5 good reasons to move to Ewyas Harold

If you're looking for village life, take a look at this gem...

Ewyas Harold is a lovely picturesque village located in Herefordshire.

If you're considering purchasing a house in the Golden Valley, here are five compelling reasons to take a good look at this village:


Rural Beauty and Scenery:

Ewyas Harold is surrounded by the scenic beauty of the English countryside, offering a tranquil setting with views of rolling hills, lush meadows, and ancient woods. You’ll have stunning views of the Black Mountains and the Brecon Beacons If you're seeking an escape from the hustle and bustle of urban life, this village offers a peaceful and picturesque environment with quintessential English architecture. It even has a babbling brook running through it!


Historical Significance:

Ewyas Harold has a rich history that dates back many centuries. The village is home to the remains of Ewyas Harold Castle, an 11th-century motte-and-bailey castle. The local church, St. Michael's and All Angels, also has ancient origins and contains some stunning medieval architecture. Living in Ewyas Harold means being surrounded by historical landmarks and stories.


Close-knit Community:

One of the significant benefits of living in a small village like Ewyas Harold is the strong sense of community. Neighbours tend to know each other, and there are often village events and gatherings, from fêtes to fundraisers. This close-knit environment can be especially appealing to those who value community spirit and local friendships. And of course there is a local Inn...


Proximity to Larger Towns and Cities:

While Ewyas Harold offers the tranquillity of rural life, it's also conveniently located near larger towns and cities. Hereford, for example, is just a short drive away, providing access to shopping, dining, entertainment, and other amenities, while charming Monmouth is also a short drive away. This combination of rural living with access to urban conveniences can be the best of both worlds for many people. Excellent schools are also in close proximity.


Investment Opportunity:

With the ever-growing interest in rural and semi-rural properties, especially in picturesque locations like Ewyas Harold, buying a house here could be a sound long-term investment. The region's historical significance, combined with its natural beauty, could mean that property values remain resilient and probably appreciate over time.


In conclusion:

So there we are, excellent reasons to move to Ewyas Harold, along with the lure of a slower, more relaxed pace of life, which can be beneficial for mental well-being. With numerous walking trails, nature spots, and fresh air, it's an ideal place for those looking to lead a healthier lifestyle, both physically and mentally for you and your family, so what's not to love?




Being a central and popular business within Monmouth, we are often asked by clients who have experienced our residential success to manage their commercial needs. The result is that we have an impressive level of success selling and renting a range of investment properties including single plots and development land, woodland, shops, warehouses, offices, and pubs.

Group Holiday Lettings

Big House Holiday Lets is an independent company co-owned and run from the offices of RRK by Lewis Scott. The company specialises in letting large houses for groups of up to 30 people for friends and family get-togethers, birthdays, or anniversaries. Services offered include “meet and greets”, check outs, cleaning, maintenance and laundry. We speak to our guests rather than booking online to ensure that the houses are respected and looked after.


Strategically funding your property purchase can be an important factor to consider when buying a property. As a buyer, having an agreement in principle in place before a viewing will stand you in better stead when negotiating with the vendor. We have connections to established mortgage brokers who can compare the market for you, offering third party advice on what product would be best for you depending on your personal circumstances.


There are a number of factors that can influence the timescale involved in transferring ownership of a property from seller to buyer. We work closely with a number of local solicitors who provide a helpful and efficient service designed to be stress-free for our customers. Our recommended solicitors pro-actively work to best protect your interests and ensure legal title is transferred as quickly as possible. A member of our team would be happy to provide details of our recommended contacts.


Once you’ve had an offer accepted on a property, you’ll be wondering whether you need a house survey and if so, which one. A property survey is optional and not always required, but it can help you avoid expensive and unwanted surprises, as well as giving you peace of mind. We work with several local, qualified and experienced surveyors who offer a range of different survey types to suit different needs – simply ask a member of our team for more details.


Letting Fee Information

The asking rent does not include letting fees. Our standard administration fee (which covers general administration and preparation of paperwork) is £xxx (£xxx+VAT). A security deposit, usually equivalent to six weeks rent, is also payable.

Depending on your circumstances and the property you select, one or more of the following may also be charged to you upfront;

Fees may be charged on a per person or per property basis, please call us on 01600 772929