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Large 5 star rated single storey cottage great location for visiting local area - Creel Cottage



Updated: 11-Oct-2016
2 bedrooms both en suite. 1Spacious family room and twin room

The cottage enjoys a magnificent location in the beautiful Monmouthshire countryside. We are just 5 miles from the market town of Abergavenny, nestled deep in the Usk valley overlooked by the Brecon Beacons and Black Mountains.Such scenary inspired Cecil Alexander to write the hymn All Things Bright and Beautiful during her visit in 1848.

We offer a unique fishing lodge and two charming self catering cottages with original oak beams and underfloor heating, all well equiped to the highest standard to meet your needs. Awake to enjoy our wonderful river walk and panoramic views from the farm before you visit the wealth of tourist attractions Monmouthshire offers.

Monmouthshire is rated as the top food destination in Wales,with Mitchelin starred restaurants and local hostelries to suit everyone's needs.

Creel cottage 5 star Visit Wales

Fully fitted kitchen with dishwasher and fridge freezer

Sleeps 5 plus cot

2 bedrooms both ensuite.

Large family room with double and single bed (plus room for cot )en- suite bath and shower

Twin room with ensuite bath and shower

Very large lounge with characterful beams and a dining area

Ample patio area with seating

Plenty of parking

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Details for holiday cottage Creel Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, 2 Bathrooms

Creel Cottage: 5 Star Holiday Cottage in Monmouthshire

Creel Cottage and Fisherman’s Rest are two barn conversions finished to extremely high standards giving a feeling of luxurious country living. Exposed oak beams, exquisite stonework and exposed natural stone floors give that true country feeling.

Sleeps 5 - Two bedrooms 1 twin and 1 family to include a double, a single and a single bed settee

En suite bathrooms to both bedrooms with shower over bath, WC, basin and heated towel rail

A fully fitted kitchen with double electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge freezer and dishwasher

A large lounge diner with high ceilings and exposed oak beams offering a spacious yet cosy place to relax with flat screen TV, DVD and CD

Patio area

Wi-Fi access

Welcome basket.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner


When you come and stay here in our cottages within the farm you will be assured of a warm Monmouthshire welcome. Our guests are very important to us, and we are always happy to give advice and share our local knowledge of the area, to help you get the most from your holiday.

If you have any particular requirements please feel free to ask.

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5 Reviews

based on 5 holidaymaker reviews


well presented property

  • 4 of 5

This property in quiet countryside is maintained to a high standard and is located in the owners farm. Their farmhouse is in the same area and Tracey is normally on hand and most helpful. Usk and Abergavenny are both a short drive away. We are planning a return visit next year.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

What a truly wonderful stay at Creel cottage, Tracey and Colin are great hosts and we was meet with a warm welcome. The cottage is perfect with all you need, modern facilities with a cottage feel. The cottage is very spacious and in a peaceful location with a great river not to far away for fishing (season time). We was sad to leave and defiantly going back next year as plenty to do in the area. Kathy & Keith Bicknell

  • Review Submitted: Oct 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Creel Cottage Stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay in this property with a good arrangement of bedrooms to cater for different variations. It was a lovely thought having a homemade cake and apple juice awaiting our arrival. There was plenty to do in the surrounding countryside and the grandchildren really enjoyed playing with the farm dogs. We would recommend the property both for couples and families.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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excellent place to relax and chill out

  • 4 of 5

It was a great week holiday to relax in the country side. This cottage has a very relaxing atmosphere and refreshing before go back to work. Cottage keepers were excellent. Indeed, a peaceful, serene retreat that is close to the lovely town of Abergavenny. My family enjoyed the cottage life which was lovely, and very well equipped and so comfortable. We were able to eat in, which we enjoyed. One of the highlights was the cows and Moly the dog which will miss and we will hope definitely to visit again!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A very comfortable and enjoyable stay!

  • 4 of 5

The owners were very helpful. The payment transaction was quick and smooth. There was very good communications between us, regarding the address, directions, and where to eat and places to visit while we were there. The welcome pack was unexpected but a nice surprise.

Creel Cottage that we stayed in is part of a working farm which was very clean, tidy and very comfortable to stay in for the week. It had everything we needed. it was like home from home. The owners were very approachable, very friendly, and helpful.

We ate at The King of Prussia, which served good food, if not a little overpriced. However we really enjoyed The Bridge Inn which served great food which was very reasonably priced.

We were guided on our lovely walk around the land of the property by the very friendly sheepdog called Molly, which was lovely, we had great fun with her.

Finally we were shown around the farm which was very informative and interesting - learnt a lot !!!!!! Nothing was too much trouble! We would definitely stay here again and share our experience with our family and friends. Thank you to T and C for giving us the opportunity to share and enjoy your lovely home with you. See you again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

This cottage is all about location easily accessible but well placed for all sorts of holiday activity.On the doorstep of the Brecon Beacons, within minutes of a World Heritage site, 10 minutes from the Wye Valley and the Forest of Dean and 40 minutes from Cardiff the capital city of Wales. Yet when you return to our cottage your back in the peace of the countryside without a stressful journey down endless lanes we are very easy to find!

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Cardiff international at 35 Miles Nearest Barpub : Chainbridge at 1 Miles Nearest Ferry : Swansea at 35 Miles Nearest Golf : Alice Springs at 1 Miles Nearest Train : Abergavenny at 5 Miles Nearest Motorway : M4 at 15 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Foxhunter at 1 Miles Nearest Ski : Dry Ski Slope Pontypool at 7 Miles Nearest Beach : Gower at 40 Miles Car: necessary


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
15 Jul 2016 - 27 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
28 Oct 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
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23 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
6 Jan 2017 - 30 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
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31 Mar 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
2 Jun 2017 - 13 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
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14 Jul 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Tax Rate 20.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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From the Owner

From the moment you arrive with a home made cake and some local produce we go out of our way to make this holiday memorable. We can arrange a farm tour to show you our way of life, or arrange walks that can introduce you to the flora and fauna of the area. For the Salmon and Trout fisherman there is fishing available on our beat of the River Usk (extra cost)

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine ...


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Under floor heating Heated Towel rails


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Single Bed
  • Room for cot in bedroom 2


  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

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