Llyswen 2 miles.
A beautifully secluded cottage set in large gardens, surrounded by working farmland, with amazing views across to distant mountains.
This lovely cottage is set on the edge of the small hamlet of Boughrood and close to the popular village of Llyswen in the beautiful countryside around the Welsh Marches.
Just a short drive from Hay-on-Wye, home of the famous literary festival, and the Royal Welsh Showground near Builth Wells, the cottage is a perfect base to explore the area yet remains stunningly tranquil due to its quiet elevated position, ideal for families and groups of friends.
Set over two floors, there are three bedrooms, one with a chalet-style balcony and a family bathroom.
On the ground floor is a large, well-equipped kitchen with dining area with lovely views on both sides.
From the kitchen, through the spacious hall you can access the comfortable sitting room with a woodburning stove, where you can sit and talk over your day ahead or just enjoy the view across the lovely garden and beyond.
Outside, you can sit on the patio and lawned area and reminisce about your day’s activities whilst the children and dogs run off the last of their energy.
The area is surrounded by stunning views and walks across the mountains in the Brecon Beacons National Park and along the meandering River Wye, plus local golf courses are in Brecon and Builth Wells.
Within an hour’s drive and a little further afield will bring you to stunning walks in the popular waterfall country of South Wales, where you can explore the magical flora and fauna.
You are ideally placed to explore the Welsh Marches, and the area offers numerous outdoor activities such as pony trekking, canoeing or fishing on the River Wye, gliding in the Black Mountains or just 10 miles away is the town of Brecon in the heart of the National Park and its enchanting mountains.
The pretty market town of Hay-on-Wye is just eight miles away, offering fabulous boutique shopping, renowned book shops, and of course, the world renowned literary festival.
The Royal Welsh Showground is 13 miles away, making this a perfect base for groups enjoying the numerous events held there.
An idyllic position for families and friends to enjoy the amazing views and solitude of the area, yet still being within easy reach of fabulous days out and activities.
About the location
Hay-on-Wye 7.5 miles; Brecon 9 miles
The small, pretty village of Llyswen is situated in Powys and is on the west bank of the River Wye. There are a couple of shops and a lovely inn serving excellent food and a variety of real ales to sample. Travel a little further to Hay-on-Wye with its numerous book shops, visit the craft and collectors’ fairs and the four day Royal Welsh Agricultural Show at Builth Wells, or explore the delightful medieval town of Abergavenny. Also nearby is the historic cathedral town of Brecon which boasts beautiful Georgian and Jacobean architecture, many museums, a theatre and cinema, individual shops, restaurants and inns serving real ales and local food. The Brecon Beacons National Park offers the avid walker and keen cyclist spectacular scenery at any time of the year, with rolling countryside and valleys and the wild beauty of waterfalls and caves. The park is home to traditional market towns, castles, ancient monuments and miles of canal where many pretty walks can be enjoyed. For the less energetic, pony trekking, canal cruising or the local Brecon Steam Railway are a must. A wonderful touring base for an all-year-round family holiday. To the south is the upper Swansea valley, Craig-y-Nos County Park,Dan-yr-Ogof and The National Show Caves of Wales. To the west are the market towns of Llandovery and Llandeilo and the north are Welshpool, Powys Castle and lake Vyrnwy.