4 Bedroom Cottage in South Wales

Monmouth, Pembrokeshire and the South, Wales (Ref: HC42868)

Sleeps 8 Bedrooms 4
Accomodation Features
  • Dog Friendly Cottage
  • Family Friendly Cottage
  • Garden
  • Log Fire
  • Internet Access
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking On Site
Accomodation Description

Set in front of ancient woodland on a quiet farming estate, this sunny, spacious rural cottage has unspoilt views across the valley to the mountains the perfect bolthole for a taste of country life.

There is plenty to explore with ancient woodlands and well marked footpaths available from the front door and for keen cyclists, there is access onto the National Cycle trail with route 42 and plenty of local mountain biking. Visit one of the many vibrant market towns, the closest being Monmouth with its ancient bridge and independent shops, and slightly further Chepstow, Abergavenny and Crickhowell, all steeped in history. The area is full of Norman castles and ancient abbeys such as the nearby Tintern Abbey, Raglan Castle, White Castle and Grosmont. There s the Forest of Dean where you can explore not just ancient woods but nature reserves and deep caves, and the Brecon Beacons and the Black Mountains where you can enjoy mountain climbs, waterfalls and the River Wye. Sitting in the grounds of a working farm this cottage offers an ideal space for friends and family to get together. It is architect designed and beautifully decorated like a home from home with many books and pictures. There s an outside porch, and inside a spacious hallway with stone tiled floor and a delightful bench, where you can kick off muddy boots and hang coats before you head into the kitchen. Off this hallway is also a cupboard with washing machine and tumble dryer, and a separate WC. Next, step into a stunning kitchen/dining space, a large L shaped room with a wood burner where you can relax and enjoy a glass of wine, a dining area with large table and chairs to accommodate eight guests with huge windows onto the garden and woodlands, and the kitchen area too. The kitchen is well equipped with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher, as well as lovely touches such as cookery books, and a hatch through to the lounge with shutters. In the lounge, there is also a wood burner, and the room has two seating areas, one for relaxing in in front of the Smart TV and another for reading or chatting in front of the fire. It is very bright and sunny with three south facing windows. On the ground floor is also the biggest bedroom, with two huge windows onto the garden, and a super king size zip and link bed (which can be made into a twin on request) with en suite bathroom with shower over the bath, and WC. Climb the stairs to a further three bedrooms, one super king size zip and link (which can be made into a twin on request) with stunning south facing views, one double bedroom with the same views, and one king size room looking over the garden and woodland. There is a bathroom with claw foot bath and WC, and a separate shower room with shower and WC. Outside is a spacious enclosed garden with table and chairs on the grass for summer dining, an alternative table and chairs near the house for dining, a charcoal BBQ and a chimenea to gather around on winter nights. The garden is backed by woodland where you might see deer (including an albino deer that roams the estate), woodpeckers and owls. There is 270 acres of farmland, storage for bikes and ample off road parking.

4 bedrooms 2 super king size zip and links (which can be made into twin beds on request), 1 double and 1 king size. 1 en suite bathroom with shower over bath and WC, 1 bathroom with claw foot bath and WC, 1 shower room with shower and WC and 1 separate WC. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Utility area with washing machine and dishwasher. 2 wood burners (first basket of logs included). Smart TV in the lounge. Enclosed garden with two dining tables, charcoal BBQ and chimenea. 1 dog welcome. Secure storage for bikes. Pub and shop 3 miles.

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