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Little Hill Barn

Cwmdu, Mid Wales
Visit Wales - 3 star rating
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 3
3 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Sitting between Crickhowell and Talgarth, admire outstanding views of the valley and Pen Allt Mawr
  • The brilliantly designed open-plan living lends itself to evenings spent playing games and unwinding with loved ones
  • 8 miles from the Green Man Festival site and 14 miles from the Hay Festival (May/June), book this dwelling to enjoy peaceful nights after busy days
Property code: BN194

Walk out of your door and deep in the Black Mountains for hike to remember. Keen walkers, cyclists and gliders will be in their element at this welcoming abode.

With Crickhowell less than 6 miles away, head off on a circular walk from Crickhowell to Table Mountain for wonderous views. Stay even closer to home and visit Tretower Court and Castle less than 3 miles away. Bring three of your canine companions with you on your rural retreat and explore the local landscapes together.

This charming barn is attached to the owner’s home but peace and privacy is ensured. The open-plan living space is the place to be and the lounge, kitchen and diner fit together perfectly to create a great communal area. The kitchen is small but has enough room for you to cook up a feast which can be served up at table as you raise a glass to dinner time. .Sink into the comfortable corner sofa and switch on the TV for a quiet night in. The wood burner sits in the feature fireplace, get it roaring to keep the chill at bay. Sort through the wide selection of DVDs and board games which promise to keep you entertained when you return from exploring your surroundings before you head upstairs to bed. Find yourself in the master double bedroom with its light airy feel then continue through this room to the bathroom and second bedroom. The second room can be made up as a super-king or a double and is a cosy spot in which to unwind. Sloping ceilings on the first floor add quirk and character, please take care.

Adventurers can lock away canoes and bikes in the storage provided so you can sleep feeling reassured that equipment is safe. Sip a mug of warming coffee or a glass of something cold in the enclosed courtyard with patio furniture. Enjoy sundowner evenings outside and fire up the BBQ for delicious feasts. Ample off-road parking is available at this property.

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

  • 2 bedrooms - 1 double, 1 twin (which can be made up as a super-king)
  • 1 bathroom - shower over the bath with WC
  • Electric oven, hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer
  • Drying room
  • Wood burner, logs provided
  • TV, DVD
  • Wi-Fi included, limited speed, only suitable for checking emails and web pages
  • Enclosed courtyard, patio furniture, BBQ
  • 3 dogs welcome
  • Adjoined to owner’s home
  • Lockable bike and canoe storage
  • Shop, pub and restaurants less than 2 miles away in Cwmdu
  • Access to telephone (ask owner)
  • Ample off road parking avaliable, no parking permitted on the bridleway in front of the cottage
  • Close to Green Man Festival site which may cause noise (check dates)

Sarah Greenwood

This property is personally managed by Sarah.

Guest comments

Reviewed by Mr Mullen September 2020

Beautiful cottage with lots of walk literally from the front door The owners are very helpful and friendly Hope to book again soon

Reviewed by Miss Harrison September 2020

Sweet property with everything we needed and wonderful hosts who were a pleasure to meet.

Reviewed by Mr Thomas September 2020

Beautiful and in an exceptional place.

Reviewed by Mrs Jackson November 2019

We absolutely loved our weekend at Bryn Bach Barn. Steve and Luke are the perfect hosts - we arrived in the dark, in pouring rain to find the log burner lit and a warm loaf of of home-baked bread on the table. They even lent our son a pair of wellies so we could brave the elements the following day. The cottage is is a wonderful location with walksRead more right out of the front door and there were loads of maps and other information to help us plan our days. We loved having Steve and Luke's dogs next door and going out to feed Barry, Gary and Larry the sheep at the end of the drive. The cottage is nicely appointed with a cosy room downstairs and spacious bedrooms above. We particularly appreciated being able to look at the stars through the dormer windows as we lay in bed. A truly magical spot. Hide

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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.

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