Jennys Cottage is a perfect location for visitors to The Welsh Valleys and within The World Heritage Site at Blaenavon with all the facilities of a small traditional Valleys town within a couple of minutes walk.
The kitchen is well arranged and easy to use with an electric cooker and a gas hob, a microwave, fridge/ freezer,dishwasher, Hotpoint Washer/dryer and marble work surfaces. Just outside the back door there is an outside toilet in an enclosed court yard with double gates for easy rear access if required. The court yard has garden table and chairs. There is a spacious dining room/sitting room with wooden floors, dining table and chairs and comfortable sofas and chairs to easily accommodate four set around a featured fireplace with TV with DVD.
Up stairs to three pretty bedrooms:
Bedroom 1: Master Bedroom has a new double divan bed with a good mattress
Bedroom 2: has a pine single bed again with a new mattress
Bedroom 3: has a faux leather single bed with new mattress.
The carpeted luxurious bathroom is all new with a large sized shower, separate bath, handbasin and toilet.
Jennys Cottage is situated in the town of Blaenavon, on a quiet street with parking outside the door. The owner has lovingly renovated the cottage making it a warm and comfortable retreat whether for visitors to the area looking up their family history, following the new off-road Afon Lwyd bike trails,the Iron Mountain trail (12 mile circular walk around the Blorenge Mountain) or for people who may need to be working in the area for a short period.
Blaenavon is part of The World Heritage site
From the cottage garden there are lovely views over Coity Mountain; it is only a two minute walk into the centre of Blaenavon the very small town with its traditional highstreet shops, local Spar and Co-Op Supermarkets, chemist within health centre, bookshop, library, local pubs and hairdressers.
Blaenavon is part of The World Heritage site. The Big Pit is the National Coal Mine of Wales and is only a few minutes away from the cottage. Visitors are always impressed and can put on a miners hat and lamp to join an underground tour led by ex-miners. This is beloved by children young and old and is really worth a visit. There is The Heritage Railway from Pontypool to Blaenavon and it makes a stop at The Whistle Stop public house. There is a magnificent scenic drive over "The Keepers" a steep mountain road from Blaenavon to Abergavenny with The Blorenge Mountain ever present, there are wind swept hills with wild ponies and the many many wandering sheep and ancient woodlands in a forgotten landscape. The name Blaenavon means source of the river, and The River Afon Llwyd rises here. The Industrial Revolution when it took place devastated this area but now has left it with a wonderful sense of community which is still very evident to-day with The Blaenavon Male Voice Choir and The Collier Workingman's Band. Now the landscape is recovered and is being cared for through UNESCO making it a World Heritage Site enabling the Industrial Welsh Heritage of the old Blaenavon Iron Works to be seen.
Brynmawr 5 miles, Ebbw Vale 8 miles, Abergavenny 6 miles, Merthyr Tydfil 15 miles, Brecon 25 miles, Cardiff 30 minutes
If you would like to speak to someone who has visited this property please ask for Elizabeth, Ceri, Lucy or Carolyn.
Spectacular mountain scenery, a bustling market town and foods galore – Abergavenny has all the ingredients for a great holiday. Abergavenny is famed for its annual Food Festival, but you can enjoy fantastic food here all year round. For a special occasion, try The Hardwick, The Angel, The Skirrid or The Walnut Tree. Abergavenny is a great base for fantastic walking, mountain biking and road biking in the Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons. It's easy to reach (just half an hour from the Severn Bridge) and great for a car-less holiday, with a railway station and a good bus service. For more information have a look at Abergavenny's Tourist Information Centre website. Read more about Abergavenny