The Old Beast House - Herefordshire - Sleeps 4

Lovely conversion of detached cowshed close to Hay on Wye and Black Mountains 

  • The Old Beast House exterior
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Barbeque Area
  • The Old Beast House exterior
  • Garden and Grounds
  • The Old Beast House exterior
  • Lounge
  • The Old Beast House exterior
  • Master Bedroom
  • Master Bedroom
  • Bedroom
  • Bathroom
  • Terrace
  • Terrace
The Old Beast House in Herefordshire, a cottage in Shropshire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire: The Old Beast House exterior

Spacious det barn conversion, CH, woodburner, one level, Hot Tub EV Charger

The Old Beast House, a former cow shed and pig sty, is located in West Herefordshire's 'Golden Valley', just 7 miles from the border town of Hay on Wye, famous for its second hand books, quirky shops and Hay Literary Festival. This lovely detached barn conversion, standing on Little Llanafon Farm, lies just outside the charming village of Dorstone.

Set in the farmyard close to the owner's home on a small non-working farm, it offers an excellent base for exploring the beautiful and unspoilt countryside of Herefordshire and the Welsh Borders with its many black and white villages, churches, footpaths and mountains. The Brecon Beacons and Black Mountains are within easy reach, as is the Forest of Dean and the Shropshire Hills.

The Old Beast House was converted to a high standard by the present owners only a few years ago. The cottage is arranged all on one level providing easy access to all its amenities, and is comfortably furnished to sleep four people. A cot is available on request. The entire cottage is centrally heated with the bonus of a woodburning stove with plenty of logs supplied.

The central living space measures a huge 10m x 4m (33ft x 13ft), and includes open plan sitting, dining and kitchen areas so whether you are cooking, eating or relaxing, no one gets left out! Retaining many of the original features, this room has some lovely exposed beams and a woodburning stove.

The cottage offers one large double bedroom with en-suite WC and shower room, full length mirror and french doors to the patio. The twin bedroom, formerly a pigsty, is situated at the opposite end of the building with windows to front and rear. The separate roomy bathroom has a shower over the bath. All towels and linen are provided.

New for 2018: A beautiful Urban Cedar Hot Tub on the private and secluded rear patio.

The farmyard offers parking for several cars at the front of the property, with electric vehicle charging point. A private patio area at the rear opens onto the adjacent private orchard with it's resident chickens. Secure bike storage is available.

The cottage is a well equipped and comfortable base for exploring this lovely area. Walking and birdwatching are popular, and there are many more active pursuits available nearby including canoeing, rock climbing, cycling and pony trekking. Fishing permits are available on the River Wye just 2 miles away, and there are sports centres and swimming pool in the cathedral city of Hereford (15m).

The area also has a superb selection of pubs, restaurants and take-aways. Hay on Wye and Hereford have excellent supermarkets, and the nearest village shop, Post Office and doctors is just 2½ miles away in Peterchurch.

This property has been listed with Stilwell’s Cottages Direct for 12 years

The Old Beast House Property Features

Location Type
  • Rural

  • Car Required

Housekeeping & Services
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • Bed Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Fuel and Power Included
  • Cot
  • No Smoking

Open Fire/Wood Burner
  • Wood burner

  • 1 Double Bedroom
  • 1 Twin Bedroom

Ground Floor Facilities
  • Ground Floor Bedroom
  • Ground Floor Toilet
  • Ground Floor Bath
  • Ground Floor Shower

Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Hot Tub

  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Oven
  • Hob
  • Grill

Internet Access
  • Wireless Broadband

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • TV
  • Radio

Leisure Equipment
  • Patio Furniture
  • Barbecue

Garden/Terrace/Play area
  • Private garden
  • Terrace / patio

Parking available
  • Off road parking

Activities within 20min drive of the property
  • Fishing
  • Theatre
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountaineering
  • Mountain Biking
  • Horse Riding
  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Pub/Bar within 1 mile

Local Water Sports
  • Swimming (indoor pool)
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
7 night(s) · 08 October 2021
Key Property Details
Property Name The Old Beast House
Reference 701058/1
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
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The Old Beast House in Herefordshire

Nearest TownHay on Wye - 7 miles (approx)

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