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You won't tire of the views from this charming log cabin. Set 4 miles above Hay on Wye, Shearer's Lodge is perfect for a family or group. It is pet friendly (with a very dog friendly enclosed garden), has plenty of space and a pretty balcony.
Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms.
Open plan living area: Kitchen with an electric cooker and hob, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer. Dining table and chairs and comfortable sofa and easy chairs. Wood burning stove with a good supply of logs. TV with Free Sat and WIFI
Bedroom 1: Double bed with an en-suite shower room
Bedroom 2: Double bedroom
Bedroom 3 Twin beds
Family shower room.
Outside: There is a lovely wooden balcony to sit to admire the view, and the lodge is surrounded by a generous enclosed garden.
*All linen and towels inclusive
*All electricity and central heating inclusive
*32" TV with Free Sat
*All logs for the wood burning stove inclusive
*Ample private parking
*Well behaved dogs welcome (Please be aware the owners have their own dogs and there are sheep in the fields)
*BBQ and enclosed gardens
*Secure Bike Store
*Fishing to be discussed with the owners (see below)
*Specific Fridge/freezer for fishermen in a barn
*To sleep 11 guests - book together for 10% discount
Peaceful and quiet with superb panoramic views over the well-kept fields, across The Wye Valley with the river glistening in the bottom of the valley and over the Welsh Marches and Herefordshire Border countryside, The Brecon Beacons, Black Mountain and The Malvern Hills.
The Offa's Dyke Path runs just a few hundred meters from the farm and The Begwyns (National Trust land) with miles of uninterrupted walking is close by.
Visitors to the Lodges will be spoilt for choice for places to eat. There are several great pubs such as The Roast Ox in Painscastle or just a couple of miles down the lane The Rhydspence. Both offer great hospitality and food. The closest place for a pint of milk or a newspaper is the local shop and garage in Clyro two miles down the hill.
The market town of Hay-on-Wye is just four miles away. It's famed for The Hay Literary Festival held in May every year and the many second hand and antiquarian book shops and art galleries. The Richard Booth Book Shop is to be recommended with the cinema and cafe. There are lots of interesting pubs and restaurants - one not to be missed is Shepherd's Ice Cream Parlour. Visitors can spend a whole day visiting the little boutique and vintage shops, the two excellent local butchers Gibbons and The Small Farms and the local delicatessen.
There are some excellent places to hire Mountain Bikes - Drover Cycles or if you prefer you can have an accompanied and guided tour - they also have electric bikes. There are a couple of places to hire canoes at - Want to Canoe or Wye Valley Canoes.
Jim the owner of the lodges is himself a keen fisherman and is very familiar with fishing on reaches of The Middle Wye for Barble, Trout and Salmon. Permits are available through The Wye and Usk Foundation. Jim is always on hand to have a chat about fishing and they offer secure storage for fishing equipment and a drying area for wet nets and clothing. They also have a bait fridge/freezer. They are also happy to supply an Anglers hearty packed lunch.
If you would like to speak to someone who has visited this property please ask for: Elizabeth or Carolyn.
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