2 Bedroom Cottage in Crickhowell

Crickhowell, Mid Wales, Wales (Ref: HC48085)

Sleeps 4 Bedrooms 2
Cottage Rating
Accomodation Features
  • Dog Friendly Cottage
  • Garden
  • Log Fire
  • Internet Access
  • Cot Availabile
  • Highchair Availabile
  • Near Fishing
Accomodation Description

48085 Hillside Barn in Crickhowell is a dog friendly holiday cottage.

A beautiful eco hideaway in the heart of the hills. Nestled on the slopes of the Black Mountains in the midst of the Brecon Beacons National Park enjoy breathtaking views and dramatic night skies from the terrace or stride out for endless trails through bluebell woods and ancient meadows. Crickhowell is just five minutes drive away with local traders a handy mountaineering shop pubs and plenty of coffee shops. Abergavenny of Food Festival fame is ten minutes in the other direction a thriving market town forming the heart of Wales foodie revolution. Cathedral towns of Brecon and Hereford are also within easy reach as well as Wales Industrial Heritage sites in Blaenavon. Nearby attractions include beautiful walks directly in to the Black Mountains and Sugar Loaf Mountain cycle hire available with National cycle routes and mountain biking centres throughout the area. Pony trekking throughout the nearby Llanthony Valley fishing on the River Usk canoeing on the River Wye and high wire and zip wire adventures at Llangorse Lake. Leisure facilities: log fired sauna. The accommodation offers TWO bedrooms: both accessed via external steps 1 double and 1 twin with additional single bed - total sleeps 5. Bathroom: downstairs shower room with WC. Lounge/diner: with woodburner (first basket of logs included) TV and DVD. Kitchen: with gas oven and hob fridge. Regret no washing machine. Outside: terrace area with garden furniture and BBQ. Amenities: off-road parking for two cars. Bed linen towels electric and Free WiFi included. Regret no smoking. 2 dogs welcome. Additional info: steep driveway. Please note: the garden windmill supply s the electricity the natural spring supplies the water and woodburner supply the heating. The central heating satellite Free WiFi TV& DVD are all fed from off grid sources. Satellite Free WiFi is provided on a limited data bundle. Download speeds are slow and suitable only for email communication and simple browsing. Please bring devices pre-loaded with what you want to listen to or watch. Need to know: SLEEPS 2 5: Two bedrooms, a double and a triple bedroom, both reached via external steps. A downstairs shower room with basin and loo, a further basin upstairs in the bedroom. Pretty bed linen and soft towels all provided. RELAXING: Open plan living with farmhouse kitchen, farmhouse dining table, two large sofas, television, dvd, wi fi, log burning stove, central heating. OUTSIDE: Secluded terrace and garden, with exceptional views of the Black Mountains. There is also handy dry storage available for bikes and a private woodland and glade to explore. SAUNA: There is a rustic, wood fired sauna available to use during your stay, with Hamman towels provided and a bracing outside shower to cool off. it is shared usage with the lovely Blackthorn Cottage which further up the same hillside, out of sight. GO GREEN: Ingenious as an eco retreat is, excessive water usage does have to considered, so please ensure you re thoughtful about turning off taps during your stay. CHILDREN: Will love it here, although it is best for independent children due to the external steps. There is a cot and highchair available on request. Regret no washing machine. PETS: Two well behaved dogs are really welcome, paws off the furniture please. HOLIDAY PREPARATION: We would advise to contact local amenities directly, such as shops, restaurants, pubs and attractions, to confirm the latest opening times and availability. In line with current Welsh Government restrictions the sauna is not presently available from the 27th March up to the 12th April. We await further news on this and will update the advice accordingly.