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    This 200-year-old, charming, detached former toll cottage set within the Brecon Beacons National Park has retained many of its period features.

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      3 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 6 people

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      Yes 2 pet(s) allowed

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    Cottage features
    • Barbecue
    • Bike store
      Bike store
    • Detached property
      Detached property
    • DVD player
      DVD player
    • Dishwasher
    • Main fuel or power incl.
      Main fuel or power incl.
    • Enclosed garden / patio
      Enclosed garden / patio
    • Garden / patio
      Garden / patio
    • Games room
      Games room
    • Highchair
    • Pub within 1 mile
      Pub within 1 mile
    • Horse riding nearby
      Horse riding nearby
    • Television
    • Woodburning stove
      Woodburning stove
    • Christmas themed cottage
      Christmas themed cottage
    • WiFi
    • Cot available
      Cot available
    • Bed linen & towels included
      Bed linen & towels included
    • Washing machine
      Washing machine
    • Heritage collection
      Heritage collection
    • Car parking - on site
      Car parking - on site
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    Customer reviews by Reevoo
    Hoseasons "This 200-year-old charming detached former toll cottage set within the Brecon Beacons National Park has retained many of its period features.\n\n\nGround Floor \n\nBeamed throughout.\n\nLivingdining room\n With wood burner Freeview TV DVD player CD player and laminate floor.\n\nKitchen\n With electric cooker microwave fridge freezer dishwasher and washerdryer.\n\nSun room.\n\n1 step to...\n\nBathroom\n With bath shower cubicle and toilet.\n\n \nFirst Floor \n\n\nBedroom 1\n With double bed.\n\nBedroom 2 \nWith kingsize bed sloping ceilings and 2 steps leading to...\n\nBedroom 3 \nWith twin beds.\n\nShower room\n With shower cubicle and toilet.\n\n \n\n \n\n \n\nOil central heating electricity bed linen towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for wood burner included. Cot and highchair. External games room with pool table and dart board. Enclosed decked area with patios garden furniture and built-in BBQ. Bike store. Ample parking. Cycle store. No smoking. Please note Couples and family bookings only. There are sloping banks in the decked area.\n\n This 200-year-old charming detached former toll cottage set within the Brecon Beacons National Park has retained many of its period features. Caepost cottage sympathetically mixes the old with the new the larger than average livingdining room with pillars stone walls wood burning stove original oak beams and wooden shuttered windows contrasting perfectly with the generous contemporary kitchen and sun-room and a quirky dogleg oak staircase leading to the first floor. It is conveniently situated next to the quiet B4560 and perfectly placed on the edge of Talgarth. Comfortably furnished with every convenience to make your stay one to remember. Good mobile phone signals Bluetooth stereoCD in the living room with Wi-Fi throughout and bedside radio-USB-iPhone chargers in all of the bedrooms.\nPeacefully situated within ½ an acre of wooded dog friendly and private enclosed gardens settle on the comfortable garden furniture on the raised decking or on the sofa in the sun room with a glass of wine or a cup of tea taking in the wonderful views over the local fields and Black Mountains especially at sunset. There is an abundance of wildlife - an ornithologist’s dream - buzzards red kites and woodpeckers are regular visitors with many of our guests having commented and enjoyed the bird feeding station outside the sun room.\nRelax unwind or just go wild. Caepost is close to the market town of Brecon Crickhowell Hay-on-Wye and Llangorse Lake providing an ideal holiday base for visitors wishing to explore both the Black Mountains and the eastern end of the Brecon Beacons. With the Wye Valley to the north and the Usk Valley to the east this area is home to many activities for all ages and abilities including walking cycling fishing gliding canoeing mountain biking and horse riding.\nThe Brecon Beacons has been awarded the International Dark Sky Reserve status making it the first in Wales. So if it’s the stars you are after just sit on the garden’s raised decking or drive to Llangorse Lake 1 of 10 recommended spots and just 5 minutes from the cottage and just stargaze. The owner is a Brecon Beacons Ambassador so let him help with your itinerary if you require any help. \nThere are several lovely cycle routes bridle paths river walks and footpaths that can be accessed from the cottage. A heated swimming pool can be found 1 mile away on a local campsite that is open to the public during the summer season. A ¼-mile walk into Talgarth and you will find the tourist information office cattle market and many award-winning shops supplying locally produced food butchers delicatessen supermarket restaurants cafés fish and chip shop and 4 dog friendly pubs the nearest being 300 yards.\nThe cottage was built in 1807 and is on the old road into Talgarth where a tramway was constructed next to the cottage and tolls were taken from the horse draw drays that would pass by. Later on in around 1850 a railway was built that runs through the garden but this was closed in the Beaching cuts of the 1960’s there are still remnants of that time including railway sleepers and rail line concrete pads that have been incorporated into the landscaping around the cottage. The original oak beams are still in place and the remnants of the original bread oven can still be seen in the fire place the owner at one time used to make bread and serve customers through a tiny window in the gable end of the house. " https://img.chooseacottage.co.uk/Property/831/840/831821.jpg 29815

    Caepost reviews collected by Reevoo

    9.2 out of 10 – based on 16 reviews

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    out of 10

    Lovely quirky cottage. Well equipped and comfortable. Large variety of bird-life right outside the window - spent lots of time watching them from the conservatory. Only slight down-side was the proximity to the busy road, which was rather noisy at night when trying to sleep.



    out of 10

    We had a lovely few days away it is a fabulous cottage for dogs with walks all around. The kids loved the darts and pool table. We would love to come back in the summer! Thank you.



    out of 10

    Fantastic cottage for a relaxing break, very quiet and peaceful, perfect place to escape busy life. Beds are comfortable and spotlessly clean, will definitely be returning. Owners are super friendly and helpful. 10/10



    out of 10

    Lovely, secluded cottage with beautiful views. Particularly liked the view of the stars in one of the bedrooms. Was ideal for a family get-together and would thoroughly recommend it.



    out of 10

    This cottage is amazing and very dog friendly. The road next to the cottage was quite noisy. The inside of the cottage was lovely and clean. The outside needs a bit of tlc.



    out of 10

    Lovely place for a relaxing holiday,and very well equipped cottage, Bobby and Dillon loved the garden .



    out of 10

    Very relaxing weekend with the old man and our 2 westies. Fab comfy cottage. Very clean and well-equipped. Road a bit noisy when spending time in the garden but double glazing very efficient so not a problem indoors. Furniture and beds comfortable- fantastic nights’ sleep. Wildlife in the garden is mesmerising- spent hours just staring out of the sun lounge at the bird feeding stations. Nearby, a walk to the Bridgend Inn in Talgarth is a must. The food is delicious, especially the Sunday roast. Friendly reception from everyone and dogs are welcome. Beautiful scenery all around - can easily get off the beaten track, even by car, and enjoy the amazing views the Brecon Beacons offer. Interesting towns nearby - Brecon, Hay, Abergavenny and Crickhowell. Hope to return to Caepost one day, preferably for a week. However, there is a for sale sign outside so don’t know if Caepost will continue to be a holiday rental. Do hope so!



    out of 10

    A fantastic base for exploring the Brecons everywhere within half and hour. The village of Talgarth is lovely and would definitely recommend The Bridgend Inn for dinner and drinks. The cottage was so well stocked with everything you need its amazing.



    out of 10

    A fantastic cottage in a lovely location. Well furnished and very comfortable. Plenty of walks on the doorstep. Pubs 5 min away. Close to Hay On Wye, Brecon, Builth Wells and Llangors Activity centre. I would highly recommend this cottage.



    out of 10

    I was concerned the cottage was close to the road and during the day there was some traffic noise. However that died away early evening so it was nice and quite for sleeping etc. Having a dog I found the fully enclose rear garden area ideal. It is a great area with BBQ facilities close to the cottage but sunny in the day evening. The viewing area overlooking fields is great on a sunny evening. Lots of bird feeders so frequent visits from birds and squirrels. Overall I'd say the rear area is second to none, fab. The cottage is well equiped with all you need. It has everything you have at home and I had friends who live in the area over for a meal and I lacked nothing to organise a great evening. I was there in the summer with good weather but I can see it as a great place for abreak all year long. I was impressed. I will be booking the cottage again, maybe Autumn/winter time. Liked it a great deal.



    out of 10

    We loved our stay at Caepost, a real spacious cottage with everything you could think of to make it a home from home. The local village is friendly and has many welcoming places to eat. Walks very close to the cottage for various abilities. The cottage has a superb garden for viewing birds and wildlife and our dog had a relaxing stay too.



    out of 10

    Accommodation was perfect for our requirements. Just disappointed that the equipment in the games room as advertised was in a poor state of repair.



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