Mayfield

Caerwent near Caldicot, South Wales & Pembrokeshire (Ref. 951240)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This stone-built cottage is set between Caldicot and Caerwent in the grounds of the owner's home.

The cottage is in a lovely setting and is ideal for friends or a family looking to stay in this interesting location.

You enter into the charming country style kitchen which has a breakfast area and a decorative AGA along with a Belfast sink.

This room leads through to the superb conservatory which is very light and has double doors out on to the patio.

Three steps from the kitchen take you into the comfortable sitting room which has a woodburner to keep you warm in the evenings and create a welcoming atmosphere.

There is also a more formal dining area in this room where the whole group can gather to spend the evening making plans and playing board games.

Upstairs, the first landing splits with a double bedroom to each side, one of which has a feature decorative fireplace.

There are then two steps down to the final single bedroom and the family bathroom.

Outside is a delightful enclosed lawned garden which has a patio with furniture, ideal for alfresco dining.

The village of Caerwent is within walking distance and has a Post Office/shop, a pub and a laundrette and there's sections of the Roman town walls still in place, along with ruins of several Roman houses and a temple.

The cottage is perfectly positioned for quick and easy access to Cardiff, Bristol and Bath and hard to believe it is only 10 minutes from both the M48 and M4 Severn Bridges.

Rail travel is just 2 miles away, offering the main line Severn Tunnel as well as having a local train station in nearby Caldicot.

Mayfield makes the perfect escape for exhausted city-dwellers who don’t want to drive for hours into the countryside to find a country retreat with all modern conveniences to hand.

The cottage is also an ideal base for fun family holidays in Caerwent Brook.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with breakfast area (seats 4). Utility. Sitting room with dining area and woodburner. Conservatory (seats 4).

Amenities

  • LPG central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 3 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Stairgate
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Enclosed lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: The owner's live on site and own a dog
  • Note: The AGA in the kitchen is not available for use
  • Note: There are three steps to the sitting room and two steps to the single bedroom and bathroom.

About the location

CAERWENT

Caldicot 2 miles; Chepstow 5 miles; Tintern 10 miles; Cwmcarn 21 miles; Cardiff 27 miles.

Caerwent is a small village and community in Monmouthshire, South Wales. It is located about five miles west of Chepstow and eleven miles east of Newport, and was founded by the Romans as the market town of Venta Silurum, an important settlement of the Brythonic Silures tribe. Caerwent has a pub and a Post Office/village store and a laundrette and as the village used to be a Roman settlement there are large sections of the Roman town walls still in place, some rising even as high as 5 metres, and there are also ruins of several Roman houses and a temple. The small town of Caldicot is home to Caldicot Castle where a variety of festivals and concerts, hosting international bands are held throughout the year, and other nearby venues and historical points of interest include Chepstow Castle and Caerleon Roman Ruins. A short drive up the Wye Valley will take you to Tintern Abbey, evidence of the fury of Henry VIII’s Reformation, as well as iconic subject of the poets and artists of the Romantic Movement. The Forest of Dean, extending up on either side of the Wye Valley, is wonderful for cycling or walking, hosts “Go Ape” for the kids and the river itself is a Site of Special Scientific Interest, as well as a great resource for canoeing, fishing or (in parts) wild swimming. There are the gardens and grottoes at Dewstow where many hidden treasures are waiting to be discovered, with seasonal fun days to entertain children, such as Easter Egg Hunts and Santa’s grotto experience. For horse lovers, there is Chepstow Race Course, offering a full calendar of activities as well as the Welsh National. The nearby David Broome Event Centre, offers exciting weekly competitions throughout the year and an annual 3-day cross country event in the neighbouring Caldicot Castle grounds. For the golfer, there is St Pierre Golf Club, Chepstow, which has two fantastic championship courses for you to play and has hosted many international tournaments and the 18th is one of the finest finishing holes you are ever likely to play. Let’s not forget the Celtic Manor, a mere 15-minute drive, home of the 2010 Ryder Cup, with three world class championship courses. If you prefer water sports, then the National Diving and Activity Centre in Chepstow offers a range of exciting activities, as well as diving, there are zip wires, a giant 3D swing and Segway to keep you busy. The city of Cardiff is home to a fantastic major shopping centre, an ice rink, water rafting, Cardiff Castle, the National Museum of Wales and the Cardiff Bay facilities, including the Wales Millennium Centre, the BBC Studios and the Dr Who Experience which are all just a short drive away.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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