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An Exclusive Rural Retreat Ideal for a Family Get- together

Tucked away on a secluded hilltop, High Cloud Farm beckons with the adventurous spirit of its former owner, the renowned explorer, adventurer, and author Christina Dodwell. It’s a place where you can immerse yourself amidst her collections of maps, books, pictures, and artefacts that fill its rooms. This hidden gem on the Wales borders is not just a building but a tribute to a life of exploration, offering a unique setting for three-generation family celebrations and serene retreats.

The Essence of Privacy and Panoramic Beauty

High Cloud Farm presents itself as an exclusive rural house, ensuring total privacy for those seeking to escape the clamour of daily life and it maintains an atmosphere of peace and elegance. The farmhouse and barn together sleep up to 24 guests across 10 well-appointed bedrooms, making it an ideal choice for large family gatherings or intimate celebrations with friends.

The views from High Cloud are truly unparalleled with the rolling Welsh hills, majestic Raglan Castle ruins and the Sugarloaf Mountain in the distance. Imagine basking in the warm glow of sunset from the terrace, or taking a dip in the outdoor heated swimming pool (open from May 1st to October 31st),

A Natural Sanctuary with Ample Activity

Set on a remote 30-acre estate, High Cloud Farm is synonymous with tranquillity. Its expansive fields, woodland, and orchard have grass paths that are perfect for a morning jog or a leisurely walk. Challenge your family to ball games on the lawn, or simply relax on the sun terraces and veranda, the options for leisure and recreation are abundant.

Comfort and Leisure in Every Corner

Inside, the accommodation is airy, comfortable, and furnished to a high standard. The main farmhouse itself boasts a swimming pool (summer only) and hot tub, while the barn offers a games room and a snug retreat. And yes, furry members of the family are also welcome to enjoy the expansive outdoors.

For mixed-age family groups, the three well-equipped kitchens and two lounges offer the flexibility needed to keep the peace. And when it’s time to celebrate, you can all come together in the barn, where a dining table that seats 24 ensures that no one is left out.

Celebrate and Stay Together

At High Cloud Farm, each room tells a story: The large games room promises lively evenings, while the heated outdoor swimming pool and covered hot tub provide a luxurious touch to the already serene landscape.

In essence, High Cloud Farm is more than just a holiday house; it's a testament to the joy of discovery and the comfort of family living in the lap of nature. Whether you're marking a significant family milestone, seeking a peaceful retreat, or just yearning for a luxurious escape with a touch of adventure, High Cloud Farm invites you to create your own stories amidst the legacy of an extraordinary explorer.

  • High Cloud Farm and Barn

    Prices from £2,950.00

    The secluded hilltop retreat of explorer, adventurer, and author Christina Dodwell, High Cloud Farm, a perfect location for 3 generation celebrations, with maps, books, pictures and artefacts in evidence everywhere. This remote rural cottage on the Wales borders offers total privacy as a large party house or holiday retreat. Hot tub and heated Swimming Pool (May till October). farmhouse sleeps 12 and Barn sleeps 12. Everyone can dine together in the Barn. 3 Kitchens, Games Room, pet friendly.

    • Dining table seats 24
    • 10 bedrooms sleeps 24
    • Large games room
    • Heated outdoor swimming pool
    • Covered hot tub