Light and airy, Llwynbwch Barn has been lovingly converted to a very high standard. Originally a hay barn, this is now a wonderful homely space.
It has strong green credentials with sheep’s wool insulation, lime plaster and a living roof on the limed extension. Furnished mainly with antique and mid-century pieces.
The main room has a cathedral-like vaulted ceiling with original beams and skylights to let the sun or star light stream in. The wood burner is a central feature with its spectacular chimney.
The private garden has been thoughtfully planted with native species. It faces west to catch the sun going down over the Fan, the nearby peak.
Llwynbwch Farm has been here since approximately 1810 and was originally a dairy farm.
‘Llwyn’ is the Welsh for a bush or grove. A ‘bwch’ is a buck or a ‘stook’, which is how people used to stack in the hay in years gone by. Llwynbwch Barn was originally the farm’s hay barn. These days we often see wild roe deer around the farm and local area – we like to think of these as the ‘bwch’.
- Open plan living/ dining room with large Charnwood wood burner and feature chimney. Double sofa, armchairs and Ercol rocker.
- Well equipped kitchen with induction hob, oven, microwave, fridge freezer, washer dryer and iron/ ironing board.
- Ground floor double bedroom with wood burner, antique wardrobe, DAB radio, hairdryer and patio door to the garden.
- First floor mezzanine twin room with midcentury chest of drawers, antique blanket chest and radiator.
- Groundfloor wetroom shower room with toilet. Additional toilet.
- TV with DVD player but NO TV SIGNAL, sorry, you’ll have to go to the pub to watch the match!
- WiFi, DAB radio, a guitar, didgeridoo and croquet set are provided.
- A dresser contains a wide selection of DVDs, games, books and everything you need to introduce you to the area and plan your visits; OS maps, guides and leaflets.
- The Barn is supplied with all bedding and towels. We supply an amount of firewood on arrival and sell additional logs, all sourced from our woods.
- A welcome pack of tea and coffee is supplied along with Ecover washing up and laundry liquid.
- Fresh eggs, home made jams & chutneys and local produce are for sale when seasonally available.
- The Barn is suitable for those less mobile as it is mainly on one level.
- For families with little ones we provide the following on request: high chair, toddler crockery & cutlery/ baby bath/ fire guards.
- A small selection of wooden toys lives in the barn.
- Please bring wellies/ hiking boots if you wish to explore the land.
- Please note there is a fenced pond in the garden. Children must be supervised.
- Rescue of a derelict barn
- All restoration work carried out by local craftsmen using local materials
- Lime products used throughout
- Wood burner for underfloor heating and hot water
- Insulation twice that of building regulations to maximize heating efficiency
- Waste recycling and composting
- All wooden framed double glazed windows
- All appliances have A+ or higher energy rating. Low and high flush toilet
- Energy efficient LED bulbs throughout
- Electricity supplied by Ecotricity
- All fire wood sourced from our land
- Locally bought antique and modern furniture
- Only environmentally friendly products used for laundry, cleaning and washing up. If you bring your own please ensure they are septic tank friendly.