This colourful, contemporary cottage sits in a majestic spot just half a mile from the River Usk. With an extensive garden and uninterrupted views, it’s the perfect venue for an artistic retreat
Enjoy a stay at this holiday home for 12 guests, set in Pennorth in the Brecon Beacons National Park, and with sweeping vistas of the Usk Valley. Enjoy a group break or a holiday with another family, plus two happy hounds if you wish. Go walking or cycling – even bring your own horse to ride, as there are stables close by.
Enter this bright, architect-designed, six-bedroom house and take in the panoramic views through its many windows. Watch TV or play games in the lounge/diner as the wood burner crackles or choose to gaze out at your surroundings from the light-filled conservatory. Prepare jolly group meals in the kitchen, with its Rangemaster double oven, with five ceramic hobs and grill, dishwasher, microwave, fridge/freezer, then sit down together around the large table. Discover three of the bedrooms are on the ground floor: these include one with an en-suite shower room and a super-king-size bed, which can be made into twins; a twin room and a bunk room. There is also a family bathroom. Head up to the first floor to find another three bedrooms; one super king-size bedroom, which can be made into twin beds, with en-suite shower room, one king-size bedroom with en-suite shower room, plus a double bedroom and a family bathroom with shower. Spill out into the lawned garden to dine in the fresh air and watch the children run around the small orchard. There is generous parking at the house.
Pull on your hiking boots and enjoy a 2-mile walk to Allt Mountain, with its Iron Age fortress. Drive 3 miles to Llangorse, where you can take part in water sports on the lake and go horse-riding and climbing at an activity centre. Potter in Brecon, 5 miles away: buy local produce at the farmers’ market, visit the cathedral and enjoy a meal out.
Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.