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Gwyn's Cottage

Talgarth, Mid Wales
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Internet access
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Beautiful cottage in a glorious location with wonderful views
  • Sitting beneath the Black Mountains and Castell Dinas with many walks straight from your doorstep
  • Perfect location for outdoor sporting and hiking enthusiasts
Property code: BN183

Brilliantly suited to those with an adventurous streak The Black Mountains Gliding Club and an abundance of mountain biking and hiking trails lie less than 5 miles from the door.

Spacious and full of charming original features such as a traditional bread oven and exposed beams, this home from home provides a welcome escape from the bright lights and routine of your everyday. In addition to exploring on two feet or a set of wheels, travel 5 miles to Llangorse Lake and make a splash in this 400-acre lake. Hire a stand-up paddleboard or a boat or bring your water skis, hire a permit and glide across the water.

Walk the pretty garden path and enter into the reception area where you can leave muddy boots and admire the ancient oak wood plank and muntin screen. Behind this feature screen sits the utility room which houses a washing machine, dryer, toilet and shower. The contemporary kitchen retains traditional rustic charm and has plenty of workspace to prepare fresh meals. Utilise the facilities which include an induction hob and an electric range oven to make mealtimes easy and fun and dine together at the vintage table where views stretch beyond the river and up to Castell Dinas. The bright lounge offers two large sofas in front of a TV and patio doors; views reach out across the grounds and exposed brickwork adds rustic charm. Find the three bedrooms and family bathroom on the first floor up a steep staircase. Two king-size rooms offer handfuls of storage and lovely views, the snug twin is perfect for younger guests and has bright bursts of colour. Soak in the bath or freshen up quickly in the shower overhead.

Make the most of sunny days and dine alfresco at the patio furniture. Fire up the BBQ for easy dinners and enjoy the suntrap terrace and enclosed lawn as your food cooks to perfection. There is off-road parking onsite.

  • 3 bedrooms - 2 king-size,1 twin
  • 2 bathrooms- 1 ground floor shower room, 1 first floor bathroom with shower over bath
  • Electric range oven, induction hob; microwave, dishwasher, fridge, freezer
  • Utility room with washing machine and dryer
  • Cot & high chair available
  • TV, iPod dock
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Enclosed lawn with garden furniture, BBQ, outside tap
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Regret no pets
  • One of two cottages onsite, book together to accommodate 14 guests
  • Lockable bike storage, can also be used for equipment such as canoes
  • Shops, restaurant and pub less than 2 miles away in Talgarth
  • Gliding club 0.5 miles form the property
  • Traditional very steep winding wooden steps with a bespoke iron bannister. Care to be taken with children.

Sarah Greenwood

This property is personally managed by Sarah.

Guest comments

Reviewed by Mrs Shilcock January 2020

The property was clean, spacious and had everything we needed.

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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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