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Longfellow

Goodrich near Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire

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The Property

A former village forge, this charming Herefordshire holiday cottage is located next to the owners’ home in the centre of the thriving village of Goodrich in the heart of the Wye Valley. This delightful Herefordshire holiday cottage sits on a smallholding with sheep, goats, chickens, geese and guinea fowl, and offers spacious accommodation which seamlessly combines many original features with contemporary furnishings, perfect for spending time with family and friends. Oak flooring, ceiling beams and exposed stone adding character, this Herefordshire holiday cottage has two bright, light bedrooms, a luxurious bathroom and a large sitting room with sumptuous leather sofas and cosy woodburning stove. A small but well-equipped kitchen is also on offer, along with a dining room with original stone floor leading out to the sunny rear garden with patio and furniture, a perfect place to sit, relax and enjoy the delights of outdoor dining. Goodrich village boasts two traditional pubs, a post office, village store and a 12th century marcher castle, all just a short walk away from this lovely cottage in Herefordshire. Spend a day in the ancient riverside town of Ross-on-Wye, enjoy spectacular Symonds Yat, or explore the magnificent Royal Forest of Dean, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which offers many activities including cycling, walking, caving and fishing. Hereford, Monmouth, the Black Mountains and the waterfront city of Gloucester are also close by. A wonderful Herefordshire holiday cottage for a memorable holiday at any time of year.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 x double with access to family bathroom, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC (access also from double bedroom). Fitted kitchen. External shared utility. Dining room with doors to garden. Sitting room with woodburning stove.

Amenities

Oil central heating with woodburning stove in sitting room. Electric combination microwave oven/grill, 2-ring hob, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD, radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and fuel for woodburning stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Lockable bike/kayak storage. Rear garden with patio, furniture and BBQ. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 2 mins walk, pub 3 mins walk. Note: There is an unfenced wildlife pond and marsh at this property.

This property offers the following short breaks: Help

  • Winter
  • Off Season
  • Last Minute
  • Christmas

At a glance

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Sleeps:4
Bedrooms:2
Bathrooms:1
Pets:Yes

Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

About the location

Goodrich

Symonds Yat 1.5 miles; Ross-on-Wye 4 miles.

This lovely, quaint village stands on the banks of the River Wye, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the wonderful Wye Valley, and borders the Royal Forest of Dean. The famous Goodrich Castle is situated within the village, a perfect example of a 12th century “Marcher Castle”. Nestling amidst the village’s picturesque houses are the delightful village hall, friendly shop and two friendly pubs serving good food. Close by, overlooking a large loop in the River Wye, is the historic market town of Ross-on-Wye, in the heart of rural Herefordshire. This attractive town has timbered Tudor houses clustered around the striking 17th century Market Hall, and there are excellent shops, pubs and restaurants to suit every taste. Stroll along the lovely river bank, take a river cruise, or view the surrounding countryside from a hot-air balloon. Enjoy trips to Symonds Yat, Hay-on-Wye, the Black Mountains and the Forest of Dean, while The Cotswolds and Cardiff are less than an hour’s drive away.

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Longfellow was a lovely cottage in a lovely location. We had everything we could need in there and it was lovely and cosy, especially with the wood-burner roaring. Would definitely stay again!

Miss Howard, Cadnam, March 2014

The cottage was wonderful, the pictures do not do it justice. Longfellow was comfortable and clean and the owner could not be more helpful, advising us on the local area and activities we could do. We will be rebooking soon.

Miss Ward, Warrington, January 2014

Beautifully furnished cosy cottage within easy walking distance of good pub and castle.

Mrs Lucas, Oxford, January 2014

We thought it was a lovely property. Nice and quiet, lovely and warm and cosy. We had such a relaxing time. There were also some nice walks in the picturesque countryside.

Miss Williams, Worthing, October 2013

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