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Blackthorn Lodge

Blackthorn Lodge
  • Location:Pontypool
  • Type:Self Catering
  • Grade:4 Star

4 Star, two bedroomed detached country bungalow

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 with off road car parking this Visit Wales four star, two bedroomed - one double bed and two full sized single beds - country bungalow offers a spacious lounge with a comfortable L-shaped corner sofa and a beautiful log burning stove where you can snuggle up in front of a real fire. It also has a 32" flat screen tv with Freeview TV channels (in both lounge and main bedroom) and a blu ray dvd player. The modern fitted kitchen has a fridge freezer, washing machine, ceramic hob, oven and microwave oven. The bathroom is a fully tiled wet room with shower, toilet and sink.

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. A range of children's play equipment including a double swing set etc. and a brick built BBQ are available for guests' use - subject to conditions.

The accommodation is suitable for 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 wood burner, towels and bed linen are all included in the price.

Blackthorn Lodge is a 2-3 minute drive or less than 10 minute walk to The Carpenters' Arms Public House & Restaurant and Llandegfedd Reservoir with its recently opened Visitor and Water Sports 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.

Blackthorn Lodge is also close to three local golf courses - Greenmeadow, Alice Springs 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 Blaenavon World Heritage Site, Big Pit, Caerleon Roman Amphitheatre, Llandegedd Reservoir, Boating Lake, Usk Picnic Area, 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.

 

  • Disabled Access:Yes
  • Suitable for Groups:Yes
  • Suitable for Families:Yes
Contact Information
Grading / Awards
  • Visit Wales - 4 Star
Pricing
  • Double:£350-£500 p.w.
Facilities
  • Ground Floor Bedrooms
  • Non-smoking
  • Parking Available
  • TV In all rooms