View 34 photos
Lots of space in the garden for games
The large oak table is perfect for sociable meals
Drawing room with comfortable sofas and a grand piano
The grand piano is available for guests to play
Drawing Room
Farmhouse Kitchen island next to range cooker
French windows lead out from the kitchen/dining area into the glorious garden
Dining table seats 16 for more formal events
The oak-panelled snug/TV room with Sky and DVD player
The oak-panelled snug/TV room with wood-burner.
We have a fully stocked library, leading to the cosy kitchen
Kitchen - spacious with kitchen table and loaf dining chairs
Celebration dinners are fabulous at Abernant. Please ask about our private chef
Wide, sweeping staircase
The master room
Looking out to the private Juliet balcony
Spacious and comfortable master bedroom
The view of Aberedw Rocks and balcony from the master bed!
Comfortable super king sized bed for restful nights
French windows lead out to a large balcony overlooking the garden
A lovely single room with French windows to a balcony over looking the garden
Elegant and comfortable super king sized beds
Pretty single room with private balcony
Feature round window in the twin room
A light and airy super king size room
Abernant House viewed from the garden
The gardens in Spring
Garden sculpture
Alfresco dining
Pretty gardens at Abernant
Stunning views from the house and gardens
Enjoy the river frontage
Private stretch of the River Wye
Lots of space in the garden for games
The large oak table is perfect for sociable meals
Drawing room with comfortable sofas and a grand piano
The grand piano is available for guests to play

Abernant House, Abernant, Wye Valley, Powys

Sleeps 7 - 16 7 Bedrooms 16 Dining

Luxury riverside holiday house sleeping 16 for gatherings of family and friends near Hay-on-Wye and the Brecon Beacons

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Abernant House, Abernant, Wye Valley, Powys, sleeps 7 - 16 in 7 bedrooms.

Abernant House is an unusual and beautiful 18th century country home, situated in the picturesque Wye Valley between Hay-on-Wye and Builth Wells - the ideal base for visiting the Hay Literary Festival and the Royal Welsh Show. The house is also just a short distance from the Brecon Beacons where a wealth of outdoor adventures await.

The house is the perfect setting for a large-scale celebration. Guests use the house for short breaks, long weekends with family and friends, or for longer breaks as a base for adventure holidays. It makes a relaxing location for families with small children, stylish hen parties and special get-togethers – pets are welcome too!

With a fascinating historical background. Abernant provides elegant, yet comfortable, accommodation for the discerning group seeking a get-away with a difference. Abernant provides a taste of the grandeur of the past, combined with today's modern conveniences.

The house has spacious reception rooms including a beautifully-proportioned drawing room and a wood-panelled TV snug. The large kitchen and dining room are warm, inviting and superb for entertaining. There are seven bedrooms sleeping up to 18 (16 regular spaces plus extra pull-out and day bed) and 5 bathrooms. The master bedroom and three other bedrooms have balconies overlooking the gardens.

Visitors can take advantage of exclusive features such as our own personal chef for the evening and the manager takes real pride in delivering a truly personal service.

There are forestry and gorgeous streamside walks from the house. The garden slopes down to the banks of the Nant stream and River Wye where there is a private stone beach.



Telephone for incoming calls and outgoing local and emergency calls. Mobile signal is variable. O2 is the most reliable. WiFi and broadband.


A south entrance provides ground floor access to the house and grounds via the garden. A day bed is available on the ground floor.

Dog Friendly

Yes - well-behaved dogs can be accommodated by prior arrangement. £25 per dog per stay, maximum 3 dogs. Any damage caused will be charged.


Well-equipped kitchen has a four-oven Aga, large fridge-freezer, wine cooler, slow cooker, gas hob, microwave. Dishwasher. Stunning large oak table.

Dining Room

The dining room has a large table that seats 16, ideal for a formal dinner.

Sitting Room

The large, airy drawing room which overlooks the garden has comfortable sofas, a grand piano and lovely open wood fire.

TV and Music Facilities

There is a widescreen TV with Sky and DVD player in the cosy oak-panelled TV room. WiFi connection.

Games Room

There is no games room....but there is plenty of space for games both inside and out! Plus there are board games in the drawing room.

Heating and Open Fires

Large open fire in the main drawing room and a log burner in the TV room (fire wood is provided). Aga in the kitchen. Full central heating.


5 superking size bedrooms, one with 2 additional singles, plus 2 twin bedrooms. Additional pull-out and a day bed for extra guests.


High quality cotton-rich bed linen and fluffy white towels provided. Kitchen towels and tea towels also provided.


5 bathrooms including 1 en suite, 2 shower rooms and a ground floor cloakroom. 2 rooms have an enclosed wash hand basin.

Children's Facilities

The garden has a tree swing and the grounds are great for exploring and den building. Large lawned area for ball games. Paddling in the River Wye.


Private fishing access to the River Wye. A stone built barbecue. Large garden and field totalling over five acres. Wooded area with stream running

Swimming Pool

There is no pool.


Large gravel car park beside the house easily accessible from the road with space for 4-5 vehicles. Further parking available at the garden entrance.


All indoor areas are strictly non-smoking.

Booking Information

Prices are for guidance.
Please contact us for accurate pricing for the dates required as these can vary dependent upon season and availability.
Changeover day is a Friday, can be flexible.
Two night minimum stay, save for high season (July and August) when minimum booking is seven nights.

Show Availability

Find the availability for each of our units.

Abernant House

Please contact the owner for availability dates

Weekly Price
From £2495
2 Night Weekend
From £1250
3 Night Weekend
From £1495
Midweek per night
From £450


Beautiful rural position with frontage on the stunning River Wye. 3 miles south of Builth Wells. Upper Wye fishing area. Near Hay-on-Wye, the Royal Welsh showground and the Brecon Beacons.

  • Builth Wells, Llandrindod Wells or Brecon.
  • Llandrindod Wells (14 miles), Builth Road (9 miles), Abergavenny (27 miles), Hereford (33 miles) or Newport (44 miles).
  • Builth Wells 5 minutes, Hay-on-Wye 20 minutes, Brecon 25 minutes.
  • Good size Co-op and local shops in Builth Wells (5 mins). Hay-on-Wye and Brecon have a range of quality shops with local produce. Supermarkets in Llandrindod Wells (15 mins) and Brecon.
  • Builth Wells and Hay-on-Wye have a selection of cafes, pubs and restaurants.Pubs serving good food at Erwood (5 minutes south) and Llyswen (15 minutes).
  • Cardiff International Airport, 52 miles, Bristol Airport 80 miles, Birmingham 93 miles.

Contact Owner

Contact Name
Property Location
Visit Website

Similar homes to book nearby

Sign Up For Our Free Newsletter

Sign up for our free newsletter for access to fantastic group holiday ideas, late deals and early access to new properties when they join our site.