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Pentwyn Cottage

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The cottage is a sympathetically restored barn, preserving the original feature stone walls & be
 Kitchen is generously equipped with electric cooker, gas hob, fridge, freezer, microwave & wash
On 20 acre small holding & set in the privacy of its own grounds.
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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
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A comfortable converted barn in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Pentwyn is peacefully situated in an elevated position overlooking the small canal side village of Pencelli. The cottage is a sympathetically restored barn, preserving the original feature stone walls and beamed ceilings. It offers visitors modern comforts and convenient accommodation. Splendid views can be enjoyed from the cottage door up to the foothills of the Brecon Beacons or across the beautiful Usk Valley and over the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal to the mountains beyond. Set in the privacy of its own grounds, Pentwyn Cottage is less than five minutes walk to Pencelli village, the canal, local buses and village pub with its excellent home-cooked food and real ales. Our 20 acre small holding is a ha... A comfortable converted barn in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Pentwyn is peacefully situated in an elevated position overlooking the small canal side village of Pencelli. The cottage is a sympathetically restored barn, preserving the original feature stone walls and beamed ceilings. It offers visitors modern comforts and convenient accommodation. Splendid views can be enjoyed from the cottage door up to the foothills of the Brecon Beacons or across the beautiful Usk Valley and over the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal to the mountains beyond. Set in the privacy of its own grounds, Pentwyn Cottage is less than five minutes walk to Pencelli village, the canal, local buses and village pub with its excellent home-cooked food and real ales. Our 20 acre small holding is a haven for wildlife and birds. Buzzards are regular visitors and can be seen from the kitchen window feeding in the adjacent field, fox and badger paths crisscross the land. Public footpaths cross the fields adjacent to the cottage and give access to the Brecon Beacons by way of the Usk Valley Walk, or to more leisurely walks along the canal towpath and the Taff Trail. Accommodation Kitchen The large kitchen, with windows on three sides giving sunshine all day, is furnished with fitted oak cupboards and a substantial antique farmhouse table and chairs. The kitchen is generously equipped with electric cooker, gas hob, fridge, freezer, microwave and washing machine. Lounge This cosy sitting room with a living flame coal effect gas fire, has comfortable sofas and chairs and a good quality sofa bed. For entertainment there is a TV, DVD, video, CD radio, Wi-Fi, books and games. Off the adjacent entrance hall there is a downstairs cloakroom with hand basin and toilet. Bedroom 1 A spacious, light and airy double bedroom boasts a Victorian brass bed and can accommodate a cot if required. Bedroom 2 A charming twin bedded room with beamed ceiling . Bathroom With the natural simplicity of clean tiles and hand made oak fitted cupboards the bathroom comprises a bath with shower, hand basin and toilet. Garden Guests can enjoy a private lawned garden to the front of the cottage, which has beautiful views and a children's swing. Sheltered under an oak framed canopy there is a seating area with a wooden table and benches, providing a splendid place to relax and watch the evening sun setting over Brecon town. We are happy to accommodate dogs, but ask owners to consider farm animals in the fields around the property. There is ample level parking adjacent to the cottage making loading and unloading very easy. For cyclists we can provide a bike washing area and secure undercover storage. For riders wishing to bring their own horses we can also provide grazing and stabling. Pentwyn Cottage Local Area Brecon, 4 miles away, is a charming and friendly market town with many interesting places to visit. There is a well-equipped leisure center, a canal side theater, a cinema, the Brecknock Museum, a Regimental Museum and cathedral. Outdoor activities in the area are plentiful with two golf courses, hill walking, cycling, climbing, pony trekking and an activity center with renowned indoor climbing facilities. Nearby Llangorse Lake offers sailing, canoeing, boating, fishing, water skiing and wind surfing. The Taff Trail cycle route from Brecon to Cardiff passes through the village and the Usk Valley Walk crosses our own adjacent fields. Pentwyn is ideally situated for visits to Cardiff, Newport, Swansea, the Gower Peninsular and the wealth of castles and attractions around Mid Wales. The canal side “Royal Oak” in Pencelli provides excellent reasonably priced home cooked food and real ales. We recommend phoning in advance to book as places are limited. Tel 01874 665396. The Sixty-Sixty bus service from Abergavenny to Brecon, Merthyr Tydfill and Cardiff passes through the village. The nearest shop is at Talybont on Usk (2 miles) where you will also find the post office and 4 pubs/restaurants. The nearest supermarket is in Breacon town (5 miles). Asda, Tesco and Waitrose will deliver to this area. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
2 dogs a booking are welcome but please state on your booking request the number and type of dog. Fees of £20 per dog for 7 days, £10.00 for short break will be added to your quote.
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1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Barbara H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2013
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Reviewed 30 March 2022 via mobile

Date of stay: March 2022
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Reviewed 8 March 2022 via mobile

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Date of stay: March 2022
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Reviewed 6 April 2019

We stayed at Pentwyn over February half term with our three children. Pentwyn is a cosy, comfortable, clean and delightful cottage. The kids loved the swing, the tree to climb and the chickens. They loved playing in the stream at the bottom of the hill...More

Date of stay: February 2019
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Reviewed 13 March 2019

Stayed here with our two dogs in a very cold blustery March. The cottage was great, in a perfect location for fabulous walks and a good pub. It had a well equipped kitchen with everything you would need for your stay, home from home. It...More

Date of stay: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

We stayed at Pentwyn Cottage for 4 nights over the new year period. The cottage was beautifully clean, warm and welcoming. We took strolls along the waterways and further afield we were able to explore the hills and waterfalls. An added bonus was the ability...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

A lovely cosy cottage with quaint windows and sloping, beamed ceilings and skylights which fascinated the children. Efficient heating and good kitchen amenities. Good sized rooms. The location within the smallholding was really enjoyable, the boys loved watching the geese and hens coming out each...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Date of stay: September 2018
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

Had a lovely stay over the Christmas week. Very cosy, warm and well equipped. Great location for walking along the canal. Dogs loved it. Comfy beds and a lovely shower. Owners were very helpful and the Christmas decorations were a lovely touch

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Chuck2788
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Management response:Responded 1 February 2018

Thank you for your review , so pleased you enjoyed your stay”

Reviewed 15 November 2017

Stayed in Pentwyn cottage for 4 days and would happily go back again. My 3 Yorkshire Terriers thoroughly enjoyed their stay here too. The cottage is spotlessly clean and fully equipped for all that you need. The cottage is so cosy, I could easily live...More

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank Sue H
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Management response:Responded 1 February 2018

Thank you for your review, so pleased you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed 16 July 2017

Beautiful cottage, tastefully decorated. This renovated barn is in a wonderful countryside location; I enjoyed looking out at the sheep when I cleaned my teeth. We had a problem with the gas fire (our fault) and it was quickly sorted out. Our dog was made...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Alex H
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Playground
Private Garden
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Swingset
Terrace
Toaster
TV
VCR
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Brecon, 4 miles away, is a charming and friendly market town with many interesting places to visit. There is a well-equipped Leisure Center, a canal side Theater, a Cinema, the Brecknock Museum, a Regimental Museum and Cathedral. Outdoor activities in the area are plentiful with two golf courses, hill walking, cycling, mountain biking, climbing, pony trekking and an activity center with renowned indoor climbing facilities. Nearby Llangorse Lake offers sailing, canoeing, boating, fishing, water skiing and wind surfing. The Taff Trail cycle route from Brecon to Cardiff passes through the village and the Usk Valley Walk crosses our own adjacent fields. Pentwyn is ideally situated for visits to Cardiff, Newport, Swansea, the Gower Peninsular and the wealth of castles and attractions around Mid Wales.
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Cancellation Policy
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  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available if you cancel thereafter

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Frequently Asked Questions about Pentwyn Cottage

Pentwyn Cottage is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

Pentwyn Cottage has one bathroom available. See all property details.

Pentwyn Cottage has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

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