Thursday 18 August 2022

White Heron Properties, Lyonshall, Kington, Herefordshire (Sleeps 2-33)

White Heron Properties are perfect self-catering properties for a couple, small family groups or large parties of up to 33. There are 6-holiday cottages available set on the Whittern Estate which is a 700-acre estate within the historic village of Lyonshall. The estate is ideally located for those looking to explore Kington, Herefordshire and the surrounding counties.

The Colloquy:
5* Gold (sleeps up to 23 and can be taken with Gardeners and Forge to sleep 32). This designer-decorated super-luxury property has 8 large en suite bedrooms, 4 sitting rooms, two dining rooms, four kitchens, huge gardens and a squash court. Other facilities include an outdoor heated pool (summer only), hot tub, sauna, cinema, sky plus TV, Wi-Fi, table tennis, badminton, Wii, X box and even a grand piano. There is also outdoor dining, pool loungers and a big gas barbecue.

The Sherriffs:
4* (sleeps 18). The Sherriffs is a large Grade II listed Queen Anne House set in a beautiful isolated setting surrounded by mature gardens. There are 8 bedrooms, 4 of which are en suite doubles and the other 4 shares an additional 2 bathrooms. It has 2 sitting rooms, a large dining room and a kitchen with a large breakfast table. There is Sky TV, a table tennis table, and extensive lawns for badminton, boules and Barbie.

Gardener's Cottage:
4* (sleeps 6). This is a pretty, yet solid and well-proportioned stone house that sits in large open gardens of its own. It has a big kitchen, dining room to seat up to 10, sitting room with log burner and large TV. There is also a large walk-in shower and loo on the ground floor. Upstairs there are 2 large doubles both with their own vanity units and sinks; and a further smaller twin room. They share a bathroom with a shower over. Limited access to the outdoor pool.

4 * Gold (sleeps 3 – 4). The Forge was the home of the estate blacksmith but is now a beautifully restored lofty and contemporary conversion. With a huge open plan kitchen, dining and sitting room with log burner and dining for up to 10 the property is a perfect place for exploring Herefordshire or further afield or a brilliant romantic retreat. The bedroom is also large and lofty and has a 6 ft bed, a bath in the bedroom and an en suite bathroom. A further 2 people can sleep in the king-size double that overlooks the main room and is accessed by a spiral staircase. (Please note this room does lack some privacy.)

There is a further downstairs shower and bathroom. Limited access to the outdoor pool.

Field Cottage:
4* (sleeps 4 – 5). Field Cottage offers very comfortable accommodation in a beautiful orchard setting, with panoramic views of 360° through the Black Mountains, Welsh Hills and to Clee Hill. On the ground floor, there is a cloakroom, a large open plan sitting/dining room with an open fire leading onto a south-facing terrace. Upstairs are 2 bedrooms - 1 double and a twin (with additional zed-bed). They share a bathroom (bath with shower over).

Brook Farm House (Sleeps 8):
Brook Farm House is a four-bedroom traditional farm cottage, new for 2022. The bedrooms are cosy, and three out of the four have their own sink/vanity unit or ensuite. Separate to the bedrooms there are then two bathrooms, one upstairs and one downstairs, the upstairs being a shower over bath, and the downstairs is a walk-in shower with underfloor heating. The kitchen is fully equipped and there is a lounge and snug to unwind in. Outside there is a secure garden.

Washer, dryer, Wi-Fi (not Sheriffs), all-cotton Egyptian sheets, large white cotton towels, microwave, cooker, fridge, freezer, telephone, at least one TV, DVD player, welcome pack provided, gardens, outdoor furniture (summer only), badminton, indoor games, books, DVDs and more.

All of the holiday cottages are only 2 miles from a Michelin* pub - The Stagg, Titley. Ideal base for antique hunting or foodies amongst loads of other activities. Great walking around our farm, or further afield (near Offa's Dyke path and beautiful Welsh Hills). Golf, kayaking, canoeing, go-karting, paintballing, riding, tennis, shooting, etc all available within a 15-mile radius.

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