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The Dutch Barn

Kimbolton near Leominster, Herefordshire (Ref. 974771)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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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 bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “Beautiful barn conversion in beautiful surroundings.”

    The owners are really friendly and have included some very thoughtful touches that make it extra special.

    The owners are really friendly and have included some very thoughtful touches that make it extra special. Some great walks from the doorstep which leaflets are provided for. If you fancy a meal out we highly recommend the Stockton cross which is only a short walk away.

    - Mr Tonkinson, May 2021

The property

Leominster 2.9 miles.

Set on a winding bridle path, surrounded by Herefordshire countryside on the outskirts of Leominster, is Stanley Bank Farm.

Within the farm is this wonderfully presented barn conversion ideal for families and friends looking to escape a busy lifestyle.

Boasting reverse-level accommodation, this converted barn offers a much-deserved break in an interesting part of the UK.

Nudging the Welsh border, ideally situated for the Hay Festival in May and the Ludlow Food Festivals in May, August and September , this is a fabulous location for walking, cycling and outdoor adventure.

On return from a day exploring, you have two wonderfully appointed bedrooms mirroring each other in terms of style and design.

They both come with zip/link beds, perfect for flexible sleeping arrangements and fitted wardrobes to stow away your belongings safely.

Enjoy a lie in each morning with a warming cup of tea before using the en-suite facilities to refresh you ready for the day ahead.

In the evenings, when you want some down time with your loved ones, climb the staircase to the open-plan living room, which is bright and airy highlighting the quality furnishings.

You can relax on the sofa in front of the wall-mounted TV or simply take in the beautiful views of the surrounding farmland and green countryside.

From the top of the stairs, you can see across to the stunning orchard.

Slide open the bi-folding doors and step out onto the balcony to appreciate the lush natural environment surrounding you.

Bring out a refreshing drink and unwind with your family on a balmy afternoon, discussing plans for the rest of your trip.

If you are in need of even more relaxation, why not step outside and take a dip in the hot tub with a glass of your favourite drink and gaze up into the starry sky.

You are close to the Hereford/Shropshire border, with plenty of delightful towns and villages to explore, such as Ludlow, Pembridge and Tenbury Wells.

There are lots of cafés, shops and pubs nearby in the market town of Leominster, where you can admire the architecture and pay a visit to the local museum.

The National Trust properties of Berrington Hall and Croft Castle and Parkland are also well worth a visit, as is the Queenswood Country Park and Arboretum.

Hereford is not to be missed with its stunning cathedral, home to its ancient chained library and famous Mappa Mundi.

You can have a varied holiday in this delightful part of the country, The Dutch Barn is a homely retreat you will be looking to return to time and again.


  • Reverse-level accommodation
  • Two ground floor bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double (zip/link can be twins on request) with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x super king-size double (zip/link can be twins on request) with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor cloakroom
  • First floor open-plan living room with kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Farming Calendar: February-March Lambing March - April Calving June - July Hay Making August - Sept Combining & Harvesting Oct - Nov Cider Apple Picking & Crop Planting
  • Underfloor heating throughout
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice box, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Bath robes provided for Hot tub
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Balcony
  • Working farm sorry, no pets, no smoking
  • Shop 2.9 miles, fantastic local pub 0.6 miles (essential to book)
  • Award Winning Gardens within walking distance
  • Sofa bed available on request (extra charge)
  • NOTE: This property has a £300 Good Housekeeping Bond for all future bookings with effect 29th January 2020

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £300.

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About the location


Hereford 12 miles; Ludlow 12 miles.

Leominster is located in the heart of the beautiful border countryside, where England and Wales nudge each other along Offa’s Dyke. Dating back to the 7th Century, the town of Leominster possesses some fine examples of architecture such as the Priory Church, along with a wide variety of shops, cafes and pubs, and is the ideal place in which to spend a lazy afternoon strolling around in pleasant surroundings. Nearby is the smaller market town of Tenbury Wells situated on the banks of the River Teme. Dating back to the Iron Age and said to have been called 'my little town in the orchard' by Queen Victoria, Tenbury Wells boasts a unique 18th century bridge built by Thomas Telford, the magnificent Pump Rooms, which housed baths where local mineral water was available, and many other listed buildings dating back to the 17th century. Close by are many National Trust properties including Croft Castle and Berrington Hall, plus the Judge's Lodgings in Presteigne, Stokesay Castle, the renowned Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre and the Acton Scott Historic Working Farm are well worth a visit. Sample Herefordshire's famous cider or discover Hereford with it's fascinating Mappa Mundi world map and the captivating chained library, home to a collection of rare and ancient books while nearby Bromyard has an air of timelessness with many half-timbered buildings, helping visitors relax amongst a good range of pubs, restaurants and shops. The pretty medieval market town of Ludlow makes a great day out, with more than 500 listed buildings and a magnificent castle, and also within easy reach are Ironbridge and Hay-on-Wye. The magnificent Black Mountains, Brecon Beacons National Park and stunning Malvern Hills also make a great day out.

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NOTE: This property has a £300 Good Housekeeping Bond for all future bookings with effect 29th January 2020

This property offers the following short breaks:

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