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Skylark Lodge - Llangenny

Llangenny, Brecon Beacons
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Internet access
Pub nearby
Romantic
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Peaceful and rural location just a short walk from the nearest country pub
  • Close proximity to the much-loved Sugar Loaf Mountain
  • Relax in the sauna after a day of exploring
  • Complex of 3 properties sleeping a total of ten guests
Property code: BN316

Wonderful lodge on the slopes of the Sugar Loaf Mountain, boasting instantly welcoming decor, endless walks from its doorstep and plenty of welcoming country pubs nearby.

Escape to the serene landscape of the Usk Valley and stay in this cosy property on the slopes of the Sugar Loaf Mountain, a destination that’s ideal for couples, families and small groups. Whether you are tempted by the area’s gastronomic reputation, the abundance of scenic walks or the pretty market towns scattered near and far, you’ll find an activity to suit you. Return to relax in style on your private terrace with a glass of wine, or take the half a mile stroll to the nearby pub for a slap-up meal to round off your day.

 

Accessed through French doors which open onto beautiful, shared gardens which offer views of the countryside beyond, your comfortable single-storey retreat is a delightful home away from home. Settle down for film nights in the lounge, or plan a laid-back evening of delicious food and board games around the table, using the handy country cottage-style kitchen for whipping up tasty treats. Two bedrooms provide a welcome sanctuary after a busy day, one featuring a double bed and the other a zip and link king-size bed, sharing a contemporary shower room. Outside, the terrace leads to the sauna, gardens and a small patch of woodland that’s often occupied by resident wandering pheasants, and you’ll be able to access a footpath leading to the mountain from your doorstep. Shared laundry facilities are also available on-site.

 

Explore on foot, by bike or even by the medium of your taste buds thanks to the myriad of gastropubs and restaurants located within 9 miles of the property. Crickhowell 2 miles away is a market town brimming with potential for interesting day trips thanks to the motte and bailey castle, independent shops and eateries. Further afield, Abergavenny is 5 miles away and boasts a popular annual food festival as well as a castle and museum to tempt budding historians and foodies alike.

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

  • 1 double bedroom, 1 zip and link king-size bed (which can be made up as 2 single beds or a continental double on request)
  • 1 shower room
  • Electric oven, grill and induction hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher and coffee machine
  • Shared utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Welcome pack
  • TV/DVD
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Private decking with sauna
  • Travel cot and highchair avaliable
  • Shared garden
  • Off-road parking
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Complex of 3 properties
  • Secure storage for bikes
  • Sloping ceilings throughout
  • Pub 300 metres, shop 2 miles
  • Parking for 2 cars

Joanna Flaherty

This property is personally managed by Joanna.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 14 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Rod 3rd September 2021

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Superb accomodation in a fantastic location to explore the wonderful surrounding countryside. We would definitely recommend & return here in the future.

Reviewed by Jacki 25th August 2021

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Beautiful cottage, and super welcoming owners. Nice touch with the sauna too!

Reviewed by Sharon 18th August 2021

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Reviewed by Steve 14th August 2021

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Very clean cottage, cannot fault the friendliness of the owners, nothing is too much trouble for them. Huge garden and great for dogs but remember it is shared with the cottage attached to you and sitting out or using the bbq at the same time can feel awkward. Excellent location and great pub 2 mins walk away.

Reviewed by Robin 6th August 2021

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This was perfect for our stay. The hosts went out of their way to help us and ensure we had a smooth stay. The cottage was clean and had all that we needed. We will definitely come back next summer.

Reviewed by Kate 23rd July 2021

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A lovely place to stay. You do get used to the narrow roads up to the cottage! The owners were lovely and very approachable. My daughter loved the pigs and goats that she could stroke. Stunning views.

Reviewed by Tim 9th July 2021

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Reviewed by Helen 2nd July 2021

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Beautiful cottage in a fabulous location with walks from the door. Spacious well kept garden and patio furniture made it easy to be outside in comfort. Sauna was a real added luxury.

Reviewed by Melvin 25th June 2021

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Great cottage, well equipped and lovely garden. We had a very enjoyable stay.

Reviewed by Brett 14th June 2021

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The location of the cottage is truly stunning. Evenings spent bar b wing and taking in the view of the surrounding hills and watching Kites circling overhead. Great walking routes all around both hill and river. We loved it and our dog did too.

Reviewed by Bryan 11th June 2021

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Extremely comfortable and well equipped lodge. Lovely setting and gardens. Everything as described.

Reviewed by Cynthia 4th June 2021

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Lovely cottage in fantastic location, fantastic views. Brilliant garden of a very large size with raised flower beds and other parts left as natural plant areas. There is also a hot tub and a sauna and raised area for a barbecue. The owners are lovely people and very approachable. Definitely recommended.

Reviewed by Pamela 28th May 2021

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Thoroughly enjoyed our week in Skylark Lodge. Such a beautiful and peaceful location yet Abergavenny was only a few minutes away in the car with a number of major supermarkets. It was ideal sharing the two adjoining cottages with one family, as we did, and we were able to dine outside on the decking and enjoy the sunshine and listen to the birds siRead morenging. The sauna was an added bonus. The owner was on hand for any issues and was very helpful. Would definitely recommend this lovely property. Hide

Reviewed by Mr Rogers September 2020

Nice, quiet location with everything you need for a short break. Great location to explore the Brecon Beacons and very close to sugar loaf and Crickhowell.

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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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