1 Bedroom Cottage in Crickhowell
Crickhowell, Mid Wales, Wales (Ref: HC48082)
- Dog Friendly Cottage
- Log Fire
- Internet Access
- Cot Availabile
- Near Fishing
48082 Blackthorn Cottage in Crickhowell is a dog friendly holiday cottage.
A beautiful stone roofed eco hideaway in the heart of the hills. Nestled on the slopes of the Black Mountains in the midst of the Brecon Beacons National Park enjoy the views and night skies from the terrace or stride out for endless trails through bluebell woods and ancient meadows. Crickhowell is just five minutes drive away with local traders a handy mountaineering shop pubs and plenty of coffee shops. Abergavenny of Food Festival fame is ten minutes in the other direction a thriving market town forming the heart of Wales foodie revolution. Cathedral towns of Brecon and Hereford are also within easy reach as well as Wales Industrial Heritage sites in Blaenavon. Nearby attractions include beautiful walks directly in to the Black Mountains and Sugar Loaf Mountain cycle hire available with National cycle routes and mountain biking centres throughout the area. Pony trekking throughout the nearby Llanthony Valley fishing on the River Usk canoeing on the River Wye and high wire and zip wire adventures at Llangorse Lake. Leisure facilities: log fired sauna. The accommodation offers ONE bedroom: king-size with en-suite bath and WC. Shower room: with shower and WC. Sitting room: with woodburner (first basket of logs included) TV DVD and 2 day beds (therefore doubling as bedroom 2 ). (The cottage can stretch to squeezing in up to 4 small children). Kitchen: with wood-fired range (exact baking can be tricky if you are new to this) gas hob fridge and freezer. Washing machine available in the small utility area off of the lounge. Outside: terrace area with garden furniture and BBQ. Amenities: off-road parking for two cars. Bed linen towels electricity central heating and Free WiFi included. A selection of books and board games available. Regret no smoking. 2 dogs welcome. Additional info: steep driveway. Please note: the garden windmill supply s the electricity the natural spring supplies the water and woodburner supplies the heating. The central heating satellite Free WiFi TV & DVD are all fed from off grid sources. Satellite Free WiFi on a limited data bundle - Download speeds are slow and only suitable for simple browsing and checking emails. Please bring devices pre-loaded with what you want to watch or listen to Need to know: SLEEPS 2 6: 1 main bedroom with king size bed, adjoining bath, shower, basin and loo. A further twin bedroom which doubles as the sitting room, with twin truckle day beds (the cottage can stretch to squeezing in up to 4 small children). Pretty bed linen and soft towels all provided. KEEPING CLEAN : Two en suite bathrooms, one with a shower, basin and loo and the master bedroom with a bath, shower, basin and loo. There is a washing machine available too. EATING: Lovely handmade wooden kitchen with a gas hob, log fired range stove (exact baking may be tricky if you are new to this), fridge, freezer, dining table with a view. RELAXING: The kitchen is the heart of the home, with a sofa to pull up by the fire. The sitting room, with log burner, doubles as the twin bedroom, perfect for spreading out in if it s just two of you staying, a little snug when it s four. TV/DVD and WiFi available. OUTSIDE : Secluded terrace and garden, with exceptional views of the Black Mountains. Private woodland to explore and handy dry storage for bikes. The property caretakers also live in the grounds, but privacy is assured for guests at all times. SAUNA: There is a wood fired sauna available to use during your stay, it is shared usage with the lovely Hillside Barn which is lower down the same hillside, albeit out of sight and mind once you arrive at the cottage. Hamman towels included and a bracing shower to cool down after the sauna. GO GREEN : Ingenuious as an eco retreat is, excessive water usage does have to considered, so please ensure you re thoughtful about turning off taps during your stay. CHILDREN : Will love it here! Cot and highchair available on request. PETS : Two well behaved dogs are really welcome. PARKING: Access is via a steep, concreted track, which is best tackled in first gear to the top. Parking for two cars only. HOLIDAY PREPARATION: We would advise to contact local amenities directly, such as shops, restaurants, pubs and attractions, to confirm the latest opening times and availability. In line with current Welsh Government restrictions the sauna is not presently available from the 27th March up to the 12th April. We await further news on this and will update the advice accordingly.