Large Holiday House and Cottage, sleeping up to 18 people close to Hay on Wye and the Brecon Beacons
Monnington House and Cottage
offers affordable 5 star rated luxury self-catering accommodation with an idyllic setting in an area of outstanding natural beauty close to the River Wye and Brecon Beacons.
There are 9 spacious bedrooms (each with its own bathroom or shower room). We sleep from 9 - 18. All of the beds are high quality with luxurious linen. This is an ideal place to stay for large groups or families looking to discover the beauty of the Wye Valley in style and comfort. With a fabulous location and special facilities such as a games room with pool table and table football, as well as a table tennis room, this holiday house and adjoining cottage offer beautiful high quality accommodation.
There is one ground floor bedroom in the cottage which is ideal for those with limited mobility. The property has been assessed and awarded M1 status. (Please see the full Access statement on our website).Nominated by Conde Nast Traveller as one the Best British Houses to book for the year ahead.
The house is popular with families celebrating birthdays or anniversaries, groups of friends who were are university 'years ago', companies wishing to 'rethink' or brainstorm and groups of friends who love the Wye Valley and know what it has to offer. There is lovely walking (Wye Valley Walk), great cycling routes (Cider Cycling Routes) and nearby there is canoeing on the Wye.
Comprised of the main house and adjoining cottage, Monnington House is stylish, luxurious and supremely comfortable. The large kitchen is easy to use and with a 4 door Aga, 2 electric ovens, 2 dishwashers and American style fridge freezer is built for entertaining. The three reception rooms, each with comfortable furnishings and warming woodburners are perfect for large groups of friends and family to relax and socialise. There is also an additional sitting room in the cottage for quiet get aways. The large dining area seats up to 20 and with garden views, is a lovely space for any occasion.
Outside there are around 2 acres of gardens and grounds with plenty of space for play activities, kick a football in the playing field (2 football goals provided) and play house and badminton.
There are a breadth of pubs within walking distance (20 mins walk). Please check availabilty information on calendar before contacting us.
This owner/agency has featured on countrycottagesonline.com since 2014
- With Exposed Beams
- There is a laundry room with washing machine and dryer. Lovely old fashioned larder for food storage. Large boot room with plenty of space for coats and boats.
Kitchen & Dining:
- Video or DVD
- Internet Access
- Washing Machine
- Tumble Dryer
- Type of Cooker: 4 door aga, 2 electric fan ovens and electric hob. Additional hob and oven in cottage kitchen
- Dining Table Seats: 20
- 5 Superking Bed(s)
- 8 Single Bed(s)
- Bed Linen Provided
- Ensuite Bathroom
- Towels Provided
- Hairdryers (1)
Garden and Outdoors:
- Central Heating
- Wood Stove
- Garden: 2 acre private and large garden. Small lawn by the outbuidings is suitable for playing badminton (net and raquets on site) and large garden with garden furniture and bbq for long lazy lunches
- Games Room: The games room is located in the outbuiildings and has a pool table and table football. There is also a rustic table tennis room which has a concrete floor and no heating and is very popular with guests. Playing field with 2 football goals.
- You will be lucky enough to either look at sheep and lambs in the fields or horses. Beyond the fields you will see acres of cider orchards which is a wonderful view as the seasons progress. In the distance you will enjoy lovely hills which you could walk up or you could stroll down the to majestic River Wye and explore its wonders.
Only well behaved obedient dogs (max 2) welcome (£10 per dog per day).
Owner's Website / Book Online
Book this cottage in Herefordshire direct with the owner or agency. For help with any questions or queries prior to booking we recommend you call the owner or email them.
Feedback from previous guests includes:
'Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves in this home from home. The ambience of warmth within the house created a haven of relaxation. Thank you to all for arranging everything so quickly. We will definitely return!'.
'It’s incredibly smart and yet still super comfortable. It has an amazingly sociable layout and lots of spaces for people to retreat to as well, so well thought out. The setting - especially at this time of year (November) is just lovely. It was misty and autumnal and glorious. I loved it.'
See our own website for more guest feedback and recommendations.
£500 deposit is payable 48 hours prior to check in and refunded in accordance with our terms which is usually within 24 hours after departure
2 dogs are welcome in the house by prior arrangement. Small charges apply
Hay on Wye...by far the most popular destination..a lovely market town with lots to offer including a small cinema for rainy days.
Ludlow....has a wonderful castle and great for food lovers
Hereford Cathedral which hosts the Mappa Mundi
Small breeds farm at Kington - a huge hit with younger children
The River Wye....either go canoeing, or cycle by it or fish it!
Nearest Train Station or Airport: Nearest Railway is Hereford (8). Leominster is 12 miles away.
Nearest airport is Birmingham
Recommended Places to Visit: Ludlow
Rare Breeds Farm at Kington
Elan Valley Dam near Rhayader for budding engineers
Hay on Wye
Weir Gardens (National Trust Garden on River Wye
Annual Events: Hay Literary Festival (late May)
Ludlow Food Festival (September)
Abergavenny Food Festival (September)
Malvern Spring Show (May)
Three Choirs Festival (August)
Recommended Places to Eat Out: The Portway Inn within walking distance....1.4 miles down the lane..
The Tram at Eardisley - good local food which is well priced (5 miles from house)
The Stagg at Titley - has a michelin star and is within 20 minutes
Local Sports: Canoeing on the Wye is by far the most popular activity followed by mountain biking and gorge walking. We receive regular walking parties who enjoy the Wye Valley Walk. Adrenalin activities are available locally. There a number of good golf courses.