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Hidden away along a farm track, it's a real find in the heart of the hills.
Plenty of space to explore and totally private
Rolling hills opening up all around the property
A scenic driveway
Relax by the fire
Drawing room with open fire
Open fire
Kitchen/diner
Vintage chic French dining table
Large open-plan living
Handmade plain English kitchen
Afternoon tea
Playroom with tv/dvd
En-suite master bedroom
En-suite bathroom
Super-king or twin bedroom
Super-king or twin bedroom
Twin bedroom
Bathroom with roll-top bath
Lovely little touches
Fabulous outdoor furniture - with a view!
Relax on the terrace
Enjoy wonderful views from your sun lounger
View towards the property
A play area with a beautiful backdrop!
1 / 25  Hidden away along a farm track, it's a real find in the heart of the hills.
2 / 25  Plenty of space to explore and totally private
3 / 25  Rolling hills opening up all around the property
4 / 25  A scenic driveway
5 / 25  Relax by the fire
6 / 25  Drawing room with open fire
7 / 25  Open fire
8 / 25  Kitchen/diner
9 / 25  Vintage chic French dining table
10 / 25  Large open-plan living
11 / 25  Handmade plain English kitchen
12 / 25  Afternoon tea
13 / 25  Playroom with tv/dvd
14 / 25  En-suite master bedroom
15 / 25  En-suite bathroom
16 / 25  Super-king or twin bedroom
17 / 25  Super-king or twin bedroom
18 / 25  Twin bedroom
19 / 25  Bathroom with roll-top bath
20 / 25  Lovely little touches
21 / 25  Fabulous outdoor furniture - with a view!
22 / 25  Relax on the terrace
23 / 25  Enjoy wonderful views from your sun lounger
24 / 25  View towards the property
25 / 25  A play area with a beautiful backdrop!

Strawberry Wood Barn,

Abergavenny (5mls N), Brecon Beacons

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Sleeps 11
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms 3
Change Fri
pets No Dogs
Downstairs bathroom
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Luxury
Family friendly
Off the beaten track
High up on a Hill
Cool and Contemporary
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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Set within private grounds, these two beautiful old barns have been cleverly and stylishly connected to create a gorgeous holiday home, complete with stunning views. Finished to a high standard, this property provides maximum style and comfort.

On the natural border between England and Wales with Offa's Dyke just a little further up the hill, this house is perfectly located with incredible walks and mountain bike trails right from the door. The Black Mountains are fabulous by horseback and there are numerous riding stables nearby. There are Norman Castles littered throughout the landscape. Three historic castles, Grosmont, Skenfrith and White Castle, are all within easy reach, perfect for a day out exploring the Borderlands. Towns nearby include Abergavenny with its castle, shops and restaurants just 15 mins by car and The Cathedral cities of Brecon and Hereford are just 30 minutes away. Great for walking, with a wealth of mountain bike trails within the area as well as Wye Valley canoeing within the region.

This is a stunningly beautiful property in a private position and surrounded by lovely countryside.  Inside is a fabulously cosy drawing room with shelves full of books and a warming open fire with plenty of chairs gathered around for a lovely lazy afternoon or evening. There is also a spacious and stylish open-plan kitchen-diner which is found three steps down from the drawing room interlinked with this is large sitting room which is a beautiful glass conservatory which houses a comfortable corner sofa and wood burning stove . The kitchen is well-equipped and the French dining table has ample space for 12 guests.  As well as the drawing room, there is also a cosy den with TV, DVD Wi-Fi and Sky Sports. The property comprises of six beautiful bedrooms - a master with super-king-size bed and en-suite bathroom with adjoining single as well as four further super-king-sized rooms which can be made into twins on request. All the bedrooms and bathrooms have lovely little finishing touches making this property a real gem.

Outside there is some fabulous outdoor furniture on the terrace as well as private grounds complete with trampoline, swing ball and sledges in winter months. There is also a BBQ. The property has a long farm driveway, so please be aware that it gets muddy in bad weather - pack some wellies!

Please note there is a refundable £500 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

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POSH NOSH: You are spoilt for choice with some of Wales best restaurants within easy reach. Michelin starred, Walnut Tree Inn, is just a few miles away, as is The Hardwick Restaurant with its Michelin starred chef, Stephen Terry, or try the Bell at Skenfrith for a delicious Sunday lunch.

HUMBLE BITES: Simpler fayre can be found at the Queen's Head, which is just a walk down the hill. The Skirrid Inn, Wales oldest pub, is in the nearby village of Llavihangel Crucorney, just over a mile away and we'd recommend The Crown at Pantygelli for pet friendly pub lunches.

PEDALLING AROUND: If you have a bike, it's well worth bringing it. There's a Mountain Biking Centre apx a mile away from the barn, plus numerous trails through the hills and across Offa's Dyke. Road Cyclists will love the loops in and around the valley's, all tried and tested by the team...check out the things to do pages for updates and inspiration.

PONY TREKKING: The Black Mountains are fabulous by horseback and the nearby Llanthony Valley has a couple of good pony trekking centres, open typically between Easter and October half term for experienced riders and beginners. Out of season, Triley Fields Equestrian is 10 minutes away and great for more formal lessons.

TOWNS: Abergavenny with its castle, shops and restaurants is only 15 mins by car. The Cathedral cities of Brecon and Hereford, with the Mappa Mundi, are just 30 minutes away. Hay on Wye, with its famous Hay Festival of Literature is within 30 minutes - or cycle to the top of the hill and right along Offa's Dyke to get to Hay in the most impressive of fashions!

HISTORY: Set just down from the Welsh Border, there are Norman Castles littered throughout the landscape! Three historic castles ones, Grosmont, Skenfrith and White Castle are all within easy reach, perfect for a day out exploring the Borderlands.

SLEEPS 2-11:  6 beautifully furnished bedrooms in total. Master bedroom with super-king size bed and en-suite bathroom, adjoining single bedroom. Four more double bedrooms made up with super king-size beds (which can be made into twins by request at the time of booking).  All bedding included. No Hen or Stag parties.

COOKING & EATING: Hand made, huge and fully equipped kitchen. Lacanche electric range, fridge, small freezer, microwave. Massive French dining table and chairs with plenty of space for twelve people to enjoy.

RELAXING: Three lovely rooms; a more formal drawing room, with open fire, elegant furniture and a cosy atmosphere, a cosy den, with huge sofa, large tv, dvd, wi-fi and Sky Sports and a large glass conservatory  which houses a corner sofa and wood burning stove.

STAYING CONNECTED: Wi-fi throughout, can be patchy, so computer points in every room. Patchy mobile signal, land line available.

BATHING: Three beautiful bathrooms and one downstairs loo: en-suite with roll top bath, double basin and loo. Two upstairs bathrooms with roll top baths, showers, basins and loos.

OUTSIDE: Remote and beautiful location, with private grounds, trampoline, swing ball and sledges available (at own risk). Garden furniture and barbeque available in summer months. In the winter months it could be muddy and this needs to be considered when driving on the track leading to the property

ACCESS: Due to the rural location guests are advised to use a large vehicle or 4x4 if arriving in October and up to the first week in April. The barn has a long farm driveway, which will get muddy in bad weather, so it's best to pack the wellington boots for opening the gate on arrival.

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Hidden away along a farm track, it's a real find in the heart of the hills.
Plenty of space to explore and totally private
Rolling hills opening up all around the property
A scenic driveway
Relax by the fire
Drawing room with open fire
Open fire
Kitchen/diner
Vintage chic French dining table
Large open-plan living
Handmade plain English kitchen
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WHAT OUR GUESTS SAY

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Katherine, 20th December 2019 Guest rating 3.4 starsGuest rating 3.4 starsGuest rating 3.4 starsGuest rating 3.4 starsGuest rating 3.4 stars

Wonderful place for a family Christmas. Lots of living space and a huge table for monopoly, jigsaw, crosswords. Very wet and muddy outside, but in better weather it would be brilliant.

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Margaret, 25th October 2019 Guest rating 4.4 starsGuest rating 4.4 starsGuest rating 4.4 starsGuest rating 4.4 starsGuest rating 4.4 stars

Had a fabulous week with our 3 grown up children and their wives and families(4 children from 1 to 4 years old). Lovely, spacious, well-equipped cottage in an idyllic, remote setting - (dodgy signal and wifi isn't great) but we drove to Raglan Castle, Beacon Park Boats(recommended) and the Brecon Mountain Railway, as well as walking round the farm Read morefields and hills. Highly recommended. Hide

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WHERE TO FIND IT

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