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Quiet and secluded Welsh borders home-from-home

  • Becher's Cottage
    Becher's Cottage
    Becher's Cottage
    Private Patio & Garden
    Front door to Becher's Cottage
    Living Room
    Property description
    Rental Home – 
    2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
    In one of the last quiet places in the UK, this lovely 5 star cottage offers a home from home, with every comfort. It is surrounded by fields, high hedges and oak trees, and offers a variety of walks to suit everyone. The lower Wye Valley and Vale of Usk, the Brecon Beacons and Black Mountains, are all within easy driving distance and the bustling market towns of Monmouth and Abergavenny offer quality local produce, diverse restaurants and entertainment. The Royal Forest of Dean has caves, woodlands, arts and crafts, adventures on foot, by bicycle, canoe, steam train, and lots of interesting heritage to discover and explore. There are racecourses, golf courses, fishing lakes and rivers, castles, museums, markets. Cardiff is within an hour and offers every possible activity, marv... more
  • Amenities & details
    • Balcony
    • Central Heating
    • Dining Seats (6)
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(1)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • En Suite Rooms (2)
    • Freezer
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (4)
    • Microwave
    • Parking
    • Private Yard
    • Refrigerator
    • Single Beds:(2)
    • Sofa Beds:(1)
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • VCR
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Additional amenities & feature info
    Children of all ages welcome
    Electric 'woodburner' fire for extra warmth
    Spacious hallway and cupboards
    Plenty of room for a travelling cot
    Dogs welcome and at no extra charge but talk to the owners first please
    Enclosed garden and secure field for dogs and children to run free
    Farm walks encouraged
    Lots of local information, brochures and maps provided
    Welcome Pack on arrival
    Listing #HL234640 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
    Winter Jan 3, 2015 Feb 13, 2015 2 nights
    Half-term Feb 14, 2015 Feb 20, 2015 2 nights
    Spring Feb 21, 2015 Mar 27, 2015 2 nights
    Easter Mar 28, 2015 Apr 10, 2015 2 nights
    View all periods
    Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    This cottage is let on a weekly basis only - short breaks might be available at a minimum price of £200 for 2 or 3 nights
    All rates are for 4 people and there are no booking fees
    Discounts available for 2 people sharing one bedroom (all other facilities of the cottage included)
    All rates include electricity and heating, all bed linen and towels, and a welcome pack on arrival
    Changeover day is usually Saturday but we can be flexible
    Mid-week or Weekend short breaks from £200
    We can accept payment by cheque or bank transfer in GBPounds or euros
    There is no charge for dogs but speak to us first please
    Over the Christmas/New Year holiday period, we can be flexible with start dates
    The minimum stay is 2 nights (and not always available as usually booking is for one week)
  • Property location
    Things to Do
    Car advised
    How to get there
    Airport: Bristol International: 49.7 mi
    Railway: Abergavenny: 11.8 mi
    Ferry: Fishguard: 49.7 mi
    Monmouth is easily accessible from the UK motorway network. London is about 3 hours away by car and almost all of the UK is within a day's drive. The cottage is in a rural area and the last few miles are on quiet country roads. Detailed directions will be sent on booking. The nearest airport is Bristol International. Easyjet and Ryanair both fly into Bristol and it is an easy car journey from there, taking about 1 hour. On the way, you will cross the River Severn to Chepstow with its castle, and then through the Lower Wye Valley with its cliffs and forested banks to Tintern, passing close to the Abbey, then crossing the River Wye twice before reaching the market town of Monmouth where shopping is easy and interesting from where it is only a 10 minute drive to Becher's Cot... more
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
    Nearby cities
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 for a stay in September 2014

A lovely cottage, well equipped and managed by 2 of the most amenable people around. Well worth the money. Central for the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean. Some good local(ish) restaurants. We will stay there again in the future. more

Harry C
Veldhoven, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 for a stay in July 2014

Very well equiped cottage with very friendly owners living nextdoor. A beautiful and quiët surrounding with lost off nice towns in the neigborhood. We dit a lot of nice walks in beautiful wheather. We very much enjoyed our stay in the cottage off. John and Edwina. more

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 for a stay in June 2014

My husband and I, and our 2 close friends from California were welcomed to the cottage by Bryn and Jasper, the two lovely dogs, and shortly after by Edwina and John our friendly, informative, but unobtrusive, hosts. Bechers is beautifully decorated and equipped and just feels warm and relaxing and we thoroughly enjoyed our welcome basket with its bottle of... more

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Listed since : May 2012
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