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Stone Barn Brecon Beacons National Park Quality Accommodation Stunning Location

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Accommodation in Ystradfellte, Brecon Beacons, Powys, Wales - Quiet Location Cwm Porth Caves And Start Of Waterfall Walks 2 Minutes From Property

Set in the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park, a traditional stone built barn. A short walk from the famous Cwm Porth caves and on the footpath to the magnificent waterfalls of Ystradfellte. A short drive from Pen Y Fan mountain the second highest in southern Britain. There is a lot to see and do in this breath taking area including walking, cycling, golf, caving, gorge walking, photography and painting. It is within easy reach of the city of Swansea and Brecon.

The accommodation downstairs is open plan and fells very spacious . There is an oak kitchen with seperate hob and oven , a dishwasher , microwave, fridge and freezer . The lounge area has a two seater and three seater settee a tv with free view and a DVD player with a large selection of DVDs . There is a downstairs cloakroom with wc and shower.

There are two generous sized bedrooms upstairs the master bedroom has a king sized upholstered bed with en suite with bath. The twin bedroom has two single truckle beds with pull out beds so can sleep 4 and an en suite with shower and bath.. The twin room has a tv with free view and an x box .

The barn has a large enclosed garden and is set in 8 acres of land . There is a barbecue and patio set .

There are plenty of walks from the barn and there is a dog friendly pub in the small village of Ystradfellte which serves food and is within walking distance . .

Family and pet friendly holiday makers are respectfully asked to keep dogs downstairs and not on furniture. (£20.00 extra charge per booking )

(Please note I do not use online payment option on this site so please send enquiry and I will let you know payment options and details.


More Details

Lucia Thomas (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

At the risk of repeating what everyone else has said ,this really is a fabulous place. You have obviously given a lot of time and thought to the conversion , decoration and furnishing of this lovely barn .We particularly appreciated your welcome ,the generous food and wine basket, the feather duvets and crisp clean bedding ,the provision of dishwasher tablets toilet rolls and absence of electric meter ....Pat Heather and Chris 23/4/12

As everyone seems to agree your barn really is delightful and set in such wonderful surrondings .When booking properties over the internet you are never sure if you have made right decision but as soon as we arrived at top of drive we knew we were onto a winner.The space offered both inside and out has been perfect for two families .Being able to walk from the barn has been so easy and the highlight was the waterfalls walks.The Newtons and Budds 12/5/12

Had a lovely time ,loved the cottage we all want to live here.Will come again.

Jo Enza 8/6/12
Jun 2011
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Aberdare Barn Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • barn
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • River
  • Rural
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Toilet 1 - toilet
  • En-suite to bedroom one with bath and WC. En-suite to bedroom two with bath WC and seperate shower cubicle. Downstairs cloak room with sink wc and shower.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom one generous sized room with king size upholstered bed. Bedroom two generous sized room with two single guest beds TV with free sat and x box.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • caves
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • walking
Notes on accommodation: Pen Y Porth Barn is approached from a small country lane. There is ample parking for up to six or more vehicles and even a horse box if required, horses can be stabled at owners property with the use of a large menage at an additional cost There is internet but not advertised as I cannot guarantee it will work . Outside: Patio area with garden furniture and barbecue. Set in eight acres with large garden and wooded bank. Stunning views of the surrounding country side. Utility Room: ironing board,iron leading to downstairs cloakroom with WC and shower. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Serviced and clean bedding and towels on each letting .


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average rating of 4.818182 based on 23 reviews

Fantastic Location

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful location, a short walk from the most amazing waterfalls. We really felt like we were immersed in the Welsh countryside. We enjoyed many days out, both locally and a short drive away, it was always nice to come back to our barn in the evenings. The pictures of the barn do not show the size well.. it is much bigger than it appears. Thank you for the lovely welcome gifts on our arrival. We would love to stay again.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Superb property in an amazing place.

  • 5 of 5

Just had the hottest week of the year so far, the dog was not to happy but luckily it's a very short walk to the river where he was able to swim and paddle. If you like your walks this is definitely the place to stay as there are plenty right on the door step, river walks as mentioned and forest walks also. If you get a clear day a trip up pen y fan is a must as the views are breath taking. Another great place to visit is Pont melin fach. You wont see parking on a map but there is a parking area right next to a river. That's enough about the area as exploring is part of the fun. Now for the property. The barn is great ,never stayed anywhere with more on- suits than bedrooms. The downstairs is fully tiled so is definitely dog friendly and has everything one needs. No problem with the broadband, worked fine even when the two of us were using it. Never got to meet Lucia ( shame ) but a big thank you for the welcome pack.Did meet Phil and hector both very nice individuals. P.S. will definitely recommend to family and friends.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A very desirable temporary resting-place.

  • 5 of 5

Isolated but near enough to our helpful hosts who explained how to work the modern gadgetry. Cool this June, but we were snug in the Barn. Ceramic hob cooker downstairs shower-room in addition to en suite bedrooms or sprawled on superbly comfortable suede sofas, watching Welsh and National telly or reviewing our photos.

Waking to bird-song and strolling the wide lawn, drinking in the sweet smell of new-mown grass is a joy everyone should treat themselves to. Friendly dogs and horses also add delight, when roaming the grounds but acquaintance with them is optional.

Me and my gal are planning to get back to Ystradfellte this autumn. That says it all.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great place!

  • 4 of 5

Lovely accommodation, beautifully presented, super location and an easy walk to the start of the Waterfalls Walk.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Home from home in a fantastic location.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful barn, in a great location. Lucia has made sure that all your self catering needs are met, and she was a great host, offering advice about the area,where to shop, where to go for days out etc.Beautiful waterfall walks right from the door, the dog loved it.What better way to wake up with 360 degrees of beautiful scenery, so peaceful.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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Perfect location

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I met our daughter at the cottage. She is at uni in Cardiff so a great location to meet. Not too far from Cardiff. We were so impressed by the fixtures and fittings. The pictures do not do it justice so much better and bigger. We were very comfortable. The only downside is that the wifi is poor if non existent. They have tried to fix this but we only got a signal outside the cottage. However the location was so central to amazing walks. Even though the weather was rainy it didn't matter. We loved every minute of staying here and would love to return one day.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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The nearest beaches are at Swansea, Mumbles and the Gower. Swansea is easily accessible approx 30 minutes by car.


Nearest airport Cardiff International approximately one hour car journey. Nearest train station Aberdare approximately twenty minutes drive.


Short distance to village of Ystradfellte. The property is within easy reach of Swansea Brecon and Sennybridge. Approximately 40 minute drive from Cardiff. A 15 minute drive to the car park for Pen Y Fan mountain, Storey Arms, Brecon.

Further Details:

Property is within easy driving distance from Aberdare Merthyr Tydfil Neath and Brecon all of which have supermarkets and usual amenities.


Rates & Availability

Aberdare Barn Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer holidays
Jul 22 2017 - Sep 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
Autumn 1
Sep 5 2017 - Oct 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Autumn half term
Oct 16 2017 - Oct 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
Oct 30 2017 - Dec 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
Christmas /new year
Dec 18 2017 - Jan 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
Winter 18
Jan 3 2018 - Feb 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
£50.00 deposit is required at time of booking, the balance 28 days before rental. Late bookings will be taken subject to availability contact owner for details.Short breaks available contact owner for special offer weekend winter breaks.

Changeover Day:
Preferred changeover day saturday but is flexible. Check out 10am new arrivals 3.30pm

Notes on prices:
Shorter breaks available contact owner for details.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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