Llancayo Windmill

This luxuriously furnished windmill in the countryside near Usk in Monmouthshire was built in 1813 and lovingly restored to create a large and quirky holiday cottage sleeping 12 close to the Brecon Beacons National Park. Pets welcome.

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About Llancayo Windmill

  • Sleeps: 12
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Bathrooms: 5

Llancayo Windmill is a recently renovated luxury self-catering rural retreat two miles north of the Monmouthshire market town of Usk. The windmill was built in the early 19th Century and stood as a ruin for many years until its superb restoration as a luxury holiday cottage in mid Wales.

Usk is conveniently located in the centre of Monmouthshire within easy reach of the Brecon Beacons. The town itself possesses a castle, a rural life museum, the sessions house, a collection of historic houses, a fine choice of restaurants, shops, public houses, tea rooms other amenities associated with a vibrant rural town. Usk is also famous for its fishing and floral successes in the Wales in Bloom / Britain in Bloom competitions.

Llancayo Windmill at glance

  • Sleeps twelve guests.
  • Six bedrooms, four en-suite shower rooms and one family bathroom over three floors.
  • Enclosed garden and open balcony on the first floor.
  • Onsite parking.
  • One well behaved dog welcome (small additional charge), kept to the ground floor please.
  • Due to the property being five storeys high, guests with mobility difficulties and parents of toddlers and young children should be aware of the many steps and the open balcony.
  • Sorry, no stag or hen parties.
  • WiFi.
  • Minimum of a three night stay.

Additional features

  • Gas underfloor heating.
  • Electric effect wood burning stove.
  • Five-ring gas range cooker, microwave, American fridge/freezer, two dishwashers, washing machine, tumble dryer.
  • TVs, DVDs, Freeview to all bedrooms, Satellite with full package (not multi room) available in the sitting room and dining room.
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request (please bring your own cot linen). Two stairgates are provided on request, for installation by guests.
  • Outdoor furniture and gas barbecue.
  • Catering is available by separate arrangement.
  • Fly Fishing is available on the nearby River Usk. Licences can be purchased locally.

Attractions and nearby amenities

  • In this area, explore the Brecon Beacons National Park, the Blorenge, Sugar Loaf, and Skirrid Fawr Mountains.
  • An ideal location for an outdoor break in Monmouthshire. Within close proximity of activities including cycling, rope climbing, pony trekking, hang gliding, canal boat hire, fishing and walking.
  • There are numerous award-winning restaurants nearby.
  • The Welsh capital city of Cardiff is approximately 25 miles south of Usk offering attractions such as the Millennium Stadium and the Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay.
  • Tintern Abbey situated in the Wye Valley, is approximately 25 minutes drive away, together with many more castles and museums, such as the Big Pit Mining Museum at Blaenavon,
  • Nearby golf courses include Alice Springs (approximately a five-minute drive away), Greenmeadow and Celtic Manor.
  • For the horse racing enthusiasts, visit Chepstow Racecourse.
Cottage
Llancayo Windmill
Contact Name
Rural Retreats
Tel
01386 898279
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