Alfresco dining
Come on in!
Happy hen
Open-plan living space
King-size bedroom
Enjoy a lazy breakfast
Compact kitchen area
Great little kitchen and a table made for two
The property comes equipped with added extras
Dining area
Open-plan living area
Sofa bed available
Storage area in the bedroom
Shower room
Shower room
Handy boot room at the rear of the property
Proper coffee in the cupboards
Enjoy the sunshine
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Black Mountains Bolthole

Abergavenny (3.5mls N), Brecon Beacons
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Internet access
Fishing onsite / nearby
Cool and Contemporary
Bed and breakfast
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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Property code: 42855

This charming detached cottage is set in the heart of the Black Mountains and has wonderful views from the elevated garden. This is the perfect place to relax and unwind.

The cottage is set at the foot of the Sugar Loaf Mountain, and part of the Brecon Beacons National Park and the Black Mountains are all around you, so great walks are available from your door. Situated next door to the owner’s home where fresh eggs and treats are available from the owner’s kitchen, this is the ideal spot for some rest and relaxtion. Take a trip to the market in Abergavenny, Crickhowell which is 6 miles away is great for small local stores. Visit one of the many historic houses, gardens and castles such as White Castle, Longtown, Grosmont and Raglan Castle. Hay-on-Wye with its famous Literary Festival is approximately a 40 minute drive away.

This single-storey accommodation offers ONE bedroom: king-size. Shower room: with shower and WC. Lounge/kitchen/diner: with sofa bed, TV, DVD and DAB radio with iPod compatibility. Kitchen area, with electric oven and hob, fridge with ice compartment and Nespresso coffee machine. Outside utility/boot room: with washing machine and tumble dryer. Outside: private garden with great views from the top of the bank (care must be taken with small children), seating area, fire pit and BBQ during summer months. Amenities: parking for 1 car. Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and Wi-Fi included. Regret no smoking. 1 dog by arrangement. Additional information: there is an additional charge of £15 for the use of the sofa bed which covers the cost of the extra linen. Bike storage available. Arrival: 4pm

Dogs fees are charged per dog at £20.00 for up to 7 nights, £40.00 for up to 14 nights and an additional £20.00 for every week or part week thereafter.

SLEEPS 2: King-size bedroom, fresh bedlinen included, Welsh blankets and storage space. The sofa in the sitting room is a sofa bed with a pocket sprung mattress, so the cottage can work well for two people who prefer not to share a bed. (a small bedding supplement of £15 will apply).

B&B: One and Two night stays include a continental breakfast basket for two. 

RELAXING: Open-plan living space, sofa, dining table and chairs, well-equipped kitchen, electric oven and four ring hob, Nespresso coffee machine, microwave available, Wi-Fi, TV, DVD, DAB radio with iPod compatibility.

KEEPING CLEAN: Shower room with large shower, loo and basin. Open access to washing machine and tumble dryer and outside wash tap.

PETS: One well behaved dog is very welcome, there are dog washing facilities and dog towels available.

GARDEN : There is a steep bank up to the garden, that has great views, but not suitable for toddlers.

GOOD TO KNOW: Tesco, Waitrose and Asda will deliver groceries to this property.

BEDDING : The duvet is feather, however a synthetic one can be provided, please just let us know on the comments box when you book.

OUTSIDE:  Outdoor seating, bike storage, parking, fire pit and a BBQ.

This property is personally managed by Mikaela.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 12 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Helen 5th April 2019

I was looking for somewhere not too far from home to do some intensive studying with no distractions or disruptions & this proved to be the perfect place! The property was easy to find & access. It was comfortable, well maintained and had all that I needed. The owners had added some lovely touches: milk & apple juice in the fridge, biscuits & eggs Read morefrom their own chickens and more. Hide

Reviewed by Anna 21st September 2018

The perfect location to celebrate our wedding anniversary. The Bolthole exceeded our expectations with it's design, comfort and stunning location. The wet weather didn't deter us from going on two lovely walks and the cottage itself was luxury in every sense. The owners were very welcoming, and the treats and personal touches make it a class above Read morethe rest. Hide

Reviewed by John 12th September 2018

Perfect place for our getaway. The muffins and continental breakfast were a real treat, as was the silence and beauty of the location. Looking forward to a longer stay so we can explore the area more.

Reviewed by Kevin 13th August 2018

This is in an ideal location with walks from the door, wonderful views and very comfortable. Quiet too

Reviewed by Richard 22nd June 2018

Perfect setting, ideal size and very comfortable

Reviewed by Maggie 8th June 2018

WE were lucky and delighted that The Bolthole was available at the very last minute for an impromptu weekend away. The instructions were very clear on how to find and access The Bolthole. Everything inside was clean and comfortable with added lovely extras - especially the delicious flapjacks and eggs. It is an added bonus that The Bolthole welcomeRead mores dogs. We had a wonderful weekend walking in the surrounding area which was absolutely stunning. WE would love to return. Hide

Reviewed by Ellice 14th May 2018

Our four night stay at The Bolthole was perfect! Andy and Helen are such lovely and friendly people that we felt so welcome and at ease. We had homemade brownies and free range eggs (from their own chickens) in the kitchen for our arrival. Me and my partner have been away many times in the UK but this was by far our favourite. From The Bolthole itsRead moreelf, the location, stunning scenery and the very friendly locals. We are already planning a trip back! Simple amazing! Hide

Reviewed by Eleanor 11th May 2018

Perfect little hideaway in the gorgeous black mountains. Finished to a high standard, with lovely touches like an honesty box pantry at the back of the property for the things you forgot or for extra treats for your holiday!

Reviewed by Peter 23rd April 2018

This is the perfect place to relax and get away from City life. We had a great time and would look to come back again.

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Alfresco dining
Come on in!
Happy hen
Open-plan living space
King-size bedroom
Enjoy a lazy breakfast
Compact kitchen area
Great little kitchen and a table made for two
The property comes equipped with added extras
Dining area
Open-plan living area
Show 7 moreSofa bed available


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