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Cottage in the woods Cefn Y Waun

42 reviews
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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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Nestled at the foot of the Black Mountains, this charming stone holiday cottage provides the perfect base for exploring some of the most stunning countryside on the Wales/England borders. Whether you are looking for a secluded, romantic getaway or an active walking holiday, Cefn Y Waun offers everything you need. With spectacular views from every window, the cottage offers the comfort and convenience of a fully equipped kitchen, a comfortable dining room and Sky TV whilst retaining its original charm with flagstone floors, a log burning stove and exposed beams. The accommodation sleeps four adults and well behaved dogs are very welcome. Cefn Y Waun really is far from the madding crowd! 'Cefn Y Waun' translates to the Back of the Heath – describing exactly its rural location on the ridge...Nestled at the foot of the Black Mountains, this charming stone holiday cottage provides the perfect base for exploring some of the most stunning countryside on the Wales/England borders. Whether you are looking for a secluded, romantic getaway or an active walking holiday, Cefn Y Waun offers everything you need. With spectacular views from every window, the cottage offers the comfort and convenience of a fully equipped kitchen, a comfortable dining room and Sky TV whilst retaining its original charm with flagstone floors, a log burning stove and exposed beams. The accommodation sleeps four adults and well behaved dogs are very welcome. Cefn Y Waun really is far from the madding crowd! 'Cefn Y Waun' translates to the Back of the Heath – describing exactly its rural location on the ridge of the Hay Forest. Peace and quiet is guaranteed as the cottage is located in our privately owned 200 acre woodland, through which guests have the freedom to wander. The Black Mountains are at your doorstep, offering fantastic walking country with breath-taking views across the Brecon Beacons, Radnorshire hills and across to the English borders. Explore the local town of Hay on Wye, famous for its individual boutiques and countless bookshops. Choose from a great range of pubs or restaurants to dine before making your way back to Cefn Y Waun to relax in the deep bathtub or in the cosy lounge in front of the wood burning stove, maybe with a glass of wine. An optional extra is our log fired cedar hot tub. Situated at the front of the cottage with the breathtaking views of the black mountains in front of you there is no better way to relax. The Hot tub is available for hire throughout the year for just £49.95 per visit. Your hot tub will be prepared and waiting for you upon arrival. There are no nasty chemicals in our tub just clean fresh water which is naturally changed for each guest. The booking fee of £49.95 includes three crates of wood and a crate of kindling. This will be enough wood to get the hot tub up to temperature and then provide a further use the next day. Additional crates of wood are available at the cottage for an additional £10 a crate. How much wood you will use depends on the amount of time you use the tub and the gap between each session. The tub has an insulated cover to help keep the temperature in when not in use. More
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Suzie B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:65%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2010
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Reviewed June 18, 2019

Perfect quiet location that has stunning views. Lovely walks, a village pub a short drive away, just idyllic. Fresh flowers and provisions were a welcoming surprise on arrival too. Everything here you would need, home from home.

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Roam561325
Reviewed June 10, 2019

A lovely rustic little cottage in an amazing location. We loved exploring the woods and finding the waterfall. It was so peaceful and relaxing and watching the stars at night from the hot tub was just wonderful. There was a lovely tray of treats on...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Ceri-Mallyon
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Reviewed May 2, 2019

Lovely accomodation in a very special place. The best part about our little stay was seeing our dog so happy, exploring the massive private woodland. 100% recommended, cosy, comfortable (lovely bed!) and very peaceful.

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank lucy b
pembs_powys, VR Owner at Cottage in the woods Cefn Y Waun, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2019

Thank you Lucy. Great to know that you both, and your dog, enjoyed your time at the cottage. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed April 30, 2019

Cefn Y Wan cottage was perfect in every way. We stayed here for a week over the Easter holidays and while the wonderful weather we enjoyed was a bonus would have been equally happy if the sun had not shone. We were blown away by...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Culture438692
pembs_powys, VR Owner at Cottage in the woods Cefn Y Waun, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2019

Thank you very much for your review, we look forward to welcoming you back sometime!

Reviewed April 16, 2019 via mobile

This cottage was just lovely. The drive up the hilly track delighted us with our first encounters of wildlife, saw several deer and rabbits. And once parked we were not in any way disappointed with the cottage or the beautiful and peaceful views. The only...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank jane d
pembs_powys, VR Owner at Cottage in the woods Cefn Y Waun, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2019

Thank you for your lovely review Jane! We hope to welcome you again one day.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Stove
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Hot Tub
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Washer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Towels Provided
Dishwasher
Freezer
Private Yard
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Parking
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Mountain Views
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Kettle
Toaster
Fireplace
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Set in the foothills of the black mountains near the small village of Felindre about 7 miles from Hay on Wye. Felindre benefits from a local pub and there are larger towns nearby - Talgarth ( 3 miles) and Hay on Wye ( 7 miles).
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