A charming and peaceful self catering cottage to sleep two guests, all on one level, with wonderful features. The cottage enjoys a tranquil, rural setting by the River Monnow near Craswell at the foot of the Black Mountains, and sleeps two people comfortably. A wonderful sun room catches the sunshine all day and radiates warmth throughout the cottage. This is the perfect place to simply sit and admire the beautiful garden and river views, or enjoy a romantic dinner as the sun sets. Just a few minutes up the lane is White Hayward Farm and Restaurant where visitors are offered a warm welcome and great food.
Sleeps 2 - 1 bedroom
A spacious, attractive living room features a vaulted ceiling and exposed oak beams. There is a large wood burning stove and a good supply of logs. The furniture is contemporary and consists of a comfortable sofa with chaise lounge and 2 arm chairs, plus TV, DVD player, and freesat. There is a lovely sunroom with doors leading out to the garden with views to the river beyond.A spacious, attractive living room features a vaulted ceiling and exposed oak beams. There is a large wood burning stove and a good supply of logs. The furniture is contemporary and consists of a comfortable sofa with chaise lounge and 2 arm chairs, plus TV, DVD player, and freesat. There is a lovely sunroom with doors leading out to the garden with views to the river beyond.
A cosy kitchen with an electric cooker, microwave, fridge etc. A seperate utility room provides a washer/dryer and small chest freezer.
The Bedroom is bright and airy with a king sized bed and dual aspect windows overlooking the attractive garden.
A generous sized shower room with a shower, hand basin and toilet.
* All linen and towels inclusive
* All electricity and inital supply of wood for the stove inclusive
* Oil fired central heating.
* TV with FreeSAT
* Secure storage for mountain bikes
* A selection of board games, books, and DVDs
The Old Bake House is set in private grounds on the River Monnow - with fishing licences from Wye & Usk Foundation. Please take care on the riverbanks and children need to be supervised at all times.
There is marvellous walking from the door up to The Black Mountains with The Black Hill, Hatterill Ridge, The Cats Back and Offa's Dyke. The Black Mountains are wild and remote with some superb walking routes, great for mountain bikers and for pony trekking. Visit Llantony Abbey with its' pub beneath, Capel-y-ffin, Abbey Dore. There are some lovely tucked away pubs - The Crown Inn in Longtown, The Bridge Inn at Michaelchurch Escley.
A visit to Hay-on-Wye is a must - a wonderful drive through - whether just exploring or attending The Literary Festival.
8 miles from Hay-on-Wye, 13 miles from Abergavenny,16 miles from Hereford
If you would like to speak to someone who has visited this property please ask for: Elizabeth, Ann or Lucy.
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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