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Blackthorne Lodge

Blackthorne Lodge, Usk, Gwent

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Sleeps a maximum of: 4

Pricing From: £450.00 - 600.00

Set in just under 2 acres of grounds this four star, two bedroomed - one double bed and two full sized single beds - country bungalow offers a spacious lounge with a wood burning stove, sofa bed, freeview tv channels and a modern fitted kitchen. Oil filled radiators are fitted in the bedrooms and an electric fan heater is installed in bathroom. The accommodation is disability friendly and has a wet-room style shower and wheelchair accessible doors, electric sockets and light switches.

Bed linen and towels are provided, as is wood for the wood burner. The exterior consists of a patio area with table and chairs, bench, sun lounger, flowerbeds and potted flowers and a very large grassed area - with additional wooden tables and benches - for recreational purposes e.g.

ball games etc. There is also a small fruit orchard which is home to a small flock of free-range chicken - eggs available subject to availability. A shed and paved compound is also available to keep fishing, cycling, golf or walking equipment in.

A range of children's play equipment including a double swing set and a slide etc. is also available. In response to a request from a guest a brick built BBQ is now available for guests to use.

If there is something that you feel we should have at Blackthorne Lodge please let us know and we will do our best to provide it. The accommodation is suitable for couples, friends and families and is disability friendly. It has a wet room style shower and wheelchair accessible doors, electric sockets and light switches.

Blackthorne Lodge is situated near Llandegfedd Reservoir - 2-3 minute drive or less than 10 minute walk. It is also close to three local golf courses - Greenmeadow, Alice Springs and Woodlake Park Golf and Country Clubs. Abergavenny, Cardiff, Monmouth, Brecon Beacons, under 30 min drive.

The area offers a range of activities including sailing, wind surfing, fishing, bird watching, walks and cruises. Usk town offers a range of small traditional retail shops, coffee shops, pubs and restaurants. A Bowl Plex, Vue Cinema, Community Farm and a host of cafes, restaurants and large retailers are located less than four miles away in Cwmbran.

Local attractions include Blaenavon World Heritage Site, Caerleon Roman Amphitheatre, Boating Lake, Usk Picnic Area etc. There are no hidden extras. All electricity, wood for the wood burner, bed linen and towels are included in the price.


Location Type

Car Required

Open Fire/Wood Burner
Wood burner

1 Double Bedroom
1 Twin Bedroom

Ground Floor Facilities
Ground Floor Bedroom
Ground Floor Toilet
Ground Floor Shower

Washing Machine

CD Player
DVD Player

Leisure Equipment
Sun Loungers
Patio Furniture
Tennis Racquets
Beach Towels

Garden/Terrace/Play area
Private garden
Terrace / patio
Enclosed garden / play area
Childrens play area
Outdoor games area

Parking available
Off road parking

Activities within 20min drive of the property
Wind Surfing
Ice Skating
Outlet Shopping
Horse Riding
Pub/Bar within 1 mile

Local Water Sports
Swimming (indoor pool)

Approximate Location

Map is approximate and should only be used to get a rough idea of the cottage location.

Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Usk area.

Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Llantarnam Abbey - 3.3 miles (Abbey) Heritage Rating

Usk Castle - 3.4 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Usk Roman Fortress - 3.5 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Usk, St Mary's Priory Church - 3.5 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Torfaen Museum - 3.5 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Usk Priory - 3.5 miles (Abbey) Heritage Rating

Goetre, St Peter's Church - 4.5 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

National Roman Legion Museum, Caerleon - 4.6 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Caerleon Castle - 4.7 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Caerleon Roman Fortress, Baths, and Amphitheatre - 4.7 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

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