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Great location in Monmouthshire and the Forest of Dean

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Cottage in Llanishen Wye Valley, Nr Tintern Chepstow, Monmouth, Wales - Lovely location ideal to explore wye valley & wales

Five star self catering in the wye valley Carpenters cottages in the heart of the Wye Valley with lovely walks from the doorstep and next door tothe best pub in Llanishen .a short walk away for excellent food and local ales. is just a walk through a wildlife woodland to the River Wye. The wide variety of activities to choose from include walking, canoeing, cycling, golf and exploring Monmouthshire and the Forest of Dean. Weekly lets and winter short breaks are available.

About Us

Joy Swinburne
carpenters arms llanishen chepstow, monmouth
NP166QH Monmouth
VAT Reg No

Joy Swinburne
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
9 August, 2017

About Joy Swinburne

Hi,Let me introduce ourselves we are Joy and John and live in the village of Llanishen in Monmouthshire. We also run a local village pub (Carpenters Arms) and we have just had two 5* holiday cottages built alongside the pub. Which is great for holidaymakers to explore the Wye Valley The Forest of Dean Chepstow & Monmouth Brecon Beacon is also in reach

Joy Swinburne purchased this cottage in 2011

Why Joy Swinburne chose Monmouthshire

Perfect location for all holiday types easy reach of Chepstow Monmouth Wye Valley and the Forest of Dean and South Wales

What makes this cottage unique

There are two cottages one on the ground floor which is perfect for anyone with a disability and the first floor 2 bed cottages sleep four people

Guestbook comments from the owner

Wonderful places to stay visit Wales five-star and a lovely pub next door with great food .Jones family

Stayed here in May a wonderful little gem with a fantastic pub the best secrets in Wales over 55

Stayed here in the new year wonderful place fantastic New Year's Eve love to come again .Mr Mrs Lee

We were so impressed we booked again Dr Patel

Lovely place and beautiful walks easy to access anywhere in Wales would love to come again lovely pub with great food and beer specially the real ales. The beer drinkers.
Apr 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Devauden in Monmouthshire

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • En- suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with wc bath / shower Bathroom 2 wc and shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with kingside bed with En- suite bedroom 2 with Twin beds
  • Books
  • Games
  • Pool Table ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • diving
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Outside: Patio barbecue out door rattan furniture which is share with ash cottage Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Cleaning/Towels/Linen/Maid service: Bath towels, hand towels, bath mat, bed linen and tea towels are all included. Washing machine, iron and ironing board available. Travel cot available on request.


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Great location in Monmouthshire and the Forest of Dean
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

Great cottage in a great location

  • 5 of 5

Had a lovely weekend stay. Lovely cottage in a beautiful area with loads of stuff to do. The farm park was especially amazing for the kids.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you it's lovely to have a positive feedback you should try all the holiday homes Carpenters cottages in The Wye Valley in Monmouth and one in Lanzarote Casa Blanca in playa Blanca
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Lovely location

  • 5 of 5

Accommodation was as described. The Forest of Dean is a beautiful place

  • Review Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect base

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 3 nights and selected this property as we had my 82yr old mum with us so needed something flat and accessible. This property was perfect for us. Modern, clean, excellently appointed and accessible. Way better than most hotels in fact for a disabled person. Food in pub next door was lovely and commuting to the family wedding was a breeze.

Would definitely stay again and would recommend. Only thing I might suggest is some local info for shop/supermarket where we could buy milk or emergency provisions. The landlord was very kind and lent us some milk otherwise we would have driven around aimlessly looking for local corner shop. However we were left bits and pieces by the previous tenants and returned the favour for the next people-which was very nice and very generous.

5 stars well earned

  • Review Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review It was a pleasure to have a you welcome any time
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Next door
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
St Pierre
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Next door
Nearest Beach
45 Miles
Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Monmouth Canoe and kayak centre 10 minutes drive. See below.

Whitestone and Wye Tread and Trot Trail a moments walking distance.

Excellent location for cycling/bike riding with specific trails for cyclists.



The Gower Penninsula 1hr 15 drive



Brisol airport 45 min

Birmingham. 1 hour 45

Cardiff 45 min



Brisol 30 min

Birmingham 1 1/2 away

Cardiff 45 min

Chepstow 10 min

Monmouth 10 min drive

Tintern 2 miles away

Forest of Dean 5 miles away

Symonds Yat 15 mins

Ross on Wye 15 mins

Further Details:

Monmouthshire & The Wye Valley have something for everyone & continues to grow as a destination for year round short breaks, whether you crave relaxation or excitement you'll find it in Monmouthshire with our rivers, valleys, mountains and spectacular views,

Golf Courses : Dewstow; Celtic Manor; Rolls of Monmouth; Raglan Parc

Walking and Cycling : Wye Valley Walk; Offas Dyke; Forest of Dean; Pedalbikeaway

Canal Boat Hire : Goytre Wharf; Redline

Canoe/Kayak : Monmouth Canoe & Activity Centre; Wye Canoes

Horse Riding : Llanthony; Capel-Y-Ffin

Fishing : Trefaldu ; Wye & Usk

Bird Watching : Newport Wetlands; Peregrine Falcons

Go Ape

National Diving Centre

South Wales Gliding Club

Whitecliff Off Road Driving


Clearwell Caves


Perrygrove Railway

Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo

The Old Station (Tintern)

Abbey Mill Craft Centre

Wye Valley Arts Centre

Caldicot Castle

National Roman Legion Museum

Parva Farm Vineyard

Kingstone Brewery

Chepstow Racecourse

Big Pit



Cadw look after many historic buildings in Wales such as Tintern Abbey and the castles at Chepstow, Raglan,


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Devauden, Wales

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
We require a deposit of £50 none refundable to secure you’re booking. The balance is to be paid 6 weeks prior to departure.

Changeover Day:
We are flexible on change over as we do two nights breaks as well

Notes on prices:
Xmas and New Years £500 per week
Any Two nights breaks £170
Three nights breaks £250

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.