Nominated by Conde Nast Traveller as one the Best British Houses to book for the year ahead.
Monnington House and Cottage offers affordable 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 rustic 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).
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).
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£500 deposit is payable
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 Ledbury Elan Valley Dam near Rhayader for budding engineers Hay on 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.
Monnington on Wye
We located in a rural and peaceful situation in a small hamlet close to the River Wye. We are almost equidistant from the historal City of Hereford and the wonderful town of Hay on Wye. The property is on the edge of a family farm. There is a pub within 20 minutes walk and a farm shop 1.8 miles from the house which is outstanding. A perfect location for the cross generation family gathering.