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The Old School & Capel Pentwyn

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Stunning conversion of 19th-century village school and Arts & Crafts period chapel into wheelchair and pet friendly luxury accommodation. Sleeps 6 & 5 respectively in 3 en-suite bedrooms in each cottage. Both properties Graded 5* by Visit Wales and price includes all those little extras that make a difference to a good holiday and a great holiday, like free logs for the wood burner and fresh flowers with a tea tray on arrival. Superbly equipped including free WiFi so all you need to bring is food and drink.Located in a Welsh hilltop village overlooking the beautiful meandering River Wye and Royal Forest of Dean and set with immaculate gardens and terraces. It is surrounded by forest walks and trails and the award winning village pub - The Inn at Penallt - only 200m away.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Business Centre with Internet Access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
Room features
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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Five of us stayed here for 4 nights and really enjoyed the experience. We were in the area for a family wedding which required a lot hard work, so didn't spend a great deal of time in the house. Inside looks spectacular, and is very comfortable. It was very pleasant to come back
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We are a group of six friends who go away for a break over the New Year. We have been trying to get a booking at the Old School House for a few years, only to find it fully booked. We got lucky last year and had a fantastic break at this exceptional property. Every thing you
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Response from tyrwennol, Owner at The Old School & Capel Pentwyn
Responded 25 Jan 2017
Thank you so much for your review, and we are so pleased you all enjoyed your stay over the New Year. The Old School has the space that 6 adults like and a quiet room for the papers or an interesting book. We continue to look at ways of enhancing the stay for our visitors, and encourage comments from them after staying. We look forward to seeing you all next new year, but hope in the meantime you have an interesting and resourceful Spring and Summer. Kind Regards Ros (Owner).
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We have been coming here for the past eight years and absolutely love it. Both properties are beautifully furnished with every amenity you could possibly wish for, all of the highest quality and tastefully decorated so well in keeping with the history of the dwellings. The
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Response from tyrwennol, Owner at The Old School & Capel Pentwyn
Responded 26 Jun 2016
Thank you so much for your warm words regarding your recent visit to us. It was so good to see you both again, as well as having the time to catch up on events in all our lives. We set out please and welcome our guests and are delighted if the time spent within our properties comes up to expectations and that the Wye Valley, which has so much to offer keeps you coming back for more. Many Thanks Ros Owner
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This is the second time my sister and I have stayed at Capel Pentwyn and both times have enjoyed it thoroughly. The chapel has been tastefully converted to a very high standard and all the comforts you'd expect of a 5 star property. Being met by Ros on arrival and shown where
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Response from tyrwennol, Owner at The Old School & Capel Pentwyn
Responded 6 May 2016
Thank you very much for your positive review after your stay in Capel Pentwyn. We look forward to seeing you both again in September, but this time in the Old School. Kind Regards Ros (owner)
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What can I say about this property, it certainly has the wow factor! We had the privilege to stay at this beautiful place over the New Year, we were met by Ros who showed us around and explained the layout and any other information she felt we needed to know. I might add at
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Response from tyrwennol, Owner at The Old School & Capel Pentwyn
Responded 11 Jan 2016
Thank you for taking the time to give comments on your stay over New Year in Capel Pentwyn. It's a busy time for all and I am so pleased that you all enjoyed this stay, and that the comfort and care we offer met the needs of all of the party. The spacious open plan nature of downstairs is a bonus for all but particularly for ease of movement for the wheelchair user. I am delighted that the ambiance, and decor of the property and the features that we have lovingly restored proved to be up lifting. As a committed foodie, the Local Inn is a real treat, and I am glad that you found time to taste the food and local ale. Kind Regards Ros - owner
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Dear Peter I have emailed some photo's of the single bedroom and my husband has just taken some of the shower room which he will forward to you. I do have an Access Statement on my website which may be helpful for you to read. Kind Regards Ros Robertson - owner
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Heating throughout is electric nightstore radiators. The antique Norwegian wood burner provides an additional source of heating if required. Logs, kindling and firelighters are supplied free.
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"Please note that this review related to two separate PROPERTIES (not hotel rooms!)"
"Ground bedroom en-suite may need a fan running constantly (just a note if you are noise sensitive)"
"All rooms were lovely, and the best room is downstairs. You are in the middle of a country village and there is no noise! We did not use a pool or fitness centre! A great place to stay."
"All the rooms are excellent."
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