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The Hay Loft


Bedrooms: 4 Sleeps: 8 Bath/Shower Rooms: 2 Toilets: 2
4 Star Rating
Pets: 1 (£20/pet)

Pets: 1 (£20/pet)







Woodburner / Open Fire

Woodburner / Open Fire

Walks from the Door

Walks from the Door





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The Hay Loft is a comfortable and luxurious holiday cottage to sleep 6 guests in 3 bedrooms.

The Hay Loft is a great place for a group of friends or family to stay.  Relax and enjoy the views, only a few minutes' drive into Hay on Wye or explore the Black Mountains, River Wye and Wye Valley and the whole of the Brecon Beacons National Park.  

Originally part of the farm built to serve Maesllwch Castle, Glanhenwye lies between the picturesque 15th century castle and the River Wye at Glasbury.  The cobbled courtyard retains many of its 18th century features including beautiful stone arches and the original stalls for the horses. The Hay Loft and its neighbouring cottages Stable Lads Cottage and Owls Roost form an L-shape around a picturesque cobbled courtyard. 


Sleeps 8 - 1 Twin beds, 1 Super King bed, and 2 King size beds and 2 Bathrooms

Come in through the front door of The Hay Loft into a spacious entrance hall with flagstone floor.  There are two large

Downstairs bedrooms and a bathroom off this hallway with a further two bedrooms, bathroom and open plan living area on the first floor.

On the ground floor

Bedroom 1: Double aspect bedroom with king sized bed

Bedroom 2: Large double aspect twin.

Both rooms have beautiful wood floors, beamed ceilings and feature full height windows. The twin room has a door leading out to the courtyard and gardens.

The ground floor bathroom has a toilet, hand basin and corner shower. 


Bedroom 3: A super king-sized bed, beamed ceilings and views of the gardens.

Bedroom 4: A king-sized bed, beamed ceilings and a door out to a 'Juliette' balcony.

Bathroom with "his and hers" hand basins, toilet and a bath with shower over it.

The fabulous upstairs living area has an open plan kitchen with a double electric oven, hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washer dryer. There is a dining table and chairs, 3 comfortable sofas arranged around a lovely wood burning stove and a TV with free Apple TV, DVD and CD player. This is a stunning room with exposed A-frame roof beams and two large circular windows overlooking the courtyard. 

Useful information

* Bedlinen and towels provided

* Electricity, underfloor and oil central heating inclusive

* Wifi

* Logs are supplied for the fires and stoves

* Parking for 2 cars behind the property

* 1 Well-behaved pets welcome

* Cot and high chair available

* Safe storage for mountain bikes

* Private terrace with furniture and BBQ, use of spacious grounds

* Welcome pack provided

* Climbing wall (with rubber matting for children)

* Further accommodation for 12 people can be provided by booking ?  Stable Lads Cottage and Owls Roost? with a large dining table where everyone can eat together.

Ideal for large groups, great for entertaining with its three luxury cottages providing accommodation for up to 20 people

Beautiful, mature gardens lie behind the cottages and a private terrace area is provided for each. Children will love the vast lawns behind the cottages, and the small children's Climbing Wall (rubber mats provided).

There are some excellent local gastro-pubs and restaurants within easy driving distance, Foyles and The River Cafe on the River Wye at Glasbury on Wye just 5 minutes up the lane is always good fun and serves excellent food.  The Hay Loftis only a few minutes' drive to Hay-on-Wye, The Llanthony Valley and Gospel Pass, Herefordshire countryside and of course Brecon and the stunning Beacons are just across the valley. The River Wye is just below the house and Trout and Salmon fishing is available on discussion The Usk and Wye Foundation

Within just a few minutes' drive the 'Town of Books' Hay-on-Wye, where visitors will find a fascinating eclectic selection of little boutique style shops apart from the local butcher, green grocer and delicatessen that will provide for all your practical needs. There is hours of browsing with some great boutiques, antique shops, wonderful "interiors and design" shops, craft shops amongst the many antiquarian and second hand book shops. Excellent pubs and restaurants and a cinema. The little shops sit along quaint, narrow streets with the stunning and picturesque backdrop of Hay's 12th century, partially ruined castle.

Glasbury less than 1 mile, Hay-on-Wye 4 miles, Brecon 13 miles, Hereford

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


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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