The Olchon Bothy,

Hay-on-Wye (9mls SE), Brecon Beacons
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Towels included
8 more
Property code: 51916

This detached bothy surrounded by meadows and mountain views, is simply charming with a traditional mix of exposed stone and hand carved wood is the perfect retreat for couples wanting to just get away.

Although enjoying a peaceful location the bothy is well positioned and just a short distance from the traditional village of Longtown more often renowned for its award winning village store packed with local produce and a 12th century Norman Castle. The area is an absolute haven for wildlife and is perfect for walkers and cyclists alike with some of the best walking within the area from your doorstep, explore the Black Mountains, and join the Offa’s Dyke pathway which will take you deeper into the countryside. Ideal for touring with the market town of Abergavenny with a regular farmers market and annual food festival, Crickhowell nestled within the Usk Valley and Hay-on-Wye with it's renowned literary festival and eclectic range of book shops that all celebrate the book festivals throughout the year.

Take some time to look back at the mountains before you step back in time to the bothy, the lounge/kitchen/diner will simply take your breath away with the attention to detail and unique style all just perfect for mountain retreat. Why not light the wood burner and snuggle in the comfortable chairs with your favourite novel, and in the summer months open the stable doors to continue enjoying the views. The handcrafted kitchen is the perfect space for a hearty supper of local produce, with the wooden hand crafted space offering an electric oven and hob, and fridge. The dining area set by the window is just perfect for two. There is also a shower room with shower and WC on this floor. And when you are ready to leave the day behind, climb the wooden ladder to the bedroom with its low wooden beams, double bed and TV.

Wake up with nature and enjoy breakfast within the enclosed gardens, a table and chairs sits perfectly outside the bothy along with a charcoal BBQ, where you enjoy the views across the countryside. There is off-road parking for two cars.

  • 1 bedroom - double
  • 1 shower room
  • Electric oven and hob, and fridge
  • Wood burner - first basket of logs included
  • Electric and electric heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Regret no smoking
  • Regret no pets
  • Pub and shop 2 miles
  • Arrival time - 3pm
  • TV
  • BBQ available

This property joined our collection in the last 12 months and is managed by Wilma.


The perfect retreat for two in deepest, rural Herefordshire
Pretty cottage garden borders
Warm and cosy, perfect just for two
Thick stone walls & deep window sills keep the cold out and the warmth in
Draw your chair up to warmth of the wood burner on a cool Autumn evening
Hand crafted kitchen
Shower room equipped with all you need
Wash hand basin, loo and shower
Simple al fresco meals immersed in peace and tranquility
The Cats Back within walking distance - and the Black Mountains at your feet
Show 7 moreSurrounded by beautiful countryside


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