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Period Farmhouse In A Peaceful Rural Setting

Overview

Property

Updated: 26-Oct-2016
Farmhouse in Builth Wells, Nr. Hay on Wye, Powys, Wales - Walking, Picnic By The River, Wild Swimming, Cycling, Fishing Available

Situated, on a small farming estate, 3 1/2 miles from Builth Wells, Powys (home of the Royal Welsh Show) in the heart of mid Wales. The Hendre is an easy 1/2 hour drive Hay-on-Wye, The Black Mountains, The Brecon Beacons and the Elan Vally at Rhayader. From the top of the hill to the riverside are beautiful wooded walks with good tracks for cyclists, there is a horse riding stables nearby. The river valley is designated as SSI because of its rare flora and fauna, including otters. Fishing for Salmon, Trout and Grayling on the Cefnllysgwynne Beat of the Irfon, which consists of two miles double bank and a further mile of single bank can be arranged with us.

  • Sleeps 9
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Pets considered
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

Top Traveller Review

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4 Reviews

4.3
based on 4 holidaymaker reviews

4

Beautiful, peaceful location

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed a lovely week in this beautiful house. Very spacious considering we had at least 16 of us all getting together some evenings! The views around the house were really beautiful with lovely walks just outside the house. Perfect place if you have a good group all staying together.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Beautiful location... Great base for exploring

  • 4 of 5

The home baked biscuits that were left for us on arrival was a homely touch.

All-in-all we had a great stay and was very good value for money. It's a spacious property and well placed to either relax and get away from it all or explore the surrounding countryside. Lovely walks all around the property, including the river that flows through the estate... The property is very well tucked away and feels secluded with a well maintained garden.

I received a warm welcome from Charles who made sure I knew all I needed to know about the property and answered any questions we had, the owners were both very accommodating. We were also able to take our dog. Worth noting that Sainsbury's deliver as well (So I would imagine Tesco will).

Whilst the central heating is most definitely up to the job, the log burner is very effective and there was a good supply of logs (and more if we had needed it).

It was a really good base for exploring the local sights, the family and especially our dog enjoyed the holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

So peaceful

  • 4 of 5

The location is very tranquil, you can't hear any roads from the property and there are some lovely walks right on the doorstep. The owners live a short distance away and after giving us a tour of the house and showing us how everything worked left us to enjoy our holiday, but it was reassuring to know they were nearby if we needed anything. We found the beds extremely comfortable and slept well every night! It was also useful that Sainsbury's delivered our groceries right to the door, a useful tip if anyone wants to consider it, even though there are shops in the local town.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful property, very spacious

  • 5 of 5

I organised a stay for family and friends. The owners were very helpful and accommodating of any requests I had. The property was very spacious, and the kitchen being the hub of the place was great for our get togethers with the huge table and benches. The children loved the gardens and had a great time playing out there.

Quiet yet near to a lovely town and only 40 mins from the Beacons made it a really good find!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Special interest holidays:

Builth Wells (3 miles) hosts the Royal Welsh Agricultural Show in July and the show ground has many other activities during the year.

Hay on Wye (16 miles) is renowned for its book shops and has a world renowned literary festival at the end of May.

Brecon (16 miles) at the centre of the Brecon Beacons National Park has a Jazz festival in early August.

Rhayader (12 miles) is the gateway to the Elan Valley Dams.(see photos)

Fishing on a privately owned 3 miles stretch of The Irfon River is available by arrangement with the owner.

Extensive tracks through the woodlands which run up to the open hill can be used for walking or mountain biking.

Distances:

Builth Wells 3 miles

Llandrindod Wells 8 miles

Hay on Wye 15 miles

Brecon 16 miles

Further Details:

Builth Wells is a small market town, which provides 2 grocery stores ( co-op and Bargain Booze), a post office/spar as well as a hardware store, florist, pet shop, library and clothing shops. There are also has a number of browsing gift stores. There are two Petrol stations. There is a Tesco store in Llandrindod Wells, (8 miles) and a Morrisions in Brecon, (16 miles).

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low Season
28 Oct 2016 - 20 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£375
for 3 nights
From
£125
£600
 
 
xmas/New Year
21 Dec 2016 - 3 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£800
for 7 nights
£800
 
 
Low Season
4 Jan 2017 - 16 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
£300
for 2 nights
From
£150
£600
 
 
Spring Half Term
17 Feb 2017 - 23 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 
 
low season
24 Feb 2017 - 6 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£171
for 2 nights
£600
 
 
Easter
7 Apr 2017 - 20 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£800
for 7 nights
£800
 
 
Mid Season
21 Apr 2017 - 25 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£300
for 2 nights
From
£150
£650
 
 
Half Term/Hay Festival
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£800
for 7 nights
£800
 
 
Mid Season
2 Jun 2017 - 20 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
£300
for 2 nights
From
£150
£650
 
 
High Season
28 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£780
for 7 nights
£780
 
 
Mid Season
1 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£300
for 2 nights
From
£150
£650
 
 
Autumn Half Term
20 Oct 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£780
for 7 nights
£780
 
 
Low Season
27 Oct 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£300
for 2 nights
From
£150
£600
 
 
Xmas & New Year
21 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£800
for 7 nights
£800
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
PLEASE CONTACT THE OWNER FOR AVAILABILITY - the calender may not be correct. Booking of available dates is by email, the owner will send a booking form and reserve dates to allow client to return completed form with deposit:

CHANGEOVER DAY is FRIDAY, Except over Christmas and New Year which vary depending which day Christmas falls on.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • farmhouse

General

  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Television

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • river
  • rural

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, ensuite to bedroom 1
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, en suite to bedroom 4
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bathrooms en-suite to 2 double rooms, with over the bath shower, basin and w.c. shower room shared by twin rooms with basin and w.c.

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8/ 9 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom1 - large ensuite bedroom twin beds made up as double, views across fields to river. Bedroom 2 - twin beds, Bedroom 3 - twin beds, Bedroom 4 - large en suite bedroom - twin beds made up as double views up hill. Futon in 2nd sitting rm extra single futon in downstairs small second sitting room if needed.

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Outside: The outside of the property has a large lawn area and parking for several cars. There is a paved terrace on two aspects of the house with picnic table and barbecue provided. Utility Room: Utility room comprises a sink, washing machine, oil central heating boiler, airing cupboard and drying rack, plenty of room for coats and boots. Downstairs WC with hand basin. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen and towels provided, beds made up. Other: Small second sitting/board games room with DVD player, selection of games and puzzles in the desk, single futon. There is also a back room where storage of bicycles would be possible, second fridge freezer if needed.

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