Oliver's Travels - UK

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Sleeps18
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms6
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Lyonshall Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

Luxury country house on the Welsh border

Overview:

Queen Anne House is a large Grade II listed property that combines many of its original features with modern facilities. It is located on the Welsh border equidistant between Hay-on-Wye and Ludlow.

Offering luxury four star accommodation for 18 guests, in a beautiful isolated setting surrounded by mature gardens, the house provides a comfortable base from which to explore the local countryside. It is also within walking distance of a Michelin starred restaurant and the local pub.

Interior and Grounds:

The accommodation comprises three large reception rooms (dining room, drawing room and sitting room); a fully modernised kitchen; 8 large bedrooms with 6 bathrooms (4 en suite).

Other facilities include open fire, central heating, washing and drying machine, Sky TV, video, telephone, music centre, games and a welcome hamper. There is full central heating and all linen is included.

The house is near Offa's Dyke path and the beautiful Welsh Hills and sits in an isolated setting with mature gardens. In addition there plenty of garden furniture and a barbecue.

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Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome

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Simply Chateau was set up in 2003 after two old school chums enjoyed a fantastic holiday with friends in a French chateau in the Dordogne. Oliver & Ravi, the two directors of the company, were amazed at what terrific value these stunning chateau rentals represented and decided to spread the word. Soon after the website www.simplychateau.com was born.

Today we deliver a wide range of luxury villas, private chateau and charming farmhouses throughout France, Italy, Spain, the UK and the Caribbean. We have something for everyone from charming manor houses representing great value for money to fully catered & serviced luxury chateau, all handpicked and chosen with care. Bookings are made direct with the owner of your chosen property to guarantee you get the best booking price available.

At Simply Chateau we only work with the very best rental properties on the market. All of our properties have been handpicked and we take our customer feedback extremely seriously. We operate a ‘three strikes and you’re out’ policy - that is to say if we have 3 negative reviews relating to any of our properties we cease to advertise it.

We have properties to suit every taste and budget, all chosen with care by our expert team for their unique character, fantastic features and stunning countryside locations.

Free Concierge Service:

As luxury rental specialists we have all the experience in the world helping each and every one of our customers find the most suitable property for their dream holiday. All you need to do is provide us with the details of what you imagine your dream holiday to be, and we'll find the perfect property for you. We can make sure that every arrangement is planned to perfection and each element of your holiday has been refined. Transfers, catering, maid service, tours and activities can all be prearranged to your specific requirements.

100% Financial Guarantee:

We realize that financial protection is an important consideration when choosing a holiday company so to ensure you have complete peace of mind we are bonded members of ABTA.

Lowest Price Guarantee:

Simply Chateau ???simply’ processes the bookings and credit card payments on the property owner’s behalf. The owners themselves set the rates so you know you are getting the best available rental rate when you book.

Avoid Internet Scams:

Each and every property listed on our website has been checked to make sure that it actually exists. This ensures that you do not become a victim of an internet scam as can happen through an ordinary listing website.

Sleeps18
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms6
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

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Car: recommended

Local Activities

Art - Old Chapel Gallery has become recognised as a centre of excellence for the arts, where work by both reputable local and nationally known artists and makers can be seen alongside innovative work by talented newcomers. The emphasis is on quality and originality, from glass, ceramics, jewellery, iron-work, sculpture, furniture, to textiles and knitwear and a diverse range of original watercolours, oils, pastels, etchings and aquatints.

Canoeing – Wye Valley Canoe Centre. A must on a nice day with beautiful black mountain scenery all around. Costs variable and depending on how far you go. Lots of picnic spots along the way.

Flying Lessons – Shobdon Airfield about 5 miles away - adventure for those who love the skies with helicopter, glider or aeroplane lessons.

Golf ?? Kington Golf Club. This golf course will simply take your breath away. Views of 7 counties from the highest golf club in England; and also some fairly strenuous walking over hilly terrain. Buggies can be hired. Hazards include gorse, bracken and marauding sheep. Green fee approximately £23.

Hiking – Offas Dyke Path. Loads of fabulous walking all around us including Offas Dyke.

Karting – Border Kart Racing. Great fun on the go-karts around a well organised track.

Mountain Biking �� Clive Powell, Rhayader. Guiding and rental in seriously steep and beautiful terrain. Wheely Wonderful Cycling, Eltham, Near Leintwardine. More local rental with guidance on routes.

Oaker Leisure - Kingsland. Wonderful woodland adventure land for kids and adults alike, including quadbiking, paintballing, clay pigeon shooting, abseiling, rope climbing, rafting, borneo breakout, low ropes in 175 acres of Herefordshire woods. 15 minutes away this is a wonderful day, or half day's entertainment for mature groups, family groups or kids.

Quad Biking ?? A longish drive but through beautiful countryside and well worth the journey.

Rally – Phil Price Rally School, Knighton. Excellent off-road rally training.

Riding – situated at Glasbury just the other side of Hay-on-Wye and very close to the canoeing start point if you wanted to try to combine the two activities.

Shooting – Griffin-Lloyd Shooting Ground, Knighton. Clay pidgeon ground.

Squash Coaching - We have an affiliated coach who will come out over the weekend and help you with your game, or start novices from scratch. Can provide rackets and balls and coaching in groups or on a one to one basis at a price of £20 per hour.

Swimming/Gym/Squash – East Radnor Leisure Centre, Presteigne. Well heated indoor pool. They also have a ball park for kids, gym and further squash courts. The Burton Hotel in Kington has a indoor pool, hot-tub, sauna, sunbeds, steam room and a huge gym. ??15 for a day's entry.

Tennis – Leominster Leisure Centre, Leominster. Indoor and outdoor tennis courts.

Pubs and Restaurants

The Bell Inn - Yarpole. Really good new pub restaurant with friendly service and a good menu. Owned by renowned French chef Claude Bosi, this gastro-pub is well worth a visit.

Boat Inn - Whitney on Wye. Good food with a lovely view onto the River Wye.

Bridge Inn - Michaelchurch Escley. A good pit stop on the way to walking in the black mountains.

The Clive -Ludlow. Used to be excellent food as The Cook House.

The Drawing Room - This a real jewel of a restaurant run by husband and wife team. It is a 40 minute drive over the border into Wales just beyond Builth. Lovely food, and they serve a great Kir Royale.

Emily's Tea Rooms & Restaurant, Presteigne. This is a lovely small establishment to grab a cup of delicious tea (of which they hold many varieties of Chinese, Indian and Green) and cake, having visited the Judge's Lodgings and wandered round the pretty border town of Presteigne. Or otherwise they serve delicious dinners in the evening.

The Royal George, Lyonshall - a 2 mile walk across the fields to a very welcoming family pub with good home cooking and a fire usually burning in the hearth.

Hibiscus - Ludlow. One of the best of the Ludlow Foodie Cluster.

Royal Oak - Gladestry. A bracing 4 mile walk over Hergest Ridge from Kington brings you to this quirky Welsh pub with standard pub food.

Stagg Inn - Titley. We are very lucky to have this wonderful Michelin starred pub within walking distance and would definitely recommend a visit during your stay.

Things To Do

Black and White Village Tour – A wonderful tour of all our local black and white timbered and unspoilt villages, including Lyonshall, Pembridge, Eardisland, Weobley etc.

Bryans Ground – Presteigne. Lovely interesting garden with wonderful yew hedging. Only open at certain times or by appointment

Croft Castle ??? Mortimers Cross. Beautiful National Trust 17th Century Stone manor house with lovely gardens Open Wednesday to Sunday April to September and Saturday Sunday.

Eastnor Castle Ledbury. Medieval Castle with lots to do!

Hampton Court ������������ Hope under Dinmore. A castle on the meadows of the river Lugg, backed by a steep wooded escarpment and surrounded by woodland and grounds of 1,000 acres. Founded by King Henry in the early 15th century the castle has been completely restored and the Van Kampen gardens now gaining national acclaim.

Hergest Croft, Kington – Beautiful rhododendron and azalea woods in late spring and Acers in autumn. Described as 'one of the finest collections of trees and shrubs in Britain', the gardens are sure to delight everyone.

The Amazing Hedge Puzzle - Symonds. Ever since it was planted 25 years ago by brothers Lindsay and Edward Heyes, the fun of the Amazing Hedge Puzzle has made it Herefordshire's most popular private tourist attraction.

Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo, Symonds. Experience the delight of nature's most serene and beautiful wildlife. At the Bufferfly Zoo you can walk with free flying exotic butterflies and see them supping nectar, finding their mates and laying eggs.

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Lyonshall Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
British Pound
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
July to August
Jul 1 2014 - Aug 31 2014
2 night minimum stay
£1,365
From
£1,365
£3,900
 
 
September
Sep 1 2014 - Sep 30 2014
2 night minimum stay
£1,029
From
£1,029
£2,940
 
 
October
Oct 1 2014 - Oct 31 2014
2 night minimum stay
£993
From
£993
£2,835
 
 
November to Christmas
Nov 1 2014 - Dec 19 2014
2 night minimum stay
£993
From
£993
£2,835
 
 
Christmas to New Years
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 5 2015
2 night minimum stay
£993
From
£993
£3,506
 
 
January to March
Jan 6 2015 - Mar 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
£625
From
£625
£1,785
 
 
April
Apr 1 2015 - Apr 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
£847
From
£847
£2,799
 
 
May
May 1 2015 - May 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
£1,033
From
£1,033
£2,950
 
 
June
Jun 1 2015 - Jun 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
£1,033
From
£1,033
£2,950
 
 
July to August
Jul 1 2015 - Aug 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
£1,365
From
£1,365
£3,900
 
 
September
Sep 1 2015 - Sep 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
£1,029
From
£1,029
£2,940
 
 
October
Oct 1 2015 - Oct 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
£993
From
£993
£2,835
 
 
November to Christmas
Nov 1 2015 - Dec 19 2015
2 night minimum stay
£993
From
£993
£2,835
 
 
Christmas to New Years
Dec 20 2015 - Jan 5 2016
2 night minimum stay
£993
From
£993
£3,730
 

Notes

  • Guide Price: £1,785 - £3,780 per week.

    Short Breaks: £1,161 - £2,457 for 2 nights.

    Security deposit: £200. This is paid prior to arrival and will be refunded in full after departure subject to damage inspection.
  • Terms:

    - Stag and hen parties: Very welcome but there is an extra charge of £200, and a deposit of £500 two weeks before arrival.
    - Linen & towels: All linen and bath towels are included in the rental price.
    - Energy costs: Included in the rental price.
    - End of stay cleaning: Included. Please leave the property in the state that you found it.
    - Arrival time: 4pm onwards.
    - Departure time: 10am.
    - Pets: Well behaved dogs welcome.
    - Smoking: No smoking in the property.
    - Changeover day: Weekly rentals run from Friday to Friday.
    - It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property.
  • Services upon request at additional cost:

    - Catering is available (Booking in advance is necessary as the on-site chefs are booked often).
    - Wine delivery.
    - Beautician.
    - Ice Sculpture.
    - Welcome Pack/Village Farm Shop

Amenities

Lyonshall Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house (detached)
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Mountain
Theme:
  • Luxury
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Telephone
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Fireplace
  • Iron & Board
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Activities Guide
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 18 people
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
Bedrooms:
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Stereo
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Games
  • Music Library
Outside:
  • Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • forests
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • scenic drives
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Amenities: - Pets allowed. - Golf Course nearby. - Wonderful restaurants in walking distance.