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Leadon View Barn United Kingdom
Barn in England, United Kingdom
Leadon View Barn nestles in the peaceful countryside of the Leadon Valley,
close to the Malvern Hills, Forest of Dean, Wye Valley, Cheltenham Spa
and the cathedral cities of Gloucester, Hereford and Worcester. The barn is
perfectly placed for trips out and beautifully designed for relaxing days in.
The Barn is comprehensively equipped and has been designed and developed
by its present owners Alan Brace and Ian Brown. It is well placed for
motorway access. A car journey from London will normally take just over two
hours and from Birmingham or Cardiff a little less than an hour. The nearest
rail station is Gloucester, a 10 minute drive away. Coaches call at the
nearby towns where you can reach us by taking a short taxi ride.
There is a fully fitted kitchen with conventional and microwave ovens, fridge and radio.Dishwasher and washing machine. Travel cots and highchairs are available on request. The Lounge has a TV, DVD and video player.
There are three bedrooms on the first floor one with an en-suite shower. The fourth bedroom is based on the ground floor and has a walk in shower and is designed for disabled access.
The garden is enclosed by a post and rail fence and is safe for children.
The property has plenty of car parking space and is not overlooked.
More InformationThis property caters for disabled people
Local Area InformationIn the Vale of Leadon there is fertile land in both arable and pasture use the former often brilliant red soil at ploughing time Market gardening and orchards are frequent Further north the landscape becomes more open with considerable areas of arable few woodlands and an absence of hedgerow trees The many village with their tall church spires are all the more prominent Dymock and the Leadon Vale is well known in literary circles made famous by a group of young poets who had a close association with the area before the First World War The six poets Lascelles Abercrombie Rupert Brook John Drinkwater Wilfred Gibson Edward Thomas and the Amercial poet Robert Frost are today known as the Dymock Poets Ledbury just over the border in Herefordshire is one of Englands text book market towns full of prime examples of timber framed buildings The 17th Century black and white Market House which had originally served as a grain store dominates the town centre and is supported on pillars of chestnut It was completed in 1653 by John Abel the Kings Carpenter another fine example of black and white architecture is The Feathers Hotel on the High Street Three miles to the south of Newent lies May Hill it is identifiable by the clump of trees on top which were planted to celebrate the jubilee of Queen Victoria The hill rises to 971 feet exceeding any other hill in the Dean and provides magnificent views over Gloucestershire The Cotswolds Malvern Hills and the plain of Hereford extending to Bristol on a clear day In complete contrast to the Forest and the Wye Valley the area provides a mixture of market gardens rolling farmland hills vineyards and black and white timbered buildings The Leadon Vale is a quintessentially unspoilt English area centred around the picturesque town of Newent
* Close to a golf course
* Pets are allowed
* Children are allowed
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