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Quality barn conversion in beautiful rural surroundings

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,991 sq. ft.
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

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

There are still plenty of vacancies from mid-August through to December 2017. Christmas and New Year are both still available (price upon application). Please send me an enquiry if you are at all interested.

This property has a 4 star Visit England 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.

More Details

Mrs. Claire Matthews
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 17, 2017

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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Llanrothal Barn Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • barn (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1991 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • 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
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Ground floor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Ensuite to Masterbedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , First floor
  • 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.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Second Floor
    Masterbedroom - 1 king , First Floor
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , First Floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , First 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.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
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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Quality barn conversion in beautiful rural surroundings
average rating of 4.851852 based on 67 reviews

A superbly appointed base for a holiday!

  • 5 of 5

Just a quick note Claire to say thank you very much for the loan of your lovely spacious barn for our holiday and your hospitality and welcome when we arrived. The place was immaculate and had absolutely everything we needed - in fact the attention to detail you offered was simply outstanding and there wasn't a single item we could think of that wasn't already there. Especially welcoming was the additional supply of local goodies and basic materials - we wanted for nothing. We also made great use of the local information table - the only problem was choosing which of the myriad of activities to do!

Thank you very much once again for everything you did - great accommodation is the foundation for a great holiday and we couldn't have asked for more! A very highly recommended residence.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We would like to say a huge thank you to our guests for taking the time to write this amazing review. We are very pleased that they had a great holiday. We do try to provide all that might be required for a comfortable stay. We visit a lot of self-catering properties ourselves and take note of what is on offer. It is great to be recommended and our guests would be most welcome to stay again, at any time.
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Well equipped accommodation in a beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

A really well equipped barn conversion with everything you could need including a lovely welcome basket. We were a party of 8 and it was a perfect size with plenty of room for everyone. The location feels remote but just a short drive from Monmouth so the best of both worlds. We will definately be visiting again in the next few months.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I would like to say a big thank you to our guest for sparing the time to write this lovely review. I am pleased to hear that the welcome basket was a hit. Monmouth is 4 miles from the barn and has everything you would need in the way of supermarkets, local shops, restaurants, cafes, pubs, a library, even a museum and, of course, the River Wye and the River Monnow. Thank you once again for your review and if you do wish to return at any stage please let me know and I will check my calendar for you. You would be most welcome to stay again.
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Great property, great location

  • 5 of 5

Lovely house with great facilities and lovingly set up by the owners who provided all the essentials and more. Great stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I would like to thank my guest for taking the time to write this lovely review, it is much appreciated and I am very pleased to hear that they had a great stay. We do try to make visitors feel very welcome. Please do come again.
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Stunning! Perfect location, charm and character.

  • 5 of 5

An amazing place which is in an idyllic location. Wonderful views, lots of space for kids to run around in and loads to do nearby. The barn itself has been lovingly renovated and has every home comfort with loads of wonderful touches. We have booked again for next year already.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We would like to thank our recent guest for her lovely comments. It is very rewarding to hear that they have really enjoyed their stay and we are pleased to welcome them back for yet another weekend next year. We are very lucky to be surrounded by such beautiful countryside with many visitor attractions nearby. There is so much to do and see in this area that a weekend can be far too short.
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  • 5 of 5

The property is in a wonderful location, surrounded by beautiful countryside. Claire was at the barn to great us, along with a fantastic hamper of goodies! Claire was very helpful in advance and when we arrived. We couldn't have asked for a nicer place to stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We would like to thank our quests for taking the time to write this review. Their comments are much appreciated. We are very lucky to be surrounded by such beautiful countryside and close to so many visitor attractions. This area is steeped in so much amazing History just waiting to be found. We do hope to see these guests again in the future as they would be very welcome to stay again, at any time.
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  • 5 of 5

Out of this world! Truly wonderful in every way! Thank you

  • Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I do not know what to say - I am speechless. Thank you so much for your review.
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
The Royal Oak, Monmouth
Nearest Ferry
120 Miles
Pembroke; Swansea (75 miles)
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
The Rolls of Monmouth Golf Club
Nearest Train
17 Miles
Hereford; Newport (22 miles)
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 and Charles Rolls, 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, home of the Mappa Mundi and Chained Library(, 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


HAY FESTIVAL AT HAY-ON-WYE - 25th May to 4th June, 2017


HUMBLE BY NATURE - BIG DAY OUT at Humble by Nature, Penallt, Monmouth NP25 4RP (Kate Humble) - 1st to 3rd July, 2016 - Dates for 2017 not available yet.

MONMOUTHSHIRE SHOW - Saturday 1st July 2017. (annual event)

COLEFORD MUSIC FESTIVAL - 22nd and 23rd July, 2017. Coleford Town, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire.

35th MONMOUTH MUSIC FESTIVAL - 28th July to 5th August 2017 .uk (annual event)

ABERGAVENNY FOOD FESTIVAL - 16th & 17th September, 2017 (annual event)


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees




CHRISTMAS = 20th to 27th December, 2017 (7 nights) NEW YEAR = 28th December, 2017 to 2nd January, 2018 (5 nights)


Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.