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Quality barn conversion in beautiful rural surroundings

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,991 sq. ft.
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Spacious well appointed self catering property with lovely views. Sleeps 8.

There are still plenty of vacancies from mid-August through to December 2017. Christmas and New Year are both still available (price upon application). Please send me an enquiry if you are at all interested.

This property has a 4 star Visit England grading. It has a fitted kitchen with electric oven, hob, extractor hood, dishwasher, washer/dryer, microwave, toaster, CH boiler, fridge and separate freezer. The ground floor is open-plan with large living area including wood burning stove to Inglenook fireplace. There is a separate dining area seating 8 around a large table. There is also a shower room on the ground floor. An imposing staircase takes one to both sides of the property with viewing bridge. The large impressive master bedroom has a wealth of original oak beams, king size bed, ensuite shower room and walk-in wardrobe. Across the bridge there are two attractive bedrooms and a bathroom with bath, shower enclosure and shaver point. Further stairs lead to a 4th bedroom with twin beds and a separate galleried landing area with seating, TV and DVD. Access to the gravelled parking area to front and private lawned garden with flower borders to rear is via a covered verandah.

More Details

Mrs. Claire Matthews
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
7 June, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

3 Generations have had a lovely relaxing week with some beautiful weather. A lovely comfortable barn with beautiful views and walks from the door.

Thank you for your welcome - we have all had a lovely holiday and don't really want to leave!
Apr 2010
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday barn in Llanrothal in Llangattock-Vibon-Avel

Property Type:
  • barn (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1991 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Ground floor
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Ensuite to Masterbedroom
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , First floor
  • This property has a ground floor shower room with shower enclosure for use when returning from outdoor activities. There is a fully tiled bathroom with bath, shower enclosure and shaver point to first floor which is next to bedrooms 2 and 3. The Master bedroom has its very own ensuite shower room with shower enclosure and shaver point.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , Second Floor
    Masterbedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , First Floor
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , First Floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , First Floor
  • Master bedroom has king-size bed, walk-in wardrobe and en-suite shower room and has a full height ceiling with exposed original oak beams and oak flooring. Bedroom 2 is a twin bedded room with exposed original oak beams and is opposite the bath/shower room. Bedroom 3 has a double bed and exposed original oak beams and is next to the bath/shower room. Bedroom 4 is on the second floor with access off the first floor landing. This has two single beds and a wealth of original oak beams and woodwork. All rooms have oak framed windows to original 18th century slit openings.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
Children - We would point out that the property has many stairs and a high level gallery so it is very important that toddlers and young children are properly supervised at all times. For the comfort of guests this property is non-smoking.


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Quality barn conversion in beautiful rural surroundings
average rating of 4.859375 based on 77 reviews

A superbly appointed base for a holiday!

  • 5 of 5

Just a quick note Claire to say thank you very much for the loan of your lovely spacious barn for our holiday and your hospitality and welcome when we arrived. The place was immaculate and had absolutely everything we needed - in fact the attention to detail you offered was simply outstanding and there wasn't a single item we could think of that wasn't already there. Especially welcoming was the additional supply of local goodies and basic materials - we wanted for nothing. We also made great use of the local information table - the only problem was choosing which of the myriad of activities to do!

Thank you very much once again for everything you did - great accommodation is the foundation for a great holiday and we couldn't have asked for more! A very highly recommended residence.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We would like to say a huge thank you to our guests for taking the time to write this amazing review. We are very pleased that they had a great holiday. We do try to provide all that might be required for a comfortable stay. We visit a lot of self-catering properties ourselves and take note of what is on offer. It is great to be recommended and our guests would be most welcome to stay again, at any time.
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Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time we have stayed at Old Orchard Barn (group of 8) and we really enjoyed ourselves again. The location is perfect and very relaxing. Everything we could possibly need was available even a cool stream nearby for the kids to paddle in and collect tadpoles. A quick trip to Monmouth and we had everything for an afternoon BBQ. Definitely would recommend this beautiful barn conversion. Thank you Claire for your hospitality.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Stunning house in beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

This barn conversion is such a wonderful space. We came to the barn for a weekend of craft and we definitely chose the right place. There is a large living area with a big dining table and lots of natural light which was perfect for this! The kitchen was a good size and very well equipped (scales, electric whisk), there is also a cosy (but spacious) sofa area with wood burner and all of the bedrooms had very comfy beds.

The situation of the property is perfect, you can see the sunset from the large French doors and there are some lovely places to wander right on the doorstep.

Claire has been lovely and also left a delightful selection of local goodies for us to enjoy (we especially liked the welsh cakes!)

Have already recommended to friends- thanks Claire!

  • Review Submitted: 16-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I would like to thank my recent guest for her lovely review. I am so pleased that they found everything they needed to enjoy their stay. I am also pleased to hear that the welcome pack was a hit. We do try very hard to make the property comfortable and relaxing and we have such wonderful countryside on the doorstep. My guests were very lucky to have great weather as well. I would also like to thank my guest for recommending Old Orchard Barn - this is very much appreciated. If they would like to stay again, at any time, they would be very welcome.
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Exactly as described on the website

  • 5 of 5

Well equipped, home from home. Anything you could want is there. The information provided in the booklets about eating places is spot on. Really lovely area to visit with many things to do.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I would like to thank my recent guest for taking the time to post this review. It sounds as though she and her family had a lovely stay. It is good to get feedback and I am pleased to hear that we had spot on information available. These guests would be more than welcome to stay again at any time, if they so wish.
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Beautifully converted barn

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Orchard Barn. Claire and Richard have done an amazing job of converting this barn. It was ideal for our family get together. The views are wonderful and provides everything you need. The welcome basket is possibly the best we’ve had. The accommodation was immaculately clean. We would definitely stay again should we be in need of accommodation in the area.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I would like to say a big thank you to our recent guests for this lovely review. I am very pleased to hear that they had a wonderful stay at Old Orchard Barn. I am also pleased to hear that the welcome basket was a hit. We provide local produce where we can. You would be very welcome to stay again at any time as you are just the kind of guests we like to have. Thank you again for your review.
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Another fab weekend at Old Orchard Barn

  • 5 of 5

This is our 5th or even 6th stay here. This time we just chilled out, ate, drank and gossipped until the early hours. As usual the accomodation was clean and tidy, there were logs available for the wood burner. A lovely welcome pack and a good collection of tea, coffee & chocolate which was very nice. A well equipped barn in beautiful surroundings, and call just 40 mins from home. We left it all clean and tidy and hope Claire did not have too much to do.

Thanks Claire and Richard, discussion taking place for next yearxx

  • Review Submitted: 25-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I would like to thank Sheila for her latest review. It is good to hear that a good time was had by all. I am also pleased that the welcome basket and hot drinks were a hit. These ladies are always very clean and tidy leaving me very little to do, this is very much appreciated. I look forward to their next visit.
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
The Royal Oak, Monmouth
Nearest Ferry
120 Miles
Pembroke; Swansea (75 miles)
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
The Rolls of Monmouth Golf Club
Nearest Train
17 Miles
Hereford; Newport (22 miles)
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
M50 Junc 4 at Ross-on-Wye
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
The Bell at Skenfrith
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Dunraven Bay, Bridgend; Weston-super-Mare
Car: necessary

This converted Grade II listed 18th Century stone threshing barn is situated 4 miles from the historic border town of Monmouth, in the picturesque Monnow Valley. Monmouth, the birthplace of Henry V and Charles Rolls, is in the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty known as the Wye Valley. Close by is the beautiful Royal Forest of Dean. The Cathedral City of Hereford, on the River Wye, home of the Mappa Mundi and Chained Library(, is about 16 miles to the North and Ross-on-Wye, the birthplace of English Tourism, is some 10 miles distance. The Black Mountains and the Brecon Beacons National Park are within easy reach for the enthusiastic walker, with Brecon and its Cathedral close by, less than an hours’ drive away. The Glamorgan Heritage Coast, Cardiff Bay, Swansea and the Gower Peninsular are also within easy reach for glorious days out. There is some beautiful local countryside surrounding this barn with lots of footpaths and many walks. En-route there are some lovely country pubs and fine restaurants, eg The Bell at Skenfrith (award winning).

Other Activities: canoeing and rock climbing


HAY FESTIVAL AT HAY-ON-WYE - 24th May to 3rd June, 2018

HEREFORD FOOD FESTIVAL - 9th & 10th June, 2018 at the Race Course, Hereford


HUMBLE BY NATURE - BIG DAY OUT at Humble by Nature, Penallt, Monmouth NP25 4RP (Kate Humble) - Dates for 2018 not available yet.

MONMOUTHSHIRE SHOW - Saturday 7th July 2018. (annual event)

COLEFORD MUSIC FESTIVAL -14th & 15th July, 2018. Coleford Town, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire.

35th MONMOUTH MUSIC FESTIVAL - 27th July to 4th August 2018 - .uk (annual event)

ABERGAVENNY FOOD FESTIVAL - 15th & 16th September, 2017 (annual event)


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday barn in Llanrothal, Heart of England

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
2 Jun 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
7 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Sep 2018 - 19 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
20 Oct 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
3 Nov 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
22 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
NEW YEAR 2018/19
29 Dec 2018 - 2 Jan 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees




CHRISTMAS = 22nd to 29th December, 2018 (7 nights) NEW YEAR = 29th December, 2018 to 2nd January, 2019 (4 nights)


Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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