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Cordell House - a quirky 3 bedroomed townhouse in Crickhowell, nestled in the stunning Brecon Beacons, the perfect base for your countryside getaway.

A quirky 3 bedroomed townhouse over 4 floors recently refurbished to a high standard. Located close to Crickhowell bridge and the river Usk. Outstanding views of the surrounding hillsides. A short walk to Crickhowell's unique high street of independent shops. The nearest pub is just across the road and there is a wide choice of excellent places to eat within walking distance.


With three comfortable bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a spacious dining room, a well equipped kitchen and cosy and contemporary living room, Cordell House is perfect whether you need a base for outdoor adventure or just a beautiful place to do absolutely nothing.


  • Sleeps 6-8 people
  • Patio doors leading from the kitchen to a sundeck with external seating and glorious mountain views
  • Well appointed dining room comfortably seating 6-8 people
  • Family bathroom
  • Master bedroom with king size bed and en suite
  • Travel cot, high chair and stairgate
  • Fireplaces with coal effect electric fires in both living and dining rooms
  • Comfortable seating for 8 in the contemporary styled basement living room
  • Well equipped kitchen with electric hob and oven, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, fridge freezer and toaster
  • Linen and towels provided
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Hairdryers
  • Satellite TV with Catch Up
  • DVD
  • Internet access via wifi
  • Stereo system
  • Books and games
  • Fishing, horse riding,tennis courts and golf nearby
  • Fabulous walks ranging from the very difficult mountain scrambles to gentle strolls
  • Mountain and river views
  • Off road parking for 2 average sized cars
  • Sorry no wheelchair access
  • No pets allowed
  • No smoking





Weekly lets run from Friday to Friday, although alternative arrangements can be made by negotiation.

Under the terms of our insurance, the house is a non-smoking property.


Weekly rates are £600 per week apart from the following exceptions:

July & August: £800 per week.

Weekend or short breaks can be available at short notice (excluding June-August).

A minimum stay of 3 nights applies.

£95/125 a night depending on season.


Confirm availability and make a booking via Airbnb or Holidaylettings



Here in south east Powys we have all the scenic and cultural blessings of Wales within easy distance from the border, Crickhowell, or Crug Hwyel, is easily recognisable in any language, so just follow the signs once you get past Abergavenny

Head 5 miles west from Abergavenny on the A40 towards the afternoon sunshine that warms Crickhowell!


The A40 trunk road takes you through the town. 200 metres past the Bear Hotel, turn left down the A4077 opposite the Shell garage (open 24 hours!)

400 metres further down the A4077, as you approach traffic lights for the Usk bridge, you will see brown signs for the Riverside caravan site on your right.  The parking for Cordell House is immediately next to the main road, so turn hard right at this turning into the space between two birch trees.


The red door for Cordell House opens onto the main road just above your parking space. The door bell has a nice posh ring!


(The bridge over the River Usk is just 100 metres beyond Cordell House. If you find yourself coming up from Cardiff way over the bridge, our turning is the first on the left after the bridge.)


Unless you are ‘on a mission’ your next day or so will feature the delights of Crickhowell town. Head first  to the bridge, then via the Bridge End pub up Bridge Street. Turn left at the police station and Crickhowell’s shops, pubs and cafes will appear ahead of you. For those who would like a gentler slope, turn left from the door and head up New Road. Turn right just past the church, keep walking past the library and you will find yourself in the High Street. The locals are rightly proud of Crickhowell and will be delighted to give guidance on finding your way around.



Things to Do

Whether you are an adventure seeker, a music lover, an art aficionado, a foody or just want to surround yourself with nature in all its beauty, Crickhowell and the surrounding area has it all for you.


March sees the town host its very own walking festival, with a range of walks for all abilities taking in the breathtaking beauty the area. Visit in late Spring for the chance to see the bluebells of Coed Cefn (named one of the UK's top ten Bluebell woods by The Guardian) in full bloom. Art and culture lovers are well catered for in May with the local Open Studios weekend and Hay Literature festival  within easy reach.


The Royal Welsh Show is held in July, around 40 minutes' drive through beautiful countryside. August sees Glanusk estate on the outskirts of town play host to the internationally renowned Green Man music festival, the site is a relaxing walk or a short taxi ride away for those for whom festival camping isn't appealing.


September sees nearby market town Abergavenny become a mecca for food and drink lovers, the town's food festival, now well into its second decade, brings together chefs and producers of fine food from all over the globe for a culinary celebration, although with a wide and varied range of restaurants in the area, including Michelin starred The Walnut Tree, food lovers are well catered for year-round.


Not to be outdone by Hay, Crickhowell now hosts its own literary festival in October. Established in 2015, the Festival is still just a baby, but is already attracting some heavyweight names from the worlds of prose and poetry.


For the past few years the town has run a successful Christmas market in the first week of December, with local craftspeople and food producers selling beautiful hand made gifts alongside the town's famous array of wonderful independent shops.

Adventure Seekers:

Kevin Walker Mountain Activities: www.mountain-activities.com

Wern Trekking & Riding Centre: www.werntrekking.co.uk

Crickhowell Walking Festival: www.crickhowellfestival.com

Guided Mountain Biking: www.blackmountainsguiding.co.uk


Culture Lovers:

Crickhowell Open Studios: www.visitcrickhowell.co.uk/about-crickhowell/crickhowell-art-trail

Crickhowell Literary Festival: cricklitfest.co.uk

Hay Festival: www.hayfestival.com

Green Man Festival: www.greenman.net



Abergavenny Food Festival: www.abergavennyfoodfestival.com

Black Mountain Smokery: www.smoked-foods.co.uk

Welsh Venison Centre: www.beaconsfarmshop.co.uk


For the Kids:

Cantref Farm: www.cantref.com

Kingdom Come Indoor Play Centre: www.kingdomcomewales.co.uk

Dan Yr Ogof Showcaves & Dinosaur park: www.showcaves.co.uk


History Buffs:

Abergavenny Museum: www.abergavennymuseum.co.uk

Tretower Court: www.cadw.gov.wales/daysout/tretowercourtandcastle

Big Pit: www.museumwales.ac.uk/bigpit/




Bookings can be made via Airbnb or Holidaylettings
For further enquiries or information, please contact Gwen via email or telephone.

email: gwenaxford@gmail.com

tel: +44 7966013826