Short drive to Talybont Reservoir
Talybont Reservoir
Crickhowell town full of independent shops and eateries
Crickhowell town
Pen y Fan and the Brecon Beacons
Stunning surroundings of Llangorse Lake
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Finch Cottage - Pennorth

Pennorth, Brecon Beacons
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs allowed 1
4
star
Downstairs bathroom
Open fire / woodburner
Pub nearby
Romantic
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Elegant country cottage, perfect for hikers and cyclists
  • Relax in the gorgeous bedroom with its own balcony
  • Delightful garden that envelops the house
Property code: BN157

This beautifully presented one-bedroom cottage with country charm, enjoys a quiet spot at the edge of the national park with easy access to the many walks and trails.

Whether you’re a busy couple looking to explore the many cycling trails in the area, or simply looking to relax in a country pub, the cottage is ideally placed. Local pubs are plentiful, the closest a mile away and several others within 3 miles too. It’s 2.5 miles to Llangorse, which has two riding schools and an excellent activity centre with climbing walls and high-rope courses inside. It’s 5 miles to shops and restaurants in Brecon and about 7 miles to the start of popular routes up Pen y Fan.

 

Enter the house from the private drive within the grounds of the owners home. The open-plan downstairs has a bright airy feel and great views through the French doors to the garden. Relax in the elegant armchairs or on the sofa, where a wood burner will warm you on chilly evenings and there’s a TV for lazy nights in. The well-equipped kitchen has an electric cooker with induction hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, a washing machine and a stylish Belfast sink, as well as a rustic table to eat at. The shower room downstairs also has a stylish finish with an antique dresser and terracotta tiles. Enjoy the last of the evening sun with an after-dinner coffee outside before heading upstairs to the king-size bedroom. Nestled in the eaves, the spacious room is flooded with light from both low-level windows and a door that opens onto a balcony. Sit back with a morning coffee or an evening drink in this very lovely private spot overlooking the leafy garden.

 

The pretty garden has an unusual layout, wrapping itself around the house from the French doors downstairs up and around to the opposite side of the house. Edged with mature trees and shrubs, there are steps leading from the highest point down to the driveway, and two differently located benches to make the most of the sunshine.

 

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 1 king-size bedroom with balcony
  • 1 shower room with WC - downstairs
  • Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge and washing machine
  • Wood burner with first basket of logs included - further supply can be purchased from the Owner
  • TV/DVD
  • Sloped lawn garden - not enclosed
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Parking beside the cottage
  • Secure storage for bikes
  • 1 mile to pub, 5 miles to shops
  • Property is set in the grounds of the Owner but you are not overlooked

Joanna Flaherty

This property joined our collection in 2020 and is managed by Joanna.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 14 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Jolene, 31st October 2021

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Beautiful. Absolutely perfect and just want we were looking for. Great location, my husband, myself and our dog all looked forward to heading back after a day of walking, kicking off our walking boots (and drying paws) and relaxing in front of the log fire. Janet was simply the best host, there if you needed and is a dab hand at baking too! We wereRead more staying for my husbands birthday and I needed a birthday cake last minute, Janet kindly baked a sponge that was delicious. We cant wait to return! Hide

Reviewed by Janette, 4th September 2021

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Lovely cottage in good location to explore Brecon Beacons area, we were lucky to have glorious weather and enjoyed sitting in the beautiful garden and on the balcony. Llangors lake and reservoir nearby and worth visiting.

Reviewed by John, 21st August 2021

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The cottage is lovely and perfectly located to explore the Brecons and surround. There are routes to walk from the cottage so you don't always need the car. We had the most amazing time. Follow Janets advice about what to visit whilst you're there and won't go awry - in particular Hay-on-Wye for the market on a Thursday and the Venison Centre Farm Read moreShop. I'd recommend the Penderyn whiskey and local ales go down a treat. Hide

Reviewed by Rebecca, 31st July 2021

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We had a wonderful time at Finch cottage. It had everything we could have asked for. Ideally placed in the countryside but close to towns too. We highly recommend it and hope to return.

Reviewed by Jane, 17th July 2021

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Beautiful cottage in a beautiful location Hosts on site and very approachable. Beautiful gardens and lovely for our dog .Great walks near by.

Reviewed by Sally, 10th July 2021

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We has the most wonderful week stay at Finch cottage. Janet and Guy were outstanding hosts, extremely welcoming and attentive. The cottage itself was faultless, extremely well thought out, clean and presentable with lovely touches such as the flowers, local beers and wood burner. The bedroom was very comfortable we slept very well, as did our 5 monRead moreth old daughter. The gardens were simply stunning, the perfect place to watch the sunset with the fire. We will definitely be back! Hide

Reviewed by Peter, 26th June 2021

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Did we have a lovely time in south Wales? Absolutely. Did the cottage provide a great base? Overall, it certainly did. In most ways the cottage is ideal for a couple. Probably ideal for certain dogs, too. The cottage is a lovely space in a wonderful area. There were issues: no Internet access (advertised at booking); majority of enclosed garden is Read moreshared with the owners and their animals; restricted TV channels until midway. With full knowledge of what's offered, it's somewhere great to stay!SELECTED!.!ENDOFSELECTED! Hide

Reviewed by Dave, 19th June 2021

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Reviewed by Jackie, 5th June 2021

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We have had the most amazing 2 weeks in the Brecon Beacons and Finch Cottage was perfectly located for us to visit all the local hot spots. The cottage is extremely comfortable and well equipped. Slept like a log every night and enjoyed a good shower each morning. A very important thing for me in particular. We would thoroughly recommend Finch CottRead moreage. The owners were friendly and welcoming. We took our active collie with us too and he had a fabulous time. Hide

Reviewed by Gillian, 22nd May 2021

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The owners had worked hard to make their vision of the cottage consistent and individual. There were lovely touches like fresh flowers and the accommodation was stylish and comfortable. The owners were approachable and always keen and quick to help when needed.

Reviewed by Mr Hance, October 2020

Lovely well maintained cottage, beautiful garden surrounding it. & in a peaceful location. . Just what we needed this year, 2019! Brecon is only couple miles away . Cottage is very clean & of a high standard.. great furnishings etc .. Had everything we needed, even had extras like fresh flowers & couple beers waiting in the fridgRead moree. Perfect as they say ! Very thoughtful owner & lovely person to chat to with . Hide

Reviewed by Ms Jones, September 2020

Excellent cottage. Provides everything you need. Very comfortable and cosy. Really nice little private garden. Nice local walks out of the door and within easy reach of other walking locations and amenities. Lovely helpful family. We would definitely go there again and would recommend it to others.

Reviewed by Mrs Finill, August 2020

Finch Cottage was extremely comfortable and well equipped. The owners were very friendly and welcoming. If there was a downside it would be the lack of WiFi and no bath but they were not major issues. We would definitely like to visit again ... in the hope that the weather was a bit drier next time!

Reviewed by Mr Dunkley, August 2020

We wanted a break in a peaceful location with the countryside on our doorstep in a cosy, comfortable, clean property and that's exactly what we got! It was clear the cottage had been cleaned to an exceptional standard (important consideration these days!) The lovely owners were on hand to offer assistance and advice as needed. The cottage had everyRead morething we needed and is well equipped, especially the kitchen. There are plenty of outdoor spots around the cottage to enjoy and many walks on the doorstep, including by nearby Llangorse Lake, where you can also hire boats. Hide

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