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Blackthorn Lodge

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
Minimum stay varies
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Blackthorn Lodge is situated in the rural village of Coed y Paen and is only 2 minutes drive or 10 minutes walk to the Carpenters' Arms Public House & Restaurant and Llandegfedd Reservoir’s Visitor and Watersports Centre. Set in just under 2 acres of grounds - which it shares with its sister bungalow Hawthorn Lodge - this Visit Wales Four Star, two bedroomed - one double bed and two full sized single beds - country bungalow with multiple off-road car parking offers a spacious lounge with a comfortable L-shaped corner sofa and a beautiful log burning multi-fuel stove. Snuggle up in front of a real fire as it heats large radiators in the bedrooms, bathroom and hallway. The lounge also has a 42” flat screen tv with Freeview tv channels and a blu ray dvd player. It's own WIFI connection...Blackthorn Lodge is situated in the rural village of Coed y Paen and is only 2 minutes drive or 10 minutes walk to the Carpenters' Arms Public House & Restaurant and Llandegfedd Reservoir’s Visitor and Watersports Centre. Set in just under 2 acres of grounds - which it shares with its sister bungalow Hawthorn Lodge - this Visit Wales Four Star, two bedroomed - one double bed and two full sized single beds - country bungalow with multiple off-road car parking offers a spacious lounge with a comfortable L-shaped corner sofa and a beautiful log burning multi-fuel stove. Snuggle up in front of a real fire as it heats large radiators in the bedrooms, bathroom and hallway. The lounge also has a 42” flat screen tv with Freeview tv channels and a blu ray dvd player. It's own WIFI connection should be available from April 2019. The modern, well stocked, fitted kitchen has a fridge freezer, washing machine, ceramic hob, oven and microwave oven. The lodge has ceramic floor tiles throughout and the bathroom is a fully tiled wet room with shower, toilet and sink. The lodge can comfortably sleep 4 people - one double bed, two single beds. The master bedroom also has a 32” all mounted flat screen tv with freeview tv channels. The exterior consists of a patio area with garden furniture, potted flowers and a very large grassed area for recreational purposes. There is also a small fruit orchard which is home to our geese and a small flock of free-range chicken - guests are given free eggs when available. A range of children's play equipment including a double swing set, trampoline etc. and a brick built BBQ are available for guests' use - subject to conditions. The accommodation is suitable for singletons, couples, friends and families and is disability friendly. It has a wet room style shower and wheelchair accessible doors, electric sockets and light switches. There are no hidden extras. Electricity, wood for the fire, towels and bed linen are all included in the price. Llandegfedd Reservoir is located in the heart of beautiful countryside. It forms a 434 acre lake, which is 1.5 miles long and 1 mile wide at the widest point. The entire site has been designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest due to its richness in wildlife. The reservoir offers something for all ages including a range of water sports, bird watching, fishing, walks and a café where you can look out over the reservoir while enjoying a range of refreshments. Blackthorn Lodge is also close to two local golf courses - Greenmeadow Golf Club and Woodlake Park Golf and Country Club. Abergavenny, Cardiff, Monmouth, Brecon Beacons are also less than 30 minutes' drive. Usk town offers a range of small traditional rural shops, coffee shops, pubs and restaurants while Cwmbran - which is less than 4 miles away - offers a Bowl Plex, Vue Cinema, Community Farm and a host of cafes, restaurants and large retailers. Local attractions include Blaenavon World Heritage Site, Big Pit, Caerleon Roman Amphitheatre, Llandegedd Reservoir, Boating Lake, Usk Picnic Area, Greenmeadow Community Farm etc. The property is less than 6 miles from the M4 motorway which provides easy access to local castles (see our website) and lots of other attractions including St Fagans, Cwmcarn Scenic Drive etc.More
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About the Owner
Julia R
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2019
Interaction with guests
Unless otherwise arranged, we will be there to meet you at 3pm (GMT) on the day of your arrival. We are always happy to advise you on events or places of interest to visit. We check that you have a good supply of logs, anthracite and kindling on a daily basis.
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Staffed Property
DVD Player
Cooker
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Washer
Central Heating
Towels Provided
Freezer
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
Iron
TV
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Playground
Secure Parking
Kettle
Trampoline
Watersports Nearby
Toaster
Swingset
Patio
Fireplace
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Are there nightlife options close to this holiday rental? YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Blackthorn Meadow is situated in the rural village of Coed y Paen and is only 2 minutes drive or 10 minutes walk to the Carpenters' Arms Public House & Restaurant and Llandegfedd Reservoir’s Visitor and Watersports Centre. Llandegfedd Reservoir is located in the heart of beautiful countryside. It forms a 434 acre lake, which is 1.5 miles long and 1 mile wide at the widest point. The entire site has been designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest due to its richness in wildlife. The reservoir offers something for all ages including a range of water sports, bird watching, fishing, walks and a café where you can look out over the reservoir while enjoying a range of refreshments.
Getting around
Although we would advise that as there is no public transport in this rural area that a car is necessary a good taxi service is available in the area (though it would add to your costs). The nearest railway stations are Cwmbran and Newport.
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