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Pentwyn Farmhouse

Merthyr Cynog, Mid Wales
Visit Wales - 4 star rating
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Complex of properties
Hot tub
Internet access
Working farm
Games / Play facilities
Family friendly
Sky TV
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • One of three properties providing flexible accommodation for up to 18 people, perfect for a family reunion
  • Enjoys spectacular panoramic views, overlooking the remote Yscir Fechan valley
  • Excellent craftsmanship throughout, with homegrown oak from the farm all sustainably forested
Property code: BN282

Set within 500 acres of scenic countryside and near to the Epynt Way walk, spend the day walking, hiking and biking over mountain and valley before returning to this cosy farmhouse to relax in the hot tub.

Remote and wild, escape the bustle of everyday life and truly relax surrounded by the Welsh countryside. The Brecon Beacons National Park is perfect for walking enthusiasts with breathtaking landscapes to be enjoyed from riverside to mountain peaks. Hire mountain bikes and enjoy pony trekking at Cantref Adventure Farm, or try sailing, paddle boarding and kayaking at Llangorse Lake. Tackle Pen y Fan, the largest peak in South Wales in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park, or Cefn Llechid with views to the Black Mountains and The Sugar Loaf. Sennybridge has numerous pubs and services providing everyday essentials, whilst Brecon boasts a cathedral, regimental museum, cinema, mountaineering shops and bike hire - the area has excellent routes for both mountain bikes and road cyclists.

This traditional farmhouse dating back to the early 1600s has been sympathetically renovated retaining many of its original features. The exposed beams and stone fireplace add character making this a warm, comfortable and fascinating place to stay. The open-plan living space has been designed with socialising in mind, ideal for large groups and family get-togethers. The superb fitted kitchen has a built-in oven with electric hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge and freezer, whilst the utility room has a washing machine, sink and a cloakroom with WC. The dining table seats six in comfort, perfect for fun-filled mealtimes. The living area is dominated by a large featured central fireplace with a wood burner-effect electric/gas fire that divides the room, with both ends benefitting from the warmth. With two sofas and three chairs there is room for everyone to relax in the evening, with a film, book or board game. Upstairs there are two double bedrooms, one with a shower cubicle and basin, and one twin room. The family bathroom is very spacious with a double sized shower and separate bath.

Outside, enjoy dining alfresco on the patio with the most amazing panoramic long reaching views over the surrounding countryside. Children will love the small shared play hut and swings, and when the weather takes a turn head to the shared games room for a game of pool/ping-pong.

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

  • 3 bedrooms - 2 double, 1 twin
  • 1 bathroom - 1 bathroom with bath seperate shower, 1 shower cubicle in double bedroom
  • Oven with electric hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge and freezer
  • Utility room with washing machine and separate WC
  • Wood burner electric effect fire
  • TV with some Sky channels
  • Cot and high chair available
  • Patio and garden with garden furniture BBQ
  • Off-road parking
  • 1 dog welcome - must be kept under strict control due to sheep in surrounding fields
  • Complex of properties
  • Shared games room with pool table, table tennis and darts board - available on rota system
  • Shared hot tub - available on rota system
  • Shop and pub 5 miles, restaurant 10 miles
  • Very limited mobile signal
  • Payphone available
  • Variable WiFi available by arrangement with owner at additional charge
  • 4 adult bikes available to hire by arrangement with onwer (at customer's own risk)

Sarah Greenwood

This property is personally managed by Sarah.

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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.

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

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