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Old Mill Cottage Presteigne

Presteigne, Mid Wales
Sleeps 3
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Quirky
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

Unique rustic property with views of the River Lugg. Walk to the nature reserve, eateries and shops in Presteigne. Walkers paradise, ideal to relax, enjoy the culture or explore Mid Wales and its borders.

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 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 bedrooms - 1 double & 1 single
  • 1 shower room with shower with WC
  • Wood burner -  First basket of logs supplied
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Shop and pub walking distance
  • TV in lounge
  • Wi-Fi
  • Enclosed garden
  • 100 meter of the fishing rights a joining 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
  • One friendly and well socialized dog is welcome

  • 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

Sally Thomas

This property is personally managed by Sally.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 32 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Pauline 29th April 2022

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Lovely cottage in a wonderful location, beautiful countryside and a friendly, pretty little town. Very welcoming and helpful owners making a happy holiday for all including the dog!

Reviewed by Gwen 9th April 2022

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Lovely spacious, well equipped accommodation. Friendly owners and a generous welcome pack including freshly picked flowers from the garden. Absolutely lovely.

Reviewed by Bryan 21st March 2022

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We had a perfect stay at Old Mill Cottage which is set in beautiful surroundings. Would highly recommend this cottage.

Reviewed by Trevor 11th March 2022

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Very comfortable accommodation in a great location set in a bend in the River Lugg and on the edge of woodland. Under 10 minutes walk to restaurants, pubs and small shops. Very well placed to explore the local area including Hay on Wye, Rhayader, Elan valley, Ludlow and Hereford. Hosts are very welcoming and helpful. We would go again!

Reviewed by Alison 23rd February 2022

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The cottage is an excellent place to stay. Presteigne is a lovely place to stay and the cottage is only 5 minutes walk from some lovely village pubs. The cottage is so comfortable and very well kitted out. Cannot fault the cottage or our hosts. Would definately go back and would recommend it as a place to stay. My puppy was totally at home there toRead moreo. Hide

Reviewed by Ellie 17th February 2022

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Amazing relaxing holiday Cindy was super attentive and caring and went above and beyond. Highly reccomend

Reviewed by Andrew 21st January 2022

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Mill cottage provided comfortable and characterful accommodation, tastefully restored and decorated. We fell asleep to the gentle sound of the river and woke up to birdsong - very peaceful. The location felt deep in the countryside but the cottage is handily close to butcher, baker, greengrocer, pubs cafes and a good pizza takeaway. We walked throuRead moregh valley, woods and hills straight from the door with impressive sections of the Offa's Dyke path from Knighton and Kington nearby. We'll be back Hide

Reviewed by Dennis 8th January 2022

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The property is brilliant and looked exactly as we expected. We'd love stay there again!

Reviewed by Carolyn 19th November 2021

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Perfect cottage. You know when you stay in someone else's house and after a while, certain things start to annoy you? Well, this cottage is nothing like that, is was a fab holiday cottage and we all said you could happily live there, which makes you feel even more at home and comfortable. Excellent layout and homely furnishings and all the equipmenRead moret you need for your stay. Presteigne is a welcoming town, with local shops to buy your foodstuffs. Convivial hosts, with easy communication. Love it! Hide

Reviewed by Janie 28th October 2021

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We had a wonderful couple of days in Old Mill cottage. The owners were friendly and very helpful. The cottage was cosy but spacious! Wood burner was lovely feature although the heating kept us plenty warm enough. Kitchen is well equipped and there is a good selection of board games. Location was fantastic. Local village had an exquisite Italian resRead moretaurant! Local walks were beautiful. What a wonderful break for us and our 8 years old son and playful puppy! We all had a wonderful time. Hide

Reviewed by Sue 23rd October 2021

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Fabulous little cottage, had everything we needed for a cosy stay. Excellent location - short walk into village and easy access to some excellent walks. Would definitely recommend.

Reviewed by Allan 10th October 2021

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Reviewed by Karan 1st October 2021

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Lovely quiet location easily accessed. Comfortable and pleasant

Reviewed by Janet 17th September 2021

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We loved this cottage; it was immaculate and so well equipped. We enjoyed the location. It was good to be able to walk into Presteigne and there were some interesting places to visit just a short drive away.

Reviewed by Jemma 20th August 2021

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Very comfortable cottage in a great location. Walking distance to Presteigne where all the shops, cafes and restaurant owners are extremely friendly. We would also recommend a visit to the Judges Lodge in Presteigne, a very interesting place to visit. Our cottage hosts were absolutely brilliant and made sure we had everything for our stay with our Read moretwo young children. The little extra touches were very much appreciated. Thanks again to Cindy & Francis, this is a wonderful place to stay! Hide

Reviewed by Shirley 13th August 2021

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Reviewed by Gareth 6th August 2021

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Old Mill Cottage must be in the best location in town. A peaceful secluded spot but just a few minutes walk into the centre. The cottage is lovely and homely with nice friendly owners.

Reviewed by Laura 23rd July 2021

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The Old Mill Cottage is everything you could want from a holiday home. Wonderful ameneties, almost home from home, the private patio area was great, no stress around letting the dog out safely. The owners dogs were very friendly which is good as you have to go through their garden to access the Cottage. The nearby river is stunning as are all the wRead morealks. The restaurants in Presteigne were friendly and served great food. A great base for lots of walks and days out. Hide

Reviewed by R 9th July 2021

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Gem of a cottage, beautiful location. Ultra relaxing honestly, the best nights sleeps ever, so quiet the river nearby was so soothing! Our dog loved the local walks, and the owners friendly dogs! Wonderful owners, great local walks /hikes and a good selection of pubs, restaurants and eateries within a stones throw. The locals were so friendly too. Read moreGreat days out from here as well, Ludlow especially was a beautiful day out. There is is absolutely nothing negative to say! Wed love to return. Hide

Reviewed by Emma 2nd July 2021

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It was a lovely cottage in great surroundings, lovely, quiet and relaxing

Reviewed by Tony 18th June 2021

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Loved the cottage it was a perfect place to stay with our dog plenty of places to walk her near by loved having the river on our door step perfect for our dog to paddle & swim in.Cindy was very helpful when we needed anything & we loved her two dogs we spent two weeks there while visiting family & places of interest.

Reviewed by Cathryn 11th June 2021

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The old mill cottage is a magical place! With a garden to behold. There are wonderful short walks in the proximity of the cottage. Whether cascading through the forest, strolling along the glorious riverside or taking the 5-10 minute walk into town. A place well worth visiting with welcoming sincere owners.

Reviewed by Margaret 4th June 2021

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Beautiful and peaceful cottage in attractive grounds at the side of the River Lugg. Very welcoming owners who had provided for all our needs. An easy walk into the interesting town of Presteigne with a good array of shops .and restaurants ( but check opening times ).

Reviewed by Jackie 7th May 2021

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Very attractive property in lovely surroundings.

Reviewed by David 1st May 2021

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This has to be one of the best locations away from the stress of city life. The owners have done a superb conversation of a stable and hayloft. If I can sleep till 7.30 vs 6.30 the sound of a babbling brook must be good .

Reviewed by Lorna 12th April 2021

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Reviewed by Ceri 2nd April 2021

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Reviewed by Yasmin 9th October 2020

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A very quiet and relaxing break in a delightfully quirky "up-side-down" cottage on the beautiful, mountainous Welsh/Herefordshire borderland. The area is steeped in medieval history with Ludlow Castle, Hereford Cathedral and black and white beamed cottages and old churches within a short drive. For dog-owners and walkers, there are glorious walks nRead moreearby in the Radnorshire forest and nature reserve. Hide

Reviewed by Nick 11th September 2020

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Reviewed by Claire 4th September 2020

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Great location next to the river quite little town. Fields to walk with your little one

Reviewed by Tom 21st August 2020

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This cottage was ideal for our family holiday with our dog. It was very pretty and very clean and comfortable. We loved the peaceful location , which was perfect for dog walks . It was also lovely to have such a short walk to the high street and all the shops. We felt so rested when we came back and will definitely return. Our hosts were very welcoRead moreming and helpful. Thanks for a super holiday . Hide

Reviewed by Matthew 7th August 2020

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A lovely cottage in a brilliant location to explore mid-Wales. Such a peaceful place, with the sound of the river being exceptionally relaxing when laying in bed. Close enough to Presteigne centre to be convenient (5-10 minute walk) but located in such a quiet spot it feels isolated enough too.

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