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Cute cottage for two
A romantic bolthole for two
Come on in!
Alfresco dining in your own private lawned area
Open-plan living space
Natural light floods the dining area
Proper coffee in the cupboards!
Enjoy a lazy breakfast
Small yet perfectly formed kitchen area
Great little kitchen and a table made for two
The property comes equipped with added extras
Comfy sofa (which also converts into a sofa bed if needed)
Welcome
King-size bedroom
Storage area in the bedroom
Shower room
Shower room
Happy hen
Handy boot room at the rear of the property
1 / 19  Cute cottage for two
2 / 19  A romantic bolthole for two
3 / 19  Come on in!
4 / 19  Alfresco dining in your own private lawned area
5 / 19  Open-plan living space
6 / 19  Natural light floods the dining area
7 / 19  Proper coffee in the cupboards!
8 / 19  Enjoy a lazy breakfast
9 / 19  Small yet perfectly formed kitchen area
10 / 19  Great little kitchen and a table made for two
11 / 19  The property comes equipped with added extras
12 / 19  Comfy sofa (which also converts into a sofa bed if needed)
13 / 19  Welcome
14 / 19  King-size bedroom
15 / 19  Storage area in the bedroom
16 / 19  Shower room
17 / 19  Shower room
18 / 19  Happy hen
19 / 19  Handy boot room at the rear of the property

Black Mountains Bolthole

Abergavenny (3.5mls N), Brecon Beacons

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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
pets Dogs welcome 1
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Internet access
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Quirky
Cool and Contemporary
Fire Pit
Bed and breakfast
Honeymoon Hideaways
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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The cottage is set at the foot of the Sugar Loaf Mountain, and part of the Brecon Beacons National Park and the Black Mountains are all around you, so great walks are available from your door. Situated next door to the owner’s home where fresh eggs and treats are available from the owner’s kitchen, this is the ideal spot for some rest and relaxtion. Take a trip to the market in Abergavenny, Crickhowell which is 6 miles away is great for small local stores. Visit one of the many historic houses, gardens and castles such as White Castle, Longtown, Grosmont and Raglan Castle. Hay-on-Wye with its famous Literary Festival is approximately a 40 minute drive away.

Enter the property into a surprisingly spacious open-plan lounge/kitchen/dining area, with lovely high ceilings.The kitchen is well-equipped with all the essentials for your holiday, including an electric oven and hob, fridge with ice compartment and a Nespresso coffee machine. The lounge includes a sofa (which can be converted into a sofa bed at an additional cost), TV and DVD. The perfect spot to curl up and enjoy a film in the evening. The neutral and stylish décor gives this property a light and airy feel throughout, with soft furnishings dotted around for comfort.. The cosy king-size bedroom is tucked away at the end of the corridor, with sumptuous bedding and DAB radio to wake up to in the mornings. Next to the bedroom there is a contemporary shower room with monsoon shower head to revive you for the day ahead.

Outside you will find patio furniture for sitting back and watching the world go by, together with steps up to the private garden area. From here you can enjoy wonderful rural views, toast marshmallows over the fire pit or even light the BBQ for dinner on a sunny evening. Behind the property there is a utility/boot room offering a washing machine and tumble dryer. There is also a handy outside tap for washing those muddy paws after long walks! There is off-road parking for 1 car to the front of the property.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

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WALK THE HILLS: Part of the Brecon Beacons National Park, the Black Mountains are all around you, simply stride out in any direction for a great days walking. The cottage is located at the foot of the Sugar Loaf Mountain, so great walks from the door. Maps, guide books and routes are all available in the cottage.

CYCLE THE LANES: Numerous road and off-road routes for all levels, just a short cycle ride to the local pub in Pantygelli for Sunday lunch. There are Mountain biking trails and centres nearby, as well as great road routes, with 2014 having seen the National Road Championships cross the county.

CULTURE VULTURE: A tiny chapel with services each month is within walking distance, or cycle to the beautiful Patrishow Church further into the hills. There are a number of Norman Castles throughout the Welsh Marches and nearby Welsh Border areas.

RETAIL THERAPY: Abergavenny, apx 4 miles, with a weekly Tuesday market and great food festival each September. Crickhowell, 6 miles, is great for small local stores, butchers and a lazy browse. Hay on Wye, with its International Book Festival each year is a great day trip, as is Hereford, both appx 40 minutes drive.

FEASTING: There is a good country pub a short cycle ride away, two Michelin starred restaurants, The Crown and The Walnut Tree Inn, which will delight foodies, as will the Foxhunter and Hardwick restaurant, all around Abergavenny and Monmouth and within easy reach.

SLEEPS 2: King-size bedroom, fresh bedlinen included, Welsh blankets and storage space. The sofa in the sitting room is a sofa bed with a pocket sprung mattress, so the cottage can work well for two people who prefer not to share a bed (a small bedding supplement of £15 will apply for use of the sofa bed).

B&B: 1-2 night stays include a complimentary continental breakfast basket for two. 

RELAXING: Open-plan living space, sofa, dining table and chairs, well-equipped kitchen, electric oven and four ring hob, Nespresso coffee machine, microwave available, Wi-Fi, TV, DVD, DAB radio with iPod compatibility.

KEEPING CLEAN: Shower room with large shower, loo and basin. Open access to washing machine and tumble dryer and outside wash tap.

PETS: One dog is very welcome, there are dog washing facilities and dog towels available.

GARDEN : There are external steps up to the garden which has great views, but not suitable for toddlers as it is not fully enclosed.

GOOD TO KNOW: Tesco, Waitrose and Asda will deliver groceries to this property.

BEDDING : The duvet is feather, however a synthetic one can be provided, please just let us know on the comments box when you book.

OUTSIDE:  Outdoor seating, bike storage, parking, fire pit and a BBQ.

ARRIVAL: 4:00pm

HOLIDAY PREPARATION: We would advise to contact local amenities directly, such as shops, restaurants, pubs and attractions, to confirm the latest opening times and availability.

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Cute cottage for two
A romantic bolthole for two
Come on in!
Alfresco dining in your own private lawned area
Open-plan living space
Natural light floods the dining area
Proper coffee in the cupboards!
Enjoy a lazy breakfast
Small yet perfectly formed kitchen area
Great little kitchen and a table made for two
The property comes equipped with added extras
Show 7 moreComfy sofa (which also converts into a sofa bed if needed)

WHAT OUR GUESTS SAY

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Ian, 16th April 2021 Guest rating 4.8 starsGuest rating 4.8 starsGuest rating 4.8 starsGuest rating 4.8 starsGuest rating 4.8 stars

. excellent place.

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Laura, 2nd April 2021 Guest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 stars

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Patricia, 5th October 2020 Guest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 stars

A lovely cosy warm and comfortable Bolt Hole with wonderful mountains all round. Lower slopes of part of Sugar Loaf Mountain within 5 minutes walk.

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Duncan, 2nd October 2020 Guest rating 4.6 starsGuest rating 4.6 starsGuest rating 4.6 starsGuest rating 4.6 starsGuest rating 4.6 stars

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Peter, 25th September 2020 Guest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 stars

Situated in a quiet valley between the Sugar Loaf and Bryn Arw, the cottage is an ideal base for walks (or runs). Internally, the space is well-designed, combining simplicity and comfort. There's everything you need and nothing you don't. The outside space provides space to relax in the sunshine or by the firepit in the evening. The Bolthole is a pRead moreerfect escape. Hide

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Nicola, 24th August 2020 Guest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 stars

Lovely little annex/cottage, perfect for two. We thoroughly enjoyed our 4 night stay, although wished we could have stayed longer as the surrounding area was very beautiful. This property is a fantastic base to explore the mountains and forests. There was a welcome surprise of Welsh cakes, fresh eggs and apple juice provided by Helen and Andy, who Read morewere also available for any advice needed when exploring the local area. It was the personal touches that made our break away special and memorable. Hide

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Nicola, 21st August 2020 Guest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 stars

Beautiful Cosy Cottage in a great location close to Sugar Loaf Mountain walks and Abergavenny Town. I would recommend the Sugar Loaf Vineyard for wine tasting and Cheese/Meat Platter, and Pizzorante in Abergavenny for Italian (recommended by Helen the Owner). Cottage is clean and well designed (shower is lovely). My little boy loved exploring the oRead morerchard with the chickens. Welsh Cakes, Apple juice and Eggs were a great addition so thank you. Would defo recommend thank you again for a lovely stay Hide

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Aled, 14th August 2020 Guest rating 4.2 starsGuest rating 4.2 starsGuest rating 4.2 starsGuest rating 4.2 starsGuest rating 4.2 stars

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Lindsey, 3rd August 2020 Guest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 stars

Beautiful remote location with everything you could need provided.

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Catriona, 17th July 2020 Guest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 stars

Perfect location for walking the Black mountains...can leave the car in the driveway for your stay. Lovely Bolthole with everything you need and stunning views. Really peaceful, quiet and dark at night. Loved our time there and will return again.

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Clifford, 25th October 2019 Guest rating 4.2 starsGuest rating 4.2 starsGuest rating 4.2 starsGuest rating 4.2 starsGuest rating 4.2 stars

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Jeff, 22nd October 2019 Guest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 stars

The Bolt Hole is perfect for a couple to escape the rigours of every day life. Cosy, warm and welcoming, it has everything you need with the exception of phone signal (and I view that as a positive!) although the free WiFi does allow contact with the outside world. Ideally located for some great walks, we suggest the Grwyne Fawr Reservoir but you wRead moreould need to drive to the car park about six miles away and closer to home the beautiful church of St Issui Patricio. Highly recommended. Hide

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Christina, 17th September 2019 Guest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 stars

We loved our stay at The Bolthole. Blessed by wonderful weather, we explored many local attractions and made the most of the fantastic area nothing was too far. We were left some tasty biscuits, apple juice and eggs, all were amazing and so personal wonderful touches like this made our stay even more special. Clean, comfortable, well-equipt, stylRead moreish and loved. Bolthole has everything you could ever need and want for a few relaxing days. We can't wait to return we will make any excuse! Hide

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Grace, 14th September 2019 Guest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 stars

Lovely hideaway! Thank you Helen for a most comfortable break away, just what we needed! The lovely extras you provided were a real treat and the Bolthole is so spacious! Great walks right on your doorstep and it was so very peaceful. We loved our stay, thank you, we hope to return soon, Grace, Michael & Bonnie

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Laura, 30th August 2019 Guest rating 4.8 starsGuest rating 4.8 starsGuest rating 4.8 starsGuest rating 4.8 starsGuest rating 4.8 stars

We had an amazing stay at the Bolthole! Prefect for a long weekend away. We were lucky that we had lovely weather. We visited the the four waterfalls walk, which has stunning views! Also very dog friendly as you can have them off lead. We look forward to returning.

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Camille, 24th August 2019 Guest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 stars

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Wendy, 19th July 2019 Guest rating 4.4 starsGuest rating 4.4 starsGuest rating 4.4 starsGuest rating 4.4 starsGuest rating 4.4 stars

Very quiet location accessible only by very narrow road. The cottage is well presented and very clean. Owners are very friendly and gave us lots of information for sight seeing.

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Stella, 8th July 2019 Guest rating 4.6 starsGuest rating 4.6 starsGuest rating 4.6 starsGuest rating 4.6 starsGuest rating 4.6 stars

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Lauren, 1st July 2019 Guest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 stars

The cottage was just perfect in so many ways...great location over looking the valley and easy to get to abergavenny and other neighbouring towns. The cottage was like a home from home and had everything you would need. We were lucky enough to have such great weather that we went exploring and hiking with our doggy most of the day but it was truly Read morelovely coming back in the evening to relax. Helen was lovely and made us feel so welcome and we cannot wait to come back soon! Hide

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Susan, 24th June 2019 Guest rating 4.6 starsGuest rating 4.6 starsGuest rating 4.6 starsGuest rating 4.6 starsGuest rating 4.6 stars

Cottage was very clean and comfortable with a scandi vibe. Its quiet and peaceful. The owners have thoughtfully provided plenty of information and ideas for local walks and activities. Its an ideal starting place for exploring this wild and beautiful area. Climb the Sugar Loaf for spectacular views and wildlife. Find independent shops and eateries Read morein Abergavenny. Definitely recommended! Hide

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Mike, 5th June 2019 Guest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 stars

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Tom, 3rd May 2019 Guest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 stars

Helen and Andy have thought of every detail. This was a comfortable stay, and there are lots of activities within easy reach.

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