Oriel Garn Cottage (ORIEL)
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Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
The cottage has recently been refurbished and newly furnished with excellent quality furniture, decorated with lovely colour schemes and wooden floors throughout. This is an ideal base for exploring the Abergavenny area, east of Brecon Beacons National National Park; also the Brecon and Monmouthshire Canal and other places of interest around the Blorenge Mountain including the World Heritage site at Bleanavaon and Big Pit mining museum.
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedroom: A recently converted cottage, in the grounds of the owners' house - a very comfortable and quiet retreat.
Furnished to a very high standard, the open plan kitchen/ living/dining room is very spacious, light and airy with picture windows and views to the hills beyond. There are two comfy sofas, one is a sofa-bed and a dining table and chairs for four, a featured electric flame effect stove and Freeview TV with DVD player.
The kitchen is extremely well equipped with electric oven and hob, fridge, microwave, plenty of work and storage space. A separate utility room has another sink, a washing machine, dishwasher and freezer and room for hanging walking gear etc.
Bedroom 1: double room has windows with wonderful views on both sides, a comfortable new double bed, quality coordinated bedlinen.
Bedroom 2: Twin bedroom.
Two bathrooms, one with a shower cubicle with electric shower, toilet and handbasin.
The second bathroom has a bath with shower over.(Downstairs)
A separate private garden area has table and chairs and a BBQ. Bedlinen and towels provided. Limited wifiAmple off road parking. Good mobile reception. Dogs on discussion with ownerElectricity and heating included.Wonderful walks straight from the cottage
There are many good pubs and restaurants in the vicinity, and there are some wonderful walks straight from the cottage including some well marked circular walks with routes ranging from the 2km -18 km. The Goytre canal wharf, just a half mile away is a fascinating place to visit, and has a cafe and visitor centre.
Abergavenny 5 miles, 20 miles to the M4 and access to the Severn Bridge.
If you would like to speak to someone who has visited this property please ask for: Elizabeth or Carolyn
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Cots (1)|
The Monmouthshire region
Brecon is centrally positioned in the National Park and is a very popular base for walkers, mountain bikers and those who just enjoy being within the beautiful surrounding countryside with breathtaking views. The cathedral town boasts two museums - The Welsh Borderer's Museum and the Brecon Cathedral along with a shop and cafe. The bustling town centre is quaint with many individual shops and cafes. There is an annual world renowned Jazz Festival held in the town during August.
Crickhowell is a small, pretty and sheltered Georgian market town set between the lower slopes of Table Mountain and the backdrop of Llangattock Mountain with its great limestone crags. The River Usk, renowned for the good trout and salmon fishing, flows past spanned by an interesting buttressed bridge with twelve arches facing downstream and thirteen arches facing upstream. There are many excellent walks in the Black Mountains and the Brecon Beacons and horse riding, fishing, and canoeing can all be arranged locally.
Abergavenny is a bustling market town with a large covered outdoor market and a busy cattle market; there are ample local producers, craft and antique markets and every September the famous Abergavenny Food Festival brings together a wealth of local food producers, celebrity chefs and an enthusiastic food loving audience. This area remains a favourite base for walkers, cyclists, para-gliders, fishermen and canal enthusiasts, and there are many outdoor activity providers.
Hay-on-Wye is a popular market town on the River Wye, sitting on the border between England and Wales, at the foot of The Black Mountains. Overlooked by the fascinating 11thc. Castle, the town has a wealth of interesting old buildings and the "largest second-hand bookshop in the world" in the old cinema- one of the 30 major antiquarian bookshops, each with their own speciality. Hay-on-Wye hosts the world famous Literary Festival.
Builth Wells in the Mid Wales countryside is varied with magnificent great reservoirs using the natural shape of the landscape - now established over many years and a natural habitat for all kinds of wildlife and flora. There are great expanses of open countryside where the Red Kite (which can be viewed at close proximity in several Red Kite Centres), buzzard, kestrel and sparrow hawks wheel and hover overhead.
The Upper Swansea Valley is an ideal location for those wishing to explore this area known as 'Waterfall Country',
Monmouth takes its name from the mouth of the Monnow River, which flows into the River Wye just South of the town. Monmouth is a bustling market town with many shops and supermarkets. The pubs and restaurants provide good food. All types of outdoor activities are available, there is excellent fishing on the River Monnow and the River Wye; golf is nearby at the Rolls of Monmouth; Hot Air Ballooning at nearby Raglan and pony trekking in the area; excellent walking in the Wye Valley and the Royal Forest of Dean, exploring the Welsh Borders and Offa's Dyke Path
On the western side of the Brecon Beacons lie the old market towns of Llandeilo and Llandovery. Both are charming market towns with excellent local shops and information centres, guiding people to the numerous local places of interest such as Carreg Cennen Castle.
"Beautiful market town on the edge of the National Park - also known as the gateway to Wales", Abergavenny is a bustling market town with a large covered outdoor market and a busy cattle market; there are ample local producers , craft and antique markets and every September the famous Abergavenny Food Festival
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