We are looking forward to welcoming you to our country retreat..

Two beautifully restored self catering holiday cottages and hilltop lodge with: wood fired hot tubs, chimeneas, log fires and private terrace with stunning Welsh countryside views await you at the Good Life Wales. Situated in the Brecon Beacons with incredible views from our woodland to the Pen y Fan hills. The perfect escape if you are needing to  escape, relax, recharge and hopefully return to see us again. Complete with fully fitted modern kitchens; en-suite bedrooms and King size beds – the perfect retreat to relax after enjoying any of the many pursuits available around us in the Welsh countryside. Hiking; Mountain Biking; Dark Sky star gazing and more . Take a look below .

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Mabel Cottage at The Martins

A newly refurbished one bedroom cottage within the old cowsheds where champion Hereford Bulls were once reared. Complete with a private terrace and hot tub as well as views across our vegetable gardens and the beautiful surrounding countryside.

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Doris Cottage at The Martins

The adjoining one bedroom cottage within the old cowsheds also enjoying a private terrace and hot tub and views across the beautiful surrounding countryside. Both cottages have fully fitted kitchens and bespoke furniture in a unique style

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The Beehive Lodge

Set in it’s own garden area overlooking the open countryside. Complete with fully fitted kitchen, spacious double bedroom, bathroom, lounge diner and private wood-fired hot tub. Book now for this country escape..

Our Little Piece Of Wales

24 January 2024
Love it here, it was so peaceful and enjoyed every minute 😁 will definitely book again in the summer.
15 January 2024
a great little place where you can do a lot or just sit in the hot tub looking at the stars
7 January 2024
A warm welcome and a lovely getaway trip :) big up Debbie and Roger
1 January 2024
We had a lovely stay with Roger and Debbie. Fabulous accommodation and location. This is our second visit. Highly recommend.
29 December 2023
Excellent and private place to stay. Perfect for a getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life. Amazing decoration with real thought put into presentation and decor, whereby it's not just "let's ensure the minimum is there to maximise profitiability". Every ammenity has been considered and carefully selected and it really did feel like home from home. Cannot reccomend this place enough!
26 December 2023
Nice cottage in the middle of nowhere, lovely hot tub. Decorated for Christmas which was a nice touch.
24 December 2023
We stayed at Mabel Cottage just before Christmas to get away from the hustle and bustle and celebrate my wife’s birthday. To say that this cottage is beautiful would be an understatement. Roger and Debbie have created an incredible retreat in the perfect surroundings. They greeted us on arrival and showed us around and made us feel incredibly welcome. The hot tub was even nice and warm ready for us! Over the weekend we enjoyed cooking in the kitchen (we even purchased some fresh eggs from Roger and Debbie), relaxing in the hot tub and falling asleep on the sofa in front of the TV. We even went to see some of the local attractions around Brecon which was lovely. We can’t wait to come back, thank you once again!
20 December 2023
Me and my girlfriend thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. It was exactly what I hoped for and more. I requested that a Christmas card which I had sent to the house and a bottle of bubbly was waiting for us on arrival; Debbie was very accommodating with this. Also, the hot tub was a really nice touch and we found it simple to use. Overall really friendly experience and I hope we can return.
17 December 2023
Had a lovely stay for the weekend! Debbie was a great help recommending places to go and throughly explaining all the things to know! The hot tub was lovely which Debbie helped us to set up and beautiful location. Exactly like the pictures and the perfect place for a relaxing weekend. Would definitely recommend and hope to be back soon
29 November 2023
Great accommodation and excellent hosts
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