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Cusop Mill Cottage

Hay-on-Wye Town, Herefordshire
Visit Wales - 4 star rating
Sleeps 7
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Waterside views
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Superbly renovated with great style and flair to retain period features
  • Footpaths leading to Offa's Dyke Path, Hay Bluff and The Black Mountains
  • Hay-on-Wye’s excellent pubs, cafes, restaurants, book shops and independent boutiques within 1.5 miles
Property code: BN116

In a glorious location beside The Dulas Brook, this cottage is perfect for a family get together. Potter amongst the wild ponies or stroll to the bustling town of Hay-on Wye for a little retail therapy.

This delightful old mill cottage sits beside The Dulas Brook, which rises up above Hay-on-Wye in The Black Mountains. Hay-on-Wye has craft shops, a range of eateries to suit all tastes and a weekly market. Enjoy paddling at The Warren, the local beach, or hire a kayak further down the river at Glasbury. For walkers and cyclists, head to the Brecon Beacons National Park for plenty of walks and places to explore by bike, whilst the Wye Valley has canoeing, shooting, river and lake fishing. Visit one of the many National Trust properties, Hergest Croft Gardens, Croft Castle or Berrington Hall. There are a wealth of attractions including the Monmouth and Brecon Canal, South Wales Borderers Museum and Abergavenny Castle and Museum.

Superbly renovated with great style and flair, the 18th-century character of the property has been faithfully retained, making this cottage an intriguing place to stay. Numerous interesting photographs, pictures, painting and prints are dotted throughout the cottage, complemented by attractive furniture and fabrics. The kitchen at the back of the cottage has an integrated electric double oven cooker and microwave, dishwasher, fridge and a freezer box as well as a lovely electric Rayburn, ensuring the kitchen and dining room are always warm. The original flagstone floors are intact but with the benefit of underfloor heating. The utility room has a second fridge with a freezer, washing machine and dryer, a sink and ample storage. Make mealtimes a family affair and gather in the dining room kept cosy by the warmth from the wood burner. The living room has ample sofas and chairs, plus a wood burner making itthe perfect spot to watch a film together. Up the oak stairs there are four bedrooms. The king-size master bedroom has high ceilings, exposed beams and a TV, whilst a further double, twin and single complete the bedrooms. One bathroom has a shower over the bath, whilst the other has a bath with a shower attachment.

There is a small but sunny private enclosed patio area to the rear of the cottage, just perfect for a quiet coffee in the morning, whilst at the front there is an attractive garden, with a lawn ideal for making the most of the sunny days. There is ample private parking, and a shop, pub, restaurant 1.5 miles away.

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

  • 4 bedrooms - 1 king-size, 1 double, 1 twin, 1 single
  • 2 bathrooms - 1 over bath shower, 1 shower attachment on bath, 1 separate WC
  • Integrated electric double oven cooker and microwave, dishwasher, fridge and a freezer box and electric Rayburn
  • Utility room with fridge with a freezer, washing machine and dryer, a sink and ample storage and workspace.
  • Wood burner (logs provided)
  • TV with Freeview
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Rear private patio area and unenclosed front lawned garden
  • Off-road parking
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Shop, pub, restaurant 1.5 miles
  • When the property is not occupied the owner makes his jams, chutneys and other preserves in the utility room.

Sarah Greenwood

This property is personally managed by Sarah.

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Location

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Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

The Brecon Beacons is a vast, mountainous and rural region of Wales. Stretching 42 miles from east to west and covering an area of 520 square miles, the Brecon Beacons is dominated by the National Park of the same name. Split into three main areas, the Black Mountain in the west, the Brecon Beacons National Park and Fforest Fawr in the middle, and the Black Mountains in the east; each is a wild, bold and inspiring place to visit on holiday. With 1232 miles of public trails which includes the 95-mile-long Beacons Way, it’s a wayfarer’s delight. One of four Dark Skies Reserves in the UK (and one of 11 in the world), stargazers can delight in the open night sky, to enjoy the darkness in full splendour. The Fforest Fawr is a UNESCO Global Geopark because of its important geology and a need to conserve and protect the area from negative over development.

Stay at a self-catering cottage in the mountains and cascading woodlands or out on the moors; you can also stay in one of the Brecon Beacon’s lovely towns like Hay-on-Wye, Crickhowell, Llangorse or Brecon. Outdoor lovers will enjoy a choice of easy to challenging treks up and around Sugar Loaf Mountain, Carn Pica, Craig Cerrig-Gleisiad, Pen y Fan, or Hatterall Ridge (and many more besides). Take in uniquely Welsh attractions like Dan-yr-Ogof (the National Showcaves Centre for Wales), The Big Pit Mining Museum, Llanthony Priory, Carreg Cennen Castle, Fourteen Locks, and the Brecon Beacons Mountain Railway. Wildlife abounds in the Brecon Beacons, and it’s a great place to spot red kites and discover the successful story of their reintroduction to the UK’s skies at the Red Kite Centre. There’s so much to do for outdoor lovers and extreme sports fans here, so why not book your self-catering holiday in the Brecon Beacons today?

Our holiday cottages across the Brecon Beacons have been carefully selected. From dog-friendly cottages in the countryside to large farmhouses on the mountainsides and everything in between, we have a holiday in the Brecon Beacons to suit you.

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