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Vanilla Cottage ( between Usk and Abergavenny)

vanilla exterior.
5.0 of 5 bubbles
63 reviews
vanilla exterior.
Terrace at Vanilla cottage
Vanilla Cottage contemporary welcoming master bedroom 5ft bed,TV,USB,Ipod dock, duvet, towels robes
Vanilla Cottage contemporary welcoming master bedroom 5ft bed,TV,USB,Ipod dock, duvet, towels robes
Vanilla Cottage contemporary welcoming master bedroom 5ft bed,TV,USB,Ipod dock, duvet, towels robes
Bright well equipped kitchen dining room
Vanilla  smart well equipped kitchen
Smart bathroom with whirlpool showerbath
Shiny bathroom
vanilla lavender terrace
vanilla  comfortable  and cosy sitting room
Tea by the fire
Tea in our special service
Single bedroom is small but perfectly formed!
single bedroom
Dining area ready for Christmas arrivals
You have arrived!
Vanilla Cottage at Christmas with real tree
World Heritage Centre Blaenavon and Big Pit convenient from Vanilla Cottage
Stunning Monmouthshire scenery
Riverbank walks on the River Usk very near Vanilla
Usk Agricultural Show early September
Raglan Castle close by and fun to explore
Tintern Abbey- a must to visit
Tintern viewed from Offas Dyke ( Devils Pulpit)
Excellent cycling and mountain biking locally
View from Vanilla Cottage's lane
View from further along our lane
Christmas Windowledge at Vanilla
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Usk, Monmouthshire, Southern Wales, Wales
A warmly romantic 19th century cottage above the banks of the River Usk which offers Visit Wales officially graded five star comfort year round. Easy for both the Brecon Beacons National Park ( 10 mins) and the historic Forest of Dean ( 20 mins) as well as the glorious Wye Valley ( 10 mins) and in the heart of the magnificent Vale of Usk. .
This little cottage is available and warmly heated all year. Its perfect for honeymoons, significant birthdays and just chilling out. It has two bedrooms so ideal for a couple or friends.
We offer short breaks Friday to Monday or Monday to Friday at the same price ( so a free night if you can come midweek) most of the year round as well as 7 night stays or longer.
There is amazing walking from the doorstep ( we are on the Usk Valley Walk and you can access the riverbank walks in 2 minu...
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About the Owner, Mrs Fiona W
Languages spoken: German, English, French
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Jun 2009
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 206 reviews and 3 properties
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 for a stay in December 2016

Staying here over Christmas .wow its perfect, warm welcome from owner,fire blazing and complimentary champagne and mince pies .... Table set ready for Christmas day with crackers and napkins . The cottage is cosy and well maintained.roomy bathroom with spa bath...the main bedroom is a good size ,more complimentary homemade vodka which I'm sad to say I didn't share 😁.the...

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Thank you so much for taking the time to add this review! As you see we try hard and it's so great when it's all appreciated and enjoyed! Come back soon!


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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016 for a stay in March 2016

What can I say! As a busy couple who want a peaceful weekend away with the dog this couldn't be more perfect! We have stayed in a few holiday rentals and this is the best one! The owners have gone the extra mile and put in so much effort to make this feel like a home away from home! Even...

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We are so glad you enjoyed your stay so much, as you say we do try hard and its wonderful when that is noticed and enjoyed. Thanks also for leaving it in good order. Not everyone does and that is also much appreciated! Please come back soon!


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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016 for a stay in February 2016
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A wonderful cottage with character, perfect equiped, in a lovely landscape, near to all attractions of landscape,castles & towns of South Wales...We hope to come back again!

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We were so glad you came to us and that we could welcome you on a big Rugby weekend! Please come again- there are often matches! ( If you come with other supporters next time our larger cottages could we come up to 3 couples each )Thank you for taking the time to review the cottage We do try hard...


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (3)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
24 Mar 2017 -
31 Mar 2017
Daffodil 2
3 nights
3 Apr 2017 -
3 Apr 2017
Easter 1
3 nights
7 Apr 2017 -
17 Apr 2017
Easter 2
3 nights
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
There are no taxes or normal cleaning fees in addition to our rental charges.
When we quote a short break price this is a 3 night weekend rate or 4 nights midweek for two people The price is for up to three nights Or 4 nights midweek. . It is a very inclusive short break price. Please ask us for full details of all that is included.
Pets are welcome and are charged at £15 per short break or £25 per full week per pet.
Please note that the standard rate the system asks us to show is an average rate over the year. Each week has its own price and we are happy to confirm all prices to you in writing. Some will be more than this and some less! We look forward to welcoming you
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About the neighbourhood
Above the banks of the picturesque River Usk. Adjoining two golf courses and a nature reserve. Secluded and peaceful but not isolated.
This cottage is about 15 minutes drive from Tintern and the magnificent Wye Calley and in the opposite direction 10 minutes by car will take you to Abergavenny. pretty market town witha brilliant International Food Festival. and gateway to the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park. Usk ( 5 mins drive) is a beautiful and historic little place with a great reputation for its summer floral displays and excellent summer and winter festivals. Great range of pubs and eateries plus the unmissable Castle! . Winner of Britain in Bloom for many years even the Fish and Chip shop has hanging baskets!
Whether your choice is visiting castles, Abbeys, Museums, walk...
Car recommended
How to get there
Railway: Abergavenny: 0.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Watersports Nearby.
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