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The Courtyard

Gladestry, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay (Ref. 983813)


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  • Mr Sapsford

    “The couple renting out this cottage are new to this and while being very nice and helpfull will need to up there game to compete with other properties near by We felt the ensuite bathroom was to small and very difficult to use.”

    The cottage it's self is very dark inside mainly due to the decor.

    The cottage it's self is very dark inside mainly due to the decor. The cottage was comfortable and the courtyard was a nice area to sit and enjoy the sunshine. Wishing them all the best for future bookings.

The property

The Courtyard is a delightfully converted barn resting among the wondrous countryside of the Welsh Marches, within the village of Gladestry in Powys.

Its warming interior, beautiful garden and superb countryside location make it a desirable stay for couples seeking that long-awaited cottage holiday.

Upon entering this cosy holiday home, discover its lovely dining table which leads into the spacious yet snug sitting room, this warming layout offers comfortable seating, an enticing electric fire and an impressive library of fascinating books to sit and read at your leisure.

Adjacent to this is the splendid, well-appointed kitchen, lined with fresh wooden units and providing you with a thoughtful welcome pack to sit in front of the TV and enjoy of a night-time.

Admire the fine artwork before taking the stairs to the first floor, here you will find a stunning shower room which sits close to the tranquil double bedroom, enhanced by attractive exposed beams and a convenient en-suite to complete the interior in fine style.

To the back of The Courtyard you will find a glorious enclosed garden, a truly serene spot to deservedly unwind when you're not out trekking the fabulous surrounding countryside.

Gladestry is a welcoming holiday base encompassed by breath-taking countryside to walk or cycle through.There is local pub The Swan 1 mile away in Huntington, and the beautifully scenic The Harp Inn at Old Radnor, just over 2 miles from Gladestry.

This location is fantastic for lovers of the outdoors, as well as the Welsh Marches valleys and the Offa's Dyke Path, you can also easily reach the magnificent Shropshire Hills AONB which also plays host to the capturing market town of Hay-on-Wye with its quaint amenities and castle.

Other popular spots include Leominster, Kington and Llandrindod Wells.

The Courtyard is the base for publisher and bookseller Scorpion Press.You will find on display a selection of signed leather bound first editions, author material and empheria by many famous authors that have published including Dick Francis, Colin Dexter (author of Inspector Morse) Ruth Rendell, Ian Rankin and Bernard Cornwall.

In the lounge are to be found shelves of collectible 1st editions which are offered for sale.Perfect for outdoor enthusiasts, book lovers and couples seeking a rural retreat.


  • One bedroom: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with electric fire
  • Central heating, electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV, WiFi, selection of books
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Lockable storage
  • Enclosed courtyard with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Pub 1 mile, shop 5 miles
  • Note: No children allowed at property.

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About the location


Kington 6 miles; Hay-on-Wye 10 miles;

Gladestry is a pretty rural village nestled in undulating valleys of the Welsh Marches on the Offa's Dyke Path. Surrounded by popular thriving villages, close to the quaint little market town and centre for walkers, Kington. There are a variety of tourist attractions close by including the Kingswood Small Breed Farm Park and Owl Centre, the pretty blooms at the Hergest Croft Gardens, the Mortimer Trail and not to mention the renowned Offa's Dyke Path. Bradnor Hill, which boasts England’s highest golf course, is close and also within easy reach and well worth a visit is the delightful town of Hay-on-Wye with its numerous book shops, craft and antique shops, canoeing and kayaking, along with hosting the famous Hay Festival during the Spring Bank Holiday. The ancient city of Hereford, with its impressive Norman cathedral and famous Mappa Mundi, a 13th century cartographer's interpretation of the world, offers a great day out. A delightful holiday location to suit all ages and tastes.

Note: This is an adult only property.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
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