Unicorn House is a beautiful and historic Grade II* listed 15th century black and white house, superbly located in the centre of the delightful village of Weobley. Step back in time in this Weobley cottage, once mentioned in the Domesday Book, and enjoy a wealth of original character, including oak beams, antique furniture and two impressive inglenook fireplaces, both with woodburners. All features in this cottage combine with modern facilities, thereby creating a unique opportunity to experience a truly lovely property, perfect for families and friends who wish to enjoy time together in one of the most beautiful parts of the country. This large cottage in Weobley benefits from four en-suite bedrooms, a very well-equipped kitchen, two lovely sitting rooms and an enclosed rear garden, ideal for relaxing and dining alfresco. Guests can enjoy the village's shops, cafĂ©s and three pubs, not to mention the wonderful atmosphere of this Herefordshire village. After completing one of the many pleasant walks on offer in this picturesque area, guests can treat themselves to an excellent meal in Jules, a popular restaurant in Weobley (best to book a table in advance). Unicorn House is in an ideal location for keen golfers as there are 10 courses within 14 miles, the nearest being Herefordshire Golf Club less than 3 miles away, plus the area is noted for its excellent fishing, as there are over 180 miles of salmon, trout, coarse and grayling river fishing available. Ideal for walking, fishing and golfing holidays, grab this rare opportunity to enjoy a lovely character property, in a delightful village, in this beautiful part of Britain.
Four bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request) with en-suite bath, power shower over, basin and WC, 1 x king-size double with en-suite corner bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC, 1 x double with en-suite corner bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin with WC. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Luxury fitted kitchen with breakfast table and AGA. Sitting room with dining area with inglenook fireplace, woodburner and French doors to rear garden. Spacious snug with woodburner and large modular sofa.
Oil central heating with woodburners in sitting rooms. Electric oven and induction hob, oil-fired AGA (available Oct - April inclusive), microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, Blu-ray, iPod dock, electric piano, WiFi, telephone with honesty box. Fuel, power and wood for woodburners inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Stairgate. Roadside parking in front of cottage. Enclosed, rear garden with small lawn, patio and furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shops, cafe, pubs and restaurants 2 mins walk.
At a glance
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Washing machine
- Broadband / WiFi
About the location
Hay-on-Wye 15 miles; Hereford 11 miles; Ludlow 20 miles.
The picturesque village of Weobley is a hidden gem and is quite simply the jewel in the crown of Herefordshire’s famous Black and White Village Trail, situated in the famous Welsh Marches. Voted in the top ten places to live in England and winner of the National Village of the Year, this delightful village boasts many timber framed houses, some dating back to the 1400s. With excellent facilities including shops, churches, coffee shops, traditional pubs and the renowned Jules restaurant as well as many scenic walks from the village, this is the perfect holiday destination. Standing close to the borders of Wales and surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside, including Offa’s Dyke and the Golden Valley, this is an excellent location for walking and biking trails. Within easy reach are Hay-on-Wye, medieval Ludlow, historic Hereford and Leominster. Enjoy trips to the beautiful town of Hay-on-Wye which is ideally situated for visiting the Brecon Beacons National Park and Black Mountains. The popular medieval town of Ludlow, situated above the River Teme, is also well worth a visit, with stunning surroundings of unspoilt countryside of south Shropshire and the Welsh borders. The cathedral city of Hereford dates back to Saxon times and boasts an eclectic mix of architecture, with a medieval bridge spanning the winding River Wye. Here you can discover the fascinating Mappa Mundi world map and the captivating chained library, home to a collection of rare and ancient books. There is also a cheese factory, vineyard and many cider farms in the surrounding areas for guests to tour and sample the delights of the wonderful local produce. This really is a wonderful village in a beautiful region of Britain.