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Situated in the picturesque Wye Valley, Abernant House has elegant yet cosy accommodation for 12 people.
This impressive house has 3 spacious reception rooms including a comfortable drawing room and a wood-panelled snug/TV room.
The large kitchen and dining room at the centre of the house is warm and inviting and great for entertaining making it the perfect setting for a special celebration.
There are 7 bedrooms.
The master bedroom has its own private balcony looking over the treetops towards the River Wye, and 3 other bedrooms also have balconies overlooking the garden.
Standing in glorious mature gardens intersected by a stream, the House looks east over the Wye Valley to Aberedw Rocks.
The garden is flat alongside the house and slopes down to the banks of the Nant stream and the River Wye, where there is a private stone beach (also a listed fishing area for guests). The garden has a swing on a giant copper beech tree and a stone barbecue under the tree which is perfect for summer garden parties.
Across the road there is a wood with some lovely walks and several adjacent fields belong to the property.
The property is also close to the market town of Builth Wells, the location of the Royal Welsh Showground.
Hay-on-Wye, which is famous for its array of book shops and the renowned Hay Literary Festival, is within a 20-minute drive.
The Black Mountains are just beyond Hay-on-Wye and well worth exploring.
The Cathedral town of Brecon is just 20 minutes away and we are within easy reach of the magnificent Brecon Beacons.
The surrounding countryside is some of the most beautiful in the Welsh Borders.
There are so many things to do in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There are plenty of opportunities for walking, cycling or spotting local wildlife. There is a wide range of outdoor activities on offer including walking, cycling, mountain biking, canoeing, horse riding and pony trekking. The area is famous for its salmon and trout fishing.
The House has an intriguing history. The owner’s grandfather was Lord Caccia and who was in the diplomatic service from the 1930's and then ambassador to the USA during the 1960's. He was Provost of Eton from 1970 - 1977.
Harold Caccia's father was Antonio Caccia, who was translator at the Treaty of Versailles. A rare copy of the Treaty was found in the house about 10 years ago!
The House provides luxurious yet welcoming accommodation..
Jo delivers an enhanced guess experience - providing a really personal service right from initial contact through to departure.
To find out more, visit the website: http://www.abernanthouse.com