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Bye Cross Cottage

Preston-on-Wye near Hereford, Herefordshire (Ref. 27427)

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  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes


  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Mr Sharpe

    “We Loved it.”

    Glorious Autumn beauty. Total peace and quiet.

    Glorious Autumn beauty. Total peace and quiet. The property owners don't over burden their guests with rules and do's and don'ts which with 6 adults and 4 children staying made things so much more relaxing. This cottage is not close to any shops and whilst owners provided sachets of tea, coffee, sugar and drinking choc.make sure you take anything else you might need on your arrival with you.

The property

Preston-on-Wye 1 mile.

A lovely detached cottage ideally located in beautiful Herefordshire countryside, one mile from the village of Preston-on-Wye, an equal distance between Hay-on-Wye and Hereford.

This spacious cottage has a delightful kitchen with granite worktops, Belfast sink and a warming oil-fired Rayburn, plus a bright and light dining area and welcoming comfy seating for seven, complete with piano, making this a great space for a family gathering and a singsong!

A further separate sitting room boasts a cosy woodburning stove and flat screen TV, whilst also on the ground floor is a shower room and a zip/link super king-size bedroom.

Upstairs, you will find four further bedrooms and a bathroom, making this charming cottage a great base for all group sizes.

Outside is a large enclosed lawned garden complete with a decked area, superb 5/6-seater hot tub, patio furniture and there’s also an external lockable outbuilding with pool table, dartboard, games room and extra storage for bikes; perfect for young and old alike.

The cottage is ideally situated for a wide range of outdoor pursuits, with canoeing, fishing, cycling, riding and tennis courts available locally together with an abundance of walks, including the Wye Valley Walk and Herefordshire Trail.

The local pub at Preston-on-Wye serves good food and real ale, whilst further amenities can be found in nearby Hereford and Hay-on-Wye.

After a busy day exploring the area, head back to this wonderful cottage for a relax in the hot tub.


  • Five bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x ground floor super king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x king-size double, 2 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, basin and WC
  • Ground floor shower room with shower and basin
  • Separate WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area (seats 7)
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • External lockable outbuilding with pool table and dartboard.
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Oil Rayburn with oven and warming drawer, electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and fuel for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 5 cars
  • Bike storage in outbuilding
  • Enclosed lawned garden with decked area, 5/6-seater hot tub, furniture and BBQ
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 4 miles, pub 1 mile
  • Note: Grocery shopping deliveries can be arranged prior to your stay, please contact the owner for more information
  • Note: TV reception on some channels can be intermittent on occasions
  • Note: Mobile reception on some providers is limited in this area
  • Note: Check-in 4pm
  • Note: No stag/hen or similar

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About the location


Hereford 10 miles; Hay-on-Wye 12.5 miles.

The rural village of Preston-on-Wye is situated close to the River Wye on the edge of the beautiful Golden Valley, which is flanked by the Black Mountains to the west and gentle hills to the east. This quiet village has a village pub and is ideally located between Hereford and Hay-on-Wye, surrounded by lovely countryside including the Offa's Dyke Pathway and Wye Valley walks. Less than 10 miles away is the ancient city of Hereford which dates back to the 7th century, boasting a magnificent cathedral which displays the world famous Mappa Mundi and the renowned 'chained library', and a medieval bridge over the winding River Wye. Just 12.5 miles away is the wonderful market town of Hay-on-Wye, famous for its 30-plus bookshops, excellent pubs, restaurants and antique shops, making it one of the most visited tourist attractions in Wales. This is a beautiful part of rural England, perfect for a holiday at anytime of the year.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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