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The Byre

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The Byre - Babel, Llandovery
1 of 12The Byre - Babel, Llandovery
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Overview
3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
The Byre is a beautiful detached character cottage offering self catering accommodation ideally positioned between two forests on the edge of the Brecon Beacons. A courtyard to the front and secluded grassed garden at the rear make it ideal for couples, and families There is a fully equipped kitchen, and dining area with satellite TV, and DVD, and a sitting room with satellite TV and DVD and wood burning stove. Upstairs, there is a spacious double bedroom with radio and two, single bedrooms plus bathroom with bath and shower over. Wi-Fi There is password protected Wi-Fi available at The Byre, but as we have a metered connection, it is only for web browsing and emails.  It is not suitable for on-line game playing or streaming. Our recent Visit Wales awards confirm us to be cycling and...The Byre is a beautiful detached character cottage offering self catering accommodation ideally positioned between two forests on the edge of the Brecon Beacons. A courtyard to the front and secluded grassed garden at the rear make it ideal for couples, and families There is a fully equipped kitchen, and dining area with satellite TV, and DVD, and a sitting room with satellite TV and DVD and wood burning stove. Upstairs, there is a spacious double bedroom with radio and two, single bedrooms plus bathroom with bath and shower over. Wi-Fi There is password protected Wi-Fi available at The Byre, but as we have a metered connection, it is only for web browsing and emails.  It is not suitable for on-line game playing or streaming. Our recent Visit Wales awards confirm us to be cycling and walking friendly making The Byre an excellent base to explore the surrounding forests' paths. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Guests must read and adhere to the information in the pack provided, particularly in regard to the operation of the wood burner stove. Dogs are very welcome (we suggest no more than 3) at an additional £5 per dog per night, paid on arrival.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
lesley m
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2016
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Reviewed 6 September 2020 via mobile

We spent a couple of days in this beautiful cottage. It is so peaceful, with stunning views, we took some lovely walks, going up as far as the MOD training area. Our dog loved running in the field accessed through the wood shed. The cottage...More

Date of stay: September 2020
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Reviewed 15 August 2020

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Date of stay: August 2020
Lesley M, VR Owner at The Byre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2020

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Reviewed 24 August 2019

A warm, beautiful and comfortable cottage. We have enjoyed the whole visit, it was a pleasure to stay. A perfect 10!

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank J V
Lesley M, VR Owner at The Byre, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2019

Hi Jaap! Thank you very much for your lovely review. We were very happy to have you both at The Byre, and so glad that you enjoyed your stay. Please come and stay with us again, if you are in the area. Warm Regards, lesley

Reviewed 1 July 2019

The most perfect, peaceful and relaxing weekend break ever for our 24th Wedding Anniversary. The cottage is tucked away in the beautiful landscape of Llandovery with picturesque views. The cosy cottage is gorgeously decorated, light and airy, with everything you could need and is spotlessly...More

Date of stay: May 2019
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Lesley M, VR Owner at The Byre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2019

Hi Julia! I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay at The Byre. Thank you for your lovely review, and for treating the property with such respect. We look forward to your next visit - don't leave it too long! lesley

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Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Date of stay: August 2018
Lesley M, VR Owner at The Byre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

This cottage is just what I was looking for great view lovely sunrises over the forest. And so peaceful it’s a great place nice and clean and the owner very pleasant and helpful fresh bread and fresh eggs and more we was made very welcome....More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Lesley M, VR Owner at The Byre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Hi Richard Thank you for your lovely review. I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you and Sue to the Byre again (now you know where we are!!) Regards, lesley

Reviewed 15 June 2018

Wonderful location, great property with mod cons, clean and very comfortable. The property has one double and 2 singles and whilst everything has a new and fresh feel, it retains the charm associated with a converted barn with beams and stone walls. We enjoyed sitting...More

Date of stay: June 2018
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Lesley M, VR Owner at The Byre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018

Thank you for your lovely review! We would be pleased to see you back at The Byre. We always try to encourage birds of all sorts to the gardens, and have been lucky enough to see goldfinches on the bird-table this week. Regards, lesley

A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Wales
2013
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

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Date of stay: February 2018
Lesley M, VR Owner at The Byre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

What a lovely find! We had a fab 4 nights at The Byre, gorgeous surroundings, lovely hosts. Loved the wildlife day & night. Lovely cosy cottage, we will be returning. Thank you Lesley! x

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank SarahNandL
Lesley M, VR Owner at The Byre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Hi Sarah! Lovely to get your review - thank you! So glad you enjoyed your stay. It was a pleasure to have you all - do come and stay with us again! lesley

Reviewed 5 August 2017

What a gem! We were on the look out for a cottage in the country to enjoy with our pup. We had a wonderful stay here in and amoungst the rolling hills. Great hosts who were at hand if we needed anything - a great...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank welshprotraveller
Lesley M, VR Owner at The Byre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review. I am so glad that you had a good break with us. Please do visit us again soon! lesley

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dryer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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Plenty of opportunities for walking and cycling in both the Crychan and Halfway forests
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