- Premier host
- Brinsop, Herefordshire
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- Sleeps: 4
- Bedrooms: 2
- Bathroom: 1
- Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
Wrapped in sumptuous luxury and surrounded by the soothing bustle of wildlife, The Quist is the perfect place to relax and recharge.
A wood-panelled treetop cabin nestled amongst soaring ancient oaks and firs on Herefordshire’s vast Brinsop Estate, you’ll be able to view the Malverns from your private hilltop location.
And since this is an off-grid escape, there’ll be no distracting TV or Wi-Fi to disturb the magical, other-worldly atmosphere, as you succumb to the abundant charms of nature.
Simply climb the oak staircase to be greeted by a world of sensory indulgence, including enormous glass doors that open onto a generous, balustraded tree-deck. Soundtracked by birdsong and whispering leaves, a lovelier spot for morning coffee simply can’t be imagined.
Later, the Swedish wood-fired hot tub is a dazzling setting for watching the evening sky, as the sun sinks and the stars come out to play.
Don’t worry if you’re not in the mood for an outdoor soak, though, as the family bathroom is home to a huge, ultra-indulgent stone bath, just waiting to be filled with bubbles as you gaze out of the window, glass of wine in hand.
Along with plenty of soft, cushion-covered seating, there’s a well-equipped kitchen area to help feast preparation along… and with a sink that faces another window, you can even keep an eye on the trees and the birds as you do the washing-up.Keep reading
At a glance
- A luxurious off-grid treehouse with designer interiors, secluded on a private hilltop on the 800-acre Brinsop Estate in Herefordshire.
- The treehouse sleeps up to 4 guests in 2 superking bedrooms, one accessed by a stair-ladder and the other on the ground floor. The ground-floor room can be made into a twin on request.
- Self-contained facilities include a well-equipped kitchen area, and a family bathroom with a stone bathtub and an incinerator WC.
- Well behaved dogs welcome, at £30 per stay.
- Also boasting an al fresco shower, the generous balustraded deck is perfect for morning coffee, and evening dips in the Swedish wood-fired hot tub.
- The village of Weobley is 8 minutes away, and both Hereford and Hay-on-Wye are in easy reach by car. Close to the Black Mountains and the Brecon Beacons, the area is ideal for hiking, picnicking, wild swimming, and watersports.
- Dog Friendly
- Family Friendly
- Hot Tubs
Access via oak staircase. 2 superking bedrooms with luxury bedding, one room accessed by a stair ladder, one on the ground floor (this room can be made into a twin on request). Ground floor: central heating, living area with sofas and armchair, sliding glass door to balustraded deck with furniture, wood-fired hot tub, outdoor shower. Well-equipped kitchen area. Family bathroom with twin sinks, large stone bath, incinerator WC.
Walking, cycling, hiking, mountains, picnic spots, waterfalls, wildlife-watching, watersports, swimming, independent shops, crafts, galleries
You’ll also have two elegant bedrooms to choose from, both furnished with downy superking beds (the ground-floor bedroom can be made into a twin on request). But if you’ve got an eye for unique style, choose the glorious first-floor ‘Tent Room’, designed by specialist interiors consultancy Côte de Folk.
After a sound night of slumber, freshen up in the invigorating, piping hot outdoor shower-with-a-view, and then it’s onto the important business of planning your day.
Although you’ll feel deliciously isolated from the rest of the world, The Quist is close to an eclectic selection of towns and villages, idyllic picnic spots, and shimmering water for wild swimming or canoeing.
Famed for its timber-framed ‘black and white’ buildings, the scenic Weobley Village is a mere eight minutes away; ideal for stocking up on essential supplies. A little further away lie bustling Hereford, and the culture-rich Hay-on-Wye… a must-visit for lovers of books, antiques, and cosy coffee-shops.
Not in the mood for shopping? Lace up your hiking boots and spend some quality time exploring the Black Mountains or the Brecon Beacons, before returning to The Quist for a well-deserved round of scenic sundowners.
Things to note
Arrive on Monday, Wednesday, or Friday after 2pm, check out by 10am. There is space for a travel cot, which is available to hire. Please note that the first-floor Tent Room is accessed by a very steep staircase and a hatch that leads into the room. Well behaved dogs welcome, at £30 per stay.
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What the guests of The Quist say
“Beautifully crafted and designed outside and carried through into the immaculate luxurious interiors. All the colours, textures, fabrics, so spot on. So happy we came here as a little family to reconnect and escape the ‘real’ hectic world. Stock up on wine, food and don’t leave this beautiful cabin while you are here. The view, the stillness, the hot-tub, the outdoor shower, the lighting, the sooo soft robes, the record player, the cloud like beds…I could go on!”
“Couldn’t fault this place if I tried. Truly exceptional experience winding down and reconnecting with nature. Totally secluded and unimaginably peaceful, this treehouse was wonderful to stay in. Both my partner and I (and our dog) loved the views and amenities. The hosts are so kind and thoughtful and really thought of making every little touch special. Couldn’t recommend it enough!”
“A truly unforgettable experience! The Quist was an encounter of the most breathtaking workmanship and beautifully designed interiors that we had ever seen before. If you’re looking for a getaway that offers something extra special this place is a definite must visit. We spent our entire stay taking in a view that was quite simply ‘spectacular’. We can’t wait to come again! 5*’s doesn’t quite cut it for this gem of a retreat to tranquility. It’s the perfect escape from the hamster wheel!”