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Cross Roads Cottage (CROSS)

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Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Cross Roads Cottage is a quaint cottage situated in the village of Gilwern where The Monmouth and Brecon canal passes through the village with the pretty canal boats, a great place to explore the Welsh culture with The World Heritage Site at Blaenavon, The Big Pit, Blorenge Mountain and The Black Mountains and of course the Brecon Beacons National Park. The village has a small general store, post office in the garage, chemist, hairdresser and a fabulous fish and chip shop (closed Mondays) and 3 pubs. A few miles further along the canal is the quiet market town of Crickhowell with its stone arched bridge, trout and salmon fishing and inns with welcoming log fires and good ales. Abergavenny is just a couple of miles away, it is a bustling town with weekly Farmer's Market where you can buy organic and local produce, and a flourishing and interesting Food Festival held in September. The town is traditionally called the 'Gateway to Wales'.

Cottage Accommodation

Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms

1 cross roads cottage has been tastefully decorated throughout as the owner certainly has an eye for detail as she once owned a boutique in Abergavenny.

The kitchen is well kitted out, with the sink in the perfect place so you can wash the dishes while taking in the beautiful views of the garden. The kitchen has an electric oven and hob, small under counter fridge with small freezer compartment, microwave and washing machine.

Then step down into the dining room with its traditional quarry floor tiles and beautiful wooden dining table which seats 4. A cosy living Room with two comfy sofas and a flat screen TV with Freeview.

Bathroom: (downstairs) - shower over the bath, wash hand basin and toilet.

Up a flight of very steep traditional wooden painted stairs to:

Bedroom 1: Spacious king size bedroom with luxurious bed linen and adequate storage

Bedroom 2: Double bedroom with luxurious bed linen and super soft robes

The Garden has a sunny terrace area with table and chairs which would be the perfect place to relax and enjoy your morning coffee or an evening BBQ.

Useful Information

* WI-FI

* No Dogs

* Very Steep Stairs - stairgate available

* Garage (parking for two cars one in the garage and one on the drive)

* Variable phone signal

* Gas central heating

* BBQ

* Travel cot and high chair available

If you would like to speak to someone who has visited this property please ask for: Elizabeth,Carolyn, Edwina or Jessica

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

General TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Cots (1)
Other High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

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.

Gilwern

"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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  • 3 Years listed

Calendar last updated:29 Jan 2015

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