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Maes Y Berllan Barn

Gilwern, South Wales & Pembrokeshire (Ref. 1086140)


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  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 4

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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3 Customer Reviews

  • "Brilliant place very comfortable, lots of space inside and everything you need lovely big garden and gorgeous views and lots of lovely walks , we would definitely go back."

    Reviewed by JenniferMay 2022

  • "Lovely place, could do with more cupboard space for food storage."

    Reviewed by SusanMar 2022

  • "Lovely cottage."

    warm and good facilities provided. Plenty of room for large group. Large garden and close to village for essential needs. Loads of places nearby to walk or visit Loved the Dragon!

    Reviewed by JoanneFeb 2022

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  • Four bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request), next to ground-floor wet room with shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC; First floor: 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request) with en-suite with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC; 1 x family room with super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request), single day bed and en-suite cloakroom with basin, heated towel rail and WC; 1 x family room with super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request) and single
  • Family bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Living/dining room with wood burning stove
  • Utility
  • Underfloor heating with wood burning stove
  • Rangemaster with electric oven and hob, grill, 60/40 fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for wood burning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and stairgate available
  • Cot available on request
  • Enclosed garden with patio, lawn, furniture and barbecue
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome (additional charge applies)
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.7 miles, pub 0.7 miles
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 10am
  • Note: Two optional sofa beds are available
  • Note: Pets are not allowed upstairs
  • Note: Enclosed garden with patio, not guaranteed 100% dog proof
  • Note: There are farmyard animals in the immediate vicinity, please ensure dogs are kept on a lead

The property

Tucked away in in Gilwern, Abergavenny, is this superb four-bedroom, 17th-century barn conversion, Maes Y Berllan Barn.

Enjoying a fantastic location surrounded by the Black Mountains and within the Brecon Beacons National Park, as well as an interior filled with original features including exposed beams and vaulted ceilings, Maes Y Berllan Barn is a wonderful, family-friendly dwelling sleeping ten, plus their two canine companions, who are looking to escape to this beautiful region.

Step into the spacious and well-equipped kitchen/diner, where you can look forward to rustling up delicious feasts for your loved ones, with the help of the Rangemaster with electric oven and hob, microwave, 60/40 fridge/freezer, as well as a handy dishwasher and washing machine for keeping your space tidy.

Serve up a flavourful meal at the dining table for ten in the living/dining room, or if the weather is nice, why not fire up the barbecue in the large, enclosed garden and dine alfresco?

As the evening cools, retreat to the sitting room, where you can relax on the variety of plush sofas, two of which are sofa beds for accommodating four additional guests, whilst enjoying a family movie night courtesy of the Smart TV, as the wood burning stove crackles nearby.

A tumble dryer can be found in the laundry/drying room for your convenience.

Completing the ground floor is a super-king-size bedroom with zip/link beds, served by a wet room shower with disabled access, ideal for those with limited mobility.

Climb the stairs to the first floor, where you will find a gallery with two armchairs, a perfect spot for escaping with a good book.

On this floor you will discover three additional bedrooms, a super-king-size with en-suite shower room, a super-king-size with single, and a super-king-size with single day bed, all the bedrooms have zip/linked beds ensuring ample sleeping arrangements for all parties.

Explore your local surroundings where you will find two welcoming pubs nearby, The Beaufort and The Corn Exchange, both offering tasty menus and local ales, perfect for when you fancy a night off from the kitchen!

Your excellent location within the National Park means you have easy access to a wealth of excellent walking and cycling trails, as well as bird watching and even trout and salmon fishing in the River Usk.

Be sure to hike up the Sugarloaf, one of the highest peaks in the Black Mountains, which offers incomparable views at its top or down into the Usk Valley.

Take the short drive over to Abergavenny, where you can explore the historic delights of its' museum in the ruins of the town's former magnificent castle.

Immerse yourself in local life, where you can peruse the many indoor and outdoor markets, picnic in the idyllic Bailey Park or Linda Vista Gardens or test out your clubs at the excellent Monmouthshire Golf Club.

Blaenavon is a well-worth a visit for its world famous Big Pit National Coal Museum and The Pontypool and Blaenavon Heritage Railway, whilst the imposing castle ruins and breath-taking scenery awaits you in Crickhowell.

A family-friendly getaway with something for everyone, choose Maes Y Berllan Barn.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location


Crickhowell 3 miles; Abergavenny 4 miles; Monmouth 20 miles.

Situated amidst the Brecon Beacons National Park, the picturesque village of Gilwern offers visitors many amenities, including traditional pubs, shops and a great fish and chip shop. The National Park covers approximately 520 sq miles, and the whole area around Gilwern is surrounded by stunning countryside, and offers excellent walking, cycling and bird watching, as well as great salmon and trout fishing on the river Usk. The medieval market town of Abergavenny, the "Gateway to Wales", is nestled between the 'seven hills' and has something for everyone, with its many indoor and outdoor markets, magnificent castle and museums. The splendid mountain known as Sugarloaf offers fantastic walks for all abilities, as well as its own vineyard, while just a few miles away, the beautiful town of Crickhowell is a must for all visitors. With its fresh mountain air and beautiful scenery this really is a great place at any time of year.

Note: Good Housekeeping Bond of £350.
Note: Changeover available on Monday and Friday Only.
Note: Two optional sofa beds are available
Note: Pets are not allowed upstairs
Note: Enclosed garden with patio, not guaranteed 100% dog proof
Note: There are farmyard animals in the immediate vicinity, please ensure dogs are kept on a lead

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
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