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Fire pit, perfect for starry nights and toasting marshmallows
Covered terrace with gorgeous views and BBQ
Light and spacious living area
Well- equipped contemporary kitchen
Double doors to covered terrace
Well-equipped kitchen
Romantic and cosy
Main living area leading to shower room
Light and airy main living area
Shower room
Spacious shower and WC
Shower
Comfortable seating for alfresco drinks and dining
Gorgeous countryside views
Plentiful wood store
Large area for dining and relaxing outdoors
Quiet and secluded location
On site stream
1 / 18  Fire pit, perfect for starry nights and toasting marshmallows
2 / 18  Covered terrace with gorgeous views and BBQ
3 / 18  Light and spacious living area
4 / 18  Well- equipped contemporary kitchen
5 / 18  Double doors to covered terrace
6 / 18  Well-equipped kitchen
7 / 18  Romantic and cosy
8 / 18  Main living area leading to shower room
9 / 18  Light and airy main living area
10 / 18  Shower room
11 / 18  Spacious shower and WC
12 / 18  Shower
13 / 18  Comfortable seating for alfresco drinks and dining
14 / 18  Gorgeous countryside views
15 / 18  Plentiful wood store
16 / 18  Large area for dining and relaxing outdoors
17 / 18  Quiet and secluded location
18 / 18  On site stream

A Night Under The Old Oak

Abergavenny (3.5 mlsSE), Brecon Beacons
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Working farm
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Quirky
Glamping
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At a glance

  • Set beneath an old oak tree with stunning views across the countryside
  • Perfect for couples wanting to enjoy the outdoors with fire pit and covered terrace
  • An area of natural outstanding beauty with access onto the Brecon beacons National Park
Property code: 78741

This spacious handcrafted lodge is perfect for couples wanting to get away to enjoy the outdoors finished with a contemporary style and all the comforts you would desire for a night under the stars.

You can easily while away the hours here under the old oak tree, enjoying breakfast outdoors or simply lazing in the grounds with a good book. There is a wealth of walking from your front door that will guide you across the rugged farmland. The Brecon Beacons National Park awaits where you can enjoy strolling the canal pathways or climbing the many hillsides to include the Skirrid, Sugar Loaf and Hatterrall Ridge. For cyclists you can enjoy the peaceful lanes that will take you through the hamlets and picturesque villages. The area is also rich in history where you can explore the many castles set within the vibrant market towns of Abergavenny, Crickhowell, Brecon and not forgetting Raglan, within 5 miles of the lodge.

Step up onto the covered terrace where you will later enjoy your supper, the double doors open onto the open plan living space. Spacious and contemporary and offering all the luxuries that you would only dream of when enjoying the outdoors. For the chef, a small but well-equipped kitchen space, with electric hob, fridge with ice compartment and dishwasher. For dining a breakfast bar with two stools. For relaxing a comfortable sofa that you can sink into in-front of the TV, there is also a wall mounted electric fire with thermostat that will warm the room. For sleep, a double bed dressed with cushions and throws. There is a spacious shower and WC.

Outside there is a covered terrace where you can enjoy the out-door gas BBQ, there is a table and chairs. There is also a picnic table for dining outside and a fire pit with seating that’s just perfect for toasting marshmallows. The area has been landscaped there is a small wildlife pond at the beginning of the driveway and parking for two cars.

  • 1 Double bed
  • 1 Shower room
  • Electric hob, fridge with ice compartment and dishwasher
  • Electric and heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Off road parking for two cars
  • Satellite Wi-Fi included
  • TV in lounge area
  • Pub and shop 3-4 miles
  • Gas BBQ
  • Fire pit
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Avril Hitchman

This property is personally managed by Avril.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 28 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Hamid 1st October 2023

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Reviewed by Sarah 18th September 2023

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Myself, my wife and our two Spaniels had a fantastic stay under the Old Oak for our first Anniversary. The location was absolutely stunning and our dogs were fascinated by the sheep and cows. The cottage was beautiful, clean and really cosy which was great because the weather was less than forgiving. Andrew was an excellent host and the whole proceRead moress was so easy, we will definitely be coming back again. Thank you for such a wonderful stay. Sarah, Annalee, Twix and Luna :) Hide

Reviewed by Angela 1st September 2023

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Superb host, location, and venue - highly recommend - will return!

Reviewed by Stephen 12th August 2023

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A stunning hand built hideaway in beautiful surroundings. Along with a host that nothing was to much trouble made for an unforgettable stay! We can't wait to come back to this special place

Reviewed by Kam 17th July 2023

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The location of this property is absolutely amazing. It is secluded and private with only sheep and cows for company. The covered bbq area is perfect for when it rains. All amenities were available and the place is spotless and modern. Andrew was a very friendly host. We will definitely be visiting again.

Reviewed by Debbie 14th July 2023

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This is a must place to stay!! Very comfy with all mod cons and a real escape in the country yet the local town and things to do are a stone throw away.. I would recommend this to anyone

I just loved this place! I could live there - so nice to wake up and see the cows and sheep in the field , no one around and total peace and quiet.. wRead moreith all mod cons. The local town 10mins down the road places to see and do all around just wish I could of stayed longer!

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Reviewed by Joanne 3rd July 2023

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A lovely, well equipped property in a peaceful location. Just what we needed for a relaxing short break

Reviewed by Kathryn 18th June 2023

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We loved this cabin. If you want to be away from it all and switch off, yet be in easy reach of the town and surrounding beauty then this is the place for you. Dog loved the spacious enclosed garden too . Cooked on the fab BBQ every night and soooooo enjoyed sitting and watching the sun go down and seeing the RedKites around the glorious fire pit .Read more Very well equipped for compact space . Everything we needed was there ..including a cold bottle of Prosecco in the fridge from the owners . Hide

Reviewed by Roger 2nd June 2023

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Nice quiet location to relax and unwind

Reviewed by James 19th May 2023

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Reviewed by Dave 12th May 2023

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Lovely relaxing holiday. Great views and very peaceful. Loved the fire pit. Owners very helpful. Nearby Abergavenny and Raglan are lovely and dog friendly.

Reviewed by Sarah 5th May 2023

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Reviewed by Lucy 1st April 2023

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Beautiful secluded lodge with amazing views but with only a short drive to Abergervenny town it really does have it all. Perfect for a break from the hustle and bustle and when waking up to the fields of sheep on the morning you can't help but smile.

Reviewed by Jim 29th December 2022

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The perfect get away at New Year's, peacefull and lots of walks locally. Andrew was the perfect host. No oven just a hob, but gas BBQ undercover and that did us superbly.

Reviewed by Becky 29th November 2022

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Lovely area, very secluded and everything it said. Owners very nice and helpful. Would definitely go again.

Reviewed by Debbie 30th August 2022

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Fabulous! this was a last minute booking and couldn't have chosen a better place. The location is wonderful. Private with amazing countryside views. Spent the evenings with a glass or two of wine in front of the fire watching the sun set and then looking up at the stars. The accommodation has everything you need and has been very well thought out. Read moreWe will be recommending this little gem to friends and family and will definitely be booking again. Hide

Reviewed by Liudmila 20th August 2022

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Great place to relax. Every little thing were thought through. No need to worry about anything. Morden life comfort in the middle of the farm fields

Reviewed by Nicholas 12th August 2022

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Amazing stay in a scenic location. The lodge has WiFi, gas grill and a decking area with furniture. Our two dogs enjoyed watching the world go past as my partner and I read books on the decking area. My partner was a massive fan of the shower and struggled to not stay in there all day. The lodge is fully equipped with a osman bed for storage. I wouRead moreld fully recommend for anyone looking to escape the quiet countryside. Hide

Reviewed by Adam 9th August 2022

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Reviewed by Andrew 8th July 2022

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This cabin is set in the most beautiful scenery in a large well maintained garden. There are cattle and sheep in the surrounding fields and wonderful views in all directions in this stunning little corner of Wales. There were many lovely places to visit and walks nearby We enjoyed the very good shower and high tech touch mirror in the bathroom The Read moreowner was friendly and helpful Hide

Reviewed by Heather 1st July 2022

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Our 2nd visit and will definitely return again! Such a peaceful location. The hut is beautiful.

Reviewed by Steven 27th June 2022

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A beautiful setting so peaceful just what we needed to relax and get away from it all. The lodge is equipped with everything you need, a beautiful verandah with a bbq to do most of your cooking. The grounds are stunning and views are out of this world. Good access to all local towns/villages, lots of pubs and restaurants near by too. The fire pit iRead mores so great and toasting marshmallows was the best. Definitely recommend and will return. Thank you to Andrew for the lovely stay. Hide

Reviewed by Samantha 19th June 2022

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It was a wonderful place to stay, great views and so peaceful. It was so much more than we expected. Very secluded which was what we wanted but still so close to everything. We will definitely be coming again.

Reviewed by Hocine 10th June 2022

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We had the time of our lives , the place is perfect , the area wonderful and we just enjoyed listening to the sound of silence . We promised the cows and the sheeps that we will be back .. so we will .

Reviewed by Angela 16th May 2022

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Fabulous 4 night break, just what we were looking for. Peace and quiet with every comfort. High standard of finish in and out of the accommodation. Excellent facilities. Both dogs had a great time also. Mr Bevan very welcoming made you feel you could approach him if any problems. Will be returning.

Reviewed by Heather 25th April 2022

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Beautiful hut and stunning location, so peaceful. We will book again.

Reviewed by Michael 15th April 2022

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Everything about it was brilliant Accommodation and host I would have know hesitation going back

Reviewed by Emma 30th December 2021

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We had a lovely time spending new year here. Even with the weather Cabin was always warm as heating is very good. Theres some fab walks/hikes only a short drive away. And handy having Abergavenny so close to grab some fish and chips Our dog loved the space also and seeing Mr squirrel visit daily Definitely be coming back.

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Fire pit, perfect for starry nights and toasting marshmallows
Covered terrace with gorgeous views and BBQ
Light and spacious living area
Well- equipped contemporary kitchen
Double doors to covered terrace
Well-equipped kitchen
Romantic and cosy
Main living area leading to shower room
Light and airy main living area
Shower room
Spacious shower and WC
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