Well Cottage is a beautifully restored barn in a magical spot for a tranquil holiday. The property offers modern comfort whilst retaining its original character with oak beams, stone walls and wonderful oak floors. The location is quite breathtaking with glorious panoramic views down the valley to Crickhowell and the Gwyrne Fawr reservoir in one direction and Talgarth in the other. Situated on the owner's 400-acre working farm where they keep sheep, rear pedigree Limousin cattle and bred Welsh Mountain ponies. Wonderful walks criss-cross the area and each property has its own private outdoor space from which to appreciate the stunning scenery.
Accommodation - Sleeps 4 in Two Bedrooms
Well Cottage has a well designed kitchen with a built in oven, hob, microwave, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
The sitting room has a sofa, chairs, TV with Freeview, DVD and CD player.
The large dining room has a table and chairs and the steep, spiral stairs lead up out of this room.
Bedroom 1: A master bedroom with a double bed
Bedroom 2: Twin bedroom.
The bathroom has a bath with power shower over, handbasin, heated towel rail and toilet.
Well Cottage - Well Cottage was formally a barn within the original farmyard at Blaenau Mawr. Now its been transformed into a comfortable and attractive cottage which can sleep up to 4 people. The restored oak beams throughout, oak floors and numerous exposed stone walls retain the character of the original barn. The ground floor has a cosy sitting room and a spacious dining room which features a steep spiral stairs leading up to a double and a twin bedroom with a family bathroom. Well Cottage also boasts a private patio with outdoor furniture and a BBQ for long summer evenings soaking up the last of the sun and admiring the views and wildlife.
Flexible accommodation for up to 16 people - A significant bonus of cottages at Blaenau Mawr is the flexibility. One cottage sleeps 4 people, a further converted barn sleeps 5, with the old farmhouse accommodating a further 7. This makes the cottages at Blaenau Mawr the ideal choice for a holiday with the family or with friends. Dew Cottage and Neuadd Fach can accommodate 5 visitors and 7 visitors respectively - both are also available to book through us.
Enjoy a quintessential Welsh village pub - Just an easy 15-minute stroll down the hill from Well Cottage is the Farmers Arms pub in Cwmdu. A family run pub with a restaurant area, it offers a wide range of tasty meals from simple baguettes to prime Welsh steaks. Pop in for a bit of banter with the locals and a tasty home-cooked meal made with local produce. The uphill walk home helps make a meal at this friendly local a guilt-free pleasure
Discover Tretower - 3 miles up the road is Tretower Court and Castle. The castle is a classic moat and bailey example dating from 1150 with additions made in the 13th century. Tretower Court was recently refurbished and re-opened to the public and is thought to originally date from the 14th century and still boasts many fantastic examples of timberwork from that era as well as a delightful reconstructed 15th century garden. A trip to Tretower is a fantastic window into medieval life in the area.
Cwmdu (with village pub) 1.5 mile, Crickhowell 6 miles, Abergavenny 12 miles.
If you would like to speak to someone who has visited this property please ask for: Elizabeth 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