' Swans' – Home 272903 Apartment
- 1 bedroom
- 2 sleeps
- min stay varies
' Swans' – Home 272903
- 1 bedroom
- sleeps 2
- min stay varies
Apartment / 1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 2
- Beach / lakeside relaxation
- Not suitable for children
- Car essential
- No pets allowed
Description from owner
Romantic & tranquil getaway with stunning views overlooking the River Wye. Sip a glass of wine whilst watching the wildlife & listen to the river flowing by from the comfort of your lounge, dining area or south facing terrace. At night you can watch the stars, or see the moon dance on the water & hear the owls hoot.Surrounded by orchards ,you can follow the Wye Valley Walk or one of the bridleways from the village. Canoes can be launched from an lnlet next door to the grounds. Fishing from the garden & two other areas around Byford only by prior arrangement, please ask for details. Canoes can be hired from points upstream & finish at Byford as hire companies can collect the canoes from the Inlet .Set in a secluded yet easily accessible location, the property ( one of two lodges) is a short drive from Hay on Wye. There is an excellent farm shop with its own deli, butchery & restaurant 2 miles away & also an Inn serving food close by. Dining pubs such
Romantic & tranquil getaway with stunning views overlooking the River Wye. Sip a glass of wine whilst watching the wildlife & listen to the river flowing by from the comfort of your lounge, dining area or south facing terrace. At night you can watch the stars, or see the moon dance on the water & hear the owls hoot.Surrounded by orchards ,you can follow the Wye Valley Walk or one of the bridleways from the village. Canoes can be launched from an lnlet next door to the grounds. Fishing from the garden & two other areas around Byford only by prior arrangement, please ask for details. Canoes can be hired from points upstream & finish at Byford as hire companies can collect the canoes from the Inlet .Set in a secluded yet easily accessible location, the property ( one of two lodges) is a short drive from Hay on Wye. There is an excellent farm shop with its own deli, butchery & restaurant 2 miles away & also an Inn serving food close by. Dining pubs such as the renowned Stagg at Titley & the Tram at Eardisley are a short drive away.There are outdoor pursuits such as walking,canoe,riding,cycling & climbing close by. Explore by car the stunning scenery which varies from rolling hills & orchards, to mountains,forests,waterfalls & dams. There are also many Castles,Gardens,Manor Houses & ancient Churches as well as local artists & craft makers to visit. Please note that children & Infants are not accepted at 'Swans'.
Location description from owner
The England region
Hay on Wye, famous for its book festival each May set amid stunning scenery is a short drive away. It is delightful small market town full of interesting shops,cafes & pubs. The Cathedral City of Hereford set on the banks of the River Wye, is the centre of a rural area full of small market towns such as Ludlow, famous for its fine restaurants, food & antique shops & food festival held each September. Malvern set amidst the famous hills immortilised by Elgar, hosts the RHS Spring gardening show. Ross on Wye, Symonds Yat, Monmouth & Tintern reached via a delightful drive down the Wye valley are also interesting places to visit. Being on the Welsh Marches, the scenery is varied & beautiful, ranging from rolling hills to mountains, orchards to river valleys & waterfalls. The area abounds with outdoor pursuits, gardens, castles & churches to visit.
The City of Hereford has a fine Cathedral set on the banks of the River Wye & is home to the world famous Mappa Mundi & chained library. Hereford is also famous for its beef cattle & Cider. There is a cider museum & a cider route which takes you to the local producers where you can sample & buy ciders & perrys. There is also a black & white village trail to enjoy.
A short distance away is Hay on Wye. Known as the book capital of the world it is set at the foot of the Black Mountains & Brecon Beacons National Park. This small stone town hosts the world famous literary festival each May. It is full of charm & its very relaxing to spend a day wandering around its interesting shops, Inns & restaurants, with the bonus of being able to saunter down to river as well.
Canoes can be hired at various locations with the bonus of being able to exit at Byford as the canoe hire companys can collect the canoes from there. There are also several golf courses with glorious views close by.
The pretty small town of Crickhowell on the River Usk at the southern end of the Black Mountains is also worth a visit, with its famous old coaching Inn, The Bear a must for lunch or afternoon tea!
Ther are also beautiful gardens & numerous walks & trails such asa Offa's Dyke to explore on foot,horseback & cycle as well as canoeing & kyaking in the area.
Bed & bathroom
- Bedroom 1: King Bed
- 1 Shower room
- Wi-Fi available
- Balcony or terrace
- Internet access
- Central heating
- Washing machine
- DVD player
- Hair dryer
- Linen provided
- Towels provided
- Housekeeping Included
- Not suitable for wheelchair users
- Check in time:15:00, Check out time:10:00
- If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
- This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
- No smoking at this property
- Cancellation policy
About the owner
- Response rate:
- Calendar updated::
- 24 May 2017
- Years listed:
- Based in:
- United Kingdom
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Languages spoken: English
This Apartment has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and sleeps 2. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 21 Dec 2012. Located in Herefordshire, it has 19 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £260 to £475.
The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 24 May 2017.
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– based on 19 reviews
- Very Good
“An oasis of calm.”
I cannot recommend Swans highly enough. I was looking for peace and quiet and I found it. The owner was so welcoming and had thought of everything. The location is gorgeous, with the Wye flowing at the bottom of the garden. My forays into Wales took under an hour. The drive through the Wye Valley to Brecon was astonishing. So beautiful. Hereford is 20 minutes away; a terrific balance of country and city. The apartment has underfloor heating so it's warm and cosy whatever the weather is doing. I had daily visits from a robin and a wren. In summer this area will be mind blowing. Get booking!!
we have stayed in many cottages/apartments throughout the uk and some in france and found THE SWANS an excellent location for peace and quiet total bliss,the apartment itself was immaculate on arrival and I hope we left it as we found it Denise the owner was on hand for all the local information we needed and was an excellent host. for peace and quiet and a total chill out we can highly recommend the SWANS outstanding. thank you DENISE hope to see you in october
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