Set within the fringes of Longtown at the foot of the Black Mountains within the national park, this detached barn is just perfect for family and friends to get together whatever the time of year.
Well served with 40 acres of farmland to explore, try fly fishing with access to the river with full fishing rights, walking distance to the village centre renowned for its village store and 12th century Norman Castle. Offering some of the best walking within the area from your doorstep, explore the Black Mountains and join the Offa’s Dyke pathway which takes you deeper into the countryside. Ideal for touring the market town of Abergavenny, with regular farmers market and food festival. The property owner's Clarins Gold Salon in Abergavenny also offers a special 10% discount off beauty treatments for ladies staying at Ferns Barn. The lovely town of Crickhowell is also nearby, nestled within the Usk Valley and Hay-on-Wye with an eclectic range of book shops all celebrating the book festivals throughout the year. Make the most of the Herefordshire countryside and follow the Great Cider Route or join in the many local produce festivals.
Drive up to the property and take in the views across the valley to the Black Mountains. Step inside and leave your walking boots in the utility room a great base for a muddy dog, with washing machine and tumble dryer. Step back into the hallway with white washed stone wall and flagstone floors into the lounge, the exposed A-frame with fully glazed windows either side of the barn enable you to make the most of the mountains whatever the time of day, the original features have been sympathetically restored and mix well with the contemporary furnishings, sit back on the corner sofa and catch up with friends in front of the wood burner, there is Sky TV just perfect for a good film. The architectural style of the barn leads to an open-plan kitchen, take the steps down and you will find a kitchen that will test the best of chefs, well-equipped with electric rangemaster oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher, there is a table and chairs that extends to offer seating for six guests. So, when the day is done continue across the lounge where you will find a king-size bedroom where you can sit back and enjoy the SkyTV and views of the mountains, there is an en-suite shower room with shower and WC. There is a bathroom with free standing bath, separate shower and WC on the ground floor. Climb the wooden stairs within the lounge where you will find a twin bedroom with exposed beams, TV and en-suite shower room with shower and WC. A further wooden staircase from the hallway gives access to a double bedroom with TV.
Step outside and enjoy breakfast on the patio, with a garden table and chairs and BBQ just perfect for dining alfresco. The views across to the Black Mountains will take your breath away whatever the time of year, the garden is enclosed with gated access to the farmland, river and waymarked pathways. There is off-road private parking for three cars.
Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.