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Sleeps 8 adults Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 2 Pets 1 Welcome Region Powys Town/village Presteigne

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Comfortable Big Cottage, Presteigne

Black Patch is a spacious and very attractive stone farmhouse in a secluded position 1 mile north of Norton, between Knighton and Presteigne, 3 miles away, with a good range of small shops and eating places. A lovely property for families and friends to get away from it all!

Approached up a rough 600 yard track past some farm buildings, the farmhouse enjoys beautiful peaceful views in an excellent area for walking, cycling, riding and golf. Retaining many original beams and stone walls, and fully equipped to high standards, it has 4 bedrooms (a double and 3 twins), 2 bath/shower rooms and a ground floor WC. The roomy kitchen/diner has a very smart fitted kitchen area and a large dining table with bench and chairs recessed into the stone inglenook with a feature bread oven. Black Patch benefits from two living rooms, a cosy sitting room with an open fire and a central room with another feature inglenook. Washing machine, tumble dryer in a laundry room, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, Freeview TV, DVD, WiFi, phone, oil central heating.

There's plenty of space outside with an enclosed grassed garden and patio and the farmhouse is on its own private water supply. Black Patch is an excellent choice from which to explore the borders and the Black & White Village Trail. Located in an area great for walking, golf, horse riding, cycling and even paragliding. Attractions nearby include the Victorian experience of the Judge's Lodgings in Presteigne and The Spaceguard Centre in Knighton.

Electricity and central heating included.

Bed linen provided; towels available @ £2 per person per week (but not available at short notice).

No smoking inside please.

Friday - Friday bookings.

*Discounts available for up to 4 people.

The house has lovely views over unspoilt Mid Wales countrysideThe spacious modern fitted kitchen diner is very well equippedThe master double bedroom has a pine bedroom suiteThe dining area in the kitchen has a table and chairs, and bench seating built in to the interesting stone former indlenook fireplace!There is a second 'quiet' sitting room, with easy chairsBlack Patch is a detached stone former farmhouse in a secluded, elevated position, near PresteigneThe spacious double bedroom has a lovely viewThe main bathroom is spacious, with white suite and shower over the bathThe first twin room is a blue bedroomThe third twin bedroom is in shades of pale yellowThe second smaller bathroom also has a shower over the bath, and lovely views over open fields!The second twin bedroom is in restful shades of greenThe house is on a working farm, but with no other properties around
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Open Fire
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Broadband
  • Parking, Private
  • Ground Floor W.C.

Conditions

Check in / Check out

Standard check-in is 4pm and standard check-out is normally 10am on your day of departure. In some cases these times vary. Always check your booking confirmation paperwork for correct timings or ask your local agent.

Pets Welcome

A maximum of 1 pet is welcome at this property. Typically pet charges apply but please contact the office for details.

LocationPresteigne

This little market town is based right on the Wales border; visitors crossing the River Lugg from Presteigne will literally come ashore in England! Having catered for travellers for many centuries, the town is packed with independent shops, historic inns and taverns. The Town Trail is a fascinating journey passing through the 13th century Broad Street, the ironmongery shop and The Dukes Arms, notable as being the last mail coach in the UK.

Formerly the County court, today the Shire Hall has been restored so that visitors may explore the judge’s lodgings through to the dingy cells and servants quarters. All of this is along to an audio tour of excerpts from historical characters. The hills above the town are said to have been stalked by a ghostly hound which reputably inspired Conan Doyles tale of the Baskervilles.

Just across the border in the Leominster area are two further castles; Croft Castle and the Wigmore stronghold. Radnor Forest can be enjoyed by foot, mountain bike or horseback, or for something different a local company can even provide a carriage drive through the forest. For really getting away from it all, the Burfa Bog nature park is a rich environment for wildflowers and bird watching.

Mid Wales

This is the go to place for outdoor enthusiasts to make the most of the fantastic walking, riding & cycling opportunities, especially in the Cambrian Mountains National Park. The Ceredigion Coastal Path features numerous trails to choose from depending on how far you wish to travel. Whether for a full walking holiday or just a stroll along the cliffs to a village pub, this unspoilt route is perfect and has views out across the famous Cardigan Bay which is home to the UKs largest pod of dolphins.

Dotted along the Wales-West England border are lots of lovely market towns, many of which have their own castle. This disputed ground has a large number of Roman and Norman medieval fortresses, today some are only ruins or just the earthen works remain however there are plenty which have restored to their former glory and are open to visitors.

Mid Wales also just touches on the edge of the Brecon Beacons, a popular mountain range for exploring caves, forest activities and other more extreme outdoor sports such as rock climbing and abseiling. A number of historic railways mean other regions of Wales are easily accessible for a day trip, and make for an enjoyable way to travel and take in the sights.

Area Powys Nearest shop 3 miles Nearest pub 3 miles

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