Corner House

Cosy townhouse in Hay on Wye
IN BRIEF
  • Comfortable, cosy, peaceful Edwardian house close to the centre of Hay-on-Wye
  • Private sheltered courtyard garden
  • A great base for family holidays or an escape for a couple
  • Lots of walks straight from the front door
  • Free tennis courts 2 minutes' walk away
  • The Wye is close for canoeing, walking, swimming
  • The Black Mountains are nearby
  • A discount for a couple available outside the school holidays

What a luxury to stay in this splendid house so close to the centre of Hay-on-Wye, with all that this fascinating town has to offer. Food for the brain, soul and stomach all can be found in plentiful, first-rate supply: lots of interesting shops (including the famous second-hand bookshops), boutiques, antique shops, good cafes, pubs, restaurants, galleries, a cinema, and food markets. And the countryside on your doorstep is exquisitely beautiful dramatic or pastoral, depending on which way you turn. Sleeps 2 to 6 in 2 double bedrooms and 2 single bedrooms (plus an infant).

There is a couple's discount available for the use of one double bed at Corner House outside the holiday periods (when you book for a couple, the price automatically adjusts down).

Spacious kitchen for self-catering
Self catering Hay on Wye Well equipped kitchen

A smartly-painted red door takes you into a hallway, then a living-room with a wood burner and a nice view of St. Mary’s Church, opening into a spacious kitchen at the back of the house. A utility-room with a downstairs loo completes the picture.

Dining table
Cheese graters Cutlery hooks Leather chair

The first floor comprises a double bedroom, both single bedrooms and a family bathroom (with shower over the bath, hand basin and loo).

Beautiful living room with wood burner
Real wood fire Books! Cosy house in Hay

Another flight of stairs takes you to the master bedroom in the eaves, a lovely light room with a king-size bed, a gorgeous rug on the wall, and a view across to the Black Mountains. There is a bathroom next door (with bath, hand basin and loo).  

Cosy open living Painting

Things to do around Corner House in Hay on Wye

This is a beautiful part of the countryside, with wonderful walks of all kinds – from meandering riverside strolls to steep climbs up big hills for breathtaking views and great picnic spots. The Black Mountains, the eastern reaches of the Brecon Beacons National Park, are on the doorstep, with a magnificent winding drive down the Llanthony Valley to Capel-y-Ffin, Llanthony Priory and Cwmyoy. In the other direction, the Black and White Trail is a fascinating tour linking picturesque local villages with their vernacular timber-framed houses. Book lovers will be delighted by Corner House’s proximity to Hay-on-Wye, as will those who treasure independent local shops, boutiques, galleries and antique emporia. Visitors will be strengthened by the best coffee, the most delicious ice-cream, and some good bistros and pubs. There are so many things to do in the area that you are spoiled for choice: from visiting interesting historical sites to more energetic exploits, such as playing tennis in the free courts nearby, gliding and paragliding at Hay Bluff, or canoeing down the River Wye.

Single room Sunny single room
Cottage sleeps up to 6 Bathroom

The nitty gritty

  • Wood burner (logs supplied and included in the price)
  • TV with Freeview and DVD, plus some DVDs
  • Radios
  • Wifi
  • Well-equipped kitchen
  • Four-burner gas hob and electric oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Separate freezer
  • Utility room has washing-machine and downstairs loo
  • Elec, hot water and gas included
  • Store cupboard essentials included (tea, coffee, sugar, salt & pepper, olive oil)
  • Bedding, towels and all basics included (soap, loo paper, cleaning materials etc)
  • On the first floor, there are two single rooms and a double room
  • The master bedroom is on the second floor and has a king-size bed
  • Family bathroom on first floor has bath, shower over, loo and hand basin
  • There is an ensuite bathroom for the master bedroom on the second floor with bath, loo and hand basin
  • Board games, lots of good books, cookery books, guide books, maps, plus an information file
  • Baby-friendly (highchair and travel cot provided)
  • Sorry, no dogs
  • Small enclosed private patio garden with wisteria, vine and other plants and herbs
  • Bikes can be kept securely in the garden
  • Free tennis courts 2 minutes' walk away
  • Easy parking in the street
  • The centre of Hay-on-Wye is a short walk from Corner House
  • A discount for a couple available outside the school holidays (based on the use of one double bed only)

Main bedroom with velux windows
Bedroom wall hanging Bathroom

Live online booking

Changeovers are normally Mondays and Fridays. Weekends are set-priced from Friday 4pm to Monday 10.30am; so you can stay 1, 2 or 3 nights for the weekend price. Check availability and book online below, or check availability for all cottages.

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Grapes outside Door to outside area
Exterior Door

Location map


Lush garden Sun on the windows - lovely hideaway in Hay

From the visitors book at Corner House

"We had a fantastic weekend which was made complete by the lovely accommodation and its proximity to the centre of Hay - no driving for a whole weekend and loads to see and do. Would definitely book The Corner House again and we are all considering taking other family members there too! Many thanks."

"We were really impressed with the property - couldn't fault it. Lovely house which we would readily recommend."

"This house is the best rental property I have ever stayed in our family was very comfortable. It was clean stylish well appointed. Thanks to all."

"The house was lovely - a warm and welcoming fire was prepared for our arrival which was a wonderful touch and a perfect start to our autumn break - thank you!"

"Lovely house with lovely atmosphere.We all want to live here forever." Rachel, Sara, Debbie and Jess, Woodbridge

"Superb accommodation, equipped to a high standard. A pleasure to be able to walk into town." Alastair Lindsay and family

"Wonderful atmosphere- a very happy house, much appreciated." Julia, Phil, Sam, Toni, Manchester

"What a lovely house . So thoughtfully decorated and well appointed. A real treat." Rich, Lizzie, Rosie and Alexander, Scotland

St Marys church, Hay on Wye, opposite self-catering holiday let