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Poplar Tree Eco Lodge


Bedrooms: 5 Sleeps: 12 Bath/Shower Rooms: 3 Toilets: 4
5 Star Rating




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One half of a pair of spacious, semi-detached, Eco Lodges situated on a busy working farm in the centre of a Welsh Village. Both properties have use of a shared hot tub and  children's play area. Constructed of welsh stone at the front, overlooking the lawn, and with wooden "D" shape logs on the sides and back of the properties, making them reminiscent of American Lodges

Property information


Sleeps 10 +2 in 5 bedrooms

The kitchen is equipped with large fridge freezer, electric oven with hob, microwave, dishwasher, washer/dryer. There is a spacious dining area where visitors can eat at an oak farmhouse style dining table.  There are large French windows looking out over the panoramic views of the garden, the children's play area and across the valley to the hills beyond.

There are comfortable sofas and chairs for relaxing and large screen TV's with DVD, and CD player. Mobile telephone reception is variable but possible in places. All bedrooms have flat screen Freeview TV's and mattresses are pocket sprung with memory foam top layer ensuring a five star comfortable sleep.

Bedroom 1: There is a downstairs bedroom with twin beds and a large wheel-in shower/wet room ideal for less able guests/wheel chair users with hand basin and toilet. The disabled bed is electrically operated to lift the head or feet as required, please discuss further with owner

A downstairs cloakroom: With toilet

Upstairs to four bedrooms:

Bedroom 2: The Master Bedroom has a king sized bed and en-suite shower room, TV

Bedroom 3: A family bedroom with King sized bed, Sofa bed sleeping 2, TV

Bedroom 4: A bedroom with twin beds, TV

Bedroom 5: A bedroom with a double bed, TV



Bathroom: This has a large spacious shower enclosure, corner bath, hand basin and toilet


Useful information

*Bedding and towels provided

*Electricity and heating is inclusive

*Ample parking

*Less able/wheel chair access via ramps


*Safe storage for mountain bikes or canoes

*Property is on a working farm - please ensure children are supervised at all times

*Coarse fishing nearby and fly fishing on reservoirs

*There is a SHARED  HOT TUB with Beech Tree Lodge  - this is complimentary to the lodges but for guests wanting exclusive use  there will be a charge of £30 for a 2 hour usage.  There is a curfew of 10pm which has to be strictly adhered toThe hot tub is provided on site for guests own pleasure and is not reflected in the charge of the property.  Owners reserve the right to shut down the spas at any time if essential maintenance is required

*£250 refundable bond required to cover damages


We have a zero tolerance policy to noise disturbance and parties due to the village location.


These two properties have been built and developed making them as comfortable, warm and hi-tech green energy efficient -typically 70% efficiency is achieved.

Bike Hire - 12 Mountain Bikes available for hire on Discussion in advance with the owner

Location - The Lodges are located in a lovely setting in the centre of the tiny hamlet of Crai in the  The Brecon Beacons, with perfect walking straight from the door.  There is a regular bus service 50 yards away. The owners live and work here on the large organic farm which supplies Welsh Beef and Lamb to Waitrose; there are 300 acres of land for visitors to explore and walk over (on discussion with the owner please)

Learn more about Brecon

Star gazing - The farm has recently been awarded a Dark Skies Milky Way status due to its unpolluted dark skies - access to binoculars and Telescope available on request

Grazing available - The Owner of the Farm and the Lodges is happy to provide grazing (on discussion) if visitors wish to bring horses

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

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A friendly cathedral town in the lee of the mountains with the rivers Usk and Honddu running through. For a small town, there's a lot going on. A leisure centre with a pool, 1930s style cinema, excellent theatre and plenty of shops and cafes. On the outskirts of the town are popular villages including Llangorse with it famous lake, Cantref with its popular adventure farm, Talybont, well known as a walking and cycling hub and Felin Fach, home of The Griffin, a highly acclaimed pub and restaurant. Read more about Brecon