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Top Lodge

(Ref. 1112486)

Llanvair-Discoed near Penhow, South Wales & Pembrokeshire Show on map

4.5

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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  • lovely (8)
  • views (5)
  • clean (3)
  • great (3)
  • little (3)
  • bed (3)

9 Customer Reviews

  • "Was a great little stay."

    Thanks for accommodating us.

    Reviewed by Stephen4.4Apr 2024

  • "What a great and lovely place, peaceful with great views."

    The owner is very friendly,welcoming and helpful..if there's anything you need he attended immediately. The bed was very comfy ,clean and spacious space. We had a great time

    Reviewed by Sandra5.0Oct 2023

  • "Very nice people and lovely animals xxx"

    Reviewed by Erin4.7Sep 2023

  • "Top Lodge is on a private farm, lovely to see the horses and sheep."

    Lovely views to the bridge and the Estuary. Conveniently placed to get to Cardiff and the other attractions. Top Lodge was fairly clean but needs a little TLC. Bulb gone in main light in 2nd bedroom, was mentioned in previous reviews, no bedside lamp in main bedroom so had to be careful of sloped ceiling when on way back to bed. No Tea towels, was mentioned to hosts. Could do with bigger TV and toilet roll holders. Curtains to long especially over the kitchen sink.

    Reviewed by Jillian3.8Sep 2023

  • "Really lovely property with the most amazing views."

    It's a rural setting but the animals and yard are kept immaculately clean so there are no farmyard smells. The outside area is secure for the dog, so she enjoyed her holiday too. Lots of places to visit in the area and as we stayed during the hottest week of the year we managed to find shaded wooded walks and walks by rivers so that the dog could cool down. Only useful additions to the barn would be a coffee table in the lounge and a bedside lamp in the first bedroom, but these were really minor issues.

    Reviewed by W4.7Sep 2023

  • "Lovely views!"

    Very nice landlords on a private farm

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Aug 2023

  • "The most relaxing holiday experience."

    Top lodge is bright & airy with amazing views. We are animal people so having lambs, horses, pigs & hens surrounding us was perfect. We had our little chihuahua with us so the enclosed front patio is perfect. The owners are lovely & have 3 dogs & a cat. There was a welcome gift of Welsh cakes, shortbread, milk, tea, coffee, sugar bread & delicious eggs from their hens. There are no shops in walking distance but there is an Asda in Caldicot which is not too far, also a very good Chinese takeaway. We strolled down to the pub on our last night, it's approx 20 minute walk. Care must be taken as there is no path & no street lighting so the walk back in the dark was interesting. We used our phone torches. All in all a fantastic holiday and we would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Jo5.0Jun 2023

  • "Lovely place ."

    lovely owners relaxing and peaceful

    Reviewed by Joan5.0Mar 2023

  • "We stayed for 3 nights between Christmas and New Year, great location for ..."

    We stayed for 3 nights between Christmas and New Year, great location for walking, accommodation was fabulous lovely touch with fresh bread, mince pies, milk and jam left for us, hosts very welcoming and helpful with local information

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Dec 2022

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Summary

  • Two double bedrooms
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining and sitting area
  • Utility
  • Electric central heating
  • Oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Front garden with furniture
  • Welcome hamper including local delicacies on arrival
  • Situated on Family run grounds, there are chickens and horses grazing near by who are happy for you to stop and say hello
  • One well-behaved dog welcome at an additional fee; please arrange this upon booking
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 4.7 miles, pub 0.8 miles. Please Note: This property will include a hot tub for bookings taking place after 17/05/2024
  • The cost of this will be included in the rent.

The property

Penhow 2.7 miles.

Nestled in the small village of Llanvair-Discoed near Penhow, Monmouthshire, is this superb oak-clad lodge, Top Lodge.

Enjoying a fantastic setting within easy reach of the Wye Valley AONB and the coast, as well as breath-taking views out over the valley, Top Lodge is a wonderful choice for couples or a family of four.

Upon arrival, you will find an off-road parking space as well as a lovely front garden with furniture, perfect for alfresco dining with a view!

Be welcomed into the open-plan living space, where you can cook up a storm in the well-equipped kitchen, ready to serve up at the dining table for four over a bottle of wine.

Move through to the sitting area where you can kick-back on the plush seating in front of a much-loved film, a haven to return to after an adventure filled day.

Completing the ground floor, you will find a handy utility and a cloakroom for your convenience.

Follow the stairs up to the first floor, you will find a well-appointed shower room for freshening up at the end of the day, as well as two tastefully decorated double bedrooms for catching your rest.

For exploring this stunning part of South Wales, choose Top Lodge.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1117998, together sleeping up to 8 guests.

Glen View Farm Lodges

The Glen View Farm Lodges consists of two beautifully-presented lodges resting in Llanvair-Discoed near Penhow in Monmouthshire. This collection offers a contemporary base with light and airy open-plan living spaces, inviting bedrooms, off-road parking, impressive far-reaching views across the valley, and private gardens with furniture, perfect for alfresco dining with a backdrop of stunning views, making them ideal for couples, friends and families. The surroundings enjoy lush countryside and the nearby attractions of Wentwood Reservoir, Gray Hill, Wentwood Forest and trails, and The Woodlands Tavern. For a wider selection of amenities, head over to Penhow, where you can treat your loved ones to a meal at The Rock & Fountain Inn and Ego at The Groes Wen Inn, stock up on essentials at the convenience store, visit Penhow Castle and the Penhow Woodlands National Nature Reserve. Continue onto Caldicot, home to Dewstow Gardens & Grottoes, Caldicot Castle, the Wye Valley Meadery, and The Castle pub. Chepstow Racecourse is also worth a visit with 31 meets across the year, along with The David Brome Event Centre, exhibiting professional show jumping and events. Further afield, you’ll find the city of Newport, where you can enjoy the delights of Newport Cathedral, Bell Vue Park, Newport Medieval Ship, Glebelands Miniature Railway, and The Usk Vale. An escape to South Wales doesn’t get much better than with a stay at the Glen View Farm Lodges.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location

PENHOW

Caldicot 5.5 miles; Newport 8.3 miles; Cardiff 20.6 miles.

Penhow is an idyllic and small village resting between Caldicot and Newport in South Wales. The village is renowned for its remarkable castle, said to be the oldest inhabited caste in Wales, and offers The Rock & Fountain Inn for dining, a convenience store for stocking up on essentials, and the Penhow Woodlands National Nature Reserve for leisurely walks. For further amenities and attractions, Caldicot is within easy reach, where you can dine at The Haywain and The Cross Inn, order in from a selection of takeaways offering Chinese, Indian and fish and chips, wander through the Brockwells Meadows, visit Caldicot Castle, or catch a live show at The David Broome Event Centre. Venture further afield to Newport, where you’ll find the attractions of East Usk Lighthouse, RSPB Newport Wetlands, Newport Cathedral and Shaftesbury Park, or continue onto the capital city of Cardiff, home to Cardiff Castle, the Principality Stadium, Forest Farm Country Park, and the National Museum Cardiff.

Please Note: This property will include a hot tub for bookings taking place after 17/05/2024. The cost of this will be included in the rent.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas