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Enjoy scenic walks around Talybont Reservoir
Talybont Reservoir
Talybont Reservoir
The Brecon Beacons are a short drive away
Try some watersports or horse riding in the Llangorse Lake area
Simply stunning walks along Brecon and Monmouthshire Canal
The Brecon and Monmouthshire Canal
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The Rest

Talybont-on-Usk, Brecon Beacons
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Waterside views
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Luxury
Romantic
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Elegant Georgian house in the popular village of Talybont-on-Usk
  • Enjoy wonderful walks along the tranquil Brecon and Monmouthshire Canal or to the peaks of the Brecon Beacons from the front door
  • A stones throw from a small local restaurant
Property code: BN298

Perfect for couples, this delightful period property offers original charm, contemporary convenience and a fabulous sought-after location close to walks, shops and eateries.

Set within the Brecon village of Talybont-on-Usk, this property offers all of the convenience of its central location. Step outside to discover this village’s range of amenities, which include an excellent intimate restaurant, pubs, a craft gallery, village shop, cafe and Post Office. A walkers’paradise, choose between leisurely flat strolls along the banks of the River Usk, along which beautifully painted narrow boats pass. Or follow the lane behind to the peaks of the Brecon Beacons, stopping for a restorative picnic with a breath-taking view over Talybont Reservoir.

 

Inside, this period property has been tastefully presented to offer elegant decor, stylish soft furnishings and chic contemporary appliances. Prepare delicious meals in the kitchen, where you will find an electric double oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and coffee machine. Enjoy light meals in the kitchen or take to the spacious lounge where there is an antique dining table with views across the Usk Valley. With wood-panelled walls, decorative collectables, inviting sofas, a Freeview TV and a stone fireplace housing a wood burner, this is a wonderful space in which to relax and unwind after a busy day. Also on the ground floor is a useful storeroom for mountain bikes and a low-level sink for washing muddy boots. Upstairs are two beautifully presented bedrooms, one super-king-size with an en-suite bathroom complete with roll-top bath and handheld shower, and one king-size with en-suite bathroom and shower over the bath. Both bedrooms are equipped with TVs and boast fabulous views over the valley.

 

Outside, a veranda stretches along the front of the house, complete with climbing plants and tubs. This is a wonderful space in which to relax with a glass of wine whatever the weather.

 

  • 2 bedrooms - 1 king-size, 1 super king-size
  • 2 bathrooms - 1 with handheld shower, 1 with shower over the bath
  • Electric double oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer /dryer  and coffee machine
  • Freeview TV
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Wood burner with logs included
  • Regret no children
  • Regret no pets
  • Shop and pubs within 0.5 miles
  • Off road parking available
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed

Claire Carro

This property is personally managed by Claire.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 5 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Gill 27th May 2022

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Excellent location for a holiday in the Brecon Beacons. Very good meal in owner's restaurant next door.

Reviewed by Jenny 20th May 2022

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This cottage is very comfortable and and very well located for walks. The views are amazing. The beds are very comfortable and we enjoyed ourselves very much. Highly recommended.

Reviewed by Raymond 25th June 2021

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The beds were incredibly comfortable and the bathrooms spacious and well equipped. Downstairs was gorgeous, modern kitchen and vintage living room. The whole property oozed character and the surrounding countryside was wonderful. The owners were charming and his cooking was a dream. We would like to return sometime in the future.

Reviewed by Mrs Barker September 2020

Beautifully furnished and in a good location. We had a wonderful meal at The Travellers.

Reviewed by Mr Watson August 2020

The Rest is fabulous accommodation based in Tal-Y-Bont which is a great location. The host, Joy, made us feel so welcome and the food was out of this world. This is some of the best gourmet dining we have ever had and my Welsh lamb was the best I have ever had, anywhere, ever! The cottage is a lovely 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom accommodation with amplRead moree lounge, dining and kitchen space. There is all the facilities you want, TV, freesat, log burner, porch seating area and a well equipped kitchen. The location is straight out on to the canal with some lovely walks in either direction and some other walks a 10 minute drive away. Overall this was a fantastic stay, oh, and did I mention my Lamb?! Hide

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Location

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