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  UK > Wales - West - South - Mid - Brecon Beacons  
  Happy Horse Cottages, Crai, Brecon, Powys  
  Large Cottages for Family Holidays in Brecon Beacons, Wales  
Happy Horse Retirement Home at Blaencrai
  Sleeps Up To : 15 Pets Allowed: No
  Bedrooms : 7 Games Room : Yes
  Caterers Available: Yes Location Type : Rural
  Group Dining : 15 Swimming Pool : No
  Disabled Access : No Hot Tub: No
  Open Fire / Woodburner: No Prices PPPN From £: 10
  Tennis Court : No  
Nicky van Dijk,  Blaencrai,  Crai,  Brecon, Powys,  LD38YR,  United Kingdom.
Phone:  +44 (0)1874 636 754   
Large Group Rental Information
Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Happy Horse Cottages, Crai, Brecon, Powys, Sleeps 15 with 7 bedrooms.

The Riverbank Barn conversion (dated 1770) offers three luxury self-catering cottages.

Green Gallop, Red Ridge and Blue Brook. Blue Brook has a large glazed timber dinning area with an oak dining table seating 15 and open plan sitting room with leather sofas, so that everyone can eat and socialize together.

The cottages are located at the Happy Horse Retirement Home a beautiful 100 acre farm in a secluded valley, set in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park in beautiful, spectacular countryside.

The stables are situated close to the cottages, ideal for horse lovers, with stabling available. The Crai river (SSSI) runs alongside the back of the cottages and the large outdoor sitting - BBQ area. There are fabulous views over the green rolling hills and river from the kitchen and bedroom windows.

The area has abundant wildlife including otters, buzzards and red kites nesting nearby.The picturesque Crai reservoir with brown trout fly fishing is a five minute stroll away. There are numerous walks from the barn, Glacial Lakes – Cnewr Estate – Forestry - Commons – Waterfalls and Roman Roads. Brecon town is 15 miles, whilst the sandy beaches of the Gower Peninsula are only a 45 minute drive. The owners have an extensive knowledge of the local area for those on foot, bicycle or horseback, they also speak Dutch, French and German.

The barn has been thoughtfully converted to a very high standard to provide comfortable self catering accommodation in three separate cottages ideal for privacy within a group.

Oak floors and staircases & welsh slate compliments the original beams and stonework whilst each property benefits from warm terracotta tiles with underfloor heating, modern showers and a romantic freestanding bath in Blue Brook. The oak coffee tables & Goldilocks style beds have been handmade Open plan kitchens with cooking island, induction hobs, electric oven, microwaves, dishwasher & fridge. Luxury leather sofas
Group Activities & Facilities On-Site or Locally

Assault Course,  Abseiling,  Alternative Therapy,  Archery,  Badminton Court,  Boating,  Canoeing,  Caving,  Clay Pigeon Shooting,  Croquet,  Farm Visits,  Fishing - Coarse,  Fishing - Fly,  Fishing - Sea,  Fossil Hunting,  Gliding,  Golf Courses,  Gorge Walking,  Health Suite,  Horse Riding,  Hot Tub,  Mountain Biking,  Paint Balling,  Play Barn,  Pony Trekking,  Quad Biking,  Sailing,  Sauna,  Scuba Diving,  Swimming,  Team Building,  Tennis Court,  Windsurfing, 

Group Accommodation Details
Catering: Self-catering - catering can be arranged
Kitchen: Open plan cooking island in all kitchens, electric induction hobs, electric ovens, microwave,dishwasher and fridge with small freezer, washing machine
Dining Room:  Blue Brook has a large glazed timber dinning area with an oak dining table seating 15. Red Ridge - seats 5. Green Gallop - seats 4
Sitting Room: Blue Brook has large open plan sitting room with leather sofas, so that everyone can socialize together.In Green Gallop and Red Ridge are 2 more.
TV and Music Facilities: In all 3 units are LCD TVs with Sky Freeview & DVDs so kids can do their own thing
Heating/Open Fires:  Warm terracotta tiles with underfloor heating.
Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms - 1X King-size double bedroom–1X double bedroom–3X Twin bedroom- 1X Bunk bedroom (Goldilocks full adult size)- 1X Triple bunk bedroom
Linen: Quality linen and towels provided beds made up on arrival.
Bathrooms: Blue Brook - Large bathroom with freestanding bath, washbasin & WC Plus 3x Luxury Shower rooms with washbasin & WC.
Disabled Facilities:  No sorry
Children's Facilities:  The River Crai runs at the back of the barns, for this reason the properties are not suitable for young children unless strictly supervised.
Outdoor Facilities:  Large outdoor area with Picnick tables seating 24 and BBQ. Large paddock play area. Welcome to walk along the river and around the farm.
Swimming Pool:  River pools in summer (and winter if very brave).
Parking:  Ample parking.
Telecom Facilities:  Very restricted mobile phone reception.
Smoking:  No smoking inside cottages.
Pets:  Strictly on discussion.
Games Room:  No
Large Group Property Location
The Farm is located in the peacefull Crai valley 15 minutes from Brecon - 45 minutes from Swansea, in the Forrest Fawr area.
Nearest Town:  Senny Bridge 3 miles Brecon (main town) 14 miles
Nearest Shop:  Spar - Senny Bridge 3 miles
Nearest Pub/Eatery:  Castle Coaching Inn Trecastle 10 min Senny Bridge several Pubs 3 miles Brecon wide choice of pubs and restaurants
Nearest Airport:  Cardiff 1Hr 15min.
Nearest Train Station:  Abergavenny 45 minutes - Newport - London.
Nearest Bus:  3 miles from the farm connecting Brecon and Swansea.
Group Rental Prices

Prices:  Short Break; 2 nights £895.00. 3 nights £995.00. Weekly rate £ 1575.00 15 pers. Friday to Friday. May Bank Holiday-Xmas–New Year £1850.00 per week.
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