Ty Hedfan, Wales. Sleeps 8

From £1,050 per week

Ty Hedfan ('The Hovering House'), is a spectacular house designed by the celebrated architects Featherstone Young. It has won a RIBA National Award for its outstanding architecture and was a finalist for both the Manser Medal and Stephen Lawrence Award. Situated in the stunning surroundings of the Brecon Beacons in Wales, it cantilevers over the beautiful River Ysgir.

Property
This carefully crafted hideaway deep in the Welsh hills has wonderful views not only of the river but also of the surrounding countryside. Although the form of the house echoes icons like Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater and Pierre Koenig's Case Study House, the materials used are more in tune with their Welsh surrounds. Traditional slate, timber and a planted green roof offset the expanses of glass.

Accommodation
All rooms are light and spacious. The main living room floats over the river and gives great views by day. By night, with a log fire, the room becomes a cosy focal point. The living, kitchen and dining spaces open on to a raised external terrace with a barbecue and space to eat outside, whilst the lower bedroom wing and main entrance hall link directly to the garden and river bank. The house has three double and two single bedrooms (three en-suite) and can sleep eight people.

Location
There are beautiful walks immediately from the house, which is surrounded by the Brecon Beacons National Park and the Black Mountains. Fishing, canoeing, climbing and mountain biking are all activities that are easily pursued in the area.

The closest shops are in Brecon, a historic market town five miles away which is host to the famous Brecon Jazz Festival and the Green Man Festival close by.  Also nearby is Hay-on-Wye, home to the Hay Literary Festival (20 mins' drive), and Abergavenny which is renowned for its restaurnants and pubs (30 mins' drive). 

Transport links
There is a train station at Abergavenny (2.5 hours from London Paddington), from where you can take a bus or taxi (30 minutes). The house is a 3 to 3.5 hour drive from London (mostly on the M4).

Prices per week and weekend (3 nights)
Mid weeks also available on request.
 
Low season (January, February, November & December)
Weekend £800, week £1050

Mid season (March, April, May, September & October)
Weekend £900, week £1300

High season (June, July & August)
Weekend £1100, week £1650

Easter week £1700
Christmas and New Year £1900 for 5 days

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