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Onnen Fawr Farmhouse

Crai, Mid Wales
Visit Wales - 5 star rating
Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
No Dogs
5 star
Waterside views
Complex of properties
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Working farm
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Spacious traditional four-bedroom farmhouse set in the beautiful Crai Valley
  • Enjoy family meals around the large farmhouse table
  • Soak under the stars in your private hot tub
Property code: BN267

A quintessential farmhouse set in large gardens, with wood burner and original features, in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park.

Part of a small complex of delightful holiday properties, this quintessential rural farmhouse is set in a wonderful location in the Brecon Beacons. Featuring a private hot tub, traditional warming wood burner and original features including ceiling beams and exposed stonework, this spacious and beautifully updated property provides idyllic accommodation for eight guests. Perfect for families and groups of friends, this charming, whitewashed property is set in a superb location with a glorious backdrop of open fields and distant hills, making it a fantastic holiday base for walkers, cyclists and nature lovers.

With exposed beams, tiled floor and original low windows, the country-style kitchen is the heart of the house and is a fantastic space to gather round the traditional farmhouse table, enjoy a family meal and plan the day’s activities. There are two cosy lounges, each with a TV, comfortable seating and quaint original features including a traditional wood burner. Stairs lead up to the four tastefully decorated and comfortable bedrooms: two king-size and two doubles. Heading outside, the pretty garden has an extensive lawn with glorious views. You can also relax in the private hot tub.

From the doorstep there are miles of wonderful walks, hikes and bike trails to suit all abilities, with the highest peak in South Wales, Pen y Fan, in the east (15 miles). Local attractions include the pretty Crai Reservoir, a popular spot for fly-fishing (3.5 miles), the Red Kite Feeding Station (10 miles), the Wales Ape and Monkey Sanctuary (13 miles) and the National Showcaves Centre for Wales (8.5 miles). You can also head to Ystradfellte which is known for its caves and waterfalls (13.5 miles). The villages of Defynnog (4.5 miles) and Sennybridge (4 miles) have some welcoming pubs, or you can explore the popular cathedral town of Brecon (12.5 miles).

  • 4 bedrooms – 2 king-size, 2 double
  • 2 bathrooms – 1 bathroom with bath, WC and separate shower, 1 shower room with WC, 1 additional WC in cloakroom
  • Oil-fired AGA, electric cooker and five-ring gas hob, microwave, dishwasher and fridge/freezer
  • Utility room with washing machine
  • Oil central heating
  • Wood burner
  • Cot & highchair available
  • TV in both reception rooms, DVD in main living room
  • Wi-Fi included (variable signal)
  • No mobile reception
  • Garden with patio area
  • Private hot tub (owners reserve the right to shut down the hot tub at any time for essential maintenance)
  • Parking available
  • Regret no pets
  • Fishing available by arrangement
  • Shop and pub 1 mile

Ceri James

This property is personally managed by Ceri.

Guest comments

Reviewed by Dr Nance August 2020

This was a fabulous farmhouse for up to 8 occupants - beautifully renovated and, although we were lucky enough to have lovely weather, the house was capable of being warm and cosy with very good heating and a wood-burning fire, if needed. The well-tended flower-beds were a joy to relax near, as well as the generous lawn below - (perfect for games) Read moreand, of course, the hot-tub which contributed to one particularly magical night where the view of the comet, shooting stars and the milky way was awesome.The farmhouse is in a perfect, quiet valley - no busy road nearby and there are plenty of walks around the property. The owners were thoughtful and attentive. We had one of our most enjoyable holidays here and we recommend Onnen Fawr wholeheartedly. Hide

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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.

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