers. Keen walkers and gentle amblers alike will enjoy exploring the footpaths throughout the Brecon Beacons National Park, scaling the heights of Tor y Foel and Llangynidr Mountain, both within 11.5 miles. If you prefer a quieter pace of life, you can plan a day’s fishing on the river, or venture into one of the pretty villages and hamlets scattered throughout the parkland.
Rustic, charming and brimming with original features, the cottage is a delightfully cosy haven. The interior is characterised by white-washed walls, wooden beamed ceilings, and exposed stonework, especially in the sitting area, which is snug and inviting on stormy nights thanks to the crackling wood burner in the inglenook fireplace. Sofas, chairs, a dining table, and TV complete the room, providing the ideal spot for film nights or a few board games. The kitchen, which is equipped with an electric oven, microwave, toaster, coffee maker and a fridge with a small freezer. Climb the set of narrow cottage-style stairs to find the impressive bedroom in the eaves, taking care when passing underneath the low beams. An en-suite bathroom adjoins the room.
Step out of the back door to discover a small glass conservatory to admire the bubbling trout stream that runs behind the cottage, and of course the views of the sweeping meadows and hills beyond. There is also a small area to the front of the cottage, the perfect spot for enjoying a peaceful coffee. From here you can directly access a series of trails, choosing to head up into the Brecon Beacons, or follow the valley down towards the village and canal. The owner of the cottage lives along the lane and is an experienced activity leader, so can help organise mountain bike hire, guided walks, and other outdoor activities if required.