Near Crickhowell, Powys
Beautiful off-grid eco barn in the heart of the Black Mountains, complete with log fired sauna and sublime natural surroundings.
The Old Barn On the Hill is listed in affiliation with Holiday Cottages.
A beautiful eco hideaway in the heart of the hills. Nestled on the slopes of the Black Mountains in the midst of the Brecon Beacons National Park, enjoy breathtaking views and dramatic night skies from the terrace, or stride out for endless trails through bluebell woods and ancient meadows.
Crickhowell is just five minutes’ drive away with local traders, a handy mountaineering shop, pubs and plenty of coffee shops. Abergavenny, of Food Festival fame is ten minutes in the other direction, a thriving market town forming the heart of Wales foodie revolution. Cathedral towns of Brecon and Hereford are also within easy reach, as well as Wales Industrial Heritage sites in Blaenavon. Nearby attractions include beautiful walks directly in to the Black Mountains and Sugar Loaf Mountain, cycle hire available with National cycle routes and mountain biking centres throughout the area. Pony trekking throughout the nearby Llanthony Valley, fishing on the River Usk, canoeing on the River Wye and high wire and zip wire adventures at Llangorse Lake. Leisure facilities: log fired sauna.
The accommodation offers TWO bedrooms: both accessed via external steps, 1 double and 1 twin with additional single bed - total sleeps 5. Bathroom: downstairs shower room with WC. Lounge/diner: with woodburner (first basket of logs included), TV and DVD. Kitchen: with gas oven and hob, fridge. Regret no washing machine. Outside: terrace area with garden furniture and BBQ. Amenities: off-road parking for two cars. Bed linen, towels, electric and Wi-Fi included. Regret no smoking. 2 dogs welcome. Additional info: steep driveway. Please note: the garden windmill supply’s the electricity, the natural spring supplies the water and woodburner supply the heating. The central heating, satellite Wi-Fi, TV& DVD, are all fed from off grid sources.
Satellite Wi-Fi is provided on a limited data bundle. Download speeds are slow and suitable only for email communication and simple browsing. Please bring devices pre-loaded with what you want to listen to or watch.
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