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“50th Birthday Celebration”
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Kitchen and dining area next to pond and fountain
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Kitchen and dining area next to pond and fountain
Decking, outdoor seating, gas barbecue, large hottub and garden TV/AV room opens onto decking and lawn with views towards the mountains
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67 reviews
Kitchen and dining area next to pond and fountain
Decking, outdoor seating, gas barbecue, large hottub and garden
TV/AV room opens onto decking and lawn with views towards the mountains
Large hottub in private walled garden
View from Ty Gwydr towards the Allt and Llangors Lake
Kitchen
Dining area overlooking fields and Llangors mountain
High specification TV/AV room with large L-shaped sofa
Living area
Living area overlooking garden
Lawn and pond with fountain
Constructed using traditional and ecological materials such as sheeps wool insulation and lime morta
4 high specification bathrooms
2 twin rooms (one with changing room)
2 king size rooms. This one overlooks the lawn and has patio doors opening to decking and hot-tub in
Master bedroom
View from Ty Gwydr towards Mynydd Llangors
Ty Gwydr is on Ty Newydd Farm next to Llangors Lake
Ty Gwydr is on Ty Newydd Farm over which access can be gained on the public footpath at the end of t
Four poster bed with spectacular views towards the mountains and lake
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4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Brecon, Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales

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Excellent - based on 67 reviews
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walesjoey
wales
Level 3 Contributor
9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“50th Birthday Celebration”
Reviewed 1 February 2016 for a stay in January 2016

Thank you for a wonderful weekend in the GlassHouse,stunning accommodation, amply room for 8 of us,well laid out, plenty of room for all of us and lovely hot tub to relax after long walks from the doorstep with two pubs in the village that were excellent.Thank you Deri

Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
15 Feb 2016
Thank you for taking time to write the review. It's very much appreciated. I'm sure Mike at the Castle and Kate at the Red Lion are also grateful for the endorsement!
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Simon P
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Amazing House!”
Reviewed 26 January 2016 for a stay in January 2016
1
person found this review helpful

Beautifully located with a lovely view of the hills and Llangorse Lake.

The house itself is stunning, modern and fully equipped with everything you need.

A couple of great pubs within minute of the front door and some excellent walking routes.

Really enjoyed our stay and the owner, Deri, was very quick to respond to any of our enquiries.

Looking forward to staying again!

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Management Response
29 Jan 2016
Thank you very much for the review. You were a great group and I really appreciated you leaving the house in such good condition.
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Wessex-Vi...
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Welcome retreat”
Reviewed 25 January 2016 for a stay in January 2016
1
person found this review helpful

This is located in a wonderful location, amazing views all the windows have uninterrupted views of mountains (snow cap'd during our visit).

We were 3 family's together, not overrun as plenty of space and areas for children to play, adults to read / watch TV. lovely garden, which would be nice in the summer with BBQ area and a hot tub for the parents to relax.

The house was very child friendly coming with a stair gate. The only fault would be the oven takes exceedingly long to cook anything if its quite full. Excellent facilities otherwise, very large fridge/freezer plus extra fridge storage in the main kitchen area, washer and drier and dish washer.

Well worth using as a home base to explore the Brecon area.

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Liked best: Scenic Views
Liked least: The oven not working at its fullest potential
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
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Management Response
29 Jan 2016
Thank you for the great review. It is very much appreciated coming from such great guests. I'm very sorry about the oven. It took a while to figure out what was wrong with two trips from the engineer - essentially the hinges had been bent a little so heat was escaping during cooking. This issue is now fixed and the oven is working on full power once again. Best wishes,
Deri
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emmacrun
Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“mrs”
Reviewed 18 January 2016 for a stay in January 2016
2
people found this review helpful

we visited the beautiful house at the weekend for 3 families all together we all felt the size was great we didn't feel on top of each other great that there was ground floor rooms aswell...the house was well catered for all age groups use of hot tub gardens and stairs gates was fantastic well equipped kitchen and amazing views from all rooms. would highly recommend this as a place to stay and the children loved they could see chickens and sheep at the bottom of the drive too.

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Management Response
22 Jan 2016
Thank you for the great review. Very much appreciated.
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maureen98...
Christchurch, United Kingdom
1 review
“ticks all the boxes after reading other other reviews before going”
Reviewed 18 January 2016 for a stay in January 2016

We have just returned home from a lovely visit to the Brecons. A good holiday location the house was great for my 2 grandsons who just loved the space and the Adults could move around and have their own space. Big thank you for my daughter who organised.

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Kitchen & utensils Bathroom cleanliness
Other facilities & amenities Service
Liked best: The space and each family had their own bathrooms
Liked least: One of the bedrooms was close to the kitchen and one of the children was in the room and the lighting was a bit bright in the kitchen as all doors were glass.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
22 Jan 2016
Thank you for taking the time to write this review. It's really appreciated. It was a pleasure to host you.
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