Front view of Blackthorn Lodge showing the lounge patio doors, front door and patio garden area with garden furniture including a table, 4 chairs, par
  • Front view of Blackthorn Lodge showing the lounge patio doors, front door and patio garden area with garden furniture including a table, 4 chairs, par
  • Evening view of beautiful Red Cedar Barrel Sauna which is for Blackthorn Guests' use only. It is situated in a lockable private area which can also be
  • Climbing Frame with slide, rock wall and double swing set. Also spring rocker and a wide range of other outdoor toys
  • Charnwood B multifuel stove which will run on either logs or anthracite and runs the radiators in all of the other rooms
  • shows 43" Ultra HD tv, Charnwood B Multifuel stove (logs or anthracite) and table and 4 chairs

About

Blackthorn Lodge is situated in Blackthorn Meadow which is in the rural village of Coed-y-Paen and is only 2 minutes’ drive or 10 minutes’ walk to the former Carpenters' Arms Public House & Restaurant and Llandegfedd Reservoir’s Visitor and Water sports Centre. Set in just under 2 acres of grounds - which it shares with our other holiday let Hawthorn Lodge - this Visit Wales Four Star graded, two bedroomed country bungalow offers a private outdoor red cedar barrel sauna for guests use only, multiple off-road car parking, free WIFI and a children’s play area.

Blackthorn’s lounge has a large comfortable L-shaped corner sofa and a table and chairs. It offers a beautiful log burning multi-fuel stove - there is nothing nicer than snuggling up in front of a real fire as it heats the radiators in the bedrooms, kitchen, bathroom and hallway. Blackthorn Lodge has a 43" Ultra High Definition Smart TV which can access aps including Netflix and YouTube and offers catch-up tv in the lounge and a 32" Freeview tv in the double bedroom. Both TVs have Freeview tv and radio channels and USB ports should you wish to bring your own film collection with you to watch. There is also a Blu-ray DVD player in the lounge.
The modern, well stocked, fitted kitchen area has a fridge freezer, washing machine, electric ceramic hob, a single electric oven with grill and a microwave oven. The lodge has ceramic floor tiles throughout and the bathroom is a fully tiled wet room with a shower, toilet and sink. Blackthorn lodge can comfortably sleep up to 4 people – it has a double bed in the master bedroom and two single beds in the twin room.

The exterior consists of a private lockable side garden area with a red cedar barrel sauna for guests' use. The front patio area offers garden furniture, potted flowers and a very large grassed area for recreational purposes. A children's play area is also available and includes a climbing tower with a slide, a rock-climbing wall and a double swing set. There is also a swing rocker, football goal posts, balls etc. and during good weather children can access a trampoline - subject to conditions. A brick built BBQ is available for guests' use. There is also a small fruit orchard which is home to a small flock of free-range chicken and our geese. The accommodation is suitable for couples, friends and families and where possible is disability friendly. It has a wet room style shower and wheelchair accessible doors, electric sockets and light switches. There are no hidden extras. Electricity, wood and anthracite for the fire, towels and bed linen are all included in the price.
Llandegfedd Reservoir is located in the heart of beautiful countryside and forms a 434 acre lake, which is 1.5 miles long and 1 mile wide at the widest point. The entire site has been designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest due to its richness in wildlife. The reservoir offers something for all ages including a range of water sports, bird watching, fishing, walks and a café where you can look out over the reservoir while enjoying a cooked breakfast or a range of other refreshments.

Blackthorn Meadow is also close to two local golf courses – Greenmeadow Golf and Country Club and Woodlake Park Golf Club. Abergavenny, Cardiff, Monmouth, Brecon Beacons are also less than 30 minutes' drive.

Usk town offers a range of small traditional rural shops, coffee shops, pubs and restaurants while Cwmbran - which is less than 4 miles away - offers a Bowl Plex, Vue Cinema, Community Farm and a host of cafes, restaurants and large retailers.

Local attractions include Blaenavon World Heritage Site, Big Pit Mining Museum, Caerleon’s Roman Amphitheatre, Roman Fortress and Baths, Llandegfedd Reservoir’s walks and water sports, Cwmbran’s Boating Lake and Greenmeadow Community Farm, Usk’s Picnic Area (by the river) and so much more. The property is less than 6 miles from the M4 motorway which provides easy access to local castles and lots of other attractions including St Fagans, Cwmcarn Scenic Drive etc. Follow us on Facebook for up-to-date reviews and other information search for @blackthornmeadow

Blackthorn Lodge has its own lockable private garden area which is home to its own Jacuzzi, outdoor cedar barrel sauna and bicycle storage area. It is 10 minutes' walk or 5 minutes' drive to The Carpenters Arms public house and restaurant and Llandegfedd Reservoir's Water Sports Centre and Llandegfedd Trail walk.

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
2
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Blackthorn£125.00 per unit per night
Hawthorn Lodge£125.00 per unit per night

*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled facilities

Catering

  • Barbecue

Children

  • Children welcome - Children welcome from any age
  • Children's outdoor play area
  • High chairs available

Cooking Facilities

  • Freezer
  • Microwave cooker

Heating Facilities

  • Central heating
  • Real log/coal fires

Laundry Facilities

  • Drying facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Washing machine

Leisure Facilities

  • Fishing
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)
  • Leisure club (onsite or nearby)
  • Sauna onsite

Linen & Bedding

  • Linen provided

Parking

  • Private parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs/pets NOT accepted
  • WiFi or internet access

Room/Unit Facilities

  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Hairdryer
  • Radio
  • Television

Site Features

  • Garden

Target Markets

  • Single sex groups welcomed

Room/Unit Facilities: Blackthorn

  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Scenic view
  • Shower
  • Assisted wheelchair users
  • Elderly and less mobile
  • Part-time wheelchair users

Room/Unit Facilities: Hawthorn Lodge

  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Scenic view
  • Shower
  • Assisted wheelchair users
  • Elderly and less mobile

Map & Directions

Blackthorn Lodge

4 Visit Wales Stars 4 Visit Wales Stars 4 Visit Wales Stars 4 Visit Wales Stars 4 Visit Wales Stars Self-catering
Blackthorn Lodge, Coed Y Paen, Pontypool / Nr Usk, Monmouthshire, NP4 0SY
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Tel01633 766868

Tel07909 636202

Gradings

  • 4 Visit Wales Stars Self-catering
4 Visit Wales Stars Self-catering

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

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