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Rock Cottage - Llangynidr

Llangynidr, Brecon Beacons
Visit Wales - 3 star rating
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 2
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
3 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Family friendly
Sky TV
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Original country cottage with warm and welcoming open fire
  • Two beautiful outdoor spaces with lawn, stream and rocky gorge
  • Far-reaching views across the Black Mountains from three first-floor bedrooms
Property code: BN305

Traditional cottage set in a beautiful village location , with open fire for cold winter’s evenings in and a beautiful garden set to lawn for enjoying brighter weather outside.

Treat your loved ones to a relaxing staycation in a cottage that’s straight out of a fairy tale, swapping the stresses of modern life for roaring fires, hearty pub lunches and walks in the countryside. Based in the chocolate-box village of Llangynidr, your holiday accommodation sleeps six guests across four bedrooms, placing you close to the village’s popular pubs and a plethora of footpaths.

This attractive cottage has beamed ceilings, glorious outside spaces and an open fire set in an original stone fireplace. Escape blustery cold days by hunkering down by the crackling embers with hot chocolate, and wake up to delicious breakfasts in the cheerful galley-style kitchen/diner. Stairs lead from the lounge to the first floor where you’ll find two double bedrooms, a single bedroom and a bathroom with a shower-over-the-bath. Due to the age of the property, the bedrooms are at various levels, and some have stepped access. The remaining downstairs bedroom has a low door, a single bed and an en-suite shower room. Sip your first coffee of the day in the front garden, and of an afternoon, the rear garden has a terrace with garden furniture and a BBQ so you can sit back and listen to the stream that runs alongside the property. Stone steps lead to a stunning rocky gorge and pool, which is an enchanting place to sit and reflect.

Stroll along the towpath of the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal, spot kingfishers on the ethereally pretty River Usk, or bring your bikes and set off on an adventure. Keen fishermen can catch salmon and brown trout in the meandering river, or perhaps you could venture to Llangorse Lake 7 miles away to catch pike, perch and eels. The lake is a popular location for water sports, offering kayaking, paddleboarding and sailing.

  • 4 bedrooms – 2 double bedrooms and 2 single bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms – 1 with shower over bath and WC, 1 en-suite with shower and WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • SkyTV, CD player
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Open fire (first basket of logs included – more available by arrangement)
  • Electric central heating
  • Enclosed garden
  • BBQ
  • Travel cot and highchair avaliable
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • 2 well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Secure storage for bikes
  • Please note care should be taken due to stream running alongside property
  • Discount offered for 2 person occupancy excluding peak dates and subject to confirmation with owner. Please call for further details.
  • Babes in arms welcome
  • Pub 500 metres, village shop 1 mile
  • Please note property features steep cottage style stairs
  • Arrival: 17:30 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

Ceri Gittoes

This property is personally managed by Ceri.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 19 guest ratings

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Reviewed by jane 29th October 2022

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Reviewed by Paul 10th September 2022

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Fabulously appointed cottage, full of books, games and wonder. Situated in a picturesque village which is small enough to feel like home and yet still full of walks and things to do .

Reviewed by Shaun 25th June 2022

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Lovely old cottage with really nice front and back gardens. Fully equipped, great location for our walking holiday. The nearby Red Lion pub is great for decent evening meals and a few drinks. Enough facilities in the village to get you through the week. friendly owners. Some minor issues with the hot water/shower but we coped.

Reviewed by Martin 4th June 2022

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Absolutely loved our stay at Rock Cottage, beautiful scenery, walks and garden. Owners made us feel welcome and were accommodating. Great for our two dogs but need to keep an eye on them because of the garden wall. Lots of local information provided, has a friendly local pub, amazing canal walks.

Reviewed by Malcolm 14th May 2022

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Absolutely beautiful quiet location and character cottage. Very well located to access the River Usk and wonderful walks along the Brecon-Monmouth Canal. This allowed relaxing walks to Crickhowell and Talybont on Usk while taking in the very nice unspoilt countryside.

Reviewed by Alison 16th April 2022

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A wonderful cottage in a beautiful location. Superbly well equipped - even an extensive library. Maps for walks, loads of information and a lovely host. Very comfortable and warm. We loved the peace and quiet and the fabulous views from the garden. Don't miss the waterfalls near Talybont and the river in Llangynidr. Best food at The Bear in CrickhoRead morewell. Hide

Reviewed by Sabine 9th April 2022

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Great cosy cottage with enclosed garden for dogs. Lovely location and great walks right on the doorstep. Village shop caf serves everything you might be short off and the attached caf serves good food and drinks. We recommend their Friday night Fish and Chips!

Reviewed by Linda 22nd December 2021

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We had a lovely stay in rock cottage clean and comfortable the owners were really helpful lovely location the locals very friendly beautiful place and cottage to stay love the larkin family

Reviewed by Anna 19th November 2021

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Lovely cottage perfect location

Reviewed by Samantha 25th September 2021

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Reviewed by David 7th August 2021

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Lovely cottage in a great location, easy access to beautiful countryside, walks, etc. Good places to eat and drink within walking distance. Cottage is very well stocked with books and games if the weather isnt so great. People are really friendly!

Reviewed by Ivy 24th July 2021

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We all had a fantastic holiday in Rock cottage Very clean comfortable every thing provided ,Very nice welcome.

Reviewed by Lynne 17th July 2021

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We had a lovely holiday at this wonderful cottage. The host was really helpful and the cottage was so homely and had everything you could possibly need. The welcome pack was wonderful and much appreciated . The location was ideal for exploring the area and we had some wonderful walks with the dogs. We cannot wait to come back

Reviewed by Louise 3rd July 2021

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We had a lovely week staying in the very comfortable cottage. The location was wonderful, very quiet, lots of walks, fishing, canoeing and being amongst nature. Just what we needed. Big thanks

Reviewed by Simon 1st July 2021

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Very pleasant stay; Ann was really helpful and we had a warm welcome. We were away as a short boys trip to see some of the Brecon Beacons and some good driving, so just needed a comfortable and clean base - this cottage was better than we had hoped for! Lovely spot and only a short walk to two pubs - particularly recommend Coach and Horses which waRead mores brilliant! Hide

Reviewed by Gillian 12th June 2021

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Reviewed by A 5th June 2021

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Lovely comfortable and homely cottage, very well equipped and beds very comfortable, lovely to be beside the stream. Only negative was the narrow Lane to the property, luckily we didnt meet anyone coming up or down, owner extremely helpful and welcome pack was very nice.

Reviewed by Peter 29th May 2021

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Lovely holiday. Cottage was comfortable, placed right in the thick of the Brecon Beacons. Lovely garden.

Reviewed by Tracy 2nd May 2021

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We had a fabulous stay. Lovely remote location, nice to hear the stream running alongside the property and the cottage had all the mod-cons. In fact, the kitchen was very well stocked with everything you could reasonably want to prepare delicious dinners and the hosts were lovely and helpful. The weather was awful during our stay, but there were plRead moreenty of games, dvd's at the property to keep us entertained. And the heating was superb. And great walks a short distance from the property. Hide

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