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Old Rectory Barn

Gilwern, Brecon Beacons
Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 4
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 3
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Increased accessibility
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Electric vehicle charging
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  •  A spacious barn set in five acres above the village of Maesygwartha within the Brecon Beacons National Park
  • Flexible living space with countryside views that’s perfect for families and mixed groups of friends
  • A great base for exploring the outdoors, with a lovely garden for meals alfresco
Property code: 90003

This large cottage enjoys a peaceful location set deep in the Clydach Gorge, within 1 mile of the village of Gilwern, well served with pubs, shops, and a picturesque canal. Set on the edge of the Blaenavon World Heritage site, you can enjoy country walks from your doorstep. Visit the vibrant market town of Crickhowell (4.5 miles) full of independent shops, pubs, restaurants, and cafes. Or you can head into Abergavenny (4 miles), known for its annual food festival, farmers’ markets, and Norman castle. Other attractions in the area include Blaenavon Iron Works (7 miles), The Big Pit National Coal Museum (7 miles), the Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre (22 miles), horse riding, mountain biking, climbing, and kayaking on the Usk and Wye.

Set in five acres within the southeast corner of the Brecon Beacons National Park, the barn has wonderful views of the countryside from all of the rooms. The accommodation is spacious and finished to a high standard, offering flexible living space. The wide entrance hall is perfect for leaving behind muddy boots and coats, and there is a cloakroom with WC. The ground floor offers guests the choice of three generously sized bedrooms. The first is a spacious twin room with ample space to move around, with an en-suite wet room with shower and WC. Two further bedrooms enjoy a terrace with table and chairs - a double room with en-suite shower and WC, and a twin room with en-suite shower and WC. There is also a day-room on the ground floor with comfortable seating and TV, with double doors opening onto the gardens creating the perfect space for lazy afternoons. There’s a good selection of board games to keep all amused. A well-equipped kitchen sits to the rear of this room, offering everything you may need for entertaining, as well as a utility room with a washing machine, tumble dryer, and an additional freezer. The first floor offers a spacious open-plan living area with exposed beams and large windows enjoying natural light and countryside views. The lounge area has comfortable sofas, armchairs, and a TV with DVD. The dining area has a generously sized table suitable for eight, and the well-equipped kitchen has everything you may need for preparing meals. There is also a good-sized double bedroom with an additional day bed suitable for a small child and an en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and WC.

Outside, guests can enjoy the lovely grounds, with a patio area with table and chairs and gas BBQ. Steps lead to a mature garden with comfortable lounge furniture and an outdoor open fire where you keep warm while gazing at the dark skies and views onto the Blorenge and Sugar Loaf mountains.

  • 4 bedrooms – 1 double, 1 double (with day bed suitable for a child available on request), and 2 twins
  • 4 bathrooms – 1 en-suite wet room with shower and WC, 1 en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and WC, 2 en-suite showers and WC, and 1 separate WC
  • Ground-floor kitchen – electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment, and dishwasher
  • First-floor kitchen - electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment and dishwasher
  • Utility - washing machine, tumble dryer, and additional freezer
  • TV and DVD in both lounges
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Open aspect gardens with patio area featuring table and chairs, gas BBQ, lounge furniture, and outdoor open fire
  • Private parking
  • Storage for bikes
  • Pubs and shops 1 mile
  • Arrival: 15:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 3 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Ceri Gittoes

This property is personally managed by Ceri.

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