Cwm Calon, Ystrad Mynach

Goshawk Rise, Ystrad Mynach, Hengoed, CF82 6BG Map

One of the key features of the New Heritage Collection is bringing the very best of time honoured traditions back to life to enhance modern living - which makes it the perfect match for Cwm Calon. Just like your New Heritage Collection home, this former Penallta Colliery site has been perfectly planned to cater for your every need, adding those all important finishing touches, from a brand new road link to a new Welsh speaking primary school.

Set in a unique location, directly opposite Parc Penallta Country Park, you’ll enjoy a wide range of outdoor activities for all the family right on your doorstep, with the wilds of South Wales and the Brecon Beacons also within easy reach. Located in Ystrad Mynach, Cwm Calon is ideally situated near to the A470, linking the development with Pontypridd, Cardiff and cities further afield.



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Cwm Calon is spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing that all-important school for younger members of the family. Ystrad Mynach Infant and Junior Schools and Tir-y-Berth Infants are nearby, as is Ysgol Penalltau Primary. A school with high standards of teaching and learning, Ysgol Penalltau prides itself on its happy and friendly reputation in the community. Older students are served by Lewis Girls School, Lewis Boys School, Ysgol Gyfun Cwm Rhymni and Blackwood Comprehensive School. A little over two miles from the Cwm Calon development, Blackwood is a highly successful school that offers a first class education to its students.

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Cwmcarn High School

Chapel Farm, Cwncarn, NP11 7NG

Hengoed Primary School

Chapel Terrace, Hengoed, CF82 7JU

Ystrad Mynach Primary School

Lewis Street, Hengoed, CF82 7AQ

Coleg y Cymoedd Ystrad Mynach Campus

Twyn Road, Hengoed, CF82 7XR

Cardiff University

Cardiff, CF10 3XQ


Situated in the Welsh county of Caerphilly, the Cwm Calon development is perfectly situated for modern living. The area is full of rural charm, but excellent transport links make it easy to reach the rest of the UK. A number of main roads are easily accessible from the village and the bustling city of Cardiff is only 30 minutes by car. Rail links are also good. Residents have a choice between catching trains at Ystrad Mynach or Hengoed, the latter of which has a direct link to the Welsh capital. In addition to a well-run local bus service, Cwm Calon also benefits from being within 25 miles of Cardiff International Airport.

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Hengoed Railway Station

Station Approach, Hengoed, CF82 7LT

Cardiff Airport

Cardiff CF62 3BD


Cefn Forest Leisure Centre is only a 10-minute drive from the development and it provides a range of activities for people of all ages. The 25-metre swimming pool holds a variety of classes for young and old, whilst the smaller teaching pool is perfect for toddlers and babies. In addition to this, the centre has a fitness and health suite complete with a sauna and steam room. More sport is available at the local golf club as well as Hengoed’s Tredomen Athletic & Football Club, but those who prefer more relaxing leisure activities are well catered for too. In addition to the nearby cinema in Nantgarw, Cardiff’s multiplex Showcase Cinema is only a 20-minute drive by car.

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Showcase Cinemas

Parc Nantgarw, Cardiff, CF15 7QX

Bryn Meadows Golf

Hengoed, CF82 7SN

Cefn Fforest Sports Centre

Waunborfa Road, Blackwood, NP12 3JR

Tredomen Athletic & Football Club

Hengoed, CF82 7SN


There is a huge variety of choice when it comes to eating and drinking in the area surrounding the Cwm Calon development. Pontypridd, situated only five miles away, is home to the stunning Llechwen Hall Hotel and its renowned and award-winning restaurant. Having won an AA Rosette four years in a row, the restaurant offers locally sourced food in a beautiful environment. Just over five miles away in the town of Blackwood is the Bumble Bee. It provides visitors with a warm welcome, a range of drinks and even a secret beer garden. And with top-quality take-away restaurants also nearby, eating in can be just as exciting as eating out when you are living at Cwm Calon.

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Llechwen Hall Hotel

Pontypridd, CF37 4HP

Crossways Park

Parc Pontypandy, Caerphilly, CF83 3NL

The Bumble Bee

Sirhowy Way, Blackwood, NP12 2FS

The Fox & Hounds

Trosnant Crescent, Hengoed, CF82 7FX

The Angel

Thomas Street, Hengoed, CF82 7PH


Living at Cwm Calon, residents will be pleased to find a range of amenities on their doorstep. There is a dentist and GP surgery nearby and the hospital at Caerphilly is only two miles away. Neighbouring Hengoed boasts a variety of shops and services, including banks, supermarkets and building societies. The local village itself is home to a community centre, a post office and a newsagent, meaning that stocking up on the essentials is easily done.

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The Grove Dental Practice

Penallta Road, Hengoed, CF82 7AN

Oakfield Street Surgery

Oakfield Street, Hengoed, CF82 7WX

Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr

Ystrad Mynach, Caerphilly, CF82 7EP


Whether you are shopping for groceries or something special, Cwm Calon is ideally situated for anything and everything you could possibly need. There are two well-stocked supermarkets nearby and the popular Cwmbran Shopping Centre, bursting with high street names, is a 30-minute drive. Recently named one of the top shopping destinations in the UK, Cardiff is only 15 miles from the Cwm Calon development. Shops in the city range from quaint independent outlets in Victorian arcades to top designer brands, and with plenty of bars and restaurants to choose from, a day of shopping in Cardiff can become a day to remember.

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Pengam Road, Hengoed, CF82 8AA


New Road, Hengoed, CF82 7DP

Cwmbran Shopping Centre

Powys House South Walk, Cwmbran, NP44 1PB

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