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The Top Building Barn

Presteigne (4Mls E), Herefordshire

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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
pets No Dogs
grade 5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Internet access
Working farm
Romantic
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A single storey Dutch barn with far reaching views across the Herefordshire countryside
  • Situated on the Welsh borders with access to the Black Mountains and Hay Bluff
  • Perfect for walking and cycling with immediate access to waymarked paths from your front door
Property code: 80296

This beautiful single storey barn conversion with spacious living accommodation is perfect for couples, with a wealth of walking, National Trusts sites and market towns all within easy reach.

Set within the fringes of the Herefordshire countryside where you can enjoy farm walks and mature woodlands from your front door. A haven for walkers offering access to a mixed terrain being close to the Welsh and Shropshire borders where you can explore Elan Valley with its reservoir’s, the Black Mountains with its rugged hill scapes and breath-taking views from the rolling Shropshire hills. There are many villages and market towns to include Hay-on-Wye, famous for its book shops and festivals and Hereford, with its cathedral, Mappa Mundi and Chained Library are close. There are many National Trust properties including The Weir Gardens, Croft Castle and Berrington Hall to name a few. A variety of festivals run throughout the year such as The Three Choirs, Ludlow Food Festival and Bishops Castle Folk Festival.

Enjoying an elevated location and sympathetically restored to blend into the countryside, a clever mix of natural stone, wooden cladding and corrugated iron offer a contemporary twist. Step inside where you will be pleasantly surprised by the high ceilings, exposed wooden frame and stunning views across the farm and countryside. The living space is open plan and perfect for couples wanting to explore the area. The lounger area has a sofa which you can sink into after a day exploring, a Smart TV/DVD for watching a good movie and bi-folding doors with countryside views that open onto the patio area. The kitchen area is well-equipped with electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge/freezer. This single storey barn has one bedroom, a king-size zip-and-link (which can be made into a 2ft 6" twin on request) with en-suite shower and WC. If you require a highchair or cot please request at time of booking.

Outside to the side of the barn accessed via the stone steps, a terraced area with table and chairs. There is off road parking for two cars.

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  • 1 bedroom – 1 King-size zip and link (that can be made into a 2ft 6" twin by request)
  • 1 en-suite shower room with WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge/freezer
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Pub, shops and restaurants 4 miles
  • Increase accessibility - Please ensure you refer to our FAQ's
  • Smart TV/DVD in lounge
  • Wi-fi
  • Electric car charger available at additional charge, payable directly to owner
  • If you require a highchair or cot please request at time of booking
  • Electric vehicle charging on site
  • Arrival: 17:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed

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Samantha Weatherstone

This property is personally managed by Samantha.

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 17 guest ratings

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Reviewed by John 4th September 2022

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Electric vehicle charging represented good valu.

Reviewed by Jane 24th June 2022

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Thoroughly enjoyed our stay, it was so peaceful. The barn we stayed in, is finished to a very high standard. Very clean, kitchen is well equipped for all your needs. Would definitely recommend.

Reviewed by Trevor 13th June 2022

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Had a lovely week nice accommodation and a nice setting

Reviewed by sarah 2nd June 2022

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Lovely Barn , in a beautiful location , lots of walking and cycling around the area The Barn was very well equipped, very clean and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay here , Will be rebooking !!

Reviewed by Pat 14th April 2022

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This was our second visit and it felt like coming home! The owners are so helpful and accommodating. Thank you for allowing us to extend our stay as there were no incoming guests. The cleanliness and comfort of the barn is spot on. Really quiet location with easy access to local market towns and attractions. We loved the autumn colours last year. TRead morehe weather was kind during our Easter break and we visited several beautiful garden and bluebell woods. We're looking forward to our next visit Hide

Reviewed by Pat 30th October 2021

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Best cottage weve stayed in for a long time. Incredibly well insulated and cosy, hardly needed to use heating. Owners very accommodating with last minute booking. Welcome pack of drinks and biscuits much appreciated. Very quiet location but easy access to main road for visits to surrounding villages and into the mountains. Lovely views from the cotRead moretage and brilliant for star gazing on a clear night. Recommend the black and white villages trail, Will be back again thank you Hide

Reviewed by Richard 13th August 2021

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A great new, small, well equipped and comfortable barn.

Reviewed by Colin 30th July 2021

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Reviewed by Elizabeth 18th July 2021

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Fantastic stay! Great location to explore beautiful countryside in both England and Wales. Lovely clean and comfortable accommodation. Thoroughly recommend.

Reviewed by Anna 9th July 2021

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Facilities new and modern, beautiful location. A good base to explore the Welsh border.

Reviewed by Janet 21st June 2021

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Lovely property set in a tranquil setting. Enjoyed being able to walk straight from your door onto their beautiful farm land.

Reviewed by Tony 14th June 2021

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Beautiful, well equipped, comfortable accommodation with fabulous country views. Hope to visit again sometime soon.

Reviewed by Jane 24th May 2021

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A lovely property in a delightful country location, very quiet and tranquil. Any cooking was easy as it was very well equipped. Very homely with lovely outdoor seating areas to enjoy breakfast etc. The owner is very helpful and gave great ideas for walks, places to visit and places to eat. We enjoyed walks starting at the property, it was good to bRead moree able to walk without the need to use the car if you didnt want to. A very relaxing break, thank you. Hide

Reviewed by Louise 14th May 2021

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Myself and my partner stayed in the smaller top barn. The barn has been beautifully restored and the owners have paid such attention to detail at every level it felt very indulgent and special. The kitchen was so well stocked made cooking even while on holiday a delight. The outside terrace areas were lovely and with bi fold doors opening onto thisRead more area meant you could enjoy outside from inside. The location is remote but the views and surrounding countryside make up for that over and over. Hide

Reviewed by Paul 7th May 2021

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Lovely cottage, fitted to a very high standard in a beautiful location. Pleasant walks available around the farm with great views - routes provided by the very friendly owner. Electric vehicle charging point was a very welcome feature.

Reviewed by Julie 30th April 2021

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Excellent accommodation for 2 and could easily use the existing bed settee for extended family. Owners appropriately attentive and helpful and loved the surprise fizz and cake to celebrate. The area has many areas of natural beauty to visit within a 20 minute drive and also some local walks without driving. We walked round the owners arable farm onRead more the permitted routes which was another way to admire the fabulous scenery that you can soak up through the top barn bifold doors. Thank you Hide

Reviewed by Valerie 26th April 2021

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Lovely barn conversion. Really helpful owner.

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