Walkers Barn is set on the side of Sugar Loaf Mountain, the owners live quietly in the main house with the barn tucked a bit away. This is the perfect cottage from which to explore The Sugar Loaf Mountain, the romantic and hidden picturesque Grwyney Valley and the nearby attractive market town of Crickhowell. It sits amidst magnificent rolling hills and mountains and in a quiet position just a mile for the small village of Llangenny with its wonderful pub The Dragons Head. Crickhowell is 2 miles away and with excellent "local" shops, a bakers, butchers, green grocers and a general store. Webbs is a very special "family owned department store" - they will deliver all over Britain and do! There is also Nicholls another small department family owned department store - an Alladin's Cave of gifts, ladies and gents clothes, shoes and accessories. So fantastic shopping, coffee shops and eateries whilst Abergavenny boasts a fantastic castle with museum and plenty of shops as well as a small cinema.Cottage accommodation
This attractive barn comprises of an open plan kitchen, sitting and dining room, two bedrooms and a bathroom.
The well-equipped kitchen has an electric cooker, microwave, Belfast sink, fridge with ice box, and a table and chairs.
There are wooden floors throughout the ground floor and the sitting room area has a comfortable sofa and a TV, DVD and CD player.
The two attractively furnished bedrooms have seagrass carpets.
Bedroom 1: double bedrloom
Bedroom 2: a twin room.
The bathroom has a bath, handbasin, and toilet.
There is a private space outside the barn with garden furniture.
Attractive bolthole in a wonderful location
With its pretty, rustic exterior Walkers Barn is an attractive sight within its lawned garden. The views surrounding it are simply stunning and the decked terrace is a wonderful place from which to take them in with a glass of wine and perhaps a BBQ. The interior has everything you need for a comfortable visit and sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms.
Fantastic walks from your door
With walks in all directions from Walkers Barn, visitors will be spoilt for choice. There are a number of circular walks up the Sugar Loaf and there are more gentle strolls to be had by heading down into the village of Llangenny and following the river Grwyney - look out for the Heron that patrols these waters and the Muscovy duck that has made it's home on the river and is fed by staff at The Dragons Head pub.
For even more walks head into Crickhowell and visit the Crickhowell Resource and Information Centre. As well as offering a coffee bar and internet access, the helpful staff on the desk are a mine of information. Tell them how energetic you're feeling and how much time you have and they'll help you choose from an enormous number of varied walks from the centre. For a challenging but relatively short walk, Table Mountain at nearly 1500ft provides a spectacular backdrop to the North of the town. At the top you will be rewarded with the remains of a 2500-year-old hill-fort (Crug) of Hywel from which Crickhowell takes its name.
Discover the bustling town of Crickhowell
Crickhowell is a thriving market town nestled between the Black Mountains and the Brecon Beacons in one of the most beautiful valleys in the National Park. Visitors staying at Walkers Barn are just 2 miles from the heart of the town. Explore Nicholls, the lovely department store with its range of clothes, footwear, stationary, jewellery, gifts, and home products and make sure you visit Webbs - a family run department store established in 1930. Drop into Number Eighteen - one of a number of great local coffee shops and then browse the art gallery and small boutique shops before lunching at the famous Bear Hotel, which dates back to 1432 and has won the 'Best Pub in Britain' award twice.
A quintessential village pub serving fantastic food
The Dragons Head pub in Llangenny is just a half a mile walk and is a great example of a small village pub, loved by its locals. George and Karen serve wonderful, home-cooked meals and local ales. The cosy, low-ceilinged interior is typical of pubs in the area with horse brasses on the walls and comfy seating around a huge wood-burning stove - an ideal resting point after a long walk. In the summer the enclosed garden and terrace area is lovely.
Crickhowell 2 miles, Abergavenny 6 miles.
If you would like to speak to someone who has visited this property please ask for: Elizabeth, Edwina, Ceri or Carolyn
Crickhowell is the proud winner of the best British High Street, 2018. It's steeped in history, has almost entirely independent (and excellent) shops, really good pubs and restaurants and award winning cafes. The bustling high street runs down to the idyllic river with it's historic bridge over to the neighbouring village of Llangattock. Crickhowell is a great base for outdoor enthusiasts, with fantastic cycling and walking in the Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons. To top it all, there's an annual music festival, The Green Man, just outside the town. Read more about Crickhowell