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Maes-y-Gwy - 46508

from £80 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

Excellent 5/5 Score from 10 reviews

Excellent 5/5 

from £80 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

Estimated nightly price based on a weekly stay. Contact the advertiser to confirm the total cost.

Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 4

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Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome

Set in 126 acres of beautiful open meadows, woodland and rolling hills on a working farm, Maes y Gwy Holiday Cottage in Monmouthshire has a hot tub (shared with one other cottage), large play area and games room. It is the perfect location to explore the attractions and sights on offer in the area or for those who just want to relax and take in the beautiful countryside and fresh air.

Built in a traditional Welsh Longhouse style the cottage adjoins another cottage (Maes y Felin) and the main farm building. Wheelchair access is provided and the fenced off large play area directly to the front of the cottage provides a superb safe area for children to play. With chickens, goats and many other animals around children are welcome to help with the feeding and egg collecting. There is a fully equipped shared games room with ping-pong, pool and a darts board and many board games available.

Weekly lets from £540 / Short breaks from £190

Size Sleeps up to 4, 3 bedrooms
Access Car advised
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

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire
General TV, CD player, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Cots (1)
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set, Trampoline
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Ground floor

Open plan format with lounge area, fully equipped kitchen and dining area. Appliances include a remote controlled television with free sat, radio, CD player, toaster, microwave, electric hob oven with grill, washing machine, fridge, chest freezer iron and hairdryer.

Ground floor cloakroom with W.C. and hand basin.

Wood burning stove in lounge.


Double master bedroom

Single bedroom

Single bedroom

Shower room with W.C and hand basin

All bedrooms offer fantastic views across the farm and open countryside

Further details outdoors


BBQ available

Shared utility room with washing machine and 2 large freezer units

Table and chairs at front of property

Large fenced off play area with picnic bench

Large Hot Tub located in a private, fenced in area. Guests staying at the other cottage can also use the hot tub and access is between 10am and 7pm.

South facing front patio

Games room including pool table, table tennis, ps2 and board games.

Further details

Additional information

Wireless internet access is available free of charge. (Please note wifi signal in cottage cannot be guaranteed due to wall thickness. WIFI is best used from the games room)

Electric radiators upstairs

Logs are provided free of charge as and when required.

Asda home delivery available

TV with freesat channels

Well behaved dogs are allowed

Please be aware this is a working farm and children must not be left to roam unattended.

Mobile signal is weak, but pay phone available in utility room.

About this location

The Monmouthshire region

Chepstow is an historic market town and from medieval times it was the bussiest port in Wales. It is also famous for its Racecourse (only 5 miles away) home to the Welsh National. 5 miles to the north of Chepstow is Tintern with its ruined abbey and stunning natural scenery making it a popular tourist destination.

The Wye Valley & Vale of Usk contains around 1,500 miles of public rights of way. The nearest walks pass through the Farm. With many more including the Wye Valley Walk, Usk Valley Walk, Brecon and Monmouthshire canal and the famous Offa’s Dyke Path that runs along the Welsh-English border. In its 177miles / 285 kilometres it passes through no less than eight different counties and crosses the border between England and Wales over 20 times.


Maes y Gwy is located on a 126 acre farm in Monmonuthshire and lies 1.5 miles outside the delightful village of Shirenewton with its 3 friendly local country pubs. Chepstow, home to the oldest surviving stone castle in Britain is only a short drive away. This really is castle country, in addition to Chepstow there are several nearby including Caldicot and Raglan.

Located just five miles from the Severn bridge Maes y Gwy is also well placed for the M4 and M5 corridors and for visiting Newport, Cardiff and Bristol. All three are within a reasonable driving distance making the cottage convenient for all matches and events at the Millennium Stadium. The Royal Forest of Dean is about an hour away.

Beaches – Western, Barry, Porthcawl beaches and the Glamorgan Heritage Coast all within an hour’s drive.

Water sports – Monmouth Canoe and Activity Centre, trips on the whole 100 miles of the river 18 miles.

Walks – Many spectacular walks can be found in Monmouthshire. The closest public footpath passes through the farm 0.1 miles. Offa’s Dyke Path and Wye Valley

Walks 5 miles.

Fishing – The Wye Valley has some excellent fishing on the world famous River Wye and its tributaries. Fairoak trout Fishery providing fly fishing 6 miles.

Golf – Many top class venues in the Wye Valley & Vale of Usk including the Celtic Manor home of the Ryder Cup 2010 17 miles and Chepstow St Pierre 5 miles.

Cycling – Quiet country lanes and routes including NCN Route 42 from Chepstow to Abergavenny 4.0miles

Pony Trekking – Trek in the Wye and Severn Valleys with Severnvale award winning Equestrian Centre. 8 miles.

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Review 1-10 of 10

6 Jan 2015



We stayed for a few days just after new year to chill out and that's exactly what we did.The cottage was lovely and the owners were great, they let our kids collect eggs and groom the ponies. Rea… More

29 Dec 2014


"Christmas wonderful time"

We stayed at the cottage over Christmas (23rd to 26th) and it was simply wonderful. The owners are very welcoming and considerate, they had put up a beautiful Christmas tree and placed a bottle of pro… More

12 Nov 2014


"Adult and Kid friendly"

We recently stayed at Maes y Gwy for a weekend away... This place is great for just Adults, though also great to bring the kids.The extras provided on site make it that all more enjoyable, especially … More

11 Aug 2014


"Beautiful country escape"

Stayed here with family for my partners birthday and loved it. When we arrived we was met by the owners who where very friendly. The cottage had tea, coffee, milk and biscuits which was a nice touch. … More

28 Jul 2014


"Maes y Gwy - Wonderful location, excellent amenities, especially the hot tub."

We booked this property through Best of Wales for three days only because we were going to a Wedding in Chepstow. All I can say is, it was excellent. The Owners were lovely and very helpful. There … More

9 May 2013


"Beautiful countryside cottage with perfect mix of relaxation and activity"

Greeting: Met on arrival by cottage owner who was friendly and helpful throughout the stay. Tea, coffee, milk and biscuits provided which was a nice touch.Cottage: Very clean and tidy throughout. Well… More

18 Nov 2012


"Excellent place, friendly host."

Even with wet welsh weather we would advise you to try this lovely place. Curl up on a real settee (not wooden framed)In front of the log burner with a good book n glass of wine......then of course th… More

10 Jun 2012


"Perfect holiday for family with young children !"

Just spent 5 nights at this lovely farm in a beautiful setting just outside Chepstow and only 5 miles from the Bridge crossing. Accommodation is a barn conversion (there are 2 holiday units) with 3 … More

28 May 2012


"Fantastic home from home in the country, very welcoming with all you could ask for!"

What a fabulous place to stay, on turning into the lane where the cottage is you're greeted by some fantastic views, once you've weaved your way down the old farm drive there's plenty o… More

27 Apr 2012


"Excellent relaxed atmosphere with superb hosts"

Welcoming helpful hosts. Cottage furnished to a high standard whilst managing to retain relaxing home from home atmosphere.Good countryside views… More

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Estimated nightly price based on a weekly stay. Contact the advertiser to confirm the total cost.

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    You're booking with

    Llion Pughe (Property Manager Best of Wales Holiday Cottages)

    • 3 Years listed

    Calendar last updated:03 May 2015

    Based in United Kingdom

    Languages spoken
    • English

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    Credit cards accepted

    +44 (0) 1650 511 101

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