Hope Mansell near Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire
This semi-detached, stone-built barn conversion adjoins the owner’s delightful home, which stands in its own enclosed grounds in a tranquil, rural location on the edge of the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley. Surrounded by wooded hills and scenic countryside, this delightful Forest of Dean cottage has been successfully converted to offer quality accommodation with a cosy and charming cottage atmosphere, including flag stone floors and exposed beams. The front gravelled seating area overlooks lawns and an ornamental pond, making it ideal for relaxing and dining alfresco. This is the perfect location for discovering the beautiful Wye Valley and Forest of Dean, with wonderful scenic walks, cycle trails and an abundance of wildlife. Visit the lovely towns of Ross-on-Wye, Ledbury, Monmouth and picturesque Symonds Yat. A lovely Forest of Dean cottage in a tranquil location, perfect for a romantic break at any time of the year.
Two bedrooms: 1 x mezzanine king-size double, 1 x ground floor twin. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with woodburner.
Oil central heating with woodburner in sitting room. Electric double oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, flat screen TV with Freeview, DVD. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Private gravelled seating area with garden furniture overlooking lawns and ornamental pond. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 2 miles. Note: Children must be supervised near the pond.
At a glance
- Off road parking
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Ground floor bedroom
- Washing machine
About the location
Ross-on-Wye 4 miles; Symonds Yat 8 miles; Hereford 15 miles.
Hope Mansell is set in a very secluded green valley on the edge of the Forest of Dean. It is sheltered by hills to the south, east and west by the high ground of Wigpool, Lea Bailey and Howle Hill. The village of Hope is mentioned in the Domesday Book and borders the wonderful Wye Valley, enjoying views towards the Royal Forest of Dean. Hope Mansell is ideally located between the delightful historic market towns of Ross-on-Wye and Monmouth, whose timbered Tudor buildings, striking 17th century market halls, majestic bridges, excellent shops, pubs and restaurants suit all tastes. Explore famous Goodrich Castle, a perfect example of a 12th century "Marcher Castle", or enjoy the renowned walks along Offa's Dyke and the Wye Valley Walk. Visitors to this area can also enjoy day trips to delightful Hay-on-Wye, the Black Mountains and the scenic Brecon Beacons National Park. Also recommended is a visit to nearby Hereford with its historic cathedral, museums and a tremendous variety of shops and restaurants.