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7 Bell Street

(Ref. 962884)

Talgarth, South Wales & Pembrokeshire Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 3 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

Features

  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi

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18 Customer Reviews

  • "Had a wonderful stay."

    The cottage was a great place to use and provided everything we needed for our stay. Talgarth is a lively and engaging place - even at the beginning of February! With cafes, pubs, shops and even a museum, it has enough to keep you occupied locally, and it is excellent walking country, but it also made a great base for frequent visits to Haye-on-Wye to shop for books.

    Reviewed by Justin5.0Jan 2024

  • "Such a lovely cottage."

    Cosy and well-equipped. Lots of great books and the cottage was really well decorated. I enjoyed the whole week away and it was a lovely base for exploring the surrounding area.

    So glad you had a lovely stay. We would love to welcome you again ! JO & Martyn x Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jennifer5.0Oct 2023

  • "Bijou little cottage, clean and tidy."

    Beautiful courtyard garden.

    Reviewed by Kathleen4.4Jun 2023

  • "We didn't want to leave!"

    Quirky, well-placed cottage in a friendly town. Felt very much at home with the well-stocked book shelves and comfortable beds. Appreciated the welcome pack after a long journey fron Devon.The shady plant filled courtyard garden was alive with insects and swifts flying overhead was a smashing place to relax in after long walks during the day in the Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons.

    Reviewed by Katherine Anne5.0Jun 2023

  • "We had a lovely time at 7 Bell Street."

    Such a wonderful little cottage. We'll be back!

    Reviewed by Rosie5.0May 2023

  • "We spent a most enjoyable week in the delightful cottage with everything provided that we needed."

    It was warm and cosy and the 4ft 6in bed was very comfortable. We look forward to another visit.

    Reviewed by Patricia5.0Oct 2022

  • "A neat and tidy little place licked out in tastefully muted tones of Farrow and Ball, carefully curated with an eye for the aesthetically pleasing, from beautiful oval Shaker boxes in the bedrooms , period ceramics, to delicately placed feathers on the mantelpiece, which I am guessing were gifted from the wheeling red kites we regularly saw above the bijou courtyard garden to the rear."

    A literary nod to nearby Hay-on_Wye with a broad selection of reading material for those wet and windy days, ranging from Alan Bennett's Talking heads to John Cooper Clarke. The characterful kitchen with its stone floor is kitted out with all the practical basics. The beds and linen were perfectly fine The bathroom (toilet/sink/shower } is very compact and does the job. Some points that would significantly improve the experience for us: Ramp up the lighting in the bathroom - especially around the mirror . Upgrade the telly to a Wi-Fi enabled flatscreen and relocate it on a hinged arm on the wall, so it can be tucked out of the way in the recess when not in use, thus releasing much needed floor space in the sitting room. We met friendly Martin, one of the pair of owners who suddenly appeared through an opening in the wooden fence when we were sitting in the courtyard garden, surrounded by potted Hostas and ferns. He seemed to require regular unobtrusive daily access to the adjacent barn while we were there - renovation work in adjoining properties I think. Overall, a really nice quiet and pleasant home from home.,

    Reviewed by James4.4Aug 2022

  • "The cottage is perfect for two (and probably one child) with a small, cosy living room, a spacious kitchen and a bedroom with one of the most comfortable beds we've ever slept in."

    We appreciated the extra heaters during some cold and rainy days. Every room has super nice touches by well picked vintage finds, making this place unique. The bathroom is tiny and a bit dark and one of the two small sofas could be more comfy but these are just minor details. Jo was always quick to respond and we had the chance to check in earlier than anticipated. Talgarth was a perfect base for hikes and we especially recommend the Deli just around the corner for take-aways.

    Reviewed by Judith4.7Jun 2022

  • "Beautiful period cottage in a lovely location."

    Reviewed by Alice4.7Apr 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay at the cottage, very sweet place with everything we needed for a few nights away."

    Would happily recommend.

    Reviewed by Dominic4.4Apr 2022

  • "We love the area, local towns and peaceful countryside, also very friendly and helpful people."

    The cottage was delightful, and the owners had made it very welcoming with many personal and thoughtful touches. We felt very comfortable and at home during our stay. Many thanks.

    Reviewed by Sue4.7Sep 2021

  • "Lovely place to stay, would definitely revisit"

    Reviewed by Diane5.0Sep 2021

  • "This was a great base to spend a lovely few days in the Brecon beacons."

    The rooms are quite small but in a cosy way, and I must say I thought the attic room was the perfect place to spend a few hours with a book - of which the cottage had many! Was a bit worried about leaving my car in the village car park but actually it appeared a lot of residents do the same and it was fine - walk to cottage was then just under 5 mins.

    Reviewed by Samantha4.7Jul 2021

  • "The property is small but cosy and with a nice homely feel with a location which suited us really well as it was very central in the village with cafe, pubs and restaurants close at hand but in a quieter side street."

    There was water ingress into the kitchen during our stay from the heavy rain which the owners sorted very quickly and professionally.

    Reviewed by Isabel4.1Oct 2020

  • "A lovely cosy cottage and well placed for walks in the Black Mountains and surrounds."

    The cottage was comfortable with everything you needed, although the bed is very squeaky!

    Reviewed by Catherine4.4Sep 2020

  • "Beautiful, clean, cosy cottage & well-equipped cottage in great location for discovering all hidden gems of Brecon Beacons."

    Lovely owners made us feel welcome and went extra mile to add personal touch to our experience (chocolates, homemade jams, milk, water, bread, etc.). Despite pretty dreadful weather we had great time and enjoyed our stay throughout. Highly recommended =)

    Reviewed by Anna4.4Feb 2020

  • "Very good hosts, emaculatly clean, not a lot in village but very good for walkers."

    Shower needs slip mat very slippery.

    Reviewed by Helen4.1Mar 2019

  • "We were made very welcome by the owners and the Welsh cakes waiting for us were really enjoyed!"

    The home was well equipped and well placed in a small village with shops and eating places and plenty of lovely walking in the area. Although there was no parking on site there was plenty around the area and did not cause a problem.

    Reviewed by Christine5.0May 2018

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Summary

  • Over three floors
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x small double bed (4ft x 6ft), 1 x single
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room
  • Second floor snug.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge, TV, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Free public car park nearby
  • Enclosed rear patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: Attic space accessed via ladder therefore children under 12 not accepted
  • Note: The property is not equipped for infants and babies

The property

A charming, traditional mid-terrace cottage in the pleasant village of Talgarth in Powys, South Wales.

The cosy, comfortable living and good central location makes this cottage ideal for a small group to come and enjoy the beauty of South Wales.

Original flagstone flooring runs through the ground floor, a charming area boasting a homely sitting area with beautiful ornaments and features along with a TV and seating.

The kitchen diner provides a stunning exposed stone feature wall as well as a stylish kitchen and dining furniture.

The upstairs has two fresh, well-presented bedrooms with delightful views of the surrounding gardens and town.

There is also a classy modern shower room.

7 Bell Street comes with an attic space up a sturdy ladder that is occupied with a perfect little seating area should you want to chill out.

This cute little cottage is complete with its outdoor space, a small patio with furniture and plants to make the ideal chilling spot on the warmer days.

7 Bell Street is a fantastic little cottage in a stunning location.

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About the location

TALGARTH

Builth Wells 15 miles; Llandrindod Wells 22 miles

A pleasant town just outside of the Brecon Beacons in South Wales. Talgarth is a historical town baring many old and beautiful buildings such as a 13th century peel tower, now the Information Centre, and a 14th century church, it was also once inhabited by Romans once upon a time. The town has plenty to do in the way of gliding, pony trekking and plenty of walking opportunities through the well-known Black Mountains. The rivers Ennig and Ellywe run through the town, it is also home to the Pwllwrach Wood, said to bare a lake where witches were drowned many years ago. Talgarth has two gastro-pubs, a cafe and shops to enjoy at your lesure. The Tabernacle venue hosts many events such as musicals, plays, talks and book launches, the town really does cater for everybody. The popular town of Builth Wells is within easy access and is certainly worth a visit, as is Llandrindod Wells slightly further north.

Note: Attic space accessed via ladder therefore children under 12 not accepted.

Note: The property is not equipped for infants and babies.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas