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Sugar Loaf Farmhouse

Abergavenny , Brecon Beacons
Visit Wales - 4 star rating
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Working farm
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Family friendly
Rustic
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Winsome 15th-century farmhouse perfect for recharging
  • Incredible location at the foot of Sugar Loaf Mountain
  • Only a mile from fantastic restaurants, pubs and amenities
Property code: BN324

Inviting guests to escape their daily responsibilities, this superb farmhouse near Abergavenny is all about location, relaxation and exploration.

Enjoy life’s simple pleasures – good food, the great outdoors and the company of loved ones – with a stay at this working sheep farm just outside Abergavenny. Sleeping up to six guests, this three-bedroom property is perfectly placed for families or friends to explore the Black Mountains area, and stands in the shadow of the mighty Sugar Loaf Mountain. If you’re up for the challenge, climb to the summit for amazing panoramic views.

The cottage is full of character and skilfully blends modern home comforts with original features including exposed beams, stone fireplaces and an ancient arched oak doorway. The kitchen is a wonderful social space for bringing the family together when you’re not out and about exploring. Catch up with the news on the TV over breakfast or gather around the large dining table for a roast dinner with all the trimmings cooked in the Aga-style oven. During your downtime, put your feet up in the parlour room, get creative in the writing room or play games in the sitting room. The three bedrooms are up cottage-style stone stairs that are steep and uneven in places. The garden, enclosed by a fence, is great for the kids and dogs to play outside.

The property is only a mile from Abergavenny, famous for its annual food festival and array of restaurants and coffee shops. At nearby Sugar Loaf Vineyard, also a mile away, the wine buffs in your party can take a tour of the estate and sample the local vintage. Families can enjoy a hands-on experience with a difference at the Big Pit National Coal Museum (8 miles). Travel deep underground to find out what life was like as a coal miner there.

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

  • 3 bedrooms – 1 king-size, 1 double, 1 twin
  • 1 bathroom - electric shower, bath, WC, outside WC
  • Electric AGA-style oven, fridge, dishwasher, microwave and washing machine
  • Cloakroom
  • Wood burner
  • TVs, Freeview, CD player
  • Travel cot and highchair avaliable
  • Enclosed garden with BBQ
  • On a working sheep farm
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Storage for bikes
  • Pub 1 mile, shop 1 mile
  • Please note the stairs in the property could be a challenge for some as they are steep and uneven in places
  • Off road parking within farmyard

Joanna Flaherty

This property is personally managed by Joanna.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 12 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Sally 6th September 2021

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Beautiful holiday. Hosts are super helpful. Kitchen very well equipped and bonus having a washing machine and dish washer. Beds comfortable snd clean. Plenty of towels left for guests. Garden has gorgeous views and safe for dogs. Sugarloaf mountain walking distance or there is a small car park to drive to avoiding first incline. Our Pomeranians cliRead morembed it with us town has a variety of shops and takeaways some will deliver to farmhouse. Overall a really good holiday for us (6 adults 2 poms) Hide

Reviewed by rachel 9th August 2021

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Reviewed by Nicki 30th July 2021

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Gorgeous cottage in a marvelous location right at the foot of Sugar Loaf. Very well equipped kitchen and various games to keep teenagers occupied. On arrival there was a fresh loaf, cakes, milk, tea and coffee (previous guests had also left a variety of condiments/foodstuffs which was helpful). Lovely garden area (with BBQ), very comfy beds and verRead morey helpful owner. Lots to do in the area and I wish I'd planned our stay more effectively so we could have seen more! Would recommend! Hide

Reviewed by James 17th July 2021

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Wonderful cottage, highly recommended! It's beautiful inside and it's easy to sit out in the garden taking in the view. Location-wise, it's a short trip to town and has a lovely vineyard within walking distance. Sugar Loaf Mountain is also easy access if you want to go hiking.

Reviewed by Susan 11th July 2021

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Reviewed by Jon 25th June 2021

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Our holiday was a delight - lovely cottage and enclosed garden, all the local information and the facilities you could want (down to barbeque charcoal and utensils!), very clean and totally covid-compliant. Heather welcomed us with fresh cake, bread, eggs etc, and was very helpful. Just a few minutes drive to Abergavenny town (which we loved) and lRead moreoads of walking options very nearby. Thoroughly recommend! Hide

Reviewed by K 11th June 2021

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Lovely old cottage equipped with everything you could possibly need. Owner very friendly and helpful. Very peaceful and loved the lambs in the garden (they are fenced off.)

Reviewed by Charlotte 16th April 2021

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Wonderful holiday in a gorgeous location and the cottage was just superb

Reviewed by Dani 19th March 2021

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An absolutely perfect cottage and very welcoming hosts even during lockdown- there was everything I could have possibly needed for my stay was provided.

Reviewed by Ms Menday August 2020

lovely cottage, lovely garden.

Reviewed by Mrs Uzzell July 2020

Location stunning, cottage beautiful. Owners had cleaned and provided for covid guidelines. Can't wait to go back.

Reviewed by Mrs Dorrell October 2019

The cottage is ideally located in a beautiful rural spot yet only about a mile to Abergavenny so truly the best of both worlds. Beautifully clean on arrival with a really cozy farmhouse kitchen (with electric Aga) which we all enjoyed enormously including Megan our Welsh Springer Spaniel. We didn't actually use the lounge or TV room at all - thereRead more was no need! Nice enclosed gardens with super views at the back. Really friendly, helpful owners. Hide

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Location

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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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