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- Pub 'on foot'
- Child and Baby Friendly
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Cyclists Accepted
- Walker Friendly
- Open Fire or Stove
- Own Parking
- Golfing Breaks
- Short Breaks
- Wi-Fi Access
- Rural Location
A lovingly-restored Welsh stone and oak-beamed cottage, Owl Grove is a lovely holiday cottage that sleeps up to six guests in three bedrooms. Located alongside the five other holiday rentals at Steppes Farm, the cottage enjoys a quirky upside-down layout, with the lounge/dining room and kitchen on the first floor, and the bedrooms and bathroom on the ground floor. With the living space on the first floor, guests can look out over the beautiful rolling countryside that makes this part of Wales so popular.
3 Bedrooms Sleeps 6
The main bedroom has a large double bed and antique oak furniture, whilst the second bedroom has twin beds, and the childrens bedroom has bunk beds. The contemporary bathroom has a full-size bath with shower over. All linen and bath towels are provided.
Upstairs, the comfortable lounge/dining area has plenty of space to relax and to enjoy self-catering meals. There is a TV and DVD player, and free WiFi throughout the cottage. To the side of the dining area is a well-equipped kitchen, with all equipment and utensils supplied. Guests are free to sit outside on the patio and to enjoy the four acres of gardens and grounds.
Many of the guests that stay at Steppes Farm come not just for the warm and comfortable cottages, but also for the on-site restaurant and bar, The Stonemill. Michelin-listed and with 2 AA Rosettes, The Stonemill offers fine country dining in a glorious rural setting. The restaurant is open from Tuesday to Sunday, for lunches and evening meals, and serves an inventive and inspiring menu of freshly cooked dishes that make full use of the best locally sourced meat, fish and produce. The restaurant is justly proud of the fact that all vegetables are grown on site at Steppes Farm.
A holiday in Monmouthshire is a treat for both history lovers and fans of the great outdoors. Visitors will find that they are never far from an imposing castle, a ruined abbey or another historic monument, and an entire week could easily be spent touring these incredible places. Highlights include White Castle, Raglan Castle and the Monnow Bridge, in Monmouth itself. Further afield, Tintern Abbey is a must, and Hereford is well worth visiting, in order to see the Mappa Mundi, in Hereford Cathedral.
Nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts will be bowled over by the stunning natural beauty of the Wye Valley and the Forest of Dean. From walking the many miles of hiking trails to climbing up Kymin Hill, or even the Sugar Loaf Mountain, there really is something for everyone. A narrowboat trip on the Brecon and Monmouthshire Canal will reveal stunning landscapes and all manner of wildlife and birds along the route, and for those who prefer a little more action on the water, kayaking and canoeing opportunities abound on the River Wye.
Self-confessed foodies flock to Monmouthshire, as the countys reputation for amazing restaurants and premium producers and artisan makers has spread far and wide. From the food festivals in Abergavenny and at Caldicot Castle to the countless boutique food stores to be found in Monmouth, Usk, Chepstow and others, the county has attracted chefs and culinary creatives from all over the UK and further afield. Visitors to Steppes Farm will no doubt be tempted to try some locally-produced cheeses, meats and pastries during their stay, and perhaps to visit farm shops like Trealy Farm or Square Farm Shop.
Golfers will find Monmouthshire a superb location, as the area has many fine courses, to suit all tastes and abilities. From Raglan Parc to The Rolls of Monmouth, the countryside surrounding the areas golf courses will make a day on the greens something to remember. Non-golfers may prefer a visit to a local attraction, such as the Raglan Farm Park, Dewstow Gardens or the Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo.
From a weekend break to a longer staycation holiday for an extended family or a group of friends, Monmouthshire has plenty to offer, and Owl Grove makes the ideal base from which to explore this delightful part of Wales. Whether you come to relax and unwind in the peaceful and unspoiled countryside, or you want a holiday filled with outdoor activities and lots of places to visit and explore, Monmouth certainly wont disappoint, and neither will Owl Grove.