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Very good
7 reviews
Living Area
Single Bedroom
Twin Bedroom
Double Bedroom
Dining Room
The Garden
Valleybreak in th snow
illumantor at Caerphilly castle
4 Star Cottage
Walking in the Breacon Beacons
Meadow on River Walk (5 min. from house)
Cardiff Bay
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3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Blackwood, Caerphilly County, South Wales, Wales
This cosy house was originally a miner's home as most of the terraced houses in the valley were. It has been fully modernized and will provide a very comfortable base to explore this fascinating area steeped in history.

Upstairs we have three bedrooms, one double, one with two single beds and one single.

Downstairs, there is a lovely bright dining area and living room, a fully fitted kitchen, a bathroom with bath, shower and shaver point.
About the Owner, Jan F
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 11 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2012
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 7 reviews and 1 property
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Very good - based on 7 reviews
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Frances W
Orlando, Florida
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed August 20, 2017 for a stay in August 2017

This home has everything you need, it has all been thought of. Phoebe and Ray start your stay with a lovely welcome and welsh cakes to die for. The friendly welcome doesn't stop there I swear where every we walked everyone said good morning. There was plenty of shops to chose from for your any necessaries, Aldi only a 5...

Management response:

Thank you so much for your kind review The people from the valleys really do give you a warm welcome


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Trish D
Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed August 20, 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Lovely river walk close by and a secure garden for the dog makes this a great family break. However we did have issues with some of the furniture and soft furnishings. I understand the owner will now replace the problem items and hopefully give us a partial refund as an unusable bed did cause us inconvenience.

Management response:

Thank you for your comments we have undead placed gorgeous new mattresses on all single beds The double had a new one in the spring


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kevin w
1 review
Reviewed May 23, 2017 for a stay in May 2017

on arrival I had nice welcome from the couple at 52 property was nice and tidy and we had pleasance stay while working away... all the supermarkets were near by which was nice I would recommend this rental thanks jan for a nice stay....

Management response:

Thank you for your lovely review Pheobe was thrilled you left the house tidy and clean Hope to see you again


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  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (5)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
There is Free Sat TV, DVD player and Radio and CD Player for your entertainment.
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House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
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Oct 1, 2017 -
Jun 30, 2018
Low Season
5 nights
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
We are able to offer short breaks (min. 3 nights) pro rato depending on number of quests and time of year, please enquire by phone to Jan on 07725 540049 or email jan@valleybreak.co.uk.

payments can be made by PayPal ( account or using any debit or credit card), cheque or bank transfer.
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About the neighborhood
Merthyr Tydfil is 20 minutes away by car and features Cyfartha Castle, Cynon Valley Museum, Ynysfach Engine House amongst others. Have a look at the website The Valleys of Southern Wales.

Newport is also an exciting town to visit and is the home of the Ryder Cup in 2010 - only 30 minutes away by car.

There is the 'Big Pit' National Coal Museum where you can join the world-famous underground tour and go 300 feet underground with a real miner and see what life was like for the thousands of men who worked at the coal face.

If you like walking, there are plenty of opportunities at Sirhowy Valley Country Park and Activity Centre. There are also organised walks covering all of the valley areas and of course we are on the national cycle network Wales.

There are also several country...
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How to get there
The directions below avoid the sat nav preferred route of going directly through the town of Ystrad Mynach which can get very congested due to a major new hospital being built.
From the North / Brecon: Take A470 to Cardiff.
From the South/ M4 Leave the motorway onto A470
Then Leave A470 onto A472 signposted Ystrad Mynach.
Continue over next three roundabouts.
Go past Rowantree pub on left.
At the fourth roundabout (new council offices on the left) go straight on towards ystrad Mynach.
Pass under a railway bridge.
At the next roundabouts(Two small ones together) The Royal Oak on left, bear right then left.
At the junction turn left signposted Bargoed
(This is the area for the slip road to the brand new Ystrad Mynach Hospital so if the road layout changes just follow signs towards Bargoed.)...
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