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Charming Spacious Open-plan Studio In The Heart Of Monmouthshire

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Cottage in Shirenewton, Chepstow, South Wales, Wales - Perfect Location For Accessing The Wye Valley, Vale Of Usk, Cardiff And Bristol, Lovely Pub Nearby

The outstanding 4-star living accommodation is open-plan with a fitted kitchen area. The dining table seats 4 people comfortably.

Full 3D walkthrough available to view under the Facilities section.

The Studio benefits from a wooden floor and large-scale custom made and double-glazed timber framed windows and is decorated in muted Farrow & Ball greens and creams. Furnishing is in a modern country style. We have also fitted a brand-new luxury kitchen in May 2015 with all new appliances, which will hopefully make your stay as comfortable as possible.

The Studio is equipped with a flat screen Freeview television / DVD player (with iPod / MP3 connectivity) and a CD player / radio. There is a gas 'coal flame' stove to supplement the central heating and make for cosy nights in during winter.

A tiled internal entrance porch makes a good place to shed muddy boots and to hang coats. There is also a small patio area with a beautiful view of the church and the centre of the village. There is ample space to store bikes, either in the entrance porch (or we can provide additional space should it be required).

All bed linen, towels, gas, electricity and use of Studio washing machine are included. A cot and high chair are available upon request, with the option of a folding bed for a third occupant (by prior arrangement). Wireless internet can also be made available should it be required.

The Studio is annexed to our family home but with its own private entrance. As a family with young children we also recognise the needs of parents (and the value of some time alone for parents) so we would be happy to discuss any requirements you may have.

There is ample parking on the road outside the Studio. There is the possibility, by special arrangement with the owners only, of using an off-road parking space for 1 small-to-medium sized car. However the access to the off-road space is a little narrow and requires some manoeuvring.

We can accommodate 1 small dog (by prior arrangement only) but unfortunately no other pets. The Studio is strictly no smoking.

More Details

Sarah Al-Nuaimi
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
August 3, 2017

About Sarah Al-Nuaimi

Sarah and Omar live next door to the Studio at The Old Rectory with their young family, and have been residents of the village of Shirenewton for more than a decade.

They enjoy their rural and idyllic lifestyle in the village while remaining within touching distance of Bristol, Newport and Cardiff.

They look forward to welcoming you as their guests

Sarah Al-Nuaimi purchased this cottage in 2010

Guestbook comments from the owner

See below a sample of comments that guests have left in our Guest Book following their stay at The Studio:

“An amazing Studio! We will definitely be back and telling all our friends. Thank you for the wine and the biscuits.”

K & M, Kingsmill.

"This place was exactly what we needed! Thanks Sarah & Omar for your care and spontaneity. We will come back."

A & S, Colchester.

“What a fantastic place. We have enjoyed some lovely walks in the snow, has been great to relax here. Thanks for all the special touches. Hope to be back again”

C & B, Hertforshire.
Oct 2014
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Chepstow Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: The sleeping area with a king-sized bed is contained in a mezzanine gallery reached by a conventional staircase, within the overall open plan Studio space. there is no separate bedroom.
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
Notes on accommodation: We are proud to welcome cyclists and walkers to our Studio, and there is a wealth of fantastic riding and walking to enjoy in the local area. Outside: A charming south-facing patio area is available to our guests with seating and a table for two. Utility Room: Access to a washing machine and indoor drying area is provided. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen will be provided and we will happily discuss changing linen for guests staying for more than one week.


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Charming Spacious Open-plan Studio In The Heart Of Monmouthshire
average rating of 4.882353 based on 18 reviews

Great value for your money.

  • 5 of 5

A very well equipped cottage, good atmosphere, pleasant, spacious in a very lovely village with a great pub.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. We really enjoyed meeting you both and are so glad you enjoyed your stay; we hope to welcome you back again soon. Best wishes, Sarah
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  • 5 of 5

Beautifully renovated and extremely comfortable, this lovely studio was all we could hope for. It's situated in a very pretty and quiet area with easy access to major routes. There are lovely walks and good food out nearby and plenty of things to see and do on the doorstep. I thoroughly recommend the studio, and hope our visit will be the first of many!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very kind review and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We would love to welcome you back again another time, best wishes, Sarah
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Just perfect, extremely clean and had everything we needed

  • 5 of 5

This is the 2nd time we have stayed here and will definitely come back again. The weather was awful but that didn't spoil our stay because the a accommodation was extremely comfortable and had everything we needed to relax and enjoy. It's in a beautiful little village with a local pub a minute walk away, which was extremely friendly and the food was lovely.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind review, we are so glad you enjoyed it again, its really nice for us when people come back and enjoy their second visit. We really hope to welcome you both again. Best wishes Omar
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The Studio is the perfect bolt hole for an idyllic rural break.

  • 5 of 5

The Studio at Shirenewton is a beautifully appointed and well equipped rural apartment and an ideal base for leisurely exploring the immediate locality and further afield. It is centrally located within this pretty village and is within walking distance of the local pub restaurant The Tredegar Arms providing excellent food and ales.

The Studio is fully equipped with everything necessary for a relaxing stay and the owner, Sarah is extremely helpful providing suggestions for eateries and visits.

The welcome pack of wine and Welsh cakes was an added bonus.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for the kind review and we are delighted you had such a nice stay with us. We hope to be able to welcome you back another time soon. Best wishes Sarah
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  • 5 of 5

Spacious, very well appointed house. The open plan arrangement gives it an airy feeling while being cosy at the same time. Great kitchen and shower room both with excellent fittings. Everything you could need to spend some time here was provided - even a pizza cutter!. Good location for South Wales and beyond. Easy to find and near a good pub. Would certainly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind review and we are really pleased you enjoyed your time in the Studio. As for the pizza cutter, everyone needs one of those on holiday, right?? We hope to welcome you both another time, thanks, Sarah and Omar
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Great stay in Chepstow

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed our week stay in the studio cottage which is very comfortable and beautifully appointed. Everything you could desire has been catered for. Lovely experience sleeping in the loft accommodation. The bottle of wine, Welsh cakes and vase of peony flowers very much appreciated. The studio is positioned in a central area for exploring the various tourist attractions of this part of Wales. This property deserves a five star rating except for the parking. We felt a little anxious having to park on a main thoroughfare, especially as we are an overseas tourist in a hire car.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind review, we are really pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We note your comment about the parking, although given it is tucked away on the roadside we have never had any problems for our guests. We hope to welcome you again another time. Thank you, Sarah
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Bristol - 21 miles

Cardiff - 27 miles

Monmouth - 14 miles

Further Details:

The pretty stone-built village of Shirenewton is a excellent centre for exploring the Wye and Usk valleys, the Brecon Beacons and the Forest of Dean.

Although we are only 5 miles from the Severn Bridge (with fantastic access to Bristol and Cardiff) you will find that we are well and truly in the country with the advantages of a thriving village with 3 pubs (including a gastro pub less than 50 metres walk away and another that serves very good home-cooked food).

Keen walkers will find several easy walks mapped from the house and we have equipped The Studio with maps and guides books to the surrounding area. Cyclists will find the area very rewarding, both for road cycling and mountain biking in nearby Wentwood.

Golfers will find the famous St Pierre course 5 miles away and the 2010 Ryder Cup venue Celtic Manor 11 miles away. Chepstow Racecourse is less than 4 miles away. If you love castles you will also love Monmouthshire!

There is a lot more information on the village and the surrounding area available on the Shirenewton Village website.


Rates & Availability

Chepstow Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 1 2017
4 night minimum stay
Sep 2 2017 - Nov 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 4 2017 - Dec 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Christmas 17
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 5 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner

Changeover Day:
Please contact owner

Notes on prices:
We are always willing to consider a request for a weekend break instead of a full week, which is why we have Friday as our change-over day. Please be aware however that these requests will be harder to accommodate during the peak holiday weeks and season. Please also ask if a Saturday to Saturday stay works better for you.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.