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The Smithy

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Pilleth, near Knighton, Powys
Grade 4 Star rating
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Description

On the edge of a small courtyard of barn conversions, The Smithy is stylishly furnished providing a relaxing break.

On the edge of a small courtyard of barn conversions, 1 mile from the small village of Whitton and equidistant between Knighton and Presteigne, The Smithy is stylishly furnished providing a relaxing break in the heart of Radnorshire. The detached holiday property is set on the ancient historic settlement of Pilleth with views towards the tiny white church of St Mary. Open fields, views over the Lugg Valley and the Radnor Forest make this ideal for walking, riding or cycling, also with Offa’s Dyke Path and Glyndwr’s Way only a stone’s throw away. There are plenty of NT properties and gardens to visit including Hergest Croft, Berrington Hall and Croft Castle. Try the Michelin Star restaurant at Titley or the many restaurants, bistros and eateries in nearby Ludlow. Shop 2 miles.

Beamed living room with electric ‘pebble-effect’ fire, sofa bed (for alternative sleeping only) and tiled floor. Kitchen/dining room with breakfast area and tiled floor. Separate toilet. Spiral stairs to first floor: Double bedroom with 5ft bed. Shower room with toilet.

  • Electricity ‘pebble-effect’ fire included
  • Electricity, full electric central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD/radio/CD
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Telephone
  • Small enclosed lawned garden, patio and furniture
  • First floor decked area
  • Parking (2 cars)
  • No smoking
  • NB: Fenced stream

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Features

  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Dishwasher
    Dishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Horse Riding Nearby
    Horse Riding Nearby
  • Romantic Collection
    Romantic Collection
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Satellite TV
    Satellite TV
  • Wifi
    Wifi
  • Luxury Collection
    Luxury Collection
  • Pets – not allowed
    Pets – not allowed
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle

Customer Comments

  • 9

    22/11/2017
    Confirmed guest, 29/10/2017
    A large, well-equipped property for 2 people. A very good location for walking the Offa's Dyke path.


  • 8

    30/09/2017
    Confirmed guest, 23/09/2017
    great place to stay ,could do with better tv system as could only get 4 channels,a pen and paper at the side of the phone goes a long way,clean but surfaces above 6' high are very dusty.overall would stay again


  • 10

    26/09/2017
    Confirmed guest, 16/09/2017
    HI THE ONLY PROBLEM WE FOUND WAS THE THREE STEPS COMING OUT OF THE KITCHEN INTO THE LIVING ROOM. COULD HAVE DONE WITH A HAND RAIL. THIS MIGHT NOT BE A PROBLEM TO MOST PEOPLE. BUT I HAVE GOT WALKING DIFFICULTY'S FOUND IT A PROBLEM. BUT WE COPED


  • 10

    01/04/2017
    Confirmed guest, 31/03/2017
    Beautiful peaceful location. Accomadation was one of the best we have stayed in and we have stayed in quite a few over the last forty years!!


  • 10

    03/12/2016
    Confirmed guest, 02/12/2016
    This beautifully appointed cottage is situated in an idyllic setting amidst the Welsh hills, just across the border from Shropshire. For those of us who live in a crowded south east of England and who have to tolerate the roar of the motorway, noisy helicopters and constant police and ambulance sirens it is like being transported into another world. There are places of historical interest nearby (a very old church just a few hundred yards away) and one can find literature on the subject in the cottage. The nearest town is Knighton, just a short drive away, where one can eat at the Horse & Jockey Inn a pub/restaurant which boasts a menu that is as tasty as it is interesting. If you prefer to eat in, however, the Smithy has everything you need for cooking. As is to be expected in such a remote and hilly area, radio and phone signals are not the best but the owners have shown consideration by installing a land line for use in emergencies or for short local calls. To my delight I was unable to obtain a signal for the television but that was probably because the remotes were beyond my capabilities. Besides, who needs TV when there are beautiful hills and a clear, star-filled sky to gaze at? One tiny reservation: do be careful not to bump your head on the bedroom beam (I placed an item of clothing over it and thereby avoided headaches) and don't bring your ageing granny as, even if she could negotiate the twisting stairs, I doubt if she'd get back down. I am not a religious man but, if there is a heaven, it could well be something like a permanent stay in the Smithy.


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