Cross House


Bedrooms: 4 Sleeps: 8 Bath/Shower Rooms: 2 Toilets: 3
4 Star Rating






Woodburner / Open Fire

Woodburner / Open Fire

Walks from the Door

Walks from the Door

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Cross House is a beautifully and lovingly restored stone farmhouse, in the centre of the small village of Llyswen. A perfect setting for families to enjoy the Brecon Beacons and Black Mountains.

Visitors staying at this lovely old farmhouse have everything on the doorstep with a village shop/garage and cafe within walking distance. Walk from the farmhouse door onto The Wye Valley Walk or enjoy the excellent fishing (permits from The Wye and Usk Foundation or Village pub), canoeing, biking and horse riding all within easy reach.  The farmhouse is also an excellent place to stay if attending a wedding at the nearby award winning Llangoed Hall, a superb wedding venue beside the River Wye or just enjoy a pleasant afternoon tea. Llyswen is 8 miles from Hay on Wye, with the Hay Literary Festivalheld in May, 10 miles from the market town of Brecon and 12 miles from Builth Wells and the Royal Welsh Showground.


Sleeps 6/8 - 2 Double Rooms, 2 Single Rooms (2 Extra Single beds available)

A well equipped kitchen with a range cooker with double oven and grill and 5 ring gas hob, American style fridge/freezer, microwave, bread maker, dishwasher and TV; there is a long table with plenty of room to seat 8 people.


The adjoining utility room has a washing machine and highchair.


A downstairs cloakroom with toilet and hand basin.


The main farmhouse living room has comfortable sofas and chairs, wood burner and CD player with aux cable.


The snug room, perfect for children, has a sofa bed, TV with DVD and Sky.


Up the original stone stairs to: 


Bedroom 1: Double bed and en suite with shower, toilet and hand basin

Bedroom 2: Single bed with extra single bed.

Bedroom 3: Double bed

Bedroom 4: Single bed with extra single bed.


The family bathroom has a shower over the luxurious Jacuzzi spa bath, hand basin and toilet.


Useful Information 


* All electricity, underfloor heating and wood for wood burner included

* All towels and bedlinen provided

* Cot & Highchair available

* Wifi

* No pets by owner's choice (there is a friendly cat on site)

* Lots of DVD's available

* Parking available

* There is no garden at the property (visitors are asked not to use the owner's garden or play equipment but an undercover Summer House with garden furniture for the use of visitors is provided. 

* Fishing available on River Wye - to be organised through the local pub


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

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