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Stargazers Retreat


Bedrooms: 1 Sleeps: 2 Bath/Shower Rooms: 1 Toilets: 1
3 Star Rating






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This little retreat has been converted from one of the last existing original stables built for ponies that worked in the forest.  The ponies were used by forestry workers  to move logs out of the woods before cutting them ready to be transported further afield.  

Set between the quiet hamlets of Trecastle and Crai and with stunning views of Pen y Fan and the Brecon Beacons this is the perfect romantic getaway.   The location is a true Star Gazers haven - with a Computerised Mead telescope for visitors to use and its own OBSERVATORY.

Sleeps 2 - 1 King-Size 

Open plan stylish modern cabin

King-Size trunk style bed

Sofa, TV with FreeSat & DVD, dining table and chairs

Kitchen with an electric oven and 4 ring hob, combination microwave & grill, fridge with ice-box, kettle and toaster.  (A chest freezer is available in separate store room.)

Bathroom:  Shower, toilet and hand basin

Useful Information:

* Bedlinen and towels provided
* Heating and electricity inclusive
* Parking available
* Cot & Highchair available by arrangment with the owner
* Washing machine and tumble dryer available by arrangment with the owner
* Excellent mobile reception
* Wifi, small TV with FreeSat & DVD player
* Sorry not suitable for pets - by owner's choice
* Welcome Hamper
* Garden area, recently established, with decking patio table, chairs & BBQ
* Owners offer seasonal veg and herbs from their garden and free range eggs

Stargazers Retreat is set in the peaceful forestry valley ideal for exploring.  The owners maintain the garden as a haven for  wildlife  -  there are bats in the neighbouring woods, honey bees, hedgehogs and you may even see the odd deer. The bird boxes were all being used when we visited, with red kites circling overhead.   Just 7 miles from The National Show Caves at Dan yr Ogof and 10 miles to the Abercraf Inn with its excellent restaurant or the Castle Coaching Inn in Trecastle is just 3 miles away where you can browse the stock the Antiques Centre.

Trecastle 3 miles, Brecon 13.5 miles, Abercrave 10 miles

If you would like to speak to someone who has visited this property please ask for: Elizabeth, Edwina, Andria or Ceri


Walkers award Cycling award

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