The House in the Hills

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near Hay on Wye, Llanthony Valley, Brecon Beacons (View Location on a map)
10 Guests
5 Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
Accepts 2 Dogs
£1,908 7 Night Breaks From
£27.26 Average Per Person Per Night

Change to check-in/check-out times

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we have temporarily adjusted our check-in to 5:30pm and check-out to 9:30am. Thank you for your understanding.

As seen in Evening Standard (24th July 2020)

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Cleaned and safe to visit

We are working with all our property owners to ensure property cleanliness and hygiene standards are consistently met. The owners of The House in the Hills have been advised on the latest NHS and government guidelines.

Entire Home To Yourself

You will be staying in this entire home with you and your loved ones. Plus have piece of mind that this property has an enclosed garden for added security and privacy.

Contactless entry

This property also has contactless entry, meaning you do not need to be physically greeted by the owner to receive the keys to enter this property.

Staggered Check-in and Check outs

We are advising all our owners and guests that we recommend they offer staggered checkin/outs to ensure there is adequate time between any two bookings to allow for a full and proper clean for your safety.

Check-in from 5:30pm and Check out by 9:30am

Handpicked Highlights

The House in the Hills was handpicked by our team to join our portfolio. Here's just a few of the reasons we think you'll love staying in The House in the Hills too!

  • Recommended in The Sunday Express, January 2019 as a great place to stay with extended family
  • Luxury holiday cottage in the heart of the Black Mountains
  • Set in an outstanding and unique landscape with a hot tub (by request)
  • Beautifully furnished throughout with a huge open fire in the lounge
  • 15-minute drive to Hay on Wye and its outstanding selection of shops and cafes
  • Dog-friendly property accepting up to 2 dogs 
  • Available for short breaks all year (excl Festive weeks)

Rated 5/5 (read reviews)
Features You'll Love

  • Dog Friendly
  • WiFi
  • Hot Tub
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Private Parking
  • Real Fire
  • Rural Location
  • Luxury
  • Family Friendly
  • Period Cottage
  • Cot Available
  • Detached Property

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About The House in the Hills

Luxury holiday cottage with Hot Tub in the Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons National Park - Sleeping 10 and dog-friendly.

  • In the heart of the Black Mountains, within the Brecon Beacons National Park and five miles from Hay on Wye, House in the Hills is a luxury holiday cottage with WiFi offering an oasis of peace and tranquillity.
  • Set amid a unique landscape this stone farmhouse and separate barn conversion has been restored with close attention to detail using local stone, a traditional Cruck roof frame and reclaimed stone tiles, with oak floors and flagstones throughout - the luxurious interiors combining traditional craftsmanship with contemporary style.
  • The cottage is beautifully furnished, heated with ground source underfloor heating and with many features to delight - a huge open fire in the lounge with traditional hearth and grate, lavishly furnished bedrooms with sumptuous duvets and Melin Tregwynt blankets and fabulous bathrooms with claw foot baths and giant walk in power showers.
  • With stunning views from several large terraces House in the Hills is equipped with comfortable outdoor furniture for memorable alfresco dining.
  • The hot tub is included in 2020 prices. For 2019 the hot tub is 155 extra per booking if required or 120 per short break - please call us to add the Hot Tub to your booking.
  • Use of the Aga is optional - if you would like to add this to your booking it is charged at £100 per stay. 

Layout & Further Information

5 Double Bedrooms, 3 Doubles on the 1st floor in the main house. 2 Doubles on the 1st floor in the barn. Sleeping 10.

In the House:

Bathroom with claw foot bath, walk in shower, heated towel rail, wash basin and toilet. On ground floor.

Lounge/Dining room with open fire, large leather sofas, flagstone floors, 46' flat screen TV (with Satellite) , WiFi, music system. Antique style oak dining table and leather chairs to seat 8. Highchair on request.

Additional Sitting room with sofas, TV, Wii console, iPod docking station, board games, DVD, Xbox. On 1st floor.

Hallway oak staircase with Cruck frame and pegged beams and oak floorboards.

Kitchen Luxury with state of the art cooking appliances, granite worktops, central Island as worktop or breakfast bar, church pew-style seating, oil fired Aga on request (2019 - £60 per stay, 2020 - £100 ), double electric oven, induction hob, larder fridge, freezer, dishwasher, Belfast sink, flat screen TV and door to porch.

Porch with flagstone floor, hanging space for coats etc.

Laundry room with washing machine and drying facilities.

In the Barn:

Lounge/Kitchen/ Dining room open plan with shaker-style oak units, electric oven, halogen hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge, freezer. Country style table, chairs and benches to seat 8, wood burner, comfortable leather sofas, 30' flat screen TV with home cinema system, oak patio doors on both sides leading to terrace with outdoor seating for alfresco dining and spectacular views down the valley.

Bathroom with flag stone floor, double walk-in shower, claw foot bath, heated towel rail, wash basin and toilet. On the ground floor.

Grounds enclosed lawns and large stone terraces with BBQ's, comfortable luxury garden furniture and a Hot Tub. Exceptional views of Hay Bluff behind and valley views in front.

Hot Tub on request at £155 per week, £120 for 3-night breaks in 2019. In 2020 the hot tub is included in the rental price, but please still call us to add the Hot Tub to your booking.

Additional Information 

Short breaks - All year

WiFi - Yes (telephone for local outgoing calls only)

Changeover - Friday

Towels - Yes

Parking - Yes, ample. Please note the access drive is via a 30-metre steep gravel road.

Fuel - Electricity and ground source under floor heating and logs inclusive

Aga - Optional use of the Aga is charged at £100 per stay

Dogs - 2 @ 25 each

Travel cot - Yes on request

Highchair - No

Bed linen - Included as standard

Please note: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, certain facilities at some of our properties may not be deliverable. This may include - but is not limited to - swimming pools, hot tubs, and some shared communal areas. If you have a specific enquiry, please contact us by email here. Thank you for your understanding.

Reviews & Comments
Visitors Rate This Property 5/5

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Verified Guest
2nd August 2019

Beautiful location nestled on the edge of moorland within a horse shoe of imposing Brecon beacons. Excellent clean spacious accommodation which surpassed our expectations. Dark sky experience just amazing.

Reply from: Quality Cottages Team

So pleased that you had such a great stay and loved the house and amazing location, thank you for your review.

About the Area

If you would like more information on the local area, please call us on 01348 837871 to speak to one of our friendly team.

Book in time for the annual literary Hay Festival Hay on Wye

  • Hay Festival is packed with exciting literary entertainment for families, children, writers and thinkers.

Bluff and Llantony Valley

  • In a truly outstanding location - for peace and tranquillity look no further. The environment is dramatic - the stunning Gospel pass is on your doorstep, cutting its way across Hay Bluff to Capel y Ffin; the atmospheric Llantony Valley, an incredible breathtaking drive not to be missed.

Outdoor Activities Galore

  • There is 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 the more extreme, canoeing, gorge walking, caving and pot holing.

Hay on Wye near luxury holiday cottage sleeping 10 in the Black Mountains

  • If relaxing is more in your line, visit Hay on Wye's book shops and antique dealers, the interesting shops - boutiques, Interiors, craft shops and galleries and then unwind and enjoy the good food in Hay's pubs and restaurants.

Eat & Drink

See below for a selection of pubs, restaurants, and eateries near The House in the Hills.

If you would like more information on the local area, please call us on 01348 837871 to speak to one of our friendly team.

Xtreme Organix
( 2.2 miles away )

Award winning take away and deli with meat from the organic farm in Llanigon

The Harp Inn
( 3.6 miles away )

Delicious homemade food, monthly Sunday roasts and a range of real ales in a traditional 18th C inn.

The Blue Boar
( 4 miles away )

Breakfasts, coffees, lunches, teas, evening meals, table licence, traditional ales, garden restaurant.

The Old Black Lion
( 4 miles away )

An award winning colourful 17th C old inn serving fine food and wine in a relaxed & friendly style.

Three Tuns
( 4.1 miles away )

Fine wines, cask ales and home cooked food served at this characterful 16th C inn, coffee & cakes too.

Brecknock Farmers Market
( 4.7 miles away )

The market offers high quality, locally produced, fresh, seasonal food, hand made products reared, grown or made within a 30 mile radius of Brecon.

Talgarth Mill
( 4.7 miles away )

Talgarth Mill offers a unique experience, the chance to spend a day Milling and Baking bread from their own stone ground Flour. Talgarth Mill & The Bakers Table can offer this Millers Experience on the Middle Sunday of each month until spring.

The Pandy Inn
( 6.4 miles away )

Award winning 12th C inn reputed to be the oldest in Herefordshire, traditional ales & fine food.

Llangoed Hall
( 7.3 miles away )

The perfect luxurious setting for a very special occasion. Excellent food and fine wines.

The Roast Ox Inn
( 7.5 miles away )

A fascinating pub full of character and historic features popular with locals and visitors alike. Well behaved dogs are welcome in the bar. The Roast Ox has 10 ciders and perriers always on tap, a restaurant, a large garden and plenty of parking space. The pub hosts many entertaining events throughout the year. See the website for details.

Activities & Attractions

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