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Views towards the owners property attached to the Old Mill Cottage
The river running alongside the estate
Open fields just 300 yards from the cottage, perfect for exploring
The Elan Valley is famous for its spectacular dams in the Cambrian Mountains
Visit the ‘town of books’ Hay-on-Wye full of Welsh and English history
Breath-taking views of the River Teme and Ludlow castle, well worth a visit
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22 / 27  Views towards the owners property attached to the Old Mill Cottage
23 / 27  The river running alongside the estate
24 / 27  Open fields just 300 yards from the cottage, perfect for exploring
25 / 27  The Elan Valley is famous for its spectacular dams in the Cambrian Mountains
26 / 27  Visit the ‘town of books’ Hay-on-Wye full of Welsh and English history
27 / 27  Breath-taking views of the River Teme and Ludlow castle, well worth a visit

Old Mill Cottage Presteigne

Presteigne, Mid Wales
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Sleeps 3
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / wood burner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing on site / nearby
Family friendly
Quirky
Parking on site / nearby
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Unique property with original features with a private enclosed patio and picnic table
  • Situated next to the River Lugg with excellent walking and bird watching near by
  • Adjoining the nature reserve in historic Presteigne with its local produce, shops and eateries
  • Places of interest include Ludlow, Hay-on-Wye, Knighton, Brecon Beacons National Park and Elan Valley
Property code: 78095

Enjoy this lovely location on the edge of the small nature reserve and Lugg River in Presteigne. Whatever your interest it is all within easy reach, whether it’s good food, independent shops, scenic walking, historic houses, gardens, events and festivals. Enjoy the local eateries, shops, events and festivals on your doorstep. Join the footpaths along Offa’s Dyke, Glyndwr’s Way and Elan Valley. Attractions nearby include the Judge’s Lodgings, National Trust’s Croft Castle and Berrington Hall. Visit Ludlow’s medieval castles, Hampton Court Gardens and Hergest Croft Gardens. Other places of interest include Hay-on-Wye, Knighton, the Brecon Beacons and the rolling Shropshire Hills. There are historic places to see, cultural events to attend, culinary delights to savour and activities such as walking, cycling, fishing and horse riding. (Please check admittance for the various attractions).

Unique and welcoming upside-down accommodation adjoining the former water mill. Walk into the hall, hang up your coats, take off your boots and head upstairs. As you reach the top of the stairs take a moment to enjoy the exposed beams and interesting features in the open plan lounge/kitchen/diner. The property has been empathetically and loving restored offering all the thoughtful little extras for your stay. The kitchen is well equipped with an electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine, dishwasher and feature lighting. Enjoy time over a meal either at the breakfast bar or the dining table overlooking the river. After dinner settle down on the comfy sofa, play board games, watch a film on TV, loose yourself in a good book and just relax in this special place. For even cosier nights in, light the log burner. Downstairs you will find two bedrooms, a double and a single with lovely views to wake up to and the bijou shower room with shower and WC.

Outside, directly accessed from the living area, there is a private enclosed patio with picnic table and a charcoal BBQ, perfect to relax and enjoy alfresco dining. Step out onto the adjoining footpath and explore the community orchard and lovely nature reserve. You are welcome to fish in the river at the far side of the property by arrangement with the owners. The cottage adjoins the owners’ property and has accessed through the owners garden. It has private parking for one car at the property. Bicycles can be parked under cover.

Friendly and well socialized dogs are welcome.

  • 2 ground floor bedrooms - 1 double & 1 single
  • 1 ground floor shower room with shower with WC
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine, dishwasher
  • Wood burner - (first basket of logs provided)
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Shop and pub within 900 yards
  • TV in lounge
  • Enclosed garden
  • Charcoal BBQ
  • 100 metres of the fishing rights adjoining the property
  • Undercover bike area
  • Please note the owners dogs and cats are on-site and may be in the owners garden, though not in the guests accommodation or the guests enclosed garden. There is also a beehive on-site
  • Arrival: 16:30 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Sally Thomas

This property is personally managed by Sally.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 38 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Karen 24th May 2024

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We really enjoyed our stay and the hosts Cindy and Francis were very helpful with great suggestions to involve ourselves with the local area. Our dog Ruby enjoyed the local walks and being welcomed. The village and the community are so friendly and original and a great place from which to explore the local surroundings. We had a wonderful time reliRead moreving old memories. Hide

Reviewed by Jan 10th May 2024

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Very well appointed -thoughtfully done and beautifully furnished. Loved it.

Reviewed by Carolyn 26th April 2024

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Our third stay in this peaceful home in Presteigne. A pint of milk in the fridge along with some amazing apple juice and zingy orange marmalade (we ate it all!). This home is some comfy and cosy with everything you need for a perfect stay. A very short walk to the town centre and some beautiful local walks. I can highly recommend this home and we wRead moreill be back! Hide

Reviewed by Paul 15th March 2024

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Comfortable property. Ideal for short break. Good walking nearby. Helpful hosts and dog friendly.

Reviewed by Jane 26th February 2024

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We had a perfect stay at the Old Mill Cottage. Lovely accommodation with everything we needed provided including some lovely little touches on arrival. Warm and cosy with the log burner. Spectacular views over the river and countryside beyond. Very peaceful location and magnificent display of stars at night. The owners Cindy and Francis were very wRead moreelcoming and friendly. Thank you. Hide

Reviewed by Claire 9th February 2024

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Reviewed by Emanuele 29th January 2024

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Perfect, clean, comfortable, spacious, warm. Mine was a very last minute booking and I'm so glad I found this place. Perfect location for great walks and Presteigne is a cute little village with good pubs and food options. I was there with my dog and he definitely enjoyed exploring the garden and the river nearby.

Reviewed by Aaron 7th November 2023

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What a lovely place to spend a few days and cosy evenings. I really liked the photos and description up front which set high expectations, but it still managed to exceed them during our stay! Lovely hosts, arrangements and surroundings. Highly recommended.

Reviewed by Katey 23rd October 2023

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The cottage is absolutely beautiful. Only a short walk from town where you can easily find good food and a nice glass of wine. Location is good for a number of different places to see and things to do. We had a great time!

Reviewed by Liz 16th October 2023

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A wonderful property expertly and tastefully converted, decorated and furnished. Part of a beautiful old mill by the River Lugg with peaceful and pretty gardens. Ideal for dog owners as the cottage is adjacent to community orchards and fields for free running. An upside-down property, the open plan first floor is comfortable and well-equipped. The Read morelog burner is a lovely feature. A 10 minute stroll into Presteigne which has excellent food shops and a lively arts scene. Highly recommend. Hide

Reviewed by Christine 8th September 2023

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Really beautiful location on the outskirts of the village right on the riverbank. Throughly enjoyed our stay and it was wonderful to hear the different owls in the evening. Plenty of amenities a couple of minutes walk away, would throughly recommend.

Reviewed by Michael John 1st September 2023

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Superb location, ideal for dogs and there owners. Very friendly hosts, loved there 2 dogs. Pubs within walking distance, Radnorshire arms was our favourite.

Reviewed by Julie 25th August 2023

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A lovely, comfortable and quiet cottage with great hosts.

Reviewed by Adrian 18th August 2023

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This is a very charming cottage in a superb setting and yet convenient for shops and other facilities. Very friendly owners. Felt very welcome in the town. The cottage arrangement with the bedrooms down and the lounge up stairs is special and if you miss the beams excellent.

Reviewed by Suzanne 4th August 2023

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Beautiful, peacefull cottage with everything you could need. There's a beautiful stream at the bottom of the garden you can dip your feet in. Lovely little town a short walk away. Lots to visit and see in the area

Reviewed by David 14th July 2023

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Nice quiet location within walking distance of town . Lovely viewof the river and otters playing in the water. The Mill has everything that you need , and the lovely owners asked if we needed anything that was not there . The king-size bed was really comfortable with quality bedding and the added bonus of tea , coffee and milk already there was gooRead mored , as was the bottle of apple juice and the homemade blackcurrant jam . Hide

Reviewed by Hannah 30th June 2023

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Our stay at the Old Cottage was wonderful. Directions to the cottage were great and the information for the cottage and area were very informative. On arrival I knew we had picked well as the setting is just idyllic, the sound of the river and beautiful garden relaxed me immediately. The cottage was very well equipped with everything we needed, theRead more hosts very helpful and friendly and our dog had a wonderful time in the river and running around the garden. Was sad to leave, thank you. Hide

Reviewed by Andy 9th June 2023

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This perfectly positioned upside down cottage is just superb. Just a few hundred yards away from fantastic pubs and shops and yet, it feels like it is in the country side. It sits in a fantastic dog proof garden with the river quietly flowing through it. The cottage it self is very well appointed with everything you are likely to need for a comfortRead moreable relaxing stay. I will miss having breakfast on your own private patio. I highly recommend the Royal George in Lingen for a great meal out. Hide

Reviewed by Pam 15th May 2023

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Lovely cottage in a beautiful setting, ideal for dog walking. Great facilities and very friendly, welcoming hosts.

Reviewed by Gary 12th May 2023

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The cottage is situated in a secluded location, next to a river so the only thing we could hear was running water and bird song. It is warm and cosy with a beautiful courtyard sun trap area to enjoy or morning coffee and listen to the birds. Theres all you could need for cooking at home, and we arrived to homemade apple juice and jam. The village iRead mores a short stroll away, complete with a few pubs, shops & an amazing family run pizzeria. Total relaxation! Hide

Reviewed by Claudia 5th May 2023

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We enjoyed a very peaceful break. The hosts were very intrusive and we felt very relaxed and at ease. The open plan living area is very cosy. Our dog enjoyed sunbathing in the fully enclosed patio area and running about in the meadow next door to the cottage. We loved the wild flowers and homemade jam!

Reviewed by Tim 28th April 2023

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A lovely cottage in a perfect location. We really appreciated the personal touches which made it feel so welcoming.

Reviewed by Joanna 4th April 2023

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Absolutely love this place. Spot on location. We would like to come back for sure. Thank you Cindy and Francis.

Reviewed by Janet 26th March 2023

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Old Mill Cottage is warm, comfortable, and well equipped. It sits in a picturesque, end of track location with the river Lugg running alongside. A small nature reserve is within a few minutes' walk. Cindy was welcoming, made contact with us prior to our arrival, and is available for her guests, if needed, during their stay. The cottage is well situRead moreated for exploring local walks and within easy driving distance of larger towns. A very peaceful bolt hole. We would definitely recommend it. Hide

Reviewed by Dawn 24th March 2023

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Great little cottage with a spacious living area. Ideally located a two minute walk to the high street. Plenty of eateries and pubs to choose from.

Reviewed by Katrina 10th March 2023

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Lovely location , very peaceful and relaxing. Well placed to visit a number of interesting places. I.e. Hereford, Ludlow, Knighton etc;

Reviewed by David 19th February 2023

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We loved the cottage and it is in a fantastic location. Cindy and Francis are lovely people and were extremely helpful. Presteigne has a great selection of shops, cafes and pubs and it is only 5 minutes walk away. The area around Presteigne is perfect for getting away from it all and walking in lovely countryside. We would love to stay here again.

Reviewed by Linda 11th February 2023

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Lovely base to explore the area. Very quiet and cosy cottage. Really enjoyed our stay. Linda and family.

Reviewed by Christopher 3rd February 2023

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Excellent cottage- well equipped, warm, and very comfortable. Highly recommended- helped by a week's bright sunshine and dry weather- a first for Wales!!

Reviewed by Stuart 27th January 2023

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Old Mill cottage is situated in a beautiful wooded area next to a nature reserve & river but in easy flat walking distance of a pretty village with many cafes,pubs,shops & historical buildings & bridges. The cottage itself had everything we needed,was warm & cosy with a woodburner,extra heaters,throws & hot water bottles & lovely unexpected welcomeRead more gifts from the the friendly owners. My husband, myself & our small dog had a lovely stay & hope to return. Hide

Reviewed by Scott 26th October 2022

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Absolutely beautiful cottage, very welcoming owners with some good advice on places to visit. Lovely village with plenty to see and do. Cottage very well equipped and brilliantly laid out.

Reviewed by Janette 30th September 2022

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Reviewed by Anthony 25th September 2022

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Lovely well equipped cottage and beautifully finished. Ideally situated for dog walking and only a short walk from town for food/drinks.

Reviewed by Gaynor 22nd September 2022

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The Old Mill is the perfect place to stay in Presteigne, it's very peaceful, but near to everything wonderful Presteigne has to offer. It's very well equipped and Cindy and Francis were really welcoming, on hand for any advice, but also there is a key safe if you prefer not to see anyone. Very, happy time.

Reviewed by Elizabeth 22nd August 2022

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This is a super upside down cottage. We were looked after and left alone in the right measure. We felt very welcome and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The owners have thoughtfully kitted out the property. The enclosed courtyard is just right for letting your dog wander a little. It was a suntrap during our stay and a super place to eat and play cardsRead more. The walks from the property are plentiful and varied. The town is very friendly and there are a variety of places to eat and drink. Hide

Reviewed by Helen 5th August 2022

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Just got home from the most amazing week staying at the mill house. We had a nine year old and our dog with us and all had the best time. The location is perfect for fishing, canoeing, wild swimming, walking and visiting the owl and small breeds centre, all of which we did. The house is just lovely and having a river in the garden was great as the Read moreweather was so hot. Francis, Cindy and their two dogs couldnt have been more welcoming. What a great place to stay x Hide

Reviewed by Tracy 1st July 2022

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Chris and Francis were very welcoming hosts and the cottage was beautifully prepared. It is in short walking distance of local shops and pubs and has easy access to the main road network. We spent days out and had delicious meals out and prepared at the cottage. It is a lovely place to spend time and we enjoyed watching birds on the bird feeders anRead mored looking for trout in the river. We had a peaceful holiday which left us feeling well rested. Hide

Reviewed by Sue 10th June 2022

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Wonderful barn conversion. Cleverly thought out upside down design. Very clean and tidy throughout. Lovely kitchen area with all the equipment you need including ,a dish washer that is not mentioned in the brochure. The patio is a great area for breakfast, weather permitting. The garden is to die for. Our dog loved splashing around in the river. LoRead morecal facilities are within easy reach and include ,good pubs with great food and,a couple of useful shops. All in all simply fantastic. 10 out of 10 Hide

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