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Trowley Farmhouse

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7 Nights  

  • £595  to  £2250

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Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    5 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    With Owner

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    1 Dog

  • Access


  • Star Rating

    4 Star

  • Open Fire

About Trowley Farmhouse

Dating back to the 16th Century, this detached four star farmhouse is surrounded by lovely open countryside and sits on the owners four hundred acre working family farm. Trowley Farmhouse offers spacious holiday accommodation for parties of up to sixteen, where you can enjoy wonderful extensive views over the Begwyn Hills and beyond to the Black Mountains and the Brecon Beacons.

Trowley Farmhouse provides the opportunity to relax, unwind and explore this picturesque part of Wales, a beautiful region where you can enjoy traditional market towns, take in the scenery whilst driving along peaceful country lanes, walk along ancient pathways (including Offas Dyke) and return back at the end of the day to the comfort of a cosy home from home.

The scenery in this part of Wales is something truly special - beautiful rolling countryside all the way from the fantastic wide open spaces of the Brecon Beacons National Park in the south, to the dramatic wild beauty of the Berwyn Mountains in the north. From the farmhouse front door you can walk up through Trowley farmland onto the open fern and heather covered common, where you can enjoy the far reaching views over to Pen y Fan and the Black Mountains beyond.

There are numerous attractions in the area including pony trekking which can be enjoyed locally and fly fishing at the local trout pool. Book buffs must visit Hay on Wye which is only six miles away and famed for its large selection of second hand bookshops. It is a delightful old market town with plenty of antique shops that can be found tucked away in its little streets. Adrenaline junkies should try white water rafting, kayaking or gorge walking or more sedate outdoor activities including rock climbing, mountain biking, clay shooting or canoeing. Alternatively, enjoy a high tea at Llangoed Hall and spoil yourself!

Painscastle is only one and a half miles away and has the remains of a Norman Castle, along with the local pub, the Roast Ox Inn serving excellent food. There is a community tennis court in Rhosgoch just three miles away and also a licensed golf course that serves bar meals. The historic cathedral town of Brecon is twenty miles away and is a delight to visit with its narrow streets and alleyways lined with Jacobean and Georgian shop fronts. The ancient market town of Builth Wells is twenty minutes by car where you will find old fashioned shops, a lovely golf course, fishing, the remains of Builth castle and the Royal Welsh Show in July.

With thick stone walls, oak beams and the original bread oven in the large farmhouse kitchen, this delightful holiday home retains much original character and provides comfortable holiday retreat for families and friends who want to get together at any time of the year.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Kathryn Tarr joined Independent Cottages in November 2011

Enquire online / Phone:

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Open Fire
  • Log Burner
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Bike Storage
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite/ cable TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • Farm Stay

Location (The Brecon Beacons)

Trowley Farmhouse can accommodate parties of up to sixteen.

Ground Floor

  • You enter via the porch where you can store boots, damp dogs, outdoor gear, logs for the fire etc
  • Large farmhouse kitchen with dining area which is an incredibly social place with large table and chairs, bread oven creating a lovely feature and chairs plus sofa. There is a quarry tile floor in part of the kitchen and old flagstones in the other. The kitchen is well equipped with fridge, coffee maker, microwave, food mixer, liquidiser, hostess trolley, washing machine, dishwasher, electric hob/oven and big dresser.
  • Spacious sitting room with comfy seating for relaxing, widescreen television (with Sky), DVD player, video, CD player and a large wood burner. There is also an additional dining room/playroom with open fire, table, chairs, television and video.
  • Storeroom housing the fridge/freezer along with iron/board.
  • Shower room with WC and wash basin.
  • Hallway, panelled in oak, taking you up to...

First Floor

  • Bathroom with WC, wash basin and bath.
  • Two twin bedrooms.
  • Spacious family room with a double bed and two additional singles. This room has an en-suite shower room.
  • Second large family bedroom with double sets of adult-size bunk beds plus an en-suite shower room.
  • One double bedroom, with optional pull out twin single beds.

Outside: Enclosed gravel area to the rear and a large private garden with lawn at the front and side of house. Garden furniture and barbecue are provided. Ample parking for five plus cars and outside storage for bicycles etc.

Additional information: Efficient oil central heating. There is a wood burner and open fire. All electricity, heating, logs, bed linen, and tea towels included in the price. Towels available upon request at an additional small charge. Pets welcome, but dogs must be kept under control as sheep are in the surrounding fields. Short breaks available - please enquire with the owner. There is stabling for one horse.

Star Rating: 4 Star

Trowley Farmhouse Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 14+2 in 5 bedrooms (2 Twins, 1 Family rm sleeping 4, 1 Bunk bed rm & 1 Double + 2 extra sing)
1 dog welcome
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
From £595
To £2250
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Please enquire with owner
Group Booking Details:
All male groups - Please enquire with owner.
All female groups - Please enquire with owner.
Catering available - No.
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

Kathryn Tarr
Member Since November 2011

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* Calendar last updated: 11th March 2024
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