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Bills Shepherds Hut


Bedrooms: 1 Sleeps: 2 Bath/Shower Rooms: 1 Toilets: 1




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A luxurious and a surprisingly spacious hand built shepherds hut - with a private lake and an arboretum. Free vegetables in season and glorious views - perfect peace and tranquillity with walks straight up onto the Black Mountains.

Bill's Shepherds Hut is located close to Sylvie's Shepherds Hut and there is also Maggies Barn on the same farm - so they can all be booked together to sleep 7 guests. It really is beautiful and so peaceful high up on this remote hillside.

The Shepherds hut is set in a unique and secluded location, at the foot of the Black Mountains.  It has a dramatic 240 degree view from the Black Mountains to the Brecon Beacons, a perfect spot for star gazing.   There is meadowland and woodland with the Arboretum in front of, and behind, Bill's Shepherds Hut which is perfect for just sitting quietly in the shade and reading.  The dramatic waterfalls and Bluebell woods at  Pwll-y-Wrach are nearby.  The hamlet of Llanelieu has a medieval church with 14th Century rood screen, a painted loft and the old village stocks remain outside.  It is also the home of Black Mountain Pottery.  


Sleeps 2


The kitchen is very well set up with an electric two ring hob, a toaster and a microwave and an electric fridge.  A dining table and chairs; a large comfy sofa what will fold down to make a long and comfortable double size bed. 

The new shower room is very spacious with a shower whb and a loo. Heated towel rail. 

Just outside the Shepherds hut is a store for wellies, etc. 

A picnic table and benches. 


Useful Information:

* All linen and towels inclusive 

* Electric heating - ensuring it is always warm and cosy 

* Sorry not suitable for pets as there are sheep very often grazing nearby. 

* Ample parking  

* Large shed for storing mountain bikes etc. 

The hut is in walking distance of Y Das Mountain and the footpaths of Rhos Fawr Common, with its wild ponies, sheep and Red Kites. The nearest village, Talgarth, is 2 miles away with the award winning Talgarth Mill, milling flour and producing artisan bread. This is a great place for light lunches and teas. There is an excellent butcher, late-opening little local supermarket and other general little shops. Several local pubs, a very busy fish and chip shop and an Indian restaurant.

There are nearby centres for pony trekking, canoeing, sailing, climbing and mountain-biking.  This area close to Hay-on-Wye is rich with gastro-pubs, restaurants and bookshops.  The centre of the spectacular Brecon Beacons are only 20minutes drive. 

The shepherds hut is located between the vibrant market town of Hay-on-Wye 9 miles and the charm of Brecon, 8 miles.  The boutique town of Crickhowell is about 10 miles away and Abergavenny, with its Food Festival, Castle and train station, is 20 miles.    

If you would like to speak to someone who has visited this property please ask for: Joanna, Edwina or Lucy.

Hay on Wye is renowned for its annual literary festival, but there's more to Hay than that. It is a pretty and bustling town at the foot of the majestic Black Mountains with the river Wye running through. The town is crammed with boutiques and book shops, with excellent restaurants and cafes. There's an independent cinema, a castle and a thriving arts scene. If you're looking for adventure, a stay in or around Hay will scratch that itch. Canoeing, cycling and hiking are just on the door step. Read more about Hay-on-Wye