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May Cottage

Eardisley near Hay-on-Wye, Herefordshire (Ref. 2654)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes


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  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher

The property

A delightful terraced early 15th century, Grade II listed Black and White cottage, dating back to 1434, in the lovely village of Eardisley, which is part of Herefordshire's famous Black and White Village Trail.

Step back in time and enjoy the charm and cosy atmosphere of this quaint cottage, which boasts original oak beams and wall timbers, quarry tiles, a welcoming woodburner, romantic bedrooms and a pretty garden, perfect for relaxing and dining alfresco.

The pretty village has a 12th century Norman church, two pubs and a village shop, and is surrounded by scenic countryside offering wonderful walking, cycling, fishing and canoeing.

Nearby are the attractive towns of Kington, Hay-on-Wye and Hereford, with the scenic Offa's Dyke pathway, the Wye Valley, the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park, Shropshire and Worcestershire all within easy reach.

This lovely cottage is perfect for a romantic break at any time of year!


  • Two bedrooms: 2 x doubles
  • Bathroom with bath with telephone-style hand shower, basin and WC
  • Compact kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with woodburner.
  • Electric storage heaters with woodburner in sitting room
  • Gas cooker, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, combi TV/DVD, stereo/CD player
  • Gas, electricity and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking
  • Garden with patio, furniture and BBQ
  • One small dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2 mins walk, pub 4 mins walk
  • Note: This property is not suitable for children under 12 years
  • Note: Steep stairs may make this property unsuitable for the infirm
  • Note: This cottage lies next to the A4111, and may experience some traffic noise.

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About the location


Kington 5 miles; Hay-on-Wye 7 miles; Hereford 14 miles.

The delightful medieval village of Eardisley, located between Kington and Hay-on-Wye, is part of Herefordshire's famous Black & White Village Trail. It boasts many early 16th century black and white cottages, a 12th century Norman church with a unique font, two pubs and village shop. The whole area is renowned for its beautiful countryside, which provides excellent walking, cycling, bird watching, fishing and canoeing in the nearby River Wye. The small town of Kington is only 5 miles away, with a number of good shops, pubs, restaurants and a variety of tourist attractions close by, including Eastnor Castle, Hergest Croft Gardens, the Offa's Dyke Path, the Mortimer Trail and the lovely walk to Hergest Ridge, the inspiration for the music of both Elgar and Mike Oldfield. Also within easy reach is the delightful town of Hay-on-Wye, with its numerous book shops, craft shops and antique shops, and the ancient city of Hereford with its impressive Norman cathedral and famous Mappa Mundi, a 13th Century cartographer's interpretation of the world. A truly delightful holiday location!

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