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Upper Farm

Kington (3mls NE), Herefordshire

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Sleeps 16
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms 6
Change Fri
pets Dogs welcome 4
grade 5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / wood burner
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Luxury
Family friendly
Sky TV
Tennis Court
Hens and Stags
Eco Friendly
Parking on site / nearby
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A stunning family home with unspoilt rural views
  • Perfect for family group gatherings and reunions
  • Located on the Welsh borders with endless walking routes nearby
Property code: 42962

Ticking the boxes for guests of all ages, this property is ideal for a long-awaited family reunion. This traditional English property sits on the brink of the border between England and Wales, leaving you free to explore both countries during your stay. With space for 16 guests, there'll be space for all, and the owners go out of their way to welcome younger guests.

Parents will love to find that the property boasts two sitting rooms, a more formal drawing room with Sky TV and DVD player and a cosy snug with Sky TV, DVD and a selection of toys for young children. Both of these rooms feature wood burners, which along with the central heating makes the house a comfortable hub no matter the weather. With 16 hungry mouths to feed, you'll be happy to find an extremely spacious kitchen with range cooker, large fridge/freezer and two dishwashers for easy clearing up after dinner. The kitchen leads onto a spacious dining area, which is a bright and stylish room with space for all, ideal for a celebratory family meal. Alternatively, head outside and light the BBQ, utilising the outdoor seating area. Kids will love the adjacent barn with a small tennis area, table tennis and plenty of room to run around, perfect for keeping them busy. Once everyone is worn out, you'll find the sleeping arrangements more than adequate. A ground floor en-suite double is perfect for older guests, and a further seven bedrooms can be found on floors one and two. Three of these bedrooms feature super king-size beds that can be made into twins via zip and link beds and on the second floor, you'll find a quadruple bedroom that's ideal for young siblings and cousins to enjoy a sleepover!

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  • 8 bedrooms – 4 super-king-size bedrooms (can all be converted into twin beds in advance), 1 with an additional single bed; 1 double; 1 twin; 1 single; 1 large family room with 4 single beds
  • 6 bathrooms – 1 en-suite shower room with WC, 2 en-suite bathrooms with WCs, 2 family bathrooms plus 1 WC
  • Electric range cooker, fridge/freezer, a second fridge, microwave, two dishwashers
  • Washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Wood burner in drawing room and playroom, open fire in the dining room
  • Sky HD TV, DVD player, 2 stereos, iPod dock
  • Undercover games barn with tennis area and table tennis table
  • Large, enclosed garden with outdoor furniture and BBQ
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Pub 0.5 miles, shop 3 miles
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 4 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £500 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £65. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

The property is conveniently located with a host of wonderful places to explore in the surrounding area, including the Shropshire Hills Area of National Beauty (10 miles) and the glorious Brecon Beacons National Park (26 miles). Both of these beauty spots feature a variety of walking and hiking routes well-suited to both novice and advanced walkers. Not big on those outdoor adventures? Head to the nearby Hay-on-Wye (16.5 miles), a small market town famed for its large selection of second-hand bookshops and annual literary festival. With the bustling River Wye running straight through, you'll find plenty of relaxing riverside spots to eat and drink, and local pubs perfect for lunch. Alternatively, head out to the cathedral city of Hereford (21 miles). Here, you'll find a 19th-century abbey (24.5 miles), the world famous Mappa Mundi and Chained Library Exhibition at the cathedral, and extremely popular cider museum (20 miles).

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This property is personally managed by Avril.

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 32 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Sue 3rd May 2024

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A really lovely property in a stunning location. We were a family of 16 with 3 dogs. Beautiful walks close by and the youngsters all enjoyed ParkRun and canoeing in Hay and table tennis and tennis in the barn. Loads of space both inside and out which meant we were not on top of each other. A good size well equipped kitchen and a big dining table toRead more seat us all comfortably meant meals all together were a treat as was playing games in the evenings. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Hide

Reviewed by Wendy 18th April 2024

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The best large-scale property we've booked in ten years ! Beautiful house, excellently equipped and cleaned, all facilities as described, thoroughly enjoyed our break.

Reviewed by Madeleine 5th April 2024

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The fruit bowl and hamper were a lovely touch, very welcoming. The house was spacious, plenty of room for us (8 adults, 3 children and 3 dogs). Views were spectacular.

Reviewed by Craig 2nd February 2024

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Excellent property, perfect for family get togethers / celebrations, in a beautiful part of the country.

Reviewed by Ann 26th January 2024

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Beautiful house in a lovely quiet location with great views. All bedrooms comfortable and plenty of hot water. Well equipped. Shame the local pub was closed but not a huge issue as we all had an excellent time.

Reviewed by Colin 5th January 2024

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Superb large country home, in lovely isolated venue. We had a group of 15 ranging from 3 to the birthday girl at 90, and we all loved it. Everything was provided and there's lots of space including 2 lounges, large dining room and lovely gardens. Would highly recommend.

Reviewed by Karen 29th December 2023

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We had a fantastic stay and our family group of 14 had ample space in this very large and comfortable house. It is in a beautiful location and even on the days that it rained we were still able to have some active fun in the barn, playing tennis - what a great facility!

Reviewed by L 20th October 2023

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Reviewed by Stephen 15th September 2023

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Well equipped property that was very clean and well prepared. The owners and housekeeper were very helpful.

Reviewed by Malcolm 18th August 2023

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Brilliant We had the whole family - 13 people and 3 dogs. Age range from 5. - 72 and something for everyone. We dined better than any restaurant or hotel in the area. All it took was a little planning and forethought. Many thanks to the staff who prepared the house for us. We have come away with many happy and valuable memories.

Reviewed by Judith 11th August 2023

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Reviewed by Janet 4th August 2023

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We were a large group, ages 1-70, and the house was absolutely lovely. In particular, the privacy, peace and quiet, the beauty of the outlook/garden and area, well equipped playbarn. We loved the size of the dining room, kitchen, and lounge and flow of the rooms. Comfy beds, lovely bedrooms. Lots of games to play and thoughtful touches like the selRead moreection of books to choose from and candles, welcome hamper. As mentioned in other reviews, could do with a BBQ that reflects size of property. Hide

Reviewed by Frances 28th July 2023

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Wonderful setting and house for a family gathering. The barn was a real asset. Plenty of activities for the children .

Reviewed by Heather 21st July 2023

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Ideal location for a family holiday. Spacious and stylish while being comfortable and in keeping with a magnificent and well equipped home. Barn gave an extra dimension for those not yet tired out from beautiful country walks. Cannot recommend highly enough.

Reviewed by Gail 14th July 2023

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Fantastic location, well equipped house. Used the barn -tennis and table tennis- great for a rainy day. Disappointed with size of bbq-far too small for number of guests.

Reviewed by Michael 9th June 2023

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Upper Mowley was very well equipped to cook and cater for our 13 guests . Lots of lovely comfortable clean beds and towels . Plenty of space indoors and outdoors for seven grandchildren to run around whilst adults relaxed on the patio. Tennis court very popular

Reviewed by Christopher 5th May 2023

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The house suited us perfectly with 4 families and 15 people the bedrooms were just right and 2 beds to spare , the kids enjoyed the barn and it worked well considering the weather as it rained constantly on Saturday and Monday, Sunday dry what a difference Overall excellent choice for our family celebration of my wife's 70th birthday

Reviewed by David 7th April 2023

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Reviewed by Gaynor 17th February 2023

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14 of my family stayed at the farmhouse to celebrate a special birthday. The fact that there are no houses nearby was ideal, as we had a big celebration on the night. This house has everything you could wish for. No need to bring anything with you. A nice touch was the basket of goodies waiting for us on our arrival. Amazing views of the countrysidRead moree. We would definitely book again. Hide

Reviewed by Jennifer 3rd February 2023

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Beautifully spacious yet cosy house. We're a big family group ranging from 7-70yrs old & all enjoyed their stay. It was very clean & there was a lovely welcome basket on arrival. All the bedrooms are spacious but the large king-size bedroom at the front of the house on the first floor is particularly grand & has a lovely ensuite bathroom with roll-Read moretop bath & separate shower cubicle. Kitchen is well equipped & dining room spacious. The tennis court in the barn was a big hit too. Fantastic place! Hide

Reviewed by Anna 6th January 2023

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We had a really lovely stay with all the family. Enjoyed a great walk from Kington. House fabulously warm, beautiful outlook, kitchen extremely well equipped, amazing barn (wish wed discovered earlier!), loads of room,great location. Would love to return!

Reviewed by Marcia 30th December 2022

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Beautiful house. Everything we needed & more. Amazing views.

Reviewed by Ruth 22nd December 2022

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We visited for a family Christmas. The house was warm and welcoming and so beautifully decorated for Christmas it felt quite magical. Our group ranged in age from 12-80 and everyone felt their needs were catered for. We had room to spread out when separate space was needed but could all sit together for meals and to open presents on Christmas morniRead moreng. The kitchen had everything we needed; we never ran out of hot water or wifi and the tennis court was a welcome bonus. Thank you. Hide

Reviewed by Rosemary 21st October 2022

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Great place for a large group to get together. Excellent location and lovely walks in the area. Fantastic views from the house.

Reviewed by Ray 14th October 2022

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Excellent property with plenty of room for adults, teenagers and younger children. Very comfortable beds in all bedrooms and the dining room and lounge areas had a good selection of chairs which were also very comfortable for all generations of our family mix! The play barn (lambing shed) with indoor tennis court was a huge success with our teenageRead morers (and young at heart adults) and was in use most of the daytime. Very helpful owners and housekeeper on the telephone prior to our visit. Hide

Reviewed by Jennifer 7th October 2022

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A magnificent house standing proud in lovely countryside. The kitchen is well equipped with utensils and pots and pans as well as plenty of china, glass and cutlery. Two sitting rooms make for a tranquil multi- generational stay! The beds were comfortable, and the many bathrooms much appreciated. The indoor tennis court and table tennis provided muRead morech enjoyment for all ages from the 80 year old birthday 'boy' to the youngest grandchild shortly to be 4! A memorable celebration! Hide

Reviewed by Sarah 16th September 2022

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The house was perfect for a large group. Really well equipped (especially thankful of the 2 dishwashers, washing machine and tumble dryer), comfy beds, great kitchen and lovely garden for the little ones to run round in. Really, really clean too which was great.

Reviewed by James 30th August 2022

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14 of us stayed for 3 nights to celebrate a 70th birthday and 25th wedding anniversary. The house was extremely well equipped with masses of crockery, cutlery and glasses and the two dishwashers were very useful. All of the bedrooms were large with fabulous views and nice linen. It was lovely and comfortable with a nice shabby chic feel and we all Read morefelt able to relax and enjoy ourselves. The children had a wonderful time playing in the huge barn and the house was a great place for hide and seek. Hide

Reviewed by Maureen 19th August 2022

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Reviewed by Nataliya 12th August 2022

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Reviewed by Felicity 28th June 2022

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Beautiful house in a wonderfully quiet and picturesque setting, very relaxing. Really like the way the house is simply decorated and furnished. Very well equipped, carefully thought out and laid out for large groups. Loved the outside sitting areas and appreciated the welcome basket. We were 8 adults with 2 sharing a room. It meant one person had aRead more small single room and 6 beds weren't used. I think this house would work especially well for families. We ate at the local pub which was excellent. Hide

Reviewed by Lucy 17th June 2022

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The house was lovely - easy to find with plenty of parking. Communal areas were clean, light and well furnished, and the kitchen was particularly well equipped - not one of everything as we have found in other places. All bedrooms were a good size, bathrooms were clean and modern with good water pressure in all showers. Views amazing and gardens loRead morevely - we had a great family break and wouldnt hesitate to recommend Upper Mowley. Hide

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