Chalgrove is suitable for couples, families or friends wishing to get away from it all and have a relaxing, refreshing country break. It is modern, well equipped, spacious and immaculate with tasteful decor throughout.
The original stone barn dates back to 1822. Set above the Usk valley with wonderful views and open to miles of walking and cycling routes. Sympathetically renovated using the original Welsh stone, complimented by Welsh slates, handmade oak doors and beams throughout. All of which makes this a very warm and comfortable home for your holiday.
Decorated with Farrow and Ball colours, this is a unique property and a special place to stay to enjoy a digital detox. Peace and quiet surrounds you away from the endless trail of emails and endless phone calls. A true break from hectic work life can be found here.
Downstairs, there is large welcoming open plan sitting area with beautiful views across our untouched farmland towards the peaks of the Brecon Beacons. TV and dvd player with Sky freesat. Electric wood burning effect stove creates a beautiful feature and additional heat.
This extends to a well equipped excellent quality kitchen with ample storage space, table and seating for 8 persons. Double electric oven, ceramic hob, dishwasher, fridge in kitchen extending through to utility room with additional fridge freezer, washing machine and sink.
Shower room with WC and washbasin also downstairs for those covered in mud after a days walking and adventuring.
Further 'snug room' with chunky sofas for quiet relaxation for reading, ideal for writing or just peace and quiet away from it all. TV for playing DVD's provided in this room also. Opens out onto outdoor seating area, which is ideal for barbecue (provided) or safe gated area for children to play.
The bespoke oak staircase leads you to four immaculate bedrooms, designed to provide you with a restful sleeping place with plenty of little accessories. Rooms will be made up with crisp fresh bed linen for your arrival at no extra charge.
The master bedroom, with fitted wardrobe, has an adjoining en-suite bathroom with bath, shower, sink and wc.
Bedroom two, double bed complimented with oak furniture. En-suite shower room, sink and wc. Cot available.
Bedroom 3 is galleried with king size bed, complimented with oak furniture.
Bedroom 4 is a twin, ideal for children.
Bedrooms 3 and 4 have the use of the family bathroom on the landing which has shower over the bath, wc and sink.
Bed linen provided and included in pricing. Electricity and heating (oil) all included also. Private driveway with ample parking, mobile reception variable. Sorry no pets - suitable for those with pet allergy.
The local area is littered with attractions. For a girls' weekend way you can enjoy an afternoon at the spa at Peterstone Court just ten minutes away or lads on a jolly you can go golfing to Cradoc golf course, Brecon Golf courses, both within 10 mins drive. The Celtic Manor is only 50 mins away or head horse racing to Ffos Las or Chepstow.
There's lots to do and see, plenty of country pubs to enjoy home cooked food and even a few local beers. There is a list of our favourites provided in an information pack in the cottage.
For families, you can go hiking or pony trekking in the Brecon Beacons or Black Mountains and enjoy some of the play barns and open farms in the area.
Lots of art surgeries and exhibitions, photography sessions, guided walks through the Elan Valley, Brecon Beacons and Black Mountains.
The property is situated on the boundary of the Brecon Beacons National Park - as featured on the BBC's Water Wonders with Adam Henson and Ellie Harrison. The area is blessed with rolling hills, woodland, canal walks and river valleys.
Views throughout the entire year are outstanding and dramatic views can be seen by keen photographers throughout the day.
Bustling towns such as Brecon, Crickhowell, Abergavenny and Hay-on-Wye are traditional market towns where local produce can be purchased so look out for the farmers market days and farm shops for some real treats.
The Taff Trail is nearby, explore caves at Dan-Yr-Ogof, plenty of castles to see also at Carregcennen, Caerphilly and Cardiff Castle is a must. The Brecon Mountain railway is ideal for a family afternoon.
We are also within an hours drive to Cardiff University, University of Glamorgan and UWIC. And within an hour and half of University of Wales Aberystwyth so we are ideally placed for those seeking University places in Wales or for family to come and stay.
The Brecon Beacons has also, this year, become Wales' first International Dark Sky Reserve. International Dark Sky Reserves are area recognised as possessing an exceptional or distinguished quality of starry nights and nocturnal environment.
The waterfalls at Henrhyd with a 90ft drop are a must see with excellent visitor comments.
Brecon is the nearest town but the surrounding area offers some outstanding places to wine, dine or simply get a takeaway.
Villages in the Brecon area have some outstanding pubs which offer pub grub or a la carte menus. There is an excellent Italian restaurant in Brecon also.
If you are looking for something particular, just ask us and we will point you in the right direction.
All electrical appliances are all tested annually and the energy performance certificate identifies this property as extremely energy efficient.
All enquiries welcome, we have an excellent return rate of visitors.
Sorry strictly no pets - ideal for those suffering from pet hair allergy.
"We had a real treat staying here. Enjoyed the peace and quiet, the lovely scenes and warm and welcoming cottage."
"We had a great time here - wonderful cottage (and very clean), with fantastic views. Location is great as well, we've been to this area before but this cottage was the best base for exploring the Brecon Beacons so far."
"Plenty of space for the 8 of us, with all we could ask for on hand. great location and somewhere we would love to come to again."