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Foxes Reach

Catbrook, Near Tintern, Monmouthshire

In a quiet hamlet a mile above Tintern, with its romantically ruined Cistercian Tintern Abbey on the banks of the River Wye, a warm whitewashed detached stone character cottage.

Foxes Reach
Near Tintern
01600 860341
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A traditional Welsh whitewashed stone cottage of great character, with sheltered and charming cottage garden, in a quiet but not isolated rural hamlet of the lower Wye Valley, South Wales.

The cottage is easily reached, being about 1 mile from historic Tintern, 15 minutes drive from both the Severn Bridge (M48) at Chepstow, and the dual carriageway north to M50 / M5 / M6 / M42 at Monmouth, making it a convenient choice all year round.

(OS Grid Reference 509029).

Awarded the coveted five stars for facilities and quality by the Wales Tourist Board (now Visit Wales), the owners also hold the “Croeso Cynnes Cymreig ( Warm Welsh Welcome) award .The cottage also holds the VW AWARDS for facilities for walkers and cyclists.

Foxes Reach has long been a family holiday favourite( lots to do locally including plenty to interest active older children and the WiFi and hot tub are hits with teens) )and we have many walkers ( every walk from easy lanes to open mountain within reach) but has also become popular for family reunions , significant birthdays and anniveraries ,professional couples wanting a little extra space for a honeymoon or just to relax, and with film crew and professional performers -all of whom want comfort, location and civilised convenience.

* Quiet not isolated location, neighbours houses nearby but no noisy roads * Easy access to M4 and M5/50 * A wealth of sightseeing close by * Character cottage with many original features, but fully renovated modernised and exceptionally well equipped * 2 double bedrooms – 1 with a 5ft King size bed and 1 with a standard 4’6” double bed * 2 single bedrooms * Infant’s travel cot (linen not provided) and highchair * 1 bathroom / WC upstairs * 1 downstairs shower room / WC * Assistance and other well-behaved dogs welcome (maximum 2) – your horse also accepted!


* Comfortable sitting room * Cosy wood-burning stove and full oil central heating ,thermostatic valves, double glazing. * Flatscreen high quality TV, 2 further TVs , 3 DVD players and 1 VCR . 4th TV which is also a second ipod dock and a DVD/CD player. * 2 stereo CD players with tape deck/radio, Radio alarm clock . I pod dock. * Sky satellite TV (approx 70 radio and TV channel package) * Phone land line by arrangement * Wireless Internet connection available for your laptop at noninal charge * Dishwasher * Fully fitted kitchen with twin sinks, * Electric oven with grill * Electric hob with 4 rings * Extractor fan and hood * Fridge * Microwave oven and Tassimo coffee maker * Lots of cutlery, crockery and cookware * Hairdryer , safe ,and ipod dock ,Radio Alarm * Open plan dining area with old oak furniture * Flagged floors and exposed stone * Freezer * Laundry with Belfast sink, automatic washing machine, tumble drier, iron and board. * Cards, indoor and outdoor games, magazines, books DVDs and videos to borrow. * Bed linen- freshly laundered Egyptian cottons, low-allergy fluffy duvets and pillows. * Hotel-style spa cosmetics * Towels provided ( even a special one for dogs) Robes available at extra charge. * Outside there is a sheltered and charming cottage garden. Garden furniture includes dining table and chairs, sun loungers , sun umbrella and BBQ * Private off road parking for 2-3 cars Garden games including large size outdoor draughts dominoes and darts * We have a beautician and a hairdresser who will provide wonderfully relaxing pampering treats by appointment at the cottage. Indulge! Tesco, Sainsburys and Waitrose delivery services operate to the village.

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