Self-Catering Hereford

Cottage in Herefordshire Hereford, Herefordshire

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Rooms 4 Bathroom 2

Property Description

The Olchon Valley is situated on the Herefordshire/Welsh border within the Black Mountains on the eastern edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park. It s an area of special scientific interest, with a profusion of birds, plants and animals, some rare, along with no light pollution it is a great place for stargazing. Here, you can leave the car behind and head into the Black Mountains, climb onto the Hatterrall Ridge to join the Offa s Dyke Path where you can walk out to Hay Bluff and Twmpa, or enjoy the ruins of Llanthony Priory. There is also canoeing, pony trekking and climbing available within the park. For a more cultured day out, you can visit one of the many market towns including Hay on Wye, Abergavenny and Crickhowell. The cottage is accessed via a farm track leading into the enclosed gardens. Step inside to the old stone porch which is steeped in history and take a seat on one of the stone shelves where you can remove your boots; this is a great area to store your wood and outdoor kit too. Step into the heart of the home where there are many character features such as stone floors. The kitchen is traditional with bespoke wooden cupboards and shelving offering an electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine. There is a table and chairs that s perfect for breakfast and planning the day ahead. There is a change in level with stone steps into a small lobby where you can access the bathroom with a bath and WC. A further step gives access into the lounge/diner, a cosy space with large sofas that you can sink into and feel the warmth from the wood burner. Enjoy a film on the TV/DVD player in here before heading off to bed. There is a further change in level up to the dining area where you can enjoy a hearty meal around the large table and chairs. There is a great selection of books and games for guests to enjoy. The first floor is accessed via a set of steep cottage stairs; from the landing area, there is a double room with garden views and a super king zip and link bed and a double room with a king bed that offers access to a twin room. There is also a single room suitable for a child. To complete the accommodation on the first floor, there is a shower room with a shower and WC. The cottage is surrounded by fields and mountains and has its own enclosed south facing garden to sit in to admire the view. Wooden garden furniture, a parasol and a BBQ are provided. If you bring your dog, please keep them under control as there are usually sheep around. There is ample parking. Please note if the cot and highchair are required, this must be requested at time of booking.

Holiday Rental Amenities

  • Downstairs bathroom
  • Enclosed garden / patio
  • Open fire / wood burner
  • Family friendly
  • Off the beaten track
  • Rustic
  • Parking on site / nearby
  • Decorated for Christmas
  • Cottage
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • BBQ
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