- Hay-on-Wye Self Catering Accommodation
- Sleeps up to 16, 5 bedrooms
- £650 to £1200 per week
This detached farmhouse, which dates back to the 16th century, is surrounded by open countryside on our 400 acre working family farm, where you can enjoy extensive views of the Begwyn Hills and can see the Black Mountains and the Brecon Beacons, along with woodland and wildlife. It is situated in absolute peace and quiet in an unspoilt superb location at the end of a private lane, secluded but not isolated.
Oak beams, thick stone walls and original bread oven in the large farmhouse kitchen retain much of the character of the original building, whilst every modern convenience is provided to make your stay comfortable whatever the season.
The house is entered by a wide entrance porch with stone benches, ideal for walking boots, coats, wet dogs, storing dry wood etc. Spacious kitchen/dining room with long dining table and chairs, sofa and chairs, featured bread oven, quarry tile floor in part and old flagstones in others. Very well equipped kitchen area with 2 fridges, freezer, 2 microwaves, electric ceramic hob and oven, washing machine, dishwasher and welsh dresser with blue plates. Also, everything you need in the kitchen, plenty of cutlery, crockery and utensils and gadgets for the most adventurous cooks.
There is a spacious comfortable sitting room with sofas, chairs, television and a large woodburner. There is also a further dining room/playroom with table, chairs and an open fire, equipped with children's games, books, toys and a piano. There is also a storeroom with freezer, tumble drier and ironing facilities. There is a shower room with WC, shower and handbasin. The oak panelled hall leads up to the traditional wooden stairs.
First Floor: Most attractive quaint bathroom with bath, handbasin and loo. There is original artwork and photography throughout the bedrooms. There are
- two twin bedded rooms
- one double room
- one family bedroom with double bed and two single beds with en-suite shower room and loo
- one family room with a two bunk beds. This room also has an en-suite with shower, wash basin and loo.
There are two single camp beds which bring the sleeping capacity up to 16 people in total.
Services: Efficient oil central heating, woodburner, open fire. All oil, electricity, logs, bed linen, and tea towels included in rental. (towels provided for a nominal laundry charge). Babysitting by arrangement. Pets welcome under strict control (sheep are kept in surrounding fields).
There is an enclosed gravel area at the rear of the house and a large private garden and lawn at the front and side, with garden furniture and a barbecue. There is ample parking space for 5 or more cars, and an outside building for bicycles in the summer, and sledges in the winter. Home cooked meal service provided. Facilities include Sky television.
The farmhouse is a must for nature lovers, nearby is Rhosgoch Bog, a conservation area, it is a birdwatchers' paradise, but is only to be accessed with a pass or guide. On the 'Roundabout' on the Begwyns, on a clear day there are absolutely spectacular views and you can see seven counties.
Hay-on-Wye self catering accommodation
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