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Trefaen Cottage

Crai, Mid Wales
Visit Wales - 5 star rating
Sleeps 3
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
5 star
Complex of properties
Internet access
Working farm
Fishing onsite / nearby
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
7 more

At a glance

  • Stargaze from the doorstep as the farm has been awarded a Dark Skies Milky Way status
  • Stylish farmhouse interior includes exposed walls and wooden beams
  • Swim spa available for private hire
Property code: BN334

Located in a tiny hamlet, this romantic farm cottage is an ideal spot for exploring the Brecon Beacons. The neighbouring cottage can be booked too, for group getaways.

Offering cosy accommodation for three guests, this delightful cottage makes a fantastic base for couples or small families exploring the western parts of the Brecon Beacons. Part of a charming complex of properties situated on a working farm near the tiny hamlet of Crai, this lovely stone-built former workman’s cottage has been imaginatively updated and retains many original features including exposed wooden beams and stonework. The cottage also features a shared hot tub and is perfect for stargazing in this idyllic and tranquil area which has been awarded Dark Sky Milky Way status.

Featuring exposed stone walls, beams and oak furnishings, the beautiful lounge is a wonderful space to relax in at the end of a great day. The ground floor also features an attractive dining area and a fully equipped kitchen ideal for preparing your favourite meals. There are two cosy first-floor bedrooms: a charming single and a romantic double with a free-standing roll-top bath. There’s also a stylish shower room. Stepping outside, the courtyard has ample parking space, and there’s also a hot tub available. The owners of the property are happy to arrange visits across the farmland.

The cottage is about a mile from the hamlet of Crai and has miles of peaceful walks right from the doorstep. The nearby villages of Defynnog (4 miles) and Sennybridge (5 miles) have a great choice of friendly pubs for you to unwind in. The nearby cathedral town of Brecon (13.5 miles) has plenty of independent shops, pubs, galleries and restaurants. Other local attractions include the National Showcaves Centre for Wales (8 miles), the Usk Reservoir (9 miles), the Red Kite Feeding Station (11.5 miles) and the peak of Pen y Fan (15 miles). Popular activities include walking, hiking, mountain biking and fly-fishing at the nearby Crai Reservoir (3.5 miles).

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

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 double with roll-top bath, 1 single
  • 1 bathroom – 1 shower room, free-standing bath in master bedroom
  • Electric cooker, hob, microwave, slimline dishwasher, fridge, freezer
  • TV, Freesat, DVD player
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Travel cot and highchair avaliable
  • Small courtyard area
  • Ample parking available
  • 1 pet welcome
  • Complex of properties
  • Storage for bikes
  • Mountain bikes avaliable for hire on discussion with owner
  • Shared 15 seater swim spa – exclusive use for £30 for 2-hour usage is available
  • 3 miles to nearest pub and shop
  • Please note property is on a working farm children shoud be supervised at all times

Ceri James

This property is personally managed by Ceri.


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.

1 more property at this location

Oak Barn - Crai

Oak Barn - Crai

Sleeps: 8 | Bedrooms: 4

£1596 - £2175

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

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