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Wild Hare Near Hay on Wye

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • on request Dogs
  • Reference 1387
Why we recommend Wild Hare...

Stunning, luxurious house near Hay on Wye with spectacular views of Black Mountains & Brecon Beacons

About Wild Hare

This is surely one of Wales most luxurious homes

  • This 17th Century farmhouse offers luxurious  impeccably  stylish and beautifully presented accommodation in a supremely elegant yet comfortable style -  top quality fabrics, colour schemes and furnishings  
  • WIld Hare has  accommodation for 8 guests with a choice of 4 spacious, luxurious bedrooms, each with an en-suite elegant bathroom!
  • The huge kitchen/dining area  is a really special integrated space which makes conversation and eating enjoyable and sociable. The stainless steel SMEG eight gas burner hob with two electric ovens enables the preparation of anything from a simple supper to a special occasion dinner.
  • Situated on Newchurch Hill, you can walk straight out onto thousands of acres of common land - an area inhabited by wild ponies, sheep, rabbits and the rare wild hare. 
  • On your doorstep, you have an acre of private woodland to wander among bluebells and wild flowers.
  • If you would like to bring your horse, there are stables and fields, with adjacent land ideal for riding.
  • Enjoy breakfast on the lawn and be spellbound by the views of the Black Mountains - relax on the comfortable outdoor sofas and at night take a blanket and perhaps a  night cap and lie gazing up at the starlit sky - there is   virtually no  light pollution and the night sky can be exceptionally beautiful.
  • Nestling in the rolling mid Wales hills, just a 10 minute drive from Hay on Wye - the 'Town pf Books' this luxurious holiday house is the perfect place from where to explore the breath-taking countryside of the Black Mountains and the Brecon Beacons.-  and opens up opportunities for adventures in and around this  fabulous countryside.
  • Famed for its internationally renowned Literary Festival, Hay on Wye is a vibrant, creative town where you can become immersed for hours upon end in all the delights on offer.
Note:
 A refundable security deposit of £250 is required per booking.

Hay on Wye (6miles)

  • Head into Hay-on-Wye, If you would like a change from  peace and solitude at Wild Hare, or perhaps you've simply run low on supplies.
  • The 'Town of Books' is fascinating, the shops will not only provide for all your practical needs but also offer hours of browsing. There are the famous second-hand bookshops, designer boutiques, a butter market with local produce, antique dealers, retailer's catering for crafts and interiors amongst many other things. 
  • There is a great cinema and a theatre here too  - The Globe, which has a whole host of eclectic artists and theatrical performances throughout the year. 
  • The plethora of cafes and restaurants ensures that there is something to suit all palates. Don't miss Shepherds Ice Cream parlour, which sells not only delicious ice cream but excellent coffee and other goodies too. Just a mile from Hay is the Felin Fach Griffin gastropub, while further afield is The Stag Inn at Titley, two very popular pubs with our guests.
  • Home to the famous Hay Literary Festival, Hay Walking Festival, the Dark Skies Festival, Hay Bike Festival, you won't be short of annual events to enjoy. 
  • Plans are underway to restore Hay Castle, a  part Norman, Jacobean and Victorian castle in the centre of the town into a lively cultural space. At the moment you can explore the Castle's grounds and visit the Honesty Bookshop
  • Canoeing, fishing and wild swimming can be enjoyed in around the River Wye. Hire a canoe from the fabulous  "River Cafe" in Glasbury, meander down the river, then pick your spot for a picnic lunch on the river bank. River Cafe also offer you the opportunity to hire a Vespa ! 
  • Richard Booths book shop & café is a huge, welcoming space, formerly owned by ‘King of Hay’ Richard Booth, it has been restored with aesthetic flair by the new owner, making it arguably one of the most beautiful bookshops in the world. It includes a exceedingly good café and a 48-seater cinema for rainy days and evenings out.
Town Tours
  • Learn about Hay’s fascinating history and quirky characters with Hay Tours. Throughout the year, local volunteers offer expert talks on four different routes lasting an hour or two. Each one brings Hay’s history to life, from medieval times right to the present day
Small Breeds Farm and Owl Centre Kington
  • Do visit this wonderful place with a great collection of miniature, rare and interesting creatures! There are lots of owls too and a great little cafe to stop and have a bite to eat.
Red Kite Feeding Station
  • Sit in the specially built hide, feet away from these majestic birds. Usually around 50 birds may be seen gathering before the feed, soaring high into the sky until they start diving onto their food. 

Outdoor Activities
  • There are a  host of activities in the local area, the Brecon Beacons National Park and the Wye Valley are perfect for walking and cycling, mountain biking and horse riding and for more extreme sports, canoeing, gorge walking, caving and pot holing.

Hay Bluff and Twmpa, the Black Mountains.
  • Take a full day and walk both, starting from Hay town centre .  You’ll end up on top of the world, with spectacular views across to Pen-y-Fan. 
Offa's Dyke Path
  • Running along the ridge of the Black Mountains and passing through Hay, Offas Dyke continues towards Kington - this walk is not for casual walkers as there are some strenuous stretches.

Wye Valley Walk 

  • This walk extends from Chepstow and crosses the Offa's Dyke Path at Hay, and continues to Rhayader, a total distance of 103 miles. The walk offers some splendid scenery through unspoilt Mid Wales countryside.

Talgarth & Llangorse Lake - further afield 

  • Take a day trip over the border to nearby Hereford, a short drive away, for the magnificent Cathedral, home to the famous Mappa Mundi and now uniquenChain Library
  • Explore the Elan valley & Rhayader - less than an hour' s drive away - and the border market towns of Presteigne & Knighton.

Luxury Hay on Wye Holiday House sleeps 8

  • If you are looking for a truly special house in a fabulous area then look no further, Wild hare is a stunning and luxurious farmhouse combining original elegance with strikingly beautiful interiors - truly a holiday home to both enjoy and remember.
Property Layout
4 bedrooms sleeping a maximum of 8
1st floor bedroom with modern walnut king size four poster bed. Linen upholstered chairs, stunning views of the Black Mountains. En-suite bathroom with stone tiled floor, underfloor heating, large washbasin, shower & toilet.
1st floor bedroom with modern black king size four poster bed. Large en-suite bathroom with stone tiled walls and  underfloor heating, large walk-in shower, washbasin,  toilet and roll-top bath. Views of the barns and common land.
1st floor bedroom with twin antique French walnut beds upholstered in 100% natural linen. Large en-suite bathroom with marble floor, underfloor heating, large wash basin, toilet and walk-in shower. Views of the barns and common land. 
Ground floor kingsize oak four poster bed,  beautiful vaulted ceiling. A spacious room with large French doors leading into the garden with stunning views of the Black Mountains. The  Shower Room with toilet & washbasin is just outside the bedroom.
Towels provided.

Kitchen with a large island where you can prepare meals whilst gazing at the Black Mountains. A stainless steel SMEG eight gas burner with two electric ovens. The kitchen is well-equipped with a large fridge freezer, walk-in larder, wine cooler, Cuisinart food processor, Kenwood microwave, Nutri Bullet, Dualit coffee machine and milk frother. Wild Hare has spring water available throughout so you will be enjoying delicious pure water direct from its source throughout your stay.
Dining Room leads off from the kitchen with a large dining table. The room has stunning views of the Black Mountains through tall double doors which open out into the three acre garden. There is a woodburner for cosy nights and a luxurious corner seating area upholstered in charcoal grey wool.
Lounge The heart of this room is the huge inglenook fireplace with woodburner. There is a comfortable Danish sofa upholstered in 100% wool and linen upholstered chairs and lots of textures and details in the room - a beautiful room for either daytime or nightime relaxing  -  lots of books and artistic inspiration in the fabulous book shelves.
Utility Room with washing machine and tumble dryer.

Grounds A shared drive provides easy access and there are three and a half acres of undulating lawn and private woodland, with views of the Black Mountains. Relax all day on the comfortable outdoor sofas. There are a further four acres with a stream accessed through a wooden gate, and stables and fields ideal for riding. 

Fuel underfloor heating and logs fully inclusive
WiFi/Internet
Phone for incoming calls only

Short breaks available at £1000 per break for Friday-Monday or Monday-Friday bookings. Further charges apply for a 4 night weekend break, please call to discuss.
Ample Parking.

Friday Changeover.
Dogs on request - not around lambing time - please enquire
A refundable security deposit of £250 is required per booking.
Access Information

Is there parking for at least one car within the cottage grounds? Yes

Is there a gate to open? No

If no parking within the grounds is there parking within 100m? No

Does this parking have reserved disabled spaces (min width 3.6m)? No

Are there paths? No

Are paths level and firm? No

Type of suface Paving

Are there dropped kerbs or changes in level? Yes

Are paths at least 1.2m wide? No

Are there dropped kerbs or changes in level? Yes

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Property Layout
4 bedrooms sleeping a maximum of 8
1st floor bedroom with modern walnut king size four poster bed. Linen upholstered chairs, stunning views of the Black Mountains. En-suite bathroom with stone tiled floor, underfloor heating, large washbasin, shower & toilet.
1st floor bedroom with modern black king size four poster bed. Large en-suite bathroom with stone tiled walls and  underfloor heating, large walk-in shower, washbasin,  toilet and roll-top bath. Views of the barns and common land.
1st floor bedroom with twin antique French walnut beds upholstered in 100% natural linen. Large en-suite bathroom with marble floor, underfloor heating, large wash basin, toilet and walk-in shower. Views of the barns and common land. 
Ground floor kingsize oak four poster bed,  beautiful vaulted ceiling. A spacious room with large French doors leading into the garden with stunning views of the Black Mountains. The  Shower Room with toilet & washbasin is just outside the bedroom.
Towels provided.

Kitchen with a large island where you can prepare meals whilst gazing at the Black Mountains. A stainless steel SMEG eight gas burner with two electric ovens. The kitchen is well-equipped with a large fridge freezer, walk-in larder, wine cooler, Cuisinart food processor, Kenwood microwave, Nutri Bullet, Dualit coffee machine and milk frother. Wild Hare has spring water available throughout so you will be enjoying delicious pure water direct from its source throughout your stay.
Dining Room leads off from the kitchen with a large dining table. The room has stunning views of the Black Mountains through tall double doors which open out into the three acre garden. There is a woodburner for cosy nights and a luxurious corner seating area upholstered in charcoal grey wool.
Lounge The heart of this room is the huge inglenook fireplace with woodburner. There is a comfortable Danish sofa upholstered in 100% wool and linen upholstered chairs and lots of textures and details in the room - a beautiful room for either daytime or nightime relaxing  -  lots of books and artistic inspiration in the fabulous book shelves.
Utility Room with washing machine and tumble dryer.

Grounds A shared drive provides easy access and there are three and a half acres of undulating lawn and private woodland, with views of the Black Mountains. Relax all day on the comfortable outdoor sofas. There are a further four acres with a stream accessed through a wooden gate, and stables and fields ideal for riding. 

Fuel underfloor heating and logs fully inclusive
WiFi/Internet
Phone for incoming calls only

Short breaks available at £1000 per break for Friday-Monday or Monday-Friday bookings. Further charges apply for a 4 night weekend break, please call to discuss.
Ample Parking.

Friday Changeover.
Dogs on request - not around lambing time - please enquire
A refundable security deposit of £250 is required per booking.
Access Information

Is there parking for at least one car within the cottage grounds? Yes

Is there a gate to open? No

If no parking within the grounds is there parking within 100m? No

Does this parking have reserved disabled spaces (min width 3.6m)? No

Are there paths? No

Are paths level and firm? No

Type of suface Paving

Are there dropped kerbs or changes in level? Yes

Are paths at least 1.2m wide? No

Are there dropped kerbs or changes in level? Yes

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