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Hillside House


Bedrooms: 4 Sleeps: 8 Bath/Shower Rooms: 3 Toilets: 3
4 Star Rating
Pets: 2 (£20/pet)

Pets: 2 (£20/pet)





Woodburner / Open Fire

Woodburner / Open Fire

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Hillside House near Hay-on-Wye is a is a very spacious, comfortable and relaxed holiday cottage, ideal for all the family, (including the dogs) with stunning views over the Wye Valley, yet just a 30 minute walk, over the fields, to the popular town of Hay on Wye.  

Hillside House is beautifully equipped and spacious with fabulous outside space.  There is a garden terrace for al fresco dining, and a woodland area which children will love!   This Hay on Wye holiday let sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms with one en-suite and 2 family bathrooms. All bedrooms are on the ground floor with the living accommodation on the first floor, to take advantage of the phenomenal panoramic views. With access to a telescope it's a great place to explore the vast dark skies. 

Option to book with the adjoining Meeting House to sleep 17 people in total. 

Have a look at Lucy's blog post for a photographer's perspective of this beautiful cottage.


Sleeps 8 - 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms

Ground floor

Bedroom 1: A fabulous king-sized bed with en-suite bathroom - toilet, hand basin, and bath

Bedroom 2:  A fabulous king-sized bed

Bedroom 3:  This bedroom can be used either as twin bedded room (2ft 6 beds) or a king-sized bed and has a hand basin.

Bedroom 4: This bedroom can be used either as twin bedded room (2ft 6 beds) or a king-sized bed

Bathroom 2: A large bathroom, with shower, bath, wash hand basin & toilet 

Bathroom 3: With shower over bath, toilet and hand basin

First Floor

There are two stair cases from the ground floor up to the living area on the first floor which comprises of:

Open plan kitchen, diner and living room - electric hob, oven, microwave and dishwasher. Table (extending) and chairs x8. Large corner sofa with stool and chair, flat screen TV.

Separate living room with comfy sofas, large flat screen TV and log burning stove with seating for 8.

Useful Information

*  A friendly welcome and a hamper pack on your arrival 

* All bed linen and towels provided 

* Biomass heating - on constantly controlled by wall thermostats -owner requires a weeks notice for this boiler to be switched on during mid and high season 

* Wood burner stove with a plentiful supply of logs provided  

* All electricity provided 

* 2 well behaved pets allowed (3 in total if both properties booked) 

*  Wi-Fi available 

* Non smoking 

* Ample parking 

* Cot and high chair provided 

* Hair dryers provided in the  double rooms 

* Bike storage/washing facilities. 

* Fire pit, BBQ and out door furniture 

* Washing machine and tumble dryer 

* Arrival after 5pm and departure by 11.30am 

* £200 refundable security deposit for Stag or Hen parties - to be discussed with owner prior to booking 

This historic spacious holiday house has been beautifully furnished and is very well equipped, set on an estate and farm above the village of Llanigon. Hillside House is recommended as a fantastic base for exploring the market town of Hay-on-Wye which is only 2.5 miles by road or a 40 minute walk over the hill if taking the footpath.

Hay-on-Wye the 'Town of Books' offers hours of interesting browsing.  It is a very popular destination for visitors with its many bistros, boutiques, clothes shops, antiques dealers, galleries and some fascinating independent shops showing crafts and fashionable interiors amongst many other things and of course the many second hand bookshops.

There are excellent pubs and restaurants and probably the best ice cream that you will ever taste in the Shepherds!

The phenomenal views will leave you desperate to explore the area further and it's beautiful walks from your door. You will be very near to the Offa's Dyke Path and the National Cycle sustrans route 42 and route 8.  It's only a short distance to the Brecon Beacons National Park and the famous Pen y Fan Mountain for the more adventurous walkers. Canadian canoe trips down the river Wye from Glasbury or Hay are always popular with all ages - canoes can be hired locally.   Bicycles can be hired in Hay for both on and off road adventures.  

Llangorse Lake is nearby and ideal for those who have sailing dinghies or windsurfers. 

Local fishing in the Wye or Usk and shooting groups can be arranged if booked in advance.

Hay on Wye 2.5 miles, Hereford 23 miles, Crickhowell 19 miles, Abergavenny 25 miles, Brecon 16 miles,  Cardiff 57.5 miles. 

If you would like to speak to someone who has visited this property please ask for: Elizabeth, Carolyn, Edwina, Ceri or Lucy 





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Hay on Wye is renowned for its annual literary festival, but there's more to Hay than that. It is a pretty and bustling town at the foot of the majestic Black Mountains with the river Wye running through. The town is crammed with boutiques and book shops, with excellent restaurants and cafes. There's an independent cinema, a castle and a thriving arts scene. If you're looking for adventure, a stay in or around Hay will scratch that itch. Canoeing, cycling and hiking are just on the door step. Read more about Hay-on-Wye