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QUALITY BARN CONVERSION IN BEAUTIFUL RURAL SURROUNDINGS

Mrs. Claire Matthews

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Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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QUALITY BARN CONVERSION IN BEAUTIFUL RURAL SURROUNDINGS

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday barn in Llanrothal - OLD ORCHARD BARN

Spacious well appointed self catering property with lovely views. Sleeps 8.

This property has a 4 star English Tourist Board grading. It has a fitted kitchen with electric oven, hob, extractor hood, dishwasher, washer/dryer, microwave, toaster, CH boiler, fridge and separate freezer. The ground floor is open-plan with large living area including wood burning stove to Inglenook fireplace. There is a separate dining area seating 8 around a large table. There is also a shower room on the ground floor. An imposing staircase takes one to both sides of the property with viewing bridge. The large impressive master bedroom has a wealth of original oak beams, king size bed, ensuite shower room and walk-in wardrobe. Across the bridge there are two attractive bedrooms and a bathroom with bath, shower enclosure and shaver point. Further stairs lead to a 4th bedroom with twin beds and a separate galleried landing area with seating, TV and DVD. Access to the gravelled parking area to front and private lawned garden with flower borders to rear is via a covered verandah.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Mrs. Claire Matthews (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2008
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Response time:
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Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
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Guestbook comments from the owner

3 Generations have had a lovely relaxing week with some beautiful weather. A lovely comfortable barn with beautiful views and walks from the door.



Thank you for your welcome - we have all had a lovely holiday and don't really want to leave!
Apr 2010
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Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
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Reviews

4.8
based on 39 holidaymaker reviews

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Quality barn conversion in beautiful rural surroundings
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 52 reviews
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Quality barn conversion in beautiful rural surroundings
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p402343
-+44 01600716506
Llanrothal Herefordshire
Southport,Merseyside,UK
5

A Jewel in the Countryside

  • 5 out of 5
What can I say??? This barn is beautiful ! It certainly has the WOW factor. Very modern inside and fitted out to a superb standard and is spotlessly clean. Everything you could possibly need is here, the owners have thought of everything. So many little touches that make you feel at home. My husband and I had a family long weekend with our 2 adult sons and their girlfriends and my Mum. Plenty of room for our party of 7. A car is definitely needed but if you have SAT NAV it is SO easy. Peaceful surroundings with views to die for ! Beaufort Hotel in Raglan is good for a meal especially Sunday Lunch. The New Inn at St Owens Cross although only small, has a lovely atmosphere with lovely food. Not your usual Pub Grub. We will most certainly return again. Thank you Claire and Richard for welcoming us so warmly ! Cheryl & Tom
  • Review Submitted: 28-Apr-2009
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: It is wonderful to have all our hard work appreciated in this way.

We are so pleased that our guests had a lovely reunion with their family. I gather the birds were singing.

The property was designed to be family friendly and furnished to provide a home from home atmosphere.
business
Quality barn conversion in beautiful rural surroundings
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p402343
-+44 01600716506
Llanrothal Herefordshire
5

Perfect Getaway

  • 5 out of 5
I went to the Old Orchard Barn last weekend for my 25th birthday with 5 friends of mine and had a absolutely wonderful time. There's a plenty of room for everyone (the place suits up to 8 perfectly).

The place is actually very easy to get to from London when you don't drive: direct train from Paddington under 2hrs to Newport, then a 30mins / £35 cab to the house.

The Old Orchard Barn is extremely well equipped with anything you might need, especially the kitchen which enabled us to cool two elaborate meals. The back garden looks out to some beautiful Welsh landscape, if you're lucky like we were the nearby farmer's sheep might come right up to the garden fence!

We would recommend going Canoeing in Monmouth (lovely town with a big Waitrose), as well as having a Sunday roast at The Bell at Skenfrith. Our stay was quite short so we didn't manage to do that much more, but that's all the more reason for another visit!
  • Review Submitted: 05-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We would like to thank our guest for taking the time to post the above review. We are so pleased that her birthday celebration was such a success and Sunday lunch at The Bell, Skenfrith would be wonderful as it is an award winning restaurant. Canoeing on the river Wye at Monmouth is a lovely way to see the Wye Valley in all its splendour. Monmouth is a fine town with an abundance of history and many local shops and tea rooms to explore. Our guests would be very welcome to return at any time and we look forward to meeting them again.
business
Quality barn conversion in beautiful rural surroundings
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p402343
-+44 01600716506
Llanrothal Herefordshire
5

Fabulous family break

  • 5 out of 5
Our 3 night stay in this barn was all we hoped for & more! Great peaceful location with lovely, countryside views. An ideal base for exploring the local area. There was ample room for the 7 of us (all adults) to stay comfortably.
The barn is extremely well equipped, immaculate, & the master suite is particularly impressive. The welcome pack with local produce was a nice touch and delicious.
The owners were very helpful from booking through to arrival, when we received a warm welcome from Claire.
Our day canoeing 14 miles of the Wye was amazing and well organised by Monmouth Canoe Hire.
We enjoyed a lovely meal at 'The Stonemill' restaurant. We recommend booking, which we had done as it was busy.(Saturday evening)
The grass area in front of the barn is large enough for ball games etc. and is ideal for watching the sunset, while enjoying a BBQ and a glass of wine!
We would certainly like to book this lovely barn again, if returning to this area.
The Drew family
  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very pleased that our guests had such an enjoyable time. Travelling by canoe is one of the great ways to explore the Wye Valley. We have some excellent pubs and restaurants within easy reach of the barn. We are always pleased to welcome returning guests.
business
Quality barn conversion in beautiful rural surroundings
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p402343
-+44 01600716506
Llanrothal Herefordshire
5

Friends Gathering...

  • 5 out of 5
Thank you for having us all at the Old Orchard Barn, we all had a fabulous time and the accommodation was perfect. What a stunning barn conversion and beautiful location. There was plenty of room for us all, 8 adults and 2 babies. The garden was huge and the little ones could crawl around safely. Lovely welcome pack with lots of local information - we enjoyed the walk past the local church.
We would highly recommend this barn to groups of family / friends. We hope to make this an annual visit.
Thank you, Amber and friends.
  • Review Submitted: 22-Jul-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very pleased that our visitors had a fabulous time and would like to thank them for their comments. The walk along the River Monnow to the church is a lovely one and anyone with more energy could continue on to the village of Skenfrith with it's Castle and The Bell Inn. We would love to have these guests stay again at any time, they would be most welcome. The barn really is suitable for all ages.
business
Quality barn conversion in beautiful rural surroundings
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p402343
-+44 01600716506
Llanrothal Herefordshire
5

Another brilliant bell ringers weekend

  • 5 out of 5
As last visit this Barn is excellent, facilities as described, the welcome pack and all the other extras such as towels, toilet rolls, etc were provided and it was spotlessly clean. It was good to meet Claire this time too. We all had a great time in this quiet location, lovely walks and the sun shone too. If you want a nice relaxing holiday with great scenery and within easy reach of attractions then Old Orchard Barn is the place to be
We had a relaxing time and apart from walking in the area we spent a lot of time chatting, eating and drinking in a relaxed atmosphere.
5 stars given for the barn, facilities, warm welcome from Claire and all the other little extras.
We'll be back again. Thanks Claire and Richard
  • Review Submitted: 28-Apr-2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very pleased that our visitors had a relaxing time at the barn and that the sun shone too. This is a very quiet location with lovely walks from the door. We put a lot of time and effort into making the property welcoming as we like our quests to have a really good holiday. It is great to be appreciated. Please do come again, you will be very welcome.
business
Quality barn conversion in beautiful rural surroundings
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p402343
-+44 01600716506
Llanrothal Herefordshire
5

Family Weekend

  • 5 out of 5
Just spent a wonderful family break at the barn. We can only agree with all the POSITIVE comments of previous reviewers. The barn is AMAZING - spacious, comfortable and spotlessly clean. The kitchen is especially well-equipped.

We were lucky with the weather - the sun shone all weekend, enabling us to take advantage of the large garden one evening for a BBQ, whilst enjoying the wonderful views.

We have already booked again for next year and would certainly recommend this property. Alan & Judith Yates
  • Review Submitted: 30-May-2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We would like to thank our guests for this lovely review. We are very pleased to hear that their stay was wonderful. We much appreciate being recommended and will be very pleased to welcome our guests again next year. The barn is idea for family get-togethers or reunions of old friends. There is much to see and do in the surrounding area of Herefordshire, Monmouthshire and Gloucestershire, for all ages.

Location

Nearest Airport
56 Miles
Bristol
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
The Royal Oak, Monmouth
Nearest Ferry
120 Miles
Pembroke
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
The Rolls of Monmouth Golf Club
Nearest Train
17 Miles
Hereford
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
M50 Junc 4 at Ross-on-Wye
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
The Bell at Skenfrith
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Dunraven Bay, Bridgend & Weston-super-Mare
Car: necessary

This converted Grade II listed 18th Century stone threshing barn is situated 4 miles from the historic border town of Monmouth, in the picturesque Monnow Valley. Monmouth, the birthplace of Henry V, is in the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty known as the Wye Valley. Close by is the beautiful Royal Forest of Dean. The Cathedral City of Hereford, on the River Wye, is about 16 miles to the North and Ross-on-Wye, the birthplace of English Tourism, is some 10 miles distance. The Black Mountains and the Brecon Beacons National Park are within easy reach for the enthusiastic walker, with Brecon and its Cathedral close by, less than an hours’ drive away. The Glamorgan Heritage Coast, Cardiff Bay, Swansea and the Gower Peninsular are also within easy reach for glorious days out. There is some beautiful local countryside surrounding this barn with lots of footpaths and many walks. En-route there are some lovely country pubs and fine restaurants, eg The Bell at Skenfrith (award winning).

Other Activities: canoeing and rock climbing

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Rates & Availability

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Rental rates for this holiday barn in Llanrothal, Herefordshire

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
LATE AUTUMN
1 Nov 2014 - 19 Dec 2014
2 night minimum stay
£196
for 2 nights
From
£98
From
£140
Fri,Sat,Sun
£576
 
 
WINTER
10 Jan 2015 - 27 Feb 2015
2 night minimum stay
£182
for 2 nights
From
£91
From
£131
Fri,Sat,Sun
£536
 
 
SPRING
28 Feb 2015 - 27 Mar 2015
2 night minimum stay
£196
for 2 nights
From
£98
From
£140
Fri,Sat,Sun
£576
 
 
EASTER
28 Mar 2015 - 10 Apr 2015
3 night minimum stay
£375
for 3 nights
From
£125
From
£178
Fri,Sat,Sun
£784
 
 
LATE SPRING
11 Apr 2015 - 22 May 2015
2 night minimum stay
£218
for 2 nights
From
£109
From
£155
Fri,Sat,Sun
£574
 
 
WHITSUN
23 May 2015 - 5 Jun 2015
3 night minimum stay
£390
for 3 nights
From
£130
From
£185
Fri,Sat,Sun
£832
 
 
EARLY SUMMER
6 Jun 2015 - 10 Jul 2015
2 night minimum stay
£250
for 2 nights
From
£125
From
£178
Fri,Sat,Sun
£784
 
 
MID-SUMMER
11 Jul 2015 - 4 Sep 2015
3 night minimum stay
£453
for 3 nights
From
£151
From
£216
Fri,Sat,Sun
£992
 
 
AUTUMN
5 Sep 2015 - 16 Oct 2015
2 night minimum stay
£250
for 2 nights
From
£125
From
£178
Fri,Sat,Sun
£784
 
 
AUTUMN HALF TERM
17 Oct 2015 - 30 Oct 2015
3 night minimum stay
£390
for 3 nights
From
£130
From
£185
Fri,Sat,Sun
£832
 
 
LATE AUTUMN
31 Oct 2015 - 18 Dec 2015
2 night minimum stay
£196
for 2 nights
From
£98
From
£140
Fri,Sat,Sun
£576
 

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CHRISTMAS (20th to 27th December, 2014) AND NEW YEAR (27th December, 2014 to 3rd January, 2015) - 1 Week minimum stay - PRICE UPON APPLICATION

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday barn in Llanrothal in Herefordshire

Property Type:
  • barn (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 185 m²
Location Type:
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Ground floor
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , First floor
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Ensuite to Masterbedroom
  • This property has a ground floor shower room with shower enclosure for use when returning from outdoor activities. There is a fully tiled bathroom with bath, shower enclosure and shaver point to first floor which is next to bedrooms 2 and 3. The Master bedroom has its very own ensuite shower room with shower enclosure and shaver point.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Masterbedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , First Floor
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , First Floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , First Floor
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , Second Floor
  • Master bedroom has king-size bed, walk-in wardrobe and en-suite shower room and has a full height ceiling with exposed original oak beams and oak flooring. Bedroom 2 is a twin bedded room with exposed original oak beams and is opposite the bath/shower room. Bedroom 3 has a double bed and exposed original oak beams and is next to the bath/shower room. Bedroom 4 is on the second floor with access off the first floor landing. This has two single beds and a wealth of original oak beams and woodwork. All rooms have oak framed windows to original 18th century slit openings.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Children - We would point out that the property has many stairs and a high level gallery so it is very important that toddlers and young children are properly supervised at all times. For the comfort of guests this property is non-smoking.
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