The Granary is a quaint, detached cottage, opposite the owner’s house, in the hamlet of St Margarets near to the village of Peterchurch with its pub and village shop, in rural Herefordshire.
This property has been comfortably furnished to provide a lovely romantic retreat to enjoy the wonders of this fascinating part of the country.
The cottage is made up of an open plan living area with plenty of seating as well as a well-equipped kitchenette with its own table and chairs, making a great social place to prepare and enjoy some lovely romantic meals.
Up the spiral staircase takes you to a spacious master bedroom with en-suite facilities.
There is a Velux window here with some fantastic views of the fields and the countryside beyond.
To the outside of the cottage is access to the wonderful extensive garden filled with unusual plants and shrubs and an orchard filled with daffodils and snowdrops in spring.
With its own furniture and barbecue, this is a great spot for some alfresco dining whilst enjoying the sunshine.
There is also access to the owner’s small swimming pool.
From the top of the garden, there are wonderful panoramic views across a field of narcissi and down the Golden Valley to the Malvern Hills in the distance, making a totally peaceful setting.
Home grown fruit and vegetables are available to purchase from the owners in season and there is also a small plant nursery on site.
There are plenty of walks and paths to follow from the doorstep, with some great woodland and countryside to explore.
A short distance takes you into the village of Peterchurch which boasts a local shop, two pubs and one restaurant.
Slightly further afield is the well-known market town of Hay-on-Wye where you can browse the myriad of bookshops and relax with your purchases in one of the many cafes and restaurants.
The ancient city of Hereford is a little further away which boasts a magnificent cathedral and a medieval bridge over the River Wye.
The surrounding countryside has a wealth of footpaths to explore with the Black Mountains only five miles away with the Offa's Dyke Path, and the Herefordshire Trail and Wye Valley walks nearby, or for the more energetic head for the hills of the Brecon Beacons National Park.
Whatever you decide to do, The Granary is ideal for a memorable holiday at any time of the year.
About the location
Hay-on-Wye 14.4 miles; Hereford 14.5 miles.
The village of St. Margarets, is situated near the River Dore in the beautiful Golden Valley, flanked by the Black Mountains to the west and gentle hills to the east. The village church of St. Margaret is listed in the 1,000 best churches of Britain, and is well worth a visit to see the magnificent Rood Screen. Just 10 miles away is the wonderful market town of Hay-on-Wye, famous for the Hay Festival. Its 30-plus book shops, excellent pubs, restaurants and antique shops, make it one of the most visited tourist attractions in Wales. Surrounded by pastureland and woodland, covered in primroses, violets, celandine and bluebells during spring, the village is also close to the Offa's Dyke and Wye Valley walks. The epitome of picturesque England, the ancient city of Hereford lies 12 miles away and dates back to the 7th Century, boasting a magnificent cathedral, the famous 'chained library' and the Mappa Mundi, and a medieval bridge over the winding River Wye. A great location with plenty to see and do for all the family.