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Hillside House

Llanigon, Mid Wales
Visit Wales - 4 star rating
Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 3
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Working farm
Sky TV
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Just a couple of miles from the famous book town of Hay-on-Wye
  • A spacious reverse-level holiday cottage ideal for a large family or a group of friends
  • Surrounded by beautiful woodland and stunning countryside
Property code: BN063

Situated in idyllic farmland and with stunning views of the Wye Valley, this fabulous holiday cottage is ideal for families and friends exploring the eastern edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park.

The property overlooks the picturesque village of Llanigon (1 mile) and makes a wonderful base for walkers exploring the Wye Valley and the Brecon Beacons National Park. The popular market town of Hay-on-Wye, known for its literature festival and wide range of antiquarian and second-hand bookshops, is within easy reach just across the fields (2.5 miles), and also features plenty of great pubs and restaurants. The cottage is ideally situated for following the Offa’s Dyke Path and several National Cycle routes. Other local attractions and landmarks include Llangorse Lake (12 miles), Tretower Castle (17 miles) and Arthur’s Stone (8.5 miles). Popular activities in the area include fishing or canoeing in the Wye, shooting, cycling, horse riding and climbing.

Two separate staircases lead up to the first floor of this beautiful reverse-level property, where you will find the main living areas. The spacious and welcoming open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner is accessed via a couple of steps and is a lovely space to relax in at the end of a great day. With original features including ceiling beams and exposed stonework, the lounge is a cosy and inviting space, with plenty of comfortable seating and a TV so you can curl up with a good book or watch a favourite movie. The stylishly designed kitchen is equipped with an oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher. The dining area has plenty of space for everyone to enjoy a special family meal together. The first floor has an additional lounge with TV and a traditional wood burner, ensuring there’s plenty of room for everyone to relax. Returning to the ground floor you can discover the four light, attractive and tastefully decorated bedrooms. The first bedroom features a king-size bed with en-suite bathroom complete with bath and WC. There’s also a further king-size bedroom as well as two rooms which can be made up either as twin rooms with 2’6” beds or as king-size rooms on request. The ground floor also has a large family bathroom with shower, bath and WC, and a further bathroom with shower over the bath and WC.

The property is set in extensive grounds with a charming garden terrace perfect for a spot of al fresco dining. With access to a telescope, the balcony is perfect for stargazing in the glorious dark skies. Ample parking and bike storage are available. Set on a working farm, there’s plenty of woodlands for children to explore.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 4 bedrooms – 2 king-size, 2 twin rooms with 2’6” beds, which can be made up as king-size beds on request
  • 3 bathrooms – 1 bathroom with bath, shower and WC, 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC, 1 en-suite bathroom with bath and WC
  • Electric hob, oven, microwave, dishwasher, large fridge, freezer, Washing machine, tumble dryer
  • Wood burner - logs provided
  • Biomass heating – owner requires a week’s notice for the boiler to be switched on during mid and high season
  • Electric included
  • TVs in the kitchen and lounge
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Enclosed garden with outdoor furniture and woodland area
  • Fire pit, BBQ
  • Ample parking
  • 2 dogs welcome (3 if also booking the adjoining property)
  • The property can be booked with the adjoining Meeting House to accommodate up to 17 guests
  • Arrival after 5pm and departure by 11.30am
  • Bike storage
  • Hay-on-Wye 2.5 miles with pubs and shops
  • Stag and hen parties to be discussed with the owner – security deposit payable

Sarah Greenwood

This property is personally managed by Sarah.

Guest comments

Reviewed by Mr Rees September 2020

All in all the price was exactly what we were looking for.

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Location

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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.

1 more property at this location

Meeting House

Meeting House

Sleeps: 9 | Bedrooms: 4

£922 - £1802

To arrange group bookings across one or more of these properties, call our team to check availability and book.

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