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Downstairs Rooms

Plenty of space for you and your guests to make the most of on your special weekend.

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Function Room

Our function room seats up to 90 formally for a wedding breakfast and is alsolicensed for a civil wedding ceremony for 99. There can be a lot more guestswelcomed in the evening should you require, with the unrivalled back-drop forphotographs of your special day equally as beautiful day or night, with the 5reception rooms on the ground floor of the Mansion House available with asecond bar servery. This increases the numbers in the evening to allow 120 guests comfortably.

Drawing Room

A principal room of the Mansion house in true Regency splendour, with a high ceiling and open period fireplace (logs provided) with white marble surround.  The room boasts a fine period mirror, and an 18 glass branch chandelier, piano and other antique furniture. Aptly named; this is where gentlemen would have retired to, following a hearty meal with their Havana cigar and fine brandy.

With two classic, long sliding sash windows over-looking the finest views west to the Brecon Beacons you can enjoy the fabulous sunsets.

A relaxing conversational room with TV, panelled walls tastefully decorated and featuring the owners and other local artist’s works.     

Dining Room

Another spacious principal room with two classic long sliding sash windows (with shutters) over-looking the finest views west to the Brecon Beacons, enjoying the fabulous sunsets and views.

Dining for up to 34 people accessed off the main hall and a second door to the main kitchen via the side hall.

With period dining tables and chairs, which are adjustable to suit varying uses on original oak floor, a late Regency mahogany dumb waiter/server which is ideal for displays including wedding cakes, buffets or cheese towers.  A fine brass arm chandelier and a masterful painting over an oak fireplace give an elegant finish to the room.

This room is licensed for civil wedding ceremonies for up to 45 guests seated; it is perfect for reception drinks and evening buffets.

Retiring Room

Formerly, the ladies retiring room at dinner parties and later the library, this is now the South lounge, lit via a period triple sash window with views over the side lawn to the Llangattock Escarpment.

Elegant fire surround with over-mantle mirror, a large decorative mirror surmounts a double ended chaise lounge, with a fine Regency side board and corner cabinet.  Window seat and pedestal dining table, the room is accessed from the side hall; there is a further door to the function room corridor.

Landing

Leading off the main stairs and passing the bust of Hercules one is greeted with decorative niches under an arched window giving strong morning sun the central concourse.

A long wide corridor gives access to the first and second floor bedrooms and to the apartment. Further generous oak stairs leading to the reading area and principle bedrooms, these being Leonardo and Michelangelo. An elegant tall archway rises over the main staircase with further arches to the side wings and an abundance of period plaster covings and timber moulded panels.

Reading area

An elegant Regency space under a timber branch chandelier, with a library style pedestal table creates a perfect place to relax with the daily news, well lit by the sash window which enjoys unrivalled views of the Usk basin and surrounded by the finest panorama of the mountain ranges of this National Park one is ever likely to capture.

Reception Room and Bar

The nucleus of the mansion, with a fine columned mahogany bar/servery with pairs of glazed arched doors leading to the main hall, side hall, kitchen, conservatory/laundry and boot room.