This charming cottage has been beautifully restored to offer a welcoming, spacious and stylish property, on the edge of the famous literary town of Hay-on-Wye and just a short walk from a wide variety of independent book stores, cafes and various great places to eat.
The former farm cottage is a perfect base for friends or family looking to make the most of the Town of Books, enjoy the stunning National Park countryside, have some fun on the river or trek through the mountains.
On the first floor, there are two stylish and comfortable bedrooms along with the family bathroom.
Downstairs there is a large, well-equipped kitchen, with everything you need to make the most of the relaxing dining area, and a separate sitting room with a warming gas fired woodburner to relax in front of whilst you sit and talk about your day’s adventures.
Outside, you can either relax in the intimate courtyard style patio area perhaps with an early morning coffee or wander to the lawned area, slightly raised to the side of the cottage.
The River Wye runs through the town, which opens up meandering walks, lazy days by the river on some of the local shingle beaches and more water-based activities such as kayaking.
Hay-on-Wye is a gateway to the beautiful mountain countryside of The Brecon Beacons National Park, opening up wonderful walks, cycling and exploring.
This fantastic terrain is peppered with lakes, caves, waterfalls and pretty little towns and villages, many of which have the history of the drovers running through them.
The area offers numerous outdoor activities such pony trekking in the Black Mountains, whitewater rafting, canoeing or fishing on the River Wye.
Why not try something different with a trip up in a glider, soaring over the striking Black Mountains?
Slightly further afield, you are a half hour drive from Builth Wells, home of the Royal Welsh Showground with its annual timetable of events.
You could take a trip to the Cathedral City of Hereford or the popular foodie towns of Ludlow and Abergavenny, both of which have a great selection of renowned restaurants and all within an hour’s drive.
An ideally placed cottage on the edge of the charming Town of Books perfect for friends and family looking to enjoy this beautiful town and its surroundings.
About the location
Hereford 20 miles.
Hay-on-Wye, renowned for its world-famous Hay Festival of Literature, lies on the Welsh/English border, and is a popular destination for book-lovers or holidaymakers wishing to enjoy the leisure activities and beautiful scenery of the Wye Valley. This ancient market town lies on the River Wye in the Brecon Beacons National Park, and is renowned for its many book shops, antique shops, restaurants and cafes. Hay-on-Wye is surrounded by spectacular countryside, which provides excellent walking, cycling, bird watching, fishing and canoeing, together with a variety of tourist attractions, including the Brecon Beacons, Black Mountains, The Three Castles Walk, Eastnor Castle, 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. The epitome of picturesque England, the ancient city of Hereford lies 20 miles away, with its magnificent cathedral with famous chained library and Mappa Mundi, and medieval bridge over the winding River Wye. A supremely appealing all year round holiday destination.
Note: Plot of land next to property for new housing development. Security fencing currently up around plot but no building works taking place which will cause disruption.