The Tower (TOWER)
About the home
This castellated stone Elizabethan Tower is a Grade 11 Listed Building; it is the end wing of the main house Twr Mihangel believed to date from the 16th century, on the edge of the medieval village of Llanfihangel Crucorney. The Tower has now been carefully and lovingly restored to a beautiful, luxurious and romantic Tower; it is set in mature walled gardens with a private part of the garden for visitors with a Gazebo and a BBQ. On Arrival visitors are greeted with fresh flowers and wine. This is a perfect place for a romantic retreat, an Anniversary, a Honeymoon or just a holiday. The nearby Skirrid Inn, is the oldest and supposedly the most haunted Inn in Wales is only a hundred yards or so from the house, as is the village shop and the garage. From the property there is excellent walking, with Offa's Dyke footpath close by, the Black Mountains and Llantony Valley through to Capel-y-Ffin and Hay-on-Wye, pony trekking, mountain biking and a nearby trout farm.
Sleeps 2, 1 bedroom. A very discreet and hand made English oak kitchen with a built-in fridge, dishwasher, combi-oven and microwave and an induction hob and a traditional quarry tiled floor. The superb octagonal sitting room has tall stone mullion leaded light windows, candle sconces on the wall, great oak beams, a beautiful very large Knoll sofa, Georgian chairs and an original splendid central chandelier. A large open stone fireplace with first wheelbarrow of logs provided. SKY TV, DVD and Hi-Fi.
Up the hand carved oak staircase to
A superb elegant tiled bathroom with a double sized roll top slipper bath, and an original black marble wash stand with an Italian handbasin and a very spacious power shower.
The top floor has
Bedroom 1: an octagonal bedroom with a very impressive and fine hand carved Four Poster King Size Bed, again wooden floor boards, oriental rugs, tall mullion windows.
Bedlinen, towels, towelling robes and towelling slippers provided. Electricity and oil central heating. No pets. Non smoking.Grazing and stabling for horses available with stone stables and paddock - to be discussed with the owner. Ample parking. Use of a mature garden with a separate corner, gazebo, garden furniture and a BBQ. SHORT BREAKS PREFERABLY IN LOW SEASON. Supermarkets that deliver here are Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury and Waitrose. and you can also pre-order a hamper of award-winning treats and picnic snacks from local Brecon Beacons producers. Please see our web site for more details. Abergavenny is 5 miles, Hereford 18 and Brecon 25 miles. 20 minutes drive from Celtic Manor Golf Complex.
Learn more about Crickhowell, Abergavenny and Brecon here.
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|Size:||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedroom|
|Will consider:||Corporate lets|
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Unsuitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|General:||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||1 Bedroom, 1 family bathroom|
|Other:||Please check with the advertiser regarding linen and towels|
|Outdoors:||Private garden, BBQ|
The Powys / Brecon Beacons / 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.
The Abergavenny area
"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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Activities near Abergavenny
Rural / countryside retreats
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 2|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|C||24 May 13||25 May 13||£ 563||-||-||1 Week|
|A||25 May 13||1 Jun 13||£ 717||-||-||1 Week|
|C||1 Jun 13||20 Jul 13||£ 563||-||-||1 Week|
|B||20 Jul 13||31 Aug 13||£ 655||-||-||1 Week|
|C||31 Aug 13||19 Oct 13||£ 563||-||-||1 Week|
|B||19 Oct 13||2 Nov 13||£ 655||-||-||1 Week|
|D||2 Nov 13||21 Dec 13||£ 466||-||-||1 Week|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
Full information on booking conditions, booking fees and cottage changeover days is on our website. All information on our website is the most up to date. (please note there is also a booking fee included to the cost of each booking made). All prices shown are for full weekly bookings only, please contact us for Short break prices.Enquire now
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