Cottage | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10
Whitewalls was originally a terrace of traditional of Quarrymen's cottages with the backdrop of Llangattock Escarpment rising up on the mountainside behind - always popular with climbers and walkers. Whitewalls is now a substantial luxurious family house with the most magnificent panoramic views; it is set in a large grassed garden for children, perfect to play with a further enclosed walled terrace behind. In the front of the cottage there is a sunny stone terrace, great for BBQs and watching the sunset with the most fantastic views over to the Sugar Loaf Mountain and The Black Mountains. Whitewalls is a five minute drive (a pretty steep road in places) down to Crickhowell and Llangattock with two pubs serving food in Llangattock and lots more in Crickhowell. From the house there is immediate access onto the open hillside for walkers and mountain bikes can be hired locally. The road up from the village is very steep and winds around the hillside and then over the mountain eventually reaching Brynmawr and The Heads of The Valleys Road, Abergavenny and beyond. A perfect spot for to stay to enjoy the Brecon Beacons and Black Mountains or to visit Cardiff and the South Wales Valleys which are less than an hour drive. As shown on a Home Sweet Holiday Home ITV1 Holiday programme
Sleeps 10 in 5 bedrooms.
Superb spacious and extremely well equipped kitchen/dining room, a fitted Maple kitchen with a large electric range cooker, granite worktops, Belfast sink, microwave, dishwasher, large fridge and freezer. There is a long 6-foot dining table to easily seat 10 people; comfortable sofas and chairs and TV. Telephone for incoming and local calls. There are double patio doors opening out onto a large enclosed stone patio.
A large entrance hall with terracotta floor tiles, an open large stone fireplace and a downstairs cloakroom and toilet.
The sitting room is very comfortably furnished with sofas and chairs, a large wood burning stove set in a stone fireplace, SKY TV with full sports channel access and DVD player.
A large airy playroom with a children's 6x3 pool/table tennis table, also a selection of games, toys and a separate TV with playstation 2/DVD. A utility room with a washing/drying machine. Storage area for outdoor clothing and boots.
Upstairs to five bedrooms and three bathrooms
Bedroom 1: Has a King-size bed with en suite bath handbasin and toilet.
Bedroom 2: Is a Twin room (can be zipped together to make King) with ensuite shower, handbasin and toilet.
Bedroom 3: Has a Queen size bed.
Bedroom 4: Has 6' bunk bed suitable for adults
Bedroom 5: Has a Super king-size bed, TV and access to the outside wooden terrace
Family bathroom: With bath, shower cubicle, handbasin and toilet.
Bedlinen provided, towels can be provided at an extra charge by pre-arrangement with the ownerElectricity and full oil central heating, throughout Logs supplied. Travel cot and high chair provided. BBQ and garden furniture provided. Ample parking. Dogs welcome (visitors should be aware that there are sheep roaming all over the hillside and roads right up to the cottage gates).Crickhowell 2 miles, Llangattock 1 mile, Abergavenny 8 miles. (Approximately).
If you would like to speak to someone who has visited this property please ask for: Elizabeth, Carolyn, Ann or Joanna
"Fabulous house and location. We all had a great time. Just a pity about the weather!" Vicki
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Cots (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.
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.
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17 Aug 2014
"Beautifully restored, we didn't want to leave!"
We stayed at the property as a group of 10 people ranging from 71 to 5 months in age. The property was simply stunning, we regularly spend long weekends in Wales and we are yet to find a property that… More
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