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View towards the property
Cosy lounge area
Spacious dining area
Light and airy dining area with spiral staircase leading to the first floor
Relax and unwind
Cook up a storm in the kitchen
Quirky spiral staircase
Spacious double bedroom
Twin bedroom with wonderful countryside views
Wonderful views surround the property
Bathroom with shower over bath
1 / 11  View towards the property
2 / 11  Cosy lounge area
3 / 11  Spacious dining area
4 / 11  Light and airy dining area with spiral staircase leading to the first floor
5 / 11  Relax and unwind
6 / 11  Cook up a storm in the kitchen
7 / 11  Quirky spiral staircase
8 / 11  Spacious double bedroom
9 / 11  Twin bedroom with wonderful countryside views
10 / 11  Wonderful views surround the property
11 / 11  Bathroom with shower over bath

Mawr Well Cottage

Crickhowell (5mls NW), Brecon Beacons
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Working farm
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Relax in this lovely cottage, set in an elevated position on the hillside
  • Enjoy spectacular views of the Black Mountains
  • Perfect location for cycling, mountain biking, horse riding, sailing, fishing and caving 
Property code: MAWRW

Situated on the owners’ 400 acre farm, this attractive cottage nestles on the edge of the Black Mountains in the Brecon Beacons National Park and has stunning views down the valley to Crickhowell.

Escape to the Brecon Beacons National Park to experience a new world of breathtaking scenery, leisurely walks, and a whole host of local cuisines and homegrown produce. This charming property is set on a working farm and sleeps four guests and two dogs, offering a peaceful base for families and small groups keen to explore the unique wilderness. Venture to the gently lapping shoreline of Llangorse Lake 11.5 miles away and perhaps charter a boat for a unique point of view, or prepare to dine in style with a visit to Crickhowell 6 miles away. Wherever your daily adventures take you, your welcoming retreat has everything you need to unwind after a busy day.

Oak beams, exposed stone and wood/tiled floors set the scene from the moment you step inside to discover the open-plan dining space, which features contemporary decor and a feature spiral staircase. The cosy lounge is ideal for film nights, and the kitchen has everything you need to whip up some treats. Upstairs, the two bedrooms are stylish and comfortable, and there is a generous bathroom with a shower-over-the-bath for long soaks. Outside, the enclosed garden provides beautiful views from its elevated position, complete with garden furniture and a BBQ.

Llangorse Lake is a renowned hotspot for those who love the thrill of sailing, kayaking or even paddleboarding, yet it is equally as popular for gentle amblers looking to soak up the scenery. The Georgian architecture and bustling streets of Brecon 15 miles away are a must for retail therapy and sampling local delights. The iconic Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal offers walking and cycling along the towpaths, whether you join it at its source in Brecon or further along the route at Crickhowell.

  • Part of a complex of 3 properties set on a working farm 
  • 2 bedrooms, approached via a spiral staircase: 1 double and 1 twin
  • Kitchen with oven, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine
  • Lounge with TV, DVD and CD 
  • Bathroom with shower over bath and WC
  • Enclosed garden area with seating and BBQ
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Wi-Fi is available and included in the rental price
  • 2 medium-sized dogs welcome
  • Shop 3 miles, pub a 15 minute walk
  • Please note that there is no landline phone and no mobile signal at the property
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  • Arrival: 17:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Sara Hughes

This property is personally managed by Sara.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 14 guest ratings

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Reviewed by jeanette 11th June 2022

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Lovely cottage in a lovely location. Beautiful views. Very peaceful. Owners were very nice. Had everything we needed. Would like to visit again.

Reviewed by Helen 14th May 2022

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we felt a well appointed cottage with very comfortable single beds and good shower, warm and comfortable . could be a challenge to access in winter conditions.

Reviewed by Sarah 14th April 2022

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Brilliant location. The pictures don't do the property justice. Right in the middle of a sheep farm in a picturesque part of the beacons between mountains. Walking distance to very nice pub. The beds were very comfortable. The bathroom had a long bath.

Reviewed by Tony 9th April 2022

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Sorry for the late reply The property was cosy comfy and will comeing r really enjoyed the time relaxing and also in a good position to the venture out on some exciting adventures we all enjoyed our time near the dogs as well thank you yours truly Tony

Reviewed by Michael 20th September 2021

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Reviewed by John 17th July 2021

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Excellent cottage in a beautiful location

Reviewed by Karen 10th July 2021

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We have stayed at Mawr Well three times and absolutely love it. The cottage is comfortable and clean and the views from the garden are beautiful. The lanes up to the property are narrow but very quiet so dont let that put you off. Some amazing walks nearby.

Reviewed by Susan 12th June 2021

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Situation excellent

Reviewed by Bill 5th June 2021

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The location was brilliant for walking and the cottage itself was ideal for us, as walkers with a dog. The dining room was perfect for being able to come back after a walk and take off boots and bags and not worry about being too messy. Everything about the cottage layout was perfect for us. Can't fault it and would definitely book again. Thank youRead more for the cakes too!!! Hide

Reviewed by Phil 24th April 2021

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Reviewed by Anita 12th April 2021

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We were given a warm welcome at Mawr Well Cottage. We found the accommodation to be very comfortable with a well equipt kitchen. The location is also very beautiful. Thank you

Reviewed by Stephen 5th September 2020

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Reviewed by Amanda 29th August 2020

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Reviewed by Emma 15th August 2020

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Had the best time, such a lovely cottage!!

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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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