Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
This cosy self catering cottage was originally the Old Coach House to the nineteenth century Bailiff's House at Kingcoed Wood. Conveniently located only 2 miles from Raglan and a mere 15 minutes from the Severn Bridge it provides a wonderful country bolt hole for two.
Cosy and Characterful
Treworgan Coach House is a beautiful conversion offering self catering accommodation for two. Oak beams and exposed stonework run throughout the cottage. The ground floor open plan living area incorporates a neat kitchen area with Belfast sink, electric cooker, fridge and freezer, dining table and comfortable leather sofa and armchairs alongside the woodburner and log basket. A relaxing space to watch a DVD or listen to some music on the sound system.
A spiral staircase leads up to
Bedroom 1: A lovely double bedroom
Bathroom: With a Victorian style claw foot slipper bath, handbasin and toilet.
Quality bedlinen and towels are provided Electric night storage heaters are supplemented by a supply of logs for the woodburner (First basket free £2.50 thereafter)No pets - by owners choiceGood mobile phone reception WIFIChangeover Day is generally Saturday although there is flexibility in mid and low seasons and last minute short breaks are offered.Scenic Views - Set in seven acres of beautiful Monmouthshire countryside, Treworgan Coach House has a private stone terrace from which to sit and enjoy the lovely meadow views. A BBQ is also provided so you can enjoy dinner while the sun sets.
Walk the Hills - The picturesque area is a joy to walk or cycle - try the circular 'Twyn-y-Sheriff' Walk approximately 3 miles long it starts in nearby Raglan. Alternatively speak to the owner who lives adjoining the holiday cottage - he is a keen walker and will no doubt direct you to footpaths straight from the door. Whilst the Coach House itself doesn't have a washing machine there is access to one in the owners utility room for muddy walking and biking gear.
Explore Welsh Heritage -Treworgan Coach House is only 2 miles from one of Wales most popular Castles. The stately Raglan Castle complete with its sandstone Great Tower and Moat sits in a green park making it a pretty magnificent picnic location, whilst several exhibits explain the castle history. Close by is also Abergavenny Castle and museum and the Norman Castle at Usk where there are very special 'Fairy Trails'. Usk also boasts a small Museum of Rural Life.
Flowering Glory - If visiting the Castle doesn't appeal there is another reason to visit Usk. In the summer months the town becomes a riot of colour - Usk has been a winner in Wales in Bloom since 1982 and everywhere is adorned with baskets, tubs and window boxes. Be sure to walk off the beaten track as even the smallest gardens make a big contribution.
Treworgan Court Coach house is a holiday cottage full of charm in a quiet location yet with good road links back to the M4 and M5 motorway network. Local village pubs and hotels offer good food and there is an abundance of superb locally produced food available at Farm Shops and markets. The cosy accommodation is an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding are - that is if you can drag yourself away from the log burning fire. Learn more about Monmouth and Usk.
If you would like to speak to someone who has visited this property please ask for: Elizabeth, Carolyn or Emma
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 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||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1)|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
The Powys/Brecon Beacons 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.
It takes its name from the mouth of the Monnow River, which flows into the River Wye just South of the town. Recent excavations of Roman remains bear witness to the fact that Monmouth was an important settlement long before the Norman's fortified it with the Castle, town walls and five gate houses.