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Clear Water Cottage

Cilycwm, Brecon Beacons
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 3
4
star
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Parking on site / nearby
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Explore the unspoilt wilderness of the western Brecon Beacons
  • Stone cottage packed with country charm, including exposed beams
  • For larger parties, book with the neighbouring cottage to sleep nine
Property code: BN094

With spectacular views of the Brecon Beacons National Park and just 1 mile from Cilycwm village, this charming holiday cottage is perfectly located for exploring. Great for small families or couples.

With amazing panoramic views across rolling farmland to the peaks of the Brecon Beacons, you’ll feel in the heart of the national park here. From the doorstep, enjoy miles of wild, open country ideal for walking, mountain biking and pony trekking. Explore the Black Mountain, take the kids to pan for gold at Dologothi (9 miles), or browse the antique shops at nearby Llandovery (4 miles).

Step into this authentic stone cottage and make yourself at home beneath the wooden beams and slanted ceilings, which add to the property’s countryside charm. Relax in the comfortable lounge/diner, curling up on the cosy sofas in front of the TV DVD after an exciting day out. Settle down around the dining table, which seats four, for a meal lovingly prepared in the adjoining kitchen. There is also a bathroom on the ground floor, while upstairs you will find two welcoming bedrooms: one sunny double and one twin, both with hand basins.

Enjoy the spectacular scenery on the south-facing patio, which is a wonderful sun trap during summer months. Savour a delicious al fresco breakfast here using the eggs, bread and coffee from your welcome pack, kindly provided by your hosts. It’s a great spot too to just sit and drink in the incredible views. Parking is available.

  • 2 bedrooms - 1 double and 1 twin
  • 1 Newly fitted bathroom with shower over the bath
  • Newly installed Kitchen with electric oven, microwave, fridge, toaster and dishwasher
  • Use of owner’s utility room with washing machine please discuss with owner
  • Welcome pack
  • TV and DVD in lounge
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Patio garden
  • 3 dogs small or 2 medium sized welcome but please be aware owners also have dogs
  • Nearby woods can be explored by guests - 18 acres of woodland with a variety of pathways. Wildlife and 15 varieties of indigenous trees with spectacular views of the Black Mountain and Pen-Y -Banc
  • Parking
  • Bike storage
  • Pub 1 mile, shop and cafe 2.5 miles
  • Can be booked with neighbouring property to sleep 9
  • Arrival: 16:30 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 3 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £200 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £25. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Ceri Gittoes

This property joined our collection in 2022 and is managed by Ceri.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 26 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Beverley, 7th June 2024

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Reviewed by Helen, 17th May 2024

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Lovely cottage - such a great location for a break, great hosts thank you Fiona and Kevin

Reviewed by Gail, 3rd May 2024

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What an absolute gem! Idyllic setting in mature and well maintained gardens. Beautiful and peaceful location. Ticked every single box! We have stayed at many holiday lets up and down the country, but Clearwater cottage surpassed the others by far. Really helpful and friendly hosts, nothing too much trouble and easily contactable. So sad to leave buRead moret cheered by the thought we are booked in again later this year! Hide

Reviewed by Kate, 12th April 2024

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Stunning location, quiet and cosy cottage, and very accommodating and supportive hosts! We were made to feel very welcome, as were our dogs. The walks were great and the views were stunning. It was interesting to read the history of the place and see how traces were visible in the woodland. We thought it was nice how the recycling and solar panels Read moremade it feel like the environment was well cared for. We look forward to visiting again! Hide

Reviewed by William, 27th March 2024

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Fantastic place! Amazing location. Lovely owners who have provided pretty much everything you could possibly require even if you want to Gordon Ramsey a meal in the kitchen. This place really is tranquility and serenity at its best. Thanks for allowing us to stay at your cottage and see you again soon

Reviewed by Neil, 23rd March 2024

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Having a stressful job, I needed to get away from the rat race for a bit. Clear water cottage was an amazing place to stay , you could not want for anything,the views are fantastic and being able to walk around in the fields and forest belong to the cottage was amazing Dennis and fiona made us feel so welcome, so much that when it was time to leaveRead more we both could have stayed for another week. I would highly recommend anyone staying here or in the beautiful barn that they have. We will be back. Hide

Reviewed by Bethan, 3rd March 2024

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We had a wonderful stay. The location is idyllic, so quiet and we had plenty of outdoor space on the doorstep. Fiona and Dennis are so welcoming and really cared that we had an enjoyable stay. The cottage is co veniently located, near to shops, pubs and restaurants. We were lucky with the weather and enjoyed lovely walks in the surrounding countrysRead moreide. We wished we could have stayed longer. Thank you Fiona and Dennis - we've already recommended your place to our friends and family! Hide

Reviewed by Derek, 22nd December 2023

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Ideal location in the middle of nowhere. Thoroughly relaxing having every eminity that you could ever want. Clean and fresh throughout. Llandovery just four miles down the road and Cilycwn village just a mile away. Very well equipped, including a Christmas tree.

Reviewed by Nicola, 24th October 2023

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The cottage was amazing, so clean, modern, cosy and in a wonderful location with a small lake and acres of forest to walk on your doorstep with views of Peny-fan in the distance. The owners were brilliant, so helpful and accommodating, we cant recommend it enough. The barn they also own attached to the cottage looked beautiful too. A fantastic weekRead more, thank you, well be back! Hide

Reviewed by Linda, 13th October 2023

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Ideal location for walkers to explore this beautiful and very quiet part of mid-Wales. The owners were very helpful and welcoming. The heating was easy to operate and enclosed entrance to the cottage makes it easy to deal with muddy clothes and boots. Information was clear and useful..

Reviewed by Hedda, 29th September 2023

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Lovely cottage owned by really nice helpful people

Reviewed by Jonathan, 15th September 2023

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Staying at this charming cottage exceeded our expectations in every way. Clearwater cottage is a delightful blend of rustic charm and modern comfort. The location is perfect for those seeking a peaceful retreat. The acres of forest surrounding the cottage were picturesque with much to explore. The owners were incredibly hospitable and accommodatingRead more. We left this cottage with a sense of rejuvenation. We highly recommend it to anyone seeking a serene and memorable experience. We will return. Hide

Reviewed by Darryl, 8th September 2023

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We were warmly welcomed by the owners with indepth information on how to use facilities, and a guide on places to visit. The property was very well equipped and the surroundings had everything needed for a relaxing stay. All in our party will hopefully be visiting again.

Reviewed by Mark, 7th August 2023

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Reviewed by Alina, 4th August 2023

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A very clean nice little cottage, part of a complex with the owners living next door; excellent access by foot to beautiful walking areas. Weather permitting, take a look at the night skies - stunning in the dark! Also great for dog walks! Remarkably, all sustainable- leaning!

Reviewed by Nicola, 9th June 2023

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We had an enjoyable stay in the cottage it was very comfortable and quiet. The owners were very welcoming and friendly and were more than happy to suggest local places of interest to visit. The views and area were beautiful with super walks and rivers close by to visit.We would definitely recommend others to visit.

Reviewed by Eike, 2nd June 2023

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We had a wonderful stay in Wales. The cottage was very quiet and idyllic. The landscape was breathtaking and our landlords were absolutely friendly and helpful. There were also many great things to explore in the area. The children also loved the cottage and the region. We would definitely recommend this location and would come back again!

Reviewed by Brian, 19th May 2023

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Excellent in all aspects. Owners Fiona and Denis couldn't be more helpful and friendly. The setting is outstanding and cottage very comfortable and well equipped.

Reviewed by Angela, 16th April 2023

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Had a lovely break at Clearwater cottage. It is quite remote but, as you relax into your holiday it has a calm chilled vibe. The cottage was absolutely spotless. Could not fault the cleanliness. Fiona made us feel very welcome and couldn't do enough. There was a welcome pack of supplies to get us through the first night and breakfast. Scenery is stRead moreunning and an added bonus of a field for dogs to run around in. The barn next to the cottage looks lovely and we'd like to come back to try that out. Hide

Reviewed by Jenna, 7th April 2023

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My daughter and I stayed for two nights with our two small dogs. The cottage was well appointed, warm and inviting and scrupulously clean. The local walks were accessible and enjoyable. The hosts were really welcoming, helpful and enjoyed a chat which is good for me because I do too :) I would definitely return and would Highly recommend this cottaRead morege for people who want to walk because the area is fantastic! Hide

Reviewed by Cy, 31st March 2023

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Clearwater Cottage was as beautiful as it's surroundings. Well equipped and perfect for a quiet escape. Clean, quirky and comfortable it had everything we needed for a relaxing week in the Brecon Beacons. Thanks again to the hosts Fiona and Denis who made us feel welcomed throughout our stay.

Reviewed by Mark, 26th December 2022

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Lovely, comfortable cottage, hosts couldnt be more helpful, great relaxing break.

Reviewed by Nicola, 21st October 2022

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A real place to get away from everything. If you want to switch off this is the place. Worth a trip to Tenby and New Quay. Great dog walks but make sure your dogs are up to date with tick treatment.

Reviewed by Julie, 7th October 2022

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Lovely hosts made us feel very welcome. Great Central location for exploring other towns. Good outdoor space for walking. Very peaceful and quiet. We had a great holiday would recommend it to anyone.

Reviewed by Nicola, 30th September 2022

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I can't fault it in any way. It was clean, with plenty of kitchen equipment, the beds were very comfortable and we felt at home there. Fiona and Denis were very welcoming and extremely friendly, we felt like we had known them for a while. Any changes that they may make can only add to this little gem. What a wonderful week

Reviewed by Michael, 9th September 2022

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Beautiful place in fantastic setting. No traffic noise at all.

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