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Luxury Riverbank Barn Conversion (Dated 1770)

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  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Brecon cottage description

The riverbank barn conversion (dated 1770) offers luxury group accommodation for up to 15 people. Located at the Happy Horse Retirement Home, a stunning 100 acre farm in a secluded valley, set in the Brecon Beacons National Park, in spectacular coun­tryside. The barn has been thoughtfully converted to a very high standard to provide comfortable self-catering accommodation in three separate cottages that have to be rented as one unit. Blue Brook- Green Gallop- Red Ridge. Blue Brook has a large glazed dinning area with an oak dining table seating 15 and open plan sitting room so that everyone can eat and socialize together.In all cottages: Oak floors and staircases and welsh slate complements the original beams and stonework whilst each property benefits from warm terracotta tiles with under floor heating, modern showers and a romantic freestanding bath in Blue Brook. The oak coffee tables & ‘Goldilocks’style beds have been handmade. Large outdoor area with furniture & BBQ, play paddock.


Brecon Beacons National Park: The Brecon area-
Activities in the Park include walking, cycling, mountain biking, horse riding, as well as sailing, windsurfing, canoeing and fishing its rivers and reservoirs, rock climbing, hang-gliding, caravanning, camping and caving. The Taff Trail also passes through the Beacons on its way from Brecon to Cardiff.
Sgwd yr Eira, on the Afon Hepste near YstradfellteThe Park is known for its waterfalls, including the 27-metre Henrhyd Waterfall and the falls at Ystradfellte, and its caves, such as Ogof Ffynnon Ddu.
A Welsh mountain ponyWelsh mountain ponies graze wild within the Park, as do many Welsh mountain sheep.
There are numerous sites of interest and fun things to do for all the family as well as for those with particular interests such as history, gardening, steam railways, the big caves of Dan yr Ogof, canals and bird watching. There are a range of different licensed activity providers in the area who can be booked for an exhilarating day in or on the water, on

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 200 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Car Available

              Suitability

              • Events Allowed
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome
              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

              Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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              • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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              • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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              • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

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              • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single

                full size bunkbed...moreless

              • Bedroom 6: 2 twin/ single

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              • Bedroom 7: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

                Triple bunkbed...moreless

              • Blue Brook Sleeps 6, 3 bedrooms well equipped open plan kitchen with a cooking island. The spacious sitting room with comfortable leather sofas and chairs has an ‘olde worlde‘ feel with hand-made furniture and a lovely oak coffee table. The dining table is set in a light, airy glazed part of the sitting room with a large oak dining table easily able to seat 15 people. The kitchen door opens up to the outdoor sitting area along the river. There is a downstairs shower room with handbasin and toilet. Up a flight of oak stairs to two double bedrooms and a third twin Red Ridge Sleeps 5, 2 bedrooms Up handmade wooden stairs to twin bedroom with ‘Goldilocks‘ style wooden beds and a second bedroom with triple bunk beds, the lower being a 120cm wide bunk and a full size top bunk - sleeps 3 people. Shower room with toilet and handbasin.Green Gallop Sleeps 4 - 2 bedrooms Upstairs, in the first bedroom there are twin handmade ‘Goldilocks’ style beds and second bedroom full size bunkbeds....moreless

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • There now is a games room in the old hayloft with table tennis and table football It is a short walk to the beautiful Crai reservoir ...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • DVD Player
                  • Foosball
                  • Game Room
                  • Games
                  • Ping Pong Table
                  • Radio
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Television

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Farm Holidays

                  Attractions

                  • Caves
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Coin Laundry
                  • Forests
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Pond
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins
                  • Waterfalls

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                  • Mountain
                  • Rural

                  local services and businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Babysitter
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Spelunking
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Whitewater Rafting

                  Arrival Day

                      • Friday

                      Dining

                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Dining Room
                      • Seating for 15 people

                      General

                      • Activities Guide
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Parking
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Safe
                      • Telephone
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet

                      Kitchen

                      • 4 Ring Stove
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Freezer
                      • Grill
                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Barbecue
                      • Binoculars
                      • Terrace

                      catering options

                          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                          property descriptor

                              • Detached
                               

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                              Rental rates quoted in: £
                              Dates Nightly Wknd Night Weekend Weekly Monthly * Event

                              Mar 1 - Jan 1, 2015
                              1 night min stay

                              £895 £1,595

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                              Location

                              65 Kilometres
                              Nearest Airport
                              Cardiff
                              6 Kilometres
                              Nearest Barpub
                              Deffynnog
                              150 Kilometres
                              Nearest Ferry
                              Pembrokshire (Ireland ferries)
                              40 Kilometres
                              Nearest Train
                              Abergavenny
                              30 Kilometres
                              Nearest Motorway
                              M4
                              6 Kilometres
                              Nearest Restaurant
                              Deffynnog - Brecon
                              40 Kilometres
                              Nearest Beach
                              Gower Swansea

                              Car: Necessary

                              The area has abundant wildlife including otters, buzzards and red kites nesting nearby. There are numerous walks from the farm, within a few minutes walk is the picturesque Crai reservoir with Brown Trout fly fishing, the Geo Park area with its glacial lakes, the large Cnewr Estate, forestry and high commons, waterfalls and the Sarn Helen Roman Road popular with mountain bikers. Brecon is 14 miles, whilst the sandy beaches of the Gower Peninsula are a 45 min drive. Dan Yr Ogof showcaves Europe largest cave complex is 6 miles away.

                               

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                              Speaks: english, french, german, dutch

                               

                              Photos

                              • BBQ area 3 large picnic tables seats 18

                                BBQ area 3 large picnic tables seats 18

                              • Bedroom Blue Brook

                                Bedroom Blue Brook

                              • Bedroom Blue Brook

                                Bedroom Blue Brook

                              • Dining area table seats 15 pers

                                Dining area table seats 15 pers

                              • Part of seating area

                                Part of seating area

                              • Crai Reservoir Dam (back garden)

                                Crai Reservoir Dam (back garden)

                              • Crai Reservoir

                                Crai Reservoir

                              • One of the retired horses enjoying spring

                                One of the retired horses enjoying spring

                              • Shall we

                                Shall we

                              • Going for a cool down

                                Going for a cool down

                              • No more polo's???

                                No more polo's???

                              • Side view with parking

                                Side view with parking

                              • Part of seating area Blue Brook

                                Part of seating area Blue Brook

                              • Red Ridge

                                Red Ridge

                              • Bathroom Blue Brook

                                Bathroom Blue Brook

                              • Bedroom Red Ridge

                                Bedroom Red Ridge

                              • Walk to Reservoir

                                Walk to Reservoir

                              • View down to location

                                View down to location

                              • Barn

                                Barn

                              • Play time in the snow

                                Play time in the snow

                              • I do like you

                                I do like you

                              • Walk up to reservoir

                                Walk up to reservoir

                              £1,595 per week (GBP)
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                              7 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 15

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                              Speaks: english, french, german, dutch
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