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The Otters Holt Cottage / Eco Romantic Hide away

SuperhostPowys, Wales, United Kingdom
Barn hosted by Alan
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bath

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The Otters Holt Cottage is an outstandingly charming, hand crafted oak frame, nestled in 3 acres of secluded Welsh woodland and meadow. Where you will find an abundance of nature on your doorstep. The cottage is completely off grid, with solar power and natural springs. Inside there is a woodfired stove to cosy up to. An undercover woodfired hot tub and outdoor pizza oven. Just 1 mile outside of Brecon town, it is easy to access with private parking and the Brecon Beacons right on the doorstep.

The space
Our Cottage was made from the local Oak which we hauled from the forest with a team of heavy horses. Alan and his team then framed the timbers using traditional hand tools and techniques. The kitchen includes a gas oven and hob, a small fridge, and all the pots, pans crockery etc that you are likely to need. The bathroom has a hot shower, WC and Morrocan hand basin. The Bedroom has a handmade King size bed, carved out of Welsh Oak, desk space and record player. There are 2 sets of shutters for the bedroom doors so you can choose to snug up or use the glazed morrocan doors to get filterd light or open them up to look directly into the woods. After a hot tub and a wood fired pizza cuddle up to a roaring wood fire with an old time song on the record player and the sound of rain on a tin roof. Heaven!

Guest access
The cottage is entirely at your disposal, as well as the courtyard and grassy area adjoining the building with the pizza oven and hot tub. You will also have access to the woods and river. However, in the Summer months there is also a yurt on the lower pasture which we let out independently.

Other things to note
The burner for the hot-tub shuts down well at night, but does require feeding on a regular basis, (especially in the colder months), to get it really hot. Likewise, the wood fired pizza oven needs 1 _2 hours firing to get hot enough to cook in.
The Otters Holt Cottage is an outstandingly charming, hand crafted oak frame, nestled in 3 acres of secluded Welsh woodland and meadow. Where you will find an abundance of nature on your doorstep. The cottage is completely off grid, with solar power and natural springs. Inside there is a woodfired stove to cosy up to. An undercover woodfired hot tub and outdoor pizza oven. Just 1 mile outside of Brecon town, it is ea…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed

Amenities

Dedicated workspace
Hot tub
Heating
Indoor fireplace
Fire extinguisher
Essentials
Private entrance
Carbon monoxide alarm
Kitchen
Smoke alarm

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Powys, Wales, United Kingdom

Brecon is a easy town to navigate it has plenty of shops / pubs /resturants and coffee houses. It has a lovely Cathedral, River front promenade, Theatre by the canal, Cinema and sports centre. The whole area is ideal for outdoor activities. Mountain walks, rock climbing, waterfalls, showcaves, canoe trips and cycling.
Just down the road from Brecon you have Llangorse lake for sailing and paddle boats as well as an indoor climbing centre! 20 mins from Brecon is Hay on Wye (The town of books) located under the black mountains this is a very attractve bohemian town well worth exploring.
Brecon is a easy town to navigate it has plenty of shops / pubs /resturants and coffee houses. It has a lovely Cathedral, River front promenade, Theatre by the canal, Cinema and sports centre. The whole area is…

Hosted by Alan

Joined in July 2018
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I am a professional Traditional carpenter and woodwork teacher . At heart I am a woodlander with a passion for the natural world /out door living rural crafts and music
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  • Rosemary
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House rules
Check-in: 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed
Health & safety
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Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Pool/hot tub without a gate or lock
Nearby lake, river, other body of water