Rural, Visit Wales 4 Star Graded, Detached, Self-Catering Holiday Bungalow
Blackthorn Lodge is situated in the rural village of Coed y Paen and is only 2 minutes drive or 10 minutes downhill walk to Llandegfedd Lake's (Reservoir’s) Visitor and Watersports Centre and the Carpenters' Arms public house and restaurant.
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 43” flat screen Ultra High Def smart tv with catch-up tv, Freeview tv channels, apps including YouTube and Netflix and a blu ray dvd player. There is also a small selection of board games.
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 a small flock of free-range chicken - free eggs when available - and geese.
A range of children's play equipment including a climbing frame with rock wall, slide and a spring rocker, 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.
Blackthorn Lodge now has Its own private, lockable garden area which is home to a red cedar barrel sauna, a Jacuzzi hot-tub and a table with parasol and 4 chairs. This private lockable garden area can also be used for the storage of bicycles. There are no hidden extras. Electricity, wood for the fire, towels and bed linen are all included in the price.
Llandegfedd Lake (Reservoir) and its Visitor and Watersports Centre is located in the heart of beautiful countryside. The Lake offers something for all ages including a range of water sports (including paddleboarding, kayacking, swimming etc), bird watching, fishing, the Llandegfedd Reservoir Trail Walk 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 and Woodlake Park Golf and Country Clubs. 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 Llandegfedd Lake Visitor and Watersports Centre, Blaenavon World Heritage Site, Big Pit, Caerleon Roman Amphitheatre, Cwmbran Boating Lake, Usk Picnic Area, Community Farm etc.
Blackthorn Meadow 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.
Welsh Government Covid 19 restrictions which cover the whole of Wales are now at Level 0 but some legal restrictions remain in place. As these restrictions are constantly being reviewed please visit this page for the most up-to-date information.
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Last Modified on: 05-04-2022