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The Piggery

Cross Keys near Hereford, Herefordshire (Ref. 985932)



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  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “Lovely property, very clean.”

    Lots available within close proximity. We went with our little one but I would suggest it is more of a couples stay.

    Lots available within close proximity. We went with our little one but I would suggest it is more of a couples stay.

    - Shauna, November 2021

Beechcroft Barns

Resting on the owner’s estate lies Beechcroft Barns, spectacular Victorian barns dating back to the 1860s. These amazing barns have been transformed into contemporary accommodation perfect for a family getaway or a romantic retreat to Herefordshire. Boasting magnificent timber beams and spacious outdoor areas, the barns offer a real home-away-from-home to make your base for exploring the surrounding countryside. Close to Little Lugg and the River Wye, plenty of riverside strolls can be enjoyed from the properties, while the village of Cross Keys offers a pub just a short walk away. The city of Hereford lies on the River Wye and is just a few miles away, with a wide selection of bars, pubs, cafés, shops and restaurants, as well as an eclectic mix of architecture from almost every British era and its own cathedral, a Grade I listed building which contains Mappa Mundi, a medieval map of the world created around 1300 by Richard of Holdingham and listed on the UNESCO Memory of the World Register. Hereford is well-known for being a cider producer, and you can visit its cider museum and learn about the history of cider in the area, including Bulmers, which was created in Hereford. The half-timbered town of Leominster is a short distance away, filled with medieval buildings and home to the National Trust's Berrington Hall, an 18th century country house and gardens that was once the seat of the Cawley family. Explore the Wye Valley AONB and enjoy picturesque walks through nature; Symonds Yat Rock, an ancient hill fort offering incredible views of the River Wye with miles of walking trails, a cycle track and picnic area is a must-see, you may even spot protected Peregrine falcons flying from their nests.

The property

The Piggery is host to two bedrooms, a private patio with a hot tub and a designated parking space.

Enter via the amazing landscaped communal gardens, shared with the neighbouring holiday cottages, and be welcomed into the open-plan living space on the ground floor, with a huge lofty ceiling showing the original rustic exposed beams.

Settle on the large sofa and enjoy watching your favourite shows on the wall-mounted Smart TV, sit at the fabulous dining area with bespoke fitted bench seating to enjoy a delicious meal made in the sleek kitchen.

Find all you need in the fitted kitchen, with an electric oven and hob, fridge and dishwasher.

Discover one of the double bedrooms on the ground floor, home to beautiful furnishings and decor, as well as a wardrobe and a Smart TV, served by the pristine ground-floor shower room with a large shower enclosure.

Follow the stylish wooden staircase with a glass panel banister, and wind down in the double bedroom on the first floor with Velux windows to let the natural light flood in.

Enjoy the unique style of this beautifully-presented property, but on sunny days make sure to make the most of the lovely private patio, where a hot tub awaits you to relax into your afternoon or evening, with outdoor furniture to dine alfresco too.

Let your dog stretch their legs in the large communal landscaped garden, with excellent automatic lights along the pathway, a seating area and lawns to play on, it's a lovely space to enjoy with friends.

This property can be booked with 985930, 976974, and 1066966 together sleeping up to 12 guests.

• No stag/Hen or parties. This property is in a rural location and guests are respectfully asked to keep music/noise to a minimum


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor double with Smart TV, 1 x double with Smart TV
  • Ground-floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge, dishwasher, 3 x Smart TVs with Netflix and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot available on request
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed private patio with hot tub and furniture
  • Shared landscaped garden with lawn, seating area, bike storage and dog washing facilities
  • Two small/medium well-behaved pet welcome
  • Please note this property has pet supplement's 1 Pet - £20.00 per stay & 2 Pets - £30 per stay
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3.1 miles, pub 0.1 miles
  • No stag/Hen or parties
  • This property is in a rural location and guests are respectfully asked to keep music/noise to a minimum
  • The arrival time is 15:30 & check out time is 09:30
  • Note: Due to neighbouring properties, the hot tub cannot be used past 11pm each evening
  • Note: Communal BBQ area- There is a communal BBQ area in the shared green space with seating
  • There are BBQ utensils that are kept within the Bike storage area
  • Please provide your own 'self lighting' coal. We ask that the BBQ is cleaned after use ready for the next visitor, and that old coals are disposed of in the Coal bucket located underneath the BBQ.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


Leominster 14 miles.

The cathedral city of Hereford dates back to Saxon times, and with its medieval bridge over the winding River Wye it is the very image of picturesque England. With a mix of buildings from almost every British era, eclectic Hereford is a popular base for those seeking to explore the locale – being ideally placed for accessing the Black and White villages of the region, not to mention the delights of neighbouring Shropshire, Worcestershire and The Cotswolds. Famous as a cider producing town, Hereford is also the home of the Mappa Mundi, the largest and most elaborate pre-15th century map in existence, which resides in the cathedral alongside the famous Chained Library – a collection of over 1500 rare books from as early as the 8th century. Nearby is the half timbered town of Leominster, filled with medieval buildings, often overhanging the street, and also accessible is the natural splendour of Symonds Yat, a rocky outcrop on a 5 mile bend of the River Wye, with spectacular views and the opportunity to spot protected peregrine falcons flying from their nests.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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