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Cross House
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28 reviews
Cross House
Master bedroom with ensuite
Ensuite
Ensuite sink
Ensuite shower
Family bathroom with spa bath
Family bathroom
Lounge with wood burning stove
Main reception wood burning stove ready to light with well stocked wood baskets
Well equiped kitchen
Kitchen with family sized fridge freezer and dishwasher
Kitchen alcove
Utility room with 9kg load washing machine
Original farm house stone stairs
Landing
Landing
Second reception
Second reception double sofabed
Downstairs toilet
The back of Cross House
The River Wye at Llyswen June 2014
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Farmhouse -
4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Glasbury-on-Wye, Powys, Wales

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Excellent - based on 28 reviews
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Emily H
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Simply incredible - one of the best weekends away we've ever had!!”
Reviewed 1 August 2014 for a stay in May 2014

We stumbled upon Rachel's place having rung around every single pub in the area and finding them all full. We couldn't have been luckier. Cross House is simply GORGEOUS, the perfect getaway in the beautiful Brecon Beacons - and Rachel and her lovely family made us feel so welcome we didn't want to leave!! We were greeted with the most delicious homemade banana bread (still warm from the oven!) with homemade jam, treated to an enormous Welsh breakfast, and whiled away the evenings playing board games by the fire and relaxing in the gorgeous spa bath. During the days we drove up to lovely Hay-on-Wye for the literary festival, went for a walk nearby with breathtaking views, and lunched at nearby pubs (there's even one opposite!). Coming back felt like returning home - and Rachel was an instant friend, always ready for a chat and so warm and welcoming. Cross House is pure perfection!!

Whilst my husband and I were lucky enough to have the whole place to ourselves, this would also be an amazing getaway for a family - it's a beautiful fully-furnished and equipped house which is a perfect base for exploring the Brecon Beacons or going to the Hay-on-Wye festival. Honestly, just writing this review I'm desperate to go again!! Don't miss the chance to stay at this beautiful home-away-from-home!! :)

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Liked best: The homeliness of it all and Rachel's kindness - we felt as if we were staying with friends!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Richard_P...
Oxford, United Kingdom
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“Excellent, and at short notice”
Reviewed 13 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014

A lovely, beautifully presented farmhouse with a nice mix of contemporary and traditional fittings. Really great facilities, everything you could ask for and a great collection of DVDs, books, etc... Above all the welcome was exceptional. Rachael was helpful from the start, even though we only booked the day before we arrived and only stayed the one night. She even, unexpectedly, brought us lovely home baked chocolate brownies, the timing of which was perfect. Really relaxed, friendly environment, would be perfect for a family with young children, but we enjoyed it as just the two of us.

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Liked best: Everything made easy for us
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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