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Abergavenny

Rectory Cottage @ Old Rectory

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
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Rectory Cottage is a two bedroom self-catering modern cottage in the grounds of the 17th Century Old Rectory Bed & Breakfast. It is in an excellent location between Abergavenny, Raglan and Monmouth. The cottage has one double bedroom and one small bunk bedroom with adult sized beds.The cottage has a private patio area with seating, a BBQ and a wok firepit. The patio leads onto the secure back garden with a trampoline and other outdoor toys for your children's use. We are very happy to accept dogs as long as they do not sleep on the carpeted areas or on the beds. There are chickens in the garden that can be shut away should they need to be. Egg collecting is encouraged but not chicken chasing! The cottage is well equipped with a 37” flat-screen television, DVD player and plenty of board gam...Rectory Cottage is a two bedroom self-catering modern cottage in the grounds of the 17th Century Old Rectory Bed & Breakfast. It is in an excellent location between Abergavenny, Raglan and Monmouth. The cottage has one double bedroom and one small bunk bedroom with adult sized beds.The cottage has a private patio area with seating, a BBQ and a wok firepit. The patio leads onto the secure back garden with a trampoline and other outdoor toys for your children's use. We are very happy to accept dogs as long as they do not sleep on the carpeted areas or on the beds. There are chickens in the garden that can be shut away should they need to be. Egg collecting is encouraged but not chicken chasing! The cottage is well equipped with a 37” flat-screen television, DVD player and plenty of board games and toys. We provide washing and drying facilities in the main house, a secure room for a bicycle and a freezer for a fish. Please note that although the cottage has wifi, the connection, due to our location, can be tempermental. We are very happy for guests to come into the main house to use a stronger connection.We pride ourselves in ensuring that you have a relaxed and enjoyable stay. You will be provided with a welcome pack on arrival which consists of milk, homemade bread and our own eggs. The cottage itself is well equipped with everything to make your stay with us as easy and hassle free as possible. All linen is provided and should you require one, we can provide a travel cot and a high-chair.Rectory Cottage is situated 600ft from the River Usk. The river edge is a Public footpath along the beautiful Usk Valley Walk. The cottage is within easy reach of the Black Mountains, Brecon Beacons National Park, Offa's Dyke, Llanthony Valley and the Wye Valley and we are also moments from Route 42 cycle route.For food enthusiasts the Abergavenny Food Festival is held in September for which tickets need to be booked in advance. Also we are 5 minutes from Chef Stephen Terry's Restaurant, The Hardwick, and also only 20 minutes from the well known Restaurants, The Walnut Tree Inn where Shaun Hill is the chef and The Foxhunter. There are many delightful pubs within a few miles of the house too.More
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Kate P
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2012
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We will be able to tell you about the local area, where to eat in the best local pubs and restaurants, where to shop, where to walk etc.
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Reviewed October 7, 2019

A few days before we were due to arrive we had a message from the owner, Liz, with detailed instructions on how to find the cottage, and we were so grateful as the sat nav told us we had arrived at the cottage at the...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank gertieg1981
Reviewed February 19, 2019

After Christmas we were ready for a little break, not too far from home, and this place fit the bill admirably. It's near the town of Abergavenny, which punches above its weight with lots of good places to eat and interesting local shops. The cottage...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank crimewriterkate
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Reviewed May 27, 2016

Very well appointed accommodation. We were joined by my daughter and son in law for one of the nights and walked in the Usk Valley. All enjoyed the experience. Well worth the visit. Owner was very helpful and welcoming.

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank Anthony H
Management response:Responded May 28, 2016

Thank you and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed May 14, 2016

We have just stayed at Rectory Cottage and had a wonderful week. We received a very warm welcome. Everything was available in this Cottage to enable a self catering holiday to be successful and very pleasant. The surrounding area was beautiful and we thoughly enjoyed...More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank Janet S
Management response:Responded May 28, 2016

Thank you for your lovely review. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed January 6, 2016

Great service given by the family running the property. Very clean cottage with most amenities except washing machine (though the owner will do washing at GBP1 per load). Quiet, safe location with easy access to Abergavenny and surrounding areas. The one slight downside is that...More

Date of stay: December 2015
Thank EmmaMiller_69
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Highchair
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Playground
Horse Riding Nearby
Secure Parking
Trampoline
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Additional amenities & feature info
Travel cot and highchair available on request. Washing machine and drying area available on request.
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About the neighbourhood
Secluded it may be, but we are only a few minutes drive from the bustling market town of Abergavenny (the self-proclaimed 'Gateway to Wales' and the historic town of Monmouth.
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To enjoy the area you will definitely need a car. Our nearest train station is in Abergavenny.
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