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Albert House

Brynamman, South Wales & Pembrokeshire (Ref. 1072731)



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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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3 Customer Reviews

  • "The property was lovely and has been thoughtful presented and provides a comfortable compact base to explore the area"

    Reviewed by LeeOct 2021

  • "The house was great , perfect for our needs and a great location for exploring in all directions."

    Reviewed by SteveSep 2021

  • "This is a really cute little house and we had a happy two weeks in it."

    We were particularly glad that the bed was long enough - too often in holiday cottages the bed is too short and has a footboard so that tall people do not fit in it - so big plus for that. It would have been useful to know that the off road reserved parking at the back of the property is actually at the bottom of the garden and that there is back access to the garden. Had we known that, we would have brought our bicycles. The communication with the owner once we were in the cottage was brilliant, so we could clarify things like what we should do with composable waste.

    Reviewed by JudithAug 2021

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The property

This quaint, mid-terrace cottage is situated in the village of Brynamman, just a stone’s throw away from the Brecon Beacons National Park.

Albert House is a heart-warming retreat for families seeking a break from normality, providing easy access to Swansea, South Wales the Brecon Beacons and just 150 yards away from the entrance to the River Amman cycle trail.

After locating the off-road parking space, step into the sitting room, complete with white washed cottage walls, a woodburning stove, settee and a Smart TV for catching up on your favourite shows.

Carry the conversation into the kitchen/diner, where you can prepare the dining table as the designated chef rustles up something tasty, with help from the electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge and dishwasher, making cleaning up a breeze!

Whisk yourself off upstairs to the bedrooms, hosting a king-size and double behind original barn doors, each neutrally presented with plenty of storage space.

Wake up with a refreshing shower in the sleek shower room, before popping the kettle on for a morning coffee and enjoying the calls of the birds from the enclosed patio.

Based close to the Brecon Beacons National Park, there are a plethora of scenic walking trails nearby, including scenic routes to Henrhyd Falls, along with historical landmarks such as Paxton’s Tower, but if you can drag yourself to explore the other side of the Glanaman Valley, you’ll find the beautiful Cwn Clydach nature reserve, home to flycatches, redstarts and dippers.

Other local attractions worth boxing off include the Showcaves of Wales at Dan-yr-Ogof, the Dark Sky Reserve in Wales, and the industrial heritage of the Big Pit and Blaenavon Iron works.

If you fancy a change of scenery, just 16 miles away lies the vibrant city of Swansea, home to the striking National Waterfront Museum where you can relive the industrial times of Wales, uncover distinctive art collections at The Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, source local goods at the original Swansea Market, and enjoy the exotic planting at Clyne Gardens, along with so much more.

With all this in easy reach, Albert House makes a fabulous escape to South Wales.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x double with small single
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher. Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 1 car at rear of property
  • Access to rear garden from parking available
  • Enclosed patio with furniture and outside lockable bike storage available
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Shop 0.2 miles, pub 0.1 mile
  • Note: Steep internal stairs, please take care

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Ystradgynlais 6.7 miles; Ammanford 6.8 miles; Gurnos 28.2 miles

The Welsh village of Brynamman is nestled on the south side of the Black Mountain, a stone's throw away from the Brecon Beacons National Park. The village is split into two parts by the River Amman, with Upper Brynamman and Lower Brynamman nestled on either side. The village boasts a selection of eateries, including traditional country pubs, restaurants and delicious takeaways, along with a well-stocked convenience store, perfect for picking up any forgotten essentials, and a handy post office. Serving the town is the Canolfan y Mynydd Du Black Mountain Centre, fit with a community library and hosting regular events including social groups, educational courses and classes. Catch a live show at the 1920's-era neoclassical cinema, the Brynamman Public Hall Cinema, or take a stroll alongside the banks of the River Amman. Within easy touring distance is the bustling town of Ammanford and the picturesque landscape of the Brecon Beacons National Park, hidden with delights waiting to be explored.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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