About our Hay On Wye Office
Our office has been at the forefront of estate agency in Hay-on-Wye for many years and is located in the heart of town next to the famous Blue Boar pub. It is run by Michael and Mary Rose Rylands who have worked together for the last twenty years ably assisted by Debbie Leary, providing unrivalled local knowledge of the area along the England/Wales border. The office has a large amount of repeat business, and with excellent links through our Chancellors branches in the Home Counties and Oxfordshire, and our Anscombe and Ringland branches in London, this creates a link to many buyers who move into the area from those parts.
We offer the following services:
- Residential property sales and lettings
- Commercial property sales and lettings
- Property management
- Property investment and market advice
Hay-on-Wye and surrounding villages including Felindre, Bredwardine, Pont Ithel, Rhulen, Almeley, Rhosgoch, Cusop, Dorstone, Erwood, Llowes, Peterchurch and Clyro plus areas in between.
Hay-on-Wye, the Town of Books. The small market town, on the banks of the River Wye, with its weekly produce and stock markets, has become the capital of the second-hand book trade attracting visitors from many parts of the world thanks to the imagination of Richard Booth, who opened the first book shop nearly thirty years ago. Many, captivated by its beautiful countryside and picturesque streets with bars, cafes and traditional pubs, return to Hay-on-Wye to buy homes. In the last week of May anyone with an interest in the Arts arrives for the Annual Hay Festival of Literature which attracts worldwide figures such as former president Bill Clinton as speakers. The town is also known for tourism being situated on the northern most tip of the Brecon Beacons National Park in the foothills of the Black Mountains, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty criss-crossed with footpaths particularly the Offa's Dyke Walk which passes through the town. Visitors can stay in the many B&Bs or holiday cottages in the area.
The local primary school is Hay-on-Wye County Primary School. More primary and secondary schools are located in nearby villages and towns. Christ College, an independent school for pupils aged 7-18, is in Brecon and Hereford Cathedral School caters for pupils aged 11-18.
How to get here
By road: From the west of Hereford take the A438 to Hay-on-Wye where our office is located in the centre of the town.
- Powys County Council
- Hay on Wye Town Council
- Hay on Wye County Primary School
- Christ College School
- Hereford Cathedral School
- Hay on Wye Festival
- Brecon Beacons National Park
- Accommodation in Hay on Wye
Hay On Wye Charity
The Harley Alms Houses Trust, St Michael's Hospice Shop