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Capel Cartref

139 reviews
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5 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
10 guests
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Holiday Rental House
Capel Cartref is a newly renovated chapel offering a unique and luxurious space for holidaymakers. The chapel provides a warm and welcoming haven. The gallery hosts a vaulted ceiling with original beams. Pews have been reclaimed and used around the chapel as window sills, kitchen cornices and window shutters. The chapel has been finished to a very high specification with all of the comforts of home. Breakfast and dining can be held in the spacious modern kitchen or on the decked veranda which overlooks the trout filled River Twrch - maybe catch your supper but look out for the herons! Capel Cartref suits people who wish to walk, sightsee, (Brecon, numerous waterfalls, the beachers of The Gower and Swansea Bay, Black Mountains, Afan Park) cycle, fish, play golf, pony trek or just kick ...Capel Cartref is a newly renovated chapel offering a unique and luxurious space for holidaymakers. The chapel provides a warm and welcoming haven. The gallery hosts a vaulted ceiling with original beams. Pews have been reclaimed and used around the chapel as window sills, kitchen cornices and window shutters. The chapel has been finished to a very high specification with all of the comforts of home. Breakfast and dining can be held in the spacious modern kitchen or on the decked veranda which overlooks the trout filled River Twrch - maybe catch your supper but look out for the herons! Capel Cartref suits people who wish to walk, sightsee, (Brecon, numerous waterfalls, the beachers of The Gower and Swansea Bay, Black Mountains, Afan Park) cycle, fish, play golf, pony trek or just kick back and take in a movie on DVD on the 42' plasma. This is the perfect accommodation for family reunions... a spacious property to spend time together without getting under each others feet.More
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About the Owner
Marnie S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2011
Interaction with guests
Prior to persons visit to Capel Cartref, information of recommended places to visit is passed on via email. Visitors are also provided with access details and the pin number for the key pad, in order that they retrieve the keys and enter the chapel independently. Once the guest has arrived and is settled in, there is only interaction between us if there is an emergency.
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Reviewed 30 August 2019

We have visited Capel Cartref a few times now, and will keep coming back when we can. It's perfect for taking life easy, and yet there's plenty amazing countryside and amenities in the area. This time we explored new walks in the hills and forests,...More

Date of stay: July 2019
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316marn, VR Owner at Capel Cartref, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2019

Thank you so much JaxTheJock! We love the fact that you return time and time again and for the way you look after the chapel during your stay. Thank you for the recommended walks and for the fab review. Kind regards, Yonni and Marnie

Reviewed 24 August 2019

I have never written a review before but felt compelled to do so. I have just returned from a 4 night stay there were 7 adults 2 children under the age of 2 and a dog we went to celebrate my husbands 60th birthday. We...More

Date of stay: August 2019
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316marn, VR Owner at Capel Cartref, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2019

Thank you so much for spending the time in completing this review, we feel honoured to be your first and glad that the feedback is so positive. We hope one day you will return to Capel Cartref but, in the meantime, we are happy that...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2019

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Date of stay: August 2019
316marn, VR Owner at Capel Cartref, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2019

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Reviewed 30 June 2019 via mobile

A group of 9 friends booked the Capel for the 2nd time this year for a walking weekend. This time we completed the Llyn y fan Fach walk as recommended by Marnie the owner. A harder walk than the waterfalls walk but worth it for...More

Date of stay: June 2019
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316marn, VR Owner at Capel Cartref, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2019

Thank you very much for such a positive review and for returning to us for the second time. We are glad you managed to complete the Llyn y fan Fach walk, the scenery is truly beautiful. Thank you also for being such excellent guests, and...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2019

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Date of stay: June 2019
316marn, VR Owner at Capel Cartref, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2019

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Water Park Nearby
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Additional amenities & feature info
Newly renovated chapel graded 4 star by Visit Wales Spacious 5 double bedrooms Large comfortable lounge Vaulted ceiling Gallery with seating and reading area Balcony and Veranda Huge Wet Room Private/enclosed garden Private Car parking area Local Facilities, ie shops, Supermarket within 1 mile Local Eateries offering freshly cooked food Pubs within walking distance. Cellar storage for cycles and maybe some wine! Wifi now installed>
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About the neighbourhood
Capel Cartref is equipped with a comprehensive information folder, which includes plenty of information on where to eat and options for what to do, during your holiday in South Wales, with suggested itineraries to assist you in planning your days. Listed on this page are just some of the top attractions which are within easy travelling distance.Capel Cartref is in an ideal central location for visitors who wish to sample a variety of attractions and places of interest across South Wales, including the Brecon Beacons, Gower beaches and all the shops and visitor attractions in Swansea. Numerous local activities available include mountain biking, walking, golf, fishing, horse riding, surfing and shopping. Listed on this page are just some of the top attractions which are within easy travelli...
Getting around
Ideally, guests will have a car in order to make travelling easier. There is a train station in Neath and Swansea but the bus runs only once daily to Neath from Cwmtwrch and so a taxi would most likely be necessary. Most of the places to visit are over a 15 minute drive away. If people want to walk, there are local walks but the best views and experiences, i.e. for waterfalls, rocks, etc. are a further distance away and so require a vehicle. Motorbiking is great in South Wales as lots of the roads covering the Black Mountains and Brecon are unhindered by traffic lights etc.
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