Cwmcarvan Lodge (Cottage)
A remote-feeling, cosy cottage on a stunning, private estate.
  • Down a 2-mile drive, on a beautiful farm, yet near an old market town.
  • Deer in the woods, owls and woodpeckers, wild-flower meadows.
  • Welsh blankets, white cotton linen, fluffy towels, endless books.
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Price from £315 per week
  • Heated pool
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Cwmcarvan Lodge

In an Area of Oustanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Cwmcarvan Lodge is a much-loved property, with mostly repeat visitors. It feels very remote, yet is incredibly easy access from London, Bristol, Birmingham and Cardiff. It is a quiet haven, with just the sound of cows and sheep in the surrounding fields, church-bells from across the valley and the odd farm tractor. The lodge is very sunny, with a south-facing sitting/dining room, and three south-facing bedrooms. It has two bathrooms. The views are gorgeous - up to the mountains and down to the Usk Valley. We provide all the logs you need for the open fire, flowers in all the rooms, a welcome pack in your fridge and any help you need with advice on local walks and things to do. Celtic Manor, the Ryder Cup golf club, is 20 minutes away, as are the Black Mountains - known for stunning walks and old churches. Nearer to home are the famous Wye Valley and Forest of Dean, with cycle-trails galore, and lovely pubs and restaurants. There is a Michelin starred restaurant 5 minutes away, as well as other famous eateries. This is a great spot for foodies. rnPets are welcome and the enclosed garden has a lovely swing seat, gorgeous ancient roses, and a rope swing for children. It backs onto oak woodlands, which fill with bluebells, and wild garlic.
Holiday Theme  
  • Walking holiday
  • Family
  • Cycling holiday
  • Rural or secluded
  • Groups of friends

Location

Wales, South Wales, Monmouthshire, Monmouth

 Cwmcarvan Lodge is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with the famous Wye Valley just 5 minutes away. There is canoeing and kayaking on the Wye river, as well as some dramatic walks, and the famously high Symonds Yat Rock, where peregrine falcons have nested for 75 years consecutively. The Forest of Dean is also right here, with its impressive array of cycle-trails (you can rent bikes there), and even an extensive art trail in the forest. The Black Mountains are 20 minutes away, with their stunning views and walks, all part of the Brecon Beacons National Park, and the Beacons are 40 minutes away. Hay-on-Wye, the famous book town with its book festival, is 50 minutes away. The Ryder Cup golf course, Celtic Manor, is a 20 minutes drive, and there are many local golf courses nearby. We have a few remarkable gardens locally which are open to the public (ask if you are interested), and some delicious swimming spots for people who like swimming in rivers and lakes! Possibly more popular are the famous local foody establishments, the Hardwick, the Walnut Tree, and the Crown, a Michellin starred restaurant in a neighboring village. The nearby town of Monmouth has every kind of food available, as well as a farmers' market, lovely independent shops, and a huge Waitrose.
Distances  
  • Nearest airport : Bristol  50   miles
  • Nearest ferry port : n/a
  • Nearest train station : Abergavenny  16   miles
  • Nearest golf course : Rolls Golf Course  8
  • Nearest ski resort : n/a
  • Nearest shops : Monmouth  4   miles
  • Nearest bars & restaurants : Monmouth  4   miles
  • Nearest motorway or freeway : A40  4   miles
  • Nearest beach : Weston Super Mare  56   miles
  • Nearest mountains : Black Mountains  16   miles
  • Nearest lake : n/a
  • Alternative airport : Birmingham  60   miles
  • A car is recommend
Transfers  
  • Cardiff, Bristol, Birmingham airports are an hr away, London 2.5hrs. Train station; Abergavenny.
Local attractions:  
  • Archaeological site
  • Botanical garden
  • Caves
  • Church
  • Forest
  • Local market
  • Restaurants & bars
  • Scenic drive
  • Theatre
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Property information

Catering  
Self-catering
Suitability  
  • Pets considered
  • Suitable for children
  • Accessible to wheelchair users
  • Suitable for elderly or infirm
  • Smoking not allowed
  • We welcome teenagers
  • We welcome babies and toddlers
Bedrooms  
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 1  Single beds
  • 2  Double bed
  •   Sofa beds
  •   Bunk bed
  • 2  Cots

All the bedrooms have south-facing windows. One is a downstairs twin room, with vintage eiderdowns, and double doors which open on to a charming south-facing patio. One is a double, with lovely antique pine furniture and welsh blankets on the bed, and one is a kingsize bedroom, rather similar but bigger.

Bathroom(s)  
  • 2 Bathroom(s)
  • 0 of which are ensuite
  • Bath (no shower)
  • Shower

There are two bathrooms, one is white with a bath and showerhead, tongue and groove panelling, and a window (with window seat), which looks out onto the garden. The other is a shower-room, on the ground-floor, with disabled access, and also a downstairs loo and basin.

Kitchen  
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Highchair
  • Washing machine
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Crockery
  • Cutlery

The kitchen has a glass door and window which both open on to the garden. On the other side, it opens on to the sitting/dining room, so that the cook can feel part of the proceedings or keep an eye on children while they play next door. It has everything, a microwave, an oven, a fridge with separate freezer, a toaster, and kettle, a bread-maker, and lots of recipe books for adults and children.

Lounge  
Seating for 7 People
The sitting/dining room is south-facing, with an open fire and all the logs you require. With three south-facing windows, it's bright and sunny. It has two sofas and two armchairs, lots of pictures on the walls, bookshelves full of books and games, and a lived-in, cosy feel. There is nothing sanitised or atmosphere-free about this place. It feels like a home.
Dining room  
Seating for 8 People
The table is in sitting/dining room. The table seats six, but has an extension if required, with VERY comfortable old pine dining chairs, and a pretty checked tablecloth. We always put flowers on the diningroom table, and there is an open door through to the kitchen, so the cook can chat and not feel left out! We provide a highchair when requested.
Entertainment  
  • DVD player
  • Ipod dock
  • Books
  • TV
General facilities  
  • Central heating
  • Log fire
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Hairdryer
Additional Information  
Pools  
  • Heated pool
Exterior facilities  
  • Garden table & chairs
  • Garden (private)
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • BBQ
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Availability

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Rental Prices

Rental prices are quoted in (GBP)£
Period Weekly rate Week night Weekend rate Minimum stay
Winter 315 0 0 3 Nights
Spring 420 0 0 2 Nights
Summer 690 0 0 2 Nights
Autumn 420 0 0 2 Nights

Note: Prices are approximate. Always contact the owner to confirm pricing for your preferred dates.

Notes to rental prices  
We do last minute offers, so do ask us for prices. Prices range from £315 for a weekend, to £690 for a week.

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beatrice newbery (Home owner)
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23.03.2012
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