About Cae'r Hendre
Situated on the sunny side of Tor-y-Foel Mountain, Cae'r Hendre is a charming and comfortable little cottage surrounded by spectacular walks and stunning views. Located across the courtyard from the owner's home, visitors can take advantage of the homegrown organic fruit, herbs and vegetables when in season. Filled with character, this property sleeps up to 3 people and a cot in the double bedroom and is in a great location for those who wish to walk or cycle round the area. With a bird-watcher's paradise just minutes up the road and some beautiful waterfalls a short drive away, there is plenty to keep you occupied without leaving the area. Add to this easy access to Brecon and Cardiff and visitors will be spoilt for choice.
The entrance hall at Cae'r Hendre provides useful storage for boots, coats and bikes and a step down gives access to the open plan living area. The kitchen area with electric cooker, microwave and fridge adjoins the sitting/dining room with its attractive stone fireplace and woodburning stove, easy chairs and dining table and chairs. Please note that there is no television as there is no reception here, but a DVD is provided.
The downstairs bathroom has a bath with a shower over, toilet and handbasin.
Bedroom 1: a good size double room with double bed. A further single bed and cot can be provided if required.
A quiet retreat
Many of us can only truly relax when the usual pressures of our day-to-day lives are lifted. With no television, Cae'r Hendre provides the perfect place to unwind. On a wet day curl up and read a book in front of the woodburning stove or gather round and play a board game or do a jigsaw. If the weather is fine soak up the sun and the views from the pretty patio area. This quiet, mountain-side location is shared with the owner's across the courtyard so you can enjoy peace without being completely isolated. Walk into the nearby village of Llangynidr for lunch at the The Coach and Horses Inn on the canal and then home for a game of scrabble and a glass of wine.
Fantastic walks and cycle routes from your door
Cae'r Hendre is a perfect location for a break. Set within a quiet courtyard in a stunning valley, it's ideal for visitors bringing a dog with easy access onto the Brecon Beacons. The Blaen-y-Glyn waterfalls are 20-30 minutes drive from Cae'r Hendre and are well worth a visit.
Llangynidr, known for its 5 canal locks
Cae'r Hendre sits about 2 miles up the lane from the small village of Llangynidr. This thriving little community has two good pubs, both within a pleasant hour's walk. The Monmouthshire and Brecon canal passes through five locks as it travels through this little village and is a wonderful setting from which to feed the ducks and swans or enjoy a quiet walk. Make sure that you take a boat ride to see the canal from a completely different perspective - the tow-paths provide miles of easy cycling too. The fairy glen walk along the river is truly magical.
Crickhowell 7 miles, Brecon 12 miles, Abergavenny 13 miles.
If you would like to speak to someone who has visited this property please ask for: Elizabeth or Ann
Once again another lovely break at Cae'r Hendre! A very special place indeed. I've done a Trip advisor review which should be published shortly. We shall be back for more!
Crickhowell is a pretty and bustling little town and a great place to book a holiday cottage. It's easy to get to, it has the Black Mountains to the East and the Brecon Beacons to the West, there are lots of great shops, pubs and restaurants to enjoy and it's steeped in history with its castle and the neighbouring Tretower Court and Castle. And we've got a selection of over 60 lovely cottages in Crickhowell and the beautiful surrounding countryside.
Crickhowell is a great base for outdoor enthusiasts, with fantastic cycling and walking in the Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons.
Prices and Availability
2015 - 2016 Prices (weeks/3 days)
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