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The Lodge Canon Bridge

Madley, Herefordshire
Sleeps 10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 4
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 3
5
star
Complex of properties
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Working farm
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Luxury
Family friendly
Party houses
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

 

  • Architect designed home set within half an acre of gardens in a rural location
  • A private hot tub within the grounds with views across to the Black Mountains
  • A games room, private gym, superb entertaining spaces and top-quality features
Property code: 78646

This super home effortlessly combines scale with cosiness; elegance with practicality; homeliness with luxury and relaxation with fun giving you the chance to make wonderful memories.

Set on a small country estate with working farm overlooking the glorious Herefordshire countryside, with the beauty of the great outdoors on your doorstep, it's time to embrace an English Staycation. With friends, family and maybe your dog, let's start your journey to this stylish home that’s simply perfect for your getaway. The traditional village of Madley is within walking distance and offers a well-stocked village store and traditional inn, excellent fish and chips, plus a 9 hole golf course and tennis courts. The area offers great walking with footpaths and quiet lanes spilling out in each direction from the property. You can amble across the farmland after a lazy lunch, a picnic alongside the River Wye or tackle Hay Bluff, The Black Mountains or Brecon Beacons. Ideal for cyclists or why not hire a canoe and take time to enjoy the River. A trip to one of the many market towns is a must where you can pick up local produce from a farmers market or browse the independent shops, Hay-on-Wye is famed for books and the annual international literary festival and the market towns of Monmouth, Ledbury, Ross-on-Wye, Ludlow, Kington and Leominster all welcome you with an eclectic range of independent shops. Or step back in time and visit one of the many castles or historic monuments that are dotted across this border country. Nearby are opportunities for hobbies such as fishing.

The owners have ensured their exceptional attention to detail and style has been applied to every standard of the design, furnishings and feel of the property. Their objective is that your stay in this sumptuous abode in its incredible surroundings is perfect. This is THE destination for your rural idyllic break where you can enjoy elegantly styled, contemporary and spacious accommodation all set in a peaceful, highly private spot with far reaching views. Almost every item in the entire home is brand new for Summer 2020, ideal for keeping you safe whilst you relax and enjoy yourselves.

Take in the views as you turn onto the wide, sweeping gravelled driveway and meticulously maintained half acre of landscaped, private grounds which adjoin open fields that lead up to the Black Mountains. A grand canopy porch leads into the galleried reception hall; once you have settled in you will be able to relax and enjoy pre-dinner drinks from the bar. The fabulously bright and airy kitchen /dining room is a haven for the best of chefs with a contemporary styled kitchen offering a gas Rangemaster oven, American fridge freezer with chilled water and ice maker, dishwasher, Nespresso coffee machine and professional juicer. A central table and chairs for four is the perfect stop for afternoon tea with the papers or for children’s snacks. The dining area has views on three sides across the countryside with a table to seat 10. The utility room has a cordless Dyson and space for dogs, coats and boots. There is also a WC. The drawing room is a huge and sumptuous space where you can relax in pure style, light the wood burner and catch up with friends. Both main reception rooms have 55’ or 65” Ultra HD Smart TV with sound bar and Blu-ray where you can relax and make use of the Sky+ package including sports, cinema, kids Disney+ and Netflix. For fun the games room has been finished with quirky pieces and a welcoming style, perfect to bring out your competitive side and set up a pool tournament, there is also a selection of board games. A study is ideal if you need to work whilst away and holds a wide-ranging selection of books for both adults and children.

For fitness there is a private gym set up adjoining the carport for you to enjoy a workout before breakfast with weight bench and bar, bike, bands and more. When the day is done climb the stairs onto the spacious mezzanine landing where you will find several cosy seating areas, ideal for you and your favourite book. There are five bedrooms all finished with crisp bed linen, cosy throws and fresh towels. The super-king-size main bedroom has a Juliet balcony with a picture window offering the most stunning views, this room has a large en-suite with separate shower, free standing bath, double vanity units and WC. There are two king-size rooms each with deep window seats to enjoy the view, and one has an en-suite shower and WC. At either end of the home are two versatile rooms which can each be set up either as super-king or twin rooms. There is also a bathroom with separate shower, bath and WC and a further shower room with WC on this floor.

The beautifully kept gardens are enclosed by estate railings and double gates. There are super views across the open fields and onto the Black Mountains, there is a large, private hot tub set to the side where you can enjoy catching up with everyone under the stars. A phenomenal variety of birdsong can be heard when you are outdoors and even when you are inside with a window open. A patio area is set up with table and chairs for summer dining with a large parasol, a BBQ and garden games. There is ample parking to the front with a large turning circle along with a secure rack for bikes and double carport which includes a covered table tennis table.

  • 5 bedrooms – 2 super-king-size zip-and-link (that can be made into twin beds on request when booking), 1 super-king-size, 2 king-size
  • 4 bathrooms, 1 bathroom with separate shower and WC, 1 shower and WC, 1 en-suite shower and WC, 1 en-suite bathroom with separate shower and WC, WC on the ground floor.
  • Gas Rangemaster oven, microwave, American Fridge/freezer with icemaker, dishwasher, Nespresso coffee machine, professional juicer
  • Utility room washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Wood burner (logs included)
  • Games room with Pool table, Bose speakers, 55” Ultra HD Smart TV with soundbar, blu-ray and DVD (and selection of DVD’s), selection of board games.
  • Covered table tennis table in the carport/gym area
  • Lots of books
  • 65” Ultra HD Smart TV in drawing room
  • Sky+ multi-room package offering sports, cinema, kids, Disney+ and Netflix
  • Hairdryers in all bedrooms
  • Private hot tub, towels included
  • Private gym
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Garden games available (e.g. badminton, children’s croquet)
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 3 dogs welcome
  • Books and games for children
  • Pub and village shop within walking distance
  • BBQ and garden games
  • Bike storage
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  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 3 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Samantha Weatherstone

This property joined our collection in 2020 and is managed by Samantha.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 34 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Andrea, 5th August 2022

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Stunning property with everything you could wish for. Plenty of space inside and out for us and the dogs. Very friendly staff, always ready to help. We all had the most amazing family time

Reviewed by Emma, 29th July 2022

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The Lodge is a very high specification accommodation which is spacious, spotlessly clean and set in a secluded beautiful rural location. The garden is secure for dogs with an area at the side of the house which particularly enclosed. We thoroughly enjoyed our holiday in a luxury home.

Reviewed by Karl, 22nd July 2022

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Great house and location for a very special celebration. Thank you!

Reviewed by Emma, 1st July 2022

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My family and I stayed here for the week, it is the most stunning house in a idyllic location. The house feels very luxury with lovely touches. All of the bedrooms are finished to such a high quality and the beds are a dream. BBQ's in the evenings and then a dip in the hot tub afterwards is definetly something I will miss! If you are thinking aboutRead more booking, do not hesitate you will not regret it! Hide

Reviewed by B, 24th June 2022

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Very spacious property even though there were 10 of us staying. Had everything that we needed. The pool table was a favourite in the evenings.

Reviewed by perry, 10th June 2022

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Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful we will definitely be coming back. Quality wherever you looked. Our party ranged from 83 to 22 of age and there was something for everybody to get involved best time together thank you Joanna,David and Cheryl . From the Fovargues , Lindley and Willis families

Reviewed by Joanna, 27th May 2022

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Lovely area with great views from the property. Its very rural and quiet with very little light pollution. There were 9 of us staying with two dogs, we were able to escape each other when needed, and there was plenty to do from visiting the bookshops at Hay on Wye to canoeing near Ross on Wye. It was also fairly quick to get to Hereford if you wantRead moreed to go to the cinema in the evening etc. Hide

Reviewed by David, 13th May 2022

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Our family (six adults, four children under four and Lola the golden retriever) had a wonderful holiday in this fabulous property. Superb high spec accommodation, gorgeous surroundings and central to many local attractions. The owners communicated regularly to ensure everything was in place prior to our stay and were on hand to help during the duraRead moretion of our holiday. There were so many thoughtful touches: champagne on arrival for my big birthday celebration, cuddly toys for the children etc. Hide

Reviewed by Carly, 6th May 2022

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We had the most amazing stay to celebrate a special birthday. Owners were so helpful prior to the stay and during. There was even a bottle of champagne on arrival which was such a lovely gesture. If we were to holiday in Hereford again we would love to stay here. We have already sent the details of this property to family and friends. Highly recommRead moreend and thank you for everything. Hide

Reviewed by Mark, 29th April 2022

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This is the most amazing accommodation we have stayed in. Fabulous location and so well equipped. The view from the hot tub was superb and a wonderful garden. We took both young children and dogs and both were so well catered for. A truly beautiful property.

Reviewed by Barbara, 1st April 2022

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Reviewed by Stewart, 26th March 2022

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What a great place. Real impact when we walked in with plenty of space and all the facilities you could want - all high spec ! Great for mixed family groups to allow some wanting peace and quite and others wanting activities. Surrounded by beautiful farming countryside but no negative impacts from the farms being run locally. 30 mins drive to spectRead moreacular places in the area and Hereford (10-15mins) has all the shops youd ever need. Make sure you eat one night at The Kilpeck Inn Hide

Reviewed by Fiona, 4th March 2022

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The weekend stay was really wonderful for a reunion with friends, Joanna had thought of everything and the presentation and tiny details are clearly important which really made it feel like a luxury cottage. The information provided covered everything we could ask for and the quality of furnishings were high, including the pool table which was in hRead moreigh demand. The surrounding area was extremely beautiful and the nature around the house was magnificent. Hide

Reviewed by A, 25th February 2022

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The Lodge was above our expectations. We have rented many properties over the years & The Lodge was exceptional. Three generations stayed & all ages were catered for with games for the children & plenty of space for relaxation. A lot of houses that allows dogs do not have such a high standard of furnishings or are as immaculate. The kitchen was verRead morey well equipped had everything we needed. Extra touches such as dressing gowns were a bonus . Will definitely be going again . Betts family Hide

Reviewed by Diane, 18th February 2022

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The Lodge was a wonderful place for our party of ten to stay. The facilities and decor were first class and the owner has added lovely touches which made our stay special. I would definitely recommend to anyone wanting somewhere for a family special occasion.

Reviewed by Julie, 28th January 2022

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No expense has been spared this lodge is immaculate it caters for everything you could need. 10 of us stayed and all agreed that the beds were the most comfortable we had ever experienced. The layout is well thought out and the decor modern and bright. The pool table was in continuous. there are speakers in most rooms and they even have dressing goRead morewns. I would highly recommend booking this lodge. Hide

Reviewed by John, 7th January 2022

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Reviewed by Rachel, 29th December 2021

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We had an absolutely amazing stay at Joanna's place. From the moment we arrived, to see the property dressed with Christmas decorations, to our final night in the house, we felt like we never wanted to leave. There were 9 in our group (as well as 3 dogs) and we had more than enough space to be together, or to have our own space. We absolutely lovedRead more the hot tub! Joanna was a fantastic host - so accommodating and friendly! Hide

Reviewed by Tom, 29th October 2021

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Great big house with lovely views. 2 large living rooms (as well as the kitchen/dining room) could each accommodate the entire household, or let us spread out across the rooms to do different things. 2 fridge-freezers and loads of cupboards for storage in the kitchen and utility room. Owners were very friendly and helpful, including sending a detaiRead moreled guide on everything in the house and suggestions for places to visit in advance. Hide

Reviewed by Jenine, 24th September 2021

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We couldnt fault this place. The location and the property itself are absolutely stunning. Cant recommend enough

Reviewed by Susan, 10th September 2021

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Reviewed by Tara, 20th August 2021

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An absolutely amazing property with so much to do and in a great location for visiting the area. The owners and their dogs were so lovely and couldnt be more helpful. We were a party of 9 ranging from ages 18 to 72 and everyone of us said we would love to return - would recommend 100%.

Reviewed by Claire, 16th July 2021

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Outstanding property in a stunning location. The house has everything we needed and Joanna was so easy to contact and helpful. Great for our teenage children with hot tub, pool table, gym and table tennis. Also very dog friendly and we loved having the designated field where our dog could run free! I cant recommend this place highly enough,

Reviewed by Jill, 2nd July 2021

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This was a truly lovely break, with excellent hosts. We were provided with very comprehensive & detailed information ahead of our holiday, which helped us to prepare and not have to bring anything extra which we did not need, such as dressing gowns, towels and kitchen provisions etc (all of which were included). All was exactly what we expected..i.Read moree very comfortable & high quality accommodation. A true home-from-home... with knobs on! Thank you! Hide

Reviewed by Del, 28th May 2021

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Lovely stay, Thank you very much

Reviewed by Chris, 7th May 2021

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Perfect hosts who were always available and happy to help. The Lodge has everything you need and is in a peaceful location with great countryside views from the bedrooms. The Lodge is designed beautifully inside and out. There is plenty of space outside and a big hot tub.

Reviewed by Zoe, 1st May 2021

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Beautiful house with beautiful views everywhere very peaceful. The house has a fantastic layout and definitely a place to escape reality. All the facilities were there more than we planned for so that was great. The hosts are very accommodating.

Reviewed by Damian, 11th December 2020

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Reviewed by Kirsty, 23rd October 2020

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We stayed here during the last week in October and we cannot praise it highly enough. From the minute we arrived, with warm lights glowing from each room, we were in love with it! Jo has created a stylish, luxurious, comfortable and welcoming retreat and simply put, we didnt want to leave! Jo could not have been more generous in her welcome; she isRead more a wonderful host. The photos do not do the house justice at all - it looks even better in real life than it does in the photos. Just so beautiful!! Hide

Reviewed by Sarah, 2nd October 2020

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Wow, this property is absolutely stunning. The attention to detail and the special touches by the owners helped to make our stay just perfect. Nothing was too much trouble. The property is just as amazing as the photographs suggest. It is well equipped with everything you need to cook, relax or work. It is well laid out, spacious and very comfortabRead morele. The views are so beautiful from every room. We cannot wait to return. Thank you so much for an amazing stay, Hide

Reviewed by Gary, 11th September 2020

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Fantastic property in a great location. Had everything we needed (and more) for a few days away. Very much recommended as the photographs really don't do the property justice.

Reviewed by Jess, 4th September 2020

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We went away as a family of 9 in early September, we had seen The Lodge online and it certainly lived up to our expectations and more. The setting was gorgeous, we were lucky enough to have the sheep in the field in front of us, its so quiet and relaxing. The house was spotless and had everything we could imagine we needed and the decor was modern Read morebut homely. Joanna was fantastic and answered all our questions and made us feel very well looked after. We cant wait to come back :-) Hide

Reviewed by Sophie, 14th August 2020

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The house is just as stunning as it looks on the pictures! It was finished to a very high standard and had everything you might need for your stay. Joanna was a wonderful host and nothing was too much trouble, we had a lovely stay and would definitely recommend!

Reviewed by David, 7th August 2020

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The accommodation was 1st class. The facilities were excellent and the location perfect for visiting nearby towns/villages

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