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Ground Floor cottage apartment With Front And Rear Courtyards. Dog Friendly Wifi



Updated: 08-Dec-2016
Ground floor Cottage apartment In Brecon, Powys, Wales - Located On Side Street In Brecon Town

Ground floor cottage apartment within old Georgian building. Close to all amenities of Brecon town and within Brecon Beacons National Park. Close to River Usk and Monmouthshire and Brecon canal. Dog friendly max 2 small / medium dogs welcome. Pls mention on booking Travel cot highchair baby friendly.Free wifi. Pub and beer garden opposite. Pubs restaurants, shops and theatre all walking distance.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Washing machine

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We bought Llwyn Llwyd farm in 2001 and brought our 3 children down from Watford in Hertfordshire with anticipation and excitement. We have never looked back. Originally from the welsh valleys, Pontypridd , I was keen to return to my roots. We are now very proud Grand parents and all 3 of our grown up children live nearby. Ian is a self employed Accountant and works from home and I am a qualified Nurse and work in the local hospital part time. Our dream was to own and run holiday cottages and we are so excited to have welcomed our first guests in the summer of 2012.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

We have many wonderful comments in our guest book. Repeat comments are the fantastic location and closeness to all of Brecon amenities and what an unexpected cozy cottage / apartment to find in a Brecon side street. friendly owners . Fabulous alternative to a hotel giving independence especially with a baby .
Aug 2013
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13 Reviews

based on 13 holidaymaker reviews


Great base in town to explore the Beacons

  • 5 of 5

Warm and cosy ground floor apartment, with a well-equipped kitchen and comfortably furnished. I stayed with three dogs and the secure courtyard at the back was great for them to potter about in first thing in the morning.

Lise met us with the keys, despite me being a little late arriving, and was very helpful and welcoming. Although there is no parking at the apartment, loading and unloading the car at the door was no problem and I parked for free a couple of minutes walk away across the river.

We enjoyed plenty of walking in the Beacons and the Elan Valley but still ran out of time to explore everything around Brecon. Hopefully we can come back before too long...

Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great little flat, and so centrally based.

  • 4 of 5

Lovely welcome pack - cake, wine and flowers - and a lovely welcome from Lise. The flat is very close to the river and all town amenities (I can certainly recommend the Brecon Tap for a pie and a pint). Very clean accommodation, and Lise even offered a fleece for the dogs if they wanted to 'rest' on the other sofa. Plenty of residential free parking a few minutes away so we weren't charged for leaving the car behind whilst we explored the stunningly beautiful countryside. Lots of info in the flat as to where to roam, too. We had a great break here.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Cosy cottage In Brecon

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely weekend and a warm welcome at Lise's apartment which was cosy, clean and central. Thanks for the wine, welsh cakes and flowers, a lovely touch and also tea, coffee and milk in the kitchen. We will definitely stay with Lise again. 😀

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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everything you need

  • 5 of 5

Nice, clean apartment set up with everything you need for a short break. Good location to explore Brecon and the countryside.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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My Welsh Pied-a-terre

  • 5 of 5

I lived in Boleyn House for five weeks while completing my PhD thesis between July and August 2015. This wonderful Brecon bolthole was the perfect place in which to get intensive, brain-draining writing done. It was roomy and yet still cosy, very well equipped but minimum maintenance, central to everything in town yet still mostly quiet. Lis and Ian were wonderful hosts and kept the property in fantastically clean and stylish for our arrival. They met us at the bus station, gave us a comprehensive run-down on what activities and facilities were available in Brecon. And even provided Welsh cakes and wine too! The kitchen is always my engine room and the one at Boleyn House did not disappoint. The gas stove top and oven were fabulous for cooking and baking. The bathroom was well appointed with a lovely deep bath, excellent shower rose, and a terrific reliable hot water system. We had course to use the heater on one or two cold nights and it worked a treat. We will be back, but in the meantime can heartily recommend Boleyn House as the perfect pied-a-terre in the heart of Brecon.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A lovely clean apartment in the heart of the town.

  • 4 of 5

A lovely friendly welcome with welsh cakes a bottle of wine fresh flowers and even milk in the fridge a nice touch .A very comfortable clean apartment ideal location to shops pubs and canal walks. The courtyard was great for the dogs.Although parking outside is limited we were lucky enough to find a space and there is a car park across the road .

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
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From the Owner

We already own holiday cottages just outside Brecon and felt there was a need for simple self catering accommodation within the town. Great for couples and walkers and also suitable for short term rental to people working in the town.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Golf : Brecon Golf Course and Cradoc Golf Course at 2 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Many in Brecon at 10 Metres


Within approx 1 hr drive from South Wales beaches . Lovely drive and scenery to Gower coast. Swansea, Mumbles, Porthcawl, Ogmore Southerndown. The Pembrokeshire beaches are a pleasant day out.


Cardiff Birmingham and Bristol airports within approx 2 hrs drive . Train stations can be found at Abergavenny , Cardiff , Merthyr , Swansea Hereford Builth Wells and Llandovery. There are bus connections to Brecon from these locations.


Located in Brecon town Within Brecon Beacons National Park. Cardiff Swansea and Hereford are approx 1 hr drive away. Hay on Wye is a short drive famous for the Hay Book Festival in May each year. Brecon Jazz and Brecon Fringe festival is in August. The Royal Welsh Show is in July.The Regimental Museum of the Royal Welsh is a short walk. Penyfan mountain is close by. Brecon has a vibrant Tourist Information Centre. Our 8 person cottage Llwyn Llwyd Cottage is 15 mins drive away and can be booked.

Further Details:

Close to Morrisons, Aldi and Co-op. Brecon theatre Theatre Brycheiniog is just a few minutes walk along River Usk . Brecon cathedral. Brecon market. Dering Lines. Brecon promenade makes a lovely evening walk whether in the evening sun or whilst watching the snow settle. There are excellent restaurants inc Indian , Ghurka, Chinese and Italian. Activities for all ages. Excellent river and lake fishing. Show caves Danyrogof are about half hour as is the famous Waterfall country. Llangorse lake offers watersports and the indoor climbing centre . Mountain biking is extremely popular and the new Bike Park Wales is just 30 mins over Breconbeacons. Bikes can be hired via Bikesandhikes and Drover cycles.. We have local spas and beauty treatments at Peterstone Court and Jojobeauty. Brecon Canal Trail is close by.the 56 mile Epynt Way walk is suitable for walking cycling and horse riding.the Taff Trail also is just a few mins walk too. For tough walks there is the Beacons Walk and the Horseshoe walk near Crickhowell .Tour of Britain Cycle race is just steps away from apartment. If all this isn't enough we have gorge walking geocaching gliding par ascending quad biking and sky trekking. The National Park has recently been awarded International Dark Skies Reserve status and is a GeoPark.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
11 Dec 2016 - 19 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
2 Jun 2017 - 4 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £10

Booking Notes:
25% deposit on booking and remainder 8 weeks prior to start of booking . Non refundable. 2 small dogs welcome .Must be mentioned on enquiry form please.

Changeover Day:
Preferred changeover Friday although please enquire as we try to be as flexible as possible. Short breaks accepted . Arrival 16.00 departure 10.30am

Notes on prices:
Please use contact form for latest prices. These prices are a guide. If you book for a week then the nightly rate is reduced. Discounts of longer lets, please ask. Available to book up to 30 nights but longer company lets are possible. Please ask. Short breaks from £195

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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From the Owner

Located within Brecon town and therefore you can leave the car and enjoy the surrounding town and mountains on foot if you choose. We allow one dog which many hotels and guest houses do not.No 6 Boleyn house also benefits from being self contained so ideal for a self catering short break and not be tied to meal times. Travel cot highchair and pram available on request.

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair


  • Television


  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • mountain
  • town


  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • One bathroom with bath and shower over. Toilet and sink.


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: One bedroom with double bed and door leading onto own small courtyard with seating and table.


  • Golf ...

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Although no garden we do have a fully enclosed courtyard. Max 2 dogs welcome but must not be left alone please and please keep of the sofas and bed. Charges apply and must be discussed on enquiry. Benefits from being on the ground floor for easy access to town. Outside: Fully enclosed courtyard accessed from bedroom. Patio table and chairs. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels included linen included. No cleaning provided during stay.

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