Set on a small country estate with working farm overlooking the glorious Herefordshire countryside, with the beauty of the great outdoors on your doorstep, it's time to embrace an English Staycation. With friends, family and maybe your dog, let's start your journey to this stylish home that’s simply perfect for your getaway. The traditional village of Madley is within walking distance and offers a well-stocked village store and traditional inn, excellent fish and chips, plus a 9 hole golf course and tennis courts. The area offers great walking with footpaths and quiet lanes spilling out in each direction from the property. You can amble across the farmland after a lazy lunch, a picnic alongside the River Wye or tackle Hay Bluff, The Black Mountains or Brecon Beacons. Ideal for cyclists or why not hire a canoe and take time to enjoy the River. A trip to one of the many market towns is a must where you can pick up local produce from a farmers market or browse the independent shops, Hay-on-Wye is famed for books and the annual international literary festival and the market towns of Monmouth, Ledbury, Ross-on-Wye, Ludlow, Kington and Leominster all welcome you with an eclectic range of independent shops. Or step back in time and visit one of the many castles or historic monuments that are dotted across this border country. Nearby are opportunities for hobbies such as fishing.
The owners have ensured their exceptional attention to detail and style has been applied to every standard of the design, furnishings and feel of the property. Their objective is that your stay in this sumptuous abode in its incredible surroundings is perfect. This is THE destination for your rural idyllic break where you can enjoy elegantly styled, contemporary and spacious accommodation all set in a peaceful, highly private spot with far reaching views. Almost every item in the entire home is brand new for Summer 2020, ideal for keeping you safe whilst you relax and enjoy yourselves.
Take in the views as you turn onto the wide, sweeping gravelled driveway and meticulously maintained half acre of landscaped, private grounds which adjoin open fields that lead up to the Black Mountains. A grand canopy porch leads into the galleried reception hall; once you have settled in you will be able to relax and enjoy pre-dinner drinks from the bar. The fabulously bright and airy kitchen /dining room is a haven for the best of chefs with a contemporary styled kitchen offering a gas Rangemaster oven, American fridge freezer with chilled water and ice maker, dishwasher, Nespresso coffee machine and professional juicer. A central table and chairs for four is the perfect stop for afternoon tea with the papers or for children’s snacks. The dining area has views on three sides across the countryside with a table to seat 10. The utility room has a cordless Dyson and space for dogs, coats and boots. There is also a WC. The drawing room is a huge and sumptuous space where you can relax in pure style, light the wood burner and catch up with friends. Both main reception rooms have 55’ or 65” Ultra HD Smart TV with sound bar and Blu-ray where you can relax and make use of the Sky+ package including sports, cinema, kids Disney+ and Netflix. For fun the games room has been finished with quirky pieces and a welcoming style, perfect to bring out your competitive side and set up a pool tournament, there is also a selection of board games. A study is ideal if you need to work whilst away and holds a wide-ranging selection of books for both adults and children.
For fitness there is a private gym set up adjoining the carport for you to enjoy a workout before breakfast with weight bench and bar, bike, bands and more. When the day is done climb the stairs onto the spacious mezzanine landing where you will find several cosy seating areas, ideal for you and your favourite book. There are five bedrooms all finished with crisp bed linen, cosy throws and fresh towels. The super-king-size main bedroom has a Juliet balcony with a picture window offering the most stunning views, this room has a large en-suite with separate shower, free standing bath, double vanity units and WC. There are two king-size rooms each with deep window seats to enjoy the view, and one has an en-suite shower and WC. At either end of the home are two versatile rooms which can each be set up either as super-king or twin rooms. There is also a bathroom with separate shower, bath and WC and a further shower room with WC on this floor.
The beautifully kept gardens are enclosed by estate railings and double gates. There are super views across the open fields and onto the Black Mountains, there is a large, private hot tub set to the side where you can enjoy catching up with everyone under the stars. A phenomenal variety of birdsong can be heard when you are outdoors and even when you are inside with a window open. A patio area is set up with table and chairs for summer dining with a large parasol, a BBQ and garden games. There is ample parking to the front with a large turning circle along with a secure rack for bikes and double carport which includes a covered table tennis table.
Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.