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Wye View

Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire (Ref. 970268)

4.6

Very good

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi

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35 Customer Reviews

  • "Apartment lovely and clean ,view from window amazing only a short walk to the river ,kitchen fully stocked thank you for items left ,lovely powerful shower no toilet door but not a problem for us ,wifi not very good but we used our mobile data so not a problem, apartment good with lots of lovely walks but Ross on Wye seems to be struggling no food in restaurants and shops closed ."

    Reviewed by DianeMar 2022

  • "The only issue we had was condensation on all the windows, we were wiping them a couple of times a day."

    The water pressure on the kitchen taps was very loud and the shower fan was noisy. The owners were very nice and we enjoyed our week.We intend to book again in January.

    Reviewed by DawnDec 2021

  • "Had an excellent 3 nights at Wye View, the apartment certainly lived up to expectations with excellent views and furnished to a high standard."

    Very close to all the local amenities, fabulous shops, pubs and walks. We found the kitchen to be equipped to a very high standard and the bedding too. The bed is firm but that suited us perfectly. Took us a while to get used to the bathroom open door but we got there in the end and it didn't ruin our stay at all.

    Reviewed by NicolaOct 2021

  • "The property was very clean and comfortable."

    Also very well situated as close to the town centre but in a quiet area. The accommodation exceeded our expectations due to the addition of a microwave oven in the kitchen and a sofa in the living room. There were two good restaurants within a few minutes walk, the Man O Ross pub and the Royal hotel. We would definitely like to return in the future.

    Reviewed by PaulaOct 2021

  • "The bedroom is too close to the outside road / footpath and consequently open to noise from passers by after the local pubs have closed."

    Also, the bedroom itself is not big enough, very little room either side to manoeuvre.

    Reviewed by IanSep 2021

  • "It is my view that the apartment did not meet the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order (2005) as the front door could only be opened with a key from the inside once locked, it should have a thumb turn."

    The main lounge sash window did not lock so it didn’t feel secure and with only one key provided for the only door if one of us was staying in the apartment while the other popped out we had to leave the door unlocked otherwise we couldn’t have escaped if there had been a fire. The bed and pillows were very hard and gave us both back and hip pain. We had to buy pillows as the ones provided gave us neck pain. We were given 1 bath towel each plus one hand towel to share between us for a whole week. We could hear the bathroom light switch on and the extractor fan running from one of the other apartments which woke us at night. Lots of noise at night from people passing the bedroom window, the bed was positioned directly under it and traditional sash windows were not effective in blocking out the noise. Very little space either side of the bed, I’m not sure how people of larger build would manage it. On a positive side, the flat was well decorated and the kitchen was well equipped. The views from the lounge were lovely.

    Reviewed by SAug 2021

  • "Such a beautiful view!"

    Everything was perfect, thanks so much.

    Reviewed by AndrewAug 2021

  • "Wye View was just right - very light , clean, stylish, and a lovely view of the river in front of the main window and stretching out over the open countryside."

    Very well located too, close to 'The Man of Ross' pub which did good food and was welcoming, and close to the pretty High Street and the nice varied shops of Ross.

    Reviewed by JackyJul 2021

  • "Lovely character flat with superb views over the Wye."

    Very friendly helpful owner. No washing machine or microwave but, as it’s a very small kitchen, it’s hard to see where they’d fit in.

    Reviewed by MiriamJun 2021

  • "The holiday home was beautifully decorated and spotless."

    The welcoming pack was much appreciated. The flat was in a lovely area and overlooked the river wye. In easy reach of the Malvern Hills which we visited twice.

    Reviewed by KathrynMay 2021

  • "Very enjoyable break."

    Ideal property for 2 with wonderful views and sunsets. Although close to the centre of town very quiet location. Property was exceptionally clean and tastefully decorated. Walks on the doorstep and so much to explore in the surrounding area. We would definitely return.

    Reviewed by LindaApr 2021

  • "Excellent accommodation."

    Clean, modern facilities with everything needed to support your stay. A welcome pack was included. Central position was ideal for us and I'll look forward to booking again soon.

    Reviewed by IreneApr 2021

  • "The owners were extremely helpful and popped up immediately when we couldn't operate the hob."

    There was a generous welcome pack of groceries which was much appreciated. The property was very clean and tastefully furnished and was in a fantastic location with a beautiful view of the Wye river. The only downside was probalby due to the initial conversion of the space which meant there was no door from the bedroom to the bathroom/WC - not great at night time as the light and fan would wake up the other person in the bedroom. There was also no microwave or washing machine. There was a huge amount of unused space in the front room so it was surprising that the sofa was so small as there was certainly room for a bigger one.

    Reviewed by JennyOct 2020

  • "Lovely place to stay with a fantastic view and very close to pubs, restaurants ect."

    Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by KarenSep 2020

  • "Great location on the edge of town with access to restaurants and bars."

    A perfect picture window to sit and enjoy the view of the river.

    Reviewed by ElizabethAug 2020

  • "An excellent location with outstanding views over the River Wye and within easy walking distance of all the amenities of Ross on Wye."

    Compact but very modern, well equipped and clean. A generous welcome pack and a very friendly and helpful owner.

    Reviewed by MichaelAug 2020

  • "Beautiful apartment, very tastefully decorated with exceptional views."

    Aug 2020

  • "Stayed for four nights mid July 2020 for a much need "post lockdown" break and change of scenery."

    Apartment was first class and spotlessly clean with wonderful views over the Wye. On arrival we had been left a nice welcome pack by the owner Mrs Thomas. The property was well situated for all local amenities and restaurants, and also as a base for visiting some of the stunning local scenery. Wouldn't hesitate to book again.

    Reviewed by JoyJul 2020

  • "Beautiful apartment in a gorgeous location."

    Very clean. The owners provided a lovely welcome pack. I'll definitely be back!

    Reviewed by EmmaJul 2020

  • "Pros ..."

    Pros large bay window with great views of the river splendid location 5 minute walk to town centre very clean and tidy Cons wireless Wfi temperamental Street parking could be an issue Some peopel may not like no door between bathroom and bedroom but with a bit of talking no problem

    Reviewed by MichaelJul 2020

  • "Situated in a brilliant position overlooking a loop in the River Wye."

    The flat was lovely and clean. We had a very enjoyable Christmas.

    Reviewed by ChrisDec 2019

  • "We've stayed at Wye View and have already booked our next stay."

    Reviewed by MichelleNov 2019

  • "We loved the apartment."

    The location was great, very convenient for our purposes. Inside it was spotless and comfortable and had everything we wanted. All the facilities were modern and looked new. The living room and kitchen areas were comfortable, bright and airy with a fantastic view of the river and surroundings from the huge windows. The bedroom was compact but with very high ceilings so didn't feel closed in. The bed was comfortable and there was lots of storage. The shower room was lovely and the water pressure was great. The welcome pack was excellent and I didn't have to use any of the supplies I brought as milk, tea, coffee, sugar, salt & pepper were also supplied together with washing up liquid, hand soap, kitchen roll, j-cloth, tea towels, oven gloves etc. The owners had thought of everything that we may need especially the cafetière and ground coffee. Such a great touch that we don't have to forego our morning coffee. We have stayed in Ross on Wye before but always in hotels or a B&B and it will be no surprise that we rebooked the apartment before we left Wye View.

    Reviewed by MichelleSep 2019

  • "Location for us was ideal as we were able to kayak the river that was a five minute walk away, the accomodation was first class in every way, sitting in the bay window watching the river and world go by was so relaxing, the town is lovely with some nice places to eat and shop or just for a wonder around, the owners left us a welcome pack and if we had any problems, which we didn't were just a phone call away, loved it."

    Reviewed by SusanJul 2019

  • "Loved this accommodation, the location was excellent, fantastic views, ..."

    Loved this accommodation, the location was excellent, fantastic views, A lovely welcome hamper on arrival, Very well equipped, Can’t wait to go back

    Reviewed by SharronJul 2019

  • "Wye View was a delightful flat with wonderful views as well as being so central."

    The owners left a great hamper which was much appreciated after a tedious journey. We would certainly visit it again.

    Reviewed by LawrenceJun 2019

  • "Lovely stay."

    Super view

    Reviewed by RobertJun 2019

  • "We specifically asked about parking when booking and were told we would be given a parking permit."

    When contacting the owner prior to departure we asked her about the parking and she confirmed that we would have no problem in getting a space and said that she was looking out from her balcony as we spoke and there were plenty of spaces. In fact there were no designated spaces for permit holders and it was a free for all with other motorists who could park for up to 4 hours free of charge so the only advantage was being able to park for longer than this if a space became available. Not ideal for the user of a disability scooter. Having viewed the online pictures of the accommodation, it appears they are out of date. The bedroom was of suitable size for a single bed only and the double one in situ (not the one shown in the pictures) only left room to shuffle sideways down the side and no bedside cabinets for glasses, clock or morning cuppa. The bedlinen was a lumpy duvet and firm cushions rather than pillows encased in a very rough fabric. The main problem with the bedroom area was no bathroom as stated in the blurb, but an open plan shower, basin and toilet in an alcove in the bedrooom, hardly hygienic and with no privacy whatsoever. It was lacking in a toilet roll holder, loo brush or a nonslip mat for the shower which also lacked anywhere to put toiletries whilst using it, hooks for clothes or a seat to sit on. The heating, over which we had no control was not working properly and registered only 15° When we queried this with the owner she responded that no-one else had complained - a backup fan heater wouldn't go amiss. The pictures also showed a very comfortable looking armchair but this had been replaced by a small shabby 2seater settee not big enough for 2 people to sit side by side. The kitchen was adequate, but lacked a handle for the grill pan, a pair of kitchen scissors and a butter knife. You try spreading butter with a serrated knife! The kitchen roll holder had not been replenished and there were no spares to be found. The best bit was the view from the bay window but there is only so much time you can spend admiring the view! We can only assume that this property had not been inspected by you and as we left on Tuesday, being unable to cope with it's limitations, we suggest a partial refund is due. Vivienne and Malcolm Griffin

    Reviewed by VivienneJun 2019

  • "This is a well positioned apartment within a few hundred yards of the town centre."

    There is an absence of noise from local traffic. The view from the lounge/ dining area is an outstandingly panoramic and peaceful.The view encapsulates a distance of several miles taking in the approach to the winding river Wye and beyond.The view faces West and a good day will take in the sunset. Well situated for us as we used this as a base to visit respective family members in Worcestershire and Brecon. Places such as Hereford are easily accessed. The accommodation was fine. There are a good number of local shops and cafe's and eating houses. Although there are parking time restrictions, these were overcome by the owner's providing a permit for our use during the 7 day's that we stayed. I have no reservations in recommendation.

    Reviewed by JohnMay 2019

  • "Lovely apartment well positioned toexplore the area."

    Reviewed by KarenMay 2019

  • "Excellent location, Ross is very nice with good eating and drinking, the cottage was very nice, the view was lovely and the welcome pack very generous."

    Reviewed by IainMay 2019

  • "Lovely setting and great view."

    Flat generally great, however toilet seat was ill - fitting and loose, which was very irritating. There really should be a door between toilet and bedroom, and a loo brush available.!

    Reviewed by MikeMay 2019

  • "The apartment was brilliant all round, extremely clean upon arrival and was so nice to receive some fresh food and supplies from the owners!"

    The apartment is really nicely decorated and furnished and was ideally located in the middle of Ross-on-Wye with amazing views of the river! There are some lovely pubs, restaurants and shops nearby too which was great. We spent a number of days walking in the surrounding countryside (Symonds Yat, Garway, Brecon Beacons), all of which are easily reachable from here. I would definitely recommend the apartment to others as a great option and already miss the place! The only recommendation I would make is the addition of a sofa would be great for nights in! Thanks again.

    Reviewed by AlessiaDec 2018

  • "This was a lovely apartment for a couple - it was comfortable and spotlessly clean."

    The location was ideal just on the edge of Ross on Wye - everything was in walking distance, shops, bars, restaurants and lovely walks from the doorstep. The welcome pack left by the hosts was extremely generous and very welcome! A lovely stay, thank you.

    Reviewed by NicolaOct 2018

  • "Ideal location, superb views overlooking the river Wye."

    Within easy reach of town centre, good choice of restaurants and pubs. The history of Ross is brought alive with information boards across the town, blue plaques add to your enjoyment as you walk back in time. The riverside walks are a must to enjoy this tranquil location. Look back up the river to Ross town to fully appreciate this little gem in England's crown.

    Reviewed by KennethJul 2018

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Summary

  • All ground floor
  • One double bedroom with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining and sitting area.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, fridge, TV with Freeview, Mobile data router on a fixed plan, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking with a residential pass which can be obtained by the owner
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 3 mins, pub 2 mins walk.

The property

A lovely studio cottage resting in a quiet part of Ross-on-Wye, beautifully furnished with modern décor and overlooking the Wye River.

Ideal for couples, this retreat makes the perfect romantic escape for two, and can be enjoyed throughout the year.

The hallway welcomes you on arrival, leading across to a comfortable double bedroom, well-presented with storage.

The contemporary en-suite shower room features walk-in shower.

The lounge is a wonderful place to unwind after an adventure-filled day, sit back and relax in the comfortable armchairs and a dining table, perfectly situated for spending an hour or two looking out over the calming landscape.

An L shaped kitchen is tucked into the corner of the room, tied together with stone features and a sense of charm.

Wherever you choose to relax, this accommodation is a breath of fresh air, for a peaceful, scenic getaway.

This attractive town boasts timbered Tudor houses clustered around the striking 17th century Market Hall, and there are excellent shops, pubs and restaurants to suit every taste.

Enjoy trips to Symonds Yat, Hay-on-Wye, the Black Mountains and the Forest of Dean.

There is much to explore in and around this picturesque village.

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About the location

ROSS-ON-WYE

Symonds Yat 6.8 miles; Monmouth 10.5 miles.

Overlooking a large loop in the beautiful River Wye is the historic market town of Ross-on-Wye, situated in the heart of rural Herefordshire and in the picturesque Wye Valley. 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.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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