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Robin's Barn

28 reviews
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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
2 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Robin's Barn is a pretty converted stone barn with a stunning view over the Wye Valley in a designated area of outstanding natural beauty. It is situated next door to the owners' secluded home, in a tiny hamlet and reached by a private driveway. The nearest village of Penallt which has 2 pubs and a historic 13th century church is 1 mile away. It is ideal for a maximum of 2 adults and a pet. The cosy cottage is well equipped and an attractive spiral staircase leads from the open plan beamed living area with woodburning stove, dining and kitchen area, to the upstairs accommodation consisting of a double bedroom, a small single bedroom suitable for a child and bathroom, with shower over bath. The patio has a glorious view and the cottage is an ideal base for walkers, cyclists and birdwatc...Robin's Barn is a pretty converted stone barn with a stunning view over the Wye Valley in a designated area of outstanding natural beauty. It is situated next door to the owners' secluded home, in a tiny hamlet and reached by a private driveway. The nearest village of Penallt which has 2 pubs and a historic 13th century church is 1 mile away. It is ideal for a maximum of 2 adults and a pet. The cosy cottage is well equipped and an attractive spiral staircase leads from the open plan beamed living area with woodburning stove, dining and kitchen area, to the upstairs accommodation consisting of a double bedroom, a small single bedroom suitable for a child and bathroom, with shower over bath. The patio has a glorious view and the cottage is an ideal base for walkers, cyclists and birdwatchers. There is an all weather tennis court which guests may use. It is dog friendly, with paths leading from the door and the local pub is a short stroll away. There is an abundance of wildlife to enjoy from the comfort of Robin's Barn, including deer, badgers, foxes, buzzards, owls and woodpeckers. Both Offa's Dyke path and the Wye Valley Walk are accessible from Robin's Barn without the need of a car! The Usk Valley, Brecon Beacons, Black Mountains and Forest of Dean are all within easy reach as is Symonds Yat, famous for its resident peregrine falcons and stunning views over the Wye Valley. There are many sites of historic interest, the numerous castles built to defend the English - Welsh border, abbeys of which the most famous is Tintern, immortalised by the poet William Wordsworth just 5 miles away. Robin's Barn, in the heart of the Wye Valley is 5 miles from the little market town of Monmouth, with its beautiful medieval bridge. More
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About the Owner
Jane M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2013
Interaction with guests
The owners live next door and are usually on hand if there are any problems or if guests would like advice over choice of walk, local pubs and restaurants. There is a comprehensive guide in the cottage to such things as local walks from the door, cycle rides, recommended pubs and restaurants as well. They provide a welcome pack including logs for the woodburner, matches, tea towels, toilet rolls, washing up liquid, dishwasher tablets, soap, and often there is something homemade provided for arrival.
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Reviewed 4 May 2019 via mobile

A real gem of a cottage! Just spent a lovey week here. The owners Jane and Tim were very welcoming and the cottage is a delight. Couldn't fault a single thing. Fresh flowers greeted us on arrival along with a tin of Jane's delicious homemade...More

Date of stay: April 2019
1  Thank Sue B
JaneMcCord, VR Owner at Robin's Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2019

Sue and John Thank you very much for your positive feedback. Glad you enjoyed the cottage, bluebells, my shortbread and the fire. We always aim to make the cottage welcoming, whatever the weather! Hope to see you again soon. Jane and Tim

Reviewed 22 September 2018

I have no worries in highly recommending a stay in Jane and Tim's delightful Robins Barn. My wife and I together with Bramble the spaniel thoroughly enjoyed our recent visit. Once settled in to this cosy cottage which is well appointed with good quality and...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank U945XDdavec
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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

This was our second time at Robins barn , my husband out 2 collies and myself ! The barn is just gorgeous, ref view is stunnning , so decided Witt amazing walks and a 20 minute stroll to the nearest pub !! Jane and Tim...More

Date of stay: May 2018
1  Thank melaniecordell
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Robin's Barn is a wonderful place to stay for relaxation and amazing views! With its own private garden but still having the use of the owners extensive grounds for walking your dog or just admiring the wildlife, along with being brilliantly equipped. We stayed in...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank fi0na0404
Reviewed 23 May 2018

The owners made us feel very welcome, cottage a real home from home , wonderful walks, breathtaking scenery, lots of wildlife, plenty to do and see , in fact, everything you need for the perfect holiday. Wonderful.

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank davidwhitehead21
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Refrigerator
Alarm Clock
Washer
Dryer
Towels Provided
Dishwasher
Freezer
Private Tennis Court
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Iron
Hairdryer
TV
Hiking Trips
Parking
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Patio
Fireplace
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Would you recommend this holiday rental to someone who likes a lot of privacy?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
The Hay on Wye book festival and Abergavenny Food festival are held in May and September respectively and are within easy reach. There are 2 pubs within walking distance. There is a folder containing local walks compiled by the owner and her dog. Monmouth, the nearest town is only 5 miles away.
Getting around
There is a local bus service from Penallt, 1 mile away, with buses to and from Monmouth and Chepstow. Guests often choose to walk to Monmouth along the River Wye and return by bus.
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