Swallows Haven

Crai

Bedrooms: 3 Sleeps: 6 Bathrooms: 2 Toilets: 2
Pets: 3 (£20/pet)

Pets: 3 (£20/pet)

Parking

Parking

WIFI

WIFI

Woodburner / Open Fire

Woodburner / Open Fire

Walks from the Door

Walks from the Door

Garden

Garden

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Swallows Haven, sleeps 6 in three bedrooms, it was originally the old dairy and is attached to the main farmhouse where for years butter and cheese were made for use in the farmhouse and for selling locally.  The cottage is popular with families, with eggs to be collected, friendly dogs to play with, horses to see, streams for paddling not to mention the enclosed play area and games room.  There is a shared pretty enclosed garden with views to the Beacons, large lawn, private patio with garden furniture and a BBQ.

Accommodation

Sleeps 6 plus cot, 3 bedrooms.

The light fitted kitchen also has a breakfast bar and radio. Sitting room with old oak beams, comfortable sofas, chairs, SKY Freeview TV, DVD, ipod dock and CD player dining table and chairs and a woodburning stove.

Downstairs wet room with shower and toilet

Kitchens are equipped with full size electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and coffee maker.

There is a shared utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer.

Upstairs to

Bedroom 1:  Master double bedroom

Bedroom 2: Twin bedroom

Bedroom 3:  Twin bedroom.

Bathroom: Has a bath, handbasin and toilet.

Useful information

  • Bedlinen and towels, cot bedding and tea towels provided
  • Spring water
  • High chairs, stairgates and fire guards available
  • Electricity, oil central heating and logs
  • There are pretty gardens with garden tables and chairs and a BBQ.
  • There is also a shared safe play area with a slide, swings and see saw and a shared indoor playroom.  
  • Ample parking
  • Sorry not suitable for cats, dogs by arrangment to be kept on leads at all times, plenty of grass keep for horses
  • Limited WIFI by arrangment
  • Free electric vehicle charging
  • Green Tourism Business Scheme Gold
  • Brecon Beacons National Park Sustainble Tourism Champion & Geopark Ambassador
  • Access to Crai Dark Sky Discovery Site
  • Basic stargazing equipment provided and bird watching equipment provided

    This is a family run organic hill farm with sheep, cattle, free range pigs and laying hens. Also to be spotted in the fields are traditional Welsh mountain ponies and visitors can bring their own horse or pony too. The 220 acre farm is a mixture of pasture, woodland providing an unspoilt landscape leading directly up onto the Black Mountain and the Fforest Fawr Geopark. One of the two streams running through the farm is used to generate electricity for the cottage using micro hydro scheme and timber produced on the farm is used to fuel the biomass central heating. Hot water is supplemented by solar thermal system installed on the south facing roof.

    Fishing may be arranged locally as can bike hire, with several routes from the farm. Nature abounds; deer may be spotted wandering over the nearby forestry and there are hosts of birds including red kites and buzzards soaring above the yard. Organic pork, beef, lamb and eggs arer easily available during your stay along with various locally made vegetarian options, home made ready meals and vegetables in season.

    Sennybridge and the nearest shop is 5 miles, Brecon and Llandovery are 15 miles.

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

  • 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