Glyn Cottage

Property rating: 5 stars
  • Weeks from £612
  • Short Breaks from £459
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Sleeps: 6
  • 2 Bathroom(s)
  • 2 Toilet(s)
  • Wi-Fi
  • Woodburner
  • Garden
  • Close to Pub

Nestled in a secluded woodland setting Glyn Cottage has an enormous amount to offer. This traditional Welsh Longhouse is beautiful on the outside and stylish, elegant, comfortable and spacious on the inside. Glyn Cottage sleeps up to 6 people and offers the most wonderful base from which to explore not only the Brecon Beacons, the  Swansea and Neath Valleys and the glorious Gower Coastline (only a 30 minute drive away) with its sandy beaches, wildlife and the surfing. There are the opportunities for many "days out" in the area but with its lovely woodland setting, and nearby wildlife pond to enjoy you may not want to leave the cottage!

When we went to visit we were welcomed with the most wonderful Victoria Sponge Cake and a cup of tea - this is typical of the welcome you will receive if you choose to stay at the cottage. "Glyn Cottage has been awarded a High Commendation as Finalists as Best Self Catering Accommodation by Swansea Bay Tourism Awards 2014".

Charming cottage accommodation


On entering the fairly low, duck-egg blue front door, the warm and beautiful kitchen makes quite an impact. The stylish colour palette is picked up in the painted units, floor and wall tiles and the overall effect is very attractive. The kitchen is well designed with a large electric Range Master cooker with a ceramic hob, dishwasher, microwave, fridge and a freezer. The dining area has a long mahogany dining table and chairs and matching sideboard. A spacious utility room has the washing machine, tumble dryer and oil central heating boiler and room for drying coats and boots.

The sitting room is light and spacious with French doors opening out onto a sunny patio area with lovely views across the valley. Floral furnishings pick up the colours of the green and red leather furniture and in the corner sits a large screen TV with basic SKY package, DVD and CD. The focus of this comfortable and warm room is the woodburning stove set in a stone fireplace.

Up a flight of wooden stairs to three luxurious bedrooms:

Bedroom 1: A very pretty room decorated with blue and white fabrics, a wooden double bed with views out over the valley and an en suite shower room with handbasin and toilet.

Bedroom 2: A second lovely double bedroom with a black wrought iron bed and striking black and white furnishings.

Bedroom 3: This bright bedroom has twin beds with floral fabrics, a theme carried through from downstairs.

The luxurious bathroom: With walls tiled in a stunning pinkish brown marble has a whirlpool bath, heated towel rail, an Italian free-standing handbasin and toilet.

Useful information

  •  Bedlinen and towels provided.
  •  Electricity and oil central heating.
  •  Cot and high chair available.
  •  Complimentary basket of wood for the stove.
  •  Free Wi-Fi.
  •  Ample parking.
  •  Enclosed garden with furniture and BBQ.
  •  Not suitable for pets - by owners choice
  •  Good mobile reception.
  • Flexible changeover day
  • 2 nights for 2 people £275
  • A stylish and luxurious interior

    A warm welcome awaits guests at Glyn Cottage. This traditional longhouse dates from the 18th century has been superbly renovated and provides elegant and homely accommodation. The interior has been well thought out in every sense, from the spacious rooms to the lovely fabrics and stylish attention to detail. The kitchen and bathrooms are high quality and beautifully tiled - you won't want to leave!

    Secluded woodland setting

    Glyn Cottage sits in a quiet and secluded woodland setting and has a safe, enclosed garden perfect for children, with only the ocasional rabbit or wood pecker to disturb you , as well as a lovely patio to sit on to enjoy the woodland views there is good quality garden furniture and a BBQ for those summer evenings outside. A very pretty woodland wildlife pond nearby (securely fenced for child safety) and a pleasant pub within walking distance. The Palleg Golf Course is 3 fields over or a short drive, and there are numerous walks from the front door.

    Beaches, valleys and mountains from one location

    Glyn Cottage is well placed to offer an excellent all-round experience of Wales. The wonderful Gower Coast is just 20 miles away and offers a huge number of beautifully clean, sandy beaches. Mumbles, the delightful Victorian seaside resort is only 40 minutes drive away and has a fantastic pier, harbour and beaches to explore - the boutique shops there are also good. Inland, and just 15 miles in the other direction is Pen-y-Fan, the highest peak in the Brecon Beacons National Park and a central point from which walkers and climbers can explore the Beacons. Glyn Cottage itself is surrounded by a mixture of woodland and pleasant valleys, a holiday here gives you a true flavour of Wales!

    Spoilt for choice when it comes to days out

    Glyn Cottage sits near the southern-most edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park. From here popular attractions include the breathtaking Porth-yr-Ogof (or 'gateway to the cave') caves which boasts Wales' largest cave opening and is an excellent place to learn more about caving and perhaps give it a try yourself. If taking in the views is more your style then Aberdulais Falls are worth a visit. The falls themselves are stunning but they are also self sufficient due to the power generated by the waters energy.  Also nearby is Cwm Clydach RSPB reserve - a wonderful place to see all sorts of rare wildlife and the riverside and woodland walks are lovely. Palleg Golf Course - 18 hole public course only 5-10 mins drive away

    Ystradgynlais 2 miles, Brecon 20 miles. 9 miles from the M4. 1 1/4 hr from the Seven Bridge.

    If you would like to speak to someone who has visited this property please ask for: Elizabeth or Carolyn

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    • Bath
    • Detached
    • Dishwasher
    • Enclosed Garden
    • Garden
    • High Chair
    • Microwave
    • No Pets
    • Parking
    • Pub Nearby
    • Rural
    • SKY TV
    • Shower
    • TV
    • Tumble Dryer
    • Village
    • Walks from the door
    • Washing Machine
    • Wi-Fi
    • Woodburner/ open fire


    2018 - 2019 Prices (weeks/3 days)

    The prices below exclude the £25 booking fee and any other extras such as pets, special offers and discounts
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    • 13 Apr - 24 May 2018:
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