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Buzzards Breg

Rhulen near Builth Wells, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay (Ref. 1096551)

4.5

Coast & Country Holidays rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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15 Customer Review(s)

  • Craig

    “My wife and I needed a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and booked this stay at the very last minute.”

    We simply were amazed by how wonderful this cottage was. The whole feel of the cottage just is that of a comforting hug that just encourages you to slow down and just watch the world go by. Words cannot do justice to the experience. All I can say is that if you need to get away and simply switch off then this is the PERFECT place for you. We will definitely be back. Just a word from our two fur babies to say thank you too!!! We were lucky to have met the owners who were both very welcoming ...

    We simply were amazed by how wonderful this cottage was. The whole feel of the cottage just is that of a comforting hug that just encourages you to slow down and just watch the world go by. Words cannot do justice to the experience. All I can say is that if you need to get away and simply switch off then this is the PERFECT place for you. We will definitely be back. Just a word from our two fur babies to say thank you too!!! We were lucky to have met the owners who were both very welcoming and were incredibly helpful. A 10 out of 10. Thank you for sharing your wonderful property with the world.

    - Craig, May 2024

Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area, and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Utility Room, This room is a handy area for drying off damp dogs and also houses the dishwasher, Belfast sink, pew bench seats, coat/boot/outdoor footwear storage, framed O.S Map, plus utility and cleaning products.
  • Electric central heating and underfloor electric heating with wood-burning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power, and starter pack for wood-burning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Designated parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed front courtyard with seating, enclosed, secluded rear garden with lawn and furniture
  • Horse stables with turnout, tack room and undercover grooming area
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome and accommodation for horses
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops 8.1 miles, pub 3.3 miles
  • Note: The parking area is 50m from Buzzards Breg adjacent to the owner home
  • Note: Dogs are to be kept downstairs only and are not allowed on furniture or to be left unattended in the barn at any time
  • Note: The property does not provide facilities for young children under 6 years of age
  • Note: No barbecues to be used at the property
  • Note: There is a supplement of £20.00 per pet
  • If pets are not declared at the time of booking guests are required to pay £30 per pet should they attend the property.

The property

Buzzards Breg ‘rests’ in the hamlet of Rhulen, a fold, a natural amphitheatre in the tranquil, magical rolling Radnorshire Hills at the very heart of the Welsh Marches, it is a place of ancient peace and beauty with hidden secrets to discover and share.

‘Breg’ is an old ‘field name’ for a ‘brow of a hill, or pitch’, found at the top of a ‘pitch’ is a cosy, inviting converted stone barn completed in 2022; ‘Buzzards Breg’.

The barn houses an eclectic mix of complementary traditional and contemporary features, wholly amerced in the stunning ‘Landscape of Powys’.

The barn along with its secluded private garden provides a place of tranquil contemplation or, a springboard for adventure; in fact it can be anything you want it to be!

Two well behaved dogs are welcome as are equine chums, turn out or stabling is available within 12 acres with out riding second to none, with further details of equine accommodation found by Googling Cwmfillo Bed and Breakfast.

There are two designated parking places just 50m distant from the front gated courtyard.

The entrance welcomes you into the boot/utility room where you can take a seat and untie your walking boots and home your coats.

Enter through the stable door into the open plan living space, a light airy place where meals can be prepared and shared before relaxing on the capacious sofa in front of the log burner and TV after a busy day exploring.

The country-styled kitchen, log burner, oak features reinstated from the original building, plenty of seating and a convenient cloakroom makes for a very comfortable and attractive inclusive living space.

To appreciate the panoramic views of the nearby hills and fields just step outside through the patio doors into the enclosed and private garden, perfect for alfresco dining whilst your four-legged friends relax in the sun.

After sunset enjoy a spot of star gazing and the wonders of the ‘Dark Skies’: listen out for the Tawny Owls!

The bedrooms, one double and one twin are both well presented and all beds have toppers for extra comfort.

The contemporary bathroom has sleek tiles and high-quality fixtures.

The location of ‘Buzzards Breg’ affords miles and miles of quiet lanes, footpaths, old drover’s ways, bridleways and open moor which are accessible from the front door; no need for further travel, which makes this the ideal place for artists, photographers, bird watchers, avid walkers, horse riders, cyclists and mountain bikers.

For those who would like to arrange a day of adventure in picturesque locations in the local area or the Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons) visit www.bluemountainactivities.co.uk.

Here is a unique opportunity to experience a variety of adventure activities including, Rock Climbing, Abseiling, Cave Exploration, Adventure Treasure Hunt, Kayaking or take a Canoe journey on the River Wye – a great day of adventure making special memories.

The National Cycle Museum, Cors y Llyn Nature Reserve, The Weir Garden, Hay-on-Wye (Town of Books), The Elan Valley, Abberedw Rocks and Common and Llewellyn’s Cave are but a few local hidden gems, to add to your itinerary.

Builth Wells boasts an abundance of eateries, pubs, shops and walking trails including The Groe Park on the banks of the River Wye.

If you time your trip well there are plenty of prestigious events to keep you entertained at The Royal Welsh Show Ground and is just 6 miles distant, the Show Ground hosts, among others, ‘The Royal Welsh Show’, the BHS Red Dragon Endurance Competition, the Welsh Kennel Club Dog Show, the Spring Festival, Antique Fair, the Glanusk Stallion show, Cob sales, Fareoaks, the Christmas Fair, Motor Sport and Rallying events etc.

Family-friendly adventures are close at hand with Rhayader Riverside Walk, Alpaca petting sessions at ‘Fronserth Farm Alpacas’, and Small Breeds Farm Park and Owl Centre, displaying a diverse range of species.

Guests can enjoy a unique break away, like no other offered in Powys, by booking ‘Buzzards Breg’.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location

BUILTH WELLS

Llandrindod Wells 8 miles; Hay-on-Wye 10 miles; Brecon Beacons 22 miles; Elan Valley 22 miles

The market town of Builth Wells (Welsh spelling: Llanfair-ym-Muallt) is located in beautiful, unspoilt countryside and makes an interesting base for a Mid-Wales break. Home to interesting craft stores and many collectors’ fairs, this is also the ideal location for walking, pony trekking and mountain biking. The town offers a challenging 18 hole golf course, a sports centre, and the Wyeside Arts Centre, which includes a cinema as well as many live shows. Across the River Wye lies the Royal Welsh Showground, home to the famous Royal Welsh Show, which brings an explosion of colour to the town every July, along with many other events taking place throughout the year. With the spa town of Llandrindod Wells just 8 miles away, and the beautiful Bannau Brycheiniog National Park (Brecon Beacons National Park) and spectacular Black Mountains within easy reach, this wonderful location is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts or those just wishing to relax amidst wonderful scenery. Builth Wells is an excellent base offering a gateway into Wales.

Note: No barbecues to be used at the property.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas