Hay-on-Wye 1.2 miles.
A quaint detached cottage, perched on the hillside, with distant views across the valley and just a 5 minute drive from Hay-on-Wye.
A perfect base for a couple or a small family looking to enjoy the literary hustle and bustle of Hay-on-Wye, the stunning surrounding countryside, yet still being able to retreat to a tranquil and idyllic cottage.
Set over two floors, there are two bedrooms and a bathroom.
A light and airy kitchen area leads into an sitting/dining area, with comfy seating, a cosy woodburner and far-reaching views out across the tree tops and the valley.
Outside, you can sit on the veranda or on the raised lawns to the side of the property, relaxing in the peace and quiet, and enjoy the views across the valley.
As the garden drops down, nature takes over and the garden is a haven for wildlife, including local ground nesting birds.
Hay-on-Wye, as the name suggests, sits on the River Wye, a popular recreational river that meanders through a stunning and diverse countryside.
The town is famous for its second-hand and antique book shops, along with the hugely popular literary festival.
However, Hay is a charming and interesting town to visit at all times of the year.
You are ideally placed to explore the stunning Black Mountains and the National Park.
Why not take one of the many footpaths up Hay Bluff, a prominent hill that crosses the border of Wales and England, with a flat summit and panoramic views across the town of Hay and the Wye Valley, and enjoy a walk along the ridge to Black Hill?
Alternatively, take a short drive to the stunning natural lake at Llangorse, where you can enjoy lakeside walks or take a trip out on the pedaloes.
The area offers numerous outdoor activities such as canoeing at Glasbury, on the River Wye, as well as popular salmon or coarse fishing nearby.
Take time out and go pony trekking to see the Black Mountains and Radnorshire Hills.
Hay-on-Wye is also on the northern edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park, opening up even more days out exploring the fabulous mountains in the park.
Slightly further afield, there is Builth Wells, with the Royal Welsh Showground, that hosts various annual events.
Perhaps take a trip to the popular cathedral city of Hereford, and enjoy a day at the racecourse on the edge of the city.
An idyllic retreat on a wooded hillside, just five minutes’ drive from Hay-on-Wye, perfect for couples and small families looking to enjoy the diverse countryside and the tranquillity of the cottage with cosy woodburner, far-reaching views and a sun trap of a garden.