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    Type Self Catering
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    Units 3
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    Sleeps 2 - 4
  • £350 - £950 per week

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Recently converted 17C barns set in 12 acres, adjoining the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. A blend of traditional & modern, ensure guests enjoy a comfortable secluded stay.

In a quiet and secluded location at the end of a 450 meter private drive with wonderful views over the Garron Valley and beyond. The three cottages can be booked individually or internally linked for larger groups. Wheelchair accessible Valley View with electrically height adjustable worktop, dressing table and wash-hand basin. It can be linked with Brambles Barn, which is on the same level. All have hardwood floors with under-floor heating, wet-rooms, shower toilets and ventilation heat recovery systems.

Cottages can be linked internally to sleep 6 or 8. All bedrooms ensuite wet rooms
All cottages have bidet wash and dry w.c..

Safety features are as recommended by the Fire Brigade. The laundry room is wheelchair accessible, has quality washing and drying facilities and storage space. Children are welcome, high chairs and cots are provided free of charge. Toys and games are available. Large HD Smart TVs with free, Wi Fi and Free-view. Blu-ray players and stereo systems with iPod dock are available for relaxing indoors Dogs are provided with a welcome pack and able to run and play within the 12 acres of enclosed fields.

Brambles Barn and Cider Cottages have fenced and walled patios, safe for children and small dogs. Aids for the less able include wheelchair, hoist and talking microwave along with other items that are available free. Eating in or out: The three kitchens are fully fitted with new quality equipment; Brambles Barn also has a steamer. Bar-B Qs are available for al-fresco dining on the patios. Woods of Whitchurch can cook on site or supply anything from snacks to dinner parties. Freshly made homemade Pizzas and Fish and Chips also available. The child and pet welcoming Royal Arms - less than one mile distant is a firm favorite, as is the Old Court in Whitchurch with its Tudor dining room. Further afield we have an eclectic mix of pubs, restaurants and cafs. The Surrounding Land: It is believed the 12-acre site has been occupied since Saxon times. The property is within an ancient field system with mature trees and hedges, which abound with wildlife. Red kites frequent, owls have made a home in the Sheep Barn, flycatchers, swallows and others return most years. Wake up to birdsong, not traffic.

Activities:

The Wye Valley has evidence of human activity for over 12,000 years and became Englands first tourist destination - it started with boat trips in 1745, which are still available Notable visitors included: Thackeray, Wordsworth, Turner, Thomas Grey and Nelson. Walking, canoeing, cycling, shooting, archery, climbing, forest trail and mountain biking, sagway and many others are readily available. As is Go Ape - treetop activities, bush-craft and many others. PGL offers summer camps for children. For more relaxing activities: Ride on the steam train, or try your hand at photography or basket- work, let the world go by on a river cruiser. Or just watch cheese and cider making, distilling and ancient flour milling. Chepstow Races are close by and Cheltenham Races less than an hour away. The Cherry and Whites - a first division rugby club Have their home in Gloucester. Hay on Wye and Cheltenham offer world famous literary festivals. Places to Visit: Places to visit include: Tintern Abbey, Hereford and Gloucester Cathedrals. Castles at: Raglan, Chepstow, Skenfrith, Goodrich and Cardiff. Hereford Waterworks Museum and Tyrrells Distillery are well worth a visit. For a day out visit The Dean Heritage Centre, Gloucester Docks, or Cardiff for the Docks and St. Fagins Open Air Museum. Hellens Manor has in constant occupation since 1180 is close by Superb views from Symonds Yat, The Kymin and May Hill, the Cotswolds, The Black Mountains and the Malverns Visit gardens in the area, which include Lydney Park Spring Garden, Hampton Court and Dewstone.

Ratings

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    Cider Cottage
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    Sleeps 2
  • £350 - £800 per week

17C. Cider Cottage was our most challenging conversion, it was a house, then cider mill and finally a grain store.

Inside there is a wealth of oak with hardwood stairs and floors, giving an impression of age, permanence and yet with a romantic appeal.
It has enchanted honeymoon couples, relaxing here following their weddings.

Others have stayed in order to seek peace and quiet, away from traffic and the noise and bustle of a working life.

The cozy double bedroom still has its original beams, with low windows and skylight. You may wake to the twittering of birds calling to one another at the start of a new day.
Suitably refreshed after a powerful shower in the adjoining wet-room, float downstairs and sit down to an aromatic breakfast; cooked in a newly fitted German designed kitchen. This is fitted with a range of appliences guaranteed to make your stay easy and memorable.

The under-floor heating will ensure toasty toes, whatever the weather, this together with the air re-circulatory system, wafting refreshing warm and dry air through the cottage will encouraging a relaxing stay.

The living area s has space for four to dine, then sit back and enjoy a good book watch pt. or listen to music with a glass of your favorite.

In the warmer weather there are two patios, the one at the cottage’s entrance have wonderful views of the Garron Valley and beyond and is ideal for catching the sunset. Guests have used this patio to share the view with guests from Bramble’s Barn.

The rear patio is enclosed and safe for children and dogs, it has views over to the West and with the lawn of the main house to the South.
The rear patio is sheltered and a favorite for BBQs and convenient for the kitchen. Birds and bats are frequently seen as are squirrels chasing one another through the trees.

Your Children and dogs will enjoy our 12 acres where they are free to roam and enjoy the freedom of country.
Accompany them to the pond, we do not use fertilizer so our pastures have a greater variety of plants than most. This encourages insects and birds, why not keep a record of those seen?

Larger groups have opened up the double doors and joined up with Bramble’s Barn.

 

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    Brambles Barn
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    Sleeps 4
  • £450 - £950 per week

This former byre has wonderful views from the bedrooms & full height mezzanine, with wonderful views over the unspoilt Herefordshire countryside.

There is a wealth of oak beams along with solid wood floors and the original ‘A’ frame has been retained.

Two bedroom- Twin & Double sleeps 4 both en-suite with w.c. wash-basin & shower.

The oak fully glazed screens have skilfully replaced the original barn doors, overlooking the Garron Valley.
The Barn has internal access to Close Cottage and Valley View Cottage..
The ground floor of valley View Valley View is on the same level.

The whole of the ground floor is designed to accommodate wheelchairs and has an accessible cloakroom.

The open plan ground floor has a well fitted dining area which can seat 8 and takes advantage of the views.

The ground floor dining and siting area also contain the well fitted kitchen
The stairs with a landing leading onto the generous secure child and pet friendly patio area.
The patio area is sheltered with has outdoor seating under the 100 foot Sequoya trees .

Continuing up the oak stairs there is another landing and then a mezzanine area suitable for relaxing in with spectacular views over the countryside.

From here there are traditional oak doors to the two en-suite bedrooms.
One double & one twin each bedroom has wonderful views from the window seat.

 

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    Valley View
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    Sleeps 2
  • £395 - £820 per week

Valley View was small barn, originally used for lambing and calving.
converted in 2015 by highly dedicated craftsmen.
The ancient and modern have been seamlessly integrated to ensure a comfortable and restful stay.
It is all on the ground floor, allowing for high ceilings with an abundance of natural light.

The west facing windows have wonderful views over the un-spoilt Herefordshire countryside, with its rolling acres.
Sheep and cattle graze peacefully on the slopes of the valley, birds soar on the thermals, there is a rookery in the mature trees near the river.
Little has changed or hundreds of years, ideal for relaxing and re-charging your batteries.

The entrance leads onto the sitting room with a wealth of oak beams, and hardwood floors, comfortable seating, ideal for drifting off with a book or just watching TV with a quiet drink.

The handmade kitchen has modern appliances and a large worktop, ideal for keen cooks. Valley View has rise and fall kitchen work tops, dressing table and rise and fall sink in the wet room.
High ceilings with two large skylights ensure an abundance of natural light, whilst the floor is ‘Alto’ non-slip flooring with under-floor heating.

The lofty en-suite bedroom has two large single beds, which can be joined if required. Wake up refreshed to views of the Garron Valley or the newly planted rockery and a large lawn.
The large wet-room’s powerful shower will de-stress you and set you up for the day.
Once outside there is a choice of two patio areas, one in its own private corner with superb views over the Garron Valley from which you can watch birds of prey searching for their dinner.
The second patio is South-facing and abuts the rockery, catching the afternoon sun. This provides another chance to relax in the peace and quiet of our secluded location with a drink, dine al-fresco or have a BBQ next to the fragrant
rockery plants.


Valley View has been enjoyed by both fully abled and also less abled guests
Access to Valley View is from the adjacent compacted gravel drive. Cars can be parked next to the Cottage.
Valley View is M3, H2 and V1. Wheelchair users – and others – can access Bramble’s Barn ground floor.

The bedroom has an electric rise and fall dressing table, which can be joined. There is a wheelchair accessible wardrobe, bedside lights are touch controlled, and the skylight has electrically controlled blind.
The suite-wet room has right and left entry shower toilet, a wheel-in shower with electrically adjustable sink and mirror.
The electrically controlled rise and fall worktop, along with hob and sink,
ideal for anyone who enjoys cooking.
The wheelchair accessible patio with table and seating is on level sandstone slabs.

Valley View ensures that the great majority of visitors can enjoy a relaxing stay in our blissful, quiet and secluded country setting.
 

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Sat Nav will do its best to miss-direct you if our Post Code is used. [HR9 6EL]. Best input : - HR9 6EZ, this is Llangrove Primary School. The school is on an X roads, have the school on your left, and the old-fashioned red phone box behind you Continue for 500 yards over the X road. [The Elms is on your right] The road begins to drop down. 500 yards from the X roads [1000 yards from the school] There is a telegraph pole on the left with a yellow grit bin on the right. Our entrance is on the left at this point. The drive is over 400 yards long.

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